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Management of diabetic patient profiles using ontologies

Maricela Bravo, Darinel González, José A. Reyes-Ortiz, Leonardo Sánchez
2020 Contaduría y Administración  
Studies carried out by the Ministry of Public Health showed that the comorbidity of diabetes with COVID-19 has become a risk factor for serious complications, increasing the mortality rate.  ...  This article reports the development and integration of an ontology model for the management of diabetic patient profiles, incorporating medical ontologies.  ...  Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA). DRON The Drug Ontology.  ... 
doi:10.22201/fca.24488410e.2020.3050 fatcat:hofltfam2zf6zfhdq7wcrntwti

A Generic Solution?

Cori Hayden
2007 Current Anthropology  
It is with these arguments and developments in mind that I ask whether the emergence of a market for generic medicines in Mexico signals the reassertion of "the public" in and for Mexican public health-or  ...  Indeed, in 2005, the Mexican government issued a reform in Article 376 of the General Health Law making the interchangeable-generic designation mandatory for drugs to be sold as generics.  ... 
doi:10.1086/518301 fatcat:i74ubez7grcc3kuinumemaqawa

Implications of Knowledge Organization Systems for Health Information Exchange and Communication during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Marcia Lei Zeng, Yi Hong, Julaine Clunis, Shaoyi He, L.P. Coladangelo
2020 Data and Information Management  
AbstractThis article aims to review the important roles of health knowledge organization systems (KOSs) during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  implementations, and reveals their implications for health information exchange and communication during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the three anonymous reviewers for providing their valuable feedback and guidance.  ... 
doi:10.2478/dim-2020-0009 pmid:35382097 pmcid:PMC8969569 fatcat:tmmn6srtl5exdhxav4ll3s4cy4

Patenting nature or protecting culture? Ethnopharmacology and indigenous intellectual property rights

Ian Vincent McGonigle
2016 Journal of Law and the Biosciences  
Specifically, the Note introduces the concepts of 'ontological pluralism' and 'epistemic subsidiarity', which could help lawmakers write sui generis trade agreements to better protect indigenous knowledge  ...  This poses difficulties for protecting indigenous intellectual property and for making just trade agreements.  ...  THE GLOBAL LEGAL CONTE XT According to the World Health Organization's estimate, approximately 85 per cent of the people on the planet still depend on plants for their primary health care. 33 Moreover  ... 
doi:10.1093/jlb/lsw003 pmid:27774245 pmcid:PMC5033432 fatcat:axz5d5iewzgr7htfbzwfsmqvfa

'Beauty Shouldn't Co$t Your Life': Plastic Surgery, Modernity and a Mexican Public Health Campaign

Samuel Taylor-Alexander
2016 Culture, Theory and Critique  
I wish to thank Teri Silvo and the three anonymous reviewers at Culture, Theory and Critique for pushing me to situate my analysis within broader discussions of medicine and the body in Latin America.  ...  Acknowledgments This article was written while I was a visiting fellow at the Department of Anthropology, Copenhagen University.  ...  Maybe they were good cops, but there came a time when they were offered money for transporting drugs or distributing drugs and they broke all ethical protocol for personal gain.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14735784.2016.1179124 fatcat:manuylork5dsffaajx5z3wt4py

Patenting nature or protecting culture? Ethnopharmacology and indigenous intellectual property rights

Ian Vincent McGonigle
2016 Journal of Law and the Biosciences  
THE GLOBAL LEGAL CONTE XT According to the World Health Organization's estimate, approximately 85 per cent of the people on the planet still depend on plants for their primary health care. 33 Moreover  ...  for use in the burgeoning Mexican pharmaceutical industry. 48 The barbasco yam (Dioscorea mexicana), also simply called the Mexican yam, produces the steroid compound diosgenin, which is a precursor  ... 
doi:10.1093/jlb/lsw060 pmid:28852566 pmcid:PMC5570702 fatcat:d2spf4n2vfflbpkxwcu5wxgxcy

A Multi-agent System for Coordinating International Shipping [chapter]

Steven Y. Goldsmith, Laurence R. Phillips, Shannon V. Spires
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
, copying invariant data from one form to another thereby eliminating the need for duplicate data entry; (3) cohorts of distributed agents coordinate the work flow among the various information providers  ...  The Border Trade Facilitation System (BTFS) is an agent-based collaborative work environment that assists geographically distributed commercial and government users with transshipment of goods across the  ...  The authors express their gratitude to John Wagner of the New Mexico Alliance for Transportation Research for his support of this project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48835-9_6 fatcat:apgljlwccreq7k47vluojnchay

A Lab of Their Own: Genomic sovereignty as postcolonial science policy

Ruha Benjamin
2009 Policy & Society  
It identifies three strands in the genealogy of this policy arena-the International Haplotype Mapping Project as a model and foil for postcolonial genomics; an emerging public health genomics field which  ...  This paper analyzes the emergence of 'genomic sovereignty' policies as a newly popular way for postcolonial countries to frame their investment in genomics.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by grant number 1R56AI072549 from the National Institutes of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.polsoc.2009.09.007 fatcat:6por3u47sjfllchszhzt7pthci

Page 1752 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 84, Issue 4 [page]

1997 Psychological Abstracts  
—Provides a broader context for under- Standing what poor women call “the system” and the problems created by its role as an ideological and political lightning rod In doing so, the article highlights  ...  of Ger- ontological Social Work, 1996, Vol 25(3-4), 121-147.  ... 

Sentiment Analysis on Tweets about Diabetes: An Aspect-Level Approach

María del Pilar Salas-Zárate, José Medina-Moreira, Katty Lagos-Ortiz, Harry Luna-Aveiga, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez-García, Rafael Valencia-García
2017 Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine  
In recent years, some methods of sentiment analysis have been developed for the health domain; however, the diabetes domain has not been explored yet.  ...  Based on this understanding, we propose an aspect-level sentiment analysis method based on ontologies in the diabetes domain.  ...  María del Pilar Salas-Zárate is supported by the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), the Public Education Secretary (SEP), and the Mexican Government.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/5140631 pmid:28316638 pmcid:PMC5337803 fatcat:rg7a6qtfbzflbmdznuw5bbdyqa

Psychoactive Substances and the English Language: "Drugs," Discourses, and Public Policy

Kenneth W. Tupper
2012 Contemporary Drug Problems  
In so doing, I argue that the language we use to talk and think about "drugs" may not be ideal for crafting sound public policy.  ...  This article undertakes a historical ontology of psychoactive substances, or, in other words, an exploration of the philosophical and political nature of modern categories for plants and chemicals that  ...  align with human rights and public health principles, may require the public and policy makers to question dominant contemporary "drug" discourses.  ... 
doi:10.1177/009145091203900306 fatcat:wz5qwcd3dnbv5ime5f7z4vl6n4

Semantic Modeling for SNPs Associated with Ethnic Disparities in HapMap Samples

HyoYoung Kim, Won Gi Yoo, Junhyung Park, Heebal Kim, Byeong-Chul Kang
2014 Genomics & Informatics  
drug ("Methylphenidate"), and five pathways ("Hemostasis," "Systemic lupus erythematosus," "Prostate cancer," "Hepatitis C virus," and "Rheumatoid arthritis").  ...  Entities for the network represented by "Gene," "Pathway," "Disease," "Chemical," "Drug," "ClinicalTrials," "SNP," and relationships between entity-entity were obtained through curation.  ...  Hypertension (MESH:C537095) is a disease threatening the public health in sub-Saharan Africa. In some areas, blacks exhibit higher rates of hypertension than whites.  ... 
doi:10.5808/gi.2014.12.1.35 pmid:24748859 pmcid:PMC3990764 fatcat:n7w4kdrzlzaglpxmylwihadq7i

Rare Functional Variants Associated with Antidepressant Remission in Mexican-Americans

Ma-Li Wong, Mauricio Arcos-Burgos, Sha Liu, Alice W. Licinio, Chenglong Yu, Eunice W.M. Chin, Wei-Dong Yao, Xin-Yun Lu, Stefan R. Bornstein, Julio Licinio
2020 Journal of Affective Disorders  
Our data identified several rare functional variants in antidepressant drug response in MDD patients. These have the potential to serve as genetic markers for predicting drug response.  ...  Mexican-American individuals meeting the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV criteria for major depressive disorder (MDD) participated in a prospective randomized, double-blind study with desipramine  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful for the contribution of the following individuals: Deborah L.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jad.2020.10.027 pmid:33128939 pmcid:PMC7953425 fatcat:2rdplegdebgv5ilbtfv2apasyq

A Qualitative Assessment of an Ambient Display to Support In-Home Medication of Older Adults

Marcela D. Rodríguez, Ernesto Zarate-Bravo, Juan-Pablo García-Vázquez, Ángel G. Andrade, René F. Navarro, Engracia Torres-Cervantes, Gisela Ponce
2018 Proceedings (MDPI)  
We outline design implications for developing ambient computing technology to reduce drug adverse events associated with these challenges.  ...  We assessed the feasibility of a Medication Ambient Display (MAD) to improve the medication adherence of low-income Mexican older adults with mild-cognitive impairment (MCI).  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank participants, research assistants and professors of the Nursing School who helped carry out the activities of the second evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2191248 fatcat:f7rgahy7uzeojo2u6qp2vogvlm

Mexican Samples, Latino DNA: The Trajectory of a National Genome in Transnational Science

Emily Elizabeth Vasquez, Vivette García Deister
2019 Engaging Science, Technology, and Society  
Rather than the nation-state bound "Mexican genome," we show that flexibility and ambiguity with regard to genomic identity has been instrumental amid the increasingly transnational and public-private  ...  medicine in Mexico and the trajectory of the "Mexican genome" over the last decade.  ...  We are also grateful for the participation of the scientists and health professionals who discussed their work with us for the purpose of this research.  ... 
doi:10.17351/ests2019.199 fatcat:2lxg2pxps5bnzjz3pj7rr4x3b4
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