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  1. Content type: Research

    Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has become the standard of care for patients with HIV infection in South Africa and has led to the reduction in AIDS related morbidity and mortality. In developing countries, the n...

    Authors: Claris Shoko and Delson Chikobvu

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:10

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    Unlike the epidemic of yellow fever from 2016 to 17 in Brazil mostly restricted to the States of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, the epidemic from 2017 to 18 mainly involved São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and r...

    Authors: Yohei Sakamoto, Takayuki Yamaguchi, Nao Yamamoto and Hiroshi Nishiura

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:9

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    The process by which blood cells are formed is referred to as hematopoiesis. This process involves a complex sequence of phases that blood cells must complete. During hematopoiesis, a small fraction of cells unde...

    Authors: Christina L. Mouser, Eliana S. Antoniou and Evros K. Vassiliou

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:8

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    Environmentally growing pathogens present an increasing threat for human health, wildlife and food production. Treating the hosts with antibiotics or parasitic bacteriophages fail to eliminate diseases that gr...

    Authors: Ilona Merikanto, Jouni T. Laakso and Veijo Kaitala

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:7

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    It is believed that sexually active people, i.e. people having multiple or concurrent sexual partners, are at a high risk of sexually transmitted infections (STI), but they are likely to be more aware of the r...

    Authors: Nao Yamamoto, Keisuke Ejima and Hiroshi Nishiura

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:6

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    The effects of current anthropogenic influences on eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadows are noticeable. Eelgrass ecological services grant important benefits for mankind. Preservation of eelgrass meadows include sev...

    Authors: Héctor Echavarría-Heras, Cecilia Leal-Ramírez, Enrique Villa-Diharce and Nohe Cazarez-Castro

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    As HIV enters the human body, its main target is the CD4 cell which it turns into a factory that produces millions of other HIV particles. These HIV particles target new CD4 cells resulting in the progression ...

    Authors: Claris Shoko and Delson Chikobvu

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2018 15:3

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  8. Content type: Research

    The small intestinal epithelium is a dynamic system with specialized cell types. The various cell populations of this tissue are continually renewed and replenished from stem cells that reside in the small int...

    Authors: Erik R. Barthel

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:25

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    Increased computational resources have made individual based models popular for modelling epidemics. They have the advantage of incorporating heterogeneous features, including realistic population structures (...

    Authors: Abhishek Bakuli, Frank Klawonn, André Karch and Rafael Mikolajczyk

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:26

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    National or local laws, norms or regulations (sometimes and in some countries) require medical providers to report notifiable diseases to public health authorities. Reporting, however, is almost always incompl...

    Authors: Marcos Amaku, Marcelo Nascimento Burattini, Eleazar Chaib, Francisco Antonio Bezerra Coutinho, David Greenhalgh, Luis Fernandez Lopez and Eduardo Massad

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:23

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    Histamine (HA), a small molecule that is synthesized from the amino acid histidine, plays an important role in the immune system where it is associated with allergies, inflammation, and T-cell regulation. In t...

    Authors: Janet Best, H. F. Nijhout, Srimal Samaranayake, Parastoo Hashemi and Michael Reed

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:24

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  12. Content type: Research

    Matching the frequency of the driving force to that of the system’s natural frequency of vibration results in greater amplitude response. Thus we hypothesize that applying ultrasound at the chondrocyte’s reson...

    Authors: April D. Miller, Anuradha Subramanian and Hendrik J. Viljoen

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:21

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  13. Content type: Research

    Following the formation of a primary carcinoma, neoplastic cells metastasize by undergoing the epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT), which is triggered by cues from inflammatory and stromal cells in the mic...

    Authors: Kelsey Gasior, Marlene Hauck, Alyson Wilson and Sudin Bhattacharya

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:19

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  14. Content type: Review

    The genetic diversity of cancer and the dynamic interactions between heterogeneous tumor cells, the stroma and immune cells present daunting challenges to the development of effective cancer therapies. Althoug...

    Authors: Youcef Derbal

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:18

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    Despite high vaccination coverage, many childhood infections pose a growing threat to human populations. Accurate disease forecasting would be of tremendous value to public health. Forecasting disease emergenc...

    Authors: Paige B. Miller, Eamon B. O’Dea, Pejman Rohani and John M. Drake

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:17

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  16. Content type: Review

    The public benefit of test-and-treat has induced a need to justify goodness for the public, and mathematical modeling studies have played a key role in designing and evaluating the test-and-treat strategy for ...

    Authors: Kyeongah Nah, Hiroshi Nishiura, Naho Tsuchiya, Xiaodan Sun, Yusuke Asai and Akifumi Imamura

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:16

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  17. Content type: Research

    A large epidemic of cholera, caused by Vibrio cholerae, serotype Ogawa, has been ongoing in Yemen, 2017. To improve the situation awareness, the present study aimed to forecast the cholera epidemic, explicitly ad...

    Authors: Hiroshi Nishiura, Shinya Tsuzuki, Baoyin Yuan, Takayuki Yamaguchi and Yusuke Asai

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:14

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  18. Content type: Research

    Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. Although there is still no licensed vaccine for HSV-2, a theoretical investigation of the potential effects of a vac...

    Authors: Jinliang Wang, Xiaoqing Yu, Heidi L. Tessmer, Toshikazu Kuniya and Ryosuke Omori

    Citation: Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling 2017 14:13

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