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In recent years, the study of computational hemodynamics within anatomically complex vascular regions has generated great interest among clinicians. The progress in computational fluid dynamics, image processing and high-performance computing have allowed us to identify the candidate [...]

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Riedels thyroiditis is a rare type of chronic thyroiditis, associated with fibroinflammatory process and invasion into surrounding tissues, leading to compressive symptoms. A 45-year-old man had a left thyroid mass, presenting with hypotension and bradycardia many times. He was diagnosed [...]

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Since the unexpected emergence of BTV-8 in Northern Europe and the incursion of BTV-8 and 1 in France in 2006–2007, molecular diagnosis has considerably evolved. Several real-time RT-PCR (rtRT-PCR) methods have been developed and published, and are currently being used in many countries [...]

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In the Iberoamerican context the need for the mass media integration in formal education and teacher training is increasing. This paper presents and analyzes the main results of the diagnosis stage of the research «Towards an iberoamerican curriculum of media education». The research [...]

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Leishmaniasis, caused by Leishmania infantum, is a vector-borne zoonotic disease that is endemic to the Mediterranean basin. The potential of rabbits and hares to serve as competent reservoirs for the disease has recently been demonstrated, although assessment of the importance of [...]

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CreativeMed Toolkit is a useful, strategic, self-assessment tool for policy-makers responsible for cultural and development policies in the Mediterranean regions. Its structure, methodological design (regional diagnosis of integral innovation, use of new technologies, and design of [...]

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Various neurological disorders, like Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's disease and Stroke, affect millions of people worldwide. Tremor that is a result of these disorders affects the performance of many Activities of Daily Living such as dressing, bathing, self-care, [...]

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In recent years, more and more manufacturers and operators of fleets of mobile systems have been focusing their efforts on studying and developing conditional maintenance, monitoring, and diagnostic strategies to cope with an increasingly competitive, unstable, costly, and unpredictable [...]

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Diagnostic microbial isolates of bio-safety levels 3 and 4 are difficult to handle in medical field camps under military deployment settings. International transport of such isolates is challenging due to restrictions by the International Air Transport Association. An alternative [...]

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With the objective to identify, among 317 municipalities and delegations of the country, those requiring with higher priority drug abuse prevention and treatment services, it was made a cross-sectional study, based on the Delphi method, which is a structured methodology to systematically [...]