Effect of periodontal disease on diabetes: systematic review of epidemiologic observational evidence

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Background: Periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus are common, chronic diseases worldwide. Epidemiologic and biologic evidence suggests periodontal disease may affect diabetes. Objective: To systematically review non-experimental, epidemiologic evidence for effects of periodontal disease on diabetes control, complications, and incidence. Data sources: Electronic bibliographic databases, supplemented by hand searches of recent and future issues of relevant journals. Study eligibility...
Authors: Wenche S. Borgnakke, Pekka V. Ylostalo, George W. Taylor, Robert R. Genco

Hospitalized Patients With 2009 H1N1 Influenza Infection: The Mayo Clinic Experience

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Chakradhar Venkata, MBBS, an intensivist at Immanuel St. Joseph's Hospital-Mayo Health System, discusses his Online First article entitled “Hospitalized Patients With 2009 H1N1 Influenza Infection: The Mayo Clinic Experience” (available at: http://tinyurl.com/2al2a2r ). This retrospective study of 66 adults hospitalized at Mayo Clinic with 2009 H1N1 influenza infection describes the most common comorbidities, symptoms, and complications seen in these patients as well their rates of ICU...

Inguinal hernia repair without mesh-New technique

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“Complete cure from groin hernia is now possible with Dr.Desarda's inguinal hernia repair technique.......” Mesh is a foreign body. Therefore, its use in hernia repairs is known to cause all sorts of complications like pain, recurrence, infection etc. We have developed an innovative new technique of inguinal hernia repair without mesh. It uses your own body muscle for repair and gives virtually complete cure from inguinal hernia problem. An undetached strip of the external oblique...