Research Desk

Aug 12, 2016

The purpose behind this study was to investigate the protective effect of astaxanthin a strong antioxidant on vocal fold injury and inflammation due to vocal loading Findings affirmed that astaxanthin can protect the vocal fold from injury and inflammation caused by vocal loading possibly through the regulation of oxidative stress

Aug 12, 2016

The impact of body mass index BMI on outcome in stroke patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis IVT was investigated In this largest multicentre IVTregisterbased observational study to date investigating the impact of BMI in IVTtreated stroke patients BMI had no prognostic meaning with regard to 3month functional outcome death or occurrence of sICH

Aug 11, 2016

In an electronic medical record data analysis of 16888 individuals with prostate cancer an association was found between the use of androgen deprivation therapy ADT and an increased risk of Alzheimers disease A statistically significant increased risk of Alzheimers disease was also observed with increased duration of ADT

Aug 10, 2016

The authors sought to evaluate the vaginal flora of pregnant women receiving opioid maintenance therapy in comparison to nondependent nonmaintained controls Pregnant women with OMT are at risk for asymptomatic vaginal infections As recurrent candidiasis is associated with preterm delivery the vulnerability of this patient population should lead to consequent antenatal infection screening at early gestation

Aug 10, 2016

The aim of this study was to determine the potential effect of changes to the NICE guidelines to the use of computed tomography in the assessment of suspected paediatric cervical spine injury Recent changes to NICE Head Injury Guidelines relating to radiological assessment of paediatric cspine following blunt trauma are likely to result in an increased usage of CT

Aug 10, 2016

Thiopurines are commonly used drugs in inflammatory bowel disease Intracellular levels of thiopurine metabolites are associated with efficacy and toxicity The authors sought to analyze the relationship between MCV and efficacy of thiopurines defined as either response to therapy or 6TGN levelsit was reported that MCV is useful in guiding intracellular metabolite levels

Aug 10, 2016

Correlation between body mass index BMI oral health and patient cooperation during multibracket MB appliance therapy was evaluated An increased BMI was found to be a risk factor for less cooperation a longer treatment duration and more oral healthrelated problems during MB treatment indicating that these patients require special attention during orthodontic therapy

Aug 10, 2016

Longterm oxygen therapy LTOT over 15 h per day have improved subjective dyspnoea and interface comfort Nasal high flow decreased transcutaneous carbon dioxide IE ratio and respiratory rate with a concurrent increase in endexpiratory lung volume and tidal volume compared with LTOT This demonstrates a rationale behind the improved outcomes in longterm treatment with nasal high flow in oxygendependent patients

Aug 09, 2016

This study aimed to assess the efficiency of bleaching after combining ozone and 38 H2O2 in comparison to the sole use of 38 H2O2 It was found that bleaching with 38 H2O2 for 20 minutes followed by 60 seconds of ozone application would result in teeth with lighter shades than bleaching with 38 H2O2 alone

Aug 09, 2016

The use of an absorbable flowable gelatinthrombin hemostatic matrix GTHM sealant for secondary bleeding after tonsillectomy was analysed retrospectively Results suggested that GTHM is generally simple safe and effective for use in the treatment of posttonsillectomy secondary bleeding types associated with oozing from multiple sites and/or overcauterized tonsillar bed that cannot be stopped by traditional hemostatic methods