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Diabetic Healthcare Awareness In Malaysia: The Role Of ...

Method In 1980, a similar research found that informative and readability was the general characteristics chosen for health posters. From those articles, there is no fixed method to evaluate the effectiveness of health promotion posters. However, there are approaches in other previous studies that have proven to be practical and useful.

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Blood Sugar Regulation For Cardiovascular Health Promotion And ...

Type 2 diabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

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The Nanotechnology Race Between China And The United ...

The nanotechnology race between China and the United States. ... The State Engineering Research Center for Nanotechnology and Applications in Shanghai, National Institute of Nanotechnology and Engineering in Tianjin, Zhejiang-California International NanoSystems Institute, International Innovation Incubator of Nanotechnology, in Suzhou ...

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China And The United States-Global Partners, Competitors ...

The Shanghai Nanotechnology Promotion Center is one of the principal supporters to support local nanotechnology R&D with an annual budget of about $14.7 M. Tianjin is also a city obtaining intense investment from local government for nanotechnology R&D. Recently, local governments in Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces also increased funding for ...

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Practical Implications Of Differential Discounting In Cost ...

Belgium also recently adopted differential discounting at rates of 3% and 1.5% for costs and effects respectively [17]. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in England and Wales used differential discounting from its inception with rates of 6% and 1.5...

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Urban Environmental Governance Innovations In China ...

New environmental laws, such as the Cleaner Production Promotion Law (of 2002) , the Environmental Information Disclosure Decree (of 2008), and the Law on Promoting Circular Economy (of 2009), and new environmental policy instruments, such as voluntary agreements [4 ¢] and emission trading [5 ¢¢], point at a harmonisation of China's ...

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Assessing An Experimental Approach To Industrial Policy ...

In this respect our results are again similar to those in the Dutch innovation voucher scheme, where follow-up after 18 months suggested no evidence of persistent additionality effects either in the formation of new partnerships or the development of new products or processes (Cornet et al., 2007).

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Spirulina - An Overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Commercial brands of Spirulina are used for the health promotion of weight loss, diabetes, high blood pressure, and hypertension (Iwata, 1990). There are some reports emphasizing its antiviral properties and anticancer effects ( Mishima et al., 1998 ).

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Healing Environment: A Review Of The Impact Of Physical ...

Whilst it is common to think of Release Management as the final promotion of a component into a production environment we take a far broader view of the release management process ranging from the strategy of establishing quarterly, monthly or fortnightly release windows, prioritising the contents of each release, understanding the complex ...

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The Equivalence Of EPS And EIFS Based On The Same Crack ...

This paper reviews variable amplitude (VA) fatigue crack growth rate descriptions and then reports on methods for establishing starting crack sizes in...

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Fatigue Crack Growth Under Flight Spectrum Loading With ...

Fatigue crack growth under flight spectrum loading with superposed biaxial loading due to fuselage cabin pressure ... The cruciform test coupon design is intended to serve ongoing research goals that include development of a standard coupon geometry to ... Chang JB, Hudson CM, editors. Methods and models for predicting fatigue crack growth ...

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Effects Of Phased Education On Attitudes Toward Organ ...

The public education program for the promotion of organ donation and counseling families of potential brain dead patients has various components; the fundamental ones being giving precise information, as well as explaining the social significance of organ donation, ...

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Robust Multiperiod Inventory Model With A New Type Of Buy ...

Robust multiperiod inventory model with a new type of buy one get one promotion: ... As the globalization of markets accelerates competition among companies, sales promotion, which refers to short-term incentives promoting the sale of a product or service, plays a prominent role.

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Phytomedicine | All Journal Issues | ScienceDirect.com

Read the latest articles of Phytomedicine at ScienceDirect.com, Elsevier's leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature

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Phytomedicine | Journal | ScienceDirect.com

Read the latest articles of Phytomedicine at ScienceDirect.com, Elsevier's leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature

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Corporate Bonds And Structured Financial Products ...

This chapter discusses several bond market instruments that present variations in the basic plain vanilla bond. Floating-rate notes (FRNs) are bonds that have variable rates of interest. The coupon rate is linked to a specified index and changes periodically as the index changes.

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Do Nurses' Personal Health Behaviours Impact On Their ...

Nurses who reported confidence and skills around health promotion practice were more likely to raise lifestyle issues with patients, irrespective of their own personal health behaviours. The two studies included in the review that examined patient responses noted that the perceived credibility of a public health message was not enhanced by being delivered by a nurse who reported adopting healthy ...

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Directing Filtration To Narrow Molecular Weight ...

The immobilized amount of enzyme was calculated by (6) M imm = C ini. x V ini. − C per. x V per. − C ret. x V ret. − C rin. x V rin. where M imm is the immobilized mass of enzyme, C ini., C per., C ret. and C rin. represent enzyme concentrations in the feed, permeate, retentate and rinsing solution respectively. V is the volume of the ...

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Integrated Strategies To Accelerate The Adoption Of ...

Based on the alignment between these two literatures, we developed an adaptable, evidenced-based strategy for program developers to most effectively accelerate the adoption of cycling for transportation in areas where physical barriers are few. A brief case study affirms the effectiveness of this approach.

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Buffalo Milk - An Overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Buffalo milk is nearly twice as rich in fat and about 30% higher in total solids than cow milk. Due to differences in the qualitative aspects and physico-chemical properties of milk constituents from those of bovine milk, buffalo milk cheese has certain distinct characteristics.

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Crystal Structure Of Phyllogen, A Phyllody-inducing ...

Another plant-codon-optimized PHYL1 OY (PHYL1 OY opt2), synthesized using a GeneArt Strings service (Thermo Fisher Scientific), was used for all other analyses in this study. Crystal structure comparison between AvrRps4 C and PHYL1 OY. (A) Structure overlay of AvrRps4 C and PHYL1 OY. (B) Helical wheel diagrams of each helix of AvrRps4 C. The ...

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Floating Zone Furnace Equipped With A High Power Laser Of ...

The total laser beam intensity is designed at 1 kW to grow single crystals of refractory materials having a high melting temperature exceeding 2000 C. In the LFZ, a raw material rod is heated by using a laser beam emitted from a beam-head composed of several lenses to realize the optimal irradiation light.

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Laser Hot-wire Cladding Of Co-Cr-W Metal Cored Wire ...

Laser hot-wire cladding (LHWC) is a hybrid deposition process where the wire is preheated by resistant heat during the deposition process. This process can dramatically increase the deposition efficiency and the material utilization rate.

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Factors Affecting The Effectiveness Of Police Performance ...

The results showed that all of the motivators had a positive relationship with the work performance of the Metropolitan Police officers. Metropolitan Police had high levels of satisfaction with the motivators associated with achievement, recognition, work itself, and responsibility, whereas promotion (one of the factors of motivation) was rated as at a fair level of satisfaction ().

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Visual Hallucinations Due To Rivastigmine Transdermal ...

In addition to its' oral forms, it is the first cholinesterase inhibitor to be approved as a transdermal patch (TDP) which is applied once daily. It has three sizes; 5, 10, 15 cm 2 releasing 4.6, 9.5, and 13.3 mg rivastigmine/24 hours, respectively, and available in several countries worldwide 3.

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Coupon Response In Services - ScienceDirect

In an empirical investigation of direct mail coupon effects on brand choice behavior, Bawa and Shoemaker (1987) found a significant increase in purchase probability following coupon redemption for subjects classified as new or infrequent users of a brand.

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Gifts To Physicians From The Pharmaceutical Industry: An ...

Gifts to physicians by the pharmaceutical industry pose numerous ethical questions. Although individual patients and physicians may benefit financially and educationally from certain gifts, the risk of bias resulting from such gifts makes them ethically challenging.

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Facebook Likes And Public Opinion: Predicting The 2015 ...

Prior research evidence suggests that social media is an important indicator for guiding user behavior and steering their preferences in such contexts as brand promotion, sales prediction, website promotion and political elections (Cameron et al., 2015, Gerodimos and Justinussen, 2015, Kudeshia et al., 2016, Petrocchi et al., 2015).

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Experimental Investigation On Chemically Treated Bamboo ...

Experimental investigation on chemically treated bamboo reinforced concrete beams and columns. ... Bamboo is a fast growing wood like substance belongs to the grass family Poaceae. ... This research is financially supported by Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India. ...

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Global Heart | The North Karelia Project | ScienceDirect.com

Contribution of the North Karelia Project to International Work in CVD and NCD Prevention and Health Promotion. Pekka Puska, Tiina Laatikainen, Vesa Korpelainen, Erkki Vartiainen. Pages 243-246 Download PDF. Article preview. PERSPECTIVES FROM NHLBI.

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Career Barriers For Women Executives And The Glass Ceiling ...

The situation where gender pay gaps are typically wider at the top of the wage distribution is known as the 'glass ceiling'. It is one of the most compelling metaphors recently used for analyzing inequality between men and women in the workplace, in order to describe a barrier to further advancement once women have attained a certain level.

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The Heart Smart Cardiovascular School Health Promotion ...

While most school-based programs target specific behaviors or enlist singular intervention modalities, the Heart Smart cardiovascular school health promotion targeted the total school environment with a multidisciplinary approach to prompt the school's varied institutions to implement changes in curriculum, school lunch, and physical education.

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A Menagerie Of Promotional Characters: Promoting Food To ...

Results. Products featuring promotional characters on packaging (n = 352) were predominantly less-healthful food and beverages (76%). Nutritional composition varied significantly by character type, with 69% of products with sportspersons, celebrities, or movie tie-ins being healthful, compared with 48% of licensed and 21% of company-owned characters.

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Review Of Current Nuclear Fallout Codes - ScienceDirect

To validate nuclear fallout codes, the simulated data must be accurately compared to observed data. The codes must also be tested with varied detonation scenarios that include variation in height of burst (HOB), weapon yield, and meteorological data ( Bastrup-Birk et al., 1998 ).

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Off-label And Unlicensed Drug Use In Children Population ...

Consequently, off-label drug use in children have been extensive in the pediatric population. Therefore, this creates an ethical dilemma for the physicians who have to choose between depriving a child of potential therapeutic benefits and using a drug despite the lack of pediatric experience.

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Creating A Culture Of Prevention In Occupational Safety ...

In a safety culture, the emphasis is on the protection of health, whereas a prevention culture emphasizes both the protection and promotion of health , . In a safety culture, the covered population consists mainly of employees in high-risk industries, such as the nuclear and petrochemical industries and mass transportation, and small businesses ...

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Finite Element Study Of Composite Cuff ... - ScienceDirect

The frame and connection stiffness of the improved cuff are about the same as for the model of the 6.35 mm thick cuff (Specimen 10), even though the volume of cuff material used is about 40% less. When compared to the model of the 3.20 mm thick cuff, there is a significant improvement in the frame stiffness (by 17%), and the connection ...

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Enhanced Tumor Therapy Via Drug Co-delivery And In Situ ...

To enhance tumor therapy via drug co-delivery and vascular-promoting strategy, a novel polymeric hybrid micelle system with precise ratiometric drug delivery property was designed for co-delivering angiogenic and antitumor drugs, i.e. nitric oxide (NO) and paclitaxel (PTX).

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Radiologist Professional Payments After Mitigation Of CMS ...

Introduction. Enabled by the Balanced Budget Act of 2005, CMS first implemented its multiple-procedure payment reduction (MPPR) initiative in 2006 , disproportionately affecting medical imaging .That policy resulted in a 25% reduction in technical component (TC) payments for advanced diagnostic imaging (eg, CT, MRI) of contiguous body parts (eg, head and neck, abdomen and pelvis) performed on ...

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Pain Pathway - An Overview | ScienceDirect Topics

The pain pathways in the body are very complex and only briefly summarized here. In short, opioids reduce the signaling and processing of pain pathways through a variety of receptor types, receptor locations, and complex interactions. Endogenous opioids (endorphins, enkephalins, and dynorphins) stimulate the opioid receptors.

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Marketing Strategy And Marketing Performance Measurement ...

Though marketing performance measurement has long been a concern for literature and companies, the relationship between marketing strategy and marketing performance measurement system (MPMS) design is a substantially uncovered topic.

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Condom Promotion, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment ...

The Lancet Public health Condom promotion, sexually transmitted diseases treatment, and declining incidence of HIV-1 infection in female Zairian sex workers M. Laga MD * a * Correspondence to: Dr Marie Laga, Department of Infection and Immunity, Division of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium M. Alary MD a F. Behets MPH a J. Goeman MD a ...

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Responding To The Challenges Of Globalization: Human ...

Later legislation such as the Vocational Training Law in 1969 and the amended version of the Human Resources Development Promotion Law in 1985 provided the basic principles for government to be involved in HRD (Kitaura, 1996). However, this legislation is outdated and there is a need for new legislation to be established.

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Educational Vouchers For Universal Pre-schools - ScienceDirect

This article considers two issues regarding preschool education. First, it provides a brief set of arguments for government funding of universal, pre-school education. Second, it explores the applicability of a voucher plan using a regulated market approach for the funding of universal, pre-school education.

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Uptake Of Three Sulfonamides From Contaminated Soil By ...

Uptake of three sulfonamides from contaminated soil by pakchoi cabbage. ... concentrations of 1-25 mg/kg SAs spiked in soil were selected. The majority of researches focused on single antibiotic uptake by plant from soil (Dolliver et al., 2007, ... Download full-size image;

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Occurrence Of Seventeen Veterinary Antibiotics And ...

Concerning the specific antibiotics within this group, they increased in the following order: OTC > CTC > DOX > TC. The maximum concentration was 415.00 μg/kg for OTC. The detection rate of TCs was as high as 54.72%, which may be due to their wide-spread use in animal husbandry for the disease treatment and growth promotion.

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The Relationship Between Discounts And Premiums And Value ...

The aim of this topic is to provide a different view on the theory of value investing through exploration of discounts and premiums. Method of discounts and premiums comes from the field of business valuation and answers the question, why the price of certain stock is overvalued or undervalued compared in contrast with an average.

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Markups, Quantity Risk, And Bidding Strategies At Treasury ...

D.P. Simon, Treasury coupon auctions 55 Table 4 Regressions of changes in when-issued rates from 5 minutes before to 5 minutes after auction result announcements on the aggressiveness of bidding at auctions, measured by the markup at Treasury coupon auctions or the spread between auction average rates and contemporaneous when-issued rates, and ...

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Inventory Rationing With Multiple Demand Classes: The Case ...

Inventory rationing with multiple demand classes: The case of group buying ... Define α = p g / p s as the discount ratio. ... C. Li, R. Zhang, Group buying mechanisms under quantity discount, Working Paper, University of California at Davis, 2010. Google Scholar. R. Chen, P. RomaGroup buying ...

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Bounds On The Autocorrelation Of Admissible Stochastic ...

Highlights Study the autocorrelation of the stochastic discount factor. Use asset data to restrict its admissible region and obtain an autocorrelation bound. Find that admissible autocorrelation are negative but greater than −0.02. Show misspecification of consumption-based models with respect to the bound. Examine admissibility of factor models and appropriateness of empirical factors.

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