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Walitza S - - 2012
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most frequent psychiatric disorders at school age. The core symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention emerge before the age of seven and are associated with severe impairment of the child's everyday functioning (family, school, leisure time). Seventy percent of the affected children ...
Davis Joan - - 2012
A nurse working at a remote island resort meets the diverse health and safety needs of employees and guests and combines her love of nursing with her love of scuba diving.
Nachtigäller Kerstin - - 2012
ABSTRACT We trained forty German-speaking children aged 1;8-2;0 in their comprehension of UNTER [UNDER]. The target word was presented within semantically organized input in the form of a 'narrative' to the experimental group and within 'unconnected speech' to the control group. We tested children's learning by asking them to perform ...
Prior Jerilynn C - - 2012
A controlled trial recently showed that oral micronized progesterone (Progesterone, 300 mg at h.s. daily) was effective for vasomotor symptoms (VMS) in 133 healthy early postmenopausal women. Here, we present subgroup data in women with severe VMS (50 VMS of moderate-severe intensity/wk) and also 1-mo withdrawal study outcomes. Women with severe ...
Nagatoishi Satoru - - 2012
Unlike DNA duplexes that release water upon interaction with protein, the binding of DNA G-quadruplex of the thrombin-binding aptamer (TBA) to thrombin takes up water. Here, to reveal the mechanism of water uptake, we designed four mutants of TBA (ΔT3, ΔT7, ΔT9, ΔT12), in which thymine residues (T3, T7, T9 ...
Tang Jin-Bao - - 2012
A functional fusion protein, which consists of an antibody and an enzyme that can be used in enzyme immunoassays, has been constructed. However, a quantitative comparison of the characteristics of fusion proteins and chemical conjugates of the parents, which are functionally produced in a uniform microbial system, has not been ...
Sarker Md Moklesur Rahman - - 2012
Context: Immunostimulant plays an important role to prevent infections when defensive capacity of body is impaired, commonly occur with aging, cancer, diabetes, and sepsis. Kanakasava (KNK) is a polyherbal ayurvedic preparation used since ancient times for the treatment of respiratory diseases and to improve immunity. Objective: The present study evaluated ...
Zhu Xinhong - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have the ability to migrate into tumors and therefore are potential vehicles for the therapy of malignant diseases. In this study, we investigated the use of umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells (UCB-MSCs) as carriers for a constant source of transgenic LIGHT (TNFSF14) to target ...
Abedi Gholamreza - - 2012
To use fascia lata instead of pericardium and observe the presence of adhesions. Twenty rabbits were divided into two group of ten. In group A, a 1×1 cm segment of pericardium was excised and resutured. In group B excised pericardium was substituted for autologous fascia lata. In the comparison of ...
Pierry Deirdre - - 2012
Context.-Cervical cancer screening in women younger than 30 years relies on cervical cytology because of the poor performance of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing in this age group. Objectives.-To determine the performance of in-cell HPV E6, E7 mRNA quantification (HPV OncoTect) for the detection of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women ...
Huang Tzu-Yi - - 2012
The number of reported cases of child abuse has been rising steadily in Taiwan. Although child abuse reporting is mandatory for healthcare professionals, Taiwan-specific social norms and traditional cultural values make the decision to report such abuse more complex and difficult. We used Jonsen's four topics method to examine a ...
Thibeau Shelley - - 2012
Few health care professionals have received palliative care training to comfort dying infants and their families. One institution's development of a palliative care program in the neonatal intensive care unit setting is discussed in this column.
Larosa Steven P - - 2012
Marked alterations of the innate and adaptive immune response follow invasive infection and generalized inflammatory states. If left unchecked, this state of immune dysregulation contributes to a myriad of maladaptive cellular responses that culminate in multiple organ dysfunction, septic shock, and lethality. The molecular details of the cell-signaling networks that ...
Yakimchuk Konstantin - - 2012
Background: Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) is a member of the fibroblast growth factor family. KGF protects the oral and intestinal mucosa against damage induced by irradiation or chemotherapy. Previous studies have found the expression of KGF in chondrocytes and suggested that KGF promotes the wound healing process in injured cartilage. ...
Schoj Veronica - - 2012
BACKGROUND: There is scarce evidence of secondhand smoke (SHS) and disparity in developing countries. We evaluated the relationship between socio-demographic variables and secondhand smoke-related factors in Argentina. METHODS: We conducted a randomized telephone survey (2008/2009) in 25 Argentinean cities. We included a sample of 160 respondents per city stratified by ...
Dika Emi - - 2012
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most frequent malignant skin tumor observed in Caucasian adults, especially males, occurs mainly in sun-exposed areas of the body. BCC in the periungual tissues, such as proximal nail fold, nail matrix, nail bed and hyponychium, is rarely reported . We report a patient with two ...
Hristov Alexandra C - - 2012
Context.-Primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type, may show features that overlap with other lymphomas. However, timely recognition of this entity can have important clinical and therapeutic implications. Objective.-To review the clinical, morphologic, and immunophenotypic characteristics of primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type, and juxtapose these features ...
Stiberg Elsa - - 2012
Empathy is crucial for establishing caring relationships and cooperation with relatives of people with severe mental illness. This study describes the use of video as a learning tool in a post-bachelor program. A focus group of students attended a video session. Based on a phenomenological descriptive analysis, we found two ...
Nicol Alcina F - - 2012
Although several studies have evaluated the role of p16INK4a as a diagnostic marker of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and its association with disease progression, studies regarding the role of p16INK4a in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients remain scarce. The present study was designed to determine the potential utility of p16INK4a ...
Ueno Kimihiko - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Routine performance of intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) during cholecystectomy is controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of IOC during cholecystectomy in addition to preoperative magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) in our institution over a 12-year period. METHODS: A total of 425 consecutive patients who underwent IOC ...
Rae Caroline - - 2012
Acetate is a two carbon intermediate in metabolism. It is an accepted marker of astrocytic metabolism, and a substrate for production of metabolites such as glutamine, glutamate and GABA. However, anomalies exist in the current explanations of compartmentation and metabolism of acetate. Here, we investigated these anomalies by examining transport, ...
Myers Jeffrey L - - 2012
New Frontiers in Pathology is a unique educational event intended to meet the ongoing educational needs of practicing pathologists. Continuous medical education (CME) is required for maintenance of licensure by virtually all state licensing bodies. Satisfying CME requirements hinges on earning a minimum number of American Medical Association Physician Recognition ...
Bremholm Lasse - - 2012
Barrett's Esophagus (BE) is a premalignant condition in the esophagus. Esophageal adenocarcinomas have the fastest increase of incidence of all solid tumors in the western world. BE is defined as areas with macroscopic visible columnar epithelium and intestinal metaplasia oral of the anatomical gastroesophageal junction. The extent of the endoscopic ...
Burkhardt W - - 2012
A 3-year-old female intact Miniature Australian Shepherd presented with convulsive status epilepticus after milbemycinoxime administration in the recommended dosage. In addition to continuous intravenous antiepileptic therapy the dog had to be ventilated for 36 hours due to aspiration pneumonia. After extubation control of intermittent tonic-clonic seizures required a constant-rate-infusion of propofol ...
Sikervar Vikas - - 2012
A synthesis of enantiopure 19-nor-Vitamin D(3) and its C-2 substituted cyclic phosphate analogs is achieved via in situ trapping of an α-sulfonyl anion with a CD-ring allyl chloride and 1,2-eliminative desulfonylation exploiting the basic properties of TBAF. The A-ring is prepared via anti-selective dithiane addition to vinyl sulfone and LiBH(4) ...
Caballero-Hoyos Ramiro - - 2012
Indigenous migrant workers (IMWs) have a high vulnerability to HIV and STDs due to poverty and marginalization. This study examined factors associated with sexual risk behavior (SRB) according to type of partner in transnational young male IMWs at a sugar cane agro-industrial complex in western Mexico. A total of 192 ...
Anthony Nicholas E - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Intestinal spirochetosis (IS) is a condition in which colonic and appendiceal epithelial cells are colonized by one of two anaerobic spirochetes, either the Brachyspira aalborgi or Brachyspira pilosicoli. There is much debate in the literature as to whether IS is a pathogen or a commensal inhabitant. A recent case ...
Steffensen Linn H - - 2012
Vitamin D sufficiency has been associated with lower risk of multiple sclerosis and may also have a favorable effect on the course of the disease. The aim of this work was to identify predictors of serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25[OH]D) levels in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) and to assess ...
Abbott Jacenta D - - 2012
How the brain is lateralised for emotion processing remains a key question in contemporary neuropsychological research. The right hemisphere hypothesis asserts that the right hemisphere dominates emotion processing, whereas the valence hypothesis holds that positive emotion is processed in the left hemisphere and negative emotion is controlled by the right ...
Shen Yang - - 2012
ECO-orf27 associated with the cluster of ECO-0501 (LW01) from Amycolatopsis orientalis is deduced to encode a type II thioesterase. Disruption of ECO-orf27 reduced LW01 production by 95 %. Complementation of the disrupted mutant with intact ECO-orf27 restored the production of LW01 suggesting that ECO-orf27 is crucial for LW01 biosynthesis. ECO-TE I, ...
Brownson Dale A C - - 2012
The use of graphene, a one atom thick individual planar carbon layer, has exploded in a plethora of scientific disciplines since it was reported to possess a range of unique and exclusive properties. Despite graphene being explored theoretically since the 1940s and known to exist since the 1960s, the recent ...
Nakato Teruyuki - - 2012
We investigated emulsions stabilized with particles of layered hexaniobate, known as a semiconductor photocatalyst, and photocatalytic degradation of dyes in the emulsions. Hydrophobicity of the niobate particles was adjusted with the intercalation of alkylammonium ions into the interlayer spaces to enable emulsification in a toluene-water system. After the modification of ...
Herbst Jonathon B - - 2012
Lung biopsy often plays a key role in identifying patients with hypersensitivity pneumonia, especially in the absence of a typical history. A 69-year-old woman with a 2-year history of unexplained dyspnea on exertion underwent surgical lung biopsy for diagnosis of diffuse lung disease thought to represent idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Her ...
Coban Ahmet Yilmaz - - 2012
The microplate nitrate reductase assay (MNRA) and the rezasurin microtitre assay (REMA) were used for the susceptibility testing of 73 clinical isolates and the results were compared with those that were obtained using the Bactec 460 TB and Bactec MGIT 960 systems. The REMA and the MNRA were performed in ...
Kisiel Agatha H - - 2012
Objective-To isolate and characterize mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) from canine muscle and periosteum and compare proliferative capacities of bone marrow-, adipose tissue-, muscle-, and periosteum-derived MSCs (BMSCs, AMSCs, MMSCs, and PMSCs, respectively). Sample-7 canine cadavers. Procedures-MSCs were characterized on the basis of morphology, immunofluorescence of MSC-associated cell surface markers, and ...
Troelsen Anders - - 2012
During the past decade, the incidence of primary total knee replacement (TKA) surgery in Denmark has approximately doubled. This increase could be due to weakened indications to perform TKA surgery. We aimed to investigate variation in opinions about indications to perform TKA among Danish knee surgeons. In October 2011, a ...
Cella Wilsandrei - - 2012
We reviewed the records of 151 patients diagnosed with American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) from 1993 to 2009 in the municipality of Japura, Paraná, Brazil. Gender, age, occupation, place of residence, location of lesions, type and number of lesions were analyzed. The prevalence rate of ACL was 11.5/10,000 hab, of which ...
Ericson Ulrika - - 2012
Diets high in protein have shown positive effects on short-term weight reduction and glycaemic control. However, the understanding of how dietary macronutrient composition relates to long-term risk of type 2 diabetes is limited. The aim of the present study was to examine intakes of macronutrients, fibre and protein sources in ...
Tabrizian Parissa - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Diaphragmatic hernia (DH) after hepatic resection (HR) is a rare and not well-described complication. We report our experience with DH following a high volume of HRs in a tertiary center. METHODS: Records of patients undergoing major HR for liver tumors between April 1992 and November 2011 were reviewed. The ...
Maillette de Buy Wenniger L J - - 2012
Emerging pathophysiologic insights are leading to novel approaches to treating fibrosing cholangiopathies. The current treatment, using ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA), may slow the progression of some chronic cholangiopathies but cannot heal them. Apart from immunosuppressive interventions aimed at minimizing immune-mediated damage, the use of specific modifiers of hepatobiliary secretory and cytoprotective ...
Balasubramanian Vaiyapuri - - 2012
β-1,3-Glucanases are abundant in plants and have been characterized from a wide range of species. They play key roles in cell division, trafficking of materials through plasmodesmata, in withstanding abiotic stresses and are involved in flower formation through to seed maturation. They also defend plants against fungal pathogens either alone ...
Oviedo Sergio Pina - - 2012
Diffuse malignant mesothelioma (DMM) is an uncommon cancer with great clinical significance because it currently remains an incurable disease, and most patients die within months after diagnosis. Although DMM incidence is leveling off or decreasing in developed countries because of the strict control of asbestos use, it is increasing in ...
Kotula Paul G - - 2012
A new aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscope equipped with an array of Si-drift energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometers has been utilized to acquire spectral image data at atomic resolution. The resulting noisy data were subjected to multivariate statistical analysis to noise filter, remove an unwanted and partially overlapping non-sample-specific X-ray signal, and ...
Wan Mi Mi - - 2012
Mesoporous silica MCM-41 and SBA-15 were chosen to study the adsorption and release of bulky biomolecule heparin, in order to develop new heparin controlled delivery system and expand the application of mesoporous materials in life science. To explore how the structure of support such as pore size and surface state ...
Johnston Lisa Grazina - - 2012
Female sex workers (FSW) often have a disproportionately high prevalence of HIV infection and they, along with their clients, are considered a core group contributing to the transmission of HIV in many countries. In 2010, females who reported having vaginal/anal/oral sex in the last 6 months with a male in exchange ...
Kuddus Mohammed - - 2012
Microbial proteases that occupy a pivotal position with respect to their commercial applications are most important hydrolytic enzymes and have been studied extensively since the advent of enzymology. Cold-adapted microorganisms are potential source of cold-active proteases and they have been isolated from the cold regions. Although there are many microbial ...
Jin Bo Kyung - - 2012
Fetal intracardiac mass with calcification is very rare and not well reported. The authors treated a patient with a cardiac mass presumed to be infective endocarditis in the tricuspid valve and pulmonary valve positions with postcalcification echocardiographic shadow forming pulmonary atresia. Although postnatal consecutive blood cultures for bacterial and fungal ...
Ademola-Majekodunmi F O - - 2012
Between 2009 and 2010 there were increasing incidences of snakebites in Kaltungo, Gombe State, Nigeria. Most of the cases presented were treated with the clinically approved drug of choice for snakebite, the Echitab® antisnake venom (ASV) at the Kaltungo Treatment Centre which was manufactured by MicroPharm Ltd, UK and produced ...
Purnak Tugrul - - 2012
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) are a clinical spectrum of disorders, of which nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is the most strongly associated with inflammation. Inflammation is a known risk factor for low bone mass in the body. The primary goal of the present study was to evaluate the ...
Singh Kunwar P - - 2012
The research aims to develop artificial intelligence (AI)-based model to predict the adsorptive removal of 2-chlorophenol (CP) in aqueous solution by coconut shell carbon (CSC) using four operational variables (pH of solution, adsorbate concentration, temperature, and contact time), and to investigate their effects on the adsorption process. Accordingly, based on ...
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