03 March 2012

Respiratory pharmacology Ppt




Respiratory Care Technology
AlliedHealth-RT-RespiratoryCareCareer.ppt

Respiratory  Therapy
RespiratoryCareInfo08.ppt

Respiratory Pharmacology
Dr. Daniel Weinreich
PulmonaryPharmacol.ppt

Pharmacology of Respiratory Drugs
Dr. Lal. C. Garg
Respiratory_Drugs.ppt

Respiratory Pharmacology ‘ Tis the Season for Sneezin’ and Wheezin’
Respiratory Pharmacology.ppt

Respiratory  Pharmacology
Dan Farrell
Calculations.ppt

Pharmacology  of Nicotine
Colleen Miller, Lesley-Ann Giddings
Pharmacology  of Nicotine .ppt

Inhaled Anesthetics And Gases
Harry Singh, MD
Inhaled Anesthetics And Gases .ppt

Pharmacokinetics  of Local Anesthetics
Pharmacokinetics  of Local Anesthetics.ppt

Drugs for  Respiratory Disorders
Gerianne  R. Bliss, M.D., Chuck Hensley  R.Ph.
Drugs for  Respiratory Disorders.ppt

Sedative-Hypnotics Benzodiazepines
Megan  Trimble
Sedative-Hypnotics Benzodiazepines.ppt

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Cigarette Smoking Addiction Treatment




Tackling  the smoking epidemic - Smoking cessation guidance for primary care
http://www.theipcrg.org/resources/resources_smokingcessation/smokingcessationslides.ppt

Treating  Tobacco Dependence In  Smokers With Co-Occurring  Substance Abuse Or Mental  Health Disorders: Scientific  Overview
Judith  J. Prochaska, PhD, MPH
http://casat.unr.edu/docs/KEYNOTE_jjprochaska_Yakima.ppt

Are  the 5A's Enough?: Tobacco  Dependence Treatment for  Smokers with Mental  Illness
National Conference  on Tobacco or Health
http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/Presentation07/5A.ppt

Panic  Symptoms, Cigarette Smoking and Drinking in Adolescent Female Twins
Michele  Pergadia, Andrew C. Heath, Kathleen  K. Bucholz, Elliot C. Nelson, Christina  N. Lessov†, Donald F. Klein, Pamela  A.F. Madden
http://www.alcoholdependence.org/2%20Poster%2018%20-Michelle.ppt
http://alcoholdependence.wustl.edu/guze/Documents/1_Pergadia_03.ppt

Smoking  in The Elderly Population
http://www.ehle-project.eu/final_materials/en/TRAINING%20PROFESSIONALS/SMOKING_handbook_EN.ppt

Tobacco  Addiction, Why is It so Powerful?
Gaylene  Mooney, M.Ed, RRT-NPS
http://www.aarc.org/resources/tobacco/documents/tobacco_addiction.ppt

Nicotine  and smoking: insights  from the Health Survey  for England
Martin  Jarvis
http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/esds/events/2004-10-29/Slides/Jarvis.ppt

Welcome to  smoking cessation – an interactive workshop designed to assist general practitioners
http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/ILC-Presentation-Smoking.ppt

The Tobacco Consultation How We Do It & What we teach your patients!
Jay Taylor, RRT, TTS
http://www.askadviserefer.org/downloads/tobacco%20Consult2.ppt

Implementing  Successful Cessation Program
http://www.ghi-ctp.emory.edu/documents/Cessationprograminhospitals.ppt

Cigarette  Cravings and the Self-Regulation of Smoking
Michael  Sayette
http://www.publichealth.pitt.edu/docs/Sayette-ReSET-June09.ppt

Maternal & Child Health and  Smoking
http://www2.aap.org/richmondcenter/DownloadablePresentations/MaternalChildHealth.ppt

Are outcome  expectancies the possible targets of smoking  prevention?
http://kozegeszsegtan.sote.hu/tobacco/user_files/110614getwxq825575.ppt

Nicotine addiction
Royal  College of Physicians  of London
http://old.rcplondon.ac.uk/pubs/books/tag/3-Nicotine_addiction.ppt

Crushing virtual  cigarettes helps reducing tobacco addiction.
Final results from a preliminary control trial
Girard1, B., Turcotte1, V., & Bouchard, S.
http://www.grap.ca/site/francais/documents/stop_smoking09.ppt

Neurochemical Effects of Nicotine
http://www.vdha.net/documents/tobacco_cessation/Pfizer-Medical%20Strategies%20for%20Tobacco%20Dependence.ppt

Nicotine  Addiction: Bio-Psycho-Social Aspects of Addiction
http://www-nehc.med.navy.mil/downloads/bumed/tcrof_cd/nicotineaddiction.ppt

Cigarette Smoking PDFs

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01 March 2012

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Ppt



Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare chronic, progressive encephalitis that affects primarily children and young adults, caused by a persistent infection of immune resistant measles virus (which can be a result of a mutation of the virus itself). No cure for SSPE exists, but the condition can be managed by medication if treatment is started at an early stage.

Viruses,  Viroids, and Prions
Lectures  prepared by Christine L. Case
Viruses,  Viroids, and Prions.ppt

Subacute-sclerosing  panencephalitis (SSPE)
Virology/NegStrandRNA2005B.ppt

Paramyxoviruses Measles, mumps,  parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus,  human metapneumovirus
AM_Paramyxo.ppt

Global  Health Update: Travel  & Tropical Medicine Seminar
Tropical Medicine Seminar.ppt

Latest 50 Published articles:

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Diabetes Drug Improves Glucose Control Without Increasing Risk of Hypoglycemia



Diabetes Drug Improves Glucose Control Without Increasing Risk of Hypoglycemia

Too high? Too low? Only about half of those with type 2 diabetes have their blood sugar levels on target, but a new drug shows promise in managing glucose levels.  TAK-875 works by boosting the release of insulin from pancreatic B cells, but only when diabetics need it most – such as when glucose and fatty acids rise in the blood after a meal.

TAK-875, a new treatment for type 2 diabetes, improves blood sugar control and is equally effective as glimepiride, but has a significantly lower risk of creating a dangerous drop in blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, according to a new study.

Takeda Pharmaceutical has reported the positive results from its Phase 2 trial of TAK-875 in patients with type 2 diabetes.

TAK-875 is a selective agonist of GPR40, one of the GPCRs that are expressed in pancreatic islet cells.

The Phase 2 trial is a randomized double-blind placebo- and active (glimepiride) comparator-controlled multicenter study, intended to evaluate once-daily treatment with five different doses of TAK-875 (6.25 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, and 200 mg) and glimepiride (2 mg -4 mg), over 12 weeks.

The study showed that at doses ranging from 6.25 to 200 mg a day, the drug has met its primary endpoint of significantly lowering HbA1c (blood glucose) levels.

The primary objective of the study is the change from baseline in HbA1c levels at week 12, while the secondary endpoints included fasting blood glucose, area under the curve (AUC) for glucose and insulin during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), and body weight.

Takeda Development therapeutic area head Thomas Strack said because of its observed ability to potently stimulate insulin secretion and improve glycemic control with less or no hypoglycemia, these data further support TAK-875 as a potential therapy for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

TAK-875 is the first GPR40 agonist to reach late-stage Phase 3 clinical development, the company said.
The results of the phase 2 randomized trial were published in The Lancet.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61879-5

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Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia




The diagnostic evaluation and treatment of  trigeminal neuralgia (an evidence-based review)
diagnostic evaluation and treatment of  trigeminal neuralgia

Cranial  Nerve Diseases
Cranial  Nerve Diseases.ppt

Headache and  Facial Pain
Robert H. Stroud,  M.D., Byron J. Bailey,  M.D.
Headache and  Facial Pain .ppt

Pathophysiology of Headache
Cara  Harth, MD
HeadachePathophys20091.ppt

Pharyngitis
Alice LeePharyngitis
ppt

Summary of Function of Cranial Nerves
Summary of Function of Cranial Nerves.ppt

Cranial Nerves I through XII
Cranial Nerves I through XII.ppt

Cranial Nerves
Chris Rorden
Cranial Nerves .ppt

Brain Stem III Basic Neuroscience
James H. BaƱos, Ph.D.
Brainstem3_2009.ppt

Neurologic Disorders
Amyotrophic  Lateral Sclerosis, Cranial  Nerve Problems, Intervertebral  Disc Herniation
Multiple  Sclerosis, Parkinsons  Disease, Spinal  Cord Injury, Myasthenia  Gravis
NEUROLOGICDISORDERS.ppt

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29 February 2012

Lactate dehydrogenase - LDH Ppts




LDH is most often measured to check for tissue damage. The enzyme LDH is in many body tissues, especially the heart, liver, kidney, skeletal muscle, brain, blood cells, and lungs.

Lactate Dehydrogenase
By: Nancy Duong,  Julia Crawford, & Kim Luu
http://crab.rutgers.edu/~peterpal/Presentation1.ppt

Pyruvate  - Lactate  Which one  ends Glycolysis?
http://www.tamu.edu/faculty/eharris/411_602/Tutorials/Pyruvate%20-%20Lactate.ppt

Protein function
http://faculty.swosu.edu/tim.hubin/Biochem/chapt06b_lecture.ppt

Protein  Purification
http://biochem.ncsu.edu/faculty/brown/Protein%20Purification%20%202008.ppt

Glycogen Metabolism
http://www.chem.wwu.edu/prody/glycmet.ppt

General  Pathways of Metabolism
http://www.med.ufl.edu/biochem/rcohen/glycolysis.ppt

Biochemistry of Metabolism
http://www.rpi.edu/dept/bcbp/molbiochem/MBWeb/mb1/part2/8-glycolysis.ppt

Determinants of Gene Duplicability
http://www.pitt.edu/~super7/24011-25001/24991.ppt

Carbohydrate and Sugar structure
http://www.uh.edu/sibs/faculty/glegge/lecture_22a.ppt

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Prenatal Genetic Counseling and Evaluation Ppt




Prenatal Diagnosis Objectives
PrenDxNOTES02.ppt

Genetic Counseling
Jon  Weil
TAGC.ppt

Genetic Counseling  for Neurogenetic Conditions
Karen Kovak, M.S., C.G.C.
NOD042007.ppt


Genetic  counselors. What  do genetic counselors  do?
Kimberly  Guthrie, MS
FSU_Genetic_Counseling.ppt

Prenatal Genetics
Drs. Deborah Driscoll and Michael Mennuti
PBL.PrenatalDiagnosis.2009.ppt

Genetic  Aspects of Development  and Birth Defects
Cynthia  M. Powell, MD
Rotation-readings/genetic-readings/Birth_defects.ppt

Genetics: Past, Present, and Future
Robert M. Fineman, M.D., Ph.D.
http://www.pitt.edu/~super7/3011-4001/3231.ppt

Genetic Hearing Loss
Stephanie Cordes, MD, Norman Friedman, MD
Genetic-HL-0004.ppt

Genetic Counseling  in the Prenatal Setting
Prenatal Settting.ppt

Genetics  and Prenatal Development
Heredity and Environment.ppt

Recurrent  Pregnancy Loss
Deepthi  Foxhall
PregnancyLoss.ppt

Medical Genetics in 2006
Harry Ostrer, M.D.
Medgen/medgen.ppt

Fetal  Diagnosis & Counseling of Pregnancy Options 
Brian  L Shaffer, MD
Fetal-Diagnosis-Counseling-of-Pregnancy-Options-2-13-12.ppt

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28 February 2012

Fusion proteins Ppt



Fusion proteins or chimeric proteins are proteins created through the joining of two or more genes which originally coded for separate proteins. Translation of this fusion gene results in a single polypeptide with functional properties derived from each of the original proteins.

Fusion Proteins and Mechanisms  of Action
Fusion Proteins and Mechanisms.ppt

Coiled-Coil  Viral Fusion Proteins
Carla  A. Terry
Viral Fusion Proteins.ppt

E2A E2A Fusion proteins
Fusion proteins.ppt

Viral glycoproteins
Glycoproteins-presentation.ppt

Detecting Protein  Function and Protein-Protein Interactions from  Genome Sequences
by  E. Marcotte
Detecting Protein  Function.ppt

Transfection and Protein localization
Transfection and Protein localization.ppt

Production  of a Fusion Protein  Containing GnRH as a  Contraceptive Antigen 
by Tyler Noble,  Kerry Waite, Naguieb Saleem, Nammalwar Sriranganathan,  Henry Baker and Stephen Boyle
Production  of a Fusion Protein.ppt

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Stem cell-generated human eggs may help treat infertililty



Stem cells put women on fertile ground

    Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital say they have extracted stem cells from human ovaries and made them generate egg cells. The advance, if confirmed, might provide a new source of eggs for treating infertility, though scientists say it is far too early to tell if the work holds such promise.

    Women are born with a complement of egg cells that must last throughout life. The ability to isolate stem cells from which eggs could be cultivated would help not only with fertility but also with biologists’ understanding of how drugs and nutrition affect the egg cells.

    The new research, by a team led by the biologist Jonathan L Tilly, depends on a special protein found to mark the surface of reproductive cells like eggs and sperm. Using a cell-sorting machine that can separate out the marked cells, the team obtained reproductive cells from mouse ovaries and showed that the cells would generate viable egg cells that could be fertilized and produce embryos.

    They then applied the same method to human ovaries donated by women at the Saitama Medical Center in Japan who were undergoing sex reassignment because of a gender identity disorder. As with the mice, the team was able to retrieve reproductive cells that produced immature egg cells when grown in the laboratory. The egg cells, when injected into mice, generated follicles, the ovarian structure in which eggs are formed, as well as mature eggs, some of which had a single set of chromosomes, a signature of eggs and sperm.

    The results were published online Sunday by the journal Nature Medicine.  Tilly and colleagues wrote that their work opens up “a new field in human reproductive biology that was inconceivable less than 10 years ago”, and that access to the new cells will make possible novel forms of fertility preservation.

    David Albertini, an expert on female reproduction at the Kansas University Medical Center, called the report “a real technological tour de force”, but added that it was not yet clear whether the procedure yielded real egg cells that could be used in human fertility. “None of the criteria that we in the field use to establish that a cell is a high-quality oocyte are satisfied here,” he said, using the scientific term for an unfertilized egg. Tilly has long disputed the accepted belief that a woman makes no new egg cells after she is born.

Full article available at: Nature Medicine, 2012)
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nm.2669

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Urological Examination



Male GU Examination
Jong  M. Choe, MD
Male GU Examination.ppt

Hematuria
Hematuria.ppt

Infertility
By Joan Meade
Infertility.ppt

Overactive Bladder
Raji  Gill, D.O., M.Sc.
Overactive_Bladder.ppt

Acute Abdominal  Pain
Medical Student  Lecture Series
Acute Abdominal Pain lecture.ppt

Urinary  Incontinence in Older  Adults
Tomas  L. Griebling, MD, MPH
Urinary Incontinence Module.ppt

Nephrolithiasis
B.  Wayne Blount, M.D. MPH
Nephrolithiasis

Abnormal Urine Color or clarity
Jill McClure, DVM,MS
AbnormalUrine.ppt

Urinary Incontinence  In The Aging Patient
Deb Mostek
Urinary_incdidacticslide_dm.ppt

Urinary Tract  Infection 
Michele Ritter, M.D.
UTI.ppt

Testis  Cancer
Christopher  Saigal MD MPH
http://www.endocrinology.med.ucla.edu/Saigal%20slides.ppt

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27 February 2012

Ketoacidosis Ppt and published articles



Diabetic  Ketoacidosis
http://elearning.najah.edu/OldData/pdfs/6709Diabetic%20Ketoacidosis.ppt

Diabetic Emergencies 
by Andjela Drincic M.D.
DiabeticEmergenciesNew.ppt

Endocrine  Emergencies
by Bobby Oakes
Endocrine Emergencies.ppt

Diabetic  Ketoacidosis - DKA
by Amy Creel, MD
DKA2010.ppt

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children
by Arleta Rewers MD, PhD, Robert Slover MD
Ketoacidosis in Children.ppt

Diabetic  Ketoacidosis
by Abdelaziz  Elamin
Diabetic Ketoacidosis 43651.ppt

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
by Michele Ritter, M.D.
DKA.ppt

Diabetic  Ketoacidosis & Hyperosmolar  Hyperglycemic State- Inpatient  management
by Susan  Schayes M.D
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic DKA HONK.ppt

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
by Gary David Goulin, MD
DKA.ppt

Alcoholic Ketoacidosis
by Eric  Niederhoffer
Alcoholic_ketoacidosis.ppt

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Blood Test to measure love life




 
Oxitocin structure
 
Are you in a relationship and want to know how long it will last? Just check the level of oxytocin or the “love hormone” in your blood, scientists say.

    Researchers tested the oxytocin levels in the blood of 163 youth, 120 of whom had recently gotten into serious relationships. They found that new lovers had substantially higher levels of oxytocin, as compared to non-attached singles. The couples were tracked down six months later, and it was discovered that 36 couples were still together. Couples who stayed together showed higher oxytocin levels in the initial period of romance. These findings suggest that oxytocin levels in the first months of romantic love may serve as an index of a relationship's duration.

Original Publication for all these news. article from Sciencedirect

Oxytocin can tell you how long your love will last

How Long Will Your Love Last? Check Your Oxytocin

Oxytocin makes the romantic heart tick

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Thyroid Ppts



Benign  Thyroid Diseases
by Alan  Cowan, MD, Shawn  Newlands, MD, PhD
Thyroid-benign-slides.ppt
Hypothyroidism
by Kommerien  Daling, MD
thyroid_disease.ppt

Interpreting  Thyroid Function Tests
by Rozina Mithani
Thyroid Function Tests .ppt

Basic Thyroid Function
Thyroid.ppt

Drugs  to Treat Autoimmune Diseases
by Chelsea  Wells
AutoimmuneDisorders_ChelseaWells.ppt

Assessment  and Management of Patients with Endocrine  Disorders
By  Linda Self
Patients_with_Endocrine_Disorders.ppt

Thyroid  Disease
Thyroid Dz.ppt

Subacute  (de Quervain’s) Thyroiditis
by Lauren Galpin,  MD
Thyroiditis.ppt

ubclinical Hypothyroidism
by D. Allen Brantley, M.D.
http://intmedweb.wfubmc.edu/download/subclinical.ppt

Benign  Thyroid Disease
by Sarah  Rodriguez, MD, Francis  Quinn, MD
Thyroid-benign.ppt

Evaluation  of Thyroid Nodules
by Eric  Oliver
Radiology Thyroid.ppt

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26 February 2012

Caffeinated drinks - Do They Really Provide a Source of Energy



Caffeine Positive Effects - The  most widely consumed  psychoactive substance in  the world.
http://www.cogsci.ucsd.edu/~pineda/COGS174/overheads/ppt/caffeine.ppt

How  Much is Too Much - Caffeine Consumption by  Young Children
William  J. Warzak, Ph.D., Shelby  Evans, Ph.D., Margaret T. Floress, Ph.D., & Stoolman, S., M.D.
HowMuch IsTooMuch

Caffeine - stimulant drug called  xanthines
http://www.psych.ufl.edu/~steh/PSY4930/Caffeine.ppt

Effects  of Caffeine on Endurance  Athletes
by Estella  Nelson & Amanda Taylor
http://faculty.nwacc.edu/EAST_original/Physiological%20Organic%20Chemistry/Effects%20of%20Caffeine.ppt

Do  Energy Drinks Really Provide a Source of Energy?
http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/files/energy_drinks_clicker.ppt

Energy Drinks Advertising
http://facultyfiles.deanza.edu/gems/boardliljenstolperebecca/EnergyDrinks.ppt

The Effects of Dietary Caffeine on Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Levels in Pre-Menopausal  Caucasian Women
by Jonathan  Buchanan
Effects of Dietary Caffeine

Uppers Downers  & All Arounders
http://www.suu.edu/faculty/garber/psy4550/ppt/psy4550-ch3.ppt

How Do  I Take CARE of My Health?
Take care of health

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