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Survival of Myocardial Infarction Long-term Evaluation: The Effects of the Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitor Zofenopril on Mortality and Morbidity after Anterior Myocardial Infarction. A clinical trial that asked whether Zofenopril begun early, post-anterior MI, improved short- and long-term morbidity and mortality.

Yes, if started within 24 hours and continued for 6 weeks.

Stratified Mucinous Intraepithelial Lesion. A term for an unstable form of reserve-cell hyperplasia, which contains multiple mucous vacuoles within a mitotically active, stratified epithelium with nuclear atypia. The finding of SMILE on a cervical biopsy should the embedding of more tissue, as SMILE is associated with CIN, CGIN, squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma.
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Cardiology A trial–Survival of Myocardial Infarction Long-Term Evaluation that evaluated the Zofenopril, an ACE inhibitor on M&M in Pts with acute MI. See ACE inhibitor, Acute myocardial infarction, Zofenopril.
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A facial expression that may represent pleasure, amusement, derision, or scorn. The corners of the mouth are turned up in expressions of pleasure or amusement, and the eyes usually appear to be warm and friendly.
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Patient discussion about SMILE

Q. Depressive? How many jokes do you need a day to have at least one smile in your face? To be depressive is no fun. I started my depression 26 years ago. During 12 years I could not laugh loud anymore. You know - the " lol " in your chats. So my personal medication were jokes, comedy films on tv or to rent a funny VHS or DVD from a store and have the fun that I needed to forget a little bit all my trouble. Find out what you need. Here I will put from time to time a joke, to keep you laughing a little.

A. I love the jokes. Made my day!!!

Q. if a baby hardly smiles at 3 months, can it indicate autism? he smiles only once a day more or less and even then it looks more of a spasm in the face than a real smile...

A. everything is under control!!!! just wanted to let you know that the baby is fine! he smiles at last and grabs fingers, communicates... that was a very big stone I just got off my chest...thanks for listening anyway. you're great!

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Although earlier studies have found increased trust to be associated with Duchenne smile images, we find no statistically significant relationship between Duchenne smiles and trust or faster action.
(2006) in prosocial activity, Lowenstein and Small (2007) in psychology, and Duchenne smile research (Ekman et al., 1990; Harker & Keltner, 2001).
Time to funding (hours) 323 359.47 179.46 1.71 Loan amount ($) 323 687.69 442.25 125 Age (years) 262 42.41 10.41 21 Nonsmile 168 0.47 0.50 0 Nonenjoyment smile 168 0.39 0.49 0 Duchenne smile 168 0.07 0.34 0 Woman alone 323 0.73 0.44 0 Man alone 323 0.05 0.21 0 Man with baby/children 323 0.01 0.06 0 Male-female couple 323 0.16 0.37 0 Miscellaneous group photo 323 0.02 0.15 0 Woman with baby 323 0.01 0.06 0 Woman with children 323 0.01 0.11 0 Male-female couple with 323 0.02 0.15 0 baby/children Wealth indicators 323 0.14 0.35 0 Variable Max.
ANOVA factors were facial manipulation (3 levels: Duchenne smile, standard smile, and no smile) and electrode site (Fz, FCz, Cz, CPz, and Pz).
After the facial manipulation, participants in the no-smile condition (M = 5.83, SE = 0.32) scored slightly lower on the self-reported happiness state than did participants in the Duchenne-smile condition (M = 6.68, SE = 0.32) and the standard-smile condition (M = 6.50, SE = 0.27), with the differences between scores for those in the Duchenne smile and the no-smile conditions reaching a level of marginal significance (t = 1.90, p = .06).
Duchenne smile, emotional experience, and autonomic reactivity: A test of the facial feedback hypothesis.
Scientists suggest that when smiling, saying "cheeks" instead of "cheese" can be more effective in engaging the facial muscles into replicating a Duchenne smile and make one feel better too.
Significant contingency was not identified between Duchenne smiles (sd) and any of mothers' behaviors for this group of babies.
People who didn't smile had just a 50 per cent chance of surviving to 80, all other things being equal, whereas those with Duchenne smiles had about a 70 per cent chance of surviving to this age.