ownership

Summary

Summary: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Number and ownership profiles of cats and dogs in the UK
    J K Murray
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU
    Vet Rec 166:163-8. 2010
  2. pmc Mosquito nets in a rural area of Western Kenya: ownership, use and quality
    Sophia Githinji
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds P, O, Box 43640 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 9:250. 2010
  3. pmc Heterogeneous mobile phone ownership and usage patterns in Kenya
    Amy Wesolowski
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35319. 2012
  4. pmc Ownership and usage of mosquito nets after four years of large-scale free distribution in Papua New Guinea
    Manuel W Hetzel
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, PO Box 60, Goroka, EHP 441, Papua New Guinea
    Malar J 11:192. 2012
  5. ncbi Estimating wealth effects without expenditure data--or tears: an application to educational enrollments in states of India
    D Filmer
    Development Research Group, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Demography 38:115-32. 2001
  6. pmc Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya
    Harrysone E Atieli
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:113. 2011
  7. pmc Spatial distribution of bednet coverage under routine distribution through the public health sector in a rural district in Kenya
    Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25949. 2011
  8. pmc A stitch in time: a cross-sectional survey looking at long lasting insecticide-treated bed net ownership, utilization and attrition in SNNPR, Ethiopia
    Esey Batisso
    1Malaria Consortium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 11:183. 2012
  9. pmc Assessing bed net use and non-use after long-lasting insecticidal net distribution: a simple framework to guide programmatic strategies
    Jodi L Vanden Eng
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, 4770 Buford Hwy MS F 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:133. 2010
  10. ncbi Physical activity levels, ownership of goods promoting sedentary behaviour and risk of myocardial infarction: results of the INTERHEART study
    Claes Held
    Departments of Medical Sciences and Cardiology, Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 33:452-66. 2012

Research Grants

  1. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
  4. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Asoka Srinivasan; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
  7. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Herman Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
  9. Humanization of a mouse anti-OX40 monoclonal antibody to treat cancer
    Andrew D Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 2012
  10. Understanding the malaria-poverty vicious circle
    MARCIA CALDAS DE CASTRO; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications274 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Number and ownership profiles of cats and dogs in the UK
    J K Murray
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU
    Vet Rec 166:163-8. 2010
    ..Cats were more likely to be owned by semi-urban/rural households and by female respondents. Dog ownership significantly decreased the likelihood of cat ownership, and respondents aged 65 years or more were less likely ..
  2. pmc Mosquito nets in a rural area of Western Kenya: ownership, use and quality
    Sophia Githinji
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds P, O, Box 43640 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 9:250. 2010
    ..Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are regarded as one of the most effective strategies to prevent malaria in Africa. This study analyses the use and quality of nets owned by households in an area of high net coverage...
  3. pmc Heterogeneous mobile phone ownership and usage patterns in Kenya
    Amy Wesolowski
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35319. 2012
    ..across the continent, but very little is known about the social and geographical heterogeneities in mobile phone ownership among African populations...
  4. pmc Ownership and usage of mosquito nets after four years of large-scale free distribution in Papua New Guinea
    Manuel W Hetzel
    Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, PO Box 60, Goroka, EHP 441, Papua New Guinea
    Malar J 11:192. 2012
    ..With the aim of achieving 80% ownership and usage, a country-wide campaign distributed two million free long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs).
  5. ncbi Estimating wealth effects without expenditure data--or tears: an application to educational enrollments in states of India
    D Filmer
    Development Research Group, World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
    Demography 38:115-32. 2001
    ..We proxy wealth by constructing a linear index from asset ownership indicators, using principal-components analysis to derive weights...
  6. pmc Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya
    Harrysone E Atieli
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:113. 2011
    ..This study examined ITN ownership and underlying factors for among-household variation in use, and malaria transmission in two highland regions of ..
  7. pmc Spatial distribution of bednet coverage under routine distribution through the public health sector in a rural district in Kenya
    Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25949. 2011
    ..We use data from a population-based census to examine the extent of, and factors correlated with, ownership of bednets...
  8. pmc A stitch in time: a cross-sectional survey looking at long lasting insecticide-treated bed net ownership, utilization and attrition in SNNPR, Ethiopia
    Esey Batisso
    1Malaria Consortium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Malar J 11:183. 2012
    ..Evidence from the region suggests that large-scale net ownership rapidly increased over a relatively short period of time...
  9. pmc Assessing bed net use and non-use after long-lasting insecticidal net distribution: a simple framework to guide programmatic strategies
    Jodi L Vanden Eng
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, 4770 Buford Hwy MS F 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:133. 2010
    ..Their appropriate and consistent use is essential to preventing malaria, but ITN use often lags behind ITN ownership. In order to increase ITN use, it is necessary to devise strategies that accurately identify, differentiate, and ..
  10. ncbi Physical activity levels, ownership of goods promoting sedentary behaviour and risk of myocardial infarction: results of the INTERHEART study
    Claes Held
    Departments of Medical Sciences and Cardiology, Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 33:452-66. 2012
    To evaluate the association between occupational and leisure-time physical activity (PA), ownership of goods promoting sedentary behaviour, and the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in different socio-economic populations of the world...
  11. ncbi Neural signatures of body ownership: a sensory network for bodily self-consciousness
    Manos Tsakiris
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 17:2235-44. 2007
    Body ownership refers to the special perceptual status of one's own body, which makes bodily sensations seem unique to oneself...
  12. pmc Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets
    Allen Hightower
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control, Center for Global Health, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Malar J 9:183. 2010
    ..The feasibility of a distribution strategy aimed at a high-risk target group to meet bed net ownership and usage targets is evaluated.
  13. ncbi Design of a Community Ownership and Preparedness Index: using data to inform the capacity development of community-based groups
    Tom Thomas
    Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices, New Delhi, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii26-33. 2012
    ..However, it is challenging to define, measure and assess community participation and ownership of a programme, especially at scale.
  14. ncbi From part- to whole-body ownership in the multisensory brain
    Valeria I Petkova
    Brain, Body and Self Laboratory, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Retzius vag 8, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Curr Biol 21:1118-22. 2011
    The question of how we experience ownership of an entire body distinct from the external world is a fundamental problem in psychology and neuroscience [1-6]...
  15. pmc Determinants of health insurance ownership among South African women
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:17. 2005
    ..models show that individual- and household- level variables are important determinants of health insurance ownership. There is however a dearth of such studies in sub-Saharan Africa...
  16. pmc Ownership and usage of insecticide-treated bed nets after free distribution via a voucher system in two provinces of Mozambique
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Malar J 9:222. 2010
    ..A survey to evaluate ITN ownership and usage post-campaign was conducted.
  17. pmc Bed net ownership, use and perceptions among women seeking antenatal care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): opportunities for improved maternal and child health
    Audrey Pettifor
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:331. 2008
    To describe malaria knowledge, attitudes toward malaria and bed net use, levels of ownership and use of bed nets, and factors associated with ownership and use among pregnant women attending their first antenatal care (ANC) visit in ..
  18. ncbi Dog ownership, health and physical activity: a critical review of the literature
    Hayley Cutt
    The RESIDE Project, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Health Place 13:261-72. 2007
    This review examines the association between dog ownership and adult physical activity levels...
  19. pmc Ownership and use of mobile phones among health workers, caregivers of sick children and adult patients in Kenya: cross-sectional national survey
    Dejan Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health Cluster, KEMRI Wellcome Trust University of Oxford Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Global Health 9:20. 2013
    ..To inform policy makers about the feasibility of facility-based SMS interventions, the coverage data on mobile phone ownership and SMS use among health workers and patients are needed.
  20. pmc Geographical factors affecting bed net ownership, a tool for the elimination of Anopheles-transmitted lymphatic filariasis in hard-to-reach communities
    Michelle C Stanton
    Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e53755. 2013
    ..This study examined the geographical factors that influence bed net ownership in DRC in order to identify hard-to-reach communities that need to be better targeted...
  21. ncbi [Long-lasting insecticide - treated bednet ownership, retention and usage one year after their distribution in Loreto, Peru]
    Angel Rosas-Aguirre
    Proyecto PAMAFRO, Organismo Andino de Salud Convenio Hipólito Unanue, Lima, Peru
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 28:228-36. 2011
    To assess long-lasting insecticide - treated bednet (LLITN) ownership, retention and usage one year after their distribution in Loreto, Peru.
  22. ncbi The benefits of human-companion animal interaction: a review
    Sandra B Barker
    The School of Medicine Center for Human Animal Interaction, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 35:487-95. 2008
    ..Studies focusing on the benefits of pet ownership are presented first, followed by research on the benefits of interacting with companion animals that are not ..
  23. pmc Disturbances in body ownership in schizophrenia: evidence from the rubber hand illusion and case study of a spontaneous out-of-body experience
    Katharine N Thakkar
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27089. 2011
    A weakened sense of self may contribute to psychotic experiences. Body ownership, one component of self-awareness, can be studied with the rubber hand illusion (RHI)...
  24. ncbi I move, therefore I am: a new theoretical framework to investigate agency and ownership
    Matthis Synofzik
    Centre for Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Conscious Cogn 17:411-24. 2008
    ..We provide a new systematic account of two of its main features, the sense of agency and the sense of ownership, demonstrating that although both features appear as phenomenally uniform, they each in fact are complex ..
  25. ncbi Indigenous health part 1: determinants and disease patterns
    Michael Gracey
    Unity of First People of Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Lancet 374:65-75. 2009
    ..Indigenous people should be encouraged, trained, and enabled to become increasingly involved in overcoming these challenges...
  26. pmc Psychologically induced cooling of a specific body part caused by the illusory ownership of an artificial counterpart
    G Lorimer Moseley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Oxford University, Oxford OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13169-73. 2008
    The sense of body ownership represents a fundamental aspect of our self-awareness, but is disrupted in many neurological, psychiatric, and psychological conditions that are also characterized by disruption of skin temperature regulation, ..
  27. ncbi Insecticide-treated net ownership and usage in Niger after a nationwide integrated campaign
    Julie Thwing
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:827-34. 2008
    ..We evaluated the campaign effectiveness, net retention, insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, and usage.
  28. pmc Household ownership and use of insecticide treated nets among target groups after implementation of a national voucher programme in the United Republic of Tanzania: plausibility study using three annual cross sectional household surveys
    Kara Hanson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 339:b2434. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of the Tanzania National Voucher Scheme on the coverage and equitable distribution of insecticide treated nets, used to prevent malaria, to pregnant women and their infants...
  29. ncbi Dialysis facility ownership and epoetin dosing in patients receiving hemodialysis
    Mae Thamer
    Medical Technology and Practice Patterns Institute, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    JAMA 297:1667-74. 2007
    ..The type of facility (profit, chain, and affiliation status) at which a patient receives dialysis might affect epoetin dosing patterns and has implications for future epoetin policies...
  30. pmc Factors associated with dog ownership and contact with dogs in a UK community
    Carri Westgarth
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, Cheshire, UK
    BMC Vet Res 3:5. 2007
    ..This census-based, epidemiological study aimed to investigate factors associated with dog ownership and contact with dogs, in a semi-rural community of 1278 households in Cheshire, UK.
  31. ncbi Body of research--ownership and use of human tissue
    R Alta Charo
    School of Law and the School of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1517-9. 2006
  32. ncbi Monitoring community mobilisation and organisational capacity among high-risk groups in a large-scale HIV prevention programme in India: selected findings using a Community Ownership and Preparedness Index
    Pradeep Narayanan
    Research and Consultancies, Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices, C 75, South Extension, Part II, New Delhi 110049, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:ii34-41. 2012
    ..In a participatory approach to health and development interventions, defining and measuring community mobilisation is important, but it is challenging to do this effectively, especially at scale...
  33. pmc Linguistic analysis of project ownership for undergraduate research experiences
    D I Hanauer
    Department of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 11:378-85. 2012
    We used computational linguistic and content analyses to explore the concept of project ownership for undergraduate research...
  34. ncbi Effect of the ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for transplantation
    P P Garg
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:1653-60. 1999
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of for-profit ownership of dialysis facilities on patients' survival and referral for possible transplantation.
  35. ncbi Factors associated with cat ownership in a community in the UK
    C Westgarth
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, Cheshire CH64 7TE
    Vet Rec 166:354-7. 2010
    A census-based epidemiological study was carried out to investigate factors associated with cat ownership in a semi-rural community of 1278 households in Cheshire, UK...
  36. pmc Country ownership and capacity building: the next buzzwords in health systems strengthening or a truly new approach to development?
    Jessica Goldberg
    Boston University Center for Global Health and Development, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:531. 2012
    ..In 2009, the U.S. Global Health Initiative made country ownership and capacity building keystones of U.S...
  37. ncbi Incidence of canine rabies in N'Djaména, Chad
    U Kayali
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Socinstrasse 57, P O Box, CH 4002 Basle, Switzerland
    Prev Vet Med 61:227-33. 2003
    ..Most rabid dogs would be accessible to parenteral vaccination. Pilot vaccination campaigns are needed to determine the success of dog mass vaccination in N'Djaména as a way to prevent animal and human rabies...
  38. pmc Ownership and use of insecticide-treated nets during pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: a review
    Megha Singh
    Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Malar J 12:268. 2013
    ..This review summarizes recent evidence regarding the correlation between ownership and use of ITNs and the determinants of both, in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa, and reviews interventions ..
  39. pmc Examining equity in access to long-lasting insecticide nets and artemisinin-based combination therapy in Anambra State, Nigeria
    Chinyere O Mbachu
    Health Policy Research Group, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, and Department of Community Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:315. 2012
    ..This study was carried out to determine the level of coverage and access to LLINs and ACTs amongst different SES groups...
  40. pmc Family pet ownership during childhood: findings from a UK birth cohort and implications for public health research
    Carri Westgarth
    School of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Neston, Cheshire, CH64 7TE, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3704-29. 2010
    ..of Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) have proposed that there are health benefits and risks associated with pet ownership. However, accurately demonstrating and understanding these relationships first requires a better knowledge of ..
  41. ncbi Hospital ownership and medical services: market mix, spillover effects, and nonprofit objectives
    Jill R Horwitz
    University of Michigan and NBER, USA
    J Health Econ 28:924-37. 2009
    Hospitals operate in markets with varied demographic, competitive, and ownership characteristics, yet research on ownership tends to examine hospitals in isolation...
  42. ncbi Initial ownership in bargaining: introducing the giving, splitting, and taking ultimatum bargaining game
    Marijke C Leliveld
    Leiden University, Institute for Psychological Research, Social and Organizational Psychology Unit, Leiden, Netherlands
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 34:1214-25. 2008
    In three experiments, the authors studied the role of initial ownership of property in bargaining behavior. For this purpose, they created three new variations of the Ultimatum Bargaining Game (UBG): giving, splitting, and taking UBGs...
  43. ncbi Analysis of solicitation of client concerns in companion animal practice
    Laura M A Dysart
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 238:1609-15. 2011
    ..To examine veterinarian solicitation of client concerns in companion animal practice...
  44. ncbi Health savings accounts--the ownership society in health care
    James C Robinson
    Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1199-202. 2005
  45. ncbi Changes in hospital quality after conversion in ownership status
    Mehdi Farsi
    Department of Economics, University of Lugano, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum, WEC, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 4:211-30. 2004
    ..Both conversions are found to have some adverse consequences: Hospitals that converted to FP form show an increase in AMI mortality rates, while those converted to NFP status indicate an increase in CHF mortality outcomes...
  46. ncbi Estimated and predicted changes in the cat population of Australian households from 1979 to 2005
    F C Baldock
    AusVet Animal Health Services, PO Box 3180, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101
    Aust Vet J 81:289-92. 2003
    ..To estimate and predict changes in the cat population of Australian households from 1979 to 2005...
  47. ncbi Changes in hospital performance after ownership conversions
    Yu Chu Shen
    Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington DC 20037, USA
    Inquiry 40:217-34. 2003
    This paper examines the effects of ownership conversions on hospital performance between 1987 and 1998 in areas of financial performance, staffing, capacity, and unprofitable care...
  48. pmc Feed-forward segmentation of figure-ground and assignment of border-ownership
    Hans Super
    Department of Basic Psychology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e10705. 2010
    ..means of surround inhibition our simple 3-layered model performs figure-ground segmentation and one-sided border-ownership coding...
  49. pmc Exploring social contextual correlates of computer ownership and frequency of use among urban, low-income, public housing adult residents
    Lorna H McNeill
    Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 125, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e35. 2007
    ..Larger social contextual factors, such as social networks and neighborhood factors, may influence computer ownership and the number of places where individuals have access to computers.
  50. ncbi Demography of domestic dogs in rural and urban areas of the Coquimbo region of Chile and implications for disease transmission
    G Acosta-Jamett
    The Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9PS, UK
    Prev Vet Med 94:272-81. 2010
    ..The results from 1021 households indicated that dog ownership was common, with a higher proportion of households owning dogs in rural areas (89%), than in towns (63%) or ..
  51. ncbi Study of the dog population and the rabies control activities in the Mirigama area of Sri Lanka
    H C Matter
    Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, Bern
    Acta Trop 75:95-108. 2000
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  52. ncbi Data storage and DNA banking for biomedical research: informed consent, confidentiality, quality issues, ownership, return of benefits. A professional perspective
    Béatrice Godard
    INSERM SC11, Hopital Broussais, Paris, France
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:S88-122. 2003
    ..that is to say the consent requirements for the banking and further uses of DNA samples, their control and ownership, and the return of benefit derived from DNA exploitation to the community...
  53. pmc Household possession, use and non-use of treated or untreated mosquito nets in two ecologically diverse regions of Nigeria--Niger Delta and Sahel Savannah
    Bamgboye M Afolabi
    Health, Environment and Development Foundation, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
    Malar J 8:30. 2009
    ..This survey examines household ownership as well as use and non-use of treated mosquito nets in Sahel Savannah and Niger Delta regions of Nigeria.
  54. ncbi Pet ownership in immunocompromised children--a review of the literature and survey of existing guidelines
    S Hemsworth
    Oncology Unit, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Eaton Road, Liverpool, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:117-27. 2006
    Pet ownership has been associated with both emotional and physical health benefits. However, owning pets may also pose health risks to immunocompromised patients through zoonotic transmission of disease...
  55. ncbi Companion animal knowledge, attachment and pet cat care and their associations with household demographics for residents of a rural Texas town
    Melanie E Ramón
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Prev Vet Med 94:251-63. 2010
    ..Dogs were owned by 48% of households and cats by 29%. Companion animal ownership was associated with being 25-44 years old, being Anglo, having an income over $85,000/year, and feeding unowned ..
  56. ncbi Mobile phone ownership and use among school children in three Hungarian cities
    Gabor Mezei
    Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:309-15. 2007
    ..and public concerns about associated potential health effects, little is known about patterns of mobile phone ownership and use in the general population and among children...
  57. ncbi Ownership, control, and contention: challenges for the future of healthcare in Malaysia
    Heng Leng Chee
    Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 469A Tower Block 10 01, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259770
    Soc Sci Med 66:2145-56. 2008
    ..This paper explores the various ownership interests in healthcare provision: statist capital, rentier capital, and transnational capital, as well as the ..
  58. pmc A cross-sectional study of factors associated with dog ownership in Tanzania
    Darryn L Knobel
    Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9RG, UK
    BMC Vet Res 4:5. 2008
    ..Knowledge of the proportion of households which own dogs, and of the factors associated with dog ownership, is important for the planning and implementation of rabies awareness and dog vaccination programmes, and for ..
  59. ncbi The effect of hospital ownership choice on patient outcomes after treatment for acute myocardial infarction
    Yu Chu Shen
    Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    J Health Econ 21:901-22. 2002
    I examine the effect of ownership choice on patient outcomes after the treatment for acute myocardial infarction...
  60. ncbi Human-tissue-related inventions: ownership and intellectual property rights in international collaborative research in developing countries
    P A Andanda
    University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Med Ethics 34:171-9. 2008
    ..The complexity of these matters lies in the fact that the relationship between intellectual property rights and ownership or rights pertaining to the samples on which the intellectual property right is based may either be overlooked ..
  61. pmc Taking tissue seriously means taking communities seriously
    Ross E G Upshur
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 8:11. 2007
    ..This often leads to the export of human tissue (defined broadly) from the developing to the developed world for analysis. These practices raise a number of important ethical issues that require attention...
  62. ncbi The Norwegian hospital reform of 2002: central government takes over ownership of public hospitals
    Terje P Hagen
    Health Organization Research Program HORN, Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, University of Oslo, P O Box 1089, Blindern, NO 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Health Policy 76:320-33. 2006
    Starting in January 2002, the majority of the Norwegian Parliament transferred the ownership of all public hospitals from the county governments to the central state...
  63. ncbi Hospital ownership and efficiency: a review of studies with particular focus on Germany
    Oliver Tiemann
    Hamburg Center for Health Economics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Health Policy 104:163-71. 2012
    ..found in studies from other countries, especially the US, the evidence from Germany suggests that private ownership (i.e...
  64. ncbi Birth and death rate estimates of cats and dogs in U.S. households and related factors
    John C New
    Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 4543, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 7:229-41. 2004
    ..These first national estimates indicate the magnitude of, and reasons for, animals leaving HHs. The crude birth rate was estimated to be 11.2 kittens/100 cats in HHs and 11.4 puppies/100 dogs in HHs...
  65. ncbi Ownership and use of tissue specimens for research
    Rina Hakimian
    Division of Biomedical and Health Sciences Research, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    JAMA 292:2500-5. 2004
    ..human tissue samples has been relatively unencumbered by federal regulations and occurred without delineation of ownership rights to the specimens, patient data, or research products...
  66. ncbi Ownership and object history
    Ori Friedman
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2011:79-89. 2011
    ..In judging who owns an object, people may often consider which person likely possessed the object in the past--such reasoning may be responsible for people's bias to assume that the first person known to possess an object is its owner...
  67. ncbi Ownership and financial sustainability of German acute care hospitals
    Boris Augurzky
    Rheinisch Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Essen, Germany
    Health Econ 21:811-24. 2012
    This paper considers the role of ownership form for the financial sustainability of German acute care hospitals over time...
  68. pmc Does dog-ownership influence seasonal patterns of neighbourhood-based walking among adults? A longitudinal study
    Parabhdeep Lail
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, Calgary Institute of Population and Public Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:148. 2011
    In general dog-owners are more physically active than non-owners, however; it is not known whether dog-ownership can influence seasonal fluctuations in physical activity...
  69. ncbi Altitude, gun ownership, rural areas, and suicide
    Namkug Kim
    Brain Institute of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 168:49-54. 2011
    ..between state altitude and suicide rate in the United States, which could be explained by higher rates of gun ownership and lower population density in the intermountain West...
  70. ncbi Gun ownership and firearm-related deaths
    Sripal Bangalore
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Electronic address
    Am J Med 126:873-6. 2013
    A variety of claims about possible associations between gun ownership rates, mental illness burden, and the risk of firearm-related deaths have been put forward. However, systematic data on this issue among various countries remain scant...
  71. pmc Determinants of bed net use in children under five and household bed net ownership on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea
    Alberto L García-Basteiro
    Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology Unit, Hospital Clinic, C Villarroel 174, Barcelona, Spain
    Malar J 10:179. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the determinants of bed net use in children under five and bed net ownership of the households in which they live.
  72. ncbi Effects of ownership, subsidization and teaching activities on hospital costs in Switzerland
    Mehdi Farsi
    Department of Management, Technology and Economics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Health Econ 17:335-50. 2008
    ..the cost structure of Swiss hospitals, focusing on differences due to teaching activities and those related to ownership and subsidization types...
  73. ncbi Exploring early self-referential memory effects through ownership
    Sheila J Cunningham
    Division of Psychology, University of Abertay Dundee, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 31:289-301. 2013
    ..The current inquiry was designed to address this issue using an ownership paradigm, as encoding objects in the context of self-ownership have been shown to elicit self-referential memory ..
  74. ncbi The role of distance from the body and distance from the real hand in ownership and disownership during the rubber hand illusion
    Catherine Preston
    Division of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Chaucer Building, Nottingham Trent University, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham NG1 5LT, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 142:177-83. 2013
    A key tool for investigating body ownership is the rubber hand illusion, in which synchronous multisensory feedback can induce feelings of ownership over a fake hand...
  75. ncbi The possessive self as a barrier to conflict resolution: effects of mere ownership, process accountability, and self-concept clarity on competitive cognitions and behavior
    Carsten K W De Dreu
    Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:345-57. 2005
    The authors propose that people have difficulty managing conflict because they quickly develop ownership of arguments and positions they use in the dispute, that these arguments and positions become part of their (extended) self-concept, ..
  76. pmc The nonobvious basis of ownership: preschool children trace the history and value of owned objects
    Susan A Gelman
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 530 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Child Dev 83:1732-47. 2012
    For adults, ownership is nonobvious: (a) determining ownership depends more on an object's history than on perceptual cues, and (b) ownership confers special value on an object ("endowment effect")...
  77. pmc The body beyond the body: expectation of a sensory event is enough to induce ownership over a fake hand
    Francesca Ferri
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Physiology, University of Parma, Via Volturno 39, Parma 43100, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131140. 2013
    ..This illusion indicates that our brain does not build a sense of self in a merely reactive way, via perceptual correlations; rather it generates predictions on what may or may not belong to itself...
  78. pmc Car ownership and the association between fruit and vegetable availability and diet
    J Nicholas Bodor
    Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:903-5. 2013
    Nearly all research on the food environment and diet has not accounted for car ownership - a potential key modifying factor...
  79. pmc Effect of incentives on insecticide-treated bed net use in sub-Saharan Africa: a cluster randomized trial in Madagascar
    Paul J Krezanoski
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Malar J 9:186. 2010
    ..Reported here are the results of a cluster randomized controlled trial testing household-level incentives for ITN use following a free ITN distribution campaign in Madagascar...
  80. ncbi Number of cats and dogs in UK welfare organisations
    C C Clark
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol BS40 5DU, Langford, UK
    Vet Rec 170:493. 2012
    ..This study has also produced useful baseline data, which will be essential for monitoring population changes over time...
  81. ncbi Ownership or leasing of MRI facilities by nonradiologist physicians is a rapidly growing trend
    David C Levin
    Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:105-9. 2008
    To study growth trends in the ownership of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations by nonradiologist physicians who either own the equipment outright or are involved in scan leasing arrangements.
  82. ncbi Effect of physician ownership of specialty hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers on frequency of use of outpatient orthopedic surgery
    Jean M Mitchell
    Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 3520 Prospect St NW, Room 423, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Arch Surg 145:732-8. 2010
    ..Little is known about whether the financial incentives linked to ownership affect frequency of outpatient surgery.
  83. pmc Staffing levels in not-for-profit and for-profit long-term care facilities: does type of ownership matter?
    Margaret J McGregor
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 172:645-9. 2005
    ..We examined staffing ratios for direct-care and support staff in publicly funded not-for-profit and for-profit nursing homes in British Columbia...
  84. ncbi Health survey: comparison of interviewees according to ownership of a residential telephone line
    Neuber José Segri
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:503-12. 2010
    ..To analyze differences in sociodemographic characteristics associated with health in individuals with and without a residential telephone line...
  85. ncbi Pet ownership and older women: the relationships among loneliness, pet attachment support, human social support, and depressed mood
    Cheryl A Krause-Parello
    Center for Nursing Research, Kean University, School of Nursing, College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences, Union, NJ, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 33:194-203. 2012
    ..Clinical and social implications for nurses working with the geriatric population were identified and discussed...
  86. ncbi Impact of the economic recession on companion animal relinquishment, adoption, and euthanasia: a Chicago animal shelter's experience
    Hsin Yi Weng
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 15:80-90. 2012
    ..The results showed that once the guardianship (ownership) of a nonhuman animal had been established, the recession did not greatly affect the owner's decision on ..
  87. ncbi Do financial incentives linked to ownership of specialty hospitals affect physicians' practice patterns?
    Jean M Mitchell
    Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Med Care 46:732-7. 2008
    ..hospitals have become increasingly prevalent in recent years, little research has examined whether the financial incentives linked to ownership influence physicians' referral rates for services performed at the specialty hospital.
  88. ncbi Factors affecting the success of rehoming dogs in the UK during 2005
    G Diesel
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
    Prev Vet Med 84:228-41. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi Cross-boundary cooperation in a watershed context: the sentiments of private forest landowners
    Mark G Rickenbach
    Environ Manage 30:584-94. 2002
    Ecosystem management and sustainable forestry on mixed ownership landscapes will require some level of cross-boundary coordination or management...
  90. ncbi Characteristics of relinquished dogs and their owners at 14 rehoming centers in the United Kingdom
    Gillian Diesel
    Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, United Kingdom
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 13:15-30. 2010
    ..An improved knowledge of characteristics of relinquished dogs should inform the development of strategies for improved management of the rehoming process...
  91. ncbi Admissions of cats to animal welfare shelters in Melbourne, Australia
    Linda C Marston
    Animal Welfare Science Centre, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 12:189-213. 2009
    ....
  92. pmc Dog ownership during pregnancy, maternal activity, and obesity: a cross-sectional study
    Carri Westgarth
    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Neston, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31315. 2012
    ..Pet ownership and activity data were reported for 11,466 mothers. Twenty-five percent of mothers owned at least one dog...
  93. doi Results of the 2006 AVMA survey of companion animal ownership in US pet-owning households
    Allison J Shepherd
    AVMA Communications Division Senior Manager, Market Research
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 232:695-6. 2008
  94. ncbi Survey of the characteristics of cats owned by households in the UK and factors affecting their neutered status
    J K Murray
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, North Somerset BS40 5DU, UK
    Vet Rec 164:137-41. 2009
    ....
  95. ncbi How did physician ownership become a federal case? The Stark Amendments and their prospects
    Sarah M Stout
    LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, P O Box Y, Austin, Texas 78713 8923, USA
    HEC Forum 15:171-87. 2003
  96. ncbi Veterinary opinions on refusing euthanasia: justifications and philosophical frameworks
    J W Yeates
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Myrtle Cottage, Stock Lane, Langford, Bristol BS40 5EW
    Vet Rec 168:263. 2011
    ..This gives insight into the ethical principles that explicitly underlie veterinary surgeons' euthanasia decisions and the resultant framework may be useful for discussing and teaching euthanasia...
  97. ncbi Pet ownership and prophylaxis of headache and chronic pain
    A R Hirsch
    Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, Ltd, Chicago, IL 60611
    Headache 34:542-3. 1994
    ..To investigate the advantages of pet ownership in the prophylaxis of headache and other chronic pain conditions, we queried 62 patients suffering from such ..
  98. pmc Beyond the colour of my skin: how skin colour affects the sense of body-ownership
    Harry Farmer
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, TW20 0EX Surrey, UK
    Conscious Cogn 21:1242-56. 2012
    Multisensory stimulation has been shown to alter the sense of body-ownership. Given that perceived similarity between one's own body and those of others is crucial for social cognition, we investigated whether multisensory stimulation ..
  99. ncbi When "it" becomes "mine": attentional biases triggered by object ownership
    David J Turk
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:3725-33. 2011
    ..g., apple, socks, and ketchup) in the context of an "ownership" paradigm, where the presentation of each object was followed by a cue indicating whether the object nominally ..
  100. pmc Does investor ownership of nursing homes compromise the quality of care?
    C Harrington
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California at San Francisco School of Nursing, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1452-5. 2001
    Two thirds of nursing homes are investor owned. This study examined whether investor ownership affects quality.
  101. ncbi Care outcomes in long-term care facilities in British Columbia, Canada. Does ownership matter?
    Margaret J McGregor
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Family Practice Research Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Med Care 44:929-35. 2006
    This study investigated whether for-profit (FP) versus not-for-profit (NP) ownership of long-term care facilities resulted in a difference in hospital admission and mortality rates among facility residents in British Columbia, Canada.

Research Grants78

  1. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and human rights organizations that contract their services;and issues of privacy, anonymity, trust, data ownership, informed consent, and illicit use associated with the creation of large genetic databases in countries emerging ..
  2. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and retaining minority students and investigators, and enhances the community's identification with and ownership of the study...
  3. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and retaining minority students and investigators, and enhances the community's identification with and ownership of the study...
  4. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    HERMAN ALFRED TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and retaining minority students and investigators, and enhances the community's identification with and ownership of the study...
  5. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Asoka Srinivasan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and retaining minority students and investigators, and enhances the community's identification with and ownership of the study...
  6. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    ASOKA S SRINIVASAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and retaining minority students and investigators, and enhances the community's identification with and ownership of the study...
  7. JACKSON HEART STUDY
    Herman Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and retaining minority students and investigators, and enhances the community's identification with and ownership of the study...
  8. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..age women;household size and composition;living arrangements;care of children and elders;housing conditions;land ownership;and household expenditures...
  9. Humanization of a mouse anti-OX40 monoclonal antibody to treat cancer
    Andrew D Weinberg; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Agonox is proposing to genetically engineer the mouse antibody to become more "human" so that several rounds of treatment may be administered in order to achieve an even better outcome for cancer patients in future clinical trials. ..
  10. Understanding the malaria-poverty vicious circle
    MARCIA CALDAS DE CASTRO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SES will be measured by a wealth index based on household ownership of durable assets and on housing conditions...
  11. Etiology of breast development in the BCERC network: role of socioeconomic status
    DEJANA K BRAITHWAITE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..whether previously unexplored socioeconomic factors (household income, parental educational attainment, home ownership, residential crowding, wealth) can explain some of the variation in the timing of pubertal outcomes across and ..
  12. Cinema Smoking and Youth Smoking in Latin America
    James Thrasher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally, the team will assess the prevalence of adolescent ownership of tobacco branded merchandise (e.g...
  13. Long-term benefits of dog ownership: Effects on stress and social behavior
    Kristen Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, human-animal interaction (HAI) and pet ownership are associated with lower stress and increased prosocial behavior and psychological well-being in children and ..
  14. Infection and Immunity K-12 Science Program: Exploring Knowns/Unknowns via VCRC/Q
    Marlys Hearst Witte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..workshops, year round inservice consultation, and online social networking to encourage teacher and student ownership/innovation reflecting state/national standards...
  15. Fighting Malaria with Microfinance: Evidence from India
    Alessandro Tarozzi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, ownership, regular use and appropriate maintenance of ITNs are uncommon in most malarious regions worldwide...
  16. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..team-work and equitable participation;(c) co- learning and collective capacity-building;(d) power-sharing and co-ownership of research;(e) a community- oriented bottom-up approach (rather than a top/university-down approach);(f) the ..
  17. A Study of Cancer Diagnosis as a Risk Factor for Personal Bankruptcy
    Scott D Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., average income, percentage of home ownership)...
  18. Do Patient Requests Affect Doctor's Decisions? A Complementary Experimental and Q
    John B McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Does the size, ownership, practice setting or practice culture influence decisions? 4...
  19. Cell phone RDD sampling to reach young adults for tobacco control surveillance
    Cristine D Delnevo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As of 2008, cell phone ownership approached 90 percent among young adults...
  20. The relationship between pets and multiple child health indicators
    ANNE M GADOMSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to incorporate and pilot test a pet related module for the DartScreen that inquires about pet ownership and branches to more detailed questions if the family has a pet, specifically a dog...
  21. Photonic Magnetometer-based Biomagnetic Imaging System
    John Matthews; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..eliminating the need for magnetically shielded rooms that form a significant fraction of the cost of ownership ($1-2M) of current commercial systems...
  22. Identifying community-based solutions that improve insecticide-treated net (ITN)
    Kacey C Ernst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of the following proposal is to use qualitative and quantitative methods to determine the prevalence of ownership, misuse and disuse of bednets under field conditions and to identify modifiable risk factors...
  23. Does a Psychiatric Comorbidity Affect the Management of Diabetes
    John B McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..AIM 5: To measure the influence of organizational features of the health care system (e.g., size and ownership of practice, practice culture) as covariates with respect to the clinical scenario...
  24. The Cradle of Compassion: Early Development of Prosocial Behavior
    Celia A Brownell; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..conceptually related aspects of early social understanding: self-other understanding, emotion understanding, and ownership understanding...
  25. Application and Dissemination of a Culture-Centered Approach to Tailoring Compara
    Mohan Jyoti Dutta; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Both ownership and ideas are local-not the product of experts who lack credibility among members of the underserved population...
  26. ICBG: "Training, Conservation and Drug Discovery using Panamanian Microorganisms
    William H Gerwick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The focus of our discovery efforts are new treatments for cancer, CNS disorders, and tropical diseases as well as agricultural chemicals. ..
  27. Modifiable Disparities in Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    DANIEL HAL SOLOMON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Economically vulnerable neighborhoods, such as those with low rates of English as a primary language or low home ownership rates, and greater distance to rheumatologists and hospitals may all negatively impact disparities in RA care...
  28. Prevention of Nosocomial Infections and Cost Effectiveness in Nursing Homes
    Patricia W Stone; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., mandatory reporting and statewide collaborative), facility level characteristics (e.g., ownership, bed size and nurse staffing) and resident care processes (e.g...
  29. HIV/STI outcomes from male circumcision in men and female partners: Kisumu, Kenya
    SUPRIYA DINESH MEHTA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthered collaboration with Kenyan investigators advances the national and community ownership. This study will add to our understanding of the interactions between biological mechanisms and behaviors, so ..
  30. Agricultural Livelihoods, Food Security, and Women's Risk of HIV Infection
    SANDRA MCCOY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..among women farmers in Tanzania;(2) determine the effect of household income, food insecurity, and land ownership on sexual risk-taking among female-headed farming households in Tanzania;and (3) conduct a pilot study of a ..
  31. Macroeconomic Conditions and Marital Dissolution
    MELINDA SANDLER MORRILL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..or suspected to affect marital stability such as employment status of the husband and wife, wealth, and home ownership status...
  32. Advancing Native Health and Wellness Conference
    MARJORIE K LEIMOMI MALA MAU; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..experience in the US that may be detrimental to their health as well as factors that enable resilience and ownership of their health and wellness that has the potential for reversing health disparities across all Native Peoples ..
  33. Mentoring Junior Faculty: Viral hepatitis Clinical Research
    Michael W Fried; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mentees have been integrated into these research activities which have provided them with numerous opportunities in a mentored environment within which to develop research skills and to assert their ownership of individual projects.
  34. Estimating the Causal Effect of Interacting with Pet Dogs and Cats
    JEREMY NOWELL VILLETTE MILES; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..If these health effects are representative of the effects in the general population, then pet ownership may have significant public health benefits...
  35. Pet Dogs as Compensatory Support Figures
    Kathryn A Kerns; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite high levels of pet ownership in the United States (Melson, 2003;Walsh, 2009), research on the impact of human-animal interaction on physical and mental health is still in the early stages, ..
  36. National Cardiovascular Surgery Quality Improvement Network Planning Conferences
    Donald S Likosky; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A number of issues (related to structure, function, data ownership, communication and financing) must be addressed to facilitate the development of the IMPROVE Network...
  37. Financial Incentives and Treatment of Medicare Patients with Spine Problems
    Jean M Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This project poses two research questions. The first addresses whether financial incentives linked to physician ownership of either specialty hospitals or ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) affect patterns of care for Medicare ..
  38. CRDF GLOBAL WILL PROVIDE FIDUCIARY SUPPORT TO CDC TO MANAGE TB-RELATED ACTIVITIES
    SHAWN TRENTON WHEELER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The core principles of the initiative emphasize country ownership;a gender-equity approach; and integration, coordination, and innovation, among other themes. II...
  39. Negotiating Social Relationships in Assisted Living: The Resident Experience
    Mary M Ball; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status of residents and facility size, design, location, resident profile, ownership, and resources to include: two small with low-income residents (one where most or all residents are black and ..
  40. Racial Disparity in Quality of Clinical Care in End Stage Renal Disease
    Guofen Yan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., ownership status, facility size, and clinical practice)...
  41. Parallel Computer
    David Piston; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In keeping with the tradition of bottom-up ownership of the Center, policy and procedures are set by the co-directors upon recommendations of the Faculty Advisory ..
  42. Organizational Factors and the Delivery of Nursing Home Care
    DAVID GEORGE STEVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..factors in shaping nursing home care in the United States: i) the scope and relevance of nursing home chain ownership in the United States;ii) the delivery of hospice care in nursing homes;and iii) the growing role of post-acute ..
  43. Is pet ownership associated with childhood asthma?
    John Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..represent the largest and most comprehensive investigation to date of the associations between household pet ownership and the development of childhood asthma...
  44. Investigation of Effective Training of "promotoras" in Oral Rehydration Therapy
    RACHEL ANN HALL-CLIFFORD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These results are expected to have an important positive impact by improving the efficacy and sustainability of ORT education campaigns through encouraging local collaboration and ownership of program content.
  45. Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Medicare Expenditures for Outpatient Procedures
    Brent K Hollenbeck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Proponents of ownership argue that such relationships centralize surgical care and increase physician administrative control- both of ..
  46. Recovery Roadmap: Person-Centered Care Planning
    Janis Tondora; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Person-Centered Care Planning (PCCP), an evidence-based intervention designed to maximize consumer choice and ownership of the treatment process...
  47. HOPE Accounts for Women
    Marci K Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..for low-income individuals, provide financial assistance for a microenterprise, further education, or home ownership and have been shown to increase feelings of confidence about the future and economic security...
  48. Reducing Asian Hepatitis B Disparities through Health Information Technology
    Rosy Chang Weir; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..be utilized to develop a pilot intervention incorporating HIT strategies for HBV care with participation and ownership from community-based health centers and their stakeholders...
  49. Facebook: A screening tool to identify alcohol use among female college freshmen
    MEGAN ANDREAS MORENO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Approximately three-fourths of University of Wisconsin Madison undergraduates report ownership of a social networking web site (SNS) profile, and 70% of UW Madison college freshmen reference alcohol use on ..
  50. Using media to explore mechanisms of behavior change among college students
    MEGAN ANDREAS MORENO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Approximately 97 percent of undergraduates report ownership of a Facebook (FB) profile and display of references to substance use is common...
  51. Implementation of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care; Comparison of 4 approaches
    James W Mold; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..characteristics -- use of electronic health records (Y/N), presence of mid-level clinicians (Y/N), practice ownership (clinicians own Y/N), and number of clinicians in the practice (#) -- guideline implementation...
  52. International Assessments of Patenting in Genetics
    Philip Pardey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..research addresses a range of critical and interrelated innovation incentive issues including: links between IP ownership and use, implications for generating and accessing key technologies, and types of licenses and institutional ..
  53. Impact of Urologist Practice Structure on Prostate Cancer Care
    Vahakn B Shahinian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The formation of these large groups has been propagated by their unique investment opportunities, such as ownership interests in expensive equipment to provide intensity modulated radiation therapy and cross-sectional imaging...
  54. Exploring Disease-Toxicant Interactions in a Human Huntington's Disease Model
    Andrew M Tidball; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As the principal investigator, I will have increased ownership of this research project and the freedom to take full advantage of my graduate training by reducing potential ..
  55. Impact of pet-ownership on glycemic control in youth with type 1 diabetes
    Louise Maranda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long-range goal associated with this research is to offer sound data about pet ownership, to enhance the instruments to be used in the National Child Study (NCS)...
  56. Buffering role of pet dogs on children's HPA stress responses
    Clive D L Wynne; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..By characterizing the role of pet ownership and pet presence in the developing biological stress response in children, the results obtained will contribute ..
  57. Protecting the Health of Future Generations: Assessing and Preventing Exposures
    FRANK ARTHUR VON HIPPEL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The aim of this exposure assessment is to provide information, ownership of data, and training for the people of SLI so that they can plan and participate in public health actions to ..
  58. DISTANCE-LEARNING FOR IRBS ON ETHICAL ISSUES IN GENETICS
    Dorothy Wertz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Informed Consent: Elements of Informed Consent and Standards for Protecting Privacy; Uses of Stored DNA Samples; Ownership of Information; Compensation; Children's Assent; Duties to Re-contact; Collaboration with Other Institutions; ..
  59. RACIAL DISPARITIES IN MEDICATION USE IN US NURSING HOMES
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..facility size, ownership, system-affiliation, and staffing patterns)...
  60. NUCLEAR RISK MANAGEMENT FOR NATIVE COMMUNITIES
    Robert Goble; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will assist these communities in developing an increasing sense of control and ownership over the environmental health planning process so that these infrastructures become long-term community-based ..
  61. Effect of Work Permits in Protecting Youth Workers
    Janet Dal Santo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..urban versus rural residence, socio-demographic variables, type of job, and employer characteristics (family ownership and size of business) are associated with the issuance of work permits in NC? b...
  62. Studies of the Flora and Predator Bacteria of Jordan
    NICHOLAS OBERLIES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Intellectual property rights and consideration of the People of Jordan have been agreed to in principle and plans for formalization of these agreements are outlined herein. ..
  63. PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH
    Sue Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The PFOS study will 1) assess psychosocial (Psychological: anxiety, depression; social: social support, pet ownership, life stress) status of 300 patients enrolled in the SCD-HeFT clinical trial at baseline, after one month, and ..
  64. Int'l Center for Indigenous Phytotherapy Studies--TICIPS
    William Folk; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Planning and execution of these projects and the development of an administrative core will lay the foundation for an International Center for Research and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. ..
  65. A DNA-based Barcode System to Prevent Drug Counterfeiting
    Zhong Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..current RFID technology, accurate at detection, has no effect on drugs, and sensitive to privacy concerns and to ownership of confidential business transaction data. High Throughput Biology Inc...
  66. Pilot Study of Assisted Living Facilities in Florida
    Jill Quadagno; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..facilities by key characteristics of the facility (size, public/private admission rates, rural/urban location, ownership type)...
  67. Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home Ownership
    David C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..mimic randomization of residents into more or less "exposure" to nonprofit homes when estimating the effects of ownership on quality of care...
  68. A Novel Neuroprotective Approach for Ischemia
    Zhi Gang Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the end of the phase II period, we expect to submit an IND application to the FDA to use PAN-811 for the treatment of transient ischemic stroke and initiate phase Ib clinical trials. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. Sharing Research Tools: The Mouse as a Paradigm
    DAVID EINHORN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..mice have played in this drama, the mouse is the obvious paradigm to study whether the intellectual property ownership incentives provided by Bayh-Dole have inhibited or promoted access to and utilization of mice as research tools...
  70. MedConnect-Connecting Rural LA to Digital Libraries
    HELEN CARUSO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Collectively, the network has the ability to foster community ownership of health issues and solutions, to support improvements to the health care system infrastructure, to improve ..
  71. Pet Exposure, Allergy and Early Asthma in the Inner-City
    Matthew Perzanowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This hypothesis is based on a protective effect of pet ownership observed elsewhere, and a discrepancy in the reported general atopy protective effect reported in communities ..
  72. Mouse Cochlea Database
    Peter Santi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Authors of the images will be cited and will retain ownership of the images. Furthermore, each image will be digitally marked for identification as part of the MCD...
  73. MEDICAL OUTCOMES IN THE PRICING OF HOSPITAL PROCEDURES
    Avi Dor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Other than quality, prices will depend on variables representing hospital bargaining power (Herfindahl index, ownership, system affiliation), insurer bargaining power (HMO penetration, market share, type of plan) and patient and ..