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  • assess
  • Multivariate regression models were constructed to assess the interaction between the proportion of dietary macronutrients and the R230C polymorphism on metabolic parameters. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The aim of this study was to assess an association between SERT genotypes and novelty-seeking and risk-taking behaviours as well as breeding parameters of great tits ( Parus major ) in a natural environment. (biologists.org)
  • cohort
  • Each standard deviation increase of 18 ml in LVEDVI from the cohort mean of 46 ml/m 2 was associated with a 40% greater risk of heart failure hospitalization or death," the investigators said in a poster presentation at the American Society of Echocardiography meeting. (medpagetoday.com)
  • assessments
  • This conclusion is evidenced by the many statements in official documents relating to planning and evaluation which suggest that risk assessments should be con- ducted but do not provide the mechanism for such assessments nor do they encourage their consideration in the decision making process. (springer.com)
  • behaviour
  • Unlike previous works which studied single realizations of image processing problems with a very low degree of ill-posedness, we are interested in the statistical behaviour of the risk estimators for increasing ill-posedness. (aimsciences.org)
  • We associated polymorphisms in the promoter exonic regions of the SERT gene with parental risk-taking-related behaviour and fitness traits. (biologists.org)
  • methodology
  • A probabilistic methodology for calibrating the parameters of a reservoir flood control model (RFCM) that takes into account the stochastic variability of flood events is presented. (upm.es)
  • gene
  • Our results show how gene-environment interactions may help further understand how certain gene variants confer metabolic risk, and may provide information useful to design diet intervention studies. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Here, we analyzed SHOX2 mRNA expression in RCC tissues and SHOX2 gene body methylation quantitatively in circulating cell-free DNA (ccfDNA) and RCC tissues with regard to risk stratification. (aaccjnls.org)
  • conclusion
  • Similar but less severe issues with respect to robustness also appear for the PSURE estimator, which in comparison to the rather conservative discrepancy principle leads to the conclusion that regularization parameter choice based on unbiased risk estimation is not a reliable procedure for ill-posed problems. (aimsciences.org)
  • optimal
  • The optimal parameter set is obtained through the overall risk index (balanced solution) and then compared with other solutions of the Pareto front. (upm.es)
  • The formulated model can produce optimal solutions under predetermined decision-making risk preferences and confidence levels. (springer.com)
  • After re-calculating the risk of Down syndrome in each pregnancy by multiplying maternal age-specific risk by the likelihood ratio values for the serum markers, screening performances and optimal cut-off values of triple and quadruple tests were analyzed. (biomedsearch.com)
  • hazards
  • The main objective is to develop a measure that characterises climate-related external hazards, the exposure (of people and assets at risk of being damaged) and vulnerability of human and natural systems. (springer.com)
  • Indicators
  • The EBA Risk Dashboard summarises the main risks and vulnerabilities in the banking sector in the European Union (EU) by looking at the evolution of Risk Indicators (RI) among a sample of banks across the EU. (europa.eu)
  • finite
  • We provide theoretical studies of both approaches for linear Tikhonov regularization in a finite dimensional setting and estimate the quality of the risk estimators, which also leads to asymptotic convergence results as the dimension of the problem tends to infinity. (aimsciences.org)
  • Finite element analysis indicated a risk of brain strain injury in spite of significant reduction of linear impact dosage. (nih.gov)
  • Results
  • Interestingly, our theoretical results indicate that the quality of the SURE risk can deteriorate asymptotically for ill-posed problems, which is confirmed by an extensive numerical study. (aimsciences.org)
  • According to our study results, neutrophillevels as part of complete blood count may be used as an independent predictor of breast cancer risk. (waocp.org)
  • This article focuses on how a model with a non-constant shape parameter could make differences in oncology studies and lead to more precise results. (waocp.org)
  • markers
  • 4 ) reported that a low level of serum α-fetoprotein (AFP) is a high-risk marker for Down syndrome in 1984, several maternal serum markers have been developed. (biomedsearch.com)
  • To calculate the risk of Down syndrome using serum markers, commercially available software programs are used in practice. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Routine preoperative blood work is not recommended but selected biochemical markers may predict the risk of surgical site infection (SSI). (unibas.ch)
  • This study examines the association between preoperative biochemical markers and the risk of SSI. (unibas.ch)
  • This project was conducted for the risk assessment using various immunological markers to study the effects of aging and modulation and toxicity in normal and animal with acute bronchiolitis. (nii.ac.jp)
  • 1. Immunological markers were influenced by aging, therefore it required using immunological markers for both young and aged animals when the risk assessment of environmental toxic products was conducted. (nii.ac.jp)
  • involves
  • Due diligence is an ongoing process and also involves developing and continually re-evaluating your own risk parameters and tolerance. (equities.com)
  • Another legislative risk involves individual towns or counties going "dry" in a state where cannabis is legal. (equities.com)
  • Every decision, every action, even the refusal to either act or decide involves some element of risk. (springer.com)
  • focuses
  • The present study focuses on the quantification of coastal risks associated with erosion and inundation accelerated by sea level rise and extreme storms events in the specific conditions of micro-tidal semi-enclosed seas. (springer.com)
  • diabetes
  • Although the R230C-ATP-binding cassette A1 ( ABCA1) variant has been consistently associated with HDL-C levels, its association with diabetes and other metabolic parameters is unclear. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The excess morbidity and mortality experienced by people with type 2 diabetes is primarily due to increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, and this risk is in turn driven by the triad of hyperglycemia, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia ( 2 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • calculate
  • In order to measure, calculate and analyze some of the parameters of incidence, several studies have been performed in Colombia during the last 25 years. (scielo.org.co)
  • research
  • In order to give an in-depth treatment to specific aspects and advances in lightning research, this review has been divided in four sections: lightning parameters, lightning protection systems, risk assessment and warning systems. (scielo.org.co)
  • The parameters used for the selection of these references were the contribution level to the lightning research in Colombia and the knowledge provided to understand both the lightning process and the interaction between lightning and electrical, electronic and communication systems. (scielo.org.co)
  • study
  • This study addresses the crucial problem of operating reservoirs during flood events, considering downstream river damages and dam failure risk as conflicting operation criteria. (upm.es)
  • The purpose of the current study was to propose a Korean-specific parameter set for calculating the risk of Down syndrome in the second trimester of pregnancy and to determine the screening performances of triple and quadruple tests in Korean women. (biomedsearch.com)
  • About 11% of the study area is under very high risk. (springer.com)
  • significant
  • Despite significant improvements in FSSG scores postoperatively, insufficient correction of TLK might be a risk factor for persistent GERD symptoms. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Restricting the univariate and multivariate analyses to T1/T2 tumors, hif-1α expression was a significant parameter for DFS and DMFS. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Based on the model with a constant shape parameter only the patient status was identified as a risk factor and the AIC of this model was 2152.4, but based on the model with a non-constant shape parameter, sex, patient status, stage of the tumor and the institute at which the patient had been treated were significant, with an AIC of 2150.1. (waocp.org)
  • Blood
  • 2015). 'Utility of Peripheral Blood Parameters in Predicting Breast Cancer Risk', Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention , 16(6), pp. 2409-2412. (waocp.org)
  • Complete blood count parameters, neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR), platelet/lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and MPV/platelet were analyzed. (waocp.org)
  • high
  • Avahan, the India AIDS initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a large HIV prevention programme targeting FSWs, their clients, high-risk men who have sex with men (HR-MSM) and injection drug users in the six Indian states most affected by HIV. (bmj.com)
  • Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha in high-risk breast cancer: an independent prognostic parameter? (biomedcentral.com)
  • factor
  • Whether smoking is an independent risk factor for the development of microalbuminuria has yet to be established. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha (hif-1α) furnishes tumor cells with the means of adapting to stress parameters like tumor hypoxia and promotes critical steps in tumor progression and aggressiveness. (biomedcentral.com)
  • hif-1α is a transcription factor for target genes, involved in cell adaptation to stress parameters such as hypoxia. (biomedcentral.com)
  • index
  • These two criteria are aggregated into a single objective of total expected damages from both the maximum released flows and stored volumes (overall risk index). (upm.es)
  • This is accomplished by means of adaption of the concept of nondimensional coastal risk (or resilience) index (CRI), as a function of coastal vulnerability and exposure indices, to the conditions of sedimentary shores of the eastern Baltic Sea and testing its suitability for low-lying coastal zones considering their environmental and socio-economic characteristics. (springer.com)
  • model
  • We have compared the parameters from the Framingham equation with linear regression analysis to establish the effect of training of the model for the local database. (hindawi.com)
  • In its standard form, the parametric survival model assumes that the shape parameter is constant and the scaling parameter is not. (waocp.org)
  • analysis
  • Screening houses for vapor intrusion risks: a multiple regression analysis approach. (edu.sa)
  • year
  • In the year 2000, cigre ratified the lightning parameters of interest for engineering applications, which are classified in three groups: parameters of incidence (ground flash density, keraunic level, polarity, multiplicity, interstroke time interval and flash duration 6 ), lightning return-stroke peak current and stroke current impulse shape. (scielo.org.co)
  • studies
  • Several studies about lightning have been performed in Colombia, including the following topics: measurement and modeling of lightning discharges, surges, lightning parameters and lightning protection systems 2 )-( 5 . (scielo.org.co)
  • Disease
  • But researchers had not determined the extent to which LVEDVI serves as a risk barometer in stable coronary artery disease (CAD). (medpagetoday.com)
  • greater risk
  • The eight-fold increase in the crash rate for the group with Alzheimer ' s implies a greater risk of crashes compared to other drivers. (slideplayer.com)
  • various
  • Thus, we aimed to explore whether gender, menopausal status and macronutrient proportions of diet modulate the effect of this variant on various metabolic parameters. (biomedcentral.com)
  • women
  • In a fully randomised, crossover trial with 4-week treatment periods on 36 men and women with above-average vascular risk, we aimed to demonstrate that 2 g/day of GSE (1 g of polyphenols) alone, or with 1 g/day of added quercetin in yoghurt, favourably alters vascular function, endothelial function, and degree of oxidative damage in comparison to a control yoghurt. (hindawi.com)
  • The women were brought to the university hospital with great pains in the abdomen and ultrasound diagnoses showed that their preg-nancy was at risk. (scientificmusicmedicine.com)
  • Already after 2-3 days of treatment with Medi-cal Resonance Therapy Music ® the risk pa-rame-ters for loosing the child were gone in 60% of the women. (scientificmusicmedicine.com)
  • The proposed screening test using this parameter set may improve the performance of Down syndrome screening for Korean women. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Management
  • Sound management of end-of-life vehicles is vitally important worldwide thus requiring sophisticated decision-making tools for optimizing its efficiency and reducing system risk. (springer.com)