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Vitamin E added to standard Cerophyl medium at 0.025 mg/ml significantly increased the mean clonal life span of 32 lines of Paramecium tetraurelia from 52.5 days and 187 fissions to 59.9 days and 209 fissions (p less than .05) when compared to unsupplemented, paired controls. The age-specific death rates increased exponentially. Regression analyses found a(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and causation of late onset cerebellar ataxia (LOCA) in south east Wales, United Kingdom. METHODS A population based study of LOCA was conducted in a defined geographical region with a total population of 742,400. Multiple sources of ascertainment were used to identify all cases prevalent on 1 January 2001. The(More)
Recent studies have not shown linkage of late-onset (mean age, greater than 60 years) familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) to the chromosome 21 locus reported linked to early-onset FAD. Beta nerve growth factor (beta-NGF) has been considered a candidate gene in the pathogenesis and therapy of FAD, based on its localization in the cortex and hippocampus and(More)
Duration of survival from time of first evaluation was studied in 61 patients with clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease (senile dementia of the Alzheimer type [SDAT]) and 34 patients with clinically diagnosed multi-infarct dementia (MID). Duration of survival did not differ significantly between MID and SDAT. However, since MID patients were younger at(More)
BACKGROUND Nicardipine and labetalol are two commonly used antihypertensives for treating elevated blood pressures in the setting of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). There are no studies comparing these two agents as continuous infusions. METHODS A retrospective chart review was conducted of patients admitted between(More)
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