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Compliance of land cover changes with municipal land use planning: evidence from the Lisbon metropolitan region (1990–2007)
In the past few decades, urbanisation has become a major phenomenon in European cities, thus representing one of the key human land cover changes with socio-economic and environmental impacts. In theExpand
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Chloroquine Mediated Modulation of Anopheles gambiae Gene Expression
Background Plasmodium development in the mosquito is crucial for malaria transmission and depends on the parasite's interaction with a variety of cell types and specific mosquito factors that haveExpand
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Low-frequency and common genetic variation in ischemic stroke
Objective: To investigate the influence of common and low-frequency genetic variants on the risk of ischemic stroke (all IS) and etiologic stroke subtypes. Methods: We meta-analyzed 12 individualExpand
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Genetic Variants Underlying Risk of Intracranial Aneurysms: Insights from a GWAS in Portugal
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a life-threatening event that most frequently leads to severe disability and death. Its most frequent cause is the rupture of a saccular intracranial aneurysm (IA),Expand
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Common features and different trajectories of land cover changes in six Western Mediterranean urban regions
Land use and land cover change (LULCC) dynamics have been particularly strong in the Mediterranean region, due to its historical development and to agro-pedoclimatic conditions favorable to humanExpand
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Agricultural land fragmentation analysis in a peri-urban context: From the past into the future
Abstract The fragmentation of agricultural land is influenced by political, economic, social, ecological and environmental factors, which affect its dynamics, patterns, structures, and functions.Expand
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Uso e ocupção do solo no concelho de Lousada: dinâmicas, padrões e futuro provável
Em pleno Vale do Sousa e na fronteira da Area Metropolitana do Porto, o concelho de Lousada e um laboratorio pertinente para analisar e modelar as dinâmicas de uso e ocupacao do solo, tendo em contaExpand
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Eyelid: A Case Report
A 22-year-old woman who presented with a tumour of the upper eyelid with clinical, histological, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural features of a Merkel cell carcinoma is reported. This is aExpand
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The Asian and pacific islander community
Patricia Abrantes is Community Health Educator for the Asian Health Project of T.H.E. ("To Help Everyone") Clinic. Located in south central Los Angeles, the clinic provides a full range of medical,Expand
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Assessing the Effect of Spatial Proximity on Urban Growth
Land-Use/Cover Change (LUCC) reacts to demographic pressures, economic trends, or improved transport networks. Urban growth with implications on LUCC patterns can be measured using a diversity ofExpand
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