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Behaviour change techniques targeting both diet and physical activity in type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2017-02-08)
Background: Changing diet and physical activity behaviour is one of the cornerstones of type 2 diabetes treatment, but changing behaviour is challenging. The objective of this study was to identify behaviour change techniques ...
Evaluation of the Finis Swimsense (R) and the Garmin Swim (TM) activity monitors for swimming performance and stroke kinematics analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2017-02-08)
Aims The study aims were to evaluate the validity of two commercially available swimming activity monitors for quantifying temporal and kinematic swimming variables. Methods Ten national level swimmers (5 male, 5 female; ...
A multi-stage human factors and comfort assessment of instrumented insoles designed for use in a connected health infrastructure
Wearable electronics are gaining widespread use as enabling technologies, monitoring human physical activity and behavior as part of connected health infrastructures. Attention to human factors and comfort of these devices ...
Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to promote corneal allograft survival: current status and pathway to clinical translation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016-12)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article reviews the literature on the therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to prolong corneal allograft survival. RECENT FINDINGS: To date, only small numbers studies have ...
Using qualitative insights to change practice: exploring the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption for urinary tract infections
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-01-11)
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the culture of antibiotic prescribing and consumption in the community for urinary tract infections (UTI) from the perspective of the general practitioners (GPs) and community ...
Minimum information about tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (MITAP): a first step towards reproducibility and standardisation of cellular therapies
Cellular therapies, with tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (tolAPC) show great promise for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and for the prevention of destructive immune responses after transplantation The methodologies ...
The cost effectiveness of the SIMPle intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection in primary care
(Oxford University Press, 2016-09-27)
Abstract Background Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health issue. This study examines the cost effectiveness of the SIMPle (Supporting the Improvement and Management of Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections ...
Intervention to improve the quality of antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection: a cluster randomized trial
(Canadian Medical Association, 2015-11-16)
Background: Overuse of antimicrobial therapy in the community adds to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance, which is jeopardizing the treatment of common infections.Methods: We designed a cluster randomized complex ...
Structural connectivity and rich-club organization in recent onset psychosis
[No abstract available]
Free water elimination and mapping from diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in chronic schizophrenia
(NUI Galway, 2017-06-11)
Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) acquisitions allows the comparison of diffusion characteristics in vivo and gives a unique insight into tissue structure and pathology. However, a limitation of DTI post-processing is the ...