Research Article

Challenges of Treating Methamphetamine-Positive Patients

Methamphetamines are addictive stimulants that induce dopamine release, a sense of euphoria, and increased libido. The effects of methamphetamine in i... Read more


Research Article

Is There an Increased Risk of Lung Cancer among the Chinese Silica Cohort? - The Influence of Occupational Confounders

To evaluate a possible influence of confounding in risk estimation for lung cancer in relation to silica dust exposure, we re-analyze a recently publi... Read more


Review Article

Secondary Prevention of Cancer in the Older Individual

The incidence and the mortality of cancer increase with age. This article explores the possibility of decreasing cancer-related mortality in the aged ... Read more


Research Article

Is a Minimal Invasive Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) in the Hip Possible? A Feasibility and Safety Study of Arthroscopic Treatment of Full Thickness Acetabular Cartilage Defects with an Injectable ACI

Injectable autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) offers a new method for the minimal invasive treatment of acetabular cartilage defects. The feasi... Read more



A New Pharmacologic Approach for the Potential Reduction of Autism and Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis and autism bear significant neuropathologic similarities such as reduced myelination and elevated anti-myelin basic protein (anti-M... Read more


Review Article

Who Owns Hematopoietic Stem Cells? Some Fundamental Legal Stakes for the Manufacture of Cultured Red Blood Cells

Significant R&D investment is currently being made in the design of cost-effective devices for the manufacture of red blood cells (RBCs) from hematopo... Read more


Research Article

Lessons from the Discovery of the "Calcium Paradox" due to Ca2+/Camp Interaction

The notion of stimulus-secretion initially resulted from the experiments performed by Douglas and Rubin in the sixties. Using adrenal chromaffin cells... Read more



Facing a Loss in a Family. New Perspectives of Intervention

The work of mourning, or coping with a loss in general, may be, definitely, one of the aspects that most strongly contribute to the objective of famil... Read more


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A Quantitative Assessment of Lung Tumor Motion under Abdominal Compression using 4D-CT Imaging

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) has rapidly emerged as a curative procedure for early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The ablativ... Read more


Case Report

Liver Abscess and Septic Pulmonary Embolism. Description of Two Clinical Cases and Review of the Literature

Retrospective data was collected from all patients admitted for liver abscesses in the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital (Santander, Spain) b... Read more