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Understanding alternate physical interaction strategies to improve product design for older adults
All individuals adopt some form of physical and cognitive coping. Coping behaviors are most frequently observed for individuals with limited ability and for challenging tasks. To reduce the stigma associated with the term ...
Strategies for improving chemotherapeutic delivery to solid tumors mediated by vascular permeability modulation
An essential mode of distribution of blood-borne chemotherapeutic agents within a solid tumor is via the micro-circulation. Poor tumor perfusion, because of a lack of functional vasculature or a lack of microvessels, as ...
Solid state x-ray image intensifier array: Design, construction & evaluation
Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and permanent disability worldwide. According to the world health organization on an average 15 million people suffer from the vascular diseases worldwide every year. The diagnosis ...
A Proposed Bioabsorbable Device for Esophageal Atresia Repair Using a Combined Endoluminal and Thoracoscopic Approach to Anastomosis that Utilizes Radio Frequency Glow Discharge Treatment for Material Sterilization and Surface Modification
The purpose of this investigation was to research and develop a new innovative pediatric biomedical device for the anastomosis of the esophagus for treatment of the disorder known as Esophageal Atresia with Tracheal ...
Investigating the adaptive immune response in influenza and secondary bacterial pneumonia and nanoparticle based therapeutic delivery
In early 2000, influenza and its associated complications were the 7 th leading cause of death in the United States[1-4]. As of today, this major health problem has become even more of a concern, with the possibility of a ...