Laura Abbott

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Rationale. Marijuana has been reported to suppress nausea produced by chemotherapy treatment in human cancer patients. Although there is abundant evidence that cannabinoid agonists attenuate vomiting in emetic species, there has been little experimental evidence of their anti-nausea potential. Considerable evidence suggests that conditioned rejection(More)
Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a rare abnormality of the neuroendocrine system that affects 2% of children. It is a frequently missed diagnosis in the emergency department and may require a number of emergency department visits before the diagnosis is made. The objectives of this review are to identify the clinical features that suggest a diagnosis of(More)
INTRODUCTION Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a condition characterized by recurrent, stereotyped, attacks of intense nausea and intractable vomiting with no identifiable cause. The diagnosis is made according to the Rome III criteria; however, the condition remains a heterogenous group of symptoms and few studies have analysed patient-reported features in(More)
Emerson and associates (1) noted that 2,5-dimethylbenzimidazole appeared to act as a growth depressant when fed to rats in tests of compounds for vitamin Blz-like activity. This property was not exhibited by benzimidazole or any of the other monoor dimethylbenzimidazoles studied. They remarked that 2,5-dimethylbenzimidazole might have “inhibitor activity.”(More)