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Screening healthy infants for iron deficiency using reticulocyte hemoglobin content.
CONTEXT Current clinical practice relies on hemoglobin to detect iron deficiency, which misses infants not yet anemic and places them at higher risk for neurocognitive impairment. Reticulocyte… Expand
Pulse transit time and blood pressure: an intensive analysis.
Relationships between pulse transit time (PTT) and intra-arterial systolic (SBP), diastolic (DBP), and mean arterial blood pressure (MAP) were examined in 4 subjects under three conditions: rest,… Expand
Smoking Status and Nicotine Administration Differentially Modify Hemodynamic Stress Reactivity in Men and Women
Objectives To investigate the impact of cigarette smoking and oral contraceptive (OC) use on hemodynamic stress responses of women. Also, to examine gender differences in stress reactivity as a… Expand
Cost‐effectiveness of thiopurine methyltransferase genotype screening in patients about to commence azathioprine therapy for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
- J. Winter, A. Walker, D. Shapiro, D. Gaffney, R. Spooner, P. Mills
- Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
- 1 September 2004
Background : Azathioprine is a useful agent in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. Its use is limited by its side‐effect profile. Marrow toxicity occurs in approximately 3.2% of patients… Expand
Reduced facial expression and social context in major depression: discrepancies between facial muscle activity and self-reported emotion
The expression of emotion is determined by emotion and the presence and absence of others, i.e. social context. The present study examined social context differences in facial muscle activity and… Expand
Pupillary, heart rate, and skin resistance changes during a mental task.
Digital temperature autoregulation and associated cardiovascular changes.
Two studies were designed to explore the extent to which individuals can learn to control their digital skin temperature and how such learning might be associated with changes in cardiovascular… Expand
Physiological responses to clicks during Zen, Yoga, and TM meditation.
Two studies have been widely quoted as indicating the differing states of consciousness in Zen vs Yoga meditation. A replication and extension were attempted. Very experienced Zen, Yoga, and TM… Expand
Pain inhibition, nicotine, and gender.
- L. Jamner, S. Girdler, D. Shapiro, M. Jarvik
- Psychology, Medicine
- Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology
- 1 February 1998
The ability of nicotine to decrease sensitivity to pain in humans has been a subject of dispute. Decreased sensitivity has been demonstrated in studies involving men, whereas the effect has been less… Expand
Clinical Trial of the Pan‐Caspase Inhibitor, IDN‐6556, in Human Liver Preservation Injury
- E. Baskin-Bey, K. Washburn, +9 authors G. Gores
- American journal of transplantation : official…
- 1 January 2007
Cold ischemia/warm reperfusion (CI/WR) injury remains a problem in liver transplantation. The aim of the current study was to assess the utility of the pan‐caspase inhibitor IDN‐6556 on CI/WR injury… Expand