C David Jones, Tulio Suarez: 2-Phenyl-3-aroylbenzothiophenes useful as antifertility agents. Eli Lilly and Company, William C Martens Jr, Arthur R Whale, January 9, 1979: US04133814 (352 worldwide citation)

Derivatives of 2-phenyl-3-aroylbenzothiophenes and 2-phenyl-3-aroylbenzothiophene-1-oxides are useful as antifertility agents. Certain of these compounds also are useful in suppressing the growth of mammary tumors.

Edward J Berman, George A Rowe: Method and apparatus for reducing obesity. Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, January 9, 1979: US04133315 (284 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for reducing obesity in human beings having an inflatable bag to which a flexible tube is attached. The bag is positioned in the stomach, usually by swallowing, and the tube extends up through the esophagus and out of a nasal cavity or out from the abdomen when a gastrostomy is performe ...

Henry J F Stroud, Kenneth R Tart: Production of substitute natural gas. British Gas Corporation, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, January 9, 1979: US04133825 (235 worldwide citation)

Synthesis gases containing carbon monoxide, eg above 40% volume, and hydrogen are methanated to produce substitute natural gas, after CO.sub.2 removal, wherein the synthesis gas is simultaneously saturated with water, further heated and divided into first and second feed gas streams. The first feed ...

Armando Campioni: Color television signal including auxiliary information. Indesit Industria Elettrodomestici Italiana S p A, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, January 9, 1979: US04134127 (186 worldwide citation)

A color television system, such as the NTSC system, in which at least a part of the chromatic information is transmitted as suppressed carrier amplitude modulation of a subcarrier, and a subcarrier burst is inserted in the signal as a reference signal for use in demodulating the signal in which the ...

Samuel Burd: Connector for attachment of blood tubing to external arteriovenous shunts and fistulas. Cordis Dow, Neal A Waldrop, January 9, 1979: US04133312 (163 worldwide citation)

A universal connector for a blood tubing set having a blood tube attached to one end portion and alternative means on the other end portion of said connector for selectively connecting and locking to the blood tube an external arteriovenous shunt, or a fistula.

Martin A Afromowitz, Sinclair S Yee: Ion-sensitive electrode and processes for making the same. The Board of Regents of the University of Washington, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, January 9, 1979: US04133735 (151 worldwide citation)

An improved ion-sensitive electrode is described, particularly in terms of the structure of a pH electrode and first and second processes for making the same. The pH electrode includes a substrate, preferably of forsterite, which is configured as a wafer having a substantially planar wafer surface. ...

Edward J Klassen: Squeeze bottle with valve septum. Frederick E Mueller, January 9, 1979: US04133457 (114 worldwide citation)

A liquid dispenser bottle of a resiliently flexible material has a relatively thin, resiliently flexible septum of circular planform seated on and spanning the dispenser outlet, peripherally sealingly clamped in place by a dispenser nozzle cap. The septum has a 90.degree. butt cut slit formation def ...

Herbert Mittleman, Michael O Pekkarinen: Injection site. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John P Kirby Jr, George H Gerstman, January 9, 1979: US04133441 (103 worldwide citation)

An injection site is provided which is molded inside out with inwardly extending rings. The rings have a smaller internal diameter than the external diameter of the tubular member to which the injection site is to be connected. The injection site has a central portion for receiving a needle therethr ...

Taichiro Akiyama: Plug-type hearing device. Koken, McDougall Hersh & Scott, January 9, 1979: US04133984 (102 worldwide citation)

A plug-type hearing device comprising a sound-leading portion being inserted into the auditory miatus, a first envelope attached around the sound-leading portion, a second envelope being positioned at the outside of the auditory miatus and being communicated with the first envelope through a pipe, a ...

Robert B Fuller: Eyeglass retainer. Posnack Roberts Cohen & Spiecens, January 9, 1979: US04133604 (101 worldwide citation)

A head band for retaining eyeglasses in place comprising a elastomeric, fabric covered stretch band made adjustable by sliding the bows or temple pieces of eyeglasses into tubular members formed from the end portions of a flat band. The tubular members are an integral part of the band so the assembl ...