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Outram Simon M SM Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), Victoria University, Melbourne, - - 2014
This paper proposes that the sponsorship of sport by nutritional supplements and sport drinks companies should be re-examined in the light of ethical concerns about the closeness of this relationship. A short overview is provided of the sponsorship of sport, arguing that ethical concerns about its appropriateness remain despite the ...
Patterson Dennis D a Department of Law , European University Institute , Florence , - - 2014
Abstract This article considers the arguments of Nachev and Hacker in the context of claims that Libet's experiments regarding the readiness potential pose challenges for the criminal law, specifically for the distinction between voluntary and involuntary acts.
Bennett Elizabeth L EL Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460, U.S.A.. - - 2014
Illegal hunting of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) for ivory is causing rapid declines in their populations. Since 2007, illegal ivory trade has more than doubled. African elephants are facing the most serious conservation crisis since 1989, when international trade was banned. One solution proposed is establishment of a controlled legal ...
Cooke Brian K BK Dr. B. Cooke is Assistant Professor, and Dr. Werner is Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry; and Dr. E. Cooke is an adjunct clinical post-doc associate, Department of Radiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL. Dr. Griffith is Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist, Department of Psychiatry and Professor Emeritus of African-American Studies, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Dr. Goddard was a fellow, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Dr. Griffith is involved in the editorial leadership of The Journal. However, he did not participate in any aspect of this article's review and acceptance, which were managed by an ad hoc editor who is not a member of the Editorial Board. An earlier version of the ideas from this manuscript was presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Boston, MA, October 27, 2011. - - 2014
Journalists often turn to psychiatrists for analysis of medical, social, political, and cultural events that involve human behavior and illness. Once journalists seek their expertise, psychiatrists often rush to be helpful, which can lead to ineffective performance and to statements that may run afoul of principles of professional ethics. In ...
Blas Germán San GS Laboratorio de entomología, Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de las Zonas Áridas (IADIZA, CCT-CONICET Mendoza). Av. A. Ruiz Leal s/n, Pque. Gral. San Martín, CC: 507, CP: 5500, Mendoza, Argentina.; Email: - - 2014
The genus Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) contains about 300 described species distributed worldwide, excepting the Poles. For South America 93 species have been described. Different diagnostic characters have been proposed for species from the northern Hemisphere, mostly from male genitalia. Recently, numerous South American species of the genus have ...
Dhiman Gaurav J - - 2013
We review Side Effects, a 2013 film involving bioethics, pharmaceuticals, and financial conspiracies. After the main character Emily unsuccessfully attempts suicide, she begins receiving care from a psychiatrist, Dr. Banks. Following numerous events, she is placed on a fictional antidepressant, Ablixa, which leads her to suffer from sleepwalking. During an ...
Murrie Daniel C - - 2013
How objective are forensic experts when they are retained by one of the opposing sides in an adversarial legal proceeding? Despite long-standing concerns from within the legal system, little is known about whether experts can provide opinions unbiased by the side that retained them. In this experiment, we paid 108 ...
Jones James W - - 2013
As chief of surgery at Salubrus, a large for-profit group practice, you received notification from the board of trustees that you cannot hire a surgeon you wanted to hire because she chain-smokes cigarettes. No other physician at Salubrus smokes. At the last board meeting, you presented your objections to the ...
Curran-Everett Douglas - - 2013
I enjoyed reading Professor Ludbrook's recent paper, Should we use one-sided or two-sided P values in tests of significance?(1) I appreciated his kind reference to the guidelines Dale Benos and I wrote for journals published by the American Physiological Society.(2) , I concur with Ludbrook's arguments about the use of ...
Hui Yu Y DXY Website, Guanlan Networks (Hangzhou) Co. Ltd., Binjiang District, Hangzhou, - - 2013
Only 12.1% of the Chinese doctors are satisfied with their domestic academic meetings, according to DXY.cn, a major Chinese social media site.
Phan Justin A K - - 2013
LVADs are increasingly being used to support patients with end stage heart failure. As such, the traditional definition of death, the absence of a pulse, requires re-examination as it is no longer clinically relevant. We present two contrasting cases of "death" on LVAD support and present some ethical issues surrounding ...
Gordon John-Stewart - - 2012
In his article 'Why Moral Philosophers Are Not and Should Not Be Moral Experts' David Archard attempts to show that his argument from common-sense morality is more convincing than other competing arguments in the debate. I examine his main line of argumentation and eventually refute his main argument in my ...
Grünig Ekkehard - - 2011
The 2009 European Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension have been adopted for Germany. The guidelines contain detailed recommendations for the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension. However, the practical implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany requires the consideration of several country-specific issues and already existing novel data. This ...
Ghofrani H Ardeschir - - 2011
The 2009 European Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension have been adopted for Germany. The guidelines contain detailed recommendations on the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH). However, the practical implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany requires the consideration of several country-specific issues and already existing novel data. ...
Opitz Christian F - - 2011
The 2009 European Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension have been adopted for Germany. The guidelines contain detailed recommendations for the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension. However, the practical implementation of the European Guidelines in Germany requires the consideration of several country-specific issues and already existing novel data. This ...
Aronow Wilbert S - - 2012
The American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association 2011 Expert Consensus Document on Hypertension in the Elderly has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and in Circulation, and will be published in the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension and the Journal of Geriatric ...
Buyx Alena - - 2011
Biofuels policies must protect human rights and the environment.
Osterman Lind E - - 2011
Surveillance for the fox tapeworm, Echinococcus multilocularis, has been carried out in Sweden since 2000, with about 300 red foxes analysed annually. We report the first finding of E. multilocularis in Sweden, in a fox shot in December 2010 in the south-west of the country. A second infected fox shot ...
Lee Philip P Epilepsy Action, New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY, UK. - - 2010
In this paper, I review the way in which the legislative framework in the United Kingdom has defined epilepsy. Key legislative milestones in the last 100 years, and their implications for epilepsy, are discussed; as are some landmark legal rulings. The implications of the UK Disability Discrimination Act 1995 for ...
Kopel E - - 2010
We report on a cluster of relapsing vivax malaria among Eritrean refugees residing in Israel. Since the beginning of 2010, 15 cases have been identified. Five of the six patients who had complete medical and epidemiological histories, reported Sudan as the place of primary infection during their journey to Israel, ...
Goodkin Howard P - - 2009
Following its collapse as a result of World War I, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) was reorganized in 1935; and William G. Lennox was appointed its president. Among his initial efforts was developing a professional organization that would be dedicated to the study and care of people with epilepsy ...
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Cryptosporidiosis is a nationally notifiable gastrointestinal illness caused by chlorine-resistant protozoa of the genus Cryptosporidium. Fecal-oral transmission of Cryptosporidium occurs via ingestion of contaminated recreational water, drinking water, or food, or via contact with infected persons or animals (e.g., cattle). Incidence peaks in late summer and coincides with the summer ...
Smallhorne V E - - 1987
Thirty cases of Candida sepsis occurring at Howard University Hospital between January 1983 and December 1985 were studied. A retrospective analysis was done to determine which risk factors or methods of treatment led to higher morbidity and mortality. Nosocomial infections with fungi are becoming more widespread as patients survive illnesses ...
Ekue J M - - 1987
A total of 100 male Zambian patients with symptomatic falciparum malaria were treated with either two tablets of mefloquine plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (Fansimef) or three tablets of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (Fansidar) as a single dose. The patients were kept under observation from day 0 (day of treatment) to day 28 and all were ...
Ansdell V E - - 1974
During the years 1968 to 1973 70 patients suffering from malaria were admitted to one hospital in England. Twenty had malignant tertian malaria while the remainder had infections caused by Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale and P. malariae. Malaria should be suspected in every febrile patient who has visited a tropical ...
Zamiri I - - 1972
A study of diphtheria in Iran was undertaken during the summer of 1969. Diphtheria was found to be more common among the younger people and to reach its peak 3 months after the start of the school term, during the coldest period of the year. Owing to the liberal use ...
Laing A B - - 1970
As it had been shown in previous trials that very small doses of pyrimethamine and sulfadoxine or dapsone were effective in eliminating Plasmodium falciparum in 2 or 3 days, small-scale field trials were carried out on children to investigate the efficacy of this combination of drugs in suppressing malaria.Doses of ...
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