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β‐2 adrenergic receptor gene variations and blood pressure under stress in normal twins
We tested the hypothesis that blood pressure (BP) responses to physical and mental stress are associated with polymorphisms in the β‐2 adrenergic receptor (AR) gene. We studied normotensive, young, monozygotic (MZ) and ...
Low-Dose Cyproterone Acetate Treatment of Sexual Acting Out in Men With Dementia
Increased sexual activity in patients with dementia is problematic for caregivers and has no proven treatment. This report decribes two male patients who had dementia with pronounced sexual acting out. One patient had ...
Kinematical analysis of emotionally induced facial expressions in patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder
Background: Motor function is deficient in many patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), especially in the face. To investigate subtle motor dysfunction, kinematical analysis of emotional facial expressions can ...
Relative incompetence of European rabbits for Lyme disease spirochaetes
To determine whether rabbits may serve as reservoir hosts for Lyme disease spirochaetes in Europe, we compared their competence as hosts for Borrelia afzelii, one of the most prevalent European spirochaetal variants, with ...
Hemorheology and renal function during cardiopulmonary bypass in infants
Background: Acute renal failure is an occasional complication after cardiopulmonary bypass in infants. Whereas it is well known that postoperative hemodynamics inflict acute renal failure, the influence of extra-corporeal ...
Cyanotic nephropathy and use of non-ionic contrast agents during cardiac catherization in patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease
Background: Chronic cyanosis with its associated rheologic changes is a known risk factor for glomerular nephropathy. Therefore, contrast-induced nephrotoxicity should be an important consideration for angiographers ...