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Beets Michael William MW Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, - - 2014
Afterschool programs (ASPs) across the nation have been asked to increase the amount of activity children accumulate while attending. Policies/standards that benchmark the amount of total activity (light-to-vigorous, LVPA) and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) accumulated in an ASP have been developed. Little is known about the prevalence of children meeting ...
Minegishi Takashi T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma University, Maebashi, - - 2014
The Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Endocrinology Committee summarizes the activities of each subcommittee below from April 2011 to March 2013. Survey for clinical outcomes of infertility treatment for women with adenomyosis and complications of pregnant women with adenomyosis. Survey for multiple pregnancies after controlled ovarian stimulation in ...
Hall Brian K BK Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, - - 2014
This overview article highlights active areas of research in craniofacial genetics and developmental biology as reflected in presentations given at the 34th annual meeting of the Society of Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology (SCGDB) in Montreal, Quebec on October 11, 2011. This 1-day meeting provided a stimulating occasion that demonstrated ...
Hahn Adam A Department of Psychology, The University of Western Ontario, Social Science Centre, London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada. adam.hahn@uwo.ca bgawrons@uwo.ca - - 2014
We extend Newell & Shanks' (N&S's) arguments to the question of whether implicit evaluations reflect unconscious attitudes. We argue that correspondence to explicit evaluations fails to meet the criteria of relevance and sensitivity. When awareness is measured adequately and in line with N&S's criteria, there is compelling evidence that people ...
Lepping Peter P Peter Lepping, MSc, MRCPsych, Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Mental Health and Society, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, UK; Bevinahalli Nanjegowda Raveesh, MSc, MBBS, MD(Psy), Department of Psychiatry, Mysore Medical College, - - 2014
Current capacity-based legislation and practice overvalues autonomy to the detriment of other ethical principles. A balanced ethical approach would consider the patient's right to treatment, their relationships and interactions with society and not solely the patient's right to liberty and autonomous decision-making.
Berbesque J Colette JC Centre for Research in Evolutionary and Environmental Anthropology, University of Roehampton, , London, - - 2014
The idea that hunter-gatherer societies experience more frequent famine than societies with other modes of subsistence is pervasive in the literature on human evolution. This idea underpins, for example, the 'thrifty genotype hypothesis'. This hypothesis proposes that our hunter-gatherer ancestors were adapted to frequent famines, and that these once adaptive ...
Brody Howard - - 2014
Once upon a time, medicine dismissed narrative as unimportant and uninteresting. Then, in the late 1980s, physicians and scholars became interested in how the study of narrative could enhance our understanding of illness and health care, and the field that came to be known as "narrative medicine" developed. Some of ...
Hopwood Christopher J CJ Michigan State - - 2014
In this article the inaugural meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD) is described against the backdrop of some exciting themes in contemporary personality disorder theory, research, and treatment. Commentary is provided for 7 papers included in this issue as representative of the talks ...
Maud Pétrault P EA 1046-Département de Pharmacologie Médicale, Faculté de Médecine, CHU Lille, 1 Place de Verdun, 59045 Lille Cedex, France ; UDSL, 59000 Lille, - - 2014
Since an ethical issue has been raised regarding the use of the well-known anesthetic agent chloral hydrate, owing to its mutagenic and carcinogenic effects in animals, attention of neuroscientists has turned to finding out an alternative agent able to meet not only potency, safety, and analgesic efficacy, but also reduced ...
Kendall Sacha S UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, School of Women's and Children's Health, UNSW Randwick Hospital Campus, Level 2 McNevin Dickson Building, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia, - - 2013
This paper argues that there is a relationship between understandings of anorexia nervosa (AN) and how the ethical issues associated with involuntary treatment for AN are identified, framed, and addressed. By positioning AN as a construct/discourse (hereinafter "AN: the diagnosis") several ethical issues are revealed. Firstly, "AN: the diagnosis" influences ...
Breccia Massimo M Department of Biotechnologies and Cellular Hematology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2013
Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) has evolved rapidly in the last 10 years. The objectives of this national consensus meeting were to describe the optimal procedures to perform at diagnosis, the most appropriate choice of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) in the first line setting, the correct monitoring procedures, the ...
Meara Alexa Simon AS Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA; Internal Medicine Residency, East Carolina University/Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, - - 2013
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are some of the most commonly used medications due to their well-known analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic actions. Due to their known benefits and inherent risks, there have been multiple guidelines from national professional societies that suggest appropriate use to provide both maximum benefit and mitigate risk ...
van Wynsberghe Aimee - - 2013
Contemporary literature investigating the significant impact of technology on our lives leads many to conclude that ethics must be a part of the discussion at an earlier stage in the design process i.e., before a commercial product is developed and introduced. The problem, however, is the question regarding how ethics ...
Gay Jennifer L - - 2013
Examine the relationship between physical activity (PA) and allostatic load in Mexican-Americans as well as variations by gender. Self-reported PA as well as cardiovascular, metabolic and inflammatory markers were assessed in 330 Mexican-American adults in the Cameron County Hispanic Cohort (Brownsville, TX, USA). Dependent variables included total allostatic load, blood ...
Birkhäuser Martin - - 2013
Abstract Protestantism is not a centralized religion. It is composed by many independent Churches having different moral and ethical standards. This review concentrates on the ethical principles prevalent in most modern European Reformed Churches. It does not intend to discuss the ethical principles of many other Protestant Churches present mainly ...
Kuhrt K - - 2013
A day before the start of the 2013 Conference on Pharmaceutical Ingredients (CPhI) Worldwide, the world's leading pharmaceutical networking event, a number of attendees gathered for the Fifth Annual Pre-Connect Conference to discuss trends in business development, manufacturing and regulatory arenas. Of the six modules presented at the meeting, one ...
Gum Jeffrey L JL Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, 425 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8233, St. Louis, MO 63110, - - 2014
Gruskay JA, Webb ML, Grauer JN. Methods of evaluating lumbar and cervical fusion. Spine J 2014;14:531-9 (in this issue).
Hawkins C Matthew - - 2013
Twitter is a social media microblogging platform that allows rapid exchange of information between individuals. Despite its widespread acceptance and use at various other medical specialty meetings, there are no published data evaluating its use at radiology meetings. The purpose of this study is to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate the ...
Matsumoto Yasuharu - - 2013
The Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) was held in Amsterdam from the 31(st) of August to the 4(th) of September 2013. The total attendance up to the 3(rd) was 29,990. Several important topics were presented and discussed, including a randomized trial of preventive angioplasty in myocardial ...
Heavey Patrick - - 2013
In this article I discuss the ethics of synthetic biology from a broadly deontological perspective, evaluating its morality in terms of the integrity of nature, the dignity of life and the relationship between God and his creation. Most ethical analyses to date have been largely consequentialist in nature; they reveal ...
Evans Barbara J - - 2013
Recent recommendations by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) for reporting incidental findings present novel ethical and legal issues. This article expresses no views on the ethical aspects of these recommendations and focuses strictly on liability risks and how to minimize them. The recommendations place labs and ...
Lanzone Antonio - - 2013
Abstract The catholic perspective in human reproduction is based on the concept that the human being is to be respected and treated as a person from the moment of conception. In this paper the ethical implications derived from such a principle are discussed.
Barrot C - - 2014
It is technically feasible to perform paternity diagnosis testing solely involving an alleged father and his descendent. However, there are serious legal and ethical problems for forensic genetics laboratories when it comes to paternity testing cases for investigating the alleged father-child relationship if the biological mother has not given consent ...
Singh Ilina - - 2013
Globalization of ADHD and the rise of cognitive enhancement have raised fresh concerns about the validity of ADHD diagnosis and the ethics of stimulant drug treatment. We review the literature on these two emerging phenomena, with a focus on the corresponding social, scientific and ethical debates over the universality of ...
Kacmar K Michele - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the interactive influence of a) leaders' exemplification and supplication efforts and b) followers' perceptions of the leaders' ethicality on followers' work efforts and helping behaviors. We surveyed 58 leaders and 175 followers who worked for a governmental agency in the United States. ...
Bakota B - - 2013
Croatian Trauma Society (CTS) has a 51 year of history and tradition. This article represents a brief overview from the times when it was founded, June 30, 1961, until the present time. It tells us about the idea how, where and when the "Section for Traumatology" was founded, its activities ...
Freckelton Ian - - 2013
In spite of its relative frequency, stillbirth is a phenomenon that has been relatively little discussed and requires further research for comprehensive clinical understanding. It impacts upon the legal system by way of the need to determine whether a life has come into being such that legal consequences such as ...
Reicher-Atir Rebecca R Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Psychology Department, Tel Aviv, Israel. - - 2013
The Ethics Committee at the Patient's Bedside (ECatPB) was established at Beilinson Hospital and began its activity a few years ago. A retrospective viewpoint will enable us to reflect on moral dilemmas and ethical conflicts as sources of professionals' moral distress. The activities of the ECatPB will be reviewed through ...
Bülow William - - 2013
This paper considers electronic monitoring (EM) a promising alternative to imprisonment as a criminal sanction for a series of criminal offenses. However, little has been said about EM from an ethical perspective. To evaluate EM from an ethical perspective, six initial ethical challenges are addressed and discussed. It is argued ...
Murphy Timothy F - - 2013
Certain interventions now permit the derivation of mammalian gametes from stem cells cultivated from either somatic cells or embryos. These gametes can be used in an indefinite cycle of conception in vitro, gamete derivation, conception in vitro, and so on, producing genetic generations that live only in vitro. One commentator ...
Haq Rizwan - - 2013
Commentary on: BCL2A1 is a lineage-specific antiapoptotic melanoma oncogene that confers resistance to BRAF inhibition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 12;110(11):4321-6.
Erlinge David - - 2013
Dr David Erlinge, the Society President, outlines the history and present-day activities of the Society.
Wilcox Karen S KS Anticonvulsant Drug Development Program, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA. - - 2013
This report represents a summary of the discussions led by the antiseizure treatment working group of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)/American Epilepsy Society (AES) Working Groups joint meeting in London (London Meeting). We review here what is currently known about the pharmacologic characteristics of current models of refractory seizures, ...
García Alegría J - - 2013
This paper presents the activities and projects developed by the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) during the period 2010-2012. A review of the strategic objectives, initiatives to improve and increase the offer for members of the teaching activities at congresses, Working Groups meetings, summer schools for residents, and on-line ...
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In accordance with the bylaws of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Ethics Committee reports regularly to the membership regarding the number and types of ethics matters investigated and the major programs undertaken. In 2012, ethics adjudication, ethics education and consultation, and special projects were activities of the Ethics Committee. ...
Weissfeld Alice S - - 2013
In late 2004, I was the out-going Chair of the American Society for Microbiology's (ASM's) Committee on Professional Affairs in Microbiology.…
Homma Miwako Kato - - 2013
In order to examine the current status of gender equality in academic societies in Japan, we inquired about the number of women involved in leadership activities at society conferences and annual meetings, as these activities are critical in shaping scientific careers. Our findings show a clear bias against female scientists, ...
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The Animal Welfare Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Its annual discussion forum has become central to its activities and, as Georgina Mills reports, this year's forum tackled a wide range of issues, while also looking at what previous forums have achieved.
Basford Kaye E - - 2013
In my Presidential Address at the 2010 International Biometric Conference in Florianopolis, I outlined the revised governance structure for the International Biometric Society (IBS). That structure was subsequently modified, with the final version being approved by the society membership in June 2012. The membership also approved the merger of the ...
Elmore Susan A - - 2013
The first joint Japanese Society of Toxicologic Pathology (JSTP) and National Toxicology Program (NTP) Satellite Symposium, entitled "Pathology Potpourri," was held on January 29(th) at Okura Frontier Hotel in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, in advance of the JSTP's 29(th) Annual Meeting. The goal of this Symposium was to present current diagnostic ...
Eijnden Serge Vanden - - 2013
Active ending of the life of a newborn baby is a crime. Yet its clandestine practise is a reality in several European countries. In this paper, we defend the necessity to institute a proper legal frame for what we define as active neonatal euthanasia. The only legal attempt so far, ...
Brunetti Luigi - - 2013
OBJECTIVE:To determine the usefulness of coagulation assay monitoring for dabigatran etexilate in certain high-risk clinical situations.DATA SOURCES:Literature retrieval was accessed through MEDLINE (1948-February 2013), Web of Science (1980-February 2013), International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1977-February 2013), and Google Scholar using the terms dabigatran, dabigatran etexilate, BIBR 1048, BIBR 953, direct thrombin inhibitor, ...
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The American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO's) new conflict of interest policy reflects a commitment to transparency and independence in the development and presentation of scientific and educational content. ASCO supports thorough and accessible disclosure of financial relationships with companies at institutional and individual levels and calls for rigorous evaluation ...
Strathdee Douglas - - 2013
The 11th Transgenic Technology meeting was held in Guangzhou, China on 25th-27th February 2013. Over 300 scientists and students from round the world gathered to hear the latest developments in the technologies underpinning the creation of transgenic and knockout animals and their application to biological sciences in areas such as ...
Padela Aasim I - - 2013
There is burgeoning interest in the field of "Islamic" bioethics within public and professional circles, and both healthcare practitioners and academic scholars deploy their respective expertise in attempts to cohere a discipline of inquiry that addresses the needs of contemporary bioethics stakeholders while using resources from within the Islamic ethico-legal ...
Gross Cheryl - - 2013
The authors details information related to the 2012 certification processing activity of the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists, which oversees the work of the 18 specialty certifying boards of the American Osteopathic Association.
Kuehn Daniel D Department of Economics, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, - - 2013
Most discussions of John Maynard Keynes's activities in connection with Newton are restricted to the sale in 1936 at Sotheby's of Newton's Portsmouth Papers and to Keynes's 1946 essay 'Newton, the Man'. This paper provides a history of Keynes's Newton-related work in the interim, highlighting especially the events of 1942 ...
Bastien Patrick - - 2013
For the second consecutive year, teams of the network "Montpellier Infectious Diseases" held their annual meeting. Whereas the 2011 meeting was focused on host-pathogen interaction and pathophysiology, the 2012 meeting was focused on the cooperation between medical and chemical sciences interdisciplinary approaches to fight against virus, bacteria and parasites. Several ...
Imazato Mami - - 2013
The Japan Bioanalysis Forum was established in August 2011 by delegates from industry, regulators and academia. The forum was founded as the place for discussion on regulated bioanalysis in Japan, where the bioanalytical topics in the west such as the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists/US FDA workshops have long been ...
Muñoz C Félix - - 2013
Internal medicine, art and science in the third millennium is a statement that Medicine is not only science. It acts on the sick individual to reestablish a natural state as a curative art. Medical art, commissioned by an individual or a society, is service. It requires vocation to obtain satisfaction. ...
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