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Neural tube defects are common birth defects, the frequency of which appears to be reduced by maternal supplementation and/or fortification of folic acid. Latin Americans have a high incidence of neural tube defects. We surveyed the dietary intake of Honduran women of childbearing age using a 24-hour dietary recall questionnaire in inner-city, town, and(More)
Since 2002 the Denver Zoological Foundation has produced 28 African hunting dog (Lycaon pictus) puppies in 3 litters (7, 14 and 7 pups) from the same dam and sire. Wellness examinations were performed on each puppy. The wellness examinations spanned the range of 6-14 weeks of age. During the wellness examinations, in addition to physical examinations and(More)
Tyrosine-rich crystalloids are described in an example of an adenoid cystic carcinoma arising in an oral minor salivary gland of the hard palate. This represents the first reported case of an adenoid cystic carcinoma of oral minor salivary gland in which tyrosine-rich deposits have been identified. The tyrosine deposits appear refractile but not(More)
Four methyl methacrylate bone substitutes were investigated in bilateral multiple bone defects in the femurs of five rhesus monkeys and five mongrel dogs. The animals were sacrificed at 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 weeks postoperatively. On the basis of clinical, radiologic, and histologic examination, the Cranioplast evoked the least severe inflammatory response ans(More)
A prospective phase II trial was conducted to assess the feasibility, tolerance, and efficacy of a device designed for selective removal of rheumatoid factor from the plasma of rheumatoid arthritis patients. The device contained terpolymer hydrogel-coated plates with chemically attached, aggregated human immunoglobulin G, and it operated as an(More)
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