Nearly every major medical breakthrough over the past 50 years can be attributed to new discoveries that were made possible through meticulous biomedical research. Many diseases and conditions that previously took a heavy toll on patients in terms of both morbidity and mortality are now either treatable or preventable thanks in large part to painstaking research that expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge and moved the most promising basic research developments into tangible health benefits through human clinical trails. Ongoing research is also the key that will open the door to additional major medical advances and breakthroughs in the future.
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|Authors:||Gao H, Zhang XW, He J, Zhang J, An Y, Sun Y, Jia RL, Li SG, Zhang LJ, Li ZG|
|Institution:||Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Peking University People's Hospital. China.|
|Journal:||Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(24):e11003. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000011003.|
|Authors:||Godin MR, Stinnett SS, Gupta PK|
|Institution:||Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Duke University Eye Center Durham, NC.|
|Journal:||Cornea. 2018 Sep;37(9):1155-1158. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001621.|
|Authors:||Takagi Y, Nakamura H, Sumi M, Shimizu T, Hirai Y, Horai Y, Takatani A, Kawakami A, Eida S, Sasaki M, Nakamura T|
|Institution:||Department of Radiology and Cancer Biology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.; Department of Immunology and Rheumatology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan.; Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization (NHO) Nagasaki Medical Center, Nagasaki, Japan.|
|Journal:||PLoS One. 2018 Apr 3;13(4):e0195113. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195113. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Crincoli V, Di Comite M, Guerrieri M, Rotolo RP, Limongelli L, Tempesta A, Iannone F, Rinaldi A, Lapadula G, Favia G|
|Institution:||Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari, Italy. University of Bari, Italy.|
|Journal:||Int J Med Sci. 2018 Mar 8;15(5):475-483. doi: 10.7150/ijms.23044. eCollection 2018.|
|Authors:||Karakus S, Baer AN, Agrawal D, Gurakar M, Massof RW, Akpek EK|
|Institution:||Ocular Surface Diseases and Dry Eye Clinic, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.|
|Journal:||Cornea. 2018 Apr;37(4):405-411. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001471.|
|Authors:||Billings M, Amin Hadavand M, Alevizos I|
|Institution:||National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.|
|Journal:||Oral Dis. 2018 Mar;24(1-2):184-190. doi: 10.1111/odi.12772.|
|Authors:||Zhang LW, Zhou PR, Wei P, Cong X, Wu LL, Hua H|
|Institution:||Department of Oral Medicine, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing, China.; Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Peking University Health Science Center, Key Laboratory of Molecular Cardiovascular Sciences, Ministry of Education, and Beijing Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Receptors Research, Beijing, China.|
|Journal:||Scand J Immunol. 2018 Apr;87(4):e12649. doi: 10.1111/sji.12649.|
|Authors:||van Nimwegen JF, van Ginkel MS, Arends S, Haacke EA, van der Vegt B, Sillevis Smitt-Kamminga N, Spijkervet FKL, Kroese FGM, Stel AJ, Brouwer E, Vissink A, Bootsma H|
|Institution:||Departments of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.; Pathology and Medical Biology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.; Ophtalmology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.|
|Journal:||Rheumatology (Oxford). 2018 May 1;57(5):818-825. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex495.|
|Authors:||Kim JW, Lee H, Park SH, Kim SK, Choe JY, Kim JK|
|Institution:||a Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine , Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine , Daegu , Korea.; b Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery , Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine , Daegu , Korea.|
|Journal:||Scand J Rheumatol. 2018 Jul;47(4):303-310. doi: 10.1080/03009742.2017.1374451. Epub 2018 Feb 7.|
|Authors:||Sumida T, Azuma N, Moriyama M, Takahashi H, Asashima H, Honda F, Abe S, Ono Y, Hirota T, Hirata S, Tanaka Y, Shimizu T, Nakamura H, Kawakami A, Sano H, Ogawa Y, Tsubota K, Ryo K, Saito I, Tanaka A, Nakamura S, Takamura E, Tanaka M, Suzuki K, Takeuchi T, Yamakawa N, Mimori T, Ohta A, Nishiyama S, Yoshihara T, Suzuki Y, Kawano M, Tomiita M, Tsuboi H|
|Institution:||a Department of Internal Medicine , University of Tsukuba , Ibaraki , Japan.; b Clinical Practice Guideline Committee for Sjogren's Syndrome, The Research Team for Autoimmune Diseases, The Research Program for Intractable Disease of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) , Tokyo , Japan.; c Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine , Hyogo College of Medicine , Hyogo , Japan.; d Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences , Kyushu University , Fukuoka , Japan.; e The First Department of Internal Medicine , School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan , Fukuoka , Japan.|
|Journal:||Mod Rheumatol. 2018 May;28(3):383-408. doi: 10.1080/14397595.2018.1438093. Epub 2018 Mar 13.|
|Authors:||Galarza-Delgado DA, Villegas Gonzalez MJ, Riega Torres J, Soto-Galindo GA, Mendoza Flores L, Trevino Gonzalez JL|
|Institution:||Department of Rheumatology, University of Nuevo Leon, Medicine School and University Hospital, Mexico, San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico.; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nuevo Leon, Medicine School and University Hospital, Mexico, Av. Madero y Gonzalitos Colonia Mitras Centro, CP 64460, Monterrey, NL, Mexico. firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Feb;37(2):367-373. doi: 10.1007/s10067-017-3959-0. Epub 2017 Dec 22.|
|Authors:||Lee YC, Song R, Yang YJ, Eun YG|
|Journal:||J Oral Facial Pain Headache. Winter 2018;32(1):91-96. doi: 10.11607/ofph.1891. Epub 2017 Dec 15.|
|Authors:||Liliang PC, Liang CL, Lu K, Yang SN, Hsieh MT, Tai YC, Wang KW|
|Institution:||Department of Neurosurgery, E-Da Cancer Hospital, I-Shou University, No.1, Yida Road, Jiaosu Village, Yanchao District, Kaohsiung, 82445, Taiwan. Taiwan. Road, Jiaosu Village, Yanchao District, Kaohsiung, 82445, Taiwan. email@example.com.|
|Journal:||Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Apr;37(4):935-941. doi: 10.1007/s10067-017-3940-y. Epub 2017 Dec 14.|
|Authors:||Popov Y, Salomon-Escoto K|
|Institution:||Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA.|
|Journal:||Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2018 Feb;44(1):143-151. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2017.09.010.|
|Authors:||Fidelix T, Czapkowski A, Azjen S, Andriolo A, Neto PH, Trevisani V|
|Institution:||Department of Evidence-Based Health, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), Rua Barao do Triunfo, 156/232, Sao Paulo, SP, 04602-000, Brazil. email@example.com.; Department of Radiology, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.; Department of Laboratory Medicine, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.|
|Journal:||Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Mar;37(3):729-736. doi: 10.1007/s10067-017-3898-9. Epub 2017 Nov 9.|
|Authors:||Yang HX, Wang J, Wen YB, Fei YY, Jiang MD, Zhou MY, Zhang W, Li H, Li XM, Zhang FC, Li XW, Zhang X, Chen LM|
|Institution:||Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Clinical Immunology Center, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College and The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory, Beijing, China.; Department of Nephrology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.|
|Journal:||Int J Rheum Dis. 2018 Jan;21(1):223-229. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.13182. Epub 2017 Sep 21.|
|Authors:||Alani H, Henty JR, Thompson NL, Jury E, Ciurtin C|
|Institution:||a Department of Rheumatology, Kettering General Hospital , Kettering , UK.|
|Journal:||Scand J Rheumatol. 2018 Mar;47(2):141-154. doi: 10.1080/03009742.2017.1324909. Epub 2017 Sep 20.|
|Authors:||Sag S, Sag MS, Tekeoglu I, Kamanli A, Nas K|
|Institution:||Division of Rheumatology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sakarya University Medical Faculty, Sakarya, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Journal:||J Med Ultrason (2001). 2018 Jan;45(1):121-127. doi: 10.1007/s10396-017-0802-9. Epub 2017 Jun 23.|
|Authors:||Cui Y, Li L, Yin R, Zhao Q, Chen S, Zhang Q, Shen B|
|Institution:||a Department of Nursing , The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University , Nantong , China. Nantong , China.|
|Journal:||Psychol Health Med. 2018 Feb;23(2):198-209. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2017.1339895. Epub 2017 Jun 16.|
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