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Intravenous administration of EGB 761 and 90-day functional outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke [2015] - 411KB
by Dong-Ick Shin, Hyung-Suk Lee, Shin-Hye Baek, Ho-Seong Han, Hye-Lim Lee, Yong-Dae Kim
Background & Objective: EGB 761 is a standardized natural extract used to treat impaired cerebral perfusion and nutrition (cerebrovascular insufficiency) in Korea. Although several animal studies have...

Lack of association between ABCC2 polymorphisms and plasma carbamazepine concentrations or pharmacoresistance in Chinese patients with epilepsy [2015] - 304KB
by Zhuo Wan, Hongmei Meng, Yan Bai, Yi Bai, Yang Dong, Min Liang, Yingjie Guo
Multidrug resistance proteins (MRP2, ABCC2) may play a role in drug resistance in epilepsy by limiting gastrointestinal absorption and brain access of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). We sought to investig...

Bone mineral density and urinary hydoxyproline are already abnormal in newly diagnosed patients with epilepsy in this North Indian study [2015] - 307KB
by Kiran Dahiya, Aastha Bansal, Surekha Dabla, Rakesh Dhankhar, Veena Singh, Himanshu Devender Kumar, Deepika Dalal
Background & Objective:Epilepsy may have an impact on bone health of the patients even before drug therapy is initiated, particularly in the developing countries. This is in view of long delay in diag...

Factors affecting adherence to antiepileptic drugs therapy in Malaysia [2015] - 325KB
by X C Tan, M Makmor-Bakry, C L Lau, F W Tajarudin, A A Raymond
Poor adherence to antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy can lead to various undesirable complications. Identifying the contributing factors of poor adherence is beneficial in assisting health care professi...

Do cytokines correlate with disease activity in tuberculous meningitis? [2015] - 461KB
by Human P Sinha, Manish Modi, Sudesh Prabhakar, Paramjit Singh
Background: Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) remains to be one of the most fatal central nervous system infections. The exact pathogenesis of TBM at cellular level remains unclear. In this study, we asses...

Parkinson’s disease and risk of pancreatic cancer: a population-based case-control study in Taiwan [2015] - 335KB
by Kuan-Fu Liao, Cheng-Li Lin, Shih-Wei Lai, Wen-Chi Chen
Background: The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is a relationship between Parkinson’s disease and pancreatic cancer in Taiwan. Methods: This was a case-control study using claim d...

Association of hypothyroidism in patients with migraine and tension-type headache disorders in Kashmir, North India [2015] - 311KB
by Hamed B Khan, Parvaiz A Shah, M Hayat Bhat, Ali Imran
Objective: This case control study was undertaken to ascertain the frequency of subclinical and overt hypothyroidism in patients with various types of primary headache disorders in Kashmir, North Indi...

The role of psychological resilience, severity of disease and treatment adherence in the prediction of health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis [2015] - 328KB
by Habib Hadianfard, Nahid Ashjazadeh, Soodabe Feridoni, Elham Farjam
Objective: This cross-sectional study aims to evaluate the impact of the disability status, psychological resilience, and treatment adherence on health-related quality of life (QOL) in patients with m...

Comparison of psychological symptoms of patients with multiple sclerosis and healthy people [2015] - 370KB
by Farshid Shamsaei, Fatemeh Cheraghi, Mohsen Salavati, Ali Akbar Rezaie
Psychological and psychiatric disorders have a high frequency in multiple sclerosis (MS). However, their relationship with MS is complex and the extent to which they might be reactive to countless psy...

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: Malaysian haemato-oncological paediatric case series [2015] - 698KB
by Choong Yi Fong, Chaw Su Hlaing, Aye Mya Min Aye, Chee Geap Tay, Hany Ariffin, Lai Choo Ong
Background & Objective: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is associated with immunosuppressive agents used in children with haemato-oncological diseases. There are no reports to date...

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