heating

Summary

Summary: The application of heat to raise the temperature of the environment, ambient or local, or the systems for accomplishing this effect. It is distinguished from HEAT, the physical property and principle of physics.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Isothermal amplification using a chemical heating device for point-of-care detection of HIV-1
    Kelly A Curtis
    Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31432. 2012
  2. ncbi Remote control of ion channels and neurons through magnetic-field heating of nanoparticles
    Heng Huang
    Department of Physics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 5:602-6. 2010
  3. pmc Indoor air pollution in developing countries: a major environmental and public health challenge
    N Bruce
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, England
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1078-92. 2000
  4. ncbi DNA extraction from archival formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections based on the antigen retrieval principle: heating under the influence of pH
    Shan Rong Shi
    Department of Pathology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Histochem Cytochem 50:1005-11. 2002
  5. ncbi Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory infections in Kenya: an exposure-response study
    M Ezzati
    Center for Risk Management, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 358:619-24. 2001
  6. ncbi Clinical applications of magnetic nanoparticles for hyperthermia
    Burghard Thiesen
    MagForce Nanotechnologies AG, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyperthermia 24:467-74. 2008
  7. ncbi Total recovery of nitrogen and phosphorus from three wetland plants by fast pyrolysis technology
    Wu Jun Liu
    Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, PR China
    Bioresour Technol 102:3471-9. 2011
  8. ncbi Air pollution and lung cancer risks in China--a meta-analysis
    Yu Zhao
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, PR China
    Sci Total Environ 366:500-13. 2006
  9. ncbi A self-heating cartridge for molecular diagnostics
    Changchun Liu
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, 229 PhiladelphiaTowne, Building 220 South 33rd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6315, USA
    Lab Chip 11:2686-92. 2011
  10. ncbi Migration of bisphenol A from can coatings--effects of damage, storage conditions and heating
    A Goodson
    Pira International, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7RU, UK
    Food Addit Contam 21:1015-26. 2004

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  1. pmc Isothermal amplification using a chemical heating device for point-of-care detection of HIV-1
    Kelly A Curtis
    Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e31432. 2012
    ..loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP), exhibit characteristics that are ideal for POC settings, since they are typically quicker, easier to perform, and allow for integration into low-tech, portable heating devices.
  2. ncbi Remote control of ion channels and neurons through magnetic-field heating of nanoparticles
    Heng Huang
    Department of Physics, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 5:602-6. 2010
    ..Here, we show an approach based on radio-frequency magnetic-field heating of nanoparticles to remotely activate temperature-sensitive cation channels in cells...
  3. pmc Indoor air pollution in developing countries: a major environmental and public health challenge
    N Bruce
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, England
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1078-92. 2000
    ..A more systematic approach to the development and evaluation of interventions is desirable, with clearer recognition of the interrelationships between poverty and dependence on polluting fuels...
  4. ncbi DNA extraction from archival formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections based on the antigen retrieval principle: heating under the influence of pH
    Shan Rong Shi
    Department of Pathology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Histochem Cytochem 50:1005-11. 2002
    ..On the basis of observations that heating may also enhance in situ hybridization (ISH) and the similarity of formalin-induced chemical modifications that ..
  5. ncbi Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory infections in Kenya: an exposure-response study
    M Ezzati
    Center for Risk Management, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 358:619-24. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi Clinical applications of magnetic nanoparticles for hyperthermia
    Burghard Thiesen
    MagForce Nanotechnologies AG, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Hyperthermia 24:467-74. 2008
    ..treatment for several decades comprises the injection of magnetic nanoparticles into tumors and their subsequent heating in an alternating magnetic field...
  7. ncbi Total recovery of nitrogen and phosphorus from three wetland plants by fast pyrolysis technology
    Wu Jun Liu
    Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, PR China
    Bioresour Technol 102:3471-9. 2011
    ..A series of leaching tests were carried out to examine the recovery of the nitrogen and phosphorus in the char, and the results indicate that significant fractions of nitrogen and phosphorus could be recovered by leaching process...
  8. ncbi Air pollution and lung cancer risks in China--a meta-analysis
    Yu Zhao
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, PR China
    Sci Total Environ 366:500-13. 2006
    ..For domestic coal use for heating and cooking, the pooled OR values are 1.83 (95% CI: 0.62-5.41) and 2.66 (1.39-5...
  9. ncbi A self-heating cartridge for molecular diagnostics
    Changchun Liu
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, 229 PhiladelphiaTowne, Building 220 South 33rd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6315, USA
    Lab Chip 11:2686-92. 2011
    A disposable, water-activated, self-heating, easy-to-use, polymeric cartridge for isothermal nucleic acid amplification and visual fluorescent detection of the amplification products is described...
  10. ncbi Migration of bisphenol A from can coatings--effects of damage, storage conditions and heating
    A Goodson
    Pira International, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7RU, UK
    Food Addit Contam 21:1015-26. 2004
    ..also conducted to investigate the potential effects, on the migration of BPA from can coatings, of cooking or heating foods in the can prior to consumption. Food cans were purchased and the food either cooked or heated in the can...
  11. ncbi Heating decreases epithiospecifier protein activity and increases sulforaphane formation in broccoli
    Nathan V Matusheski
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, 499 Bevier Hall, 905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Phytochemistry 65:1273-81. 2004
    ..Our objectives were to examine the effects of heating broccoli florets and sprouts on sulforaphane and sulforaphane nitrile formation, to determine if broccoli ..
  12. ncbi Magnetic fields generated by an induction heating (IH) cook top do not cause genotoxicity in vitro
    Junji Miyakoshi
    Department of Radiological Technology, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:529-37. 2007
    ..However, the possibility of effects on other cellular functions remains, and further studies on the cellular effects of IF magnetic fields are required...
  13. ncbi Home warmth and health status of COPD patients
    Liesl M Osman
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Liberty Safe Work Research Centre, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen, AB252ZP, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:399-405. 2008
    ..Is health status of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) associated with maintaining this level of warmth in their homes?..
  14. ncbi Environmental tobacco smoke, woodstove heating and risk of asthma symptoms
    Curtis W Noonan
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    J Asthma 44:735-8. 2007
    The effect of common indoor combustion heating sources on childhood asthma is not well described...
  15. pmc Effects of improved home heating on asthma in community dwelling children: randomised controlled trial
    Philippa Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a1411. 2008
    To assess whether non-polluting, more effective home heating (heat pump, wood pellet burner, flued gas) has a positive effect on the health of children with asthma.
  16. ncbi Non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification (NINA): instrument-free molecular malaria diagnostics for low-resource settings
    Paul LaBarre
    PATH, Seattle, WA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:1097-9. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi Intermediate frequency magnetic fields generated by an induction heating (IH) cooktop do not affect genotoxicities and expression of heat shock proteins
    Tomonori Sakurai
    Department of Radiological Life Sciences, Division of Medical Life Sciences, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Japan
    Int J Radiat Biol 85:883-90. 2009
    The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of intermediate frequency (IF) fields generated by induction heating (IH) cooktops from the perspective of cellular genotoxicity and stress responses.
  18. ncbi Nd(3+)-sensitized upconversion nanophosphors: efficient in vivo bioimaging probes with minimized heating effect
    Ye Fu Wang
    Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Rare Earth Materials Chemistry and Applications and PKU HKU Joint Laboratory in Rare Earth Materials and Bioinorganic Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    ACS Nano 7:7200-6. 2013
    ..The efficacy of this Nd(3+)-sensitized UC process is demonstrated in in vivo imaging, and the results confirmed that the laser-induced local overheating effect is greatly minimized...
  19. pmc Study of the effect of the strategy of heating on the mudejar church of Santa Maria in Ateca (Spain) for preventive conservation of the altarpiece surroundings
    Fernando Juan García-Diego
    Departamento de Física Aplicada U D Industriales, Universitat Politècnica de València, Av De Los Naranjos s n, Valencia 46022, Spain
    Sensors (Basel) 13:11407-23. 2013
    ..paper we are interested in analysing the effect of temperature and relative humidity (RH) changes produced by the heating system on the altarpiece...
  20. ncbi Epidemiology of minor and moderate burns in rural Ardabil, Iran
    Homayoun Sadeghi-bazargani
    RDCC and Soc Med Dep, Tabriz University Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Burns 36:933-7. 2010
    ..2%, pots in 13.6% and samovars in 7.9%. Samovars, gas stoves, valors and picnic gas stoves were the primary heating devices involved in burns...
  21. pmc Household coal use and lung cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of case-control studies, with an emphasis on geographic variation
    H Dean Hosgood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 40:719-28. 2011
    Emissions from household coal combustion associated with cooking and heating are an important public health issue, particularly in China where hundreds of millions of people are exposed...
  22. ncbi Indoor air pollution from solid fuel use, chronic lung diseases and lung cancer in Harbin, Northeast China
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 19 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:473-8. 2008
    ..We calculated an index of IAP from solid fuel use exposure using data on heating type, cooking fuel used, and house measurements...
  23. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of unflued gas heater replacement on respiratory health of asthmatic schoolchildren
    Louis S Pilotto
    Department of General Practice and Flinders Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 33:208-14. 2004
    ..Previous studies do not provide a clear picture of the relationship between nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)) exposure and asthma...
  24. ncbi Heterogenous catalysis mediated by plasmon heating
    James R Adleman
    Division of Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Nano Lett 9:4417-23. 2009
    ..Plasmon heating of the nanoparticles provides not only the heat of reaction but the means to generate both water and ethanol ..
  25. ncbi HSP70 kinetics study by continuous observation of HSP-GFP fusion protein expression on a perfusion heating stage
    Sihong Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Biotechnol Bioeng 99:146-54. 2008
    ..kinetics were visualized continuously in cultured bovine aortic endothelial cells (BAECs) on a microscope heating stage using green fluorescent protein (GFP) as a reporter...
  26. ncbi Increased risk of allergy associated with the use of kerosene fuel in the home
    A J Venn
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:1660-4. 2001
    ..Our findings suggest that domestic combustion of refined fossil fuels increases the risk of allergic sensitization and symptoms, and may have contributed to the increasing prevalence of allergic disease...
  27. pmc In-home coal and wood use and lung cancer risk: a pooled analysis of the International Lung Cancer Consortium
    H Dean Hosgood
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7240, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1743-7. 2010
    Domestic fuel combustion from cooking and heating is an important public health issue because roughly 3 billion people are exposed worldwide...
  28. ncbi Reversing the effects of formalin fixation with citraconic anhydride and heat: a universal antigen retrieval method
    Shigeki Namimatsu
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Histochem Cytochem 53:3-11. 2005
    ..of formalin fixation were reversed with citraconic anhydride (a reversible protein cross-linking agent) plus heating. Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues from various organs were examined for immunohistochemical localization ..
  29. ncbi Carbon nanotube based biomedical agents for heating, temperature sensoring and drug delivery
    Rüdiger Klingeler
    Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research IFW Dresden, Germany
    Int J Hyperthermia 24:496-505. 2008
    ..physical and chemical properties carbon nanotubes reveal promising potential as biomedical agents for heating, temperature sensoring and drug delivery on the cellular level...
  30. ncbi Risk of lung cancer from residential heating and cooking fuels in Montreal, Canada
    Agnihotram V Ramanakumar
    CHUM Research Centre, University of Montreal, 3875 St Urbain 312, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 165:634-42. 2007
    Among the major sources of indoor air pollution are combustion by-products from heating and cooking. Concern is increasing that use of polluting heating and cooking sources can increase cancer risk...
  31. ncbi The relationship between atopic dermatitis and indoor environmental factors: a cross-sectional study among Japanese elementary school children
    Shigekazu Ukawa
    Department of Public Health Science, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:777-87. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine that home environmental factors were associated with atopic dermatitis in Japanese elementary school children...
  32. ncbi Rapid motion correction in MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound heating using real-time ultrasound echo information
    Philippe Lourenco de Oliveira
    Laboratory for Molecular and Functional Imaging, UMR 5231 CNRS Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    NMR Biomed 23:1103-8. 2010
    ..of integrating real-time ultrasound echo guidance in MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) heating of mobile targets in order to reduce latency between displacement analysis and HIFU treatment...
  33. ncbi Changes in optical properties of human whole blood in vitro due to slow heating
    A M Nilsson
    Department of Physics, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden
    Photochem Photobiol 65:366-73. 1997
    ..The blood flow was maintained at a constant rate through a flow cell while continuously heating the blood at 0.2-1.1 degrees C/min from approximately 25 to 55 degrees C in a heat exchanger...
  34. ncbi Investigation of the heating properties of platinum nanoparticles under a radiofrequency current
    Boi Hoa San
    Sungkyunkwan Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
    Int J Hyperthermia 29:99-105. 2013
    For the potential application of platinum nanoparticles (PtNPs) in hyperthermia therapy, the heating efficiency of PtNPs in the presence of radiofrequency (RF) current generated by a capacitive electric transfer (CET) system was compared ..
  35. ncbi Respiratory responses to diverse indoor combustion air pollution sources
    Z Qian
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
    Indoor Air 17:135-42. 2007
    ..Coal smoke derived from home heating ('heating coal smoke') was associated with high adult reporting of persistent cough, persistent phlegm, and ..
  36. pmc Soil microbial community structure across a thermal gradient following a geothermal heating event
    Tracy B Norris
    Thermal Biology Institute and Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman 59717, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:6300-9. 2002
    ..The impact of the major heating disturbance was apparent in that DGGE profiles from heated soils appeared less complex than those from the ..
  37. ncbi Photoinduced heating of nanoparticle arrays
    Guillaume Baffou
    Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS, Centrale Marseille, Institut Fresnel, UMR 7249, 13013 Marseille, France
    ACS Nano 7:6478-88. 2013
    ..In the case of femtosecond-pulsed illumination, we explain the two conditions that must be fulfilled to observe a further enhanced temperature spatial confinement. ..
  38. ncbi Ocular, nasal, dermal and respiratory symptoms in relation to heating, ventilation, energy conservation, and reconstruction of older multi-family houses
    K Engvall
    Stockholm Office of Research and Statistics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Indoor Air 13:206-11. 2003
    The aim was to study relationships between symptoms compatible with the sick building syndrome, type of heating and ventilation system, energy saving, and reconstruction in older dwellings...
  39. ncbi Lung cancer and indoor pollution from heating and cooking with solid fuels: the IARC international multicentre case-control study in Eastern/Central Europe and the United Kingdom
    Jolanta Lissowska
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention, Cancer Center and M Sklodowska Curie Institute of Oncology, Warsaw, Poland
    Am J Epidemiol 162:326-33. 2005
    Exposure to fuel from cooking and heating has not been studied in Europe, where lung cancer rates are high and many residents have had a long tradition of burning coal and unprocessed biomass...
  40. ncbi Hydrothermal carbonization of sugarcane bagasse via wet torrefaction in association with microwave heating
    Wei Hsin Chen
    Department of Greenergy, National University of Tainan, Tainan 700, Taiwan, ROC
    Bioresour Technol 118:195-203. 2012
    ..The effects of acid concentration, heating time and solid-to-liquid ratio on the performance of wet torrefaction are investigated...
  41. pmc Synergistic effects of high hydrostatic pressure, mild heating, and amino acids on germination and inactivation of Clostridium sporogenes spores
    Takateru Ishimori
    Department of Food Sciences, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Higashijima, Akiha ku, Niigata, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8202-7. 2012
    The synergistic effects of high hydrostatic pressure (HHP), mild heating, and amino acids on the germination of Clostridium sporogenes spores were examined by determining the number of surviving spores that returned to vegetative growth ..
  42. ncbi An evaluation of underbody forced-air and resistive heating during hypothermic, on-pump cardiac surgery
    S Engelen
    Department of Anaesthesiology, ZNA Middelheim General Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Anaesthesia 66:104-10. 2011
    ..of underbody forced-air warming (Arizant Healthcare Inc, Eden Prairie, MN, USA) with an underbody resistive heating mattress (Inditherm Patient Warming System, Rotherham, UK) and passive insulation in 129 patients having ..
  43. ncbi Does usage of domestic heating influence internal environmental conditions and health?
    Jeremy J Walker
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Public Health 16:463-9. 2006
    ..In the UK, interventions to improve domestic heating are in place with the expectation that they will improve health...
  44. ncbi In vivo heating of magnetic nanoparticles in alternating magnetic field
    M Babincova
    Department of Biophysics and Chemical Physics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
    Med Phys 31:2219-21. 2004
    We have evaluated heating capabilities of new magnetic nanoparticles. In in vitro experiments they were exposed to an alternating magnetic field with frequency 3.5 MHz and induction 1.5 mT produced in three turn pancake coil...
  45. ncbi Reduction of magnetic resonance imaging-related heating in deep brain stimulation leads using a lead management device
    Kenneth B Baker
    Center for Neurological Restoration, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:392-7; discussion 392-7. 2005
    To evaluate the ability of a lead management device to reduce magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-related heating of deep brain stimulation (DBS) leads and thereby to decrease the risks of exposing patients with these implants to MRI ..
  46. pmc An epidemiological study of the relative importance of damp housing in relation to adult health
    J Evans
    Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:677-86. 2000
    ..To examine the association between damp housing and adult health, taking into account a wide range of other factors that may influence health and could confound this relation...
  47. ncbi Formaldehyde and TVOC emission behavior of laminate flooring by structure of laminate flooring and heating condition
    Jae Yoon An
    Lab of Adhesion and Bio Composites, Program in Environmental Materials Science, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Republic of Korea
    J Hazard Mater 187:44-51. 2011
    ..The samples heated with a floor heating system emitted more formaldehyde than those heated using an air circulation system due to the temperature ..
  48. ncbi Emu model of full-range femoral head osteonecrosis induced focally by an alternating freezing and heating insult
    M Fan
    Orthopaedic Research Institute, General Hospital of Chinese People s Liberation Army, Beijing, China
    J Int Med Res 39:187-98. 2011
    ..Focal lesions were induced in 20 adult male emus using an alternating liquid nitrogen freezing and radiofrequency heating insult. At 2, 4, 8, 12 and 16 weeks post-surgery, hip magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed...
  49. ncbi Infant otitis media and the use of secondary heating sources
    Melinda M Pettigrew
    Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Epidemiology 15:13-20. 2004
    This prospective study investigated the association of exposure to indoor secondary heating sources with otitis media and recurrent otitis media risk in infants.
  50. ncbi More effective home heating reduces school absences for children with asthma
    S Free
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South 6242, New Zealand
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:379-86. 2010
    ..Both health effects and social effects can impact on school absence rates. The aim of this study was to determine whether more effective home heating affects school absence for children with asthma.
  51. ncbi Antigen retrieval trial for post-embedding immunoelectron microscopy by heating with several unmasking solutions
    Nagahito Saito
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hematology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Histochem Cytochem 51:989-94. 2003
    ..We suggest that the antigen retrieval method should be applied for routine use even by in post-embedding immunogold electron microscopy...
  52. ncbi The safety and effectiveness of a modified convection heating system for children during anesthesia
    John G Cassey
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:654-62. 2006
    Convection heating shows most promise in maintaining children's core temperatures under anesthesia...
  53. ncbi Effects of heat recovery for district heating on waste incineration health impact: a simulation study in Northern Italy
    Michele Cordioli
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 33 A, I 43100 Parma, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 444:369-80. 2013
    ..Since the heat from waste combustion can be recovered to power district heating networks and allows for the switch-off of domestic boilers in urbanized areas, predictive models for health ..
  54. ncbi Bilayer heating in magnetite nanoparticle-liposome dispersions via fluorescence anisotropy
    Geoffrey D Bothun
    Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, 16 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    J Colloid Interface Sci 357:70-4. 2011
    ..magnetite (Fe(3)O(4)) nanoparticle-liposome dispersions subjected to electromagnetic field at radiofrequency (RF) heating based on the fluorescence anisotropy of diphenylhexatriene (DPH) embedded within the bilayer...
  55. ncbi Changes in blood flow in a conduit artery and superficial vein of the upper arm during passive heating in humans
    Anna Ooue
    Laboratory for Applied Human Physiology, Faculty of Human Development, Kobe University, 3 11 Tsurukabuto, Kobe, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:97-103. 2007
    ..flow in the brachial artery and basilic vein of the upper arm with a rise in internal temperature during passive heating; and (2) to investigate the contributions of blood velocity and anteroposterior vessel diameter to these blood ..
  56. ncbi Understanding microwave heating effects in single mode type cavities-theory and experiment
    John Robinson
    Process and Environmental Research Division, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, UKNG7 2RD
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 12:4750-8. 2010
    ..Electromagnetic simulations and heating experiments were used to show the quantitative effects of solvent type, solvent volume, vessel material, vessel ..
  57. ncbi Using low-E resonators to reduce RF heating in biological samples for static solid-state NMR up to 900 MHz
    Peter L Gor'kov
    National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA
    J Magn Reson 185:77-93. 2007
    RF heating of solid-state biological samples is known to be a destabilizing factor in high-field NMR experiments that shortens the sample lifetime by continuous dehydration during the high-power cross-polarization and decoupling pulses...
  58. ncbi Phylogenetic and functional diversity of bacteria in biofilms from metal surfaces of an alkaline district heating system
    Kasper Urup Kjeldsen
    Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 61:384-97. 2007
    District heating systems (DHS) are extreme aqueous environments characterized by high temperatures, high pH (9.5-10.0), and low nutrient availability...
  59. ncbi Indoor heating sources and respiratory symptoms in nonsmoking women
    Elizabeth W Triche
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Epidemiology 16:377-84. 2005
    Secondary heating appliances are important indoor sources of air pollution, including particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and sulfur dioxide (SO2)...
  60. pmc Local heating of discrete droplets using magnetic porous silicon-based photonic crystals
    Ji Ho Park
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0358, USA
    J Am Chem Soc 128:7938-46. 2006
    This paper describes a method for local heating of discrete microliter-scale liquid droplets...
  61. ncbi Production of a human-tissue-equivalent MRI phantom: optimization of material heating
    Seiichiro Ohno
    Central Division of Radiology, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Magn Reson Med Sci 7:131-40. 2008
    We conceived a 2-stage heating method to dissolve the ingredients of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging phantoms to overcome issues of uneven quality in conventional MR imaging phantoms, and we evaluated uniformity and the reproducibility ..
  62. ncbi Induction heating for surface triggering styrene polymerization on titanium modified with ATRP initiator
    Bastien Barthélémy
    Laboratory of Chemistry and Electrochemistry of Surfaces CES, University of Namur FUNDP, rue de Bruxelles, 61, B 5000 Namur, Belgium
    J Colloid Interface Sci 354:873-9. 2011
    ..grafted 11-(2-bromoisobutyrate)-undecyl-1-phosphonic acid as initiator and to compare the impact of two different heating ways on the efficiency of this polymerization: induction vs. conventional heating...
  63. ncbi Genotoxicity of organic extracts of house dust from Shanxi, China
    Ziad Naufal
    Texas A and M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas 77843 1266, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:2080-8. 2007
    ..Four dust samples (E1-4) were collected from houses in Shanxi, China, where coal is heavily used for heating and cooking. For comparison, a coal sample was also collected from one of the houses and included in the analyses...
  64. ncbi DNA mutation detection with chip-based temperature gradient capillary electrophoresis using a slantwise radiative heating system
    Hui Dan Zhang
    Department of Cell Biology, Key Lab of Cell Biology of Ministry of Public Health, China Medical University, Shenyang, 110001, China
    Lab Chip 7:1162-70. 2007
    ..TGCE) system was developed for DNA mutation/single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) analysis using a radiative heating system...
  65. ncbi MRI thermometry: Fast mapping of RF-induced heating along conductive wires
    Philipp Ehses
    Physikalisches Institut EP 5, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 60:457-61. 2008
    ..strict contraindication for MRI examinations, as RF pulses applied during the MRI measurement can lead to severe heating of the surrounding tissue...
  66. pmc Nanodroplet real-time PCR system with laser assisted heating
    Hanyoup Kim
    Molecular Physics Laboratory, SRI International, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Opt Express 17:218-27. 2009
    We report the successful application of low-power (approximately 30 mW) laser radiation as an optical heating source for high-speed real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification of DNA in nanoliter droplets dispersed in an oil ..
  67. ncbi Heating induces aggregation and decreases detection of serotonin transporter protein on western blots
    Michael W McLane
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Synapse 61:875-6. 2007
    ..In the Western blot procedure, heat denaturation is a common, early step. We now report that heating samples to 90 degrees C decreases the abundance of the SERT protein band and causes dispersion of a majority of ..
  68. pmc Microwave dielectric heating of drops in microfluidic devices
    David Issadore
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Lab Chip 9:1701-6. 2009
    We present a technique to locally and rapidly heat water drops in microfluidic devices with microwave dielectric heating. Water absorbs microwave power more efficiently than polymers, glass, and oils due to its permanent molecular dipole ..
  69. ncbi Noncontact sub-10 nm temperature measurement in near-field laser heating
    Yanan Yue
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2025 Black Engineering Building, Ames, Iowa 50011 2161, United States
    ACS Nano 5:4466-75. 2011
    ..The involved sub-10 nm near-field heating has not been characterized quantitatively due to the extremely small heating region...
  70. ncbi A randomised trial of home energy efficiency improvement in the homes of elderly COPD patients
    L M Osman
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Eur Respir J 35:303-9. 2010
    ..Secondary "pragmatic" analysis suggests that those who do take action may achieve clinically significant improvement in respiratory health, which is not associated with an increase in indoor warmth...
  71. ncbi Quantifying the impact of residential heating on the urban air quality in a typical European coal combustion region
    Heikki Junninen
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra Va, Italy
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7964-70. 2009
    ..coal combustion region (Krakow, Poland), aims at quantifying the impact on the urban air quality of residential heating by coal combustion in comparison with other potential pollution sources such as power plants, industry, and ..
  72. ncbi Local nanoscale heating modulates single-asperity friction
    Christian Greiner
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Towne Building, 220 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States
    Nano Lett 10:4640-5. 2010
    ..The heater temperature was varied between 25 and 650 °C (tip temperatures from 25 ± 2 to 120 ± 20 °C). Heating caused friction to increase by a factor of 4 in air at ∼ 30% relative humidity, but in dry nitrogen friction ..
  73. ncbi Heating stress patterns in Caenorhabditis elegans longevity and survivorship
    A I Michalski
    Institute of Control Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    Biogerontology 2:35-44. 2001
    ..In different experiments P-values for the observed life spans under the hypothesis that heating has no influence on longevity were P < 0.004 after 0.5 hour heat, P < 0.012 after 1 hour heat and P < 0...
  74. ncbi Effect of controlled volumetric tissue heating with radiofrequency on cellulite and the subcutaneous tissue of the buttocks and thighs
    Ma Emilia del Pino
    Dermatology Surgeons, Hospital Angeles del Pedregal, Mexico, D F
    J Drugs Dermatol 5:714-22. 2006
    ..Although many of these new choices have demonstrated a smoothing effect (following a multitude of treatments), the objective documentation has in most cases been limited to biopsies, circumference measurements, and photographic evidence...
  75. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of the electric heating pad vs forced-air warming for preventing hypothermia during laparotomy
    K K Leung
    Department of Anaesthesia, United Christian Hospital, China
    Anaesthesia 62:605-8. 2007
    ..upper body forced-air warming (Bair Hugger, Augustine Medical model 500/OR, Prairie, MN) with that of an electric heating pad (Operatherm 202, KanMed, Bromma, Sweden) for maintenance of intra-operative body temperature in 60 patients ..
  76. ncbi Spatio-temporal thermal kinetics of in situ MWCNT heating in biological tissues under NIR laser irradiation
    Laura Picou
    Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 4505, USA
    Nanotechnology 21:435101. 2010
    ..Experimental results concluded that power levels of 1536 mW easily achieved hyperthermic temperatures with localized values as high as 172.7 °C...
  77. ncbi Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory illness in preschool age children in Zimbabwe
    Vinod Mishra
    Population and Health Studies, East West Center, 1601 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96848 1601, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:847-53. 2003
    Reliance on biomass for cooking and heating exposes many women and young children in developing countries to high levels of air pollution indoors...
  78. ncbi Does biofuel smoke contribute to anaemia and stunting in early childhood?
    Vinod Mishra
    ORC Macro, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:117-29. 2007
    Reliance on biomass fuels for cooking and heating exposes many women and young children in developing countries to high levels of air pollution indoors...
  79. ncbi Solid-phase synthesis of difficult peptide sequences at elevated temperatures: a critical comparison of microwave and conventional heating technologies
    Bernadett Bacsa
    Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry and Institute of Chemistry, Karl Franzens University Graz, Heinrichstrasse 28, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Org Chem 73:7532-42. 2008
    ..produced the difficult peptides in rather poor quality, excellent peptide purities were obtained using microwave heating at a temperature of 86 degrees C for both the coupling and deprotection steps in only 10 and 2...
  80. ncbi Validation of the criteria for initiating the cleaning of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) ductwork under real conditions
    Jacques Lavoie
    Institut de recherche Robert Sauve en sante et en securite du travail IRSST, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:467-72. 2011
    Dust accumulation in the components of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems is a potential source of contaminants...
  81. ncbi A convenient synthesis by microwave heating and pharmacological evaluation of novel benzoyltriazole and saccharine derivatives as 5-HT(1A) receptor ligands
    Giuseppe Caliendo
    Dipartimento di Chimica Farmaceutica e Tossicologica di Napoli Federico II, via D Montesano, 49 80131, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Pharm Sci 16:15-28. 2002
    A series of novel 1,2,3-4-benzoyltriazole and saccharine derivatives were designed and synthesized by microwave heating. They were evaluated on a battery of receptors, including serotonin 5-HT(1A,) 5-HT(2A) and 5-HT(2C), and the most ..
  82. ncbi Warming by resistive heating maintains perioperative normothermia as well as forced air heating
    Y Matsuzaki
    Department of Anaesthesia, Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 90:689-91. 2003
    Even mild perioperative hypothermia is associated with several severe adverse effects. Resistive heating has possible advantages compared with other active warming systems because it can heat several fields independently...
  83. ncbi Fast temperature programming on a stainless-steel narrow-bore capillary column by direct resistive heating for fast gas chromatography
    Feng Xu
    Department of Instrumentation and Analytical Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No 457, Zhongshan Road, Dalian 116023, China
    J Chromatogr A 1186:183-8. 2008
    A direct resistive-heating fast temperature programming device for fast gas chromatography was designed and evaluated. A stainless-steel (SS) capillary column acted both as a separation column and as a heating element...
  84. ncbi Nanowire transformation and annealing by Joule heating
    Magnus Hummelgård
    Department of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics, Mid Sweden University, SE 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Nanotechnology 21:165704. 2010
    Joule heating of bundles of Mo(6)S(3)I(6) nanowires, in real time, was studied using in situ TEM probing...
  85. ncbi Laser Doppler perfusion monitoring of skin blood flow at different depths in finger and arm upon local heating
    Carolin Freccero
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, University of Lund, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Microvasc Res 66:183-9. 2003
    The purpose of the study was to elucidate the vasodilatory response to local heating of the skin at two depths in two locations...
  86. ncbi Alkali (NaOH) pretreatment of switchgrass by radio frequency-based dielectric heating
    Zhenhu Hu
    Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 204 Seitz Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 148:71-81. 2008
    Radio-frequency (RF)-based dielectric heating was used in the alkali (NaOH) pretreatment of switchgrass to enhance its enzymatic digestibility. Due to the unique features of RF heating (i.e...
  87. pmc Effect of insulating existing houses on health inequality: cluster randomised study in the community
    Philippa Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga, Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMJ 334:460. 2007
    ..To determine whether insulating existing houses increases indoor temperatures and improves occupants' health and wellbeing...
  88. ncbi MR heating tests of MR critical implants
    Wolfgang Kainz
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:450-1. 2007
  89. ncbi Influence of cooking and heating fuel use on 1-59 month old mortality in South Africa
    J Wichmann
    School of Health Systems and Public Health, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Pretoria, PO Box 667, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Matern Child Health J 10:553-61. 2006
    To determine the association between the combustion of wood, animal dung, coal and paraffin (polluting fuels) for cooking and heating and 1-59 month old mortality in South Africa, whilst adjusting for a number of confounders.
  90. ncbi Extension of a DNA molecule by local heating with a laser
    Masatoshi Ichikawa
    Department of Physics, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Phys Rev Lett 99:148104. 2007
    Thermal convection and thermophoresis induced by mum-scale local heating are shown to elongate a single DNA molecule...
  91. ncbi Indoor ultrafine particle exposures and home heating systems: a cross-sectional survey of Canadian homes during the winter months
    Scott Weichenthal
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:288-97. 2007
    ..In this investigation, our objective was to examine the contribution of home heating systems (electric baseboard heaters, wood stoves, forced-air oil/natural gas furnace) to indoor UFP exposures...
  92. ncbi Computer modeling of the effect of perfusion on heating patterns in radiofrequency tumor ablation
    Z Liu
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 23:49-58. 2007
    To use an established computer simulation model of radiofrequency (RF) ablation to further characterize the effect of varied perfusion on RF heating for commonly used RF durations and electrode types, and different tumor sizes.
  93. ncbi Estimating the burden of disease attributable to indoor air pollution from household use of solid fuels in South Africa in 2000
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:764-71. 2007
    ..To estimate the burden of respiratory ill health in South African children and adults in 2000 from exposure to indoor air pollution associated with household use of solid fuels...
  94. ncbi Cellular level loading and heating of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles
    Venkat S Kalambur
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 111 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Langmuir 23:12329-36. 2007
    ..of biomedical applications due to their properties of visualization using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), heating with radio frequency (rf), and movement in an external magnetic field...
  95. ncbi The impact of domestic wood burning on personal, indoor and outdoor levels of 1,3-butadiene, benzene, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde
    Pernilla Gustafson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Academy at Göteborg University, P O Box 414, S 405 30, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 9:23-32. 2007
    ..1,3-butadiene, benzene, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in a small Swedish town where wood burning for space heating is common...
  96. ncbi Measuring local RF heating in MRI: Simulating perfusion in a perfusionless phantom
    Imran B Akca
    Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Magn Reson Imaging 26:1228-35. 2007
    To overcome conflicting methods of local RF heating measurements by proposing a simple technique for predicting in vivo temperature rise by using a gel phantom experiment.
  97. ncbi Comparison of formaldehyde emission from building finishing materials at various temperatures in under heating system; ONDOL
    Sumin Kim
    Laboratory of Adhesion and Bio composites, Major in Environmental Materials Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151 921, South Korea
    Indoor Air 15:317-25. 2005
    ..The temperature conditions were set up by, measuring the temperature in a Korean under heating system...
  98. ncbi Differential effects of detergents, fatty acids, cations and heating on ostrich skeletal muscle 20S proteasome
    Adele R Thomas
    Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Port Elizabeth, PO Box 1600, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 140:343-8. 2005
    ..the ostrich enzyme in terms of the effects of selected detergents, fatty acids and cations, as well as heating at 60 degrees C, on four of its activities...
  99. ncbi Heating of tissues by microwaves: a model analysis
    K R Foster
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6392, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 19:420-8. 1998
    We consider the thermal response times for heating of tissue subject to nonionizing (microwave or infrared) radiation. The analysis is based on a dimensionless form of the bioheat equation...
  100. ncbi Infant respiratory symptoms associated with indoor heating sources
    Elizabeth W Triche
    Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:1105-11. 2002
    This study examined the effects of indoor heating sources on infant respiratory symptoms during the heating season of the first year of life...
  101. ncbi Childhood asthma in Beijing, China: a population-based case-control study
    Tongzhang Zheng
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:977-83. 2002
    ..An increased risk was observed for use of coal for heating (OR = 1.5, 95% CI: 1.1, 1.9)...

Research Grants74

  1. Intracellular Phase Diagram Creation Using a Micro-Differential Scanning Calorime
    GARY L SOLBREKKEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the [unreadable]DSC is based on the Peltier effect, which allows precise temperature control during both heating and cooling modes...
  2. A new ultra-low field in-vivo EPR technology for biomedical applications
    Inseob Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..power RF excitation will completely eliminate the problems associated with finite penetration depth and sample-heating. Our aims are: 1A) Demonstrate ?M-level EPR signal detection (both CW and pulse methods) using paramagnetic ..
  3. A new ultra-low field in-vivo EPR technology for biomedical applications
    Inseob Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..power RF excitation will completely eliminate the problems associated with finite penetration depth and sample-heating. Our aims are: 1A) Demonstrate ?M-level EPR signal detection (both CW and pulse methods) using paramagnetic ..
  4. Age and Control of Human Skin Flow
    W Larry Kenney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Because core temperature excursions during even mild heating or cooling (i.e...
  5. Vascular effects of dietary salt in humans with salt-resistant BP
    William B Farquhar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be used to assess conduit endothelial- dependent dilation and cutaneous vasodilation in response to local heating using laser Doppler flowmetry and intradermal microdialysis will be assessed in the forearm to evaluate the ..
  6. Extending Sleep in Obese Adults to Promote Weight Loss
    Ann E Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..sedentary lifestyles, and changes in food manufacturing and marketing practices, the increased use of central heating and air conditioning, increasing gravid age, decreased smoking rates, and decreased sleep durations...
  7. Local Vasoconstriction in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
    Julian M Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..stress? Experiments use intradermal microdialysis probes, laser Doppler flowmetry, and the NO-dependent local heating response to measure Ang-II and Ang-(1-7) in the skin, and to examine the effects of NADPH oxidase/XO blockade ..
  8. Planning a clinical trial of Flash-heated breast milk to decrease morbidity, impr
    Caroline J Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e. when breast milk and other foods are both fed to the infant. Flash-heating expressed breast milk kills HIV and maintains most of the milk's nutritional and protective qualities...
  9. Improving Air Quality for Laboratory Animal Research
    Sharron S Quisenberry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): Iowa State University proposes to bring up to accreditation standards the under-designed HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) system in 12,697 net square feet (21,162 gross square feet) of the unit called ..
  10. International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health
    NELSON K STEENLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..problem in both Chile and Peru where large numbers of people lack effective stoves and frequently burn wood for heating and cooking...
  11. CFI Inactivation of Human Plasma
    TREVOR CASTOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..inactivation or removal of viruses in human plasma and therapeutic proteins derived from human plasma, including: heating or pasteurization;solvent-detergent technique;Ultra Violet (UV) irradiation;chemical inactivation utilizing ..
  12. NIR Light-Activated Nanoparticles for Drug and Gene Delivery
    JOSEPH ANTHONY ZASADZINSKI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..shells designed to strongly absorb physiologically friendly NIR light and convert this light energy into local heating. HGN can be easily conjugated to small molecules, targeting ligands, polymers, siRNA and DNA by simple thiol ..
  13. Endovascular Magnetic Catheter for Interventional MRI
    STEVEN WILLIAM HETTS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We measured heating within the catheter and its surroundings both in vitro and in vivo...
  14. MSU Clinical Center Animal Facility HVAC Upgrade
    Joseph R Haywood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..MSU will match the NIH funding in excess of a 3:1 ratio. The proposed project focuses on upgrading the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system of the CCAF...
  15. Advanced Engineering Development of a Chronic Retinal Implant
    JOHN L contact WYATT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..invasive design avoids intrusive vitreal surgery, the need for tacks or glue for attachment to the retina, heating of the retina by intraocular electronics, and motion-induced retinal stress from the implant...
  16. Renovations of the Animal Care Facility
    AWADH AMIR BINHAZIM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The specific aims of this application are: 1) To correct heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) deficiencies and install a modern environmental monitoring system...
  17. Investigation of Indoor Solid Fuel and Kerosene Use as Tuberculosis Risk Factors
    Kirk R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The most common fuel for heating and cooking in developing countries is biomass (wood, cow dung and agricultural waste), often burnt without any ..
  18. Compromised microcirculation in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    NINA STACHENFELD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This hypothesis will be tested using a prolonged skin heating model to study peripheral microvascular responsiveness...
  19. Indoor woodsmoke PM and asthma: a randomized trial
    TONY JOHN WARD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..air quality and clinically relevant changes in health effects among asthmatics living in homes whose primary heating sources are non EPA-certified woodstoves...
  20. Microwave sterilization of hemodialysis catheter systems
    CLARK MCWHORTER EDSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aim 2: Based on the system simulation, to fabricate and evaluate the heating capacity of a prototype disinfection system...
  21. Modernization and Transformation of the New Jersey Medical School Central Researc
    Robert L Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We request funds for replacement of our current heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) unit and modernization of a portion of its associated infrastructure;creation ..
  22. Essential Hypertension and Human Skin Blood Flow
    Lacy M Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..expand our previous research by pairing state-of-the-art nitric oxide (NO) specific in vivo methodologies (local heating and intradermal microdialysis) with in vitro analysis of human skin samples to examine the precise signaling ..
  23. Aptamer-siRNA Chimera/Nanoparticle Conjugates for MRI Guided Cancer Therapy
    Konstantin Sokolov; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Then, near infrared (NIR) irradiation will be delivered to the treatment site that will lead to the local heating of the gold layer, melting of the double stranded helix between oligonucleotide handles and the aptamer portion ..
  24. Exercise and Vascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease
    David G Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be used to assess conduit endothelial-dependent dilation and cutaneous vasodilation in response to local heating using laser Doppler flowmetry and intradermal microdialysis will be assessed in the forearm to evaluate the ..
  25. EXPLORING RESPIRATORY HEALTH OUTCOMES FROM SUSTAINED USE OF EFFICIENT COOKSTOVES
    GAUTAM NAGABHUSHAN YADAMA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..than smoking, particularly in India where 156 million households still depend on solid biomass for cooking and heating. Clean - high efficiency and low emissions - cookstoves offer a solution to this public health challenge, but ..
  26. Inhibition of NO Dependent Splanchnic Hyperemia Improves CFS/POTS
    ANTHONY JAMES OCON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..1) We will determine the isoform dependence of increased cutaneous NO in CFS/POTS by measuring NO-dependent local heating and acetylcholine cutaneous blood flow responses combined with isoform selective NOS inhibitors...
  27. Mixed NOP/mu compounds and the involvement of their receptors in analgesia.
    LAWRENCE R TOLL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using high or low heating rates C- or A -fibers can be independently activated...
  28. Ultrasound-induced Thermal Strain Imaging for Arterial Plaque Characterization
    Kang Kim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..TSI uses heating to induce a temperature rise in tissue and then determines the temperature change from local changes in sound ..
  29. Percutaneous cardiac HIFU ablation with multimodal image guidance
    Douglas N Stephens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CMUTs are proven to have minimal self-heating in continuous wave operation, unlike their piezoelectric counterparts with high internal dielectric losses...
  30. Bionanoconjugates for Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in Lung Cancer
    Marc Knecht; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..bind antigen on a cell surface, a single strand of the DNA tag can be released into suspension by briefly heating the complex mixture;liberated DNA strands amplified by PCR provide a highly sensitive and quantifiable measure of ..
  31. Formaldehyde and Other Pollutants from Ozone Reactions on Ventilation Systems
    Hugo Destaillats; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project is aimed at studying ozone reactions with particulate matter and sorbed chemicals collected on heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) filters. The study will also test the inertness of filter media...
  32. Development of photothermal microscopy for biomedical applications
    JEROME C MERTZ; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..One beam (the heating beam) is tuned to a chromophore absorption line while the other is set at wavelength outside any absorption bands ..
  33. Biospecimen preparation technologies to enable high throughput and highly sensiti
    James Lai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..When a stimulus (e.g., heating) is applied to the solution, both stimuli- responsive reagents, including mNPs and polymer-antibody conjugates, ..
  34. PHYSIOLOGICAL FACTORS IN HYPERTHERMIA
    ROBERT JAMES GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..With increasing uses of various heating devices and strategies comes an increasing gap in our knowledge pertaining to the biology and physiology of ..
  35. A Pilot Study for Integrating Facility Information with Healthcare Information to
    CHINEMELU J ANUMBA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of dynamic data related to the availability of rooms, technical equipment, waste management, food services, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and maintenance status is processed daily to provide for a ..
  36. Sensitivity enhancement in solution NMR through dynamic nuclear polarization
    A Joshua Wand; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, irradiation results in catastrophic heating of the sample and its destruction...
  37. Toxicity and Efficacy of Gold Nanoparticle Photothermal Therapy in Cancer
    Dong M Shin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These gold nanorods exhibit higher intrinsic absorption efficiencies leading to faster and higher heating effects than the prototypical gold nanoshells or nanocages (Au NSs / Au NCs)...
  38. Ultrasound Imaging and Local Drug Delivery in Tumors
    Katherine W Ferrara; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..this goal we will create a combined PET-CT-US system for image-guided-interventions, optimize the 3D-ultrasound heating protocol, maximize the target-to-background ratio for guiding interventions with PET-CT-US, finalize the loading ..
  39. Exploiting thermoregulatory mechanisms to improve radiation therapy of cancer
    Elizabeth Repasky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Moreover, because of technical application difficulties, the first heating dose is usually delivered after the first radiation dose, and is administered infrequently in comparison to ..
  40. A SonoKnife for Advanced Cancers
    Eduardo G Moros; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our long-term goal seeks to maximize the therapeutic benefits of thermoradiotherapy by developing specialized heating systems...
  41. High Frequency Ultrasound Arrays for Cardiac Imaging
    David J Sahn; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These include methods such as thermal strain imaging to assess tissue heating and laser acoustic tissue characterization and ultrasound methods for defining altered mechanical properties of ..
  42. Rapid Diagnosis of MDR TB from Sputum using a Small Fully Integrated Nucleic Acid
    Angelika Niemz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The handheld instrument controls the pumping, valving and isothermal heating steps necessary for test execution...
  43. Ultra-Precise Laser Surgery to study Cell Biomechanics
    Yukiko Yamashita; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Because this technique is based on highly non-linear optical breakdown (as opposed to heating or ordinary absorption) it can produce targeted sub-cellular ablations confined to regions considerably smaller ..
  44. Adherence Assessment for Supplements
    Michael N Harris; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..glassware, rotary evaporator, vacuum lines for reactions and distillations, atmosphere controlled glove boxes, heating/stirring mantles, spectrometers (UV-VIS-NIR), NMR, crystallography, fluorimeters, FTIR, TGA and DSC, microscopes, ..
  45. Minimally invasive microwave antennas for image-guided focal tumor ablation
    RICHARD WILLIAM SCHEFELKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Microwave energy has many advantages for tumor ablation, including faster heating, more consistent results and improves multiple-applicator capabilities...
  46. B1 Based Localization for MRSI of Human Brain at 7T
    Hoby P Hetherington; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..conventional spectroscopic imaging sequences result in long echo times and can exceed FDA guidelines for tissue heating when applied at 7T...
  47. A Prototype Wireless Digital MR Spectrometer on a Single Integrated Circuit
    Roland Bammer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..including: (1) improved patient safety by eliminating electrically conducting wires that can cause tissue heating;(2) no additional load is placed on the existing MR receiver hardware since communication occurs within its own ..
  48. Antimicrobial catheter
    LUIZ BARROCA DA SILVA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We propose to develop a new catheter that uses pulsed surface heating to prevent bacterial growth and adhesion...
  49. Intrabiliary MR/RF-enhanced chemotherapy of malignant biliary obstructions
    Xiaoming Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Based on our previous extensive experience with a novel intraluminal MR imaging (MRI)/radiofrequency heating (RFH) prototype system, we are going to establish a new interventional technique...
  50. Pilot Study of Childhood Leukemia in Guatemala
    Libby Morimoto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..indigenous and mixed (mestizo) indigenous-European peoples, as well as the widespread use of biomass fuels for heating and cooking, Guatemala presents an ideal model system to study exposure to suspected carcinogenic combustion ..
  51. Light-Triggered Drug Release in Primed Pancreatic Tumors
    Jonathan F Lovell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..which involves doping porphyrin bilayers with high transition temperature lipids, is based on a novel nanoscale heating phenomenon unique to porphysomes...
  52. Residential Wood Smoke Interventions Improving Health in Native American Populati
    TONY JOHN WARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Biomass smoke exposures due to residential wood heating are common among rural Native American communities, and such exposures have been associated with respiratory ..
  53. Recovery of Proteins from Formalin-fixed Tissues under High Hydrostatic Pressure
    Carol B Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The use of high hydrostatic pressure supplemented with moderate heating (=65 oC)is an innovative and highly effective approach for the extraction of whole proteins from FFPE tissues and ..
  54. Mechanical Stress and the Heat-Treatment of Soft Tissue
    JAY HUMPHREY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..our lab reveal that whereas increasing temperature hastens the thermal-damage process, increased loading during heating delays it...
  55. Image-guided thermo-chemoembolization for treatment of liver cancer
    Eleni A Liapi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In order to achieve the proposed aims, we will first characterize the heating properties of the proposed formulation in both in vitro and in vivo models...
  56. Novel Approach to Improve Port Wine Stain Treatment in Human Skin
    JOHN STUART NELSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed research addresses a critical barrier of inadequate PWS blood vessel heating. While MCS maintain the epidermal temperature well below the damage threshold, delivery of MLP increases the core ..
  57. Improved arrhythmia imaging with MR compatible 12-lead ECG
    EHUD JERUHAM SCHMIDT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The system will also meet the FDA patient heating limits during MRI imaging...
  58. Self-microencapsulation in polymer delivery systems without organic solvents
    Steven P Schwendeman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., by simple heating to physiological temperature...
  59. Ultrasound-based tumor targeting and thermal ablation monitoring system
    Elisa E Konofagou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..tumor ablation and monitoring by utilizing the tumor's change in viscoelasticity property estimation during heating in phantom, ex vivo and in vivo murine and human applications...
  60. Compliant Mouse Restrainer for in vivo Optical Imaging and Surgery
    Shih Chi Chen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..tools on mice to restrain their motions, though these stereotaxic adaptors are large in size and do not provide heating to maintain the body temperature of anaesthetized animals...
  61. Cytotoxic Heat Transfer and Thrombotic Risk in Microwave Tumor Ablation
    CHIH SHENG J CHIANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, larger tumors are difficult to treat with RF because of its self- limiting heating mechanism and susceptibility to the cooling effect of nearby vasculature...
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