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Effects of vitamin D on pro-inflammatory cytokines associated with Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
(Creighton University, 2016-05-10)
ABSTRACT|Non- alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disorder in the United States, affecting approximately one-third of the population. The prevalence of NAFLD increases to 90% in morbidly ...
The effect of microcapsules on dental formulation viscosities
(Creighton University, 2016-04-12)
An area of research in dental materials has focused on the development of cariostatic materials. One specific approach has focused on the incorporation of microcapsules that release calcium, phosphate, and fluoride ions. ...
Bush Allowance: A Phenomenological Study on Sexual Exploitation of Schoolgirls by Male Teachers in Rural Schools in Northern Ghana
(Creighton University, 2016-02-19)
In a patriarchal society like Ghana, the gendered hierarchy and socially accepted views of masculinity and femininity have permeated the school environment, thereby making Ghanaian schools the prime site not only for the ...
The Entrepreneurial Gender Gap in sub-Saharan Africa: An Institutional Framework
(Creighton University, 2016-01-29)
In nearly every economy women are not as actively engaged in entrepreneurial ventures as their male counterparts. Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the few regions of the world with a high concentration of female entrepreneurs. ...
Immunomodulation of the Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells by Vitamin D in Malignant Melanoma
(Creighton University, 2016-04-27)
Malignant melanoma is the deadliest cutaneous malignancy. Its prevalence is currently rising and accounts for 75% of skin cancer-related deaths in the United States. This prototypical immunogenic malignancy requires ...
Interannual Variability of Nocturnal Low-level Cloud and Nocturnal Low-level Jet Occurrence from 1999 to 2014 over Northern Australia and the Indonesian Archipelago
(Creighton University, 2016-04-29)
From 1999 to 2014, four warm ENSO events occurred and shifted the convection process from the tropical western Pacific to the central and eastern Pacific causing decreased precipitation and severe droughts in northern ...
Walking the Wheel
(Creighton University, 2016-05-02)
Walking the Wheel is a wholesome story about a homeless junky and schizophrenic that are desperately trying to find shelter, in somewhere other than the homeless shelter, on the streets of Omaha, NE.
Rural Midwestern Public College Safe Ride Program Case Study
(Creighton University, 2016-12-15)
The central phenomenon researched in this case study was higher education administrators’ decisions to institutionalize a safe ride program at a small, rural college. The purpose of this single/within-site case study was ...
How do the Leadership Styles of African American Women Entrepreneurs Influence their Ability to Lead Successful Businesses?
(Creighton University, 2016-04-01)
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore the leadership styles of African American women entrepreneurs (AAWEs). The fields of entrepreneurship and leadership include an ever-growing population ...
Defying the Odds: Documenting the Leadership Styles of a Long-Serving Urban Superintendent
(Creighton University, 2016-11-14)
The superintendent of schools for any school district is a vital and key position within a community. Superintendents are looked at as the educational leader and have the ability to have great influence over the district ...