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  • New novel circulating proteins involved in progression of DKD to ESRD
    on April 22, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Seventeen proteins, called the Kidney Risk Inflammatory Signature (KRIS), could allow doctors to determine the risk of progression to end stage renal disease in a patient with diabetic kidney disease. […]

  • How Enterococcus faecalis bacteria causes antibiotic resistant infection
    on April 17, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    A new study describes how bacteria adapted to the modern hospital environment and repeatedly cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections. This study examined one of the first sustained hospital outbreaks of a multidrug-resistant bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis, which occurred from the early through the mid-1980s, causing over 60 outbreak strains. […]

  • Doubles badminton players may be at highest risk of serious eye injury during play
    on April 16, 2019 at 12:02 am

    Doubles badminton players may be at greatest risk of potentially serious eye injury during matches compared with singles players, suggests a small study. […]

  • Brain marker for angry dreams
    on April 15, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    Researchers have identified a pattern of brain activity that predicts anger experienced during dreaming, according to a new study of healthy adults. The research could potentially inform efforts to understand the neural basis of the emotional content of nightmares, a feature of various mental and sleep disorders. […]

  • Case of tick-borne relapsing fever in Mexico
    on April 11, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    Tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is a recurring fever caused by exposure to infected Borrelia bacteria. Several cases have been reported in Mexico, but the disease gets little attention. Now, researchers describe the details of an additional case of TBRF in Sonora, Mexico in 2012. […]

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