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Linking health information seeking to patient-centered communication and healthy lifestyles: an exploratory study in China.

Health Educ Res 2021 Apr;36(2):248-260

Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, Blk AS6, 11 Computing Drive, Singapore 117416, Singapore.

The existing research routinely measures the influence of health information-seeking behavior (HISB) as a whole, which does not capture the complexity and diversity of media channel usage in HISB. The influence of HISB on patient's lifestyle behaviors and the mediation process through patient-centered communication (PCC) in medical encounters has been understudied in previous literature. Drawing from Street's three-stage model, this study conducted a secondary analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey in China to investigate the influences of HISB across five different media outlets (e. Read More

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The Relationship Between Individual Coping and the Need to Have and Seek Health Information Among Older Adults: Exploratory Mixed Methods Study.

JMIR Hum Factors 2021 Feb 1;8(1):e15858. Epub 2021 Feb 1.

Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany.

Background: The need to have and seek information shapes the context of computing systems. When it comes to health, individual coping influences human behavior. Therefore, the relationship between individual coping and the need to have and seek health information plays a crucial role in the development of digital health systems. Read More

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February 2021

Perceived Needs Versus Predisposing/Enabling Characteristics in Relation to Internet Cancer Information Seeking Among the US and Chinese Public: Comparative Survey Research.

J Med Internet Res 2021 01 11;23(1):e24733. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

School of Journalism and Communication, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

Background: Since the rise of the internet, online health information seeking has become a worldwide phenomenon. However, health and health communication are inherently culture bound. A data-driven cross-country comparison enables us to better understand how cultural factors moderate the association between individual-level determinants and online health information seeking. Read More

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January 2021

Qualitative Study of Health Information -Seeking Barriers among Mastectomy Patients.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2020 Nov 1;21(11):3185-3190. Epub 2020 Nov 1.

Vice-Chancellery for Research and Technology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Background: Health information-seeking behavior (HISB) plays a key role in self-care management, promoting quality of life and improving health. However, some individual and contextual barriers hinder women undergoing mastectomy access to needed information. Identifying and removing health information-seeking barriers for these women undergoing mastectomy can lead to improving their health outcomes. Read More

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November 2020

Ask Dr Google: what STI do I have?

Sex Transm Infect 2020 Nov 10. Epub 2020 Nov 10.

The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Objectives: Between 2013 and 2014, a third of Australian adults reported using the internet to investigate medical symptoms before consulting a medical practitioner. However, there is limited evidence regarding internet health information seeking behaviour (HISB) in sexual health. This study aims to determine the frequency, predictors and accuracy of internet HISB for sexual health self-diagnosis. Read More

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November 2020

Multiple Argonaute family genes contribute to the siRNA-mediated RNAi pathway in Locusta migratoria.

Pestic Biochem Physiol 2020 Nov 12;170:104700. Epub 2020 Sep 12.

Institute of Applied Biology, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030006, China. Electronic address:

Argonautes (Ago) are important core proteins in RNA interference (RNAi) pathways of eukaryotic cells. Generally, it is thought that Ago1, Ago2 and Ago3 are involved in the miRNA (microRNA), siRNA (small interfering RNA) and piRNA (Piwi-interacting RNA)-mediated RNAi pathways, respectively. As a main component of the RNA-induced silencing complex (RISC), Ago2 plays an indispensable role in using siRNA to recognize and cut target messenger RNAs resulting in suppression of transcript levels, but the contributions of Ago1 and Ago3 to the siRNA-mediated RNAi pathway remain to be explored in many insect species. Read More

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November 2020

Population's health information-seeking behaviors and geographic variations of stroke in Malaysia: an ecological correlation and time series study.

Sci Rep 2020 07 9;10(1):11353. Epub 2020 Jul 9.

Clinical Research Center, Seberang Jaya Hospital, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Stroke has emerged as a major public health concern in Malaysia. We aimed to determine the trends and temporal associations of real-time health information-seeking behaviors (HISB) and stroke incidences in Malaysia. We conducted a countrywide ecological correlation and time series study using novel internet multi-timeline data stream of 6,282 hit searches and conventional surveillance data of 14,396 stroke cases. Read More

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The Role of Gene Elongation in the Evolution of Histidine Biosynthetic Genes.

Microorganisms 2020 May 13;8(5). Epub 2020 May 13.

Department of Biology, University of Florence, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy.

Gene elongation is a molecular mechanism consisting of an in-tandem duplication of a gene and divergence and fusion of the two copies, resulting in a gene constituted by two divergent paralogous modules. The aim of this work was to evaluate the importance of gene elongation in the evolution of histidine biosynthetic genes and to propose a possible evolutionary model for some of them. Concerning the genes and , which code for two homologous (β/α)-barrels, it has been proposed that the two extant genes could be the result of a cascade of gene elongation/domain shuffling events starting from an ancestor gene coding for just one (β/α) module. Read More

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Media Complementarity and Health Information Acquisition: A Cross-sectional Analysis of the 2017 HINTS-China Survey.

J Health Commun 2020 04 7;25(4):291-300. Epub 2020 Apr 7.

School of Media and Communication, Shenzhen University , Shenzhen, China.

Given the myriad of media channels and available health information, it is important to investigate how health consumers navigate and choose from multiple media channels in seeking health information and their preferences among different media sources. Previous research has routinely measured health information-seeking behavior (HISB), especially online health information seeking as a whole, which does not capture the complexity and diversity of media channels used in HISB. On the basis of the channel complementarity theory, this study further classified new media into search engines, social media, and mobile health applications. Read More

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Air pollution in China: health information seeking and protective behaviors.

Health Promot Int 2020 Dec;35(6):1495-1506

The Center for Studies of Media Development, School of Journalism and Communication, Wuhan University, China.

Haze has become one of the most life-threatening problems in China. Chinese people become more dependent on receiving health information from social media, especially WeChat, which shapes their health perceptions and behaviors. Despite the prevalence of health information-seeking behavior (HISB) on WeChat, the predicting factors and consequences of Chinese people's haze HISB using WeChat remain unclear. Read More

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December 2020

Health information seeking behaviour: a concept analysis.

Health Info Libr J 2020 Sep 12;37(3):173-191. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA.

Background: In 2007, Lambert and Loiselle conducted an extensive concept analysis of the term health information seeking behaviour (HISB) to examine the concept's level of maturity and critically analyse its characteristics. Since their groundbreaking work, HISB has evolved with the proliferation of ICTs. The Internet is now a common and often preferred medium for the pursuit of health information. Read More

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September 2020

Identification of Genetic Features for Attenuation of Two Enteritidis Vaccine Strains and Differentiation of These From Wildtype Isolates Using Whole Genome Sequencing.

Front Vet Sci 2019 18;6:447. Epub 2019 Dec 18.

Department of Bacteriology, Animal and Plant Health Agency, Addlestone, United Kingdom.

Enteritidis is a major cause of salmonellosis worldwide and more than 80% of outbreaks investigated in Europe have been associated with the consumption of poorly cooked eggs or foods containing raw eggs. Vaccination has been proven to be one of the most important measures to control Enteritidis infections in poultry farms as it can decrease colonization of the reproductive organs and intestinal tract of laying hens, thereby reducing egg contamination. Differentiation of live vaccine from field or wild type . Read More

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December 2019

Prediction of health information-seeking behavior components based on health anxiety among users of public libraries.

J Educ Health Promot 2019 29;8:227. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

Health Information Technology Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Introduction: This study aimed to predict health information-seeking behavior (HISB) components based on health anxiety among users of public libraries.

Materials And Methods: This research was a descriptive-correlational study. The statistical population consisted of users of public libraries. Read More

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November 2019

PA0335, a Gene Encoding Histidinol Phosphate Phosphatase, Mediates Histidine Auxotrophy in .

Appl Environ Microbiol 2020 02 18;86(5). Epub 2020 Feb 18.

Key Laboratory of Resources Biology and Biotechnology in Western China, Ministry of Education, Faculty of Life Sciences, Northwest University, Xi'an, China

The biosynthesis of histidine, a proteinogenic amino acid, has been extensively studied due to its importance in bacterial growth and survival. Histidinol-phosphate phosphatase (Hol-Pase), which is responsible for the penultimate step of histidine biosynthesis, is generally the last enzyme to be characterized in many bacteria because its origin and evolution are more complex compared to other enzymes in histidine biosynthesis. However, none of the enzymes in histidine biosynthesis, including Hol-Pase, have been characterized in , which is an important opportunistic Gram-negative pathogen that can cause serious human infections. Read More

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February 2020

In vitro activity and In vivo efficacy of Isoliquiritigenin against Staphylococcus xylosus ATCC 700404 by IGPD target.

PLoS One 2019 20;14(12):e0226260. Epub 2019 Dec 20.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, Heilongjiang, P. R. China.

Staphylococcus xylosus (S. xylosus) is a type of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, which was previously considered as non-pathogenic. However, recent studies have linked it with cases of mastitis in cows. Read More

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Health information-seeking behaviors and adherence to urgent care discharge instructions.

J Am Assoc Nurse Pract 2020 Jun;32(6):438-446

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduate School of Nursing, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Background: Although studies suggest that most patients use healthcare professionals as the main source of health information, the ease of Internet access has resulted in a growing number of people who seek health information from other sources. Health information-seeking skills and patterns may influence follow-through with treatment recommendations.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the health information-seeking behaviors (HISBs) of urgent care (UC) patients and the association to adherence to discharge instructions. Read More

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Library Selection with a Randomized Repertoire of (βα)-Barrel Enzymes Results in Unexpected Induction of Gene Expression.

Biochemistry 2019 10 7;58(41):4207-4217. Epub 2019 Oct 7.

Institute of Biophysics and Physical Biochemistry , University of Regensburg , Universitätsstrasse 31 , D-93053 Regensburg , Germany.

The potential of the frequently encountered (βα)-barrel fold to acquire new functions was tested by an approach combining random mutagenesis and selection . For this purpose, the genes encoding 52 different phosphate-binding (βα)-barrel proteins were subjected to error-prone PCR and cloned into an expression plasmid. The resulting mixed repertoire was used to transform different auxotrophic strains, each lacking an enzyme with a phosphate-containing substrate. Read More

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October 2019

CRKII overexpression promotes the proliferation, migration and invasion potential of murine hepatocarcinoma Hca-P cells.

Oncol Lett 2019 Jun 27;17(6):5169-5174. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Department of Biochemistry, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning 116044, P.R. China.

Lymphatic metastasis is a major mechanism of tumor metastasis. The present study aimed to investigate the association of CRKII, a member of the CRK family, with the malignant behaviors of a murine hepatocarcinoma Hca-P cell line, with a lymph node metastatic rate of ~25%. Total mRNA was extracted from Hca-P cells, and then the murine CRKII gene was amplified by polymerase chain reaction and cloned into the pEASY-blunt cloning vector. Read More

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From Screen to Screening: Entertainment and News Television Media Effects on Cancer Screening Behaviors.

J Health Commun 2019 29;24(4):385-394. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

a School of Communication , The Ohio State University , Columbus , OH , USA.

The complementary effects of genre-specific media use and information-seeking behaviors on cancer prevention behaviors have been understudied in cancer communication literature. A secondary analysis of the Annenberg National Health Communication Survey (ANHCS) was conducted to investigate the effects of two types of televised media content (i.e. Read More

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September 2020

Web-Based Health Information Technology: Access Among Latinos Varies by Subgroup Affiliation.

J Med Internet Res 2019 04 16;21(4):e10389. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

Department of Public Health, University of California - Merced, Merced, CA, United States.

Background: There are significant health technology gaps between Latinos and non-Hispanic whites and between first- and second-generation Latinos.

Objective: This study aimed to examine disparities in Web-based health information-seeking behavior (HISB) and patient portal use among Latinos, taking into account nativity and subethnic affiliation.

Methods: We analyzed US-born, non-Hispanic whites and Latinos adults (N=49,259) and adult internet users (N=36,214) in the 2015 to 2016 National Health Interview Survey using a binary logistic regression controlling for individual difference level variables. Read More

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Examining income-related inequality in health literacy and health-information seeking among urban population in China.

BMC Public Health 2019 Feb 21;19(1):221. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

School of Public Administration, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Background: Health literacy and health-information seeking behaviour (HISB) play vital roles in health outcome improvements. This study examines the extent of income-related inequality in health literacy and health-information seeking as well as the contributions of the main socioeconomic determinants in China.

Methods: We analysed representative data of participants aged over 18 years as well as older adults from the Guangzhou Community Health Survey. Read More

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February 2019

Interventions to assist pet owners in online health information seeking behaviour: a qualitative content analysis literature review and proposed model.

Health Info Libr J 2018 Dec 1;35(4):265-284. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Department of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Islamic of Azad University Science and Research branch, Tehran, Iran.

Objective: Veterinarians and their clients are using online information to improve pets' health. There are no comprehensive frameworks, theories and models to intervene and evaluate online health information seeking behaviour (HISB) of pet owners. The objective of this paper was to provide a comprehensive review of the literature and propose a model for evaluating and intervening pet owner's HISB. Read More

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December 2018

Azithromycin Inhibits Biofilm Formation by and Affects Histidine Biosynthesis Pathway.

Front Pharmacol 2018 10;9:740. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China.

, a coagulase-negative, non-pathogenic bacterium, responsible for opportunistic infections in humans and bovine mastitis, has the ability to form biofilms, which are responsible for persistent infections and antibiotic resistance. In our study, azithromycin significantly inhibited biofilm formation by altering protein expression. Of the 1764 proteins measured by the isobaric Tag for Relative and Absolute Quantification (iTRAQ) technique, only 148 proteins showed significantly different expression between the azithromycin-treated and untreated cells. Read More

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Consumption of a Carbonated Beverage with High-Intensity Sweeteners Has No Effect on Insulin Sensitivity and Secretion in Nondiabetic Adults.

J Nutr 2018 08;148(8):1293-1299

Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire (CHU) Rennes, Rennes, France.

Background: The effects of the regular intake of beverages containing high-intensity sweeteners on insulin sensitivity in healthy individuals remain controversial.

Objective: This trial compared the effects of the consumption of a carbonated beverage containing aspartame and acesulfame K (high-intensity sweeteners beverage-HISB) with those of an unsweetened, no-calorie carbonated beverage (UB) on insulin sensitivity and secretion in nondiabetic adults.

Methods: SEDULC was a randomized, double-blind, crossover study. Read More

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Health Information Seeking Behavior Among College Students.

J Community Health 2018 12;43(6):1094-1099

Health Education and Promotion, Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, The City University of New York, New York, 10468, USA.

Individuals have a wide range of resources when searching for health topics. The aim of this research was twofold: (1) to identify and assess the resources college students use when exercising health information seeking behavior (HISB); and (2) to examine perceptions and behaviors regarding adoption of online tools. A questionnaire was developed to assess HISB in a sample of college students. Read More

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December 2018

Histidine Metabolism and IGPD Play a Key Role in Cefquinome Inhibiting Biofilm Formation of .

Front Microbiol 2018 5;9:665. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China.

() is an AT-rich and coagulase-negative (CNS). It is normally regarded as non-pathogenic, however, recent studies have demonstrated that it is related to human opportunistic infections and bovine mastitis. In addition, strains have the ability to form biofilm. Read More

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Insights Into the Roles of Two Genes of the Histidine Biosynthesis Operon in Pathogenicity of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola.

Phytopathology 2018 May 21;108(5):542-551. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

First, second, fourth, and ninth authors: Institute of Plant Protection, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Science, Nanjing 210014, China; third, fifth, sixth, seventh, and ninth authors: College of Plant Protection, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China/Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Crop Diseases and Pests (Nanjing Agricultural University), Ministry of Education, China; and eighth author: Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola is an X. oryzae pathovar that causes bacterial leaf streak in rice. Read More

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Does Seeking e-Cigarette Information Lead to Vaping? Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and Young Adults.

Health Commun 2019 03 13;34(3):298-305. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

c University of Pennsylvania Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS).

Youth and young adults (YYAs) are vulnerable populations for e-cigarette use or vaping. This study examined the effect of YYAs' health information seeking behavior (HISB) around e-cigarette use and vaping on their subsequent vaping behavior. We conducted a nationally representative longitudinal phone survey of 13-25 year olds from June 2014 to September 2016, with 2,413 respondents who completed a baseline and follow-up survey six months later. Read More

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HisB as novel selection marker for gene targeting approaches in Aspergillus niger.

BMC Microbiol 2017 03 8;17(1):57. Epub 2017 Mar 8.

Institute of Biotechnology, Department of Applied and Molecular Microbiology, Technische Universität Berlin, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355, Berlin, Germany.

Background: For Aspergillus niger, a broad set of auxotrophic and dominant resistance markers is available. However, only few offer targeted modification of a gene of interest into or at a genomic locus of choice, which hampers functional genomics studies. We thus aimed to extend the available set by generating a histidine auxotrophic strain with a characterized hisB locus for targeted gene integration and deletion in A. Read More

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Social inequalities in health information seeking among young adults in Montreal.

Health Promot Int 2018 Jun;33(3):390-399

Institut de recherche en santé publique de l'Université de Montréal (IRSPUM), Canada.

Over their lifecourse, young adults develop different skills and preferences in relationship to the information sources they seek when having questions about health. Health information seeking behaviour (HISB) includes multiple, unequally accessed sources; yet most studies have focused on single sources and did not examine HISB's association with social inequalities. This study explores 'multiple-source' profiles and their association with socioeconomic characteristics. Read More

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