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Bram Brouwers
Exercise and training in NAFLD and insulin resistance
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The prevalence of obesity is reaching epidemic proportions worldwide. Environmental factors like consumption of high-caloric diets and low levels of physical activity are likely to underlie this increasing prevalence. Obesity is one of the most important risk factors contributing to mortality and the overall burden of disease. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) may be the most devastating disease condition associated with obesity. T2DM is characterized by a gradual decline in insulin sensitivity, which impairs the effect of insulin and eventually elevates blood glucose values. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reported that 366 million people worldwide were suffering from diabetes in 2011. Ninety percent of those people suffered from..

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Alexander Tetteh Kwasi Nuer
Exit Strategies for Social Venture Entrepreneurs
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The term ‘exit strategy’ has been considered from various angles and domains by scholars and practitioners alike (Cardon and DeTienne, 2013; Van Dijk, 2011; Artto, 2008; Artto and Wickstrom, 2005; Rogers and Macias, 2004; Boeker and Karichachil, 2002; Alter et al, 2001; Berenson, 1963). Interestingly, not much has been written about exit in relation to the study of Social Venture Entrepreneurship (Cardon and DeTienne, 2013; Van Dijk, 2011)...

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Liesbeth Schrijvers
Exploring self-management and adherence in haemophilia
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Haemophilia is an X-linked recessive disease. Lack or absence of clotting Factor VIII (haemophilia A) or IX (haemophilia B) results in excessive bleeding. The severity of the disease is determined by the percentage of clotting factor VIII or IX present in the blood. Patients with mild haemophilia (>5%) are rarely affected by bleeds, only in case of trauma or surgery. Patients with moderate haemophilia (1-5%) have a great variety in symptoms, ranging from no bleeds at all to spontaneous bleeds...

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Fabio Homero Diniz
From Landless to Forestless
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The Amazon biome is the largest continuous region of tropical forest in the world. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the eastern slopes of the Andes Cordillera and contains parts of nine South American countries. The biodiversity in this biome is unique and one of the highest in the world...

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Cheryl Dambrot
From Teeth, Skin, Blood to HeartInduced Pluripotent Stem Cells as an in vitro Model for Cardiac Disease
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Mouse embryonic stem cells (mESC) have been a key tool in understanding early differentiation events in development since their first isolation in 1981[1]. These cells have the remarkable ability and are pluripotent: they have the ability to differentiate into derivatives of the three germ layers that make up an embryo...

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Joris Deelen
Genetic and biomarker studies of human longevity
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Worldwide, life expectancy has shown a remarkable linear increase over the last two centuries [1]. However, the number of years of life spent in disability also increases and individuals from the European Union born in 2009 are expected to spend on average 25% (women) or 20% (men) of their life in poor health, i.e., experience limited or severe long-term limitation (> 6 months) in usual activity caused by ill-health (http://www.healthy-life-years.eu/) [2]...

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Global Human Rights Law Collection 28d
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Human rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. Examples of rights and freedoms which have come to be commonly thought of as human rights include civil and political rights, such as the right to life and liberty, freedom of expression, and equality before the law; and social, cultural and economic rights, including the right to participate in culture, the right to food, the right to work, and the right to education. Our extensive Global Human Rights Law Collection studies the impact of pressing and current important political and legal topics on Human Rights. It is unique in its kind, because the studies undertaken to give an overview of human rights issues according to these topics are extensive as wel..

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Global Human Rights Law Collection 28e
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Human rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. Examples of rights and freedoms which have come to be commonly thought of as human rights include civil and political rights, such as the right to life and liberty, freedom of expression, and equality before the law; and social, cultural and economic rights, including the right to participate in culture, the right to food, the right to work, and the right to education. Our extensive Global Human Rights Law Collection studies the impact of pressing and current important political and legal topics on Human Rights. It is unique in its kind, because the studies undertaken to give an overview of human rights issues according to these topics are extensive a..

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Global War Crimes Tribunal Collection 2.B.4
9789493019348
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After the First World War the first truly international criminal tribunal was envisaged to try perpetrators of crimes committed in this period. After the Second World War, the Allied powers set up an international tribunal to try not only war crimes, but crimes against humanity committed under the Nazi regime. After the beginning of the war in Bosnia, the United Nations Security Council established the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 1993, and, after the genocide in Rwanda, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in 1994. In 1998, at a Diplomatic Conference in Rome, the Rome Statute establishing the ICC was signed.Apart from these institutions, some `hybrid` courts and tr..

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Global War Crimes Tribunal Collection Volume 2.B.3
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After the First World War the first truly international criminal tribunal was envisaged to try perpetrators of crimes committed in this period. After the Second World War, the Allied powers set up an international tribunal to try not only war crimes, but crimes against humanity committed under the Nazi regime. After the beginning of the war in Bosnia, the United Nations Security Council established the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 1993, and, after the genocide in Rwanda, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in 1994. In 1998, at a Diplomatic Conference in Rome, the Rome Statute establishing the ICC was signed.Apart from these institutions, some `hybrid` courts and tr..

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