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  • Analytical studies assessing the association between extreme precipitation or temperature and drinking water-related waterborne infections: A review 

    Guzman Herrador, B. R.; De Blasio, B. F.; MacDonald, E.; Nichols, G.; Sudre, B.; Vold, L.; Semenza, J. C.; Nygård, K. (2015)
    Determining the role of weather in waterborne infections is a priority public health research issue as climate change is predicted to increase the frequency of extreme precipitation and temperature events. To document the ...
  • Aujeszky's Disease (Pseudorabies). An old threat in current pig industry? Part I. Pathogenetic information and implications 

    Papageorgiou, K. V.; Burriel, A. R.; Filioussis, G.; Psychas, V.; Nauwynck, H. J.; Kritas, S. K. (2011)
    Aujeszky's disease (AD) (or pseudorabies) is an important viral disease of swine causing neurological signs in neonatal pigs, respiratory problems in fatteners and reproductive disorders in breeding stock. Glycoproteins ...
  • Autoantibodies in autoimmune pancreatitis 

    Smyk, D. S.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Koutsoumpas, A. L.; Kriese, S.; Burroughs, A. K.; Bogdanos, D. P. (2012)
    Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) was first used to describe cases of pancreatitis with narrowing of the pancreatic duct, enlargement of the pancreas, hyper - globulinaemia, and antinuclear antibody (ANA) positivity serologically. ...
  • Black hairy tongue in a 2-month-old infant 

    Poulopoulos, A. K.; Antoniades, D. Z.; Epivatianos, A.; Grivea, I. N.; Syrogiannopoulos, G. A. (2008)
    Black hairy tongue (BHT) is an unusual condition in adults, and is characterised by marked accumulation of keratin on the filiform papillae of the dorsum of the tongue resulting in a hairlike appearance. The colour of the ...
  • CD8+T lymphocytes in bronchoalveolar lavage in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 

    Papiris, S. A.; Kollintza, A.; Karatza, M.; Manali, E. D.; Sotiropoulou, C.; Milic-Emili, J.; Roussos, C.; Daniil, Z. (2007)
    Background. Recently it was shown that in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) tissue infiltrating CD8+ T lymphocytes (TLs) are associated with breathlessness and physiological indices of disease severity, as well as that ...
  • Chios mastic gum: A plant-produced resin exhibiting numerous diverse pharmaceutical and biomedical prοperties 

    Dimas, K. S.; Pantazis, P.; Ramanujam, R. (2012)
    Chios mastic gum (CMG) is a resin produced by the plant Pistacia lentiscus var. chia. CMG is used to extract the mastic gum essential oil (MGO). CMG and MGO consist of nearly 70 constituents and have demonstrated numerous ...
  • Cryoglobulinemia due to chronic viral hepatitis infections is not a major problem in clinical practice 

    Christodoulou, D. K.; Dalekos, G. N.; Merkouropoulos, M. H.; Kistis, K. G.; Georgitsi, G.; Zervou, E.; Zachou, K.; Tsianos, E. V. (2001)
    Background: Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia (EMC) is a systemic disease frequently associated with chronic viral hepatitis. This study was conducted in order to assess the prevalence of EMC in patients with hepatitis B ...
  • Cytokines and pathological sleep 

    Kapsimalis, F.; Basta, M.; Varouchakis, G.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Vgontzas, A.; Kryger, M. (2008)
    Cytokines are proteins produced by leukocytes and other cells that function as intercellular mediators acting on several target tissues, resulting in multiple biologic actions. Over the last decade, medical research has ...
  • The effects of old, new and emerging medicines on metabolic aberrations in PCOS 

    Bargiota, A.; Diamanti-Kandarakis, E. (2012)
    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age that is associated with significant adverse short- and long-term health consequences. Multiple metabolic aberrations, such as ...
  • Endothelin-1 plasma levels in hemodialysis treatment - The influence of type 2 diabetes 

    Liakopoulos, V.; Wurth, P.; Mertens, P. R.; Eleftheriadis, T.; Kourti, P.; Voliotis, G.; Heintz, B.; Koukoulis, G. N.; Stefanidis, I. (2005)
    In patients on chronic hemodialysis the prevalence of atherosclerosis is increased and is by far the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Endothelin-1, an endothelium-derived peptide with vasoconstrictive and mitogenic ...
  • Experimental staphylococcal mastitis in bitches: Clinical, bacteriological, cytological, haematological and pathological features 

    Ververidis, H. N.; Mavrogianni, V. S.; Fragkou, I. A.; Orfanou, D. C.; Gougoulis, D. A.; Tzivara, A.; Gouletsou, P. G.; Athanasiou, L.; Boscos, C. M.; Fthenakis, G. C. (2007)
    The objectives of the work were to study the features of experimentally induced canine mastitis and to present hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of the disease. The tight caudal abdominal mammary gland of six bitches ...
  • Factors affecting the frequency of ear canal and face infestation by Otodectes cynotis in the cat 

    Sotiraki, S. T.; Koutinas, A. F.; Leontides, L. S.; Adamama-Moraitou, K. K.; Himonas, C. A. (2001)
    Otodectes cynotis is responsible for at least 50% of canker cases diagnosed in cats world-wide. The role of Demodex cati in the pathogenesis of otitis and acne is still obscure. The aims of this study were to estimate the ...
  • Fetomaternal alloimmunity as a cause of liver disease 

    Smyk, D.; Grammatikopoulos, T.; Daponte, A.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Bogdanos, D. P. (2011)
    Fetomaternal alloimmune disease has traditionally been associated with haematological disease such as fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopaenia and Rh haemolytic anaemia, but is now known to also be organ specific. Alloimmune ...
  • FIP1L1-PDGFRA molecular analysis in the differential diagnosis of eosinophilia 

    Loules, G.; Kalala, F.; Giannakoulas, N.; Papadakis, E.; Matsouka, P.; Speletas, M. (2009)
    Background: Primary eosinophlia associated with the FIP1L1-PDGFRA rearrangement represents a subset of chronic eosinophilic leukaemia (CEL) and affected patients are very sensitive to imatinib treatment. This study was ...
  • Genetic and molecular pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease 

    Agorogiannis, E. I.; Agorogiannis, G. I.; Papadimitriou, A.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M. (2006)
    Parkinson's disease (PD), a common progressive degenerative disease of the central nervous system, affects about 1% of adults aged older than 60 years. PD is characterized by rigidity, tremor, postural instability and ...
  • Helicobacter pylori infection and respiratory diseases: A review 

    Roussos, A.; Philippou, N.; Gourgoulianis, K. I. (2003)
    In the past few years, a variety of extradigestive disorders, including cardiovascular, skin, rheumatic and liver diseases, have been associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. The activation of inflammatory ...
  • Hepatitis B virus and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma 

    Gatselis, N. K.; Tepetes, K.; Loukopoulos, A.; Vasiou, K.; Zafiriou, A.; Gioti, C.; Dalekos, G. N. (2007)
    Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a rare type of primary liver cancer that arises from intrahepatic bile ducts. Its etiopathogenesis has been considered to be independent of the presence of chronic viral hepatitis ...
  • Infectious triggers of primary biliary cirrhosis: Do we know enough? 

    Smyk, D.; Rigopoulou, E. I.; Zen, Y.; Koutsoumpas, A.; Baum, H.; Bogdanos, D. P. (2011)
    Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is an immune mediated liver disease directed against the biliary epithelial cells of the small bile ducts. The disease is characterised by circulating antimitochondrial antibodies (AMA), as ...
  • A large-scale genetic association study to evaluate the contribution of Omi/HtrA2 (PARK13) to Parkinson's disease 

    Krüger, R.; Sharma, M.; Riess, O.; Gasser, T.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Theuns, J.; Aasly, J.; Annesi, G.; Bentivoglio, A. R.; Brice, A.; Djarmati, A.; Elbaz, A.; Farrer, M.; Ferrarese, C.; Gibson, J. M.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hattori, N.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Klein, C.; Lambert, J. C.; Lesage, S.; Lin, J. J.; Lynch, T.; Mellick, G. D.; de Nigris, F.; Opala, G.; Prigione, A.; Quattrone, A.; Ross, O. A.; Satake, W.; Silburn, P. A.; Tan, E. K.; Toda, T.; Tomiyama, H.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Maraganore, D. M. (2011)
    High-profile studies have provided conflicting results regarding the involvement of the Omi/HtrA2 gene in Parkinson's disease (PD) susceptibility. Therefore, we performed a large-scale analysis of the association of common ...
  • Patterns of cognitive impairment in neurological disease 

    Markopoulou, K. (2010)
    Cognitive impairment is present in neurodegenerative disease, usually as part of a spectrum of symptoms that includes different domains of cognitive function. While the nature of the cognitive impairment tends to be ...