Now showing items 81-90 of 91
Improvements to PATRIC, the all-bacterial Bioinformatics Database and Analysis Resource Center
The Pathosystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC) is the bacterial Bioinformatics Resource Center (https://www.patricbrc.org). Recent changes to PATRIC include a redesign of the web interface and some new services that ...
Dietary Supplementation of Chinese Ginseng Prevents Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in High-Fat Diet-Fed Mice
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2014-12-01)
Obesity and diabetes are growing health problems worldwide. In this study, dietary provision of Chinese ginseng (0.5 g/kg diet) prevented body weight gain in high-fat (HF) diet-fed mice. Dietary ginseng supplementation ...
Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back Pain Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
(American Medical Association, 2017-04-11)
IMPORTANCE Acute low back pain is common and spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is a treatment option. Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) and meta-analyses have reported different conclusions about the effectiveness of SMT. ...
Comparing Effectiveness of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Strategies in Containing Influenza
(Public Library of Science, 2011-09-22)
This research compares the performance of bottom-up, self-motivated behavioral interventions with top-down interventions targeted at controlling an “Influenza-like-illness”. Both types of interventions use a variant of the ...
Effect of modelling slum populations on influenza spread in Delhi
(Bmj Publishing Group, 2016-01-01)
Applying GIS and Text Mining Methods to Twitter Data to Explore the Spatiotemporal Patterns of Topics of Interest in Kuwait
Researchers have developed various approaches for exploring the spatial information, temporal patterns, and Twitter content in topics of interest in order to generate a better understanding of human behavior; however, few ...
Older Ghanaian adults’ perceptions of physical activity: an exploratory, mixed methods study
Background Ghana is experiencing an epidemiological shift in public health issues toward non-communicable diseases that are underpinned by modifiable health behaviors. Physical activity rates have decreased, especially ...
Rural physical activity interventions in the United States: a systematic review and RE-AIM evaluation
Background Previous reviews of rural physical activity interventions were focused on intervention effectiveness and had reported overall mixed findings. The purpose of this systematic review was to apply the Reach, Efficacy, ...
SIPsmartER delivered through rural, local health districts: adoption and implementation outcomes
Background SIPsmartER is a 6-month evidenced-based, multi-component behavioral intervention that targets sugar-sweetened beverages among adults. It consists of three in-person group classes, one teach-back call, and 11 ...
EpiViewer: an epidemiological application for exploring time series data
Background Visualization plays an important role in epidemic time series analysis and forecasting. Viewing time series data plotted on a graph can help researchers identify anomalies and unexpected trends that could be ...