Endometriosis is a progressive debilitating disease affecting the physical, social and
psychological aspects of normal life quality in nearly 1 of 7 women of reproductive
age. Endometriosis is considered to be an enigmatic disease owing to the lack of
specific set of symptoms, poorly understood pathogenesis, complexity in diagnosis
and limited therapeutic options available for management of the disorder. The last
three decades we have witnessed a significant volume of research related to
Osteoporosis and fractures may increase due to hypoestrogenism in menopause and
cytochrome P450 inducing AEDs. Recent studies suggest lower bone mineral density (BMD)
in adults and children with epilepsy, irrespective of AED treatment.
Both idiopathic epilepsy and symptomatic epilepsy are associated with reduced BMD, with
the greatest reduction in symptomatic generalized epilepsy (Sheth & Hermann, 2008).
However, the pathophysiological underlying mechanisms are far from understood and likely
Food technology and safety research financed by the European Commission
has the obvious objective of enhancing the quality of life, in the short term as
well as in a long-term perspective. Research as such is most often seen as a
long-term activity and even the most applied research should be regarded as
an investment for future benefits. Nevertheless, the EU should address
research on short-term issues, in order to meet the needs of rapid and
accurate information in cases of emerging transnational crises. ...
This recent technology separates the corn kernel into its components
without the soaking step. Depending on the process—several companies
currently offer similar technologies—the feedstock may be misted with
water before being separated into bran, germ, and the high-starch
endosperm portion of the kernel (BioFuels Journal, 2005d,e).
The advantages of dry fractionation over processes that require a soak step
are threefold: lower costs because less energy is required for drying the feed
coproduct, lower emissions, and greater coproduct output because the mash
is more highly concentrated.
Community studies around the world indicate a higher magnitude of
unsafe abortion than do health statistics.
In Zambia, the extent of
maternal mortality from unsafe abortion is not generally known from
health statistics; one study in which women were interviewed revealed
that 69% of the respondents knew one or more women who had
died from an unsafe illegal abortion.
Focus-group discussions and
community-based studies in India11
revealed self-reported abortions
in 28% of women, which is higher than figures derived from national
Understandings about what counts as ‘professional’ conduct, for example, are not
necessarily uniform or consistent. This is because those involved in regulation are
continuously engaged in maintaining and asserting their status (Willmott, 1991) in relation to
each other and to significant others (e.g., politicians, civil servants, journalists, academics)
who have their own agendas and may (even wilfully) ‘misinterpret’ , question, or criticise the
‘professional’ meanings that accountants seek to ascribe to their conduct.
The Economics BBS give you a broad and well-rounded
education in business. You’ll get a strong grounding in
economics, but in a programme that is less rigorous and
specialised than the Bachelor of Applied Economics.
This programme has a few compulsory requirements and
lots of flexibility. It builds on a standard core of economic
theory, with additional papers chosen from a wide range of
electives. You can specialise in areas including quantitative
methods, international trade, resource and environmental
economics, financial economics, managerial economics,
and public policy.
Pursuant to the FSF mandate, the questionnaire circulated to member authorities solicited
their individual views on potential unintended consequences of their use of credit ratings in
LRSPs (ie, the appearance of a “seal of approval”). In preparing their responses to this
portion of the questionnaire, member authorities were not expected to conduct any
independent research on the issue, but instead simply to convey their broad impressions and
Provide Consumers With Choices to Reduce Costs and Save Energy: Volatile gasoline
prices reinforce the need for innovation that will make it easier and more affordable for
consumers to buy more advanced and fuel-efficient vehicles, use alternative means of
transportation, weatherize their homes and workplaces, and in doing so, save money and
protect the environment. These measures help families’ pocketbooks, reduce our
dependence on finite energy sources and help create jobs here in the United States....
The sound in the urethra allowed the prostate to be directed posteriorly to facilitate palpation
of the nodule and placement of the Silverman needle (Barnes & Emery, 1959).
The patient would be anaesthetized and positioned in lithotomy. An initial digital rectal
examination (DRE) was performed to ensure an empty rectum and an ounce of antiseptic
solution was instilled per rectally for ten minutes. Agents used included Vioform
(iodochlorhydroxyquin U.S.P) 3% Betadine (providone-iodine) or Triophyll (tri-iodophynol).
More specifically, Shariah-compliant products (which include banking assets and asset
management) were valued at around US$450 billion (ex-Iran) in 20064
. With growth of
23.5% p.a. over the past five years, Shariah compliant products are expected to grow at
17% p.a. to exceed US$1 trillion in value by 2010 (ex-Iran).
United States, it has been demonstrated that the
primary source of information about immigration
preference categories, passports and visas is
neither the United States embassy, nor
newspapers and travel agents, but personal
contacts with relatives and acquaintances already
in the United States (Stalker 2007). Mexican
villages are often linked with specific United States
farms through informal networks. Initial migrants
may arrange with their employers for friends and
families to arrive at the same workplace, taking
responsibility for the new employees (ibid.).
This paper constructs comparable and parsimonious measures of institutions’ expo-
sure to market risk by representing their positions as portfolios in a small number of
bonds. We start from balance sheet data from the US Reports on Bank Conditions
and Income (“call reports”). We show how to construct, for any bank and for each
major class of credit market instruments, replicating portfolios of bonds that have ap-
proximately the same conditional payoﬀ distribution. We then compare portfolios across
Animation is currently one of the emerging outsourcing services
offered by the Philippines. With the beginnings of animation in the
country being traced as early as the 1980’s, this fairly long history
lends the Philippines its reputation as one of the stronger Asian
players in the global animation industry today.
However, considering that the country had first-mover advantage, its
current share of the global animation market remains marginal when
compared to the international demand for animation work.
Allergic diseases are characterized by a Th2 inflammatory response involving several
possible modulator factors (genetics and environmental factors), subject-related or antigenrelated
modulators such as adjuvants, solubility in the microenvironment of mucosa, size of
the sensitization agent, mucosa permeability, viral infections, and the greater or lesser
ability of effectors cells to liberate mediators.
Other factors include atmospheric pollution, exposure to tobacco, lifestyle-related diet and
hygiene habits and maternal effects.
The U.S. FDA CGMP request in section 211.165 (e) methods to be validated: The
accuracy, sensitivity, specificity, and reproducibility of test methods employed by the
firm shall be established and documented. Such validation and documentation may be
accomplished in accordance with Sec. 211.194(a). These requirements include a
statement of each method used in testing the sample to meet proper standards of
accuracy and reliability, as applied to the tested product. The U.S. FDA has also
proposed industry guidance for Analytical Procedures and Methods Validation....
Yet the measures agreed so far are not sufﬁ cient to contain the negative environmental
effects of transport growth. Furthermore, there is still no coherent ‘roadmap’ to reduce
emissions from transport.
The rail sector strongly recommends that transport policies in the EU and elsewhere
start to make more use of the energy efﬁ ciency of railways in order to progress towards
the 2020 targets. Railways already offer the most energy-efﬁ cient performance and are
constantly improving, both in terms of passenger km (pkm) and tonne km (tkm)....
This Commission believes that people can build a future that is more prosperous, more just,
and more secure. Our report, Our Common Future, is not a prediction of ever increasing
environmental decay, poverty, and hardship in an ever more polluted world among ever
decreasing resources. We see instead the possibility for a new era of economic growth, one
that must be based on policies that sustain and expand the environmental resource base. And
we believe such growth to be absolutely essential to relieve the great poverty that is deepening
in much of the developing world....
The proportion of children reported to attend religious services weekly or
monthly shows a different pattern of variation across states. The proportion is
highest – upwards of 85 percent – in Southern states like Mississippi, Louisiana,
Alabama, and South Carolina. The proportion is lowest in the New England states
of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, with less than or just over half of young
people attending services regularly. North Central states like the Dakotas and
Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota, come out relatively high in both family stability
and religious observance.