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Clinician perceptions of role-playing as a therapy technique
Role-playing is used in speech-language pathology as a functional technique to improve everyday communication skills. This technique employs simulated scenarios to elicit specific or spontaneous responses from clients in ...
The effect of Y-TZP surface treatments on flexural strength and resin shear bond strength to human dentin
Introduction. This study evaluated the effect of mechanical surface treatment of yttria-partially stabilized zirconia (Y-TZP) on its flexural strength and the effect of mechanical and chemical surface treatments on its ...
Signaling via CaMKIV in human BE(2)C neuroblastoma cells
To probe the role of CaMKIV in cell growth, survival and differentiation in a neural cellular context, I employed for the studies described, the multipotent and neural crest derived, human BE(2)C neuroblastoma cell line. ...
Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress study: An exploratory analysis of post-traumatic stress, depression, metabolic syndrome and salivary cortisol
Chronic stress has been hypothesized to lead to depression, as well as a multitude of medical ailments. It is postulated that stress, depression, and metabolic syndrome exhibit the potential to share a common pathway through ...
A comparison of the role of protein kinase C in enamel matrix derivative and transforming growth factor-beta stimulated human gingival fibroblasts
Aim. EMD has been advocated as a periodontal regenerative material, but its mechanism of action remains unclear. Recent studies provide evidence of the presence of several growth factors namely, TGF-β & BMPs, which are ...
Novel effects of Celebrex: Inhibition of ion channels, induction of heart arrhythmia, and suppression of neuronal firing
Selective inhibitors of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), such as rofecoxib (Vioxx), celecoxib (Celebrex) and valdecoxib (Bextra), have been developed for treating arthritis and other musculoskeletal complaints. Despite their ...