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Label, nudge or tax? A review of health policies for risky behaviours.

Journal of public health research

Galizzi MM.
PMID: 25170442
J Public Health Res. 2012 Feb 14;1(1):14-21. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2012.e5. eCollection 2012 Feb 17.

This work proposes a critical, non systematic, review of the three main lines of health policy interventions to deal with risky behaviours, such as over-eating, smoking, sedentary lives, and excess alcohol drinking, namely: i) the release of information on...

Malpractice in radiology: what should you worry about?.

Radiology research and practice

Cannavale A, Santoni M, Mancarella P, Passariello R, Arbarello P.
PMID: 23691316
Radiol Res Pract. 2013;2013:219259. doi: 10.1155/2013/219259. Epub 2013 Apr 03.

Over recent years the professional role of the radiologist has been evolved due to the increasing involvement in the clinical management of the patient. Radiologists have thus been increasingly charged by new duties and liabilities, exposing them to higher...

Fully-Automated μMRI Morphometric Phenotyping of the Tc1 Mouse Model of Down Syndrome.

PloS one

Powell NM, Modat M, Cardoso MJ, Ma D, Holmes HE, Yu Y, O'Callaghan J, Cleary JO, Sinclair B, Wiseman FK, Tybulewicz VL, Fisher EM, Lythgoe MF, Ourselin S.
PMID: 27658297
PLoS One. 2016 Sep 22;11(9):e0162974. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162974. eCollection 2016.

We describe a fully automated pipeline for the morphometric phenotyping of mouse brains from μMRI data, and show its application to the Tc1 mouse model of Down syndrome, to identify new morphological phenotypes in the brain of this first...

Multimethod study of a large-scale programme to improve patient safety using a harm-free care approach.

BMJ open

Power M, Brewster L, Parry G, Brotherton A, Minion J, Ozieranski P, McNicol S, Harrison A, Dixon-Woods M.
PMID: 27660317
BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 22;6(9):e011886. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011886.

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to evaluate whether a large-scale two-phase quality improvement programme achieved its aims and to characterise the influences on achievement.SETTING: National Health Service (NHS) in England.PARTICIPANTS: NHS staff.INTERVENTIONS: The programme sought to (1) develop a shared national,...

Implications of Teacher Life-Work Histories for Conceptualisations of 'Care': Narratives from Rural Zimbabwe.

Journal of community & applied social psychology

Coultas C, Broaddus E, Campbell C, Andersen L, Mutsikiwa A, Madanhire C, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S.
PMID: 27499602
J Community Appl Soc Psychol. 2016 Jul-Aug;26(4):323-339. doi: 10.1002/casp.2265. Epub 2015 Dec 11.

Schools are increasingly seen as key sites for support to HIV-affected and other vulnerable children, and teachers are assigned the critical role of identifying and providing psychosocial support. Drawing on the life-work history narratives of 12 teachers in Zimbabwe,...

Burden assessment of podoconiosis in Wayu Tuka woreda, east Wollega zone, western Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study.

BMJ open

Bekele K, Deribe K, Amberbir T, Tadele G, Davey G, Samuel A.
PMID: 27670520
BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 26;6(9):e012308. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012308.

OBJECTIVE: Podoconiosis is a neglected tropical disease characterised by a slowly progressive swelling of the foot and lower leg. It is prevalent among subsistence barefoot farmers who live and work in highland areas of the tropics. This study was...

Frequency of Food Consumption and Self-reported Diabetes among Adult Men and Women in India: A Large Scale Nationally Representative Cross-sectional Study.

Journal of diabetes & metabolism

Agrawal S.
PMID: 28856030
J Diabetes Metab. 2015 Jan 02;6(1):474. doi: 10.4172/2155-6156.1000474.

BACKGROUND: Recent studies have shown that the choice of foods and frequency of intake plays a role in diabetes prevention. We examined the association between frequency of consumption of specific food items and the occurrence of diabetes in adult...

Autoantibody Repertoire in APECED Patients Targets Two Distinct Subgroups of Proteins.

Frontiers in immunology

Fishman D, Kisand K, Hertel C, Rothe M, Remm A, Pihlap M, Adler P, Vilo J, Peet A, Meloni A, Podkrajsek KT, Battelino T, Bruserud Ø, Wolff ASB, Husebye ES, Kluger N, Krohn K, Ranki A, Peterson H, Hayday A, Peterson P.
PMID: 28861084
Front Immunol. 2017 Aug 16;8:976. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00976. eCollection 2017.

High titer autoantibodies produced by B lymphocytes are clinically important features of many common autoimmune diseases. APECED patients with deficient autoimmune regulator (AIRE) gene collectively display a broad repertoire of high titer autoantibodies, including some which are pathognomonic for...

Muscle myosin filaments: cores, crowns and couplings.

Biophysical reviews

Squire JM.
PMID: 28509995
Biophys Rev. 2009 Sep;1(3):149. doi: 10.1007/s12551-009-0017-4. Epub 2009 Sep 11.

Myosin filaments in muscle, carrying the ATPase myosin heads that interact with actin filaments to produce force and movement, come in multiple varieties depending on species and functional need, but most are based on a common structural theme. The...

Reply to Brown and Behrmann, Cox, et al., and Kessler et al.: Data and code sharing is the way forward for fMRI.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Eklund A, Nichols TE, Knutsson H.
PMID: 28420795
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Apr 25;114(17):E3374-E3375. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620285114. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

No abstract available.

RNA Viruses: A Case Study of the Biology of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Microbiology spectrum

J Woolhouse ME, Adair K, Brierley L.
PMID: 26184815
Microbiol Spectr. 2013 Oct;1(1). doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.OH-0001-2012.

There are 180 currently recognized species of RNA virus that can infect humans, and on average, 2 new species are added every year. RNA viruses are routinely exchanged between humans and other hosts (particularly other mammals and sometimes birds)...

Oxidative Stress and the Use of Antioxidants in Stroke.

Antioxidants (Basel, Switzerland)

Shirley R, Ord EN, Work LM.
PMID: 26785066
Antioxidants (Basel). 2014 Jul 03;3(3):472-501. doi: 10.3390/antiox3030472.

Transient or permanent interruption of cerebral blood flow by occlusion of a cerebral artery gives rise to an ischaemic stroke leading to irreversible damage or dysfunction to the cells within the affected tissue along with permanent or reversible neurological...

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