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The second generation antipsychotic drugs are effective treatments for psychotic disorders. Many of these compounds, including the drug olanzapine, have been associated with metabolic side-effects, including weight gain, impaired glucose tolerance and insulin resistance, which increase the risk of developing cardiometabolic disorders. Rodent models of(More)
We report a case of SMV injury in a critically ill patient. The patient was a 19-year-old woman involved in a motor vehicle collision. Her injuries included grade II splenic and renal lacerations, devascularized and lacerated right and transverse colon, a transected transverse mesocolon, a massive shear injury of her abdominal wall, and two partial SMV(More)
Open-toe mule slippers are popular footwear worn at home especially by older women. However, their biomechanical effects are still poorly understood. The objective of this study is to therefore evaluate the physical properties of two typical types of open-toe mule slippers and the changes in plantar pressure and lower limb muscle activity of older women(More)
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