American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020

  • Research Progress on Regulatory T Cell Differentiation and Regulation

    Jing Feng, Zhaoxin Mu, Zhenjiang Hou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 25-34
    Received: Apr. 10, 2020
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    Published: Jun. 08, 2020
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    Abstract: Regulatory T cells (Treg) are a subset of T cells with immunosuppressive functions. According to the source and mechanism of Treg cells, they are divided into natural regulatory T cells (nTreg) and induced regulatory T cells (iTreg). According to the different properties of secreted cytokines, they are divided into two types: pro-inflammatory and a... Show More
  • Two Year Experience with Tolvaptan in Patients with Rapidly Progressing Polycystic Kidney Disease

    Covadonga López del Moral Cuesta, Gema Fernández Fresnedo, Luis Martín Penagos, Jaime Mazón Ruiz, Marina De Cos Gómez, José Luis Pérez Canga, Mara Serrano Soto, Milagros Heras Vicario, Emilio Rodrigo Calabia, Juan Carlos Ruiz San Millán

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 35-41
    Received: Nov. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2019
    Published: Jun. 09, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a genetic disorder in which patients progress to end stage chronic kidney disease. Tolvaptan, vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist, has been postulated as an effective treatment to slow this progression. METHOD: All patients with ADPKD in whom treatment with tolvaptan was initiated w... Show More
  • Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Breast Self-Examination Among Female Students in Debre Birhan University, North Shewa Ethiopia

    Tesfa Mengie, Andargie Yifru, Asfaw Fikre, Woldetsadik Niguse, Damen Demsie, Meseret Ekubay

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 42-48
    Received: May 17, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 01, 2020
    Published: Jun. 16, 2020
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    Abstract: Breast Self-Examination is a method where by women examines their breasts regularly to detect any abnormal swelling or lumps in order to seek prompt medical attention. Knowledge, attitude and practice towards breast self-examination is important among females for screening, early detection and diagnosis of breast Cancer. Objective of the Study was ... Show More
  • Utilization of Emergency Contraception and Associated Factors Among Vocational College Female Students in Shashemene Town, Oromia, Ethiopia, 2018

    Hailu Fekadu, Buli Teshite, Getu Teshome, Roza Amdemichael, Mesfin Tafa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 49-55
    Received: May 19, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 01, 2020
    Published: Jun. 20, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Emergency contraception is a method to prevent unwanted or unintended pregnancies that could happen after unprotected sexual intercourse. It is a type of modern contraception that can be used following wrong use of contraception. In Ethiopia studies conducted in health facilities showed that unintended pregnancies and unprotected sexual... Show More