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Cardiovascular risks of combined oral contraceptive use
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-12)
Because of an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the use of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) should be considered carefully in women who smoke and in those with hypertension or hyperlipidemia. (Strength of ...
Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-05)
There are no studies that have shown any antidepressant to be absolutely safe for use during any stage of pregnancy. The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) during ...
Concentration, Contracting and Competition: Problems in Using the Packers and Stockyards Act to Supplement Antitrust
(Competition Policy International, 2010-04)
Consolidation and increased concentration in the agrifood sector over the past two decades, combined with an increased use of alternative marketing agreements in the poultry and livestock industries, have fueled concerns ...
Evaluation of the Agronomic, Environmental, Economic, and Coexistence Impacts Following the Introduction of GM Canola to Australia (2008-2010)
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2014)
Despite genetically modified (GM) canola receiving Australian regulatory approval in 2003, commercial production did not occur until 2008 due to concerns relating to coexistence. Following commercial release, a three-year ...
The Literary Achievements of Alice Lloyd Pitts : Assumptions of Power through Rhetorical Identity Constructions
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2013)
Questions of American female intellectual and social identity were hotly debated at the turn of the 20th century, most publically within urban centers of the eastern United States. Focusing on the 1899 writings of a ...
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-01)
This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Global Impact of Biotech Crops: Environmental Effects, 1996-2008
This article updates the assessment of the impact commercialized agricultural biotechnology is having on global agriculture from an environmental perspective. It focuses on the impact of changes in pesticide use and ...
Using multiple data sources to investigate foraging niche partitioning in sympatric obligate avian scavengers
As carrion feeders competing for a limited and ephemeral resource, avian scavengers are ideal model organisms to study mechanisms of niche partitioning. Previous work has focused on observations of species' interactions ...
Conservation tillage, herbicide use, and genetically engineered crops in the United States: the case of soybeans
This study examines the extent to which adopting herbicide-tolerant (HT) soybeans affects conservation tillage practices and herbicide use. The model is estimated using a state-level panel dataset extending across 12 major ...
2014 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide
(University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
, all chemicals. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated a number of fruit pesticid. Growers who plan to use these restricted materials must be certified as private applicators. Certification requires that applicators understand...
Multi-scale synthesis of historical fire regimes along the south-central US prairie-forest border
Background: Along the prairie-forest border in the south-central USA exists one of the most extensive areas of uncut forest in the nation ([greater than]323 750 hectares), providing unique potential for developing multi-century ...