Monthly Archives: September 2016

Shared Genetic Factors Involved in Celiac Disease, Type 2 Diabetes and Anorexia Nervosa Suggest Common Molecular Pathways for Chronic Diseases

Most chronic inflammatory disorders have a multifactorial etiology caused by a cumulative effect of environmental factors triggering the disease in genetically susceptible individuals…

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Estimating Geographical Variation in the Risk of Zoonotic Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Countries Eliminating Malaria

Malaria cases caused by the simian parasite, Plasmodium knowlesi, have been identified in at least nine Southeast Asian countries. In many parts of Malaysia, this parasite is the most common cause of malaria and can lead to…

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South Asia as a Reservoir for the Global Spread of Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Shigella sonnei: A Cross-Sectional Study

Diarrheal disease is the second most common cause of mortality in children under the age of 5 y worldwide, equating to approximately 800,000 deaths per year…

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Limited Effects of Type I Interferons on Kyasanur Forest Disease Virus in Cell Culture

Kyasanur Forest disease virus is a tick-borne flavivirus that was identified in 1957 following a monkey epizootic and a coinciding human outbreak in south-west India…

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A Novel Homozygous Mutation in FOXC1 Causes Axenfeld Rieger Syndrome with Congenital Glaucoma

Anterior segment dysgenesis disorders encompass a wide variety of developmental conditions in which multiple tissues such as the cornea, iris, and lens are affected…

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Impact of Maspin Polymorphism rs2289520 G/C and Its Interaction with Gene to Gene, Alcohol Consumption Increase Susceptibility to Oral Cancer Occurrence

Oral cancer is lethal and usually causes spacious impairment to the organs involved including lesions of lip, tongue, major salivary glands, gums and adjacent oral cavity tissues…

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Association between Depressive Symptoms and Cognitive Function in Persons with Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic condition characterized by insufficient production of insulin or inability to use the insulin that the body produces, resulting in problems regulating…

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