Quality measure and weight loss assessment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with canagliflozin or dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors

• Carol H. Wysham, • Patrick Lefebvre, • Dominic PilonEmail authorView ORCID ID profile, • Mike Ingham, • Marie-Hélène Lafeuille, • Bruno Emond, • Rhiannon Kamstra, • Wing Chow, • Michael Pfeifer and • Mei Sheng Duh BMC Endocrine DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:32 DOI: 10.1186/s12902-017-0180-8 © The Author(s). 2017 Received: 12 December…

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Improving adolescents' social and emotional lives must go beyond teaching them skills

Improving adolescents’ social and emotional lives must go beyond teaching them skills School programs designed to educate children and adolescents on how to understand and manage emotions, relationships and academic goals must go beyond improving the skills of the individuals to create a respectful climate and allow adolescents more autonomy in decision making, according to…

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Complementary and conventional providers in cancer care: experience of communication with patients and steps to improve communication with other providers

Trine Stub, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury, Joanne C. Sandbergand Agnete E. Kristoffersen BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:301 DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1814-0 ©  The Author(s). 2017 Received: 21 February 2017 Accepted: 31 May 2017 Published: 8 June 2017 Abstract Background Effective interdisciplinary communication is important to achieve better quality in health care. The aims of this study were to compare conventional and complementary providers’ experience of communication about complementary therapies…

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Antimicrobial activity, toxicity and anti-inflammatory potential of methanolic extracts of four ethnomedicinal plant species from Punjab, Pakistan

Rabia Naz, Hafsa Ayub, Sajid Nawaz, Zia Ul Islam, Tayyaba Yasmin, Asghari Bano, Abdul Wakeel, Saqib Ziaand Thomas H. Roberts BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:302 DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1815-z ©  The Author(s). 2017 Received: 8 November 2016 Accepted: 31 May 2017 Published: 8 June 2017 Abstract Background The plant species Aristolochia indica (AI), Melilotus indicus (MI), Tribulus terrestris (TT) and Cuscuta pedicellata (CP) are widely used in folk medicine in the villages around Chowk Azam, South Punjab, Pakistan. The aim…

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Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age two

Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age two In previous studies, researchers linked infant brain anatomy differences to autism diagnoses at age two. Now they show differences in functional connections between brain regions at 6 months to predict autism at age two. Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses…

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