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Ahmad Rizwan - - 2012
The aim of the study is the biochemical characterization of human DNA modified with arginine and peroxynitrite. In the present study, DNA was isolated from human blood cells and its adduct was formed with one of the amino acid, arginine. The DNA-arginine adduct was then modified with peroxynitrite, a reactive ...
Raguet Claire - - 2012
This paper is an account of an analyst's personal exploration to make conceptual sense of the delicate closing stages of an analysis. Jung's theory of complexes provides a model of the functioning of the analytic relationship as an integral whole which itself is the locus of the process that brings ...
Martino Francesca - - 2012
Aim:  The aim of this study was to identify factors that may affect treatment retention in a 1-year psychosocial program for adult personality disorders. Methods:  The sample consists of patients admitted to the Adult Personality Disorder Outpatient Programme of the Bologna Community Mental Health Centre in the period 2003-2008. At ...
Aguilar Alain J - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Aguilar, AJ, DiStefano, LJ, Brown, CN, Herman, DC, Guskiewicz, KM, and Padua, DA. A dynamic warm-up model increases quadriceps strength and hamstring flexibility. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1130-1141, 2012-Research suggests that static stretching can negatively influence muscle strength and power and may result in decreased functional performance. The ...
Mrózek Ewa - - 2012
Exemestane, the irreversible steroidal aromatase inhibitor, and fulvestrant, the pure estrogen antagonist, are active as single drugs in postmenopausal women with advanced hormone-responsive breast cancer. We designed a phase II study with the purpose of determining whether combining these 2 drugs with different and potentially complementary mechanisms of action will ...
Hagelueken Gregor - - 2012
MtsslWizard is a computer program, which operates as a plugin for the PyMOL molecular graphics system. MtsslWizard estimates distances between spin labels on proteins quickly with user-configurable options through a simple graphical interface. In default mode, the program searches for ensembles of possible MTSSL conformations that do not clash with ...
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To determine the adjuvant effects of adenoidectomy with short-stay ventilation tubes to hearing and revision surgery in children over 3.5 years with persistent otitis media with effusion. Randomised controlled three armed trial: observation, short-stay ventilation tube or ventilation tubes with adjuvant adenoidectomy. Five follow-up visits over 2 years. Eleven UK ...
Magrach Ainhoa - - 2012
  The connectivity of remnant patches of habitat may affect the persistence of species in fragmented landscapes. We evaluated the effects of the structural connectivity of forest patches (i.e., distance between patches) and matrix class (land-cover type) on the functional connectivity of 3 bird species (the White-crested Elaenia [Elaenia albiceps], ...
Dennison Katie J - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Dennison, KJ, Mullineaux, DR, Yates, JW, and Abel, MG. The effect of fatigue and training status on firefighter performance. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1101-1109, 2012-Firefighting is a strenuous occupation that requires optimal levels of physical fitness. The National Fire Protection Association suggests that firefighters should be allowed to ...
Kuzucan Aida A John Tu and Thomas Yuen Center for Functional Onco Imaging of Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California, - - 2012
This study aimed to evaluate the influence of hormone receptor (HR) and Ki-67 proliferation markers in predicting the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for measuring residual tumor size in patients with HER2-negative (HER2(-)) breast cancer receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC). Fifty-four women were studied. Patients received AC (doxorubicin (Adriamycin)/cyclophosphamide) and/or ...
Meredith-Owen William - - 2012
Joe Redfearn's (1979) classic paper 'The captive, the treasure, the hero and the anal stage of development' is recognized as seminal to the development of Jungian thought about anality, particularly its integration with mainstream (Freudian, Kleinian) psychoanalytic perspectives. This paper develops such an approach through drawing on contributions from Meltzer, ...
Lee David J DJ Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA. - - 2012
To describe the health status and risk indicator trends in a representative sample of US health care workers aged 45 years and older. Using pooled data from the 1997 to 2009 National Health Interview Survey, logistic regression analyses were performed to determine whether age-group specific morbidity risks differed within occupational ...
Dillon John J - - 2012
Aims: Type I membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) is an immune-complex disease with a relatively poor prognosis. It has no established treatment in adults. Our hypothesis was that this disease would respond to B cell depletion with rituximab, an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody. Methods: We conducted an openlabel trial, in Canada and the ...
Douris Peter C - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Douris, PC, McDonald, B, Vespi, F, Kelley, NC, and Herman, L. Comparison between Nintendo Wii Fit aerobics and traditional aerobic exercise in sedentary young adults. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1052-1057, 2012-Exergaming is becoming a popular recreational activity for young adults. The purpose was to compare the physiologic and ...
Kradin Richard L - - 2012
The ancestral claims on an individual can evoke mental conflict when they involve separating from an ethnic group whose beliefs and customs are devalued by the dominant culture. However, these claims are engraved on the psyche early in development by caretakers to the level of pre-object relatedness, where contents and ...
Knight J C JC Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, UK. - - 2012
The individual human genome and epigenome are being defined at unprecedented resolution by current advances in sequencing technologies with important implications for human disease. This review uses examples relevant to clinical practice to illustrate the functional consequences of genetic and epigenetic variation. The insights gained from genome-wide association studies are ...
Sharafi Hossein - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Sharafi, H, and Rahimi, R. The effect of resistance exercise on p53, caspase-9, and caspase-3 in trained and untrained men. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1142-1148, 2012-Apoptosis is a programmed cell death that has been demonstrated in human and animal studies and plays an essential role to remove injured ...
Perry Jennifer Nadine - - 2012
More than 5 million children in the United States undergo surgery annually. Of those 5 million children, 50% to 75% experience considerable fear and anxiety preoperatively. Preoperative anxiety in children is associated with a number of adverse postoperative outcomes, such as increased distress in the recovery phase, and postoperative regressive ...
Vrouenraets Saskia M E - - 2012
Background: Monitoring of renal function becomes increasingly important in the aging population of HIV-1 infected patients. We compared Cockroft & Gault (C&G), Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI), Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD), Cystatin C- and 24 h urine-based estimated GFR (eGFR) with the gold standard, measured GFR ...
Haynes Sm - - 2012
Objective  To determine if canine parvovirus (CPV) or feline panleucopenia virus (FPV) genomic sequences are present in adult feline bone marrow samples. Design  Bone marrow samples were obtained from 32 semi-feral cats that were euthanased at an animal shelter. DNA was extracted and subjected to conventional polymerase chain reaction (PCR) ...
Chen Chunxia - - 2012
Abstract Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A infection has caused public health problems in some countries in recent years. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) has been used for the subtyping and epidemiological investigations of some serotypes of Salmonella, mainly in outbreaks caused by non-typhoidal Salmonella. In this study, different restriction endonucleases and ...
Stidham-Hall Kelli - - 2012
To investigate patterns and correlates of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) communication among adolescent women in the United States between 2002 and 2008. We used data with regard to adolescent women (aged 15-19 years) from the National Survey of Family Growth (between 2002 and 2006-2008, n = 2,326). Multivariate analyses ...
Gompert Zachariah - - 2012
Admixture and introgression have varied effects on population viability and fitness. Admixture might be an important source of new alleles, particularly for small, geographically isolated populations. However, admixture might also cause outbreeding depression if populations are adapted to different ecological or climatic conditions. Because of the emerging use of translocation ...
Webb Ware Jk - - 2012
Objective  To assess the financial effect of programs for controlling bovine Johne's disease (BJD) in beef herds. Design  A spreadsheet simulation model of a self-replacing beef herd in south-eastern Australia selling 400-kg steers at 15 months old. Methods  The model calculated the monthly cash flow, and net present value (NPV) ...
Fullerton Kathleen E - - 2012
Abstract Epidemiologists have used case-control studies to investigate enteric disease outbreaks for many decades. Increasingly, case-control studies are also used to investigate risk factors for sporadic (not outbreak-associated) disease. While the same basic approach is used, there are important differences between outbreak and sporadic disease settings that need to be ...
Shaw Jane R - - 2012
Objective-To measure veterinarian satisfaction with companion animal visits through an adaptation of a previously validated physician visit satisfaction scale and to identify demographic, personality, appointment, and communication factors that contribute to veterinarian visit satisfaction. Design-Cross-sectional descriptive study. Sample-Random sample of 50 companion animal practitioners in southern Ontario, Canada, and convenience ...
Chen Bei-Yu - - 2012
The bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells or mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs), with pluripotent differentiation capacity, present an ideal source for cell transplantation or tissue engineering therapies, but exact understanding of regulating mechanism underling MSC proliferation and differentiation remains a critical issue in securing their safe and efficient clinical application. This ...
Russell Abigail - - 2012
Stethoscopes are potential vectors of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The purpose of this project was to determine the presence of MRSA on the diaphragms of personal and unit stethoscopes within a hospital setting before and after cleaning with alcohol prep pads. The sample consisted of 141 personal and unit stethoscopes ...
Hsieh Chia-Jung - - 2012
Aim:  Apathy is a well-recognized symptom of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The aim of the present study was to validate the Taiwanese version of the Apathy Evaluation Scale, clinician version (AES-C) and assess the severity of apathy in patients with AD. Methods:  Comprehensive evaluations were conducted in a total of 144 ...
Jennings Denise H - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Jennings, DH, Cormack, SJ, Coutts, AJ, and Aughey, RJ. International field hockey players perform more high-speed running than national-level counterparts. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 947-952, 2012-This study compared the activity profile of national and international male field hockey athletes. Sixteen players (mean (±SD) age, stature, and body mass: ...
Marcell Arik V - - 2012
The male genital examination is a simple and quick clinical assessment and is important for screening and diagnostic purposes beyond the need to screen for testicular cancer. Despite the lack of evidence supporting screening for testicular cancer, the genital examination should be included as part of a male's routine physical ...
Chanoit Guillaume - - 2012
Case Description-A 6-year-old Siberian Husky-mix dog was examined for episodes of collapse. Clinical Findings-Physical examination, echocardiography, abdominal ultrasonography, ECG, and thoracic computed tomography with contrast were performed and revealed a 2.5 × 2.3 × 2.0-cm mass over the pulmonic valve leaflets, resulting in moderate pulmonic stenosis. Other abnormal findings included ...
Yamazaki Hiroshi - - 2012
Abstract Conclusion: Cochlear implantation was effective for deaf children with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, but their cochlear implant (CI) outcomes were often impaired, depending on the types of CMV-associated psycho-neurological disorders. Evaluation of cognitive development and autistic tendency of implantees might be useful to predict their CI outcomes. Objectives: To ...
Debnath Subrata - - 2012
The incidence of diabetic nephropathy (DN) is growing rapidly worldwide as a consequence of the rising prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Among U.S. ethnic groups, Mexican Americans have a disproportionately high incidence and prevalence of DN and associated end-stage renal disease (ESRD). In communities bordering Mexico, as many ...
Comfort Paul - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Comfort, P, Bullock, N, and Pearson, SJ. A comparison of maximal squat strength and 5-, 10-, and 20-meter sprint times, in athletes and recreationally trained men. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 937-940, 2012-The purpose of this study was to identify whether there was a relationship between relative strength during ...
Wayne Spencer R - - 2012
Objective-To assess the role of noncommercial pigs in the epidemiology of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus. Design-Seroepidemiologic study and survey study. Animals-661 pigs from which blood samples were collected at slaughter and 32 pigs from which blood samples were collected longitudinally. Procedures-Spatial databases of commercial farms and 4-H ...
Sharon Victoria R - - 2012
Eosinophils are often present in the inflammatory infiltrate of an interface dermatitis, but the diagnostic specificity of eosinophils in interface dermatitis has not been formally evaluated. We retrospectively identified 97 examples of interface dermatitis with clinically confirmed diagnoses, including lupus erythematosus (LE), lichen planus, pityriasis lichenoides (PL), graft-vs.-host disease (GVHD), ...
Parsons Joanne L - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Parsons, JL and Alexander, MJL. Modifying Spike Jump Landing Biomechanics in Female Adolescent Volleyball Athletes Using Video and Verbal Feedback. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 1076-1084, 2012-Landing awkwardly from a jump is a common mechanism of injury for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee. Augmented feedback, such ...
Roesler Christian - - 2012
The archetype is one of the most important, if not the central concept of analytical psychology. Nevertheless from the beginning the concept was controversial. This paper attempts to review the debate around the term archetype and tries to point out some of the main problems the concept has in the ...
Zoghaib Wajdi Michel - - 2012
Analogs of (E)-5-(2-bromovinyl)-2 '-deoxycytidine (BrVdCyd) (1) by substitution at N(4) were synthesized to impart resistance against deamination. The anti-HSV-1 activity and solution conformation of these analogs were determined. N(4)-Acetyl-BrVdCyd (2) was a potent inhibitor of HSV-1 replication whereas N(4)-propanoyl-BrVdCyd (3) had good activity and N(4)-Butanoyl-BrVdCyd (4) had only low activity against ...
Rechichi Claire - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Rechichi, C and Dawson, B. Oral contraceptive cycle phase does not affect 200-m swim time trial performance. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 961-967, 2012-The purpose of this study was to examine whether swimming performance was affected by acute hormonal fluctuation within a monophasic oral contraceptive (OC) cycle. Six competitive ...
Tan Winston W - - 2012
We conducted a multiinstitutional phase II study of capecitabine in combination with vinorelbine and trastuzumab in patients eligible to receive first- or second-line treatment for human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 (HER2)-positive (HER2(+)) metastatic breast cancer (MBC). The study was designed to test that the true confirmed response rate ...
Kolivras Athanassios - - 2012
We report two cases of eruptive tumors of the follicular infundibulum (TFI) with an unusual clinical presentation which has not been described previously in literature. In both cases, the appearance was strikingly similar, consisting of multiple asymptomatic hypopigmented macules on the buttocks of two Black African males, aged 38 and ...
Morimoto Takafumi - - 2012
Aim:  The present study examined whether the self-efficacy of interpersonal behavior influenced the interpersonal behavior of schizophrenia patients using psychiatric day-care services. Methods:  Thirty-nine patients with schizophrenia were examined with the Interpersonal Relations subscale of the Life Assessment Scale for Mentally Ill, the Self-efficacy Scale of Interpersonal Behavior, the Brief ...
Fetoni Anna Rita - - 2012
Abstract Conclusion: The effectiveness of a coenzyme Q10 formulation, Q-ter, given via transtympanic injection is interesting for the future application of this minimally invasive procedure in the treatment of reactive oxygen species (ROS)-induced hearing loss. Objective: We focused on antioxidant therapy in noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Our study was designed ...
Wilson F Perry FP University of Pennsylvania Health System, Department of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA. - - 2012
Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is frequently used in the intensive care setting for the treatment of acute kidney injury. Dosing guidelines for many commonly used antibiotics were established during intermittent dialysis or in studies examining CRRT at lower blood and dialysis flow rates than are used in common practice. ...
Fort Azahara - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Fort, A, Romero, D, Bagur, C, and Guerra, M. Effects of whole-body vibration training on explosive strength and postural control in young female athletes. J Strength Cond Res 26(4): 926-936, 2012-This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a whole-body vibration training program to improve neuromuscular performance in young ...
Vicini Frank - - 2012
Single-frequency bioelectrical impedance (BI) has been used to measure extracellular fluid in the upper limbs. The purpose of the study was to evaluate BI's ability to detect and monitor upper limb changes in based upon the extent of various treatments and to assess its practicality. Patients with newly diagnosed breast ...
Nezami Nariman N Drug Applied Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran. - - 2012
A high uric acid (UA) level is demonstrated as a major risk factor of nephropathy and cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). This study aimed to evaluate the lovastatin effect on serum UA levels in people with type 2 diabetic nephropathy (T2DN). Thirty patients completed the study ...
Hii Sf - - 2012
Objectives  To determine the prevalence of canine vector-borne diseases (CVBD: Babesia spp., Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp., haemotropic mycoplasmas and Hepatozoon) in Australian dogs; namely, dogs from pounds in south-east Queensland and an indigenous Aboriginal community in the north-east of the Northern Territory. Design and procedure  Blood samples were collected from ...
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