In a systematic assessment of insulin dose calculator apps for smartphones, many apps provide incorrect dose recommendations, prompting the need for enhanced surveillance to protect patients from the harms of inappropriate insulin dosing.
Novel regulatory mechanisms of translational response to oxygen and glucose deprivation in mammalian cells
The authors monitored a Danish finishing herd that appeared to be PCV2-free, over two years. They found that the herd was not PCV2-free during the entire period, suggesting that PCV2 vaccination did not eradicate the virus from the herd.
Carol Fabian et al. review early investigations into the use of omega-3 supplementation to prevent breast cancer and to improve outcomes following breast cancer diagnosis.
In a randomized trial, an equation based on procalcitonin and pyuria reduces prescription of antibiotics for urinary tract infections (UTIs) without affecting clinical outcome, suggesting that algorithms could reduce inappropriate antibiotic use.
As part of the "Human Evolutionary Genomics" thematic series, Michael Hofreiter and colleagues review how recent technological improvements have rapidly transformed ancient human DNA research to become a central component of modern anthropological research.
Wollstein and Lao discuss the most widely used methods in population genetics for evaluating individual genetic ancestry.
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