Abraham Bela

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BACKGROUND, AIM AND SCOPE In the region of the Apuseni Mountains, part of the Western Carpathians in Romania, metal mining activities have a long-standing tradition. These mining industries created a clearly beneficial economic development in the region. But their activities also caused impairments to the environment, such as acid mine drainage (AMD)(More)
The clinical and biochemical effects of adjuvant reserpine treatment were investigated in 12 chronic schizophrenic patients on long-term neuroleptic medication. The global severity of the symptoms using the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale did not change significantly in the whole group, however, a moderate decrease in positive symptoms (factors though(More)
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) homovanillic acid (HVA), cyclic adenosine 3', 5'-monophosphate (cAMP), and serum prolactin were measured in schizophrenic male patients with tardive dyskinesia (TD) and in those exhibiting the symptoms of chronic neuroleptic parkinsonism (P). The patients (nine TD and eight P) were chronic paranoid schizophrenics. Levels of HVA in(More)
Total polyphenols content was evaluated in ethanolic and aqueous extracts of leaves and inflorescences of Lippia alba (Mill.), from plants cultivated in the Chaco province, northeastern of Argentina. The extracts were obtained by percolation, infusion and decoction. Total phenols content was determined by Folin Ciocalteu reagent, flavonoids content was(More)