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Pentoxifylline ameliorates lithium-pilocarpine induced status epilepticus in young rats
The neuroprotective effects of pentoxifylline (PTX) against lithium-pilocarpine (Li-Pc)-induced status epilepticus (SE) in young rats are described. Animals treated with PTX (0, 20, 40, and 60 mg/kg)Expand
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Brucellar and tuberculous spondylitis: comparative imaging features.
Radiographs, scintigrams, computed tomographic scans, and magnetic resonance (MR) images of 17 patients with brucellar spondylitis and 15 with tuberculous spondylitis were analyzed to identifyExpand
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Neuroprotective effect of nicotine against 3-nitropropionic acid (3-NP)-induced experimental Huntington's disease in rats
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are regarded as potential therapeutic targets to control various neurodegenerative diseases. Owing to the relevance of cholinergic neurotransmission in theExpand
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Spinal Infections: A Review
Spinal infections continue to be an important source of death and complications in the developing countries. With recent advances in imaging techniques and the advent of a new generation ofExpand
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Intractable hiccup induced by brainstem lesion
Four patients with brainstem lesions presented with intractable hiccup and mild to moderate neurological signs. Two of the patients had been initially diagnosed as having a psychogenic cause forExpand
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Normative data for the two equivalent forms of the Arabic verbal fluency test
Performance on verbal fluency (VF) test is sensitive to lesions on the frontal lobes. We earlier developed two equivalent forms of formal VF in the Arabic language for use with healthy SaudiExpand
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Vitamin E decreases valproic acid induced neural tube defects in mice
The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of vitamin E on valproic acid (VPA) induced teratogenesis. Pregnant Balb mice were divided into six groups of 10-11 animals each. The miceExpand
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Effect of acute caffeine on severity of harmaline induced tremor in rats
Recent studies suggest an association between caffeine consumption and tremor. However, the available literature is scanty and inconclusive. The present study was undertaken to investigate the effectExpand
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Protective effect of quinacrine on striatal dopamine levels in 6-OHDA and MPTP models of Parkinsonism in rodents
Recent studies provide evidence that phospholipase A2 (PLA2) may play a role in the development of experimental parkinsonism. In this investigation an attempt was made to determine a possibleExpand
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Baclofen attenuates harmaline induced tremors in rats
Recent experimental and clinical studies clearly suggest the role of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the pathogenesis of tremors. The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect ofExpand
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