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Breakthrough. Show #117 : television's journal of science and medicine

Author: Ron Hendren; Connecticut Public Television.; Breakthrough Properties Group.
Publisher: [Durham, N.C.] : Breakthrough, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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A television journal that explores new developements and technologies in the world of science and medicine. This episode looks at a new treatment for emphysema, new treatment for stroke, a "smart" airbag that can sense information about passengers and make intelligent decisions on how and when to fire, and the relationship between the Western therapy of trigger point injections and acupuncture. Also features a  Read more...
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Named Person: Julius Wagner-Jauregg; Julius Wagner-Jauregg
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Hendren; Connecticut Public Television.; Breakthrough Properties Group.
OCLC Number: 46849608
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1997 television program.
Title from cassette label.
Credits: Jill Batchelor, production manager ; Stefani Barbero, senior researcher.
Cast: Ron Hendren, host.
Description: 1 videocassette (24:46) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Emphysema --
dt Breakthroughs in history: Nobel Psychiatrist --
Neuroperfusion --
Futurex: Airbag sensor --
Westernized acupuncture.
Responsibility: Breakthrough Properties Group ; Scott Long and Ron Hendren, executive producers ; Rowland Brightwell, producer ; John Stegall, director ; Ernie Hood, head writer.

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A television journal that explores new developements and technologies in the world of science and medicine. This episode looks at a new treatment for emphysema, new treatment for stroke, a "smart" airbag that can sense information about passengers and make intelligent decisions on how and when to fire, and the relationship between the Western therapy of trigger point injections and acupuncture. Also features a profile on Nobel prize winning psychiatrist Julius Wagner-Jauregg and his work with malaria in syphilis patients.

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