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Cannabinoid (CB2) receptor deficiency reduces the susceptibility of macrophages to oxidized LDL/oxysterol-induced apoptosis ** This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant
Macrophage apoptosis is an important process in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. Oxidized low-density lipoproteins (OxLDL) are a major component of lesions and potently induce macrophageExpand
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Cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2) deficiency alters atherosclerotic lesion formation in hyperlipidemic Ldlr-null mice.
OBJECTIVE To determine if cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) plays a role in atherosclerosis, we investigated the effects of systemic CB2 gene deletion on hyperlipidemia-induced atherogenesis in lowExpand
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Associations between betel nut (Areca catechu) and symptoms of schizophrenia among patients in Nepal: A longitudinal study
Betel nut is one of the mostly widely used substances in the world, particularly across Asia. Arecoline, a partial muscarinic agonist, has been hypothesized to have beneficial effects on bothExpand
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The Psychodynamics of Factitious Sexual Harassment Claims
Abstract False allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace can be made for a variety of reasons, some of which may fall into the realm of ‘factitious’ claims. Factitious sexual harassmentExpand
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Balancing Sexual Expression and Risk of Harm in Elderly Persons with Dementia.
Assessing decision-making capacity in older individuals with dementia, now known as major neurocognitive disorder (MND), is a complex and challenging endeavor. There is a dearth of literature thatExpand
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