University General - Research Publications
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Vaginally Administered PEGylated LIF Antagonist Blocked Embryo Implantation and Eliminated Non-Target Effects on Bone in Mice
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2011-05-18)
Female-controlled contraception/HIV prevention is critical to address health issues associated with gender inequality. Therefore, a contraceptive which can be administered in tandem with a microbicide to inhibit sexually ...
Gay and Bisexual Men's Views on Rapid Self-Testing for HIV
(SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS, 2013-07-01)
Thirty-one gay and bisexual men were interviewed on the acceptability, potential use, benefits and limitations of rapid self-testing for HIV in Australia. The majority of men supported the introduction of rapid self-testing, ...
Concordance of chlamydia infections of the rectum and urethra in same-sex male partnerships: a cross-sectional analysis
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2017-01-05)
BACKGROUND: Our study aimed to describe the concordance of chlamydia infections of the rectum and urethra in men who have sex with men (MSM) and their male partners. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study of chlamydia ...
The Interplay between the Effects of Lifetime Asthma, Smoking, and Atopy on Fixed Airflow Obstruction in Middle Age
(AMER THORACIC SOC, 2013-01-01)
RATIONALE: The contribution by asthma to the development of fixed airflow obstruction (AO) and the nature of its effect combined with active smoking and atopy remain unclear. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the prevalence and ...
A thiol probe for measuring unfolded protein load and proteostasis in cells
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017-09-07)
When proteostasis becomes unbalanced, unfolded proteins can accumulate and aggregate. Here we report that the dye, tetraphenylethene maleimide (TPE-MI) can be used to measure cellular unfolded protein load. TPE-MI fluorescence ...
Simulating Lifetime Outcomes Associated with Complications for People with Type 1 Diabetes
(ADIS INT LTD, 2013-01-01)
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to develop a discrete-time simulation model for people with type 1 diabetes mellitus, to estimate and compare mean life expectancy and quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) over a lifetime ...
Reduced aldehyde dehydrogenase expression in preeclamptic decidual mesenchymal stem/stromal cells is restored by aldehyde dehydrogenase agonists
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017-02-13)
High resistance to oxidative stress is a common feature of mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSC) and is associated with higher cell survival and ability to respond to oxidative damage. Aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) activity ...
Evaluation of Historical Diurnal Temperature Range Trends in CMIP5 Models
(AMER METEOROLOGICAL SOC, 2013-11-01)