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  • Mayo, Chantel Dana; Mazerolle, Erin L.; Ritchie, Lesley; Fisk, John D.; Gawryluk, Jodie R. (NeuroImage: Clinical, 2017)
    Background: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Current avenues of AD research focus on pre-symptomatic biomarkers that will assist with early diagnosis of AD. The majority of magnetic ...
  • Kang, Shichang; Yi, Yi; Xu, Yanwei; Xu, Baiqing; Zhang, Yulan (Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2017)
    Study region The Nam Co, the second largest and highest saline lake in central Tibetan Plateau, China. Study focus Since the establishment of the Nam Co research station, a large number of water isotope measurements ...
  • Rock, Luc; McNaughton, Cameron; Black, Andy; Nesic, Zoran; Whiticar, Michael; Grant, Nick; Jassal, Rachhpal; Lahvis, Matthew; Davies, Christian; DeVaull, George; Shevalier, Maurice; Nightingale, Michael; Mayer, Bernhard (Energy Procedia, 2017-07)
    The Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Alberta, Canada, is a fully integrated project, as it involves the capture, transport, injection, storage of CO2, and a measurement, monitoring and verification (MMV) ...
  • Geertsema, Marten; Blais-Stevens, Andrée; Kwoll, Eva; Menounos, Brian; Venditti, Jeremy G.; Grenier, Alain; Wiebe, Kelsey (Sedimentary Geology, 2017-12)
    The Lakelse Lake area in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, has a long history, and prehistory, of rapid sensitive clay landslides moving on very low gradients. However, until now, many landslides have gone undetected. ...
  • Liem, Joel L.; Kozyrskyj, Anita L.; Benoit, Cecilia; Allan B. Becker (Canadian Respiratory Journal, 2007-09)
    BACKGROUND: Ideally, on diagnosis of asthma in a child, parents are counselled to decrease environmental tobacco smoke exposure to their children. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a diagnosis of asthma in children altered ...
  • Bendayan, R.; Piccinin, A.M.; Hofer, S.M.; Cadar, D.; Johansson, B.; Muniz-Terrera, G. (Journal of Aging Research, 2017-05)
    The aim of this study is to explore the pattern of change in multiple measures of cognitive abilities in a sample of oldest-old adults, comparing two different time metrics (chronological age and time to death) and therefore ...
  • Lindwall, Magnus; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Gibbons, Laura E.; Mitchell, Meghan B.; Benitez, Annie; Brown, Cassandra L.; Kennison, Robert F.; Shirk, Steven D.; Atri, Alireza; Robitaille, Annie; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Zelinski, Elizabeth M.; Willis, Sherry L.; Schaie, K. Warner; Johansson, Boo; Praetorius, Marcus; Dixon, Roger A.; Mungas, Dan M.; Hofer, Scott M.; Piccinin, Andrea M. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-07)
    The present study used a coordinated analyses approach to examine the association of physical activity and cognitive change in four longitudinal studies. A series of multilevel growth models with physical activity included ...
  • Mitchell, Meghan B.; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Benitez, Andreana; Brown, Cassandra L.; Gibbons, Laura E.; Kennison, Robert F.; Shirk, Steven D.; Atri, Alireza; Robitaille, Annie; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Lindwall, Magnus; Zelinski, Elizabeth M.; Willis, Sherry L.; Schaie, K. Warner; Johansson, Boo; Dixon, Roger A.; Mungas, Dan M.; Hofer, Scott M.; Piccinin, Andrea M. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-07)
    Engagement in cognitively stimulating activities has been considered to maintain or strengthen cognitive skills, thereby minimizing age-related cognitive decline. While the idea that there may be a modifiable behavior that ...
  • Brown, Cassandra L.; Gibbons, Laura E.; Robitaille, Annie; Lindwall, Magnus; Shirk, Steven D.; Atri, Alireza; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Benitez, Andreana; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Zelinski, Elizabeth M.; Willis, Sherry L.; Schaie, K. Warner; Johansson, Boo; Dixon, Roger A.; Mungas, Dan M.; Hofer, Scott M.; Piccinin, Andrea M.; Kennison, Robert F.; Mitchell, Meghan B. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-07)
    Social activity is typically viewed as part of an engaged lifestyle that may help mitigate the deleterious effects of advanced age on cognitive function. As such, social activity has been examined in relation to cognitive ...
  • Zheng, Wu; Schimmele, Christoph M.; Penning, Margaret J.; Zheng, Chi; Noh, Samuel (Canadian Studies in Population, 2012)
    There is a well-established link between marital status and mental health, but previous research has produced mixed results about the reasons for this relationship. Some studies propose that marriage provides protection ...
  • Penning, Margaret J.; Cloutier, Denise S.; Nuernberger, Kim; Taylor, Deanne (Innovation on Aging, 2017)
    Background and Objectives: Little is known regarding the care trajectories older adults experience at the end of life (EOL). We drew on a structural/institutional life course perspective to examine the trajectories evident ...
  • Godbout, Natacha; Hodges, Monica; Briere, John; Runtz, Marsha (Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 2016-02-22)
    The Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI; Briere, 1995), a measure of the psychological effects of trauma and other adverse events, was recently expanded and updated (TSI–2; Briere, 2011). This study evaluated 4 competing models ...
  • Votova, Kristine; Blais, Régis; Penning, Margaret J.; Maclure, Malcolm K. (Canadian Journal of Public Health/Revue Canadienne de Sante Publique, 2013)
    OBJECTIVES: Natural health products (NHP) are increasingly being used to supplement prescription medications (PM) and over-the-counter (OTC) products. The objective of this study was to examine patterns of overall health ...
  • Wu, Zheng; Penning, Margaret J.; Schimmele, Christoph M. (Canadian Journal of Public Health/Revue Canadienne de Sante Publique, 2005)
    Objectives: To compare whether unmet health needs differ between immigrants and nonimmigrants, and examine whether help-seeking characteristics account for any unmet needs disparities. Methods: The data are from the ...
  • Cloutier-Fisher, Denise; Penning, Margaret J.; Zheng, Chi; Druyts, Eric-Bené F. (BMC Health Services Research, 2006-08)
    Background Researchers and policy makers have focussed on the development of indicators to help monitor the success of regionalization, primary care reform and other health sector restructuring initiatives. Certain ...
  • Cloutier, Denise S.; Penning, Margaret J. (The Gerontologist, 2017-02-01)
    Purpose of the Study: Janus, the two-faced, Roman god of beginnings and transitions, is used as a metaphor to explore our personal narratives and our quantitative research on the experiences of older women with dementia ...
  • Penning, Margaret J.; Cloutier, Denise S.; Nuernberger, Kim; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Taylor, Deanne (The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 2016-08-24)
    Objectives. Drawing on a structural life course perspective (LCP), we examined the most common trajectories experienced by older long-term care (LTC - home and community-based care, assisted living, and nursing home care) ...
  • Boudreault-Fournier, Alexandrine; Blais, Laurent K. (Anthropologie et Sociétés, 2016)
    Cet article analyse un mouvement émergent composé d’un groupe d’acteurs (musiciens, adeptes, journalistes, promoteurs) qui proposent une nouvelle forme d’imaginaire collectif grâce à l’utilisation de médias sociaux (Facebook, ...
  • Larson, Greger; Karlsson, Elinor K.; Perri, Angela; Webster, Matthew T.; Ho, Simon Y. W.; Peters, Joris; Stahl, Peter W.; Piper, Philip J.; Lingaas, Frode; Fredholm, Merete; Comstock, Kenine E.; Modiano, Jamie F.; Schelling, Claude; Agoulnik, Alexander I.; Leegwater, Peter A.; Dobney, Keith; Vigne, Jean-Denis; Vila, Carles; Andersson, Leif; Lindblad-Toh, Kerstin (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2012)
    The dog was the first domesticated animal but it remains uncertain when the domestication process began and whether it occurred just once or multiple times across the Northern Hemisphere. To ascertain the value of modern ...
  • Boudreault-Fournier, Alexandrine; Caiuby Novaes, Sylvia; Hijiki, Rose Satiko Gitirana (Cultures-Kairos, 2017-01)
    O artigo discute a experiência da produção de Fabrik Funk, uma etnoficção sobre o gênero musical mais ouvido e dançado na periferia de São Paulo. O objetivo é pensar tanto a performance dos protagonistas do filme – produtores ...

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