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Pyatt, Arkansas

Pyatt is a town in Marion County, United States. The population was 253 at the 2000 census. Pyatt is located at 36°15′9″N 92°50′37″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles, all land. US 62/US 412 U. S. Route 62 Spur Highway 125 As of the census of 2000, there were 253 people, 97 households, 62 families residing in the town; the population density was 198.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 119 housing units at an average density of 93.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 98.81% White, 0.40% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American and 0.40% Pacific Islander. 0.40 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 97 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.1% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.35. In the town, the population was spread out with 33.2% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males. The median income for a household in the town was $19,583, the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $22,321 versus $18,214 for females; the per capita income for the town was $8,633. About 10.5% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under the age of 18 and 20.7% of those 65 or over. Public education is available from the Ozark Mountain School District that includes Bruno–Pyatt High School. On July 1, 2004 the former Bruno-Pyatt School District consolidated into the Ozark Mountain School District

Ards and North Down Borough Council

Ards and North Down Borough Council is a local authority in Northern Ireland, established on 1 April 2015. It replaced North Down Borough Council; the first elections to the authority were on 22 May 2014 and it acted as a shadow authority, prior to the creation of the Ards and North Down district on 1 April 2015. The district was called "North Down and Ards" but the council was known as "Ards and North Down District Council". Councillors on the transitional shadow authority voted on 15 December 2014 to submit an application to the Department of the Environment to change the name to East Coast Borough Council with effect from 1 April 2015. Negative public reaction to the proposed name prompted a rethink; the district name "Ards and North Down" was not finalised until 2016. The transfer of the borough charter from North Down Borough Council was delayed until after the district naming. For the purpose of elections the council is divided into seven district electoral areas: † Co-opted to fill a vacancy since the election.‡ Changed party affiliation since the election.

Last updated 24 December 2019. For further details see North Down Borough Council election; the area covered by the new borough has 156,672 residents according to the 2011 Northern Ireland census

Epistle to the Laodiceans

The Epistle to the Laodiceans is a lost letter of Paul the Apostle, the original existence of, inferred from an instruction to the congregation in Colossae to send their letter to the believing community in Laodicea, obtain a copy of the letter "from Laodicea". And when this letter has been read to you, see that it is read before the church at Laodicea, that you yourselves read the letter which will be forwarded from there. Several ancient texts purporting to be the missing "Epistle to the Laodiceans" have been known to have existed, most of which are now lost; these were considered, both at the time and by modern scholarship, to be attempts to supply a forged copy of a lost document. The exception is a Latin Epistola ad Laodicenses, a short compilation of verses from other Pauline epistles, principally Philippians, on which scholarly opinion is divided as to whether it is the lost Marcionite forgery or alternatively an orthodox replacement of the Marcionite text. In either case it is considered a "clumsy forgery" and an attempt to seek to fill the "gap" suggested by Colossians 4:16.

Some ancient sources, such as Hippolytus, some modern scholars consider that the epistle "from Laodicea" was never a lost epistle, but Paul re-using one of his other letters, just as he asks for the copying and forwarding of the Letter to Colossians to Laodicea. Paul, the earliest known Jewish Messianic author, wrote several letters in Greek to various churches. Paul dictated all his epistles through a secretary, but wrote the final few paragraphs of each letter by his own hand. Many survived and are included in the New Testament; the Epistle to the Colossians states "After this letter has been read to you, see that it is read in the church of the Laodiceans and that you in turn read the letter from Laodicea." The last words can be interpreted as "letter written to the Laodiceans", but "letter written from Laodicea". The New American Standard Bible translates this verse in the latter manner, translations in other languages such as the Dutch Statenvertaling translate it likewise: "When this letter is read among you, have it read in the church of the Laodiceans.

Those who read here "letter written to the Laodiceans" presume that, at the time that the Epistle to the Colossians was written, Paul had written an epistle to the community of believers in Laodicea. Some scholars have suggested that this refers to the canonical Epistle to the Ephesians, contending that it was a circular letter to be read to many churches in the Laodicean area. Others dispute this view. According to the Muratorian fragment, Marcion's canon contained an epistle called the Epistle to the Laodiceans, thought to be a forgery written to conform to his own point of view; this is not at all clear, since none of the text survives. It is not known; some scholars suggest it may have been the Vulgate epistle described below, while others believe it must have been more explicitly Marcionist in its outlook. Others believe it to be the Epistle to the Ephesians. For centuries some Western Latin Bibles used to contain a small Epistle from Paul to the Laodiceans; the oldest known Bible copy of this epistle is in a Fulda manuscript written for Victor of Capua in 546.

It is mentioned by various writers from the fourth century onwards, notably by Pope Gregory the Great, to whose influence may be due the frequent occurrence of it in Bibles written in England. John Wycliffe included Paul's letter to the Laodiceans in his Bible translation from the Latin to English; however this epistle is not without controversy. The epistle consists of twenty verses, is described by Professors Rudolf Knopf and Gustav Kruger as "nothing other than a worthless patching together of Pauline passages and phrases from the Epistle to the Philippians." The text was unanimously considered pseudepigraphal when the Christian Biblical canon was decided upon, does not appear in any Greek copies of the Bible at all, nor is it known in Syriac or other versions. Jerome, who wrote the Latin Vulgate translation, wrote in the 4th century, "it is rejected by everyone", it was the opinion of M. R. James that "It is not easy to imagine a more feebly constructed cento of Pauline phrases." However, it evidently gained a certain degree of respect, having appeared in over 100 surviving early Latin copies of the Bible.

According to Biblia Sacra iuxta vulgatam versionem, there are Latin Vulgate manuscripts containing this epistle dating between the 6th and 12th century, including Latin manuscripts F, M, Q, B, D, C, Lambda. The apocryphal epistle is considered a transparent attempt to supply this supposed lost sacred document; some scholars suggest. Wilhelm Schneemelcher's standard work, New Testament Apocrypha includes a section on the Latin Epistle to the Laodiceans and a translation of the Latin text. Works related to Bible /Laodicensis at Wikisource

John Smith (physician)

Dr John C. Douglas Smith FRSE PRCPE was a 19th century Scottish physician specialising in treating the insane, who served as President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 1865 to 1867, he was educated at George Heriot's School. He was apprenticed to George Wood surgeon at 28 Queen Street, he studied medicine at the University of Edinburghgaining his doctorate in 1822. He worked variously at the Saughton Hall Asylum for the Insane, the Edinburgh Charity Workhouse and the Bedlam Asylum on Forest Road, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1833 and in 1865 was elected their President in succession to Dr John Moir. At this time he was living at 20 Charlotte Square. In 1866 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh his proposer being John Hutton Balfour. In 1867 he succeeded in his presidential role by John Graham MacDonald Burt, he appears to have retired around 1870, from is no longer recorded in Edinburgh Post Office Directories.

He died on 4 February 1879, is buried in Dean Cemetery in western Edinburgh. The grave lies towards the west in one of the north-west sections, he was married to Catherine Tuke, sister of John Batty Tuke

Erythema nodosum

Erythema nodosum, is an inflammatory condition characterized by inflammation of the fat cells under the skin, resulting in tender red nodules or lumps that are seen on both shins. It can be caused by a variety of conditions, resolves spontaneously within 30 days, it is common in young people between 12–20 years of age. The first signs of erythema nodosum are flu-like symptoms such as a fever, cough and aching joints; some people experience stiffness or swelling in the joints and weight loss. Erythema nodosum is characterised by 1–2-inch nodules below the skin surface on the shins; these subcutaneous nodules can appear anywhere on the body, but the most common sites are the shins, arms and torso. Each nodule disappears after around two weeks, though new ones may continue to form for up to six or eight weeks. A new nodule appears red and is hot and firm to the touch; the redness starts to fade and it becomes softer and smaller until it disappears. Each nodule heals without scarring over the course of about two weeks.

Joint pain and inflammation sometimes continue for several months after the nodules appear. Less common variants of erythema nodosum include: Ulcerating forms, seen in Crohn's disease Erythema contusiforme, when a subcutaneous hemorrhage occurs with an erythema nodosum lesion, causing the lesion to look like a contusion Erythema nodosum migrans, a rare form of chronic erythema nodosum characterized by asymmetrical nodules that are mildly tender and migrate over time. EN is associated with a wide variety of conditions, including: IdiopathicIn about 30–50% of cases, the cause of EN is unknown. InfectionStreptococcal infection which, in children, is by far the most common precipitant, Primary infection of Tuberculosis Mycoplasma pneumoniae Histoplasma capsulatum Yersinia Epstein-Barr virus Coccidioides immitis Cat scratch diseaseAutoimmune disorders, includingInflammatory bowel disease: about 15% of patients develop erythema nodosum. Behçet's disease SarcoidosisPregnancy Medications, includingSulfonamides Penicillins Bromides Hepatitis B vaccinationCancer, includingNon-Hodgkin's lymphoma Carcinoid tumours Pancreatic cancerEN may be due to excessive antibody production in lepromatous leprosy leading to deposition of immune complexes.

There is an association with the HLA-B27 histocompatibility antigen, present in 65% of patients with erythema nodosum. A useful mnemonic for causes is SORE SHINS (Streptococci, OCP, Eponymous, Hansen's Disease, IBD, NHL, Sarcoidosis. Erythema nodosum is a delayed hypersensitivity reaction to a variety of antigens. Although circulating immune complexes have been demonstrated in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, they have not been found in idiopathic or uncomplicated cases. Erythema nodosum is diagnosed clinically. A biopsy can be examined microscopically to confirm an uncertain diagnosis. Microscopic examination reveals a neutrophilic infiltrate surrounding capillaries that results in septal thickening, with fibrotic changes in the fat around blood vessels. A characteristic microscopic finding is radial granulomas, well-defined nodular aggregates of histiocytes surrounding a stellate cleft. Additional evaluation should be performed to determine the underlying cause of erythema nodosum; this may include a full blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, antistreptolysin-O titer and throat culture, intradermal tuberculin test, a chest x-ray.

The ESR is high, the C-reactive protein elevated, the blood showing an increase in white blood cells. The ESR is very high, falls as the nodules of erythema nodosum; the ASO titer is high in cases associated with a streptococcal throat infection. A chest X-ray should be performed to rule out pulmonary diseases, in particular sarcoidosis and Löfgren syndrome. Erythema nodosum is self-limiting and resolves itself within 3–6 weeks. A recurring form does exist, in children it is attributed to repeated infections with streptococcus. Treatment should focus on the underlying cause. Symptoms can be treated with bedrest, leg elevation, compressive bandages, wet dressings, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. NSAIDs are more effective at the onset of EN versus with chronic disease. Potassium iodide can be used for persistent lesions. Corticosteroids and colchicine can be used in severe refractory cases. Thalidomide has been used in the treatment of Erythema nodosum leprosum, it was approved by the U. S. FDA for this use in July 1998.

According to a 2009 meta-analysis, there is some evidence of benefit for both thalidomide and clofazimine in the treatment of erythema nodosum leprosum. Erythema nodosum is the most common form of panniculitis, it is most common in the ages of 20–30, affects women 3–6 times more than men. The term, Subacute Migratory Panniculitis of Vilanova and Piñol, was named after the two famous Catalan dermatologists who provided a brief description and explanation of the disease, Drs. Xavier Montiu Vilanova and Joaquin Aguade Piñol, in 1954, was named in 1956

Nguyễn Hoàng Đức

Nguyễn Hoàng Đức is a Vietnamese footballer who plays as a Midfielder for V. League 1 club Viettel and U-23 Vietnam team. In 2017, Hoàng Đức and Vietnam U-20 join in 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea but they had eliminated from group stage. In 2018, Nguyễn Hoàng Đức had scored 9 goals for Viettel in V. League 2 and his team had been the champions of season 2018 and bring Thể Công back to V-league 1 2019 Viettel F. C V. League 2 Champions: 2018 Runners-up: 2016 Scores and results list Vietnam's goal tally first. Only results against national teams were counted