Daily Archives: March 20, 2017

Easy assessment of the vascular autonomic function

Blood vessels change their diameter to keep a stable blood flow. The diameter of the peripheral arteries is determined by contraction or relaxation of the vascular smooth muscle, by endothelium-dependent and autonomic nerve-dependent mechanisms. Vascular endothelial cells

What about noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) from ‘cell-free fetal DNA’ (cffDNA)?

To know anything about the unborn human life was pure science fiction until the end of the 1950s. However today, prenatal diagnostics is routine, and many different approaches are available to check out the health of a

A new enhanced antibiotic treatment for early and late syphilis

Despite an effective treatment for syphilis is available since the penicillin introduction in the mid-20th century, this disease is still a global health concern with over 12 million new cases occurring each year worldwide. Recently, we have