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Stable ischemic heart disease in the older adults.
(J Geriatr Cardiol, 2016-02)
The genomic analysis of erythrocyte microRNA expression in sickle cell diseases.
(PLoS One, 2008-06-04)
BACKGROUND: Since mature erythrocytes are terminally differentiated cells without nuclei and organelles, it is commonly thought that they do not contain nucleic acids. In this study, we have re-examined this issue by analyzing ...
Direct TLR2 signaling is critical for NK cell activation and function in response to vaccinia viral infection.
(PLoS Pathog, 2010-03-12)
Natural killer (NK) cells play an essential role in innate immune control of poxviral infections in vivo. However, the mechanism(s) underlying NK cell activation and function in response to poxviruses remains poorly understood. ...
Survey of methadone-drug interactions among patients of methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan.
(Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy, 2012-03-20)
BACKGROUND: Although methadone has been used for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence for decades, it was not introduced in China or Taiwan until 2000s. Methadone-drug interactions (MDIs) have been shown to cause ...
Sexual risk behaviors and HIV risk among Americans aged 50 years or older: a review.
(Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2015)
Although HIV-related sexual risk behaviors have been studied extensively in adolescents and young adults, there is limited information about these behaviors among older Americans, which make up a growing segment of the US ...
The Treatment Effectiveness Assessment (TEA).
(Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2013)
Prescription drug overdose: between patients and their doctors.
(Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2013)
Electronic health records: essential tools in integrating substance abuse treatment with primary care.
(Subst Abuse Rehabil, 2012)
While substance use problems are considered to be common in medical settings, they are not systematically assessed and diagnosed for treatment management. Research data suggest that the majority of individuals with a substance ...
Multiplex assay reliability and long-term intra-individual variation of serologic inflammatory biomarkers.
BACKGROUND: Circulating cytokines, chemokines, and soluble cytokine receptors can serve as biomarkers of inflammation and immune dysregulation. Good reliability of multiplex platforms, which allow for simultaneous, comprehensive ...
Pilot randomized trial on mindfulness training for smokers in young adult binge drinkers.
(BMC Complement Altern Med, 2013-09-03)
BACKGROUND: We report results of a pilot study designed to test a novel smoking cessation intervention, Mindfulness Training for Smokers (MTS), in smokers age 18-29 years with regular episodes of binge drinking. Mindfulness ...