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In a multicentre, double-blind, flexible-dose study, 199 patients with paranoid schizophrenia or schizophreniform disorders received haloperidol (10-30 mg/d) or amisulpride (400-1200 mg/d) for four months. More patients in the haloperidol group withdrew prematurely (44% vs 26%; P = 0.0077) due to a higher incidence of adverse events. Amisulpride was at(More)
Hexarelin, a synthetic hexapeptide of the growth hormone-releasing peptide (GHRP) family with strong growth hormone (GH)-releasing activity, features protecting activity against postischemic ventricular dysfunction in hearts from GH-deficient and senescent rats. To document whether hexarelin action is mediated through specific cardiac receptors, perfusion(More)
Cadmium (Cd) is a toxic metal with an extremely long half-life in humans. The intestinal absorption of Cd has been extensively studied but the role the intestinal epithelium may play in metal excretion has never been considered. The basolateral (BL)-to-apical (AP) transepithelial transport of Cd was characterized in TC7 human intestinal cells. Both AP and(More)
In 1988, a cross-sectional study was undertaken in secondary modern schools from the city of Le Havre in order to assess the spread of health education regarding licit and illicit drugs and prepare a pedagogical kit including adolescent opinions on the subject. Through the school system, more than one adolescent out 5 had been taught about tobacco or(More)
Trends in urbanization in the USSR are examined for the period 1970 to 1979. Particular attention is paid to regional differences by republic, economic region, and oblast. Consideration is also given to changes in towns and cities with over 100,000 inhabitants. The author notes that the Muslim regions of the Soviet Union are the only ones that have(More)
The author examines regional differences in the USSR regarding the decline in the rural population from 44 percent of the total Soviet population in 1970 to 38 percent in 1979. These differences are examined for both administrative and economic regions, and it is shown that, in contrast to the Slavic areas of the USSR, the rural population in the(More)
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