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Catha edulis, or khat, a plant indigenous to Yemen, Ethiopia, and East Africa, has sympathomimetic and euphoriant effects. Its role in the economic, social, and political lives of people in North and South Yemen and certain clinical and psychiatric aspects are discussed.
It has been shown that thiourea in amounts smaller than those recommended for thiouracil can produce a satisfactory remission in hyperthyroidism (1). The thyroid-depressant effect is enhanced if thiourea is used in combination with strong solution of iodine (2, 3, 4). The administration of these two substances together results in a more rapid and more… (More)
Thallium-201/technetium-99m pertechnetate subtraction scintigraphy of the parathyroid glands was performed in a prospective study of 33 patients who had undergone bilateral neck exploration for elevated serum calcium and serum parathyroid hormone levels. In 31 cases, the Tl-201/Tc-99m subtraction technique yielded an overall sensitivity of 81%, specificity… (More)
L-Amino acid oxidase has been crystallized from extracts of rat kidney mitochondria. Purification involved sonic extraction, ammonium sulfate fractionation, chromatography on diethylaminoethyl cellulose, and gel filtration through Sephadex G-ZOO. The enzyme revealed a single protein band on starch gel electrophoresis and exhibited a single homogeneous peak… (More)
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus has been treated with four jet injections of insulin (regular insulin before each meal and intermediate insulin at bedtime) during self-monitoring of blood glucose levels. The blood glucose levels generally remain within 60 and 150 mg/dl.