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  • Research article - Medical Published: Aug 03, 2017

    Genetic Investigation Confirms Acral Peeling Skin Syndrome in a Hungarian Family Clinically Diagnosed with Localized Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex

    Localized Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex (EBS, localized form, OMIM 131800) is a rare monogenic skin disease characterized by the development of blisters on the hands and feet. Acral peeling skin syndrome (APSS, OMIM 609796) is a monogenic condition characterized by superficial painless peeling of the skin predominantly on the dorsal aspects…

    -Katalin Farkas, Adrienn Sulak, Lajos Kemeny, Marta Szell and Nikoletta Nagy

  • Case report - Medical Published: Jul 31, 2017

    Demodex Induced Blepharitis Diagnosed by In Vivo Confocal Microscopy

    Demodex folliculorum can colonize eyelash infundibulum and induce blepharitis. The clinical diagnosis of Demodex induced blepharitis is often challenging and a microscopic identification of Demodex in epilated lashes or in eyelids scrapings is necessary. The aim of our study was to verify if in vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM), a…

    -Cinotti E, Fiorani D, Labeille B, Cambazard F, Rubegni P and Perrot JL

  • Review article - Lifesciences Published: Aug 04, 2017

    The Cell Embodies Standard Engineering Principles

    In the last several decades, different engineering disciplines have explored ways to harness biology. Engineers have looked to biology not just for medical applications, but also for production of biomimetic materials and technologies, neural network processing algorithms, and even computer networking. These engineering applications of biological phenomena are made possible…

    -Curtis E. Hrischuk and Gregory T. Reeves

  • Review article - Engineering Published: Jul 24, 2017

    Bioactive Glasses for Orthopedic and Orthodontic Implant Applications

    Bioactive glasses are successfully used in orthopaedics and orthodontics due to their ability to remineralise the apatite layer through a cascade of reactions when in contact with the physiological fluids. They are classified as second generation biomaterial for its bioactivity.

    -Anusha Thampi VV and Subramanian B*

  • Review article - Lifesciences Published: Jul 26, 2017

    Viral Causes of Diarrhea in Children in Africa: A Literature Review

    Childhood diarrhea remains one of the most important health issues worldwide with high morbidity and mortality rates majorly in Africa and other developing countries. Several etiological agents have been linked to acute diarrhea in children. Rotavirus has been the major cause of viral childhood diarrhea in Africa however, with the…

    -Smith I. Stella and Ajayi A