EuropeRussiaEurope, EasternBosnia-Herzegovina: A country of eastern Europe, formerly the province of Bosnia in Yugoslavia, uniting with the province of Herzegovina to form the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1946. It was created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia and recognized by the United States as an independent state. Bosnia takes is name from the river Bosna, in turn from the Indoeuropean root bhog, "current"; Herzegovina is from the Serbian herceg (duke) + -ov (the possessive) + -ina (country or territory).Siberia: A region, north-central Asia, largely in Russia. It extends from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and from the Arctic Ocean to central Kazakhstan and the borders of China and Mongolia.Metabolic Syndrome X: A cluster of metabolic risk factors for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. The major components of metabolic syndrome X include excess ABDOMINAL FAT; atherogenic DYSLIPIDEMIA; HYPERTENSION; HYPERGLYCEMIA; INSULIN RESISTANCE; a proinflammatory state; and a prothrombotic (THROMBOSIS) state. (from AHA/NHLBI/ADA Conference Proceedings, Circulation 2004; 109:551-556)Ovarian Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.International Agencies: International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.Republic of BelarusChemistry, Clinical: The specialty of ANALYTIC CHEMISTRY applied to assays of physiologically important substances found in blood, urine, tissues, and other biological fluids for the purpose of aiding the physician in making a diagnosis or following therapy.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.UkraineDiphtheria: A localized infection of mucous membranes or skin caused by toxigenic strains of CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE. It is characterized by the presence of a pseudomembrane at the site of infection. DIPHTHERIA TOXIN, produced by C. diphtheriae, can cause myocarditis, polyneuritis, and other systemic toxic effects.Endometrial Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of ENDOMETRIUM, the mucous lining of the UTERUS. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. Their classification and grading are based on the various cell types and the percent of undifferentiated cells.Uterine Cervical Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.Privatization: Process of shifting publicly controlled services and/or facilities to the private sector.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.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Political Systems: The units based on political theory and chosen by countries under which their governmental power is organized and administered to their citizens.Martial Arts: Activities in which participants learn self-defense mainly through the use of hand-to-hand combat. Judo involves throwing an opponent to the ground while karate (which includes kung fu and tae kwon do) involves kicking and punching an opponent.Commonwealth of Independent StatesSocieties, Pharmaceutical: Societies whose membership is limited to pharmacists.EstoniaUSSRRisk 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.Neoplasm Staging: Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.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.Carcinoma, Endometrioid: An adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of cells resembling the glandular cells of the ENDOMETRIUM. It is a common histological type of ovarian CARCINOMA and ENDOMETRIAL CARCINOMA. There is a high frequency of co-occurrence of this form of adenocarcinoma in both tissues.Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Bleeding into the intracranial or spinal SUBARACHNOID SPACE, most resulting from INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM rupture. It can occur after traumatic injuries (SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE, TRAUMATIC). Clinical features include HEADACHE; NAUSEA; VOMITING, nuchal rigidity, variable neurological deficits and reduced mental status.Societies, Scientific: Societies whose membership is limited to scientists.Biperiden: A muscarinic antagonist that has effects in both the central and peripheral nervous systems. It has been used in the treatment of arteriosclerotic, idiopathic, and postencephalitic parkinsonism. It has also been used to alleviate extrapyramidal symptoms induced by phenothiazine derivatives and reserpine.Carcinoma, Adenosquamous: A mixed adenocarcinoma and squamous cell or epidermoid carcinoma.Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial: Neoplasms composed of glandular tissue, an aggregation of epithelial cells that elaborate secretions, and of any type of epithelium itself. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the various glands or in epithelial tissue.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.North AmericaFrance: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Hysterectomy: Excision of the uterus.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.Cystadenocarcinoma, Serous: A malignant cystic or semicystic neoplasm. It often occurs in the ovary and usually bilaterally. The external surface is usually covered with papillary excrescences. Microscopically, the papillary patterns are predominantly epithelial overgrowths with differentiated and undifferentiated papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma cells. Psammoma bodies may be present. The tumor generally adheres to surrounding structures and produces ascites. (From Hughes, Obstetric-Gynecologic Terminology, 1972, p185)Diphtheria Toxoid: The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with TETANUS TOXOID and PERTUSSIS VACCINE; (DTP); or with tetanus toxoid alone (DT for pediatric use and Td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN is for treatment.Congresses as Topic: Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.Reference Standards: A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.Life Expectancy: Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.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.European Union: The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)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.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.Waist Circumference: The measurement around the body at the level of the ABDOMEN and just above the hip bone. The measurement is usually taken immediately after exhalation.Disease-Free Survival: Period after successful treatment in which there is no appearance of the symptoms or effects of the disease.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.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.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.FinlandWorld Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.CA-125 Antigen: Carbohydrate antigen most commonly seen in tumors of the ovary and occasionally seen in breast, kidney, and gastrointestinal tract tumors and normal tissue. CA 125 is clearly tumor-associated but not tumor-specific.Soccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.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.Brachytherapy: A collective term for interstitial, intracavity, and surface radiotherapy. It uses small sealed or partly-sealed sources that may be placed on or near the body surface or within a natural body cavity or implanted directly into the tissues.Terminology as Topic: The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.Glasgow Outcome Scale: A scale that assesses the outcome of serious craniocerebral injuries, based on the level of regained social functioning.Leiomyosarcoma: A sarcoma containing large spindle cells of smooth muscle. Although it rarely occurs in soft tissue, it is common in the viscera. It is the most common soft tissue sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract and uterus. The median age of patients is 60 years. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1865)Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Waist-Hip Ratio: The waist circumference measurement divided by the hip circumference measurement. For both men and women, a waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) of 1.0 or higher is considered "at risk" for undesirable health consequences, such as heart disease and ailments associated with OVERWEIGHT. A healthy WHR is 0.90 or less for men, and 0.80 or less for women. (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2004)Obesity, Abdominal: A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.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)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.Carcinoma: A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)ItalyAsia: The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.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)United StatesPublic Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.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.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.History, Ancient: The period of history before 500 of the common era.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.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.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.Cardiovascular Diseases: Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.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.JapanBlood Glucose: Glucose in blood.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.Intracranial Aneurysm: Abnormal outpouching in the wall of intracranial blood vessels. Most common are the saccular (berry) aneurysms located at branch points in CIRCLE OF WILLIS at the base of the brain. Vessel rupture results in SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Giant aneurysms (>2.5 cm in diameter) may compress adjacent structures, including the OCULOMOTOR NERVE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p841)Uterine Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERUS.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)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.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.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.Asian Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.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).Quality Control: A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)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.Adenocarcinoma, Clear Cell: An adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of varying combinations of clear and hobnail-shaped tumor cells. There are three predominant patterns described as tubulocystic, solid, and papillary. These tumors, usually located in the female reproductive organs, have been seen more frequently in young women since 1970 as a result of the association with intrauterine exposure to diethylstilbestrol. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed)Mortality: All deaths reported in a given population.Substance Abuse, Intravenous: Abuse, overuse, or misuse of a substance by its injection into a vein.Phylogeography: A field of study concerned with the principles and processes governing the geographic distributions of genealogical lineages, especially those within and among closely related species. (Avise, J.C., Phylogeography: The History and Formation of Species. Harvard University Press, 2000)Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Africa, Northern: The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO; and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa, French-speaking Africa, or the Maghreb. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p856)Archaeology: The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.Cisplatin: An inorganic and water-soluble platinum complex. After undergoing hydrolysis, it reacts with DNA to produce both intra and interstrand crosslinks. These crosslinks appear to impair replication and transcription of DNA. The cytotoxicity of cisplatin correlates with cellular arrest in the G2 phase of the cell cycle.Neoplasm Recurrence, Local: The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.Carcinoma, Squamous Cell: A carcinoma derived from stratified SQUAMOUS EPITHELIAL CELLS. It may also occur in sites where glandular or columnar epithelium is normally present. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Middle East: The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols: The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Sarcoma: A connective tissue neoplasm formed by proliferation of mesodermal cells; it is usually highly malignant.AfricaAdenocarcinoma, Mucinous: An adenocarcinoma producing mucin in significant amounts. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Diabetes Mellitus: A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.Antitubercular Agents: Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: "first-line" agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and "second-line" drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.Tumor Markers, Biological: Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or body fluids. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including hormones, antigens, amino and nucleic acids, enzymes, polyamines, and specific cell membrane proteins and lipids.Adenocarcinoma: A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.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.Chemotherapy, Adjuvant: Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.Health Status Indicators: The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.Mediterranean Region: The MEDITERRANEAN SEA, the MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDS, and the countries bordering on the sea collectively.Lymphatic Metastasis: Transfer of a neoplasm from its primary site to lymph nodes or to distant parts of the body by way of the lymphatic system.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.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.Insulin Resistance: Diminished effectiveness of INSULIN in lowering blood sugar levels: requiring the use of 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent HYPERGLYCEMIA or KETOSIS.Combined Modality Therapy: The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.Czech Republic: Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.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.History, Medieval: The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.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.Radiotherapy, Adjuvant: Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.Cholesterol, HDL: Cholesterol which is contained in or bound to high-density lipoproteins (HDL), including CHOLESTEROL ESTERS and free cholesterol.Fossils: Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.Tuberculosis: Any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.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).China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.TriglyceridesDisease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.HungaryMass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.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.Haplotypes: The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.Sequence Analysis, DNA: A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.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.Ceratopogonidae: A family of biting midges, in the order DIPTERA. It includes the genus Culicoides which transmits filarial parasites pathogenic to man and other primates.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.GermanyLymph Node Excision: Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)Asia, Central: The geographical area of Asia comprising KAZAKHSTAN; KYRGYZSTAN; TAJIKISTAN; TURKMENISTAN; and UZBEKISTAN. The desert region of Kara Kum (Qara Qum) is largely in Turkmenistan and the desert region of Kyzyl Kum (Kizil Kum or Qizil Qum), is in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p233, 590, 636)Drug Administration Schedule: Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.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.Introduced Species: Non-native organisms brought into a region, habitat, or ECOSYSTEM by human activity.Fasting: Abstaining from all food.Immunohistochemistry: Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Disease Progression: The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)BrazilHemoglobin A, Glycosylated: Minor hemoglobin components of human erythrocytes designated A1a, A1b, and A1c. Hemoglobin A1c is most important since its sugar moiety is glucose covalently bound to the terminal amino acid of the beta chain. Since normal glycohemoglobin concentrations exclude marked blood glucose fluctuations over the preceding three to four weeks, the concentration of glycosylated hemoglobin A is a more reliable index of the blood sugar average over a long period of time.Reference 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.Americas: The general name for NORTH AMERICA; CENTRAL AMERICA; and SOUTH AMERICA unspecified or combined.ROC Curve: A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.Bluetongue: A reovirus infection, chiefly of sheep, characterized by a swollen blue tongue, catarrhal inflammation of upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and often by inflammation of sensitive laminae of the feet and coronet.Oceania: The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed)Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.History, 15th Century: Time period from 1401 through 1500 of the common era.Neoplasm Invasiveness: Ability of neoplasms to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue.Overweight: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".Antineoplastic Agents: Substances that inhibit or prevent the proliferation of NEOPLASMS.Communicable Diseases, Emerging: Infectious diseases that are novel in their outbreak ranges (geographic and host) or transmission mode.Carboplatin: An organoplatinum compound that possesses antineoplastic activity.Gypsies: Ethnic group originating in India and entering Europe in the 14th or 15th century.Encephalitis, Tick-Borne: Encephalitis caused by neurotropic viruses that are transmitted via the bite of TICKS. In Europe, the diseases are caused by ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, TICK-BORNE, which give rise to Russian spring-summer encephalitis, central European encephalitis, louping ill encephalitis, and related disorders. Powassan encephalitis occurs in North America and Russia and is caused by the Powassan virus. ASEPTIC MENINGITIS and rarely encephalitis may complicate COLORADO TICK FEVER which is endemic to mountainous regions of the western United States. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp14-5)Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Chromosomes, Human, Y: The human male sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and none of the female gametes in humans.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.Lipids: A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)PolandCommunism: A totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production with the professed aim of establishing a classless society.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)Latin America: The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.Slovakia: Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.History, 16th Century: Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.Orthobunyavirus: A genus of the family BUNYAVIRIDAE containing over 150 viruses, most of which are transmitted by mosquitoes or flies. They are arranged in groups defined by serological criteria, each now named for the original reference species (previously called serogroups). Many species have multiple serotypes or strains.Paclitaxel: A cyclodecane isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, TAXUS BREVIFOLIA. It stabilizes MICROTUBULES in their polymerized form leading to cell death.Neanderthals: Common name for an extinct species of the Homo genus. Fossils have been found in Europe and Asia. Genetic evidence suggests that limited interbreeding with modern HUMANS (Homo sapiens) took place.RomaniaHistory, 18th Century: Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.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.
  • The Water Environment Federation presented its 2017 Operational and Design Excellence Awards during last October's WEFTEC conference in Chicago. (ostara.com)
  • Day five of the Liebherr 2016 ITTF-European Championships will see the Women's Singles event alongside the Men's Singles reach the semi-finals stage, while the Men's and Women's Doubles categories will determine which players will appear in the respective finals. (ittf.com)
  • María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés (Ecuador), Assembly President, called for greater efforts to fulfil the aims of the 2016 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast Track to Accelerating the Fight against HIV and to Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030. (un.org)
  • On November 10th 2016, the Russian Fur Union, with the support of the International Fur Federation (IFF) held the 3rd international young designers competition Eurasia REMIX at Palace Suzora in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (wearefur.com)
  • Japanese won the Grand Prix Asia Remix 2016 -Asia Young Designer Fur Design Competition International Fur Federation, "IFF", held the "Asia Remix 2016" for the first time in Tokyo, Japan on October 31st, 2016 with the aim of supporting up-and-coming Asian designers and promoting the development of fur designs, techniques and newest fur trend with the support of the Japan Fur Association. (wearefur.com)
  • The document, titled "A Unified Prevention Approach"(1), brings together the long-term scientific knowledge and research of leading European organisations in the fields of health promotion, disease prevention and health care. (healthcanal.com)
  • EFA is a European network of patient organisations set up to serve the needs and safeguard the rights of patients and their carers. (eczema.org)
  • Their European roof organisations were invited to an ex-post evaluation workshop on 4 November 2013 and they were also consulted in writing. (europa.eu)
  • Furthermore, the business plan defines the core objectives of our member organisations and provides the mission statement for our organisation, namely: Alzheimer Europe is an interface between national member organisations and European structures in order to represent the interests of people with dementia and their carers, to promote information exchange and to develop policy. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • This success is clearly a result of the good collaboration between Alzheimer Europe and its member organisations, but is also due to the growing involvement of experts via our working groups and our Expert Advisory Panel. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • EEA also encourages external organisations, networks and processes to do the same, and manages or participates in on-going European and global initiatives contributing to the implementation of SEIS. (europa.eu)
  • A group of European industry bodies - BIPAR, FERMA and Insurance Europe, in association with Aon and Marsh - has published a guide to help organisations understand their cyber risks and potential need for cyber insurance. (ferma.eu)
  • The United European Gastroenterology has launched a report on "Nutrition and Chronic Digestive Diseases: An Action Plan for Europe" to which EFCCA amongst other organisations has contributed. (efcca.org)
  • Football Supporters Europe eV (FSE) is a not-for-profit member association for football fans, fan-related initiatives, fans' groups and fans' organisations in Europe. (cafefootball.eu)
  • In March 2000, the European Union stated the ambitious goal of becoming the most competitive and dynamic knowledge based economy in the world, by 2010. (efanet.org)
  • Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 September 2000 on end-of life vehicles (ELV). (europa.eu)
  • Now in its seventh edition, the tournament returns to the Montgomerie Maxx Royal, which hosted the first three Turkish Airlines Opens, and Rose will attempt to become just the fourth player - and the first since Colin Montgomerie in 2000 - to win three successive European Tour tournaments. (europeantour.com)
  • It is providing services to key populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and working with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) to reduce infection rates. (un.org)
  • The Third EU Health Programme with a budget of € 449.4 million is the main European Commission instrument to implement the EU health strategy. (ki.se)
  • The Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea) is entrusted by the European Commission to implement the Health Programme. (ki.se)
  • The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. (ki.se)
  • The European Future Transport Helicopter (FTH) programme will be specifically considered. (europa.eu)
  • The study was based on nearly 2 million brain and neuroscience research articles in Scopus published between 2009 and 2013, and incorporates funded grant abstracts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the European Commission 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) spanning the same five years. (elsevier.com)
  • The European Copernicus programme, previously known as Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) is an EU-wide flagship programme that aims to support policymakers, business and citizens with improved environmental information. (europa.eu)
  • This brief guide is addressed to governments of Member States in the WHO/European Region, which are considering or implementing a programme of accreditation, particularly for hospitals. (who.int)
  • This website content arises from EPF's work, and received funding from the European Union in the framework of the Health Programme 2014-2020. (eu-patient.eu)
  • LONDON- William Pfaff, in "Britain Has a Point When It Objects to Full European Union" (March 13), calls for a public debate on the shape of a democratic Europe. (nytimes.com)
  • Aristide Briand, as French foreign minister, put forward his plan for a "European Federal Union" in 1930, Altiero Spinelli his plan for a "United States of Europe" in 1942, members of the Resistance groups in Europe a declaration on "European Federation" in Geneva in 1944. (nytimes.com)
  • the founder of openDemocracy (UK) argues in favour of the United Kingdom remaining a European Union member state. (eurozine.com)
  • Inspired by Enzensberger's example without hoping to emulate his poetic brevity and touch, I want to try and understand what the European Union is, knowing that it is a changing and growing process. (eurozine.com)
  • Montenegro's decision brings the number to 47 - counting all 28 members of the European Union as one - representing more than two-thirds of the global fish trade. (fao.org)
  • In FAO's Europe and Central Asia region, Albania, Iceland and Norway are already Parties to the Agreement, as is the European Union. (fao.org)
  • It is a fair and reliable partner and a contact point for Institutions of the European Union , politicians and supervisors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later, CEA shifted its attention and activities to the European arena, therefore adapting to the power structures resulting from the foundation of the European Community and its more recent evolution into the European Union . (wikipedia.org)
  • While another pioneering company, South Africa's AgriProtein Technologies, is rearing house flies and using insect flour for cattle feed, this is not allowed in the European Union where the 'mad cow' disease crisis of the late 1990s has led to caution over the use of processed animal proteins (PAPs). (newsmax.com)
  • The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily. (fve.org)
  • DG EAC is the executive branch of the European Union responsible for policy on education, culture, youth, languages, and sport. (ki.se)
  • In coherence with the guidelines of European Union and the most recent national legislation, the Water Protection and Restoration Unit carries out activities of analysis, planning, management and monitoring of the sustainable water management policies of Emilia-Romagna. (europa.eu)
  • Organised by the Russian Fur Union (RFU) and supported by the International Fur Federation (IFF), the master class was attended by students and professors of design institutes of St. Petersburg and other Russian cities, as well as representatives of companies involved in sewing fur products. (wearefur.com)
  • We think advertising is often used by larger brewers as market domination we are against mass advertising so blanket banning is not we believe the way to go," said Ian Loe , of the secretariat of the European Beer Consumers Union (EBCU) . (euractiv.com)
  • The construction of a trans-European transport network (TEN-T), where national networks for all modes of transport are accessible, interconnected and interoperable, is fundamental to securing a single market with free movement of passengers and goods, as well as for reinforcing economic ties and social cohesion and promoting competitiveness and sustainable development in the European Union. (euractiv.com)
  • He was a sinister individual whose existence is unknown to the masses of our people, but the political elites consider him as the founder of the European Union. (thetruthseeker.co.uk)
  • The Committee of Geologists of the European Union (C.G.E.U.) is the authorised organisation to represent the E.F.G. to the E.U. and its various bodies. (aipg.org)
  • EUFAMI is targeting the European Union and national governments to commit to real and effective integrated mental health strategies in their forthcoming policies which will be a big step forward. (schizophrenia.com)
  • This paper aims to study the effects of a possible Russia-European Union (EU) free-trade agreement (FTA), in Russia itself and in the other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries. (springer.com)
  • During the past decade, African swine fever (ASF) has spread from the Caucasus region to eastern European Union countries affecting domestic pig and wild boar populations. (frontiersin.org)
  • African swine fever (ASF) is an infectious disease of swine notifiable in the European Union (EU) and to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). (frontiersin.org)
  • Clinical Autonomic Research aims to draw together and disseminate research work from various disciplines and specialties dealing with clinical problems resulting from autonomic dysfunction. (springer.com)
  • To solve this problem, The Lithuanian Children and Youth Centre (LCYC) has started Erasmus + project „Jump into Sustainable Lifestyle", whose aim is to intensively disseminate and adapt innovative practices of education for sustainable development in partnering countries. (coe.int)
  • Although metabolic syndrome (MetS) could be handled by lifestyle interventions, its relationship with dietary patterns remains unclear in populations from Central Europe. (mdpi.com)
  • The populations of these countries comprise varying proportions of European and indigenous ancestry. (cdc.gov)
  • FA took part in the last Satellite Precision Medicine training, organised by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) to deliver free cutting-edge education using live-streaming technology. (efanet.org)
  • According to European Feed Manufacturer's Federation Fefac, Europe's market for processed animal feed is worth around 45 billion euros ($60 billion) a year. (newsmax.com)
  • The American Soybean Association (ASA) is proud that the U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) was positively benchmarked against the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation's (FEFAC) Soy Sourcing Guidelines through the independent International Trade Centre (ITC) customized benchmark tool in early March. (soygrowers.com)
  • Saakashvilli's assignment is to try to get Putin to overreact militarily and demonstrate to European allies that Russia still poses a threat to their national security. (informationclearinghouse.info)
  • We call for explicit plans by governments and health policy makers at National and European level to improve the livelihood of people with scleroderma. (fesca-scleroderma.eu)
  • It challenges the sufficiency of the standard focus in interwar intellectual history on one or two, at most three (usually "Western" European) national contexts by following out the interactions of these groupings in France, Britain, Germany, Russia, Czechoslovakia, and Romania - groupings whose members frequently moved across national contexts. (europa.eu)
  • This gives us an unique opportunity to investigate how different hospitals adhere to European and national guidelines regarding evidence based medicine within a whole country. (slideshare.net)
  • In prepared testimony for a congressional committee, National Wildlife Federation President Larry Schweiger said BP had failed to disclose results from its tests of chemical dispersants used on the spill, and that BP had tried to withhold video showing the true magnitude of the leak. (sourcewatch.org)
  • GISC is proposing sustainable mechanisms for in-situ data delivery/access, based on existing information capacities (e.g. national systems, European networks). (europa.eu)
  • The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) represents geologists throughout Europe, through the national representative bodies of each member country. (aipg.org)
  • The European Horse Network is a non-profit network of stakeholders acting at a World, European, National or Regional level within the European horse sector. (fve.org)
  • The FARE network fights racism and xenophobia in football across Europe, through co-ordinated action and common efforts, at local and national level, to bring together all those interested in combating discrimination in football. (cafefootball.eu)
  • This assessment of the National Health Information System (‎NHIS)‎ in Romania was conducted as part of a project of the WHO Regional Office for Europe. (who.int)
  • Summary The proposed project offers a new, pan-European intellectual history of the political imagination in the interwar period that places the demise of historicism and progressivism - and the emerging anti-teleological visions of time - at the center of some of its most innovative ethical, political and methodological pursuits. (europa.eu)
  • This project provides the first comprehensive answer to these fundamental questions about the intellectual identity of Europe and its historicities. (europa.eu)
  • The Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance project aims at galvanizing key actors' commitment as well as enabling policy, legal and institutional conditions to foster better forest law compliance. (fao.org)
  • The project completed in 2015 and was led by the European Association for Professional Higher Education (EURASHE). (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • The AQUA project aims at innovating the productive processes of the agri-food businesssector to reduce water consumption. (europa.eu)
  • Yngve Cerenius , Project coordinator at Max lab IV (hosted by Lund University) for Swedish and European research and industry. (fems.org)
  • The aim of this project is to demonstrate the feasibility, and the medico-economic impact of a SMA neonatal screening in an European country. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Project aims: to look for the expectations of PLHIV on the longer term, based on a previous survey that was done within the Netherlands. (eatg.org)
  • Project aim: the project aims at changing the current paradigm of HIV treatment by obtaining a functional cure for HIV thanks to effectively targeting residual virus replication and viral reservoirs. (eatg.org)
  • Project aims: EUROPACH will explore how the past is mobilized in the unfolding of activism, health policy and citizenship in Europe. (eatg.org)
  • Thanks to his close contacts with European aristocrats and politicians, and due to the network of relationships created by his nobleman-diplomat father, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi was able to work unseen, away from the glare of publicity, and he managed to engage the co-operation of the most influential heads of state for his plan, making them supporters and collaborators for his "project of European integration" . (thetruthseeker.co.uk)
  • The 36-months project INTRAW , which started in February 2015, aims to map best practices and develop new cooperation opportunities related to raw materials between the EU and technologically advanced countries (Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa and the United States) in response to similar global challenges. (aipg.org)
  • The outcome of the mapping and knowledge transfer activities conducted in the first two years of the project will be used as a baseline to set up and launch the European Union's International Observatory for Raw Materials as a permanent raw materials knowledge management body. (aipg.org)
  • Callisto stands for Companion Animals multisectoriaL interprofessionaL and Interdisciplinary Strategic Think tank On zoonoses and the project aims to provide an overview of the current situation and propose targeted actions to prevent and reduce the health risks for humans and food animals associated with keeping companion animals. (fve.org)
  • In the regulatory process, it represents the common interests of European insurers by developing, promoting, defending, illustrating and lobbying industry positions that are supported by technical research and expertise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although huge, the investment represents only around 0.16% of European GDP, whereas it is estimated that it would generate additional economic growth of 0.23% of GDP. (euractiv.com)
  • The website will publish information and educational content aimed at both professional and nonprofessional visitors, and will be launched the end of June 2015. (dentistryiq.com)
  • Our business plan very clearly sets out the underlying philosophy for our organisation which is aimed at enhancing the dignity, respect and self-determination of the person with dementia and his/her family throughout the course of the disease. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • Apart from strengthening its contacts with the European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium and Interdem for which Alzheimer Europe maintains the websites, the organisation also formalised its collaboration with a number of professionals with the creation of its Expert Advisory Panel. (alzheimer-europe.org)
  • The European Union's parallel universe is filled with a narcoleptic atmosphere deprived of oxygen - its institutions seem ubiquitous yet tenuous, apparently transparent yet suffocating. (eurozine.com)
  • Using data from the Kardiovize Brno cohort, the present study aims to identify the main dietary patterns and to evaluate their association with MetS risk in a random urban sample from Brno, Czech Republic. (mdpi.com)
  • The updated list of projects also aims to ensure the modal shift - advocated in the 2001 Transport White Paper as the key to a more sustainable transport policy - by focusing investments in rail and water transport (of the 30 priority projects, 18 are railway projects, 2 are inland waterways and shipping projects). (euractiv.com)
  • The main aim of the traceability conference on 14/15 June is to outline the benefits of identification and traceability. (europa.eu)
  • 122a The gap between evidence based medicine and clinical practice in ACS - the European experience A.K. Gitt Institut für Herzinfarktforschung, Universität Heidelberg, Germany Cardiovascular diseases continue to be the main cause of death, and a major cause of morbidity and loss of quality of life in Europe. (slideshare.net)
  • Few people know that one of the main instigators of the process of European integration, was a man who also conceived the genocide of the peoples of Europe. (thetruthseeker.co.uk)
  • Their main aim is to provide practitioners - from both the formal and non-formal education sectors - with general elements and competencies, which they can develop and adapt to their local context. (coe.int)
  • The main aims of F_in are to bring together women from different areas of the football world, to highlight the presence of women and girls in football and to raise awareness on and struggle against sexism in football. (cafefootball.eu)
  • 6 Association Nationale de Prévention en Alcoologie et Addictologue (ANPAA), Paris, France. (nih.gov)
  • The British Association of Dermatologists is the central and long-established association of practising UK dermatologists, with an aim to continually improve the treatment and understanding of skin disease. (eczema.org)
  • The Association aims to improve life for those involved with eczema, through community representation and education. (eczema.org)
  • Researchers from the European countries and the US together published more than 70% of the research in 2013, with the top five contributors in terms of publication volume being the US, UK, China, Germany, and Japan. (elsevier.com)
  • Michaela Koller, director general of Insurance Europe, said: "There are various tools available to enhance an organisation's resilience, of which cyber insurance is one. (ferma.eu)
  • DermNet is the website of the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated and aims to present authoritative facts about the skin for consumers and health professionals. (eczema.org)
  • The European Society of Cardiology takes responsibility for the development of clinical practice guidelines to translate the findings of mainly randomised trials into treatment recommendations for clinical practice. (slideshare.net)
  • LREC aims to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art, explore new R&D directions and emerging trends, exchange information regarding LRs and their applications, evaluation methodologies and tools, communicate on-going and planned activities, identify industrial uses and needs, and address requirements from e-science and e-society, with respect to scientific, technology, policy and organisational issues. (aclweb.org)
  • The aim of the study is to assess the influence of IBD on the patients productivity at work and relevant costs for society. (efcca.org)
  • The session, called by Britain in its role as chairman of the European Community, draws together world leaders and Balkan warriors. (latimes.com)
  • But EU regulations do not allow this, more research is needed on issues such as allergies, and only a few daring restaurants in Europe are experimenting for curious clients. (newsmax.com)
  • Canon Foundation supports Europeans travelling to Japan for research purposes, or Japanese nationals travelling to Europe for research purposes. (ki.se)
  • the Larry L. Hillblom Foundation, the American Federation for Aging Research, and an NCRR shared instrumentation grant (1S10OD016281). (eurekalert.org)
  • The research aims to understand the basic relationships between the material's chemical composition, morphological structure and its physical properties. (fems.org)
  • The aim of the study is to provide benchmark data of the current level of brain research on a global scale and with this data offer insights into future investigative directions and funding priorities. (elsevier.com)
  • Tracing the developmental path of facial expressions is thus the aim of this longitudinal research study which explores mother-child interactions from infancy to pre-school in Indian culture via video-taped datasets recorded as part of multiple projects spanning Indian universities (IITD, JNU, DU), Osnabruck University and MPI-Netherlands. (mpi.nl)
  • Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. welcomes the launch in Europe of a pioneering approach to antibiotic research that will see pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies working alongside public partners to tackle the rising threat from antimicrobial resistance and address some of the key barriers to the development of effective antibiotics. (biospace.com)
  • A new Alzheimer's research program aims to accelerate the recruitment of people interested in volunteering for Alzheimer's studies based on genetic risk factors. (efim.org)
  • In April 2013, Hitachi entered into a strategic partnership with GEMC and the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) aimed at promoting the construction of hadron therapy systems in Russia. (hitachi.com)
  • Russians are an East Slavic ethnic groups are native to Eastern Europe. (mdpi.com)
  • DG EAC also supports these issues through a variety of projects and programmes, notably Creative Europe and Erasmus+. (ki.se)
  • Air transport solutions potentially able to meet the requirements will be examined, together with operational issues related to vehicle certification, operation regulation and dual-use, with the aim to develop functional specifications that will be fed into identified vehicle development and/of product investment programmes. (europa.eu)
  • The eight programmes aim to develop new treatments for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and infectious diseases. (bmj.com)
  • The aim of the study was to provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of early (uncomplicated) Parkinson's disease (PD), based on a review of the literature. (nih.gov)
  • The aim of the present study was to analyze trends in body measurements and BMI in Russia from the 1960's to the beginning of the 21st century. (blogspot.com)
  • is campaigning for the introduction of innovative measures addressing tobacco, poor diet, alcohol and lack of physical activity to prevent chronic diseases and protect the future health of the European population. (healthcanal.com)
  • This year billions will be spent on the treatment of avoidable chronic disease in Europe, and millions of lives will be unnecessarily lost or impaired. (healthcanal.com)
  • Available until the 31 st of August, it aims to measure the impact of the directive on persons with disabilities and with chronic diseases in Europe. (eu-patient.eu)
  • The anonymous questionnaire aims to find out how many persons with disabilities and with chronic conditions have experienced cross-border healthcare, their impression and how likely they are to make a use of this opportunity again. (eu-patient.eu)
  • It aims to facilitate the attainment of common communication goals for the World Veterinary Year "Vet2011," which will be celebrated next year. (europa.eu)
  • The veterinary profession is a regulated profession in Europe In order to be licensed to practice, the candidate has to. (fve.org)
  • Regulating the veterinary profession is aimed at protecting the public as well as animal health and welfare, by setting and. (fve.org)
  • Insurance Europe provides the infrastructure for an exchange information and experience between members. (wikipedia.org)
  • The federation also plays a supporting role in relation to its members and provides information and guidance on issues of interest to the European insurance sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • Equally, EUFAMI is calling on all interested parties and in particular members of the medical profession to reassess the current recovery model in schizophrenia which focuses mainly on symptom control, and incorporate holistic programs with the aim to 'treat' the whole person. (schizophrenia.com)
  • The report, which examined trends in 194 WHO member countries, noted Europe has the world's highest per capita consumption rate of alcohol, although the rate has remained stable in the past five years. (kff.org)
  • We wanted to do everything to get the win today because we know how good it feels to get the bronze, especially in a European Championships which is so short and so intense with so many good teams. (eurohockey.org)
  • The Russian Federation's delegate expressed concern about increasing infection rates in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, noting that new infections in his country have not increased for three years. (un.org)
  • This activity is framed under EFA's Patient Education Working Group, integrated by European patient experts advocates in health literacy, patient rights and ehealth. (efanet.org)
  • A key message is that health equals wealth and that investing in health ultimately will lead to improvements in the European economy," says Rydén. (healthcanal.com)
  • A companion volume, "An introduction to voluntary health insurance in Europe", provides an analytical overview of VHI markets across the 34 countries. (who.int)
  • The Responsible Marketing Pact takes the form of a "commitment" by the WFA and the companies to the European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF). (euractiv.com)
  • It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. (efim.org)
  • Kopenhagen Fur are the most prestigious producers of mink in Europe and it is a privilege to be selected by Kopenhagen Fur to attend their 'Fur Sorting & Grading Course' in Denmark. (wearefur.com)