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Churg, Andrew - - 2010
* Context.--The concept of respiratory bronchiolitis/interstitial lung disease (RBILD) was introduced to explain the presence of interstitial lung disease in individuals whose only finding on surgical lung biopsy was smoker's respiratory bronchiolitis (RB). Over time, the diagnostic criteria for RBILD have become progressively more confused.
Haupt, Bisong - - 2010
* Gene microarray profiling of human breast carcinomas has recently categorized invasive breast carcinomas into 5 distinct subtypes; luminal A, luminal B, normal breastlike, human epithelial growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) overexpressing, and basal-like. Basal-like breast carcinomas are characterized by high expression of basal cytokeratins; low or absent expression of ...
Saeed, Bahjat - - 2010
Problem statement: Pyridones are known to have variety of biological activities like antitumor, antibacterial, antiinflamatory and antimalarial activities. This study presented antitumor evaluation of dihydropyridones derived from curcumin, as well as curcumin for comparison. Approach: The compounds evaluated for a preliminary estimation of the in vitro tumor inhibiting activity against ...
Maripandi, A. - - 2010
Problem statement: Salmonella infection is a serious medical and veterinary problem worldwide and causes great concern in the human health and food safety. Salmonella enteritidis outer membrane proteins and lipopolysaccharide play important role in the virulence and immunological properties of bacteria. Prophylaxis of enterobacterial infection has proven difficult to achieve. ...
Sama, Thomas - - 2010
This is a qualitative study which argues that there is a lack of conceptual clarity of the concept of Non-Governmental s (NGOs). The study was designed to assess the current concept of NGOs by reviewing some of the conceptualisations of NGOs namely Private Voluntary (PVO), Non-Profit (NPO) and the Third ...
Ramdya, Kavita - - 2010
The spate of home-grown terrorists in the United States gives new meaning to the saying, "Think globally and act locally". Neighbourhood violence and disenfranchisement, alienation and isolation, have the potential to jeopardize safety on a worldwide scale in an increasingly globalized, thus smaller, world. Angst and anger are no longer ...
Gordon, Helen - - 2010
Hackett has fulfilled the promise in her intriguing title with meticulous scholarship set in lucid, appealing prose. She had previously written a book about Elizabeth I and the cult of the Virgin Mary. In this new book under review, she examines the Shakespeare myth also, noting the human tendency for ...
Nizam, Ghazala - - 2010
The purpose of research was to determine the relationship between constitutional variation and fundamental neurotic behavioural reactions. A review of current literature was undertaken in order to summarise some of the possible effects of body type on one's behaviour and development of neurotic patterns. This research gives an overview of ...
Azodo, C.C. - - 2010
Objective: To comprehensively describe the psychological and social impacts of genuine and delusional halitosis. Methodology: Internet articles on psychological and social implications of halitosis were accessed and subsequently analysed. Results: This review showed that halitosis has a negative effect on interpersonal relationships and quality of life. Friendships, dating, romance, marriage, ...
Satyanarayana, K. - - 2010
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Taneja, Neelam - - 2010
Background & objectives: Paediatric urinary tract infections (UTI) are associated with high morbidity and long term complications like renal scarring, hypertension, and chronic renal failure. A cause of occult febrile illness, they often remain undiagnosed. We studied the clinical and microbiologic profile and antibiotic resistance profile of such infections in ...
Derakhshan, Mohammad - - 2010
Background & objectives: Studies of interaction between viruses and mitochondria have shown that viruses can affect the mitochondria. Also linkage between human diseases and mitochondrial dysfunction has been revealed. We studied the effect of measles virus (MV) on cell respiration in MV infected Hela cells to see any possible changes ...
Javed, Sabah - - 2010
Background & objectives: Legionella pneumophila has been increasingly recognized as an emerging pathogen responsible for community acquired pneumonia (CAP) worldwide. In India, the actual burden is not known. The present study was thus undertaken to see the presence of Legionella infection in patients with community acquired pneumonia admitted in a ...
Mohanty, Srujana - - 2010
Background & objectives: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common form of vaginal infection and an important cause of morbidity in women of reproductive age. This study was carried out to examine the interobserver variation on interpretation of Nugent scoring method in the diagnosis of BV
Thulkar, Jyoti - - 2010
Background & objectives: Women who do not seek treatment for recurrent vaginitis have risk to acquire other sexually transmitted infections. Besides proper antibiotic treatment, male condom acts as a barrier to various infections. Present study was done to assess type of vaginitis, its association with various contraceptive methods and need ...
Salman, Ibrahim - - 2010
Background & objectives: Regulation of renal function and haemodynamics are under a direct control from the renal sympathetic nerves and renal denervation produces overt diuresis and natriuresis in several mammalian species. However, the inter-related series of changes in renal function and haemodynamics following acute renal denervation (ARD) is not fully ...
Kiran, Manjula - - 2010
Background & objectives: XRCC1, a major DNA repair gene, acts as a scaffold of different activities involved in repair by interacting with components of base excision repair (BER) at the site of damage. Polymorphisms in this gene are associated with variations in the repair efficiency which might predispose an individual ...
Rajender, Singh - - 2010
Background & objective: Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC or Lynch syndrome), is a genetically heterogeneous disorder that is believed to account for 2-10 per cent of all the colorectal cancer cases. The disease follows autosomal dominant inheritance pattern with high penetrance (85%) and younger age of onset when compared to ...
Thankappan, K.R. - - 2010
Background & objectives: Kerala State is a harbinger of what will happen in future to the rest of India in chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD). We assessed: (i) the burden of NCD risk factors; (ii) estimated the relations of behavioural risk factors to socio-demographic correlates, anthropometric risk factors with behavioural risk ...
Mattoo, Surendra - - 2010
Background & objectives: Metabolic syndrome (MS) is associated with major mental illnesses. It is a major predictor of mortality and morbidity. This research was undertaken to study the prevalence and correlates of MS in psychiatric inpatients in a tertiary care hospital in north India.
Pamuru, Pranathi - - 2010
Among the right ventricular conditions, Uhl's anomaly, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia / cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) and right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia (RVOT VT) are disorders that exhibit pathogenic changes involving the right ventricular (RV) myocardium, and are expected to be severe or milder forms of the same condition. The review ...
Sharma, Suresh - - 2010
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a small (~55 to 65 nm), spherical, enveloped, hepatotropic RNA virus that causes acute and chronic hepatitis in humans. Persistent virus infection with HCV often leads to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). At present there is neither a selective antiviral therapy nor a preventive vaccine. ...
Falcomata, Terry - - 2010
We evaluated the effects of different schedules of prompting (dense and lean) and different concurrent schedules of reinforcement on response allocation among multiple mand topographies (microswitch activation, card touches, and vocal requests) during functional communication training (FCT) with an individual diagnosed with autism and mental retardation. Results suggested that specific ...
Hansford, Amy - - 2010
The importance of linking assessment to treatment for maladaptive behavior is well documented in the literature. Logically, it follows that once the motivating factors underlying problematic conduct are identified, practitioners are better prepared to address it. However, correctly identifying the function of the behavior unfortunately does not ensure effective implementation ...
Gadaire, Dana - - 2010
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) has clearly and undoubtedly aligned itself with other natural sciences by integrating basic and applied research for the mutual benefit of both fields (Mace, 1994). ABA has produced countless examples of effective technologies for behavior change, largely because of its connections with basic research. However, the ...
Manente, Christopher - - 2010
As individuals with autism age out of the educational system, families and practitioners are faced with a number of challenges, including placement concerns and limited behavioral support. Among the most significant concerns is the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior in this population. While assessment and treatment strategies have been ...
Sloman, Kimberly - - 2010
Descriptive analyses involve direct observation of behavior and environmental events in naturalistic contexts. Research in descriptive analysis has focused on a variety of areas including descriptions of naturalistic observations of behavior and environmental events, integration of descriptive and functional analyses, comparisons of outcomes from descriptive and functional analysis, and quantitative ...
Delfs, Caitlin - - 2010
Methods and outcomes from functional behavioral assessment have been researched widely over the past twenty-five years. However, several important research questions have yet to be examined sufficiently. This quantitative review of developmental disability research aims to make comparisons of different functional behavioral assessment methodologies, both across and within diagnostic categories. ...
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