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Pharmaceuticals, personal care products and endocrine-disrupting chemicals in U.S. surface and finished drinking waters: a proposed ranking system.
  • A. Kumar, I. Xagoraraki
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • The Science of the total environment
  • 1 November 2010
This study developed a comprehensive ranking system, for the first time as per authors' knowledge, for prioritizing the monitoring of pharmaceuticals and personal care products andExpand
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Multicentre cluster randomised trial comparing a community group exercise programme and home-based exercise with usual care for people aged 65 years and over in primary care.
BACKGROUND Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of falls and hip fractures, and mortality from all causes. However, PA levels are low in the older population and previous interventionExpand
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Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community.
BACKGROUND Fear of falling is common in older people and associated with serious physical and psychosocial consequences. Exercise (planned, structured, repetitive and purposive physical activityExpand
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Identification of variables and value optimization for optimum lipase production by Bacillus pumilus RK31 using statistical methodology.
In an effort to optimize the medium components, the statistical methodology was applied to achieve the optimum lipase production under shake flask conditions. The study was conducted in three stepsExpand
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Which factors are associated with fear of falling in community-dwelling older people?
BACKGROUND fear of falling (FOF) is common in older people and associated with serious physical and psychosocial consequences. Identifying those at risk of FOF can help target interventions to bothExpand
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Human health risk assessment of pharmaceuticals in water: an uncertainty analysis for meprobamate, carbamazepine, and phenytoin.
This study presents a step-wise development of a quantitative pharmaceutical risk assessment (QPhRA, hereafter) framework, including Monte Carlo uncertainty analysis for meprobamate, carbamazepine,Expand
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Comparative evaluation of midazolam and ketamine with midazolam alone as oral premedication
Background : Oral premedication with midazolam and ketamine is widely used in pediatric anesthesia to reduce emotional trauma and ensure smooth induction. However, various dosing regimens when usedExpand
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Lipase from Bacillus pumilus RK31: Production, Purification and Some Properties
A new lipolytic strain of Bacillus sp. was isolated from oil contaminated soil sample. On measurement of biochemical parameters and 16S rDNA sequence information the strain was identified as BacillusExpand
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A standardized root extract of Withania somnifera and its major constituent withanolide-A elicit humoral and cell-mediated immune responses by up regulation of Th1-dominant polarization in BALB/c
The effects of graded doses of a chemically standardized aqueous alcoholic (1:1) root extract (AGB) of Withania somnifera on the immune system of SRBC immunized BALB/c mice were investigated. MiceExpand
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Assessment of dietary compliance to Gluten Free Diet and psychosocial problems in Indian children with celiac disease
ObjectiveTo assess dietary compliance to Gluten Free Diet (GFD), to identify barriers to compliance and to study the impact of diet on the psychosocial behavior of children with celiacExpand
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