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The risk factors for ischemic heart disease (IHD) in 35 Tibetan highlanders were investigated and compared with those in 30 age- and sex-matched healthy Japanese controls. Although Tibetans had remarkably high hematocrit values, and a decrease of eicosapentaenoic acid in both serum total lipids and serum phospholipid (PL) possibly due to their diet, they(More)
OBJECTIVES Chronic patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common orthopedic condition for which little is understood of the alterations in pain processing such as hyperalgesia, hypoesthesia, and the relationship of altered knee mechanics to hyperalgesia. We assessed pain, pressure pain thresholds (PPT), detection to light touch, and the relationship of pain and(More)
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