Robert Kirkpatrick

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  • Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Richard Johnson, +62 authors Jen Ziemke
  • 2011
Disaster Disaster r t future Disaster Disaster elief Disaster relief Disaster r uture the future uture UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs UN OCHA is the arm of the United Nations Secretariat that is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework(More)
"Nutritional supplements" that promise an increase in muscle mass and strength are becoming a go to item as enhancing one's physical appearance becomes a more important part of our society. This is alarming because many of these nutritional supplements rely on androgen precursors to deliver their promises, without adequately informing consumers of the(More)
Interferons (IFNs) have antiviral, antimitogenic, and immunostimulatory effects and are often used in the treatment of viral hepatitis and some neoplasms. Combination pegylated IFN-alpha and ribavirin therapy is currently recommended for the treatment of hepatitis C. Triple therapy, with the addition of a protease inhibitor, such as telaprevir or(More)
This research explores the potential to analyze bank card payments and ATM cash withdrawals in order to map and quantify how people are impacted by and recover from natural disasters. Our approach defines a disaster-affected community's economic recovery time as the time needed to return to baseline activity levels in terms of number of bank card payments(More)
Administration of large doses of estrogens has been shown to result in decreased conjugation and increased sulfation of bile acids as well as cholestasis. There have been no previous studies on the effects of low doses of estrogens on these parameters of bile acid metabolism. Therefore, rats were given ethinylestradiol, 0.06 to 600 micrograms/kg/day(More)
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