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Methylphenidate is the most commonly prescribed drug for the treatment of ADHD. We have used positron emission tomography to assess the role that methylphenidate's effects in brain dopamine have on its therapeutic and reinforcing effects. We have documented that in the human brain therapeutic doses of methylphenidate block more than 50% of the dopamine(More)
This study investigated the prevalence and distribution of dyslipidemia in adults of Uygur, Kazak, and Han ethnicity in Xinjiang, China. A questionnaire including general data, physical examination (blood pressure, body height, and body weight) and blood lipid [total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride (TG), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), and(More)
We investigated the relationship between haplotype and linkage disequilibrium of the PPARγ gene polymorphisms rs3856806, rs12490265, rs1797912, and rs1175543 and metabolic syndrome (MS) in the Kazakh people of Xinjiang Province. For PPARγ, rs3856806, rs12490265, rs1797912, and rs1175543 genotypes were detected in 489 subjects (including 245 MS patients and(More)
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