National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Consensus: General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Terminology as Topic: The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.EuropeMemory, Short-Term: Remembrance of information for a few seconds to hours.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.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.United StatesCardiology: The study of the heart, its physiology, and its functions.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.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Clinical Trials as Topic: Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.Consensus Development Conferences as Topic: Presentations of summary statements representing the majority agreement of physicians, scientists, and other professionals convening for the purpose of reaching a consensus--often with findings and recommendations--on a subject of interest. The Conference, consisting of participants representing the scientific and lay viewpoints, is a significant means of evaluating current medical thought and reflects the latest advances in research for the respective field being addressed.American Heart Association: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.International Agencies: International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.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.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.National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports research program related to diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and SLEEP WAKE DISORDERS. From 1948 until October 10, 1969, it was known as the National Heart Institute. From June 25, 1976, it was the National Heart and Lung Institute. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.Tissue Banks: Centers for acquiring, characterizing, and storing organs or tissue for future use.Congresses as Topic: Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points: A system of safety management (abbreviated HACCP) applied mainly to the food industry. It involves the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards, from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of finished products.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)National Cancer Institute (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, it conducts and supports research with the objective of cancer prevention, early stage identification and elimination. This Institute was established in 1937.National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It was initially established to investigate the broad aspects of human development as a means of understanding developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, and the events that occur during pregnancy. It now conducts and supports research on all stages of human development. It was established in 1962.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.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.Women, Working: Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.Specimen Handling: Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation.Software Design: Specifications and instructions applied to the software.Cysticercosis: Infection with CYSTICERCUS, the larval form of the various tapeworms of the genus Taenia (usually T. solium in man). In humans they penetrate the intestinal wall and invade subcutaneous tissue, brain, eye, muscle, heart, liver, lung, and peritoneum. Brain involvement results in NEUROCYSTICERCOSIS.Primary Myelofibrosis: A de novo myeloproliferation arising from an abnormal stem cell. It is characterized by the replacement of bone marrow by fibrous tissue, a process that is mediated by CYTOKINES arising from the abnormal clone.Policy: A course or method of action selected to guide and determine present and future decisions.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Advisory Committees: Groups set up to advise governmental bodies, societies, or other institutions on policy. (Bioethics Thesaurus)PeruEuropean 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)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.Societies, Scientific: Societies whose membership is limited to scientists.Technology Assessment, Biomedical: Evaluation of biomedical technology in relation to cost, efficacy, utilization, etc., and its future impact on social, ethical, and legal systems.Methapyrilene: Histamine H1 antagonist with sedative action used as a hypnotic and in allergies.Asia: 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)Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Spondylitis, Ankylosing: A chronic inflammatory condition affecting the axial joints, such as the SACROILIAC JOINT and other intervertebral or costovertebral joints. It occurs predominantly in young males and is characterized by pain and stiffness of joints (ANKYLOSIS) with inflammation at tendon insertions.Drugs, Investigational: Drugs which have received FDA approval for human testing but have yet to be approved for commercial marketing. This includes drugs used for treatment while they still are undergoing clinical trials (Treatment IND). The main heading includes drugs under investigation in foreign countries.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.Interdisciplinary Communication: Communication, in the sense of cross-fertilization of ideas, involving two or more academic disciplines (such as the disciplines that comprise the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics, including the health and biological sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences and law). Also includes problems in communication stemming from differences in patterns of language usage in different academic or medical disciplines.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)Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.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)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.Pathology: A specialty concerned with the nature and cause of disease as expressed by changes in cellular or tissue structure and function caused by the disease process.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.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It supports and conducts research, both basic and clinical, on the normal and diseases nervous system. It was established in 1950.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.National Academy of Sciences (U.S.): A United States organization of distinguished scientists and engineers established for the purpose of investigating and reporting upon any subject of art or science as requested by any department of government. The National Research Council organized by NAS serves as the principal operating agency to stimulate and support research.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.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.Sarcopenia: Progressive decline in muscle mass due to aging which results in decreased functional capacity of muscles.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Hazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.American Hospital Association: A professional society in the United States whose membership is composed of hospitals.Patient Selection: Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Evaluation Studies as Topic: Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.Medical Oncology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.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.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Animal Testing Alternatives: Procedures, such as TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES; mathematical models; etc., when used or advocated for use in place of the use of animals in research or diagnostic laboratories.Genetic Testing: Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.Multicenter Studies as Topic: Works about controlled studies which are planned and carried out by several cooperating institutions to assess certain variables and outcomes in specific patient populations, for example, a multicenter study of congenital anomalies in children.ItalyHealth Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Clonal hematopoietic stem cell disorders characterized by dysplasia in one or more hematopoietic cell lineages. They predominantly affect patients over 60, are considered preleukemic conditions, and have high probability of transformation into ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA.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.Great BritainMemory Disorders: Disturbances in registering an impression, in the retention of an acquired impression, or in the recall of an impression. Memory impairments are associated with DEMENTIA; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; ENCEPHALITIS; ALCOHOLISM (see also ALCOHOL AMNESTIC DISORDER); SCHIZOPHRENIA; and other conditions.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Taenia: A genus of large tapeworms.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.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.Memory: Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.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.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.United States Food and Drug Administration: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.Work Schedule Tolerance: Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Calibration: Determination, by measurement or comparison with a standard, of the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other measuring instrument; or determination of the settings of a control device that correspond to particular values of voltage, current, frequency or other output.Laboratories: Facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.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.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.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.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)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.Toxicity Tests: An array of tests used to determine the toxicity of a substance to living systems. These include tests on clinical drugs, foods, and environmental pollutants.Neuropsychological Tests: Tests designed to assess neurological function associated with certain behaviors. They are used in diagnosing brain dysfunction or damage and central nervous system disorders or injury.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)France: 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.Thalidomide: A piperidinyl isoindole originally introduced as a non-barbiturate hypnotic, but withdrawn from the market due to teratogenic effects. It has been reintroduced and used for a number of immunological and inflammatory disorders. Thalidomide displays immunosuppressive and anti-angiogenic activity. It inhibits release of TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-ALPHA from monocytes, and modulates other cytokine action.JapanWorkload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Diagnostic Imaging: Any visual display of structural or functional patterns of organs or tissues for diagnostic evaluation. It includes measuring physiologic and metabolic responses to physical and chemical stimuli, as well as ultramicroscopy.Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic: Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.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.Heart Diseases: Pathological conditions involving the HEART including its structural and functional abnormalities.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Drug Monitoring: The process of observing, recording, or detecting the effects of a chemical substance administered to an individual therapeutically or diagnostically.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Translational Medical Research: The application of discoveries generated by laboratory research and preclinical studies to the development of clinical trials and studies in humans. A second area of translational research concerns enhancing the adoption of best practices.Cardiovascular Diseases: Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.Communicable Disease Control: Programs of surveillance designed to prevent the transmission of disease by any means from person to person or from animal to man.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.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.Clinical Laboratory Techniques: Techniques used to carry out clinical investigative procedures in the diagnosis and therapy of disease.Device Approval: Process that is gone through in order for a device to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required preclinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance. It is not restricted to FDA.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)Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.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.Clinical Protocols: Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.Carcinogenicity Tests: Tests to experimentally measure the tumor-producing/cancer cell-producing potency of an agent by administering the agent (e.g., benzanthracenes) and observing the quantity of tumors or the cell transformation developed over a given period of time. The carcinogenicity value is usually measured as milligrams of agent administered per tumor developed. Though this test differs from the DNA-repair and bacterial microsome MUTAGENICITY TESTS, researchers often attempt to correlate the finding of carcinogenicity values and mutagenicity values.Multiple Myeloma: A malignancy of mature PLASMA CELLS engaging in monoclonal immunoglobulin production. It is characterized by hyperglobulinemia, excess Bence-Jones proteins (free monoclonal IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) in the urine, skeletal destruction, bone pain, and fractures. Other features include ANEMIA; HYPERCALCEMIA; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.Reaction Time: The time from the onset of a stimulus until a response is observed.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Antirheumatic Agents: Drugs that are used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.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.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.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.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.Pharmaceutical Preparations: Drugs intended for human or veterinary use, presented in their finished dosage form. Included here are materials used in the preparation and/or formulation of the finished dosage form.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Endpoint Determination: Establishment of the level of a quantifiable effect indicative of a biologic process. The evaluation is frequently to detect the degree of toxic or therapeutic effect.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.Attention: Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.Antineoplastic Agents: Substances that inhibit or prevent the proliferation of NEOPLASMS.Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Risk: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.Work: Productive or purposeful activities.Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell: A chronic leukemia characterized by abnormal B-lymphocytes and often generalized lymphadenopathy. In patients presenting predominately with blood and bone marrow involvement it is called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL); in those predominately with enlarged lymph nodes it is called small lymphocytic lymphoma. These terms represent spectrums of the same disease.EnglandNetherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Cognition: Intellectual or mental process whereby an organism obtains knowledge.Data Interpretation, Statistical: Application of statistical procedures to analyze specific observed or assumed facts from a particular study.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.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.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.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.Immunoassay: A technique using antibodies for identifying or quantifying a substance. Usually the substance being studied serves as antigen both in antibody production and in measurement of antibody by the test substance.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.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.Medical Audit: A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.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.Aging: The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Tuberculosis: Any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM.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.Drug Resistance, Microbial: The ability of microorganisms, especially bacteria, to resist or to become tolerant to chemotherapeutic agents, antimicrobial agents, or antibiotics. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Transfer of HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS from BONE MARROW or BLOOD between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has been used as an alternative to BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION in the treatment of a variety of neoplasms.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling: The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.Psychomotor Performance: The coordination of a sensory or ideational (cognitive) process and a motor activity.Boronic Acids: Inorganic or organic compounds that contain the basic structure RB(OH)2.PyrazinesQuality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Arrhythmias, Cardiac: Any disturbances of the normal rhythmic beating of the heart or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. Cardiac arrhythmias can be classified by the abnormalities in HEART RATE, disorders of electrical impulse generation, or impulse conduction.Kidney Diseases: Pathological processes of the KIDNEY or its component tissues.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.Prostatic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.Space Perception: The awareness of the spatial properties of objects; includes physical space.Heart Transplantation: The transference of a heart from one human or animal to another.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.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Hemorrhage: Bleeding or escape of blood from a vessel.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.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.Drug Administration Schedule: Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.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).Drug Evaluation, Preclinical: Preclinical testing of drugs in experimental animals or in vitro for their biological and toxic effects and potential clinical applications.Task Performance and Analysis: The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Occupations: Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.Verbal Learning: Learning to respond verbally to a verbal stimulus cue.Maze Learning: Learning the correct route through a maze to obtain reinforcement. It is used for human or animal populations. (Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 6th ed)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.
... is made up of eight Working Groups (WGs) and one Advisory Group (AG). Each Working Group carries out ... where the focus of each working group is described in the group's terms of reference. The eight Working Groups of ISO/IEC JTC 1 ... In the area of work of this subcommittee, standards and technical reports will not duplicate work done by other ISO or IEC ... "Working Group". Korea: ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36. Retrieved 2013-08-23. ISO. "ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36". Retrieved 2013-09-05. Øverby, ...
"Working Group". Rural South Asia. Retrieved 8 February 2016. "Youth Icon Awards Announced". The Hindu. 8 February 2016. ... Malakha Matsyam, Jeevante Vaakukal, Avasanathe Manushyan and Sob of Strings are her published works. Avasanathe Manushyan has ...
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Working Group Document. International Organization for Standardization. "Vai syllabary". Omniglot. Retrieved 16 June 2010. ...
EUROCAT Working Group". International Journal of Epidemiology. 28 (5): 941-8. doi:10.1093/ije/28.5.941. PMID 10597995. Little, ... The doses examined varied between 0 and 500 mSv received over their working lives. These results exclude the possibilities of ... and control groups were assessed in 1999. As no Chernobyl impacts were detected, the researchers conclude "in retrospect the ... NBER working paper 13347, [1] Odlind, V; Ericson, A (1991). "Incidence of legal abortion in Sweden after the Chernobyl accident ...
"The application/rss+xml Media Type". Network Working Group. May 22, 2006. Retrieved 2007-08-16. Georss.org, web site for GeoRSS ... At this point, the GeoRSS collaboration has completed work on two primary encodings that are called GeoRSS Geography Markup ...
"Reducing Your Footprint - 2011 Meat Eaters Guide , Meat Eater's Guide to Climate Change + Health , Environmental Working Group ... "The Impacts - 2011 Meat Eater's Guide to Climate Change + Health". Environmental Working Group. 2011. Archived from the ... According to another research group, the ranking of some food products in relation to greenhouse gas emissions is lamb (#1), ... Prospects for food, nutrition, agriculture and major commodity groups. Interim report. Global Perspectives Unit, United Nations ...
Environmental Working Group. "Vitamin A Data Hits a Nerve in the Sunscreen Industry". Southeast Green. National Toxicology ... The Environmental Working Group (EWG) and New York Senator Chuck Schumer have called attention to the fact that high doses of ...
Network Working Group. BOOTP Sequence Diagram (PDF) Multicast BOOTP for configuring a network device from a workstation. ...
The GRADE working group defines 'quality of evidence' and 'strength of recommendations' based on the quality as two different ... "GRADE working group". Archived from the original on 2006-04-07. Retrieved 2007-09-24. Balshem H, Helfand M, Schünemann HJ, et ... 24-. ISBN 978-1-56806-297-6. OCEBM Levels of Evidence Working Group. "The Oxford Levels of Evidence 2'". Paul, C.; Gallini A; ... Between 1993 and 2000, the Evidence-based Medicine Working Group at McMaster University published the methods to a broad ...
"Obstruction of Justice". Environmental Working Group. July 2004. Archived from the original on 2006-10-22. Daniel Pulliam ( ... Environmental Working Group and NBFA issued a report in July 2004 accusing the USDA of withholding nearly three out of every ... USDA is a member of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, where it is committed to working with other agencies ... It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, ...
Functionality/Sustainability Thematic Working Group (2010). Position Paper: Functionality of Water Supply Services (PDF). Nepal ... "Water Point Data Exchange". WPDx Working Group. Vijselaar, Leendert; Clark, Keryn; Rivera, Javier; Estrada, Eric. "National ... Nepal Thematic Working Group. "Nationwide Coverage and Functionality Status of Water Supply and Sanitation in Nepal" (PDF). ... a tenth didn't work at all; systems worked for an average of nine months per year. Note that the survey sample was of systems ...
"zinc ricinoleate". Environmental Working Group. Tom's of Maine - About Our Products Rider, T.H. (November 1931). "The ... group inserted between carboxyl group and the double bound. Polyglycerol polyricinoleate, a polymer of glycerol with ricinoleic ...
Working Group Document. International Organization for Standardization. Omniglot http://unicode-table.com/en/sections/rejang/. ... Rejang is a member of the closely related group of Surat Ulu scripts that include the script variants of Bengkulu, Lembak, ... Other scripts that are closely related, and sometimes included in the Surat Ulu group, are Kerinci and Lampung. The script was ...
Working Group Document. International Organization for Standardization. "Lanna alphabet (Tua Mueang)". Omniglot. Retrieved 2008 ... The main consonant group is further divided into two groups: categorized (พยัญชนะวัคค์, vagga) and uncategorized consonants (พย ... The added consonant group consists of consonants that have been added to write Tai sounds that do not occur in Pali. Vowels are ... Consonants are divided into two groups: main consonants (พยัญชนะหลัก) and added consonants (พ
The Printer Working Group . RFC (2817), IETF . "Internet Printing Protocol". Printer Working Group. Archived from the original ... Additional extensions to IPP were published as RFCs until 2005 when the IETF IPP working group was concluded. Work on IPP ... IPP Work Group, PWG . "Overview", Netware iPrint, Novell . Technet , IPP in MS Windows, Microsoft . CUPS, Apple . "OpenPrinting ... Each of the companies chose to start a common Internet Printing Protocol project in the Printer Working Group (PWG) and ...
"Timeline: BPA from Invention to Phase-Out". Environmental Working Group. Libertun, C.; Lux-Lantos, V.; Bianchi, M.; Fernández, ...
In 1937, the American Kennel Club recognized it; today, the club classifies it as a member of the Working Group. The four ... "AKC Working Group". American Kennel Club. Retrieved December 5, 2010. "Bernese Mountain Dog (Berner Sennenhund, Dürrbächler)". ... Bernese work well with other pets and around strangers. They are excellent guardians. They tend to bond with one owner, and are ... There is a photo of a working Bernese Mountain Dog, dated 1905 at the Fumee Fall rest area in Quinnesec, MI. In the US, the ...
Network Working Group. Retrieved July 11, 2011. "Serialization". www.boost.org. beal, stephan. "s11n.net: object serialization/ ... It lets you take an object or group of objects, put them on a disk or send them through a wire or wireless transport mechanism ... This means that the simpler and faster procedure of directly copying the memory layout of the data structure cannot work ... But in fact our pickling implementation works only by interpreting at run-time the structure of dynamically typed values, while ...
p. 8. Working Group (2000). KHOJ 1999 catalogue. New Delhi: KHOJ, International Artists' Association. pp. 22-23, 42-43. "About ... working group'. Led by artists, it was an initiative for artists by artists. With a non-Euro-American approach in its cultural ... which in turn has spearheaded dialogues and interactions of ideas and work across different artists, geographies and cultures. ...
"RFC2482: Language Tagging in Unicode Plain Text". Network Working Group. January 1999. "RFC6082: Deprecating Unicode Language ...
"HTTP/2 Frequently Asked Questions". HTTP Working Group. Retrieved 14 April 2017. "HTTP/2 - A Real-World Performance Test and ... This lag time can be decreased through awareness of typical browser behavior, as well as of how HTTP works. Web performance ... the use of a content delivery network-a group of proxy servers spread across various locations around the globe-is an efficient ...
Working Group Document. International Organization for Standardization. Sorang Sompeng Script. ...
Gately, Gary (2009). Maryland: Working Wonders. Cherbo Publishing Group. ISBN 1882933257. Bowden, Michael (15 Dec 1997). " ... she found working in Manhattan to be "emotionally draining," and disliked working at a big law firm because "you're nothing but ... Murthy was admitted to Harvard, where she worked nights as a security guard to help cover her living expenses. She went on to ... There she lived the life of a young associate attorney, working "12 to 14 hours a day, often seven days a week." As Murthy ...
The early historical roots of the field can be traced to the work of people such as Louis Lapicque, Hodgkin & Huxley, Hubel & ... suggesting computational approaches to the study of how functional groups of neurons within the hippocampus and neocortex ... "Interactions between frontal cortex and basal ganglia in working memory: A computational model" (PDF). link.springer.com. doi: ... Models of working memory, relying on theories of network oscillations and persistent activity, have been built to capture some ...
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The mission of the Publishing Working Group is to enable all publications-with all their specificities and traditions-to become ... Publishing Working Group Publishing Working Group Work mode. This document defines and describes the Publishing WGs Real Work ... The WGs Charter defines the Patent Policy for this group:. This Working Group operates under the W3C Patent Policy (5 February ... Group Communications. Mailing lists. *[email protected]: the groups primary mailing list. Group members are automatically ...
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Three Action Teams have been developed under the Working Group. The teams and their goals include:. *Sustainable Fundings goal ... Fossil Creek Working Group Purpose. Citizens, organization, agencies, tribes and local governments collaborate and participate ... In the Fall/Winter 2016 the Working Group will meet and discuss the results of the reservation system and next steps for Action ... In addition, small group discussions will focus on Fossil Creeks ORVs which include biological Resources (wildlife and fish ...
... the network has run 3 calls for funding under the Working Group Projects scheme and a special small Working Group Project ( ... Aim(s): To bring together a working group of scientists and scholars with comparative interests in the deep environmental and ... Continue work on developing an understandign of e-Research applications for ECRs in Australia utilising the Australasian Pollen ...
Greetings from the leadership team of International Health Climate Change and Health Working Group. Our IH CC&H WG has been ... Please be an active member the IH CC&H Working Group - Take the survey ASAP. ... Are you working, or have you worked in health programs related to climate change? Please describe. * ... Are you currently working, or have you worked around advocacy for climate change? Please describe. * ...
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Food and Drug Administration, "FDA Forms Obesity Working Group," FDA Consumer magazine, FDA Office of Public Affairs. ... Thompsons comments were timed with a report from the Obesity Working Group of the Food and Drug Administration, stressing a ... the Bush administration set up the Obesity Working Group. "It reflects our commitment to reversing this tragic obesity trend, ... The FDA, in accepting the groups recommendations, plans to take a variety of actions in response. ...
Industry Working Group Process. The IoT Industry Working Group will follow the Eclipse Industry Working Group Process. ... The IoT Industry Working Group will work on the following topics:. IoT software components. The IoT Industry Working Group will ... The Eclipse IoT Working Group will have a Steering Committee to help guide the strategy and operation of the working group. The ... The IoT Industry Working Group will also work in collaboration with other IoT Industry Groups and Standards organizations in ...
Working Papers & Publications. Working Papers (MORE SEARCH OPTIONS). AUTHOR OR TITLE SEARCH OF WORKING PAPERS ... Working Groups. Professional Conduct. Employment and Fellowships. Sitemap. Links to other Resources. Search. Privacy Policy ... COVID-19 and Remote Work: An Early Look at US Data. w27338 Chris Forman. Avi Goldfarb Concentration and Agglomeration of IT ... This Weeks Working Papers. Check to see if you are eligible for Free Downloads. Become a subscriber. ...
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Sheriffs Working Group. SECTION 174. (a) There shall be a working group to examine and propose methods to achieve annual cost ... The working group shall also examine impediments, costs and timelines for implementing the recommendations. The working group ... Each sheriffs office shall provide information and data as requested by the working group.. (b) The working group shall ... c) The working group shall submit a report outlining its findings and recommendations to the house and senate committees on ...
Data Governance Working Group. The Data Governance Working Group implements the plans and priorities of the Strategic ... Members of this large group can participate or abstain from the work of the group as appropriate to the task at hand; ... Members of the Data Governance Working Group are drawn from a broad range of roles and responsibilities in the creation and use ... Information Group (SIG). The Data Governance Working Group will make recommendations to the SIG and communicate with ...
The Working Group on Economic Policy brings together experts on economic and financial policy to study key developments in the ... The Working Group on Economic Policy brings together experts on economic and financial policy at the Hoover Institution to ... The Working Group on Economic Policy brings together experts on economic and financial policy at the Hoover Institution to ... Our Working Group organizes seminars and conferences, prepares policy papers and other publications, and serves as a resource ...
The Health Information Technology Working Group works to enable and support the widespread use and technological exchange of ... the Electronic CKD Care Plan Working Group, the CKD Computable Phenotype Working Group, and the CKD Business Case Working Group ... Health Information Technology Working Group. The Health Information Technology Working Group (HITWG) works to enable and ... Health Information Technology Working Group Members. *Paul Drawz, M.D.. HIT Working Group Chair. Assistant Professor. Division ...
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Statewide Conformity Working Group June 15, 2006 Meeting. *Printable (PDF) Version of Agenda ... Environmental groups filed petition for review of the 3/10/06 hotspot conformity rule. ... PM10/2.5 Hot Spot Analysis - work on update of 2005 guidance still pending task order ...
... Question before the Working Group. Currently, the HTML5 Draft includes the ,details ... Decision of the Working Group. Therefore, the HTML Working Group hereby adopts the Change Proposal to keep the details element ... The Working Group has in the past chosen to remove features from the draft for reasons of maturity. However, this factor was ... The Working Group has in the past chosen to remove features from the draft for reasons of maturity. However, this factor was ...
  • and (iv) potential annual cost savings identified by the working group for fiscal year 2018. (mass.gov)
  • The Working Group expects to issue its first report to the HHS Secretary and Congress by December 2018. (hhs.gov)
  • Mar 2, 2018 - Please see the following letter addressed to the TBD Working Group regarding the request to create a subcommittee to study the mishandling of Lyme disease. (change.org)
  • For example, the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs is a group of twelve federal agencies within the executive branch of the U.S. government, and is responsible for promoting achievement of positive results for at-risk youth. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Interagency Working Group on Import Safety , a committee charged with identifying actions to improve the safety of imported products, has finalized and delivered its report to President Bush. (ansi.org)
  • Find a Working Group Search by topic, or link to it from the Project Page. (ieee.org)
  • So we have numerous research work being carried out all over the world on the brain, and what we need is to combine all the different levels of research, and search the data for deeper insights to emerge. (thestar.com.my)
  • The term can sometimes refer to an interdisciplinary collaboration of researchers working on new activities that would be difficult to sustain under traditional funding mechanisms (e.g., federal agencies). (wikipedia.org)
  • The group aims to provide easy and uniform access to kidney health information that will enable researchers to better understand the national burden of CKD, health care professionals to better care for CKD patients, and people living with kidney disease to better manage their health. (nih.gov)
  • Working groups tend to be more focused than programs, with an emphasis on a specific topic that may draw on researchers with expertise in several traditional sub-fields of economics. (nber.org)
  • We seek to establish a working group of researchers that will focus on development and application of dynamical systems modeling to issues in aging. (virginia.edu)
  • This working group deals with issues such as mapping a consistent career path for young medical researchers (Clinician Scientists) and the need for a continuous and structured career for researchers in clinical practice (Advanced Clinician Scientists) at the levels of Facharzt to Oberarzt (assistant medical director). (dfg.de)
  • The Working Group also had ongoing conversations with researchers focused on insulin pricing at both the global and national levels. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Researchers are conducting focus groups to investigate physical activity patterns among working fathers. (k-state.edu)
  • Initially focused on the impact of the use of Google Scholar by agricultural researchers and students, the working group has expanded its scope to look at discovery and use of agricultural literature more broadly. (agnic.org)
  • The NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Defence Reform (JWGDR) is the primary focus for NATO-Ukraine cooperation in defence and security sector reform. (nato.int)
  • Shortly thereafter, the Group invited the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation of Agriculture ( IICA ), the Andean Corporation for Development ( CAF ), the Caribbean Development Bank ( CDB ) and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration ( CABEI ) to participate in their activities. (summit-americas.org)
  • The overall task set by the three Organizations for the Group is to act as a platform for consultation, coordination and cooperation in relation to their work programmes and activities with regard to issues related to ship scrapping. (imo.org)
  • The Working Group will hold its inaugural public meetings on Dec. 11, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (hhs.gov)
  • Throughout 2017, the Working Group assembled existing public information about insulin prices and patient cost-sharing, and convened a series of meetings with stakeholders throughout the insulin supply chain to learn how each entity affects the cost of insulin for the consumer. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Details of the Local Authority Enforcement Monitoring System (LAEMS) Joint Working Group, including agendas, papers and minutes of its meetings. (food.gov.uk)
  • Prepare for a SAGE evidence-based review and updating of WHO recommendations on the use of seasonal influenza vaccine (e.g. priority target groups) with a particular focus on low and middle-income countries and with a view to update the 2005 WHO influenza vaccine position papers. (who.int)
  • The AgNIC Wikipedia Working Group (WWG) works alongside the broader Wikipedia community to expand agricultural content, and improve the reliability of Wikipedia articles by adding authoritative citations and resources. (agnic.org)
  • The Ag Digital Publications Working Group (ADPWG) promotes historical agricultural content beyond the agricultural community. (agnic.org)
  • The IoT Industry Working Group will also work in collaboration with other IoT Industry Groups and Standards organizations in order to avoid fragmentation and duplication of effort, including groups like oneM2M, OASIS, OMA, IETF, IIC and others. (eclipse.org)
  • The working group on nanomaterials would act independently, but report to the relevant ECHA committees. (nanotech-now.com)
  • According to ECHA, the mandate of this working group will be further consolidated with the MSCAs. (nanotech-now.com)
  • In addition, ECHA intends to disseminate the best practices that it has collected from relevant stakeholders that registered nanomaterials and that were discussed in the first "Group Assessing Already Registered Nanomaterials" meeting prior to the workshop. (nanotech-now.com)
  • The NIAMS hosts and participates in a number of working groups and committees that bring together representatives from the scientific and lay communities to work collectively and collaboratively. (nih.gov)
  • The IoT Industry Working Group will identify and specify software components needed to efficiently develop IoT solutions (communication services, industrial protocol implementations). (eclipse.org)
  • The IoT working group will identify and maintain common use cases that represent typical IoT environments. (eclipse.org)
  • To accomplish this charge, the Policies and Practices Work Group will identify policies and practices of government agencies and the private sector that will facilitate accomplishing these goals and highlight opportunities and examples for achieving them. (cdc.gov)
  • This working group focused on plants and plant products, as they had been the main focus of the conference. (fao.org)
  • We need to get a clearer view on how the brain works at the personalised level of each individual, its recovery mechanism, learning performance, and that is why data analytics is important," he said during the 26th annual scientific meting of Malaysian Society of Neurosciences (MSN) at a hotel in Ipoh recently. (thestar.com.my)
  • Workshop participants discussed creating a working group on nanomaterials that would provide advice on scientific and technical principles related to nanomaterials under REACH. (nanotech-now.com)
  • The IoT Industry Working Group will work on the requirements and specifications to support the integration of IoT tooling, with relevant Eclipse tooling that is used by developers of the Enterprise and Web applications who integrate with IoT embedded and server applications. (eclipse.org)
  • The Health Information Technology Working Group (HITWG) works to enable and support the widespread interoperability of data related to kidney health among healthcare software applications to optimize CKD detection and management. (nih.gov)
  • The IEEE Standards Association also offers free web hosting for Working Groups, as well as Professional Services to support your activities. (ieee.org)
  • We are impressed by the combined expertise and experience of the Working Group and are committed to doing everything we can to support its success. (hhs.gov)
  • New Directions, a nonprofit veterans support group, is one of the agencies that's terrified about the possibility of Englander's proposal sailing through the City Council, where it could be put to a vote in the next few weeks. (latimes.com)
  • A Charlottetown woman who's licensed to use medical marijuana wants to start a support group for others using the medicinal herb. (cbc.ca)
  • Kat Murphy wants to set up a medical marijuana support group in P.E.I. (cbc.ca)
  • Kat Murphy will hold an information session Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Murphy Centre in Charlottetown to form the P.E.I. Medical Marijuana Support group. (cbc.ca)
  • The OPC Foundation provides support to other consortiums and standard organizations to develop the OPC UA companion specifications via an infrastructure known as joint working groups (JWG). (opcfoundation.org)
  • The DWG works with the National Agricultural Library to support and promote their data services, such as the Ag Data Commons and the Driving Innovation through Data in Agriculture (DIDAg) workshop. (agnic.org)
  • Thompson's comments were timed with a report from the Obesity Working Group of the Food and Drug Administration , stressing a theme of "calories count. (sourcewatch.org)
  • The group had been expected to report within a year but it became bogged down with matters of process ( CMAJ 2009. (cmaj.ca)
  • The JSWG presented to these forums, as well as to Member State Delegations, their most recent report on the individual and collective work to implement Summit mandates and commitments entitled, " Achievements of the Summits of the Americas: From Mar del Plata to Port of Spain . (summit-americas.org)
  • The report results from seven years' work by a dedicated group drawn from the World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church. (oikoumene.org)
  • On behalf of the Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches we are pleased to present its Seventh Report to its parent bodies and recommend its study. (oikoumene.org)
  • In doing so we have gone beyond, both in our report and in our work, a narrow interpretation of our mandate. (oikoumene.org)
  • In this Seventh Report, it offers to its parent bodies an account of its work since the WCC assembly at Canberra in 1991. (oikoumene.org)
  • Analyses of AERS and VAERS data must confront several difficulties including adverse event recognition, underreporting, biases, estimation of population exposure, report quality, and, most importantly, no denominator or control group of persons not taking the medication. (rutgers.edu)
  • The borough Planning Department's has been working on revisions to the borough code regulating gravel pits for nearly a year, Best said during the assembly's Lands Committee meeting Tuesday. (peninsulaclarion.com)
  • The Federal Working Group on Bone Disease is an interagency committee focusing on osteoporosis, Paget's disease, and other bone disorders. (nih.gov)
  • The Joint Working Group is comprised of the AAMC's Group on Education Affairs (GEA) Continuing Education and Improvement (CEI) Section Steering Committee and the leadership of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME). (aamc.org)
  • Each sheriff's office shall provide information and data as requested by the working group. (mass.gov)
  • The Data Governance Working Group implements the plans and priorities of the Strategic Information Group (SIG). (bu.edu)
  • The working group is focused on incorporating CKD data into electronic health records in a consistent and searchable manner, and improving management of CKD populations using HIT. (nih.gov)
  • Learn more about the working group process and review the draft set of CKD care plan data elements . (nih.gov)
  • The working group is currently discussing data breach notification legislation, as well as looking at how to embed principles of fairness and non-discrimination into automated algorithmic decision-making and machine learning processes. (cdt.org)
  • The work group will address the first phase of the study, finalizing the study plan and identifying relevant data sources for exploring the feasibility of transitioning the entry-level degree for the PTA to a bachelor's degree. (apta.org)
  • A monophyletic group of monocotyledonous angiosperms that are united by DNA sequence data as well as the general chemical apomorphy of cell-wall bound, UV-fluorescent ferulates (e.g., ferulic, coumaric, dicoumaric acids). (sdsu.edu)
  • The "microbiome" group studied and developed models and methods for effective analysis of microbiome data in the context of predicting health outcomes and inferring the underlying biological processes. (samsi.info)
  • Greetings from the leadership team of International Health Climate Change and Health Working Group. (google.com)
  • Are you working, or have you worked in health programs related to climate change? (google.com)
  • Working with leaders in the CKD HIT field, the working group has developed several model cases highlighting pragmatic examples of CKD population health management efforts implemented at various institutions. (nih.gov)
  • Federal regulations aimed at reducing the amount of salt in prepared foods would be too cumbersome, complex and expensive to implement, according to Health Canada's Sodium Working Group (SWG). (cmaj.ca)
  • Working with clinicians and health care professionals to better detect and manage patients with obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and associated metabolic disorders. (etsu.edu)
  • The National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures is working to develop an action agenda for strengthening the nation's approach to protecting the public from harmful chemical exposures. (cdc.gov)
  • The boycott also raises the largely unexplored question of how much blame corporations should bear for work they perform under Government supervision at Government-owned plants, even if that work results in health problems for employees and local residents, and causes widespread environmental damage. (nytimes.com)
  • The NIH AI/AN Health Communications and Information Work Group provides a forum for health education and communications staff from across the NIH to share strategies and effective communication approaches to develop and disseminate health information to American Indian and Alaska Native communities. (nih.gov)
  • Earlier work on electronic surveillance reporting from public health reference laboratories is very relevant here (e.g. (rutgers.edu)
  • Chaired by Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt, the group is comprised of senior officials from twelve agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Commerce, the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). (ansi.org)
  • This working group worked with experts and those interested in working with mobile health tools across statistical, computational and health domains. (samsi.info)
  • With regard to the issues of nutrient use, manure management, and sustainable and resilient agricultural systems, the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) should pay special attention to the climate, socio-economic and environmental harm caused by the use of synthetic nitrogen fertilisers, in contrast to the multiple advantages conferred through the use of agroecological practices. (climatenetwork.org)
  • Contact the Group Liaison Voice your interest with a single click. (ieee.org)
  • Do you have a liaison with other associations, working commissions or task groups having similarities and/or complementarities with COST Action TU 1406 (please indicate these)? (google.com)
  • The groups are domain-specific and focus on discussion or activity around a specific subject area. (wikipedia.org)
  • In large organisations, working groups are prevalent, and the focus is always on individual goals, performance and accountabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The primary focus of the EGAPP Project is an independent, non-federal Working Group established in April, 2005. (cdc.gov)
  • The Ad hoc Working Group Microorganisms will focus on matters related to biocides containing microorganisms (microbial active substances). (europa.eu)
  • You will attend one focus group session lasting 1.5 hours. (k-state.edu)
  • What tools, materials, or lessons learned have you used in your work related to climate change? (google.com)
  • Harley Medical Group, the UK s largest cosmetic surgery provider, has found that a growing number of patients are funding their cosmetic surgery procedures by working a second job or putting in extra hours due to the current poor economic climate. (webwire.com)
  • The Working Group has in the past chosen to remove features from the draft for reasons of maturity. (w3.org)
  • FSWG provides a forum for publishers, ISPs, social networking sites, internet platforms, and civil liberties groups to share information on pending litigation, legislative proposals, and other policy initiatives related to free expression, censorship, filtering, and the role of intermediaries. (cdt.org)
  • Starting a Meetup Group is the perfect way to share your interests and spark new friendships. (meetup.com)
  • The goal of the Systematic Reviews Working Group (SRWG) is to share best practices and provide educational opportunities related to conducting systematic reviews in the fields of agriculture and natural resources. (agnic.org)
  • Talk with working moms who share your interests, career, family situation, or live near you! (workitmom.com)
  • Among them is Kmara (Enough), the Georgian student group that spearheaded the street protests that led to Shevardnadze's resignation. (rferl.org)
  • KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Uganda's government has outlawed the activist group that has since last year led popular protests against official corruption and the high cost of living, saying it had become a force for instability. (salon.com)
  • The consortium usually has an annual "Technical Plenary and All Working Group" face-to-face meeting week (a.k.a "TPAC") and this group typically has a f2f meeting during that week. (w3.org)