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A phototypesetter has an optical path including a beam splitter intersecting the main light path and an auxiliary light path for reflecting the auxiliary light path into the main light path. An absorption element with a concave front surface is mounted behind the beam splitter to absorb the non-reflected light from the...
A composition for the preventing, reducing or treating radiation dermatitis includes a mixture of one or more compounds that regulates cell differentiation and/or cell proliferation, and one or more antioxidants formulated in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The composition of the present invention may further in...
Method for preventing disturbances in hydrocarbon oxidation reaction systems by rapid lowering of the temperature and/or pressure in the reaction system by means of intensive introduction of water into the system....
A crime prevention display device is disclosed which includes a casing (21) provided therein with a chuck mechanism (20) for gripping a wire (W) inserted therethrough, a crime prevention alarm circuit (3) connected to the casing and a load detection means (40, 66, 25) for detecting a variation in load applied from an e...
A vehicle theft prevention and recovery system is activated by a pager upon receiving a telephonic signal from a pager service, in response to a call from a vehicle owner or operator, to activate anti-theft means including a warning to a thief in the vehicle, means for disabling the vehicle engine, and visual and audib...
The subject invention is directed to the treatment of infections caused by fungi which are resistant to standard antifungal drugs such as fluconazole. The treatment method involves administering to the sufferer an effective amount of an agent that suppresses the activity of the fungal (H+)-ATPase pump (Pma1p). Such age...
Mechanical overloads in a reciprocating gas compressor can cause irreparable damage to compressor components if the source of the overloads is not repaired. A method of detecting mechanical overloads includes applying an overload indicator across an interface between components in the compressor, and observing a mechan...
The invention provides biomarkers and combinations of biomarkers that are useful in diagnosing lung diseases such as non-small cell lung cancer or reactive airway disease. The invention also provides methods of differentiating lung disease, methods of monitoring therapy, and methods of predicting a subject's respon...
The present invention provides a method of printing which includes providing a substrate having an inked surface. The inked surface is typically achieved using an offset lithographic printing press. A thermoplastic polymer powder is applied to the inked surface. The surface is then fused. An advantage of the prepared s...
A vaginal microbicide including scFv-type antibodies reduces or prevents transepithelial HIV transmission. As the antibodies, anti-CD 18 and/or anti-CD 11 antibodies (of the scFv type) are used. Preferably, anti-ICAM antibody also is used. The antibodies may be delivered to the to-be-protected epithelium using a bacter...
The technical simplification of the invention is on FIG. 5 . That is X<Y<Z. This simple expression represents the elevation of the three nozzles on the bottom door. The elevation difference of these three nozzles is what sets my crateless retort apart from the traditional crateless retort. Drain nozzle is at the...
The invention involves methods for characterizing an individual's risk profile of developing a future cardiovascular disorder by obtaining a level of the marker of systemic inflammation in the individual. The invention also involves methods for evaluating the likelihood that an individual will benefit from treatmen...
The invention relates to the use of INSP163 for treatment and/or prevention of cancer and/or musculoskeletal/connective tissue disorder, in particular of lung cancer and/or osteoarthritis. Combinations of INSP163 with an interferon, a TNF antagonist or a further anti-cancer or anti-arthritis agent are also within the p...
System calls to a kernel of a mobile computing device are monitored. A particular system call is intercepted relating to input/output (I/O) functionality of the mobile computing device. A data loss prevention (DLP) policy is identified that is applicable to the particular system call. An action is performed on the part...
Disclosed is a novel use of a composition comprising as an active ingredient a Scutellaria alpina extract. A composition according to the present description shows hair follicle cell proliferation or hair growth effect by means of comprising a Scutellaria alpina extract. Therefore, due to said effect, the Scutella...
The present invention relates to the treatment or prevention of skeletal disorders, in particular skeletal diseases, developed by patients that display abnormal increased activation of the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3), in particular by expression of a constitutively activated mutant of FGFR3....
A photovoltaic system includes solar cells and an inverter configured to convert direct current generated by the solar cells to alternating current. The photovoltaic system includes a maximum power point (MPP) tracking module configured to perform MPP tracking for the photovoltaic system. The MPP tracking module is con...
Methods, systems, and devices are described for device-to-device (D2D) wireless communication. A device may receive a timing variable from a network while the device is in a connected mode. The device may then use the timing variable for D2D discovery message authentication. The device may compare the timing variable w...
A multiple clip applicator system for tissue clamping of hemostasis includes clip devices of a train and a flexible sheath. To load the flexible sheath with clip devices, a coupling device is used. A shaft head is positioned on an operating wire in the flexible sheath. A receiving opening is formed in the coupling devi...
The disclosure relates to methods for treating a subject suffering from a burn injury or associated complications by administering to the subject an effective amount of an aromatic-cationic peptide. For example, a burn injury may be associated with distant pathophysiological effects, such as hypermetabolism, skeletal m...
The present invention is directed to a vaccine and a pharmaceutical composition comprising hCG and Mycobacterium w suitable for administration to a subject in need thereof for the prevention and/or treatment of cancer. The compositions when administered to a subject in need thereof results in enhanced immunogenicity ...
Described herein are special balloons intended for use in valvuloplasty of stenosed aortic valves, with a potential use for valvuloplasty of other heart valves as well. A feature of these balloons is that the entire or part of their external surface is covered by a drug that is eluted at the valve tissues during the ba...
A method, comprising detecting an epileptic event in a neural network, wherein the event occurs in a first node; identifying a second node; and applying a therapy to the second node or any connection. A method, comprising determining a first body index indicative of epileptic activity; monitoring a second body index; d...
A method and structure are provided for implementing leak prevention of water cooling hoses. A water cooling hose includes an inner hose layer and an outer hose layer. Potential water leaks are prevented from the water cooling hose or tubing by sealing of the cut end of the tubing after sizing of the water cooling hose...
The invention relates to a device for controlling the temperature of laboratory vessels, comprising at least one vessel receptacle for receiving the laboratory vessels, at least one removably designed peripheral unit, and a base unit which has a temperature control device and a mounting for placing the at least one rem...
The invention pertains to the use of a non-digestible oligosaccharide in the manufacture of a composition for providing nutrition to an infant suffering from an increased risk of food allergy, preferably whey protein allergy; and/or reducing the risk of occurrence of or preventing whey protein allergy in an infant suff...
A home network Intrusion and Detect on Protection System (IDPS) is described. The Home Network IPDS provides a managed client solution that secures client home networks including both wired and wireless networks. The home networks can include not only computer devices and mobile devices, but also can include other conn...
An apparatus is described that includes a semiconductor chip memory array having resistive storage cells. The apparatus also includes a comparator to compare a first word to be written into the array against a second word stored in the array at the location targeted by a write operation that will write the first word i...
Systems and methods for use in permitting merchant to manage fraud prevention rules are disclosed. One exemplary method includes causing at least one settings interface to be displayed to a merchant via a sales platform. The method also includes receiving, by a computing device, via the at least one settings interface,...
The present invention comprises a transmitter and an infrared sensor to control the eyelid blinks of the user, useful in the prevention and warning of drowsiness, which includes the generation of an alarm, which preferably is a sound alarm indicated for individuals who make repetitive activities and/or routines, such a...
A dielectric metal compound liner can be deposited on a semiconductor fin prior to formation of a disposable gate structure. The dielectric metal compound liner protects the semiconductor fin during the pattering of the disposable gate structure and a gate spacer. The dielectric metal compound liner can be removed prio...
A method of killing a cell having a mutation in an Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene is disclosed. The method comprises contacting the cell with an inhibitor of Casein kinase I (CKI), the CKI being selected from the group consisting of CKI-alpha and CKI-delta and CKI-epsilon, thereby killing the cell. The method ma...
The present invention relates to the use of random or ordered copolymers including the known copolymer glatiramer (also known as Copolymer 1) and Copolymer 1-related heteropolymers or ordered peptides, for treating or preventing cardiovascular diseases and disorders....
This invention provides methods of preventing cellular migration and of treating cardiovascular diseases and tumor metastasis by increasing the intracelllular concentration of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p27 or C3 exoenzyme or decreasing the intracellular concentration of Rho-kinase, and methods of identifying ch...