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Wang Zhongxia - - 2012
To study the influence of soysaponins on blood lipid and grume of the rats. According to their levels of cholesterol in serum and weight, 48 SD healthy male rats were randomly divided into groups, normal control, high fat control, high fat with 10 mg/kg aspirin, high fat with soyasaponins (20, ...
Bobić Jasminka - - 2012
Vegetarian diets attract more and more attention due to growing concerns about health, ecology and/or animal welfare in general population. The main purpose of this paper was to examine whether vegetarianism could be associated with some specific personality characteristics, with the emphasis on the main motivational factors which determined acquiring ...
Yao Jian-Wen - - 2012
Sorafenib, the first oral multikinase inhibitor, can inhibit several kinases involved in tumor proliferation and angiogenesis including Raf, VEGFR, PDGFR, kit and so on. Due to the advantages of multi-mechanisms, broad-spectrum anticancer potency, and well-tolerated results in combination trials, more and more researchers have focused on the optimization of sorafenib ...
Lu Yang - - 2012
To determine the risk of ischemic heart disease among foundry workers and the exposure-response relationship between the risk and foundry work and cumulative exposure to silica dust, and to establish a regression model to predict the risk for developing ischemic heart disease by a given length of employment and exposure ...
Pranjić Nurka - - 2012
The objective of this study is the assessment of the association of burnout syndrome with adrenal exhaustion specific symptoms and signs among 116 patients who were exposed to violence or mobbing at workplace and who were treated during 2005 to 2008 in Department of Occupational Pathology and Toxicology Tuzla; to ...
Kocić Sanja - - 2012
The rates of suicide are two to three times higher in men than in women in all communities. This "gender paradox" can be explained by various factors, such as more impulsive nature of men and their choice of more efficient (more lethal) methods to commit suicide. This study was aimed ...
Chen Hang - - 2012
As a keratinized material, nail recently has attracting researchers' attention in the pharmaceuticals analysis. There are comparatively limited studies concerning nail's xenobiotic determination and its mechanism. This article reported the development of a sensitive, specific and reproducible LC-MS/MS method, which could be as a foundation of other studies on drug ...
Al-Shoumer Kamal A S - - 2012
We measured bone mineral density (BMD) in Kuwaiti women residents in the largest province of Kuwait state to highlight the BMD changes with each age, in particular when they reach the postmenopausal stage. Healthy Kuwaiti females between the ages of 10 and 89 years, who were residents in the largest province ...
Kato Shuri - - 2012
Numerous cultivars of Japanese flowering cherry (Prunus subgenus Cerasus) are recognized, but in many cases they are difficult to distinguish morphologically. Therefore, we evaluated the clonal status of 215 designated cultivars using 17 SSR markers. More than half the cultivars were morphologically distinct and had unique genotypes. However, 22 cultivars ...
Milić Mirjana - - 2012
The aim of this study was to define processes of orientation and/or selection towards sports game of volleyball in schoolgirls of Kastela, aged 10-12, by examining the relations between regular classes of physical education (PE) and extracurricular sport activities. For this purpose, two morphological measures were used (body height and ...
Amidzić Jelena - - 2012
Malignant transformation is a rare complication of mature cystic teratoma, with squamous cell carcinoma as the most common malignancy (in 75% of cases). In this article we present a case of a well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma and discuss the morphological and clinico-pathological features of ...
Wang Qi-Fang - - 2012
The inclusion complex of isotretinoin was prepared by sealed-control temperature method and amylose was used as carrier. The formation of inclusion complex was confirmed by powder X-ray diffraction and DSC. The equation of enzymatically-controlled drug release was established by kinetic theory, and the release characteristic of drug was confirmed by ...
Ostojić Rajko - - 2012
The Republic of Croatia's accession to the European Union (EU) will affect all segments of economy and society, including the health care system. The aim of this paper is to establish the potential effects of joining the EU on Croatian health care, as well as to assess its readiness to ...
Ravlija Jelena - - 2012
Immunization is one of the most effective medical interventions in the prevention of the disease and represents the easiest and most cost-effective investment in health. The strategy of controlling contagious diseases that can be prevented through immunization has a long tradition in B&H. Mandatory immunizations are administered against ten diseases. ...
Coghlan Eduardo - - 2012
Most comparative studies on different preparations for colonic cleanliness use unvalidated scales with terms as "excellent," "good," "fair," and "poor" which lack standardized definitions. The Boston Bowel Preparation Scale (BBPS) is a valid and simple measure of bowel preparation. To compare three different bowel preparations [polyethylenglycol (PEG), sodium phosphates, and ...
Pan Saikun - - 2013
UDPG-pyrophosphorylase is the key enzyme involved in pullulan biosynthesis and pullulan production by Aureobasidium pullulans. In this study, effect of controlled pH on fermentation time, pullulan production, biomass, and UDPG-pyrophosphorylase activity was investigated. Pullulan yield increased to reach a maximum within 4 days, and maximum UDPG-pyrophosphorylase activity was observed at ...
Matanić Dubravka - - 2012
Primary chondrosarcoma is a rare malignant tumor. The five types of chondrosarcomas are: central, peripheral, mesenchymal, differentiated and clear cell. The classic chondrosarcomas are central (arising within a bone) or peripheral (arising from the surface of a bone). We describe a patient with central chondrosarcoma of the humerus who underwent ...
Chen Xinglong - - 2012
Traditional ochratoxin A(OTA) competitive antigen are high toxicity, high price and difficult preparation. Non-toxic and easy prepared OTA competitive antigen substitutes were expressed by recombinant filamentous phage which have OTA mimotope displayed on its p VI surface. Recombinant phagemid pC89-COTA which contain OTA mimotope nucleotide sequence was constructed. Moreover, to ...
Kujundzić Milodar - - 2012
Water influences skin inflammation of the external auditory canal. The common term for this illness is "swimmer's ear". Contributory factors are length of exposure to water, type of water and water pollution. The aim of the study was to compare risks for contracting the disease between patients with different exposure ...
Olujić Maja - - 2012
Retinopathy of prematurity is a disease of the eye, i.e. the retinal blood vessels, which occurs exclusively in premature infants. The level of blindness in one country depends on the level of development of neonatal care and the opportunities to implement screening. The aim of this study was to examine ...
Zhang Jia-Yu - - 2012
To overcome the defects of current research methods of natural products, an LC-MS-DS that consisted of more than 600 natural products was constructed with HPLC-ESI-IT-MS/MS. The database searching results of LC-MS-DS were validated to be reliable, which indicated that LC-MS-DS could be successfully applied for the effective identification and target ...
Sala Carlos A - - 2012
Imisun and CLPlus are two imidazolinone tolerance traits in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) determined by the expression of two alleles at the locus Ahasl1. Both traits differed in their tolerance level to imazapyr -a type of imidazolinone herbicide- when aboveground biomass is considered, but the concomitant herbicide effect over the ...
Wang Minzhen - - 2012
To evaluate the relationship between exposure to gaseous air pollutants (NO2 and SO2) and daily hospital admissions for respiratory diseases. After controlling long time trend, the "day of week" effect and confounding factors of meteorology, a semi-parametric generalized additive model (GAM) was used to analyze the exposure-effect relationship between gaseous ...
Hunjak Blazenka - - 2012
Urinary tract infections (UTI) remain one of the most common bacterial infections seen in adult women of all ages. In postmenopausal women, the aging process contributes to local complaints in the lower urogenital tissue, including UTI. Our study was conducted at gynecological practices of the health centers in the Zagreb ...
Zavisić Branka Kovacev - - 2012
INTRODUCTION. Menopausal osteoporosis is a disease of older age, and its development is related to the cessation of ovarian function together with a number of risk factors. Monthly dosing regimens are welcomed by women because of higher satisfaction and better adherence. This study was aimed at assessing the therapeutic effect ...
Zhang Yu-Yan - - 2012
To observe the effect and mechanism of Yiqi Tongluo Jiedu capsule aganist cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury, the SD rats were randomly divided into following groups: sham-operated group, model group, the group of low, medium and high dose of Yiqi Tongluo Jiedu capsule, and nimodipine group. Using focal middle cerebral artery ...
Li Ling - - 2012
Objective Concentrations and proliles of 7 polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) compounds in ambient air in Shenzhen city were analyzed, and inhalation exposure amount for local resident was concluded firstly domesticly. 7 polybrominated diphenyl ethers compounds (PBDEs) (BDE-28, BD-E-47, BDE-99, BDE-100, BDE-153, BDE-154, BDE-183) in ambient air (including gas phase and ...
Bjelanović Vedran - - 2012
Pregnancy is followed by many physiologic, organic and psychological changes and disorders, which can become more serious in pregnancy followed by complications, especially in women with pathological conditions during pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to find out and analyze the prevalence and intensity of psychological disorders in women ...
Wang Zhen - - 2012
Influenza virus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRP) is essential for replication and expression of influenza virus genome. Viral genomic sequences encoding RdRP are highly conservative, thus making it a potential anti-influenza drug target. A cell-based influenza RdRP inhibitor screening assay was established by a luciferase reporter system to analyze the activity ...
Hebeish Ali - - 2013
Innovative CMC-based hydrogels with great potentials for usage in medical area were principally synthesized as per two strategies .The first involved reaction of epichlorohydrin in alkaline medium containing silver nitrate to yield silver nano-particles (AgNPs)-loaded CMC hydrogel. While CMC acted as stabilizing for AgNPs, trisodium citrate was added to the ...
Zhang Jiguo - - 2012
To analyze feeding status of children under 2 years old in the poor rural areas of western China in 2009. The study subjects were 2933 from the program of 'Study on appropriate technology of children under-nutrition improvement in poor rural areas'. In 2009, the rate of almost exclusive breast-feeding of ...
Zidak Marcel - - 2012
A modern approach to breast cancer treatment after mastectomy includes immediate breast reconstruction (performed simultaneously with the mastectomy). The understanding of factors that influence women's decisions and appreciation of their satisfaction is as important as the knowledge of medical efficiency of the selected treatment. The influence of women's age on ...
Krstić Tatjana - - 2012
Raising a child with cerebral palsy is stressful for the parent because it requires an intensive physical engagement as well as coping with emotional reactions to the child's condition. Parents have different modes of adapting to stress and demands caused by the disorder. The Resiliency Model of Family Stress, Adjustment ...
Olvera Karina - - 2012
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT), also called inflammatory pseudotumour, is an uncommon neoplastic benign lesion histopathologically characterized by fibroblast and myofibroblast proliferation, with inflammatory cell infiltration. Systemic inflammatory response can appear although specific pathogens are rarely found. We present a case of a woman in whom liver abscess was initially suspected ...
Ding Changming - - 2012
To develop a high performance liquid chromatography (LC) method for simultaneously determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in serum. PAHs could be separated completely by using C18 column and detected by fluorescence detector at wavelengths (Ex = 340 nm, Em = 425 nm). The mobile phase A was acetonitrile and ...
Rogulj Nenad - - 2012
On the sample of 156 female students in the first and the second year of the Faculty of Philosophy in Split, aged 18-20, we have analyzed the differences in certain dimensions of the anthropological system between the students who were or are still engaged in different aspects of sport activities ...
Huang Yi - - 2012
In order to increase the plasma half-life and tissue specificity of IL-1 receptor antagonist, a recombinant fusion protein IL-1Ra-HSA, linked by a rigid peptide linker PAPAP, was engineered and expressed by the Pichia pastoris host cells. The fusion protein was secreted to the host cells culture, identified by Western blot, ...
Kato Takeyuki - - 2012
In Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa), the clubroot resistance (CR) genes Crr1 and Crr2 are effective against the mild Plasmodiophora brassicae isolate Ano-01 and the more virulent isolate Wakayama-01, but not against isolate No. 14, classified into pathotype group 3. 'Akiriso', a clubroot-resistant F(1) cultivar, showed resistance to isolate No. 14. ...
Kabalin Milena - - 2012
Metabolic syndrome presents a significant public health problem today, in Croatia as well as the rest of the world, considering the fact that the World Health Organization classifies its diagnostic criteria, such as high blood pressure and obesity, among ten major risk factors for health. The research of the prevalence ...
Lumi Carlos Miguel - - 2012
Fecal incontinence is a complex disease that affects the quality of life of patients suffering from it. Anorectal manometry and endoanal ultrasound 360 grades are included among the studies used. There are no clear agreement about the relevance and usefulness of this studies and their role as apart of diagnostic ...
Liu Baojun - - 2012
A high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method was developed for the simultaneous determination of 4 furocoumarins, including 8-methoxycoumarin, 5-methoxycoumarin, trioxsalen and imperatorin in cosmetics. The separation was carried on Diamonsil C18 column (4.6 mm x 250 mm, 5 microm) by gradient elution with methanol-water as mobile phase at a flow ...
Falk Nancy L - - 2012
Elder mistreatment is unrecognized, hidden, and underreported. Studies show that health professionals, nurses among them, are largely unaware of the various forms of elder mistreatment that take place and of the proper course of action to pursue when mistreatment is suspected. In this article, we describe elder mistreatment policies, examining ...
Duletić Antica Nacinović - - 2012
The aim of this study is to investigate the differences of clinical and laboratory parameters between patients with JAK2-V617F positive myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) and JAK2 wild type MPNs. DNA was isolated from peripheral blood granulocytes of 106 patients treated at Rijeka University Hospital Center: 41 with polycythemia vera (PV), 43 ...
Vucević Danijela - - 2012
INTRODUCTION. Atherosclerosis is a progressive, multifactorial, diffuse, multisystemic, chronic, inflammatory disease, which is manifested by disorders of vascular, immune and metabolic system. Pathogenesis of this disease is not fully understood. Endothelial Dysfunction and Inflammatory Process. Endothelial dysfunction is recognized as the crucial step in atherogenesis. A lot of studies have ...
Wang Yong-Kang - - 2012
A variety of novel 2-(1-substituted-piperidine-4-ylamino)quinazoline derivatives were prepared and their antiproliferative activities on five cancer cell lines were evaluated by MTT assay. Quinazolines 4j-4l, 5a, 5b and 5d bearing a small hydrophobic alkyl group on piperidine ring exhibited potent antitumor activities with IC50 values at micromolar level. Compound 41 displayed ...
Li Xiangting - - 2012
To investigate the separate and combined toxic effects of di-2-ethylhexylphthalate (DEHP) and cypermethrin (CYP) on prepubertal male rats. A total of 24 healthy 3-week-old SPF male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into four groups. They were control group (fed with corn oil), DEHP group (500 mg/kg, dissolved in corn oil), ...
Brzak Bozana Loncar - - 2012
The aim of this retrospective study was to determine the frequency and malignant transformation rate of oral lichen planus and leukoplakia in a large group of oral medicine patients. Study included 12 508 patients who were referred between 1998 and 2007 to the Department of Oral Medicine. The frequency of ...
Orozco Giraldo John Jairo - - 2012
In order to compare the cost and to find the cost-effectiveness ratio of 0.5 mg/day entecavir versus pegylated interferon in the suppression of the viral replication and the quality of life of chronic hepatitis B patients based on a previously developed economic evaluation by Spackman y Veenstra, we performed, previous ...
Sajomsang Warayuth - - 2013
In this study two types of water-soluble βCD grafted chitosan were synthesized and compared based on similar degree of N-substitution of βCD moiety; QCD23-g-CS contained methylene spacer and QCDCA22-g-CS contained citric acid spacer. The QCD23-g-CS demonstrated greater eugenol (EG) encapsulation efficiency than that of QCDCA22-g-CS. The micelle-like assemblies of QCD23-g-CS ...
Carrió Esperança - - 2012
In this communication, we provide some basic methodological and practical ideas for plant knowledge comparisons among different predefined natural regions of the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, in the frame of an ongoing project in this area. The final goal of this work is to present a tool to find out ...
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