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Health care professionals' knowledge and practice of physical activity promotion for cancer survivors in Ireland.
Purpose: With advancements in cancer screening and treatment, cancer mortality rates continue to decline for most major cancer types globally. This translates into a growing cohort of cancer survivors worldwide, estimated ...
An investigation into the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory potential of an Irish Ivy Honey.
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2018-02)
A resurgence of interest into the medicinal uses of honey has occurred over recent years, with many investigations focusing on the healing properties of different monofloral honeys Amongst the most well known and well ...
Untreated and enzyme-modified bovine whey products reduce association of Salmonella typhinurim, Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Cronobactermalonaticus (formerly Enterobacter sakazakii) to CaCo-2 cells.
Aims: Adhesion of a micro-organism to a cell surface is often considered to be the first step in pathogenesis. Inhibiting this process may have therapeutic effects in vivo. This study investigates the inhibitory effects ...
Investigation of the potential variation of toxins in bog-land water system.
Irish bogs have suffered much damage from human activities such as peat extraction or agricultural works. Peat extraction is normally carried out with the use of drainage ditches to cause drying for ease of extraction. ...
Influence of reconstitution temperature on survival of Cronobacter Sakazakii in powdered infant formula.
(Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra. Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences., 2016-04)
Cronobacter spp. are emerging opportunistic pathogens commonly associated with the feeding of powdered infant formula (PIF). This study aimed to investigate the ability of C.sakazakii (ATCC 29544) to survive heat injury ...
Cancer survivors' experiences of physical activity: exercise as a vehicle for recovery?
Physical activity (PA) can have benefits for individuals at each stage of the cancer journey, including improved fitness and quality of life. However, many cancer survivors are not meeting the physical activity recommendations.
Can healthy motivated British adults achieve the revised UK government fibre recommendations of 30 g per day? Results from a preliminary study
Background: UK Government recommendations for dietary fibre intakes have recently increased 5 to 30 g/day, well below current population intakes. This study aimed to explore whether this target 6 could be achieved and the ...
The detection of endocrine disrupting chemicals leaching from reusable plastic water bottles.
(Athlone Institute of Technology, 2016)
Endocrine disruption is a particular form of toxicity, where natural and/or endogenous compounds, known as “Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals”, cause adverse health effects by resulting in disruption to the endogenous hormone ...
Laboratory methods with graphic support as a UDL strategy for science students in laboratory sessions.
The National Access Plan (2015-2019) provides a framework for broadening participation in higher education
A wide angle approach to improving family life.
Family Life Education (FLE) incorporates a preventative, educational and collaborative approach to empower families and individuals to address and resolve family issues.