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Comparison of three different sit and reach tests for measurement of hamstring flexibility in female university students
(British Med Journal Publ Group, 2003)
Background: The sit and reach test is the most common flexibility test used in health related fitness test batteries. Objective: To examine and compare three different sit and reach tests as a measure of hamstring flexibility ...
Irreversible visual loss after an attack of central serous retinopathy
(Amer Soc Contemporary Ophthalmology, 2001)
Central serous retinopathy is traditionally thought to he a self-limited disease entity that tends to spontaneously heal, with minimal residual visual complications. An episode of central serous retinopathy in a 30-year-old ...
On symplectic quotients of K3 surfaces
(Elsevier Science Bv, 2000)
In this note, we construct generalized Shioda-Inose structures on K3 surfaces using cyclic covers and almost functoriality of Shioda-Inose structures with respect to normal subgroups of a given group of symplectic automorphisms.
Effect of patient weight and scanning duration on contrast enhancement during pulmonary multidetector CT angiography
(Radiological Soc North America, 2007)
Purpose: To retrospectively evaluate the amount of contrast medium required with 16- and 64-section computed tomography (CT) for a given patient weight to achieve desirable contrast enhancement during pulmonary CT angiography. ...
In vitro activity of sodium-benzoate against isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
(Univ West Indies Faculty Medical Sciences, 2005)
Background. Worldwide, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) rates have increased dramatically during the last decades. Sodium benzoate (SB) is a chemical substance that is used for preparing food and drinks ...
Effects of methamphetamine on duration discrimination
(Amer Psychological Assoc, 2003)
Experiments I and 2 address the controversy regarding the reliability of methamphetamine effects on interval timing. A temporal discrimination procedure was used, in which the rats were reinforced for pressing the left or ...
The use of teicoplanin in a patient with acute intermittent porphyria
(E I F T Srl, 2005)
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A novel thyroid hormone receptor-beta mutation that fails to bind nuclear receptor corepressor in a patient as an apparent cause of severe, predominantly pituitary resistance to thyroid hormone
(Endocrine Soc, 2006)
Context: Resistance to thyroid hormone ( RTH) is a dominantly inherited syndrome of variable tissue hyporesponsiveness to thyroid hormone ( TH). Objective: We report a newborn who presented with severe RTH ( Mkar) with ...
Decreased handgrip strength and increased hip osteoporosis in patients with Alzheimer's disease
(Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, 2007)
Objectives: To evaluate the causes of disability in the musculoskeletal system, and depression in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and healthy controls. Methods: A case-controlled study in which healthy elderly ...
The effect of L-carnitine on wound healing by secondary intention in an animal model
(H M P Communications, 2005)
Objectives: L-carnitine [(CH3)(3)-N-CH2-CHOH-CH2-COC-] is an amino acid derivative found in high energy demanding tissues. It plays an active role under low oxygen conditions. The authors studied the effect of L-carnitine ...