S∅ren Andersen

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This article presents an overview of regulations, guidelines and societal debates in eight member states of the EC about a) embryonic and fetal tissue transplantation (EFTT), and b) the use of human embryonic stem cells (hES cells) for research into cell therapy, including 'therapeutic' cloning. There appears to be a broad acceptance of EFTT in these(More)
In 39 randomly selected villages and towns in Tumkur District, South India, approximately 2000 persons, tuberculosis cases and matched controls, were interviewed in order to determine how many had symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis. Approximately 70% of the bacteriologically confirmed cases and over half the radiologically active or probably active cases(More)
Is tuberculosis in under-developed areas to some extent a household infection, as several authorities claim it to be in Europe and in temperate climates in general? The following analysis, based on data collected in a number of territories in Africa south of the Sahara, shows that, although a statistically significant accumulation of infection does occur in(More)
Tuberculosis control by mass domiciliary chemotherapy is now being attempted on an increasingly large scale in the technically underdeveloped countries. The National Tuberculosis Institute in Bangalore, India, is an important centre for the development of such programmes, and the study reported in this paper is an inquiry into the working of an urban(More)
The aim of the study was to give an outline of the financial environment of heroin-sale at street level in Norway and the possibilities of making retail sale of heroin a living. Data were gathered through police records and interviews with informants at street level. Retail sale price has been nominally stable at 300 Nkr (28 pounds, i.e., 1 pound = 11 Nkr)(More)
1. SUMMARY This paper concerns a methodology and its supporting prototype tool for database design of spatiotemporal applications. The methodology focuses on the main phases of conceptual and logical modeling with each phase being accompanied by models specifically constructed to handle spatiotemporal peculiarities. A database design tool that guides the(More)
Ten years after enrollment in six different treatment and rehabilitation facilities in 1984-85, 482 drug addicts (158 women) were followed-up by means of official death records. 97 drug addicts (20%) had died, i.e. an incidence rate of 2.3 per 100 observation years. The incidence rate among those enrolled in psychiatry-oriented institutions was 2.8 for men(More)
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