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Carcia Christopher R CR Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, - - 2013
The sleeper stretch is a common intervention prescribed for individuals with decreased glenohumeral internal rotation. Passive glenohumeral internal rotation (GHIR) when quantified in sidelying has been suggested to be a more reliable measure as compared to measurments performed in supine with the humerus abducted to 908. Recently, the sidelying position ...
Jung Yun-Hoa YH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Yansan, - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of missing and impacted third molars in people aged 25 years and above. The study sample of 3,799 patients was chosen randomly from patients who visited Pusan National University Dental Hospital and had panoramic radiographs taken. The data collected included ...
Alabdulwahab Sami Saleh SS Department of Rehabilitation Health Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi - - 2013
[Purpose] Preparing for prayers, practicing religious meditation and performing prayers are believed to stimulate the visual, vestibular and somatosensory systems, which provide the sensory information that influences human balance. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the Islamic prayer regime on balance. [Subjects and Methods] Sixty ...
Park Jae-Yong JY Department of Division of Sport Science, Sunmoon University, Republic of - - 2013
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to verify the effects of idiopathic scoliosis on the human body by comparing the postural balance of adolescents with and without idiopathic scoliosis, to provide basic data for the optimal desirable growth and development of adolescents. [Subjects] The subjects were 128 adolescents diagnosed ...
Rousselet Estelle E Department of Environmental Toxicology, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, 1207 Gilbert Drive, Lubbock, Texas 79416, - - 2013
Abstract: Blood samples of 85 immature, apparently healthy, captive-reared loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) were analyzed for 13 hematologic variables and total solids of 5 age groups (8, 20, 32, 44, and 56 mo old) and for 20 plasma biochemical analytes of 4 age groups (20 to 56 mo old). ...
Hattab Faiez N FN BDS, PhD, Odont. Dr. Professor and Senior Consultant in Restorative and Pediatric Dentistry, private clinic. Amman, - - 2013
To provide a description of mesiodistal crown diameters (MD) and tooth-size discrepancy (TSD) of the permanent dentition in patients with thalassemia major (TM) and to compare the results with those of unaffected control group. The sample consisted of 46 thalassemic patients, 25 males and 21 females aged 7.3 to 23.7 ...
Rozov Tatiana T Escola Paulista de Medicina, Unifesp, São PauloSP, - - 2013
To describe the clinical impact of the first year treatment with dornase alfa, according to age groups, in a cohort of Brazilian Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients. The data on 152 eligible patients, from 16 CF reference centers, that answered the medical questionnaires and performed laboratory tests at baseline (T0), and ...
Kwon Ji-Won JW Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, VHS Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2013
Objective To evaluate the prevalence of generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) in healthy female Koreans and to determine whether the degree of GJH differs between children and adults. Two groups of females were enrolled, a group of girls from an elementary school (n=404) and women from a call center (n=266). GJH ...
McLean Blake D - - 2013
To quantify the year-to-year variability of altitude-induced changes in haemoglobin mass (Hbmass) in elite team-sport athletes. 12 Australian-Footballers completed a 19-day (ALT1) and 18-day (ALT2) moderate altitude (∼2100 m), training camp separated by 12 months. An additional 20 participants completed only one of the two training camps (ALT1 additional n=9, ...
Delshad Maryam M Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2013
The loss of muscle mass is associated with aging. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of resistance training and detraining on muscle mass in elderly women. Twenty post-menopausal women aged ≥50 years old were enrolled. Matching for age, they were randomly assigned into control and resistance ...
Zhuang Jie J Shanghai University of Sport, PR, - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of missing physical activity (PA) data of children and youth. PA data from the Chinese City Children and Youth Physical Activity Study (N = 2,758; 1,438 boys and 1,320 girls; aged 9-17 years old) were used for the study. After ...
Damle Rajshri P RP Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, ACPM, Medical College , Dhule,Maharashtra, India - - 2013
Background: Abnormal uterine bleeding is the Common presenting complaint in Gynaecology Outpatient Department in all age groups. It is due to the anovulatory cycles which are commonly seen in adolescent and peri-menopausal women. Abnormal uterine bleeding is caused by wide variety of organic or non-organic causes. Histopathological examination of endometrial ...
Dosumu O O OO Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Ibadan - - 2013
To determine the average interocclusal space values in a dentate Nigerian population,and to examine the effect of gender, age and different molar relationships on the values obtained. Three hundred and fifty onesubjects mainly of Yoruba extractionwith ages ranging from 16 to 78 yearswere involved in the study. They included 165 ...
Classen Sherrilene - - 2013
Motor vehicle crashes are leading causes of death among teens. Those teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or a dual diagnosis of ADHD/ASD have defining characteristics placing them at a greater risk for crashes. This study examined the between-group demographic, clinical, and simulated driving differences in teens, ...
Kamandulis Sigitas - - 2013
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationships between general coordination, sport-specific coordination, and sport-specific fitness of 8- to 17-year-old male basketball players. 312 males with training experience ranging from one year in the 8-year-old cohort up to 10 years for the 17-year-olds performed basketball-specific fitness (20 ...
Karami Joushin Moharram M Health Deputy, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, IR - - 2013
Accidents are the most important public health challenges in our society. To prevent the accidents, the identification of their epidemiological features seems necessary. This study was conducted to reveal the epidemiological features of accidents and their casualties in Qom province in 2010. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 29426 injured ...
Ozener Baris - - 2013
While consanguineous marriage has been shown to result in a small increase in risk of recessive Mendelian disorders among offspring, far less research has been conducted on the effects of inbreeding on complex traits. These effects, thought to result from increased developmental instability due to loss of heterozygosity, are expected ...
Park Soo Kyung - - 2013
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) varies in European and Asian countries and does not always mirror the prevalence of the general population in a given country. We compared the prevalence of MetS in people with COPD with a comparison group in ...
Stensson M - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect on oral health, at age 9 years, of daily oral supplementation with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri, strain ATCC 55730, to mothers during the last month of gestation and to children through the first year of life. The study was a ...
Slessor Gillian - - 2013
The present study explored own-age biases in deception detection, investigating whether individuals were more likely to trust those in their own-age group. Younger and older participants were asked to detect deceit from videos of younger and older speakers, rating their confidence in each decision. Older participants showed an own-age bias: ...
Isling Louise Krag - - 2013
This study examined late life effects of perinatal exposure of rats to a mixture of endocrine disrupting contaminants. Four groups of 14 time-mated Wistar rats were exposed by gavage from gestation day 7 to pup day 22 to a mixture of 13 anti-androgenic and estrogenic chemicals including phthalates, pesticides, UV-filters, ...
Murphy Emma - - 2013
In patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the rate of deaths preceded by dialysis withdrawal is high. However, rates vary across studies and national renal registries. This study aimed to (i) determine how dialysis withdrawal mortality is defined in the literature and (ii) whether mortality rates preceded by dialysis withdrawal ...
Dua Kulwinder - - 2013
Objectives: Studies on young volunteers have shown that aerodigestive reflexes are triggered before the maximum volume of fluid that can safely collect in the hypopharynx before spilling into the larynx is exceeded (Hypopharyngeal Safe Volume: HPSV). The objective of this study was to determine the influence of aging on HPSV ...
Chou Wan-Ting - - 2013
To examine the relationship between changes in time spent walking since middle age and incident functional disability. In 2006, we conducted a prospective cohort study of 7,177 disability-free Japanese individuals aged ≥65years lived in Ohsaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Participants were categorized into four groups according to changes in time ...
Kaya Muhsin M Muhsin Kaya, Remzi Beştaş, Department of Gastroenterology, Dicle University, School of Medicine, Diyarbakır 21100, - - 2013
To determine the relationship between non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and bone mineral density (BMD). A total of 38 patients (25 males) with a diagnosis of histologically proven NASH and 42 healthy controls (24 males) were enrolled in the study. Demographic features, clinical findings, complete blood count and routine biochemical analysis, as ...
Jiang Huan - - 2013
To quantitatively assess the histological and ultrastructural changes resulting from aging in the human testis. Age-related histological and ultrastructural changes were evaluated using light microscopy, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and immunohistochemistry on 41 testicular samples obtained from elderly men and, respectively, assigned to group A (n = 20), 54-69 years old or group ...
McLean Siân A - - 2013
Stigmatizing attitudes towards eating disorders negatively impacts treatment seeking. To determine the effect of interventions to reduce stigma, a measure of stigma that is simple to implement is required. This study aimed to develop a measure of stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs towards bulimia nervosa (SAB-BN) and evaluate the distribution of ...
Vellingiri Balachandar - - 2013
Ionizing radiation (IR) is known as a classical mutagen capable of inducing various kinds of stable and unstable chromosomal aberrations (CA) including the possibility of increasing the incidence of DNA damage. This study aims to assess occupationally induced CA in workers chronically exposed to low doses of IR in Radiology ...
Patel Rupal - - 2013
Background/Aims: To understand how reducing speaking rate alters prosodic contrasts in speakers with dysarthria (DYS) and healthy controls (HC). Methods: Seven male speakers with DYS (mean age = 34.9) and 7 age- and sex-matched HC (mean age = 36.9) produced identical phrases with affirmative (A), contrastive stress (CS) or question ...
Qiu Xiu - - 2013
Adropin is a recently identified peptide and participates in the regulation of energy homeostasis and vascular function. The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between human cord blood adropin levels and fetal growth. A total of 159 newborns [preterm delivery (PTD), n=72; term delivery, n=87] were recruited. ...
Leung Jessica - - 2013
Little is known about varicella-zoster virus (VZV) susceptibility in US-bound refugee populations, although published data suggest that VZV seroprevalence in these refugee populations may be lower than US populations. We describe VZV seroprevalence in five US-bound refugee groups: (1) Bhutanese in Nepal, (2) Burmese on the Thailand-Burma (Myanmar) border, (3) ...
Whelton Seamus P SP Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland; Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address: - - 2013
Heart rate (HR) at rest is associated with adverse cardiovascular events; however, the biologic mechanism for the relation is unclear. We hypothesized a strong association between HR at rest and subclinical inflammation, given their common interrelation with the autonomic nervous system. HR at rest was recorded at baseline in the ...
Temple Daniel H - - 2013
Skeletal growth is explored between Early Neolithic (EN) (8000 to 6800 BP) and Late Neolithic (LN) (6000 to 5200 BP) foragers from the Cis-Baikal region of Eastern Siberia. Previous studies suggest that increased systemic stress and smaller adult body size characterize the EN compared to LN. On this basis, greater ...
Lombardo Caterina - - 2013
This study aimed to provide data concerning the validity of a short sequence of face valid pictorial stimuli assessing the perception of body size in school-age children. A sequence of gender and age-appropriate silhouettes was administered to 314 boys and girls aged 6-14 years. The self-evaluations provided by the children correlated ...
Mostafa Engy Mohamed - - 2013
The study aimed to determine mean central corneal thickness (CCT) in a southern Egyptian population according to gender and age using ultrasonic pachymetry and to compare these CCT measurements to different populations. A prospective, observational, consecutive case series of 4,368 non-glaucomatous subjects (emmetropes and myopes) aged 16-70 years was carried out ...
Sasaki Hiromasa - - 2013
The shortage of physicians in Japan is a serious concern, particularly in specialties like pediatrics. The purpose of this study was to investigate recent changes in the geographic distribution of pediatricians and the factors underlying this change. We investigated the numerical changes in the pediatrician workforce (2002 to 2007) per ...
Power Brian D - - 2013
Individuals with a psychotic disorder who had a premorbid history of amphetamine use (n=382) were analyzed in groups according to age of initiation to amphetamine (AIA) and mean number of years of duration of premorbid exposure to amphetamine (DPEA) was calculated. Univariate General Linear Models were used to test for ...
Tahiri Youssef Y Craniofacial Fellow, Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, - - 2013
Premature closure of the spheno-occipital synchondrosis (SOS) has been associated with midface hypoplasia in animal models and patients with specific forms of syndromic craniosynostosis. The present study aimed to characterize SOS fusion in patients with Crouzon syndrome. A case-control study was performed in patients with Crouzon syndrome treated at the ...
Brogårdh-Roth Susanne - - 2013
To evaluate the prevalence of traumatic dental injuries (TDI) and unintentional injuries (UI) in Swedish children from 0 to 12-years-of-age, comparing those who were born preterm with matched full-term controls. The associations between TDI and UI and medical health problems or socio-demographic characteristics were also studied. This cross-sectional, case-control study ...
Dynlacht Joseph R - - 2013
It is critical to identify and gain a better understanding of the factors that enhance or reduce the risk of cataractogenesis, to minimize the possibility of occurrence after deliberate (e.g., radiation therapy, interplanetary travel) or unintentional exposure to ionizing radiation. Both gender and age at the time of exposure have ...
Nielsen Rie Harboe - - 2013
Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is known to be an anabolic factor in tendon and the systemic levels are reduced with aging. However, it is uncertain how tendon fibroblasts are involved in tendon aging and how aging cells respond to IGF-I. The purpose of this study was to investigate the in ...
Travers Brittany G - - 2013
The present study used an accelerated longitudinal design to examine group differences and age-related changes in processing speed in 81 individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) compared to 56 age-matched individuals with typical development (ages 6-39 years). Processing speed was assessed using the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-3(rd) edition (WISC-III) ...
Orhon Filiz Simsek - - 2013
Circulating microparticles support thrombin generation. The aim of this study is to determine the indirect microparticle activity and the parameters of thrombin generation in healthy infants. A total of 85 infants who were brought to follow-up visits were taken into the study. Blood samples were collected. Thrombin generation parameters and ...
Jo Hyun-Tae HT Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Program), Graduate School of Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of - - 2013
The production of embryos with a preselected sex sperm is important in the livestock industry. In this study, we examined the efficiency of producing female embryos by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) with flow cytometry sorted (ssICSI) and unsorted (usICSI) bovine sperm, and their developmental competence in vitro. For comparison, bovine embryos ...
Lalezari S - - 2013
Patients with severe haemophilia A experience frequent and spontaneous bleeding, causing debilitating damage to joints and decreasing quality of life. Prophylaxis with factor VIII (FVIII) reduces joint damage if initiated early. Circulating FVIII levels may be influenced by endogenous von Willebrand factor (VWF), a chaperone protein that binds and stabilizes ...
Karlsson Magnus K - - 2013
Aims: Fallers and especially recurrent fallers are at high risk for injuries. The aim of this study was to evaluate fall epidemiology in older men with special attention to the influence of age, ethnicity and country of residence. Methods: 10,998 men aged 65 years or above recruited in Hong Kong, ...
Hébert-Losier Kim - - 2013
Sex and age are reported to influence the maximal dynamometric performance of major muscle groups, inclusive of ankle plantar-flexors. Knee flexion (KF) also impacts plantar-flexion function from where stems utilization of 0° and 45° of KF for clinical assessment of gastrocnemius and soleus, respectively. The influence of KF, sex and ...
Christen William G - - 2013
To test whether long-term multivitamin supplementation affects the incidence of cataract or age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a large cohort of men. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. A total of 14 641 US male physicians aged ≥50 years. Daily multivitamin or placebo. Incident cataract and visually significant AMD responsible for a reduction ...
Huang Marilyn - - 2013
To evaluate whether preoperative age impacts surgical outcomes, complication rates, and/or recurrence in women undergoing pelvic exenteration. All women who underwent a pelvic exenteration for any gynecologic indication at our institution from 1993 to 2010 were included. Women were stratified into groups based on age in years (young: ≤50, middle: ...
Lee Kwang Won KW Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Eulji University College of Medicine, Daejeon, - - 2013
We retrospectively assessed the clinical outcomes and investigated risk factors influencing retear after arthroscopic suture bridge repair technique for rotator cuff tear through clinical assessment and magnetic resonance arthrography (MRA). Between January 2008 and April 2011, sixty-two cases of full-thickness rotator cuff tear were treated with arthroscopic suture bridge repair ...
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