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Reply to Ackermann

Ross MacKenzie, Wendy Rogers Public Health Ethics   Evan Ackermann’s (2015) response on behalf of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) to our article (MacKenzie and Rogers, 2015) largely reiterates previous criticisms levelled by ...

Ethical Criteria for Human Challenge Studies in Infectious Diseases

Ben Bambery, Michael Selgelid, Charles Weijer, Julian Savulescu, Andrew J. Pollard Public Health Ethics Abstract Purposeful infection of healthy volunteers with a microbial pathogen seems at odds with acceptable ethical standards, but is an important cont ...

It’s a Shame! Stigma Against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Examining the Ethical Implications for Public Health Practices and Policies

Emily Bell, Gail Andrew, Nina Di Pietro, Albert E. Chudley, James N. Reynolds, Eric Racine Public Health Ethics Abstract Stigma can influence the prevention and identification of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a leading cause of developmental del ...

The Return of Lombroso? Ethical Aspects of (Visions of) Preventive Forensic Screening

Christian Munthe, Susanna Radovic Public Health Ethics Abstract The vision of legendary criminologist Cesare Lombroso to use scientific theories of individual causes of crime as a basis for screening and prevention programmes targeting individuals at risk ...

Is Antimicrobial Resistance a Slowly Emerging Disaster?

A. M. Viens, Jasper Littmann Public Health Ethics Abstract The problem of antimicrobial resistance is so dire that people are predicting that the era of antibiotics may be coming to an end, ushering in a ‘post-antibiotic’ era. A comprehensive policy respo ...

The Ethical Significance of Antimicrobial Resistance

Jasper Littmann, A. M. Viens Public Health Ethics Abstract In this paper, we provide a state-of-the-art overview of the ethical challenges that arise in the context of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which includes an introduction to the contributions to ...

Caribbean Heat Threatens Health, Well-being and the Future of Humanity

Cheryl C. Macpherson, Muge Akpinar-Elci Public Health Ethics Abstract Climate change has substantial impacts on public health and safety, disease risks and the provision of health care, with the poor being particularly disadvantaged. Management of the ass ...

A Global Public Goods Approach to the Health of Migrants

Heather Widdows, Herjeet Marway Public Health Ethics Abstract This paper explores a global public goods approach to the health of migrants. It suggests that this approach establishes that there are a number of health goods which must be provided to migran ...

The Restaurant Food Hot Potato: Stop Passing it on—A Commentary on Mah and Timming’s, ‘Equity in Public Health Ethics: The Case of Menu Labelling Policy at the Local Level’

Kathryn L. MacKay Public Health Ethics Abstract In the case discussion, ‘Equity in Public Health Ethics: The Case of Menu Labelling Policy at the Local Level’ (2014), Mah and Timming state that menu labelling would ‘place requirements for information disc ...

Macular pigment optical density and its relationship with serum and dietary levels of lutein and zeaxanthin

Beatty S, Nolan JM, Kavanagh H, O'Donovan O Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract Observational evidence is accumulating that the onset of age-related maculopathy, the leading cause of legal blindness in th ...

Macular Pigment and Percentage of Body Fat

Nolan JM, O'Donovan O, Kavanagh H, Stack J, Harrison M, Muldoon A, Mellerio J, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P URPOSE. To investigate the relationship between percentage of body fat and macular pigm ...

Measurement of Macular Pigment: Raman Spectroscopy versus Heterochromatic Flicker Photometry

Neelam K, O'Gorman N, Nolan JM, O'Donovan O, Wong HB, Au Eong KG, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P URPOSE. There are several techniques for measuring macular pigment (MP) in vivo, of which Raman ...

Monthly Consistency of Macular PigmentOptical Density and Serum Concentrationsof Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Nolan JM, Stack J, Mellerio J, Godhinio M, O'Donovan O, Neelam K, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease ABSTRACT T his study was undertaken to assess serial month-to- month consistency of macular pigment (M ...

Macular pigment and ocular biometry

Neelam K, Nolan JM, Loane E, Stack J, O'Donovan O, Au Eong KG, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract This study is designed to investigate the relationship between macular pigment optical density ( ...

Risk factors for age-related maculopathy are associated with a relative lack of macular pigment

Nolan JM, Stack J, O'Donovan O, Loane E, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease A bstract Macular pigment (MP) is composed of the two dietary carotenoids lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z), and is believed to pro ...

The Relationships between Macular Pigment Optical Density and Its Constituent Carotenoids in Dietand Serum

Nolan JM, Stack J, O'Connell E, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P URPOSE. Lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) are two dietary carote- noids that accumulate at the macula, where they are collec- tively known ...

Measurement of Macular Pigment Optical Density Using Two Different Heterochromatic Flicker Photometers

Loane E, Stack J, Beatty S, Nolan JM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease ABSTRACT Purpose:T o compare macular pigment optical density using two different heterochromatic flicker photometers. M ethods:W e measured macul ...

Transport and Retinal Capture of Luteinand Zeaxanthin with Reference to Age-related Macular Degeneration

Loane E, Nolan JM, O'Donovan O, Bhosale P, Bernstein PS, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Abstract. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in the elde ...

Diet and risk factors for age-related maculopathy

O'Connell ED, Nolan JM, Stack J, Greenberg D, Kyle J, Maddock L, Beatty S Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease Systematic Reviews https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/1427b7_8aa15a8eb89d4604a25f79f7089c8e66.pdf © Public ...

Spatial Profile of Macular Pigment and Its Relationshipto Foveal Architecture

Nolan JM, Stringham J, Beatty S, Snodderly DM Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease P URPOSE. Macular pigment (MP) is composed of two dietary carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, and a carotenoid generated by the retina, ...