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  • Case report - Medical Published: Jun 23, 2017

    Pembrolizumab Associated Hypothyroidism: Case Report and Review of Literature

    Pembrolizumab is a Programmed Death 1 (PD-1) inhibitor used to treat advanced malignant melanoma and metastatic non- small cell lung cancer. It was recently approved by United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of unresectable and advanced stage malignant melanoma. The most common side effects of Pembrolizumab noted…

    -Niranjan Tachamo, Saroj Lohani, Salik Nazir, Rishikesh Joshi, and Mrunalini Deshmukh

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  • Short communication - Medical Published: Jul 03, 2017

    Crouzon Syndrome

    Crouzon’s syndrome was first described by a French neurologist, Octave Crouzon (1874-1938) in the year 1912 as one of the varieties of craniosynostosis. It is also known as craniofacial dysostosis. It has prevalence of 15–16% in one million new born and 4.5% of all craniosystosis. The known race or sex…

    -Ambarkova Vesna, Vladimir Popovski

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  • Case report - Medical Published: Jul 03, 2017

    Acetylcholine Suppresses Release of Interleukin-6 in Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes in Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The central role of cytokines in the pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been thoroughly recognized. RA commonly involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) resulting in craniomandibular pain, jaw functional limitations and risk of anterior open bite. Due to destruction of cartilage and bone tissue in the joint with sometimes debilitating…

    -Amal Al-Khotani, Alstergren P

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  • Letter to editor - Medical Published: Jul 06, 2017

    Accuracy of Dermatoscopy as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool

    The dermatoscopy is a technique used for dermatologists as a diagnostic tool and also to monitor the response to treatments. Although this non-invasive imaging set has been used over decades, new applications have arisen such as preoperative evaluation of tumor margins, monitoring the response of topical treatments and post-treatment follow-up.…

    -Husein Husein-ElAhmed

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  • Research article - Medical Published: Jun 26, 2017

    The Occurrence of Pneumoconiosis in a Talc Mining Population Exposed to Non-asbestos Elongate Mineral Particulate

    The pulmonary toxicity of non-asbestos elongate mineral particulate (EMP) is of ongoing interest due, in part, to the known pulmonary risk of exposure to asbestos fiber. The purpose of this study is to provide new data relevant to the assessment of risk from exposure to non-asbestos EMP. One non-asbestos EMP…

    -John W. Kelse, John F. Gamble, and Brian A. Boehlecke

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