Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

Disparities resulting from variations in regional donor supply and liver transplant tourism

In the United States, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) develops national policies that determine how donated organs are collected, matched, and distributed with candidates on the transplantation waitlist. Currently, the nation is divided into 11

Crosstalk between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and host plants under drought stress

Drought stress is detrimental to plant growth and development. Nevertheless, plants have evolved mechanisms to cope with drought stress at cellular, tissue, and whole-plant levels. Plant physiological responses to drought stress are initiated and sustained by signal

Coffee for the relief of symptoms of methotrexate intolerance among patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and some of the other systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases are commonly prescribed methotrexate (MTX) at the dose of < 25-30 mg/week. Depending upon the patient’s condition and the dosage prescribed, some patients

Blood pressure charts for pediatrics

Blood pressure screening is essential throughout life. Adult blood pressure assessments have static thresholds of 140/90 for hypertension and 90/60 for hypotension but screening blood pressure in children is more complicated. As children grow, normal blood pressure