Now showing items 481-490 of 499
Utility of virtual monoenergetic images derived from a dual-layer detector-based spectral CT in the assessment of aortic anatomy and pathology: A retrospective case control study.
(Clinical imaging, 2018-11)
OBJECTIVES:To evaluate the ability of the retrospectively generated virtual monoenergetic images (VMIs) from a dual-layer detector-based spectral computed tomography (SDCT) to augment aortic enhancement for the evaluation ...
Genetic variants in the metzincin metallopeptidase family genes predict melanoma survival.
(Molecular carcinogenesis, 2018-01)
Metzincins are key molecules in the degradation of the extracellular matrix and play an important role in cellular processes such as cell migration, adhesion, and cell fusion of malignant tumors, including cutaneous melanoma ...
C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, and cardiovascular disease prediction.
(The New England journal of medicine, 2012-10)
There is debate about the value of assessing levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and other biomarkers of inflammation for the prediction of first cardiovascular events.We analyzed data from 52 prospective studies that included ...
Pulmonary blastomycosis presenting as primary lung cancer.
(BMC infectious diseases, 2018-07-18)
BACKGROUND:Blastomycosis is an endemic mycosis in North America that is caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis. The illness is a systemic disease with a wide variety of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary ...
Neuroticism Increases PTSD Symptom Severity by Amplifying the Emotionality, Rehearsal, and Centrality of Trauma Memories.
(Journal of personality, 2017-10)
OBJECTIVE:Although it is well established that neuroticism increases the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), little is known about the mechanisms that promote PTSD in individuals with elevated levels of neuroticism. ...
The relation between insecure attachment and posttraumatic stress: Early life versus adulthood traumas.
(Psychological trauma : theory, research, practice and policy, 2015-07)
The present study examined the relations between insecure attachment and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among community-dwelling older adults with exposure to a broad range of traumatic events. Attachment ...
Validation of the Hebrew version of the Movement Disorder Society-Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale.
(Parkinsonism & related disorders, 2017-12)
The Movement Disorders Society (MDS) published the English new Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) as the official benchmark scale for Parkinson's disease (PD) in 2008. We aimed to validate the Hebrew version ...
Vitamin B12 and Homocysteine Associations with Gait Speed in Older Adults: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.
(The journal of nutrition, health & aging, 2017-01)
This study aimed to assess the independent associations of serum levels of vitamin B12 and plasma concentrations of homocysteine with gait speed decline.This study utilized longitudinal analysis of participants 50 years ...
Gaps in Hypertension Guidelines in Low- and Middle-Income Versus High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.
(Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), 2016-12)
When the appeal of a dominant leader is greater than a prestige leader.
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2017-06-12)
Across the globe we witness the rise of populist authoritarian leaders who are overbearing in their narrative, aggressive in behavior, and often exhibit questionable moral character. Drawing on evolutionary theory of leadership ...