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Development of an immobilization system for in situ micronutrients release
An immobilization system constituted by coated microcapsules was developed aiming at immobilizing probiotic bacteria capable of producing folate and release it in a sustained manner into the intestine. Despite no probiotic ...
Establishing the values for patient engagement (PE) in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) research: an international, multiple-stakeholder perspective
PurposeActive patient engagement is increasingly viewed as essential to ensuring that patient-driven perspectives are considered throughout the research process. However, guidance for patient engagement (PE) in HRQoL ...
Low dietary magnesium intake and hypertension
Abstract Purpose: Magnesium (Mg) is a key factor in blood pressure regulation. However, only in recent years, magnesium dietary intake has been studied in relation to hypertension, with equivocal conclusions. Further no ...
Predicting Smartphone Operating System from Personality and Individual Differences
Android and iPhone devices account for over 90 percent of all smartphones sold worldwide. Despite being very similar in functionality, current discourse and marketing campaigns suggest that key individual differences exist ...
Molecular data reveal a cryptic species within the Culex pipiens mosquito complex
The Culex pipiens mosquito complex is a group of evolutionarily closely related species including the common house mosquito, Cx. pipiens, and the southern house mosquito, Cx. quinquefasciatus, which both are infected by ...
Clustering of adherence to personalised dietary recommendations and changes in healthy eating index within the Food4Me study
OBJECTIVE: To characterise clusters of individuals based on adherence to dietary recommendations and to determine whether changes in Healthy Eating Index (HEI) scores in response to a personalised nutrition (PN) intervention ...
Bioluminescent Francisella tularensis SCHU S4 enables non-invasive tracking of bacterial dissemination and the evaluation of antibiotics in an inhalational mouse model of tularaemia
Bioluminescence imaging (BLI) enables real-time, noninvasive tracking of infection in vivo and longitudinal infection studies. In this study, a bioluminescent Francisella tularensis strain, SCHU S4-lux, was used to develop ...
Attitudes in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Toward Prenatal Diagnosis and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
AIMS: No recommendations currently exist regarding implementation of both prenatal diagnosis and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). This study evaluated attitudes ...
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