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Ryan Bridget B - - 2014
Now boasting a healthy membership of more than 1,500 individuals, the British Society for Parasitology was formed in 1962 and is a window into the fascinating world of infectious diseases and parasites.
Nakamura Mio - - 2013
Only a few studies have compared frequencies of photodermatoses among different races and skin types. This is an extension of a study performed by Kerr and Lim (2007) and evaluates the frequency of photodermatoses in African Americans compared to Caucasians in the same institution during an 8-year period. Retrospective chart ...
Zhang Tianyi Tee - - 2013
The 4th Annual Shanghai Symposium on Clinical & Pharmaceutical Solutions through Analysis (CPSA Shanghai 2013) was held on 24-27 April 2013 in Shanghai, China. The meeting provided an educational forum for scientists from pharmaceutical industry, academia, CROs and instrument vendors to share experience and ideas, and discuss current challenges, issues ...
Jennette J Charles JC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Room 308, Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA, - - 2013
The nomenclature and classification of vasculitis has been difficult and controversial for many decades. This is problematic both for research on vasculitis as well as clinical care of patients with vasculitis. The first (1994) International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference on the Nomenclature of Systemic Vasculitides (CHCC) proposed names and definitions ...
Hofstra Patricia S - - 2013
Standard-form software and hardware contracts need critical review to ensure that the product meets the needs of the practice.
Nygren David - - 2013
Driven by a shared mission, former rivals are forming unlikely partnerships to meet community needs.
Salari Pooneh P Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2013
Pharmacists as one of health-care providers face ethical issues in terms of pharmaceutical care, relationship with patients and cooperation with the health-care team. Other than pharmacy, there are pharmaceutical companies in various fields of manufacturing, importing or distributing that have their own ethical issues. Therefore, pharmacy practice is vulnerable to ...
Yoshida Akiko A Department of Medical Ethics/Medical Genetics, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida-Konoe-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan. - - 2013
In studies publishing identifying personal information, obtaining consent is regarded as necessary, as it is impossible to ensure complete anonymity. However, current journal practices around specific points to consider when obtaining consent, the contents of consent forms and how consent forms are managed have not yet been fully examined. This ...
Shetty Yashashri C - - 2012
To review Ethics Committee (EC) application forms and to find out similarities and differences in content of five ECs forms in India. THE COMPLETENESS OF EC APPLICATION FORMS WAS ASSESSED ON THE FOLLOWING THEMES: title, study team, sponsor responsibility, scientific aspects, patient safety, regulatory permissions, Informed consent process from 2008-2009. ...
Hi Cho Yoon - - 2012
Hi Cho Y, Besser REJ, Craig ME. Highlights from the 37th Annual Meeting for ISPAD, Miami. The 37th Annual Meeting for the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes was held in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. The meeting, titled 'Possibilities for Prevention and Diabetes and its Complications', attracted over 1000 ...
Decaro Nicola - - 2012
An outbreak of abortion affecting multiparous cows was associated with Hobi-like pestivirus infection. Viral RNA and antigens were detected in the tissues of two aborted fetuses. Molecular assays for other common abortogenic agents tested negative. At the genetic level, the Hobi-like pestivirus displayed the closest relatedness to Italian, Australian, and ...
Esposito S - - 2011
Skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections, posing considerable diagnostic and therapeutic challenges and resulting in significant morbidity and mortality among patients as well as increased healthcare costs. eight members of the SSTI working group of the Italian Society of infectious Diseases prepared a draft ...
Houghton Richard - - 2011
This 1-day workshop, held in association with the Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Biosciences Group, discussed current concepts in the qualification and validation of biomarker assays for the measurement of pharmacodynamic responses to drugs and vaccines. The venue was Burlington House, the prestigious home of the Royal Society of Chemistry, ...
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To read the current issue of BiotecVisions click here 10.1002/biot.201100142.
Chervenak Frank A - - 2011
Research to improve the health of pregnant and fetal patients presents ethical challenges to clinical investigators, institutional review boards, funding agencies, and data safety and monitoring boards. The Common Rule sets out requirements that such research must satisfy but no ethical framework to guide their application. We provide such an ...
Verheyen Steven - - 2011
Abstract categories present with graded structure. The extent to which feature commonality between exemplars and category provides a satisfying account of this graded structure varies from one abstract category to the other (Hampton, 1981). We investigate whether the incorporation of features that exemplars share with external categories yields an improved ...
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To read the current issue of BiotecVisions click here 10.1002/biot.201100023.
Vidas Davor - - 2011
The current law of the sea provides a framework for various specific issues, but is incapable of responding adequately to the overall challenges facing humankind, now conceivably already living in the Anthropocene. The linkages between the development of the law of the sea and the current process towards formal recognition ...
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To read the current issue of BiotecVisions click here 10.1002/biot.201100005.
Chuva de Sousa Lopes Susana M - - 2011
The long-awaited second edition of the International Symposium on "Epigenome Network, Development and Reprogramming of Germ Cells" hosted by Hiroyuki Sasaki took place at the Kyushu University School of Medicine, in Fukuoka, Japan from 22 to 24 November 2010. This meeting brought together again the crème de la crème of ...
Schmidt Kirsten - - 2011
When animal ethicists deal with welfare they seem to face a dilemma: On the one hand, they recognize the necessity of welfare concepts for their ethical approaches. On the other hand, many animal ethicists do not want to be considered reformist welfarists. Moreover, animal welfare scientists may feel pressed by ...
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To read the current issue of BiotecVisions click here 10.1002/biot.201000456.
Frith Lucy - - 2011
Infertility practice and reproductive technologies are generally seen as 'controversial' areas of scientific inquiry that raise many complex ethical issues. This paper presents a qualitative study that considered how clinicians constructed the role of the 'ethical' in their everyday practice. We use the concept of ethical boundary-work to develop a ...
Zhao Hao - - 2011
In this study, we examined internship as a recruitment and selection process. On the basis of impression management theory, we hypothesized that both organizations and interns make efforts to impress the other party during the internship if they intend to hire or be hired. Using longitudinal data collected at 3 ...
Wiener Judith A - - 2011
The investigation provides recommendations for establishing institutional collection guidelines and policies that protect the integrity of the historical record, while upholding the privacy and confidentiality of those who are protected by Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) or professional ethical standards. The authors completed a systematic historical investigation of ...
Pollard Rachel - - 2011
High standards of ethical practice are paramount in psychotherapy and involve the negotiation of complex issues in societies characterised by ethnic, cultural and religious diversity. Bakhtin's concept of "outsideness" offers a potential way of thinking about the ethical implications of therapist interventions that is transtheoretical and that pays particular attention ...
Ertin Hakan - - 2010
Technological developments in recent years have brought about a rapid increase in the number and variety of organ transplants, leading to problems in finding enough organs to meet the need. Organ transplantation has also become a particularly significant issue in medical ethics, especially regarding the question of how and from ...
Epstein M - - 2011
Dan Brock argues that since the unexploitable rich could sell their kidneys too, exploitation could not be an essential feature of organ vending. This paper takes his claim as the point of departure for a discussion on the locus of organ vending-associated oppression. While it accepts Brock's conclusion, it explores ...
Steinke Hanno - - 2010
Gross dissection for demonstrating anatomy of the human pelvis has traditionally involved one of two approaches, each with advantages and disadvantages. Classic hemisection in the median plane through the pelvic ring transects the visceral organs but maintains two symmetric pelvic halves. An alternative paramedial transection compromises one side of the ...
Sutton G P - - 2010
A novel X-ray technique shows that the internal organs of crawling caterpillars slide past the body walls like pistons in a new kind of legged locomotion.
Potts Michael - - 2010
Ben Saunders claims that actual consent is not necessary for organ donation due to 'normative consent', a concept he borrows from David Estlund. Combining normative consent with Peter Singer's 'greater moral evil principle', Saunders argues that it is immoral for an individual to refuse consent to donate his or her ...
Robson Noor Zurani Md Haris - - 2010
Recent advances in the fields of organ donation and organ transplant have introduced new hope for the treatment of serious diseases. However, this promise has been accompanied by several issues. The most common issue raised is ethical implications, but in a multicultural society like Malaysia, additional concerns arise pertaining to ...
Woodcock Tom - - 2010
This article in the series describes how UK law and medical ethics have evolved to accommodate developments in organ transplantation surgery. August committees have formulated definitions of the point of death of the person which are compatible with the lawful procurement of functioning vital organs from cadavers. Some of the ...
Bruzzone P - - 2010
Financial incentives for organ donation (from living or brain-dead donors) have been considered ethically acceptable by some authors and have been accepted locally in some countries. In the United States of America, eight federal proposals have been rejected, while some kind of incentives have been approved at a local or ...
Bittencourt Paulo Lisboa - - 2010
In the last decades, several improvements in the management of variceal bleeding have resulted in a significant decrease in morbidity and mortality of patients with cirrhosis and bleeding varices. Progress in the multidisciplinary approach to these patients has led to a better management of this disease by critical care physicians, ...
Faraj W - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The shortage of organ donors along with the increased number of waiting recipients have created the need for new strategies to expand the organ pool: living donors, split livers, domino livers, and organs from donations after cardiac death (DCD). The purpose of this article was to focus upon aspects ...
Wang Mingxu - - 2010
This article discusses the practice and development of organ donation by capital prisoners in China. It analyzes the issue of informed consent regarding organ donation from capital prisoners in light of Confucian ethics and expounds the point that under the influence of Confucianism, China is a country that attaches great ...
Guillemot Fabien - - 2010
The International Conference on Bioprinting and Biofabrication in Bordeaux (3B'09) demonstrated that the field of bioprinting and biofabrication continues to evolve. The increasing number and broadening geography of participants, the emergence of new exciting bioprinting technologies, and the attraction of young investigators indicates the strong growth potential of this emerging ...
Cherkassky Lisa - - 2010
In recent years there has been a renewed interest in presumed consent systems for organ donation. The U.K.'s Organ Donation (Presumed Consent and Safeguards) Bill of 2004 proposed a sweeping change in the law in the form of an opt-out system for the donation of cadaver organs. The Organ Donation ...
Saunders Ben - - 2010
One way of increasing the supply of organs available for transplant would be to switch to an opt-out system of donor registration. This is typically assumed to operate on the basis of presumed consent, but this faces the objection that not all of those who fail to opt out would ...
Bagatell Stuart J - - 2010
The supply of available organs for donation is limited. In this article we describe the legal and ethical principles surrounding donation of organs from a prisoner.
Chaconas George G Department of Genetics, Cell Biology & Development, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA. - - 2010
An international conference on mobile DNA was held 24-28 April 2010 in Montreal, Canada. Sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology, the conference's goal was to bring together researchers from around the world who study transposition in diverse organisms using multiple experimental approaches. The meeting drew over 190 attendees and ...
Gilbert Jack A - - 2010
Between July 18(th) and 24(th) 2010, 26 leading microbial ecology, computation, bioinformatics and statistics researchers came together in Snowbird, Utah (USA) to discuss the challenge of how to best characterize the microbial world using next-generation sequencing technologies. The meeting was entitled "Terabase Metagenomics" and was sponsored by the Institute for ...
Core John E - - 2010
We examine how and why donors divide gifts between people in the present (across distance) and between the present and future (across time). US donors tend to give less to charities that benefit the poor and more to charities that benefit the non-poor (such as museums, universities, and arts organizations). ...
Bresnahan Mary Jiang - - 2010
This study investigated what information about brain death was available from Google searches for five major religions. A substantial body of supporting research examining online behaviors shows that information seekers use Google as their preferred search engine and usually limit their search to entries on the first page. For each ...
Saunders John - - 2009
Attitudes to death are non-rational and culturally determined. This is relevant to concerns about shortages of organs for transplantation. Consent is not possible from a dead donor and the term 'resumed consent' offends against the principle of respect for autonomy that underpins consent. Consent is the fundamental principle of the ...
Miller F G - - 2009
The practice of transplantation of vital organs from "brain-dead" donors is in a state of theoretical disarray. Although the law and prevailing medical ethics treat patients diagnosed as having irreversible total brain failure as dead, scholars have increasingly challenged the established rationale for regarding these patients as dead. To understand ...
Ayala Francisco J - - 2010
Copernicus, Galileo, Newton and other physical scientists ushered in a conception of the universe as matter in motion governed by natural laws. Their discoveries brought about a fundamental revolution, namely a commitment to the postulate that the universe obeys immanent laws that can account for natural phenomena. The workings of ...
Doyle Colleen - - 2009
Many nonprofit organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are strategically poised to encourage and facilitate healthier lifestyles. Non-profit organizations can play leadership roles in improving physical levels among all Americans.
Jousset Nathalie - - 2009
The Bioethics Laws revised in 2004 have defined rules concerning organ donation and transplantation. They have also permitted the creation of the French Biomedicine Agency which guarantees the right of enforcement. In France there are three situations in which organs may be harvested: from cadaveric donors, from living donors and, ...
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