Search Results
Results 201 - 250 of 3226
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
do Monte Zenaide S - - 2013
A simple, rapid, and sensitive method for the analysis of paroxetine, in tablets as well as the pure drug, by circular dichroism is described. The method was validated for repeatability, linearity, limit of detection, limit of quantification, and recovery according to the International Conference on Harmonization guidelines. Excellent results were ...
Müller Patrick P Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. - - 2013
The graded distribution of morphogens underlies many of the tissue patterns that form during development. How morphogens disperse from a localized source and how gradients in the target tissue form has been under debate for decades. Recent imaging studies and biophysical measurements have provided evidence for various morphogen transport models ...
- - 2013
Botoseneanu, A., & Liang, J. (2012) Latent heterogeneity in long-term trajectories of body mass index in older adults. Journal of Aging and Health. 25(2), 342-363. (Original DOI: 10.1177/0898264312468593).
Karunasinghe Nishi - - 2013
Selenium (Se) supplementation was tested in a group of healthy men from Auckland, New Zealnd with selenized yeast (Selplex, 200 μg/day) as the supplementation mode. A set of biomarkers, including DNA damage levels and seleno-antioxidant enzyme levels, were evaluated at pre- and postsupplementation time points. Supplementation produced significant increases in serum ...
Wilkes Michael S - - 2013
The authors reflect on the creation of the Doctoring program at the UCLA School of Medicine two decades ago. Although Doctoring-at UCLA and other institutions where it has been implemented-has successfully taught large numbers of students psychosocial content and communications skills that are often overlooked in traditional medical school curricula ...
Gilger Brian C - - 2013
To evaluate the effect of triamcinolone acetonide (TA) administered into the suprachoroidal space (SCS) using a microneedle and compare it with intravitreal (IVT) TA injections in a porcine model of acute posterior segment inflammation. An IVT injection of balanced salt solution (BSS) or lipopolysaccharide (LPS) was followed 24 hours later ...
Tonkin Laura R - - 2013
Objective-To determine whether soybean oil emulsion has an in vitro effect on platelet aggregation and thromboelastography in blood samples obtained from healthy dogs. Animals-12 healthy adult dogs. Procedures-Blood samples were collected from each dog into tubes containing EDTA, hirudin, or sodium citrate for a CBC, collagen- and ADP-induced impedance aggregometry, ...
Bardoni Rita - - 2013
Sensory information transmitted to the spinal cord dorsal horn is modulated by a complex network of excitatory and inhibitory interneurons. The two main inhibitory transmitters, GABA and glycine, control the flow of sensory information mainly by regulating the excitability of dorsal horn neurons. A presynaptic action of GABA has also ...
Mozurkewich Ellen L EL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, - - 2013
Maternal deficiency of the omega-3 fatty acid, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), has been associated with perinatal depression, but there is evidence that supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) may be more effective than DHA in treating depressive symptoms. This trial tested the relative effects of EPA- and DHA-rich fish oils on prevention ...
Stein Paul S G - - 2013
Studies of the model systems of spinal cord and brainstem reveal molecular, genetic, and cellular mechanisms that are critical for network and behavioral functions in the nervous system. Recent experiments establish the importance of neurogenetics in revealing cellular and network properties. Breakthroughs that utilize direct visualization of neuronal activity and ...
Knab Amy M - - 2013
The effects of a flavonoid-rich fresh fruit and vegetable juice (JUICE) on chronic resting and postexercise inflammation, oxidative stress, immune function, and metabolic profiles (metabolomics analysis, gas-chromatography mass-spectrometry platform) in elite sprint and middle-distance swimmers were studied. In a randomized, crossover design with a 3-wk washout period, swimmers (n = ...
Fleming Britannia M BM Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, - - 2013
The intermediate mesoderm (IM) is the embryonic source of all kidney tissue in vertebrates. The factors that regulate the formation of the IM are not yet well understood. Through investigations in the chick embryo, the current study identifies and characterizes Vg1/Nodal signaling (henceforth referred to as 'Nodal-like signaling') as a ...
Champ Colin E - - 2013
Recent data reveals that dietary factors may influence outcomes in patients undergoing cancer treatment. However, patient-centered information on dietary recommendations is limited. In this study, we assessed dietary recommendations for cancer patients during treatment and survivorship by evaluating the websites of all National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) member institutions. NCCN ...
Huang Xiang-Run - - 2013
This study investigated the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) reflectance speckle and tested the hypothesis that temporal change of RNFL speckle reveals axonal dynamic activity. RNFL reflectance speckle of isolated rat retinas was studied with monochromatic illumination. A series of reflectance images was collected every 5 seconds for approximately 15 ...
Sutton Shauna - - 2013
During the initiation of a new robotic surgery program, a quality improvement team explored different techniques for positioning patients in the lithotomy and steep Trendelenburg position during robot-assisted procedures. Concerns associated with placing patients in the steep Trendelenburg position include the patient slipping toward the head of the bed and ...
- - 2013
: The Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (DSC) is charged with the development of guidelines for the management of diabetes and supporting adherence to evidence-based standards for education and care. The DSC is committed to lowering the burden of diabetes in the state through translation of evidence-based standards of clinical ...
Nieto Jorge E - - 2013
Objective-To determine the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and safety of zoledronic acid in horses. Animals-8 healthy horses. Procedures-A single dose of zoledronic acid (0.057 mg/kg, IV) was administered during a 30-minute period. Venous blood was collected at several time points. Zoledronic acid concentration in plasma was measured by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry, ...
Darvesh Altaf S - - 2013
The prophylactic and therapeutic properties of tea have been attributed to green tea catechins and black tea theaflavins besides several other polyphenolic compounds. Tea polyphenols possess potent antioxidant and antiinflammatory properties and modulate several signaling pathways. These biochemical facets of tea polyphenols are responsible for its anticancer properties. Several lethal ...
Yan Yan Y Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543, - - 2013
We synthesized complexes of Ni(II) with dithiocarbamate ligands derived from the ortho and para isomers of sulforhodamine B fluorophores and demonstrated they are highly selective in reactions with nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Compared with the para isomer, the ortho isomer showed a much greater fluorescence increase upon reaction with NO2, which ...
Branković Ana S - - 2013
Previous studies have shown correlation between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) at 8q24 and prostate cancer (PCa) risk. This study aimed to evaluate possible association between genotypes and alleles of 8q24 polymorphisms (rs1447295, rs4242382, rs6983267, rs7017300, and rs7837688) and PCa risk and progression. 150 patients with PCa, 150 patients with benign ...
Salman Kadhim N - - 2013
Copper (Cu) metabolism is altered in rats fed diets high in molybdenum (Mo) and low in Cu. This 10-week study was carried out to examine the effects of supplemental Mo (7.5-240 μg/g diet) on male Sprague-Dawley rats fed diets adequate in Cu (5 μg/g diet) and to determine the susceptibility of Mo-treated ...
Yan Xiaowen - - 2013
Much progress has been made in identification of the proteins in proteomes, and quantification of these proteins has attracted much interest. In addition to popular tandem mass spectrometric methods based on soft ionization, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS), a typical example of mass spectrometry based on hard ionization, usually ...
Kodama Akio - - 2013
For vascular occlusive disease, an autologous vein graft is the most suitable conduit for arterial reconstruction. Intimal hyperplasia, resulting from the migration and proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells, is a major obstacle to patency after vein grafting. The degree to which the function of nitric oxide (NO) in the ...
Worthington Roberta J RJ Department of Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, United - - 2013
β-Lactam antibiotics are one of the most important antibiotic classes but are plagued by problems of resistance, and the development of new β-lactam antibiotics through side-chain modification of existing β-lactam classes is not keeping pace with resistance development. In this JOCSynopsis, we summarize small molecule strategies to overcome resistance to ...
Mailloux Geneviève - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Binge eating (BE) has long been identified as a correlate of overweight and obesity. However, less empirical attention has been given to overeating with and without loss of control (LOC) in nonclinical samples. PURPOSE: The goal of the present study was to examine the association of (1) established correlates ...
Palm Henrik H Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. - - 2013
Hip fracture treatment is controversial, with high complication rates. An algorithm for hip fracture surgery has shown reduced reoperation rates, but choice of implant is based on the commonly used fracture classifications, which were previously evaluated to be unreliable. The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability of ...
Anton Alexandra - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The aim of the present study was to compare the measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP) through a therapeutic soft contact lens with the "native" measurement. We additionally investigate whether a rebound tonometer (RT) or non-contact tonometer (NCT) is more suitable to measure IOP through a bandage contact lens. METHODS: ...
Karampelas Michael - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic panuveitis is a diagnosis of exclusion that lacks distinguishing features on fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography. Choroidal hypoperfusion or ischaemia has been implicated in panuveitis of different aetiologies. In this study, we use enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (OCT) to examine the choroid and its vasculature in ...
da Costa Leonardo Moreira - - 2013
The affinity of the pentaaqua Mg(2+) cation for a set of para-substituted imino [HN = CHC6H4(R)] and thiocarbonyl [S = CHC6H4(R)] ligands (R = H, F, Cl, Br, OH, OCH3, CH3, CN, NH2 and NO2) was analyzed with DFT (B3LYP/6-31+G(d)) and semi-empirical (PM6-DH2) methods. The interaction enthalpy was calculated to quantify the affinity of the Mg(2+) ...
Liao Weixiong W Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital of PLA, No. 28 Fuxing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, People's Republic of - - 2013
We conducted a proteomic analysis of synovial fluid (SF) to identify differentially expressed proteins and analyse their correlation with osteoarthritis (OA) severity. Our primary purpose was to gain insight into the pathogenesis of OA. SF samples were acquired from 12 knee OA patients and 12 non-OA controls (ten had a ...
Zouboulis C C - - 2013
Acne is the most common skin disease worldwide. Choosing the appropriate therapeutic regimens for the clinically diversified disease phenotypes require good knowledge of its pathophysiology. New concepts in this field have been developed in the last 15 years. Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory disorder in which androgens, PPAR ligands, regulating ...
Winter I - - 2013
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of onychomycosis is rising worldwide. Before starting antifungal treatment, an exact mycological diagnosis should be obtained. The current laboratory diagnosis of dermatomycoses is based on the detection of the causative agent by microscopy and culture. These conventional diagnostic methods for fungal infections often are not the best ...
Lee Sunggun - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between radiographic knee osteoarthritis and vertebral fractures (VFs) in an Asian population. METHODS: This cross-sectional study involved data from 1,829 participants of the Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Radiographic knee osteoarthritis was defined as Kellgren-Lawrence (KL) grades ≥2. Prevalent ...
Zaoui K - - 2013
Surgical tumor removal is often the treatment of choice in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Depending on the extent of tumor resection, large defects are often produced in the individual head and neck regions, necessitating reconstructive surgery to avoid further functional impairment. In principle, this decision depends ...
Kluth L A - - 2013
The number needed to treat (NNT) is a useful way for clinicans to describe the benefit or harm of a treatment as well as the costs involved. When interpreting the NNT it is essential to use the NNT in a clinically equivalent and appropriate setting. When evaluating the consequences of ...
Hapeshi E - - 2013
The capability of a moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR) to remove the iodinated contrast media (ICM) iohexol (IOX) and diatrizoate (DTZ) from municipal wastewater was studied. A selected number of clones of microorganisms present in the biofilm were identified. Biotransformation products were tentatively identified and the toxicity of the treated ...
Parvathi Ammini - - 2013
Microbes play a central role in the decomposition and remineralization of organic matter and recycling of nutrients in aquatic environments. In this study, we examined the influence of physical, chemical, and biological parameters on the rate of bacterial production (BP) and viral production (VP) with respect to primary production over ...
Nogueira Célia - - 2013
Complex III of the mitochondrial respiratory chain (CIII) catalyzes transfer of electrons from reduced coenzyme Q to cytochrome c. Low biochemical activity of CIII is not a frequent etiology in disorders of oxidative metabolism and is genetically heterogeneous. Recently, mutations in the human tetratricopeptide 19 gene (TTC19) have been involved ...
Galatius Anders - - 2013
Profiles of seven compounds of perfluoro-alkyl substances (PFASs) were compared among three species of top predators from the Danish North Sea: the white-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris), the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), and the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina). The seals had higher total burdens (757.8 ng g(-1) ww) than the dolphins (439.9 ng g(-1) ww) ...
Nydegger Alexander - - 2013
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is a typical disease of the elderly patient that mainly originates in degenerative multisegmental changes of the lumbar vertebral column. The classical symptom of pain irradiation into the legs whilst walking and relief with standing is similar to peripheral arterial disease presentation but differs in the sense ...
Abdellaoui Abdel A Department of Biological Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The - - 2013
Genetic variation in a population can be summarized through principal component analysis (PCA) on genome-wide data. PCs derived from such analyses are valuable for genetic association studies, where they can correct for population stratification. We investigated how to capture the genetic population structure in a well-characterized sample from the Netherlands ...
Ross Jason - - 2013
Recently our group completed a genome-wide linkage study investigating Australian and Spanish families with inherited risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). A minor linkage peak from that study located on chromosome 1 correlates with the location of a known CRC risk-modifying gene, prostaglandin synthase (PTGS2). PTGS2 encodes the inducible prostaglandin synthase ...
Hoetzenecker K - - 2013
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a worldwide burden and a major cause of death. Pathogenetic mechanisms underlying the disease are still largely unknown. However, a continuous toxic injury due to tobacco smoking leading to a self-maintaining inflammatory process is considered a key factor in the pathophysiology of the disease. ...
Bintanja R - - 2013
Ongoing and projected greenhouse warming clearly manifests itself in the Arctic regions, which warm faster than any other part of the world. One of the key features of amplified Arctic warming concerns Arctic winter warming (AWW), which exceeds summer warming by at least a factor of 4. Here we use ...
Antonis Chaniotis - - 2013
Objective: The purpose of this case report is to introduce a minimally invasive microsurgical technique for the treatment of the necrotic, immature apex tooth in adult patients and to provide treatment recommendations. Method and Materials: A 43-year-old male patient was diagnosed with chronic apical periodontitis associated with a necrotic, immature ...
Vasquez M I - - 2013
Water scarcity is one of the most important environmental and public health problems of our century. Treated wastewater reuse seems to be the most attractive option for the enhancement of water resources. However, the lack of uniform guidelines at European and/or Mediterranean level leaves room for application of varying guidelines ...
Diogo Rui - - 2013
The present publication reviews the broader evolutionary implications of our long-term study of primate musculature. It summarizes the implications of the study for our understanding of the use of myological characters for phylogenetic reconstruction, for assessing the importance of homoplasy and reversions in evolution, and for our understanding of Dollo's ...
Shigemura Katsumi - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine the use of anti-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) drugs, such as vancomycin (VCM), teicoplanin (TEIC), arbekasin (ABK) and linezolid (LZD), and the antibiotic susceptibilities of MRSAs in Kobe University Hospital. We investigated MRSA isolation and use of anti-MRSA drugs and susceptibilities of MRSA, ...
Lowe Frazer J - - 2013
Abstract Manufacturers have developed prototype cigarettes yielding reduced levels of some tobacco smoke toxicants, when tested using laboratory machine smoking under standardised conditions. For the scientific assessment of modified risk tobacco products, tests that offer objective, reproducible data, which can be obtained in a much shorter time than the requirements ...
Carroll Fran E - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to determine quantitatively the attributes of such screening tests that couples placed most value on. METHODS: A stated preference discrete choice experiment was conducted among a sample of pregnant women and their male partners. One four-level attribute (cost) and three two-level attributes (detection rate, gestation and ...
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >