Hannah Karp

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Information about headache was collected from a nonclinical sample of 451 women, aged 15 to 44, in 12 major U.S. cities. Questions were asked in regard to the presence in the past year of headache, and of the following characteristic symptoms of migraine: unilateral location, throbbing quality, visual aura, vomiting, and severity sufficient to affect daily(More)
Twenty-four carefully assessed patients with probable Alzheimer's disease were enrolled in a double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment study of oxiracetam, a nootropic agent reported to improve memory performance in patients with dementia. A broad battery of neuropsychological tests failed to reveal any improvement in the treated group or in any treated(More)
A 24-year-old Ashkenazi Jewish man was evaluated for a nine-year history of progressive leg weakness with fasciculations. Electromyography, nerve conduction velocities, muscle biopsy, and serum creatine kinase were consistent with anterior horn cell disease. On rectal biopsy, ganglion cells were filled with membranous cytoplasmic bodies and an unusual(More)
BACKGROUND Decreased bone mineral density and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women represents a growing source of physical limitations and financial concerns in our aging population. While appropriate medical treatments such as bisphosphonate drugs and hormone replacement therapy exist, they are associated with serious side effects such as osteonecrosis of(More)
BACKGROUND Emerging science has shown the effect of oxidation products and inflammation on atherogenesis and carcinogenesis. Cooking hamburger meat can promote the formation of malondialdehyde that can be absorbed after ingestion. OBJECTIVE We studied the effect of an antioxidant spice mixture on malondialdehyde formation while cooking hamburger meat and(More)
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