Psycho-emotional, cultural, and social factors are directly related to re-consultation in the emergency service

A new study published and highlighted by the scientific journal Emergencias reveals the direct relationship between having two or more factors, such as illiteracy, anxiety or lack of caregivers, and returning to the ER in less than 30 days.

New advances in the analysis of the mechanisms that explain the dual role of TGF-beta in hepatocellular carcinoma

The results show that a protein, NADPH oxidase NOX4, which had been described as a mediator of TGF-beta-induced cell death, also participates in the pro-tumorogenic response to this factor, specifically mediating its pro-migratory and invasive effects.

First assessment of individual brain heterogeneity in mental disorders

The analysis of brain involvement at an individual level has shown that there is a great heterogeneity in the affected regions in individuals with the same clinical diagnosis. In contrast, alterations in neural circuits and networks involving different regions are common among various mental disorders and could therefore become useful as diagnostic markers.

A new heart failure program can reduce hospitalizations and deaths at 90 and 180 days after discharge

According to the study carried out by the IDIBELL research group on cardiovascular diseases (BIOHEART), this program not only could reduce hospital admissions and deaths of patients 30 days after discharge – as it was already proven – but also at 90 and 180 days.

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