According to the National Cancer Institute, cancer continues to take
a devastating toll. Among women in the United States, cancer is the
second-leading cause of death after heart disease. Medical researchers
fighting against cancer have made significant progress, however. In
recent years, cancer incidence rates have been stable, and—although
the annual rate of decline in cancer death rates among men have been
twice as large as the declines in women—mortality has decreased for
ten of the top 15 cancers in women.
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Prevalence of various Human Papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes among women who subjected to routine Pap smear test in Bushehr city (South west of Iran)2008-2009
Monitoring for coverage, effectiveness, impact, usage (loss and wastage), and safety of
vaccines should be planned and use existing systems as much as possible. Collection of
coverage data can be challenging, and should include disaggregated data by dose and age
at delivery site. Nominal registries may be useful for collecting coverage information and
ensuring proper follow-up, but may require unique national identifiers. With appropriate
technical support, vaccine impact evaluations may be done using HPV prevalence studies
in certain settings.
So what does this mean for outreach? Diseases and chronic conditions that are prevalent in
white, middle class populations are sometimes even more common among non-white, low income
communities. Disparities in wealth are often paralleled by disparities in health. The need for advocacy,
support and information services that are offered by patient support organizations like yours is likely
to be greatest in the very communities that such organizations find hard to reach.
An important note: Disparities in health among communities are not always negative ones.
A representative sample survey of 1273 persons aged 60 and older living in private households was
conducted in an area covering over half of Cambodia's population which includes Phnom Penh and the
five most populated provinces (Kampong Cham, Kandal, Prey Veng, Battambang, and Takeo).
location of the provinces covered are shown in Figure 1. Sampling procedures are described in detail in
Appendix A. Samples were drawn separately for Phnom Penh and the other five provinces taken
collectively using somewhat different procedures for the two domains.
Alpine destinations attract leisure travellers for winter sports, such as skiing, as well as
holidaymakers who appreciate natural attractions in all seasons. They also attract activity
holidaymakers such as naturalists, mountain cyclists, walkers etc. Although the majority of alpine
sports are for recreational purposes a wide range of expeditions and challenges are organised for
mountains such as the Everest or the Alps. Lakes may also offer facilities for sea sports such as
surfing and skiing.
The chapter concludes with a
discussion on the implications of all these changes for the veterinary sector and offers some
suggestions for future research. Thus, the authors lay the theoretical foundation for future
empirical work in this field by debating some key concepts and generating hypotheses for
Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent cancer among women worldwide, and infection with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been identified as the causal agent for this condition. The natural history of cervical cancer is characterized by slow disease progression, rendering the condition in essence preventable and even treatable when diagnosed in early stages.
Most retail investors buy corporate bonds through a public offer.
A company that makes a public offer will issue a prospectus and
investors apply directly to buy bonds. Many investors find out
about these offers through newspaper advertisements.
The prospectus for an offer of corporate bonds generally specifies
a minimum investment parcel (or bundle of bonds). People who
invest in corporate bonds when they are first issued pay the face
value of the bond (usually $100 each).
It aims at providing assistance in compiling the specifications for your digital projection equipment. It
exclusively focuses on technical questions and does not address the economic, financial and political
dimensions of digital cinema.
Although it does not claim to be complete, this guide intends to be as complete as possible to assist
you with planning your installation. The latter has to meet in France the AFNOR NF S27-100 standard
(“Salle de projection électronique de type cinéma numérique” [“Electronic projection room of the type
digital cinema”]), ...
About three-quarters of people with schizophrenia suffer recurrent relapses and continued
disability. Outcome appears to be worse in people with the following factors: 1) an insidious
onset of symptoms where initial treatment is delayed; 2) social isolation; 3) a strong family
history of schizophrenia or other major mental disorder; 4) people living in industrialised
countries and urbanised communities; 5) men appear to fair worse than women; and 6) in
those people who misuse drugs especially cannabis, and possibly from an early age under 16
years (Jablensky et al 1992).
With time, it appeared mandatory to find the correct technique to determine the length of
the artificial chordae. Sarsam et al., 2002 passed one or more 5-0 e-PTFE sutures, supported
by a felt pledget through the fibrous portion of the papillary muscle. The suture was left
untied. The two arms of the suture were then passed once through the rough free edge of
the prolapsing leaflet from the ventricular to the atrial side.
The fourth component of the architecture of
community refers to connections between places as
expressed through the flow of people, capital and
information. We see these connections clearly in the
notion of bridging social capital and high value civic
institutions, and they are a logical consequence of the
ways in which quality public assets create consumer
and investor demand.
Understanding regional connections has become
important to policy analysts concerned with
economically distressed communities.
Although the African Charter is the primary treaty providing a framework for human
rights in the region, its provisions on women’s rights are largely seen as ineffective and
The charter recognizes and afﬁrms women’s rights in three provisions. First, article
18(3) requires states parties to “ensure the elimination of every discrimination against
women and also ensure the protection of the rights of the woman.
Nonfinancial and nonbank financial businesses raise funds in the money market primarily
by issuing commercial paper, which is a short-term unsecured promissory note. In recent years an
increasing number of firms have gained access to this market, and commercial paper has grown at a rapid
pace. Business enterprises—generally those involved in international trade—also raise funds in the money
market through bankers acceptances. A bankers acceptance is a time draft drawn on and accepted by a
bank (after which the draft becomes an unconditional liability of the bank).
• The classifications most likely to yield significant differences among identifiable groups of
small businesses are industry, employee size of business, and years of business ownership.
Industry produces the most divergent evaluation of problems, though some similarities be-
tween industries do exist. The other classifications examined, for example legal form of
business, exhibit fewer substantial differences among their components. It is important to
note that when they differ, the differences are often functions of variations among groups in
the aforementioned classifications.
Paper consumption can represent significant costs associated with the communications and marketing
activities of a planned event. It is often considered a necessary cost of doing business. Yet, when looking at
a standard piece of paper, many of us do not consider the true cost of producing it. Conventional paper uses
chemicals that produce, along with the paper itself, harsh toxic substances and the living trees used to make
the paper provide priceless ecological services.
The EPA’s ecosystem protection programs encompass a wide range of approaches that address
specific at-risk regional areas and larger categories of threatened systems, such as urban waters,
estuaries, and wetlands. Locally generated pollution, combined with pollution carried by rivers
and streams and through air deposition, can accumulate in these ecosystems and degrade them
over time. The EPA and its federal partners along with states, tribes, municipalities, and private
parties, will continue efforts to restore the integrity of the imperiled waters of the United States.
Design the content, not the box it comes in
Use your pixels on things that communicate meaning. It used to be very common for web
designers to make just templates – attractive or jazzy containers which would have “content”
added at a later time. This is a fundamentally wrong approach, because it doesn't fulfil the
designer's mission - facilitating communication.
Obwona (2000) estimated a trans log production function to determine technical
efficiency differentials between small- and medium-scale tobacco farmers in Uganda
using a stochastic frontier approach. The estimated efficiencies were explained by
socioeconomic and demographic factors. The results showed that, credit accessibility
extension services and farm assets contribute positively towards the improvement of