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Overview page. Subjects: Education.

When undergraduates are studying for a degree which combines more than one subject, one of which is their chief field of study, that specialist subject is referred to as their major...

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Mandibular advancement appliances for the treatment of paediatric obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review

Natasha Nazarali, Mostafa Altalibi, Samir Nazarali, Michael P. Major, Carlos Flores-Mir and Paul W. Major.

in European Journal of Orthodontics

December 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. 6898 words.

Summary

Objective:

To evaluate the effectiveness of mandibular advancement appliances (MAAs) for treatment of pediatric...

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An investigation into the mechanical characteristics of select self-ligated brackets at a series of clinically relevant maximum torquing angles: loading and unloading curves and bracket deformation

Thomas W. Major, Jason P. Carey, David S. Nobes, Giseon Heo, Garrett W. Melenka and Paul W. Major.

in The European Journal of Orthodontics

December 2013; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. 5027 words.

SUMMARY

Edgewise orthodontic treatment utilizes a force couple in order to achieve labial–lingual tooth angulation. Two self-ligating brackets (Damon Q and...

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Absence of ageism in access to critical care: a cross‐sectional study

Ruth E. Hubbard, Ronan A. Lyons, Ken W. Woodhouse, Sharon L. Hillier, Kathie Wareham, Bruce Ferguson and Ed Major.

in Age and Ageing

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Background: in recent years, the NHS has been accused of ageism frequently and from many fronts. Previous studies have shown that the number of critical care beds in the UK is...

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Familial Risk Ratio of Sarcoidosis in African-American Sibs and Parents

Benjamin A. Rybicki, Kandace L. Kirkey, Marcie Major, Mary J. Maliarik, John Popovich, Gary A. Chase and Michael C. Iannuzzi.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4467 words.

While sarcoidosis is thought to aggregate in families, little is known about the risk to relatives of sarcoidosis patients. To estimate the familial risk ratio (λ) of sarcoidosis in sibs and...

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Validity and Systematic Error in Measuring Carotenoid Consumption with Dietary Self-report Instruments

Loki Natarajan, Shirley W. Flatt, Xiaoying Sun, Anthony C. Gamst, Jacqueline M. Major, Cheryl L. Rock, Wael Al-Delaimy, Cynthia A. Thomson, Vicky A. Newman and John P. Pierce.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

April 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5253 words.

Vegetables and fruits are rich in carotenoids, a group of compounds thought to protect against cancer. Studies of diet-disease associations need valid and reliable instruments for measuring...

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Delayed Application of Condoms Is a Risk Factor for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection among Homosexual and Bisexual Men

Liviana Calzavara, Ann N. Burchell, Robert S. Remis, Carol Major, Paul Corey, Ted Myers, Margaret Millson and Evelyn Wallace.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6403 words.

The objective of this analysis was to identify risk factors for recent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among homosexual and bisexual men in Ontario, Canada, during 1998–2001....

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Sunlight and Other Determinants of Circulating 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels in Black and White Participants in a Nationwide US Study

D. Michal Freedman, Elizabeth K. Cahoon, Preetha Rajaraman, Jacqueline M. Major, Michele M. Doody, Bruce H. Alexander, Richard W. Hoffbeck, Michael G. Kimlin, Barry I. Graubard and Martha S. Linet.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5694 words.

Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), a marker for vitamin D status, is associated with bone health and possibly cancers and other diseases; yet, the determinants of 25(OH)D status,...

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A phase I dose escalation study of the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor BAY 12-9566 administered orally in patients with advanced solid tumours

H. Hirte, R. Goel, P. Major, L. Seymour, S. Huan, D. Stewart, J. Yau, A. Arnold, S. Holohan, B. Waterfield, S. Bates, K. Bennett, W. Walsh and I. Elias.

in Annals of Oncology

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 0 words.

Background: This phase I study was performed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the oral matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor BAY 12-9566 in patients with...

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Microbial Community Dynamics in Two Polar Extremes: The Lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys and the West Antarctic Peninsula Marine Ecosystem

Jeff S. Bowman, Trista J. Vick-Majors, Rachael Morgan-Kiss, Cristina Takacs-Vesbach, Hugh W. Ducklow and John C. Priscu.

in BioScience

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 10915 words.

The Palmer and McMurdo LTER (Long Term Ecological Research) sites represent climatic and trophic extremes on the Antarctic continent. Despite these differences, the microbial components of...

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Cortical spreading ischaemia is a novel process involved in ischaemic damage in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage

Jens P. Dreier, Sebastian Major, Andrew Manning, Johannes Woitzik, Chistoph Drenckhahn, Jens Steinbrink, Christos Tolias, Ana I. Oliveira-Ferreira, Martin Fabricius, Jed A. Hartings, Peter Vajkoczy, Martin Lauritzen, Ulrich Dirnagl, Georg Bohner and Anthony J. Strong.

in Brain

July 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 9696 words.

The term cortical spreading depolarization (CSD) describes a wave of mass neuronal depolarization associated with net influx of cations and water. Clusters of prolonged CSDs were measured...

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