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Neuropsychological performance before and after a rapid (1 week) detoxification treatment, was studied in heroin addicts. Ninety-three opioid dependents (DSM-III) were evaluated with a brief test battery assessing attention, memory and verbal fluency performance prior to their admission to a Detoxification Unit. Significant differences were noted between(More)
RATIONALE A better understanding of the composition of optimal treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is essential for expanding universal access to effective treatment and for developing new therapies for MDR-TB. Analysis of observational data may inform the definition of an optimized regimen. OBJECTIVES This study assessed the(More)
BACKGROUND While most patients with tuberculosis (TB) can be successfully treated using short-course medical chemotherapy, thoracic surgery is an important adjunctive strategy for many patients with drug-resistant disease. The need for physical, technical and financial resources presents a potential challenge to implementing surgery as a component of(More)
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a global public health problem affecting women of childbearing age. Little is known, however, about the safety of the drugs used to treat MDR-TB during pregnancy. We describe 7 patients who were treated for MDR-TB during pregnancy. These patients had chronic tuberculosis that had caused extensive parenchymal(More)
Subject expectancy on cannabis effects was assessed in a balanced-placebo study in experienced consumers who smoked cigarettes containing hashish (200 mg hashish with 11.5% THC per 1 g tobacco cigarette) (n = 24) or placebo (n = 24). Although statistically significant differences were not found between subjects who received the drug with positive or(More)
Sputum cultures are an important tool in monitoring the response to tuberculosis treatment, especially in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. There has, however, been little study of the effect of treatment regimen composition on culture conversion. Well-designed clinical trials of new anti-tuberculosis drugs require this information to establish optimized(More)
  • Agarwal U, Mishra S Xu, +40 authors Scarmeas N
  • 2015
The table below lists the excluded articles with at least one reason for exclusion, but may not reflect all possible reasons. Excluded Citations Reason for Exclusion 1. Mediterranean-style diet could reduce white matter hyperintensity volume. Eat Mediterranean-style to lower risk of AD, depression. A healthier diet improves vascular function and overall(More)
Background: While most patients with tuberculosis (TB) can be successfully treated using short-course medical chemotherapy, thoracic surgery is an important adjunctive strategy for many patients with drug-resistant disease. The need for physical, technical and financial resources presents a potential challenge to implementing surgery as a component of(More)
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