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BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that colonoscopies done in the morning have better-quality bowel preparations than those done in the afternoon. OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine how the duration of the interval between the end of the preparation and the start of the colonoscopy affects preparation quality. DESIGN We prospectively studied consecutive(More)
Glioblastomas are highly lethal cancers for which conventional therapies provide only palliation. The cellular heterogeneity of glioblastomas is manifest in genetic and epigenetic variation with both stochastic and hierarchical models informing cellular phenotypes. At the apex of the hierarchy is a self-renewing, tumorigenic, cancer stem cell (CSC). The(More)
A new parameter, the ratio of lipid peroxide and vitamins E and C [LPO/(VE + VC)], has been proposed and used to reflect the balance between lipid peroxidation and antioxidation capability of cancer patients and of healthy human controls. The effects of vitamins E, C, and selenium on the serum LPO level in mice bearing Ascites Hepatomas (H22) have also been(More)
Past studies on uses and gratifications theory suggested that consumer motives affect how they will use media and media contents. Recent advertising research has extended the theory to study the use of Internet advertising. The current study explores the effects of consumer motives on their search behavior using Internet advertising. The study employed a 2(More)