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Knowledge and attitude towards epilepsy among students of economics in Herat, Afghanistan [2017] - 304KB
by Schabnam Daber-Taleh, Uwe Walter, Johannes Rösche
Objective: We conducted a study on knowledge and attitude towards epilepsy in Afghanistan, where there is no previous report, where Islam coexist with shamanistic concepts derived from earlier beliefs...

The clinical manifestations and outcomes of neuralgic amyotrophy [2017] - 423KB
by Jung Soo Lee, Yoon Tae Kim, Joon Sung Kim, Bo Young Hong, Lee Chan Jo, Seong Hoon Lim
Background & Objective: Although the clinical manifestations and outcomes of neuralgic amyotrophy have been previously described, some controversies remain. Thus, we evaluated clinical manifestations ...

Neuroimaging findings are sensitive and specific in diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis [2017] - 727KB
by Mei-Ling Sharon TAI, Hazman MOHD NOR, Kartini RAHMAT, Shanthi VISWANATHAN, Khairul Azmi ABDUL KADIR, Norlisah RAMLI, Fatimah Kamila ABU BAKAR, Norzaini Rose MOHD ZAIN, Suhailah ABDULLAH, Jun Fai YAP, Ahmed SHAHEED, Boon Seng NG, Mohd Hanip RAFIA, Chong Ti
Objective: The primary objective of this study was to describe the neuroimaging changes of tuberculous meningitis (TBM), and to determine the role of neuroimaging in the diagnosis of TBM. Methods: Bet...

Neurological melioidosis in East Malaysia: Case series and review of the literature [2017] - 2,228KB
by Si Lei Fong, Jin ShyanWong, Ai Huey Tan, Soon Chai Low, Chong Tin Tan
Melioidosis is an infectious disease caused by an aerobic, non-spore forming gram negative bacillus, Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is known to be of high incidence in parts of rural South East Asia, a...

Pattern of hospital admission and outcome in Parkinson’s disease: A study from Punjab, India [2017] - 301KB
by Birinder Singh Paul, Gunchan Paul, Gagandeep Singh, Sandeep Kaushal, Verma U
Background: The hospitalization rates of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are 1.45 times higher than for age matched controls. We studied the causes for admission, hospital course and outcomes...

Efficacy and safety of suvorexant for the treatment of primary insomnia among Chinese: A 6-month randomized double-blind controlled study [2017] - 256KB
by Baiya Fan, Jing Kang, Yalong He, Meimei Hao, Wei Du, Shihong Ma
Background: Insomnia often responds to the orexin receptor antagonist suvorexant. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and adverse events of suvorexant for Chinese patients with primary insomnia ...

A network meta-analysis of treatment for newly diagnosed glioblastoma based on radiotherapy plus temozolomide [2017] - 669KB
by Mao-hua Zheng, Hong-tao Sun, Ji-guang Xu, Yong-hong Zhang, Gang Yang, Lei-ming Huo, Jin-hui Tian, Ke-hu Yang
Background & Objective: Radiotherapy and temozolomide are the standard therapy for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). However, it is unclear whether adding another agent to the commonly us...

A study of MTRR 66A>G gene polymorphism in patients with autism from northern Iran [2017] - 341KB
by Samereh Ajabi, Farhad Mashayekhi, Elham Bidabadi
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorders that manifests before 3 years of age, more common in boys. Whereas causes of autism remain uncertain, it is influenced by genetic and environmental factors. Re...

Acute cerebral infarction following aconitine ingestion [2017] - 419KB
by Hyun Goo Kang, Seung Jae Lee, Jin Sung Cheong
Aconitine is a main component of Aconitum carmichaeli, a Chinese herb known to be effective for arthritis and neuralgia. Many senior citizens consume the herb as a folk remedy. Aconitine-associated ca...

One-and-a-half syndrome with facial diplegia: A case report [2017] - 237KB
by Hongyang Sun, Yixin Wang, Jing Bai
One-and-a-half syndrome with facial diplegia, also referred to as the fifteen-and-a-half syndrome, is an extremely rare clinical entity caused by involvement of bilateral tegmentum of pons. Herein, we...

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