Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 01

BOOK REVIEW: Pursuing Quality of Life: From the Affluent Society to the Consumer Society (by Leonard Nevarez, 2011, Routledge, New York)

  Among many other intense current debates, the search for happiness and for a better quality of life (QOL) remains a dominant theme on many national and international public agendas, moving even to the point raised by Alexis Carrel1     DOWNLOAD

Jun 01

Fostering Information Technology in Healthcare

      The increasing incidence of chronic diseases and aging population of the world is an increasing burden for healthcare systems. It is no wonder that prices for health services continues to grow rapidly worldwide. Despite higher costs, medicine field is struggling to provide appropriate patient care at the right time. However, the health …

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Jun 01

Universal Iodization – Business or Health?

    The paper analysis the effects of the decision of adding iodine to salt, from both economical and health approaches. The research questions are: Has the introduction of iodine to salt the effects of decreasing the number of people suffering of hypothyroidism?; Is this decision underpinned economically, or the costs are higher than the …

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Jun 01

A Pluri-Disciplinary Therapeutical Approach Of The Central Nervous System Patology – Foundations For Economic Effectiveness

        Etiological complexity of neuro-psychiatric disorders both in terms of pathology and in terms of therapeutics, is given by the very multi-layered structure of the human psycho-emotional functions and the possible causal interaction between the anatomical and physiological structures (i.e. the disorder mechanisms of these structures) and its psycho-behavioral ramifications.   DOWNLOAD

Jun 01

An Investigation Into The Factors Influencing The Participation Of Households In Recycling Of Solid Waste In Palestine

        This paper investigates the factors influencing the participation of households for recycling of domestic solid astes in Gaza City. The main aim is to identify the motivating and de-motivating factors. Stratified sampling technique was adopted and where the city was divided into four places of residency and each place was administered …

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