Tim Meredith

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This article is a report on the Fourth Berlin Workshop on Terminology in Developmental Toxicology, which was held in April 2002. The workshop is part of an international project in the field of harmonization of terminology in developmental toxicology supported by IPCS. The goal of the Harmonization Project is to ensure better chemical risk assessment. The(More)
It is not a point of debate that the Stockholm Convention for the prevention of further accumulation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) should be ratified and implemented by all countries. However, in their article, Schafer and Kegley present an unbalanced "worst case scenario". Approximately 20% of the food supply of the US is contaminated with POPs(More)
BACKGROUND Nearly 13 million new cancer cases and 7.6 million cancer deaths occur worldwide each year; 63% of cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. A substantial proportion of all cancers are attributable to carcinogenic exposures in the environment and the workplace. OBJECTIVE We aimed to develop an evidence-based global vision and(More)
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is becoming an increasingly important public health problem. This article concerns the pulmonary complications of AIDS, both infectious and neoplastic. After a brief historical introduction, the pathophysiologic mechanisms are presented, followed by a description of the clinical manifestations of AIDS and its(More)
UNLABELLED Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of life-threatening infections worldwide. The MIC of an antibiotic against S. aureus, as well as other microbes, is determined by the affinity of the antibiotic for its target in addition to a complex interplay of many other cellular factors. Identifying nontarget factors impacting resistance to multiple(More)
Purpose. To describe a patient with Bilateral Diffuse Uveal Proliferation who presented initially with a clinical picture consistent with choroidal melanoma. Methods. Presentation of a clinical case with fundus photos, fluorescein angiography, and optical coherence tomography. Results. A 70-year-old Caucasian male with history of esophageal cancer presented(More)
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