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This was a 6-week, double-blind comparison of fluoxetine, imipramine, and placebo in 89 patients with bipolar depression. Using the criteria of greater than or equal to 50% improvement in the HAMD-total score after at least 3 weeks on study drug, endpoint analysis showed 86% of the fluoxetine-treated patients improved compared with 57% of the(More)
We evaluated the baseline serum levels of beta carotene, total carotenoids, vitamin A and E, and retinol-binding protein among 156 initially healthy men who participated in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT) and who subsequently died of cancer and 311 controls individually matched for age, smoking status, randomization group, date of(More)
It is believed by many neurosurgeons that in addition to age and neurological status, the CT patterns of traumatic intracerebral haemorrhages are related to outcome. The aim of this study was to find out whether this is the case. The study was conducted in a regional level I trauma centre in Hong Kong. We prospectively collected data of patients with(More)
OBJECTIVES We describe neuropsychological test performance (NP) in antiretroviral treatment (ART)-naïve HIV-positive individuals with CD4 cell counts above 500 cells/μL. METHODS In a neurology substudy of the International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials (INSIGHT) Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment (START) study, eight(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to describe the prevalence and correlates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in a multicentre international cohort of persons living with HIV (PLWH). METHODS We performed a cross-sectional analysis of adult PLWH, naïve to HIV treatment, with baseline CD4 cell count > 500 cells/μL enrolled in the Pulmonary(More)
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