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Publication date: June 2019Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 89Author(s): Abigail M.A. Love, Michael D. Toland, Ellen L. Usher, Jonathan M. Campbell, Amy D. SpriggsAbstractCurrently, 1 in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD; Centers for Disease Control &Prevention, 2015) and this growing population of learners has been noted as one of the most challenging groups to teach. Teacher self-efficacy, the belief teachers hold about their instructional capabilities, has been shown to differ according to contextual factors, such as the type of students teachers face. The ...
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: The Annals of Thoracic SurgeryAuthor(s): Donglai Chen, Yiming Mao, Junmiao Wen, Yunlang She, Erjia Zhu, Feng Zhu, Yongsheng Zhang, Min Fan, Chang Chen, Yongbing ChenAbstractBackgroundA series of studies have assessed the clinicopathological features and prognostic impact of STAS in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) bringing conflicting findings so far. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to synthesize the available evidence regarding to the prognostic value of STAS in NSCLCs.MethodsStudies were identified by searching databases including PubMed, EMBASE...
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
This study represents a pooled analysis from the control arms of two clinical trials (NCT00290966; NCT00678535). Both control arms evaluated fluoropyrimidine/cisplatin combination in the first line treatment of advanced gastric cancer. Univariate and multivariate Cox regression analyses were performed to assess factors affecting overall and progression-free survival. Factors with P
Source: Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research - Category: Health Management Tags: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular ProbesAuthor(s): Florian Erger, Christian P. Schaaf, Christian NetzerAbstractWhen deciding on which genes to assess in larger Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) datasets for the molecular genetic diagnosis of intellectual disability (ID), geneticists today have a variety of gene-phenotype databases and expert-curated gene lists available. To quantify their respective completeness, we compare an ID gene selection auto-generated from the Human Phenotype Ontology gene-phenotype association database and expert-curated ID gene lists from three reputabl...
Source: Molecular and Cellular Probes - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2019Source: Journal of Molecular LiquidsAuthor(s): Achal Mukhija, Nand KishoreAbstractBiocompatibility and ease of surface modification make gold nanoclusters potential to be used in nanomedicine and revolutionizing cancer therapy. Low solubility and bioavailability of drug limits the use of conventional drug administrative methods and hence the need for drug delivery vehicles arises. Different drug delivery vehicles have been used in the past but usually, the information is limited to qualitative in nature. Here, we have reported quantitative insights into interaction of human s...
Source: Journal of Molecular Liquids - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
The objective of this paper is to propose a definition for remission for use as an outcome to evaluate the long-term efficacy of therapies for chronic pain. METHODS: Data from a randomized clinical trial (NCT01609972) testing the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation in low back and leg pain subjects was used to evaluate the association between pain and functional outcomes and identify the cut-off value to predict remission. Available data over 24-month assessment period included visual analog score (VAS), disability (Oswestry Disability Index [ODI]), patient and clinician global impression of change (PGIC and CGIC), and...
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In the presence of progressive dyspnea, cough, and lesions comparable to interstitial lung disease, diagnosis of PLC should be considered. Pulmonary lymphangitis carcinomatosis can be the first manifestation of primary occult neoplasm and may occur at any age. Adenocarcinoma, especially primary lung, breast, and gastric cancers is the most common cancer coexisting with PLC. PMID: 30900501 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2019Source: Chemico-Biological InteractionsAuthor(s): Yehoshua Socol, Yair Y. Shaki, Alexander Vaiserman
Source: Chemico Biological Interactions - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: 23 March 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 241, Issue 3222Author(s): Michael Le Page
Source: New Scientist - Category: Science Source Type: research
PURPOSE: Multiple myeloma is a chronic, uncurable hematological cancer with the involvement of multiple organ systems. As a disease affecting older patients, the treatment of multiple myeloma should be based on individual patient characteristics. Polypharm...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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