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The objective of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for gait and bradykinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). In a double-blind placebo-controlled study, we evaluated the effects of 25 Hz rTMS in 18 PD patients. Eight rTMS sessions were performed over a 4-week period. Four(More)
rare or unknown in that part of India. Dr. MansonBahr remarks, however, that " the exact distribution of yaws in India and China is unknown." Travancore is a very progressive modern native State in the south of India, maintaining a considerable number of district hospitals and dispensaries. In central Travancore, I am well acquainted with about a dozen(More)
The following two cases illustrate the possibility of producing ' rat-bite fever ' by a monkey bite. It was not possible to inject guinea-pigs with the blood of the patients and isolate the spirillum. Many examinations of thick and thin films of the blood from the patients, stained by Leishman's method, proved negative. The diagnosis was made purely on(More)
Th? real and specific cause of this disease is not yet known. Whether it is due to the custom of artificial feeding in wealthy people with all kinds of patent foods irrespective of the indications and medical advice for the infant, or due to the remote or congenital effects of venereal diseases such as syphilis, etc., in the parents, or to feeding the(More)
This study examined how one US hospital implemented a mobile communication app to improve workplace communication. The hospital did not provide the technology, instead they asked their workers to use their own personal mobiles at work, through a permissive bring your own device to work (BYOD) policy. Using boundary theory, we conducted a(More)
Patient appeared to be of a ner\ and breathe t r feehng asked to shut her mouth firmly an^ ̂thowt* ̂ nose, she did so for about ^ber tube and . push any discomfort. I brought a in her mouth but I was going to introducesi ghe tried t y times he obstructing material do -.^ugh I tried m0uth. her relatives held her fir"V tube through .^en the 1 could not put(More)
lock-jaw was complete, and the spasms of the whole body so numerous that I witnessed about 50 attacks during the hour which I spent in attendance on her that day. The temperature was 101.5? F., and risus sardonicus was well marked. Two hypodermic injections of the serum, each of 1,500 units were given that day; and repeated doses each of 1,500 units on the(More)
Uicer in an unhealthy state with a good deal of inflammatory infilteration' of the surrounding tissues. He told me how six months previously he had been bitten by a bandicoot and further added that he was getting irregular fever now and then, and that he felt very weak. I too noticed a change in his constitution. As I myself was ignorant of the(More)
very tympanitic. The right rectus abdominis was rigid, and the distension was steadily increasing. By 4 p.m. the patient's condition was very bad; he had an abdominal facies with every symptom of shock, a pale and anxious expression, shallow respiration, a cold clammy sweat on the face and forehead and persistent thirst. The pulse had become feeble in(More)
Sir,?As a rejoinder to the article which appeared in your issue for January, 1925, on the causation of betel-chewer's cancer, the following facts may perhaps be cited. Buccal cancer is quite common among people who do not chew betel, so it is not safe to assume that the lime in the chewing mixture is the sole agent responsible. Even in methods of preparing(More)