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Introducing intense rainfall and snowmelt variables to implement a process-related non-stationary shallow landslide susceptibility analysis.

Sci Total Environ 2021 Apr 27;786:147360. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra "A. Desio", Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.

The study objective was to derive a susceptibility model for shallow landslides that could include process-related non-stationary variables, to be adaptable to climate changes. We selected the territory of the Mont-Emilius and Mont-Cervin Mountain Communities (northern Italy) as the study area. To define summary variables related to landslide predisposing and triggering processes, we investigated the relationships between landslide occurrences and intense rainfall and snowmelt events (period 1991-2020). Read More

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Regional Variation in Treatment for Highest-Risk Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients.

Ann Thorac Surg 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

Background: Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with multiple high-risk socioeconomic factors experience treatment and survival disparities. We aim to assess whether disparities in treatment and survival vary by region for patients with three or more high-risk socioeconomic factors.

Methods: The National Cancer Database was queried for patients with clinical stage I-IIA NSCLC diagnosed between 2010-2015. Read More

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Devosia aurantiaca sp. nov., Isolated from Mountain Soil and Proposal of Albitalea gen. nov. to Replace the Illegitimate Prokaryotic Genus Name Geomonas Khan et al. 2020.

Curr Microbiol 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Life Science, Chung-Ang University, 84, HeukSeok-Ro, Dongjak-Gu, Seoul, 06974, Republic of Korea.

Strain H239, a gram-negative, strictly aerobic, and oxidase-positive, and catalase-negative bacterium, was isolated from mountain soil in Gangwon-do of South Korea. Colonies were orange colored, and cells were motile rods with a single polar flagellum. Growth was observed between 25 and 30 °C (optimum, 30 °C), between pH 7. Read More

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Does change in barometric pressure per given time at high altitude influence symptoms of acute mountain sickness on Mount Fuji? A pilot study.

J Physiol Anthropol 2021 May 7;40(1). Epub 2021 May 7.

Division of Human Environmental Science, Mount Fuji Research Institute, Kami-yoshida 5597-1, Fujiyoshida, Yamanahsi, 4030005, Japan.

Background: Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a common, transient condition characterized primarily by headaches, and it can also be associated with fatigue, dizziness, and nausea with vomiting. The symptoms of AMS are most pronounced after the first night spent at a new altitude. At sea level, changes in barometric pressure per given time have been associated with migraine headaches. Read More

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Understating complex interactions in socio-ecological systems using system dynamics: A case in the tropical Andes.

J Environ Manage 2021 May 4;291:112675. Epub 2021 May 4.

Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Medellín, Facultad de Minas, Departamento de Ciencias de la decisión y la computación, Cra 80 No 65-223, Bloque M8, Colombia. Electronic address:

The high dependence of human communities on ecosystems' well-functioning has transformed and degraded ecosystems at alarming rates. Strategies for sustainability are an urgent need and requires the understanding of the complex interactions between human and ecological systems in the territories. For such understanding several modelling approaches have been proposed, but still face important challenges. Read More

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Infection Preventionist Retention and Professional Development Strategies: Insights from a National Survey.

Am J Infect Control 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

SCL Health, 500 Eldorado Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80012, 970-420-8256. Electronic address:

This brief report explores why Infection Preventionists (IPs) leave their positions and strategies implemented to retain and professionally develop IPs. National survey data of over 500 APIC members found turnover is due to personal reasons, professional advancement opportunities and work-life balance challenges. In addition, IPs are retiring in great numbers. Read More

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Numerical and experimental studies on dynamic gas emission characteristics of boreholes.

PLoS One 2021 7;16(5):e0251209. Epub 2021 May 7.

School of Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221116, China.

The gas emission rate of boreholes is one of the most important indices for coal and gas outburst prediction. In this work, instantaneous gas emission velocity and environmental effects on borehole gas emission were studied. Through theoretical analysis, the mechanism of crack propagation in the coal borehole was clarified, and the effect of soft and hard coal on gas desorption and gas emission. Read More

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Angular Analysis of the B^{+}→K^{*+}μ^{+}μ^{-} Decay.

Phys Rev Lett 2021 Apr;126(16):161802

Laboratoire Leprince-ringuet (llr), Palaiseau, France.

We present an angular analysis of the B^{+}→K^{*+}(→K_{S}^{0}π^{+})μ^{+}μ^{-} decay using 9  fb^{-1} of pp collision data collected with the LHCb experiment. For the first time, the full set of CP-averaged angular observables is measured in intervals of the dimuon invariant mass squared. Local deviations from standard model predictions are observed, similar to those in previous LHCb analyses of the isospin-partner B^{0}→K^{*0}μ^{+}μ^{-} decay. Read More

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Environmental and human iodine and selenium status: lessons from Gilgit-Baltistan, North-East Pakistan.

Environ Geochem Health 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

Division of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, LE12 5RD, Leicestershire, UK.

Iodine and selenium deficiencies are common worldwide. We assessed the iodine and selenium status of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. We determined the elemental composition (ICP-MS) of locally grown crops (n = 281), drinking water (n = 82), urine (n = 451) and salt (n = 76), correcting urinary analytes for hydration (creatinine, specific gravity). Read More

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Pathology of Lagovirus europaeus GI.2/RHDV2/b (Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2) in Native North American Lagomorphs.

J Wildl Dis 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

US Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Rd., Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA.

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease, a notifiable foreign animal disease in the US, was reported for the first time in wild native North American lagomorphs in April 2020 in the southwestern US. Affected species included the desert cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii), mountain cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii), black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus), and antelope jackrabbit (Lepus alleni). Desert cottontails (n=7) and black-tailed jackrabbits (n=7) collected in April and May 2020 were necropsied at the US Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center and tested positive for Lagovirus europaeus GI. Read More

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High light-induced photoinhibition is not limiting seedling establishment at abrupt treeline ecotones in New Zealand.

Tree Physiol 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.

School of Science, Auckland University of Technology, 46 Wakefield St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand.

•Seedlings of New Zealand's treeline forming Fuscospora cliffortioides (Hook.f.) perform poorly beyond the established canopy, limiting treeline advance. Read More

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Intraspecific morphological variation of (Asteraceae) along a 1,155 m elevation gradient in the Tatra Mountains.

Piotr Kiełtyk

PeerJ 2021 16;9:e11286. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Institute of Biological Sciences, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland.

Plant species that inhabit large elevation gradients in mountain regions are exposed to different environmental conditions. These different conditions may influence plant morphology via plastic responses and/or via genetic adaptation to the local environment. In this study, morphological variation was examined for Cass. Read More

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On nine species of the spider genus (Araneae, Araneidae) from Xishuangbanna, China.

Zookeys 2021 26;1034:199-236. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of sciences Beijing China.

Species of the genus Archer, 1951 from Menglun Town, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China are reviewed, including seven new species: (♂♀), (♂♀), (♂♀), (♂♀), (♂♀), (♂♀) and (♂♀). The male of (Yin, Wang, Xie & Peng, 1990) is described for the first time. The previous description of from Tengchong, Yunnan by Mi et al. Read More

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The first two blind troglobitic spiders of the genus from caves in Floresta Nacional de Carajás, state of Pará, Brazil (Araneae, Ochyroceratidae).

Zookeys 2021 15;1031:143-159. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Organização de Apoio à Pesquisa da Biodiversidade (OAPBio), Rua Frei Inácio da 238, 05362-040, São Paulo, Brazil Organização de Apoio à Pesquisa da Biodiversidade São Paulo Brazil.

The first two anophthalmic species of spiders of the genus Simon, 1892, are described for caves located in the iron formation of Floresta Nacional (FLONA) de Carajás in southeastern Pará State, Brazil. The caves are located in the municipalities of Parauapebas and Canaã dos Carajás, in the eastern portion of the Amazon Forest domain. and are described based on males and females. Read More

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Deposition of >3.7 Ga clay-rich strata of the Mawrth Vallis Group, Mars, in lacustrine, alluvial, and aeolian environments.

Geol Soc Am Bull 2020 2;132(1-2):17-30. Epub 2019 May 2.

SETI & NASA-Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California, USA.

The presence of abundant phyllosilicate minerals in Noachian (>3.7 Ga) rocks on Mars has been taken as evidence that liquid water was stable at or near the surface early in martian history. This study investigates some of these clay-rich strata exposed in crater rim and inverted terrain settings in the Mawrth Vallis region of Mars. Read More

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Baskets from Luzon Cordillera Central Mountain Range, Philippines.

Margaret R Wentz

Mayo Clin Proc 2021 May;96(5):1381-1382

Recognizing the contribution art has had in the Mayo Clinic environment since the original Mayo Clinic Building was finished in 1914, Mayo Clinic Proceedings features some of the numerous works of art displayed throughout the buildings and grounds on Mayo Clinic campuses as interpreted by the author. Read More

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Angiotensin-(1-7) oral formulation improves physical performance in mountain bike athletes: a double-blinded crossover study.

BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil 2021 May 6;13(1):47. Epub 2021 May 6.

Postgraduate Program in Health and Nutrition/PPGSN, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Brazil.

Background: The ECA2/Ang-(1-7)/Mas axis is shown to be involved in effects mediated by physical exercise, as it can induce the release of nitric oxide (ON) and bradykinin (BK), which are potent vasodilators. The vasodilating action the NO/BK can contribute to increased metabolic efficiency in muscle tissue and central nervous system. The formulation HPβ-CD-Ang-(1-7) through its mechanisms of action can be a promising supplement to aid in the maintenance and improvement of performance and may also favor recovery during competitions. Read More

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Physiological and transcriptional responses of Phalaris arundinacea under waterlogging conditions.

J Plant Physiol 2021 Apr 18;261:153428. Epub 2021 Apr 18.

Key Laboratory of Bio-Resource and Eco-Environment of Ministry of Education, College of Life Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610065, Sichuan, China. Electronic address:

As a high-yielding forage grass, Phalaris arundinacea widely distributed in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau region of China. To explore physiological and molecular response mechanism of Phalaris arundinacea under waterlogging, we analyzed the biomass and physiological indexes of three locally grown strains under the submerged condition of 10 cm. The material Z0611 showed the strongest waterlogging resistance while the YS showed the weakest performance. Read More

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HearNPV Susceptibility in Helicoverpa armigera and Helicoverpa punctigera Strains Resistant to Bt Toxins Cry1Ac, Cry2Ab, and Vip3Aa.

J Invertebr Pathol 2021 May 3:107598. Epub 2021 May 3.

AgBiTech, 14401 Sovereign Rd, Fort Worth TX, 76155 USA. Electronic address:

Genetically engineered crops expressing insecticidal toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) have improved the management of targeted lepidopteran pests and reduced the use of insecticide sprays. These benefits explain an increasing adoption of Bt crops worldwide, intensifying the selection pressure on target species and the risk of resistance. Nucleopolyhedroviruses (NPVs) are effective bioinsecticides against numerous important lepidopteran pests. Read More

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What influences uptake of psychosocial interventions by people living with early dementia? A qualitative study.

Dementia (London) 2021 May 6:14713012211007397. Epub 2021 May 6.

Centre for Applied Dementia Research, University of Bradford, UK; School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), 7315University of Sheffield, UK.

Background: Health policy promotes post-diagnostic support for people affected by dementia. Evidence suggests psychosocial interventions can effectively support people living with dementia after diagnosis. Yet, what influences uptake of psychosocial interventions by people with early dementia is poorly understood. Read More

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Photoperiod affects the laying performance of the mountain duck by regulating endocrine hormones and gene expression.

Vet Med Sci 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Guangdong Province Key Laboratory of Waterfowl Healthy Breeding, College of Animal Science and Technology, Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering, Guangzhou, China.

Light mainly affects animal reproductive performance through the hypothalamus- pituitary-gonadal axis, but the specific regulating mechanism is not yet clear in duck. To reveal the effects of light on the laying performance of ducks and its possible regulatory mechanisms, Shanma ducks at 52 weeks age were divided into three group treated with different photoperiods of 16 hr (control group), 24 hr (long-photoperiod group, LP), and 8 hr (short-photoperiod group, SP). Laying performance, endocrine-related hormones and gene expression of three groups were compared. Read More

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Machine Learning Techniques for Classifying the Mutagenic Origins of Point Mutations.

Genetics 2020 May;215(1):25-40

Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia.

Mutations contribute significantly to developing diversity in biological capabilities. Mutagenesis is an adaptive feature of normal development, e.g. Read More

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The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI): An Early Cross-Sectional Analysis of PRAMS Phase 8 Data on Hospital Practices and Breastfeeding Outcomes in Utah and Wyoming.

Utah Womens Health Rev 2020 16;2020. Epub 2020 Sep 16.

Division of Public Health, Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine.

Introduction: Breastfeeding has immediate and long-term benefits for both maternal and child health. This study examines the association between Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) experiences and breastfeeding outcomes in the Mountain West region.

Methods: A cross-sectional (retrospective secondary data analysis) was performed using the 2016 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data. Read More

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Lessons on Mass Gatherings Learned From the 2019 Union Cycliste Internationale Mountain Bike World Cup.

Cureus 2021 Apr 3;13(4):e14275. Epub 2021 Apr 3.

Emergency Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, USA.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Mountain Bike World Cup in 2019 provided unique challenges for effective prehospital care. While on-site medical care has demonstrated improved outcomes along with reduced emergency department and emergency medical services (EMS) utilization, this aspect has not been well documented in the literature with respect to rural mass gathering events (MGEs). Conducted at a large mass gathering event in a geographically isolated area, this study aimed to assess the medical needs at this specific event and will hopefully assist in future coordination of similar events. Read More

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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: An ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Mimic.

Kristina A Davis

Adv Emerg Nurs J 2021 Jan-Mar 01;43(1):48-52

College of Nursing, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, Utah.

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC), a rare syndrome often preceded by an emotional or physical trigger, which earned the nickname broken heart syndrome, was first diagnosed in 1990. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy can mimic an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Originally, TC was thought to be self-limiting and benign. Read More

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Galectin-3 N-terminal tail prolines modulate cell activity and glycan-mediated oligomerization/phase separation.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2021 May;118(19)

Engineering Research Center of Glycoconjugates Ministry of Education, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory of Chemistry and Biology of Changbai Mountain Natural Drugs, School of Life Sciences, Northeast Normal University, 130024 Changchun, China;

Galectin-3 (Gal-3) has a long, aperiodic, and dynamic proline-rich N-terminal tail (NT). The functional role of the NT with its numerous prolines has remained enigmatic since its discovery. To provide some resolution to this puzzle, we individually mutated all 14 NT prolines over the first 68 residues and assessed their effects on various Gal-3-mediated functions. Read More

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Lipid A Structural Divergence in Pathogens.

mSphere 2021 May 5;6(3). Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Species of (: ) are obligate intracellular parasites of a wide range of eukaryotes, with recognized arthropod-borne human pathogens belonging to the transitional group (TRG), typhus group (TG), and spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsiae. Growing in the host cytosol, rickettsiae pilfer numerous metabolites to make a typical Gram-negative bacterial cell envelope. The O-antigen of rickettsial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is immunogenic and has been shown to tether the S-layer to the rickettsial surface; however, little is known about the structure and immunogenicity of the lipid A moiety. Read More

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Virtual Gastroenterology Fellowship Recruitment During COVID-19 and Its Implications for the Future.

Dig Dis Sci 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 702 Rotary Circle, Suite 225, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA.

Background And Aims: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, medical education organizations endorsed a virtual recruitment format, representing a stark change from traditional in-person interviews. We aimed to identify the attitudes and perceptions of Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Directors (PDs) and applicants regarding the virtual interview experience and the role of virtual interviews (VI) in the future.

Methods: We designed separate surveys targeting PDs and applicants using the Qualtrics software. Read More

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Hymenobacter negativus sp. nov., bacteria isolated from mountain soil collected in South Korea.

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Food and Nutrition, Kookmin University, Seoul, 02707, Republic of Korea.

Two novel Gram-negative bacterial strains BT442 and BT584 were isolated from dry soil collected in mountains Busan and Guri, Korea during wintertime. Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences revealed that strains BT442 and BT584 both belong to a distinct lineage within the genus Hymenobacter (family Hymenobacteraceae, order Cytophagales, class Cytophagia). Strain BT442 was closely related to Hymenobacter soli PB17 (98. Read More

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The effects of vibration on efficiency in off-road cyclists.

Turk J Phys Med Rehabil 2021 Mar 4;67(1):69-76. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Department of Coaching Education, Ege University, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Izmir, Turkey.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate whether vibration significantly affected the efficiency of off-road cyclists.

Patients And Methods: Eight male mountain cyclists (mean age 21.1±1 years; range, 19 to 22 years) between August 2017 and November 2017 were included. Read More

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