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FMRP - G-quadruplex mRNA - miR-125a interactions: Implications for miR-125a mediated translation regulation of PSD-95 mRNA

Stefanovic, Allison Williams, Kathryn R. Moss, Bart R. Anderson. Project administration: Mihaela Rita Mihailescu. Supervision: Gary J. Bassell, Mihaela Rita Mihailescu. Writing ? original draft: Brett

Experiences of African Students in Predominantly White Institutions: A Literature Overview

The objective of this paper is to examine research conducted on the experiences of African health sciences students in predominantly white higher education institutions/environments. The main elements of cross-cultural adaptation models were adopted to discuss the amalgamated themes under the auspices of adjustment, integration, and conditioning. The overview revealed that...

An Integrated Model for STEM Teacher Preparation: The Value of a Teaching Cooperative Educational Experience

. Eckman Associate Professor and Chair Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Marquette University Mary Allison Williams Graduate School Alumnae College of Education Marquette University M. Barbara

Variations in Sense of Place Across Immigrant Status and Gender in Hamilton, Ontario; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Melissa Gallina 0 Allison Williams 0 0 M. Gallina (&) A. Williams School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University , 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada Past research in

Factors influencing changes in health related quality of life of caregivers of persons with multiple chronic conditions

Background The majority of care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is provided by family (including friends) caregivers. Although caregivers have reported positive benefits to caregiving they also experience decreases in their physical and mental health. As there is a critical need for supportive interventions for this population, it is important to know what...

Factors influencing changes in health related quality of life of caregivers of persons with multiple chronic conditions

The majority of care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is provided by family (including friends) caregivers. Although caregivers have reported positive benefits to caregiving they also experience decreases in their physical and mental health. As there is a critical need for supportive interventions for this population, it is important to know what influences...

A comparative analysis of potential spatio-temporal access to palliative care services in two Canadian provinces

Background Access to health services such as palliative care is determined not only by health policy but a number of legacies linked to geography and settlement patterns. We use GIS to calculate potential spatio-temporal access to palliative care services. In addition, we combine qualitative data with spatial analysis to develop a unique mixed-methods approach. Methods Inpatient...

Interventions to improve medication adherence in adult kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review

Background In kidney transplantation, adherence to immunosuppressive therapy is paramount for long-term graft survival. This systematic review aimed to assess the effectiveness of interventions to improve medication adherence in adult kidney transplantation.

A Canadian qualitative study exploring the diversity of the experience of family caregivers of older adults with multiple chronic conditions using a social location perspective

Background A little-studied issue in the provision of care at home by informal caregivers is the increase in older adult patients with chronic illness, and more specifically, multiple chronic conditions (MCC). We know little about the caregiving experience for this population, particularly as it is affected by social location, which refers to either a group’s or individual’s...

Sense of Place and Health in Hamilton, Ontario: A Case Study

The concept of sense of place has received considerable attention by social scientists in recent years. Research has indicated that a person’s sense of place is influenced by a number of factors including the built environment, socio-economic status (SES), well-being and health. Relatively few studies have examined sense of place at the neighbourhood level, particularly among...

Critically examining diversity in end-of-life family caregiving: implications for equitable caregiver support and Canada’s Compassionate Care Benefit

Introduction Family (i.e., unpaid) caregiving has long been thought of as a ‘woman’s issue’, which ultimately results not only in gendered, but also financial and health inequities. Because of this, gender-based analyses have been prioritized in caregiving research. However, trends in current feminist scholarship demonstrate that gender intersects with other axes of difference...

Walking to work in Canada: health benefits, socio-economic characteristics and urban-regional variations

Background There is mounting concern over increasing rates of physical inactivity and overweight/obesity among children and adult in Canada. There is a clear link between the amount of walking a person does and his or her health. The purpose of this paper is to assess the health factors, socio-economic characteristics and urban-regional variations of walking to work among adults...

Mosquito Infection Studies with Aotus Monkeys and Humans Infected with the Chesson Strain of Plasmodiun vivax

, Douglas Nace, Tyrone Williams, G. Gale Galland, Allison Williams , and John W. Barnwell Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health and Animal Resources Branch, National Center for ... Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, E-mail: . Allison Williams, Animal Resources Branch, National Center for Preparedness

Plasmodium fieldi: Observations on the Hackeri and ABI Strains in Macaca mulatta Monkeys and Mosquitoes

. Sullivan , McWilson Warren, G. Gale Galland, Allison Williams , and John W. Barnwell Division of Parasitic Diseases and Scientific Resources Branch, National Center for Vector-Borne and Infectious Diseases ... Warren, Millbrook Road Box 417, Grafton, NH 03240. G. Gale Galland, Geographic Medicine and Health Promotion Branch, and Allison Williams, Animal Resources Branch, National Centers for Preparedness

Patients' and family members' experiences of open disclosure following adverse events

Objective To explore patients' and family members' perceptions of Open Disclosure of adverse events that occurred during their health care. Design We interviewed 23 people involved in adverse events and incident disclosure using a semi-structured, open-ended guide. We analyzed transcripts using thematic discourse analysis. Setting Four States in Australia: New South Wales...

The Santa Lucia Strain of Plasmodium falciparum in Aotus Monkeys

. Sullivan , Allison Williams, G. Gale Galland, Douglas Nace, Tyrone Williams, and John W. Barnwell Malaria Branch , Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric ... , Vector-Borne, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop F-36, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341. Allison Williams, Animal Resources Branch, and G. Gale Galland

Studies on the Salvador I Strain of Plasmodium vivax in Non-human Primates and Anopheline Mosquitoes

Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341. Allison Williams, Animal Resources Branch, and G. Gale Galland, Geographic Medicine and Health Promotion Branch, National Center for

Metabolic changes after polytrauma: an imperative for early nutritional support

Major trauma induces marked metabolic changes which contribute to the systemic immune suppression in severely injured patients and increase the risk of infection and posttraumatic organ failure. The hypercatabolic state of polytrauma patients must be recognized early and treated by an appropriate nutritional management in order to avoid late complications. Clinical studies in...

AOTUS NANCYMAAE AS A POTENTIAL MODEL FOR THE TESTING OF ANTI-SPOROZOITE AND LIVER STAGE VACCINES AGAINST PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM

0 Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Dis- ease Control and Prevention , Mailstop F-36, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 1 JOANN S. SULLIVAN , ALLISON WILLIAMS ... Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop F-36, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, E-mail: . Allison Williams and G. Gale Galland, Animal