Alexandra G. Hughes

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To direct online users searching for gynecologic cancer information to accurate content, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) 'Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer' campaign sponsored search engine advertisements in English and Spanish. From June 2012 to August 2013, advertisements appeared when US Google users entered(More)
Current techniques for reinnervation of the larynx following recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury are limited by synkinesis, which prevents functional recovery. Treatment with neurotrophins (NT) may enhance nerve regeneration and encourage more accurate reinnervation. This study presents the results of using the phrenic nerve transfer method, combined(More)
In human and ovine fetuses, glucocorticoids stimulate leptin secretion, although the extent to which leptin mediates the maturational effects of glucocorticoids on pulmonary development is unclear. This study investigated the effects of leptin administration on indices of lung structure and function before birth. Chronically catheterized singleton sheep(More)
Amplify PUblIC HealTH MeSSaGeS an examination of Tenets and best Practices for Communicating with Key audiences for nearly two decades, Ogilvy Washington has been at the forefront of social marketing—advancing personal and public health and safety as well as social issues via communications and public education initiatives aimed at sparking positive(More)
In recent years there has been a growing interest in using antenna arrays at both ends of a wireless communication link. Such multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems are beneficial both in terms of providing greatly improved data rates, as well as in terms of robustness in combating errors compared to systems which use only one antenna. These benefits(More)
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