Cristiane Kovacs

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Maintenance of intravenous heroin self-administration and the degree of tolerance to the analgesic effect of self-injected heroin were simultaneously measured in heroin-tolerant rats. Subcutaneous injection of oxytocin (OXT-(1-9)) and of its behaviorally active fragments desglycinamide9-oxytocin (OXT-(1-8)) and [pGlu4,Cyt6]-oxytocin-(4-8) (OXT-(4-8))(More)
Given the high costs of conducting a drug-response trial, researchers are now aiming to use retrospective analyses to conduct genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to identify underlying genetic contributions to drug-response variation. To prevent confounding results from a GWAS to investigate drug response, it is necessary to account for concomitant(More)
Oropharyngeal dysphagia is a deglutition disorder resulting from neurological and/or structural impairment that may result in in decreased social interaction, loss of pleasure in food consumption, malnutrition, dehydration, infectious pulmonary processes and other high morbidity processes. Patients with heart disease from various causes present a risk of(More)
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