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  • Lipidome characterisation and sex-specific differences in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus 

    Barranco Altirriba, María; Alonso, Nuria; Weber, Ralf; Lloyd, Gavin R.; Hernández García, Marta; Yanes, Óscar; Capellades Tomàs, Jordi; Jankevics, Andris; Winder, Catherine; Falguera, Mireia; Franch Nadal, Josep; Dunn, Warwick B.; Perera Lluna, Alexandre; Castelblanco, Esmeralda; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (2024-03-29)
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    Background: In this study, we evaluated the lipidome alterations caused by type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), by determining lipids significantly associated with diabetes overall and in both sexes, and lipids ...
  • Injectable plasma-treated alginate hydrogel for oxidative stress delivery to induce immunogenic cell death in osteosarcoma 

    Zivanic, Milica; Espona Noguera, Albert; Verswyvel, Hanne; Smits, Evelien; Bogaerts, Annemie; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Lin, Abraham (John Wiley & sons, 2023-12-21)
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    Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is a source of cell-damaging oxidant molecules that may be used as low-cost cancer treatment with minimal side effects. Liquids treated with cold plasma and enriched with oxidants are a modality ...
  • The dilemma of variables assumptions in thermal comfort calculations for educational buildings: to simplify or not? 

    Ruiz de Alegría Sala, Alba; Marín López, Daniel; Canals Casals, Lluc; Fonollosa Magrinyà, Jordi; Macarulla Martí, Marcel (Elsevier, 2024-05)
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    Thermal comfort is crucial for people well-being and productivity in buildings, and it has a strong effect on building’s energy usage. The main models for assessing thermal comfort, like predictive mean vote (PMV) and ...
  • On the use of fractional calculus to improve the pulse arrival time (PAT) detection when using photoplethysmography (PPG) and electrocardiography (ECG) signals 

    Mohammadpoor Faskhodi, Mahtab; García González, Miguel Ángel; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; Guede Fernández, Federico; Mateu Mateus, Marc; Capdevilla, Lluis; Ramos Castro, Juan José (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2024-02-16)
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    The pulse arrival time (PAT) has been considered a surrogate measure for pulse wave velocity (PWV), although some studies have noted that this parameter is not accurate enough. Moreover, the inter-beat interval (IBI) time ...
  • Gallium-doped thermochemically treated titanium reduces osteoclastogenesis and improves osteodifferentiation 

    Piñera Avellaneda, David; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Rupérez de Gracia, Elisa; Manero Planella, José María (Frontiers Media SA, 2023-12-07)
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    Excessive bone resorption is one of the main causes of bone homeostasis alterations, resulting in an imbalance in the natural remodeling cycle. This imbalance can cause diseases such as osteoporosis, or it can be exacerbated ...
  • Relation between task-related activity modulation and cortical inhibitory function in schizophrenia and healthy controls: a TMS–EEG study 

    Fernández Linsenbarth, Inés; Mijancos Martínez, Gema; Bachiller Matarranz, Alejandro; Núñez, Pablo; Rodríguez González, Víctor; Beño Ruiz de la Sierra, Rosa María; Roig Herrero, Alejandro; Arjona Valladares, Antonio; Poza Crespo, Jesús; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Molina Rodriguez, Vicente (2024-01-19)
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    Schizophrenia has been associated with a reduced task-related modulation of cortical activity assessed through electroencephalography (EEG). However, to the best of our knowledge, no study so far has assessed the underpinnings ...
  • Robot assisted fetoscopic laser coagulation: improvements in navigation, re-location and coagulation 

    Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Parra Hernández, Johanna; Sayols Baixeras, Narcís; Eixarch Roca, Elisenda; Gratacós Solsona, Eduard; Casals Gelpí, Alicia (Elsevier, 2024-01)
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    Fetoscopic Laser Coagulation (FLC) for Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome is a challenging intervention due to the working conditions: low quality images acquired from a 3 mm fetoscope inside a turbid liquid environment, ...
  • Arousal detection by using ultra-short-term heart rate variability (HRV) analysis 

    Mohammadpoor Faskhodi, Mahtab; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; García González, Miguel Ángel (Frontiers Media SA, 2023-08-16)
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    Introduction: The study of arousal is crucial as it helps to understand the role of increased physiological and psychological activation in emotions, motivation, cognitive performance, stress responses, sleep-wake cycles, ...
  • Circulating metabolomic and lipidomic changes in subjects with new-onset type 1 diabetes after optimization of glycemic control 

    Julve Gil, Josep; Genua, Idoia; Quifer Rada, Paola; Yanes, Óscar; Barranco Altirriba, María; Hernández García, Marta; Junza, Alexandra; Capellades Tomàs, Jordi; Granado Casas, Minerva; Alonso, Núria; Castelblanco, Esmeralda; Mauricio, Didac (Elsevier, 2023-03)
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    AIMS: To uncover novel candidate metabolomic and lipidomic biomarkers in newly-diagnosed type 1 diabetes (T1DM) after achieving optimal glucose control. METHODS: Comprehensive lipidomic and metabolomic analysis was performed ...
  • Titanium Boston keratoprosthesis with corneal cell adhesive and bactericidal dual coating 

    Gómez González, Silvia; Guillem Martí, Jordi; Martín Gómez, Helena; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Barraquer Compte, Rafael Ignasi; Manero Planella, José María (Elsevier, 2023-11-01)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Centre d'Oftalmologia Barraquer
    The Boston keratoprosthesis (BKPro) is a medical device used to restore vision in complicated cases of corneal blindness. This device is composed by a front plate of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) and a backplate usually ...
  • Classification of MCI patients using vergence eye movements and pupil responses obtained during a visual oddball test 

    Hashemi, Amin; Leonovych, Oleksii; Jiménez Pérez, Elizabeth Carolina; Sierra Marcos, Alba; Romeo, August; Bustos Valenzuala, Patricia; Solé Puig, Maria; Lopez Moliner, Joan; Tubau Sala, Elisabet; Supèr, Hans (Elsevier, 2023-03-01)
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    In the current study, we tested the hypothesis that Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) patients can be identified based on the analysis of vergence eye movements and pupil responses. We recorded vergence and pupil responses ...
  • Conductive bacterial nanocellulose-polypyrrole patches promote cardiomyocyte differentiation 

    Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Martínez Hernández, Marina; Engel López, Elisabeth; Laromaine Segué, Anna; Campoy Quiles, Marioano; Srinivasan, Sumithra Yasaswini; Cler, Marina; Zapata Arteaga, Osnat; Dörling, Bernhard (American Chemical Society, 2023-06-21)
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    The low endogenous regenerative capacity of the heart, added to the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, triggered the advent of cardiac tissue engineering in the last decades. The myocardial niche plays a critical role ...

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