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Statistical Development of a Duty Cycle for Plug-in Vehicles in a North American Urban Setting Using Fleet Information
Development of a daily duty cycle based on real world driving behavior and parking times is a critical requirement in the optimal design of power-train components of a plug-in vehicle. Standard driving cycles cannot ...
Strategies for the Use of Oseltamivir and Zanamivir during Pandemic Outbreaks
BACKGROUND: The use of neuraminidase inhibitors (oseltamivir and zanamivir) for the treatment of ill individuals has been an important intervention during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. However, the emergence and spread of drug ...
Does Living On-Reserve Versus Off-Reserve Make a Difference in First Nations Birth Outcomes in Manitoba, Canada?
(Bentham Open, 2010-07-08)
Objective: First Nations people in Canada often migrate between living “on-reserve” and “off-reserve.” The purpose of this study was to determine if there was any difference in birth outcomes among First Nations women ...
Spatial distribution and cluster analysis of sexual risk behaviors reported by young men in Kisumu, Kenya
Abstract Background The well-established connection between HIV risk behavior and place of residence points to the importance of geographic clustering in the potential transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted ...
CD26/ dipeptidyl peptidase IV (CD26/DPPIV) is highly expressed in peripheral blood of HIV-1 exposed uninfected Female sex workers
Abstract Background Design of effective vaccines against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) continues to present formidable challenges. However, individuals who are exposed HIV-1 but do not get infected may reveal ...
'Relief of oppression': An organizing principle for researchers' obligations to participants in observational studies in the developing world
Abstract Background A central question in the debate about exploitation in international research is whether investigators and ...