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Irregularidade do ciclo menstrual no menacme como marcador para fatores de risco cardiovasculares na pós-menopausa
Azevedo, George D.;Duarte, Jo?o-Marcelo B.P.;Souza, Maxwell O.;Costa-e-Silva, Thiago D.N.;Soares, Elvira M.M.;Maranh?o, Técia M.O.;
Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia , 2006, DOI: 10.1590/S0004-27302006000500008
Abstract: to evaluate the association between cardiovascular risk factors (cvrf) during postmenopausal years and previous menstrual irregularity during reproductive years, we performed a case-control study in 414 postmenopausal women (mean age 60.4 ± 5.5 years; bmi 25.3 ± 4.7 kg/m2). the variables assessed were: menstrual cycle characteristics at age 20-35y (independent) and records of arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, and coronary heart disease (dependent). statistical analysis used the chi-square test and logistic regression, adjusting for potential confounders for cardiovascular risk, with significance set at 5%. women reporting previous menstrual irregularity were associated with increased risk for some cvrf [adjusted odds ratio (or) 2.14; ci-95%= 1.02-4.48], when compared with those reporting regular menstrual cycles. stratified analysis demonstrated significant associations of previous menstrual irregularity with: arterial hypertension [or= 2.74; ci-95%= 1.39-5.41), hypercholesterolemia (or= 2.32; ci-95%= 1.17-4.59), hypertriglyceridemia (or= 2.09; ci-95%=1.10-4.33), and coronary angioplasty (or= 6.82; ci-95%= 1.44-32.18). these data suggest that a prior history of menstrual irregularity, as indicative of polycystic ovary syndrome, may be related to increased risk for cvd during postmenopausal years.
Managements of different types of conflicts in creative collective
T.О. Bashuk,M.O. Khyzhnyak
Marketing ì Mened?ment Innovacìj , 2012,
Abstract: In article concept of conflicts arising in creative collective and work of advertisers with advertising agencies is considered, analysis of conflicts nature of, their classification and overcoming methods is carried out. On basis of given methods recommendations about conflicts overcoming in creative environment and at cooperation of advertisers with advertising agencies are developed.
Functional Properties of Some Nigerian Varieties of Legume Seed Flours and Flour Concentration Effect on Foaming and Gelation Properties
M.O. Aremu,O. Olaofe,E.T. Akintayo
Journal of Food Technology , 2013,
Abstract: Functional properties of two varieties of Bambara Groundnut Flours (BBG* and BBGF*) Kerstring’s Groundnut Flour (KSGF), two varieties of Rear Cowpea Flour (RCPF* and RCPF*) and Scarlet Runner Beans Flour (SRBF) were determined. Effects of flour concentration on foaming and gelation properties were also investigated. The results showed that the functional properties of the varieties of legume seed flours ranged as follows: Foaming Capacity (FC) 7.9±0.5-15.5±1.2%; Foaming Stability (FS), 87.7±1.5-98.4±2.3%; Water absorption capacity (WAC), 200.0±1.0-240.5±2.3%; Oil Absorption Capacity (OAC), 127.8±4.0-172.3±1.0%; Emulsion Capacity (EC), 50.0±2.0-95.0±1.0mgL–1; Emulsion Stability (ES), 13.0 0.00-43.5 1.0mLg–1; Least Gelation Concentration (LGC), 12.0 0.0-16.0 0.0% w/v; Bulk Density (BD), 531.2 0.1-586.8 0.5gL–1. The protein solubility studies of the flours were found to have minimum solubility at pH range of 4.2-5.5 which correspond to iso-electric point while only SRBF showed minimum solubility of two different PH of 5.0 and 9.2 indicating that two different isolates might be recovered from the sample. FC and FS of the flours increased as the concentration of flour solution increased. There was improvement in LGC with the increase in flour concentration.
Promotion and development of creativity among staff
T.O. Bashuk,M.O. Khizhnyak
Marketing ì Mened?ment Innovacìj , 2013,
Abstract: The aim of the article. The main purpose of this paper is to analyze the reasons for the lack of creative thinking among specialists, possible ways of its development, using one integrated methodology rather than many currently existing approaches.The results of the analysis. The authors investigated existing creativity development methods of staff and made an integrated plan, adapted to the specifics of Ukrainian enterprises. Three steps to stimulate creativity are proposed.First stage. Organization`s development evaluation. It is necessary for understanding what the workers do in the company, the opportunity to develop creativity, what leadership style is in this organization today. Thus, the characteristics of the company can determine which of the six types of companies through the spiral dynamics it belongs.Second stage. Appropriate atmosphere creating. When you know what is happening in the company, you can begin the change. It is known that you need a special atmosphere for ideas appearing. Creative director assumes the creation of such atmosphere and its support. There are six factors that contribute to the creative atmosphere in the company.Third stage. Work motivation. Creative relation to certain activities consists of three elements: competence, ability and flexibility to non-standard thinking. Manager can influence first two components, but this is the way of great investments and much time. Measures aimed at increasing internal motivation provide greater effect. For it manager has four levels: 1) tasks complexity;2) freedom degree; 3) group work; 4) level of incentives and the way of organizational support.In this study the authors found that for development and promotion of creative thinking among staff, a manager has to give them freedom to act, to stimulate their work by clarifying the ultimate goal and the importance of its implementation. He should encourage the formation of creative solutions. Creative manager should:create an atmosphere of openness and collaboration, in which subordinates can stimulate each other through better awareness;stimulate with material instruments;take into account individual differences, providing depth assessment of the unique traits of each individual, its strengths and weaknesses;provide people with stimulating work, which evokes a sense of personal and professional growth;ensure subordinates by projects and tasks that cause feelings of fullness and completeness.Conclusions and directions of further researches.Thus, managers can encourage creativity of their subordinates using various methods. For good
Chemical Composition and Physicochemical Characteristics of Two Varieties of Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterrenea) Flours
M.O. Aremu,O. Olaofe,E.T. Akintayo
Journal of Applied Sciences , 2006,
Abstract: Proximate, mineral composition and physicochemical characteristics of two varieties of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranean) flours were determined using standard techniques. The two varieties (cream coat and dark red coat) of bambara groundnut have comparable mean values of total ash, crude protein and carbohydrate. (by difference) of 4.28 and 3.89%; 11.56 and 11.05% and 73.30 and 73.87%, respectively. But there are little variations in the values of moisture, crude fat and crude fibre. The two varieties were found to be good sources of essential minerals such as Fe, Na, K, Mg and Ca but Cu, Mn and Zn contents were low. Pb, Cd and Cr were not detectable. The results of physicochemical characteristics of bambara groundnut oils showed that they have similar mean values of the following parameters: Free fatty acid.85 and 4.80 mg g-1; Acid value, 0.92 and 0.98; Saponification value24.9 and 140.5 mg KOH g-1; Iodine value21 and 120 mg iodine g-1; peroxide value86 and 290 and specific gravity 0.88 and 0.85 for cream coat and dark red coat, respectively indicating that they are drying oils and edible.
Internacionalización de la Educación en Enfermería y sus desafíos
Quintana Zavala,M.O.; Paravic Klijn,T.;
Enfermería Global , 2011, DOI: 10.4321/S1695-61412011000400017
Abstract: most universities and higher education institutions are involved in a process of improvement to raise their quality standards, contribute to students' training and consequently raise their prestige and recognition by incorporating internationalization in their programs. however, there are concerns regarding this issue, related to the political realities of countries and national security, the high cost of overseas studies, the incidence of transnational programs without accreditation, and the tendency of considering education as another product among others. in nursing education, internationalization confers great benefits and overcomes the challenges to achieve means to continue positioning itself as a discipline, profession and science. therefore the aim of this paper is to reflect on the internationalization of education, and especially on this phenomenon from the perspective of nursing, by presenting the general context, problems, current status within the profession, the ways internationalization can be achieved, and the challenges presented to us, considering that it is a complex issue with multiple stakeholders: countries, universities and higher education institutions, teachers and students.
Coefficient Bounds for Certain Classes of Analytic Functions
A.T. Oladipo,M.O. Alabi
Research Journal of Applied Sciences , 2012,
Abstract: In the present study we examine the coefficient bounds for certain classes of analytic functions with negative coefficient.
Mass Flow Rate, Nutrient Composition and some Functional Properties of Single Screw Extruded African breadfruit (Treculia africana) Blends
T.U. Nwabueze,M.O. Iwe
Journal of Food Technology , 2013,
Abstract: Blends of African breadfruit (Treculia africana), defatted soybean and corn were extrusion cooked in a Brabender laboratory single screw extruder (DCE 330, NJ). Effects of extrusion and process variables on extrudate nutrient composition, mass flow rate, expansion ratio and bulk density, were investigated. Extrusion cooking resulted in significant (p 0.05) changes in moisture, fat, crude fibre and energy values but not in crude protein and carbohydrate. Mass flow rate ranged from 2.99 kg h 1 to 6.72 kg h 1 as feed composition shifted from African breadfruit towards soybean . Similar o bservation was made for bulk density from 0.62 g mL 1 at the centre point to 0.65 g mL 1 at the lower corner point and 0.59g mL 1 at the lower star point. A reverse effect of feed composition was observed in product expansion ratio. It ranged from 1.85 at the centre to 1.64 and 2.36 at lower corner and star point formulations, respectively. Regression analysis indicated that screw speed and feed composition were the only process variables showing significant (p 0.1) quadratic influence on mass flow rate and expansion ratio respectively. They also showed significant (p 0.05) linear and cross product effects on bulk density. All the process variables had significant (p 0.05) quadratic effect on bulk density.
Prevalence of gastro-oesophageal ulcers in grower-finisher pigs in the Northern Province of South Africa : research communication
M.O. Makinde,T.A. Gous
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association , 2012, DOI: 10.4102/jsava.v69i2.817
Abstract: Ulceration of the gastric pars oesophagea is a common problem in intensive pig production that is often detected at slaughter. A survey was carried out at the Pietersburg abattoir in the Northern Province during a 6-month period. In total, 4320 pig stomachs were examined. Gastro-oesophageal ulcers were observed in 5.1 % of the stomachs, gastric erosion in 15.2 %, and hyperkeratosis in 18.9 %. Time of slaughter was found to affect the prevalence of gastric lesions in the pig.
Effect of Water Stress at Different Growth Stages on Yield and Yield Contributing Characters of Transplanted Aman Rice
M.T. Rahman,M.T. Islam,M.O. Islam
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences , 2002,
Abstract: A pot experiment with four transplanted aman rice varieties was carried out at the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture, Mymensingh during aman season, 2000 to find rice cultivar, which can be used as developing suitable variety for drought affected areas of Bangladesh. Moisture stress (30% FC) was maintained during booting, flowering and grain filling stage and 100% FC in the control plants. Plant height, tiller number, panicle number, panicle length, number of filled grains per panicle, 1000-grain weight, harvest index (HI), total dry matter (TDM) and yield were decreased with stress. However, varieties response was different for most of the characters and they had different degree of reduction. Among the four varieties, Binadhan4 produced highest yield, more tillers and panicles per plant, highest 1000-grain weight and medium TDM and HI under water stress condition. Shorna showed better yield but the highest TDM and medium HI. Brridhan33 showed medium yield and TDM but the highest 1000-grain weight and HI. Binashail showed the highest TDM and plant height. But it produced lower grain yield under stress condition. Binadhan4 and Binashail may be used as developing suitable varieties for drought -affected areas of Bangladesh.
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