Search Results
Results 301 - 350 of 3976
< 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 >
Shanmugam M M Directorate of Poultry Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
The present experiment was conducted to evaluate the semen quality of roosters of different ages during hot climatic condition. Semen from roosters (n=8/age group) of 23, 42 and 65 weeks of age was collected and evaluated for different physical parameters. The sperm membrane integrity was evaluated by hypo-osmotic swelling test, ...
Hamidi Cihad - - 2014
Abstract Objective To evaluate the relationship between varicocele and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) via color duplex sonography (CDS). Methods Thirty male patients (age range 18-40 years, mean age 30.27 years) with AS and 30 male healthy controls (age range 20-36 years, mean age 27.23 years) were evaluated for varicocele using CDS. ...
Parenteau Chantal S - - 2014
Objective: The human body changes as it becomes older. The automotive safety community has been interested in understanding the effect of age on restraint performance. Focus has been placed on characterizing the body's structural changes associated with age and gender. In this study, spine alignment and torso depth were assessed, ...
Kim S B SB Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI), fat free mass index (FFMI) and obstructive lung disease in Korea. Based on a large population-based, nationwide survey conducted in Korea, 822 subjects with airway obstruction and the same number of healthy control subjects were selected. Spirometry and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry ...
Agiovlasitis Stamatis S Department of Kinesiology at Mississippi State - - 2014
This study examined whether the relationship between metabolic equivalent units (METs) and step-rate is altered in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) and developed step-rate thresholds for activity intensity for these persons. Participants were 24 persons with MS (20 women; age = 44 ± 12) and 24 healthy persons without MS ...
Cetin Derrick C DC Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland - - 2014
The number of obese older adults is on the rise, although we lack a proper definition of obesity in this age group. The ambiguity is primarily related to sarcopenia, the progressive loss of muscle and gain in fat that come with aging. Whether to treat and how to treat obesity ...
Koichiro Irie - - 2014
Previous studies have demonstrated the relationship between ageing and oxidative stress. In this study, we examined the effects of topical application of a dentifrice containing anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial agents (Tomarina®) to the gingival surface on gingival collagen degradation in rats. Fischer 344 male rats (4 or 8 months old) ...
Hasanzadeh Nadia N From the *Dental Material Research Center, School of Dentistry; †Sinus and Surgical Endoscopic Research Center and ‡Ghaem Hospital, School of Medicine; and §Dental Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to cephalometrically evaluate the facial soft-tissue characteristics of adolescent patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) and to compare them with a noncleft control group. Lateral cephalometric radiographs obtained from 56 adolescents with nonsyndromic BCLP (29 boys and 27 girls) were analyzed and ...
Xie Liang L Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital at Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China ; Chongqing Key Laboratory of Neurobiology, Chongqing, China ; Institute of Neuroscience, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, - - 2014
The cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis) has been increasingly used as a non-human primate model in biomedical research. As establishing baseline thoracic radiography for the cynomolgus monkey is essential, we tested the hypothesis that age and sex may affect the thoracic radiography parameters of this species. Here, 697 healthy cynomolgus monkeys ...
Tettamanti Federico F Department of Science for Nature and Environmental Resources, University of Sassari, Sassari, - - 2014
During the rut, polygynous ungulates gather in mixed groups of individuals of different sex and age. Group social composition, which may vary on a daily basis, is likely to have strong influences on individual's time-budget, with emerging properties at the group-level. To date, few studies have considered the influence of ...
Baidas Laila F LF Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, PO Box 5967, King Saud University, Riyadh 11432, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Tel. +966 (11) 4641791. Fax.+966 (11) 4190883. E-mail: lbaidas@ksu.edu.sa / - - 2014
To evaluate the relationship between head posture and anteroposterior skeletal patterns in female adult patients. The study included 75 lateral cephalograms of orthodontic patients in the age range of 18-25 years. The study was conducted from May 2012 to January 2013 at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, ...
van Oeffelen A A M AA Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, the - - 2014
Objectives: To study the age- and sex-specific incidence rates of first acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among first-generation ethnic minority groups (henceforth, migrant groups) and the Dutch majority population in the Netherlands during two time periods (2000-2004 and 2005-2010). Methods: Through linkage of Dutch nationwide registers, first AMI events in the ...
Sun Bao-Qing - - 2014
The distribution of allergens may vary with different geographic areas, suggesting the importance of local epidemiological data to support evidence-based prevention and management of allergic diseases. We investigated the distribution of common allergens in allergic patients in Guangzhou, southern China. 7,047 patients with allergic symptoms were examined for serum sIgE ...
Guzzetti C C Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Microcitemico Hospital, ASL Cagliari, Via Jenner, 09121, Cagliari, - - 2014
In obese subjects it has been shown that cortisol (F) contributes to the reduction in insulin sensitivity, suggesting a role in the development of the metabolic syndrome (MS). The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the relationship between F and components of MS in 1,027 obese children and ...
Charlton Karen E KE School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, - - 2014
To determine the effect of adjustment for intraindividual variation on estimations of urinary iodine concentrations (UIC), prevalence of iodine deficiency and population distribution of iodine status. Community-dwelling older adults from New South Wales, Australia. 84 healthy men and women aged 60-95 years were recruited prior to introduction of the mandatory ...
Unal Murat M Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Cumhuriyet - - 2014
The present study aimed to compare post-aging microtensile values of fissure sealant(FS) containing amorphous calcium phosphate(ACP) with or without bonding after various enamel-etching methods. The buccal enamel surfaces of teeth were prepared and divided into five main groups according to enamel etching (Group 1; acid-etching, Group 2; air-abrasion, Group 3; ...
Dos Reis Mario M Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, , Gower St., London WC1E 6BT, - - 2014
O'Leary et al. (O'Leary et al. 2013 Science 339, 662-667. (doi:10.1126/science.1229237)) performed a fossil-only dating analysis of mammals, concluding that the ancestor of placentals post-dated the Cretaceous-Palaeogene boundary, contradicting previous palaeontological and molecular studies that placed the ancestor in the Cretaceous. They incorrectly used fossil ages as species divergence times ...
Toureno Leo L Postgraduate Orthodontic Program, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ, - - 2014
To determine Korean facial profile preferences based on lip position as assessed by Hispanic-Americans of varying western adaptation levels and to determine whether the age and sex of the rater had any influence. For this study, 132 Hispanic-Americans and 68 Caucasians of varying age, sex and western adaptation levels volunteered ...
Dijkstra S C SC S. Coosje Dijkstra, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Tel: +31 (0)20 5986128, Fax: +31 (0)20 5986940, E-mail address: - - 2014
Objectives: Little is known about socio-economic differences in dietary intake among older adults. In this study we describe self-reported dietary adherence to the fruit, vegetables and fish guidelines among older Dutch adults and investigate the independent associations of three socio-economic status (SES) indicators with adherence to these guidelines. Design: Cross ...
Suzaki Reiko R Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Tokyo, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the relation between age and dermatoscopic features of acral nevi. We evaluated 159 dermatoscopic images of melanocytic nevi from 146 individuals filed at the Dermatoscopy Outpatient Clinic of Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East between April 2006 and March 2009. All ...
Servilha Gandolfo Adriana A Nutritionist. Nutrition Department. Instituto da Criança/Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo-HCFMUSP. São Paulo/ SP Brazil.. - - 2014
Background: Carbohydrate counting (CHC) is ack - nowledged by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as an important tool. Objective: To assess the efficacy of photographic educational materials to train adolescents with DM to perform CHC. Subjects and methods: 76 adolescents were randomly divided into two groups of CHC orientation: by ...
Mahajan Nanika N MDS, Registrar, Department of Pedodontics Indira Gandhi Government Dental College, Jammu, - - 2014
Background: With the increased awareness of healthy diet among the population, the intake of fruit juices as health drinks has been increased. This study has been designed to check the potential cariogenicity of fruit drinks frequently consumed by infants and young children. Aim: To compare the acidogenic potential of sugar ...
Joshy Grace G National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, - - 2014
Findings regarding the association between overweight and all-cause mortality range from significantly lower to higher risk, compared with body-mass-index (BMI) within the "normal" range. We examined empirically potential methodological explanations for these apparently conflicting results using questionnaire and linked mortality data from 246,314 individuals aged ≥45 years in the Australian ...
Tang Changbing C Adaptive Networks and Control Lab, Department of Electronic Engineering, Fudan University, Shanghai, PR - - 2014
Evolutionary game theory on spatial structures has received increasing attention during the past decades. However, the majority of these achievements focuses on single and static population structures, which is not fully consistent with the fact that real structures are composed of many interactive groups. These groups are interdependent on each ...
Scholl L L Clinic for Transplantation Immunology and Nephrology, University Hospital Basel, - - 2014
Due to increased life expectancy, there is a growing number of older patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring renal replacement therapy (RRT). However, there is a lack of data with regard to clinical outcomes of these patients. In this single-centre study, we retrospectively analysed two groups of patients on ...
Czaprowski Dariusz D 0000-0002-8993-4322 Department of Physiotherapy, Józef Rusiecki University College in Olsztyn, Bydgoska 33, 10-243 Olsztyn, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of generalised joint hypermobility (GJH) in 155 girls with idiopathic scoliosis (IS) (age 9-18 years, mean 13.8 ± 2.3). The control group included 201 healthy girls. The presence of GJH was assessed with Beighton (B) test. GJH was diagnosed in ...
Bello A A Department of Poultry Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State - - 2014
In ovo injection of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol [25(OH)D3] has been shown to improve hatchability of injected broiler eggs. Effects of the in ovo injection of commercial diluent containing various levels of 25(OH)D3 on broiler posthatch performance and carcass characteristics were investigated in 2 trials. On each of 10 tray levels of a ...
Zhang Kai - - 2014
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common disorder among aging males. However, most aging males refuse to seek medical help and believe that ED is an irreversible event in the aging process. The purpose of this study was to describe the current medical management of ED in aging males and to ...
Aflatoonian Mohammad Reza MR Neuroscience Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, - - 2014
Opium addiction and cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) are endemic in different parts of Iran, particularly in Bam, where a massive earthquake occurred. This study was designed to compare the incidence rate and severity of CL cases among opium addicted and non-addicted individuals in south-eastern Iran. This study was carried out as ...
Plow Ela B EB Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America ; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of - - 2014
Aging-related weakness is due in part to degeneration within the central nervous system. However, it is unknown how changes to the representation of corticospinal output in the primary motor cortex (M1) relate to such weakness. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive method of cortical stimulation that can map representation ...
Tumin Makmor M Department of Administrative Studies and Politics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
Background Informed consent of prospective donors should include information about the quality of life (QoL) of existing donors, especially those within the relevant country. This study aimed to provide information on Malaysian organ donors' QoL relative to a control group. Material and Methods Using a shorter version of the SF-36, ...
Radosavljevic Natasa N Department of Rheumatology. Institute for Rehabilitation. Belgrade. - - 2014
Introduction: The aim of the study was to evaluate motor functional status measured by motor Functional Independence Measure (mFIM) test in population above 65 years of age after the hip fracture. Material and Methods: We evaluated 203 patients after hip fracture by mFIM test on 3 occasions: at admission (Period-1), ...
Ahmed S H - - 2014
Background: Degenerative changes of the cervical spine are an inevitable response to certain occupational status and aging processes. Compression of cervical nerve roots may result from disc degeneration, disc herniation or intervertebral foraminal stenosis. The precise and detailed anatomical knowledge of the intervertebral foramen of the cervical spine is essential ...
Maso Gianpaolo G 0000-0003-4954-4968 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for Maternal and Child Health, IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, 34137 Trieste, - - 2014
The antenatal condition of small for gestational age (SGA) is significantly associated with perinatal morbidity and mortality and it is known that there are significant differences in birth weight and fetal size among different populations. The aim of our study was to assess the impact on outcomes of the diagnosis ...
Karim Sajjad S Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India E-mail : skarim1@kau.edu.sa; - - 2014
Background: Differences in clinicopathological characteristics of gastric cancer (GC) between young and older patients are controversial and a matter of debate. Determining the statistical significance of clinicopathological information with respect to age might provide clues for better management and treatment of GC. Materials and Methods: A total of 103 Indian ...
Keramatinia Aliasghar A Department of Social Medicine, Medical School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tehran, Iran E-mail : - - 2014
Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate trends in incidence of breast cancer in women less than 40 years in Asia. Materials and Methods: Registered cases of female breast cancer age less than 40 years and corresponding person years were ascertained from the CI5plus for 10 registries in ...
Takaoka Hiroyuki H Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia. - - 2014
Two new blackfly species, Simulium (Gomphostilbia) azhari and Simulium (Gomphostilbia) johorense, are described based on adult females, males, pupae, and larvae collected from Peninsular Malaysia, and assigned to the parahiyangum subgroup and the duolongum subgroup of the batoense species group of the subgenus Comphostilbia, respectively. S. (G.) azhari sp. nov. ...
Saenz Virna L VL Department of Entomology and W. M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, Campus Box 7613, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, - - 2014
For many insect species, group living provides physiological and behavioral benefits, including faster development. Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius L.) live in aggregations composed of eggs, nymphs, and adults of various ages. Our aim was to determine whether bed bug nymphs reared in groups develop faster than solitary nymphs. We reared ...
Rajguru Jagdish Prasad JP Department of Oral Pathology, Hi-Tech Dental College, Pandara, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751025, - - 2014
This study analyzes the rugae pattern in dentulous and edentulous patients and also evaluates the association of rugae pattern between males and females. Aims and Objectives. This study aims to investigate rugae patterns in dentulous and edentulous patients of both sexes in South Indian population and to find whether palatoscopy ...
Cikanek Shawna J SJ Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of - - 2014
We have established ex situ assurance colonies of two endangered Panamanian harlequin frogs, Atelopus certus and Atelopus glyphus, but observed that males fought with each other when housed as a group. Housing frogs individually eliminated this problem, but created space constraints. To evaluate the potential stress effects from aggressive interactions ...
Siveter Derek J DJ Earth Collections, University Museum of Natural History, , Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, UK, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, , South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PR, UK, Department of Geology and Geophysics and Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, , PO Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, USA, Department of Geology, University of Leicester, , Leicester LE1 7RH, UK, Department of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Imperial College London, , London SW7 2BP, - - 2014
A new arthropod, Enalikter aphson gen. et sp. nov., is described from the Silurian (Wenlock Series) Herefordshire Lagerstätte of the UK. It belongs to the Megacheira (=short-great-appendage group), which is recognized here, for the first time, in strata younger than mid-Cambrian age. Discovery of this new Silurian taxon allows us ...
Lashley Marcus A MA Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of - - 2014
Vigilance behavior may directly affect fitness of prey animals, and understanding factors influencing vigilance may provide important insight into predator-prey interactions. We used 40,540 pictures taken withcamera traps in August 2011 and 2012to evaluate factors influencing individual vigilance behavior of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) while foraging at baited sites. We ...
Norris Pauline P School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, PB 56, Dunedin, New Zealand. - - 2014
Preventive medications such as statins are used to reduce cardiovascular risk. There is some evidence to suggest that people of lower socioeconomic position are less likely to be prescribed statins. In New Zealand, Maori have higher rates of cardiovascular disease. This study aimed to investigate statin utilisation by socioeconomic position ...
Stockard Jean J a Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management , University of Oregon , Eugene , Oregon , - - 2014
Background/Study Context: The "age stability" hypothesis suggests that adults have significant continuities in values over time, whereas the "situational influence" hypothesis suggests that change continues, especially in response to new events and experiences. Deeply ingrained, terminal values may be more stable than other, more instrumental, values. Less research examines changing ...
Steen David A DA Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of - - 2014
Freshwater turtles may ingest baited fish hooks because many are opportunistic scavengers. Although the ingestion of fish hooks is known to be a source of mortality in multiple vertebrate groups, the prevalence of hook ingestion by freshwater turtles has not been well studied. We trapped turtles from five rivers in ...
Santos Nadine C NC Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho Braga, Portugal ; ICVS/3B's, PT Government Associate Laboratory Braga/Guimarães, Portugal ; Clinical Academic Center - Braga Braga, - - 2014
It is relevant to unravel the factors that may mediate the cognitive decline observed during aging. Previous reports indicate that education has a positive influence on cognitive performance, while age, female gender and, especially, depressed mood were associated with poorer performances across multiple cognitive dimensions (memory and general executive function). ...
Mielke Grégore I GI Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, - - 2014
There is rapidly-emerging evidence on the harmful health effects of sedentary behaviors. The aim of this paper was to quantify time in sedentary behaviors and document socio-demographic variations in different life domains among adults. A population-based survey was carried out in 2012 through face-to-face interviews with Brazilian adults aged 20+ ...
Schmitt Juliano Vilaverde JV Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho", Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Department of Dermatology and Radiation Therapy, BotucatuSP, Brasil, PhD - Assistant Professor of the Department of Dermatology and Radiation Therapy of Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (FMB-UNESP) - Botucatu (SP), - - 2014
Acne vulgaris has an important genetic predisposition, as well as keratosis pilaris. Clinical observations suggest that patients with keratosis pilaris have less frequent or less severe acne breakouts; however, we found no studies on this regard To determine if the presence of keratosis pilaris is associated with lower prevalence and ...
Shmuly Tom - - 2014
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the association between black extrinsic tooth discoloration and caries prevalence in an adult population. This association has been previously shown in children and adolescents but has never been examined in an adult population. Method and Materials: Young adults, aged 18 to ...
Vanderlaan Doug P DP Gender Identity Service, Child, Youth and Family Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, - - 2014
In adult male samples, homosexuality is associated with a preponderance of older brothers (i.e., the fraternal birth order effect). In several studies comparing gender dysphoric youth, who are likely to be homosexual in adulthood, to clinical or non-clinical control groups, the findings have been consistent with the fraternal birth order ...
< 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 >