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A new tryptamine analogue, N-salicyloyltryptamine (STP), a potential central nervous system (CNS) depressant, was tested in the pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) and maximal electroshock (MES) models of epilepsy in mice. When administered concurrently, STP (100 mg/kg ip) significantly reduced the number of animals that exhibited PTZ-induced seizures and eliminated(More)
BACKGROUND Current evidence suggests an inverse association between socioeconomic status and stroke incidence. Our aim was to measure the variation in incidence among different city districts (CD) and their association with socioeconomic variables. METHODS We prospectively ascertained all possible stroke cases occurring in the city of Joinville during the(More)
The decline of honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) populations impacts global agricultural production and affects both food production and the economy. One of the probable causes for this decline is the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Here, we compare the levels of pesticide exposure among honeybees that are used to pollinate melon (Cucumis melo L.) crops,(More)
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