Harsha B. Desai

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We examined forty-eight midbrain sections from normal brains containing SN at the level of the exiting fibers of the IIIrd cranial nerve. The cases were classified into two groups based on at least 80% life exposure to either rural or urban provincial environments, respectively. Linear regression analysis revealed a lower SN neuron count in the rural group(More)
Fragile X syndrome is a common cause of mental retardation. We report the clinical and pathologic features of a patient with fragile X syndrome who developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at a relatively young age. Although the occurrence of these 2 diseases could be a mere coincidence, the development of ALS in this patient might be related to the(More)
1. Study of 100 patients admitted to the Geriatric Assessment Unit, to evaluate the appropriateness of drug therapy in the elderly. 2. Average patient took 5.15 drugs at admission and 3.67 drugs at discharge. 3. Inaccurate dosages found in 14%, drug-drug interaction in 31%, drug contraindications were evident in 23% and at least one unnecessary drug was(More)
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