Oxidative stress contributes to reductions in microvascular endothelial- and nitric oxide-dependent dilation in women with a history of gestational diabetes

Article: Oxidative stress contributes to reductions in microvascular endothelial- and nitric oxide-dependent dilation in women with a history of gestational diabetes Authors: Anna E Stanhewicz, Rowan L Schlarmann, Kaila M Brustkern, Diana I Jalal Journal: J Appl Physiol (1985). 2022 Aug 1;133(2):361-370 Abstract: Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are twice as […]

Direct endoscopic placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies with jejunal extension tubes (PEG-J) using ultra-thin endoscopes – long-term outcomes from a U.S. tertiary referral center

Article: Direct endoscopic placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies with jejunal extension tubes (PEG-J) using ultra-thin endoscopes – long-term outcomes from a U.S. tertiary referral center Authors: Yazan Hasan, Asad Ali, Amer El Sayed, Avraham Levin, Henning Gerke, Hye Yeon Jhun, Mohamad Mokadem, Rami El Abiad, Randhir Jesudoss, Steven Polyak, Nadav Sahar Journal: Surg Endosc. 2022 […]

Glucosylceramide synthase inhibition protects against cardiac hypertrophy in chronic kidney disease

Article: Glucosylceramide synthase inhibition protects against cardiac hypertrophy in chronic kidney disease Authors: Gabriel C Baccam, Jian Xie, Xin Jin, Hyejung Park, Bing Wang, Hervé Husson, Oxana Ibraghimov-Beskrovnaya, Chou-Long Huang Journal: Sci Rep. 2022 Jun 4;12(1):9340 Abstract: A significant population of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) develops cardiac hypertrophy, which can lead to heart […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Intentions Following US Food and Drug Administration Approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Article: COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Intentions Following US Food and Drug Administration Approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Authors: Aaron M Scherer, Andrew M Parker, Courtney A Gidengil, Amber M Gedlinske, Natoshia M Askelson, Christine A Petersen, Megan C Lindley Journal: JAMA Intern Med. 2022 Jun 1;182(6):678-680 Abstract: This survey study assesses vaccination intentions of […]

Vitamin D-mediated effects on airway innate immunity in vitro

Article: Vitamin D-mediated effects on airway innate immunity in vitro Authors: Emma M Stapleton, Kathy Keck, Robert Windisch, Mallory R Stroik, Andrew L Thurman, Joseph Zabner, Ian M Thornell, Alejandro A Pezzulo, Julia Klesney-Tait, Alejandro P Comellas Journal: PLoS One. 2022 Jun 6;17(6):e0269647 Abstract: Introduction: Vitamin D supplementation has been suggested to enhance immunity during […]

Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life of Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Patients and Nontransplant Patients With Aggressive Lymphoma: A Prospective Cohort Analysis

Article: Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life of Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Patients and Nontransplant Patients With Aggressive Lymphoma: A Prospective Cohort Analysis Authors: Christopher S Strouse, Melissa C Larson, Shawna L Ehlers, Kathleen J Yost, Matthew J Maurer, Stephen M Ansell, David J Inwards, Patrick B Johnston, Ivana N Micallef, Brian K Link, Umar Farooq, […]

Antibiotic stewardship implementation at hospitals without on-site infectious disease specialists: A qualitative study

Article: Antibiotic stewardship implementation at hospitals without on-site infectious disease specialists: A qualitative study Authors: Daniel J Livorsi, Kenda R Stewart Steffensmeier, Eli N Perencevich, Matthew Bidwell Goetz, Heather Schacht Reisinger Journal: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 May;43(5):576-581 Abstract: Background: Hospitals are required to have antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs), but there are few models for […]

Cardiomyocyte-specific deletion of sarcoglycan-δ leads to dilated cardiomyopathy, autonomic dysfunction, and exaggerated stress-induced cardiovascular reactivity

Article: Cardiomyocyte-specific deletion of sarcoglycan-δ leads to dilated cardiomyopathy, autonomic dysfunction, and exaggerated stress-induced cardiovascular reactivity Authors: Gabriela Cavazza Cerri, Liping Yang, Kathy Zimmerman, Alyssa Bosko, Mark Chapleau, Robert Felder, Robert Weiss, Rasna Sabharwal Journal: The FASEB Journal, 36:(S1). May 2022. Abstract: Deficiency of sarcoglycan-δ (Sgcd) induces disruption of the dystrophin glycoprotein complex, resulting in […]

Cordyceps inhibits ceramide biosynthesis and improves insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis

Article: Cordyceps inhibits ceramide biosynthesis and improves insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis Authors: Ying Li, Chad Lamar Talbot, Bhawna Chandravanshi, Alec Ksiazek, Ayushi Sood, Kamrul Hasan Chowdhury, J Alan Maschek, James Cox, Adhini Kuppuswamy Satheesh Babu, Henry A Paz, Pon Velayutham Anandh Babu, David K Meyerholz, Umesh D Wankhade, William Holland, E Shyong Tai, Scott […]