Viliardos, Laura Murphy, Neil McAndrew, Sue
International journal of mental health nursing
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is an issue of epidemic proportions in the United Kingdom (UK) and an international public health problem. Evidence suggests that in the UK one in 20 children have been sexually abused, with one in three not telling anyone about it at the time of the abuse. Conservative estimates suggest that around one in six men have expe...
Skär, Lisa Borg, Christel Emtner, Margareta Ekström, Magnus
The aim of the study was to deepen the current knowledge of how patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and long-term oxygen treatment think about and expect end-of-life. A qualitative design was used. A purposeful sample of 19 patients with oxygen-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was obtained from the Swedish National Re...
Jeffery, Nick Granger, Nicolas
Frontiers in Veterinary Science
“Meningoencephalomyelitis of unknown origin” (MUO)—a collective term for a group of clinically-indistinguishable (but pathologically distinct) autoimmune diseases of the CNS—has become increasingly commonly recognized throughout the world. In the 1960s−1980s the focus was primarily on the pathological description of these conditions and, largely an...
Gong, Hang Xu, Hui-Mei Zhang, De-Kui
Frontiers in Oncology
Discoidin domain receptors (DDRs) are receptor tyrosine kinases on the membrane surface that bind to extracellular collagens, but they are rarely expressed in normal liver tissues. Recent studies have demonstrated that DDRs participate in and influence the processes underlying premalignant and malignant liver diseases. A brief overview of the poten...
Tao, Yi Qin, Kunming Li, Huan Hu, Lihong
Frontiers in Pharmacology
Hu, Yu-long Ma, Qiaoli Dong, Xiaoqiang Kong, Yuanfang Cai, Juntao Li, Jieming Dong, Chunhong
Frontiers in Nutrition
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become the most common chronic liver disease and is a leading cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Due to its complex pathophysiology, there is currently no approved therapy. Polysaccharide, a kind of natural product, possesses a wide range of pharmacological activities. Numerous preclinical...
Wu, Yi He, Weimin
Frontiers in Oncology
Lacrimal gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma is very rare. It has a high risk of recurrence and metastasis, however, it rarely metastasizes to the contralateral eye in clinical practice. Here, we present a case of a 52-year-old man with lacrimal gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma who developed multiple recurrences and metastases of another eye and other sit...
Yin, Zugang Yao, Chenhui Zhang, Limin Qi, Shaohua
Frontiers in Medicine
In the past few decades, according to the rapid development of information technology, artificial intelligence (AI) has also made significant progress in the medical field. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most diagnosed cancer worldwide, and its incidence and mortality rates are increasing yearly, especially in developing countries. This artic...
Hu, Kuan Meng, Hongyu Li, Zhou
Frontiers in Chemistry
Pi, Jiang Shen, Ling Shen, Hongbo
Frontiers in Immunology