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Overview page. Subjects: History.

1 [De] A community of monks or nuns ruled by an abbot or abbess.

2 [MC] A general term used to describe the buildings inhabited by a community of monks or...

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Hypertension Analysis of Stress Reduction Using Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga: Results From the Harmony Randomized Controlled Trial

Kimberly Blom, Brian Baker, Maxine How, Monica Dai, Jane Irvine, Susan Abbey, Beth L. Abramson, Martin G. Myers, Alex Kiss, Nancy J. Perkins and Sheldon W. Tobe.

in American Journal of Hypertension

January 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Biological Sciences. 4773 words.

BACKGROUND

The HARMONY study was a randomized, controlled trial examining the efficacy of an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program for...

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Requirement of a carbon spacer in benzyl isothiocyanate-mediated cytotoxicity and MAPK activation in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Vivian W.Y. Lui, Abbey L. Wentzel, Dong Xiao, Karen L. Lew, Shivendra V. Singh and Jennifer R. Grandis.

in Carcinogenesis

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. 5300 words.

Cruciferous vegetable-derived isothiocyanates (ITCs; chemical structure: R-N=C=S) are highly effective in affording protection against chemically induced cancers in animal models. Here, we...

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Histopathologic alterations following local delivery of dexamethasone to inhibit restenosis in murine arteries

Nuno M.M. Pires, Abbey Schepers, Barend L. van der Hoeven, Margreet R. de Vries, Lianne S.M. Boesten, J. Wouter Jukema and Paul H.A. Quax.

in Cardiovascular Research

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5056 words.

Abstract

Objective: Dexamethasone-eluting stents are currently under evaluation to prevent post-angioplasty restenosis. The efficacy and safety...

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Complement factor C5a as mast cell activator mediates vascular remodelling in vein graft disease

Margreet R. de Vries, Anouk Wezel, Abbey Schepers, Peter J. van Santbrink, Trent M. Woodruff, Hans W. M. Niessen, Jaap F. Hamming, Johan Kuiper, Ilze Bot and Paul H. A. Quax.

in Cardiovascular Research

February 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5059 words.

Aims

Failure of vein graft conduits due to vein graft thickening, accelerated atherosclerosis, and subsequent plaque rupture is applicable to 50% of all vein...

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Differential Use of Identical Food Resources by <i>Reticulitermes flavipes</i> (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Two Types of Habitats

Michael Lenz, Brad Kard, Theodore A. Evans, Joe K. Mauldin, J. Larry Etheridge and Hilda M. Abbey.

in Environmental Entomology

February 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5246 words.

A year-long field experiment showed that Reticulitermes flavipes attacked and used single stakes and wooden stake bundles differently in two habitats that varied in alternative forage. In...

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Remote implantable cardioverter defibrillator monitoring in a Brugada syndrome population

Frédéric Sacher, Vincent Probst, Maider Bessouet, Matthew Wright, Alexandre Maluski, Sélim Abbey, Pierre Bordachar, Antoine Deplagne, Sylvain Ploux, Gilles Lande, Pierre Jaïs, Mélèze Hocini, Michel Haïssaguerre, Hervé Le Marec and Jacques Clémenty.

in EP Europace

April 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 3119 words.

Aims

The diagnosis of Brugada syndrome (BS) is typically made in a young and otherwise healthy population. In patients with a high risk of sudden cardiac...

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Factors related to retention of community health workers in a trial on community-based management of fever in children under 5 years in the Dangme West District of Ghana

Mercy Abbey, L. Kay Bartholomew, Justice Nonvignon, Margaret A. Chinbuah, Matilda Pappoe, Margaret Gyapong, John O. Gyapong, Constance Bart-Plange and Bart van den Borne.

in International Health

June 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 5057 words.

Background

In resource-constrained settings of developing countries, promotion of community-based health interventions through community health workers...

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Assessment of the adherence of community health workers to dosing and referral guidelines for the management of fever in children under 5 years: a study in Dangme West District, Ghana

Margaret A. Chinbuah, Mercy Abbey, Piet A. Kager, Margaret Gyapong, Justice Nonvignon, Philipina Ashitey, Jonas Akpakli, Shirley-Ann A. Appiatse, David Kubi and John O. Gyapong.

in International Health

June 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 5064 words.

Background

Community health workers (CHW) manage simple childhood illnesses in many developing countries. Information on CHWs' referral practices is limited....

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Impact of treating young children with antimalarials with or without antibiotics on morbidity: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Ghana

Margaret A. Chinbuah, Martin Adjuik, Frank Cobelens, Kwadwo A. Koram, Mercy Abbey, Margaret Gyapong, Piet A. Kager and John O. Gyapong.

in International Health

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 4730 words.

Background

Community health workers in Dangme-West district, Ghana, treated children aged 2–59 months with fever with either artesunate–amodiaquine (AAQ) or...

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Causes of inappropriate hospital days: development and validation of a French assessment tool for rehabilitation centres

Cécile Paillé-Ricolleau, Christophe Leux, Romain Guilé, Hélène Abbey, Pierre Lombrail and Leïla Moret.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4681 words.

Objective

To develop and validate a list of criteria to assess the causes of inappropriate hospital days for patients admitted to rehabilitation centres and...

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