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perennial question in housing policy concerns the form that housing assistance should take. Although some argue that housing assistance should be thought of as a form of income support and advocate direct cash grants to needy households, others favor earmarked assistance—but they differ over whether subsidies should be given to the recipients as vouchers or(More)
While most gastroenterologists are aware of the more common complications of endoscopy such as bleeding, infection and perforation, air embolism remains an under-recognised and difficult to diagnose problem due to its varying modes of presentation. This is the case of a 55-year-old man with right upper quadrant pain and imaging notable for cholecystitis and(More)
We investigate whether falling crime has driven New York City's post-1994 real estate boom, as media reports suggest. We address this by decomposing trends in the city's property values from 1988 to 1998 into components due to crime, the city's investment in subsidized low-income housing, the quality of public schools, and other factors. We use rich data(More)
BACKGROUND Ependymomas are rare primary gliomas that commonly affect both children and adults, but unique as survival is worse in children. METHODS Data on brain and central nervous system primary malignant and non-malignant ependymal tumours from the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States analytic data set and primary malignant ependymal(More)
BACKGROUND Novel biomarkers for prostate cancer (PC) are urgently needed. This study investigates the expression, epigenetic regulation, and prognostic potential of ANPEP in PC. METHODS Aminopeptidase N (APN; encoded by ANPEP) expression was analysed by immunohistochemistry using tissue microarrays representing 267 radical prostatectomy (RP) and 111(More)
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