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Differential preservation of children’s bones and teeth recovered from early medieval cemeteries: possible influences for the forensic recovery of non-adult skeletal remains

Anthrop 128:24-38. Bello S, Andrews P. 2006. The intrinsic pattern of preservation of human skeletons and its influence on the interpretation of funerary behaviours. In: Knüsel C and Gowland R. editors. The Social Archaeology of Funerary Remains. Oxford: Oxbow books. 1-13. Bello S, Sigmoli M, Rabino-Massa E. 2002. Les processus de conservation différentielle du sequelette des individus immature. Implications sur les reconstitutions paléodémographiques. Bull Mem Soc Anthrop 14(3-4):245-62. Bennike P, Lewis M, Schutkowski H

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Carbonaceous Soot from Thermal Decomposition of Kerosene: A Pioneering Report for Paint Preservation

-485. Bastos, F.S., Castro, P.M., Ferreira Jorge, R., 2003, Biological treatment of a contaminated gaseous emission from a paint and varnish plant—from laboratory studies to pilot-scale operation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 78, 1201-1207. Briggs, M., 1980, Emulsion Paint Preservation, Factory practice and Hygiene. Paint Research Association Technical Report. Chau, Y., Maguire, R., Brown, M., Yang, F., Batchelor, S., 1997, Occurrence of organotin compounds in the Canadian aquatic environment five years after the regulation of antifouling uses

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Female Fertility Preservation in Patients with Musculoskeletal Cancer

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Introduction. Besides the improvement of the survival rate in young patients with musculoskeletal cancer, we should always consider that infertility and premature menopause due to treatment might dramatically affect their quality of life. Material and methods. This article is a review of literature. Results. After puberty, the first option should be ovarian controlled hyperstimulation (COS) resulting in oocytes that are consequently fertilized using FIV or ICSI and the cryopreservation of the embryos. If the patient does not have a partner at that moment, the next method is the vitrification of the oocytes resulting from the COS. The disadvantages of using COS are the need to postpone the radio and chemotherapy for at least 2-3 weeks and high oestradiol levels, but there are very few hormone dependent musculoskeletal tumors that may be affected. Ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC), with ovarian tissue transplantation (OTT) is the only method used if the patient is before puberty, plus, this technique allows patients to spontaneously conceive, if they do not have any other fertility pathology, but this freezing/ thawing procedure may have success or not. There is currently no evidence to suggest that OTT causes reseeding of the original cancer, and the restoring of the ovarian endocrine function was reported in about 95% of the cases. Conclusions. The success of fertility preservation techniques is related to the cryopreservation methods used and the age of the patient. The reproductive cells with the best survival are the embryos, the next are oocytes, or ovarian tissue may be cryopreserved. For best outcomes, the fertility preservation must be pluridisciplinary discussed, involving the ART specialist gynecologist, the oncologist and the surgeon of the musculoskeletal tumor.

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Health, Health Preservation and Health-Preserving Competency in the Context of Ukrainian and Foreign Scholars’ Views

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The article deals with theoretical and historical analysis of Ukrainian and foreign scholars’ views on such concepts as “health”, “health preservation” and “health preserving competency”. It is specified that the problem of health is considered by medical specialists, philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, teachers and, thus, is covered in many sociological, philosophical, educational, sociological and medical studies. It is found that this problem became particularly topical in the second half of the 20th century. Based on the analysis of educational researches and practical experience of scholars from many countries, it is clarified that there is a growing interest in the issues related to health and health preservation. The requirements for fostering and strengthening health have significantly increased, too. However, there is no clear definition of this concept. This is caused, first of all, by lack of generally accepted understanding of health preservation. Secondly, theoretical and pedagogical principles and methodological and technological aspects of health preservation are insufficiently developed. Thirdly, there are no scientific and practical recommendations and methods of fostering health preservation. The meaning of this concept has gradually changed, since at different times, in different cultures, the definition of health and its derivatives differ substantially. Nowadays, life and health are defined as the highest human values. They indicate civilization, which characterizes a general level of socioeconomic development of society and serves as the main criterion of expediency and efficiency of all, without exception, fields of state policy. It is concluded that health preserving space, as a field of activity, is a specially organized system aimed at achieving the goal of professional activity through ensuring preservation and restoration of its participants’ health.

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Preservative Effects of Gmelina arborea Fruits and Nauclea latifolia Stem Bark Extracts on Fruit Juice in Comparison with a Known Chemical Preservative

of Fresh Produce, K.R. Matthews, Ed., 1–19, Washington, DC, USA. 25. Mehta U., Bajaj S. (1993), Effects of storage and methods of preservation on the physicochemical characteristics of citrus juice, Ind. Food Pack, 37, pp. 42-51 26. Miele, E., Pascarella, F., Giannetti, E. (2009): Effect of a probiotic preparation (VSL#3) on induction and maintenance of remission in children with ulcerative colitis. Am. J. Gastroenterol. 104, pp. 437. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2008.11 Epub 2009 Jan 20 27. Odey M.O., Johnson J.T., Iwara I.A., Gauje B., Akpan

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Monotonicity preserving representations of curves and surfaces

1 Introduction Recently there have been important advances on the stability and accuracy of algorithms in Computer-Aided Geometric Design (CAGD), as can be seen in [ 7 , 8 , 10 – 12 ]. For the computation of curves and surfaces in CAGD, another very important topic is shape preservation. One of the simpler shape properties is monotonicity, to which we devote this paper and for which important problems are still open, as will be shown. These open problem arise in particular for surface design. In contrast to the variation diminishing properties of Bézier

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Preservation of Fertility and of Reproduction Ability in Lymphoma Patients

, Oktay K. American Society of Clinical Oncology: American Society of Clinical Oncology recommendations on fertility preservation in cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2006; 24: 2917-2931. 10. Haukvik UK, Dieset I, Bjøro T, Holte H, Fosså SD. Treatmentrelated premature ovarian failure as a long-term complication after Hodgkin's lymphoma. Ann Oncol. 2006;17(9):1428-33. 11. Jenny A Visser, Frank H de Jong, Joop S E Laven I and Axel PN Themmen. Anti-Müllerian hormone: a new marker for ovarian function. Reprodution. 2006

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Survey on privacy preserving data mining techniques in health care databases

. Estivill-Castro, D. de Vries, Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, volume 2, chapter Legal and technical issues of privacy preservation in data mining, pp. 1158-1163. IGI Publishing, 2nd edition, 2008. ⇒40 [32] X. Xiao, Y. Tao, Anatomy: Simple and effective privacy preservation. Proc. 32nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), pp. 139-150. VLDB Endowment, 2006. ⇒47 [33] Q. Zhang, N. Koudas, D. Srivastava, T. Yu, Aggregate query answering on anonymized tables. IEEE 23rd International Conference on Data

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Freeze-Drying Preservation of Yeast Adjunct Cultures for Cheese Production

.M., Is vitrification involved in depression of the phase transition temperature in dry phospholipids? Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1996, 1280, 187-196. Crowe L.M., Lessons from nature: preservation of membranes by trehalose. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 2000, 126, S34. Czajgucka A., Chrzanowska J., Juszczyk P., Szołtysik M., Połomska X., Wojtatowicz M., Yeast growth in model cheese and their effect on protein and fat degradation. Acta Sci. Pol., Biotechnol., 2006, 5, 95-103. De Freitas I., Pinon N

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Ways of Representing Accumulation: The Archive and the Collection in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything is Illuminated and John Fowles’ the Collector

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The paper explores the desire of accumulating in our contemporary society by analysing two processes: that of archiving and that of collecting; and how these are represented in literature, in novels such as Everything is Illuminated, which deals with the preservation of memory through the archive; and The Collector, which brings a different perspective on the act of collecting, namely, the relationship between collecting, possession and fetishism.

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