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Effects of standard coagulant agents on the dielectric properties of fresh human blood
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-10-01)
In this paper, the effects of coagulation and temperature on the dielectric properties of human blood are investigated over the frequency range of 400 MHz - 20 GHz using freshly extracted blood samples. The dielectric ...
Pension provision by small employers in ireland: an analysis of personal retirement savings account (prsa) using bounded rationality theory
(Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2017-12-29)
This paper applies a model of bounded rationality to study small employers' decision-making on pension provision in Ireland. Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) pension products were intended to provide inexpensive, ...
The technical report on sodium intake and cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries by the joint working group of the world heart federation, the european society of hypertension and the european public health association
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2017-01-21)
Ingestion of sodium is essential to health, but excess sodium intake is a risk factor for hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Defining an optimal range of sodium intake in populations has been challenging and ...
Correlates of poor mental health in early pregnancy in obese european women
(Springer Nature, 2017-12-01)
Background: Depression during pregnancy is associated with higher maternal morbidity and mortality, and subsequent possible adverse effects on the cognitive, emotional and behavioral development of the child. The aim of ...
End stage kidney disease from scleroderma in the united states, 1996 to 2012
(Elsevier BV, 2017-09-01)
Introduction: Although the management of scleroderma continues to evolve, it is unknown whether the burden of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) treated with maintenance renal replacement therapy from SD has changed. Methods: ...
Rivaroxaban with or without aspirin in stable cardiovascular disease
(New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2017-08-27)
BACKGROUND We evaluated whether rivaroxaban alone or in combination with aspirin would be more effective than aspirin alone for secondary cardiovascular prevention. METHODS In this double-blind trial, we randomly assigned ...
Rivaroxaban with or without aspirin in patients with stable peripheral or carotid artery disease: an international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
(Elsevier BV, 2017-11-01)
Background Patients with peripheral artery disease have an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Antiplatelet agents are widely used to reduce these complications. Methods This was a multicentre, ...
Policy drivers of farm succession and inheritance
(Elsevier BV, 2017-02-01)
Investigating the association of rs2910164 with cancer in irish patients
Introduction: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small noncoding RNA molecules that exert post-transcriptional effects on gene expression by binding with cis-regulatory regions in target messenger RNA (mRNA). Polymorphisms in genes ...
Is a motivational interviewing based lifestyle intervention for obese pregnant women across europe implemented as planned? process evaluation of the dali study
(Springer Nature, 2017-09-07)
Background: Process evaluation is an essential part of designing and assessing complex interventions. The vitamin D and lifestyle intervention study (DALI) study is testing different strategies to prevent development of ...