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Images of the Respiratory System in Ancient Egypt: Trachea, Bronchi and Pulmonary Lobes

Examination of ancient Egyptians’ depictions of the respiratory tract, dating back to the 30th century BC, reveals their awareness of the pulmonary anatomy: reinforced with cartilaginous rings, the ... J Kwiecinski. Images of the respiratory system in ancient Egypt: Trachea, bronchi and pulmonary lobes. Can Respir J Images of the respiratory system in ancient Egypt: Trachea, bronchi and pulmonary

Aerosol mixing state matters for particles deposition in human respiratory system

and/or number concentration of aerosols (or commonly known as particulate matter (PM)) in the atmosphere and the incidence of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, while very few have examined the ... it has not been determined whether air plumes containing aged aerosol particles pose less of a threat to the human respiratory system. Other factors, including the absolute aerosol number concentration

C-peptide and Central Nervous System Complications in Diabetes

perturbed IGF system, hyperglycemia and the aging process itself. Recent data suggest that insulin/C-peptide deficiency may exert an eminent role. Administration of C-peptide partially corrects the perturbed ... the perturbed IGF system in the brain and prevents neuronal apoptosis in hippocampus of type 1 diabetes. In neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells C-peptide provides a dose-dependent stimulation on cell

Evaluation of the SpO2/FiO2 ratio as a predictor of intensive care unit transfers in respiratory ward patients for whom the rapid response system has been activated

to the respiratory ward and detected using the rapid response system (RRS). Study outcomes included transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU) within 24 hours after RRS activation and in-hospital ... ]. Patients admitted respiratory ward are more likely to need the assistance of a rapid response system (RRS) due to their vulnerable health status, including frequent desaturation, which can become critical

Measuring the respiratory gas exchange by grazing cattle using an automated, open-circuit gas quantification system

instrument for this task is an automated, open-circuit gas quantification system (GQS; C-Lock, Inc., Rapid City, SD). The GQS is a head chamber that grazing cattle occasionally visit (3 to 8 min/visit; 3 to 6 ... respiratory activity of sheep during feeding . Aust. J. Agric. Res . 17 : 355 - 362 . doi: 10 .1071/Ar9660355 Zimmerman , P.R. 1993 . System for measuring metabolic gas emissions from animals . US Patent 5

Resveratrol as a potential therapeutic drug for respiratory system diseases

Resveratrol as a potential therapeutic drug for respiratory system diseases Xiao-dan Zhu, Xiao-ping Lei, Wen-bin Dong Department of Newborn Medicine, The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical ... Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University , Luzhou, Sichuan , People's Republic of China Respiratory system diseases are common and major ailments that seriously endanger human health. Resveratrol

A fully defined static suspension culture system for large-scale human embryonic stem cell production

system poses challenges to mass production of high-quality hESCs. Though scientists have made many attempts to establish a robust and economical hESC suspension culture system, there are existing ... ), respiratory epithelium (endoderm), and brain tissue (ectoderm) (Fig. 3e). Another hESC line, H7, could be observed with similar results in the system (Supplementary Fig. 5). These results indicated the capacity

Cytochrome C as a benchmark system for a two-layer gold surface with improved surface-enhancement for spectro-electrochemistry

controlled by the growth conditions. Cytochrome c adsorbed to a self-assembled monolayer of mercaptoethanol is used as a benchmark system for the investigation of complex heme proteins from the respiratory ... the two-layer gold surface is shown to take place by cyclic voltammetry. Surface-enhancement; SEIRAS; cytochrome C; spectro-electrochemistry; two-layer gold surface 1. Introduction this system was

An Expert Diagnostic System to Automatically Identify Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Clinical Settings

Respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), are affecting a huge percentage of the world’s population with mortality rates exceeding those of lung cancer and ... fuzzy based decision support system. Asaithambi et al.14 classified respiratory abnormalities using an adaptive ANN and FL inference system based only on spirometry (SPIR) or impulse oscillometry

IVH scoring system

blood pressure, and respiratory signals model by Huvanandana J et al. [4] (sensitivity > 90%, specificity of 75%). In conclusion, there are many well-defined risk factors for IVH, and to delineate the ... Y , Isik S , Bayram T , Urgun K , Sakarya S , Akman I ( 2017 ) A clinical scoring system to predict the development of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in premature infants . Childs Nerv Syst . https

A spike-modified Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infectious clone elicits mild respiratory disease in infected rhesus macaques

The recurrence of new human cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) underscores the need for effective therapeutic countermeasures. Nonhuman primate models are considered the ... to measure disease elicited by a MERS-CoV infectious clone system in nonhuman primate models. - 3, respiratory support for infected individuals experiencing severe pulmonary complications1. Anti-MERS

Respiratory Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: 1968 To 2013

first Chairman of the Department of Medicine. Moran Campbell, already a world figure in respiratory medicine and physiology, arrived at McMaster in September 1968, and he invited Norman Jones to be ... Can Respir J Respiratory medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: 1968 to 2013 Norman L Jones FRCPC 0 Paul M O'Byrne MB FRCPC FRSC 0 0 Department of Medicine, Michael G DeGroote School

Research on Linkage and Path Selection of College Students’ Physical Health Quality Improvement System

’ physical health quality have yet to be discriminated.Purpose: This study was from the perspective of system linkage of “sports management and student management”, focused on the internal and external factors ... improve the quality of physical health. Keywords: physical health ,   system linkage ,   path selection   How to Cite: Shi, F.-. fang . (2018). Research on Linkage and Path Selection of

Respiratory Medicine: Increasing Demands

G:...prespage.vp Mon Jan Respiratory medicine: Increasing demands Louis-Philippe Boulet President Canadian Thoracic Society REFERENCES 1. Angus DC, Kelley MA, Schmitz RJ, White A, Popovich J Jr ... , Wensley D. Respirology manpower in Canada - A report for the Canadian Thoracic Society Education Committee. Can Respir J 2000;7:451-5. - Fmost important respiratory diseases in Canada until the rom the

Design and Deployment of a Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Surveillance System

. Materials and Methods. We developed a workflow-driven surveillance system that leveraged organizational information technology systems to trigger CPR detection and analysis processes. We characterized ... , USA 7Neonatology Respiratory Therapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA 8Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

Dysregulation of the Renin-Angiotensin System and the Vasopressinergic System Interactions in Cardiovascular Disorders

of Review In many instances, the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) and the vasopressinergic system (VPS) are jointly activated by the same stimuli and engaged in the regulation of the same processes ... , acting on AT1R and V1aR, respectively, exert vasoconstriction, increase cardiac contractility, stimulate the sympathoadrenal system, and elevate blood pressure. At the same time, they act antagonistically

Current Trends in Biomaterial Utilization for Cardiopulmonary System Regeneration

The cardiopulmonary system is made up of the heart and the lungs, with the core function of one complementing the other. The unimpeded and optimal cycling of blood between these two systems is ... respiratory system is a highly complex operation which is comprised of the airways (categorized into the conduction sector and the respiratory sector) and the respiratory muscles such as the diaphragm. The

Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) sentinel surveillance in the country of Georgia, 2015-2017

inpatient sites. Nasopharyngeal swabs were tested for respiratory viruses and Mycoplasma pneumoniae using a multiplex diagnostic system. We present SARI case frequencies by demographic characteristics, co ... , 2, 3, 4, human metapneumovirus A/B, bocavirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B, adenovirus, enterovirus, parechovirus, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. The CFX96™ Real-time PCR System (Bio-Rad

The carnitine system and cancer metabolic plasticity

these reprogrammed activities as hallmarks of cancer, it remains unclear which are the pathways involved in regulating metabolic plasticity. Recent findings have suggested that carnitine system (CS) could ... carnitine system (CS) could be considered as a gridlock to finely trigger the metabolic flexibility of cancer cells. Indeed, the components of this system are involved in the bi-directional transport of acyl

Our 19th Century Patent System

The patent system is in flux. Concerns abound about the imperfect fit between traditional patent rights and the Information Age, excessive numbers of patents, overbroad patent rights, poor patent ... changes to the patent system since 19522 and was even described by one commentator (hyperbolically, as we will see) as “the most significant overhaul to our patent system since the founding fathers first