Nan Carter

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Age-related central auditory processing (CAP) abnormality has been described in many studies with widely varying prevalence reported. To date, there has been only one population study to report prevalence for this age-related condition, and these rates were significantly lower than in reports from clinical studies. The present study reports findings from a(More)
A random sample of 200 women, aged 18-64 years, living in a county in mid-Sweden, was sent a questionnaire that included questions about sleep habits, symptoms of sleepiness and neuropsychiatric complaints. Standardized diagnostic criteria determined by the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group were used to investigate the prevalence of restless(More)
Studies using functional imaging tools and in-vivo stimulation have contributed to more precise anatomical localization of the brain areas that are active in specific saccade eye movement tasks in intact human beings. They provide a unique perspective on in-vivo brain function and complement studies in patients with known cerebral lesions and abnormal eye(More)
To evaluate reported headache prevalence among the general population and patients suffering from snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS), a cross-sectional study was performed among those aged 30-64 years residing in Kopparberg county in central Sweden. Consecutive patients referred to the sleep laboratory in the catchment area who fulfilled(More)
We investigated the possible role of potassium deficiency, a recognized cause of myopathy, in the pathogenesis of experimental acute alcoholic myopathy (EAM) in the rat. Alcohol-treated animals receiving the same dietary potassium as controls developed mild hypokalemia; however, muscle potassium was preserved or elevated even in the presence of scattered(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate whether people with occupational exposure to organic solvents have a higher prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) than the general population and to examine the relationship between snoring and exposure to organic solvents. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS Consecutive patients, aged 30-64 years, referred during a(More)
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