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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of high frequency rTMS (25 Hz at 90-100% of resting motor threshold) on the excitability of the motor cortex of healthy human subjects. METHODS Resting and active motor threshold, MEP recruitment curve (I/O curve), short interval intracortical inhibition (SICI) and facilitation (ICF), and the duration of the silent(More)
AIMS Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) are recommended for managing renal anemia. ALTERNATE is an observational study in European and Australian dialysis patients evaluating darbepoetin a (DA) once every 2 weeks (Q2W) in clinical practice. METHODS Adult dialysis patients initiating treatment with DA Q2W were eligible regardless of previous/current(More)
The objective was to evaluate and compare single- and two-implant retained overdentures for the rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible. Fifty-six edentulous subjects were eligible for inclusion. Using a random sampling system, a single implant or two implants were placed in the mandible. After 3 months, locator attachments were connected to the implants(More)
The present study was designed to determine the modulating effect of green tea and vitamin C against adverse effects of malathion. Animals were divided into four groups 5 rats /group). Group one was used as a control. Group two given malathion (50 mg/kg/day; 1/50 of the LD50 for four weeks). Group three and Group four were given malathion (50 mg/kg/day;(More)
PurposeThis study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and progression of glaucoma in patients receiving treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). We also investigated whether there is an association between severity of OSA and the incidence of glaucoma.MethodsA total of 39 patients aged >30 years who had been diagnosed with moderate and severe(More)
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