Universal background checks for handgun purchases can reduce homicide rates of African Americans

CONCLUSION Implementing UBC-HG was associated with decreased firearm homicides among African Americans—the population most at risk. Expanding UBC-HG may be an effective approach to reducing racial disparities in firearm homicides. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE Epidemiological, level III.
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[SAnews.gov.za] While the country will remain on lockdown level 3 amid a rapid rise in COVID-19 infections, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced drastic measures in an effort to preserve lives and limit the rise in infections.
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AbstractAlcohol fermentation is a key process in wine, beer, alcoholic beverage production, bioethanol production by means of carbohydrate sources, and food industry byproducts. There are three key points in these kinds of processes determining their efficiency; enzymatic cellulose lysis into simple sugar molecules, alcohol fermentation rate, and ethanol tolerance of yeast cells. The first process is usually carried out by either the use of pure cellulolytic enzymes, which is a high cost procedure, or by the production of these enzymes from cellulolytic bacteria and filamentous fungi. Lately,Saccharomyces cerevisiae and se...
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AbstractRecent advancements in the research on endophytes isolated from plants and crops have greatly broadened its application in various fields. Endophytic bacteria and endophytic fungi are known to promote the growth of various plants. Besides, the secondary metabolites such as alcohol and xylitol secreted by the endophytic yeast also help their hosts to resist microbial invasion. This makes them a potential substitute for chemical-based control methods. Moreover, the plant hosts can also provide nutrients for the growth of endophytic yeasts. To achieve the symbiotic relationship, yeasts must colonize most parts of the ...
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Chem. Commun., 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0CC03480K, CommunicationChi-Fung Yeung, Lai-Hon Chung, Sheung-Ying Tse, Hau-Lam Shek, Man-Kit Tse, Shek-Man Yiu, Chun-Yuen Wong Two types of unexpected quinolizinium complexes were obtained from the reactions between pyridine-functionalized propargylic alcohol HC CC(OH)(Ph)(CH2(2-py)) (L1) andcis-[M(L^L)2Cl2] (M = Ru, Os; L^L = dppm, bpy). To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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AbstractIntoxicated persons showing challenging behavior (IPCBs) under influence of alcohol and/or drugs frequently have trouble finding appropriate acute care. Often IPCBs are stigmatized being unwilling or unable to accept help. Separated physical and mental healthcare systems hamper integrated acute care for IPCBs. This pilot aimed to substantiate the physical, psychiatric, and social health needs of IPCBs visiting the emergency room (ER) during a 3-month period. All ER visits were screened. After triage by the ER physician, indicated IPCBs were additionally assessed by the consultation –liaison–psychiatry p...
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Publication date: 1 November 2020Source: Materials Chemistry and Physics, Volume 254Author(s): Wen-Cheng Chen, Chia-Ying Ko, Kai-Chi Chang, Chih-Hua Chen
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Publication date: Available online 9 July 2020Source: Thermochimica ActaAuthor(s): Kazem Lakzian, Seyedmahmoud Hosseiniallahchal, Hossein Jalaei Salmani, Abolfazl Sanjarifard
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