Review article: chronic hepatitis C – natural history and cofactors
- Biology, MedicineAlimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
Chronic hepatitis C is highly heterogeneous in clinical presentation and outcomes and should not be confused with hepatitis A or B, which are similar in nature but have different underlying mechanisms.
Serum selenium is low in newly diagnosed Graves’ disease: a population‐based study
- Biology, MedicineClinical endocrinology
Selenium deficiency may play an important role in the initiation and progression of autoimmune thyroid disease and its role in diagnosis and treatment is still under investigation.
Outcome and development of symptoms after orthotopic liver transplantation for Wilson disease
- MedicineClinical transplantation
Wilson disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive copper storage disease resulting in hepatic and neurologic dysfunction. Liver transplantation is an effective treatment for fulminant cases for patients…
Vestibular disorders in euthyroid patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis: role of thyroid autoimmunity
- Medicine, BiologyClinical endocrinology
A relationship between vestibular disorders and thyroid autoimmunity independently from thyroid function has been postulated.
Gorham‐Stout Syndrome: A Monocyte‐Mediated Cytokine Propelled Disease
- Biology, MedicineJournal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
It is found that cells established from the lesion of soft tissues of a woman affected by Gorham‐Stout syndrome belonged to a monocytic lineage with some characteristics of immature osteoclasts and were able to release large amounts of osteoclastogenic and angiogenic molecules that may contribute to disease progression.
Does Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Influence the Prognosis of Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma?
- Medicine, BiologyBiomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research
The thyroid gland is vital for the metabolic activity and function of most organ systems in living organisms.
Etiology of Valvular Heart Disease in the 21st Century
The factors contributing to this metamorphosis, the common causes of VHD today, the relationship of valvular calcification to atherosclerosis and the interrelationship of V HD with other systems/organs are presented.
Quality of life in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
- Medicine, PsychologyActa paediatrica
The objective was to measure quality of life in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and their families and to establish a baseline level of trust in the care they received at home and at school.
Association between lithium use and thyrotoxicosis caused by silent thyroiditis
- MedicineClinical endocrinology
To determine the incidence of silent thyroiditis in lithium users and characterize lithium‐associated thyrotoxicosis, a large number of lithium users with a history of thyroid problems were diagnosed with lithium-related thyroiditis.
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Estimating the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on mortality, life expectancy and lifespan inequality in England and Wales: a population-level analysis
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What is the right level of spending needed for health and care in the UK?
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Investigating the impact of the English health inequalities strategy: time trend analysis
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The English health inequalities strategy was associated with a decline in geographical inequalities in life expectancy, reversing a previously increasing trend, and future approaches should learn from this experience.