Genomes and Genes
Summary: The state of society as it exists or in flux. While it usually refers to society as a whole in a specified geographical or political region, it is applicable also to restricted strata of a society.
Publications250 found, 100 shown here
- Female social reproductive roles affect central monoaminesT R Summers
Department of Biology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 57069 3290, USA
Brain Res 767:272-8. 1997..We addressed three social conditions for female lizards of the species Anolis carolinensis: Isolated, paired with a mate, and in a group of 5 ..
- Female sexual dysfunction: a case study of disease mongering and activist resistanceLeonore Tiefer
New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
PLoS Med 3:e178. 2006
- Bigger and better: how Pfizer redefined erectile dysfunctionJoel Lexchin
School of Health Policy and Management, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS Med 3:e132. 2006
- Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: merging the clinical and social course of AIDSArachu Castro
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 2:e338. 2005
- The ups and downs of Mexican economic growth: the biological standard of living and inequality, 1870-1950Moramay López-Alonso
Dirección de Estudios Económicos Internacionales, Palacio Nacional, Patio Central 4to piso oficina 4037, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Econ Hum Biol 1:169-86. 2003..Economic growth with systemic inequality largely accounts for such a pattern...
- Social conditions as fundamental causes of health inequalities: theory, evidence, and policy implicationsJo C Phelan
Columbia University, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:S28-40. 2010..This can be accomplished either by reducing disparities in socioeconomic resources themselves or by developing interventions that, by their nature, are more equally distributed across SES groups...
- Using marginal structural models to estimate the direct effect of adverse childhood social conditions on onset of heart disease, diabetes, and strokeArijit Nandi
Institute for Health and Social Policy and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, QC Canada
Epidemiology 23:223-32. 2012..In particular, conventional regression approaches to direct effect estimation are biased when there is time-varying confounding of the association between adult SES and chronic disease by chronic disease risk factors...
- Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: does mental health play a role?J Jaime Miranda
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 2:e291. 2005
- Proximal, distal, and the politics of causation: what's level got to do with it?Nancy Krieger
Professor, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 717, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Public Health 98:221-30. 2008....
- [Hansen's disease, social conditions, and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon]Diego Ricardo Xavier Silva
Universidade do Estado de Mato Grosso, Caceres, MT, Brasil
Rev Panam Salud Publica 27:268-75. 2010..To analyze the association between social and environmental indicators and the Hansen's disease new case detection rate (HNCDR) in the Brazilian Amazon...
- Exploring cross-sectional associations between common childhood illness, housing and social conditions in remote Australian Aboriginal communitiesRoss Bailie
Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:147. 2010....
- Lifecourse social conditions and racial and ethnic patterns of cognitive agingM Maria Glymour
Department of Society Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Neuropsychol Rev 18:223-54. 2008..A lifecourse framework can help inform clinical encounters, neuropsychological research, and surveillance regarding the population prevalence of cognitive impairments...
- Unsafe to play? Neighborhood disorder and lack of safety predict reduced physical activity among urban children and adolescentsBeth E Molnar
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Am J Health Promot 18:378-86. 2004..Associations between activity levels of urban youth and limited access to safe recreation areas in their neighborhoods of residence were investigated...
- The mental health of young people with disabilities: impact of social conditionsAnne Honey
Australian Family and Disability Studies Research Collaboration, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1-10. 2011..This article explores the extent to which the relatively poor mental health of young people with disabilities is related to the social conditions in which they live.
- Dwelling disparities: how poor housing leads to poor healthErnie Hood
Environ Health Perspect 113:A310-7. 2005..Consideration of the health impacts of the built environment-the human-modified places where we live, work, play, shop, and more-has been a key element in the ongoing evolution of the field of environmental health...
- Social conditions, health equity, and human rightsPaula Braveman
Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94118 0943, USA
Health Hum Rights 12:31-48. 2010..human rights and health equity, focusing particularly on the implications of current knowledge of how social conditions may influence health and health inequalities, the metric by which health equity is assessed...
- The population effect of crime and neighbourhood on physical activity: an analysis of 15,461 adultsRoger A Harrison
Evidence for Population Health Unit, Epidemiology and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:34-9. 2007..Strategies to increase physical activity in the population need to consider the wider determinants of health-related behaviour, including fear of crime and safety...
- [Social conditions of suicides in Austria. An overview on risk and protective factors]Carlos Watzka
Lehrstuhl für Soziologie und Empirische Sozialforschung, Katholische Universität Eichstätt Ingolstadt, Ostenstraße 24, 85072, Eichstatt, Deutschland
Neuropsychiatr 26:95-102. 2012..Likewise long-term changes in town-village-differences of suicide rates in the context of 'postmodernisation' and the theme of multiple psychosocial problem situations as triggers for suicide are addressed...
- End-of-life in a Swedish population: demographics, social conditions and characteristics of places of deathEva Jakobsson
Faculty of Health Caring Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Nursing, Gothenburg, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 20:10-7. 2006The objectives of this study were to identify and describe the demographics and social conditions as well as characteristics of the places of death in a randomly selected sample that died in a county in Sweden during 2001...
- Childhood and adult social conditions and risk of strokeArmin J Grau
Department of Neurology, Klinikum der Stadt Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Cerebrovasc Dis 33:385-91. 2012..including childhood are inversely associated with stroke risk and that there is a cumulative effect of social conditions during lifetime on the risk of stroke...
- Health, equity, and the built environmentHoward Frumkin
Environ Health Perspect 113:A290-1. 2005
- Impact of neighborhood social conditions and household socioeconomic status on behavioral problems among US childrenGopal K Singh
Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
Matern Child Health J 16:S158-69. 2012We examine the impact of neighborhood social conditions and household socioeconomic status (SES) on the prevalence of parent-reported behavioral problems among US children aged 6-17 years...
- Caries in populations--a theoretical, causal approachD Holst
Community Dentistry, Dental Faculty University of Oslo, Norway
Eur J Oral Sci 109:143-8. 2001..The image proposed in this paper is intended to spur discussion about important aspects of the epidemiology of caries in populations...
- Poor social conditions, criminality and urban violence: Unmentioned barriers for effective cancer pain control at the end of lifeLuiz Guilherme L Soares
J Pain Symptom Manage 26:693-5. 2003
- McKeown and the idea that social conditions are fundamental causes of diseaseBruce G Link
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 92:730-2. 2002..We return to the trend McKeown focused upon-post-McKeown and post-Colgrove-to indicate how and why social conditions must continue to be seen as fundamental causes of disease.
- Skin infection, housing and social circumstances in children living in remote Indigenous communities: testing conceptual and methodological approachesRoss S Bailie
Menzies School of Health Research and Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
BMC Public Health 5:128. 2005..The aim of this study is to test approaches to data collection, analysis and feedback for a follow-up study of the impact of housing conditions on child health...
- The long arm of childhood: the influence of early-life social conditions on men's mortalityMark D Hayward
Population Research Institute and Department of Sociology, Penn State University, 601 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Demography 41:87-107. 2004..Our findings bring into sharp focus the idea that economic and educational policies that are targeted at children's well-being are implicitly health policies with effects that reach far into the adult life course...
- Physical activity among elderly people in a city population: the influence of neighbourhood level violence and self perceived safetyFredrik N Piro
Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, PO Box 1130 Blindern, N 0317 Oslo, Norway
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:626-32. 2006..To study the associations between neighbourhood level violence/fear of violence and physical activity among elderly people, accounting for somatic health...
- Home is where the harm is: inadequate housing as a public health crisisSamiya A Bashir
Am J Public Health 92:733-8. 2002..Overcrowding and poor-quality housing have a direct relationship to poor mental health, developmental delay, heart disease, and even short stature...
- Ozone, area social conditions, and mortality in Mexico CityMarie S O'Neill
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Environ Res 94:234-42. 2004We investigated whether the association of daily mortality and ambient ozone differs by age and area social conditions of the region of residence using a time-series analysis...
- Dental caries in postwar Bosnia and HerzegovinaAnte Ivankovic
Mostar University Hospital, Kardinala Stepinca bb, 36000 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:100-4. 2003..To present the prevalence of dental caries in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH)...
- Historical declines in tuberculosis in England and Wales: improving social conditions or natural selection?R P Davies
Tuberculosis Research Unit, Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:1051-4. 1999A reinvestigation of the relationship between the decline of tuberculosis and improvement in social conditions in England and Wales during Victorian times.
- Housing and health: time again for public health actionJames Krieger
Public Health Seattle and King County and the Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98104 4039, USA
Am J Public Health 92:758-68. 2002..Now is the time for public health to create healthier homes by confronting substandard housing...
- Street children in Pakistan: a situational analysis of social conditions and nutritional statusMoazzam Ali
Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Institute of International Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku 113 0033, Japan
Soc Sci Med 59:1707-17. 2004This paper examines the social conditions and nutritional status of street children in Pakistan. Nutritional status is evaluated by an assessment of height and weight relative to age...
- Predictors of service use and social conditions in patients with psychotic disordersA K Malla
Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London
Can J Psychiatry 45:269-73. 2000..To determine independent predictors of outcome on 3 separate dimensions--namely, relapse and service use, employment, and living conditions--in patients with psychotic disorders...
- Is it ethical to use enhancement technologies to make us better than well?Arthur Caplan
Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
PLoS Med 1:e52. 2004..While these technologies can help people adapt to their rapidly changing lifestyles, their use raises important ethical issues...
- Investing in sustainable catchmentsMark Everard
Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Sci Total Environ 324:1-24. 2004..Internalisation of the costs of damage to ecosystem functioning will promote valuation of the natural capital of catchments as a primary resource for social and economic progress...
- The negative impacts of human activities in the eastern African region: an international waters perspectiveRolph Payet
University of Kalmar, Sweden
Ambio 33:24-33. 2004..The common theme in all 3 case studies is the need to develop integrated ecosystem and international waters policies, and mechanisms to manage conflicting interests and to limit threats to natural processes...
- Water-related problems of central Asia: some results of the (GIWA) International Water Assessment ProgramIgor Vasilievich Severskiy
Department of Glaciology and Recreational Geography, Institute of Geography of Kazakhstan s Ministry of Education and Science, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Ambio 33:52-62. 2004..The main causes for this sharpening of ecological and socioeconomic conditions in the region are analyzed, and measures to mitigate stress in transboundary water-resources use are presented...
- International freshwater policy from Bonn to Johannesburg and beyondD Berbalk
German Environment Ministry, WA I, Bernkasteler Strasse 8, 53175 Bonn, Germany
Water Sci Technol 47:xvii-xx. 2003
- The Sulu-Sulawesi Sea: environmental and socioeconomic status, future prognosis and ameliorative policy optionsLyndon DeVantier
International Marine Project Activities Centre, Cooperative Research Centre for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Ambio 33:88-97. 2004....
- Incorporating community objectives in improved wetland management: the use of the analytic hierarchy processGamini Herath
School of Business, La Trobe University, Albury Wodonga Campus, Wodonga, Vic 3690, Australia
J Environ Manage 70:263-73. 2004..The study shows that the AHP can explicitly incorporate stakeholder preferences and multiple objectives to evaluate management options. The AHP also provides several approaches for policy makers to arrive at policy decisions...
- Ecological economics for water policy and management: a need for major shifts in thinkingP Söderbaum
Malardalen University, Department of Business Studies, Box 883, 72123 Västerås, Sweden
Water Sci Technol 47:63-75. 2003..is recognized that problems related to water quality and availability are linked with all kinds of activities and sectors in society...
- Workshop 1 (synthesis): water as a catalyst for developmentP Holmes
Mount Nicholson Consulting, 57 Lucerne Ave, Bicester, OX26 3EG, UK
Water Sci Technol 47:105-7. 2003..The problem of allocating water resources is a political one, and water management teams now need to include political lobbyists and advisors. Education, at all levels, is a crucial element in any development strategy involving water...
- The journey from safe yield to sustainabilityWilliam M Alley
US Geological Survey, 5735 Kearny Villa Road, Suite O, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Ground Water 42:12-6. 2004..Hydrologists can contribute to sustainable water resources management by presenting the longer-term implications of ground water development as an integral part of their analyses...
- Restoring the Mauri of Oruarangi CreekM Mills
School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Water Sci Technol 48:129-37. 2003....
- Issues in environmental water allocation--an Australian perspectiveN Schofield
Land and Water Australia, GPO Box 2181, Canberra, New South Wales, 2601, Australia
Water Sci Technol 48:83-8. 2003..Development of practical methods for assessing environmental water requirements and experience with implementation in Australia are discussed. The paper concludes with thoughts on future needs...
- Why a Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA)?Gotthilf Hempel
GIWA, University of Kalmar, SE 391 82, Kalmar, Sweden
Ambio 33:2-6. 2004..GIWA studies the physical, chemical and biological properties of those waterbodies and living resources in relation to the human activities, combining ecological and socioeconomic considerations...
- Soil erosion in developing countries: a socio-economic appraisalJayanath Ananda
School of Business, La Trobe University, Albury Wodonga Campus, Parkers Road, P O Box 821, 3689, Wodonga, Vic, Australia
J Environ Manage 68:343-53. 2003..A deeper appreciation of institutional and environmental dynamics and policy reforms to strengthen weak institutions may help mitigate the problem...
- The Humber catchment and its coastal area: from UK to European perspectivesR R Cave
School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Sci Total Environ 314:31-52. 2003....
- Summary and conclusions from the SIWI seminar for young water professionals water and sustainable development--how to ensure development without compromising sustainability?A Johannessen
Stockholm International Water Institute SIWI, and the Natural Resource Management division at the Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Water Sci Technol 47:211-3. 2003..Furthermore, many argued in favor of building on existing institutions and steward groups for sustainability and increase their adaptive capacity...
- The distance between state and rural society in the PRC. Reading document no 1 (February 2004)Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik
Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2, 1090 Wien, Austria
J Environ Manage 87:216-25. 2008..It will analyze a major policy document issued by the state and party leadership in order to show how state and rural society interact on the basis of a still insurmountable distance between state and rural society...
- Global change and the boreal forest: thresholds, shifting states or gradual change?F Stuart Chapin
Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks 99775, USA
Ambio 33:361-5. 2004..Many of these triggers for change are amenable to management, suggesting that our choice of policies in the coming decades will substantially influence the ecological and societal consequences of current climatic change...
- Bringing feedback and resilience of high-latitude ecosystems into the corporate boardroomGail Whiteman
Department of Business Society Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ambio 33:371-6. 2004..The paper concludes with a call for a detailed research agenda on the role of transnational and national companies within high-latitude regions...
- Forest health, collective behaviors, and managementNitaya Kijtewachakul
Agricultural Systems and Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Klongluang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Environ Manage 33:620-36. 2004..The findings also emphasize the importance of recognizing community needs and management objectives in watershed restoration and improving the productivity of forests under collective management...
- "A kiss here and a kiss there": conflict and collaboration in environmental partnershipsE C Poncelet
Department of Anthropology, CB #3115, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3115, USA
Environ Manage 27:13-25. 2001....
- The use of irrigation water in Bulgaria's Plovdiv region during transitionIvan Penov
Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Agriculture Plovdiv, Plovdiv 4000 Bulgaria
Environ Manage 34:304-13. 2004..The article concludes that institutional settings, in addition to changes in large-scale market forces and the state enforcement mechanism, have contributed to the irrigation decline in Bulgaria...
- Adaptive capacity and community-based natural resource managementDerek Armitage
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Lauvier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L3C5
Environ Manage 35:703-15. 2005....
- On the design of computer-based models for integrated environmental scienceBrian S McIntosh
School of Water Sciences, Cranfield University, College Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, United Kingdom
Environ Manage 35:741-52. 2005..However, significant technical (implementation) and socio-technical (use) challenges need to be addressed before such ambition can be realized...
- The dynamics of ecosystems, biodiversity management and social institutions at high northern latitudesThomas Elmqvist
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ambio 33:350-5. 2004....
- High-latitude Sustainability: options for enhancing the resilience of northern countries to rapid social and environmental change: a message to policy makersOla Ullsten
World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development
Ambio 33:343. 2004
- The environmental, economic and societal consequences of inadequate nitrogen pollution controlsC W Randall
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0246, USA
Water Sci Technol 49:23-33. 2004..It is recommended that nutrient recovery from wastewaters and controlled reuse of both water and nutrients be widely implemented as a part of nutrient control strategies...
- Innovative environmental education contributes to improved management practices in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United StatesM Patricia Bradley
U S Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Science Center, 701 Mapes Road, Fort Meade, MD 20755, USA
Environ Monit Assess 94:205-15. 2004..MAIA is distributing these short publications to decision-makers throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. The publications have been very positively received by state and local governments and watershed groups...
- Danse macabre. Poverty, social status, and healthJeremiah A Barondess
New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029 5293, USA
Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 70:4-9. 2007
- The commons in transition: agrarian and environmental change in Central and Eastern EuropeThomas Sikor
Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, Luisenstr 56 10099 Berlin, Germany
Environ Manage 34:270-80. 2004..The findings also suggest the need for postsocialist states to take an active role in the governance of common-pool resources, particularly in the enforcement of legal rights...
- The man-nature relationship and environmental ethicsPh Bourdeau
Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles 1050, Belgium
J Environ Radioact 72:9-15. 2004..A plea is made to support the Earth Charter, which embodies in its principles and prescriptions a balanced respect for nature and future human generations...
- Fitting the pieces together from the United Nations perspectiveG Young
Water Sci Technol 49:xxv-xxvii. 2004
- The environmental history of Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, a protected area in Myanmar (Burma)Myint Aung
Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary Headquarters, Kanbalu, Sagaing Division, Myanmar
J Environ Manage 72:205-16. 2004....
- Species protection, the changing informal economy, and the politics of access to the bushmeat trade in the Democratic Republic of CongoEmmanuel de Merode
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
Conserv Biol 20:1262-71. 2006..In addition, our findings suggest that traditional authorities can be potentially valuable partners for bushmeat management...
- Land-use and land-cover change and farmer vulnerability in Xishuangbanna prefecture in southwestern ChinaXu Jianchu
Kunming Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, P R C
Environ Manage 36:404-13. 2005....
- An ethical dimension to sustainable restoration and long-term management of contaminated areasDeborah Oughton
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural University of Norway, P O Box S003, 1432 Aas, Norway
J Environ Radioact 74:171-83. 2004..The paper covers two critical areas: evaluation of individual countermeasures, and use of the matrix to ensure transparent and systematic consideration of values in selection of a restoration strategy...
- Capital assets and intercultural borderlands: socio-cultural challenges for natural resource managementElaine Stratford
School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, GPO Box 252 78, Hobart TAS 7001
J Environ Manage 66:429-40. 2002..For the Australian case, they are central, longstanding and persistent, and thus worthy of analysis; and they are applicable in general terms to other places with similar histories of settlement and land use...
- Avança Brasil: environmental and social consequences of Brazil's planned infrastructure in AmazoniaPhilip M Fearnside
Department of Ecology, National Institute for Research in the Amazon INPA, Av André Araújo 2936, c p 478, 69011 970 Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Environ Manage 30:735-47. 2002..The example of Avança Brasil makes clear the need to rethink how major development decisions are made and to reconsider a number of the plan's component projects...
- Resilience and sustainable development: building adaptive capacity in a world of transformationsCarl Folke
Interdisciplinary Center of Natural Resources and Environmental Research, Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Ambio 31:437-40. 2002..These tools require and facilitate a social context with flexible and open institutions and multi-level governance systems that allow for learning and increase adaptive capacity without foreclosing future development options...
- The great unmentionable, and the Red QueenC R C Sheppard
Mar Pollut Bull 44:353-4. 2002
- A heuristic expert system for forest fire guidance in GreeceLazaros S Iliadis
Dimokriteio University of Thrace
J Environ Manage 65:327-36. 2002..The average accuracy was as high as 85.25% for 1995 and 80.89% for 1994. This makes the Expert System a very important tool for forest fire prevention planning...
- Common property systems, migration, and coastal ecosystemsSara R Curran
Ambio 31:303-5. 2002....
- Interactions between coastal and marine ecosystems and human population systems: perspectives on how consumption mediates this interactionSara Curran
153 Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Ambio 31:264-8. 2002
- Modelling the effects of trade-offs between long and short-term objectives in fisheries managementSimon Mardle
Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources CEMARE, University of Portsmouth, Locksway Road, Portsmouth, Hants, PO4 8JF, UK
J Environ Manage 65:49-62. 2002..The model results highlight what is essentially a principal-agent problem, with the objectives of the policy makers not necessarily reflecting the objectives of society as a whole...
- Investing in river healthJ Bennett
Dept of Environmental Management, Australian National University, Canberra ACT
Water Sci Technol 45:85-90. 2002..Applications of the techniques to the estimation of the environmental values of rivers are demonstrated. The values estimated are used to demonstrate the extent of returns that are possible from investing in river health...
- Kissimmee River restoration: a case studyP J Whalen
South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach 33458, USA
Water Sci Technol 45:55-62. 2002..Numerous social, political, and technical challenges have been encountered during the project's evolution. Recommendations are provided for future restoration projects...
- Hydrological science, society and the sustainable management of Scottish freshwaters resources in the 21st centuryC Soulsby
Department of Geography and Environment, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Sci Total Environ 294:213-20. 2002....
- Opportunities for sustainable riverine management in the Queensland Murray-Darling BasinC Ellway
Queensland Natural Resources and Mines, Warwick, Australia
Water Sci Technol 45:201-8. 2002....
- An inventory of riverine biodiversity in monsoonal Asia: present status and conservation challengesD Dudgeon
Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Water Sci Technol 45:11-9. 2002..Translation of awareness and knowledge to action, however, remains the essential prerequisite for societal commitment to the conservation of freshwater ecosystems...
- Sustainable development of water services industryY Magara
Environmental Risk Engineering Laboratory, Department of Urban Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita 13, Nishi 8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628 Japan
Water Sci Technol 46:1-6. 2002..Water science and technology cannot supply all the answers, therefore more comprehensive water management systems should be developed by other sectors, such as the food production industry...
- Life cycle analysis and sewer solidsH Gouda
School of Engineering, Design and Technology, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
Water Sci Technol 47:185-92. 2003..This work has been part of a wider study to provide enhanced decision support systems for water utilities...
- Water policy differences between a western democracy and a country in economic transitionH E Valdas Adamkus
Office of the President, Vilnius, Lithuania
Water Sci Technol 45:125-8. 2002..A major unifying factor for the Baltic Sea states is the continuing struggle to purify and protect the Baltic Sea...
- Petroleum: possibilities in the pipelineCharles W Schmidt
Environ Health Perspect 110:A22-9. 2002
- A finite world, earth sciences, and public trustT N Narasimhan
Department of Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, 322 Hearst Mining Bldg, Berkeley CA 94720 1760, USA
Ground Water 41:11-4. 2003..This conflict and its implications to the human relevance of the earth sciences are explored in the context of an extraordinary tradition of European culture known as public trust...
- Environmental groups forming in ChinaKellyn S Betts
Environ Sci Technol 36:15A-16A. 2002
- A dynamic model for intertemporal allocation of old-growth forests in the Pacific NorthwestAndrew D Carver
Department of Forestry, Southern Illinois University, Mailcode 4411, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
J Environ Manage 66:455-63. 2002....
- Workshop 2 (synthesis): driving forces and incentives for change towards sustainable water developmentK Takahashi
Foundation for Advanced Studies, International Development, Tokyo, Japan
Water Sci Technol 45:141-4. 2002....
- Maintaining volunteer commitment to local watershed initiativesIan Byron
Johnstone Centre for Research in Natural Resources, and Society, Charles Sturt University, P O Box 789, Albury, NSW Australia 2640
Environ Manage 30:59-67. 2002..The authors suggest that the expectations of watershed groups must be based around a realistic assessment of the capacity for volunteer groups to deliver improved environmental and social outcomes...
- "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!" (Sir Walter Scott, 1808)William O Robertson
Washington Poison Center, Seattle 98125, USA
Vet Hum Toxicol 45:112-3. 2003
- Tuberculosis in the head and neck: experience in IndiaKishore C Prasad
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
J Laryngol Otol 121:979-85. 2007With improvement in economic and social conditions and the use of effective anti-tubercular therapy, the developed nations, and most developing nations, have enjoyed a decline in tuberculosis for several decades...
- Body lice as tools for diagnosis and surveillance of reemerging diseasesV Roux
, CNRS UPRES A 6020, , 13385 Marseille, France
J Clin Microbiol 37:596-9. 1999..A recrudescence of body lice is being observed as the numbers of individuals living under social conditions which predispose individuals to infestation have increased...
- Epidemiology of burn injuries in Singapore from 1997 to 2003Colin Song
Department of Plastic Burns Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore S169608, Singapore
Burns 31:S18-26. 2005..This is consistent with the city's demographics of falling fertility rate and improved living and social conditions. Occupational burn admissions account for 33.4% of total admissions, a reduction of 11...
- Assisted suicide as conducted by a "Right-to-Die"-society in Switzerland: a descriptive analysis of 43 consecutive casesA Frei
Psychiatriezentrum Luzern, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 131:375-80. 2001..made to assess whether only terminally ill and people with intolerable suffering had been assisted with suicide and what efforts EXIT had made to rule out psychiatric illnesses or poor social conditions as the reason for the wish to die.
- 'You have to face your mistakes in the street': the contextual keys that shape health service access and health workers' experiences in rural areasJulaine Allan
Charles Sturt University, Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Rural Remote Health 8:835. 2008..Personal factors including an individual's fit with a local community and their professional role were explored to determine the way they affect access to rural health care...
- [Seroprevalence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children aged under 12 years]Andrea Lezcano
Division Inmunologia, Departamento Consultorios Externos, Hospital de Niños Dr Pedro de Elizalde, Buenos Aires
Arch Argent Pediatr 106:6-10. 2008..This could be related to social conditions, like crowding and day care center/school attendance more frequently and at younger ages than two decades ..
- The creation of management systems for funding priorities in wastewater project in rural communities in the Islamic Republic of IranM Farrokhi
Mehrdad Farrokhi Department Environmental Health, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
Water Sci Technol 58:1181-6. 2008..wastes disposal systems at present, environmental and health risks, agricultural and industrial wastewater, social conditions specially public participation, investment simplicity and type of living (seasonal or permanent)...
- Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular RiskSheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2012..PUBLIC HEATLH RELEVANCE: Adolescent obesity develops during childhood in response to biological factors and social conditions. While biological factors such as genetic inheritance are difficult to change, social factors could be ..
- Prenatal stress and epigenetic programming of the HPA axis and autonomic balanceRosalind J Wright; Fiscal Year: 2013..While a number of theoretical models explaining how social conditions "get into the body" to impact health have been proposed, the psychosocial stress model has been increasingly ..
- Stress, Gene-Environment Interaction and Cardiovascular DiseaseBelinda L Needham; Fiscal Year: 2013..It has also become increasingly apparent that social conditions and stressors must interact with genetic makeup, and that some of these exposures may modify gene expression ..
- The Demography of Prisoner Reentry: Residential Moves & Changing Social ContextsJEFFREY D contact MORENOFF; Fiscal Year: 2010..is also developmental in that it represents the first step in a larger trajectory of research examining the social conditions that affect the health and well-being of returning prisoners, a particularly vulnerable population...
- Does Enhanced School-Readiness Affect Adult Health of African Americans?Frances A Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010..Social determinants of health are defined as the economic and social conditions under which people live that impact their physical well being...
- Health of Children Born by Mothers with Pheumatoid ArthritisJorn Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2012..Several potential confounders will be taken into consideration such as age, parity, cohabitation, social conditions and place of living. All analyses will be performed using Stata/SAS Statistical software packages...
- Community Vulnerability and Responses to Drug-User-Related HIV/AIDSSamuel R Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2013..how these epidemics and interventions affect one another, and how macro-contextual factors like economic and social conditions shape them both...
- Early experience and low 5-HT markers in alcohol abuseMark Laudenslager; Fiscal Year: 2009..and impulsive behavior patterns and low serotonin will show 1) increased rates of ethanol consumption under social conditions, 2) a greater increase in ethanol intake in response to a stressor, 3) higher probability that ethanol ..
- Family Size and Children's Education in BrazilLeticia J Marteleto; Fiscal Year: 2013..Because of the incredible temporal and regional variation in social conditions, fertility regimes, and education Brazil has experienced over the last decades, the country offers an ..
- The Effect of Economic Conditions and Social Capital on the Use of Clinical PreveBisma A Sayed; Fiscal Year: 2013..Invasive risky procedures create barriers to the use of CPS. Extant research notes that economic and social conditions affect health care utilization rates, but little research examines these factors in relation to CPS ..
- Social protection, work and family strain: disadvantage effects in US and EuropeLisa F Berkman; Fiscal Year: 2013..Such social conditions might work via influencing health behaviors or through more direct physiological mechanisms...
- Minority Stress and Mental Health among Same-Sex CouplesALLEN LEBLANC; Fiscal Year: 2013..Although minority stress research has significantly contributed to evolving understandings of how social conditions influence well-being, this field of study has been largely concerned with stress as it is experienced by ..
- Social Imprinting in the Development of Major DepressionStephen E Gilman; Fiscal Year: 2012..pro- inflammatory cytokines and maternal HPA activity-for major depression will be heightened under adverse social conditions. Hypothesis 1a is that the combination of maternal-fetal stress, as indicated by elevated levels of ..
- Social Environment, Sympathetic Nervous System &Atherosclerosis in WHHL RabbitsPhilip M McCabe; Fiscal Year: 2013..in WHHLs, such that animals in stable relationships with littermates, as opposed to WHHLs in unstable social conditions or social isolation, showed a significant decrease in the progression of atherosclerosis...
- Mapped and perceived context of adolescent health riskSARAH ELIZABETH WIEHE; Fiscal Year: 2013..Our research focuses on how dynamic context, or changing physical and social conditions surrounding an individual, affects an adolescent woman's health-risk behavior...
- Neurobehavioral and Functional Consequences of HIV in African AmericansApril D Thames; Fiscal Year: 2013..Caucasians, but relatively weak for African Americans (as this group is most often affected by disadvantaged social conditions)...
- Social experience and remodeling of amygdalar circuits in rat adolescenceHOLLY MARIE MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2010..Given that BA circuits are recruited by salient appetitive or aversive events, the social conditions will range from peer/play-enriched to isolation with threat...
- Early and Mid-Life Social Determinants of Racial Disparities in Late-Life HealthCarlos F Mendes de Leon; Fiscal Year: 2011..g., education, occupational status), and residential environment social conditions (e.g...
- The biological and behavioral bases of decision-making in medical professionalsP Read Montague; Fiscal Year: 2010..We propose that these environments, paired with the social conditions around expertise lend themselves to significant decision biases, particularly confirmation-bias and ..
- Determinants of cancer risk in low-income housingGlorian Sorensen; Fiscal Year: 2009..Understanding the nature and extent of residents'exposures to hazardous environmental and social conditions and the ways in which these factors are patterned by a range of important individual characteristics, is ..
- Nuestro Futoro Saludable: The JP Partnership for Healthy Caribbean Latino YouthLINDA SUSAN contact SPRAGUE MARTINEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010..Latino children and youth early and life, it is possible to provide children with living environments and social conditions conducive to good health, which can create pathways to health as opposed to disparities...
- EFFECTS OF POVERTY ENVIRONMENTS ON ELDERLY WELL BEINGValerie Brown; Fiscal Year: 1991..dissertation Project is to identify the effets of urban poverty environments and associated negative area social conditions (high rates of: juvenile delinquency; crime; unemployment; female head of house; welfare assistance; and ..
- The Neural Basis of Sexually Dimorphic Brain FunctionGEERT DE VRIES; Fiscal Year: 2007..A third aim is to study whether social conditions that minimize sex differences in parental behavior also change the involvement of vasopressin in parental ..
- Immune System Gene Polymorphisms and Preterm DeliveryClaudia Holzman; Fiscal Year: 2009..The POUCH study has data on prenatal maternal social conditions, health behaviors, psychological well-being, medical complications, histopathologic abnormalities of ..
- DIGITAL IMAGE ARCHIVE ON THE AMERICAN EUGENICS MOVEMENTDAVID MICKLOS; Fiscal Year: 2002..Brief (1000 words) theme essays serve as an authoritative introduction to the key events, persons, and social conditions that contributed to the development of eugenics...
- PHEROMONE REGULATION OF MATURATION IN A MODEL SYSTEMGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 1999..also will determine how the pheromones interact with one another, how they are communicated under different social conditions, and whether their effectiveness depends on tactile communication...
- IMPLICATIONS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTSAnthony Lehman; Fiscal Year: 1991..The clinical characteristics, social conditions, functional deficits, and treatment and service needs of these dually diagnosed patients must be better ..
- APPLYING CONNECTIONIST MODELS IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGYELIOT SMITH; Fiscal Year: 1999..These topics relate to mental health in several ways. For example, stereotypes contribute to concrete social conditions (such as prejudice and discrimination) that affect many people's mental health, and negative stereotypes ..
- ENDOCRINE FACTORS CONTROLLING BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENTGisela Epple; Fiscal Year: 1990..Some of the endocrine events in young animals maturing under controlled social conditions will be studied to provide data on which future experimentation on possible pheromonal influences on the ..
- SOURCES OF GENDER DIFFERENCES IN RUMINATIONSusan Nolen Hoeksema; Fiscal Year: 2001..First and foremost, women are more likely than men to be exposed to social conditions that strip them of power to act on their environment and cause their attention to be turned inward...
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AGING AND PHYSICAL FUNCTIONIra Tager; Fiscal Year: 2002..factors that relate to physical function maintenance and recovery after deteriorations in health status or social conditions. These points of focus are captured in a conceptual model that serves to guide the Specific Aims and the ..
- Modelling Community Disparity in Breast Cancer ScreeningMario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2004..social capital) by which women age 40 or older from metropolitan areas with adverse material and social conditions are less likely to be screened for breast cancer after controlling for individual-level barriers...
- FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY--NEUROGENESIS AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTMei Fang Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2000..play a role in the reinstatement of courtship behavior, brain damaged males will be exposed to a variety of social conditions. Additionally, preliminary studies of adult ring doves strongly suggest that brain lesions dramatically ..
- AEROSOL DELIVERY OF DRUGS TO TB PATIENTSNeil Schluger; Fiscal Year: 1999..City, where the increasing incidence of tuberculosis is related to the AIDS epidemic, the deterioration of social conditions, the breakdown of the public health infrastructure, and continuing immigration of persons from countries ..
- SOCIAL INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING BEHAVIORRAZVAN TUCULESCU; Fiscal Year: 1980..The study will cover the effects of social facilitation and observational learning under different social conditions. By varying the nature of the contact between the experimental chicks and social companions we will separate ..
- Neighborhood Effects on Health and Functioning of EldersLisa Berkman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Although much is known about the impact of social conditions and behaviors on the health and well-being of the elderly, less is understood about the residential ..
- SES Disparities in Illegal Drug Use and TreatmentRichard Miech; Fiscal Year: 2006..that will serve as groundwork for an independent research program, which will examine dynamic links between social conditions and illegal drug use and treatment. Several mentors with complementary skills will advise the candidate...
- PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIESALYSIA KWON; Fiscal Year: 2009..between maternal depression and child behavior but considerably less evidence on the effects of neighborhood social conditions on both of these outcomes...
- Mentoring Junior Faculty: Access to HIV CareAndrew Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2006..among aspects of the molecular biology of HIV, the behavior of HIV-infected people and the economic and social conditions in which people with H/V/AIDS find themselves...
- Explaining Differences in Health of Chinese ElderlyRongjun Sun; Fiscal Year: 2005..individual characteristics are taken into account? (4) Are any such effects mediated through physical and social conditions of communities? (5) Are the effects of individual characteristics on health conditional on community-level ..
- THE CORE CONFLICTUAL RELATIONSHIP THEME METHODLester Luborsky; Fiscal Year: 1990..5, for the testing of theories of symptom formation for depression, and Study 6, for examining theories of symptom formation through narratives that reveal the personal and social conditions for drug taking (intravenous drug users).
- Combinatorial Genomics in CancerSteve W Cole; Fiscal Year: 2010..The bioinformatic tools produced in these studies will create a generalized analytic infrastructure for mapping complex etiologies in cancer and deploying patient-specific targeted therapies. ..
- Autonomic nervous system control of HIV-1 replicationSteve Cole; Fiscal Year: 2005..Such interventions would enhance the efficacy of current antiretroviral treatment regimens by opposing physiologic processes that support ongoing pathogenesis. ..
- TRANSCRIPTION-REGULATING VECTORS FOR ANTIVIRAL VACCINESSteve Cole; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Stigma and Psychosis: A Prospective StudyBruce Link; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Histories of Social Engagement and Cognitive FunctioningTeresa E Seeman; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2008..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Race & Breast Cancer Estrogen Receptor Status: Impact of Class and Missing DataNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Analysis of the Cardiac Access StudyThomas LaVeist; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Racial Discrimination and Risk of Chronic DiseaseNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- SIMIAN AIDS: SOCIAL STRESS, ENDOCRINE & IMMUNE FUNCTIONJohn Capitanio; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATION OF SES DIFFERENCES IN HEALTHTeresa Seeman; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- AREA-BASED SOCIOECONOMIC MEASURES FOR HEALTH DATANancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Long-Term Effects of the Moving-to-Opportunity Experiment on Youth ViolenceJens Ludwig; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Methamphetamine, Stress and SIV: Effects at Blood-Brain Barrier and Lymph NodesJohn P Capitanio; Fiscal Year: 2010..Relevance ..
- Geocoding, Census Data & Social Disparities in HealthNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Socioeconomic Trends in Breast Cancer IncidenceNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results of this investigation will provide new insights into social determinants of and secular changes in breast cancer incidence, with implications for breast cancer surveillance, screening and control. ..
- GENES, DISEASE & STIGMA: A STUDY OF PUBLIC ATTITUDESJo Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2001..By identifying the attitudes and beliefs that drive stigmatization and discrimination, the investigators will be better poised to address the social consequences of the expansion of knowledge about the human genome. ..
- Development Epidemiology of PTSDKarestan Koenen; Fiscal Year: 2008..This work will help the development of prevention and treatment interventions for traumatized individuals and will contribute to our understanding of the etiology of PTSD. ..
- The Transition to Nicotine Dependence in AdolescenceDenise Kandel; Fiscal Year: 2005..The study will generate a unique understanding of the natural history, etiology and consequences of nicotine dependence among young people. ..
- CHANGES IN HEALTH: SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS AND PATHWAYSMichael Marmot; Fiscal Year: 2008..Fortypespecifications,see instructions onpage 6.) RESEARCHGRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS PageNumbers FacePage 1 description, ..
- A Partnership to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in AME ChurchesSara Wilcox; Fiscal Year: 2010..The inclusion of PA, use of a CBPR approach, engagement of church decision makers, and focus on the church's ..