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    • Public, animal, and environmental health implications of aquaculture 

      Garrett, E. Spencer; dos Santos, Carlos Lima; Jahncke, Michael L. (1997-10)
      Aquaculture is important to the United States and the world's fishery system. Both import and export markets for aquaculture products will expand and increase as research begins to remove physiologic and other animal ...
    • Campylobacter jejuni - An emerging foodborne pathogen 

      Altekruse, Sean Fitzgerald; Stern, N. J.; Fields, P. I.; Swerdlow, David L. (1999-01)
      Campylobacter jejuni is the most commonly reported bacterial cause of foodborne infection in the United States. Adding to the human and economic costs are chronic sequelae associated with C. jejuni infection-Guillain-Barre ...
    • From Landscapes to Waterscapes: A PSE for Landuse Change Analysis 

      Rubin, E.J.; Diet, R.; Chanat, J.; Speir, C.; Dymond, Randel L.; Lohani, Vinod K.; Kibler, David F.; Bosch, D. D.; Shaffer, Clifford A.; Ramakrishnan, Naren; Watson, Layne T. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2000), TR-00-09
      We describe the design and implementation of L2W — a problem solving environment (PSE) for landuse change analysis. L2W organizes and unifies the diverse collection of software typically associated with ecosystem models ...
    • Choosing a Sustainable Future: SANREM CRSP 1999 Annual Report 

      Cason, K. (ed.) (Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2000)
      This document describes the progress of the SANREM CRSP for the period June 1, 1999 to May 31, 2000.
    • Delayed Medical Care After Diagnosis in a US National Probability Sample of Persons Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus 

      Turner, Barbara J.; Cunningham, William E.; Duan, Naihua; Andersen, Ronald M.; Shapiro, Martin F.; Bozzette, Samuel A.; Nakazono, Terry; Morton, Sally C.; Crystal, Steven; St. Clair, Patti; Stein, Michael; Zierler, Sally (AMA, 2000-09-25)
      Objective: To identify health care and patient factors associated with delayed initial medical care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Design: Survey of a national probability sample of persons with HIV ...
    • Sustainable Use of Land and Resources: SANREM CRSP 2000 Annual Report 

      Cason, K. (ed.) (Watkinsville, Ga.: SANREM CRSP, 2001)
      This document describes the progress of the SANREM CRSP for the period June 1, 2000 through May 31, 2001.
    • Saving a river: Why do local governments matter? 

      Rola, Agnes C.; Tabien, C. (College, Laguna, Philippines: University of the Philippines Los Baños. School of Environmental Science and Management, 2001)
      This paper evaluates the sufficiency and local implementation of river management laws in the Philippines. The assessment is that although there are enough policies and regulations, they are not adequately implemented at ...
    • Expenditures for the Care of HIV-Infected Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy 

      Bozzette, Samuel A.; Joyce, Geoffrey; McCaffrey, Daniel F.; Leibowitz, Arleen A.; Morton, Sally C.; Berry, Sandra H.; Rastegar, Afshin; Timberlake, David; Shapiro, Martin F.; Goldman, Dana P. (NEJM Group, 2001-03-15)
      Background: The introduction of expensive but very effective antiviral medications has led to questions about the effects on the total use of resources for the care of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ...
    • Use of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services Among Adults With HIV in the United States 

      Burnam, M. Audrey; Bing, Eric G.; Morton, Sally C.; Sherbourne, Cathy Donald; Fleishman, John A.; London, Andrew S.; Vitiello, Benedetto; Stein, Michael; Bozzette, Samuel A.; Shapiro, Martin F. (AMA, 2001-08)
      Background: The need for mental health and substance abuse services is great among those with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but little information is available on services used by this population or on individual ...
    • Psychiatric Disorders and Drug Use Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Infected Adults in the United States 

      Bing, Eric G.; Burnam, M. Audrey; Longshore, Douglas; Fleishman, John A.; Sherbourne, Cathy Donald; London, Andrew S.; Turner, Barbara J.; Eggan, Ferd; Beckman, Robin; Vitiello, Benedetto; Morton, Sally C.; Orlando, Maria; Bozzette, Samuel A.; Ortiz-Barron, Lucila; Shapiro, Martin F. (AMA, 2001-08)
      Background: There have been no previous nationally representative estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders and drug use among adults receiving care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease in the United States. ...
    • Managing Shrub-Infested, Postmined Pasturelands With Goats and Cattle. Part II, Effects on Forage Biomass, Nutritive Values, and Animal Performance 

      Abaye, Azenegashe Ozzie; Webb, D. Matthew; Zipper, Carl E.; Luginbuhl, Jean-Marie; Teutsch, Christopher D. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2001-12-09)
      Reclamation of mined lands in the Appalachian coal region has resulted in the successful establishment and utilization of pasture for beef cattle production. Research goals were to determine the effects of mixed grazing ...
    • Why watershed-based water management makes sense 

      Francisco, H. (Makati City, Philippines: Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002)
      The alarming increase in the scarcity of water in various parts of the world has focused global attention on the need for a stronger and more appropriate water resource management solution. With about 166 million people ...
    • Goals and Conditions for a Sustainable World 

      Cairns, John Jr. (Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 2002)
      This book is a collection of John Cairns, Jr.'s papers, articles, and commentaries focusing primarily on goals and conditions needed to achieve the sustainable use of the planet.
    • Eco-Ethics and Sustainability Ethics (part 1) 

      Cairns, John Jr. (Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 2003)
      This book is part one of a collection of John Cairns, Jr's papers and articles highlighting the importance of eco-ethics and sustainability ethics in protecting the biospheric life support system.
    • Politics and water policy: A Southern Africa example 

      Nicol, A.; Mtisi, S. (Brighton, U.K.: Kensington Press, 2003)
      Drawing on fieldwork from the Sustainable Livelihoods in Southern Africa programme - largely undertaken in Zimbabwe, with some additional material from South Africa and Mozambique - this article examines the politics ...
    • Mycobacterial aerosols and respiratory disease 

      Falkinham, Joseph O. III (2003-07)
      Environmental opportunistic mycobacteria, including Mycobacterium avium, M. terrae, and the new species M. immunogenum, have been implicated in outbreaks of hypersensitivity pneumonitis or respiratory problems in a wide ...
    • Transmission patterns of smallpox: systematic review of natural outbreaks in Europe and North America since World War II 

      Bhatnagar, Vibha; Stoto, Michael A.; Morton, Sally C.; Boer, Rob; Bozzette, Samuel A. (BMC, 2006-05-05)
      Background: Because smallpox (variola major) may be used as a biological weapon, we reviewed outbreaks in post-World War II Europe and North America in order to understand smallpox transmission patterns. Methods: A ...
    • Improved pasture resources in the Madiama Commune of Mali, West Africa: Working with women groups at the village level 

      El Hadj, Meriam; Abaye, Azenegashe Ozzie; Moore, Keith M. (2007)
      The objectives of this project were to evaluate the chemical characteristics (crude protein, in vitro dry matter digestibility, fiber, etc.) of ensiled vs. fresh C. tora, examine the effect of additives (water or honey) ...
    • Livestock's long shadow: Environmental issues and options: A workshop 

      Osofsky, Steven A. (2007)
      Livestock's long shadow takes into account the livestock sector's direct impacts, plus the environmental effects of related land use changes and production of the feed crops animals consume. It finds that expanding population ...
    • Mathematical Modeling of Irreversible Electroporation for Treatment Planning 

      Edd, Jon F.; Davalos, Rafael V. (Sage, 2007-08)
      Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) is a new drug-free method to ablate undesirable tissue of particular use in cancer therapy. IRE achieves cell death within the targeted tissue through a series of electric pulses that ...