Continental Population Groups: Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.European Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.African Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.Race Relations: Cultural contacts between people of different races.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.United StatesHispanic Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Prejudice: A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.CaliforniaAsian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Running: An activity in which the body is propelled by moving the legs rapidly. Running is performed at a moderate to rapid pace and should be differentiated from JOGGING, which is performed at a much slower pace.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Minority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.SEER Program: A cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.North CarolinaSex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)MichiganCultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Nutrition Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to the nutritional status of a human population within a given geographic area. Data from these surveys are used in preparing NUTRITION ASSESSMENTS.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Racism: Differential treatment or unequal access to opportunities, based on group membership such as origin or ethnicity.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.MarylandSequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.GeorgiaInfant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Income: Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.Plant Diseases: Diseases of plants.ChicagoSpecies 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.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Cloning, Molecular: The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.Southeastern United States: The geographic area of the southeastern region of the United States in general or when the specific state or states are not included. The states usually included in this region are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia.PennsylvaniaBinding Sites: The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Models, Molecular: Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.BaltimoreCensuses: Enumerations of populations usually recording identities of all persons in every place of residence with age or date of birth, sex, occupation, national origin, language, marital status, income, relation to head of household, information on the dwelling place, education, literacy, health-related data (e.g., permanent disability), etc. The census or "numbering of the people" is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. Among the Romans, censuses were intimately connected with the enumeration of troops before and after battle and probably a military necessity. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 3d ed; Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p66, p119)FloridaGenotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Mutation: Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.LouisianaComorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Proportional Hazards Models: Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.Birth Certificates: Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Sequence Homology, Amino Acid: The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Chromosome Mapping: Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.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.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Kinetics: The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.AlabamaVital Statistics: Used for general articles concerning statistics of births, deaths, marriages, etc.New YorkAsian Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.New York CityIndians, North American: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.BostonSouth CarolinaNational Center for Health Statistics (U.S.): A center in the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE which is primarily concerned with the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health statistics on vital events and health activities to reflect the health status of people, health needs, and health resources.Sequence Alignment: The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Cicer: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE known for the edible beans.Hypertension: Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Basidiomycota: A phylum of fungi that produce their sexual spores (basidiospores) on the outside of the basidium. It includes forms commonly known as mushrooms, boletes, puffballs, earthstars, stinkhorns, bird's-nest fungi, jelly fungi, bracket or shelf fungi, and rust and smut fungi.OhioMortality: All deaths reported in a given population.Marital Status: A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.TexasEvolution, Molecular: The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.Risk: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.Phenotype: The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.Mexican Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican descent.Medicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.Biological Markers: Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.TennesseeProtein Conformation: The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).Probability: The study of chance processes or the relative frequency characterizing a chance process.Diabetes Mellitus: A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.Social Identification: The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Minority Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.Insurance Coverage: Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)Escherichia coli: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.Kidney Failure, Chronic: The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.Sex Characteristics: Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.Databases, Factual: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.Fusarium: A mitosporic Hypocreales fungal genus, various species of which are important parasitic pathogens of plants and a variety of vertebrates. Teleomorphs include GIBBERELLA.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Predictive Value of Tests: In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.Los AngelesTrust: Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.Protein Binding: The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.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.Horses: Large, hoofed mammals of the family EQUIDAE. Horses are active day and night with most of the day spent seeking and consuming food. Feeding peaks occur in the early morning and late afternoon, and there are several daily periods of rest.Physical Endurance: The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.Birth Rate: The number of births in a given population per year or other unit of time.Protein Structure, Tertiary: The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.Aging: The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.Polymorphism, Genetic: The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.Self Report: Method for obtaining information through verbal responses, written or oral, from subjects.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Survival Rate: The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Stereotyping: An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Malaysia: A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.District of Columbia: A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.PhiladelphiaSocial Justice: An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Prostatic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Bias (Epidemiology): Any deviation of results or inferences from the truth, or processes leading to such deviation. Bias can result from several sources: one-sided or systematic variations in measurement from the true value (systematic error); flaws in study design; deviation of inferences, interpretations, or analyses based on flawed data or data collection; etc. There is no sense of prejudice or subjectivity implied in the assessment of bias under these conditions.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Pregnancy in Adolescence: Pregnancy in human adolescent females under the age of 19.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Death Certificates: Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.Genetic Markers: A phenotypically recognizable genetic trait which can be used to identify a genetic locus, a linkage group, or a recombination event.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Cardiovascular Diseases: Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.Survival Analysis: A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.Microscopy, Electron: Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.IllinoisReference Values: The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.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)Genetic Linkage: The co-inheritance of two or more non-allelic GENES due to their being located more or less closely on the same CHROMOSOME.RNA, Messenger: RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.Oceanic Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.DNA Primers: Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Confounding Factors (Epidemiology): Factors that can cause or prevent the outcome of interest, are not intermediate variables, and are not associated with the factor(s) under investigation. They give rise to situations in which the effects of two processes are not separated, or the contribution of causal factors cannot be separated, or the measure of the effect of exposure or risk is distorted because of its association with other factors influencing the outcome of the study.Blood Pressure: PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Bacterial Proteins: Proteins found in any species of bacterium.Ascomycota: A phylum of fungi which have cross-walls or septa in the mycelium. The perfect state is characterized by the formation of a saclike cell (ascus) containing ascospores. Most pathogenic fungi with a known perfect state belong to this phylum.Statistics as Topic: The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.Alleles: Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous CHROMOSOMES, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.WashingtonDNA: A deoxyribonucleotide polymer that is the primary genetic material of all cells. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms normally contain DNA in a double-stranded state, yet several important biological processes transiently involve single-stranded regions. DNA, which consists of a polysugar-phosphate backbone possessing projections of purines (adenine and guanine) and pyrimidines (thymine and cytosine), forms a double helix that is held together by hydrogen bonds between these purines and pyrimidines (adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine).Infant Mortality: Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.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.
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"NEW POLL: Nevada races for president, Senate remain close". Hart Research. UNLV Boyd School of Law. October 4, 2016. Retrieved ... Two-way race Three-way race Four-way race Five-way race 7 electoral votes (Democratic in 2008) 61%-38% (Democratic in 2012) 58 ... Two-way race Three-way Four-way race Five-way race 4 electoral votes (Democratic in 2008) 54%-45% (Democratic in 2012) 52%-46% ... Two-way race Three-way race Four-way race 6 electoral votes (Republican in 2008) 59%-39% (Republican in 2012) 61%-37% Winner ( ...
"Close races in Wisconsin; Clinton and Trump ahead in New York". YouGov. Retrieved 4 April 2016. "Clinton, Trump Have Big Leads ... "Trump leads GOP field in Michigan; Democratic race close". Michigan State University. Retrieved 8 March 2016. "Trump Still on ... "Subject: Sanders leads in Wisconsin; GOP Race Close; VA Privatization Issue Hurts Johnson" (PDF). Public Policy Polling. ... "Subject: Clinton, Sanders close in CT/PA/RI; Trump Headed for Big Wins" (PDF). Public Policy Polling. Retrieved 25 April 2016 ...
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No race marshalls were close to the scene to notice the black smoke and no-one at the race finish knew about the crash. ... Harri Toivonen quit his racing career in 2002, ending the 40-year racing history of the Toivonen family. A From the World Rally ... Toivonen started his career in circuit racing and was also very competitive on tarmac. He raced successfully in two World ... This time he entered two sportscar races, driving a Porsche 956 for Richard Lloyd Racing in the World Sportscar Championship. ...
"Doolan close to Rovers move". BBC Sport. 2003-03-19. Retrieved 2008-02-29. "Telford miss out on Doolan". BBC Sport. 2003-03-27 ... Racing Post. Retrieved 2008-02-29. "Barnet suffer relegation heartache". BBC Sport. 2001-05-05. Retrieved 2008-02-29. " ...
"Electrocutionist Wins Close Juddmonte International". BloodHorse.com. Retrieved 2012-12-22. "Arima Kinen 2005 result". Racing ... In a racing career which lasted from February 2003 until December 2005, he ran twenty times, winning seven races and being ... "Japan Cup result". Racing Post. Retrieved 2012-12-21. "Arima Kinen 2004 result". Racing Post. Retrieved 2012-12-21. "Zenno Rob ... "Arima Kinen 2003 result". Racing Post. Retrieved 2012-12-21. "Autumn Tenno Sho result". Racing Post. Retrieved 2012-12-21. ...
... the Book of Leinster contains an early poem mentioning races at the Curragh and near Croom, as well as a tradition of racing on ... Horse Racing Ireland Horse racing in Great Britain List of Irish flat horse races List of Irish National Hunt races Irish flat ... These races are held at 23 racecourses, of which 3 run only Flat. National Hunt racing, or Jump racing, is run year-round in ... Horse Racing Ireland recognises the following racecourses: Races have previously been held under the Rules of Racing at a ...
"Democrats close ranks in 37th District; Ferriero backs Weinberg, halts challenge.", The Record, April 13, 2007. Smothers, ... "June forecast: heated primaries; Intraparty squabbles promise lively races.", The Record, April 10, 2007. Carmiel, Oshrat. " ...
"FAR AND NEAR". Star. 10 May 1905. Retrieved 2012-09-19. "ENGLISH RACING". Auckland Star. 24 June 1905. Retrieved 2012-09-19. " ... In a racing career which lasted from summer 1904 until October 1905 she ran fifteen times and won nine races. As a three-year- ... "RACING IN ENGLAND". Otago Witness. 10 May 1905. Retrieved 2012-09-19. "THE Racing World". Auckland Star. 1 July 1905. Retrieved ... Hall Walker's racing operation was a small but select one: in mid 1905 he had only six horses in training, four of whom won ...
"FAR AND NEAR". Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 1904-07-13. Retrieved 2011-11-16. "RACING IN ENGLAND". Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. ... The filly won the race easily at 2/5 with St. Amant tailed off last of the six runners. He ran in a further six races before ... In a career that lasted from 1903 to 1906 he ran twenty-one times and won six races. As a three-year-old in 1901 he won both ... He was kept in training for two more seasons but won only one more race before being retired. St. Amant was bred by his owner, ...
"Sanders leads in Wisconsin; GOP Race Close; VA Privatization Issue Hurts Johnson" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-31. "Marquette Law ... MULawPoll: In Dem prez race in WI, it's Sanders 44%, Clinton 43%. In @mulawpoll in January, it was Clinton 45%, Sanders 43%. # ... "New Marquette Law School Poll finds Carson, Trump and Rubio atop tight Wisconsin GOP primary race". "The Wisconsin Survey fall ... "Loras College Poll finds Cruz tops Trump, Clinton leads Sanders, tight race for state supreme court in Wisconsin". Retrieved ...
... ' winnings were $484,810, after racing for only two years in 1986 and 1987. He had 11 major wins during his racing ... Of Sir Taurus' nearly 700 offspring, Approved Action (1:54.1) earned the most in winnings with $715,676. Sir Taurus' offspring ... "Sir Taurus" (PDF). Harness Racing/Blue Chip Farms, LLC (Lexington, Kentucky; Wallkill, New York). 1 December 2004. Retrieved 4 ... The Yonkers Raceway in Yonkers, New York annually holds the Sir Taurus Trot for Standardbred harness racing. ...
Shapley, Dan (9 November 2005). "Voters back open space plan; council race close". Poughkeepsie Journal. Retrieved 13 June 2011 ... "Race for county executives begin". Your News Now. Retrieved 13 June 2011. Hertz, Larry (6 June 2011). "Dan French accepts ... With the seat vacated by three-term incumbent John D. Adams, French entered the race for Beekman Town Supervisor in 2009. He ...
Races included the Swansea Derby. The stadium remained independent (unaffiliated with a governing body) and raced on Tuesday ... "Swansea Greyhound Stadium to close". Wales online. ... It is unclear if it was ever used for horse racing. The ... Swansea Greyhound Stadium was a greyhound racing track on Ystrad Road in Fforestfach, north-west of Swansea, Wales. It is not ... ISBN 0-948955-15-5. Furby, R (1968). Independent Greyhound Racing. New Dominion House. p. 96. " ...
"Sanders-Clinton Close Race Frozen In Iowa, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Men, Very Liberals, Young Voters Back Sanders". ... "Sanders leads in Wisconsin; GOP Race Close; VA Privatization Issue Hurts Johnson" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-03-31. "Marquette Law ... DEMOCRATIC RACE CLOSE". "Clinton, Trump maintain large leads ahead of debates, primary". "Trump & Clinton Poised to Take ... "Clinton, Sanders close in CT/PA/RI; Trump Headed for Big Wins" (PDF). Public Policy Polling. April 25, 2016. Retrieved April 25 ...
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It was common for people to watch the races, swim in nearby Rock Creek, and have a picnic lunch. After many years, Brightwood ... "Racing Near Washington". The New York Times. November 18, 1876. Proctor, John Clagett (1949). Proctor's Washington and Environs ... A nearby log building used by the church was also torn down and used to build a guardhouse for unruly soldiers. Fort Stevens ... Nearby neighborhoods include Shepherd Park and Takoma to the north, Manor Park to the east, and Sixteenth Street Heights and ...
Close quarters. Motor Sport, 83/12 (December 2007), 86-90 "Renault RE40". Grand Prix Racing. Retrieved 2007-11-11. "Renault: ... The Renault RE40 is a Formula One racing car. It was designed by Michel Tétu - under the direction of Bernard Dudot, and with ... but Prost made the best of his car and team and won more races than any other driver during the year. Cheever, who accepted ... with the team failing to win a Grand Prix in either 1984 or 1985 before Renault pulled out of Grand Prix racing as a ...
"Subject: Sanders leads in Wisconsin; GOP Race Close; VA Privatization Issue Hurts Johnson" (PDF). Public Policy Polling. ... Just a few days ahead of the primary, Trump openly asked Kasich to drop out of the race. Kasich was also heavily attacked in TV ... "Loras College Poll finds Cruz tops Trump, Clinton leads Sanders, tight race for state supreme court in Wisconsin". Loras ... Patrick Marley (April 6, 2016). "Rebecca Bradley beats JoAnne Kloppenburg in high court race". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ...
"WATERLOO NEARLY AVENGED". Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 1905-07-19. Retrieved 2011-11-05. "RACING IN ENGLAND". Paperspast.natlib. ... He was the best English two-year-old of 1904, winning all five of his races. In 1905 Cicero became one of the shortest priced ... He was then aimed at the Ascot Gold Cup, for which he started second favourite, but after racing in second, he faded badly and ... During his racing career, there was some disagreement about Cicero's merits: some considered him a "really great horse", while ...
Beholder went off as the favorite ahead of Princess of Sylmar and Close Hatches. She raced on the outside and moved up to third ... She began her racing career by finishing fourth behind Executiveprivilege in a maiden race on the Cushion Track at Hollywood ... "Del Mar - July 22, 2012 - Race 6". Equibase. July 22, 2012. Retrieved September 29, 2015. "Del Mar - September 1, 2012 - Race 9 ... In her last race of 2015, she won the Zenyatta Stakes for the third time, stalking the pace until taking the lead in the ...
Stout, David (2004-12-06). "Congressman's Son Trails in Close Race". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-01-07. "Willie Landry ... Analysis of the race suggested that Mount's defeat was helped by the open primary system that had the Democratic candidates ... Democrats had hoped on a big turnout, as the district is nearly a quarter African American, a reliable Democratic constituency ... "Mount concedes assessor's race to Aguillard". sulphurdailynews.com. Retrieved October 24, 2011. "Louisiana primary election ...
John Brannon Albright (12 October 1986). "Getting Close to the Action in Perth; Finding a Berth For The Races". Time. Retrieved ... It also housed the international jury which oversaw the races. Other cruise ships which visited the port for the races included ... Races were 24.3 nautical miles (45.0 km) long, consisting of beats into the wind in legs 1, 3, 6 and 8; downwind runs on legs 2 ... Races in the challenge and defence elimination trials used other markers in the general vicinity. The orientation of the course ...
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Del Mar Racing prepares for Opening Day with no fans in the stands. ... Pastor Miles McPherson shares practical ways to discuss race with friends and family. ...
South Korean President Park Geun-hyes conservative party fought close races on Wednesday in regional and mayoral elections ... But close races in the cities of Incheon and Busan and in other contested districts indicated Parks ruling conservative ... SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hyes conservative party fought close races on Wednesday in regional and ... The seven other races were too close to call, the polls showed. ... Exit polls released right after the close of polls at 6 p.m. ( ...
Voters are largely undecided about the primary race, but Solomon is in second place in a crowded race, pollsters David Mermin ... The race to replace retiring Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D) will most likely be between two Democrats under California's new top- ...
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  • Soros poured $7 million into 11 district attorneys' races across the country between 2015 and 2016, the Washington Times found . (thedailysheeple.com)
  • The outcome of the 2016 Open Frostbite Series was in the balance right up until the final race and in the end only 3 points separated the top 3 positions - the closest finish for many years! (shotwicksailing.org)
  • The final result of the race for California attorney general may not become clear for weeks. (scpr.org)
  • A dead crow found in Arcadia, Calif., the home of Santa Anita and the site of next month's Breeders' Cup, has tested positive for the West Nile virus, but horsemen have taken steps to prevent local racehorses from being stricken by the disease, said Dr. Ronald Jensen, the equine medical director of the California Horse Racing Board, at the board's monthly meeting Thursday. (drf.com)
  • Rather, it's shorthand for an unusual US House race in California that pits two sitting congressmen against each other, courtesy of redrawn congressional districts after the 2010 census. (csmonitor.com)
  • The race is also unusual for two things it shows about California this year. (csmonitor.com)
  • This race between Representatives Berman and Sherman has been going on since nearly the minute the California maps were finalized," says Villanova political scientist Lara Brown, author of "Jockeying for the American Presidency. (csmonitor.com)
  • National champions are decided after 10 races, held from California to Florida. (caranddriver.com)
  • Otherwise the general entries will close on January 10, 2019. (ironman.com)
  • GBI Research forecast the global market for type 2 diabetes treatments reaching nearly $40 billion by 2019. (haaretz.com)
  • The 2019 Cup Series race package delivered some of the most exciting races on intermediate and larger tracks that our sport has seen, however we felt we could make improvements to short tracks and road courses. (kron4.com)
  • Trainer Gerald Ryan has reported to Racing NSW Stewards this morning that Menari has sustained an injury to its near fore tendon and will not race during the Sydney Spring Carnival which includes The Everest to be conducted at Randwick on Saturday, 13 October 2018. (racingnsw.com.au)
  • Home 2018 Elections New PPP Poll Shows Close Race, Particularly Among Those "Very Excited" to. (bluevirginia.us)
  • Soros is also funding third-party organizations which are, in turn, targeting DA races in the 2018 elections. (thedailysheeple.com)
  • The first ten U.S. runners earn points at each USARC race (15 for first, 12 for second, 10 for third, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1), with those earning the most points receiving prize money at the end of the series. (usatf.org)
  • Since its inception in 1995, the USARC and its races have provided over $7 million to U.S. distance runners. (usatf.org)
  • Nearly 30 Soldiers will shadow run in Afghanistan while thousands will gather in Gig Harbor to support the runners local and afar. (nwguardian.com)
  • Thousands of runners are expected to head to O'Hare Sept. 25 for the O'Hare 5K on the Runway race. (wgnradio.com)
  • Runners will race along the furthest south runway, known as 10R, organizers said. (wgnradio.com)
  • Yet after juggling workouts and recovery, managing your commitments, and making nuanced adjustments to your nutrition, the most common race strategy for runners is little strategy at all. (active.com)
  • He joined Glasgow's Bellahouston Road Runners on a whim: 'It was near my flat. (runnersworld.co.uk)
  • Runners were raced past live music and cheering crowds all over the course. (kdvr.com)
  • Whenever I write about population level health statistics, inevitably some people feel a need to email, post, tweet, or message me about their belief that it all comes down to race. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • We believe we have found the right balance for 2020 that will allow teams to build off their previous knowledge of this package and showcase exciting side-by-side racing at tracks of all sizes. (kron4.com)
  • In Montana, the Associated Press called that Senate race for incumbent Democrat Jon Tester at midday Wednesday as results in more urban areas of the state became available. (usatoday.com)
  • According to the Center for Responsive Politics, which labeled the contest a " hot race ," Golden outraised Poliquin $4.6 million to $3.7 million and has outspent the incumbent. (nbclosangeles.com)
  • Several recent papers contend that such precise control is possible in large elections, pointing out that the incumbent party is more likely to win very close elections in the U.S. House of Representatives in recent periods. (ssrn.com)
  • We also cast doubt on suggested explanations for incumbent success in close House races. (ssrn.com)
  • In Indiana, polls for the Senate race since October showed results ranging from a big win for the Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly, to a tie, to a narrow loss. (nytimes.com)
  • A handful of these incumbent-on-incumbent races crop up in the country every 10 years after redistricting. (csmonitor.com)
  • After unofficial results came in shortly after noon on Saturday, Gov. Rick Scott's edge in the race for the Senate had slipped to just 12,600 votes over the Democratic incumbent, Bill Nelson. (nytimes.com)
  • In the Governor's race John Hickenlooper is looking a little bit more solid than he did a week ago and now leads by 5 points, getting 48% to 43% for Tom Tancredo and 8% for Dan Maes. (blogspot.com)
  • Andrew Gillum, the Democratic Tallahassee mayor who on election night had conceded his loss in the governor's race to Ron DeSantis, rose to within 33,600 votes, and retracted his earlier concession. (nytimes.com)
  • In the governor's race, the Associated Press retracted its earlier call declaring Mr. DeSantis the winner. (nytimes.com)
  • They're looking for anything they can do to make a $5,000 horse win a $6,000 race. (dailypress.com)
  • By late 2013 (after a spell of injury) Grant was training for the challenge of his life - the gruelling Spine Challenger, a 108-mile trail race on the Pennine Way that involves almost 5,000m of ascent, takes place in January and has a 60-hour time limit. (runnersworld.co.uk)
  • It closed on a sour note with the Racing Manager Russ Watkin fined £5,000 for allowing 67 races to go off before their official race time. (wikipedia.org)
  • ET) showed candidates for the ruling conservative party were headed for victory in five of the 17 key mayoral and provincial races. (yahoo.com)
  • Opposition candidates look set to win the mayoral race in Seoul and in its traditional stronghold in the country's southwest, the exit polls, conducted jointly by three television networks, showed. (yahoo.com)
  • The mayoral contest in Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, is now widely reported to be very close as it heads for a conclusion on Tuesday, May 21. (sfbayview.com)
  • Those forecasts all came close, despite unprecedented turnout - nearly 114 million votes were cast, The Times estimated, shattering the previous high of 83 million in 2014, which complicated modeling. (nytimes.com)
  • The additional votes will push turnout to nearly 65 percent - if all the votes are counted - the highest for a midterm election in recent Arizona history. (mycentraljersey.com)
  • A slower pace through the half way mark, Kampf was able to use her 800m speed over the closing quarter mile of the race to pull away for the victory. (usatf.org)
  • Only in the mile or in a well paced 800m should you be close to your max heart rate. (letsrun.com)
  • Voters are largely undecided about the primary race, but Solomon is in second place in a crowded race,' pollsters David Mermin and Shilpa Grover said in a memo. (rollcall.com)
  • This article, part 8 in a series , examines one of the key battleground races for control of the House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 midterm elections . (nbclosangeles.com)
  • Recounts were also ordered in a State Senate race and two contests for the State House, a measure of the slender margins in the nation's largest swing state that have left two of the most closely watched races in the country still undecided, four days after the midterm elections. (nytimes.com)
  • At this early stage it looks like the 2012 Missouri Senate race will be very much a base election. (blogspot.com)
  • Polls closed on Tuesday in Ohio -- widely considered the most crucial state in President Barack Obama's re-election bid, with networks saying the race was too close to call. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Bennet should probably be rooting for ugly weather on election day, any little thing could help in such a close race if he already has a lead in the bank. (blogspot.com)
  • Outside money also poured in, putting the election on track to be the most expensive congressional race in Maine history, according to The Associated Press. (nbclosangeles.com)
  • Support for the True Finns, led by charismatic leader Timo Soini and which had only six seats in the outgoing parliament, has nearly quadrupled since the 2007 election. (reuters.com)
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano and Team USA Minnesota standout Heather Kampf kicked off their seasons in grand style, winning the men's and women's USA 1 Mile Road Championship races Tuesday evening in Des Moines, Iowa, hosted by the Grand Blue Mile. (usatf.org)
  • For Kampf, the women's race played out exactly as she had hoped. (usatf.org)
  • Ethiopian Gebrekidan Abadi, 32, who lives in the Denver area, won the race in 1:06:46, while Kenyan Elvin Kibet, 26, of Colorado Springs, won the women's division in 1:15:22 by edging out her twin sister, Valentine Kibet by 3 seconds. (kdvr.com)
  • The IRONMAN World Championship, IRONMAN World Championship 70.3 and all qualifying events will implement both the International Triathlon Federation Age Group Competition rule: All age group athletes must compete in the age group division corresponding to the athlete's age on December 31 of the race year. (ironman.com)
  • An Audax India national representative, with five years of ultra crewing and officiating experience, including RAAM (Race Across America), RAW (Race Across the West), RAE (Race across Europe), RAA (Race Across Austria), Divya also conducts her own ultra races,the Deccan Cliffhanger and Ultra Spice race, which creates opportunities for Indians to qualify, train and participate in an international event within India itself. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Using this experience, Inspire India has been conducting seminars on ultra race preparation across India for 3-4 years, including Pune, Bombay, Nashik, Baroda, Bengaluru and Goa. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Katherine Legge threatened legal action over her termination from Dragon Racing on Wednesday, one day after the team said Sebastian Saavedra had been hired to drive the No. 6 this IndyCar season. (washingtontimes.com)
  • The TrueCar sponsorship allowed Legge to return to IndyCar last season after racing in the European DTM series. (washingtontimes.com)
  • It's been nearly four months since IndyCar fired CEO Randy Bernard and there's been almost no buzz whatsoever within the series since his termination. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Remarkably, Soros's investment in the race received no media coverage until after the voters had cast their ballots . (thedailysheeple.com)
  • The Soros-funded Color of Change PAC is also targeting DA races and seeks to mobilize black voters in favor of progressive candidates . (thedailysheeple.com)
  • It shows Mr. Berman, before screaming voters at Pierce College in nearby Woodland Hills , Calif., calling Mr. Sherman "delusional," and Sherman standing up, putting his arm around Berman, and saying, "You want to get into this, Howard? (csmonitor.com)
  • The Vancouver Island Motorsports Association has proposed a motorsports facility on City-owned lands adjacent to the Campbell River Airport - and a public open house will be held to share information about a potential drag race track. (campbellriver.ca)
  • The greyhound racing industry has resorted to doping dogs with drugs to enhance their performance and to get injured dogs into the starting box. (miamiherald.com)
  • When we want practical examples of government waste, and the overreaching hand of government authority, look no farther than greyhound racing in the Sunshine State. (miamiherald.com)
  • Thankfully, Rep. Dana Young proposed legislation to end the live-racing mandate, prohibit future tracks and require full injury reporting for as long as greyhound racing lasts. (miamiherald.com)
  • The 2009 UK & Ireland Greyhound Racing Year was the 84th year of greyhound racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Greyhound Racing Board and the National Greyhound Racing Club merged to form a new organisation called the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (G.B.G.B). The remit was the same in regard to rules and regulations and the promotion of the sport but there were significant changes in regard to the welfare of the greyhounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fear Zafonic went on to win the greyhound of the year after securing the East Anglian Derby and Mark Wallis topped off a superb year with the most open races points and the trainers title for the third time. (wikipedia.org)
  • on 17 June it was announced that the Boulevard in Hull would close to greyhound racing once again after less than two years trading. (wikipedia.org)
  • ELM MOTT - For the first 14-plus laps of Friday's IMCA Stock Car feature race at Heart O' Texas Speedway, Eric Jones looked like he was in his own time zone. (kdhnews.com)
  • Today's racing tips include the meeting's from Newbury, Southwell and Wolverhampton. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Today's sad equivalent of the 1960s 'space race' is a perverse bureaucratic competition to be the first to control emerging modes of communication that dare to function outside the control of politics. (hubpages.com)
  • If anything, the March 15 discussion revealed splits within the racing industry and brought up the question as to whether medication is really the root of the industry's problems. (bloodhorse.com)
  • Watch highlights of Race 13 in the V8 Supercars series as Kiwi Shane va Gisbergen takes victory at Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • There are countless factors to contend with on race day: crowding, weather and terrain just to name a few. (active.com)
  • With Donald Trump's numbers slipping, and control of the U.S. Senate very much in play, a bevy of GOP Senate candidates find themselves in very tight races," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. (qu.edu)
  • Find Activities near you. (active.com)
  • Even though the research concentrates on the effect of socioeconomic status, race wasn't entirely discounted: Inside Higher Ed notes that Carnevale said that while he and Strohl "tried mightily to find a way to replace race with various measures of income class," being black still amounted to an SAT penalty of 56 points. (citytowninfo.com)
  • This spring, we're pushing readers to 'find their FKT' near home or far away. (gearjunkie.com)
  • Contributes to the dialogue surrounding race, place, and policing as it challenges status quo assumptions by giving voice to black citizens and putting their experiences with police at the forefront of the narrative. (ucpress.edu)
  • Soros-funded groups including the ACLU are making local DA races a national cause for progressives, which has tilted the playing field in favor of progressive lawyers. (thedailysheeple.com)
  • The sergeant first class and reconnaissance platoon sergeant for the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment on Joint Base Lewis-McChord ran the Gig Harbor race in full military gear, complete with a 65-pound rucksack decorated with two American flags. (nwguardian.com)
  • Race, Place, and Suburban Policing tells the full story of social injustice, racialized policing, nationally profiled shootings, and the ambiguousness of black life in a suburban context. (ucpress.edu)
  • He has close to 150 photo albums full of Collectibles. (ebay.com)
  • Then USAC, which sanctions full-size-midget and sprint-car racing, and from 1956 to 1997 sanctioned the Indianapolis 500, smelled an opportunity. (caranddriver.com)
  • Besides owning a super-late-model team that he races for himself at full-size dirt tracks across the Southeast, Bubba the Love Sponge has a first-class quarter-midget program for his eight-year-old son, Tyler, as well as for two friends, 11-year-old Michael Atwell and, next year, nine-year-old Trevor Taylor. (caranddriver.com)
  • Egbert, starting outside on row one, used an inside pass to move by race leader Anthony Simcik on lap six and had a full straightaway lead by circuit nine. (kdhnews.com)
  • Joe Gibbs Racing said it would not appeal the penalty and already had roster replacements for Wednesday night's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (yahoo.com)
  • Pune and Nashik lead in ultra cycling mostly because of Inspire India's ultra race - the Deccan Cliffhanger, and the Ultra Spice, which provided racers with a platform to become a part of the international community, by qualifying for RAAM. (hindustantimes.com)
  • My own process of gaining expertise involved crewing and officiating eight times at four international ultra races, RAAM, RAW, RAA and Race across Europe. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Deccan Cliffhanger has now got good fame, but do you think the Indian cyclists need more races like Ultra Spice, so that they can test their skills without spending heavily on going abroad? (hindustantimes.com)
  • My challenge was the Arrowhead 135, an ultra race that tracks through winter wilderness for its namesake 135 miles, from the Canadian border south. (gearjunkie.com)
  • We need more than these, but let's acknowledge that the data that we do have favor the hypothesis that it's not something inherent in race, or our demographics, that causes us to do so poorly. (washingtonmonthly.com)