Rashna Meunier

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The present study was designed to investigate the effects of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on yolk usage and circulating very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) during incubation (Day 15) and through 6 d post-hatch. Eggs enriched with CLA were obtained from hens subjected to the following treatments. Group A hens served as the control group, Group B hens(More)
Aims. Metastatic malignant melanoma of the urinary bladder is a rare clinical entity, with only twenty-three published cases to date. We present a case of this rare entity, a thorough review of the literature, and differential diagnosis of melanoma in the bladder. Methods and Results. A 55-year-old woman with a history of malignant melanoma of the right(More)
In a two-year study of 36 diabetic patients with retinopathy, proliferative in 18, first six months (period A) were spent in baseline. The patients then received calcium dobesylate, 250 mg three times a day (period B) and were then entered into the double blind part of the study, receiving either dobesylate for six months followed by placebo for a further(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) on neonatal fatty acid metabolism. In this study, layer hens (n = 40) were divided into four equal groups and subjected to the following treatments. Group A served as the control group, Group B received 1 g CLA every other day, Group C received 1 g CLA every 4th d, and(More)
Gastrointestinal (GI) melanomas are a rare diagnostic entity. Although there have been cases of melanomas solely in the GI tract, many debate their true origin: the gut versus a distant, undetected primary lesion that regressed known as melanoma of unknown primary. We present a case that involved diagnosing a GI melanoma and then backtracking to find a(More)