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BOSENTAN THERAPY FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION
The endothelin-receptor antagonist bosentan is beneficial in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and is well tolerated at a dose of 125 mg twice daily.
EFFECTS ON BLOOD PRESSURE OF REDUCED DIETARY SODIUM AND THE DIETARY APPROACHES TO STOP HYPERTENSION ( DASH ) DIET
The reduction of sodium intake to levels below the current recommendation of 100 mmol per day and the DASH diet both lower blood pressure substantially, with greater effects in combination than singly.
THE EFFECTS OF NORMAL AS COMPARED WITH LOW HEMATOCRIT VALUES IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIAC DISEASE WHO ARE RECEIVING HEMODIALYSIS AND EPOETIN
In patients with clinically evident congestive heart failure or ischemic heart disease who are receiving hemodialysis, administration of epoetin to raise their hematocrit to 42 percent is not recommended.
VIRAL LOAD AND HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS TYPE 1 VIRAL LOAD AND HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS TYPE 1
The viral load is the chief predictor of the risk of heterosexual transmission of HIV-1, and transmission is rare among persons with levels of less than 1500 copies of HIV–1 RNA per milliliter.
THE ROLE OF COCKROACH ALLERGY AND EXPOSURE TO COCKROACH ALLERGEN IN CAUSING MORBIDITY AMONG INNER-CITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
The combination of cockroach allergy and exposure to high levels of this allergen may help explain the frequency of asthma-related health problems in inner-city children.
Vaccination against Lyme Disease with Recombinant Borrelia burgdorferi Outer-Surface Lipoprotein A with Adjuvant
Three injections of vaccine prevented most definite cases of Lyme disease or asymptomatic B. burgdorferi infection in 10,936 subjects in areas of the United States in which Lyme disease is endemic.
Ten years on : a longitudinal study of families of children with autism
This paper reports the results of a longitudinal, ethnographic study of the psychosocial adaptation of parents of children with autism. The results indicate that most parents have experienced…
A COMPARISON OF SUCRALFATE AND RANITIDINE FOR THE PREVENTION OF UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING IN PATIENTS REQUIRING MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Those receiving ranitidine had a significantly lower rate of clinically important gastrointestinal bleeding than those treated with sucralfate, and there were no significant differences in the rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia, the duration of the stay in the ICU, or mortality.
INHALED ILOPROST FOR SEVERE PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
H ORST O LSCHEWSKI , M.D., G ERALD S IMONNEAU , M.D., N AZZARENO G ALIÈ , M.D., T IMOTHY H IGENBOTTAM , M.D., R OBERT N AEIJE , M.D., L EWIS J. R UBIN , M.D., S YLVIA N IKKHO , M.D., R UDOLF S PEICH…
DEBT FINANCING AND FINANCIAL FLEXIBILITY Evidence from Pro-active Leverage Increases
Firms that intentionally increase leverage through substantial debt issuances do so primarily as a response to operating needs rather than a desire to make a large equity payout. Subsequent debt…