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INTRODUCTION Adults with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) treated with haemodialysis experience mortality of between 15% and 20% each year. Effective interventions that improve health outcomes for long-term dialysis patients remain unproven. Novel and testable determinants of health in dialysis are needed. Nutrition and dietary patterns are potential factors(More)
1. The effects of CNS depressants (methadone and alcohol) and natural neurotransmitters (NA and ACh) are studied in O. degus. 2. O. degus shows resistance to methadone in the formalin algesiometric test and EEG. 3. Ethanol elimination profile suggest the presence of an atypical alcohol dehydrogenase in O. degus 4. O. degus is extremely resistant to the(More)
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