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    From magneto-dielectric biocomposite films to microstrip antenna devices (2021) 

    de Menezes, Fernando Lima; Andrade Neto, Davino Machado; Linhares Rodrigues, Maria Do Livramento; Silva Lima, Helder Levi; Paiva, D. V.M.; Santos da Silva, Marcelo Antônio; Uchoa Dutra Fechine, Lillian Maria; Bezerra Sombra, Antônio Sérgio; Melo Freire, Rafael; Casagrande Denardin, Juliano; ... (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Magneto-dielectric composites are interesting advanced materials principally due to their potential applications in electronic fields, such as in microstrip antennas substrates. In this work, we developed superparamagnetic ...
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    Mindfulness in family caregivers of persons with dementia: Systematic review and meta-analysis (2021) 

    Molero Jurado, María Del Mar; Pérez-Fuentes, María Del Carmen; Barragán Martín, Ana Belén; Soriano Sánchez, José Gabriel; Oropesa Ruiz, Nieves Fátima; Sisto, Maria; Gázquez Linares, José Jesús (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Social and healthcare problems associated with dementia not only affect those who suffer from this disease, but their caregivers as well. The purpose of this study was to analyze the efficacy of mindfulness intervention ...
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    Association between fitness, anthropometric indices and laboratory parameters in elderly women (2021) 

    Concha-Cisternas, Yeny Fabiola; Vargas-Vitoria, Rodrigo; Guzmán-Muñoz, Eduardo E.; Valdés Badilla, Pablo Antonio; Troncoso-Pantoja, Claudia; Celis-Morales, Carlos A. (NLM (Medline), 2020-12-01)
    BACKGROUND: Aging causes an involution of anthropometric and health indices that can affect physical fitness. AIM: To determine the influence of anthropometric and health indices on the physical fitness of elderly women. ...
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    Factors associated with low quality of life in Chilean adults during the COVID-19 quarantine (2021) 

    Guzmán-Muñoz, Eduardo E.; Concha-Cisternas, Yeny Fabiola; Oñate-Barahona, Ariel; Lira-Cea, Carlos; Cigarroa-Cuevas, Igor; Méndez-Rebolledo, Guillermo Andrés; Castillo-Retamal, Marcelo E.; Valdés Badilla, Pablo Antonio; Zapata-Lamana, Rafael E. (NLM (Medline), 2020-12-01)
    BACKGROUND: The quarantine and social distancing implemented during COVID 19 pandemic may hamper the quality of life of the population. AIM: To determine the factors associated with a low quality of life during COVID 19 ...
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    Social frailty among older people (2021) 

    Zúñiga Hernández, Carol (NLM (Medline), 2020-12-01)
    Social frailty is a seldom explored concept in older people. There is dissent if it should be considered a multidimensional syndrome or it should be limited to the physical sphere. We conducted a review aiming to develop ...
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    Hydroxyapatite-based magnetic bionanocomposite as pharmaceuticals carriers in chitosan scaffolds (2021) 

    Chaves, Anderson Valério; Melo Freire, Rafael; Feitosa, V. P.; Silva Ricardo, Nagila Maria Pontes; Casagrande Denardin, Juliano; Andrade Neto, Davino Machado; Almeida Fechine, Pierre Basílio (MDPI AG, 2021)
    Hydroxyapatite (HA) is a bioceramic very similar to the mineral component of bones and teeth. It is well established that osteoblasts grow better onto HA-coated metals than on metals alone. Herein, the preparation of a new ...
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    Primary school teachers’ perspective of sexual education in Spain. A qualitative study (2021) 

    Plaza del Pino, FJ; Soliani, Isabelle; Fernández-Sola, Cayetano; Molina-García, Joaquín Jesús; Ventura Miranda, M. I.; Pomares-Callejón, María Ángeles; López-Entrambasaguas, Olga María; Ruiz-Fernández, María Dolores (MDPI AG, 2021)
    Sexual education is a part of the teaching-learning process that addresses cognitive, psy-chological, physical and social aspects of sexuality. The purpose of sexual education is to provide people with knowledge, abilities, ...
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    Host-directed FDA-approved drugs with antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 identified by hierarchical in silico/in vitro screening methods (2021) 

    Ginex, Tiziana; Garaigorta, Urtzi; Ramírez, David; Castro, Victoria; Nozal, Vanesa; Maestro, Inés; Garcıá-Cárceles, Javier; Campillo, N. E.; Martínez, Ana; Gastaminza, Pablo; ... (MDPI AG, 2021)
    The unprecedent situation generated by the COVID-19 global emergency has prompted us to actively work to fight against this pandemic by searching for repurposable agents among FDA approved drugs to shed light into immediate ...
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    Emotional intelligence profiles and mobbing in nursing: The mediating role of social support and sensitivity to anxiety (2021) 

    Molero-Jurado, María Del Mar; Martos Martínez, África; Barragán-Martín, Ana Belén; Simón-Márquez, María Del Mar; Oropesa Ruiz, Nieves Fátima; Sisto, Maria; Pérez-Fuentes, María Del Carmen; Gázquez-Linares, José Jesús (MDPI AG, 2021)
    The prevalence of mobbing among nurses in various countries is around 17–20%. Some researchers have attempted to explain the success or failure of adaptation to the work environment and teamwork and to buffer the effects ...
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    Legacy of fordism and product life cycle management in the modern economy (2021) 

    Bednarek, Mariusz; Parkes, Aneta (Polska Akademia Nauk, 2021-03)
    The industrial revolution taking place since the 18th century has brought the global economies to the stage of mass production, mass industrialization and spreading ideas connected with its efficiency. The most famous of ...
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    Fragmentation in the massive G31.41+0.31 protocluster (2021) 

    Beltrán, Maite T.; Rivilla, Víctor M.; Cesaroni, Riccardo; Maud, Luke T.; Galli, Daniele; Moscadelli, L.; Lorenzani, Andrea; Ahmadi, Aida; Beuther, Henrik; Csengeri, Timea; ... (EDP Sciences, 2021-04-01)
    Context. ALMA observations at 1.4 mm and 0.′′2 (750 au) angular resolution of the Main core in the high-mass star-forming region G31.41+0.31 have revealed a puzzling scenario. On the one hand, the continuum emission looks ...
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    Predictive sustainability model based on the theory of planned behavior incorporating ecological conscience and moral obligation (2021) 

    Müller, Jessica; Acevedo-Duque, Ángel Eduardo; Müller, Sheyla; Kalia, Prateek; Mehmood, Khalid (MDPI AG, 2021-04-02)
    Recent studies have highlighted the importance of research on consumers’ green behavior in emerging markets. This study aims to determine the variables of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) that influence green purchasing ...
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    Electro-reduced graphene oxide nanosheets coupled with RuAu bimetallic nanoparticles for efficient hydrogen evolution electrocatalysis (2021) 

    Khalid, Mohd Ali; Zárate, Ximena P.; Saavedra-Torres, Mario; Schott V, Eduardo; Borges Honorato, Ana María; Rafe Hatshan, Mohammad; Varela, Hamilton (Elsevier B.V., 2021-10-01)
    Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Reaction (HER) in water electrolysis holds a great promise for sustainable hydrogen production but the preparation of an efficient and stable catalyst is remained challenging. Herein, a ...
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    Relationship between both cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies (2021) 

    Bermejo-Cantarero, Alberto; Álvarez-Bueno, Celia; Martinez Vizcaino, Vicente J.; Redondo-Tébar, Andrés; Pozuelo-Carrascosa, Diana Patricia; Sánchez-López, Mairena (BioMed Central Ltd, 2021-12)
    Background: No review to date has evaluated the association between physical fitness and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in healthy children and adolescents. The aims of this systematic review and meta-analysis were ...
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    Ganoderma lucidum effects on mood and health-related quality of life in women with fibromyalgia (2021) 

    Pazzi, Francesco; Adsuar, Jose C.; Domínguez-Muñoz, Francisco Javier; García-Gordillo, Miguel Ángel; Gusi, Narcís; Collado-Mateo, Daniel (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic rheumatic disorder characterized by generalized and widespread musculoskeletal pain. It is associated with several secondary symptoms such as psychological and pain-specific distress, ...
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    Understanding violence against women irregular migrants who arrive in spain in small boats (2021) 

    Jiménez-Lasserrotte, María Del Mar; López-Domene, Esperanza; Hernández Padilla, José Manuel; Fernández-Sola, Cayetano; Fernández Medina, Isabel María; El Faqyr, Karim Marbouhe; Dobarrio-Sanz, Iria; Granero-Molina, José (MDPI AG, 2020)
    African irregular migrants risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean Sea in small boats hoping to reach Europe. Women irregular migrants (WIMs) are an especially vulnerable group that suffer from violence and sexual ...
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    Published research on burnout in nursing in spain in the last decade: Bibliometric analysis (2021) 

    Barragán Martín, Ana Belén; Molero Jurado, María Del Mar; Pérez-Fuentes, María Del Carmen; Simón Márquez, María Del Mar; Sisto, Maria; Gázquez Linares, José Jesús (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Scientific production in the last decades has evidenced an increase in burnout syndrome in healthcare professionals. The objective of this bibliometric study was to analyze scientific productions on burnout in nurses in ...
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    Emotional intelligence components as predictors of engagement in nursing professionals by sex (2021) 

    Molero Jurado, María Del Mar; Pérez-Fuentes, María Del Carmen; Barragán Martín, Ana Belén; Gázquez Linares, José Jesús; Oropesa Ruiz, Nieves Fátima (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Engagement of nursing professionals is related to their psychological wellbeing, and therefore, emotional intelligence acts as a predictor. The purpose of this study was to analyze the explanatory value of the dimensions ...
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    Effects of two physical training programs on the cognitive status of a group of older adults in chile (2021) 

    Castillo Quezada, Humberto; Martínez-Salazar, Cristian; Fuentealba-Urra, Sergio; Hernández-Mosqueira, Claudio; Araneda Garcés, Nelson; Rodrí­guez Rodrí­guez, Fernando; Concha-Cisternas, Yeny Fabiola; Molina-Sotomayor, Edgardo (MDPI AG, 2021)
    Introduction: The effect of two physical training methods on older adults should be in-vestigated in greater depth and its results shared with the community. Objective: To determine the effects of two types of physical ...
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    Prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress in medical residents from a Venezuelan hospital (2021) 

    Varela, Rey; Sánchez, María Elena; Méndez-Colmenares, Andrea; Ahumada, Alberto; Añez, Roberto; Salazar, Juan J. (Academia Nacional de Medicina, 2021-01)
    Objectives: To determine the prevalence and severity of depression, anxiety, and stress in medical residents from the University Hospital of Maracaibo, Venezuela. Materials and methods: We conducted an observational, ...

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