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Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action
(NUI Galway, 2016-06-15)
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vIL-10-overexpressing human MSCs modulate naïve and activated T lymphocytes following induction of collagenase-induced osteoarthritis
Recent efforts in osteoarthritis (OA) research have highlighted synovial inflammation and involvement of immune cells in disease onset and progression. We sought to establish the in-vivo immune response in collagenase-induced ...
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest attended by ambulance services in Ireland: first 2 years' results from a nationwide registry
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-10-20)
Background National data collection provides information on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) incidence, management and outcomes that may not be generalisable from smaller studies. This retrospective cohort study ...
Design of a smartphone application with integrated Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) treatment randomization and On-The-Fly Stimulus Parameter Adjustment for streamlining the clinical evaluation of FES protocols
(OMICS International, 2016-03-14)
The clinical application of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) has evolved over the last five decades. However, the use of the Randomized Control Trial (RCT) methodology in evaluating the clinical effectiveness of new ...
These shoes are made for walking: sensitivity performance evaluation of commercial activity monitors under the expected conditions and circumstances required to achieve the international daily step goal of 10,000 steps
(Public Library of Science, 2016-05-11)
IntroductionPhysical activity is a vitally important part of a healthy lifestyle, and is of major benefit to both physical and mental health. A daily step count of 10,000 steps is recommended globally to achieve an appropriate ...
Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe
(Springer Verlag, 2016-08-29)
Accurate prevalence estimates for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) amongst pregnant women in Europe are lacking due to the use of a multitude of diagnostic criteria and screening strategies in both high-risk women and ...
The spatial distribution of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the chain of survival in Ireland: a multi-class urban-rural analysis
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
Abstract: Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly ceases to pump blood around the body. To optimise survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), knowledge of the spatial distribution of OHCA and the availability ...
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 ...
Reconsultation and antimicrobial treatment of urinary tract infection in male and female patients in general practice
(MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2016-09-15)
Current antimicrobial prescribing guidelines indicate that male and female patients with urinary tract infections (UTIs) should be treated with same antimicrobials but for different durations. The aim of this study was to ...
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 ...