Longevity medicine

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  • Therefore, the development of probability enabled the start of the process of quantifying risk. However, it's noteworthy that probability and risk are different concepts to most subjects. While the probability it's mathematically defined as the possibility or chance of a particular event occurs, and is represented by a number between 0 and 1 (Gelman; Nolan, 2004, Triola, 2005), the risk is associated with the probability of occurrence of an undesired event and its severity and cannot be represented by only one number....

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  • Each year, $100 billion is spent on pain care, yet 40% of Americans experience daily pain, including 50 million people with chronic pain and 25 million people with acute pain. The prevalence of pain has a tremendous impact on business, with an estimated annual cost of $60 billion plus in lost productivity. Despite advances in the treatment of pain, the quality of pain care remains far below the potential for optimal care, and ineffective pain treatment continues to be a growing problem in the United States.

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  • In light of the significant and multifaceted role neuronal, vascular, and inflammatory cells play during degenerative disorders, novel studies that elucidate the role of these cells may greatly further our understanding of disease mechanisms for the development of targeted treatments for a wide spectrum of diseases.

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  • Differentiated thyroid cancer is the fastest‐growing cancer in women; it increased 2.4% per year during 1980 to 1997 and 6.5% per year during 1997 to 2006 in the USA according to the National Cancer Instituteʹs Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER). On the other hand, the refinement of new approaches for surveillance of patients with an established diagnosis of thyroid cancer is leading to the observation that many patients, previously thought to be cured, have evidence of minimal residual disease, a condition with which we still do not know how to manage properly....

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  • In order to deal with the many challenges in Northern Uganda, such as poverty and discrimination against women, AWARE utilizes several strategies to empower women. The encourage women to be part of a rotating loan scheme as they have found that rotating loans and subsequent economic empowerment enhance women’s decision-making power in the household. AWARE also holds dialogues with Local Councils to encourage the council to give women land, and to take other measures to reduce discrimination against women.

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  • Harrison's Internal Medicine Chapter 127. Treatment and Prophylaxis of Bacterial Infections Treatment and Prophylaxis of Bacterial Infections: Introduction The development of vaccines and drugs that prevent and cure bacterial infections was one of the twentieth century's major contributions to human longevity and quality of life. Antibacterial agents are among the most commonly prescribed drugs of any kind worldwide. Used appropriately, these drugs are lifesaving.

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  • The third section of the book reviews some of the major challenges in health systems. These include health resources, technology and management of medical devices. The role of private business in public health is also explored. The final section contains a variety of issues related to global health. This includes the rise of NCDs in low and middle income countries, neglected diseases related to poverty and health and longevity medicine. A chapter of alcoholism and mortality examines the effects of a public health system breakdown.

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  • Given the importance of the insurance sector, its potential for growth, rapidly emerging trends within the sector including the trend towards liberalization of insurance services, it is essential to clearly understand the challenges and opportunities that arise from both the development of the insurance sector as well as its liberalization for developing countries.

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  • Pandemic planning should consider the need for stockpiling of essential supplies. Discuss with key suppliers a plan for regular shipments in the event of shortages or disruptions in transportation systems. Shortages may occur because of disruptions in transportation systems or inability of suppliers to meet demands because of their own staff shortages. Canadian supplies travel long distances by truck, train and aircraft and are vulnerable to any disruption.

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  • Many students in the surveys singled out organ music as being particularly detrimental to their viewing experiences. Overall, 43 percent of respondents in the initial survey were neutral towards a piano or organ score, with an addition- al 33.3 percent noting that such music detracted from their engagement with the films. The consensus of the large focus group for the Ballet Mechanique screen- ing was that there would have been diminished interest in the film if an organ score were used. “Organ music would be so distracting, esp.

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  • An estimated 3 to 4 million Californians are predicted to remain uninsured in 2019. Of those, slightly more than 1 million will not be eligible for coverage options under the ACA due to immigration status. Another 800,000 to 1.2 million will be eligible for Medi-Cal or Healthy Families. If and when they seek care, they will have the ability to enroll in coverage. Robust outreach and education can also decrease the number of uninsured who are not aware of coverage opportunities and are therefore less likely to seek care or receive preventive services.

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  • All faithful Muslims are thus involved in a continuous ‘greater jihad’, which is largely nonviolent. The ‘lesser jihad’, or war, is commanded by Allah but must be carried out according to strict rules. There is a sense in which the lesser jihad is both a ‘Holy War’ and ‘Just War’. But the purpose pf the lesser jihad (or war) is not to make others Muslim, although some (Muslims and non-Muslim)...

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  • The web-based questionnaire was hosted on commercial web space leased specifically for the project and participants were recruited through a variety of websites ix . This mechanism of data collection allowed a specific focus on (predominantly male) technology users such as computer gamers and music enthusiasts - two populations in which the consumption of counterfeit goods is believed to be frequent (ACG, 2003). The number of responses to the web-based questionnaire was 681. The overall sample size was 2370. ...

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  • Part of the reason that new car manufacturers can choose to maintain prices on their new cars (and adjust market share instead) is that a manufacturer arguably has market power in the sale of a particular car. This means that the manufacturer should consider the elasticity of demand for that car before reducing prices.

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  • Agency theory argues that there are costs associated with the separation of ownership and control in publicly held companies. The agency model proposes that non-executive directors are an effective means of monitoring executive directors and that they are able to change the behaviour of the executive directors so that shareholder interests are pursued (Fama 1980; Fama and Jensen 1983; Hermalin and Weisbach 2003).

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  • Ideally, multiple traits would be considered for selection, such as milk yield, AFC and longevity, to consider both production and functionality. Such a plan might be difficult to implement quickly, so, for more simplicity, evaluation could initially be based on ‘likeability’ scores assigned by the farmer. To evaluate likeability, farmers would be asked to assign an animal a score of from 1 to 5, where 1 and 5 indicate an extremely poor or good cow, respectively. Such a trait would comprise a mixture of productivity, reproduction and health.

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  • Considerable recent detail is provided on cytokines and signalling mechanisms which translate immune events into cellular pathology including prostaglandins (Andrey Sorokin), endoplasmic reticulum (Reiko Inagi), mTOR receptors (Lena Succar et al.), STAT3 signalling pathways (Fumio Tsuji et al.), TGF-ß (Hyun Soon Lee) and extracellular signal-regulated kinases (Maki Urushihara et al.). Animal models (Elena Goiman et al., Chia-Chao Wu et al., María Ángeles Jiménez et al.) and end results such as urinary biomarkers (Sophie Ohlsson) are updated as well....

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  • Health literacy is “the degree to which individuals can obtain, process, and understand the basic health information and services they need to make appropriate health decisions.” It represents a constellation of skills necessary for people to function effectively in the health care environment and act appropriately on health care information. These skills include the ability to interpret documents, read and write prose (print literacy), use quantitative information (numeracy), and speak and listen effectively (oral literacy).

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  • Tremendous strides have been made in the field of antiaging medicine since the publication of my first book, The Wrinkle Cure, in 2000. It was there that I first introduced my inflammation–aging theory, which firmly places chronic, low-grade invisible inflammation at the center of aging, age-related diseases, and a host of degenerative conditions. This theory was often dismissed with either ridicule or skepticism— however, science has now recognized its validity, and inflammation has been overwhelmingly recognized as a serious threat to health and longevity....

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  • A team of research ers from the Inter na tional Food Pol icy Research Insti tute (IFPRI), the Food and Agri cul tural Organi za tion of the United Nations (FAO), and the Inter na tional Live stock Research Insti tute (ILRI) col labo rated to pro duce this com pre hen sive and even- handed attempt at defin ing the nature, extent, scope, and impli ca tions of what they term the “Live stock Revo lu tion” in devel op ing coun tries. Look ing for ward to 2020, they argue con vinc ingly that the struc tural shifts in world agri...

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