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Sleep and metabolic disorders

Sleep and metabolic disorders

Metabolic disorders are alterations in metabolic processes that can cause harm to a subject. The most common disorders affect the glucose and lipid metabolism causing diabetes and dyslipidemia. Another common disorder is obesity that affects many distinct metabolic processes.

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Catheter coating

Catheter coating

DSM’s biomedical work brings new material innovation to market through the development of novel materials-based solutions that meet the present and future needs of the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

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Delayed umbilical cord clamping is effective even when newborn is placed on mother's abdomen

Delayed umbilical cord clamping is effective even when newborn is placed on mother's abdomen

Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord until around two minutes after birth allows additional blood to pass from the mother to the baby, and has been shown to reduce the risk of iron deficiency in infancy.

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Understanding GPCRs and controlling inflammation

Understanding GPCRs and controlling inflammation

GPCRs are one of the largest families of cellular signalling proteins consisting of more than a thousand different types. They reside on the surface membranes of cells where they are poised to recognize molecules in the exterior environment and then transmit this information through the membrane allowing cells to respond accordingly.

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Psychological support for diabetes patients

Psychological support for diabetes patients

It’s been over a decade since the first Diabetes Attitudes Wishes and Needs (DAWN) study showed that psychosocial aspects of diabetes pose specific challenges and barriers to optimal glycaemic control for people living with diabetes.

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miRNA expression and inhibition

miRNA expression and inhibition

RNA interference is a process in which RNA molecules inhibit gene expression. This gene silencing process is controlled by RNA-induced silencing complex or RISC and is initiated by small duplex RNA molecules or miRNA that is present inside cell plasma.

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Art as Therapy

Art as Therapy

The most common misconception held about art therapy, is that it involves the therapist interpreting the artwork, and deciphering and unravelling the meanings hidden within; on the contrary, it is the creator of the image, not the therapist, who has this pleasure.

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The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to as many as a third of injury-related deaths. When a patient presents to the emergency department with a TBI in isolation or as part of multi-system injury, he or she is stabilized, evaluated and a treatment...

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Global travel and antibiotic resistance

Global travel and antibiotic resistance

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called antibiotic resistance one of the biggest threats to human health today - and international travel is contributing to the problem.

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Congenital heart disease and exercise

Congenital heart disease and exercise

The number of adult patients with congenital heart disease is growing worldwide. Advances in medical treatment, percutaneous interventions, and surgery offer the vast majority of these patients a good life expectancy.

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Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is the transfer of fecal matter and its associated microbiome from a “healthy” individual to a recipient, to correct the dysbiosis and restore balance. FMT is not a new concept, and its first mention in the literature was during the 4th century when Ge Hong described the use of fecal suspension by mouth for treatment of severe diarrhea or food poisoning.

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Migraine research

Migraine research

Migraine is a common and disabling neurological condition. Migraine is currently estimated to affect more than 860 million people worldwide. Migraine has recently been rated by the Global Burden of Disease Study from the World Health Organization as the third most common and eighth most burdensome disease on the planet, and it alone is responsible for 3 % of disability...

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