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In a mathematical model, expanding HIV therapy to those in the early stages of infection and targeting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to at-risk individuals is cost-effective, suggesting these strategies could lead to better use of resources.
The first ever next-generation transcriptome sequencing of the epithelial compartment of normal human breast specimens has produced a reference data set of the normal mammary gland, for comparison with data from malignant tissue.
Elevated body mass index (BMI) in UK women is associated with increased hospital admissions equating to around 420,000 extra admissions annually, indicating that current obesity levels are directly impacting UK healthcare services.
GWAS of obsessive-compulsive disorder in dogs uncovers new candidate genes whose variants often alter gene expression in a human neuroblastoma line
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A computer-aided diagnosis system provides high recognition accuracy indicating that automation is a viable alternative for Crithidia luciliae immunofluorescence test analysis.
This new study finds increased prevalence of imperfect centered miRNA binding sites and their role in repression of target mRNAs
Human neural crest-derived stem cells can be successfully cultured in a clinical Good Manufacturing Practice-compliant culture bag system using human blood plasma-supplemented medium, suggesting its potential for clinical applications in regenerative medicine.
Two new generation translocator protein ligands clearly visualize arthritis and show significantly lower background uptake in bone tissue, potentially providing improved target-to-background contrast on positron emission tomography images.
Treatment of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive (HER2+) brain metastasis samples with a poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor revealed a clear association with a BRCA1 deficient-like (BD-L) gene signature as a potential biomarker.
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Nuclear Receptor Signaling is now open for submissions
BioMed Central is pleased to announce that Nuclear Receptor Signaling is now open for submissions. The journal has published reviews and commentaries with the Nuclear Receptor Signaling Atlas (NURSA) since 2004, but will now also consider primary research articles following its transfer. The goal of NURSA is to accrue, develop, and communicate information that advances our understanding of the roles of nuclear receptors in human diseases and conditions in which they play an integral role. for further information please visit the journal.
Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease
BioMed Central is proud to announce that Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease is now accepting submissions. This new title is the official journal of the Canadian Society of Nephrology, and aims to publish the highest quality publications focused on clinical, translational and health services delivery research in the field of chronic kidney disease, dialysis, and kidney transplantation. For further information please visit the journal.
BPDED affiliates with NEA.BPD
We are pleased to announce that Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation is now the official journal of NEA.BPD; an organisation dedicated to raising public awareness, providing education and promoting research on borderline personality disorder.
Celebrating one year of success for Infectious Diseases of Poverty journal
One year on and BioMed Central’s journal Infectious Diseases of Poverty, launched at the 2nd Symposium on Health Systems Research, has successfully published four thematic series and 41 articles with submissions ranging across 39 countries. These submissions include papers from countries with low and middle income economic status. For further information please visit the blog.