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Ruble James H - - 2014
ABSTRACT Several independent elements have recently combined to thrust United States capital punishment into a chaos. Corrections officials and policy makers have attempted to "humanize" capital punishment by evolving into a chemical execution process, and soften the outward appearance. Foreign policies have interrupted chemical protocols by banning key ingredients. These ...
Morgan Sara - - 2014
YOU HAVE just finished a busy shift when your manager reminds you that you are meeting next week to complete your annual appraisal. You may sigh and add it to your mental to-do list, get a bit nervous if you have not had one before or you may just wonder ...
Tunick Michael H MH Dairy and Functional Foods Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture , 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, United - - 2014
A symposium titled "Advances in the Understanding of Dairy and Cheese Flavors" was held in September 2013 at the American Chemical Society's 246th National Meeting in Indianapolis, IN, USA. The symposium, which was sponsored by the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, was to discuss the state of the art ...
Craig Maureen A MA Department of Psychology and Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern - - 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau projects that racial minority groups will make up a majority of the U.S. national population in 2042, effectively creating a so-called majority-minority nation. In four experiments, we explored how salience of such racial demographic shifts affects White Americans' political-party leanings and expressed political ideology. Study 1 ...
Matta Rano R Division of Urology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, - - 2014
Social media have become established as tools for rapid information dissemination to a broad audience. A major use has been the compilation of conference-specific messaging, known as 'tweets', via pre-selected 'hashtags' on Twitter. We analyzed Twitter use between consecutive years at the annual meetings of the American (AUA) and Canadian ...
Rebera Andrew P AP Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship, Piazza Capo di Ferro, 23, 00186, Rome, Italy, - - 2014
First responders to chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) events face decisions having significant human consequences. Some operational decisions are supported by standard operating procedures, yet these may not suffice for ethical decisions. Responders will be forced to weigh their options, factoring-in contextual peculiarities; they will require guidance on how ...
Schodde Richard R Australian National Wildlife Collection, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia.; Email: - - 2014
Mlíkovský (2013) proposed replacing the widely-used Melanocorypha leucoptera (Pallas, 1811) with Melanocorypha leucoptera (Hablizl, 1785) as the correct name for the White-winged Lark, with consequent shift in type locality from the Irtyš River-Baraba steppe region in south Siberia to the Crimea. This action breaches Art. 80.9 of the International Code ...
McVie Gordon G European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, Milan 20141, - - 2014
The 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology showed a shift in the culture of cancer research, moving towards multidisciplinary, integrated, and patient-centric work. Hormone-sensitive cancers were particularly highlighted at this meeting, and impressive strides were made in the previously underserved areas of the lung and thyroid ...
Mills Catherine - - 2013
In this article, I consider recent debates on the notion of procreative liberty, to argue that reproductive freedom can be understood as a form of positive freedom-that is, the freedom to make oneself according to various ethical and aesthetic principles or values. To make this argument, I draw on Michel ...
Kahn Clea - - 2013
There has been greater discussion among humanitarians in recent years about the rise in the number of 'strong states', and the suggestion has been made that states are increasingly reasserting their sovereignty. This introduction to this special issue of Disasters on 'State Sovereignty and Humanitarian Action' contends that it is ...
Armbrust Kevin - - 2013
The Agrochemicals Division symposium "Perfecting Communication of Chemical Risk", held at the 244th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, PA, August 19-23, 2012, is summarized. The symposium, organized by James Seiber, Kevin Armbrust, John Johnston, Ivan Kennedy, Thomas Potter, and Keith Solomon, included discussion of ...
Lo R S - - 2013
Annual Congress of the SMR in 2012 in Hollywood, California brought together basic, translational and clinical investigators, experts across a wide range of disciplines, and scientific luminaries as keynote (Michael Stratton) and featured speakers (Frank McCormick, Irving Weissman, Owen Witte, David Baltimore, and Steve Rosenberg). The scientific program highlighted contributions ...
Theobald Cecelia N CN Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA. - - 2013
To evaluate educational experiences of internal medicine interns before and after maximum shift lengths were decreased from 30 hours to 16 hours. The authors compared educational experiences of internal medicine interns at Vanderbilt University Medical Center before (2010; 47 interns) and after (2011; 50 interns) duty hours restrictions were implemented ...
Boyer Leslie - - 2013
This paper was originally presented as the Elsevier Lecture in July, 2012 at the International Society on Toxinology/ Venom Week combined meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. In it, the author addresses the ancient history of venom and immunity, from the Silurian Era to the 1890s; the development of the first antivenoms; ...
Hall Lars - - 2013
Political candidates often believe they must focus their campaign efforts on a small number of swing voters open for ideological change. Based on the wisdom of opinion polls, this might seem like a good idea. But do most voters really hold their political attitudes so firmly that they are unreceptive ...
Gross Erin M - - 2013
American Chemical Society Regional Meetings are a convenient and economical route for students, faculty and industry representatives to come together and communicate scientific findings and ideas. This year the 47th American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting was held in Omaha (NE, USA) and included a special symposium on 'New frontiers ...
Haenel Matthias W - - 2012
Heinz A. Staab, who was for many years Director at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Medical Research in Heidelberg, and previously President of the Max Planck Society (MPG) and the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society), passed away on July 29, 2012 at the age of 86 in ...
Weng Naidong - - 2012
The 3rd Annual Symposium on Chemical and Pharmaceutical Structure Analysis was once again held in Shanghai, where a rich history of 'East meets West' continued. This meeting is dedicated to bringing together scientists from pharmaceutical companies, academic institutes, CROs and instrument vendors to discuss current challenges and opportunities on the ...
Conn Matthew - - 2012
Using court records involving the expert testimony of the Berlin sexologist Albert Moll, my article demonstrates that during the early 1920s a shift in the 'epistemologies of justice' concerning the adjudication of sex crimes took place within German courtrooms. Namely, presiding judges considered a greater number of sexual acts as ...
Sedgh Gilda - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Data of abortion incidence and trends are needed to monitor progress toward improvement of maternal health and access to family planning. To date, estimates of safe and unsafe abortion worldwide have only been made for 1995 and 2003. METHODS: We used the standard WHO definition of unsafe abortions. Safe ...
Shuman Andrew G - - 2012
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: To create a case-based curriculum designed to teach and discuss the tenets of clinical medical ethics within an otolaryngology department. STUDY DESIGN: Survey-based study in a single-institution, academic otolaryngology department. METHODS: Case-based departmental ethics grand rounds were implemented on a quarterly basis within an academic department of otolaryngology. One-hour ...
Armitage J - - 2012
On November 23rd 2011, the Aspirin Foundation held a meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine in London to review current thinking on the potential role of aspirin in preventing cardiovascular disease and reducing the risk of cancer in older people. The meeting was supported by Bayer Pharma AG and ...
Mazick A - - 2012
In February and March 2012, excess deaths among the elderly have been observed in 12 European countries that carry out weekly monitoring of all-cause mortality. These preliminary data indicate that the impact of influenza in Europe differs from the recent pandemic and post-pandemic seasons. The current excess mortality among the ...
Cameron Michelle M Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University and Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, - - 2012
Gait and balance measures have particular potential as outcome measures in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) because, of the many hallmarks of MS disability, gait and balance dysfunction are present throughout the course of the disease, impact many aspects of a person's life, and progress over time. To highlight the importance and ...
Weston Jf - - 2012
Abstract  To investigate the cause of abortion in cows from farms with a history of abortion associated with Neospora caninum.  Cows and primiparous heifers (n = 2,246) that were enrolled in a clinical trial of a vaccine for N. caninum, and 403 cows and heifers that conceived >6 weeks after the planned start ...
Folkema Arianne M - - 2012
American Indians are at greater risk for Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) than the general U.S. population. The epidemiology of RMSF among American Indians was examined by using Indian Health Service inpatient and outpatient records with an RMSF International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification diagnosis. For 2001-2008, 958 ...
Adler A J - - 2011
Objective  To systematically review articles describing complications of abortion in settings where abortions are thought to be unsafe and to determine the incidence of severe acute maternal morbidity (SAMM) attributed to abortion at the population level. Methods  We searched relevant databases using search terms related to abortion and complications. We ...
Zanella G - - 2011
During the incursion of bluetongue virus (BTV) serotype 8 in France in 2007, an increase in the number of abortions in cattle was observed, but the cause was not clearly established. A survey of all the reported cases of abortion in cattle from November 2008 to April 2009 was conducted ...
Harris Lisa H - - 2011
Unsafe abortion accounts for approximately 13% of maternal deaths worldwide-roughly 47000 deaths per year. Most deaths from unsafe abortion occur in low-resource countries. Second-trimester abortion carries a higher risk of morbidity and mortality compared with first-trimester abortion and, although the former comprises the minority of abortion procedures worldwide, it is ...
Shah Seema K - - 2011
Advances in life-saving technologies in the past few decades have challenged our traditional understandings of death. Traditionally, death was understood to occur when a person stops breathing, their heart stops beating and they are cold to the touch. Today, physicians determine death by relying on a diagnosis of 'total brain ...
Cordell Sean - - 2011
In a recent case in the UK, six men stored their sperm before undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer in case they proved to be infertile after the treatment. The sperm was not properly stored and as a result was inadvertently destroyed. The men sued the NHS Trust that stored the ...
Cannovo Nunzia - - 2011
Embryo-fetal experimentation is intuitively associated with a therapeutic intent, according to a consolidated line of thought on the international and national levels. We report on a researcher's request for Ethics Committee approval to perform intrauterine transplantation of stem cells via cordocentesis on a fetus diagnosed with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, using ...
Prusak Bernard G - - 2011
As media reports have made widely known, in November 2009, the ethics committee of St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, permitted the abortion of an eleven-week-old fetus in order to save the life of its mother. This woman was suffering from acute pulmonary hypertension, which her doctors judged would prove ...
Finegold Ira - - 2011
Immunotherapy was prominently featured at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), held on the 13-16 November 2010. Even though it has been 100 years since the first paper on immunotherapy appeared, the field is continuing to undergo dynamic and exciting advancements that make ...
Kai Katsunori - - 2010
In Japan, there are no acts and, specific provisions or official guidelines on euthanasia, but recently, as I will mention below, an official guideline on "death with dignity" has been made. Nevertheless in fact, this guideline provides only a few rules of process on terminal care. Therefore the problems of ...
Finn David P - - 2010
The 20th Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) symposium, held in Lund, Sweden, included topics covering new therapeutic developments in the field of cannabinoids. This conference report highlights selected presentations on drug design and discovery, Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabivarin, inhaled dronabinol, the presence of cannabinoid receptor 2 in brain neurons, and the role ...
Costa Giovanni - - 2010
This dedicated issue of Chronobiology International comprises the partial proceedings of the "19th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time" held August 2009 in Venice, Italy. The key theme of the symposium was "Health and Well-being in the 24-h Society." The topics covered by the 19 peer-reviewed original research papers ...
Kleespies Phillip M PM Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. - - 2010
This article offers a commentary on the report by Russel Ogden (2010/this issue) on the use of the "debreather" for suicide assistance by the NuTech (or New Technologies for Self-Deliverance) program. The emergence of NuTech is set within its historical and political context. Nu Tech is criticized for its anarchic ...
Mackie Fiona - - 2010
Date written: June 2007 Final submission: October 2008.
Cutler Terry - - 2010
This short report summarises the proceedings of the international symposium "Precincts, people and places - forging new partnerships", held in Brisbane on 24 and 25 July 2009.
Grinëv Andrei V - - 2010
The study of archival materials and published historical and ethnographic sources shows that alcohol played an insignificant role in contacts with the aboriginal population during the Russian colonization of Alaska. The Russian-American Company (RAC) tried to fight alcoholism and limited access of spirits to the natives of the Russian colonies ...
Turgut Mehmet - - 2010
The International Symposium "Peripheral Nerve Repair and Regeneration and 2nd Club Brunelli Meeting" was held on December 4-5, 2009 in Turin, Italy (Organizers: Bruno Battiston, Stefano Geuna, Isabelle Perroteau, Pierluigi Tos). Interest in the study of peripheral nerve regeneration is very much alive because complete recovery of nerve function almost ...
Coppo Rosanna - - 2010
On May 26-28, 2009, an international symposium on IgA nephropathy was convened in Stresa, Italy, as a Satellite Symposium of the World Congress of Nephrology held in Milan. This meeting was attended by a large number of scientists and clinicians working in the field of IgA nephropathy. The oral and ...
Lopes Renato D - - 2009
The importance of thrombosis and anticoagulation in clinical practice is rooted firmly in several fundamental constructs that can be applied both broadly and globally. Awareness and the appropriate use of anticoagulant therapy remain the keys to prevention and treatment. However, to assure maximal efficacy and safety, the clinician must, according ...
Messina Mark - - 2009
The international soy symposium held in Tokyo, November 9-12, 2008, was the eighth in a series that began in 1994. This most recent meeting is noteworthy for several reasons. First, it was held in the country most identified with the foods that are the focus of the meeting. Soyfoods were ...
Zarco-Tejada, P. J.
Presented at the IEEE 1999 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS'99, Hamburg (Germany), 28th June - 2nd July 1999
Smedsrød Bård - - 2009
This review aims to give an update of the field of the hepatic sinusoid, supported by references to presentations given at the 14th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid (ISCHS2008), which was held in Tromsø, Norway, August 31-September 4, 2008. The subtitle of the symposium, 'Integrating basic and ...
Zhou Xiao-Nong - - 2009
The 1st International Symposium on Geospatial Health was convened in Lijiang, Yunnan province, People's Republic of China from 8 to 9 September, 2007. The objective was to review progress made with the application of spatial techniques on zoonotic parasitic diseases, particularly in Southeast Asia. The symposium featured 71 presentations covering ...
Braden Beau R - - 2008
AIMS: To determine if on-going modification of an international teaching course in emergency medicine will improve audience perception and receptivity. METHODS: Over 4 years, we conducted surveys during emergency medicine symposiums given in Ghana, West Africa. In 2003, 2004 and 2006, symposium interventions of content modification (lecture topics/workshops), audience modification ...
Villa Adolfo - - 2009
The Fifth International Symposium on Stem Cell Therapy and Applied Cardiovascular Biotechnology was held on April 24th-25th, 2008, at the Auditorium of the High Council of Scientific Research of Spain (CSIC) in Madrid, as a continuation of a series of yearly meetings, organized in an attempt to encourage translational research ...
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