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Prolonged B-cell depletion in MuSK myasthenia gravis following rituximab treatment.
(Muscle Nerve, 2013-12)
Assessing acute systemic effects of an inhaled drug with serial echocardiography: a placebo-controlled comparison of inhaled and intravenous dihydroergotamine.
(Drug Des Devel Ther, 2013)
OBJECTIVE: MAP0004 is an investigational product which delivers dihydroergotamine (DHE) through the lung via a breath-synchronized metered dose inhaler. The objective of this study was to compare the acute effects of orally ...
Biomarkers to help guide management of patients with pulmonary nodules.
(Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2013-08-15)
RATIONALE: Indeterminate pulmonary nodules are a common radiographic finding and require further evaluation because of the concern for lung cancer. OBJECTIVES: We developed an algorithm to assign patients to a low- or high-risk ...
Interactions between social/ behavioral factors and ADRB2 genotypes may be associated with health at advanced ages in China.
(BMC Geriatr, 2013-09-09)
BACKGROUND: Existing literature indicates that ADRB2 gene is associated with health and longevity, but none of previous studies investigated associations of carrying the ADRB2 minor alleles and interactions between ADRB2 ...
Molecular profiling of the developing avian telencephalon: regional timing and brain subdivision continuities.
(J Comp Neurol, 2013-11)
In our companion study (Jarvis et al.  J Comp Neurol. doi: 10.1002/cne.23404) we used quantitative brain molecular profiling to discover that distinct subdivisions in the avian pallium above and below the ventricle ...
Postnatally-transmitted HIV-1 Envelope variants have similar neutralization-sensitivity and function to that of nontransmitted breast milk variants.
BACKGROUND: Breastfeeding is a leading cause of infant HIV-1 infection in the developing world, yet only a minority of infants exposed to HIV-1 via breastfeeding become infected. As a genetic bottleneck severely restricts ...
Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection after fractionated CO(2) laser resurfacing.
(Emerg Infect Dis, 2013-03)
Nontuberculous mycobacteria are increasingly associated with cutaneous infections after cosmetic procedures. Fractionated CO2 resurfacing, a widely used technique for photorejuvenation, has been associated with a more favorable ...
Rapid brain responses independently predict gain maximization and loss minimization during economic decision making.
(J Neurosci, 2013-04-17)
Success in many decision-making scenarios depends on the ability to maximize gains and minimize losses. Even if an agent knows which cues lead to gains and which lead to losses, that agent could still make choices yielding ...
A host transcriptional signature for presymptomatic detection of infection in humans exposed to influenza H1N1 or H3N2.
(PLoS One, 2013)
There is great potential for host-based gene expression analysis to impact the early diagnosis of infectious diseases. In particular, the influenza pandemic of 2009 highlighted the challenges and limitations of traditional ...
Reward associations reduce behavioral interference by changing the temporal dynamics of conflict processing.
(PLoS One, 2013)
Associating stimuli with the prospect of reward typically facilitates responses to those stimuli due to an enhancement of attentional and cognitive-control processes. Such reward-induced facilitation might be especially ...