Francisco Manuel Sánchez

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INTRODUCTION Huntington's disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder caused by expansion of polyglutamine repeats in the huntingtin gene and characterised by the loss of striatal and cortical neurons. Few studies to date have focussed on peripheral neurotrophic-factor levels in patients with HD. OBJECTIVE To measure plasma NGF levels in(More)
OBJECTIVES Huntington's disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative disorder for which there is no effective treatment. Oxidative stress and inflammation are known to be involved in HD, but the precise relationship between the two remains unclear. The aim of this study was to analyze oxidative stress and inflammation biomarkers in blood of patients with HD with a(More)
This paper describes the GLORIA system (GLObal Robotic telescope Intelligent Array), the first worldwide network of robotic telescopes, which covers four continents with seventeen telescopes, and can be extended. The network architecture has been designed taking into account the functionali-ties offered to the community, the number of telescopes, users that(More)
Objectives.  This study was designed to assess vagus nerve stimulation effects on the food intake pattern in swine and determine the electrical stimulus direction. Material and Methods.  Fifteen Large White pigs were randomly divided into three groups, groups A-C. All animals underwent implantation of a vagus nerve stimulator at the gastro-esophogeal(More)