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Prevention of liver cirrhosis in rats by curcumin
The aim of the present study was to examine the efficacy of curcumin in preventing thioacetamide‐induced cirrhosis and to unravel the mechanism ofCurcumin's effect on hepatic fibrosis in rats.
Curcumin ameliorates acute thioacetamide‐induced hepatotoxicity
Assessment of curcumin's therapeutic potential in acute thioacetamide hepatotoxicity, a rat model of fulminant hepatic failure, finds that it reduces oxidative stress and inhibits nuclear factor κ B and nitric oxide formation.
Identifying Deficiencies in National and Foreign Medical Team Responses Through Expert Opinion Surveys: Implications for Education and Training
It is suggested that teams often are not competent during the response phase because of education and training deficiencies and foreign medical teams and medically related nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) do not always provide expected capabilities and services.
The Essence of Japanese Cuisine: An Essay on Food and Culture
Learning to eat Japanese a structured theory food and food origins food events and their meaning food styles and food establishments - restaurants, bars and households the ordering of Japanese food
Core Competencies in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance: A Systematic Review
A systematic review of peer-reviewed studies to identify existing competency sets for disaster management and humanitarian assistance that would serve as guidance for the development of a common disaster curriculum revealed that the largest number of papers were mainly focused on the health care sector and presented a lack of agreement on the terminology for competency-based definition.
Education in Disaster Management: What Do We Offer and What Do We Need? Proposing a New Global Program
This program enables interagency cooperation and collaboration and could be used to increase and improve decision-makers’ understanding of disaster managers’ capabilities; at the strategic/tactical level to promote the knowledge and capability of the disaster managers themselves; and as continuing education or further career development for disaster managers at the operational level.
Education and Training Initiatives for Crisis Management in the European Union: A Web-based Analysis of Available Programs
The need to develop a standardized competency-based educational and training program for all European countries that will ensure the practice and policies that meet both the standards of care and the broader expectations for professionalization of the disaster and crisis workforce is identified.
Education in Disaster Management and Emergencies: Defining a New European Course
The DITAC project identified deficiencies in current responder training approaches and analyzed the characteristics and content required for a new, standardized European course in disaster management and emergencies to standardize and enhance intercultural and inter-agency performance across the disaster management cycle.