- A trend for an increase in maximal pulmonary inspiratory pressure (PImax) at 2 mg in patients with the most severe wasting (p (equal sign) 0.09; placebo NS; vs.
This is true of quadriceps strength because in COPD wasting, muscle weakness affects the leg more than the arm.
The first is measuring the efficacy of ThGRF in the recovery of wasting patients following hip fracture surgery with results expected in December 2003.
Thomas Pringle thinks it's very likely that Chronic Wasting Disease can harm people.
In September 2000, the European Molecular Biology Organization published a study that found that deer prion materials infected with Chronic Wasting Disease converted human prion materials in test tubes at very low rates.
In early April 2002, Byron Caughey, who directed the European Molecular Biology Organization research, told a Wisconsin newspaper that while the risk of people contracting infection from a Chronic Wasting Disease deer is probably low, "it's not a risk I'd want to take." The head of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Darrell Bazzell, publicly admitted his agency couldn't guarantee that meat from deer infected with Chronic Wasting Disease was 100 percent Safe to eat, leading one Milwaukee food bank to stop accepting venison.