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Many mangrove ecosystems are periodically exposed to high velocity winds and surge from tropical cyclones and often recover with time and continue to provide numerous societal benefits in the wake of storm events.
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Name: Annals of botany
Guangdong province is one of the provinces most frequently hit by tropical cyclones in China. Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) continues to severely affect public health across the world. Our study...
Mangrove forests are important habitats for fish. However, their utilisation by fish, and the specific values they confer, are still not fully understood. This study describes how fish use mangrove fo...
Deciphering the mobility and transfer of heavy metals in transition buffers is vital to understanding their behavior in mangrove forests. As one of the most redox-sensitive metals, the geochemical fra...
Understanding the circumstances and conditions surrounding disaster-attributed deaths may contribute to designing and implementing emergency preparedness and response programmes. This paper introduces...
In Southeast Asia, primary tropical rainforests are usually dominated by ectomycorrhizal (ECM) trees belonging to Dipterocarpaceae, although arbuscular mycorrhizal trees often outcompete them after di...
Glucocorticoids (GC) use has increased survival of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), particularly in cases of nephritis and a more significant improvement to 80% with the i...
Tropical diseases are continuously on the rise throughout the world as they are spreading and manifesting in various locations globally. The more prominent vector tends to be the mosquito ...
This is a pilot study of intervention in a group of patients with tropical spastic paraparesis/ myelopathy to evaluate virologic and clinical response of raltegravir plus zidovudine in thi...
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of 2 different doses of intramuscular vitamin D3 as compared to an oral replacement dose in normalizing vitamin D levels in the blood...
TROPICS1 is a randomized, observer-blind, active comparator-controlled, multi-center, Phase IV trial in 200 participants aged ≥65 years. The control group will receive a standard dose li...
Slow-moving exclusively arboreal mammals that inhabit the tropical forests of South and Central America.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
A plant family of the order Cornales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida, consisting of slow-growing evergreen trees common in tropical forests of south India and Burma. Members contain tetrahydroisoquinoline-monoterpene and iridoid glycosides.
Tropical Medicine is the study of diseases more commonly found in tropical regions than elsewhere. Examples of these diseases are malaria, yellow fever, Chagas disease, Dengue, Helminths, African trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, Lymphatic filaria...