Wai Lo

United States UConn

Funding

Commented on New Directions in Hematology Research (SHINE-II) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding level is $200,000 ?seems much less for an NIH/R01 as typical NIH/RO1 should be $1 million or more.

Article

Commented on Defining electrocardiographic criteria to differentiate non‐type 1 Brugada ECG variants from normal incomplete RBBB patterns in the young SCD‐SOS cohort
Incomplete RBBB can happen in healthy individuals and it could be transient but it can be progress to complete RBBB so it requires a thorough examination by a cardiologist to exclude any kind of heart diseases.

Poster

Commented on Small molecule lipid (SURYA-101) as a potential drug to prevent and manage diabetic retinopathy (DR)
I am wondering any targeting specificity of this small molecule SURYA-101 and the release kinetic of system ?

Article

Commented on Candida auris
This deadly Antimicrobial-resistant Fungus spread in Healthcare Facilities in US, hope it won’t cause another pandemic.

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Commented on Candida auris
This deadly fungus is currently outbreak in US, many states have reported cases of this. It mainly attacks elderly and chronic illness with weaken immune system individuals.

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Commented on Frank's Sign
There has been a correlation between earlobe crease and cardiovascular disease such as coronary artery blockage but the underlying pathology is still unknown probably due to genetic. In addition there are several studies indicated that the correlation isn’t significant.

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Commented on ‘Frank’s sign: dermatological marker for coronary artery disease’
This case report revealed that a noticeable bilateral complete ear lobes creases (Frank’s sign) was observed in a 56 years old patient with coronary artery disease suggested a routine heart screen may needed if crease is observed in the earlobe.

Article

Commented on Frank’s sign
This article reported a case study that the association of complete AV block with Frank’s sign ( crease in earlobe) so they suggested to look into heart issue if a patient present with earlobe crease.

Article

Commented on Effects of oral supplementation with nitrate-rich beetroot juice in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension – results from BEET-PAH an exploratory randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study
This study revealed that beetroot juice administered for 1 week increases pulmonary NO production and the relative arginine bioavailability in patients with pulmonary hypertension, compared with placebo.

Article

Commented on Improvement of hypertension, endothelial function and systemic inflammation following short-term supplementation with red beet (Beta vulgaris L.) juice: a randomized crossover pilot study
This study revealed that raw beetroot juice had greater antihypertensive effects than cooked beet so eat the raw beet is better.

Article

Commented on Effects of Beet Juice Supplementation on Monocrotaline-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension in Rats
Ingestion of a suitable amount of beet juice could be a potential option for preventing pulmonary hypertension. However, beneficial effects cannot be expected when PH has developed to some degree.

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Commented on Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Reply Paper
A reply paper tends to be the most personal type of academic writing. Its purpose is to explain to a reader how you think or feel about a particular text. I have copied and pasted the ten simple steps for writing reply paper: Rule 1: Determine If It Is Appropriate to Write a Reply Rule 2: Do Not Be Intimidated by Big Data—or Big Names Rule 3: Stick to the Facts Rule 4: Expect a Reply to Your Reply Rule 5: Make Points of General Interest Rule 6: Be Positive Too Rule 7: Only Present Your Best Arguments Rule 8: Use the Authors’ Own Arguments against Them Rule 9: Present the Logical End Point of Faulty Arguments Rule 10: Demonstrate That Conclusions Can Be Explained by the Null Hypothesis

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Commented on Guidelines for Writing a Case Study Paper
Writing a case study paper involves analyzing a real-life situation, problem or scenario, and presenting findings and recommendations. This article provides the steps for writing a case study paper.

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Commented on Writing a review paper
Writing a review paper involves synthesizing and summarizing existing research on a particular topic. This article tells you the steps.

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Commented on Writing and publishing a scientific paper
This paper is designed to give the reader a helping hand in writing a scientific paper.