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See detailFacing up to the imperceptible perspiration. Modulatory influences by diabetic neuropathy, physical exercise and antiperspirant.
Xhauflaire-Uhoda, E.; Mayeux, G.; Quatresooz, Pascale ULg et al

in Skin Research & Technology (2011)

Background: Sweating is variably altered by physical exercise, diabetic neuropathy and antiperspirants. Methods: Skin temperature, skin surface water loss (SSWL), the Corneometer((R)) average capacitance ... [more ▼]

Background: Sweating is variably altered by physical exercise, diabetic neuropathy and antiperspirants. Methods: Skin temperature, skin surface water loss (SSWL), the Corneometer((R)) average capacitance (CMAC) and skin capacitance mapping (SCM) were measured before and after moderate physical exercise in 20 healthy subjects. The effect of 5% aluminium chloride hexahydrate (ACH) in a water solution was similarly tested. The same assessments were performed in 20 diabetic patients at rest. Results: Diabetic neuropathy appeared at rest as an increased (compensatory) SCM on the forearms without obvious modification on the hypohidrotic legs. On ACH sites after exercise, SCM revealed both a lowered number of active sweat glands and a lighter stratum corneum (SC) (dryness). In addition, CMAC and SSWL were decreased on ACH sites at rest and at completion of exercise. Conclusion: In diabetic neuropathy, the compensatory hyperhidrosis is more easily disclosed than the hypohidrosis. ACH affects both sweat excretion and the SC hydration. [less ▲]

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See detailLes facio-craniostenoses
Castermans, A.; Stevenaert, Achille ULg; Born, J. et al

in Acta Chirurgica Belgica (1988), 88(2, Mar-Apr), 89-94

Facio-craniostenosis. Facio-craniostenosis is associated with premature stenosis of one or several cranial sutures. The clinical variety is defined by the affected suture. In the complex forms, major ... [more ▼]

Facio-craniostenosis. Facio-craniostenosis is associated with premature stenosis of one or several cranial sutures. The clinical variety is defined by the affected suture. In the complex forms, major disturbances of the anterior fossa of the cranial base are observed. Intracranial hypertension sometimes observed may lead to impairment of the function of the brain or the eyes. The authors have observed 73 children with craniostenosis and have operated upon 49 of them. Three types of methods have been used. The stress is made on the latest one combining advancement of the orbito-frontal "bandeau" and the regularization of the vault. Operating early is essential for prevention of functional sequellae. The optimal age for surgical treatment seems to be between 3 and 6 months. Complications have been remarkable benign. [less ▲]

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See detailFaciogenital dysplasia protein Fgd1 regulates invadopodia biogenesis and extracellular matrix degradation and is up-regulated in prostate and breast cancer.
Ayala, Inmaculada; Giacchetti, Giada; Caldieri, Giusi et al

in Cancer Research (2009), 69(3), 747-52

Invadopodia are proteolytically active membrane protrusions that extend from the ventral surface of invasive tumoral cells grown on an extracellular matrix (ECM). The core machinery controlling ... [more ▼]

Invadopodia are proteolytically active membrane protrusions that extend from the ventral surface of invasive tumoral cells grown on an extracellular matrix (ECM). The core machinery controlling invadopodia biogenesis is regulated by the Rho GTPase Cdc42. To understand the upstream events regulating invadopodia biogenesis, we investigated the role of Fgd1, a Cdc42-specific guanine nucleotide exchange factor. Loss of Fgd1 causes the rare inherited human developmental disease faciogenital dysplasia. Here, we show that Fgd1 is required for invadopodia biogenesis and ECM degradation in an invasive cell model and functions by modulation of Cdc42 activation. We also find that Fgd1 is expressed in human prostate and breast cancer as opposed to normal tissue and that expression levels matched tumor aggressiveness. Our findings suggest a central role for Fgd1 in the focal degradation of the ECM in vitro and, for the first time, show a connection between Fgd1 and cancer progression, proposing that it might function during tumorigenesis. [less ▲]

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See detailFaçonnement du lit dans deux rivières à charge de fond et à régime différents
Petit, François ULg

in First International conference in Geomorphology (1985)

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See detailFact sheet: Using mutual information to infer causal relationships Catharina
Olsen, Catharina; Meyer, Patrick ULg; Bontempi, Gianluca

in JMLR: Workshop and Conference Proceedings-NIPS 2008 workshop on causality (2008)

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See detailLe facteur humain dans les aménagements forestiers intégrés
Vermeulen, Cédric ULg; Feteke, R.

in Parcs & Réserves (2007), 62(2), 32-39

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See detailFacteurs influençant les émissions d'ammoniac provenant des bâtiments d'élevage
Nicks, Baudouin ULg

Article for general public (1999)

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See detailLes facteurs associés à un allaitement maternel prolongé au-delà de trois mois : une revue de la littérature
Noirhomme-Renard, Florence ULg; Noirhomme, Quentin ULg

in Journal de pédiatrie et de puériculture (2009)

L’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) recommande un allaitement maternel exclusif jusqu’à six mois et un allaitement partiel jusqu’à deux ans ou au-delà. En Europe actuellement, il existe de fortes ... [more ▼]

L’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) recommande un allaitement maternel exclusif jusqu’à six mois et un allaitement partiel jusqu’à deux ans ou au-delà. En Europe actuellement, il existe de fortes disparités de prévalence de l’allaitement selon les pays. L’objectif de cet article est de faire le point sur les facteurs associés à un allaitement maternel prolongé au-delà de trois mois. Les études permettent d’identifier différents niveaux de facteurs qui interagissent, selon un cadre écosystémique incluant la mère et son bébé (microsystème), l’entourage (mésosystème), le système de santé (exosystème) et les politiques de santé (macrosystème). Afin d’atteindre les objectifs recommandés par l’OMS, il est important de mettre en place des actions à tous les niveaux. L’information aux mères doit être renforcée, de même que l’implication des pères et la formation des professionnels de santé. Après la sortie de maternité, il est primordial que les mères présentant des facteurs de risque de sevrage précoce soient soutenues si on veut que l’allaitement se poursuive. [less ▲]

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See detailLes facteurs biologiques en psychologie
Tirelli, Ezio ULg

in Rondal, Jacques (Ed.) Introduction à la psychologie scientifique (1999)

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See detailFacteurs climatiques et reproduction du Pinson des arbres (Fringilla coelebs L.) sur le plateau des Hautes-Fagnes
Metzmacher, Maxime ULg

in Cahiers d’Ethologie Appliquée (1982), 2

The influence of climatic and behavioural factors on the progress and success of the breeding cycle of chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs) has been investigated on the Hautes-Fagnes plateau (Belgium). From ... [more ▼]

The influence of climatic and behavioural factors on the progress and success of the breeding cycle of chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs) has been investigated on the Hautes-Fagnes plateau (Belgium). From april to july 1980, three line transects (two of 1,6 and one of 1,2 km) in Norway spruce plantations were regularly prospected. The estimation of the number of territorial males was improved by a sonographic analysis of their songs, The breeding season has been marked twice by unfavourable weather conditions. In april, a cold-wave produced flocks reformation, but after then the cycle could evolve normally. In june-july, heavy rains seem to have affected many broods. The 1968 (watched by Mairy) and 1980 breeding cycles have been compared ; both emphazise the Chaffinch's breeding cycle sensitivity to climatic hazards. [less ▲]

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See detailFacteurs d'influence du protocole GPG
Hanzen, Christian ULg; Boudry, B.

in Point Vétérinaire (2004), 35(243), 52-55

The stage of the oestrus cycle at which the GPG protocol is instigated affects the results obtained and justifies presynchronisation treatments to increase the number of animals that are within the 5(th ... [more ▼]

The stage of the oestrus cycle at which the GPG protocol is instigated affects the results obtained and justifies presynchronisation treatments to increase the number of animals that are within the 5(th) and 12(th) day of the cycle, which is the optimal period of treatment. Increased fertility, especially in multipara animals was observed. An inverse relation between fertility and the diameter of the follicle present at the time of prostaglandin administration or second injection of GnRH was described. However, it seems that the type of gonadorelin used, the dose or the timing of injection in relation with the PgF(2alpha), does not affect fertility The effect of the timing of insemination in relation to the second injection of GnRH is significant. This interval influences the rate of fertility and embryonic or foetal death and the sex-ratio. [less ▲]

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See detailFacteurs d'insatisfaction incitant au départ et intention de quitter le travail : analyse comparative des groupes d'âge.
Bertrand, Françoise ULg; Peters, Stéphanie ULg; Pérée, Francis ULg et al

in Travail Humain (Le) (2010), 73(1), 215-239

The aim of this paper is to identify reasons why workers would resign from their jobs early and to what extent the reasons for retirement are really encountered. A number of non satisfaction factors ... [more ▼]

The aim of this paper is to identify reasons why workers would resign from their jobs early and to what extent the reasons for retirement are really encountered. A number of non satisfaction factors either personal or job-related were considered in an age comparison dimension. A questionnaire has been elaborated for the purpose of this study and includes items related to job intention to quit and (potential vs encountered) non satisfaction factors. These factors consider both personal leaving factors and job related leaving factors. The latter include three theoretical sub-dimensions: working conditions, organizational and structural changes and job recognition. Exploratory factor analysis of the 58 items produced eight usable leaving factors: (1) lack of resources and autonomy; (2) work pressure; (3) lack of personal development; (4) job insecurity; (5) personal reasons; (6) organizational changes; (7) a hostile work environment and (8) a poor image of the company. The sample includes 1772 workers from 11 Belgian companies. The response rate is 50.23 per cent. All sectors of activity are included in the survey. We consider five categories of age (under 25 years old, between 25 and 35, between 36 and 45, between 45 and 55, and over 55 years). As far as the results are concerned, first of all, organizational changes encountered by a large majority of workers appear to be an important leaving factor, especially for older workers. Second the lack of personal development, though experienced by the oldest workers in a larger extent, is the main reason for leaving in all age groups. Third personal factors are also important for the younger and the oldest workers. Moreover work pressure is a phenomenon encountered by all workers, particularly the youngest, but it is less of a reason for leaving. Another result is that job insecurity factor is experienced by youngest workers. Finally, the differences between the young and the not so young are not very clear-cut, supporting the idea of the age management perspective. [less ▲]

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See detailLes facteurs de croissance hematopoiétiques
Fillet, Georges ULg

in Revue Médicale de Liège (1996), 51(1), 102-6

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