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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 ...
Picardo Mauro M Laboratory of Cutaneous Physiopathology, San Gallicano Dermatologic Institute (IRCCS), Rome, - - 2014
The imbalance and/or the perturbation of the microbial populations that colonize the skin and that contribute to its defense may represent one of the causes of the development of noninfectious skin diseases. Atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, and rosacea can be listed among these kinds of pathologies. In particular, considering that ...
Goh Chee Leok CL National Skin Centre, - - 2014
Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a problematic and distressing acne sequela. The difficulty of clinically assessing and managing post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is especially prevalent in Asian populations. The Asian Acne Board conducted a study to evaluate concordance in diagnosis of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation in patients with active acne, acne scarring, and pigmentation problems. ...
Tebruegge M M Academic Unit of Clinical & Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, - - 2014
An increasing number of reports suggest that Propionibacterium acnes can cause serious invasive infections. Currently, only limited data exist regarding the spectrum of invasive P. acnes infections. We conducted a non-selective cohort study at a tertiary hospital in the UK over a 9-year-period (2003-2012) investigating clinical manifestations, risk factors, management, ...
Katsori Anna-Maria AM Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Health Science , Thessaloniki 54124 , - - 2014
Introduction: Coumarins belong to the benzopyrones family. They are naturally plant-derived and synthetically taken polyphenolic substances, presenting a wide variety of biological activities and behaviours, supporting their use as therapeutic agents for multiple diseases. Their structural characteristics correlated to physicochemical properties seem to define the extent of the biological activity. ...
Aly Shawkat M - - 2014
The excited state intramolecular hydrogen transfer (ESIHT) of 2-(2'-hydroxyphenyl) benzothiazole (HBT) has been investigated in a series of nonpolar, polar aprotic and polar protic solvents. A variety of state-of-the-art experimental methods were employed, including femto- and nanosecond transient absorption and fluorescence upconversion spectroscopy with broadband capabilities. We show that the ...
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 ...
Nappi Rossella E RE * Research Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Gynaecological Endocrinology and Menopause, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo , Pavia , - - 2014
Objectives We investigated levels of knowledge of the effects of combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) on general/reproductive health and physical/psychosexual wellbeing. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted in two university hospitals in northern Italy. Healthy current-, past- and never CHC users (n = 545; age 18-44 years) completed a self-administered questionnaire. ...
Dall'Oglio F F Section of Dermatology, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, University of Catania,Catania, Italy - - - 2014
The aim of this review was to evaluate, by a thorough revision of the literature, the true efficacy of currently available topic and systemic cosmetic acne agents will be suggested. The efficacy of currently available cosmetic acne agents has been retrospectively evaluated via thorough revision of the literature on matched ...
Leelaphiwat Supatra S Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, - - 2014
To compare the effects of ethinyl estradiol (EE) 30 mcg/desogestrel 150 mcg plus spironolactone 25 mg/day (group A) versus EE 35 mcg/cyproterone acetate 2 mg (group B) on hyperandrogenism and metabolism in PCOS. This was a randomized clinical study. Eighteen women in groups A and B received medications for three cycles. Acne score, androgens and ...
Ryu S S Department of Dermatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, U.S.A; Department of Biochemistry, Chosun University School of Medicine, Gwangju, South - - 2014
An effective treatment strategy for acne vulgaris is the reduction of Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) in the skin. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)-derived synthetic antimicrobial peptide HPA3NT3 is a customized α-helical cationic peptide with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity. To examine the role of HPA3NT3 as a treatment against P. acnes induced ...
Druyts Eric - - 2014
Antipsychotic medications, particularly second-generation antipsychotics, are increasingly being used to alleviate the symptoms of schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders in the pediatric population. While evidence-based approaches examining efficacy and safety outcomes have been reported, no review has evaluated prolactin-based adverse events for antipsychotic treatments in schizophrenia and schizophrenia spectrum ...
Larssen Eivind E Research Department, Stavanger University Hospital; International Research Institute of Stavanger - - - 2014
The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) proteome is of great interest for investigation of diseases and conditions involving the central nervous system. However, the presence of high-abundance proteins (HAPs) can interfere with the detection of low-abundance proteins, potentially hindering the discovery of new biomarkers. Therefore, an assessment of the CSF sub-proteome composition ...
Kurzthaler Dorothea - - 2014
The use of insulin-sensitizing drugs has been shown to improve both the reproductive and the metabolic aspects of PCOS. However, the mechanisms by which metformin exerts its effects in PCOS are still not completely understood. There is growing evidence of a direct effect of metformin on ovarian steroidogenesis, independent of ...
Moneib Hoda H *Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; †Dermatology Unit, Department of Medical Applications of Lasers, National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences (NILES), Cairo University, Giza, Egypt; ‡Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, - - 2014
Novel and promising results in acne treatment with infrared lasers have been reported. The 1,550-nm erbium glass laser is one of the infrared lasers that may be useful in the treatment of acne. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of an erbium glass laser in treatment ...
Truchuelo M T MT University Ramón y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
The high rate of relapse of acne lesions following oral isotretinoin treatment is a common problem which remains unsolved. To avoid or minimize relapses, topical retinoids have been used for many years as maintenance treatment. However, adverse effects frequently occur. To determine the efficacy and safety of a new retinoid ...
Chi Hong - - 2014
BackgroundInterleukin-22 (IL-22) is a member of the IL-10 family of anti-inflammatory cytokines that mediates epithelial immunity. IL-22 expression was found to be increased in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). Whether genetic polymorphisms of IL-22 also influence UC risk is still unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate the ...
Yilmaz Tasdelen Ozlem O Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
Isotretinoin is used for the treatment of various acne lesions that are resistant to other treatments. The most frequent rheumatologic side effect of isotretinoin is transient muscle and/or joint pains. Here, we report a case with bilateral wrist and metacarpophalangeal joint arthritis and unilateral sacroiliitis associated with isotretinoin usage to ...
Dréno B B Department of Dermato Cancerology, Nantes University, Nantes, - - 2014
Acne vulgaris is increasingly recognized in adult women; however, few studies have formally evaluated the clinical presentation and factors associated with acne in this population. This prospective, observational international study evaluated the clinical characteristics and lifestyle correlates of acne in adults (≥25 years) at a dermatology visit for acne. Investigators conducted ...
Voronin Denis - - 2014
BackgroundLipoproteins are the major agonists of Wolbachia-dependent inflammatory pathogenesis in filariasis and a validated target for drug discovery. Here we characterise the abundance, localisation and serology of the Wolbachia lipoproteins; Wolbachia peptidoglycan associated lipoprotein and the Type IV Secretion System component, VirB6.MethodsWe used proteomics to confirm lipoprotein presence and relative ...
Xu Yu-Dong - - 2014
The total effects of adequate real acupuncture treatment consist of pathologic-specific and non-specific physiological effects. The latter may be the fundamental component of the therapeutic effects of acupuncture. This study investigated the physiological background effect of acupuncture in normal rats treated with acupuncture. Manual acupuncture was performed on normal rats ...
Segundo João Batista - - 2014
Opportunistic fungi are dispersed as airborne, ground and decaying matter. The second most frequent extra-pulmonary disease by Aspergillus is in the central nervous system. The case subject was 55 years old, male, mulatto, and an assistant surveyor residing in Teresina, Piaui. He presented with headache, seizures, confusion, fever and left ...
Jahns A C AC Department of Medical Biosciences/Pathology, Umeå University, Umeå, - - 2014
The pathogenesis of acne vulgaris is multi-factorial with increased sebum production, alteration of the quality of sebum lipids, dysregulation of the hormone microenvironment, follicular hyperkeratinisation and Propionibacterium acnes-driven inflammation as major contributory factors. Hyperproliferation of keratinocytes is believed to contribute to hypercornification and eventually leads to comedone development. While the ...
Huang Jinming - - 2014
Proteomics and bioinformatics may help us better understand the biological adaptations occurring during bovine mastitis. This systems approach also could help identify biomarkers for monitoring clinical and subclinical mastitis. The aim of the present study was to use isobaric tags for relative and absolute quantification (iTRAQ) to screen potential proteins ...
Sula Bilal B Departamerto de Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Dicle - - 2014
Background. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of childhood dermatoses in Diyarbakir, which is located in the southeastern region of Turkey. Material and Method. This cross-sectional study was carried out in April 2008 among students of eight randomly selected public primary schools in Diyarbakir. Students were ...
Kacar Seval Dogruk SD Departamento de Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, - - 2014
Background: The field of pediatric dermatology has gained importance with the increment of pediatric patients and the discrepancy of their skin diseases with the adult versions. We aimed to describe frequency and distribution of pediatric skin diseases, and the diagnostic procedures and treatments prescribed. Methods: Cross-sectional epidemiological study. We collected ...
Horneff John G JG Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 2 Silverstein, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, - - 2014
Perioperative shoulder infections involving Propionibacterium acnes can be difficult to identify in a patient who presents with little more than pain and stiffness in the postoperative period. Although indolent in its growth and presentation, infection of the shoulder with P acnes can have devastating effects, including failure of the surgical ...
Lee Sang Ju SJ Yonsei Star Skin and Laser Clinic, Seoul, South - - 2014
Akita Hirotaka H Department of Dermatology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan; Division of Dermatology, Koyu Clinic, Ichinomiya, Aichi, - - 2014
Bipolar radiofrequency (RF) technology is developed based on fractional thermolysis, and the literature concerning the efficacy of the rejuvenation and treatment of acne scars has been reported in Europe and the United States of America. Therefore, we examined bipolar RF treatment using fractional thermolysis to evaluate the efficacy and safety ...
Heldmann F F Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet Herne, Claudiusstr. 45, 44649, Herne, Deutschland, - - 2014
The SAPHO syndrome, an acronym for synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis, is a rare disease which affects bones, joints and the skin. The main osteoarticular features are hyperostosis and osteitis. Osteoarticular symptoms predominantly occur on the anterior chest wall but the spine and the peripheral skeleton can also be ...
Rashid Ahmed A University of Cambridge, Cambridge. E-mail: - - 2014
Burson Rosanne R Rosanne Burson, DNP, ACNS-BC, CDE, FAADE, is an Assistant Professor, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, and Co-owner/Director, My Self-Management Team, Inc., Chesterfield, Michigan. Katherine J. Moran, DNP, RN, CDE, FAADE, is an Assistant Professor, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, and Co-owner/Director, My Self-Management Team, Inc., Chesterfield, - - 2014
Hale Deborah D Deborah Hale, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, is an Instructor, Clinical Track, McAuley School of Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, - - 2014
Each year, 5% to 20% of the U.S. population is infected with the influenza virus. The influenza season occurs annually between the months of October and May, with 3,000 to 49,000 influenza-related deaths each year. Since complications delay recuperation, those in high-risk groups need to be monitored carefully. High-risk groups ...
Elraiyah Tarig T Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit (T.E., M.B.S., Z.W., T.K., N.A., C.U., M.N., B.F., O.A., V.M.M., M.H.M.), and Center for the Science of Healthcare Delivery (T.E., Z.W., N.A., M.H.M.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905; Internal Medicine Department (M.B.S.), Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia 30901; and Mayo Clinic Libraries (L.P.), Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition (V.M.M.), and Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine (M.H.M.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota - - 2014
The use of T has been suggested to improve women's health during the postmenopausal period. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials to summarize the best available evidence regarding the benefits and harms of systemic T in postmenopausal women with normal adrenal function. A comprehensive search of ...
Kyrova Kamila - - 2014
BackgroundFollowing infection and initial multiplication in the gut lumen, Salmonella Typhimurium crosses the intestinal epithelial barrier and comes into contact with cells of the host immune system. Mononuclear phagocytes which comprise macrophages and dendritic cells (DC) are of key importance for the outcome of Salmonella infection. Although macrophages and DC ...
Lu P H PH Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Dermatology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, - - 2014
Acne in adult women tends to be chronic, refractory to treatment and associated with psychosocial problems. Body mass index (BMI) has been reported to be a risk factor for acne in school children and adolescents, but not in adult women. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the relationship ...
Thomas Kyla H - - 2014
Psychiatric adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are distressing for patients and have important public health implications. We identified the drugs with the most frequent spontaneous reports of depression, and fatal and non-fatal suicidal behaviour to the UK's Yellow Card Scheme from 1998 to 2011. We obtained Yellow Card data from the ...
Guillier Christelle - - 2014
BackgroundMembrane microdomains are defined as highly dynamic, sterol- and sphingolipid-enriched domains that resist to solubilization by non-ionic detergents. In plants, these so-called Detergent Insoluble Membrane (DIM) fractions have been isolated from plasma membrane by using conventional ultracentrifugation on density gradient (G). In animals, a rapid (R) protocol, based on sedimentation ...
Ott Mary A - - 2014
A working knowledge of contraception will assist the pediatrician in both sexual health promotion as well as treatment of common adolescent gynecologic problems. Best practices in adolescent anticipatory guidance and screening include a sexual health history, screening for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, counseling, and if indicated, providing access to ...
Berson Tobias - - 2014
BackgroundSmall Rab GTPases are important regulators of vesicular trafficking in plants. AtRabA1d, a member of the RabA1 subfamily of small GTPases, was previously found in the vesicle-rich apical dome of growing root hairs suggesting a role during tip growth; however, its specific intracellular localization and role in plants has not ...
Manfredini M M Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, - - 2014
Acne vulgaris is a common disease of the pilosebaceous unit, clinically showing alteration of the keratinization process leading to comedos formation and subsequent inflammatory process. To characterize the morphology of acne lesions and pilosebaceous units by means of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy, in order to non-invasively define the microscopic ...
Frühauf J J JF Private Dermatology Practice, Maria Enzersdorf, Lower Austria, Austria; Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, - - 2014
Acne is an important health issue with a major psychological impact in addition to the physical problems it causes. To investigate the superiority of mobile teledermatology in the care of patients with high-need facial acne in comparison to outpatient services with particular attention to treatment efficacy, safety, and patient compliance. ...
Song Hyo Sang HS Department of Dermatology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
Among the various types of folliculitis, differentiation of Malassezia folliculitis (MF) from other forms of folliculitis is important because it is usually treated with antifungal agents. We attempted to find a method to enhance the detection rate of MF, and examined the differences in the clinical manifestation between MF and ...
Ha Ji Min JM Department of Dermatology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang, - - 2014
The anterior neck is the site of open thyroidectomy and where postoperative scarring can cause distress to patients. Both fractional and pulsed-dye lasers are effective and safe methods for preventing and improving surgical scars. This study evaluated the improvement in scar appearance with laser intervention during the wound healing process. ...
Shin Hyun-Tae HT Department of Dermatology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Alzolibani Abdullateef A AA Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Qassim University, Buraidah, Kingdom of Saudi - - 2014
Alopecia areata (AA) is a common form of localized, non-scarring hair loss. The cause of AA is unknown but reports suggest an autoimmune etiology, where oxygen free radicals play an important role. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of a hydroxyl radicals (·OH)-modified antioxidant enzyme, superoxide ...
Jeong Nam-Ji NJ Department of Dermatology, Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Daejeon, - - 2014
Anetoderma is a rare cutaneous disorder characterized by a loss of normal elastic tissue that presents clinically as atrophic patches located mainly on the upper trunk. Recent studies suggest immunological mechanisms may play a role in this process. Furthermore, a secondary form of macular atrophy occurs in the course of ...
Ramos Martínez A A Servicio de Medicina Interna, Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Majadahonda, MadridEspaña. Electronic address: - - 2014
Yang Jian-Kang JK Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Bio-Resources and Key Laboratory for Microbial Resources of the Ministry of Education, Yunnan University, Kunming, - - 2014
Background: Two novel susceptibility gene loci (1q24.2 and 11p11.2) for severe acne have been identified in a genome-wide association study of a Han Chinese population. Objective: The current study investigated the relationships of these gene loci with clinical phenotypes, including onset age, atrophic scarring, hypertrophic scarring and family history. Furthermore, ...
Schneider Marlon R MR Institute of Molecular Animal Breeding and Biotechnology Gene Center, LMU Munich, Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25, 81377, Munich, Germany, - - 2014
The infundibulum is the funnel-shaped, uppermost epithelial segment of the hair follicle. Thus, as the infundibulum represents a major interface zone of mammalian skin epithelium with the environment and harbors a rich residential microflora, it is not surprising that this area is endowed with a specialized immune system and innate ...
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