Population Growth: Increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.Population Control: Includes mechanisms or programs which control the numbers of individuals in a population of humans or animals.Urbanization: The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.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)Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Reproduction: The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)Ecology: The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Esocidae: A family of freshwater fish of the order ESOCIFORMES, comprising the pikes, inhabiting the waters of the Northern Hemisphere. There is one genus, Esox, with five species: northern pike, grass pickerel, chain pickerel, muskellunge, and Amur pike.Life Cycle Stages: The continuous sequence of changes undergone by living organisms during the post-embryonic developmental process, such as metamorphosis in insects and amphibians. This includes the developmental stages of apicomplexans such as the malarial parasite, PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM.Introduced Species: Non-native organisms brought into a region, habitat, or ECOSYSTEM by human activity.Organization and Administration: The planning and managing of programs, services, and resources.Climate Change: Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.Animal Nutrition Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES, as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease in animals.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.Fertility: The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.Population: The total number of individuals inhabiting a particular region or area.Food Chain: The sequence of transfers of matter and energy from organism to organism in the form of FOOD. Food chains intertwine locally into a food web because most organisms consume more than one type of animal or plant. PLANTS, which convert SOLAR ENERGY to food by PHOTOSYNTHESIS, are the primary food source. In a predator chain, a plant-eating animal is eaten by a larger animal. In a parasite chain, a smaller organism consumes part of a larger host and may itself be parasitized by smaller organisms. In a saprophytic chain, microorganisms live on dead organic matter.Mechanics: The branch of physics which deals with the motions of material bodies, including kinematics, dynamics, and statics. When the laws of mechanics are applied to living structures, as to the locomotor system, it is referred to as BIOMECHANICAL PHENOMENA. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Primula: A plant genus of the family PRIMULACEAE. It can cause CONTACT DERMATITIS. SAPONINS have been identified in the root.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.Human Activities: Activities performed by humans.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Daphnia: A diverse genus of minute freshwater CRUSTACEA, of the suborder CLADOCERA. They are a major food source for both young and adult freshwater fish.Estuaries: A partially enclosed body of water, and its surrounding coastal habitats, where saltwater from the ocean mixes with fresh water from rivers or streams. The resulting mixture of seawater and fresh water is called brackish water and its salinity can range from 0.5 to 35 ppt. (accessed http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/estuaries01_whatis.html)Economic Development: Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.Models, Statistical: Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.Birth Rate: The number of births in a given population per year or other unit of time.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)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.United Nations: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.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.Stramenopiles: A common name (but used formally) for a group of organisms that are mostly kinds of algae including BACILLARIOPHYTA; OOMYCETES; PHAEOPHYCEAE; and CHRYSOPHYCEAE. They all contain CHLOROPLASTS that are thought to have been derived from the endosymbiosis of ancient RED ALGAE.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Predatory Behavior: Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.Canidae: A family of terrestrial carnivores with long snouts and non-retractable claws. Members include COYOTES; DOGS; FOXES; JACKALS; RACCOON DOGS; and WOLVES.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Animal Distribution: A process by which animals in various forms and stages of development are physically distributed through time and space.Herbivory: The act of feeding on plants by animals.Radiometric Dating: Techniques used to determine the age of materials, based on the content and half-lives of the RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES they contain.Genetic Fitness: The capability of an organism to survive and reproduce. The phenotypic expression of the genotype in a particular environment determines how genetically fit an organism will be.Stochastic Processes: Processes that incorporate some element of randomness, used particularly to refer to a time series of random variables.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Wolves: Any of several large carnivorous mammals of the family CANIDAE that usually hunt in packs.Cladocera: A suborder of CRUSTACEA, order Diplostraca, comprising the water fleas. They are benthic filter feeders that consume PHYTOPLANKTON. The body is laterally compressed and enclosed in a bivalved carapace, from which the head extends.Selection, Genetic: Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.Strigiformes: An order of BIRDS with the common name owls characterized by strongly hooked beaks, sharp talons, large heads, forward facing eyes, and facial disks. While considered nocturnal RAPTORS, some owls do hunt by day.Models, Genetic: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of genetic processes or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Food Supply: The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.Aphids: A family (Aphididae) of small insects, in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, that suck the juices of plants. Important genera include Schizaphis and Myzus. The latter is known to carry more than 100 virus diseases between plants.Platyhelminths: A phylum of acoelomate, bilaterally symmetrical flatworms, without a definite anus. It includes three classes: Cestoda, Turbellaria, and Trematoda.Fisheries: Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)East Timor: A country in Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago. It includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco. On May 20, 2002, East Timor was internationally recognized as an independent state. This followed its declared independence from Portugal on November 20, 1975 and a period of armed conflict with Indonesia.WyomingPasseriformes: A widely distributed order of perching BIRDS, including more than half of all bird species.Atlantic OceanArchaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Cities: A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.Body Size: The physical measurements of a body.Sea Lions: A group comprised of several species of aquatic carnivores in different genera, in the family Otariidae. In comparison to FUR SEALS, they have shorter, less dense hair.Toxicology: The science concerned with the detection, chemical composition, and biological action of toxic substances or poisons and the treatment and prevention of toxic manifestations.Hemiptera: A large order of insects characterized by having the mouth parts adapted to piercing or sucking. It is comprised of four suborders: HETEROPTERA, Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha, and Coleorrhyncha.Economics: The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.Arvicolinae: A subfamily of MURIDAE found nearly world-wide and consisting of about 20 genera. Voles, lemmings, and muskrats are members.Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Sex Ratio: The number of males per 100 females.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.Africa, Eastern: The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI; DJIBOUTI; ETHIOPIA; KENYA; RWANDA; SOMALIA; SUDAN; TANZANIA; and UGANDA.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Genetic Drift: The fluctuation of the ALLELE FREQUENCY from one generation to the next.Endangered Species: An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)DNA, Mitochondrial: Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.Butterflies: Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.Weather: The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.Far East: A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.Computer Simulation: Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.Beetles: INSECTS of the order Coleoptera, containing over 350,000 species in 150 families. They possess hard bodies and their mouthparts are adapted for chewing.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.Extinction, Biological: The ceasing of existence of a species or taxonomic groups of organisms.Rain: Water particles that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.Deer: The family Cervidae of 17 genera and 45 species occurring nearly throughout North America, South America, and Eurasia, on most associated continental islands, and in northern Africa. Wild populations of deer have been established through introduction by people in Cuba, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and other places where the family does not naturally occur. They are slim, long-legged and best characterized by the presence of antlers. Their habitat is forests, swamps, brush country, deserts, and arctic tundra. They are usually good swimmers; some migrate seasonally. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1362)

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Ask Marilyn: How Do Wars Affect Population Growth. - News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register. Mobile: mobile.theintelligencer.net Sign In. Create an Account. Welcome,. My Account. Logout. Subscribe. Submit News. Bridgeport. Contact Us. All Access E-Edition. Home. . News Opinion Sports Life Sections Extras CU Customer Service Ads Classifieds Jobs. / Parade /. Parade. Ask Marilyn: How Do Wars Affect Population Growth. Richard Brandt of Chicago, Illinois, writes : Marilyn: If we had never fought in any wars, what would the U.S. population be now. Marilyn responds: I've answered this question before, but because readers send it frequently, I think the reply is worth repeating: You may be surprised to hear that our population would be roughly the same if we had never fought in any wars. The great majority of wartime casualties have been male, and demographers say that population growth is generally determined by the number and child-bearing capacity called fecundity, pronounced feh-KUHN-dih...
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... The 'InterAcademy Panel: The Global Network of Science Academies' 'IAP' is a global network consisting of over 106 national science academies. 1 Founded in 1993, its stated goal is to help member academies advise the public on the scientific aspects of critical global issues. It has released official statements on socially important topics, including human population growth, global warming, human reproductive cloning, and evolution. One of the chairs shall be the president or another prominent person from an academy in a developing country ; the other shall have a similar standing in an academy from an industrialized country. In 2000, the panel founded the 'InterAcademy Council' IAC, which is governed by a board including a rotating group of 15 Academy presidents from around the world. 5 Former co-chairs IAP statements Role in reviewing the IPCC process. IAP statements. One major way for IAP to promote its goal is to take initiatives to "joint statements on issues of fundamental importance to humanity". ...
*  Population and Community Development Association
... The 'Population and Community Development Association' PDA is a non-governmental organization in Thailand. Its goal is to reduce poverty through both development initiatives and family planning programs. Originally called the Community-Based Family Planning Service, it was founded by Mechai Viravaidya in 1974. 1 In the early 1970s, Viravaidya was the Minister of Industry but became frustrated with the government’s inability to implement a national family planning policy. In his work with the government, he identified a direct correlation between Thailand’s poverty and population growth. 2 His immediate concern was the high population growth rate of 3.2%, which equated to approximately seven children per family. 3 The population growth rate was an increasing concern for Thailand and Mechai Viravaidya because high growth rates restricted Thailand's ability to provide for its entire population and improve living conditions. Today, Thailand’s population growth rate is only 0.566%. 4 The reduction in populati...
*  Food Race
... American environmental author Daniel Quinn coined the term 'Food Race' by analogy to the Cold War 's " nuclear arms race " to describe an understanding of the current overpopulation emergency as a perpetually escalating crisis between growing human population and growing food production, fueled by the latter. Quinn argues that as the worldwide human population increases, the typical international response is to more intensely produce and distribute food to feed these greater numbers of people. However, assuming that population increases according to increased food availability, Quinn argues that this response only ends up leading to an even larger population and thus greater starvation in the end. Therefore, Quinn's clear solution to the Food Race — to stop producing so much food — is not generally a common-sense or intuitive response; instead, it derives from seemingly counter-intuitive or "outside-the-box" thinking. Quinn compared this to the arms race in the Cold War, noting that any increase in food ...
*  Endogenous Growth, Population Growth and the Repugnant Conclusion
... We show that in steady state both demographic change and economic growth are constant, but the rate of these growth can be positive, negative or null accordingly to parameter values. Population dynamics is determined by the difference between the stationary fertility rate and the exogenous mortality rate: if this is positive population size indefinitely increases, otherwise it reaches a stationary level, which can be positive if the difference is null or null if it is negative. We show that in our model economy, under certain parametric conditions, the repugnant conclusion holds; in particular, this happens when consumption growth is negative and the stationary fertility rate is higher than the exogenous mortality rate. HTML HTML with abstract plain text plain text with abstract BibTeX RIS EndNote, RefMan, ProCite ReDIF JSON in new window. Keywords: Economic Growth ; Human Capital Accumulation ; Endogenous Fertility ; Optimal Population ; Repugnant Conclusion ; Other versions of this item:. " Endogenous ...
*  Health Predictions
... Health. Charting New Plagues Like Predicting the Weather The emergence of new infectious agents is closely related to human activities such as travel, trade, antibiotic usage and ecological degradation. The human-related factors of emergence will increase over the next 90 years. Human population growth on the planet will exacerbate epidemic activity. The breadth of transmission will continue to increase. The food and water supply of the world will become increasingly precious. Indeed, while more than a billion inhabitants now live without adequate clean water, and more than two billion without adequate sanitation, these numbers will increase. Food production will become more and more centralized as we struggle to feed our population, and this will make the food supply increasingly vulnerable to contamination. On the positive side new technology now allows us to characterize infectious agents more rapidly, and to produce effective vaccines more quickly. These two capacities will become central to our abil...
*  America's new boomtowns | National News - Home
America's new boomtowns. National News - Home. Cincinnati. 60 F. Clear. Home. News. Local News. National News. Odd News. Politics. Entertainment. Money. Health. Most Popular. Video. Slideshows. Weather. Weather. Current Conditions. Interactive Radar. 7 Day Forecast. Detailed Forecast. Closings. Alerts. Map Room. Videocast. Sports. Sports. Bengals. High School Sports. Reds. On TV. Connect With Us. Get Email Alerts. u local. Pre-Owned Autos. Closings. No Closings Found. Severe Weather. No Counties Under Advisory. National News. Prev Slideshow Next Slideshow. America's new boomtowns. Back. Next. The oil and gas boom is shifting population growth in the U.S., according to new census figures. Here's a look at the 10 fastest-growing metro areas from July 2011 to July 2012. 10. Manhattan, Kan. 2.8 percent population increase. 9 Columbus, Ga.-Ala. 2.9 percent population increase. 8 tie Austin, Texas 3 percent population increase. 8 tie Casper, Wyo. 3 percent population increase. 6 Jacksonville, N.C. 3.3 percent popul...
*  .. What is DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION? .. Link to This Definition .. Related Science Terms .. Recent Te
what is demographic transition a model which represents the transition from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates that follows economic development of a country from a pre industrial to an industrialized economic system transition takes place in several stages demographic transition demographic transition is tightly associated with changes in economic educational and healthcare areas related terms renaissance country code aviation bi phase shift keying transition probability transition metal nuclear model forbidden transition franck condon principle allowed transition open circuit transition link to this definition did you find this definition of demographic transition helpful you can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page a href http thesciencedictionary org demographic transition title demographic transition demographic transition a edited and fact checked by pam google ecology speed time curve board the science dictionary is the most comprehensive source...
*  ght8 (SPCC548.06c) | www.pombase.org
ght8 SPCC548.06c. Report an error. ght8. ght1. Ontology Graph Report an error. Ontology Graph Report an error. Ontology Graph Report an error. Ontology Graph Report an error. normal cell population growth during glucose starvation ght8. Cell growth assay ght8. Null PECO:0000081 PMID:25411338. Cell growth assay ght8. Null PECO:0000137, PECO:0000102 PMID:25411338. Null PECO:0000137, PECO:0000005 PMID:23697806. Null. Term ID Term Name Evidence Genotype Condition Reference Count Alleles Expression FYPO:0004765 normal cell population growth during glucose starvation 8. Extensions Evidence Genotype Condition Reference Allele Expression penetrance FYPO EXT:0000001 Microscopy ght8. Term ID Term Name Evidence Genotype Condition Reference Count Alleles Expression FYPO:0002177 viable vegetative cell with normal cell morphology 3095. decreased cell population growth on glucose carbon source ght8, ght5, ght1. Extensions Evidence Genotype Condition Reference Genes Allele Expression expressivity FYPO EXT:0000001 Cell growth...
*  Baby boomers living longer, not healthier | firstcoastnews.com
Baby boomers living longer, not healthier. News. Video. LIVE VIDEO: WTLV Live Video 1. Baby boomers living longer, not healthier 11:33 PM, Feb 6, 2013. Facebook. + ABC News FILED UNDER. Johns County stabbing suspect arrested. ABC NEWS. -- Baby boomers are living longer lives than their predecessors, but not necessarily healthier lives, according to a new study that warns of rising health care costs. "Despite their longer life expectancy over previous generations, U.S. baby boomers have higher rates of chronic disease, more disability, and lower self-rated health than members of the previous generation at the same age," the study authors wrote. "On a positive note, baby boomers are less likely to smoke cigarettes and experience lower rates of emphysema and than the previous generation." CLICK HERE to see which celebrities have heart disease. The study supports a gloomy forecast for healthcare costs as the oldest baby boomers approach their 70s. Americans spend roughly $147 billion on obesity and $177 billion o...
*  Baby Boomers: Not the ‘Healthiest Generation’ | TIME.com
Baby Boomers: Not the Healthiest Generation. TIME.com. Time.com. MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN SIGN OUT SUBSCRIBE Home. Living. LIFE. Subscribe Newsletters Feedback Privacy Policy Your California Privacy Rights Terms of Use Ad Choices. 2015 Time Inc. Subscribe. Sign In Subscribe. Baby Boomers: Not the Healthiest Generation By Alice Park @aliceparkny Feb. Every generation likes to think it’s healthier than the one that came before, but baby boomers can’t make that claim. Never mind the fact that Baby boomers have been dubbed the Healthiest Generation, since they have the longest life expectancy of any previous generation, and that they were able to exploit advances in medical care and reap the benefits of public health campaigns highlighting the dangers of smoking and unhealthy diets. Dana King, a professor in family medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine and his colleagues compared baby boomers aged 46 years to 64 years between 2007 and 2010 to similar aged Americans in 1988 to 1994. Overall, only 13% o...
*  BIO360 Ecology
... BIO 360 : Ecology Dr. Nick Haddad, Professor David Clark Labs 237 Office Hours: MW 10-11:30 Email: nick haddad@ncsu.edu Syllabus .pdf file Frequently Asked Questions Review Questions Exam 1 Exam 2 Exam 3 Exam 4. Exam Keys Exam 1 Key Exam 2 Key Exam 3 Key. Problem Sets Problem Set 1 ; Key Problem Set 2 ; Key Problem Set 3 ; Key Problem Set 4 ; Key. Extra Credit Opportunities #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8. Skeletal Lecture Notes: Lecture 1: Introduction no notes Lecture 2: Structuring principles Lecture 3: Predator-prey behavior Lecture 4: Physiological ecology Lecture 5: Plant and animal distributions Lecture 6: The carbon cycle and global climate change Lecture 7: How are ecological communities biomes distributed. Lecture 8: Evolutionary ecology Lecture 9: Life histories Lecture 10: Sex, behavior, and evolution Lecture 11: Social behavior Lecture 12: Dispersal behavior and migratio n Lecture 13: Population size and growth Lecture 14: Population demography Lecture 15: Human population growth Lecture 16: ...
*  Modest Proposals « LRB blog
Modest Proposals LRB blog. Log in. Register to comment on this blog. Previous. Home. Next. Modest Proposals Thomas Jones. 17 July 2012 Tags:. population According to the Office for National Statistics, the population of England and Wales has risen by 3.7 million to 56.1 million over the past ten years. That s not only more people than have ever lived here before, but also the fastest growth over any decade since records began in 1801. The world population over the same period has grown from 6.2 billion to 7 billion, and it will probably reach 10 billion by the end of the century. John Collier from Population Matters will be giving a lecture tomorrow on Breaking the Taboo about Human Population Growth, and on Thursday, Ten Billion, a new kind of scientific lecture, highlighting key issues being lost in translation in our discussion of the environment, opens upstairs at the Royal Court. Overpopulation, like so many so-called taboos, would seem to be nothing of the kind. Ten Billion is a collaboration between th...
*  .. Oil Industry and Fracking Could Help Solve Looming Global Water Crisis .. Sign up and get Br
Print. 6 comments. Oil Gas. Oil Industry and Fracking Could Help Solve Looming Global Water Crisis. By Jared Anderson on October 08, 2013 at 12:00 PM. Water wars in the western US and around the world are predicted with increasing frequency as climate fears grow, debilitating droughts persist and human population growth climbs steadily higher. Concerns about fresh water supplies coming under pressure and the increasing cost of supplying fresh water to people, crops and livestock seem to grow more urgent every day. But mitigating technology is being funded and developed – by what may at first appear an unlikely source – the oil and gas industry. Hydraulic fracturing – as its name suggests – is a water-intensive industrial process that requires increasing volumes as companies drill greater numbers of wells needed to maintain and increase production levels. At the same time, these often horizontal wells are being drilled with longer lateral sections and greater numbers of frack stages, as companies continu...
*  Mapping Emerging Diseases
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*  .. Population Growth
← what is education. Survival of Life on Earth →. Population Growth. Posted on. January 25, 2010 by. grandad. The This Day Tonight program on the 25th January, had a piece on this subject which I feel inclined to comment upon as follows. It would appear that the population problem is really matter of having an available area for expansion whilst keeping the needed space to support that population within the confines of a finite fixed area without destroying the environment for all other life forms. We have evolved to a degree where we are now the first life form that has the option of controlling our reproduction or breeding our selves to extinction. Mr Rudd has formed the opinion that we will be better off with a bigger population. This is based on the impossible belief that we can have everlasting growth; which would need everlasting growth of population. Since there is only a finite space available, adoption of a policy of everlasting growth will inevitably lead to our extinction as a species. It is not no...
*  Baby Boomer Health Problems : Disease Proof:
baby boomer health problems disease proof disease proof posted at am on march by gerald pugliese baby boomer health problems for as long as i can remember i ve heard people talk about the impending wave of destruction aging baby boomers will bring upon this country i never paid it much attention but maybe the critics are onto something according to gary rotstein of the pittsburgh post gazette baby boomers are now encountering lots of health problems for lots of reasons studying data from the u s health and retirement study she and her colleagues found that people in their early to mid s were reporting more health problems than people that age had described previously significantly fewer such middle aged people in than in rated their health highly more of them rated pain as a regular problem and a higher percentage had trouble climbing stairs or walking a few blocks dr richard suzman director of the national institute on aging behavioral and social research program said most news about today s older adults has...
*  .. Pro or Con: Really Need Some Feedback on This Subject! .. Baby Boomers Urged To Get Tested For
Pro or Con: Really Need Some Feedback on This Subject. May 21, 2012 at 7:29 pm Health and wellness, News and politics Tags: Baby boomer, CDC, Hepatitis C, infectious, viruses. Baby Boomers Urged To Get Tested For Hepatitis C. May 21, 2012. ATLANTA — For the first time, the government is proposing that all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C. Anyone born from 1945 to 1965 should get a one-time blood test to see if they have the liver-destroying virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in draft recommendations issued Friday. Baby boomers account for more than 2 million of the 3.2 million Americans infected with the blood-borne virus. It can take decades to cause liver damage, and many people don’t know they’re infected. CDC officials believe the new measure could lead 800,000 more baby boomers to get treatment and could save more than 120,000 lives. “The CDC views hepatitis C as an unrecognized health crisis for the country, and we believe the time is now for a bold response,” ...
*  Worldwatch Paper #143: Beyond Malthus: Sixteen Dimensions of the Population Problem | Worldwatch Ins
Worldwatch Paper #143: Beyond Malthus: Sixteen Dimensions of the Population Problem. 4 min 22 sec ago. Shopping cart There are no products in your shopping cart. View cart 0 Checkout Log In. This publication available for free download. Download the full report: Size: Worldwatch Paper #143: Beyond Malthus: Sixteen Dimensions of the Population Problem 300.54KB. Many countries that have experienced rapid population growth for several decades are showing signs of demographic fatigue. Overwhelmed by the need to educate children, create jobs, and deal with the environmental effects of population growth, governments faced with a major new threat-such as AIDS or aquifer depletion-often cannot cope. In our demographically divided world, fertility has dropped and population has stabilized or is declining in some countries; but in others where fertility is still high, population is projected to double or even triple before stabilizing. As recent experi ence with AIDS in Africa shows, some of these high-fertility countr...
*  Aging Baby Boomers Push Doctor-Aided Death Laws
... View Newsmax Mobile. Home. Newsfront. America. Politics. Insiders. The Wire. Fast Features. Specials. Sci Tech. Slideshows. Jokes. Special. Economist Warns: Looming Market Collapse Will “Devastate” the Unprepared. Home. Newsfront. Tags: baby. boomers. death. laws. Aging Baby Boomers Push Doctor-Aided Death Laws. By Sandy Fitzgerald. Friday, 12 Apr 2013 03:17 PM. Close More ways to share... Stumbled. LinkedIn. Vine. Reddit. Delicious. Newstrust. Tell my politician. Technocrati. Short URL. Email Article. Comment. Contact. Print. A A. Baby boomers are lobbying across the country for laws that would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs for patients who are terminally ill. According to the Pew Research Center, another 10,000 people turns 65 everyday, and that number will remain steady for the next 19 years, Bloomberg reported Friday. The growing numbers mean more people are now confronting their own mortality while watching their parents die often-painful deaths. The baby boomers are aging, and we all...
*  No one-size-fits-all solution to world's water woes - ICRC
... No one-size-fits-all solution to world's water woes 12-03-2012 News Release 12/51 Geneva ICRC – The suffering of tens of millions of people worldwide who face a desperate, daily struggle to find clean drinking water and who live in unsanitary conditions is being severely compounded by armed conflict and other situations of violence. Worldwide, it's estimated that more than 780 million people 40 per cent of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa don't have access to clean water while around 2.5 billion don't have a toilet or latrine. At the Sixth World Water Forum, the ICRC will lead discussions on the importance of ground-level cooperation and communication in coming up with practical solutions, especially in conflict-affected areas, where protracted or intense fighting, political wrangling and embargoes can leave communities without decent access to water and sanitation for weeks, years or even decades. The highly inequitable distribution of resources, widespread environmental and natural resource ...
*  Cedars-Sinai Expert Available to Discuss Effect, Benefits of U.S. Urging Baby Boomers to Get Hepatit
... is C Screening. Medical News. Expert Pitch. Experts. Expert Pitch. UT Southwestern Medical Center Rockefeller University American Psychological Association APA Vanderbilt University NIH, National Eye Institute NEI University of California, San Diego Health Sciences Cedars-Sinai George Washington University. Contact Newswise. Expert Pitch. Cedars-Sinai Expert Available to Discuss Effect, Benefits of U.S. Cedars-Sinai. Newswise Tram Tran, MD, medical director of Liver Transplant and Hepatology, is available to comment on the new, unprecedented Centers for Disease Control recommendation for all Baby Boomers to undergo blood test for Hepatitis C. Tram Tran, MD, is medical director of Liver Transplantation at the Liver Disease and Transplant Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. MEDIA CONTACT: To book Tran for interviews, contact Nicole White, media specialist, at nicole.white@cshs.org or 310-423-5215. Hepatitis C statistics -- Hepatitis C-related illness is the leading cause of liver cancer and cirrhosis and...
*  .. Childless Baby Boomers May Become Elder Orphans .. Sitting May Be Harmful to Your Health – Sta
Childless Baby Boomers May Become Elder Orphans. Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, and many other holidays and events focus on happy families getting together. Many baby boomers, especially the younger ones, have remained single or married and childless. Although they may feel some sadness, some sense of being left out during these moments of family gathering and family pride for many years,. Read More » 20 Comments. Are YOU one of the 50-70% of people who spend more than 6 hours sitting every day. Do YOU believe that sitting is good for your health, helps you to relax and feel better. Research is showing us that what we once thought was good and healthy is. Read More » 19 Comments. Are YOU Ready for Retirement. Read More » 6 Comments. March 27th, 2014. Have you been suffering from aches and pains, muscle spasms, joint problems or overall fatigue from overworked, tired or stressed out muscles? So many of us lead lives of stress filled days with too much to do and too little time. And then there are...
*  Baby Boomers Should Be Screened For Hepatitis C
... Preventive Services Task Force released a new recommendation urging baby boomers, people born between 1945 and 1965, to be screened at least once in adulthood for Hepatitis C HCV. The announcement comes after it was discovered that many cases of HCV in adults – a serious viral infection that predisposes people to liver disease, including severe scarring and liver cancer – are found in people born during those two decades. The majority of these cases are found in baby boomers. The limitation of screening based on risk factors – and therefore the need to screen all adults – is that some people without any identifiable risk factors test positive for HCV antibodies. The virus is the number one reason that adults require liver transplants, and it has been linked to a large portion of new cases of aggressive liver cancer hepatocellular carcinoma. While treatment decreases the risk of liver scarring and cancer dramatically, physicians are looking to improve these numbers by using exciting, new treatments that h...
*  Energy and money - Scitizen
Energy. Energy and money. Alert Moderator. Alert Moderator. :- pfh Alert Moderator. Alert Moderator. In Chapter 12 of Environment, Power and Society, he states: "As out fuel culture waxes and wanes, environmental fit is likely to become society's next concern." Alert Moderator. Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi Associate Professor of Economics Winston-Salem State University. Comment by Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi 27 Dec, 2008 07:58 am Rapid population growth arguments are yet another problem with alarmism. Yet, reductions in economic growth will only increase poverty because those who have will be less likely to give up to those who have not, if they are already forced to have less through reductions in economic growth. Thus, while our current technology is and, by the way, technology is not simply new physical tools, the introduction of a tradable permit scheme would be a change in technology as well according to economic theory will dictate our limits to growth at that particular time and place, it is our human imagination whi...
*  Acreúna
... Goiás. Area:. Population:. Became a city:. Distance to Goiânia :. 'Acreúna' is a city and municipality in western Goiás state, Brazil. Location History Demographic and Political Data The economy Health Education See also References External links. Acreúna is located in the statistical micro-region of Vale do Rio dos Bois, southwest of the state capital, Goiânia, on BR-060, Brasília - Acre which links Goiânia with Rio Verde. The town appeared in 1964 in the territory of the municipality of Paraúna. The name of the town, Acreúna, comes from a combination of Acre, final destination of the highway which crosses the town, and Una, a tribute to Paraúna, the municipality where it had been located before becoming a separate municipality. It became a district in 1968 and, thanks to its rapid population growth and economic development, it separated from Paraúna in 1976 to become an independent municipality. Demographic and Political Data. Population density: 11.85 inhabitants/km² 2007 Growth rate 2000/2007: 0.20.%...
*  The Man Who Saved a Billion Lives - Neatorama
... Food. 7 Reasons Not to Climb Mt. The Man Who Saved a Billion Lives The Man Who Saved a Billion Lives Alex Santoso. Norman Borlaug. World population was just over 3.5 billion at the time and was increasing at a faster rate than food production. "In the 1970s and 1980s," Ehrlich wrote, "hundreds of millions of people will starve to death." Most experts agreed with Ehrlich's dire predictions ... Norman Borlaug. But he had indeed won it for having saved the lives of millions - perhaps hundreds of millions - of people in India and Pakistan and for the message it had sent to the world. Bathroom Reader, Agriculture, Norman Borlaug, Farming, The Population Bomb, Starvation, Food Shortages, Paul Erhlich, Rice Neat stuff from the NeatoShop :. They don't understand how genes work; they don't understand how genetic manipulation works; they aren't sure how the changes will interact with the environment; they're not sure how it will affect them. These people have all the time and money to eat and eat and make themselv...
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September 18, 2014. Filed under: Life — Tags: discipline tests, eating right, things to avoid — admin @ 6:23 pm. Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: internet marketing help, link detoxing, refreshing your website — admin @ 6:14 am. Some links are the ones you have created for your website and you know where they are and what they do but many backlinks get placed on your website that you have no need of. Bad links can be a big setback and should not be taken lightly. Filed under: Work — Tags: furniture that rocks, work designs — admin @ 6:58 pm. Comments 6. Design Processes Go Beyond Work. Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: designing your workplace, space management — admin @ 6:43 pm. September 18, 2012. Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: earth day, ecology of the world, environmentalists — admin @ 6:05 pm. “We are building a movement, a movement with a broad base, a movement which transcends traditional political boundaries… Earth Day is the beginning,” Denis Hayes, Environmental Action’s first director, told ...
*  Cardiac Care 5-Year Horizon Project Report
California is a high-profile example of a state where certificate of need was abandoned in the 1980s and where high managed care penetration, a very competitive market for cardiac services and the lack of regulation have shaped the delivery of care; Washington State is an example of a Western state with high managed care penetration plus CofN laws. Coronary angiography procedures, but not angioplasty, are performed in facilities without cardiac surgery on stand-by. New York State has public reporting at the hospital and physician levels on outcomes from both CABG surgery and coronary angioplasty, and the reporting system is directed by a Cardiac Advisory Committee which is authorized to require plans of correction for under-performing programs, which can be closed if they continue to under-perform. Only "low-risk" patients are eligible for coronary angiography or angioplasty at hospitals without surgical back up and all high risk angiography and angioplasty is done at facilities with cardiac surgery programs....
*  .. Population Growth and the Rise of Mega-Cities: Can Technology Help?
Categories. Latest. Popular. Editor's Picks. Community. Debate Central. Featured. Future. Health. Science. Singularity University. Tech. Video Central. Video Post. Gene Editing Is Now Cheap and Easy—and No One Is Prepared for the Consequences. Watch: What Is Consciousness. We Now Have the Tools to Find Out. How Robots and Sensors Will Transform Transportation, Agriculture, and Elder Care. The 3 Major Industries AI and Big Data Will Reshape This Decade. How Should We Prepare for the AI Revolution. Ray Kurzweil Responds in This Q A. A Helper Robot Reveals the Near Future in This Beautiful Short Film. Our Star Trek-like Future Awaits on This Week's Episode of Ask an Expert. We Can Rebuild Him: Patient Receives 3D Printed Titanium Ribs and Sternum. Why We Should Embrace — Not Fear — the Biohacker Uprising. How VR and AR Will Reinvent Consumer Electronics, Education, and Retail. This Robotic Hand Wired to a Brain Implant Restored a Paralyzed Man’s Sense of Touch. A Key Moment In Kenya: What Ed Tech Can Lea...
*  .. 1923 Patented Cartogram .. Email Subscription .. Twitter Updates .. Categories .. Archives .. Bl
« Making Psychogeography Maps. Rethinking Maps ». 1923 Patented Cartogram July 9, 2009 by John Krygier. Stop making cartograms. At least until permission is granted from the chap who holds the patent on them. Karl Karsten’s “population projection” was published in his book Charts and Graphs 1923 and patented in 1925. As with the 1911 “Apportioinment Map” noted in an earlier post, the term “cartogram” was not used by Karsten to describe this creation. He called it the “Population Projection.”. Curiously, it’s claimed that Karsten also invented the hedge fund. But back to maps. Karsten’s patent, #1,556, 609, October 13, 1925 claimed rights to. …a map of a plurality of territories, having their boundary lines so distorted as to make their included areas represent graphically the relative importance of a given factor other than land area of one area with respect to another area, the boundaries being distorted without losing their familiar and significant features…. Karsten suggests using his “population projecti...
*  Assumptions made about baby boomers living significantly longer than their parents have - Sun Sentin
... el. File photo of elderly couples viewing the ocean and waves along the beach in La Jolla Mike Blake, Reuters. Most say mortality will continue to decline and people will live longer. Baby boomers, now between 48 and 67 years old, have already shown a greater propensity to suicide than previous generations, according to a data analysis from researchers at Rutgers University and Emory University. The post-war baby boom generation does have higher rates of cancer at younger ages than the previous generation, the National Cancer Institute reported. In 2009, people 45 to 59 years old saw roughly 570 cases of cancer per 100,000 people. By 2040, obesity will reduce life expectancy by 0.733 percent for men, and 0.677 percent for women, according to Preston. And Chris Ruhm, a professor of public policy and economics at the University of Virginia, sees another shoe ready to drop: severe obesity. He expects high rates of obesity to be a drag on life expectancy and severe or morbid obesity, even in the baby boom gen...
*  Boomers Should Think About Heart Disease, Diabetes - News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer / Wheeli
... ng News-Register. Mobile: mobile.theintelligencer.net Sign In. Boomers. / Boomers /. Boomers Should Think About Heart Disease, Diabetes February 23, 2012 The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register Save. Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too. Cancern remains atop the list of concerns boomers have with their health. Most baby boomers say they get some aerobic exercise, the kind that revs up your heart rate, at least once a week. Fact Box Q: What are the biggest health concerns among boomers. Based on calculation of body mass index from self-reported height and weight, roughly a third of the baby boomers polled are obese, compared with about a quarter of both older and younger responders. Only half of the obese boomers say they are are regularly exercising. An additional 36 percent of boomers are overweight, though not obese. He points to a study that found Medicare pays 34 percent more on an obese senior than on...
*  Dr. Sabine Jokisch
Sabine Jokisch. Search. Meta Navigation. Skip Info Navigation. Search. Search>. Skip Main Navigation. Sabine Jokisch. Mennel, Tim and Sabine Jokisch 2009, Hydrogen in Passenger Transport: A macroeconomic analysis, Transport Reviews 29 4, 415 - 438. Fehr, Hans and Sabine Jokisch 2006, Demographischer Wandel und internationale Finanzm rkte, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 7 4, 501-517. Kotlikoff 2004, The Role of Immigration in Dealing with the Developed World's Demographic Transition, Finanzarchiv 60, 296-324. Jokisch, Sabine 2006, The Developed World's Demographic Transition: Implications for Fiscal Policy and the International Macroeconomy, Beitr ge zur Finanzwissenschaft Bd. Kotlikoff 2005, The Developed World's Demographic Transition - The Roles of Capital Flows, Immigration, and Policy, in: R. Jokisch, Sabine and Tim Mennel 2007, Hydrogen in Passenger Transport: A Macroeconomic Analysis, ZEW Discussion Paper No. Simulating the Transition Paths of the U.S., EU, Japan, and China, NBER Working Paper No. ...
*  .. Health Panel Urges Baby Boomers Be Tested For Hepatitis C .. KHN Morning Briefing
khn morning briefing summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations jun email twitter facebook linkedin print email twitter facebook linkedin print health panel urges baby boomers be tested for hepatitis c the new york times hepatitis c test for baby boomers urged by health panel an influential health advisory group has reversed itself and concluded that all baby boomers should be tested for hepatitis c meaning that under the new health law many insurance plans will have to provide screening without charge to patients the group the united states preventive services task force announced its change of heart on monday saying there was likely to be some benefit from such screening pollack this is part of the khn morning briefing a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations sign up for an email subscription email twitter facebook linkedin print we want to hear from you contact khn previous from aging viewpoints exploring the bond between caretaker and patient missouri looks ...
*  Eldercare will challenge baby boomer generation | Bay State Banner
Eldercare will challenge baby boomer generation. Bay State Banner. Contact Us. Subscription. Advertise. Media Kit. News. Business. Opinion. Be Healthy - Mental Health. Medical News. Entertainment. News. Classified. Jobs. Be Healthy. Events. Submit an Event. Eldercare will challenge baby boomer generation. But at least these days, involved families will consider making changes when they identify deficiencies in a nursing home’s care, are dissatisfied with placements made during hasty hospital-discharge planning or see patient abuse. At the Gerontological Society of America’s GSA 65th annual scientific meeting last month, presentations from experts on caregivers, longevity, long-term care and optimal aging were particularly poignant for baby boomers. Reducing the trauma of change One concern about making a nursing home change is the perception of “transfer trauma.” Robert L. Kane, M.D., who chairs the Long-term Care and Aging Department of the University of Minnesota, said there has been a belief that nursing h...
*  Lawmakers to NY Docs: Screen All Baby Boomers for Deadly Liver Disease - WNYC
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ExRx.net View topic - Is creatine okay for baby boomers. ExRx.net Exercise Prescription on the Net. Login. Register FAQ. Search. It is currently Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:51 am. View unanswered posts. View active topics Board index. problem threads. from Diet All times are UTC - 6 hours. Is creatine okay for baby boomers. Moderators: Jungledoc, Ironman, stuward. Page 1 of 1. Print view Previous topic. Next topic. Author Message magicdad Post subject: Is creatine okay for baby boomers. Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:25 pm. I know that creatine is all the rage with the younger guys, but are there any reasons why us 40-somethings should lay off the stuff, or is it beneficial to everyone equally. Top. TimD Post subject:. Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:22 pm. In Memoriam: TimD. Joined: Mon Dec 19, 2005 8:04 am Posts: 3129 Location: Va Beach, Va Well, I doubt if it will hurt anything at all. I've used it well into my 50's. First thing though, is to find out what it does, and if you have a need for it. It basically is a phosphate ...
*  Baby boomers lift liquid vitamins
... Click to Print Email this. close. Baby boomers lift liquid vitamins By Michael Johnsen. NEW YORK The first of the baby boomers will be celebrating their 65th birthdays this year, and that means more pills. That may help explain why sales of liquid vitamins are up. Joint Juice recently answered that call with the launch of its Joint Juice Easy Shot supplement, which affords a full day s supply of glucosamine plus chondroitin, vitamin D3 and vitamin C for those consumers looking for a pill alternative. The article above is part of the DSN Category Review Series. For the complete Vitamins/Minerals Sell-Through Report, including extensive charts, data and more analysis,. click here. Source URL: http://www.drugstorenews.com/article/baby-boomers-lift-liquid-vitamins Click to Print Email this. close....
*  United States Death rate - Demographics
united states death rate demographics united states death rate factbook countries united states demographics death rate deaths population est definition this entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per population at midyear also known as crude death rate the death rate while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth this indicator is significantly affected by age distribution and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages as declining fertility results in an aging population source cia world factbook this page was last updated on june see also death rate by year chart death rate rank chart death rate comparative map death rate crude per people thematic map world bank indicator death rate crude per people country comparison world bank indicator tweet home about search site map blog indexmundi all rights reserved...
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world death rate demographics world death rate factbook countries world demographics death rate deaths population note this rate results in about worldwide deaths per minute or deaths every second est definition this entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per population at midyear also known as crude death rate the death rate while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth this indicator is significantly affected by age distribution and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages as declining fertility results in an aging population source cia world factbook this page was last updated on june see also death rate by year chart death rate rank chart death rate comparative map death rate crude per people thematic map w...
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... Search results. Jump to: navigation, search. Results 1 - 5 of 5. Content pages. Multimedia. Everything. Advanced. Create the page " Demographers " on this wiki. See also the search results found. Author:Thomas Robert Malthus category Demographers. ThomasThomas Robert Malthus.jpg17661834English political economist and demographer who expressed views on population growth and noted the potential for. 1 KB 176 words - 14:01, 29 August 2015. Civics: as Applied Sociology/Part 1/Introduction. existence, though observed mainly from the side of its individuals by the demographer, is not only an intra-civic but an inter-civic process; and if so, ameliorative. 4 KB 546 words - 01:33, 17 April 2012. Kosovo Law on the Kosovo Population and Housing Census. information, logistics and administration of the census; g. Statisticians, demographers and other staff, who process the data, analyse the aggregates and produce. 17 KB 2,554 words - 07:32, 21 December 2010. Popular Science Monthly/Volume 70/June 1907/The Waste of ...
*  Acts of Convention: Resolution # 1994-D009
... Limit Search by Date. All 2012 2009 2006 2003 2000 1997 1994 1991 1988 1985 1982 1979 1976. Resolution Number:. 1994-D009. Title:. Reaffirm Family Planning and Control of Global Population Growth. Legislative Action Taken:. Concurred As Amended. Final Text:. Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 1994 General Convention of the Episcopal Church affirm that rapid global population growth adversely affects the prospects for peace and justice by exacerbating poverty, deprivation and suffering, and depleting environmental resources; and be it further. Resolved, That the Episcopal Church reaffirm the 1930 Lambeth Conference of the Anglican communion, which approved contraception for purposes of family planning; and be it further. Resolved, That the Episcopal Church, in order to improve the quality of life for all, commend to the several dioceses and agencies of the Episcopal Church as well as to the relative structures of the Anglican Communion programs and projects to provide information to all m...
*  Health, Disability & Mortality « PSC Information
Health, Disability Mortality PSC Information. PSC Information. Information Sharing at the UM Population Studies Center Blog. About. Older. Home Loading Newer. . Less More Trim Untrim. Older Newer. Archive for the 'Health, Disability Mortality' Category Page 3 of 16. Smoking rate stays high among the poor Published by ljridley on March 25, 2014 in Group Disparities and Health, Disability Mortality. While smoking began as a practice among the well-off, according to a study published in Population Health Metrics, the habit is now much more prevalent in the working and poor classes. New York Times article. Full text of the study. Decomposition of Future Population Growth Published by ljridley on February 27, 2014 in Family, Fertility Children, Health, Disability Mortality, New Resources and Population Dynamics - Urbanization, Migration. From the UNFPA website:. The main objective of the decomposition tool is to provide evidence and analysis that countries can use to develop policies and programmes aimed to find a...
*  Fertility Surprises Portend a More Populous Future | Worldwatch Institute
Rather, the new medium-fertility or best-guess scenario suggests the most likely outcome is that world could gain more than 10 million people in the year 2100 and close the century at 10.9 billion. The new projections suggest a global population of 9.6 billion by 2050 about 700 million people more than the 8.9 billion the UN Population Division had projected for 2050 just 10 years ago. Although the biggest surprise in the report came from the projections of faster future population growth than had been expected, these numbers actually have their roots in a surprise about the present: Women in many developing countries are having more children today than UN demographers previously thought. Although the reasons behind the higher-than-expected fertility in many countries are not fully understood, they correlate well with recent government reluctance to give priority to and fund family planning services in some of the world s poorest countries. The UN demographers, like others who produce major population project...
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the economic and demographic transition mortality and comparative development by matteo cervellati and uwe sunde http d repec org n u repec iza izadps dp r dge we propose a unified growth theory to investigate the mechanics generating the economic and demographic transition and the role of mortality differences for comparative development the framework can replicate the quantitative patterns in historical time series data and in contemporaneous cross country panel data including the bi modal distribution of the endogenous variables across countries the results suggest that differences in extrinsic mortality might explain a substantial part of the observed differences in the timing of the take off across countries and the worldwide density distribution of the main variables of interest and now something completely different by and large unified growth theory is about understand the vary long term growth trends especially their changes around the various agricultural revolutions and the industrial revolution i ...
*  Video: How boomers will reshape aging with high health demands
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*  Depensation
... in population dynamics depensation is the effect on a population such as a fish stock whereby due to certain causes a decrease in the breeding population mature individuals leads to reduced production and survival of eggs or offspring the causes may include predation levels rising per offspring given the same level of overall predator pressure or the allee effect particularly the reduced likelihood of finding a mate although depensation is often considered in relation to the population being harvested especially fish the actual level of harvesting by definition is not part of depensation critical depensation when the level of depensation is high enough that the population is no longer able to sustain itself it is said to be a critical depensation this occurs when the population size has a tendency to decline when the population drops below a certain level known as the critical depensation level ultimately this may lead to the population or fishery s collapse resource depletion or even local extinction th...
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... definition derivation graph application sample problems links definition what is logistic growth a logistic growth curve is an s shaped sigmoidal curve that can be used to model functions that increase gradually at first more rapidly in the middle growth period and slowly at the end leveling off at a maximum value after some period of time derivation in the belgian pierre francois verhulst suggested a revised model which would eliminate the undesirable effect of unlimited growth from the exponential model which is the same as r birthrate of the population under optimal conditions k carrying capacity the level of the population that can be sustained by the given environment m mortality constant sometimes it can be helpful to think of the equation in this form graph value of y y k k y k we notice that y decreases and thus the slope of the tangent lines to be drawn is negative whenever y k but that whenever y k the slopes are positive and y increases analysis of the logistic growth curve the initial part of...
*  .. End ecocide in Europe (and the World) .. Share this: .. Like this: .. Related .. 14 Responses
Ultimately, of course, ecocide will only be avoided if we stop doing the things that are causing it. And the main thing we are doing that is causing it – is growing in numbers in the absence of predators; consuming exponentially-increasing amounts of food and water; and producing exponentially-increasing amounts of waste. This is no idle piece of misanthropic rhetoric – it is a cold hard fact. Louise Gray published a short article on the Telegraph  website yesterday, in which she cites Sir David Attenborough as having described humans as a plague on the Earth that need to be controlled by limiting population growth . This has attracted an  an awful lot of attention and comment; most of it negative; and some of it very unpleasant. What I find most astonishing is the inability of so many admittedly-self-selected people to appreciate the difference between ideology and science.  Furthermore, despite little evidence of scientific training in many of their comments, they seem content to accuse Attenboro...
*  Global academy bends to the winds of demographic change | Times Higher Education
Times Higher Education. World University Rankings By subject News About Student. Register. World University Rankings news. When, for example, UK student numbers dipped during the 1950s, it had as much to do with low birth rates in the 1930s as with education policy in a period of austerity. Importantly, changes in population can also affect young people’s chances of getting into university. In England we have recently seen a slowdown in the expansion of student numbers but this has not necessarily greatly reduced the opportunities open to university applicants: a sharp fall in the number of babies born 18 years ago limited the pool of young people who might have applied last year. The growing number of international students will also help to accelerate this global trend towards declining fertility. This is another reason why young people will become more precious. Ageing is contributing to the rising global population: as there are more of us around for longer, the growing population count is not made up sol...
*  .. Boomeritis: April 7, 2011
print boomeritis april comfortable temperatures and sunny skies there s no limit as to what you can do outdoors in southwest florida but there s one condition that can be somewhat limiting for a majority of the population boomeritis they are hitting an age when arthritis is kicking in overuse conditions are kicking in and the body s kind of catching up to them but their mindset is they will want to be active they still want to be involved in other things that they ve enjoyed their whole lives explains lee memorial health system physical therapist patrick davin researchers have found that baby boomers are the first generation to take the phrase staying active seriously but there s one thing standing in their way age it s a catch it is says davin i mean there s a whole set of conditions that can develop from inactivity cardiovascular wise diabetes you re trying to fight that battle by being active but you know the bones and joints can definitely only take so much wear and tear the knees shoulders hips and lower...
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*  Population reconstruction
... population reconstitution is a method used by historical demographers using records such as church registries the size and composition of families living in a given region in a given past time is determined this allows the identification and analysis of patterns of family formation fertility mortality and migration and of consequent trends such as population growth see also one place study references paul andré rosental population english edition volume category demography...
*  Global Development
... Home. General Background. Poverty. Health. Water and Sanitation. Education. Women and Children. Population. Global Development   Despite growing prosperity in many countries, a lack of access to economic and social development remains a significant challenge to millions of people around the world. These web resources provide background and resources to teach students about contemporary development challenges, including poverty, disease and population growth, as well as some of the international and community-led efforts to address them. 2010 UWM Center for International Education Last Updated: June 2010....
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... International KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills. About KCBS. BBQ Teams. BBQ Recipes. KCBS TEAMS Current Teams. Edit Your Team. CURRENT TEAMS. KCBS Team Bios BBQ JUNKIE NV Year Started: 2010 Members: DAN FOX. Real Estate Broker Boulder CIty NV, Veteran USMC Hometown: Tulsa State: OK Country: US. Most wins in a year: Biggest Wins: 5th in Ribs Lake Havasu, 4 calls at the Orleans Las Vegas NV, 6th in Chicken and 3rd in Ribs Boulder City NV, 6...
*  ARCHIVE: Exploring the Import of Health-Related Residential Mobility to Local Area Studies (Geronimu
ARCHIVE: Exploring the Import of Health-Related Residential Mobility to Local Area Studies Geronimus, Bound. Overview. Search Projects. Browse Projects. Projects by Country. PSC Small Funds. Search All. U-M Researchers. Off-Campus Researchers. Training Faculty. Pubs. Overview. Search All Pubs. Browse All Pubs. Pubs by Country. Browse PSC Reports. PSC in the News. Overview. Small Funds. Alumni Award. Data. Overview. Census. Search. Center Services. Center Overview. Alumni Fund. Freedman Fund. Weinberg Fund. PSC at 50. Search. Country. Browse. Small Grants. PSC In The News. Exploring the Import of Health-Related Residential Mobility to Local Area Studies a PSC Research Project. Geronimus, John Bound Most studies of place effects on health are ecological or multilevel analyses of cross-sectional data. But if residential mobility across local areas is health-related, common contextual interpretations of cross-sectional findings might be misleading. Few data sets both provide information on health and migration an...
*  Factors associated with child vaccination status : residential mobility and a mother's employment, k
... nowledge, attitudes, and beliefs. My ScholarSpace. . Home. Search. Browse. By Author. By Subject. By Title. By Date. Communities Collections. Contact. eVols. UH System. UHM Library. Hamilton Library Homepage. Research Tools. Personal Services. About the Library. ScholarSpace Home → Dissertations Theses → Public Health → D.P.H. - Public Health → View Item. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Item Description. Title:. Factors associated with child vaccination status : residential mobility and a mother's employment, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs . Author:. Hatcher, Penny Ann. Date:. 1993. Description:. Thesis D.P.H. --University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1993. Microfiche. xv, 261 leaves, bound 29 cm. URI:. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/10262. Rights:. All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from ...
*  Stocking of captive-bred fish can cause long-term population decline and gene pool replacement: pred
... ictions from a population dynamics model incorporating density-dependent mortality - Springer. Stocking of captive-bred fish can cause long-term population decline and gene pool replacement: predictions from a population dynamics model incorporating density-dependent mortality. Affiliated with Department of Fish Ecology and Evolution, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology EAWAG , Center of Ecology, Evolution and Biogeochemistry. Abstract Releasing captive-bred fish into natural environments stocking is common in fisheries worldwide. Using a population dynamics model that takes into account a density-dependent recruitment, a gene responsible for the fitness difference between wild and captive-bred fish, and hybridization between them, we show that there is little or no contribution of recurrent stocking to the stock enhancement without a replacement of the wild gene pool by the captive-bred gene pool. Share Share this content on Facebook Share this content on Twitter Share this content ...
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... the term population reduction may be used in relation to many topics including the following population decline or depopulation reductions in human population levels for reasons such as low birth rate emigration disease or war a euphemism for genocide sometimes used by perpetrators of genocide to disguise their actions population control deliberate attempts to control human population levels typically seeking an initial reduction as opposed to an increase sometimes related to the optimum population concept culling deliberate reductions in animal or plant population levels by human action population reduction the phase preceding the extinction of a species...
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*  Population fluctuations and regulation in great snipe: a time series analysis › Research Explorer
... Search. Frontpage. Staff. Research units. Activities. Research output. Clippings. About. Population fluctuations and regulation in great snipe: a time series analysis Research output : Scientific - peer-review › Article. Animal Population Biology. Overview. Cite this. . Documents PDF 282 KB, PDF-document Request copy DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2007.01246.x. A Kölzsch. S.A. Saether H. Gustafsson P. Fiske J. Höglund J.A. Kålås 1. During the last centuries, the breeding range of the great snipe Gallinago media has declined dramatically in the western part of its distribution. To examine present population dynamics in the Scandinavian mountains, we collected and analysed a 19-year time series of counts of great snipe males at leks in central Norway, 1987–2005. 2 The population showed large annual fluctuations in the number of males displaying at lek sites range 45–90 males at the peak of the mating season, but no overall trend. 3 We detected presence of direct density-dependent mechanisms regulating this popula...
*  Variation in Vital Rates by Age, Period, and Cohort - AcaWiki
... Variation in Vital Rates by Age, Period, and Cohort From AcaWiki. Jump to: navigation, search. Citation: Wilmoth, John R. Variation in Vital Rates by Age, Period, and Cohort. Sociological Methodology. RSS. Tagged: uw-madison. RSS, wisconsin. RSS, sociology. RSS, demography. RSS, prelim. RSS, qual. RSS, WisconsinDemographyPrelimAugust2009. RSS. Summary:. The analysis of age-specific vital rates is studied, and special attention is given to the problem of decomposing an array of rates into factors related to age, period, and cohort. A complete, symmetric decomposition of the data array into age, period, and cohort components is not attempted. Instead, the paper focuses on the age and period dimensions and derives an initial description of the matrix's structure with regard to changes only in those 2 directions. This 2-dimensional description is then augmented by a consideration of residual patterns that seem clearly linked to cohorts. The use of a model that is asymmetric in age, period, and cohort is just...
*  Matrix population models
... Population models are used in population ecology to model the dynamics of wildlife or human populations. 'Matrix population models' are a specific type of population model that uses matrix algebra. N t+1 = abundance at time t+1 N t = abundance at time t B = number of births within the population between N t and N t+1 D = number of deaths within the population between N t and N t+1 I = number of individuals immigrating into the population between N t and N t+1 E = number of individuals emigrating from the population between N t and N t+1. Estimates of B might be obtained via a ratio of immatures to adults soon after the breeding season, R i. Number of deaths can be obtained by estimating annual survival probability, usually via mark and recapture methods, then multipling present abundance and survival rate. For added simplicity it may help to think of time t as the end of the breeding season in year t and to imagine that one is studying a species that has only one discrete breeding season per year. : N {t...
*  Wilmoth: Variation in Vital Rates by Age, Period, and Cohort
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*  genetics - Smallest viable reproducing population - Biology Stack Exchange
... Biology. Biology Meta. more stack exchange communities. Stack Exchange. sign up log in tour. Help Center Detailed answers to any questions you might have. Biology Questions. Ask Question. Sign up. Biology Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for biology researchers, academics, and students. Smallest viable reproducing population. up vote 24 down vote favorite 1. What is the smallest viable reproducing population, such as in a human population. A very strongly related question: what is the expected number of generations a given population can survive. genetics ecology population-dynamics conservation-biology share. improve this question. asked Dec 23 '11 at 2:14. add a comment. 2 Answers 2 active oldest votes. up vote 21 down vote accepted. Because the question specifically mentions human populations, I'll focus my answer on the genetics of small human populations, though considerably less information is available. 2002; Am J Hum Genet 70:673-685 present a more modern study of linkage disequilibri...
*  Population Density - Biology Video by Brightstorm
... Pre-Algebra. Algebra. Algebra 2. Biology. Test Prep. AP Biology. AP Calculus AB. Test Prep. Start Your Free Trial. Biology. / Population Density. Learn math, science, English SAT ACT from high-quaility study videos by expert teachers Preview playing in 3. To unlock all 5,300 videos, start your free trial. Start Your Free Trial Learn more. Population Density. 12,225 views. Patrick has been teaching AP Biology for 14 years and is the winner of multiple teaching awards. Population density is loosely defined as the number of organisms in an area divided by the amount of area. High population density can cause increased competition for resources while low population density can cause problems with finding mates and inbreeding. In studying population ecology a common measurement that is made of a population in a particular area is what is known as population density and that is simply what is the number of organisms in a particular area divided by that area. Now population densities can vary from one species t...
*  effective population size | genetics | Britannica.com
effective population size. Britannica.com. Effective population size. Effective population size , in genetics, the size of a breeding population, a factor that is determined by the number of parents, the average number of children per family, and the extent to which family size varies from the average. The determination of the effective population size of a breeding population is necessary for studies of population growth rates and of gene flow. Email. Additional resources for this article Help us expand our resources for this article by submitting a link or publication Keep exploring. What made you want to look up effective population size. MORE QUIZZES Animals and Insects: Fact or Fiction. Terms of Use. 2015 Encyclop dia Britannica, Inc. MLA style: "effective population size". Encyclop dia Britannica. Encyclop dia Britannica Online. Encyclop dia Britannica Inc., 2015. 2015 http://www.britannica.com/science/effective-population-size. APA style: effective population size. In Encyclop dia Britannica. Retrieved...
*  Threshold host density
'Threshold host density N T ', in the context of wildlife disease ecology, refers to the concentration of a population of a particular organism as it relates to disease. Specifically, the threshold host density N T of a species refers to the minimum concentration of individuals necessary to sustain a given disease within a population. 1 Threshold host density N T only applies to density dependent diseases, where there is an "aggregation of risk" to the host in either high host density or low host density patches. When low host density causes an increase in incidence of parasitism or disease, this is known as inverse host density dependence, whereas when incidence of parasitism or disease is elevated in high host density conditions, it is known as direct host density dependence. Host density independent diseases show no correlation between the concentration of a given host population and the incidence of a particular disease. Host density-dependent diseases Host density-independent diseases Contact between ind...
*  Metropolitan statistical area
... List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas. In the United States, a 'metropolitan statistical area' 'MSA' is a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area. MSAs are defined by the Office of Management and Budget OMB and used by the Census Bureau and other federal government agencies for statistical purposes. 1 Map Definitions See also References External links. Office of Management and Budget defines a set of core based statistical area s CBSAs throughout the country. CBSAs are delineated on the basis of a central urban area or urban clusterin other words: a contiguous area of relatively high population density. Census Bureau The counties containing the core urban area are known as the 'central counties' of the CBSA. Additional surrounding counties, known as 'outlying counties', can be included in the CBSA if these counties have strong social and economic ties to the central counties as measured by commuting and employment. As well as ...
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Density-dependence in macroparasite life cycles Implications for parasite persistence and control Extinction threshold. In this life-cycle, the life expectancy of the black fly vector decreases as the worm load ingested by the vector increases. 6 Density-dependence in macroparasite life cycles. thumb|250px|right|Density-dependence processes red in filariasis life cycle In macroparasite life cycles, density-dependent processes can influence parasite fecundity, survival, and establishment. For filarial worms, density-dependent processes can act at the host/vector interface or within the host/vector life-cycle stages. Within the life-cycle stages taking place in the vector, density-dependence may influence the development of L3 larvae in vectors and vector life expectancy. Within the life-cycle stages taking place in the host, density-dependence may influence the development of microfilariae and host life expectancy. 7 In reality, combinations of negative restriction and positive facilitation density-dependent p...
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... In epizoology, an 'epizootic' from Greek : 'epi-' upon + 'zoon' animal is a disease event in a nonhuman animal population, analogous to an epidemic in humans. An epizootic may be: restricted to a specific locale an " outbreak ", general an "'epizootic'" or widespread " panzootic ". High population density is a major contributing factor to epizootics. Aquaculture is an industry sometimes plagued by disease because of the large number of fish confined to a small area. Defining an epizootic can be subjective; it is based upon the number of new cases in a given animal population, during a given period, and must be judged to be a rate that substantially exceeds what is expected based on recent experience 'i.e.' a sharp elevation in the incidence rate. Because it is based on what is "expected" or thought normal, a few cases of a very rare disease like a TSE outbreak in a cervid population might be classified as an "epizootic", while many cases of a common disease like lymphocystis in esocids would not. Common ...
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(1/431) Evolution by small steps and rugged landscapes in the RNA virus phi6.

Fisher's geometric model of adaptive evolution argues that adaptive evolution should generally result from the substitution of many mutations of small effect because advantageous mutations of small effect should be more common than those of large effect. However, evidence for both evolution by small steps and for Fisher's model has been mixed. Here we report supporting results from a new experimental test of the model. We subjected the bacteriophage phi6 to intensified genetic drift in small populations and caused viral fitness to decline through the accumulation of a deleterious mutation. We then propagated the mutated virus at a range of larger population sizes and allowed fitness to recover by natural selection. Although fitness declined in one large step, it was usually recovered in smaller steps. More importantly, step size during recovery was smaller with decreasing size of the recovery population. These results confirm Fisher's main prediction that advantageous mutations of small effect should be more common. We also show that the advantageous mutations of small effect are compensatory mutations whose advantage is conditional (epistatic) on the presence of the deleterious mutation, in which case the adaptive landscape of phi6 is likely to be very rugged.  (+info)

(2/431) Declining survival probability threatens the North Atlantic right whale.

The North Atlantic northern right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) is considered the most endangered large whale species. Its population has recovered only slowly since the cessation of commercial whaling and numbers about 300 individuals. We applied mark-recapture statistics to a catalog of photographically identified individuals to obtain the first statistically rigorous estimates of survival probability for this population. Crude survival decreased from about 0.99 per year in 1980 to about 0.94 in 1994. We combined this survival trend with a reported decrease in reproductive rate into a branching process model to compute population growth rate and extinction probability. Population growth rate declined from about 1. 053 in 1980 to about 0.976 in 1994. Under current conditions the population is doomed to extinction; an upper bound on the expected time to extinction is 191 years. The most effective way to improve the prospects of the population is to reduce mortality. The right whale is at risk from entanglement in fishing gear and from collisions with ships. Reducing this human-caused mortality is essential to the viability of this population.  (+info)

(3/431) Awareness of and attitude of elderly subjects regarding health care and welfare in rapidly ageing population in Japan.

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to obtain information on the degree of knowledge and understanding about the current systems of health care and welfare held by the elderly, in order to achieve comprehensiveness in family practice. METHOD: We conducted a study on the awareness of healthy elderly persons by direct interview. The study was carried out in Kuni Village in a remote mountainous region in Japan, where the elderly population accounts for 24.8% of the total population. The subjects were self-dependent in their daily living activities and were aged 65 years and older. RESULTS: The subjects' knowledge of health care and welfare systems was generally good, and the degree of their utilization of these systems was also good. But 83.3% of those who did not want to utilize the welfare system indicated their preference to depend on their family for support. CONCLUSION: Family physicians must endeavour to offer comprehensive care to their patients by including these systems for rapidly ageing communities.  (+info)

(4/431) Light on population health status.

A new approach to illustrating and analysing health status is presented which allows comparisons of various aspects of health in a population at different times and in different populations during given periods. Both quantitative and qualitative elements can be represented, the impact of interventions can be monitored, and the extent to which objectives are achieved can be assessed. The practical application of the approach is demonstrated with reference to the health profiles to Tunisia in 1966 and 1994.  (+info)

(5/431) Health of the elderly in a community in transition: a survey in Thiruvananthapuram City, Kerala, India.

Results of a survey to assess the health and functional status of the elderly (defined as those who are 60 years or older) in Thiruvananthapuram city, the capital of Kerala state, India, are discussed. As the process of development results in longevity without concomitant economic success, traditional support systems break down. The differences in status of the elderly dependent on gender and socioeconomic class are highlighted. Women are poorer and generally suffer more morbidity than men in old age, even though their death rates are lower. The better-off among the elderly enjoy a quality of life much superior to their poor brethren. Thus, in transitional societies such as Kerala, socioeconomic status and gender play a significant role in determining the quality of life of the elderly, a finding which may have some policy implications.  (+info)

(6/431) Driving through: postpartum care during World War II.

In 1996, public outcry over shortened hospital stays for new mothers and their infants led to the passage of a federal law banning "drive-through deliveries." This recent round of brief postpartum stays is not unprecedented. During World War II, a baby boom overwhelmed maternity facilities in American hospitals. Hospital births became more popular and accessible as the Emergency Maternal and Infant Care program subsidized obstetric care for servicemen's wives. Although protocols before the war had called for prolonged bed rest in the puerperium, medical theory was quickly revised as crowded hospitals were forced to discharge mothers after 24 hours. To compensate for short inpatient stays, community-based services such as visiting nursing care, postnatal homes, and prenatal classes evolved to support new mothers. Fueled by rhetoric that identified maternal-child health as a critical factor in military morale, postpartum care during the war years remained comprehensive despite short hospital stays. The wartime experience offers a model of alternatives to legislation for ensuring adequate care of postpartum women.  (+info)

(7/431) The dynamics of mass migration.

We specify a set of equations defining a dynamic model of international migration and estimate its parameters by using data specially collected in Mexico. We then used it to project the a hypothetical Mexican community population forward in time. Beginning with a stable population of 10,000 people, we project ahead 50 years under three different assumptions: no international migration; constant probabilities of in- and out-migration, and dynamic schedules of out- and in-migration that change as migratory experience accumulates. This exercise represents an attempt to model the self-feeding character of international migration noted by prior observers and theorists. Our model quantifies the mechanisms of cumulative causation predicted by social capital theory and illustrates the shortcomings of standard projection methodologies. The failure to model dynamically changing migration schedules yields a 5% overstatement of the projected size of the Mexican population after 50 years, an 11% understatement of the total number of U.S. migrants, a 15% understatement of the prevalence of U.S. migratory experience in the Mexican population, and an 85% understatement of the size of the Mexican population living in the United States.  (+info)

(8/431) Food safety in the 21st century.

The global importance of food safety is not fully appreciated by many public health authorities despite a constant increase in the prevalence of foodborne illness. Numerous devastating outbreaks of salmonellosis, cholera, enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli infections, hepatitis A and other diseases have occurred in both industrialized and developing countries. In addition, many of the re-emerging or newly recognized pathogens are foodborne or have the potential of being transmitted by food and/or drinking water. More foodborne pathogens can be expected because of changing production methods, processes, practices and habits. During the early 21st century, foodborne diseases can be expected to increase, especially in developing countries, in part because of environmental and demographic changes. These vary from climatic changes, changes in microbial and other ecological systems, to decreasing freshwater supplies. However, an even greater challenge to food safety will come from changes resulting directly in degradation of sanitation and the immediate human environment. These include the increased age of human populations, unplanned urbanization and migration and mass production of food due to population growth and changed food habits. Mass tourism and the huge international trade in food and feed is causing food and feedborne pathogens to spread transnationally. As new toxic agents are identified and new toxic effects recognized, the health and trade consequences of toxic chemicals in food will also have global implications. Meeting the huge challenge of food safety in the 21st century will require the application of new methods to identify, monitor and assess foodborne hazards. Both traditional and new technologies for assuring food safety should be improved and fully exploited. This needs to be done through legislative measures where suitable, but with much greater reliance on voluntary compliance and education of consumers and professional food handlers. This will be an important task for the primary health care system aiming at "health for all".  (+info)

Why does Nancy Pelosi support killing unborn babies to reduce States costs? Why not charge irresponsible peopl?

It seems like the Obama government is now hoping to reduce the population to save money because they know it's tough. But when you have zero population growth, who will look after the future?

This question should be in the Politics section, if anywhere.

Mac Donalds and Condoms, is it a great idea?

I notice that Macdonalds are including a condom in a special promotion meal, a bit like a happy meal but for adults.

Do you think its great that they are now trying to stop the population growth in fast-food meat-eating couples.

I do., it a bit of sanity in thier BSE-crazed world.
This is true by the way. I've  seen a newspaper article where a parent discovered a condom in a kids happy meal, sued them,  and it transpired that MCD's defense was that it was supposed to be in a post-11PM happy meal.
Vegan and Proud has provided an on-line link to the story, thanks for that

LMAO! I never heard about this before.

Is there a relationship between population growth and disease?

Like in history the Black Plague caused many people to die and the population decreased for a while and yet we recovered. Is there a proven (or at least studied) relationship between death by disease and overpopulation? Any websites or history is greatly appreciated. I'm writing a paper on overpopulation. Please list the source.

Certainly there is.  Aside from the logical conclusion of greater instances of disease conditions in proportion to population growth, there is the conclusion that more infected persons with communicable diseases will result in a greater amount of people to which the condition is passed on.

In earlier times, such as in early North American settlement, entire populations of infected areas were certainly decimated.  From examples of such occurrences, it is not unreasonable to believe that entire populations were entirely eradicated due to not enough uninfected persons - or those infected but survived -  to maintain the anent population of that area.

It may be interesting to note that in such earlier times, the survival was not due to the surviving portion of the population per se, but rather the failure of the organisms that caused the disease to survive certain condition, such as the cold winter months.

In more contemporary times, the greater instances of certain conditions – such as say, Asperger’s Syndrome – can be attributed to the growing awareness of the condition itself, and thus the availability of an established symptomatology by which to affix persons that would otherwise go unnoticed as having the condition.

What would be the consequences if medical science could cure EVERTHING?

With advancements in gene therapy, stem cell treatment, lab-grown organs etc. If, in the future we do  manage to find ways to prevent and cure all known medical threats to human life.

This is a long way off and out immediate concern is to prevent as many natural deaths as possible, but following our progress to its natural end...eventually, surely we will cure everything and perhaps by then even new strains of virus will not 'surprise' us anymore.

I imagine there would be huge repercussions on population growth and the age of the population which in turn would have drastic effects on the economy, the ability to feed everyone on the planet with our limited resources and I'm sure would prompt massive discussion into population-size control.

Has anyone published a paper about this or anything?


How much time do humans have to live on earth?

Taking in consideration population growth, food, natural resources, war, disease, natural disasters, evolution and time etc.?

The most likely scenario would be the rapid spread of viruses due to overcrowding that would kill off tens of millions, or massive loss of life due to wars over the diminishing resources.

We all need to reduce, reuse, recycle and repurpose.

What is a growth spurt and will i still have the chance to grow?

How to tell if I'm having a growth spurt? When will I get it? Does it happen to everyone? I'm 13 (female) and I'm exactly 5 foot. I got my period about 4 months ago. Will I still have the chance to grow? And am I too short for my age?

P.S One of my grandfathers is tallllllll, and both my great grand fathers are tall as well.

A growth spurt is marked by rapid growth in a short amount of time.. A spurt. At 13 years old you're likely to continue growing for another few years. At present you appear to be at the normal rate of growth. The average height for an adult female nowadays is 5'3-5'4.

How can i prevent stunting my growth while still being able to exercise in the gym?

ok, i know that weight training stunts ur growth. But what i wanna know is, do resistance machines do the same thing?
also, will low resistance, hi-rep exercises have the same negative effects the exercises that hv a possibility of stunting ur growth?
does anybody know any arm weight exercises (machine or without) that won't stunt ur growth?

So where did you get this idea that exercise stunts growth?  I sure see a lot of big football players and basketball players that worked out vigorously in their teens and even younger, they don't seem to be stunted.  Another weird urban myth!

What growth hormones do I need to take to grow about 3 inches?

I'm fifteen, turning 16 in 2 months I'm short for my age and I wanted to know which growth hormones that would help me grow 3 inches or more. I'm 5'6" (five foot six inches). Where can I get them and are they cheap? Are they safe? Can they be prescribed by a Doctor? I really need to grow taller. Everyone I used to be taller than is now taller than ME its embarrasing.

You're still growing.  If you want to see about growth treatment, you'll need to see your doctor.  Prescription only and they are not cheap.