Emigration and Immigration: The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.Emigrants and Immigrants: People who leave their place of residence in one country and settle in a different country.Acculturation: Process of cultural change in which one group or members of a group assimilate various cultural patterns from another.United States Government Agencies: Agencies of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT of the United States.Foreign Medical Graduates: Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.Cell Movement: The movement of cells from one location to another. Distinguish from CYTOKINESIS which is the process of dividing the CYTOPLASM of a cell.Animal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Refugees: Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Chemotaxis, Leukocyte: The movement of leukocytes in response to a chemical concentration gradient or to products formed in an immunologic reaction.Neutrophils: Granular leukocytes having a nucleus with three to five lobes connected by slender threads of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing fine inconspicuous granules and stainable by neutral dyes.Antigens, CD18: Cell-surface glycoprotein beta-chains that are non-covalently linked to specific alpha-chains of the CD11 family of leukocyte-adhesion molecules (RECEPTORS, LEUKOCYTE-ADHESION). A defect in the gene encoding CD18 causes LEUKOCYTE-ADHESION DEFICIENCY SYNDROME.Venules: The minute vessels that collect blood from the capillary plexuses and join together to form veins.Transients and Migrants: People who frequently change their place of residence.Leukocytes: White blood cells. These include granular leukocytes (BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and NEUTROPHILS) as well as non-granular leukocytes (LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES).Neural Crest: The two longitudinal ridges along the PRIMITIVE STREAK appearing near the end of GASTRULATION during development of nervous system (NEURULATION). The ridges are formed by folding of NEURAL PLATE. Between the ridges is a neural groove which deepens as the fold become elevated. When the folds meet at midline, the groove becomes a closed tube, the NEURAL TUBE.Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.MexicoCell Adhesion: Adherence of cells to surfaces or to other cells.IsraelMexican Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican descent.Thioglycolates: Organic esters of thioglycolic acid (HS-CH2COOH).P-Selectin: Cell adhesion molecule and CD antigen that mediates the adhesion of neutrophils and monocytes to activated platelets and endothelial cells.United StatesUSSRHispanic Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.Dermatitis, Irritant: A non-allergic contact dermatitis caused by prolonged exposure to irritants and not explained by delayed hypersensitivity mechanisms.Arthus Reaction: A dermal inflammatory reaction produced under conditions of antibody excess, when a second injection of antigen produces intravascular antigen-antibody complexes which bind complement, causing cell clumping, endothelial damage, and vascular necrosis.Suriname: A republic in the north of South America, bordered on the west by GUYANA (British Guiana) and on the east by FRENCH GUIANA. Its capital is Paramaribo. It was formerly called Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana or Surinam. Suriname was first settled by the English in 1651 but was ceded to the Dutch by treaty in 1667. It became an autonomous territory under the Dutch crown in 1954 and gained independence in 1975. The country was named for the Surinam River but the meaning of that name is uncertain. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1167 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p526)Injections, Intralymphatic: Injections into the lymph nodes or the lymphatic system.Leukocyte Rolling: Movement of tethered, spherical LEUKOCYTES along the endothelial surface of the microvasculature. The tethering and rolling involves interaction with SELECTINS and other adhesion molecules in both the ENDOTHELIUM and leukocyte. The rolling leukocyte then becomes activated by CHEMOKINES, flattens out, and firmly adheres to the endothelial surface in preparation for transmigration through the interendothelial cell junction. (From Abbas, Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 3rd ed)Splanchnic Circulation: The circulation of blood through the BLOOD VESSELS supplying the abdominal VISCERA.American Medical Association: Professional society representing the field of medicine.Croton Oil: Viscous, nauseating oil obtained from the shrub Croton tiglium (Euphorbaceae). It is a vesicant and skin irritant used as pharmacologic standard for skin inflammation and allergy and causes skin cancer. It was formerly used as an emetic and cathartic with frequent mortality.Somalia: Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator and, with Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Kenya, is often referred to as the Horn of Africa. It comprises Italy's former Trust Territory of Somalia and the former British Protectorate of Somaliland. The capital is Mogadishu.Social Welfare: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.AlbaniaAsia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)Central AmericaNeutrophil Infiltration: The diffusion or accumulation of neutrophils in tissues or cells in response to a wide variety of substances released at the sites of inflammatory reactions.Mice, Inbred C57BLColonialism: The aggregate of various economic, political, and social policies by which an imperial power maintains or extends its control over other areas or peoples. It includes the practice of or belief in acquiring and retaining colonies. The emphasis is less on its identity as an ideological political system than on its designation in a period of history. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)Antigens, CD11: A group of three different alpha chains (CD11a, CD11b, CD11c) that are associated with an invariant CD18 beta chain (ANTIGENS, CD18). The three resulting leukocyte-adhesion molecules (RECEPTORS, LEUKOCYTE ADHESION) are LYMPHOCYTE FUNCTION-ASSOCIATED ANTIGEN-1; MACROPHAGE-1 ANTIGEN; and ANTIGEN, P150,95.Gene Flow: The change in gene frequency in a population due to migration of gametes or individuals (ANIMAL MIGRATION) across population barriers. In contrast, in GENETIC DRIFT the cause of gene frequency changes are not a result of population or gamete movement.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)L-Selectin: Cell adhesion molecule and CD antigen that serves as a homing receptor for lymphocytes to lymph node high endothelial venules.Cell Adhesion Molecules: Surface ligands, usually glycoproteins, that mediate cell-to-cell adhesion. Their functions include the assembly and interconnection of various vertebrate systems, as well as maintenance of tissue integration, wound healing, morphogenic movements, cellular migrations, and metastasis.Population Growth: Increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Thymus Gland: A single, unpaired primary lymphoid organ situated in the MEDIASTINUM, extending superiorly into the neck to the lower edge of the THYROID GLAND and inferiorly to the fourth costal cartilage. It is necessary for normal development of immunologic function early in life. By puberty, it begins to involute and much of the tissue is replaced by fat.Capillary Permeability: The property of blood capillary ENDOTHELIUM that allows for the selective exchange of substances between the blood and surrounding tissues and through membranous barriers such as the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER; BLOOD-AQUEOUS BARRIER; BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER; BLOOD-NERVE BARRIER; BLOOD-RETINAL BARRIER; and BLOOD-TESTIS BARRIER. Small lipid-soluble molecules such as carbon dioxide and oxygen move freely by diffusion. Water and water-soluble molecules cannot pass through the endothelial walls and are dependent on microscopic pores. These pores show narrow areas (TIGHT JUNCTIONS) which may limit large molecule movement.Concentration Camps: Facilities in which WARFARE or political prisoners are confined.Peritonitis: INFLAMMATION of the PERITONEUM lining the ABDOMINAL CAVITY as the result of infectious, autoimmune, or chemical processes. Primary peritonitis is due to infection of the PERITONEAL CAVITY via hematogenous or lymphatic spread and without intra-abdominal source. Secondary peritonitis arises from the ABDOMINAL CAVITY itself through RUPTURE or ABSCESS of intra-abdominal organs.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Genetics, Population: The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.LuxembourgAsian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Selectins: Transmembrane proteins consisting of a lectin-like domain, an epidermal growth factor-like domain, and a variable number of domains that are homologous to complement regulatory proteins. They are important cell adhesion molecules which help LEUKOCYTES attach to VASCULAR ENDOTHELIUM.Healthcare Financing: Methods of generating, allocating, and using financial resources in healthcare systems.Los AngelesCoturnix: A genus of BIRDS in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES, containing the common European and other Old World QUAIL.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Cell Migration Inhibition: Phenomenon of cell-mediated immunity measured by in vitro inhibition of the migration or phagocytosis of antigen-stimulated LEUKOCYTES or MACROPHAGES. Specific CELL MIGRATION ASSAYS have been developed to estimate levels of migration inhibitory factors, immune reactivity against tumor-associated antigens, and immunosuppressive effects of infectious microorganisms.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Leukocyte-Adhesion Deficiency Syndrome: Rare, autosomal recessive disorder caused by deficiency of the beta 2 integrin receptors (RECEPTORS, LEUKOCYTE-ADHESION) comprising the CD11/CD18 family of glycoproteins. The syndrome is characterized by abnormal adhesion-dependent functions, especially defective tissue emigration of neutrophils, leading to recurrent infection.Eligibility Determination: Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.Mesenteric Veins: Veins which return blood from the intestines; the inferior mesenteric vein empties into the splenic vein, the superior mesenteric vein joins the splenic vein to form the portal vein.Caribbean Region: The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Biota: The spectrum of different living organisms inhabiting a particular region, habitat, or biotope.Microscopy, Video: Microscopy in which television cameras are used to brighten magnified images that are otherwise too dark to be seen with the naked eye. It is used frequently in TELEPATHOLOGY.Hemoglobinopathies: A group of inherited disorders characterized by structural alterations within the hemoglobin molecule.Chemotactic Factors: Chemical substances that attract or repel cells. The concept denotes especially those factors released as a result of tissue injury, microbial invasion, or immunologic activity, that attract LEUKOCYTES; MACROPHAGES; or other cells to the site of infection or insult.Law Enforcement: Organized efforts to insure obedience to the laws of a community.Nesting Behavior: Animal behavior associated with the nest; includes construction, effects of size and material; behavior of the adult during the nesting period and the effect of the nest on the behavior of the young.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Inflammation: A pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytologic and chemical reactions. It is usually manifested by typical signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function.Biodiversity: The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.LebanonTime Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Leukocyte Count: The number of WHITE BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in venous BLOOD. A differential leukocyte count measures the relative numbers of the different types of white cells.E-Selectin: Cell adhesion molecule and CD antigen that mediates neutrophil, monocyte, and memory T-cell adhesion to cytokine-activated endothelial cells. E-selectin recognizes sialylated carbohydrate groups related to the Lewis X or Lewis A family.Macrophage-1 Antigen: An adhesion-promoting leukocyte surface membrane heterodimer. The alpha subunit consists of the CD11b ANTIGEN and the beta subunit the CD18 ANTIGEN. The antigen, which is an integrin, functions both as a receptor for complement 3 and in cell-cell and cell-substrate adhesive interactions.Tuberculosis, Pulmonary: MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the lung.Complement C5a, des-Arginine: A derivative of complement C5a, generated when the carboxy-terminal ARGININE is removed by CARBOXYPEPTIDASE B present in normal human serum. C5a des-Arg shows complete loss of spasmogenic activity though it retains some chemotactic ability (CHEMOATTRACTANTS).Endothelium, Vascular: Single pavement layer of cells which line the luminal surface of the entire vascular system and regulate the transport of macromolecules and blood components.Mice, Knockout: Strains of mice in which certain GENES of their GENOMES have been disrupted, or "knocked-out". To produce knockouts, using RECOMBINANT DNA technology, the normal DNA sequence of the gene being studied is altered to prevent synthesis of a normal gene product. Cloned cells in which this DNA alteration is successful are then injected into mouse EMBRYOS to produce chimeric mice. The chimeric mice are then bred to yield a strain in which all the cells of the mouse contain the disrupted gene. Knockout mice are used as EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS for diseases (DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL) and to clarify the functions of the genes.AfricaEdema: Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.History, 19th Century: Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.EuropeCervical Ripening: A change in the CERVIX UTERI with respect to its readiness to relax. The cervix normally becomes softer, more flexible, more distensible, and shorter in the final weeks of PREGNANCY. These cervical changes can also be chemically induced (LABOR, INDUCED).Tuberculosis: Any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM.Leukotriene B4: The major metabolite in neutrophil polymorphonuclear leukocytes. It stimulates polymorphonuclear cell function (degranulation, formation of oxygen-centered free radicals, arachidonic acid release, and metabolism). (From Dictionary of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds, 1990)Chick Embryo: The developmental entity of a fertilized chicken egg (ZYGOTE). The developmental process begins about 24 h before the egg is laid at the BLASTODISC, a small whitish spot on the surface of the EGG YOLK. After 21 days of incubation, the embryo is fully developed before hatching.Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1: A cell-surface ligand involved in leukocyte adhesion and inflammation. Its production is induced by gamma-interferon and it is required for neutrophil migration into inflamed tissue.IraqTrees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Chemokine CXCL1: A CXC chemokine with specificity for CXCR2 RECEPTORS. It has growth factor activities and is implicated as a oncogenic factor in several tumor types.ItalyPneumonia, Bacterial: Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is caused by bacterial infections.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Mesentery: A layer of the peritoneum which attaches the abdominal viscera to the ABDOMINAL WALL and conveys their blood vessels and nerves.Leukocytosis: A transient increase in the number of leukocytes in a body fluid.Censuses: Enumerations of populations usually recording identities of all persons in every place of residence with age or date of birth, sex, occupation, national origin, language, marital status, income, relation to head of household, information on the dwelling place, education, literacy, health-related data (e.g., permanent disability), etc. The census or "numbering of the people" is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. Among the Romans, censuses were intimately connected with the enumeration of troops before and after battle and probably a military necessity. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 3d ed; Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p66, p119)Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.CaliforniaBirth Certificates: Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.Peritoneal Cavity: The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the STOMACH. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of Winslow, or epiploic foramen.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Skin: The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.Cuba: An island in the Greater Antilles in the West Indies, south of Florida. With the adjacent islands it forms the Republic of Cuba. Its capital is Havana. It was discovered by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 and conquered by Spain in 1511. It has a varied history under Spain, Great Britain, and the United States but has been independent since 1902. The name Cuba is said to be an Indian name of unknown origin but the language that gave the name is extinct, so the etymology is a conjecture. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p302 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p132)Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Prejudice: A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.PhilippinesAnts: Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)Cross-Cultural Comparison: Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.SwedenLangerhans Cells: Recirculating, dendritic, antigen-presenting cells containing characteristic racket-shaped granules (Birbeck granules). They are found principally in the stratum spinosum of the EPIDERMIS and are rich in Class II MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX molecules. Langerhans cells were the first dendritic cell to be described and have been a model of study for other dendritic cells (DCs), especially other migrating DCs such as dermal DCs and INTERSTITIAL DENDRITIC CELLS.Microcirculation: The circulation of the BLOOD through the MICROVASCULAR NETWORK.Annexin A1: Protein of the annexin family exhibiting lipid interaction and steroid-inducibility.Chemokines, CXC: Group of chemokines with paired cysteines separated by a different amino acid. CXC chemokines are chemoattractants for neutrophils but not monocytes.Microsatellite Repeats: A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).Travel: Aspects of health and disease related to travel.Asia, Southeastern: The geographical area of Asia comprising BORNEO; BRUNEI; CAMBODIA; INDONESIA; LAOS; MALAYSIA; the MEKONG VALLEY; MYANMAR (formerly Burma), the PHILIPPINES; SINGAPORE; THAILAND; and VIETNAM.Extinction, Biological: The ceasing of existence of a species or taxonomic groups of organisms.Receptors, CCR7: CCR receptors with specificity for CHEMOKINE CCL19 and CHEMOKINE CCL21. They are expressed at high levels in T-LYMPHOCYTES; B-LYMPHOCYTES; and DENDRITIC CELLS.Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.South AmericaLymphocyte Function-Associated Antigen-1: An integrin heterodimer widely expressed on cells of hematopoietic origin. CD11A ANTIGEN comprises the alpha chain and the CD18 antigen (ANTIGENS, CD18) the beta chain. Lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 is a major receptor of T-CELLS; B-CELLS; and GRANULOCYTES. It mediates the leukocyte adhesion reactions underlying cytolytic conjugate formation, helper T-cell interactions, and antibody-dependent killing by NATURAL KILLER CELLS and granulocytes. Intracellular adhesion molecule-1 has been defined as a ligand for lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1.Communicable DiseasesHealthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Dermatitis, Contact: A type of acute or chronic skin reaction in which sensitivity is manifested by reactivity to materials or substances coming in contact with the skin. It may involve allergic or non-allergic mechanisms.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Platelet Activating Factor: A phospholipid derivative formed by PLATELETS; BASOPHILS; NEUTROPHILS; MONOCYTES; and MACROPHAGES. It is a potent platelet aggregating agent and inducer of systemic anaphylactic symptoms, including HYPOTENSION; THROMBOCYTOPENIA; NEUTROPENIA; and BRONCHOCONSTRICTION.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Great BritainMedically Uninsured: Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.Injections, Intradermal: The forcing into the skin of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle, piercing the top skin layer.Mice, Mutant Strains: Mice bearing mutant genes which are phenotypically expressed in the animals.Lymph Nodes: They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Monocytes: Large, phagocytic mononuclear leukocytes produced in the vertebrate BONE MARROW and released into the BLOOD; contain a large, oval or somewhat indented nucleus surrounded by voluminous cytoplasm and numerous organelles.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.MassachusettsCell Differentiation: Progressive restriction of the developmental potential and increasing specialization of function that leads to the formation of specialized cells, tissues, and organs.Alberta: A province of western Canada, lying between the provinces of British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Its capital is Edmonton. It was named in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p26 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p12)Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Antigens, CD: Differentiation antigens residing on mammalian leukocytes. CD stands for cluster of differentiation, which refers to groups of monoclonal antibodies that show similar reactivity with certain subpopulations of antigens of a particular lineage or differentiation stage. The subpopulations of antigens are also known by the same CD designation.Pollen: The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.Branchial Region: A region, of SOMITE development period, that contains a number of paired arches, each with a mesodermal core lined by ectoderm and endoderm on the two sides. In lower aquatic vertebrates, branchial arches develop into GILLS. In higher vertebrates, the arches forms outpouchings and develop into structures of the head and neck. Separating the arches are the branchial clefts or grooves.TexasMental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Minority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Endothelium: A layer of epithelium that lines the heart, blood vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, VASCULAR), lymph vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, LYMPHATIC), and the serous cavities of the body.Pneumonia, Pneumococcal: A febrile disease caused by STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE.Models, Theoretical: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.N-Formylmethionine Leucyl-Phenylalanine: A formylated tripeptide originally isolated from bacterial filtrates that is positively chemotactic to polymorphonuclear leucocytes, and causes them to release lysosomal enzymes and become metabolically activated.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Antigens, Differentiation, Myelomonocytic: Surface antigens expressed on myeloid cells of the granulocyte-monocyte-histiocyte series during differentiation. Analysis of their reactivity in normal and malignant myelomonocytic cells is useful in identifying and classifying human leukemias and lymphomas.Czech Republic: Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.Communicable Disease Control: Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Antitubercular Agents: Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: "first-line" agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and "second-line" drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.Eye Injuries: Damage or trauma inflicted to the eye by external means. The concept includes both surface injuries and intraocular injuries.Phylogeography: A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)DenmarkDNA, Mitochondrial: Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.Biological Evolution: The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.Birds: Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.Lung: Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Rabbits: The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.T-Lymphocyte Subsets: A classification of T-lymphocytes, especially into helper/inducer, suppressor/effector, and cytotoxic subsets, based on structurally or functionally different populations of cells.Butterflies: Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.African Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.Cluster Analysis: A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.Integrin alpha4beta1: Integrin alpha4beta1 is a FIBRONECTIN and VCAM-1 receptor present on LYMPHOCYTES; MONOCYTES; EOSINOPHILS; NK CELLS and thymocytes. It is involved in both cell-cell and cell- EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX adhesion and plays a role in INFLAMMATION, hematopoietic cell homing and immune function, and has been implicated in skeletal MYOGENESIS; NEURAL CREST migration and proliferation, lymphocyte maturation and morphogenesis of the PLACENTA and HEART.

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*  Illegal Immigration News » Topix
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*  Obama Plans To Act Alone On Immigration Reform
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*  In Historic Vote, Senate Passes Bipartisan Immigration Bill | TIME.com
In Historic Vote, Senate Passes Bipartisan Immigration Bill. TIME.com. Time.com. 2015 Time Inc. Sign In Subscribe. In Historic Vote, Senate Passes Bipartisan Immigration Bill But this may be as far as it goes. immigration laws on Thursday, sending its landmark bill to the House of Representatives with a strong showing of bipartisan support and setting up the next phase in the fight to reform the immigration system for the first time in a generation. immigration system, the measure will struggle to overcome strong objections among many members in the Republican-controlled House. “The House has no capacity to move that bill in its entirety, Representative Peter Roskam, the House Republican deputy whip, told reporters on Thursday. It is a pipe dream to think that that bill is going to go to the floor and be voted on. Citizens should have NO ILLUSIONS about the Senate "immigration reform" bill. This was NOT legislation about immigrants living illegally in our nation. ...
*  Immigration status not issue here - Clive McFarlane - telegram.com - Worcester, MA
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*  The SideTrack: The Immigration (Non) Issue
The SideTrack: The Immigration Non Issue. Subscribe To. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments. Recent Comments. Thursday, January 10, 2008. The Immigration Non Issue. LikeKryptonitetoStupid : Hey look, John McCain, the cosponsor of the hated McCain-Kennedy immigration bill just won the New Hampshire primary. It may just be that like last year and in the special elections early this year, the anti-immigration vote is confined to the limits of Fox News. This sentiment is further evidenced by last November's local and state election where, nationally , immigration failed to be the galvanizing ne, distracting. issue the GOP strategists have promised their candidates it would be. Immigration is a proxy issue in a vacuum, fueled only by the economic uncertainty never addressed by the same political leaders talking the most about our immigration "problems.". Share this post: blogger tutorials Social Bookmarking Blogger Widget. I'm reading: The Immigration Non Issue ...
*  Menino Withdraws Support For Controversial Immigration Program | WBUR
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*  Mayor Villaraigosa accuses Romney of immigration 'amnesia' [video] - Philadelphia's WB 17 - Discuss
Mayor Villaraigosa accuses Romney of immigration 'amnesia' - Philadelphia's WB 17 - Discussion on Topix. CLOSE. ADVERTISEMENT. Entertainment. News. Forums. Not a Topix user yet. Sign Up. Forgot Your Password. Back to login. Sections. All Topix Top Stories Forums User Forums. Business Tech Sports Entertainment. US News Weird News Offbeat Stars. Topix. Entertainment. Mayor Villaraigosa accuses Romney of ... Mayor Villaraigosa accuses Romney of immigration 'amnesia'. There are. 15 comments on the Philadelphia's WB 17 story from Jun 24, 2012, titled Mayor Villaraigosa accuses Romney of immigration 'amnesia'. In it, Philadelphia's WB 17 reports that:. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who spoke bluntly about Mitt Romney 's immigration policies during an appearance on CBS's Face the Nation. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa accused Mitt Romney of having amnesia on immigration reform, taking the Republican presidential candidate to task for saying that President Obama 's recent ...
*  List of countries that regulate the immigration of felons
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*  U-T editorial: Next, immigration reform? | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com
U-T editorial: Next, immigration reform. SanDiegoUnionTribune.com. News +. Chargers. Chargers stadium. Business +. Real Estate. News. Business. News Obituaries. Some political observers insist that this really isn’t a convenient time for Congress to take on the issue of immigration reform. Bush told Americans that Washington was going to fix a broken system and pair up willing workers with employers in need. When Congress did take up the issue years later there were those who insisted that it wasn’t a good time because, with the economy doing well and the unemployment rate at about 4 percent, the immigrant population was so large that there was a high level of anxiety over shifting demographics, a changing culture, proliferation of foreign languages, etc. And the argument has shifted again and become that this really isn’t a good time because jobs are scarce. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to propose a comprehensive immigration reform bill, Graham seems to be having second thoughts because of ...
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*  Dana Milbank: Romney's immigration Etch a Sketch
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*  Alberto Gonzales: Obama's time for immigration action
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enb enb prepcom ii the second session of the preparatory committee was held in new york from may the overriding objective was to reach agreement on the form and substance of the final document to be adopted in cairo delegates agreed on a set of population and development issues to be discussed and elaborated a draft structure for the final document there was support for adoption of a new free standing document which will include action oriented recommendations to effectively address population and development challenges into the next decade delegates also reached consensus on the inclusion of a number of issues in this document including the relationship between population environment sustained economic growth and economic development the empowerment of women population aging health and mortality population distribution urbanization and internal migration international migration and the partnership between governments ngos and the private sector
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*  Opinion: House Divided on Immigration Reform
... 2/5/2013 2:12PM. Political Diary editor Jason Riley on the prospects of immigration reform in the House. Photo: Associated Press. House Republicans started debating immigration reform today and suffice to say ... political diary editor Jason Riley is also the author of less than in is here ... well in most of this reform is going to live or die in the house said he had a Judiciary Committee chairman Bob good but said today ... of of where and where is coming from today so will have to see that the first of several hearings going for but married this debate aam will probably have to go through the maths Committee on immigration reform typically ... get people were coming a chance to come legally Political diary editor Jason Riley also the author of wet and and ... Opinion. 3:52 Up Next Opinion Journal: In Praise of Free Trade 10/5/2015 3:16PM. Opinion Journal: Gun Control Fictions 10/5/2015 3:11PM. 10/5/2015 3:04PM. Opinion Journal: Putin's Spreading Power 10/2/2015 1:22PM. ...
*  .. Texas Republican Lamar Smith pushes pro-illegal immigration bill. Kris Kobach replies in NY Post
Texas Republican Lamar Smith pushes pro-illegal immigration bill. The Arizona law — along with every other state law on the subject — would be preempted under the bill. The Supreme Court held that cooperative immigration enforcement, with the states and the federal government working together to restore the rule of law in the workplace, was permissible under current federal law. But Smith’s bill would change federal law so that the states can no longer take any actions against employers who knowingly hire unauthorized aliens. Lamar Smith’s anti-enforcement bill between National Review ‘s Mark Krikorian and Andrew McCarthy. On June 19 at National Review’s The Corner, Kobach replied to that debate. And Mark has long fought the good fight for better enforcement of our immigration laws from his position at the helm of the Center for Immigration Studies. Mark is usually right on the money. But in this debate, it is Andrew who is in the right. First, Mark asserts that “only the federal ...
*  Immigration: Simple as a law fix? - CNN Video
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*  Assembly 2011: Lawmakers crack down on illegal immigration and childhood obesity | Community Idea St
Assembly 2011: Lawmakers crack down on illegal immigration and childhood obesity. Community Idea Stations. . Skip to main content. Join us on. Donate Now. Home Watch Listen Learn Support Contact About. Menu. . Home. Watch. Listen. Learn. Support. Contact. About. Stay. Search. . Stay. Donate. . You are here Home. Assembly 2011: Lawmakers crack down on illegal immigration and childhood obesity. February 14, 2011. -- Craig Carper. Google Plus One. Facebook Like. Tweet Widget. Assembly 2011: Lawmakers crack down on illegal immigration and childhood obesity. carper immigration 021411.mp3. A number of controversial bills targeting illegal immigration are making their way from the House to the Senate…and a bill requiring that all schools grades k-8 teach 30 minutes of physical education a day has now passed both chambers. Craig Carper reports. View the discussion thread. Thanks to our Sponsors. Sign Up for Newsletters. The Community Idea Stations SHOP 88.9 WCVE Schedule Promote ...
*  Obama On Immigration - AOL On
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*  .. Swine flu and illegal immigration…(Ahem) .. About Jon-Paul .. Rate this: .. Related
← “Harsh Interrogation Techniques” by whose standards. Nobody was thinking. →. Swine flu and illegal immigration… Ahem. Posted on. April 27, 2009. by. Jon-Paul. Passenger from Mexico arriving in Spain. There are perhaps no better circumstances, or cases, for stronger immigration laws in the United States of America when one looks at the recent outbreak of the swine flu. Most nations do not have regulatory commissions, Centers for Disease Control, or Food and Drug Administrations. Therefore what may or may not be ingested in a foreign country certainly could have long-standing, if not fatal repercussions in the U.S.A. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are on high alert tracking swine flu cases throughout North America and the world. Spain was the first European country to confirm a case of swine flu, in an announcement earlier Monday. Suspected cases from New Zealand to Israel were raising concern that the new virus was spreading rapidly. For more of the story click here ...
*  Four London bus drivers attacked every day (From Richmond and Twickenham Times)
Report Score: 10. GreenBrown 3:02pm Mon 17 Feb 14 This is Britain in 2014, this is progress. GreenBrown. Report Score: -17. Even worse is the fact that these people are busy breeding the next lot of scum and sadly they get worse every generation. Even worse is the fact that these people are busy breeding the next lot of scum and sadly they get worse every generation. Surreydon wrote: GreenBrown wrote: This is Britain in 2014, this is progress. GreenBrown wrote: Most of my posts get minuses, but not too many counter arguments, just the usual mind numbing responses filled with such nonsense that our politicians would be proud. GreenBrown wrote: Most of my posts get minuses, but not too many counter arguments, just the usual mind numbing responses filled with such nonsense that our politicians would be proud. metis 8:36pm Tue 18 Feb 14 I dont think anyone here is blaming immigrants for large scale immigration - theyr'e blaming the politicians. metis wrote: I dont think anyone here is blaming immigrants ...
*  Sojourner: The Toothless Immigration Law
... The Toothless Immigration Law. This new law does not allow an officer to check documentation for the following reasons: 1. Garcia's documentation?" How does the officer answer that. Garcia could not produce a valid driver's license, then that means you, my American friend, can now be detained for up to 48 hours until proof of your citizenship is attained if you lose your license and drive anyway. That's why I say that this new law is really toothless. No officer in Alabama wants to deal with the headache of accidentally detaining an American citizen because he did not produce a valid driver's license. Brad Williams. Garcia could not produce a valid driver's license, then that means you, my American friend, can now be detained for up to 48 hours until proof of your citizenship is attained if you lose your license and drive anyway. October 10, 2011 3:47 PM. Brad Williams said... So, if an illegal is pulled over and gives a bogus ID number and the pic looks like him, he cannot be detained. ...
*  .. Obama’s New Offensive Immigration Play Seeks to Defend Gains .. COMMENTS .. He's Going to Need
Obama told the groups what they had been dying to hear—that he was going to condemn House Republicans for inaction and set the most expansive legal course permissible to beef up border security, slow deportations of noncriminal aliens, and provide legal status to millions of undocumented workers—all by himself. The pro-immigration groups at the meeting were elated to hear the president was finally willing to take action without Congress. But the party balloons of the White House guests quickly lost their helium as Obama popped them right there in front of them when he turned to the unaccompanied alien children crisis on the border. Obama, according to those present, would have none of it. Even children in America who live in dangerous neighborhoods would like to live somewhere else, but he can’t solve everyone’s problems. It will be interesting to watch this unfold and see if the House authorizes the money he requested to speed up child deportations and secure the border, knowing that he ...
*  Beyond Borders - A Special Report on Immigration
... PART 4: Day 1 - 2 - 3. PART 3: Day 1 - 2 - 3. PART 2: Day 1 - 2 - 3. PART 1: Day 1 - 2 - 3 View Video Files. . View Photo Galleries. . Talk Back - Beyond Borders Blog. Home. Latest News. Timeline. Naturalization Test. Resources Online. Feedback. About Us. PUBLISHED APRIL 10, 2005 - PART 1: BEYOND BORDERS Immigration in dire need of reform. Marc Campos Staff Photographer. Pel Hernandez lives on the border between Mexico and the United States, dreaming of a better life in the U.S. and hoping someday to reach it. Hernandez, a 30-year-old would-be emigre, says he lost his eyesight when Mexican authorities caught him and beat him. By Mason Stockstill and Brenda Gazzar Staff Writers Pel Hernandez waits patiently on the south side of the U.S.-Mexico border, just steps away from his dream. Blind and crippled from a beating at the hands of Mexican police five years ago, he has made at least two unsuccessful attempts to cross the border. Still, Hernandez, who hopes to get surgery in the United States to ...
*  .. Immigration Detention: The People Along the Way .. This is me… throwing down. .. Rethinki
Currently Browsing: Featured Jan 27, 2013. Posted by Crystal Bowden. Immigration Detention: The People Along the Way. As you know this weekend was our much-anticipated immigration movie screening event, and trip to visit immigrant detainees at the Stewart Detention Center. Along with the hospitality house, El Refugio in Lumpkin, GA, which houses families coming to visit loved ones. Through my endeavor to learn more about immigration, I can officially say from the other side that I was successful. Possibly more successful... read more. Aug 2, 2012. Posted by Crystal Bowden. This is me… throwing down. Today, I sat idly flipping through a Star magazine, trying to kill a few minutes while I waited for my stylist to finish up with another client so that I could get a trim. I mean, who isn’t talking about it right now??!. I wish I could say they were saying things... read more. Posted by Crystal Bowden. Rethinking Education. In those early days I indulged in daydreams about all the things we ...
*  Immigration Talk with a Mexican American: Mesa braces for unrest! Mesa Police Chief Pleads for Help
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*  Inequality within immigrant families in the United States
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Illegal immigrants are crowding border again. Chargers. Padres. The number of illegal immigrants detained at San Diego's border crossings spiked last week for the first time since Sept. In the four months after the attacks, inspectors at the ports detained fewer than 300 illegal immigrants per week, compared with between 950 and 1,100 per week last year. In January, however, that number began climbing, with 937 illegal immigrants being detained last week. Immigration officials caution that it's too early to say that illegal immigration is on the upswing again because the number is still low for January, when migrants typically begin returning to their U.S. Adele Fasano, the Immigration and Naturalization Service district director in San Diego, said the number of illegal immigrants detained last weekend was still almost 70 percent lower compared with the same weekend last year. More illegal immigrants appear to be crossing during the week – a change that officials say could show that ...
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Britain Will Be ‘Swamped’ by TB Unless High-Risk Immigrants Are Routinely Given Blood Tests, Experts Warn. A leading doctor has warned that Britain will be ‘swamped’ by tuberculosis unless new measures to diagnose the disease in immigrants are introduced. Rising immigration has seen a surge in cases in the last 20 years. Under current rules, new immigrants from countries where TB is common are required to have chest X-rays before being allowed into Britain. He told The Times: ‘The tide has been coming in for 20 years, it’s been getting bigger and bigger and if we don’t do something we will be swamped with TB as we were 100 years ago.’. Professor Davies and his peers recommend that people from the Indian subcontinent and sub-Saharan Africa, where rates are highest, should be given the blood test when registering with a GP. If we screen for latent TB we would eliminate the majority of cases of people coming into this country. ‘TB is a disease usually associated with certain high-risk ...
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... Gotham Gazette The Place for New York Policy and politics Citizens Union. Eye-Opener. Connect with Us Facebook Twitter Topics Immigrant Children’s Illnesses and Access To Health Care by Sasha Nyary, May 13, 2004. An estimated 70 percent of adults enrolled in Health Family Plus in New York City came in through these facilitators in PDF format. Losing this program will result in tens of thousands of immigrant children in New York City being without health insurance. Why The Facilitators Are Needed Overall, foreign-born children suffer from more illnesses than native-born children, according to a recent report in PDF format. Lead Poisoning Children born in other countries make up 14 percent of the city’s child population but account for 22 percent of the lead poisoning. Children born in Haiti are just three percent of the city’s population but account for 27 percent of all foreign-born children with lead poisoning. Children from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are less than nine percent but account for 23 ...
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(1/1974) Cancer incidence in the south Asian population of England (1990-92).

Cancer incidence among English south Asians (residents in England with ethnic origins in India, Pakistan or Bangladesh) is described and compared with non-south Asian and Indian subcontinent rates. The setting for the study was areas covered by Thames, Trent, West Midlands and Yorkshire cancer registries. The study identified 356 555 cases of incident cancer (ICD9:140-208) registered between 1990 and 1992, including 3845 classified as English south Asian. The main outcome measures were age specific and directly standardized incidence rates for all cancer sites (ICD9:140-208). English south Asian incidence rates for all sites combined were significantly lower than non-south Asian rates but higher than Indian subcontinent rates. English south Asian rates were substantially higher than Indian subcontinent rates for a number of common sites including lung cancer in males, breast cancer in females and lymphoma in both sexes. English south Asian rates for childhood and early adult cancer (0-29 years) were similar or higher than non-south Asian rates. English south Asian rates were significantly higher than non-south Asian rates for Hodgkin's disease in males, cancer of the tongue, mouth, oesophagus, thyroid gland and myeloid leukaemia in females, and cancer of the hypopharynx, liver and gall bladder in both sexes. The results are consistent with a transition from the lower cancer risk of the country of ethnic origin to that of the country of residence. They suggest that detrimental changes in lifestyle and other exposures have occurred in the migrant south Asian population.  (+info)

(2/1974) Biochemical indices of osteomalacia in pregnant Asian immigrants in Britain.

Serum calcium, phosphate and alkaline phosphatase, and urinary calcium excretion were examined during the second trimester of uncomplicated normal pregnancy in Asian immigrants to Britain and in local Caucasians. The mean serum calcium was significantly lower in Asians than in Caucasians, and the mean serum alkaline phosphatase was significantly higher in Asians. The geometric mean of the urinary calcium excretion was highly significantly lower in Asians than in Caucasians. The variances of the serum calcium, serum alkaline phosphatase, and urine calcium excretion did not differ significantly in the two populations. This indicates that there is a shift in values of immigrant Asians as a group compared with Caucasians. A comparison with figures obtained on normal nonpregnant persons of both suggests that the shift is not an inherent feature of the Asian population.  (+info)

(3/1974) Ancestral Asian source(s) of new world Y-chromosome founder haplotypes.

Haplotypes constructed from Y-chromosome markers were used to trace the origins of Native Americans. Our sample consisted of 2,198 males from 60 global populations, including 19 Native American and 15 indigenous North Asian groups. A set of 12 biallelic polymorphisms gave rise to 14 unique Y-chromosome haplotypes that were unevenly distributed among the populations. Combining multiallelic variation at two Y-linked microsatellites (DYS19 and DXYS156Y) with the unique haplotypes results in a total of 95 combination haplotypes. Contra previous findings based on Y- chromosome data, our new results suggest the possibility of more than one Native American paternal founder haplotype. We postulate that, of the nine unique haplotypes found in Native Americans, haplotypes 1C and 1F are the best candidates for major New World founder haplotypes, whereas haplotypes 1B, 1I, and 1U may either be founder haplotypes and/or have arrived in the New World via recent admixture. Two of the other four haplotypes (YAP+ haplotypes 4 and 5) are probably present because of post-Columbian admixture, whereas haplotype 1G may have originated in the New World, and the Old World source of the final New World haplotype (1D) remains unresolved. The contrasting distribution patterns of the two major candidate founder haplotypes in Asia and the New World, as well as the results of a nested cladistic analysis, suggest the possibility of more than one paternal migration from the general region of Lake Baikal to the Americas.  (+info)

(4/1974) The cost effectiveness of strategies for the treatment of intestinal parasites in immigrants.

BACKGROUND: Currently, more than 600,000 immigrants enter the United States each year from countries where intestinal parasites are endemic. At entry persons with parasitic infections may be asymptomatic, and stool examinations are not a sensitive method of screening for parasitosis. Albendazole is a new, broad-spectrum antiparasitic drug, which was approved recently by the Food and Drug Administration. International trials have shown albendazole to be safe and effective in eradicating many parasites. In the United States there is now disagreement about whether to screen all immigrants for parasites, treat all immigrants presumptively, or do nothing unless they have symptoms. METHODS: We compared the costs and benefits of no preventive intervention (watchful waiting) with those of universal screening or presumptive treatment with 400 mg of albendazole per day for five days. Those at risk were defined as immigrants to the United States from Asia, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Cost effectiveness was expressed both in terms of the cost of treatment per disability-adjusted life-year (DALY) averted (one DALY is defined as the loss of one year of healthy life to disease) and in terms of the cost per hospitalization averted. RESULTS: As compared with watchful waiting, presumptive treatment of all immigrants at risk for parasitosis would avert at least 870 DALYs, prevent at least 33 deaths and 374 hospitalizations, and save at least $4.2 million per year. As compared with watchful waiting, screening would cost $159,236 per DALY averted. CONCLUSIONS: Presumptive administration of albendazole to all immigrants at risk for parasitosis would save lives and money. Universal screening, with treatment of persons with positive stool examinations, would save lives but is less cost effective than presumptive treatment.  (+info)

(5/1974) Impact of diet on lead in blood and urine in female adults and relevance to mobilization of lead from bone stores.

We measured high precision lead isotope ratios and lead concentrations in blood, urine, and environmental samples to assess the significance of diet as a contributing factor to blood and urine lead levels in a cohort of 23 migrant women and 5 Australian-born women. We evaluated possible correlations between levels of dietary lead intake and changes observed in blood and urine lead levels and isotopic composition during pregnancy and postpartum. Mean blood lead concentrations for both groups were approximately 3 microg/dl. The concentration of lead in the diet was 5.8 +/- 3 microg Pb/kg [geometric mean (GM) 5.2] and mean daily dietary intake was 8.5 microg/kg/day (GM 7.4), with a range of 2-39 microg/kg/day. Analysis of 6-day duplicate dietary samples for individual subjects commonly showed major spikes in lead concentration and isotopic composition that were not reflected by associated changes in either blood lead concentration or isotopic composition. Changes in blood lead levels and isotopic composition observed during and after pregnancy could not be solely explained by dietary lead. These data are consistent with earlier conclusions that, in cases where levels of environmental lead exposure and dietary lead intake are low, skeletal contribution is the dominant contributor to blood lead, especially during pregnancy and postpartum.  (+info)

(6/1974) mtDNA analysis of Nile River Valley populations: A genetic corridor or a barrier to migration?

To assess the extent to which the Nile River Valley has been a corridor for human migrations between Egypt and sub-Saharan Africa, we analyzed mtDNA variation in 224 individuals from various locations along the river. Sequences of the first hypervariable segment (HV1) of the mtDNA control region and a polymorphic HpaI site at position 3592 allowed us to designate each mtDNA as being of "northern" or "southern" affiliation. Proportions of northern and southern mtDNA differed significantly between Egypt, Nubia, and the southern Sudan. At slowly evolving sites within HV1, northern-mtDNA diversity was highest in Egypt and lowest in the southern Sudan, and southern-mtDNA diversity was highest in the southern Sudan and lowest in Egypt, indicating that migrations had occurred bidirectionally along the Nile River Valley. Egypt and Nubia have low and similar amounts of divergence for both mtDNA types, which is consistent with historical evidence for long-term interactions between Egypt and Nubia. Spatial autocorrelation analysis demonstrates a smooth gradient of decreasing genetic similarity of mtDNA types as geographic distance between sampling localities increases, strongly suggesting gene flow along the Nile, with no evident barriers. We conclude that these migrations probably occurred within the past few hundred to few thousand years and that the migration from north to south was either earlier or lesser in the extent of gene flow than the migration from south to north.  (+info)

(7/1974) Distribution of haplotypes from a chromosome 21 region distinguishes multiple prehistoric human migrations.

Despite mounting genetic evidence implicating a recent origin of modern humans, the elucidation of early migratory gene-flow episodes remains incomplete. Geographic distribution of haplotypes may show traces of ancestral migrations. However, such evolutionary signatures can be erased easily by recombination and mutational perturbations. A 565-bp chromosome 21 region near the MX1 gene, which contains nine sites frequently polymorphic in human populations, has been found. It is unaffected by recombination and recurrent mutation and thus reflects only migratory history, genetic drift, and possibly selection. Geographic distribution of contemporary haplotypes implies distinctive prehistoric human migrations: one to Oceania, one to Asia and subsequently to America, and a third one predominantly to Europe. The findings with chromosome 21 are confirmed by independent evidence from a Y chromosome phylogeny. Loci of this type will help to decipher the evolutionary history of modern humans.  (+info)

(8/1974) Cancer mortality in East and Southeast Asian migrants to New South Wales, Australia, 1975-1995.

Routinely collected data for New South Wales were used to analyse cancer mortality in migrants born in East or Southeast Asia according to duration of residence in Australia. A case-control approach compared deaths from cancer at particular sites with deaths from all other cancers, adjusting for age, sex and calendar period. Compared with the Australian-born, these Asian migrants had a 30-fold higher risk of dying from nasopharyngeal cancer in the first 2 decades of residence, falling to ninefold after 30 years, and for deaths from liver cancer, a 12-fold risk in the first 2 decades, falling to threefold after 30 years. The initial lower risk from colorectal, breast or prostate cancers later converged towards the Australian-born level, the change being apparent in the third decade after migration. The relative risk of dying from lung cancer among these Asian migrants was above unity for each category of duration of stay for women, but at or below unity for men, with no trend in risk over time. An environmental or lifestyle influence for nasopharyngeal and liver cancers is suggested as well as for cancers of colon/rectum, breast and prostate.  (+info)

Anyone of you who knows someone with scar on the lungs who passed the Canadian immigration?

  • I have an agony now if i will pass the medical examination of Canadian immigration because the doctor told me that I have scar on my left lungs suspected with inactive PTB before. Honestly, I dont feel anything wrong in me. They asked me to undergo Sputum test. Is it possible on my case even I passed it, they will reject my application for immigrant visa?
  • hello sir, one of my frnd gone thru same problem and after they tested inactive TB and sputum test they passed the immigration medical. you don't worry you will pass. Iam 100% sure..

What happens if an intersex person does not have a gender identity?

  • I assume it will be pretty difficult, like in immigration forms, passports and things. You need to specify a sex. If an intersex person does not associate with either gender, what happens?
  • Yes it would be very difficult. Some forms now have an 'other' form for gender. However I guess they would have to tick the box they identify most with. ...

What is the chance I will test positive for tuberculosis?

  • I am going overseas shortly and am required by immigration to take a tb test, and I'm wondering if there is a chance I will test positive for it. My paternal grandfather had tb and my father apparently tests positive whenever he has been tested for it because he has the antibodies. I am wondering, because of the family history, if I will test positive for a skin test or chest x-ray for Tb. Any help's appreciated.
  • Not unless you were exposed to your grandfather. And your father probably has a latent TB which is in no way contagious. Of course you could have been exposed to someone else like someone at school and get a positive test but chances are, when you take the xray it will most likely be negative.

17 year old wants to move out and follow her dreams in the united states?

  • I dont want her to do this-yet- she says she is 17 and that she is legal to move out. I HOPE there is some immigration law that says she needs to have parental approval, because she certainly doesnt have mine.If she were older and wanting to attend university in the states I would be more in favour. What are the legalities of my teen-attempting to school in the states-so i can make her aware that it will not happen-until she is an adult?
  • In the US, you're an adult when you turn 18. Even though I am not seeing anything on the US' immigration website about age limits, I assume that she'd need your authorization when filing for an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa. Nonimmigrant visas are easy to obtain, but they wouldn't allow her to live permanently or work in the United States. They're temporary - more for travel. She'd need to apply for an immigrant visa and the requirements are much stricter. According to the State Department's website: "In general, to apply for an immigrant visa, a foreign citizen must be sponsored by a U.S. citizen relative(s), U.S. lawful permanent resident, or by a prospective employer, and be the beneficiary of an approved petition." In other words, she'd need an employer or citizen/permanent resident in the US to sponsor her visa. That individual or organization would file a visa petition on her behalf. She can file one abroad in her home country, but they're limited, and she'd have to check with the US Embassy to learn more. If she doesn't have a job lined up or an American friend or relative who would be willing to sponsor her, then she'll have great difficulty getting an immigrant visa. And without one of these visas, she wouldn't be able to work and support herself. If she had been admitted to a university in the US, the school would have helped her obtain a visa for her education. I honestly think this is the best route if she wants to move to the US. At some point after living here for a while, she'll want to get a green card that would establish her permanent residency in the US.

How do I make my girlfriend give birth to a Harp Seal?

  • I would like a baby Harp Seal as a pet. But due to laws and immigration and things, I can't, it is apparantley illegal... And smuggling is also apparently shunned in my community. So instead I wish to make my girlfriend give birth to one! Any help on how to go about this would be greatly appreciated! Thanks Harp Seal lover. P.S. Is my fridge enough room for it to live in?
  • is this a serious question? how old are you? you should never be allowed to leave your house if this is how u think. you must be socially retarded.. or just a dumbass in general. i dont even know why im wasting my time with such stupidity

Any interest in a consortium to grow and refine sugar cane into methanol in Mexico & Central America?

  • Brazil is doing amazing things with sugar cane. Is it not possible to provide great jobs and opportunities for our neighbors to the south while producing a vitally important energy source? We could solve some pollution, immigration, poverty,and energy problems without government intervention, and probably make a tidy profit doing it. Not to mention free rum for the shareholders!
  • This is the beer, wine and spirits area and your question is really about business development. Try posting it in the Business and Finance area.

What would be involved in bringing in a relative from another country for cancer treatment?

  • I have a 16 month old cousin in Bangladesh who was recently diagnosed with cancer. The quality of health care there is very poor. I would appreciate any information on how to go about bringing them into the country in order for the child to receive proper medical treatment. Would immigration officials look at this as a special case in circumlocuting the standard immigration process?
  • Most major US medical centres have a department to help people coming to the US for medical care. This would not be immigration, just a temporary permission. Here's an example: http://www.mgh.harvard.edu/international/english.htm

What can a person do when they have a lot of anger and they feel they might snap someday?

  • Sometimes I feel so angry and I think that most white people are racist and hate me for being Latino. I don't know but like the littlest things like anti-immigration makes my blood boil and I can relate to those people you see on tv who go on rampages. Is this normal?
  • If you've ever gotten into trouble for something you did when you were angry, it's already gone too far, and you should make an appointment with a behavior health professional to tell him exactly what your concerns are. But if your anger is bothering you, and obviously it is, you should tell that to a behavioral health counselor anyway. It's good that you are as self-aware as you sound, but a professional will be more able to help you develop positive ways to deal with your feelings. I'm white and I don't see someone's being Latino as a reason to hate someone. I can tell you (if it helps) that people don't think about us *nearly* as much as we think they do. As for rioting, I don't recommend it. There are sections of cities near where I live where riots took place 30-40 years ago, and to this day those areas are still burned out, and some of the participants were put in prison for a long time. You really want to avoid getting a criminal record. But let's not even go there. Talk to a counsellor. It's the smartest thing you can do. Good luck. And we can change our feelings. I used not to believe that, but a counsellor taught me that it's really true.