SMILE

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SMILE

Cardiology
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.

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

Pathology
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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SMILE

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

smile

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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References in periodicals archive ?
These results suggest that mothers of older infants smiled more frequently.
Babies in the three groups smiled on average over a small portion of the observation time, which is not surprising because a smile is an episodic behavior.
In response to a smile from the experimenter 50.4% of the participants smiled; when the experimenter did not smile 33.3% of the participants smiled.
It was also observed that participants who smiled were more willing to offer help than participants who did not smile.
Me and Rozena going to dance till 'fore day morning, oui." Ben knelt down and smiled into Tan-Tan's eyes.
I smiled even bigger, looked over at you and responded: "I sleep a lot, so I'm well rested and that's why I smile." We didn't know each other that well back then and my reply to you wasn't exactly the truth.
I passed it round the corner, and someone saw me grin When he smiled, I realised, I''d passed it on to him.
It was found that the distance between the participant and the female confederate decreased when she smiled while entering the elevator.
With 100 participants observed (50 in each group) it was found that more participants approached the confederate when she had smiled at them (11/50) than in the no smile control condition (2/50).
When someone smiled at me today,I started smiling too.
Scripture doesn't tell us directly that Jesus ever laughed, or even that he chuckled or smiled. We are told in the verse made famous by its brevity that "Jesus wept" (John 11:35), so we know that he felt full human emotion.