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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Fenella J. Kirkham; IA Lagunju;
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    Publisher: MDPI

    Sickle cell disease is the most common cause of stroke in childhood, both ischaemic and haemorrhagic, and it also affects adults with the condition. Without any screening or preventative treatment, the incidence appears to fall within the range 0.5 to 0.9 per 100 patien...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ismaheel O. Lawal; Thabo Lengana; Gbenga O. Popoola; Akintunde T. Orunmuyi; Mankgopo M. Kgatle; Kgomotso M.G. Mokoala; Mike Sathekge;
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

    Imaging plays a vital role in detecting the recurrence of prostate cancer (PCa) to guide the choice of salvage therapy. Gallium-68 prostate-specific membrane antigen positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT) is useful for detecting PCa recur...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Abraham Ajayi; Tolulope Jolaiya; Stella I. Smith;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    The human gastrointestinal microbiota (GIM) is a complex and diverse ecosystem that consists of community of fungi, viruses, protists and majorly bacteria. The association of several human illnesses, such as inflammatory bowel disease, allergy, metabolic syndrome and ca...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Shalaby, Lamiaa; Thounaojam, Menaka; Tawfik, Amany; Li, Junnan; Hussein, Khaled; Jahng, Wan Jin; Al-Shabrawey, Mohamed; Kwok, Hang Fai; Bartoli, Manuela; Gutsaeva, Diana;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Project: NIH | Uric Acid and Diabetic Re... (1R01EY028714-01A1)

    ADAM17, a disintegrin and metalloproteinase 17, is a transmembrane metalloproteinase that regulates bioavailability of multiple membrane-bound proteins via ectodomain shedding. ADAM17 activity was shown to contribute to a number of vascular pathologies, but its role in ...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ghafuri, Djamila L.; Abdullahi, Shehu U.; Jibir, Binta W.; Gambo, Safiya; Bello-Manga, Halima; Haliru, Lawal; Bulama, Khadija; Usman, Fahd M.; Gambo, Awwal; Aliyu, Muktar H.; ...
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    Publisher: MDPI AG
    Project: NIH | Primary prevention of str... (1R01NS094041-01)

    Anthropometric indices are widely used to assess the health and nutritional status of children. We tested the hypothesis that the 2007 World Health Organization (WHO) reference for assessment of malnutrition in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) overestimates the pr...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Bimba, John S.; Lawson, Lovett; Kontogianni, Konstantina; Edwards, Thomas; Ekpenyong, Bassey Emanna; Dodd, James; Adams, Emily R.; Sloan, Derek J.; Creswell, Jacob; Dominguez, Jose; ...
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    Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
    Country: United Kingdom

    Background: Xpert MTB/RIF (GX) for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis is often located in reference laboratories, and sputum needs to be transported using a cold chain. Transport media to preserve sputum are available, but performance data under programmatic conditions are lim...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Asha, Kumari; Kumar, Prashant; Sanicas, Melvin; Meseko, Clement; Khanna, Madhu; Kumar, Binod;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    Several viruses cause pulmonary infections due to their shared tropism with cells of the respiratory tract. These respiratory problems due to viral infection become a public health concern due to rapid transmission through air/aerosols or via direct-indirect contact wit...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Engwa, Godwill; Nwalo, Friday; Chiezey, Venatus; Unachukwu, Marian; Ojo, Opeolu; Ubi, Benjamin;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    The association between the Pro12Ala polymorphism of the PPARγ2 gene, type 2 diabetes (T2D), and obesity in certain ethnic populations has been reported. However, this relationship has not yet been described among diabetes patients in Nigeria. This study investigated th...

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