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In a 6-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 100 to 150 mg/d indomethacin appeared to protect mild to moderately impaired Alzheimer's disease patients from the degree of cognitive decline exhibited by a well-matched, placebo-treated group. Over a battery of cognitive tests, indomethacin patients improved 1.3% (+/- 1.8%), whereas placebo patients(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES A study was conducted to evaluate the acute health effects of wearing an N-95 disposable respirator in a swine confinement facility. DESIGN A crossover trial design was used in the study. SETTING The study was carried out at the research facilities of the Centre for Agricultural Medicine, the Royal University Hospital, and the Prairie(More)
BACKGROUND Dumping syndrome is a recognized complication of various gastric surgical procedures, such as vagotomy, pyloroplasty, and gastrojejunostomy. However, it has not to date been reported following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in adults. CASE REPORT We describe the case of a 34-year-old woman who developed late dumping syndrome following an(More)
Uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) are seen in up to 4% of pregnancies, and most commonly present with pain in pregnancy, which can be due to red degeneration or torsion. Most cases previously have been managed with open resection. We report the case of a 35-y-old primagravida woman, presenting with acute lower abdominal pain at 11 wk gestation. Ultrasound(More)
(2013). A randomized, controlled, double-blind pilot study of the effects of cranial electrical stimulation on activity in brain pain processing regions in individuals with fibromyalgia. (2012). Efficacy of cranial electric stimulation for the treatment of insomnia: A randomized pilot study. (2011). Cranial electrical stimulation improves symptoms and(More)
DESCRIPTION A 91-year-old woman presented with abdominal distension and pain. She had not vomited and opened her bowels only with scanty stool. On examination she was tachycardic with a distended abdomen with left-sided tenderness. On admission her C reactive protein was 77 mg/l, white cell count of 9.9×10 9 l and normal liver function tests. Abdominal(More)
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