Effect of maternal country of birth on breastfeeding practices: results from Portuguese GXXI birth cohort

This study investigated effect of maternal co...
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research

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Publication date: 5 October 2018Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 359Author(s): Yanxin Gao, Kai Liu, Ruoxi Kang, Jing Xia, Gang Yu, Shubo DengAbstractRecently metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have attracted great attention in the field of environmental remediation. In this article, rigid MIL-101(Cr) and flexible MIL-53(Cr) were synthesized and used for the adsorption of two typical pharmaceuticals, clofibric acid (CA) and carbamazepine (CBZ), from water. The adsorption equilibrium was rapidly reached within 60 min and the kinetics best fitted with the pseudo-second-order kinetic model. There was no significan...
Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
ConclusionBy conducting this systematic review on 8 valid studies, it was found that the cost-effectiveness of an imaging test strongly depends on the pretest likelihood of disease. The included studies on cost-effectiveness provide conflicting evidence in support of the use of SPECT in diagnosis of coronary artery disease. This study showed that the cost-effectiveness of an imaging test varied between subgroups of patients.
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 July 2018Source: LinguaAuthor(s): Marielle Butters
Source: Lingua - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Linguistics and Education, Volume 46Author(s): Angela M. Kohnen, Amanda LacyAbstractAt the end of the fall semester, a fight broke out at a high school in the southeastern United States, a fight large enough to be covered by the local news. In this article, we analyze two data sources related to this event: one local news report and a discussion of that news report that occurred in an Intensive Reading class at the school. Intensive Reading was a remedial course designed for students who had failed a required standardized literacy assessment. In this article, we draw upon discourse anal...
Source: Linguistics and Education - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 July 2018Source: Language SciencesAuthor(s): Shakuntala Mahanta, Amalesh GopeAbstractThe extant literature (Smith, 2000a,b, 2001, 2002) on differences between nouns versus verbs in phonology has shown that nouns enjoy a privileged status in exhibiting phonological contrasts and processes at the expense of verbal domains. In this paper, we show from original work on Sylheti tones that verbs exhibit exceptionally marked tonal polarity and dominant suffixes which are not seen in nouns. This does not lead to more contrasting patterns in nouns but nouns are faithful. Noun faithfulness can b...
Source: Language Sciences - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
Publication date: September 2018Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports, Volume 16Author(s): Maria Bleier, Nataliya Yuskiv, Tina Priest, Marioara Angela Moisa Popurs, Sylvia Stockler-Ipsiroglu, BC Children's Hospital, The University of British ColumbiaAbstractMorquio B disease (MBD) or Mucopolysaccharidosis type IV B (MPS IV B) is caused by particular GLB1 mutations specifically affecting the affinity of beta-galactosidase to keratan sulphate, resulting in dysostosis multiplex resembling Morquio A (MPS IV A) disease (GALNS deficiency). Additional neuronopathic features of GM1 II/III (juvenile/adult) gangliosidosi...
Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Publication date: September 2018Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports, Volume 16Author(s): Lina Johanna Moreno Giraldo, Ángela María Escudero Rodríguez, Adalberto Sánchez Gómez, José María Satizabal SotoAbstractA study published in 2012 estimated incidence of MPS IVA, in 0.68 cases per 100, 000 live births in Colombia, and according to the Colombian Fund for High-Cost Diseases, in 2014 there were 15 people diagnosed with MPS IV. To enhance the knowledge of the disease in the country, we aimed to characterize clinical and molecular findings in 12 MPS IVA patients....
Source: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms, Volume 1861, Issue 8Author(s): Xin-Mei Huo, Li-feng Meng, Tao Jiang, Ming Li, Fang-Zhen Sun, Bo Sun, Jian-Ke LiAbstractFertilization requires decondensation of promatine-condensed sperm chromatin, a dynamic process serving as an attractive system for the study of chromatin reprogramming. Nucleoplasmin is a key factor in regulating nucleosome assembly as a chaperone during fertilization process. However, knowledge on nucleoplasmin in chromatin formation remains elusive. Herein, magnetic tweezers (MT) and a chromatin assemb...
Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) Gene Regulatory Mechanisms - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 July 2018Source: Safety ScienceAuthor(s): Johannes Leder, Tina Horlitz, Patrick Puschmann, Volker Wittstock, Astrid SchützAbstractIn two experimental studies, we compared safety training given via immersive virtual reality with safety training given via PowerPoint in their effects on risk perception, learning, and risky choices. In Study 1, we compared the two methods in a sample of apprentices (N = 53) and also investigated whether participants’ conscientiousness and locus of control moderated the effects of safety training. In Study 1, we found an effect of training me...
Source: Safety Science - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Authors: Ibrahim E, Sultan W, Helal S, Abo-Elwafa H, Abdelaziz A Abstract BACKGROUND: Conscious sedation is usually required during flexible bronchoscopy. Sedation should be achieved without respiratory depression or loss of consciousness. The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of pregabalin pre-medication on reducing the amount of sedatives and to show its advantages for patients undergoing flexible bronchoscopy with dexmedetomidine. METHODS: Seventy patients undergoing elective flexible bronchoscopy were randomly divided into two groups of 35 patients each. All patients received premedication o...
Source: Minerva Anestesiologica - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Minerva Anestesiol Source Type: research
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