Mehdi Balali-Mood

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Diabetes during pregnancy causes neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive abnormalities in offspring. Insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) are important regulators of developmental and cognitive functions in the central nervous system. We examined the effects of maternal diabetes on insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) and insulin(More)
Lead poisoning remains a serious problem in veterinary and human medicine. A number of lead chelators have been used for treatment of lead intoxication, but none of them is completely effective to remove lead from all organs. Therefore, alternatives for the treatment of lead poisoning are required. In this study, the efficacy of thiamine on blood and tissue(More)
Twenty-four-h urinary sodium and dopamine output by normotensive adults from 5 different ethnic groups have been measured. The groups differed substantially in the correlation between the urinary output ot sodium and dopamine. Those with a traditionally salt rich diet (Thais, Caucasians, Zimbabweans) showed a strong positive correlation (p<0.001), whereas(More)
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