By Natacha Ipseiz, Carina Scholtysek, Stephan Culemann, Gerhard Krönke − Adopted orphan nuclear receptors, such as peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) and liver X receptors (LXRs), have emerged as key regulators of inflammation and … [read more ...]
By Samia A. Hurst − In the global scarcity of medical professionals, the clearest deficits of physicians exist precisely in the areas of the world where the need for them is greatest. Rather than only representing a missed opportunity for improving … [read more ...]
By Margarethe Hofmann-Amtenbrink et al. − In this study, we explore and discuss nanoparticles and nanoscale materials and their use in medicine (nanomedicine) and pharmaceutics (nanopharmaceutics). The study is aimed at shedding light on this … [read more ...]
By Csaba Forster-Horvath, Christian Egloff, Victor Valderrabano, Andrej M. Nowakowski − Patient satisfaction after total hip replacement is reported to be high, but subsequent chronic pain may be problematic. The rate of revision procedures due … [read more ...]
By Helena Fonseca − For clinicians who take care of adolescents this is a recurrent question in the course of a consultation, usually raised by parents. Who has never come across parents’ feelings of powerlessness regarding this issue?
By Vincent Mooser and Christine Currat − Breakthrough technologies which now enable the sequencing of individual genomes will irreversibly modify the way diseases are diagnosed, predicted, prevented and treated. … [read more...]
By Andreas W. Schoenenberger, Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos − In the coming decades, the proportion of older emergency department patients is expected to increase continuously. These patients are at greater risk of adverse outcomes than younger … [read more...]
By Emiliy Pollock and Albina Nowak − Cardiorenal syndrome refers to the increasingly recognised reciprocal association between cardiac and renal dysfunction, whereby injury to one organ directly promotes deterioration of the other. … [read more...]