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Gancevičienė, Rūta
Background: Acne is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous unit (PSU). The PSU is an immunocompetent organ, and the sebaceous gland (SG) exhibits an independent peripheral endocrine function and expresses receptors for neuropeptides (NP). The presence of a complete corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH)/CRH receptor (CRHR) system in human sebocytes has ...
Chramow Alexander A York University, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
To demonstrate the potential use of zebra fish (Danio rerio) as a model vertebrate organism by producing two-dimensional ion images of the whole zebra fish, and being able to distinguish particular areas of interest such as the brain, spinal cord, and stomach region using a desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) ion ...
Caserta D D Department of Obstetrics, Gynecological and Urological Sciences La Sapienza University of Rome Sant' Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy - - - 2014
It has been recognized for over 50 years that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) are also capable of offering health benefits beyond contraception through the treatment and prevention of several gynaecological and medical disorders. During the last years a constant attention was given to the adverse effects of COCs, whereas their ...
Gupta Arpita A Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati 444 602, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Lawsonia inermis mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) and its efficacy against Candida albicans, Microsporum canis, Propioniabacterium acne and Trichophyton mentagrophytes is reported. A two-step mechanism has been proposed for bioreduction and formation of an intermediate complex leading to the synthesis of capped nanoparticles was developed. In addition, antimicrobial gel ...
Bartlett Kyle B KB Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North - - 2014
Wang Zhongchao Z Department of Radiotherapy, Xinyi People's Hospital, Xuzhou, Jiangsu 221400, P.R. China ; Department of Radiotherapy, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214062, P.R. - - 2014
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), such as gefitinib and erlotinib, are known to play a significant role in EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer. When an EGFR mutation is found, gefitinib and erlotinib have been shown to have significant roles in the treatment of untreated advanced ...
Chaijan Suthidarak S Inter-Departmental Program in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of the Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, - - 2014
The function of the extracellular matrix (ECM) in the tumor microenvironment is not limited to forming a barrier against tumor invasion. As demonstrated in pathological specimens, cholangiocarcinoma samples exhibit an enrichment of the ECM surrounding the tumor cells. In this study, we examined involvement of the ECM in the regulation ...
Pieper Barbara B Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, CWOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is Professor/Nurse Practitioner, College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN, is Associate Professor, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Dr Pieper has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article. Dr Zulkowski has disclosed that she is remunerated for providing expert testimony and was a member of the speakers' bureau for Derma Sciences and Hill-Rom. Submitted May 6, 2014; accepted in revised form June 13, - - 2014
To describe the development and initial testing of the Pieper-Zulkowski Pressure Ulcer Knowledge Test (PZ-PUKT). Cross-sectional, instrument testing. Hospital association pressure ulcer educational program conference. Pressure ulcer research and guidelines from the last 5 years were examined for test item content. The initial PZ-PUKT had 115 items; response options were ...
McMeeking Alexander A Alexander McMeeking, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York. In Kim, BS, is a medical student at New York University School of Medicine, New York. Frank Ross, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York University School of Medicine, New York. Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN, is Faculty, Excelsior College, School of Nursing, Albany, New York. Harold Brem, MD, FACS, is Chief, Division of Wound Healing and Regenerative Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York. Patrick Linton, MD, is Faculty, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York. Daniel K. O'Neill, MD, is Associate Director, Adult Offsite Anesthesia Services, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York. Dr Ayello has disclosed that she is a member of the board of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists; is a consultant to Calmoseptine; was a consultant to Coloplast, Smith & Nephew, and Mölnlycke; is a member of the speakers' bureau for Hill-Rom; was a member of the speakers' bureau for PharMerica and Healthpoint; is remunerated by Hill-Rom for educational presentations; and is remunerated as Course Coordinator by the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr Brem has disclosed that his institution has received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney - - 2014
Highly active antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced morbidity and mortality among patients who are HIV-positive. A retrospective review of the authors' data separated subjects into cohorts based on HIV status and matched them for age and gender. The authors' data reveal a higher fraction of venous ulcers compared with a ...
Atkins Jordan R JR Jordan R. Atkins, BSN, RN, is a staff nurse at High Point Regional-UNC Health Care. Donald D. Kautz, PhD, RN, CRRN, CNE, ACNS-BC, is an associate professor of nursing at the University of North Carolina at - - 2014
Bed rest has detrimental consequences, and therefore in the ICU, progressive early mobility should be the goal for every patient expected to survive. This article examines the consequences of immobility, barriers experienced when attempting to increase patients' mobility, and ways in which dedicated mobility teams can overcome these barriers.
Taveira-DaSilva Angelo M - - 2014
Background.Combined simvastatin and sirolimus therapy reduce TSC2-null lesions and alveolar destruction in a mouse model of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), suggesting that therapy with both drugs may benefit LAM patients. Methods.To determine whether simvastatin changed the prevalence of adverse events or altered the therapeutic effects of sirolimus, we recorded adverse events and ...
Bissonnette R R Innovaderm Research, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
Sebum is thought to play an important role in acne vulgaris and sebum excretion rate (SER) is often used as a marker of efficacy in acne studies. This study explored factors that could induce intra-subject variability in SER. SER was measured twice, 7 days apart, on the forehead of 40 ...
Demir Betul B Department of - - 2014
Background: Androgens and insulin may contribute to increased sebum production in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris. Objective: We investigated the association between serum desnutrin levels and acne vulgaris in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance. Material & Methods: 25 patients presenting with acne vulgaris and 25 control subjects participated in this ...
Kuenzig M Ellen ME Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, - - 2014
Corticosteroids are effective for induction, but not maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease. Significant concerns exist regarding the risk for adverse events, particularly when corticosteroids are used for long treatment courses. Budesonide is a glucocorticoid with limited systemic bioavailability due to extensive first-pass hepatic metabolism and is effective for induction ...
Xie Jing J Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA jix719@mail.harvard.edu - - 2014
Is there a relationship between severe teenage acne and endometriosis? Endometriosis is positively associated with severe teenage acne. No studies have specifically explored a possible association between severe acne in adolescence and risk of endometriosis. This prospective cohort study used data collected from 88 623 female nurses from September 1989 ...
Carls A A Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, - - 2014
Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, which is frequently used as a topical formulation for the treatment of acne. It is also known as an inhibitor of the cytochrome P450 (CYP) isoenzyme 3A4. In this study the systemic availability of topical erythromycin and hence the influence on the activity of CYP3A ...
Howard Donna M DM Donna M. Howard is a visiting clinical professor at Texas Woman's University Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Dallas, Tex and practices in dermatology at Skin Specialists of Allen, Allen, - - 2014
Park Hyein H Department of Food and Nutrition, Korea University, Seoul, 136-703, South - - 2014
Propolis contains many antioxidants such as polyphenols and flavonoids. However, propolis-derived lipid components interrupt an efficient isolation of antioxidants from propolis extract. We examined the effectiveness of various lipase treatments for the removal of lipids from propolis extract, and evaluated the biological features of the extract. Lipase OF and Novozyme ...
Van Stipdonk Michael J - - 2014
In a prior study [Van Stipdonk et al, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2006, 110, 959-970], electrospray ionization (ESI) was used to generate doubly-charged complex ions composed of the uranyl ion and acetonitrile (acn) ligands. The complexes, general formula [UO2(acn)n]2+, n=0-5, were isolated in an 3-D quadrupole ion-trap mass spectrometer to ...
Biswas Mohitosh - - 2014
Antibiotic self medication is highly prevalent in the developing countries due to easy availability and poor regulatory controls for selling these drugs. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics for the treatment of various diseases by the peoples of Rajshahi city in Bangladesh. ...
Hänninen M M MM Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Jyväskylä, FI-40014 Jyväskylä, - - 2014
The reaction of VO(acac)2 (acac(-) = acetyl acetonate) with tripodal glycine bisphenol H3L(1) under an ambient atmosphere yields a hexacoordinated vanadium(iv) complex [V(acac)(L(1))] (). The corresponding reactions with tripodal 2-propanolamine bisphenol H3L(2) and potentially pentadentate ethoxyethanolamine bisphenol H3L(3) lead to the oxidation of the metal centre and formation of mononuclear ...
Isoda K K Department of Dermatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, - - 2014
Washing the face with a mild cleanser is generally recommended for acne care. Occasionally, the general public has the misconception that acne is exacerbated by cleansers and furthermore it has concerns about inducing skin irritation and xerosis by intensive washing. Recently, we developed a new cleanser based on sodium laureth ...
Deckers I E IE Departments of Dermatology, University Medical Center, Rotterdam; Departments of Immunology, Erasmus University Medical Center, - - 2014
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), acne inversa, is a chronic, debilitating skin disease, characterised by recurrent inflammatory boils and abscesses, mainly located in the inverse body areas. HS can have a severe negative impact on the quality of life, partly because the disease is difficult to treat. Generally, treatment consists of long-term ...
Nieuwenhuyse A Van AV Scientific Institute of Public Health, Department Public Health and Surveillance, J. WytsmanStraat 14, Brussels 1050, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
On May 4, 2013, a train transporting chemicals derailed in Wetteren, Belgium. Several tanks loaded with acrylonitrile (ACN) exploded, resulting in a fire and a leakage of ACN. To determine exposure to ACN and to assess discriminating factors for ACN exposure in the emergency responders involved in the on-site management ...
Zuo Rena C RC Dermatology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, - - 2014
Key teaching points • Synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome is characterized by distinctive osteoarticular manifestations and a spectrum of neutrophilic dermatoses. • The most common dermatologic manifestations include palmoplantar pustulosis, acne conglobata, and acne fulminans. • SAPHO syndrome should be considered in patients presenting osteoarticular pain, particularly involving the anterior chest wall ...
Shin Kyung Min - - 2014
Computed tomography-guided transthoracic needle biopsy is a common diagnostic procedure that is associated with various complications including pneumothorax, parenchymal hemorrhage, and hemoptysis. A systemic air embolism is a very rare (0.06 to 0.21%) but potentially fatal complication. A 70-year-old Korean male was admitted to our hospital for evaluation of a ...
Kawashima Makoto M Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, - - 2014
Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) as an anti-acne medication is not yet approved in Japan. This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of a once-daily topical application of BPO 3% gel versus an inert vehicle gel in Japanese acne patients. Three hundred and sixty patients were randomized to receive BPO 3% or ...
Kim Dai Hyun DH *All the authors are affiliated with the Department of Dermatology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The use of ablative lasers based on the fractional approach is a novel strategy for the treatment of postoperative and acne scars in addition to wrinkles. To evaluate and compare the efficacy of carbon dioxide ablative fractional laser (AFL) and the pulsed dye laser (PDL) for the improvement of surgical ...
Verma Poonam - - 2014
Photophysical studies has been carried out to explore the aggregation behavior of coumarin-153 (C153) dye in polar organic solvents of both aprotic and protic nature, namely acetonitrile (ACN) and ethanol (EtOH). No unusual behavior is observed in aprotic ACN solvent, suggesting only the monomers of the dye as the single ...
Kuntz Sabine S Department of Pediatrics,Justus-Liebig-University - - 2014
Anthocyanins (ACN) can exert beneficial health effects not only through their antioxidative potential but also through modulation of inflammatory parameters that play a major role in CVD. A randomised cross-over study was carried out to investigate the effects of ACN-rich beverage ingestion on oxidation- and inflammation-related parameters in thirty healthy ...
Senel Engin E Department of Dermatology, Hitit University Faculty of Medicine, Çorum, - - 2014
There are no epidemiological studies comparing the prevalence of skin diseases between civilian and military populations. We sought to determine and compare the prevalence of skin conditions between civilian and military populations. A total of 3382 male patients (1148 military and 2234 civilian) were retrospectively and consecutively evaluated at Merzifon ...
Kim Jeong Eun JE *Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; †Department of Dermatology, Hanyang University Hospital, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; ‡Louis Dermatology Clinic, Gyeonggi-do, - - 2014
Ablative fractional lasers can effectively treat acne scars and enlarged pores, but cause considerable pain and downtime for patients, as well as potentially causing postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), especially in Asian skin. To evaluate the efficacy of a novel bipolar radiofrequency (RF)-based fractional device to treat acne scars and enlarged pores ...
Escrig-Doménech A A Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Valencia, Dr. Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, - - 2014
A setup for heart-cutting bi-dimensional liquid chromatography (LC-LC), constructed with a chromatograph provided with a single pump, an auxiliary 6-port 2-position valve (V6/2) and a column selector valve (VCS), is described. The possible ways of connecting the two valves for LC-LC, namely with V6/2 first followed by VCS and vice ...
Zakaria M N MN Section of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development, Fukuoka, Kyushu University, Japan; Department of Endodontology and Operative Dentistry, Division of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dental Science, Fukuoka, Kyushu University, Japan; Faculty of Medicine, Jenderal Achmad Yani University, - - 2014
To characterize the microbial composition of persistent periapical lesions of root filled teeth using a molecular genetics approach. Apical lesion samples were collected from 12 patients (23-80 years old) who visited the Kyushu University Hospital for apicectomy with persistent periapical lesions associated with root filled teeth.. DNA was directly extracted ...
Jiménez-Varo Enrique E aPharmacogenetics Unit, UGC Provincial de Farmacia de Granada, Instituto de Investigación Biosanitaria de Granada, Hospitales Universitarios de Granada Avda. Fuerzas Armadas, 2 bHaematology Department, Complejo Hospitalario de Granada cDepartment of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Granada, Campus Universitario de Cartuja, Granada, - - 2014
To develop an acenocoumarol (ACN) dosing algorithm for patients with atrial fibrillation or venous thromboembolism, considering the influence on the stable ACN dose of clinical factors and gene polymorphisms, including CYP2C9*2/*3, VKORC1, CYP4F2*3, ABCB1, APOE, CYP2C19*2/*17, and GGCX. A retrospective observational study was carried out to obtain clinical and pharmacogenetic ...
Zhou Yiming Y Department of General Surgery, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, P.R. - - 2014
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a relatively common head and neck tumor, however, is rare in the digestive tracts. There have been <100 cases of esophageal ACC reported to date and no cases of gastric ACC. The present study reports the exceptional case of a 53-year-old male with a primary ...
Li Kai K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, P.R. - - 2014
Steroid cell tumors not otherwise specified (NOS) are a rare subgroup of sex cord-stromal tumors. The tumors can occur at any age, although the mean age of occurrence is 43 years old. The majority are benign, but have the capability of producing one or more steroids associated with virilization. The ...
Song Xinghua X Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300052, - - 2014
The present study reports a rare case of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome in an adult male. The 42-year-old man complained of skin lesions, chest pain and lumbago. Laboratory evaluations demonstrated an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and increased levels of C-reactive protein. Computerized tomography, bone scintigraphy and ...
Ayello Elizabeth A EA Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN • Faculty • Excelsior College School of Nursing • Albany, New York • Senior Adviser • The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing • New York, New York • President of Ayello, Harris, and Associates • Copake, New York • Course Coordinator • International Interprofessional Wound Care Course-New York University • New York, New York • Clinical Editor • Advances in Skin & Wound Care • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, APRN, MAPWCA, FAAN • President of Wound Care Dynamics, Inc • Shorewood, Illinois • Director • Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound - - 2014
To provide information about the results of a survey on wound care practices. This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:1. Analyze the survey results related to ...
Been Mark J MJ Private Practice, 133 Barnwood Drive, Cincinnati, OH 41017, USA; Private Practice, 56 Edwards Village Boulevard, Edwards, CO 81632, - - 2014
Facial resurfacing procedures are becoming increasingly popular. The percentage of non-Caucasian individuals seeking these treatments continues to rise. Patients with darker skin types (Fitzpatrick skin types IV-VI) face unique challenges for successful facial skin resurfacing. Common issues encountered by non-Caucasian patients include dyschromias, acne scars, photoaging, keloid and hypertrophic scars, ...
Fabbrocini G G Section of Clinical Dermatology Allergology and Venereology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy - - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to analyze the potential capacity of a dietary supplement, based on gamma linolenic acid, vitamin E, vitamin C, beta-carotene, coenzyme Q10 and Vitis Vitifera, to reduce side effects, in particular the dry skin, erythema and desquamation, due to treatment with oral isotretinoin, and evaluate ...
Bonamonte D D Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Section of Dermatology "Aldo Moro" University of Bari, Bari, Italy - - - 2014
Skin infections represent an important public health issue and cost-driver. Additionally, chronic skin lesions are sometimes colonized by Gram-negative species. Topical therapies are a key component in the management of mild-to-moderate skin infections. In such cases, topical antibiotics may be preferable to systemic treatment, since they maximize the effective doses ...
Lan Lucy L Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, - - 2014
Abstract N/A- book review.
West S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, - - 2014
Do teenage girls with a history of menstrual irregularity and/or elevated androgen levels in adolescence exhibit an increased risk of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and/or infertility later on in adulthood? Our results suggest that menstrual irregularity and/or elevated androgen levels at 16 years are still associated with symptoms of PCOS ...
Zouboulis C C CC Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie/Immunologisches Zentrum, Städtisches Klinikum Dessau, Auenweg 38, 06847, Dessau, Deutschland, - - 2014
Acne vulgaris is worldwide the most common skin disease. Acne is an inflammatory disorder in whose emergence androgens, PPAR ligands, the IGF-1 signaling pathway, regulating neuropeptides and environmental factors are probably involved. These factors interrupt the natural cycling process in the sebaceous gland follicle and support the transition of microcomedones ...
Bowe Whitney P - - 2014
Skin care products are recognized by dermatologists as critical adjunctive therapeutic modalities for patients suffering from acne vulgaris (AV). Prescribing an acne medication without reviewing a patient's skin care regimen can lead to poor compliance, intolerable side effects, and resulting patient and physician frustration. Striking that delicate balance between maintaining ...
Maheux Brigitte B Professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Montreal in Quebec. - - 2014
To determine whether graduating family physicians are exposed to collaboration between family physicians and nurse clinicians during their training, as well as their opinions about shared care between doctors and nurse clinicians in the delivery of patient care. Anonymous online survey. Two French-Canadian university family medicine residency programs. The 2010 ...
Alan Sevil S Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey. E-mail. - - 2014
To determine the association between hyperandrogenism and obesity with  acne, and correlation between the severity of acne  with the clinical and laboratory parameters of hyperandrogenism. One hundred and forty-one female with acne vulgaris and 73 healthy women were included in this study. The correlation of clinical and laboratory signs of ...
Maes Katrien K Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Analysis, Center for Neurosciences (C4N), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, - - 2014
Obtaining maximal sensitivity of nano UHPLC-MS/MS methods is primordial to quantify picomolar concentrations of neuropeptides in microdialysis samples. Since aspecific adsorption of peptides to Eppendorf tubes, pipette tips and UHPLC vials is detrimental for method sensitivity, a strategy is presented to reduce adsorption of these peptides during standard preparation. Within ...
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