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Christopher Brightling and colleagues discuss the contribution of different cell types to airway smooth muscle hyperplasia, and describe how a greater understanding of these mechanisms will guide the development of new therapies for asthma.
Antibodies against canine norovirus were found in 22% of veterinarians and 6% of a control group and were associated with needle stick injuries with dog blood, suggesting that this pathogen may be tranmissible via the blood route to humans.
Combining cyclosporine and adipose-derived stem cell therapy offers improved protection against ischemia-reperfusion-induced acute kidney injury in rats than either therapy alone, with potential clinical relevance in renal transplantation
Parents of children who have an allergic food reaction do not receive sufficient information about allergy management, identifying a reaction, nor anxiety management until referred to an allergist, suggesting improvements are required in first line healthcare.
Venous levels of high sensitive troponin-T, combined with the “simplified pulmonary embolism (PE) severity index” assessment, may more accurately predict 30-day mortality in patients with PE than conventional troponin-T levels.
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