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Molecular medicine A popular term for the configuration of FSH’s beta-subunit which wraps around and stabilises the beta-FSH dimer, critical for binding of FSH to its receptor. See FSH
Public health A nylon strap with a quick-release buckle—a waist belt, shoulder belt, or harness—in a motor vehicle, intended to minimise jostling in an MVA; nonuse of seat belts is a major factor in RTA/MVA-related morbidity and mortality
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PRINCESS DIANA is set to feature in a new campaign to persuade rear-seat car passengers to wear seatbelts.
In addition to the seatbelt PSA, filming has also been completed on three anti-drunk driving ads.
Since its introduction, the seatbelt airbag has also been adopted by the general aviation market, with the technology now standard equipment on nearly 80 percent of new single engine general aviation aircraft and available as an aftermarket option for many legacy models.
Police say they'll use plain-clothed officers around Eugene to spot drivers and passengers not wearing seatbelts.
I hope this campaign will help everyone in the North East to realise they are risking their life whenever they get in a car and don't put on their seatbelt.
According to the Internal Security Forces, the checkpoints were aimed at informing people of the upcoming implementation of a resolution issued by Interior Minister Ziyad Baroud that makes wearing seatbelts compulsory.
The law making it compulsory to wear seatbelts in the back of cars was introduced in 1991.
Government figures suggest a third of people killed in car accidents were not wearing seatbelts.
So just what does the evidence say about seatbelts for children riding in school buses?
Our estimation of the VSL implied by seatbelt usage derives an imputed value using an approach introduced by Blomquist (1979).
This improved seatbelt assembly replaces NSN 2540-01-315-3358 and NSN 2540-01-315-3143.
A 2004 survey conducted by NHTSA found that the seatbelt usage rate for 16--to 24-year-olds was 77 percent (up from 69 percent in 2002), compared to the national average of 80 percent.