49, XXXXX

49, XXXXX

XXXXX syndrome (also called pentasomy X or 49,XXXXX) is a type of aneuploidy (an abnormal number of chromosomes) which results in the presence of three additional X chromosomes. The condition was first described in 1963. It is characterised by severe mental retardation, short stature and abnormalities to the head and face. As these features can be seen in other conditions, karyotyping must be carried out to confirm diagnosis. There have been cases of XXXXX syndrome being misdiagnosed as Down syndrome. It is an extremely rare condition with no more than 30 patients reported in medical literature. The exact incidence is not known but it may be similar to the rate of 1 in 85,000 seen in males with 49, XXXXY syndrome. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Basketball positions

Basketball positions

HI The three basketball positions normally employed by organized basketball teams are the guards, forwards, and the center. More specifically, they can be classified into the five positions: point guard (PG), shooting guard (SG), small forward (SF), power forward (PF), and center (C). The rules of basketball do not mandate them, and in informal games they are sometimes not used. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Herbert Sobel

Herbert Sobel

Herbert M. Sobel Sr. (January 26, 1912 – September 30, 1987) was a commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. Sobel was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by David Schwimmer. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Stop and identify statutes

Stop and identify statutes

"Stop and identify" statutes are laws in the United States that authorize police to detain persons and request such persons to identify themselves, and arrest them if they do not. The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution is the part of the Bill of Rights that prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and requires any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause. Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968) established that it is constitutionally permissible for police to temporarily detain a person based on reasonable suspicion that a crime has been committed, and to conduct a search for weapons based on a reasonable belief that the person is armed. The question whether it is constitutionally permissible for the police to demand that a detainee provide his or her name was considered by the U.S. Supreme Court in Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court of Nevada, 542 U.S. 177 (2004), which held that the name disclosure did not violate the Fourth Amendment prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures. The Hiibel Court also held that, because Hiibel had no reasonable belief that his name would be used to incriminate him, the name disclosure did not violate the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination; however, the Court left open the possibility that Fifth Amendment right might apply in situations where there was a reasonable belief that giving a name could be incriminating. The Court accepted the Nevada supreme court's interpretation of the Nevada statute that a detained person could satisfy the Nevada law by simply stating his name. The Court did not rule on whether particular identification cards could be required, though it did mention one state's law requiring "credible and reliable" identification had been struck down for vagueness. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Bumpy Johnson

Bumpy Johnson

Ellsworth Raymond Johnson (October 31, 1905 – July 7, 1968) — known as "Bumpy" Johnson — was an American mob boss and bookmaker in New York City's Harlem neighborhood. The main Harlem associate of the Genovese crime family, Johnson's criminal career has inspired films and television. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Epic Systems

Epic Systems

Epic is a privately held health care software company, whose systems are installed in large major hospitals, and hold the medical records of almost half the patients in the U.S. It was founded in 1979 by Judith R. Faulkner. Originally headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Epic moved its headquarters to nearby Verona, Wisconsin in 2005. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Athina Onassis Roussel

Athina Onassis Roussel

Athina Onassis de Miranda (alternatively credited as Athina Onassis) (born January 29, 1985) is a French-Greek heiress, the only surviving descendant of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, and the sole heir of Aristotle's daughter Christina Onassis, who inherited 55% of his fortune. The remaining 45%, minus the $26 million left to Onassis' widow Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was left to the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, established in honor of Aristotle's late son. The two halves of the fortune are separately managed. Despite keen investigation by the media, the extent of Onassis de Miranda's wealth remains unknown. Onassis de Miranda married Brazilian Olympic showjumper Álvaro de Miranda Neto in 2005. She is a competitive showjumper in her own right, under the name Athina Onassis de Miranda. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Stakeholder theory

Stakeholder theory

The stakeholder theory is a theory of organizational management and business ethics that addresses morals and values in managing an organization. It was originally detailed by R. Edward Freeman in the book Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach, and identifies and models the groups which are stakeholders of a corporation, and both describes and recommends methods by which management can give due regard to the interests of those groups. In short, it attempts to address the "principle of who or what really counts". In the traditional view of a company, the shareholder view, only the owners or shareholders (= stockholders) of the company are important, and the company has a binding fiduciary duty to put their needs first, to increase value for them. Stakeholder theory instead argues that there are other parties involved, including employees, customers, suppliers, financiers, communities, governmental bodies, political groups, trade associations, and trade unions. Even competitors are sometimes counted as stakeholders - their status being derived from their capacity to affect the firm and its stakeholders. The nature of what is a stakeholder is highly contested (Miles, 2012), with hundreds of definitions existing in the academic literature (Miles, 2011). This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

House of Habsburg

House of Habsburg

The House of Habsburg (/ˈhæbs.bɜrɡ/; German pronunciation: [ˈhaːps.bʊʁk]), also spelled Hapsburg, was one of the most important royal houses of Europe. The throne of the Holy Roman Empire was continuously occupied by the Habsburgs between 1438 and 1740. The house also produced kings of Bohemia, England, Germany, Hungary, Croatia, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain, as well as rulers of several Dutch and Italian countries. The House takes its name from Habsburg Castle, a fortress built in the 1020s in present-day Switzerland by Count Radbot of Klettgau, who chose to name his fortress Habsburg. His grandson, Otto II, was the first to take the fortress name as his own, adding "Count of Habsburg" to his title. The House of Habsburg gathered dynastic momentum through the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

Visa requirements for Indian citizens

Visa requirements for Indian citizens

Visa requirements for Indian citizens are administrative entry restrictions imposed on citizens of India by the authorities of other states.As of July 2014, Indian citizens have Visa free or Visa-on-arrival access to across 59 countries.Visitors engaging in activities other than tourism, including unpaid work, require a visa or work permit except for Nepal or Bhutan. Indian citizens on June 24 were made eligible for Visa free entry into Reunion Island for 14 days. Bahrain is also planning to expand its Visa-on-Arrival policy for Indians from January 2015. Indian citizens can enjoy Visa free travel to the South Korean territory of Jeju Island for 30 days,provided they land directly into Jeju island. Indian citizens wishing to travel to mainland South Korea must apply for a visa in advance. The country of residence - either temporary or permanent - is a factor in determining the visa requirements for Indian passport holders when visiting some countries. For example, an Indian Citizen residing in the United States holding a Green Card does not need a visa to travel to Canada, Mexico, and many countries and territories in the Caribbean. (See Visa free travel for Green Card holders.) Indian citizens residing in Canada holding Maple Leaf Card (Permanent Resident Card) do not need visa to travel to most Caribbean islands and waived transit visa in United Kingdom. Indian citizens resident in Japan (with valid Alien Registration Cards) can travel to the Republic of Korea (South Korea) for tourism and short business trips. Indian passports with a visa issued by a Schengen Area member, give the holder free access to other Schengen countries as well as a few other non EU countries. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video

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