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Benson M M Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7HE, - - 2014
This paper offers a summary of the ethical guide for the European orthopaedic community; the full report will be published in the EFORT Journal. Cite this article: Bone Joint J 2014;96-B:1130-2.
Hwang Sung-Nam SN Department of Neurosurgery, Chung-Ang University Hospital Chung-Ang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address: - - 2014
The year 2012 was the 50(th) anniversary of the Korean Neurosurgical Society, and in 2013, the 15(th) World Congress of Neurosurgery took place in Seoul, Korea. Thus it is an appropriate occasion to introduce the world to the history of the Korean Neurosurgical Society and the foundation, development, and growth ...
Tarella Corrado C Hematology and Cell Therapy Unit, Ospedale Mauriziano and University Department of Biotechnology and Life Science, Torino, - - 2014
Indolent nonfollicular B-cell lymphoma (INFBCL) has been classified in the World Health Organization 2008 system among the mature B-cell neoplasms and includes nodal and extranodal marginal zone lymphoma (MZL), lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (LPL), and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). Recently, the array and sequencing technologies have provided new insights into their molecular ...
Leitzmann Claus C From the Department of Nutrition, Giessen University, Wilhelmstrasse 20, 35392 Giessen, - - 2014
Early human food cultures were plant-based. Major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism have recommended a vegetarian way of life since their conception. The recorded history of vegetarian nutrition started in the sixth century bc by followers of the Orphic mysteries. The Greek philosopher Pythagoras is considered the father of ...
Sheppard Mk M Queen Mary Universtiy of London, London, - - 2014
: The EVERREST programme proposes a clinical trial with maternal uterine artery vascular endothelial growth factor gene therapy to treat severe early-onset fetal growth restriction (FGR) in pregnant women. FGR is a major obstetric problem that has significant risk of stillbirth or very low birthweight baby. As a component of ...
Holmesland Anne-Lise AL Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Soerlandet Hospital Trust , Kristiansand S. , Norway - - 2014
Abstract The article explores what professionals regard as important skills and attitudes for generating inter-agency network meetings involving intra- and interprofessonal work. More specifically, we will examine what they understand as promoting or impeding dialogue and how this is related to their professional backgrounds. The professionals participated in a project ...
Chichester Melanie - - 2014
Developing a professional network is important for career growth and professional development. Networking can open doors for countless opportunities to gain new knowledge, meet new people, visit new places and advance your career. Successful networking involves identifying opportunities to meet and interact with people and to do so in a ...
Clark Cathy Ann CA Sensors & Sonar Systems, NUWCDIVNPT, 1176 Howell St., B1320, R457, Newport, RI 02841, - - 2014
Bill Carey has been a strong and influential mentor to many young and not-so-young acousticians and engineers. He had a profound effect on my career, encouraging me to publish my work and to attend Acoustical Society Meetings. His work in bottom acoustics, noise directionality, and surface effects, in particular, provided ...
Dresselhaus Thomas T *Cell Biology and Plant Biochemistry, Biochemie-Zentrum Regensburg, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstrasse 31, 93053 Regensburg, - - 2014
Plant reproduction meetings often deal either with pre-fertilization processes such as flowering and pollen biology or post-fertilization processes such as embryogenesis and seed development. The Biochemical Society Focused Meeting entitled 'Regulation of Fertilization and Early Seed Development' was organized to close this gap and to discuss mechanistic similarities and future ...
Simpson Bob B Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Dawson Building, Lower Mountjoy, Stockton Rd., Durham DH1 3LE, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ethical review by expert committee continues to be the first line of defence when it comes to protecting human subjects recruited into clinical trials. Drawing on a large scale study of biomedical experimentation across South Asia, and specifically on interviews with 24 ethical review committee [ERC] members across India, Sri ...
DeGrazia David - - 2014
In addressing the shape of appropriate gun policy, this essay assumes for the sake of discussion that there is a legal and moral right to private gun ownership. My thesis is that, against the background of this right, the most defensible policy approach in the United States would feature moderate ...
Porcino Anthony A Complementary Medicine Education and Outcomes Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, - - 2014
The IJTMB has a broad international (non-North American) readership, representing about one-third of all visitors to the Journal. What are the facilitators and barriers relevant to use of and participation in the IJTMB for international therapeutic massage and bodywork (TMB) researchers, educators, and practitioners? How can the IJTMB continue its ...
Billard Lynne L Department of Statistics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, - - 2014
The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Ronald A. Fisher, one of the two Fathers of Statistics and a Founder of the International Biometric Society (the "Society"). To celebrate the extraordinary genius of Fisher and the far-sighted vision of Fisher and Chester Bliss in organizing ...
Kuhnen Vv V Laboratório de Ecologia de Mamíferos, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, - - 2014
Wild animals have been kept as pets for centuries, in Brazil companionship is one of the main reasons why wild species are legally bred and traded. This paper is an attempt to call the attention for problems concerning the welfare of wild pets involved in the trading system in Brazil. ...
Kim Pilwon P Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Department of Mathematical Sciences and School of Technology Management, Ulsan Metropolitan City, South - - 2014
We study formation of ostracism in a society from a game theoretical perspective. The dynamics of group formation is complicated in that the choices of the individuals and the form of the groups mutually affect each other in the process. A suggested simple model shows that individual efforts to increase ...
Varela-Lasheras Irma I Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Darwinweg 2, Leiden 2333 CR, The Netherlands ; Current address: Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Rua da Quinta Grande 6, 2780-156 Oeiras, - - 2014
Diapause is a developmental arrest present in annual killifish, whose eggs are able to survive long periods of desiccation when the temporary ponds they inhabit dry up. Diapause can occur in three different developmental stages. These differ, within and between species, in their responsiveness to different environmental cues. A role ...
Hatem Stephen F SF Cleveland Clinic, Imaging Institute, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA, - - 2013
The American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) was founded in 1988 and is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. ASER is thriving and emergency radiology has never enjoyed greater popularity than at present. This history describes the genesis of the Society, its growth and current state of affairs. It is based on ...
Colledge Flora F Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Basel, - - 2013
The ability to exchange samples and data is crucial for the rapidly growth of biobanking. However, sharing is based on the assumption that the donor has given consent to a given use of her or his sample. Biobanking stakeholders, therefore, must choose 1 of 3 options: obtain general consent enabling ...
Williams Bart O - - 2013
The importance of sclerostin as a potential therapeutic target in osteoporosis was perhaps best demonstrated by the convening of a Plenary Symposium at the 2013 ASBMR Annual Meeting entitled "Sclerostin: The Journey from Discovery to Application." Two recent articles, including one that appears in this issue of the Journal of ...
Schousboe John T - - 2013
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) convenes a Position Development Conference (PDC) every 2-3 yr to make recommendations for guidelines and standards in the field of musculoskeletal measurement and assessment. The recommendations pertain to clinically relevant issues regarding the acquisition, quality control, interpretation, and reporting of various aspects of musculoskeletal ...
Sterckx Sigrid S Bioethics Institute Ghent, Ghent University, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2013
European Patent No. 2430454 of Stanford University is open to opposition before the European Patent Office if such opposition is filed by 23 October 2013. This is the European equivalent of the US Patent that raised such controversy in this journal in August 2013 as being a patent on time. ...
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The terms 'ethics' and 'welfare' are often used in the veterinary sphere. Jen Hall, the young graduate representative on BVA Council, says that, as a farm animal practitioner, she is faced with ethical dilemmas on a daily basis and, more often than not, these are related to welfare.
Naseman Ryan R Assistant Director, Wexner Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, - - 2013
The Director's Forum series is designed to guide pharmacy leaders in establishing patient-centered services in hospitals and health systems. During the early winter months, pharmacists will converge upon a major city and participate in the Midyear Clinical Meeting ("Midyear") of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. This meeting involves almost ...
Achmad Arifudin - - 2013
The potentials of bubble technology in ultrasound has been investigated thoroughly in the last decade. Japan has entered as one of the leaders in bubble technology in ultrasound since Sonazoid (Daiichi Sankyo & GE Healthcare) was marketed in 2007. The 85th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Japan Society of Ultrasonics ...
Burton F F Oxford Maternal & Perinatal Health Institute, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, Oxford, - - 2013
The INTERGROWTH-21st Project presented a complex set of ethical challenges given the involvement of health institutions in geographically and culturally diverse areas of the world, with differing attitudes to pregnancy. This paper addresses how the research team dealt with some of those issues.
Webb Jennifer B - - 2013
The present study explored African American (n=16) and European American (n=19) college women's ideal body size perceptions for their own and the other ethnic group along with reasons behind their selections. Respondents completed an ethnically-neutral figure rating scale and then participated in ethnically-homogenous focus groups. European Americans mostly preferred a ...
Soen Satoshi - - 2013
In 1995, the Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Metabolism (now the Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research) established the Osteoporosis Diagnostic Criteria Review Committee. Following discussion held at the 13th scientific meeting of the Society in 1996, the Committee, with the consensus of its members, proposed diagnostic criteria ...
Jung Keun-Hwa - - 2013
Since its establishment in 1982, the Korean Neurological Association (KNA) has demonstrated stable growth over the last 3 decades, and a lot of effort has been made to take the KNA to a global level. During this period of transition, the KNA has held a number of regular domestic conferences ...
Kissileff Harry R - - 2013
This review summarizes the formation of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), highlighting the many people whose commitment and perseverance brought together a wide range of disciplines for the common goal of investigating ingestive behavior and providing communication via scientific meetings. The goals and philosophy of the ...
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Gadher Suresh Jivan - - 2013
6th Central and Eastern European Proteomic Conference Budapest, Hungary, 14-17 October 2012 The annual Central and Eastern European Proteomic Conference can be considered as the bedrock of proteomics in central and eastern Europe and, since its creation, has seen an incredible growth in proteomics. The term 'Central and Eastern European ...
Pritchard J Fred - - 2013
This report gives a summary of the key points raised during a roundtable discussion convened at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Chicago on 17 October 2012. The science of ADME continues to grow, as does the impact of these studies on drug ...
Conaghan Philip G - - 2013
Since its inception, ISEMIR has held an annual education meeting highlighting the changes in the utilization of imaging tools for the management of rheumatic diseases. ISEMIR's international faculty and world-renowned experts have discussed these topics at a very high scientific level. The evolution of the content demonstrates the rapidly changing ...
Ayuso Carmen C 1] Department of Genetics, IIS-Jimenez Diaz Foundation (IIS-FJD), Madrid, Spain [2] Centre for Biomedical Network Research on Rare Diseases CIBERER ISCIII, Valencia, - - 2013
The development of new massive sequencing techniques has now made it possible to significantly reduce the time and costs of whole-genome sequencing (WGS). Although WGS will soon become a routine testing tool, new ethical issues have surfaced. In light of these concerns, a systematic review of papers published by expert ...
Sukehiro Nayu - - 2013
The invasion of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti at Narita International Airport, Japan was detected for the first time. During the course of routine vector surveillance at Narita International Airport, 27 Ae. aegypti adults emerged from larvae and pupae collected from a single larvitrap placed near No. 88 spot ...
Turner Stuart - - 2013
This paper outlines a personal account of the growth of the field of traumatic stress in Europe, especially with the history of major disasters in the 1980s, the first European Conference in Lincoln in 1988, the formation of European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and its subsequent development, for example, ...
Wallace Robert Lee RL Department of Biology, Ripon College, Ripon, WI 54971-0248, - - 2013
Rotifers have attracted the attention of biologists for well over 200 years. Interest in these exquisite animals rests in their diverse morphology, short generation time resulting in high growth rates, ability to withstand desiccation, and wide distribution, coupled with evidence of cryptic speciation. Moreover, three modes of reproduction are present in ...
Mobasher Mina - - 2012
The importance of pediatric research especially in the ethically proven trials resulted in considerable legislative attempts in association with compiling ethical guidelines. Because of children's vulnerability conducting pediatric research raises different ethical issues; the two most important of which are informed consent and risk-benefit assessment. Differences in religious and socio-cultural ...
McCormick Paul C - - 2012
The theme of the 80th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the title of this presidential address, "We are neurosurgery," is a simple 3-word affirmation of who neurosurgeons are, what they have achieved, and how much there is yet to accomplish. Recent advances in neurobiology and ...
Kluge Eike-Henner W - - 2012
There is a fundamental inconsistency in Western society's treatment of non-human animals on the one hand, and of human foetuses on the other. While most Western countries allow the butchering of animals and their use in experimentation, this must occur under carefully controlled conditions that are intended to minimize their ...
Gupta Suresh - - 2012
Rapid growth and expansion of plastic surgery in general and aesthetic surgery in particular in the past decade has brought in its wake some confusions particularly raising questions for the surgeons conduct towards his colleagues and the patients in the light of ethical requirements. Some thoughts from eminent thinkers form ...
Rabasseda X - - 2012
At temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, but chilly air conditioning inside the George R. Brown convention center, Houston was the endocrine capital of America during June 2012, with the ENDO EXPO 2012 meeting calling attendees from all the states and abroad. Endocrinology is a highly varied specialty, ranging from hormonal ...
Kofke W Andrew - - 2012
The 40-year history of the Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care (SNACC) is reviewed. Annual meetings have been a focus for reporting scientific advances and providing education to those attending. The society has undergone significant maturation dealing with transitions in leadership and dealing with an existential threat and undergoing ...
Lillemoen Lillian L Centre for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. - - 2013
Ethics support in primary health care has been sparser than in hospitals, the need for ethics support is probably no less. We have, however, limited knowledge about how to develop ethics support that responds to primary health-care workers' needs. In this article, we present a survey with a mixture of ...
Cohen Shlomo - - 2012
The nocebo effect, the mirror-phenomenon to the placebo effect, is when the expectation of a negative outcome precipitates the corresponding symptom or leads to its exacerbation. One of the basic ethical duties in health care is to obtain informed consent from patients before treatment; however, the disclosure of information regarding ...
Amarie S - - 2012
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, July 29 - August 2, 2012.
Zerdoum A - - 2012
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, July 29 - August 2, 2012.
Govind Nikhil - - 2012
An examination of the intersection of legal and medical discourses, particularly in the realm of mental health legislation, provides a rich opportunity to clarify fundamental ethical conflicts. This essay studies one such legal discourse, the draft amendments to the Mental Health Act (1987), to demonstrate that the realm of ethical ...
Challis John Rg - - 2012
The 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation was held in San Diego, (CA, USA) on 21-24 March 2012, with a record number of registrants (over 1300) and submitted abstracts. The main 3-day meeting was preceded by a day of satellite meetings, covering topics such as placental function, ...
Cady Rebecca F - - 2012
This column provides executive summaries of developments in legal and regulatory issues related to healthcare, lists a bibliography of pertinent healthcare law-related articles, and discusses interesting health law court decisions.
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