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51 UGT1A1*28 polymorphism as a determinant of irinotecan disposition and toxicityThe metabolism of irinotecan (CPT-11) involves sequential activation to SN-38 and detoxification to the pharmacologically inactive SN-38 glucuronide (SN-38G). We have previously demonstrated the role of UGT1A1 enzyme in the glucuronidation of SN-38 and a significant correlation between in vitro glu...UGT1A1*28 polymorphism; Irinotecan disposition; Irinotecan toxicity; Glucuronidation; SN-382002
52 Urban versus rural mortality among older adults in ChinaUrban versus rural place of residence has proven to be a critical health determinant over time and across countries. Several studies have demonstrated an urban advantage in mortality in China. This variation by place of residence could be a function of differences in characteristics of individuals, ...Urban mortality; Rural mortality; China2006
53 Walking the dog: the effect of pet ownership on human health and health behaviorsThis analysis explores whether pet owners have better physical health outcomes, and if so, whether the positive physical health benefits are explained by better health behaviors that result from having to take care of the pet's physical needs. Data come from the National Health and Nutrition Examina...2014-01-01
54 What is a cohort effect? Comparison of three statistical methods for modeling cohort effects in obesity prevalence in the United States, 1971-2006Analysts often use different conceptual definitions of a cohort effect, and therefore different statistical methods, which lead to differing empirical results. A definition often used in sociology assumes that cohorts have unique characteristics confounded by age and period effects, whereas epidem...Cohort effect; Obesity prevalence2010
55 What you see is what you get... Observed impacts of visual education on recycling at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahThis poster looks at a three year timeline of educational exhibits, visual cues, and reminders, focusing on changing behaviors, encouraging people to recycle and reduce consumption, and observed impacts on the quantities of paper, aluminum, and plastics #1 and #2 being collected in the library.Recycling; Sustainability; Water bottles; Paper recycling; Duplex printing; Visual education; Green; Exhibits; Trash; Waste reduction; Print alternatives2014
56 Whose education counts? The impact of grown children's education on the physical functioning of their parents in TawianResearch has identified education as an important predictor of physical functioning in old age. Older adults in Taiwan tend to experience close ties to family members and high rates of adult child coresidence, much more so than is typical in Western cultures. These circumstances might imply addition...Grown children; Physical functioning; Education2001
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