Eva E. Ebert

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In human lung tumor tissue specimen (n = 73) concentrations of stefins A and B were found to be increased 2.0-fold (p < 0.01) and 1.3-fold (p < 0.01), respectively, as compared to matched normal tissue. Stefin A and B concentrations were higher in primary tumors than in secondary tumors, i.e. metastases from other organs to the lung (p < 0.01; p < 0.05,(More)
While the identification of a growth-retarded or otherwise undernourished child suggests a diagnosis of child abuse or neglect, it is not certain that abused children from poor communities are less well nourished than children living in similar environments. The setting of this study--day care centers in an urban poor city--provided an opportunity to make(More)
Article history: Received 12 August 2015 Received in revised form 5 January 2016 Accepted 7 February 2016 Available online xxxx By definition, risk taking involves uncertainty surrounding potential outcomes. However, risky decisions can vary in the amount of ambiguity about the likelihood of each outcome occurring. The current study tested the hypothesis(More)
The literature suggests that individuals with higher levels of anxiety tend to take fewer risks. With the knowledge that there are positive risks that aid in everyday functioning, the decline in risk-taking by those with anxiety could be of concern. Reappraising anxiety as beneficial has been shown to increase subsequent performance on a variety of tasks.(More)
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