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Unique identifier OMICS_31947
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Perl, Shell (Bash)
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Grzegorz Kudla
  • person_outline Omer Ziv

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Experiences of a health coaching self management program in patients with COPD: a qualitative content analysis

PMCID: 5955048
PMID: 29785102
DOI: 10.2147/COPD.S161410

[…] nd encouraged them to try respiratory training techniques, appropriate approaches to physical activities, good strategies for controlling one’s temper, and techniques for smoking cessation. One of my comrades-in-arms, he was better than before after I coached him about how to do respiratory training and keep a positive attitude. (Participant 1)One of my comrades-in-arms, he was better than before […]


Psychopathy to Altruism: Neurobiology of the Selfish–Selfless Spectrum

Front Psychol
PMCID: 5917043
PMID: 29725317
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00575

[…] people will not cohere, and without coherence nothing can be effected.” However, Darwin continued, writing, “He who was ready to sacrifice his life, as many a savage has been, rather than betray his comrades, would often leave no offspring to inherit his noble nature” (). proposed that as ancestral human reasoning and foresight powers increased, the benefits of reciprocal social assistance would […]


Debunking the Myth of Exercise Induced Immune Suppression: Redefining the Impact of Exercise on Immunological Health Across the Lifespan

Front Immunol
PMCID: 5911985
PMID: 29713319
DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00648

[…] ncreased incidence of URTI symptoms that has been purported following vigorous and prolonged exercise is unrelated to salivary immunoglobulin status. A longitudinal field study of participants in the Comrades Marathon (86.5 km ultramarathon) in South Africa found that salivary IgA levels in the 4 weeks prior to the race, and 2 weeks following the race, were unrelated to the incidence of self-repor […]


Outcomes following limb salvage after combat hindfoot injury are inferior to delayed amputation at five years

PMCID: 5895941
PMID: 29437636
DOI: 10.1302/2046-3758.72.BJR-2017-0217.R2

[…] and wider society. This was illustrated starkly in studies of United States veterans of the Vietnam war that revealed that bilateral transfemoral amputees reported a higher quality of life than their comrades with unilateral limb loss., It is suspected that these financial and social factors might make injured service personnel more inclined towards amputation rather than salvage. Additionally, it […]


Strengthening health district management competencies in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda: lessons from using action research to improve health workforce performance

PMCID: 5898347
PMID: 29662692
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000619

[…] another MSI in Zambia, which may reflect the design of having a mixture of very short workshops, 1 day meetings and follow-up visits. This is fortunate, as bringing together what Revans refers to as ‘comrades in adversity’ through the workshops and interdistrict meetings, is important for learning and shaping how the teams work back in their districts.. While there was praise for the facilitation […]


Leadership and post traumatic stress disorder: are soldiers’ perceptions of organizational justice during deployment protective?

PMCID: 5912440
PMID: 29707168
DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2018.1449558

[…] o relationship to future PTSD. We believe this stems from a bias in answers introduced by the situation, possibly in combination with immediate relief, as it was the first official meeting with their comrades (Richardson et al., ). Therefore, we used the measures of exposure taken during deployment. […]


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COMRADES institution(s)
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; MRC Human Genetics Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA; Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China; Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Cambridge, UK; Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
COMRADES funding source(s)
Supported by Cancer Research UK (C13474/ A18583 and C6946/A14492; award no. A17197), the Wellcome Trust (104640/Z/14/Z and 092096/Z/10/Z; 207507; Senior Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science 207498/Z/17/Z), the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP; LT000558/2015), the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO; ALTF1622-2014), the Blavatnik Family Foundation (postdoctoral fellowship), the UK Medical Research Council, EMBL (core funding, NIGMS (grants R01GM104475 and R01GM115649, City University of Hong Kong (projects 9610363 and 7200520), the Croucher Foundation (project 9500030, the Hong Kong RGC (projects 9048103 and 9054020), the NSFC (Excellent Young Scientist Fund 81522025, and the Academy of Medical Sciences, UK (Newton Advanced Fellowship).

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