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Mesenchymal stem cell-mediated delivery of the sodium iodide symporter supports radionuclide imaging and treatment of breast cancer
(AlphaMed Press, 2011-05-23)
Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) migrate specifically to tumors in vivo, and coupled with their capacity to bypass immune surveillance, are attractive vehicles for tumor-targeted delivery of therapeutic agents. This study ...
Priorities for implementing the promotion of mental health and primary prevention of mental disorder: Technical Evidence Paper
(HPRC, NUI Galway, 2014-06-18)
Good mental health is an integral component of population health and wellbeing and contributes to the functioning of individuals, families, communities and the social and economic prosperity of society [1,2]. Promoting ...
Potential role of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in the breast tumour microenvironment: stimulation of epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT)
Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are known to specifically migrate to and engraft at tumour sites. Understanding interactions between cancer cells and MSCs has become fundamental to determining whether ...
Towards building healthy school communities through healthy food access.
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2014)
One of the goals of health promotion is to make it easier for people to make the healthy choice. Enabling students to make the healthy choice by improving access to, and availability of, healthy foods is essential in ...
Group follow-up compared to individual clinic visits after structured education for type 1 diabetes: A cluster randomised controlled trial
Aim - To compare the effectiveness of group follow-up with individual follow-up after participation in the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) structured education programme. Methods - Cluster randomised controlled ...
Students' experiences of implementing clinical skills in the real world of practice
(Wiley Online Library / Blackwell, 2012-11-02)
Aims and objectives - To examine the factors that impact on students' implementation of clinical skills in the practice setting. This was a part of a larger exploration into the role of the Clinical Skills Laboratory in ...
Developing a Consensus on Core Competencies for Health Promotion.
[no abstract available]
A cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a structured pulmonary rehabilitation education programme for improving the health status of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): The PRINCE Study protocol.
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-18)
A key strategy in improving care for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the provision of pulmonary rehabilitation programmes. Pulmonary rehabilitation programmes have been successful in improving ...
Ethical challenges in qualitative research: Examples from practice
(RCN Publishing Ltd., 2010-10-22)
This article examines the many ethical challenges that are specific to qualitative research. These challenges concern the issues of informed consent procedures, the researcher-participant relationship, risk-benefit ratio, ...
Cortical thinning and caudate abnormalities in first episode psychosis and their association with clinical outcome.
First episode psychosis (FEP) has been associated with structural brain changes, largely identified by volumetric analyses. Advances in neuroimaging processing have made it possible to measure geometric properties that may ...