BACKGROUND Availability of an ultra-short-course drug regimen capable of curing patients with tuberculosis in 2 to 3 mo would significantly improve global control efforts. Because immediate prospects for novel treatment-shortening drugs remain uncertain, we examined whether better use of existing drugs could shorten the duration of treatment. Rifapentine is… (More)
This paper proposes using certified third parties, coupled with Model Risk Management Programs (Model RMPs), to implement EPA's Proposed Rule on the prevention of chemical accidental releases. We concentrate on the insurance aspects of this third-party approach and show that it could enable insurers to more cost-effectively provide coverage against the… (More)
The H-Y locus is on the short arm of the human Y chromosome in most individuals but on the long arm in at least one of 17 individuals with structural abnormalities of the Y.
The psychological development of females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) has been previously studied by Money, et al, who found that psychological development of sex identity was consistent with sex assignment despite virilizing adrenal hormones and abnormal external genitalia requiring surgical correction. In this study, using a variety of… (More)