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The ingestion of a glucose containing drink has been shown to improve performance on a variety of cognitive tasks. There is debate, however, as to whether glucose especially benefits hippocampal memory functioning or whether it has a more global effect on attentional systems. The present study used event related potential methodology (ERPs) to investigate(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to determine whether racial disparities exist with respect to adherence to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in patients with epilepsy. METHOD We reviewed the pharmacy and clinical records of 108 patients with epilepsy who were part of the indigent care program at Shands-Jacksonville. We determined the medication possession(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of maternal body mass index (BMI) on postdates pregnancy, length of gestation and likelihood of spontaneous onset of labour at term. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Swedish Medical Birth Register. POPULATION A total of 186 087 primiparous women (of whom 143 519 had spontaneous onset of labour at term) who(More)
Coroner's records of 25 consecutive suicides aged 15-19 years and 43 aged 20-24 years were compared with 68 suicides aged 45-59 years to identify associated clinical and psychosocial factors. Male: female ratios were 2.6:1, 5.1:1 and 3.5:1 respectively. The most common method of suicide in males in all three age groups was CO poisoning using motor vehicles.(More)
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