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BACKGROUND Chiropractors claim to locate, analyze and diagnose a putative spinal lesion known as subluxation and apply the mode of spinal manipulation (adjustment) for the correction of this lesion. AIM The purpose of this examination is to review the current evidence on the epidemiology of the subluxation construct and to evaluate the subluxation by(More)
The 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recognized the biological significance of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is derived from the amino acid arginine. It is intimately involved with circulatory vessel dilation where, for example, it protects against heart attacks, and is the basis for new medications such as Sildenafil (Viagra). Nitric oxide acts as a(More)
Substance name 3,3´-Dimethylbenzidine (also caled ortho-Tolidine) Toxicity 3,3´-Dimethylbenzidine and dyes metabolized to 3,3´-dimethylbenzidine are listed as carcinogens by authoritative sources. Evidence is based on cancer of the skin, liver, oral cavity, intestinal tract, lung, and mammary gland observed in test animals. Exposure 3,3´-Dimethylbenzidine(More)
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