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Rial-Sebbag Emmanuelle E Paul Sabatier Département d'épidémiologie et de santé publique, Faculté de Médecine, UMR 1027, INSERM, Université de Toulouse 3, Toulouse, France - - 2014
Abstract On May 6th 2014, the European Court of Human Rights added yet a new element to the judicial history of stem cells as it ruled in Durisotto v. Italy [appeal n. 62804/13]. The ruling rejected a patient claim to access an unproven cell therapy-an outcome that is certainly to ...
Hruschka Daniel D School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA, - - 2014
Anthropologists have documented substantial cross-society variation in people's willingness to treat strangers with impartial, universal norms versus favoring members of their local community. Researchers have proposed several adaptive accounts for these differences. One variant of the pathogen stress hypothesis predicts that people will be more likely to favor local in-group ...
Tindall B J BJ Leibniz Institute-DSMZ - Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Inhoffenstrasse 7b, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany - - 2014
The Judicial Commission affirms that the genus name Methanothrix Huser et al. 1983 and the SPECIES COMBINATION: Methanothrix soehngenii Huser et al. 1983 do not CONTRAVENE: Rule 31a and are not to be considered as REJECTED NAMES: . The genus name Methanosaeta Patel and Sprott 1990 applies to the same ...
Jiang Shanhe S Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Legal Specialties, Central China Normal University, University of Toledo, United States. Electronic address: - - 2015
China's legal reforms have promoted the use of law and legal system to solve disputes. Based on data from a nationwide sample, this study examined among people who have recently encountered grievance/dispute, what is the relationship between their intention to use the court and their actual use of the court ...
Lubell Yoel Y Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, United - - 2014
Yoel Lubell and colleagues consider ethical and economic perspectives on mass drug administration of primaquine to limit transmission of P. falciparum malaria. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.
Jacobs Lenworth L Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut; Professor and Chairman, Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut; Director, Trauma Institute, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, - - 2014
The Joint Committee to Create a National Policy to Enhance Survivability from Mass Casualty Shooting Events was formed to make recommendations to improve survival from intentional mass casualty incidents. This article describes the development of the Hartford Consensus and the process used to disseminate and implement its findings. Members of ...
Zannoni L - - 2013
To estimate intraobserver repeatability and interobserver agreement in assessing the presence of papillary projections in adnexal masses and in classifying adnexal masses using the International Ovarian Tumor Analysis (IOTA) terminology for ultrasound examiners with different levels of experience, to identify ultrasound findings that cause confusion and might be interpreted differently ...
Lupton Michael M Faculty of Law, Bond University - Gold Coast, Queensland. - - 2013
The issue on which I will attempt to cast some light is certainly not novel. It has been ongoing for many years but the pace of scientific progress is gathering and the retreat of ethical barriers is relentless. I will illustrate my thesis by using examples of legal decisions from ...
Levitsky Holli - - 2013
In this paper, I will examine several stories written by Holocaust survivor Sara Nomberg-Przytyk. Taken from her autobiographical collection, Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land (1967),"The Price of Life", "The Dance of the Rabbis," and "The Verdict" are three of forty short narratives the Polish Jewish writer compiled as ...
Rebera Andrew P - - 2013
Biometric identification is thought to be less vulnerable to fraud and forgery than are traditional forms of identification. However biometric identification is not without vulnerabilities. In a 'spoofing attack' an artificial replica of an individual's biometric trait is used to induce a system to falsely infer that individual's presence. Techniques ...
Weiner Bradley K - - 2013
COMMENTARY ON: Kang KK, Shen MS, Zhao W, et al. Retrolisthesis and lumbar disc herniation: a postoperative assessment of patient function. Spine J 2013;13:367-72 (in this issue).
Moore Dadin - - 2013
This work estimates the economic losses due to Neospora abortions in the humid pampa region of Argentina. The total dairy and beef cattle population at risk of abortion is 1,771,326 and 9,726,684 head, respectively. In dairy cattle, there was an 8 % risk of experiencing abortion due to a variety of causes, ...
Roessler Richard T - - 2013
This study evaluated the specialized housing, transportation, and resource needs and barriers of adults with MS. Information pertaining to barriers and barrier removal strategies related to housing and transportation issues for adults with MS was gathered as part of a national survey of a randomly selected and representative sample of ...
Wharam Barney - - 2013
In a Plenary debate at the 51st Spring meeting of the British Society of Parasitology, Bristol, UK, April 8-11, 2013, the bioethicist James Wilson used the value of a life in the present and future to question the effectiveness of current health strategies.
Tejura Tapas K - - 2012
The American Society of Emergency Radiology 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting and Post-Graduate Course encompassed a wide range of topics: traumatic and non-traumatic emergencies, radiation dose management, technical innovations and advancements, emergency preparedness, mass casualties, and teleradiology. This article highlights the scientific and educational abstracts presented at the meeting.
Godovac-Zimmermann Jasminka - - 2012
9th Siena Meeting Siena, Italy, 26-30 August 2012 Auditorium Giurisprudenza e Scienze Politiche The Siena Meeting has been held biannually since 1994, when for the first time the concept of the proteome was introduced to a large scientific audience. Over the years, the meeting has grown to be a major ...
Zannoni L - - 2012
Objectives: To estimate intra- and inter-observer reproducibility and reliability of assessment of the color content in adnexal masses at color/power Doppler ultrasound examination for observers with different levels of experience, and to determine if they change after a consensus meeting. Methods: Digital clips with color/power Doppler information of 103 adnexal ...
Rappsilber Juri J Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, King's Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JR, UK. - - 2012
The European Proteomics Association (EuPA) 2012 Scientific Congress 'New Horizons and Applications for Proteomics', hosted by the British Society for Proteome Research (BSPR) Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 12 July 2012 Cross-linking/mass spectrometry ended decades of method developments and entered the era of applications at this year's European Proteomics Association meeting. The ...
Touboul David - - 2012
The 60th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on MS and Allied Topics was held in May 2012 at Vancouver in Canada. This international congress is the largest forum exclusively dedicated to MS through its diverse aspects: fundamental, method development and applications to biomolecules. This 4-day conference is also ...
Alexander Walter - - 2012
Selected ASCO topics include drugs for melanoma, gastrointestinal tumors, non-small-cell lung cancer, and advanced breast cancer. ASH presentations cover ambulatory blood pressure in type-2 diabetes, triple therapy in obese patients, the effect of body mass on cardiovascular outcomes, and a novel glucagon-like peptide agonist for diabetes.
Roessler Richard T - - 2012
This study evaluated the specialized housing, transportation, and resource needs and barriers of adults with MS. Information pertaining to barriers and barrier removal strategies related to housing and transportation issues for adults with MS was gathered as part of a national survey of a randomly selected and representative sample of ...
Nytko-Lutz Emily - - 2012
In this article we compare patent application 'fragmentation' strategies in the USA and Europe. Recent changes in European law restricting the timeframe in which divisional applications may be filed now make adopting a US-style approach in Europe virtually impossible. Life-science originator companies must therefore use foresight to direct the filing ...
Rowe David - - 2012
Hosting mega sport events, especially the Olympics, demands an extensive engagement with global civil society given the voluntary, highly mediated exposure of host cities and nations to the world. The philosophy of Olympism requires ethical authority in demonstrating 'fitness' to host the Games, so demanding intensive strategic image management. Offensive ...
Harfouche Antoine - - 2011
In light of impending water and arable land shortages, population growth and climate change, it is more important than ever to examine how forest tree domestication can be accelerated to sustainably meet future demands for wood, biomass, paper, fuel and biomaterials. Because of long breeding cycles, tree domestication cannot be ...
Bancroft Laura W - - 2011
Peer-reviewed abstracts presented at the 2011 Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) Annual Meeting were reviewed again following oral presentation. Topics representing new concepts, new or novel imaging techniques, and instructive case series involving the musculoskeletal system, felt to be of potential interest to investigators and practicing clinicians, have been highlighted ...
Schmitt F - - 2011
F. Schmitt, B. Cochand-Priollet, M. Toetsch, B. Davidson, A. Bondi and P. Vielh Immunocytochemistry in Europe: results of the European Federation of Cytology Societies (EFCS) inquiry Objective:  This report describes the results of the first chosen topic of the European Federation of Cytology Societies (EFCS) scientific committee, which concerns the ...
Gaudine Alice - - 2011
A multiple-case study of four hospital ethics committees in Canada was conducted and data collected included interviews with key informants, observation of committee meetings and ethics-related hospital documents, such as policies and committee minutes. We compared the hospital committees in terms of their structure, functioning and perceptions of key informants ...
Savage W - - 2011
In 2008, we investigated the attitudes and practice of British consultant gynaecologists towards induced abortion, and made comparisons with our similar survey in 1989. A random sample of one in six (217) was selected from the register of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The response to the ...
Röttger A - - 2011
Due to the importance of reliable measurements of radon activity concentration, one of the past developments in metrology was applied to the field of radon, thus meeting two basic needs: (1) the harmonisation of metrology within the scope of the mutual recognition arrangement, an arrangement drawn up by the International ...
Wiener Jan - - 2011
Murray Jackson was among the early trainees at the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) drawn to Jungian ideas during the 1950s when the training was still relatively informal. He was born in Australia where he became a doctor and came to London to study psychiatry with a particular interest in ...
Kim S - - 2012
Meetings of the European Society for Pediatric Urology (ESPU) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) are held annually to promote dissemination of new research findings among practitioners. We conducted an observational study determining the rate of duplicate research presentations at the two meetings. A systematic, in-year, cross reference analysis of ...
Klausner Adam P - - 2011
PURPOSE:: We surveyed ethical attitudes among urological and nonurological practitioners, allowing for thought and discussion regarding ethical issues in a larger audience. MATERIALS AND METHODS:: With input from an academic urologist, a senior medical student and a hospital ethics committee member, a survey was created which asked for multiple choice ...
Martí-Bonmatí L - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To determine that the quality, measured by the Hirsch index, of Spanish authors who publish in international radiology journals with an impact factor (AJR, European Radiology, Investigative Radiology, Radiographics, and Radiology) is higher of those who publish only in Spanish journals or in both types of journals. MATERIAL AND ...
Hill Howard M - - 2011
The session on Bioanalytical Procedures and Regulation Towards Global Harmonization at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists - Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress meeting was organized by Mark Arnold (Bristol-Myers Squibb, NY, USA) who co-chaired with Brian Booth (US FDA) and Howard Hill (Huntingdon Life Sciences, Cambridgeshire, UK). The session continued ...
Lee Joo Yong - - 2011
We performed an analysis of the smartphone legibility of the websites of the Korean Urological Association (KUA) and other urological societies. This study was conducted on the websites of the KUA and nine other urological societies. Each website was accessed via iPhone Safari and Android Chrome, respectively, to evaluate the ...
Jones Rachel K - - 2011
The incidence of abortion has declined nearly every year between 1990 and 2005, but this trend may be ending, or at least leveling off. Access to abortion services is a critical issue, particularly since the number of abortion providers has been falling for the last three decades. In 2009 and ...
Aitchison Katherine J - - 2011
The Ninth Annual Pharmacogenetics in Psychiatry meeting was held in New York City on 23-24 April 2010 with aseries of panel presentations, as well as a debate on thecommercialization of genetic testing and a poster reception. The following is a brief report of the meeting presentations.
Boffetta Paolo P The Tisch Cancer Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA. - - 2011
Epidemiologic studies have adapted to the genomics era by forming large international consortia to overcome issues of large data volume and small sample size. Whereas both cohort and well-conducted case-control studies can inform disease risk from genetic susceptibility, cohort studies offer the additional advantages of assessing lifestyle and environmental exposure-disease ...
Chin Jacqueline J L - - 2011
An integrated biomedical ethics track was implemented as part of the new medical undergraduate curriculum at the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in academic year (AY) 2008/2009. This study analyses the effects of the new curriculum on fi rst-year students' knowledge, confidence and opinions in ...
Rescorla Leslie A LA Department of Psychology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, USA. - - 2011
International comparisons were conducted of preschool children's behavioral and emotional problems as reported on the Child Behavior Checklist for Ages 1½-5 by parents in 24 societies (N = 19,850). Item ratings were aggregated into scores on syndromes; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-oriented scales; a Stress Problems scale; and ...
Deane Bradley - - 2011
Representations of perpetual boyhood came to fascinate the late Victorians, partly because such images could naturalize a new spirit of imperial aggression and new policies of preserving power. This article traces the emergence of this fantasy through a series of stories about the relationship of the boy and the pirate, ...
Francome C - - 2011
Women from Northern Ireland (NI) have to travel to Britain and pay for their terminations as the Abortion Act (1967) does not apply in that part of the UK. This paper analyses the attitudes of gynaecologists. A questionnaire was posted in 2009 to all NHS gynaecologists in NI (43). One ...
Arellano Luis E - - 2011
Objectives: The objective of this exploratory study was to survey international health technology assessment (HTA) professionals to determine attitudes toward ethics in HTA.Methods: An exploratory, quantitative, cross-sectional study design was developed. The sample population (n = 636) was selected from authors of the 206 articles published in the International Journal ...
Benitez-Aguirre Paul - - 2010
Benitez-Aguirre P, Maahs DM. Report of the 36th ISPAD meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27-30 October 2010.
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Contact Dermatitis 2010 was the sixth biennial meeting held jointly by the Experimental Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ECDRG) and the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) (Table 1). The joint meeting was first held in 2000, a year after the creation of the ECDRG by Frank Gerberick in 1999. The first ...
Schmitt J - - 2010
Current clinical research in eczema (atopic dermatitis) is hampered by a profusion of outcome measures, most of which have not been developed or tested adequately. The first Harmonising Outcome Measures for Eczema meeting (HOME 1) was an exploratory meeting to determine whether there was sufficient interest and enthusiasm in the ...
Roblin Douglas - - 2010
Background and Aims: Individual-level race/ethnicity is important for research into causes and consequences of health disparities. For various non-research reasons, it has rarely been collected on enrollees in integrated delivery systems. Individual-level race/ethnicity can be found in medical record documentation. Manual abstraction on large numbers of medical records is costly. ...
Gasco Jaime - - 2010
To objectively compare the complexity and diversity of the certification process in Neurological Surgery in European member societies of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. The attention of this study centers on Europe. We provide here a subgroup analysis based on the responses provided to a 13-item survey. The data ...
Ikeda Wakaha - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to compare current awareness of the "On a Code of Conduct for Scientists" (OCCS) among members of the Japanese Society for Hygiene (JSH). An anonymous self-administered questionnaire was mailed to JSH members, including 439 councilors and 376 junior members (who were under 50 years ...
Schoen Frederick J - - 2010
This communication briefly summarizes the maturation of Cardiovascular Pathology, both as a subspecialty of Pathology and as an academic discipline, and the founding and contributions of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology.
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