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  1. Content type: Research

    The aim of the study is described the regulatory mechanisms and prognostic values of differentially expressed RNAs in prostate cancer and construct an mRNA signature that predicts survival.

    Authors: Ning Xu, Yu-Peng Wu, Hu-Bin Yin, Xue-Yi Xue and Xin Gou

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:274

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    Systemic inflammation and immune dysfunction has been proved to be significantly associated with cancer progression and metastasis in many cancer types, including colorectal cancer. We examined the prognostic ...

    Authors: Qian-Kun Xie, Ping Chen, Wan-Ming Hu, Peng Sun, Wen-Zhuo He, Chang Jiang, Peng-Fei Kong, Shou-Sheng Liu, Hai-Tian Chen, Yuan-Zhong Yang, Dan Wang, Lin Yang and Liang-Ping Xia

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:273

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    In the recent years Plasmodium vivax has been reported to cause severe infections associated with mortality. Clinical evaluation has limited accuracy for the early identification of the patients progressing towar...

    Authors: Hargobinder Kaur, Rakesh Sehgal, Archit Kumar, Alka Sehgal, Devendra Bansal and Ali A. Sultan

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:272

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    The mainstay of treatment of advanced ovarian cancer (AOC) involves chemotherapy, and debulking surgery. However, despite optimal surgical procedure and adjuvant chemotherapy, 60% of patients with AOC will rel...

    Authors: Jennifer Pasquier, Fabien Vidal, Jessica Hoarau-Véchot, Claire Bonneau, Emile Daraï, Cyril Touboul and Arash Rafii

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:271

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    The International Federation of Pigment Cell Societies (IFPCS) held its XXIII triennial International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC) in Denver, Colorado in August 2017. The goal of the summit was to provide a ...

    Authors: Neil F. Box, Lionel Larue, Prashiela Manga, Lluis Montoliu, Richard A. Spritz and Fabian V. Filipp

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:252

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    Limited evidence suggests that inherited predisposing risk variants might affect the disease outcome. In this study, we analyzed the effect of genome-wide association studies—identified breast cancer-risk sing...

    Authors: Fangmeng Fu, Wenhui Guo, Yuxiang Lin, Bangwei Zeng, Wei Qiu, Meng Huang and Chuan Wang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:270

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    Approximately half of the documented increases in differentiated thyroid carcinoma is due to identification of papillary thyroid microcarcinomas (PTMCs). Knowing whether PTMC is aggressive is required for prop...

    Authors: Jianlu Song, Shouxin Wu, Xiaotian Xia, Yu Wang, Youben Fan and Zhili Yang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:269

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  8. Content type: Review

    Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex and controversial clinical condition without having established causative factors. Increasing numbers of cases during past decade have c...

    Authors: Santa Rasa, Zaiga Nora-Krukle, Nina Henning, Eva Eliassen, Evelina Shikova, Thomas Harrer, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Modra Murovska and Bhupesh K. Prusty

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:268

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  9. Content type: Research

    Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a highly heterogeneous disease. MicroRNAs function as important biomarkers in the clinical prognosis of AML.

    Authors: Chen Yang, Tingting Shao, Huihui Zhang, Ninghan Zhang, Xiaoying Shi, Xuejiao Liu, Yao Yao, Linyan Xu, Shengyun Zhu, Jiang Cao, Hai Cheng, Zhiling Yan, Zhenyu Li, Mingshan Niu and Kailin Xu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:267

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    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most lethal cancer, mainly attributing to its high tendency to metastasis. Vascular invasion provides a direct path for solid tumor metastasis. Mounting evidence ha...

    Authors: Weiyang Lou, Jing Chen, Bisha Ding, Danni Chen, Huilin Zheng, Donghai Jiang, Liang Xu, Chang Bao, Guoqiang Cao and Weimin Fan

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:266

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    Substantial evidence indicates that β-catenin is a pivotal regulator that contributes to the initiation and development of various types of diseases. Recently, β-catenin can be detected in human serum and also...

    Authors: Liang Duan, Qianfan Yang, Jun Yang, Qin Hu, Bo Wang, Pu Li and Weixian Chen

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:265

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    Increasing evidence has underscored the role of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) acting as competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) in the development and progression of tumors. Nevertheless, lncRNA biomarkers in lncR...

    Authors: Chun-Ni Fan, Lei Ma and Ning Liu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:264

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  13. Content type: Protocol

    Ruptured aneurysms, the commonest cause of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, can be catastrophic; the mortality and morbidity of affected patients being very high. Some risk factors, such as smoking, hyper...

    Authors: Junfan Chen, Jian Liu, Yisen Zhang, Zhongbin Tian, Kun Wang, Ying Zhang, Shiqing Mu, Ming Lv, Peng Jiang, ChuanZhi Duan, Hongqi Zhang, Yan Qu, Min He and Xinjian Yang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:263

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  14. Content type: Review

    The airway smooth muscle (ASM) plays an indispensable role in airway structure and function. Dysfunction in ASM plays a central role in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cont...

    Authors: Furong Yan, Hongzhi Gao, Hong Zhao, Madhav Bhatia and Yiming Zeng

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:262

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    The American Joint Committee on Cancer has recently revised the tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) staging system on thyroid cancer, which illustrated that the cut-off age for predicting mortality has elevated from 4...

    Authors: Weiheng Wen, Peili Wu, Jitong Li, He Wang, Jia Sun and Hong Chen

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:261

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  16. Content type: Research

    Conotruncal heart defect (CTD) is a complex congenital heart disease with a complex and poorly understood etiology. The transcriptional corepressor RIPPLY3 plays a pivotal role in heart development as a negati...

    Authors: Nanchao Hong, Erge Zhang, Qingjie Wang, Xiaoqing Zhang, Fen Li, Qihua Fu, Rang Xu, Yu Yu, Sun Chen, Yuejuan Xu and Kun Sun

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:260

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    MUC4 is a membrane-bound mucin that promotes carcinogenetic progression and is often proposed as a promising biomarker for various carcinomas. In this manuscript, we analyzed large scale genomic datasets in or...

    Authors: Nicolas Jonckheere and Isabelle Van Seuningen

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:259

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    Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) results in sensory and motor function impairment and may cause a substantial social and economic burden. For the implementation of novel treatment strategies, parallel develo...

    Authors: Adriano Wang-Leandro, Marc K. Hobert, Sabine Kramer, Karl Rohn, Veronika M. Stein and Andrea Tipold

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:258

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    Radiation-induced kidney damage can severely affect renal function, and have a serious impact on glucose reabsorption. Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) is routinely utilized for met...

    Authors: Yu-Guang Tian, Min Yue, Bayaer Nashun, Shao-Jie Wu, Wei-Wang Gu and Yu-Jue Wang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:257

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  20. Content type: Methodology

    The use of medical data for research purposes requires an informed consent of the patient that is compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. In the context of multi-centre research initiatives a...

    Authors: Martin Bialke, Thomas Bahls, Lars Geidel, Henriette Rau, Arne Blumentritt, Sandra Pasewald, Robert Wolff, Jonas Steinmann, Tobias Bronsch, Björn Bergh, Galina Tremper, Martin Lablans, Frank Ückert, Stefan Lang, Tarik Idris and Wolfgang Hoffmann

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:256

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    Acute ischemic stroke is a leading cause of mortality and long-term disability, and profiles of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) reflect the degree of endothelial impairment. This study tested the hypothesi...

    Authors: Chen-Yu Chen, Re-Wen Wu, Nai-Wen Tsai, Mel S. Lee, Wei-Che Lin, Mei-Chi Hsu, Chih-Cheng Huang, Yun-Ru Lai, Chia-Te Kung, Hung-Chen Wang, Yu-Jih Su, Chih-Min Su, Sheng-Yuan Hsiao, Ben-Chung Cheng, Yi-Fang Chiang and Cheng-Hsien Lu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:255

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  22. Content type: Research

    In the early-life environment, proper development of the placenta is essential for both fetal and maternal health. Telomere length at birth has been related to life expectancy. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) as potential ...

    Authors: Maria Tsamou, Dries S. Martens, Bianca Cox, Narjes Madhloum, Karen Vrijens and Tim S. Nawrot

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:254

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  23. Content type: Research

    Aberrant MET tyrosine kinase signaling is known to cause cancer initiation and progression. While MET inhibitors are in clinical trials against several cancer types, the clinical efficacies are controversial a...

    Authors: Jianqun Kou, Phillip R. Musich, Ben Staal, Liang Kang, Yuan Qin, Zhi Q. Yao, Boheng Zhang, Weizhong Wu, Angela Tam, Alan Huang, Huai-Xiang Hao, George F. Vande Woude and Qian Xie

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:253

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  24. Content type: Research

    The use of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) as indicators of treatment response in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) needs to be clarified. The objective of this study is to compare the Response Evaluation Cri...

    Authors: Mayte Delgado-Ureña, Francisco G. Ortega, Diego de Miguel-Pérez, Alba Rodriguez-Martínez, Jose L. García-Puche, Hugh Ilyine, Jose A. Lorente, Jose Exposito-Hernandez, M. Carmen Garrido-Navas, Miguel Delgado-Ramirez and M. José Serrano

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:251

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  25. Content type: Research

    Even though multi-focused psychosocial residence rehabilitation intervention (MPRRI) programs are widely implemented by the Shanghai Cancer Rehabilitation Club, these programs have not been rigorously evaluate...

    Authors: Xuefen Chen, Xiaohuan Gong, Changhong Shi, Li Sun, Zheng Tang, Zhengping Yuan, Jiwei Wang and Jinming Yu

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:250

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  26. Content type: Research

    Enteroviral cardiomyopathy is a life-threatening disease, and detection of enterovirus (EV) RNA in the initial endomyocardial biopsy is associated with adverse prognosis and increased mortality. Some patients ...

    Authors: Dirk Lassner, Christine S. Siegismund, Uwe Kühl, Maria Rohde, Andrea Stroux, Felicitas Escher and Heinz-Peter Schultheiss

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:249

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  27. Content type: Research

    Metabolomics represent a valuable tool to recover biological information using body fluids and may help to characterize pathophysiological mechanisms of the studied disease. This approach has not been widely u...

    Authors: Abdellah Tebani, Lenaig Abily-Donval, Isabelle Schmitz-Afonso, Bénédicte Héron, Monique Piraud, Jérôme Ausseil, Farid Zerimech, Bruno Gonzalez, Stéphane Marret, Carlos Afonso and Soumeya Bekri

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:248

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  28. Content type: Commentary

    We have previously reported that nuclear expression of the Hippo transducer TAZ in association with Wnt pathway mutations negatively impacts survival outcomes in advanced gastric cancer (GC) patients. Here, we...

    Authors: Matteo Pallocca, Frauke Goeman, Francesca De Nicola, Elisa Melucci, Francesca Sperati, Irene Terrenato, Laura Pizzuti, Beatrice Casini, Enzo Gallo, Carla Azzurra Amoreo, Patrizia Vici, Luigi Di Lauro, Simonetta Buglioni, Maria Grazia Diodoro, Edoardo Pescarmona, Marco Mazzotta…

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:247

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  29. Content type: Research

    Bone marrow concentrate (BMC) has shown promise in the treatment of several orthopedic conditions. This registry study investigated the use of autologous BMC and platelet products for percutaneous anterior cru...

    Authors: Christopher Centeno, Jason Markle, Ehren Dodson, Ian Stemper, Christopher Williams, Matthew Hyzy, Thomas Ichim and Michael Freeman

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:246

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  30. Content type: Research

    In acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), high ABCB1 gene expression has been associated with treatment resistance, which affects patient prognosis. Many preclinical reports and retrospective population studies h...

    Authors: Christian Ramos-Peñafiel, Irma Olarte-Carrillo, Rafael Cerón-Maldonado, Etta Rozen-Fuller, Juan Julio Kassack-Ipiña, Guillermo Meléndez-Mier, Juan Collazo-Jaloma and Adolfo Martínez-Tovar

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:245

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  31. Content type: Research

    Microbiota and bile acids in the gastrointestinal tract profoundly alter systemic metabolic processes. In obese subjects, gradual weight loss ameliorates adipose tissue inflammation and related systemic change...

    Authors: José O. Alemán, Nicholas A. Bokulich, Jonathan R. Swann, Jeanne M. Walker, Joel Correa De Rosa, Thomas Battaglia, Adele Costabile, Alexandros Pechlivanis, Yupu Liang, Jan L. Breslow, Martin J. Blaser and Peter R. Holt

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:244

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  32. Content type: Research

    The efficacy of heparins and low-MW-heparins (LMWH) against human asthma has been known for decades. However, the clinical utility of these compounds has been hampered by their anticoagulant properties. Much e...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Ghonim, Jeffrey Wang, Salome V. Ibba, Hanh H. Luu, Kusma Pyakurel, Ilyes Benslimane, Shaker Mousa and A. Hamid Boulares

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:243

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  33. Content type: Review

    Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha was originally identified in the 1970s as the serum mediator of innate immunity capable of inducing hemorrhagic necrosis in tumors. Today, a wide spectrum of biological activi...

    Authors: Steven F. Josephs, Thomas E. Ichim, Stephen M. Prince, Santosh Kesari, Francesco M. Marincola, Anton Rolando Escobedo and Amir Jafri

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:242

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  34. Content type: Research

    Cardiomyopathies are the most common clinical and genetic heterogeneity cardiac diseases, and genetic contribution in particular plays a major role in patients with primary cardiomyopathies. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Chaoxia Lu, Wei Wu, Fang Liu, Kunqi Yang, Jiacheng Li, Yaping Liu, Rongrong Wang, Nuo Si, Peng Gao, Yongtai Liu, Shuyang Zhang and Xue Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:241

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  35. Content type: Research

    Individuals with arterial hypertension often have an autonomic nervous system (ANS) imbalance with predominance of sympathetic ANS. This predominance can lead to injury of several organs affecting its function...

    Authors: Arthur F. Vale, Juliana A. Carneiro, Paulo C. V. Jardim, Thiago V. Jardim, James Steele, James P. Fisher and Paulo Gentil

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:240

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  36. Content type: Commentary

    Non-typhoidal Salmonella usually induces self-limiting gastroenteritis. However, in many parts of Africa, especially in individuals who are malnourished, infected with malaria, or have sickle cell disease, the...

    Authors: Seah H. Lim, Barbara A. Methé, Bettina M. Knoll, Alison Morris and Stephen K. Obaro

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:239

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  37. Content type: Research

    Maraviroc-containing combined antiretroviral therapy (MVC-cART) improved the response to the hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine in HIV-infected subjects younger than 50 years old. We aimed here to explore the eff...

    Authors: Inés Herrero-Fernández, Isaac Rosado-Sánchez, Miguel Genebat, Laura Tarancón-Díez, María Mar Rodríguez-Méndez, María Mar Pozo-Balado, Carmen Lozano, Ezequiel Ruiz-Mateos, Manuel Leal and Yolanda M. Pacheco

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:238

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  38. Content type: Methodology

    Cytokine-induced killer (CIK) cells are a very promising cell population raising growing interest in the field of cellular antitumor therapy. The aim of our study was to validate the most advantageous expansio...

    Authors: Sara Castiglia, Aloe Adamini, Deborah Rustichelli, Laura Castello, Katia Mareschi, Giuseppe Pinnetta, Marco Leone, Alessandra Mandese, Ivana Ferrero, Giulia Mesiano and Franca Fagioli

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:237

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:275

  39. Content type: Research

    Major differences exist between men and women in both physiology and pathophysiology. Dissecting the underlying processes and contributing mechanisms of sex differences in health and disease represents a cruci...

    Authors: Changting Cui, Chuanbo Huang, Kejia Liu, Guoheng Xu, Jichun Yang, Yong Zhou, Yingmei Feng, Georgios Kararigas, Bin Geng and Qinghua Cui

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:236

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  40. Content type: Research

    Alternative N-glycosylation has significant structural and functional consequences on immunoglobulin G (IgG) and can affect immune responses, acting as a switch between pro- and anti-inflammatory IgG functionalit...

    Authors: Di Liu, Xi Chu, Hao Wang, Jing Dong, Si-Qi Ge, Zhong-Yao Zhao, Hong-Li Peng, Ming Sun, Li-Juan Wu, Man-Shu Song, Xiu-Hua Guo, Qun Meng, You-Xin Wang, Gordan Lauc and Wei Wang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:235

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  41. Content type: Research

    Hyaluronan (HA), a major component of the extracellular matrix, has been proven to play a crucial role in tumor progression. However, it remains unknown whether HA exerts any effects in myelodysplastic syndrom...

    Authors: Cheng-Ming Fei, Juan Guo, You-Shan Zhao, Si-Da Zhao, Qing-Qing Zhen, Lei Shi, Xiao Li and Chun-Kang Chang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:234

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  42. Content type: Research

    NLRP3 inflammasome is involved in the inflammatory responses during acute lung injury (ALI). RIP3 triggered NLRP3 inflammasome activation independent of necroptosis induction has recently been documented. In t...

    Authors: Jingxian Chen, Shuang Wang, Rong Fu, Mianjing Zhou, Tengyue Zhang, Wenxu Pan, Niansheng Yang and Yuefang Huang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:233

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  43. Content type: Research

    Expression of the NPM1 gene, encoding nucleophosmin, is upregulated in cancers. Although more than ten NPM1 transcripts are known, the reports were usually limited to one predominant transcript. In leukemia, the

    Authors: Luiza Handschuh, Pawel Wojciechowski, Maciej Kazmierczak, Malgorzata Marcinkowska-Swojak, Magdalena Luczak, Krzysztof Lewandowski, Mieczyslaw Komarnicki, Jacek Blazewicz, Marek Figlerowicz and Piotr Kozlowski

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:232

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  44. Content type: Research

    Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic debilitating disease with huge social-economic impact. It has been suggested that immune dysregulation, nitrooxidative stress, and metab...

    Authors: Chin-An Yang, Sandra Bauer, Yu-Chen Ho, Franziska Sotzny, Jan-Gowth Chang and Carmen Scheibenbogen

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:231

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  45. Content type: Research

    To explore the association between systolic and diastolic blood pressure (SBP and DBP respectively) and pulse pressure (PP) with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality events among Iranian patients with pr...

    Authors: Ashkan Hashemi, Sormeh Nourbakhsh, Samaneh Asgari, Mohammadhassan Mirbolouk, Fereidoun Azizi and Farzad Hadaegh

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:230

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  46. Content type: Research

    YKL-40 (CHI3L1) is a novel biomarker for inflammation, tissue remodeling, and fibrosis, as well as cardiovascular diseases. We investigated the association between YKL-40 expression in epicardial adipose tissue (...

    Authors: Qing Wang, Hua Shen, Jie Min, Yang Gao, Kai Liu, Wang Xi, Jie Yang, Liang Yin, Jibin Xu, Jian Xiao and Zhinong Wang

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:229

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  47. Content type: Research

    There is increasing interest in using extracellular vesicle-derived microRNAs (miRNAs) as biomarkers in renal dysfunction and injury. Preliminary evidence indicates that miRNAs regulate the progression of glom...

    Authors: Javier Perez-Hernandez, Dolores Olivares, Maria J. Forner, Ana Ortega, Elena Solaz, Fernando Martinez, Felipe J. Chaves, Josep Redon and Raquel Cortes

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:228

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  48. Content type: Research

    The use of checkpoint inhibitors (ipilimumab, pembrolizumab, nivolumab) has revolutionised the treatment of metastatic melanoma. However still more than the half the patients do not respond to single-agent imm...

    Authors: Angus G. Dalgleish, Satvinder Mudan and Alberto Fusi

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:227

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  49. Content type: Research

    The developmental origins of health and disease theory states that a disturbance in the early life environment can contribute to disease risk in later life. Leptin and insulin are anorectic hormones involved i...

    Authors: Annette Vriens, Michelle Plusquin, Willy Baeyens, Liesbeth Bruckers, Elly Den Hond, Ilse Loots, Vera Nelen, Greet Schoeters, Bram G. Janssen and Tim S. Nawrot

    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:224

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