Robert N. Eli

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Frequent and recurrent migraine headaches can, over time, pose the additional risks of stroke, brain damage, heart failure and attention deficit. This is why prevention should always be a part of the treatment. Nitric oxide supersensitivity is the hypothesis upon which this model is based. Its role in causing migraine headaches and chronic morning headaches(More)
Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States. The mortality rate for cancer is high (roughly 42%), and it increases dramatically with increasing age, especially in patients between the ages of 40 and 60 years old. Currently, the efforts at cancer prevention have been minimal. The drugs developed so far are expensive(More)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a preventable disease with high morbidity and mortality. Largely omitted from the efforts at detection and treatment are the contributions of the lungs, the skeletal muscles and the arteries to heart disease pathology. Also omitted are the effects of the age-related decline in insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and the(More)
Wetland plant community composition and pattern are regulated by a host of abiotic/environmental gradients and biotic factors. We used multivariate analyses to classify wetland plant communities and determine the relation of hydrologic, edaphic, and geochemical gradients on community composition and spatial distribution among 18 vegetation, hydrology, and(More)
In some patients sleep can have a depressogenic effect and sleep reduction can result in mania. The hypothesis on which this model is based postulates that it is nitric oxide release during sleep that causes it to become depressogenic in a subset of patients. That subset is comprised of patients with genetic polymorphisms in nitric oxide genes and/or in(More)
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