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    dcyphr-d by Leanna Zelle on 2020-06-18
    AbstractThere is little information on exposure to sexual violence in low income urban African Americans. This study is composed on answers from 1,300 African Americans from Detroit on lifetime sexual violence and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Lifetime sexual violence was 26.3% for women and 5.1% for men, and victims reported more other traumatic events, 4 times greater unadjusted odds of PTSD, and 1.6 times greater adjusted odds of PTSD. More screening should be done in urban African...
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    dcyphr-d by Vincent Lam on 2020-06-18
    Abstract / IntroductionFinding genes that are mutated in human cancers has given us knowledge on how cancers form. This knowledge has allowed us to develop new ways to treat cancer. In this study, researchers analyze the genetic changes that take place during the development of breast and colorectal cancers. They did so by sequencing DNA from breast and colorectal tumors while also browsing RefSeq, a database that details most known human gene sequences. Sequencing StrategyThe researchers used t...
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    dcyphr-d by Vincent Lam on 2020-06-18
    AbstractThe purpose of the study detailed here is to examine lung abnormalities in COVID-19 patients with CT scans and to see how these abnormalities are connected to how long they’ve had the disease. Scans performed on 112 patients show that CT scans could be used to measure the severity of lung damage in COVID-19 patients. These scans showed that the disease changes rapidly at first, but remains stable afterwards.IntroductionCOVID-19 first appeared in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and pneumoni...
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    dcyphr-d by Leanna Zelle on 2020-06-18
    AbstractThis study assesses Endoglin’s (Eng) role in wound healing by comparing heterozygous Eng+/- mice and normal Eng+/+ mice. The area of the wound was higher in Eng+/- mice and took longer to heal compared to the Eng+/+ mice. The Eng+/- mice had slower growing and elongated in shape keratin cells. Decreased nitric oxide (NO) slowed the healing of normal Eng+/+ mice, but had no effect on Eng+/- mice. Increased NO caused faster wound closure in Eng+/-, but had no effect on the Eng+/+ mice. Sti...
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    dcyphr-d by Alexander Alexandrov on 2020-06-18
    IntroductionOne of the first steps utilized by governments trying to combat the spread of novel coronavirus is the restriction of public mobility. This tactic includes everything from limiting public transportation to banning public gatherings. While past studies have looked at the effect of mobility restrictions on certain subpopulations (school children or workers), none have observed information about a population as a whole. This study’s goal is to create several comprehensive coronavirus tr...
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    dcyphr-d by Daniel Amuedo on 2020-06-18
    Abstract Plastic pollution in the aquatic environment poses an enormous impact on wildlife and human beings. Currently, wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are a main source of microplastic and nanoplastic in the water. WWTPs do no account for plastic removal in their design. This study reviews possible membrane technologies that can be applied to WWTPs to filter microplastic smaller than 100 nanometers. From this literature analysis, the researchers discovered the removal of microplastics wit...
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    dcyphr-d by George Ponodath on 2020-06-18
    AbstractObjective: To determine the association between smoking and progression of COVID-19.Design: A meta-analysis of 12 published papers.Data Source: PubMed database was searched on April 6, 2020.Eligibility criteria and data analysis: The authors included studies reporting smoking behaviour of COVID-19 patients and progression of disease. Main Outcome Measures: The study outcome was progression of COVID-19 among people who already had the disease.Results: The authors identified 12 papers with...
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    dcyphr-d by George Ponodath on 2020-06-18
    AbstractThis study examines how average temperature (AT) and average relative humidity (ART) relates to COVID-19 cases. This study considers 30 Chinese provinces. There was a strong relation between AT, ART and COVID-19. The correlation was negative. This means that higher AT and ART related to lower COVID-19 cases.When ARH was 67-85.5%%, every 1 °C increase in the AT led to a decrease in the daily confirmed cases by 36-57%%. When AT was 5.04-8.2 °C, every 1%% increase in ARH led to a dec...
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    dcyphr-d by Vincent Lam on 2020-06-18
    IntroductionItaly was the first European country to be impacted by COVID-19. At the time this article was published, Italy had about 130,000 COVID-19 cases, and the city of Bergamo had the most infections and deaths. People with COVID-19 often suffer from severe respiratory ailments. Emerging evidence seems to suggest that the respiratory tract isn’t the only part of the body at risk of damage from COVID-19. Tissue damage in COVID-19 patients are often caused by the immune system rather than the...
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    dcyphr-d by Janet Hsu on 2020-06-18
    IntroductionA novel coronavirus has caused a viral pneumonia outbreak in China. There is evidence of person-to-person transmission. But, the researchers have not yet seen reports of COVID-19 transmission from an asymptomatic carrier. The carrier would have a normal chest computed tomography (CT).AimsThe researchers report a possible transmission of COVID-19 through an asymptomatic carrier.MethodsIn January 2020,  the physicians admitted 5 symptomatic and 1 asymptomatic family members. The sympto...