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Li Shu-Guang - - 2013
To investigate the effect of andrographolide(AD) on proliferation, cell cycle and apoptosis of human gastric cells line BGC-823. MTT assay, flow cytometry and Annexin-V/PI double-staining flow cytometry assay were used to evaluate the effect of AD on proliferation, cell cycle and apoptosis of BGC-823 cells respectively. Optical microscope and transmission ...
Brown T - - 2013
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued multiple guidance for the first-line management of patients with lung cancer and recommends different combinations of chemotherapy treatments. This review provides a synthesis of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness evidence supporting current guidance. To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness ...
Stiehm E Richard - - 2013
Human immunoglobulin (IG) is used for IgG replacement therapy in primary and secondary immunodeficiency, for prevention and treatment of certain infections, and as an immunomodulatory agent for autoimmune and inflammatory disorders. IG has a wide spectrum of antibodies to microbial and human antigens. Several high-titered IGs are also available enriched ...
Safitri Zen Irina - - 2013
Malaysia has partially banned the use of asbestos. The prohibition of asbestos building materials in schools, clinics, and hospitals built by government started in 1999. Since 2005, prohibition has also been applied to all government buildings. However, asbestos construction materials such as roof and ceiling tiles are still sold in ...
Guevara Edgar E École Polytechnique de Montréal, Department of Electrical Engineering, C.P. 6079 succ. Centre-ville, Montréal, Quebec H3C 3A7, - - 2013
The potential of intrinsic optical imaging and resting-state analysis under anesthetized conditions as a tool to study brain networks associated with epileptic seizures is investigated. Using an acute model of epileptiform activity, the 4-aminopyridine model in live mice, we observe the changes in resting-state networks with the onset of seizure ...
Alaqeel Ahmed M - - 2013
To determine the prevalence of symptoms and risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among patients with ruptured cerebral aneurysms. In this case-control study, a validated Arabic version of the Berlin Questionnaire (BQ) was administered to patients admitted to King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with cerebral aneurysms between January ...
Ding Zhao - - 2013
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of total colonic exclusion plus side to side antiperistaltic ileorectal anastomosis in the treatment for elderly patients with slow transit constipation(STC). Clinical data of 13 patients with severe idiopathic STC undergoing the above novel procedure in Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University between May 2009 ...
Li Yi-Cheng YC National Cheng Kung University, Department of Photonics, Tainan 701, - - 2013
ABSTRACT. A developed temporal focusing-based multiphoton excitation system with additional patterned excitation and local laser control can provide high-throughput fabrication of three-dimensional gray-level biomicrostructures via two-photon cross-linking with rose bengal (RB) as the photoactivator. Multiple bovine serum albumin (BSA) structures of different concentrations were simultaneously achieved by selecting different pulse ...
Mustafa Ayman G - - 2013
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is considered an epidemic that continues to compromise the welfare of humankind. Despite the extensive efforts invested in countering this clinical health problem, current clinical science and technology still fall short of providing a pharmacological cure for TBI rendering tens of thousands of TBI patients vulnerable ...
Jiang Hong-Yuan - - 2013
To evaluate the perforation, circumferential resection margin (CRM) and postoperative perineal wound complications after extralevator abdominoperineal excision(ELAPE) and conventional abdominoperineal excision(APE) for low rectal cancer by using systematic review method. The Cochrane Library, PubMed, EMbase, CNKI and VIP database were searched for literatures in which ELAPE and APE were compared ...
Thomas Rebecca - - 2013
Experiential purchases are differentiated from material purchases in terms of objective; experiential purchases serve the purpose of acquiring a life experience, while material purchases serve the purpose of acquiring an object. Research has demonstrated that experiential purchases are associated with more happiness than material purchases. The current study investigated two ...
Wölfle Ute - - 2013
Ultraviolet radiation induces DNA damage and oxidative stress which can result in skin inflammation, photoaging, and photocarcinogenesis. The flavonoid luteolin that is present in high amounts in the dyers weld, Reseda luteola, is one of the most potent antioxidative plant metabolites and also has ultraviolet-absorbing properties.The aim of this study ...
Infante Peter F - - 2013
The cohort study of Pliofilm workers exposed to benzene has been used as a primary data source to estimate quantitative dose response for benzene-leukemia. Little attention has focused on the undercounting of leukemia deaths used in the analyses, nor on the behavior of the company toward the Pliofilm workers who ...
Yu Xiao-Fen - - 2013
To explore the exfoliated cancer cell contamination in different surgical materials during the malignant gastrectomy. Ninety gastric cancer patients undergoing gastrectomy were prospectively enrolled in this study. The operation materials of these 90 gastrectomy were divided into 5 groups: surgical instruments(A), gloves for surgeons (B), gloves and gauzes of scrub ...
Suresh Palle - - 2013
To evaluate the effect of leucine and genistein on the dopaminergic system in a rat model of schizophrenia. Behavioral effects of leucine and genistein on apomorphine induced stereotyped behavior, haloperidol induced catalepsy, foot shock induced aggression, and apomorphine induced locomotor activity were conducted. In each of these tests, the leucine ...
Shi De-Bing - - 2013
To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of three localization methods, including methylene blue, metal clips and intraoperative colonoscopy in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. A retrospective analysis was performed to review the clinical data of 64 patients who underwent the laparoscopic colorectal operations in Cancer Hospital of Fudan University from December 2009 to ...
Hall Cathy W - - 2013
The relation of self-compassion to physical and psychological well-being was investigated among 182 college students. The self-compassion scale was delineated into three composites, following the proposition by Neff that self-compassion consists of three main components: self-judgment versus self-kindness (SJ-SK), a sense of isolation versus common humanity (I-CH), and over-identification versus ...
Andréasson Sven - - 2013
Interview by Jenaid Rees, Commissioning Editor Sven Andréasson has held the position of CEO for both pharmaceutical and biotech companies for many years; he was the President and CEO of Active Biotech AB (Sweden) between 1999 and 2008, CEO of Beta-Cell NV (Belgium) until 2012 and currently works as CEO ...
Meltendorf Gerhard - - 2013
The Law to Improve the Rights of Patients came into force with the promulgation in the German Federal Law Gazette on February 25, 2013. Thus administrations of medical institutions and doctors of all disciplines should acquaint themselves with the statutory regulations and their impact on the daily practice. The present ...
Velthove Karin J - - 2013
The viral safety of plasma-derived medicinal products is of paramount importance. This article aims to provide insight into the relative impact of different safety measures on achieving viral safety of finished products, derived from human plasma. Virus removal and/or inactivation during the production process is the most important safety measure, ...
Wang Xi-Shan - - 2013
Despite the neoadjuvant therapy and adjuvant therapy improve the curative effect of rectal cancer, surgery plays the most important role in rectal cancer therapy. With the appearance of functional surgery, increasing number of low and ultra-low anastomosis sphincter-preserving operations are being performed, and it is urgent to establish surgical standard ...
Baumunk D - - 2013
In patients with low-risk prostate cancer (PCa) the standard therapies carry a risk of overtreatment with potentially preventable side effects whereas restrained therapeutic strategies pose a risk of underestimation of the individual cancer risk. Alternative treatment options include thermal ablation strategies such as high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).96 patients with low-risk ...
Ma Jin-Ping - - 2013
Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is one of the most challenging endeavor and formidable procedures in abdominal surgery. This procedure is inherently difficult and associated with high mortality and complication morbidity. The revolution of the concept of surgical oncology, the modifications in surgical techniques, introduction of advanced surgical equipments and the developments of ...
Srinivasan Vivek J VJ University of California Davis, Biomedical Engineering Department, Davis, California 95616, USA. - - 2013
High-resolution angiography and total average blood flow measurements in the rat retina using optical coherence tomography (OCT) are presented. Recently, an en face integration method, which does not require explicit calculation of vessel angles, was introduced to calculate blood flow using Doppler OCT. Using this method, rapid two-dimensional scanning has ...
Yin Wei-Hua - - 2013
To explore the relationship of vascular endothelial growth factor C (VEGF-C) and collagen triple helix repeat containing 1(CTHRC1) expression with the carcinogenesis and prognosis of rectal cancer. Cancer tissue samples from 120 rectal cancer patients confirmed by pathology in the People's Hospital of Yichun City from September 2005 to September ...
Arnold Donald M - - 2013
Drug-induced immune thrombocytopenia (DITP) is a challenging clinical problem that is under-recognized, difficult to diagnose and associated with severe bleeding complications. DITP may be caused by classic drug-dependent platelet antibodies (eg, quinine); haptens (eg, penicillin); fiban-dependent antibodies (eg, tirofiban); monoclonal antibodies (eg, abciximab); autoantibody formation (eg, gold); and immune complex ...
Ding Cody - - 2013
The purpose of the current study was to study grade level and gender differences in coping behaviors among Chinese students using a multidimensional scaling (MDS) single-ideal point model. In contrast to approaches that utilize the aggregated scores such as average scores, the MDS single-ideal point model makes use of individual ...
Clegg Christopher H - - 2013
H5N1 is a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that can cause severe disease and death in humans. H5N1 is spreading rapidly in bird populations and there is great concern that this virus will begin to transmit between people and cause a global crisis. Vaccines are the cornerstone strategy for combating ...
Campos-Serna Javier - - 2013
Gender inequalities in the exposure to work-related psychosocial hazards are well established. However, little is known about how welfare state regimes influence these inequalities. To examine the relationship between welfare state regimes and gender inequalities in the exposure to work-related psychosocial hazards in Europe, considering occupational social class. We used ...
Sato Yosuke Y Niigata University, Brain Research Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Niigata 951-8585, Japan. - - 2013
The seizure onset zone (SOZ) and propagation pathways in supplementary motor area (SMA) seizures are difficult to identify because of the short duration and swift propagations of this seizure type. Herein, we studied ictal cerebral blood flow changes, seizure electrical activities, and clinical signs employing simultaneous near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and ...
Gaddikeri Santhosh - - 2013
To define MRI criteria for the presumptive diagnosis of Rathke cleft cyst (RCC). One hundred and three patient MRI scans suggesting RCC performed between January 2005 and January 2011 were retrospectively reviewed for indications, cyst location, T1 and T2 signal intensity, dimensions, encroachment on optic chiasm, enhancement pattern, and stability ...
Ruan Ning - - 2013
To compare the efficacy and complication of tissue selecting therapy stapler(TST) and procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids(PPH) in the treatment of severe hemorrhoids. Clinical data of 542 cases of severe hemorrhoids undergoing TST(258 cases) or PPH(284 cases) in The First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University from November 2010 to ...
Petrovsky Nikolai - - 2013
Interview with Jenaid Rees, Commissioning Editor Nikolai Petrovsky is the Chairman and Research Director of Vaxine Pty Ltd, an Australian biotech company that specializes in novel vaccine adjuvants. He also holds the position of Director of Endocrinology at Flinders Medical Centre (Adelaide, Australia), Professor of Medicine at Flinders University, Vice ...
Jeong Mi Suk - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to describe the psychosocial adjustment and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children who received hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and to examine the relationship of children's characteristics with psychosocial adjustment and HRQoL in South Korea. Participants were 53 children who survived at least ...
Li Yao Y Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Biomedical Engineering, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, - - 2013
Stroke is a worldwide medical emergency and an important issue in stroke research is looking for the early pathophysiological markers which can predict the severity of brain injury. Decreased cerebral blood flow (CBF) has been serving as the most important indicator of ischemic stroke. Particular attention is paid to study ...
Cai Cheng - - 2013
To examine the association between CD133 expression and invasion of gastric cancer, and to elucidate whether CD133 can promote the invasion and metastasis of gastric cancer via epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). The CD133(+) and CD133(-) KATO-III( cells were sorted by magnetic activated cell sorting(MACS). The invasion ability was detected by Transwell ...
Mishra Vipanchi - - 2013
Much of the prior research investigating the influence of cultural values on performance ratings has focused either on conducting cross-national comparisons among raters or using cultural level individualism/collectivism scales to measure the effects of cultural values on performance ratings. Recent research has shown that there is considerable within country variation ...
Mount Adele - - 2013
It is thought that the development of vaccines for the treatment of infectious diseases and cancer is likely to be achieved in the coming decades. This is partially due to a better understanding of the regulatory networks connecting innate with adaptive immune responses. The innate immune response is triggered by ...
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Turner-Sack, A. M., Menna, R., & Setchell, S. R. (2012). Posttraumatic growth, coping strategies, and psychological distress in adolescent survivors of cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 29(2), 70-79. (Original doi: 10.1177/1043454212439472).
McCarthy Leo J - - 2013
Paul Holland began his career in transfusion medicine in 1963 as an assistant to Dr. Paul Schmidt in the Blood Bank at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He served at the NIH for 20 years and retired in 1983 with the rank of Captain in the Public Health Service. ...
Xu Hui-Rong - - 2013
The application of extralevator abdomin-operineal excision (ELAPE) and total mesotectal excision has improved the prognosis of rectal cancer. However, compared with anterior resection for rectal cancer, the circumferential resection margin(CRM) positive rate and intraoperative perforation (IOP) rate are still high. The ELAPE can reduce the CRM positive rate and IOP ...
Bohlega Saeed A - - 2013
Drug-induced Parkinsonism must always be suspected when parkinsonian symptom like rigidity, tremor, or postural instability appear in patients receiving drug treatment. Indeed, drug-induced Parkinsonism is a frequent etiology of secondary Parkinsonism. The main causative drugs are antipsychotic, other neuroleptic drugs, and calcium-channel entry blockers. The risk associated with antipsychotics is ...
Ren Dong-Lin - - 2013
This paper describes some new concepts and new technologies about the current colorectal surgery, such as minimally invasive, bloodless surgery, no touch technique, and some new techniques of gastrointestinal anastomosis. Meantime, bloodless technique and closed resection in our clinic practice are introduced. These new concepts and new techniques widely used ...
Yassi Annalee A The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, - - 2013
Although non-specific low back pain (LBP) is known to be multifactorial, studies from across the globe have documented their higher prevalence in nurses. This systematic review was conducted to ascertain whether this much-documented association constitutes a causal relationship, and whether there is a discernible threshold of exposures associated with this ...
Rappuoli Rino - - 2013
Interview by Jenaid Rees, Commissioning Editor Rino Rappuoli is the Global Head of Vaccines Research at Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics (Siena, Italy). Previously, he was Head of R&D (Sclavo, Italy), and then Head of Vaccine Research and Chief Scientific Officer at Chiron Corporation (CA, USA). Rappuoli earned his PhD in ...
Li Gang - - 2013
To study the association of human epidermal growth factor receptor family molecules expression in gastric cancer tissues with the prognosis of patients with gastric cancer. Clinical data of 161 patients with gastric cancer undergoing gastrectomy in Jiangsu Cancer Hospital between January 2006 and January 2007 were analyzed retrospectively. The expression ...
Yesmine Saquiba - - 2013
Antihypertensive and antidiabetic effects of stevia, Stevia rebaudiana (Asteraceae), have been demonstrated in several human and animal models. The current study aims to define stevia's role in modifying the electrophysiological and mechanical properties of cardiomyocytes, blood vessels, and gastrointestinal smooth muscle. Tissues from thoracic aorta, mesenteric arteries, ileum, and left ...
Unal Yasemin - - 2013
To define a new primitive reflex named the buccopalpebral reflex (BPR), and to investigate this reflex clinically and neurophysiologically in patients with Parkinson disease. This prospectively designed study included 17 patients, 9 BPR positive patients, and 8 BPR negative patients in Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, and was ...
Shen Zhong - - 2013
To evaluate the efficacy of modified Gant-Miwa procedure with anal encircling for adults with rectal prolapse. Clinical and follow-up data of 31 adult patients with rectal prolapse undergoing modified Gant-Miwa procedure with anal encircling procedure between September 2005 and January 2012 were retrospectively analyzed. Operations were successfully performed in these ...
Fox Christopher B - - 2013
With the exception of alum, emulsion-based vaccine adjuvants have been administered to far more people than any other adjuvant, especially since the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. The number of clinical safety and immunogenicity evaluations of vaccines containing emulsion adjuvants has correspondingly mushroomed. In this review, the authors introduce emulsion adjuvant ...
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