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المستخلص هدفت الدراسة إلى: دراسة العلاقة بين أبعاد التسويق الاجتماعي و تغيير السلوك الصحي لطلاب جامعة عين شمس باستخدام حملة الوقاية أصل الحكاية. منهج الدراسة: اعتمدت الدراسة في تصميمها على المنهج الوصفي التحليلي لعلاقات السبب والنتيجة المحتملة بين المتغيرات. منهجية الدراسة: تم توزيع استمارات الاستقصاء على عينة الدراسة والمكونة من (384) مفردة من طلا...
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The basis for information campaigns and behavioral interventions has long reigned as a tactic. From the Soviet-era propaganda machines to the opinion hijacks in Iran, these measures are now commonplace and are used for dissemination and disassembly. However, the use of these tools for strategic diffusion, specifically in a counter-terrorism setting...
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I am writing on behalf of the Frontiers in Neuroscience -section Translational Neuroscience (IF-5.152, JCR Q2). Based on your expertise, I would like to invite you to contribute a manuscript for publication in our journal’s research topic of Neural Mechanism and Effect of Acupuncture for Central Nervous System Diseases. Currently, manuscript subm...
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In the long-term, the modal properties of Offshore Wind Turbines (OWT) exhibit significant variations due to constant changes in environmental and operational conditions. These variations have a substantial effect on the wind turbine loads and will lead, for instance, to large uncertainty in fatigue and useful life predictions. Due to the numerous...
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A detailed knowledge of the mechanical behaviour of unsaturated tailing wastes is a key element to assess the stability analysis of tailing facilities, considering the variation of the soil strength due to climate effects, rainfall, or poor management in order to minimize the high rate of recent failures associated with unacceptable fatalities, eco...
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Traditional jamming detection techniques, adopted in static networks, require the receiver (under jamming) to infer the presence of the jammer by measuring the effects of the jamming activity (packet loss and received signal strength), thus resulting only in a-posteriori analysis. However, in mobile scenarios, receivers (e.g., drones, vehicles, etc...
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Performance measurement is the key to controlling and optimizing organizational activities. Pharmaceutical companies need to retrieve, process, compare and update information. Dashboards are a new tool to track key performance indicators by displaying information to managers to improve campaign performance. This work presents a case study in a phar...
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Because of the big volume of marketing data, a human analyst would be unable to uncover any useful information for marketing that could aid in the process of making decision. Smart Data Mining (SDM), which is considered an important field from Artificial Intelligence (AI) is completely assisting in the performance business management analytics and...
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This paper presents a large experimental campaign and the corresponding analysis quantifying mortar curing effects on the pull-out performance of bonded anchor systems. Standard confined pull-out tests were performed on two commonly used adhesive anchor systems. The two investigated bonded anchor systems were based on different materials, where the...
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In noise and vibration engineering, a structure’s passive dynamic properties are often evaluated in terms of its frequency response functions (FRFs). The typical FRF measurement campaign consists of controlled structure excitation and the capturing of its response. However, exploiting operational excitation for FRF acquisition is not feasible, with...
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Prestressed steel-concrete composite beams with concreted and corrugated webs are a novel system that have been attracting attention lately. Unfortunately, there has been little research with regard to the fire performance of such beams. To overcome this knowledge gap and in the hope of exploring attractive solutions to improve the fire resistance...
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In Malaysia, many university students have different views on saving management based on different factors. Therefore, this study aims to examine the intention and behaviours towards saving among Malaysian students. A cross-sectional design was adopted to collect quantitative data from 307 Malaysian students and universities in Klang Valley. Furthe...
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Seismic risk for a stone masonry template health centre developed by the NGO Pahar Trust is assessed for the entirety of Nepal, accounting for the latest probabilistic seismic hazard analysis available for the country. Micro-modelling in OpenSees is employed to derive a high-fidelity model of the Pahar Trust health centre and to perform a cloud ana...
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Organizations can use big data analytics to evaluate large data volumes and collect newinformation. It aids in answering basic inquiries concerning business operations andperformance. It also aids in the discovery of unknown patterns in massive datasets orcombinations of datasets. Overall, companies use big data in their systems to enhanceoperation...
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The material behavior of concrete is highly nonlinear and time-dependent. In particular, the evolution of deformation due to creep is crucially dependent on the acting stress and the environmental conditions. Numerous experimental campaigns for determining the complex material behavior of concrete in various loading conditions and environmental con...
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This volume examines the critical factors and processes by which the Provisional Irish Republican movement campaign from 1969 to 1998 transformed a once acquiescent nationalist population in Northern Ireland into a counterpublic of resistance demanding national self-determination and social justice. Considering the establishment of Irish republican...
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This study examines the association among relationship types, their strength, and contribution behavior in reward crowdfunding. We analyzed data on 568 relational dyads between fundraisers and backers from successful campaigns on KarolinaFund. We collected data from fundraisers and classified the relations they had with backers before the campaign,...
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Beach-dune systems are fragile ecosystems vulnerable to changes, especially those associated to human activities. This study focuses on El Inglés beach (Canary Islands, Spain), which is located on the eastern limit of the Maspalomas dunefield. This is the sediment input to the dunefield, and vehicles that provide urban-touristic services circulate...
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Studies have shown how social media, including Facebook and Twitter, are reshaping communication, news, and information. It is therefore important to explore the role social media plays in student protests and campaigns in order to determine to what extent social media allows participation and audience inclusion during #FeesMustFall and other conte...
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Understanding how psychological factors affect individual intentions is essential to designing a better communication campaign that promotes sustainable transport. This empirical study investigates the roles of beliefs and descriptive norms on behavior that would reduce particulate matter (PM2.5). We proposed public bikeshare usage as a way college...
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Existing literature has shown that violence against women (VAW) is still common in Africa. Harmful traditional cultural norms have contributed to VAW. The identification and the awareness of the negative effect of these socio-cultural norms (SCN) will reduce VAW in Nigeria. This work looks at the socio-cultural norms (SCN) that lead to violence aga...
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The study sought to explore the motivating factors for and barriers to the uptake of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine in Zambia and recommend possible ways of addressing the challenges. The study used a qualitative case study approach, employing online media platforms as sources of data. Thematic analysis was to identify topics from...
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This study examines the evolving dynamics of political campaigning in the state of West Bengal in eastern India. West Bengal offers an ideal case to trace the rise of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India and the implications of this development for political campaigning since, until recently, the political culture of the stat...
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Excerpt from the Call for Papers: The aim of the anthology is to provide a multi-faceted resource for theory and practice, for academic and legal discourse and social struggles. For those interested in expanding their own field of engagement through further perspectives. The contributions can help to lift the campaigns to criminalize ecocide to g...
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The relation of law and art is conventionally understood through a disciplinary divide that presents art as an instrument of legal practice and scholarship or, alternatively, presents law as potential context for artistic engagement. Moving beyond disciplinary definitions, in this article we explore how art and law, as modes of ordering and action...
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Purpose May Measurement Month (MMM) is an international screening campaign for arterial hypertension (HT) organised by the International Society of Hypertension and the World Hypertension League. It aims at raising the awareness of elevated blood pressure (BP) in the population. The goal of this analysis was to assess the results obtained in Swiss...
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The purpose of this study was to examine campaign narratives in four short documentary series entitled “Plastic Island.” Segara Kertih, Karmaphala, Bedawang Nala, and Tri Hita Karana are the titles of these four documentary programs. The short video series was created to raise community awareness of single-use plastic risks and modify social behavi...
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Over the last thirty years, sustainability has become a growing concern in the fashion industry. While there is agreement among a growing range of actors regarding the need to engage with the social and environmental challenges created by the fashion industry, there is less consent regarding what sustainability entails. Although “sustainability” ma...
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In the province of Groningen (NL), where human-induced earthquakes take place due to gas extraction, a large part of the building stock is composed of brick masonry walls and timber diaphragms. In this framework, timber-masonry connections play a crucial role in the global seismic response of the buildings, but their properties and structural behav...
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Wireless enabling technologies in critical infrastructures are increasing the efficiency of communications. Most of these technologies are vulnerable to jamming attacks. Jamming attacks are among the most effective countermeasures to attack and compromise their availability. Jamming is an interfering signal that limits the intended receiver from co...
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Adolescence is a time of tremendous opportunity. However, inadequate menstrual hygiene habits are related to lower academic achievement and enrollment at school, with possible effects on longer-term socio-economic status and impaired overall quality of life. Therefore, this cross-sectional study was conducted among 422 adolescent schoolgirls in Ban...
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Objective The present study aimed at determining the knowledge, attitude, and practice of ear care among Jazan population and its association with sociodemographic variables. Methods This is a cross-sectional study conducted between January and June 2022 in the Jazan region, Saudi Arabia. Data was collected using an Arabic electronically questionn...
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Background Since vaccination is the decisive factor for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to understand the process of vaccination success which is not well understood on a global level. The study is the first to judge the now completed "first wave" of the vaccination efforts. The analysis is very relevant for the understanding why...
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Background COVID-19 has led to restrictions on movements and lockdown measures, which have resulted to higher utilization of over-the-counter drugs compared to prescription-only drugs. This study determined the prevalence, pattern and predictors of self-medication for COVID-19 prevention and treatment. Methods A cross-sectional survey was conducte...
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One often observes in Brazil discussions about electoral reforms. This debate is natural in any democracy and part of the process of evolution of the political system. Since 1988, the Brazilian electoral system has changed significantly, with major consequences for political disputes. This article discusses the concept of electoral reforms and the...
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During Australia’s unprecedented bushfires in 2019–2020, misinformation blaming arson surfaced on Twitter using . The extent to which bots and trolls were responsible for disseminating and amplifying this misinformation has received media scrutiny and academic research. Here, we study Twitter communities spreading this misinformation during the new...
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Most cardiac imaging conferences have adopted social media as a means of disseminating conference highlights to a global audience well beyond the confines of the conference location. A deliberate and thoughtful social media campaign has the potential to increase the reach of the conference and allow for augmented engagement. The coronavirus disease...
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Laser cladding (LC) technique, as one of advanced additive manufacturing techniques, has been proved to own great potential to be applied for building and civil engineering. By using the LC technique, the laser cladding sheet (LC sheet) can be realised by overlapping track-by-track in a layer and layer-by-layer through the depth of the sheet. Howev...
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One of the key variables to determine the level of cardiovascular risk is the heart rate variability, which associates different metrics such as average of the RR intervals (average RR), standard deviation of the RR intervals (SDRR) and percentage of differences greater than 50 ms in RR intervals (pRR50). Given that these metrics make use of differ...
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In recent times, the Indian government has launched campaigns cautioning users against malicious apps which trick users into expending money on the app in the false hopes of quick passive income. They are also tricked into sharing their personally identifiable information in many cases. It is observed that such apps are heavily promoted on video sh...
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Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, we have adapted to the new normal, especially in the education field. Learning with video conferences has become our daily activity, and learning tools have gotten more prominent attention to gain student engagement, especially in emergency remote teaching (ERT). Since the trends of metaverse campaig...
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The generation of T-cells from stem cells in vitro could provide an alternative source of cells for immunotherapies. T-cell development from hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) is tightly regulated through Notch pathway activation by Delta-like (DL) ligands 1 and 4. Other molecules, such as stem cell factor (SCF) and interleukin (IL)-7,...
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Online Social Networks (OSNs) offer new means for political communications that have quickly begun to play crucial roles in political campaigns, due to their pervasiveness and communication speed. However, the OSN environment is quite slippery and hides potential risks: many studies presented evidence about the presence of d/misinformation campaign...
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This paper presents a longitudinal analysis of institutional innovations in mechanisms to promote gender equality in the Brazilian electoral arena in the last three decades. The three waves of creation of legal instruments and the three adaptive reactions in party strategies are analyzed. Empirical evidence from the general and municipal elections...
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Both lifestyle and structural changes are needed to reduce carbon emissions and limit the impacts of climate change. In a series of three studies, we examine whether undertaking behaviors at the personal level affects (i.e., spills over onto) people's willingness to engage in behaviors at the collective level. In Study 1, we find that none of the p...
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Background Tonsillectomy is a commonly performed procedure in Canada. The rate of occult malignancy is rare in adult and pediatric populations. At present, no guidelines exist surrounding the need for routine histopathological evaluation of tonsil specimens when no malignancy is suspected. Methods We sent a confidential online survey to active mem...
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Introduction Large numbers of people with headache who would benefit are not reached by headache services. Among the causes are poor or disorganized provision of headache services, but reluctance to seek healthcare has frequently been identified as a significant barrier. We conducted a national survey of people with headache to assess the extent of...
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Background The magnitude of unintended pregnancy is unacceptably high and more than half of it end up with abortions. This may limit lower and middle-income countries to achieve the sustainable development goal targets of reduction of neonatal and maternal mortalities. Evidence on trends and spatial distribution of unintended pregnancy is limited....
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Recently, revisions of two sepsis guidelines, namely, the Japanese Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2020 and the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines 2021, were published. Although both guidelines were created in accordance with the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation approach, th...
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Background Administration of antibiotics to septic patients within 1 h was recommended in 2018 by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) as a strategy to improve survival outcomes. The use of sepsis screening tools in emergency departments (EDs) is important for early diagnosis and initiation of sepsis care. This study aimed to assess the impact of th...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of graphene nanoplatelets (GnP) on the mechanical properties of concrete as well as the flexural performance of reinforced concrete (GnP-RC) beams. In the experimental campaign, several dosages of GnP (0.00%, 0.02%, 0.05%, 0.10%, 0.30%, and 0.50% wt of cement) were included in the concrete mixt...
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The heavy environmental effect of the fashion industry, along with the growing interest of consumers in sustainability issues, is driving this industry towards greater ecological integrity through the development of sustainable clothing. This study investigates which factors influence green consumer behavioral intention in the clothing industry, th...
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LoRaWAN is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology with super usability due to its ability to support low-power and long-range communications. However, implementation and optimization require path loss (PL) modeling to estimate network coverage and performance. In this context, the LoRaWAN radio channel is investigated for uplink and downlink in the...
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In recent years, multistatic specular meteor radars (SMRs) have been introduced to study the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) dynamics with increasing spatial and temporal resolution. SMRs, compared to other ground-based observations, have the advantage of continuously measuring the region between 80 and 100 km independent of weather, season...
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This paper presents the results of a comprehensive experimental campaign investigating the structural behaviour of concrete blocks subjected to partial area loading. A total of 62 concrete blocks were loaded up to failure by applying a compressive load over a limited area. The campaign focused on plane cases of partial area loading, i.e. the load w...
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Introduction The burden of stroke in Africa has increased in the last two decades, with the population undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition, with a rise in the incidence of stroke risk factors together with the gradual aging of the population. Evidence-based guidelines for acute stroke care are often not feasible in resource challenged set...
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Background Nighttime hospital admission is often associated with increased mortality risk in various diseases. This study investigated compliance rates with the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) 3-h bundle for daytime and nighttime emergency department (ED) admissions and the clinical impact of compliance on mortality in patients with septic shock....
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Acute carbon monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of intoxication from exogenous substances in the world. It is also a major cause of morbidity and mortality due to poisoning in the USA. In the USA, it determines to 50,000 visits per year in emergency departments with a mortality ranging from 1 to 3%. Although prevalence and incidence data revea...
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Background Spring waters, which are fed mainly by near-surface groundwater, provide a comprehensive picture of emissions of nitrate and other pollutants caused by the type and intensity of land use in the topographic catchment area. One aim of this study was to develop a model for predicting the contribution of nonpoint-source inputs to the nitrate...
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The World Health Organization’s first roadmap and the London Declaration on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have allowed an unprecedented expansion of interventions to control and eliminate this group of infectious diseases that primarily affects vulnerable or marginalised communities. The 2021–2030 NTD roadmap sustains a further acceleration of...
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Background Aquaculture is one of the critical sectors contributing to food and nutrition security, income and employment opportunities to millions of people, and is currently the fastest growing food-producing sector globally. With the global increase in aquaculture production, focus on biosecurity and fish health management is becoming increasingl...
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Septic shock remains a health care concern associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock recommend early fluid resuscitation and antimicrobials. Beyond initial management, the guidelines do not provide clear recommendations on appropriate time to initiate vaso...