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CSF protein and cellular profiles were studied in 28 HIV-infected patients. Twenty of them had neurological complaints, but only 6 patients had objective neurological deficits such as dementia, ocular motility disorders or polyneuropathy. The serum/CSF HIV antibody ratio was on average lowest in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (4 patients) and(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to comprehensively review the scientific research on floorball at the competitive and recreational levels according to field of study. METHODS Full articles containing original data on floorball that had been published in English in peer-reviewed journals were considered for inclusion. RESULTS Of 75 articles(More)
Background: Physical activity has been recommended for the prevention and even treatment of osteoporosis because it potentially can increase bone mass and strength during childhood and adolescence and reduce the risk of falling in older populations. However, few reports have systematically investigated the effect of physical activity on bone in men and(More)
The association between general health and bone mineral density (BMD, g/cm 2) is not well studied. The purpose of this study was therefore to examine the relationships between BMD, self-perceived health, and lifestyle factors in a well-defined cohort of middle-aged men and women. The cohort studied consisted of 1595 women and men with a mean age of 57 years(More)
Rats were exposed to 6.1 bar (abs.) air for 90 min and subsequently decompressed to the ambient pressure. After a decompression rate of 6.8 bar/min pial veins and superior sagittal sinuses were found to contain gas bubbles; no intravascular bubbles were observed subsequent to a decompression rate of 1.5 bar/min. Under the electron microscope platelet(More)
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