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The ketogenic diet appears to be effective in reducing seizure frequency in patients with epilepsy refractory to antiepileptic drug therapy. Reported seizure frequencies before and after the diet was initiated were obtained for 48 patients started on the ketogenic diet between December 1994 and January 1998 at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The majority(More)
The ketogenic diet is intended for use in patients with epilepsy whose seizures are resistant to conventional drug therapy. It is a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrate and protein content, and is intended to produce ketosis from the incomplete metabolism of fats. It is safe and effective--many patients with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy show(More)
Guava (Psidium guajava L., family Myrtaceae), ‘‘poor man’s fruit’’ or ‘‘apple of tropics’’, an important fruit crop of several tropical and sub-tropical countries, is facing several agronomic and horticultural problems such as susceptibility to many pathogens, particularly guava wilting (caused by Fusarium solani, F. longipes, F. moniliforme [Gibberella(More)
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