Evidence-Based Strategies in Weight Loss Mobile Apps

submitted by: spagoto
Background: Physicians have limited time for weight-loss counseling, and there is a lack of resources to which they can refer patients for assistance with weight loss. Weight-loss mobile applications (apps) have the potential to be a helpful tool, but the extent to which they include the behavioral strategies included in evidence-based interventions is unknown. Purpose: The primary aims of the study were to determine the degree to which commercial weightloss mobile apps include the...
Authors: Sherry Pagoto, Kristin Schneider, Mirjana Jojic, Michelle DeBiasse, Devin Mann

Monitoring Long-Term Global Climate Change with Ion Chromatography

submitted by: Chrom Solutions
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a leading environmental research center that focuses on the United Kingdom’s national scientific activities in Antarctica. Some of their current research includes long-term monitoring of global climate change via ice core sample analysis of the polar ice caps in both Antarctica and Greenland. In this video, Dr. Ailsa Benton, Ice Core Analytical Scientist at with the BAS, describes her research and how BAS scientists are able to analyze essential anions...

Balloon Sinuplasty Surgery overview

submitted by: ChicagoENT

Balloon Sinuplasty is an effective and safe technique and may offer big relief in treating chronic sinusitis. Balloon Sinuplasty does not involve the cutting of nasal bone or tissue. The treatment normally takes less than 2 hours and often provides complete relief from chronic sinusitis.

Insights, Lessons and Challenges from a Transdisciplinal Assessment of Climate Change-Related Vulnerability

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar "Insights, Lessons and Challenges from a Transdisciplinal Assessment of Climate Change-Related Vulnerability" by Prof. Ms. Ma. Emilinda T. Mendoza, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science Development Services, College of Human Ecology, University of the Philippines Los Banos held at SEAMEO-SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna on 27 August 2013

Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping of Selected Municipalities in Laguna, Philippines

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar entitled "Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping of Selected Municipalities in Laguna, Philippines" by Engr. Vicente G. Ballaran, Jr., Assistant Professor, Agrometeorology and Farm Structures Division, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology, University of the Philippines Los Banos at the SEARCA Agriculture and Development Seminar Series, SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna on 13 August 2013.

The application of Landscape Function Analysis monitoring procedure to evaluate mine and land rehabilitation success

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on "The application of Landscape Function Analysis monitoring procedure to evaluate mine and land rehabilitation success" by David Tongway, Landscape Ecologist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Canberra, Australia last August 6, 2013.