Alexander Aizenberg

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BACKGROUND The influence of the changes in atmospheric states, typical for areas close to big deserts, on general well-being of hypertensive persons was analyzed. METHODS Under test was the group of 20 hypertensive weather-sensitive patients; their blood pressure, pulse rate and appearance of 4 symptoms of discomfort sensations: arthritic pain,(More)
BACKGROUND The rate of adherence to treatment for diabetes mellitus (DM), hypertension (HTN) and lipid metabolic disorder (LMD) is significantly lower in the Bedouin population compared with the lewish population in southern Israel. OBJECTIVES To investigate the reasons for non-adherence associated with cardiovascular risk factors among Bedouins. (More)
Many Jewish immigrants from North Africa in the late 1950s were treated with low-dose irradiation of the scalp for tinea capitis. In 2 such patients, a 47-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman, both with long histories of headaches and dizziness, meningiomas were found. There is a well-known correlation between low-dose irradiation of the scalp and(More)
The influence of the changes in atmospheric state, typical for areas close to big deserts, on acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was analyzed. Under test was the group of 3256 patients (77 % males, 23 % females), hospitalized in the Cardio-Surgical Department of Soroka Medical Center at Ben-Gurion University (BGU, Israel) during 2000-2008. To explore the(More)
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