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We report a method to cause cell death by remotely heating microparticles by induction heating, this technique could be used to remove vascular deposits and thrombosis. In this preliminary work, we used micrometer size spherical (ferromagnetic) particles and (pure)...

["Bioengineering","Biophysics","Drugs and Devices","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.815v1
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This thesis describes the work that has been carried out in connection with my Masters at the University of Copenhagen. This work has led to new dispersion and hydrogen bond corrections to the PM6 method, PM6-D3H+, and its implementation in the GAMESS program....

["Biochemistry","Biophysics","Drugs and Devices","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.799v1
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In this preliminary effort, we use a commercially available and chemically modified tube to selectively capture circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from the blood stream by immobilizing human anti-EpCAM antibodies on the tube's interior surface. We describe the steps...

["Bioengineering","Biophysics","Drugs and Devices"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.793v1
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Objectives: To determine test re-test reliability and construct validity of the star-track test of manual dexterity. Design: Test re-test reliability was tested in a controlled study. Construct validity was tested in a blinded randomized crossover study. Setting:...

["Drugs and Devices","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.683v1
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Aim Pain associated poor sleep quality has been reported among opioid dependent patients on methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) but objective pain data are lacking. This study aimed to investigate the rate of objective pain sensitivity and the relationship between...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Drugs and Devices","Internal Medicine","Nursing","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.615v1
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Reproducibility of biological data is a significant problem in research today. One potential contributor to this, which has received little attention, is the over complication of enzyme kinetic inhibition models. This over complication of inhibitory models stems...

["Biochemistry","Mathematical Biology","Neuroscience","Drugs and Devices","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.521v1
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Background: Illicit drug use influences people’s lives and elicits unwanted here is an increase in young people’s drug use in Sweden. This study aimed to investigate Swedish high-school pupils’ attitudes, impulsiveness and gender differences linked to drug use....

["Drugs and Devices","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.254v2
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Background. An “In Silico 2D/3D Conformer Screening” for structural similar antitumor substances to Curcumin was carried out and the novel antrachinone BTB14431 was found. Emodin, contained in several Chinese medical plants and BTB14431 are known to be potential...

["Drugs and Devices","Oncology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.304v1
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Background Traditional Chinese medicine encompasses a well established alternate system of medicine based on a broad range of herbal formulations and is practiced extensively in the region for the treatment of a wide variety of diseases. In recent years, several...

["Bioinformatics","Drugs and Devices","Pharmacology","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.276v1
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A survey of the cultural psychology and related literatures suggests that Western biomedicine's fascination with atomistic, individual-oriented, interventions is a cultural artifact that may have little consonance with complex, subtle, multiscale, multilevel, social,...

["Drugs and Devices","Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Public health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.8v2
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