Psychomotor performance is decreased in the aged. This study investigated the relationship between brain oxidative stress, interleukin-6 (IL-6) production by brain tissue ex vivo and psychomotor deficits during aging, and the effects of feeding an antioxidant-rich diet on ex vivo brain IL-6 production and motor function in aged mice. Male BALBc mice reared… (More)
A meso-scale model was used to understand and describe the processes driving high ozone concentrations observed during both dry and monsoon seasons in monthly cli-matologies profiles over Lagos (Nigeria, 6.6 • N, 3.3 • E), obtained with the MOZAIC airborne measurements (ozone and carbon monoxide). This study focuses on ozone 5 enhancements observed in the… (More)
Somatization disorder (SD) is commonly seen in medical clinics and is associated with significant impairment in functioning as well as excessive utilization of health care. While antidepressants have been studied in some functional somatic syndromes such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, there are no pharmacologic treatment studies of SD itself. In this… (More)
The results of complete thyroid function testing were normal in four desipramine nonresponders who were converted to responders by addition of L-triiodothyronine (T3). These findings suggest that the effectiveness of T3 is not due to correction of subtle thyroid deficiencies.