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Mechanisms of Homeostasis for the Blood Coagulation System: Age/Aging-Regulation of the Factor IX Gene
1651 – Many human disorders are age-related whereby their prevalence and severity increase in aging patients. For example, level of coagulation factor, human factor IX, increases in aging subjects and is potentially involved in cardiovascular disorders. A better understanding of the molecular mechanisms of age-associated diseases is needed. Researchers at the University of Michigan have... Read More
3501 – According to the National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (Disability Supplement, 1994 and 1995), approximately 1.3 million people in the U. S. were legally blind, with estimated annual cost of $4 billion to the federal government. In the developed countries, a majority of diseases leading to untreatable blindness involve the death of photoreceptors. Since... Read More
3306 – Huntington’s disease is an inherited progressive form of dementia that affects motility, personality and memory as the disease advances. Huntington’s affects about 30,000 Americans with a prevalence of 1 in every 10,000 people. The prevalence of the disease is between 3-7 per 100,000 in populations of Western European decent. Huntington’s is a genetic disease with an autosomal dominant... Read More
Functional Independence Measure Software, Based on Barthel Index, Assesses Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) with Animated Images
4537 – This functional independence measurement tool is computer-animated medical diagnostic software, based on the commonly used Barthel Index, that evaluates a patient’s functional independence and quality of life prior to or during treatment for a traumatic injury, chronic disability, or disease. This functional independence assessment tool, called Language Independent Functional Evaluation... Read More