Frontiers in Immunology
Toxoplasma gondii is a widespread parasitic pathogen that infects over one third of the global human population. The parasite invades and chronically persists in the central nervous system (CNS) of the infected host. Parasite spread and persistence is intimately linked to an ensuing immune response, which does not only limit parasite-induced damage...
BMC Women's Health
BackgroundA common hypothesis is that caregiving is deleterious to women’s mental health. International studies continue to emphasize the importance of mental health issues for women. Yet only a few researchers have used population-based surveys to explore the association between caregiving and depressive symptomatology in the context of the commun...
World Journal of Urology
PurposeTo validate the relationship between ABO blood type and risk of VTE post-RC in a large retrospective database.MethodsPatients with urothelial bladder cancer (UBC) who underwent RC (intent-to-cure) for whom ABO blood type was available between 2003 and 2015 were identified from our IRB-approved database. VTE was defined as deep vein thrombosi...
BackgroundThe associations between genes and diseases are of critical significance in aspects of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Although gene-disease relationships have been investigated extensively, much of the underpinnings of these associations are yet to be elucidated.MethodsA novel method integrates MeSH database, term weight (TW), and c...
Early human development
Given the increase in fake scientific news, it is especially important for scientists to correct misinformation lest the public loses trust in science or gains a distorted understanding of known facts.
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Weight discrimination is the unjust treatment of individuals because of their weight. There have been very few interventions to address weight discrimination, due in part to the lack of consensus on key messages and strategies. The objective of the third Canadian Weight Bias Summit was to review current evidence and move towards consensus on key we...
The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
ObjectiveTo determine the extent of financial toxicity (FT) among cancer survivors, identify the determinants and how FT is measured.MethodsA systematic review was performed in MEDLINE, CINAHL and PsycINFO, using relevant terminology and included articles published from 1 January, 2013 to 30 June, 2016. We included observational studies where the p...
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Clinical anatomy (New York, N.Y.)
Dissemination of research is an integral part of the scientific process. Failure to disseminate research limits the scope for critical appraisal and potentially wastes valuable resources. The gold standard for dissemination of research is peer-reviewed publication following presentation at a national meeting. The primary objective of this study was...