Medicine (Northwest Academic Centre) - Research Publications
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The association between poor dental health and depression: findings from a large-scale, population-based study (the NHANES study)
Objective: To examine the relationship of poor dental health and depression, controlling for markers of inflammation (C-reactive protein; CRP) and adiposity (body mass index; BMI).Method: Data from two National Health and ...
Variation in age and physical status prior to total knee and hip replacement surgery: a comparison of centers in Australia and Europe
OBJECTIVE. To investigate whether variation exists in the preoperative age, pain, stiffness, and physical function of people undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) and total hip replacement (THR) at several centers in ...
The neuroprotective effect of progesterone after traumatic brain injury in male mice is independent of both the inflammatory response and growth factor expression
Previous studies suggest that progesterone may possess neuroprotective properties after traumatic insult but, with the exception of reduced formation of cerebral oedema, limited experimental evidence has been presented to ...
A detrimental role for nitric oxide synthase-2 in the pathology resulting from acute cerebral injury
(AMER ASSN NEUROPATHOLOGISTS INC, 2004-07-01)
Nitric oxide (NO) synthesized from the inducible isoform of nitric oxide synthase (NOS-2) has been suggested to play both beneficial and deleterious roles in various neuropathologies. To define the role of nitric oxide in ...
Phase II study of paclitaxel and vinorelbine (Pacl-Vin) in hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer: double tubulin targeting
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2010-03-01)
BACKGROUND: Androgen ablation is the standard treatment for advanced prostate cancer. However, most patients will eventually develop progressive hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC). The aim of the Pacl-Vin study was ...