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Cutaneous collateral axonal sprouting re-innervates the skin component and restores sensation of denervated Swine osteomyocutaneous alloflaps.
(PLoS Organization, 2013-10-18)
Reconstructive transplantation such as extremity and face transplantation is a viable treatment option for select patients with devastating tissue loss. Sensorimotor recovery is a critical determinant of overall success ...
Sexual and gender-based violence in areas of armed conflict: a systematic review of mental health and psychosocial support interventions.
(BioMed Central, 2013-08-05)
BACKGROUND: Sexual and other forms of gender-based violence are common in conflict settings and are known risk factors for mental health and psychosocial wellbeing. We present findings from a systematic review of the ...
Morphological characterization of bushy cells and their inputs in the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus) anteroventral cochlear nucleus.
(PLoS Organization, 2013-08-26)
Spherical and globular bushy cells of the AVCN receive huge auditory nerve endings specialized for high fidelity neural transmission in response to acoustic events. Recent studies in mice and other rodent species suggest ...
A horizontal alignment tool for numerical trend discovery in sequence data: application to protein hydropathy.
(PLoS Organization, 2013-10-10)
An algorithm is presented that returns the optimal pairwise gapped alignment of two sets of signed numerical sequence values. One distinguishing feature of this algorithm is a flexible comparison engine (based on both ...
Sympathetic innervation during development is necessary for pancreatic islet architecture and functional maturation.
(Cell Press, 2013-07-25)
Sympathetic neurons depend on target-derived neurotrophic cues to control their survival and growth. However, whether sympathetic innervation contributes reciprocally to the development of target tissues is less clear. ...
Violence against women in sex work and HIV risk implications differ qualitatively by perpetrator.
(BioMed Central, 2013-09-23)
BACKGROUND: Physical and sexual violence heighten STI/HIV risk for women in sex work. Against this backdrop, we describe the nature of abuse against women in sex work, and its STI/HIV implications, across perpetrator ...