Katherine D Watson

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Previous studies in hibernating species have characterized two forms of neural plasticity in the hippocampus, long-term potentiation (LTP) and its reversal, depotentiation, but not de novo long-term depression (LTD), which is also associated with memory formation. Studies have also shown that histamine injected into the hippocampus prolonged hibernation(More)
hardly more than a shadow." This sentimental view of death from tuberculosis reappears frequently in this monograph. Dormandy has been influenced by Rene and Jean Dubos' widely-read and often cited book, The white plague: tuberculosis, man and society. Although Dormandy's book is longer and more comprehensive, some of the stories of dying consumptives will(More)
Objectives Thalamotomy of the ventral intermediate nucleus (VIM) is effective in alleviating medication resistant tremor in patients with essential tremor (ET) and Parkinson's disease (PD). MRI guided Focused Ultra-sound (MRgFUS) is an innovative technology that enables non-invasive thalamotomy via thermal ablation. Methods Thirty eight ET and PD patients(More)
Background. The accuracy and utility of current Emergency Department (ED) crowding estimation tools remain uncertain in EDs with high annual volumes. We aimed at deriving a more accurate tool to evaluate overcrowding in a high volume ED setting and determine the association between ED overcrowding and patient care outcomes. Methods. A novel scoring tool(More)
Guía de uso de evidencia para mejorar la salud y los derechos sexuales de la gente joven 2013 DesmitificanDo Datos: Guía de uso de evidencia para mejorar la salud y los derechos sexuales de la gente joven Las autoras agradecen a las siguientes colegas de Guttmacher: Suzette Audam, por procesar los datos; Adicionalmente, las autoras expresan su gratitud a(More)
Sir-The advantage of carboplatin in tumours known to demonstrate cisplatinum sensitivity is the prospect of reduced nephro-and ototoxicity. Sleijfer et al. (1989), however, suggested from data derived in adults receiving carboplatin at a dose of 400 mg m-2 that significant reductions of GFR occur. This is contrary to general clinical experience in(More)
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