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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 ...
Quantitative EEG evaluation in patients with acute encephalopathy
(Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 2013-12-01) [Artigo]
Objetivos Investigar o uso do EEG quantitativo (qEEG) em pacientes com encefalopatias agudas (EAs ) e anormalidades da atividade de base no EEG. Método s pacientes foram divididos em prognóstico favorável (grupo A, 43 ...
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 ...
Structural abnormalities of the thalamus in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
(Epilepsy & Behavior, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
Studies have suggested that the thalamus is a key structure in the pathophysiology of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. The objective of the present investigation was to examine the thalami of patients with juvenile myoclonic ...
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 ...
Modulation of the thalamic structure according to sleep patterns
(Journal Of The Neurological Sciences, 2017-10-15) [Resumo]
Nanoneurobiophysics: new challenges for diagnosis and therapy of neurologic disorders
(Nanomedicine, 2015-01-01) [Editorial]