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Malaria Risk May Increase In Tropical Regions Due To Climate Change

With wrong attitudes toward treatment in the face of inadequate/inaccessible preventive measures against malaria in the most highly-plagued countries, coupled with the continuous emission of heat-trapping gases in the absence of climate policy — could we become malaria-free soon? A […]

Cardiovascular Risk In Children With Hereditary Rickets

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is the most prevalent form of hereditary rickets. It is caused by loss-of-function mutations in the phosphate-regulating Endopeptidase Homolog X-linked (PHEX) gene, which results in elevated circulating levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23), which, in turn, […]

Labeled Eye Diagram

The human eye is composed of many different parts that work together to interpret the world around us. What you want to interpret as a major part of the human eye is somewhat up to the individual, but in general […]

Targeting Trio For The Treatment Of Eye Cancer

Uveal Melanoma (UM) is a fatal cancer of the colored cells in the eye. It is the most common type of eye cancer, with ~1500 new patients per year diagnosed with the disease. In contrast to most cancers, which can […]

Investigating Microglia And Macrophage Function After Intracerebral Hemorrhage And Other Brain Diseases

Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), one of the most common types of stroke, affects millions of people each year. During this type of stroke, also called hemorrhagic stroke, blood accumulates in the brain after a blood vessel rupture, causing severe damage. Microglia, […]

How Does The Cornea Signal For Help In Wound Healing?

The cornea is the first part of the eye that the light enters to allow us to see. It also acts as a barrier against the external environment, so it is very susceptible to wounding and injury. Given that improper […]

Labeled Brain Model Diagram

The brain is a fascinatingly complex organ, responsible for all that we do and experience. The brain is so complex that even to simply discuss it, certain distinctions have to be made regarding its structure, and for that reason, scientists […]

Transition Of Responsibility In Self-Care For Teens With Chronic Illnesses Requiring Daily Maintenance Tasks

Adolescence is a time of great change for children and parents. Teens enter a stage of intensified identity development and a need to separate from parents. Caregivers not only contend with these changes but are also balancing the need for […]

Assessing The Success Of A Strategy To Identify The Source Of Unknown Cancers

In some cases of cancer patients, the first presentation to a health care professional can be with a lymph node in the neck containing metastatic disease. The site of origin of cancer or the primary site is not always obvious, […]

Exploring The “Nordic Paradox” Of Violence Against Women In Countries With High Gender Equality

Violence against women by their intimate partners is a major public health problem globally and remains even more so in western societies. Gender inequality has been considered a factor in explaining violence against women. However, although high levels of gender […]