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Prevalence of dementia in Latin America: a collaborative study of population-based cohorts
(International Psychogeriatrics, 2009-08-01) [Artigo]
Background: Dementia is becoming a major public health problem in Latin America (LA), yet epidemiological information on dementia remains scarce in this region. This study analyzes data from epidemiological studies on the ...
Alcohol levels in cerebrospinal fluid and blood samples from patients under pathological conditions
(Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 1992-01-01) [Artigo]
We measured alcohol levels by the Cordebard method in 148 CSF samples from individuals who had abstained from alcohol for at least 7 days prior to the beginning of the study. Each blood sample was accompanied by a CSF ...
Care arrangements for people with dementia in developing countries
(International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2004-02-01) [Artigo]
Background: Rapid demographic ageing will soon lead to large increases in the numbers of persons with dementia in developing countries. This study is the first comprehensive assessment of care arrangements for people with ...
Involvement of GABA(A)-benzodiazepine receptor in the anxiolytic effect induced by hexanic fraction of Rubus brasiliensis
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 1998-06-01) [Artigo]
To investigate the ability of hexanic ethanolic fraction of Rubus brasiliensis Martius (Roseceae), to induce anxiolytic effect and also the possible involvement of the GABA(A)-benzodiazepine receptor complex, male Wistar ...
Oropharyngeal dysphagia and language delay in partial trisomy 9p: case report
(Genetics and Molecular Research, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The phenotype of partial trisomy 9p includes global developmental delay, microcephaly, bulbous nose, downturned oral commissures, malformed ears, hypotonia, and severe cognitive and language disorders. We present a case ...
Season of birth as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis in Brazil
(Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2013-06-15) [Artigo]
Risk factors for development of multiple sclerosis (MS) are still a matter of debate. Latitude gradient, vitamin D deficiency and season of birth are among the most investigated environmental factors associated with the ...
Desempenho em consciência fonológica, memória operacional, leitura e escrita na dislexia familial
(Pro-Fono, 2007-10-01) [Artigo]
Background: familial dyslexia. Aim: to characterize and compare the phonological awareness, working memory, reading and writing abilities of individuals whose family members are also affected. Method: in this study 10 ...
MOTOR NERVE CONDUCTION and REPETITIVE NERVE STIMULATION IN CAPTIVE RING-TAILED COATI (NASUA NASUA)
(Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
There are few electrophysiologic studies in wild animals. The aim of this study was to determine normal data for motor nerve conduction studies and repetitive stimulation in sciatic-tibial and ulnar nerves in clinically ...
Perda e luto: Vivências de mulheres que interromperam a gestação por malformação fetal letal
(Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2013-09-01) [Artigo]
The scope of this study was to investigate the grieving experiences of women who terminated pregnancies under judicial authorization, due to life-incompatible fetal malformation. Ten women attended in the Fetal Medicine ...
Efficacy of milnacipran in outpatients' with MDD non-responder to SSRIS treatment
(Journal of Affective Disorders, 2006-03-01) [Resumo]