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Future physicians and tobacco: an online survey of the habits, beliefs and knowledge base of medical students at a Canadian University
Background Little is known about the knowledge and attitudes towards tobacco use among medical students in Canada. Our objectives were to estimate the prevalence of tobacco use among medical students, assess their perceived ...
Diversity of putative archaeal RNA viruses in metagenomic datasets of a yellowstone acidic hot spring.
Two genomic fragments (5,662 and 1,269 nt in size, GenBank accession no. JQ756122 and JQ756123, respectively) of novel, positive-strand RNA viruses that infect archaea were first discovered in an acidic hot spring in ...
Pleural malakoplakia caused by Rhodoccocus equi infection in a patient after stem cell transplantation
Malakoplakia is a disease especially of the urinary tract with typical plaques most frequently observed in the urinary bladder's mucosa. In the context of immunosuppression malakoplakia can also occur in other organs. Some ...
Low-molecular-weight metabolite systems chemistry
Low-molecular-weight metabolites (LMWMs) comprise primary or central and a plethora of intermediary or secondary metabolites, all of which are characterized by a molecular weight below 900 Dalton. The latter are especially ...
Does habitat disturbance affect stress, body condition and parasitism in two sympatric lemurs?
Understanding how animals react to human-induced changes in their environment is a key question in conservation biology. Owing to their potential correlation with fitness, several physiological parameters are commonly used ...
Interpretable Multiclass Models for Corporate Credit Rating Capable of Expressing Doubt
Corporate credit rating is a process to classify commercial enterprises based on their creditworthiness. Machine learning algorithms can construct classification models, but in general they do not tend to be 100% accurate. ...
Stable isotope analysis (δ (13)C and δ (15)N) of soil nematodes from four feeding groups.
Soil nematode feeding groups are a long-established trophic categorisation largely based on morphology and are used in ecological indices to monitor and analyse the biological state of soils. Stable isotope ratio analysis ...
A Field-Deployable Reverse Transcription Recombinase Polymerase Amplification Assay for Rapid Detection of the Chikungunya Virus.
BACKGROUND: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a mosquito-borne virus currently transmitted in about 60 countries. CHIKV causes acute flu-like symptoms and in many cases prolonged musculoskeletal and joint pain. Detection of the ...
Neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis: Seeing differences through optical coherence tomography.
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that preferentially targets the optic nerves and spinal cord. The clinical presentation may suggest multiple sclerosis (MS), ...
Postextrasystolic blood pressure potentiation predicts poor outcome of cardiac patients.
BACKGROUND: Postextrasystolic blood pressure potentiation (PESP), the pulse wave augmentation after an extrasystolic beat, is typically enhanced in heart failure (HF) patients. This study prospectively tested the association ...