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  • Durnea, Constantin (University College Cork, 2014)
    Background: The first childbirth has the greatest impact on a woman’s pelvic floor when major changes occur. The aim of this study was to comprehensively describe pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) in young nulliparous women, ...
  • Dörr, Barbara Valentina (University College Cork, 2014)
    The present study investigated the genotoxic potential of the marine biotoxins okadaic acid (OA) and azaspiracids (AZAs). Harmful algae blooms (HABs) are an increasing global problem with implications for the ecosystem, ...
  • Dalton, Caroline; Kingston, Anna; Martin, Anne Marie; O'Riordan, Jacqui; Caples, Maria; Edward, Claire (National Disability Authority, 2014-12)
    This study found that natural community supports were comprised of two distinct groupings; firstly immediate families, friends and peer support groups; secondly neighbours and local community groups such as sporting and ...
  • O'Keeffe, Linda M.; Kearney, Patricia M.; Greene, Richard A. (BioMed Central, 2013-09)
    Background: Many European countries including Ireland lack high quality, on-going, population based estimates of maternal behaviours and experiences during pregnancy. PRAMS is a CDC surveillance program which was established ...
  • Ajagbe, Olurotimi Bankole; Kabir, Zubair; O'Connor, Terry (Public Library of Science, 2014-11)
    Background: We conducted a survival analysis of all the confirmed cases of Adult Tuberculosis (TB) patients treated in Cork-City, Ireland. The aim of this study was to estimate Survival time (ST), including median time of ...