There is a need for
development of new diagnostic tools to allow earlier detection of active disease, predict
disease progression and evaluate the response to periodontal therapy, thereby improving
the clinical management of patients with periodontal diseases. Advances in periodontal
diseases diagnostic research are moving toward methods whereby periodontal risk can be
identified and quantified by objective measures such as biomarkers.
A major challenge in clinical periodontics is to find a reliable molecular marker of
periodontal support loss with high sensitivity, specificity and utility (Buduneli & Kinane
2011). Molecules derived from inflamed host tissue and pathogenic bacteria have the
potential of being used as markers of periodontitis; however, molecular markers of bone
resorption have advantages as they relate to specificity for bone, easy detection, pre-analytic
stability and availability of sensitive and specific assays for detection (Forde et al. 2006).
Estuaries are areas of high productivity, crucial in the life histories of many fish,
invertebrates, and birds, for example, and the sustainability of estuarine biodiversity
is vital to the ecological and economic health of coastal regions. On the other
hand, estuarine ecosystems are exposed to toxic anthropogenic effluents transported
by rivers from remote and nearby conurbations and industrial and agricultural concerns.
In 2003, a man from one of the charity organizations referred Martha to Likii HIV’s Home based care group
because the support she was getting was not sustainable. Lucy Njoki, a caregiver from Likii and also a woman
living with HIV welcomed her and shared her story with other caregivers in the group. Caregivers contributed
some money to rent a house for her and ensure that she received food daily. Caregivers also referred her to the
comprehensive care unit at the district hospital where she resumed ART treatment. In 2004/2005, her health...
The following pages are devoted to a statistical analysis of
the principal factors affecting credit risk. The information
on which the study is based was obtained from a sample of
2,765 applications of persons to whom loans were granted.
The data, secured through the cooperation of 21 large banks
operating personal loan departments in 16 cities situated in
ii states,1 are presented in a series of tables giving the distri-
butions of good and of bad loans according to the several risk
In addition to each of the individual barrier areas, an additional complication
arises due to the large degree of interaction among the areas shown in Figure 6.
For example, if we assume that altering the biological composition of a particu-
lar source crop would be beneficial, then this may have consequences on the
process required, the type and performance of materials to be utilized, the infra-
structure required to support this use, and the scientific education of students
who may be subsequently employed within such a system.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Radiation Oncology cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Prescreening based on the presence of CT-scan abnormalities and biomarkers (KL-6 and SP-D) may reduce severe radiation pneumonitis after stereotactic radiotherapy...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Wertheim cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Role of clinical bioinformatics in the development network-based Biomarkers...
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Prediction of prognostic biomarkers for Interferon-based therapy to Hepatitis C Virus patients: a metaanalysis of the NS5A protein in subtypes 1a, 1b, and 3a
Hitler, Charlie Chaplin’s Great Dictator, had not only to share power, status and decorations
with his generals and state officials; he also had to bribe them with economic rewards well
beyond the rate for the job. Worse, he had to keep them bribed. As soon as they received a
better offer, all previous deals were off. This is much like the case of a Democratic Alliance
leader leaving that party to become an ambassador in 21st century South Africa.
No person governs alone. Machiavelli wrote: “The first opinion that is formed of a ruler’s
intelligence is based on...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Wertheim cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: A filter-based feature selection approach for identifying potential biomarkers for lung cancer....
Many risks that we face on a daily basis may be unavoidable, so there is an expectation
by individuals that the level of risk is being managed and reduced to safe levels
through evidence-based risk assessments and public health interventions. There has
been a growing recognition that risks need to be viewed in their public health context
to ensure that the most important risks are prioritized and addressed. Under a
broader public health imperative, risk assessments are used as an important process to
quantify the probability of harmful effects to individuals, sub-populations (eg.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Evaluating the potential of a novel oral lesion exudate collection method coupled with mass spectrometry-based proteomics for oral cancer biomarker discovery...
The present assessment showed that traditional herbal
medicine has flourished in rural areas where modern
medicine is parsimoniously accessed as a result of the
high cost and long travel time to health center. More-
over inadequate modern medical resources/facilities and
government subsidies also made traditional herbal medi-
cine pertinent in Nepal. It is estimated that there is one
physician for every 20,000 people whereas there is more
than one healer for every 100 people in Nepal [41,42].
Koppel and Shtrimberg (2006) argue that models based on lexical features can distinguish good news from bad news
with accuracy of about 70%. They introduce a simple method for generating labeled examples for sentiment
analysis: news stories about publicly traded companies are labeled positive or negative according to price changes of
the company stock. The show that there are many lexical markers for bad news but none for good news. The novel
idea is the automatic unsupervised clusterization of large amount of news.
Since 1990 Lithuania started to develop a model of community based services
with the strategic goal to introduce modern public health approaches and create
an alternative to the traditional system of residential institutions for children with
different mental and developmental problems.
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in breath may contain biomarkers of active pulmonary
tuberculosis derived from the infectious organism (metabolites of Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and from
the infected host (products of oxidative stress).
Methods: We analyzed breath VOCs in 226 symptomatic high-risk patients in USA, Philippines, and UK,
using gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy. Diagnosis of disease was based on sputum culture, smear
microscopy, chest radiography and clinical suspicion of tuberculosis (CSTB). Chromatograms were
converted to a series of 8 s overlapping time slices.
Personalized cancer medicine is defined as medical care based on the
particular biological characteristics of the disease process in individual
patients. By using genomics and proteomics, individuals can
be classified into subpopulations based on their susceptibility to a particular
disease or response to a specific treatment. They may then be given preventive
or therapeutic interventions that will be most effective given their