Alain Bestawros

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There is an epidemiological association between increased obstetric complications and disorders involving CNS dopamine dysregulation, such as schizophrenia. In light of this, a rat model of global hypoxia during Caesarean section (C-section) birth has been used to directly test if birth complications can produce long-term dopaminergic dysregulation.(More)
OBJECTIVE The pathophysiology of non-traumatic osteonecrosis (ON) or avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head remains poorly understood. Some studies have suggested the contribution of underlying thrombophilia as a mechanism; however, no specific thrombophilic factor has been consistently found in association with the disease. We are presenting data(More)
The aim of this study was to examine a possible relation between the speed of information processing, as measured by simple and choice visual RT, and problem-solving, as measured by the Tower of Hanoi test. For 20 normal teenagers, performing all tests, significant correlations were found between choice RT and both measures of performance on the Tower of(More)
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