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    • Maternal deprivation is associated with sex-dependent alterations in nociceptive behavior and neuroinflammatory mediators in the rat following peripheral nerve injury 

      Burke, Nikita N.; Llorente, Ricardo; Marco, Eva M.; Tong, Kezanne; Finn, David P.; Viveros, Maria-Paz; Roche, Michelle (Elsevier, 2013-10)
      Early-life stress is associated with an increased risk of developing affective disorders and chronic pain conditions. This study examined the effect of maternal deprivation (MD) on nociceptive responding prior to and ...
    • Mature trainees' perceptions of the process of their family therapy training. 

      Hodgins, Margaret (Indiktos S. A., 2004-10)
      Studies on Family Therapy Training generally focus on the outcome of training rather than the process of learning. This study employed a qualitative methodology to explore experienced trainees' perceptions of skill acquisition ...
    • Maximising psychiatric nurses' contribution to interdisciplinary working 

      Walsh, Francis; Cleary, Anne; Dowling, Maura (Mark Allen Healthcare, 2012-06-01)
      Internationally, the deinstitutionalization of psychiatric care has resulted in expanded roles for mental health nurses within a community interdisciplinary team setting. This presents an opportunity for mental health ...
    • The meaning of nurse-patient intimacy in oncology care settings: from the nurse and patient perspective 

      Dowling, Maura (Elsevier, 2008-05-21)
      This paper reports the findings of a study exploring the meaning of nurse-patient intimacy in oncology care settings. An interpretive phenomenological design was adopted. A total of 23 oncology nurses and 30 oncology ...
    • 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 ...