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  • Exploring links between greenspace and sudden unexpected death: A spatial analysis 

    Wu, Jianyong; Rappazzo, Kristen M.; Simpson, Ross J. Jr; Joodi, Golsa; Pursell, Irion W.; Mounsey, J. Paul; Cascio, Wayne E.; Jackson, Laura E. (2018-02-06)
    Greenspace has been increasingly recognized as having numerous health benefits. However, its effects are unknown concerning sudden unexpected death (SUD), commonly referred to as sudden cardiac death, which constitutes a ...
  • Genome-wide association study identifies multiple susceptibility loci for craniofacial microsomia 

    Zhang, Yong-Biao; Hu, Jintian; Zhang, Jiao; Zhou, Xu; Li, Xin; Gu, Chaohao; Liu, Tun; Xie, Yangchun; Liu, Jiqiang; Gu, Mingliang; Wang, Panpan; Wu, Tingting; Qian, Jin; Wang, Yue; Dong, Xiaoqun; Yu, Jun; Zhang, Qingguo (2016-02-08)
    Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) is a rare congenital anomaly that involves immature derivatives from the first and second pharyngeal arches. The genetic pathogenesis of CFM is still unclear. Here we interrogate 0.9 million ...
  • Elusive left ventricular thrombus: Diagnostic role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging-A case report and review of the literature 

    Siddiqui, Irfan; Nguyen, Tin; Movahed, Assad; Kabirdas, Deepa (2018-06-16)
    Identification of left ventricular mural thrombus (LVT) may be challenging depending on the imaging modality used. We present a case of LVT which was incidentally identified on cine cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR). ...
  • Fungal-Host Interaction: Curcumin Modulates Proteolytic Enzyme Activity of Candida albicans and Inflammatory Host Response In Vitro 

    Chen, Emily; Benso, Bruna; Seleem, Dalia; Ferreira, Luiz Eduardo Nunes; Pasetto, Silvana; Pardi, Vanessa; Murata, Ramiro Mendonça (2018-08-15)
    Current treatments for Candida albicans infection are limited due to the limited number of antifungal drugs available and the increase in antifungal resistance. Curcumin is used as a spice, food preservative, flavoring, ...
  • Effects of Monolaurin on Oral Microbe-Host Transcriptome and Metabolome 

    De Oliveira Silva, Viviam; Pereira, Luciano JosA[c]; Pasetto, Silvana; Da Silva, Maike Paulino; Meyers, Jered Cope; Murata, Ramiro MendonAs.A (2018-11-06)
    The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effects of monolaurin against Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Aa) and determine their effects on the host transcriptome and metabolome, using an oral cell/bacteria ...
  • Driving innovation through big open linked data (BOLD): Exploring antecedents using interpretive structural modelling 

    Dwivedi, Yogesh K.; Janssen, Marijn; Slade, Emma L.; Rana, Nripendra P.; Weerakkody, Vishanth; Millard, Jeremy; Hidders, Jan; Snijders, Dhoya (2016-07-13)
    Innovation is vital to find new solutions to prob- lems, increase quality, and improve profitability. Big open linked data (BOLD) is a fledgling and rapidly evolving field that creates new opportunities for innovation. ...
  • Examining signals of trust in criminal markets online 

    Holt, Thomas J.; Smirnova, Olga; Hutchings, Alice (2016-09-14)
    This study examines the signals of trust in stolen data advertisements by analysing the structural and situational factors that influence the type of feedback sellers receive. Specifically, this article explores the factors ...
  • Genetic Architecture of Conspicuous Red Ornaments in Female Threespine Stickleback 

    Yong, Lengxob; Peichel, Catherine L.; McKinnon, Jeffrey S. (2016-03)
    Explaining the presence of conspicuous female ornaments that take the form of male-typical traits has been a longstanding challenge in evolutionary biology. Such female ornaments have been proposed to evolve via both ...
  • Factors Affecting Patient Portal Use Among Low-Income Pregnant Women: Mixed-Methods Pilot Study 

    Kim, Juhee; Mathews, Holly; Cortright, Lindsay M; Zeng, Xiaoming; Newton, Edward (2018-03-22)
    Background: Patient portals offer patients personalized and secure Web access to their medical information and enable patients to manage their health care online. However, there is a lack of information about patient ...
  • Early Mobility in the Hospital: Lessons Learned from the STRIDE Program 

    Hastings, Susan Nicole; Choate, Ashley L.; Mahanna, Elizabeth P.; Floegel, Theresa A.; Allen, Kelli D.; Houtven, Courtney H. Van; Wang, Virginia (2018-09-26)
    Immobility during hospitalization is widely recognized as a contributor to deconditioning, functional loss, and increased need for institutional post-acute care. Several studies have demonstrated that inpatient walking ...
  • Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in a Single High-Volume Surgical Oncology Unit: Details Matter 

    Fitzgerald, Timothy L.; Mosquera, Catalina; Koutlas, Nicholas J.; Vohra, Nasreen A.; Edwards, Kimberly V.; Zervos, Emmanuel E. (2016-08)
    Benefits of ERAS protocol have been well documented; however, it is unclear whether the improvement stems from the protocol or shifts in expectations. Interdisciplinary educational seminars were conducted for all health ...
  • Effects of CO2 laser irradiation on matrix-rich biofilm development formation–an in vitro study 

    Raquel Zancope ́, Bruna; Dainezi, Vanessa B.; Nobre-dos-Santos, Marines; Duarte, Sillas Jr.; Pardi, Vanessa; Murata, Ramiro M. (2016-11-01)
    Background: A carbon dioxide (CO2) laser has been used to morphologically and chemically modify the dental enamel surface as well as to make it more resistant to demineralization. Despite a variety of experiments demonstrating ...
  • Differential Post-Exercise Blood Pressure Responses between Blacks and Caucasians 

    Yan, Huimin; Behun, Michael A.; Cook, Marc D.; Ranadive, Sushant M.; Lane-Cordova, Abbi D.; Kappus, Rebecca M.; Woods, Jeffrey A.; Wilund, Kenneth R.; Baynard, Tracy; Halliwill, John R.; Fernhall, Bo (2016-04-13)
    Post-exercise hypotension (PEH) is widely observed in Caucasians (CA) and is associated with histamine receptors 1- and 2- (H1R and H2R) mediated post-exercise vasodilation. However, it appears that blacks (BL) may not ...
  • Design of a prospective, multicenter, global, cohort study of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy 

    Folch, Erik E.; Bowling, Mark R.; Gildea, Thomas R.; Hood, Kristin L.; Murgu, Septimiu D.; Toloza, Eric M.; Wahidi, Momen M.; Williams, Terence; Khandhar, Sandeep J. (2016-04-26)
    Background: Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB) procedures allow physicians to access peripheral lung lesions beyond the reach of conventional bronchoscopy. However, published research is primarily limited to ...
  • Gene Regulatory Evolution During Speciation in a Songbird 

    Davidson, John H.; Balakrishnan, Christopher N. (2016-03-10)
    Over the last decade, tremendous progress has been made toward a comparative un- derstanding of gene regulatory evolution. However, we know little about how gene regulation evolves in birds, and how divergent genomes ...
  • Entropy Production Associated with Aggregation into Granules in a Subdiffusive Environment 

    Webe, Piotr; Bełdowski, Piotr; Bier, Martin; Gadomski, Adam (2018-08-30)
    We study the entropy production that is associated with the growing or shrinking of a small granule in, for instance, a colloidal suspension or in an aggregating polymer chain. A granule will fluctuate in size when the ...
  • Electronic Health Literacy Across the Lifespan: Measurement Invariance Study 

    Paige, Samantha R; Miller, M David; Krieger, Janice L; Stellefson, Michael; Cheong, JeeWon (2018-09-07)
    Background: Electronic health (eHealth) information is ingrained in the healthcare experience to engage patients across the lifespan. Both eHealth accessibility and optimization are influenced by lifespan development, as ...
  • Effects of finite coverage on global polarization observables in heavy ion collisions 

    Lan, Shaowei; Lin, Zi-Wei; Shi, Shusu; Sun, Xu (2018-05-10)
    In non-central relativistic heavy ion collisions, the created matter possesses a large initial orbital angular momentum. Particles produced in the collisions could be polarized globally in the direction of the orbital ...
  • Evolutionary Dynamics of Floral Homeotic Transcription Factor Protein–Protein Interactions 

    Bartlett, Madelaine; Thompson, Beth; Brabazon, Holly; Del Gizzi, Robert; Zhang, Thompson; Whipple, Clinton (2016-02-22)
    Protein–protein interactions (PPIs) have widely acknowledged roles in the regulation of development, but few studies have addressed the timing and mechanism of shifting PPIs over evolutionary history. The B-class MADS-box ...
  • Effect of Increased Damping in Subordinate Oscillator Arrays 

    Sterling, John; Vignola, Joseph; Gietl, Jenna; Ryan, Teresa; Sonne, Noah; Paruchuri, Sai Tej (2018)
    Previous literature has shown that large structures with a significant number of smaller attached structures exhibit much higher apparent damping than was predicted by models. Further research into this effect led to the ...