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Chosa Etsuo - - 2012
Japan became a superaging society. We have been putting a new focus on locomotive syndrome and frailty. The prevention and treatment of locomotive syndromes, such as osteoarthritis, degenerative spondylosis, lumbar canal stenosis, osteoporosis, upper extremity diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, and many other disorders of the locomotive organs are important. Because, the ...
Kutzscher Lia - - 2012
Cutaneous skin changes are common in patients undergoing treatment for cancer. However, changes in central line care, maintenance practices, and chemotherapy protocols in the early 2000s may have led to the development of a common problem of irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) at peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) insertion sites. Repeated ...
Madouasse A - - 2012
The dry period is important for the cure of existing intramammary infection (IMI) and the acquisition of new IMI. Somatic cell count (SCC) at both the last milk recording before drying off and at the first milk recording following calving can be used on farm to describe the dynamics of ...
King Doug - - 2012
A total of 31,655 tackles in 48 professional rugby league matches were coded from video for height and direction of tackle on the ball carrier. Injuries were recorded by team medical staff for injury date, time, site, type, mechanism, severity, and player position. Tackle-related injuries were most frequently the result ...
Robinson Stacie J - - 2012
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a major concern for the management of North American cervid populations. This fatal prion disease has led to declines in populations which have high CWD prevalence and areas with both high and low infection rates have experienced economic losses in wildlife recreation and fears of ...
Stan Daniela L - - 2012
Pilates has been advocated for rehabilitation of breast cancer survivors despite little scientific evidence. The authors of this article have examined the feasibility of a Pilates program in postmastectomy breast cancer survivors and the impact on physical and psychological parameters. Fifteen breast cancer survivors were recruited in a one-arm study ...
Das Aneesa M - - 2012
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that has been associated with many cardiovascular disease processes, including hypertension and arrhythmias. OSA has also been identified as an independent risk factor for stroke and all-cause mortality. OSA is highly prevalent in patients with transient ischemic attacks and stroke. Routinely screening ...
Rius A G - - 2012
The nutrient content of and feeding recommendations for milk replacers (MR) vary widely in North America, and acceleration of growth through manipulation of protein and energy intakes can reduce rearing costs of dairy operations. The effects of varying the protein and energy intake of MR on metabolite concentrations in plasma, ...
Martinez Robert J - - 2012
Rahnella sp. strain Y9602 is a gammaproteobacterium isolated from contaminated subsurface soils that is capable of promoting uranium phosphate mineralization as a result of constitutive phosphatase activity. Here we report the first complete genome sequence of an isolate belonging to the genus Rahnella.
Hayat Sikander - - 2012
A study was carried out to investigate the concentrations of macro-elements (Na(+), K(+) and Mg(+2)) in twelve commercially available pharmaceutical preparations used as sex stimulant, by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer. A wet digestion method was adopted to prepare the samples. The results indicated that sodium concentration was maximum (3702±29 μg g(-1)) ...
Anthony Ogbonnaya Enyinnaya - - 2012
Phytochemical screening of stem bark and leaves of Gmelina arborea; and effect of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Gmelina arborea stembark on hepatic and renal insufficiency in rats was assessed in this study. Phytochemical screening was carried out on the air-dried leaf, oven-dried leaf, air-dried stembark and oven-dried stembark samples. ...
Koller Michael - - 2012
Reconciliation refers to the process through which two or more independent forward translations are merged into one single translation. This critical step in the translation process is difficult to formalize. The purpose of this review is to analyze how reconciliation is specified in leading guidelines for the translation of quality-of-life ...
Smith Lisa Hartkopf - - 2012
Many kinase inhibitors, chemotherapeutic agents, antiemetics, antibiotics, and antifungal agents can prolong QT intervals, placing the patient as risk for the life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia Torsade de pointes (Tdp). In addition, common electrolyte imbalances experienced by many patients with cancer compound the risk. Because numerous medications used in oncology and common ...
Hoffmann Angelika - - 2012
Stroke is the second greatest cause of mortality worldwide after ischemic heart disease. It is also the leading cause of disability in industrialized countries. According to the WHO, 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke annually. It is very difficult to distinguish between an ischemic and a hemorrhagic stroke on ...
Golder H M - - 2012
The effects of grain, fructose, and histidine on ruminal pH and fermentation products were studied in dairy cattle during an induced subacute acidosis protocol. Thirty Holstein heifers were randomly allocated to 5 treatment groups: (1) control (no grain); (2) grain [fed at a crushed triticale dry matter intake (DMI) of ...
Portnoy Daniel A - - 2012
In 1988, eminent cell biologist Lew Tilney and newly appointed Assistant Professor of Microbiology Dan Portnoy met at a picnic and initiated a collaboration that led to a groundbreaking paper published in Journal of Cell Biology entitled "Actin filaments and the growth, movement, and spread of the intracellular bacterial parasite, ...
Okuro Masashi - - 2012
Frailty is an extremely common and serious health problem in the elderly. Frailty has been described as "a biologic syndrome of decreased reserve and resistance to stressors, resulting from cumulative declines across multiple physiologic systems and causing vulnerability to adverse health outcomes" by Fried and colleagues. Frailty is associated with ...
Quirk T - - 2012
Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) are the most common pathogens associated with intramammary infections (IMI) in dairy cows. We hypothesized that postmilking teat disinfection would reduce microbial colonization of the teat canal and thus reduce the prevalence of IMI caused by certain CNS species. The efficacy of iodine postmilking teat dip was ...
Espinoza-Valles Iliana - - 2012
Vibrio harveyi is a Gram-negative bacterium found in tropical and temperate marine environments as a free-living organism or in association with aquatic animals. We report the first sequenced genome of a Vibrio harveyi strain, CAIM 1792, the etiologic agent of the "bright red" syndrome of the Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus ...
Adesina Ayinde Buniyamin - - 2012
Using steam distillation method, the volatile oils of Eucalyptus citriodora and Callistemon citrinus were obtained and their chromatographic profiles examined in hexane: ethylacetate (4:1; 7:3) and hexane-chloroform (7:3). The effects of the volatile oils on acetylcholine (Ach) induced contraction of the rat isolated ileum were investigated based on the ethnomedicinal ...
Dalleck Lance C - - 2012
The aim of the present study was to test the utility of the verification testing procedure in confirming "true" VO(2)max in older adults completing maximal cycle ergometry. Eighteen physically active men and women (age = 59.7 ± 6.3 yr, ht = 173.0 ± 8.8 cm, body mass = 83.2 ± ...
Frye Robin - - 2012
Patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) have a rare, disfiguring, and life-threatening subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma primarily localized to the skin. Their immune systems are altered and their skin is compromised. In addition, they are highly prone to infections-the most common cause of death in patients with this disease. Patients ...
Christensen Kristian Friesgaard - - 2012
This retrospective cohort study aimed to determine if the effect of corticosteroid treatment on idiopathic facial palsy (IFP) could be reproduced in patients treated in a strictly clinical setting. A total of 43 patients diagnosed with IFP in the period 2004-2009 were included and patient files were reviewed. Treatment with ...
Street Richard L - - 2012
This article examines the nature of patients' preferences for healthcare and whether clinician accommodation of patient preferences influences health outcomes. First, we provide a conceptualization of patient preferences along with their key attributes. Second, we review research on the relationship between health outcomes and patient preferences for treatments and for ...
Sjö Peter - - 2012
Due to its implication in pathologies of prevalent diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, fibrosis, bronchiectasis and ARDS, the serine protease, human neutrophil elastase, has been in focus for drug-development efforts over the last two decades. In recent years, continued efforts to identify and optimize novel mechanism-based inhibitors have ...
Reveneau C - - 2012
Feeding animal-vegetable (AV) fat or medium-chain fatty acids (FA) to dairy cows can decrease ruminal protozoal counts. However, combining moderate to large amounts of AV fat with monensin (tradename: Rumensin, R) could increase the risk for milk fat depression (MFD), whereas it is not known if diets supplemented with coconut ...
Li Jie - - 2012
Xeroderma pigmentosum group F (XPF) is an important participant in the nucleotide excision repair process. This study aimed to investigate the expression of DNA repair gene xeroderma pigmentosum group F (XPF) in bladder cancer and its clinical significance. Total RNA and protein were extracted from 45 untreated bladder cancer tissues ...
Fang Xiao - - 2012
Unreamed Intramedullary nailing and external fixation are 2 major treatments widely used in Gustilo grade III open tibial fractures, but the difference in effectiveness and complication remains controversial. We retrieved original publications of comparative studies from medical literature databases and selected 9 of them for a meta-analysis. Observation items include ...
Jahan Sarwat - - 2012
This histomorphological study is designed to evaluate the peripheral action of 2,8-Dimercapto-6-hydroxypurine (an antithyroid drug) on male reproductive system. The drug was administered as i.p. injection for 21 days to investigate its role on morphology of intratesticular cells and plasma testosterone level. Adult male rats (n=12), divided into three groups ...
Capodanno Davide - - 2012
Long-term anticoagulation with warfarin is the mainstay of treatment in patients with diseases with high thromboembolic potential, such as atrial fibrillation. However, warfarin therapy carries a number of inherent limitations, including slow onset and offset of action, interindividual variability, food and drug interactions, lack of selectivity and a narrow therapeutic ...
Lee C - - 2012
Two experiments were conducted to investigate the effect of dietary crude protein concentration on ammonia (NH(3)) and greenhouse gas (GHG; nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide) emissions from fresh dairy cow manure incubated in a controlled environment (experiment 1) and from manure-amended soil (experiment 2). Manure was prepared from feces ...
Husfeldt A W - - 2012
Interest in using recycled manure solids (RMS) as a bedding material for dairy cows has grown in the US Midwest. Cost of common bedding materials has increased in recent years and availability has decreased. Information regarding the composition of RMS and its use as a bedding material for dairy cows ...
Yamagata Kunihiro - - 2012
Early initiation of dialysis had been considered one of the most important methods for better prognosis of dialysis patients. One of the reasons for this was that long-term as well as short-term prognosis was poor with late initiation of dialysis. In this study, we analyzed the effects of residual renal ...
Sahin Zümrüt Akgün - - 2012
Loneliness is a significant psychosocial concern for patients with cancer, and depression may be an antecedent to loneliness. To date, no studies have directly addressed the relationship of loneliness, depression, and social support among Turkish patients with cancer and their caregivers. The emotional responses that result from a cancer diagnosis ...
Hall M B - - 2012
In vitro neutral detergent fiber (NDF) digestibility (NDFD) is an empirical measurement of fiber fermentability by rumen microbes. Variation is inherent in all assays and may be increased as multiple steps or differing procedures are used to assess an empirical measure. The main objective of this study was to evaluate ...
Partyka Robert - - 2012
Neoplasms are the second leading cause of death in Poland after vessel diseases, despite the huge progress in medical sciences in the last 20 years. Recently, gastric cancer morbidity has decreased, but mortality is still at a high level. Tissues from 24 patients with a histopathologically diagnosed mucosal and adenomucosal ...
Gudelj Ivan - - 2012
Our aim was to assess the differences in intraregional prevalence of asthma in adolescents in Split-Dalmatia County to determine asthma risk factors in our population and estimate the specificity and sensitivity of the questionnaire used. We conducted the study using the European Community Respiratory Health Survey II short questionnaire supplemented ...
Sabater-Hernández Daniel - - 2012
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012;14:236-244. ©2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The usefulness of the community pharmacy blood pressure (CPBP) method in the diagnosis or treatment of hypertension has not been adequately addressed in controlled studies. The authors' aim was to assess the agreement between awake ambulatory blood pressure (ABP), home blood ...
Gomez A - - 2012
Bovine digital dermatitis (DD), also known as papillomatous digital dermatitis (foot warts), has been recognized as a major cause of lameness in cattle, with important economic and welfare consequences. The evaluation of therapeutic and preventive interventions aiming to control DD infections in dairy cattle is often challenged by the complex ...
Haq Rizwanual - - 2012
Bactrocera dorsalis and Bactrocera zonata were studied under the effect of lead acetate for 48 hours exposure at larval stages. Since, lead is widely distributed industrial pollutant in the world. It is significant environmental pollutant which contaminates foods, water, soil and air and insect could get easily the influence of ...
Selkirk Murray E - - 2012
SUMMARYDespite the utility of RNAi for defining gene function in Caenorhabditis elegans and early successes reported in parasitic nematodes, RNAi has proven to be stubbornly inconsistent or ineffective in the animal parasitic nematodes examined to date. Here, we summarise some of our experiences with RNAi in parasitic nematodes affecting animals ...
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Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, has a complex case manager who coordinates post-discharge options for uninsured patients with complex needs. The initiative frees up unit case managers and social workers to manage the care of less complex patients. The hospital has an arrangement with a community-based organization to provide ...
Kanaan Vanessa T - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine how increasing the frequency of co-mingling affected piglets' behavior development before and after weaning. Co-mingling once (CM1), piglets interacted with 1 unfamiliar litter Days 10-18 after birth; co-mingling twice (CM2), piglets interacted with 1 unfamiliar litter Days 10-14; and with another, Days ...
Denicol A C - - 2012
Objectives were to determine the effect of progesterone (P4) concentration on fertility of lactating dairy cows induced to ovulate follicles of the first follicular wave. Lactating dairy cows (n=989) at 38±3d postpartum were balanced by parity and body condition score and randomly assigned to 3 treatments: first follicular wave (FFW), ...
Yeganeh Laleh Parsa - - 2012
Oceanimonas sp. GK1 (IBRC-M 10197) is a marine halotolerant gammaproteobacterium which was characterized as producing large amounts of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate. Here we present the whole-genome sequence of Oceanimonas sp. GK1, which consists of a single circular chromosome of 3,514,537 bp and two plasmids 8,462 and 4,245 bp in length.
Alqasoumi Saleh Ibrahim - - 2012
The petroleum ether fraction of Juniperus procera showed significant activity as hepatoprotective when investigated against carbon tetrachloride induced liver injury. The hepatoprotective activity was evaluated through the quantification of biochemical parameters and confirmed using histopathology analysis. Phytochemical investigation of the petroleum ether fraction utilizing different chromatographic techniques resulted in the ...
Brimo Fadi - - 2012
Context.-Several common differential diagnoses are encountered in urologic pathology, frequently causing patient referrals for a second opinion. Objectives.-To review 3 common differential diagnoses encountered in a large consultation service in genitourinary pathology, including partial atrophy versus prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma, oncocytoma versus chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, and urothelial carcinoma in situ ...
Mathiesen Ole - - 2012
A cross-sectional study was performed at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, a Danish tertiary university hospital, to describe current postoperative pain and nausea treatment with a view to identifying areas with improvement potential. Data on up to four of the major and most frequent types of surgery were collected from each department based ...
Pluk A - - 2012
This paper describes a synchronized measurement system combining image and pressure data to automatically record the angle of the metacarpus and metatarsus bones of the cow with respect to a vertical line, which is useful for lameness detection in dairy cattle. A camera system was developed to record the posture ...
Ong Su Yean - - 2012
We report here the complete genome sequence of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhi P-stx-12, a clinical isolate obtained from a typhoid carrier in India.
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