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OBJECTIVE Hypertension is the principal risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The global Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology study showed that the levels of awareness, treatment and control of this condition are very low worldwide and show large regional variations related to a country's income index. The aim of the present analysis was to identify(More)
A 50-yr-old woman with Addison's disease from the age of 14 yr was diagnosed as empty sella turcica in 1974 (Rev Clin Esp 139: 183, 1975). She subsequently continued with hyperpigmentation in spite of adequate hormone substitution therapy which permitted her to lead a normal life. When studied she showed an extreme elevation of plasma ACTH (1500--2000(More)
45 Background. Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a mosquito-borne virus that causes chronic joint pain for months 46 to years in approximately one half of infected patients. The study objective was to determine if CHIKV persists 47 in the synovial fluid, potentially serving as a causative mechanism of persistent arthritis. 48 Methodology. 49 Design:(More)
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