Krekwit Shinlapawittayatorn

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is highly prevalent, affecting 25% of men and 10% of women. We recently reported a prevalence of OSA of 30% among 130 adults with epilepsy unselected for sleep disorder complaints, including 16% with moderate-to-severe disease, rates that markedly exceed general population estimates. Treatment of OSA with continuous positive(More)
BACKGROUND Iron-overload cardiomyopathy is a major cause of death in thalassemia patients due to the lack of an early detection strategy. Although cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) T2* is used for early detection of cardiac iron accumulation, its availability is limited. Heart rate variability (HRV) has been used to evaluate cardiac autonomic function and(More)
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy was shown to improve peripheral insulin sensitivity. However, the effects of chronic VNS therapy on brain insulin sensitivity, dendritic spine density, brain mitochondrial function, apoptosis and cognition in obese-insulin resistant subjects have never been investigated. Male Wistar rats (n = 24) were fed with either a(More)
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