having a favourable position, such as a position of influence or expected gain, in relation to another person.
denotes a gathering of people assembled for the stated activity, sometimes, though not always, suggesting a protest.
en, a state of the united states of america.
a re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
internegative; a type of film stock, most commonly used regarding 35mm motion picture negative
used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
used, as a modification of -ine, to form the names of a variety of types of compound; examples include proteins (globulin), carbohydrates (dextrin), dyes (alizarin) and others (vanillin).
to take in; to harvest.
employment in industry—which includes manufacturing, mining, and construction—declined as a share of total employment in all the countries shown in the chart. at the same time, services accounted for a larger share of employment in each country in 2011 than in 1980. about 8 in 10 workers in the united states, canada, the united kingdom, and france were employed in services in 2011. about 7 in 10 workers in germany, japan, and south korea were employed in services in 2011. bls.gov
selenium is a naturally occurring mineral element that is distributed widely in nature in most rocks and soils. in its pure form, it exists as metallic gray to black hexagonal crystals, but in nature it is usually combined with sulfide or with silver, copper, lead, and nickel minerals. most processed selenium is used in the electronics industry, but it is also used: as a nutritional supplement; in the glass industry; as a component of pigments in plastics, paints, enamels, inks, and rubber; in the preparation of pharmaceuticals; as a nutritional feed additive for poultry and livestock; in pesticide formulations; in rubber production; as an ingredient in antidandruff shampoos; and as a constituent of fungicides. radioactive selenium is used in diagnostic medicine. cdc.gov
the incidence of poverty among negro families in cleveland in 1964 was 25 percent, not significantly different from the 1959 level (26 percent). in the predominantly negro neighborhoods of hough and kinsman, the incidence of poverty for negro families was higher in 1964 than in 1959, whereas in the east and west central areas it remained essentially unchanged. especially striking was the increase in the incidence of poverty for the hough area, from 31 percent in 1959 to 39 percent in 1964 (table a). only among negro families residing outside the nine designated neighborhoods described below was there a substantial decline in the incidence of poverty—from 18 percent in 1959 to 10 percent in 1964. census.gov
mcmurdo dry valleys, antarctica 0 mm (0 in)arica, chile 0.76 mm (0.03 in)al kufrah, libya 0.86 mm (0.03 in)aswan, egypt 0.86 mm (0.03 in)luxor, egypt 0.86 mm (0.03 in)ica, peru 2.29 mm (0.09 in)wadi halfa, sudan 2.45 mm (0.1 in)iquique, chile 5.08 mm (0.2 in)pelican point, namibia 8.13 mm (0.32 in)el arab (aoulef), algeria 12.19 mm (0.48 in) cia.gov
epocrates includes all adverse drug reactions (adrs) and lab abnormalities reported in at least 2% of patients at any recommended dose for any indication and occurring more frequently in the treatment group than the placebo group. this may vary for products in which such information isn’t available, reported differently (e.g., listed as >1% or >5% in the product labeling), or studied versus an active control. common reactions also include any adr referred to as “frequent,” “common,” or “most common” in the product labeling or primary literature. epocrates.com
other studies on celery haven’t been conducted on humans but rather on animals and in vitro. for example, in a study published in august 2010 in the journal of nutrition, celery helped reduce age-related memory issues in mice. other research, published in february 2014 in the journal of ethnopharmacology, found that a different flavonoid in celery decreased inflammation in the stomachs of gerbils. everydayhealth.com
shattered world record in 200m (19.32) and set olympic record in 400m (43.49) to become first man to win the gold in both races in the same olympic games at atlanta in 1996; two-time world champion in 200 (1991,95) and four-time world champ in 400 (1993,95,97,99); set world record in 400m (43.18) at '99 world championships in seville; won the 400 in sydney in 2000 to become the only man to win the event in two consecutive olympics; retired in 2001. factmonster.com
males also have estradiol in their bodies. their levels of estradiol are lower than the levels in females. in males, the adrenal glands and testes make estradiol. estradiol has been shown in vitro to prevent destruction of sperm cells, but its clinical importance in sexual function and development in men is likely less significant than in women. healthline.com
snap expenditures. total program costs, shown in table snap 2, were more than $7 billion higher in 2011 than they were in 2010, reflecting the increase in participation during that period. the total federal program costs were $75.7 billion in 2011, $70.1 billion in 2010, $56.0 billion in 2009, $39.2 billion in 2008, and $36.1 billion in 2007 (after adjusting for inflation). the average monthly benefits per person, also shown in table snap 2, were $133.85 per person in 2011, $137.40 per person in 2010, $130.80 per person in 2009, $106.30 in 2008 and $104.50 in 2007 (after adjusting for inflation). hhs.gov
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after its founding in 1800, the library was housed in a boarding house and later in the u.s. capitol building. its first permanent, dedicated location — now called the thomas jefferson building — was opened in 1897. the john adams building was completed in 1939 and the james madison memorial building in 1980. the library's packard campus for audio visual conservation in culpepper, va., was opened in 2007. loc.gov
steroid profiling, both in serum and urine samples, is currently clinically available and can provide valuable data to guide appropriate next steps in management, as reported in research published in clinical chemistry in 2017 and endocrine practice in 2019. as demonstrated in the following cases, steroid profiling is especially helpful in two clinical scenarios: mayoclinic.org
the fda says 25 cases have been reported in texas and 17 in illinois. seven illness have been reported in california, eight in georgia, two in louisiana, three in minnesota, three in missouri, two in nebraska, three in new mexico, six in new york, two in virginia, five in washington, and two in wisconsin. medicinenet.com
approximately 100 individuals with eosinophil peroxidase deficiency have been described in the scientific literature. based on blood test data, varying estimates of the prevalence of the condition have been reported in specific populations. eosinophil peroxidase deficiency is estimated to occur in 8.6 in 1,000 yemenite jews, in 3 in 1,000 north-african jews, and in 1 in 1,000 iraqi jews. in northeastern italy, the condition occurs in approximately 1 in 14,000 individuals; in japan it occurs in 1 in 36,000 people; and in luxembourg, eosinophil peroxidase deficiency is thought to occur in 1 in 100,000 people. medlineplus.gov
the most common adverse events (aes) of any grade included neutropenia in 63%, diarrhea in 59%, nausea in 57%, alopecia in 46%, fatigue in 45%, and anemia in 34%. common grade 3/4 aes included neutropenia in 63%, leukopenia in 11%, diarrhea in 10%, anemia in 8%, and febrile neutropenia in 6%. medpagetoday.com
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