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Kwan Patchareeya Pumpuang PP 1Department of Health Sciences, California State University Northridge , Northridge, California , - - 2014
Objective: To examine the association between individual drug use and peer leaders use. Method: Analysis of drug use behaviors of 525 students randomized into three arms-control, standard, and networked where peers serve as group leaders. Results: Among the combined male and female group, there was no association between peer leader ...
Vitoroulis Irene I School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, - - 2014
Research on the prevalence of peer victimization across ethnicities indicates that no one group is consistently at higher risk. In the present two meta-analyses representing 692,548 children and adolescents (age 6-18 years), we examined ethnic group differences in peer victimization at school by including studies with (a) ethnic majority-minority group ...
Mulvey Kelly Lynn KL University of South - - 2014
The likelihood of resisting gender-stereotypic peer group norms, along with expectations about personal resistance, was investigated in 9- to 10-year-olds and 13- to 14-year-olds (N = 292). Participants were told about a stereotype conforming group (boys playing football; girls doing ballet) and a stereotype nonconforming group (boys doing ballet; girls playing football). ...
Ardizzi Martina M Department of Neuroscience, Unit of Physiology, University of Parma, Parma, - - 2014
Age-group membership effects on explicit emotional facial expressions recognition have been widely demonstrated. In this study we investigated whether Age-group membership could also affect implicit physiological responses, as facial mimicry and autonomic regulation, to observation of emotional facial expressions. To this aim, facial Electromyography (EMG) and Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (RSA) ...
Hayder Daniela - - 2012
PURPOSE:: The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of urinary incontinence (UI) on sexuality and intimate relationships. SUBJECTS AND SETTING:: Thirty-two problem-centered interviews were conducted with 22 community-dwelling women and 10 men between 38 and 83 years of age. Their mean age was 54.8 years; their age ...
Horstmann M - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Several influencing factors on false positive rates (FPRs) of urine-based tumor markers in the detection of urothelial cancer (UC) have been identified. We evaluated age as a possible influencing factor. METHODS: Urinary cytology (Cyt), UroVysion (FISH), ImmunoCyt (uCyt+) and NMP22 were determined in 1,554 patients suspicious for UC of ...
Murphy Kevin P - - 2012
Aim  To determine the prevalence of symptomatic neurogenic bladder (SNB) and social and functional variables in a large sample of people with cerebral palsy (CP). Method  The medical records of 214 individuals (96 females, 118 males) with CP between the years 1990 and 2000 were retrospectively reviewed. Individuals with frequency, ...
Saoudi Abdessattar - - 2012
The French Nutrition and Health Survey (ENNS) was conducted to describe dietary intakes, nutritional status, physical activity, and levels of various biomarkers for environmental chemicals (heavy metals and pesticides) in the French population (adults aged 18-74years and children aged 3-17years living in continental France in 2006-2007). The aim of this ...
Kyrklund Kristiina - - 2012
PURPOSE: We evaluated voiding habits and lower urinary tract symptoms by age and gender in a large population of individuals from childhood to adulthood. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We studied a cross-sectional sample of 594 individuals 4 to 26 years old randomly selected from the population register of Finland. Participants anonymously ...
Chaiwonga Sanhawat - - 2012
Urinary cadmium (UCd) is a good indicator of long-term exposure to cadmium. UCd concentrations resulting from juvenile cadmium exposure in 3 sub-districts of Tak Province, Thailand, were investigated. The target population was divided by gender and into 2 age subgroups: 9-12 and 13-15 years. A total of 748 urine samples were ...
Peters Kenneth M - - 2012
AIMS: We evaluated whether patients stratified by age have the same level of risks/benefits after a staged neuromodulation procedure for refractory voiding symptoms. METHODS: Urologic diagnosis, complications, and revisions were collected from medical records of adults enrolled in our prospective observational study. Symptoms were assessed over 2 years with diaries, ...
Chung Jae Hoon JH Department of Urology, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is the most common disease causing chronic generalized pain, and FMS patients often complain of urinary symptoms such as frequency or urgency. This study focuses on the association of overactive bladder (OAB) and FMS in adults aged 40 and over. A survey of adults aged 40s and ...
Giesbers Sanne - - 2012
Frequency and type of incontinence and its association with other variables were assessed in females with Rett Syndrome (RS) (n = 63), using an adapted Dutch version of the 'Parental Questionnaire: Enuresis/Urinary Incontinence' (Beetz et al. 1994). Also, incontinence in RS was compared to a control group consisting of females with non-specific ...
Wang Wei - - 2012
Benign prostatic hyperplasia often causes intravesical obstruction in elderly men; however, the processes of aging and bladder outlet obstruction independently evoke alterations in the structure and function of the bladder. These changes lead to lower urinary tract symptoms; however, it is difficult to separate the effects of prostatic obstruction on ...
Saito Kimie K School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University, 2-746 Asahimachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata, 951-8518, Japan. - - 2013
Residents who lost land and houses due to disasterous heavy rainfall-related events on July 13, 2004 and the Chuetsu Earthquake on October 23, 2004 were moved to emergency temporary housing. The change in life style due to living under such conditions is assumed to increase oxidative stress level. In this ...
Yang Hee Jo - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To determine which measurement variable, waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI), or waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is most closely related to the prostate volume (PV), prostate-specific antigen (PSA), and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). METHODS: Between January 2010 and September 2011, 1632 consecutive ostensibly healthy Korean men aged 40-69 ...
Al-Hazmi Hamdan - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To compare the sex specific outcome of fetuses with prenatally detected urinary tract dilatation, with the exclusion of pyelectasia. METHOD: Included in the study were 709 cases of major dilatation of the fetal urinary tract, diagnosed at routine ultrasound scan. For each sex group, cases were divided into two ...
Vu Minh Arnell Magdalena - - 2012
AIM: To assess life situation, and bladder and bowel management in individuals with myelomeningocele (MMC) after transferal to adult medical care. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All individuals (134) with myelomeningocele from western Sweden, born before 1981, and assessed on at least two occasions by a pediatric urologist, were invited to participate ...
Alaya Akram A Department of Biochemistry and Toxicology, University Hospital, Monastir, Tunisia. - - 2012
Studies that evaluate the effect of age on stone composition are scarce. The aim of this study was to highlight the changes in epidemiological characteristics (stone composition and location) of urolithiasis according to patients' age. We studied 1,301 urolithiasis patients with age ranging from 6 months to 92 yr (781 ...
Gabrielsen J Scott - - 2012
PURPOSE: The incidence of urolithiasis in children is increasing. However, stone composition studies in this population are limited. We sought to determine the effects of age, gender and geographical location on urinary stone composition in the United States pediatric population. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We obtained composition analyses for all urinary ...
Toohey E S - - 2012
This study evaluated the effect of SmartStretch™ technology and ageing on meat quality traits of hot-boned beef m. semimembranosus from cull cows. The technology uses a flexible rubber sleeve surrounded by inflatable bladders that are housed within an airtight chamber. The sleeve is expanded allowing the meat to be inserted. ...
Kim Bo-Ram - - 2012
To determine the relation between postvoid residual (PVR) and the occurrence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in stroke patients. One hundred and eighty-eight stroke patients who were admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation unit and who did not have UTI on admission (105 males, 83 females, mean age 67.1 years) were ...
Costa Davi Tanajura - - 2012
To compare neurological symptoms and signs in HTLV-1 asymptomatic carriers and HTLV-1 patients with overactive bladder (OB) syndrome. We studied 102 HTLV-1 positive individuals without HAM/TSP (HTLV-1 associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis) divided into two groups according to the presence or absence of OB syndrome. Clinical interview, neurological exam and proviral ...
Tadic Stasa D SD Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. - - 2012
To identify, in subjects with overactive bladder (OAB), differences in brain activity between those who maintained and those who lost bladder control during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain with simultaneous urodynamics. Secondary analysis of a cohort of older women (aged >60) with proven urgency urinary incontinence, who, ...
D'Ancona Carlos Arturo Levi - - 2012
AIMS: To verify the relationship between enuresis in childhood and the type of urinary incontinence in adults, considering the gender and age. METHODS: In this retrospective cohort study the database used contained the records of patients who had with urinary complaints and underwent urodynamic studies in the period from 1999 ...
Frederiksen H - - 2012
Phthalates are a group of chemicals present in numerous consumer products. They have anti-androgenic properties in experimental studies and are suspected to be involved in human male reproductive health problems. A few studies have shown associations between phthalate exposure and changes in pubertal timing among girls, although controversies exist. We ...
Delshad Hossien - - 2012
Background: Two decades ago the Islamic Republic of Iran was among countries most severely affected by iodine deficiency. Iran has since achieved great success in the control and elimination of iodine deficiency disorders (IDDs) following the national salt iodization program, initiated in 1989. The aim of the study was to ...
Hopf Nancy B - - 2012
Aging adults represent the fastest growing population segment in many countries. Physiological and metabolic changes in the aging process may alter how aging adults biologically respond to pollutants. In a controlled human toxicokinetic study (exposure chamber; 12m(3)), aging volunteers (n=10; >58 years) were exposed to propylene glycol monomethyl ether (PGME, ...
Rocha Jaime L - - 2012
Optimal empirical therapy of urinary tract infection requires accurate knowledge of local susceptibility patterns, which may vary with organism and patient characteristics. Among 9,798 consecutive, non-duplicate, community-source urine isolates from ambulatory patients > 13 years old, from clinical laboratory and an academic medical center in Curitiba, Brazil (May 1st to ...
Lowalekar Samar K - - 2012
Caveolae are specialized regions of the cell membrane that modulate signal transduction and alterations in these structures affect bladder smooth muscle (BSM) contraction. Since bladder dysfunctions are common in the elderly, we evaluated the effect of aging on the morphology of caveolae and caveolin protein expression in BSM. Caveolar morphology ...
Choi Jonghyeon - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: We estimated iodine status of Korean population by determining the concentration of spot urinary iodine (UI) with a reliable method based on the Sandell-Kolthoff reaction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 540 urine samples from apparently healthy subjects were collected, and UI, urinary sodium (UNa), and urinary creatinine (UCr) ...
Hwa J S - - 2012
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTSs) and ED are clearly correlated, but to date no correlation with ejaculatory dysfunction (EjD) has been identified. Therefore, this study evaluated the impact of erectile function in men with LUTS on EjD and premature ejaculation (PE). Erectile function, PE and EjD of 239 men (mean ...
Cullen M Rachel - - 2012
IntroductionNeutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is emerging as a promising new biomarker for the early identification of acute kidney injury (AKI). We have determined a reference range in a large healthy population. In addition, as NGAL is a neutrophil-related protein, we investigated whether the presence of leukocyturia has the potential to ...
Arena Salvatore - - 2012
The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between the size of the bladder template in infants born with bladder exstrophy and the subsequent bladder capacity at the age of 1 and 5 years. Infants with bladder exstrophy were photographed at birth, and 2 parallel lines were drawn ...
Poletajew Sławomir - - 2012
Urothelial bladder carcinoma (UBC) is a very rare condition in patients aged below 50 years. The aim of the study was to answer the question whether the characteristics of cancer in this group of patients differ from general UBC features. Altogether 2160 patients treated with primary transurethral resection due to ...
Cornish Julie - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The aim was to investigate quality of life, sexual, fecal, and urinary function in females undergoing restorative proctocolectomy (RPC). METHODS: A prospective case-control study was performed in two tertiary centers. Controls were females with ulcerative colitis, without a stoma or RPC. Validated questionnaires (SF-36, Female sexual function index, King's ...
Al-Shaikh Ghadeer - - 2012
To estimate the bladder weight by automated ultrasound method (BladderScan BVM 9500) in adult females without lower urinary tract symptoms and to assess both the intra-observer and interobserver reproducibility of this method. Healthy volunteers were recruited in King Khalid University Hospital from hospital staff and patients attending the gynecological clinic ...
Yu Hui - - 2012
Figs are the inflorescences of fig trees (Ficus spp., Moraceae). They are shaped like a hollow ball, lined on their inner surface by numerous tiny female flowers. Pollination is carried out by host-specific fig wasps (Agaonidae). Female pollinators enter the figs through a narrow entrance gate and once inside can ...
Aganovic Damir D Department of Urology, Clinical Centre University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. - - 2012
to analyze the influence of aging and infravesical obstruction on cystometric characteristics of patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and proven benign prostatic enlargement (BPE). A retrospective analysis was performed of basic characteristics of randomly chosen 213 patients with LUTS caused by BPE and urodynamic findings made in period ...
Ward Leigh - - 2011
: The aim of the present study was to determine if the ratio of extracellular fluid (ECF), including the lymph, to that of intracellular fluid (ICF), as measured by bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS), could be used to assess bilateral lymphedema (LE). : The presence of LE is commonly determined as an ...
Merchant Gabrielle R - - 2010
Ear-canal-based wideband reflectance (WBR) measurements may provide objective measures to assess and monitor middle-ear status in young babies. This work presents WBR measurements of power reflectance and transmittance on populations of healthy newborn babies (3 to 5 days) and healthy 1-mo-old babies (28 to 34 days). Thus, this work determines ...
Mock Bruce - - 2011
The CBA/CaJ mouse strain is commonly used as a control as it has no known genetic mutations affecting the inner ear, maintains hearing sensitivity throughout life, and serves as a background for creating new genetic strains. The purpose of the present study was to characterize the effects of age and ...
Ekdale Eric G - - 2010
Ontogeny, or the development of an individual from conception to death, is a major source of variation in vertebrate morphology. All anatomical systems are affected by ontogeny, and knowledge of the ontogenetic history of these systems is important to understand when formulating biological interpretations of evolutionary history and physiology. The ...
Cambra Cristina - - 2010
The understanding of a television story can be very different depending on the age of the viewer, their background knowledge, the content of the programme and the way in which they combine the information gathered from linguistic, audio and visual elements. This study explores the different ways of interpreting an ...
Murray Melissa - - 2011
Objective To investigate the incidence of late-onset sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and study the association between neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and SNHL in survivors of neonatal ECMO between 9 and 13 years of age. Study design Retrospective analysis of medical records of 212 neonatal ECMO survivors treated between 1987 ...
Gopinath Bamini - - 2010
Age-related hearing loss is a frequent disability in older adults and nutrition could play a role in the development of this condition. Carbohydrate nutrition [including dietary glycemic index (GI) and load (GL)] may be linked to hearing loss. We aimed to determine the association between carbohydrate nutrition (including mean dietary ...
Owren Michael J - - 2010
Laughter is ubiquitous in human interaction, but little is known about the communicative mechanisms involved. In previous work, listeners hearing laughter in isolation experienced positive emotion in response to voiced laughs, but showed neutral or negative reactions to unvoiced versions-even though all sounds had originally been recorded in positive circumstances. ...
Echt Katharina V - - 2010
Over 35 years (1962-1996), participants of the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study (NAS), a study of healthy aging in men, completed up to eight audiometric assessments. This report describes the age-related hearing trajectories of screened men (n=953) aged 23 to 81 years at enrollment, estimates the typical rate of change ...
Dawes Patrick J D - - 2010
Tinnitus is associated with hearing loss in adulthood, often resulting from noise or age, but it is not known whether children's hearing and/or middle ear health predispose them to tinnitus in adulthood. The participants were members of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, born in Dunedin, New Zealand, between ...
Rohena-Madrazo Marcos - - 2010
Buenos Aires Spanish (BAS) lacks a voicing contrast in fricatives; however, there is an apparent voicing mismatch in its fricative inventory: ∕f,s,x∕ vs ∕Ʒ∕. Since the mid-twentieth century, ∕Ʒ∕ has been undergoing a devoicing change to [ʃ], sensitive to factors such as age, sex, and social class. This study analyzes ...
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