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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29792667/control-of-selectivity-in-palladium-ii-catalyzed-oxidative-transformations-of-allenes
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Bin Yang, Youai Qiu, Jan-E Bäckvall
Oxidation reactions play a central role in organic synthesis, and it is highly desirable that these reactions are mild and occur under catalytic conditions. In Nature, oxidation reactions occur under mild conditions via cascade processes, and furthermore, they often occur in an enantioselective manner with many of them involving molecular oxygen or hydrogen peroxide as the terminal oxidant. Inspired by the reactions in Nature, we have developed a number of Pd(II)-catalyzed cascade reactions under mild oxidative conditions...
May 24, 2018: Accounts of Chemical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29792540/cerebral-amyloid-angiopathy-diagnosis-and-potential-therapies
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Stewart A Weber, Ranish K Patel, Helmi L Lutsep
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is characterized by the pathologic deposition of amyloid-beta within cortical and leptomeningeal arteries, arterioles, capillaries and, in rare cases, the venules of the brain. It is often associated with the development of lobar intracerebral hemorrhages but may cause other neurologic symptoms or be asymptomatic. Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics, such as lobar microbleeds, support a diagnosis of CAA and assist with hemorrhage risk assessments. Immunosuppressants are used to treat rarer inflammatory forms of CAA...
May 24, 2018: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29792488/asian-americans-and-materialism-exploring-the-phenomenon-and-its-why-and-when
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Jia Wei Zhang
OBJECTIVES: Consumer values, including but not limited to materialism, have received much less attention than other topics within research on Asian Americans. METHODS: Across 3 studies (N = 6,955), the author explored the difference between Asian Americans and White/European Americans on materialism, and the mediating and moderating mechanisms. RESULTS: Studies 1a-1c found Asian Americans, compared to White/European Americans, more strongly endorsed materialistic values...
May 24, 2018: Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29792139/process-intensification-techniques-for-the-production-of-nano-and-submicronic-particles-for-food-and-medical-applications
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Marco Stoller, Luca Di Palma, Srikanth Vuppala, Nicola Verdone, Giorgio Vilardi
BACKGROUND: Nowadays, nanoparticles are of great interest for the industry due to their numerous possible applications in several fields. Research on this topic seeks to develop many procedures to produce nanoparticles, mostly at lab scale, batch-wise and with low yield. These procedures generally do not suit industrial needs of continuous, high capacity production. Moreover, the product characteristics require targeting narrow particle size distributions and high quality, which is difficult to achieve by traditional equipment...
May 23, 2018: Current Pharmaceutical Design
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29792078/ethical-values-of-academic-nurses-a-pilot-study
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Yıldız Denat, Yurdanur Dikmen, Gülşah Gürol Arslan
BACKGROUND: While academics contribute to the development of society through all the subjects that they work on, they also have other important tasks to fulfill, such as being role models for their students and society. Therefore, the place of academic ethical values is a significant topic for academic nurses. OBJECTIVE: The main objective of this research was to examine the attitudes of academic nurses toward academic ethics. RESEARCH DESIGN: This descriptive and cross-sectional research study was conducted between March and June 2017 in three different public universities in Turkey...
January 1, 2018: Nursing Ethics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29791728/state-of-the-science-on-implementation-research-in-early-child-development-and-future-directions
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Frances E Aboud, Aisha K Yousafzai, Milagros Nores
We summarize the state of the field of implementation research and practice for early child development and propose recommendations. First, conclusions are drawn regarding what is generally known about the implementation of early childhood development programs, based on papers and discussions leading to a published series on the topic. Second, recommendations for short-term activities emphasize the use of newly published guidelines for reporting data collection methods and results for implementation processes; knowledge of the guidelines and a menu of measures allows for planning ahead...
May 2018: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29790678/pediatric-pulmonology-year-in-review-2017-part-1
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William A Gower, David J Birnkrant, Jane B Black, Thomas Nicolai, Terry L Noah
Pediatric Pulmonology publishes original research, case reports and review articles on topics related to a wide range of children's respiratory disorders. In this article (Part 1 of a series), we summarize the past year's publications in our major topic areas, as well as selected literature in these areas from other journals. In Part 1, we review selected articles on diagnostic testing/endoscopy, respiratory complications of neuromuscular disorders, and rare lung diseases.
May 23, 2018: Pediatric Pulmonology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29790218/lost-in-transition-finding-a-path-forward-for-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes
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L Laffel
In this issue of Diabetic Medicine, Kellett and colleagues describe the experiences of young persons with Type 1 diabetes in the UK as their needs and self-care efforts for diabetes management evolve during the university years [1]. In the 21st century, the topic of transitions in care for young people with various chronic diseases, in general, and with Type 1 diabetes, in particular, has become a popular and appealing area for cross-sectional, observational and interventional research globally [2]. Similarly, a number of national and international organizations have published clinical guidelines related to transition, although many of the clinical recommendations are based upon expert consensus rather than empirical data [3-7]...
May 23, 2018: Diabetic Medicine: a Journal of the British Diabetic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789893/-integration-of-sex-gender-into-environmental-health-research-results-of-the-interdisciplinary-research-network-sex-gender-environment-health-geumge-net
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Gabriele Bolte, Madlen David, Małgorzata Dębiak, Lotta Fiedel, Claudia Hornberg, Marike Kolossa-Gehring, Ute Kraus, Rebecca Lätzsch, Tatjana Paeck, Kerstin Palm, Alexandra Schneider
The comprehensive consideration of sex/gender in health research is essential to increase relevance and validity of research results. Contrary to other areas of health research, there is no systematic summary of the current state of research on the significance of sex/gender in environmental health. Within the interdisciplinary research network Sex/Gender-Environment-Health (GeUmGe-NET) the current state of integration of sex/gender aspects or, respectively, gender theoretical concepts into research was systematically assessed within selected topics of the research areas environmental toxicology, environmental medicine, environmental epidemiology and public health research on environment and health...
May 22, 2018: Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789877/-meta-analyses-on-measurement-precision-of-non-invasive-hemodynamic-monitoring-technologies-in-adults
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G Pestel, K Fukui, M Higashi, I Schmidtmann, C Werner
An ideal non-invasive monitoring system should provide accurate and reproducible measurements of clinically relevant variables that enables clinicians to guide therapy accordingly. The monitor should be rapid, easy to use, readily available at the bedside, operator-independent, cost-effective and should have a minimal risk and side effect profile for patients. An example is the introduction of pulse oximetry, which has become established for non-invasive monitoring of oxygenation worldwide. A corresponding non-invasive monitoring of hemodynamics and perfusion could optimize the anesthesiological treatment to the needs in individual cases...
May 22, 2018: Der Anaesthesist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789634/giant-photovoltaic-response-in-band-engineered-ferroelectric-perovskite
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Subhajit Pal, Atal Bihari Swain, Pranab Parimal Biswas, D Murali, Arnab Pal, B Ranjit K Nanda, Pattukkannu Murugavel
Recently the solar energy, an inevitable part of green energy source, has become a mandatory topics in frontier research areas. In this respect, non-centrosymmetric ferroelectric perovskites with open circuit voltage (VOC ) higher than the bandgap, gain tremendous importance as next generation photovoltaic materials. Here a non-toxic co-doped Ba1-x (Bi0.5 Li0.5 ) x TiO3 ferroelectric system is designed where the dopants influence the band topology in order to enhance the photovoltaic effect. In particular, at the optimal doping concentration (x opt  ~ 0...
May 22, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789455/map-changes-and-theme-evolution-in-work-hours-a-co-word-analysis
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Bei Liu, Hong Chen, Xinru Huang
(1) Background: Work hours are the basic carrier impacting employees' work⁻life experience and organizational performance, and employees have greater anxiety in relation to work hours as new technology requires an increasingly faster work rhythm. However, scientific research on this topic lags far behind the practice, calling to attention the need for research on work hours from the perspective of historical evolution; (2) Methods: The Bibliometric method is used to analyze the 6364 articles and their contained 77 high-frequency keywords related to work hours from the Web of Science published between 1901 and 2017...
May 22, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789316/oral-ivermectin-for-the-treatment-of-head-lice-infestation
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REVIEW
Wendy L Sanchezruiz, Donald S Nuzum, Samir A Kouzi
PURPOSE: Published literature describing the use of oral ivermectin for the treatment of head lice infestation is reviewed. SUMMARY: In the United States and globally, head lice infestation, or pediculosis capitis, remains a public health issue with both social and medical implications. Treatment with oral or topical medications is typically required for head lice eradication. Resistance to traditional topical therapies for head lice infestation is increasing, creating a need for consideration of additional treatment options...
May 22, 2018: American Journal of Health-system Pharmacy: AJHP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789241/vaccines-inspiring-innovation-in-health
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Sonia Pagliusi, Maureen Dennehy, Hun Kim
This report covers the topics of pandemics, epidemics and partnerships, including regulatory convergence initiatives, new technologies and novel vaccines, discussed by leading public and private sector stakeholders at the 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers' Network (DCVMN). Contributions of Gavi and the vaccine industry from emerging countries to the growing global vaccine market, by improving the supply base from manufacturers in developing countries and contributing to 58% of doses, were highlighted...
May 19, 2018: Vaccine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789069/towards-the-ultimate-membranes-two-dimensional-nanoporous-materials-and-films
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Kumar Varoon Agrawal
The energy-efficient separation of molecules has been a popular topic in chemistry and chemical engineering as a consequence of the large energy-footprint of separation processes in the chemical industry. The Laboratory of Advanced Separations (LAS) at EPFL, led by Prof. Kumar Varoon Agrawal, is focused to develop next-generation, high-performance membranes that can improve the energy efficiency of hydrogen purification, carbon capture, hydrocarbon and water purification. For this, LAS is seeking to develop the ultimate nanoporous membranes, those with a thickness of 1 nm and possessing an array of size-selective nanopores...
May 30, 2018: Chimia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29789046/management-of-venous-thromboembolism-in-the-elderly-a-review-of-the-non-vitamin-k-oral-anticoagulants
#16
Laressa Bethishou, Tania Gregorian, Kimberly Won, Kristina Lopez, Laura V Tsu
Objective To provide an up-to-date review of the available evidence regarding pharmacotherapeutic management of venous thromboembolic events in the geriatric population. Data Sources A PubMed search of articles published through August 2017 was performed using a combination of the following words: apixaban, betrixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, enoxaparin, geriatric, heparin, idaricizumab, rivaroxaban, and venous thromboembolism. Study Selection/data Extraction Relevant original research, review articles, and guidelines were assessed for the management of elderly patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
May 1, 2018: Consultant Pharmacist: the Journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29788975/activism-and-scientific-research-20-years-of-community-action-by-the-vancouver-area-network-of-drug-users
#17
Ehsan Jozaghi, Alissa M Greer, Hugh Lampkin, Jane A Buxton
BACKGROUND: Over the past several decades, there have been numerous peer-reviewed articles written about people who use drugs (PWUDs) from the Downtown Eastside neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada. While individual researchers have engaged and acknowledged this population as participants and community partners in their work, there has been comparatively little attention given to the role of PWUDs and drug user organizations in directing, influencing, and shaping research agendas. METHODS: In this community-driven research, we examine 20 years of peer-reviewed studies, university theses, books, and reports that have been directed, influenced, and shaped by members of the activist organization the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)...
May 22, 2018: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29788882/impact-of-drug-metabolism-pharmacokinetics-and-their-relevance-upon-taxus-based-drug-development
#18
Da-Cheng Hao, Guang-Bo Ge, Ping Wang, Ling Yang
Drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic (DMPK) studies of Taxus natural products, their semi-synthetic derivatives and analogs are indispensable in the optimization of lead compounds and clinical therapy. These studies can lead to development of new drug entities with improved absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion and toxicity (ADME/T) profiles. To date, there have been no comprehensive reviews of the DMPK features of Taxus derived medicinal compounds.Natural and semi-synthetic taxanes may cause and could be affected by drug-drug interaction (DDI)...
May 22, 2018: Current Drug Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29788747/internet-pornography-viewing-preference-as-a-risk-factor-for-adolescent-internet-addiction-the-moderating-role-of-classroom-personality-factors
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Kyriaki Alexandraki, Vasileios Stavropoulos, Tyrone L Burleigh, Daniel L King, Mark D Griffiths
Background and aims Adolescent Internet pornography viewing has been significantly increased in the last decade with research highlighting its association with Internet addiction (IA). However, there is little longitudinal data on this topic, particularly in relation to peer context effects. This study aimed to examine age- and context-related variations in the Internet pornography-IA association. Methods A total of 648 adolescents, from 34 classrooms, were assessed at 16 years and then at 18 years to examine the effect of Internet pornography preference on IA in relation to the classroom context...
May 23, 2018: Journal of Behavioral Addictions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29788533/weight-bias-internalization-and-health-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
R L Pearl, R M Puhl
A robust literature has documented the negative health effects of being the target of weight bias. Weight bias internalization (WBI) occurs when individuals apply negative weight stereotypes to themselves and self-derogate because of their body weight. Compared with experiences of weight bias, less is known about the relationship between WBI and mental and physical health, although more literature on this topic has emerged in recent years. The current systematic review identified 74 studies assessing the relationship between WBI and health and interventions designed to reduce WBI and improve health...
May 22, 2018: Obesity Reviews: An Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
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