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Beriberi

Known as: Beri Beri, Vitamin B1 Deficiency, endemic polyneuritis 
A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) and characterized by polyneuritis, cardiac pathology, and edema. The epidemic form is found… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Alcohol-related diseases of the nervous system are caused by excessive exposures to alcohol, with or without co-existing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Although Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is a preventable and treatable disease it still often remains undiagnosed during… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress and reductions in thiamine-dependent enzymes have been implicated in multiple… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Accumulation of triosephosphates arising from high cytosolic glucose concentrations in hyperglycemia is one likely or potential… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • Mark Lucock
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 45475343
We are entering a new era in preventive medicine, which focuses on diet as a means to health. Folate has received much attention… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
A deficiency in the essential nutrient thiamine resulting from chronic alcohol consumption is one factor underlying alcohol… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Brain lesions in alcoholics are multifactorial in origin. Ethanol neurotoxicity, Wernicke's encephalopathy, hepatocerebral… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Konzo is a distinct form of tropical myelopathy characterised by abrupt onset of spastic paraparesis. Epidemics in East Africa… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Dichloroacetate (DCA) exerts multiple effects on pathways of intermediary metabolism. It stimulates peripheral glucose… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Gastric stapling for morbid obesity has been popularized, in part, because of an apparent lack of metabolic sequelae. Of our… Expand
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