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    • The meaning of social activism to older adults in Ireland 

      Fox, Jackie; Quinn, Sarah (Association of Occupational Science, 2012)
      There has been an upsurge of social activism amongst older adults in Ireland, which was particularly evident during the ‘medical card’ protests in Dublin in October 2008. This study used phenomenological interviews to ...
    • Measures of self-reported morbidity according to age, gender and general medical services eligibility in the national survey of lifestyles, attitudes and nutrition. 

      Kelleher, Cecily; Harrington, Janas; Friel, Sharon (2002-07)
      Reported rates of morbidity are given for angina, heart attack, stroke, raised blood pressure, cholesterol,diabetes mellitus and for other general conditions as well as difficulty with hearing and glasses/contact lens use. ...
    • Medical speciality choices: Does personality matter? 

      O'Connor, Paul (Irish Medical Journal, 2015-08-07)
      There has been increasing interest in the personalities of doctors. This study examined whether personality differed based upon gender, level of training or medical speciality among 200 physicians and 134 medical students. ...
    • Mental health consequences of child sexual abuse 

      Mullers, Evelyn-Sybille; Dowling, Maura (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2008)
      Survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA) can experience a variety of long-term mental health effects on their life trajectory, which brings them to the attention of mental health services. It is vital that the mental health ...
    • Mental health promotion works: A review. 

      Barry, Margaret M. (SAGE Journals Online, 2005-06)
      Positive mental health is a value in its own right; it contributes to the individual¿s well-being and quality of life; and also contributes to society and the economy by increasing social functioning and social capital. ...
    • Mental Health Promotion: Perspectives and Practices. 

      Barry, Margaret M. (Clifford Beers Foundation, 2001)
      There is growing recognition in Ireland, as in other countries, of the importance of addressing mental health as part of improving overall health and well-being. Each year, the Centre for Health Promotion Studies at the ...
    • Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to promote corneal allograft survival: current status and pathway to clinical translation 

      Murphy, Nick; Lynch, Kevin; Lohan, Paul; Treacy, Oliver; Ritter, Thomas (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 ...
    • Mesenchymal stem cell-mediated delivery of the sodium iodide symporter supports radionuclide imaging and treatment of breast cancer 

      Dwyer, Róisín M.; Ryan, James; Havelin, Ronan J.; Morris, John C.; Miller, Brian W.; Liu, Zhonglin; Flavin, Richard; O'Flatharta, Cathal; Foley, Mark J.; Barrett, Harrison H; Murphy, J. Mary; Barry, Frank P; O'Brien, Timothy; Kerin, Michael J. (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 ...
    • Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) and cancer: tumour specific delivery vehicles or therapeutic targets? 

      Dwyer, Róisín M.; Kerin, Michael J. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-09-30)
      Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a subset of nonhematopoietic multipotent cells found primarily within the bone marrow stroma. The ability of MSCs to specifically home to sites of tumors and their metastases, while escaping ...
    • Mesenchymal stem cells in the colorectal tumor microenvironment: Recent progress and implications 

      Hogan, Niamh M.; Dwyer, Róisín M.; Joyce, Myles R.; Kerin, Michael J. (Wiley, 2012-01-30)
      Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are nonhematopoietic multipotent adult stem cells. They have been shown to have a natural tropism for many tumors types, including colorectal, and are capable of escaping host immune surveillance. ...
    • A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of crew resource management training in acute care domains. 

      O'Dea, Angela; O'Connor, Paul; Keogh, Ivan (2014)
      The healthcare industry has seen an increase in the adoption of team training, such as crew resource management (CRM), to improve teamwork and coordination within acute care medical teams. A meta-analysis was carried out ...
    • Metastatic colorectal cancer management and nursing implications 

      Meade, Elizabeth; Dowling, Maura (RCN Publishing, 2015-02-17)
      Elizabeth Meade and Maura Dowling discuss the side effects of treatment and how to address these to ensure optimal quality of life The treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer has improved significantly ...
    • Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions 

      Devane, Declan (2011-02)
      Background: Hundreds of studies of maternity care interventions have been published, too many for most people involved in providing maternity care to identify and consider when making decisions. It became apparent that ...
    • MicroRNA expression in colorectal cancer. 

      Hogan, Niamh M.; Joyce, Myles R. (IOS Press, 2012-12-17)
      Colorectal cancer is a common disease entity with a multi-factorial aetiology which remains poorly understood. It is estimated that in 2008, colorectal cancerwas responsible for 8% of all cancer deaths, making it the fourth ...
    • MicroRNA expression profiling to identify and validate reference genes for relative quantification in colorectal cancer 

      Chang, Kah Hoong; Mestdagh, Pieter; Vandesompele, Jo; Kerin, Michael J.; Miller, Nicola (Biomed Central, 2010)
      Background Advances in high-throughput technologies and bioinformatics have transformed gene expression profiling methodologies. The results of microarray experiments are often validated using reverse transcription ...
    • Minimum information about T Regulatory Cells: A step toward reproducibility and standardization 

      Fuchs, Anke; Gliwinski, Mateusz; Grageda, Nathali; Spiering, Rachel; Abbas, Abul K.; Appel, Silke; Bacchetta, Rosa; Battaglia, Manuela; Berglund, David; Blazar, Bruce; Bluestone, Jeffrey A.; Bornhaeuser, Martin; ten Brinke, Anja; Brusko, Todd M.; Cools, Nathalie; Cuturi, Maria Cristina; Geissler, Edward; Giannoukakis, Nick; Golab, Karolina; Hafler, David A.; van Ham, S. Marieke; Hester, Joanna; Hippen, Keli; Di Ianni, Mauro; Ilic, Natasa; Isaacs, John; Issa, Fadi; Iwaszkiewicz-Grzes, Dorota; Jaeckel, Elmar; Joosten, Irma; Klatzmann, David; Koenen, Hans; van Kooten, Cees; Korsgren, Olle; Kretschmer, Karsten; Levings, Megan; Marek-Trzonkowska, Natalia Maria; Martinez-Llordella, Marc; Miljkovic, Djordje; Mills, Kingston H. G.; Miranda, Joana P.; Piccirillo, Ciriaco A.; Putnam, Amy L.; Ritter, Thomas; Roncarolo, Maria Grazia; Sakaguchi, Shimon; Sanchez-Ramon, Silvia; Sawitzki, Birgit; Sofronic-Milosavljevic, Ljiljana; Sykes, Megan; Tang, Qizhi; Vives-Pi, Marta; Waldmann, Herman; Witkowski, Piotr; Wood, Kathryn J.; Gregori, Silvia; Hilkens, Catharien M. U.; Lombardi, Giovanna; Lord, Phillip; Martinez-Caceres, Eva M.; Trzonkowski, Piotr (Frontiers Media, 2018-01-15)
      Cellular therapies with CD4+ T regulatory cells (Tregs) hold promise of efficacious treatment for the variety of autoimmune and allergic diseases as well as posttransplant complications. Nevertheless, current manufacturing ...
    • Minimum information about tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (MITAP): a first step towards reproducibility and standardisation of cellular therapies 

      Lord, Philip; Spiering, Rachel; Aguillon, Juan C.; Anderson, Amy E.; Appel, Silke; Benitez-Ribas, Daniel; ten Brinke, Anja; Broere, Femke; Cools, Nathalie; Cuturi, María Cristina; Diboll, Julie; Geissler, Edward; Giannoukakis, Nick; Gregori, Silvia; van Ham, Sija Marieke; Lattimer, Staci; Marshall, Lindsay F.; Harry, Rachel A.; Hutchinson, James A.; Isaacs, John D.; Joosten, Irma; van Kooten, Cees; de Cerio, Ascensión López Díaz; Nikolic, Tatjana; Oral, Haluk Barbaros; Sofronic-Milosavljevic, Ljiljana; Ritter, Thomas; Riquelme, Paloma; Thomson, Angus W.; Trucco, Massimo; Vives-Pi, Marta; Martinez-Caceres, Eva M.; Hilkens, Catharien M.U. (PeerJ, 2016-08-30)
      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 ...
    • Minocycline modulates neuropathic pain behaviour and cortical M1-M2 microglial gene expression in a rat model of depression 

      Burke, Nikita N.; Kerr, Daniel M.; Moriarty, Orla; Finn, David P.; Roche, Martin (Elsevier, 2014-11)
      There is a paucity of data on the role of microglia and neuroinflammatory processes in the association between chronic pain and depression. The current study examined the effect of the microglial inhibitor minocycline on ...
    • miR-379 Regulates Cyclin B1 Expression and Is Decreased in Breast Cancer 

      Khan, Sonja; Brougham, Cathy L.; Ryan, James; Sahrudin, Arisha; O'Neill, Gregory; Wall, Deirdre; Curran, Catherine; Newell, John; Kerin, Michael J.; Dwyer, Róisín M. (2013)
      MicroRNAs are small non-coding RNA molecules that control gene expression post-transcriptionally, and are known to be altered in many diseases including breast cancer. The aim of this study was to determine the relevance ...
    • A mixed-methods investigation of health professionals' perceptions of a physiological track and trigger system 

      Lydon, Sinéad; Byrne, Dara; Offiah, Gozie; Gleeson, Louise; O'Connor, Paul (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015-10-09)
      Background Physiological track and trigger systems (PTTSs) regulate the monitoring of patients vital signs and facilitate the detection and treatment of deteriorating patients. These systems are widely used although ...