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BACKGROUND Immediately after patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) receive a single anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) session their memory performance improves. Whether multiple tDCS sessions improve memory performance in the longer term remains unclear. OBJECTIVE In this study we aimed to assess memory changes after five consecutive… (More)
Hemochromatosis is a hereditary iron-overload disease linked to HLA. The clinical expression of hemochromatosis is influenced by sex and age. However, other factors must account for the notorious heterogeneity of expression of the disease independent of sex, age, and HLA phenotype. The present study attempts to clarify some of these additional factors based… (More)
Brain Na+ K+ ATPase activity has been found to decrease in experimental trypanosomiasis in rats infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Some physical features that affect membrane fluidity were also observed to be altered. The levels of cholesterol in the brain and free fatty acids in the serum were found to increase in the infected animals. These findings… (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if cytokine responses and lung injury induced by intravenous (i.v.) lipopolysaccharide (LPS) at 4 hr were enhanced in rats that had been previously subjected to 30 min of total liver ischemia (Pringle's maneuver) followed by 24 hr or 3 days of reperfusion. BACKGROUND Many patients with liver trauma require occlusion of hepatic blood… (More)
Radical total glossectomy is now accepted as a useful procedure for the management of advanced cancer of the tongue. This article records our study of speech and swallowing without the tongue. An artificial tongue prosthesis has been developed and found to greatly improve these functions after total glossectomy. The special operative factors to be… (More)
The author makes a concise review of the imagiology of acute head trauma. The relative value of the various imaging techniques and the present importance of skull radiography are discussed; the role of computed tomography (CT) is emphasized. The most important aspects of traumatic lesions, as evaluated by CT, are presented.