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  • 11q13 is a susceptibility locus for hormone receptor positive breast cancer. 

    Kerin, Michael J.; Miller, Nicola (Wiley, 2012-07)
    A recent two-stage genome-wide association study (GWAS) identified five novel breast cancer susceptibility loci on chromosomes 9, 10, and 11. To provide more reliable estimates of the relative risk associated with these ...
  • The 5-HT1A receptor and 5-HT transporter in temporal lobe epilepsy 

    Cannon, Dara (2013)
    Objective: To study 5-HT transport and 5-HT1A receptors in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) and depression.Methods: Thirteen patients had PET with [C-11]DASB for 5-HTT and [F-18]FCWAY for 5-HT1A receptor binding, MRI, and ...
  • 6-iodonordihydrocapsaicin 

    Roche, Michelle; Finn, David P. (2009)
    6-Iodonordihydrocapsaicin was first synthesized by Giovanni Appendino at the Department of Chemical, Food, Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences (DiSCAFF), Novara, Italy, while developing a series of halogenated ...
  • Absence of seasonal effects in HBSC data 

    Nic Gabhainn, S (National Institute of Health Sciences, 2006-01)
    Seasonality has been documented in the literature as an influence on health status and behaviours. On the basis of such associations, it was both necessary and opportunistic to use the dual intake of the Irish HBSC data ...
  • Achieving consensus in developing a national set of child well-being indicators. 

    Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Sixsmith, Jane (Springer, 2007-09)
    This paper provides an account of the methodology used to gain consensus around the development of a national set of child well-being indicators in the Republic of Ireland. This development was identified as a key objective ...
  • Acute leukaemia: making sense of a complex blood cancer 

    Meenaghan, Teresa; Dowling, Maura; Kelly, Mary (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2013-08-16)
    Acute leukaemia represents a diverse group of blood cancers that affect both children and adults. Treatment schedules for these haematology cancers are often prolonged, with many associated side effects and complications. ...
  • Addressing the determinants of positive mental health: concepts, evidence and practice 

    Barry, Margaret M. (Clifford Beers Foundation, 2009-08)
    Positive mental health is recognised as a key resource for population well-being and the social and economic prosperity of society. This paper provides an overview of current concepts of positive mental health and its ...
  • Addressing the determinants of positive mental health: concepts, evidence and practice 

    Barry, Margaret M. (2009)
    Positive mental health is recognised as a key resource for population well-being and the social and economic prosperity of society. This paper provides an overview of current concepts of positive mental health and its ...
  • Addressing the long term impacts of aphasia: How far does the Conversation Partner Programme go? 

    Mc Menamin, Ruth; Tierney, Edel; Mac Farlane, Anne (Taylor & Francis, 2015-02-06)
    Approximately 176,000 new individuals in the United Kingdom and Ireland are diagnosed with stroke annually with up to one third experiencing aphasia. Qualitative research methods are increasingly used to capture the ...
  • Adolescent place attachment, social capital, and perceived safety: a comparison of 13 countries. 

    Molcho, Michal (Springer, 2009-06-17)
    In adolescence, children become increasingly independent and autonomous, and spend more time in neighborhood settings away from home. During mid-to-late adolescence, youth often become more critical about the place they ...
  • Adolescents' perceptions of the words 'health' and 'happy' 

    O'Higgins, Siobhan; Sixsmith, Jane; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (Emerald, 2010-05)
    Purpose - The shared language of youth includes understandings of concepts that can be different from those of adults. Researchers, in their efforts to explore and illuminate the health behaviours and decision-making ...
  • Adult health education materials 

    Hodgins, Margaret M.; Clerkin, Pauline; Kelleher, Cecily C. (Office of Health Gain (Northern Ireland), 2000)
    In this article we report the results of a survey of adult health education materials currently available and in use in Ireland, conducted as part of an EU collaborative project aiming to identify health education materials ...
  • Adult-trained perioperative nurses' practice of family-centered care 

    Hamilton, Grainne; Corlett, Jo; Dowling, Maura (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2014-05-08)
    Aim The aim of this study was to explore adult-trained perioperative nurses' practice of family-centered care (FCC). Method A qualitative research design with a hermeneutic phenomenological approach was used. In-depth ...
  • Advanced practice nursing: A concept analysis 

    Dowling, Maura; Beauchesne, Michelle; Farrelly, Frances; Murphy, Kathy (Wiley, 2013-04-12)
    A variety of terms are used to describe advanced practice nursing roles internationally. This has resulted in confusion in terminology around these roles. The aim of this concept analysis was to clarify what is meant by ...
  • Adverse effects of amoxicillin for acute lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: Secondary and subgroup analysis of a randomised clinical trial 

    Tandan, Meera; Vellinga, Akke; Bruyndonckx, Robin; Little, Paul; Verheij, Theo; Butler, Chris C.; Goossens, Herman; Coenen, Samuel (MDPI, 2017-12-13)
    A European placebo-controlled trial of antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) conducted in 16 primary care practices networks recruited participants between November 2007 and April 2010, and found ...
  • Adverse events of fluoroquinolones vs. other antimicrobials prescribed in primary care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials 

    Tandan, Meera; Cormican, Martin; Vellinga, Akke (Elsevier, 2018-04-25)
    Background Fluoroquinolones (FQs) are second line antimicrobial agents. Once the decision to prescribe an antimicrobial is made, its choice should be based on both the benefits and harms. This systematic review quantifies ...
  • Ageism in health policy. 

    Hodgins, Margaret (Institute of Public Administration, 2004-05-01)
    This paper explores the extent to which health policy in Ireland can be said to be ageist. Following the identification of key pieces of legislation and related polcy and strategy documents, the documents were reviewed, ...
  • Altered neuropathic pain behaviour in a rat model of depression is associated with changes in inflammatory gene expression in the amygdala 

    Burke, Nikita N.; Geoghegan, E.; Moriarty, Orla; Finn, David P.; Kerr, Daniel M.; Roche, Michelle (Wiley, 2013-08-29)
    The association between chronic pain and depression is widely recognized, the comorbidity of which leads to a heavier disease burden, increased disability and poor treatment response. This study examined nociceptive ...
  • An analysis of the systems of services in non-participating capitals. 

    Canavan, Reamonn; Barry, Margaret M. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010)
    The focus of the PROMO project (Best Practice in Promoting Mental Health in Socially Marginalised People in Europe) is on the delivery of health and social care for people with mental health problems in 14 EU member states ...
  • Anandamide modulation of endotoxin-induced inflammation 

    Kerr, Daniel M.; Henry, Rebecca; Roche, Michelle (OMICS International, 2013-12-20)
    The endocannabinoid system is comprised of the CB1 and CB2 receptors, the naturally occurring endogenous ligands, anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonyl glycerol (2-AG); and the enzymes involved in their synthesis and ...