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Beef, chicken and pork consumption and consumer safety and nutritional concerns in the City of Campinas, Brazil
(Elsevier Sci LtdOxfordInglaterra, 2008)
Testing consumption optimality using aggregate data
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2014-09-10)
This paper tests the optimality of consumption decisions at the aggregate level taking into account popular deviations from the canonical constant-relative-risk-aversion (CRRA) utility function model-rule of thumb and ...
Elevated Plasma Hemoglobin Levels Increase Nitric Oxide Consumption in Experimental and Clinical Acute Pulmonary Thromboembolism
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013-07-01)
Objectives: We examined whether experimental lung embolization with autologous blood clots or with the infusion of microspheres increase cell-free hemoglobin levels and nitric oxide consumption by plasma samples from ...
Metals and arsenic in fish from a Ramsar site under past and present human pressures: Consumption risk factors to the local population
(Elsevier B.V., 2018-07-01)
The risk of metals and As in seafood for traditional populations living in a Marine Protected Areas (MPA) is seldom assessed, although the risk of human exposure to contaminants is one of the indicators associated with the ...
Common elements of symbolism in consumption and its implication in the psychosocial development of schoolchildren
(Asociacion de Profesionales y Técnicos del CONICIT, 2018)
The objective of this study is to determine the common elements that describe the symbolic consumption in groups of nine-year-old schoolchildren with a similar intellectual level. The study was carried out through interviews ...
Non-durable consumption and real-estate prices in Brazil: panel-data analysis at the state level
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2013-04-05)
Housing is an important component of wealth for a typical household in many countries. The objective of this paper is to investigate the effect of real-estate price variation on welfare, trying to close a gap between the ...
PERFORMANCE OF THREE AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS IN DRAWBAR TEST
(Univ Estadual Mato Grosso Sul, 2015-04-01)
The performance evaluation of agricultural tractors, according on the soil condition, it is important to identify the maximum drawbar pull and fuel consumption according to the level of effort required. The objective was ...
Gender-specific vascular effects elicited by chronic ethanol consumption in rats: a role for inducible nitric oxide synthase
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2008)
Background and purpose: Epidemiological data suggest that the risk of ethanol-associated cardiovascular disease is greater in men than in women. This study investigates the mechanisms underlying gender-specific vascular ...