Bonding of particleboard and internal bond and free formaldehyde content
measurements indicated high-bond strength values and very low-formaldehyde emission potentials for CF resins. The higher functionalities of CF resins appear to be the basis of good performances. Further investigations on scalable synthesis methods for polycarbamates and on the expansion of CF resins’ bonding capabilities would need to be investigated in the future. (C) 2011 Wiley AMN-107 mouse Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 122: 2209-2220, 2011″
“Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends using insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) and intermittent preventive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPT-SP) to prevent malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. Data on IPT-SP coverage and factors associated with placental LY2603618 datasheet malaria parasitaemia and low birth weight (LBW) are scarce in Cote d’Ivoire.
Methods: A multicentre, cross-sectional survey was conducted in Cote d’Ivoire from March to September 2008 at six urban and semi-urban antenatal clinics. Standardized forms were used to collect the demographic information and medical histories of women and their offspring. IPT-SP coverage (>= 2 doses) as well as placental and congenital malaria prevalence parasitaemia were estimated. Regression logistics were used to study factors associated with placental malaria and LBW (birth weight of alive babies < 2,500 grams).
Results: Overall, 2,044 women with a
median age of 24 years were included in this study. Among them 1017 (49.8%) received >= 2 doses of IPT-SP and 694 (34.0%) received one dose. A total of 99 mothers (4.8%) had placental malaria, and of them, four cases of congenital malaria were diagnosed. Factors that protected from maternal placental malaria parasitaemia were the use of one dose (adjusted odds ratio (aOR), 0.32; 95%CI: 0.19-0.55) or >= 2 doses IPT-SP (aOR: 0.18; 95%CI: 0.10-0.32); the use of ITNs (aOR: 0.47;
95%CI: 0.27-0.82). LBW was associated with primigravidity and placental malaria parasitaemia.
Conclusion: MRT67307 supplier IPT-SP decreases the rate of placental malaria parasitaemia and has a strong dose effect. Despite relatively successful IPT-SP coverage in Cote d’Ivoire, substantial commitments from national authorities are urgently required for such public health campaigns. Strategies, such as providing IPT-SP free of charge and directly observing treatment, should be implemented to increase the use of IPT-SP as well as other prophylactic methods.”
“Controlled-release (CR) tablet formulation of olanzapine was developed using a binary mixture of Methocel (R) K100 LV-CR and Ethocel (R) standard 7FP premium by the dry granulation slugging method. Drug release kinetics of CR tablet formulations F1, F2, and F3, each one suitably compressed for 9-, 12-, and 15-kg hardness, were determined in a dissolution media of 0.1 N HCl (pH 1.5) and phosphate buffer (pH 6.8) using type II dissolution apparatus with paddles run at 50 rpm.