Induced hypothermia after cardiac arrest does not alter immune response when compared with patients with a body temperature regulated at 36°C, contradicting fears that induced hypothermia may increase the risk of infection.
Jigisha Patel suggests current flaws within peer review systems in medical journals can be tackled by defining aims of peer review, offering training and recognition for reviewers, and providing readers with a way of identifying individual published articles that have been assessed by ‘trained’ reviewers.
An analysis of the novel common TF binding site motif – zinger motif – reveals the need for careful analysis of ChIP-seq data
The authors identified two significant risk factors associated with Chiari-like malformation/syringomyelia in the skull shape of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: extent of brachycephaly and distribution of doming of the cranium.
HIV-infected adults who have been using antiretroviral therapy for over two years have a higher incidence of hypertension compared with adults without HIV, indicating that screening measures should be targeted towards these patients.
Corset is a method that hierarchically clusters contigs and summarizes read counts for analyzing differential expression in de novo assembled transcriptomes
Changes in the saliva and gut microbiome of two individuals over the course of a year
Global protein expression during regeneration of the Xenopus froglet hindlimb has key differences, when compared to axolotl, that lead to signaling deficiency, failure to retard mitosis, premature chondrocyte differentiation, and failure of dorsoventral axial asymmetry.
The Behavioural Pain Scale and Critical Care Pain Observation Tool show the best reliability and consistency for assessing pain in ICU patients.
Satellite-linked tags were used to track movements and activity space in basking sharks, revealing significant habitat selection for shallow bottom and high primary production.
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