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In conclusion, finance is key to invest in the future.Together we need to shape and guide financial systems, regulations and measures to be fit for this purpose.There cannot be one grand plan. This we know. But there needs to be one grand ambition.We can scale up through the actions of many, and by working together. Ambition means a concrete commitment to change course, represented through visible action.Ambition means continuous experimentation and innovation, rapid feedback and learning, and pushing the boundaries for scale in line with this commitment.Ambition means acceptance that solutions will come from diverse places, institutions and people, working together.In September 2019, as we move forward, the Secretary-General has signalled that he will bring together heads of state and government, key stakeholders, including you in the room to ensure that ambition is sufficiently calibrated for 2020 and beyond.Time is against us and I ask that you bring with you all the partners that can make the Paris Agreement a reality.The United Nations will continue to play its many roles in catalysing finance to address climate and other development challenges; and to do this not just at global level, but also at regional, and very important, at the country level.Globally, we can convene the actors that together can make a difference; bring our deep working knowledge of country contexts across the world; continue our core work on peace and security and humanitarian action to de-conflict...
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This study examines the challenges of providing access to pain management for people who have been socially or economically marginalized.Pain
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news
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Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Muris Humo, Beyza Ayazgök, Léa J. Becker, Elisabeth Waltisperger, Tomi Rantamäki, Ipek Yalcin
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: 23 March 2020Source: Neuroscience Letters, Volume 722Author(s): Wen-Jun Luo, Chun-Li Li, Kai-Wen Geng, Xiao-Liang Wang, Rui Du, Yang Yu, Na Wei, Ting He, Yan Wang, Yao-Qing Yu, Jun Chen
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Abstract BACKGROUND: Although anticoagulation therapy can reduce the risk for pulmonary embolism (PE) recurrence, symptoms such as exertional dyspnea or pain can persist for several months to years. Therefore, we aimed to assess the improvement of ventilatory efficiency and exercise capacity during cardiopulmonary exercise test in PE patients after short duration of anticoagulant therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas analysis and cardiopulmonary exercise test were performed in 30 PE patients after anticoagulant therapy of 4 weeks (early phase) and after 6 months (late ...
Source: The American Journal of the Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Med Sci Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our article draws attention to the higher cardiovascular risk profile of middle-aged migraineurs and highlights the deficiency of primary prevention. Pain physicians must be aware of the cardiovascular aspects of migraine and holistic approach is required instead of focusing only on pain and pain relief. PMID: 32089752 [PubMed - in process]
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Alex NowrastehGovernor DeSantis has been pushing Florida ’s legislature to enact an E‑Verify mandate for all new hires as a way to  “turn the spigot off the incentive that drives illegal immigration, ” as state Senator Joe Gruters said.So far, state legislators have resisted his efforts and watered down any potential bill that could pass —exempting some small businesses and agriculture. There was then a fierce debateover the exemptions and whether they should stand as the legislature has decided to pause briefly. The compromise bills are better than a mandate, but E ‑Verify s...
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Dozens of HIV-positive South African women have been sterilized without consent or after being pressured to agree just before giving birth, sometimes being told while in pain on their way to the operating theater, a report published on Monday found.Reuters Health Information
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Authors: Rawson B Abstract Lumbar herniated disks present a common cause of significant axial low back and radiating leg pain. This situation poses a risk for potentially permanent neurologic compromise, including numbness, weakness, and bowel and bladder dysfunction. Traditional treatment strategies such as medications, epidural steroids, and surgery all carry potential risk for iatrogenic sequelae. Platelet-rich plasma can be processed to isolate and concentrate the growth factors contained in platelet α granules. This solution is then referred to as platelet lysate. Lumbar injection of platelet-rich plasma...
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