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Eckstein Lisa L a Faculty of Law , University of Tasmania , Hobart , - - 2015
Data and Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) have become an increasingly common feature of clinical trial oversight, yet a paucity of legal or ethical frameworks govern these Boards' composition or operation, or their relationship with other actors with monitoring responsibilities. This paper argues that prevailing structural gaps are impeding harmonized systems ...
Pugsley Michael K MK Drug Safety Sciences, Janssen Research & Development, LLC., 1000 Route 202 South, Raritan, NJ, 00869, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
"What do you know about Safety Pharmacology?" This is the question that was asked in 2000 with the inception of the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS). There is now a widespread awareness of the role of safety pharmacology in drug discovery and increasing awareness among the wider community of methods and ...
Hoenerhoff Mark J MJ In Vivo Animal Core, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - - 2014
The theme of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology 2014 Annual Symposium was "Translational Pathology: Relevance of Toxicologic Pathology to Human Health." The 5th session focused on epigenetic end points in biology, toxicity, and carcinogenicity, and how those end points are relevant to human exposures. This overview highlights the various presentations ...
Chambers Tod S TS Northwestern - - 2014
A commentary on a special report, titled Narrative Ethics: The Role of Stories in Bioethics, that appeared with the January-February 2014 issue.
Hoffmaster Barry B University of Western - - 2014
A commentary on a special report, titled Narrative Ethics: The Role of Stories in Bioethics, that appeared with the January-February 2014 issue.
Mahian Omid O Young Researchers and Elite Club, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran, - - 2014
By following the recently published paper in Science titled "Coercive Citation in Academic Publishing", in this paper, we aim to discuss the demand of some journals that request authors to cite recently published papers in that journal to increase the impact factor of that journal. It will be mentioned that ...
Geissler Paul R - - 2014
In the mid-19th Century, the practice of dentistry in Britain was unregulated and chaotic. Organised training was non-existent, and the public was unable to be assured of satisfactory, ethical treatment. A group of Scottish practitioners, led by John Smith, an Edinburgh surgeon, established the Odonto Chirurgical Society of Scotland in ...
Izgi M Cumhur MC Akdeniz University, - - 2014
This study explores the socio-cultural perception of death among Turkish people. For this reason, 210 published lament epics written by Turkish folk singers across all of Turkey concerning deaths between 1955 and 1975 were selected for analysis. These epics were published on single pages and were sold. The statistical analysis ...
Bonavita Vincenzo - - 2014
Abstracts of the IX Congresso SindemItalian Association for the study of Dementia linked to the Italian Neurological Society (SIN)Firenze, Palazzo dei Congressi, Villa Vittoria March 13-15, 2014Comitato Scientifico: Vincenzo Bonavita, Alessandro Padovani, Amalia Bruni, Leonardo Pantoni, Carlo Caltagirone, Lucilla Parnetti, Francesca Clerici, Daniela Perani, Monica Di Luca, Sandro Sorbi, Gianluigi ...
Campbell Shane - - 2013
This article seeks to outline the law relating to euthanasia and assisted-suicide in New Zealand, and to critically examine whether there are any practical justifications for retaining the current prohibition. The paper initially discusses terminology, then what is and what is not permissible in New Zealand under the present legal ...
Shariff Afreen I - - 2013
Twitter is the fastest growing social media network. It offers participants the ability to network with other individuals. Medical societies are interested in helping individuals network to boost recruitment, encourage collaboration, and assist in job placement. We hypothesized that the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) successfully used Twitter to create ...
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In the article by Sasapu A, Casperson JB, Craver R, and Abraham G. A 16-year-old African American Girl with necrotizing lymphadenitis. Clin Pediatr. 2012; 51(10) 998 - 1000. (Original doi: 10.1177/0009922812456899) The name of the last author on the title page was incorrectly published as Gedalia Abraham. The correct name ...
Rabasseda X - - 2012
Seeing children (and not so young people) crying is not an expected sight in Orlando, but during the pollen season this may not be so uncommon. Unfortunately, allergies are very frequent in the population, and although effective therapies are available, many have disadvantages, and research continues to develop novel medicines ...
Wark Peter - - 2012
© 2012 The Author. Respirology © 2012 Asian Pacific Society of Respirology.
Finegold Ira - - 2012
Immunotherapy was a prominent part of the program at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Boston, MA, USA, 3-8 November 2011. New advances in immunotherapy as well as mechanisms were featured. Recent updates of the immunotherapy practice parameters were discussed as well. The ...
Nguyen Thu T - - 2012
This study systematically examined state-level laws protecting breastfeeding, including their current status and historical development, as well as identified gaps across US states and regions. The National Conference of State Legislatures summarised breastfeeding laws for 50 states and DC as of September 2010, which we updated through May 2011. We ...
Dennis Amanda - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: The Hyde Amendment prohibits federal Medicaid funding for abortion except when a woman is seeking an abortion for a pregnancy that is the result of rape or incest, or that threatens her life. We investigated how Medicaid staff in 17 states responded to inquiries about coverage for abortion in ...
Rodwin Marc A - - 2011
This article compares the means that the United States, France, and Japan use to oversee pharmaceutical industry-physician financial relationships. These countries rely on professional and/or industry ethical codes, anti-kickback laws, and fair trade practice laws. They restrict kickbacks the most strictly, allow wide latitude on gifts, and generally permit drug ...
Tarquini Daniela - - 2011
New knowledge from scientific research on vegetative state (VS) and its consequences in clinical practice are reviewed. The ambiguity of the concept of consciousness and the difficult issue of its moral significance are then examined. The Authors stress the need for longitudinal prognostic studies, the promotion of an expert widespread ...
Aaron Henry J - - 2011
The United States is in the midst of a massive, multi-front war on federal government deficits. When Congress raised the debt ceiling, it created a super committee with unprecedented powers to recommend deficit-reducing measures totaling at least $1.2 trillion over the next decade. Virtually nothing, other than the Constitution, limits ...
Gatenby Piers A C - - 2011
The following on Barrett's esophagus registries contains commentaries on the data sets to be included, organizational issues, and the demographic, lifestyle, and diagnostic differences between the United States and Europe. The importance of collaborative studies is also discussed.
Le Duc James W - - 2011
During 1991-2010, 456 persons from 62 countries were provided financial support to attend the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Winners came from 17 African, 16 Asia-Pacific, 14 Latin American and Caribbean, and 13 European and Middle Eastern countries, and from Canada and the United ...
Valencia Rodríguez Jorge - - 2011
In opposition to Mexico City's legalization of first-trimester abortion, 17 Mexican states (53 percent) have introduced initiatives or reforms to ban abortion entirely, and other states have similar legislation pending. We conducted an opinion survey in eight states--four where constitutional amendments have already been approved and four with pending amendments. ...
Silver Roxane Cohen - - 2011
The American Psychologist special issue on "9/11: Ten Years Later" takes a retrospective look at the psychological impact of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The first half of the issue specifically considers the immediate and intermediate effects of both direct and indirect exposure to the 9/11 attacks across the United States. ...
Van Hoof Wannes - - 2011
Since the development of assisted reproduction technologies, there has been discussion on which people should have access to these technologies and which treatments and techniques are morally acceptable. However, national legislation can no longer determine what citizens do. Some countries react to their citizens going abroad to evade restrictions by ...
Kaufman Sharon R - - 2011
The clinical activities that constitute longevity making in the United States are perhaps the quintessential example of a dynamic modern temporality, characterized by the quest for risk reduction, the powerful progress narratives of science and medicine, and the personal responsibility of calculating the worth of more time in relation to ...
- - 2011
Background A fundamental date for the standardization of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) measurement in Italy is represented by 1/1/11 because, from this date, according to the recommendations by the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), all the instruments should report results not more only in percent but also ...
Serour Gamal - - 2011
Benagiano et al. (2011) is a very important and timely article published by well-informed authors on the occasion of the long-awaited award of the Nobel Prize to a well-deserved scientist Bob Edwards. I found it very interesting and challenging that the author went through all the arguments and criticism made ...
Strimpakos Alexios S - - 2011
Neuroendocrine tumors of pancreas (PNET) are very rare, consisting of heterogeneous histological subtypes with a variable natural history and different clinical manifestations. Although the vast majority of these neoplasms are sporadic, it is possible to be part of a genetic syndrome such as multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 (MEN-1) or tuberous ...
Medoff Marshall H - - 2011
Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (or TRAP) laws impose medically unnecessary and burdensome regulations solely on abortion providers in order to make abortion services more expensive and difficult to obtain. Using event history analysis, this article examines the determinants of the enactment of a TRAP law by states over the ...
Miller Ted R - - 2011
This paper models the effects on crash fatalities and costs of 20 years of legislative actions resulting from Federal and state advocacy efforts. We catalogued road safety laws passed between 1990 and 2009 and motorcycle helmet law repeals that advocacy efforts narrowly defeated. We used NHTSA's estimates of lives saved ...
Romano Eduardo - - 2011
To determine if graduated driver licensing (GDL) law effects were the same for different racial/ethnic groups of young drivers. The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data files were analyzed using descriptive pre- and post-GDL law analyses and logistic regression. Analyses were conducted on 8,036 drivers aged 15 to 17 killed ...
Ohta Shigeo - - 2011
This report summarizes a brief description/history of the Hydrogen Research Meetings as well as key presentations/oral abstracts delivered in the most recent symposium. Additionally, we introduced 38 diseases and physiological states for which hydrogen exhibits beneficial effects.
Onifade T J M - - 2011
The Florida Department of Health, Florida, United States, is investigating a Vibrio cholerae O75 outbreak. Ten cases with disease onsets from 23 March to 13 April 2011, presented with gastrointestinal symptoms of diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, cramps, chills, and/or fever, after consuming raw or lightly cooked oysters harvested from Apalachicola Bay, ...
Wincott Daniel - - 2011
Designed by Beveridge and built by Attlee's post-war Labour government, the welfare state was created during the 1940s. Britain has been seen – in domestic debates and internationally – as a world first: the place where both the idea and the practice of the welfare state were invented. I draw ...
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A selection of important abstracts of articles published in other journals. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2010;40(11):763-769.
Kaiser Peter P Department of Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California 92697-1700, USA. - - 2011
The rise of proteomics has had tremendous influence on analysis and understanding of the role of post-translational modifications in biological processes. The covalent attachment of small proteins like ubiquitin, SUMO,(1) or other ubiquitin-like proteins (Ubls) is one class of post-translational modifications where proteomics has had notable impact. Various proteomics approaches, ...
Penders Bart - - 2010
Here we analyze the rise and establishment of nutrigenomics versus nutrition science from a political perspective. We argue that the exceptionalist status of nutrigenomics has been brought about by a carefully orchestrated economy of expectation, enabling the nutrigenomics community to develop its own research agenda that differs significantly from that ...
- - 2010
The VRA (Dutch Society for Rehabilitation Medicine) represents about 600 members. Scientific meetings are held twice every year. The next meeting will be held in March 2010 (see announcement on our website http://vra.artsennet.nl/themes). Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are peer reviewed before selection. These are nine abstracts presented and ...
- - 2010
A selection of important abstracts of articles published in other journals. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2010;40(5):326-332.
Jackson G N B - - 2010
Since the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (IJOA) was first published in 1991, barriers to conducting and publishing research in the UK have increased, as has the pressure to improve practitioners' curricula vitae. We speculated that the type and geographical origin of abstracts and papers published in IJOA might reflect ...
- - 2010
A selection of important abstracts of articles published in other journals. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2010;40(2):123-128.
Li Jia - - 2010
Pancreatic cancer represents the 4th leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Surgical resection remains the only potential curative approach. Current standard adjuvant therapy is gemcitabine monotherapy for 6 months. This year several trials investigated other combinations with or without molecular target agents, with or without concurrent radiation ...
Schulze S - - 2010
Cystic duct leakage after cholecystectomy is not uncommon and is a potentially serious complication. The aim of this study was to assess a bipolar sealing system (LigaSure) for closure of the cystic duct. The records from consecutive laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed in 2 hospitals with closure of the cystic duct with ...
Nagel Eike - - 2010
News from the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.
Burls Amanda - - 2010
This paper is a response to the suggestion by Sacristán et al that clinicians can increase their clinical freedom by undertaking individualised economic analyses that demonstrate that interventions, which at a population level do not reach conventional thresholds of cost-effectiveness, do so in particular patients. In this reply, I question ...
- - 2010
No Abstract available.
Jeang Kuan-Teh - - 2010
What are the purposes of prizes and recognitions? Are they lagging indicators of past achievements or leading indicators of things to come?
Masmoudi Amine - - 2009
Limited-resource countries (LRCs) are underrepresented in biomedical research, and data with respect to oncology are lacking. The aim of the present study was to assess the participation of LRCs in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meetings. We analyzed the characteristics of abstracts originating from LRCs presented at ...
- - 2009
The abstracts submitted for the University Teachers Group Session at the British Orthodontic Conference - September 2009.
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