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The views expressed and the conclusions reached in this publication are those of the author and not necessarily those of persons consulted. RIRDC shall not be responsible in any way whatsoever to any person who relies in whole or in part on the contents of this report. iii FOREWORD In recent years researchers and policy makers have consistently raised the(More)
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is an excitotoxin capable of both stimulating and lesioning neurons in circumventricular organs (CVOs) after systemic administration. In this study, MSG and equiosmotic concentrations of NaCl were administered subcutaneously to adult rats in order to observe the effects on food and water intake. MSG (0.5, 1, 2 and 6 g/kg), but not(More)
Patients complaining of memory loss present a complex diagnostic challenge to the physician. The physician must evaluate the patient's mood disturbance, medical condition, lifestyle and drug use as potential contributors to memory loss. An interview strategy focused on these factors may help the physician identify patients who simply need information and(More)
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