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J. Hypertens.  2020 Jan 30  

Toll-like receptor 7-driven lupus autoimmunity induces hypertension and vascular alterations in mice.

Robles-Vera I, Visitación N, Toral M, Sánchez M, Gómez-Guzmán M, O'valle F, Jiménez R, Duarte J, Romero M

To investigate whether toll-like receptor 7 (TLR7) activation induces an increase in blood pressure and vascular damage in wild-type mice treated with... Read More

Source: PubMed

Bull Soc Pathol Exot    

[Evaluation of the Follow-Up and State of Adolescents with Sickle-Cell Disease in Brazzaville (Congo)].

Ikobo LCO, Mberi FDM, Nika ER, Mandilou SVM, Ngoulou BSA, Loufoua ABM, Mabiala-Babela JR

The experience of the adolescent with homozygous sickle-cell disease is influenced by several factors that differentiate it from the older child entir... Read More

Source: PubMed

BMJ Case Rep    

Rare case of acute on chronic hepatic failure in a patient with multiple myeloma-associated amyloidosis.

Muhammad Khan M, Ur Rashid M, Ullah W, Hussain I, Hurairah A

Amyloidosis is the extracellular deposition of unique protein fibrils in different tissue organs. It is most commonly associated with B-cell malignanc... Read More

Source: PubMed

Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.    

Postpartum histoplasmosis in an HIV-negative woman: a case report and phylogenetic characterization by internal transcribed spacer region analysis.

Damasceno LS, Almeida Júnior AMB, Aguiar BO, Muniz MM, Almeida MA, Zancopé-Oliveira RM, Leitão TDMJS

The present report describes the first case of postpartum disseminated histoplasmosis in a 24-year-old HIV-negative woman. On the tenth day after vagi... Read More

Source: PubMed

JCI Insight  2020 Jan 28  

Chronic liver disease and impaired hepatic glycogen metabolism in argininosuccinate lyase deficiency.

Burrage LC, Madan S, Li X, Ali S, Mohammad MA, Stroup BM, Jiang MM, Cela R, Bertin T, Dai J, Guffey D, Finegold M, Nagamani S, Minard CG, Marini J, Masand P, Schady D, Shneider BL, Leung DH, Bali D, Lee B

Liver disease in urea cycle disorders (UCDs) ranges from hepatomegaly and chronic hepatocellular injury to cirrhosis and end-stage liver disease. Howe... Read More

Source: PubMed

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