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Fabre John J Kings College London, London, UK - - 2014
Presumed consent is a legislative framework in which citizens must place their name on a national opt-out register, otherwise their consent for donating their organs will be presumed. The Welsh Assembly last year passed legislation to enable the introduction of presumed consent in Wales in 2015. The issue is currently ...
de Miguel-Beriain Iñigo I Cátedra Interuniversitaria de Derecho y Genoma Humano, UPV/EHU, Zubiria Etxea, Campus Sarriko, Lehendakari Aguirre 81, 48015 Bilbao, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Stem cells constitute one of the most promising tools for regenerative medicine. Thus, it seems morally compelling to explore all the sources that might provide us with them. However, some of these sources, such as somatic cell nuclear transfer, embryo destruction, or even induced pluripotency obtained by reprogramming have raised ...
Kuyare Mukta S MS In-charge, Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD), Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mira-Road (East), Thane, Mumbai, Maharashtra - - 2014
This review of the literature was conducted to identify the challenges faced while establishing institutional ethics committees (IECs) as well as to suggest some solutions. The search of the literature was carried out with the help of the PubMed search engine, using "research ethics committees" (MeSH] and "India" (MeSH]) as ...
Avci R - - 2012
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, July 29 - August 2, 2012.
Popiolek Marcin - - 2011
Abstract We evaluated helminth parasites of the introduced North American raccoon in Poland. From June 2006 through May 2007, 91 raccoon fecal samples were collected in the Warta Mouth National Park situated in western Poland near the Polish-German border. Coprological analyses involved flotation and sedimentation. A total of 7 helminth ...
Ahmed Huma - - 2010
This cross-sectional questionnaire-based study was conducted in order to assess the frequency of misconceptions present in societies of low socioeconomic status so that healthcare providers can pay due attention to whichever misconceptions are most prevalent and work towards eradicating them. The study was conducted in Sultanabad and Rehri Goth areas ...
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It is essential for the practicing physician to keep up-to-date with knowledge and reading medical journals is an important component in achieving this. Menopause Live, an e-service for IMS members prepared by IMS members, is issued weekly, bringing a short abstract of a recently published study or review followed by ...
Enquist Lynn W - - 2010
We are implementing a new feature in this issue of JVI centered on Commentaries....
Mangelsdorf David J - - 2010
This commentary highlights some of the most important discoveries in the field of nuclear receptor control of metabolism that occurred over the past year (2009 to 2010). As might be expected in a field that encompasses several hundred active laboratories, the task of providing a balanced look at these discoveries ...
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It is essential for the practicing physician to keep up-to-date with knowledge and reading medical journals is an important component in achieving this. Menopause Live, an e-service for IMS members prepared by IMS members, is issued weekly, bringing a short abstract of a recently published study or review followed by ...
Dorsher Peter T - - 2010
Peter T. Dorsher, MS, MD, provides an interesting commentary on the findings of a study by Tan and colleagues that was highlighted in the December issue of the Archives as displaying potential deficiencies in a number of sham acupuncture devices. Dr. Dorsher's comments, while focused on acupuncture, are interesting in ...
Fisher William H - - 2010
There is a longstanding body of literature that describes how states' civil commitment statutes have been stretched or circumvented to accommodate institutional and systemic needs. The paper by Levitt and colleagues provides yet another example of this phenomenon: Arizona's use of its civil commitment statutes to detain unrestorable, incompetent criminal ...
Haldeman Scott - - 2010
This is an accompanying commentary on the article by Gert Bronfort and colleagues about the effectiveness of manual therapy. The two commentaries were provided independently and combined into this single article by the journal editors.
Baumann Andrea - - 2010
We are grateful to the editors of Healthcare Papers for bringing the issue of integration and retention of internationally educated healthcare professionals (IEHPs) to the fore. We thank the authors for their careful reading and thoughtful observations on our work, as well as their commentaries on themes that were not ...
Hooper W Craig - - 2010
Among the cardiovascular diseases and after ischemic heart disease and stroke, venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. (3). Although VTE is seen across most ethnic groups in the U.S. as well as throughout the world, the rate varies. In the U.S., American Indians/Alaskan ...
Calabrese Edward J - - 2009
In this commentary I respond to points raised in the commentary by Mushak [Ad hoc and fast forward: the science and control of hormesis growth and development. Environ Health Perspect 117:1333-1338 (2009)], which principally concerns studies by me and my colleagues concerning the frequency of hormesis in toxicology. In this ...
Baron-Cohen Simon S Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, - - 2009
This article is an author response to three previous commentaries on 'Fetal testosterone and autistic traits' (Auyeung et al., 2009).
Walton S Patrick SP Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1226, USA. - - 2009
Technology development in, and the application of, proteomics are emerging areas among chemical engineers and others who presented at the 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting. Overall, the centennial meeting offered a broad current perspective on the discipline of chemical engineering as it enters its second century. ...
Hogan John D - - 2009
Ruth Hubbard Cousins was the director of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, for 33 years, she transformed the organization from a simple record-keeping club into a vibrant association. Most of what Psi Chi is today can be traced to her leadership. In 1981, Ruth joined her daughter ...
Myers Barton - - 2008
I am honored and pleased to accept Damian Doria's (ARTEC) invitation to speak about my relationship to the late Russ Johnson at the November meeting of the ASA in Miami honoring Russ. I propose to speak about my relationship as an architect working with Russ, the acoustician on two major ...
Feifel David - - 2008
There are compelling reasons why primary care physicians concerned about the well-being of their patients should strive to become competent in recognizing the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Despite lingering social controversy, the existence of ADHD among a portion of the adult population is well accepted among medical experts. Attention ...
Anton Barry S - - 2008
Provides the minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Council of Representatives February 16-18, 2007, Washington, DC, and August 9 and 13, 2007, San Francisco, CA, and minutes of the February, June, August, and December 2007 meetings of the Board of Directors. These minutes are the official record of the ...
Garfin David E - - 2008
Presentations at the 2007 meeting of the American Electrophoresis Society covered many aspects of this key separation technology. In total there were three plenary speakers, two invited talks, 85 technical talks and 14 posters in a 5-day meeting. The three plenary speakers presented their work with each of them discussing ...
Holland Christy K - - 2008
The R. Bruce Lindsay Award (formerly the Biennial Award) is presented in the Spring to a member of the Society who is under 35 years of age on 1 January of the year of the Award and who, during a period of two or more years immediately preceding the award, ...
King Michael - - 2008
Will an expansion of access to cognitive-behavioural therapy lead to greater happiness? Summerfield and Veale debate this question by focusing on the nature of mental distress and the best evidence for ameliorating it. Stimulating though it is, their debate left me wondering about the wider philosophical and ethical implications behind ...
McCool F Dennis - - 2008
Cough is a major cause of disability and distress worldwide. In June 2007, the First American Cough Conference was held in New York City and covered a spectrum of topics of interest to the basic scientist as well as the clinician. The conference was organized by Dr. Peter Dicpinigaitis and ...
Spohn M - - 2008
This study uses orbital decomposition to analyze the patterns of how governments lose their monopolies on violence, therefore allowing those societies to descend into violent states from which it is difficult to recover. The nonlinear progression by which the governing body loses its monopoly is based on the work of ...
Griffith Ezra E H - - 2008
Twenty-five years ago, a major article by Professor Alan Stone on ethics in forensic psychiatry was published. It caused reverberations on a national scale. After the seismic shocks that he had provoked settled down, several thoughtful forensic psychiatrists set out to take serious stock of his critique and to articulate ...
Laws Edward R - - 2008
Ever since the Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS) published its first volume in 1944, the journal has reflected the scientific, technical, and clinical evolution of our specialty and parent organization, first called the Harvey Cushing Society and later the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. The JNS has been an uncompromising arbiter ...
Lomberk Gwen - - 2008
As the 2008 joint meeting of the European Pancreatic Club and the International Association of Pancreatology commences, it is appropriate to highlight the enormous benefits pancreatic societies, such as these, and their meetings offer. In the pancreas field, our strengths are in our societies, which bring us together as a ...
Russ Zachary N - - 2008
The following essay was written by a freshman undergraduate student majoring in Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, Mr. Zachary Russ. Mr. Russ was one of 94 students who submitted a 1000 to 1200 word essay to the 3rd Annual Bioethics Essay Contest sponsored by the Institute of Biological Engineering ...
Skinner Nicole - - 2007
Almost 700 scientists met in the historic city of Seville, September 17-20, 2007, to attend the 21st National Congress of the Spanish Society for Microbiology (SEM). The attendees--from Spain and other European and American countries--had an opportunity to share the newest discoveries in their fields of research and to learn ...
Ubel Peter A - - 2007
Samia Hurst and Marion Danis provide a thoughtful framework for how to judge the morality of bedside rationing decisions. In this commentary, I applaud Hurst and Danis for advancing the level of debate about bedside rationing. But when I attempt to apply the framework to my own clinical practice, I ...
Schaechter Moselio - - 2007
The year 2007 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Microbial World, the seminal microbiology textbook that shattered the microbiology world and whose first edition was coauthored by Roger Y. Stanier, Michael Doudoroff and Edward A. Adelberg. The year 2007 marks also twenty-five years of Stanier's passing away. ...
Nies Eberhard - - 2008
In this commentary we refer to the new data recently published by Adami et al. [Adami, G., Larese, F., Venier, M., Barbieri, P., Lo Coco, F., Reisenhofer, E., 2006. Penetration of benzene, toluene and xylenes contained in gasolines through human abdominal skin in vitro. Toxicol. In Vitro 20, 1321-1330], which ...
Miserez M - - 2007
After reviewing the available classifications for groin hernias, the European Hernia Society (EHS) proposes an easy and simple classification based on the Aachen classification. The EHS will promote the general and systematic use of this classification for intraoperative description of the type of hernia and to increase the comparison of ...
Jeon In-Ho - - 2007
The Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand (JSSH) selects one young hand surgeon under 40 years of age, as a representative to participate in the annual meeting of the JSSH. In previous years, one Indian and one Vietnamese surgeon were selected as traveling fellows and had the opportunity to ...
Lynch Peter J - - 2007
The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) has, as one of its major societal goals, the development and promulgation of nomenclature and classification of vulvar disease. A committee of the ISSVD has developed new nomenclature and classification for the specific area of vulvar dermatoses. This classification was ...
Tigelaar Dineke E H - - 2008
Teachers' reflections are often narrowly focused on technical questions ('how to') and less on the underlying moral, political and emotional aspects of their functioning. However, for a better understanding of teaching practice it is important to uncover beliefs and values that usually remain implicit. Meeting with others is considered crucial ...
Caira Janine N - - 2006
This paper represents a meeting report for the Fifth International Workshop on Cestode Systematics and Phylogeny held at the Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceské Budejovice, 18-22 July 2005. The major topics discussed included (i) the progress in cestode systematics during 2002-2005, (ii) the use ...
Solomon V C - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Baker I - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Marquis E A - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Winer J P - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Ochoa R-Ochoa - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Heymann Warren R - - 2004
Dialogues in Dermatology, a monthly audio program from the American Academy of Dermatology, contains discussions between dermatologists on timely dermatologic topics. Commentaries from the Dialogues Editor-in-Chief, Warren R. Heymann, MD, are provided after each discussion as a topic summary. These highlights are provided as a special service to JAAD readers.
Winckler Martin - - 2004
Martin Winckler, born Marc Zaffran in 1955, is a French family doctor, a writer, a translator, and a cultural critic. Since the publication of La Vacation (Paris: POL, 1989), a novel based on his experience in an abortion clinic, he has published more than 20 books (fiction and non-fiction), including ...
Davis John K - - 2004
Life-extension was the focus for the 10th annual Congress of the International Association of Biomedical Gerontology, held last September at Cambridge University. This scientific convention included a panel of several bioethicists, including Art Caplan, John Harris, and others. The presentations on the ethics of life-extension are reviewed here.
Sheth S S - - 2003
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics--FIGO--has been striving hard to carefully attend to women's well-being, and respect and implement their rights, the status and their health, which is well beyond the basic obstetric and gynecological requirement. FIGO is deeply involved in acting as a catalyst for the all-round activities ...
Vanni Paolo - - 2002
Following a description of both scenarios involved in the Battle of Solferino (1859), and the consequent horrors which spurred Henry Dunant to set up the International Red Cross organisation, for which he received the first Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, the present paper discusses the meeting between Henry Dunant and ...
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