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Epilepsy stigma in Asia: the meaning and impact of stigma [2014] - 638KB
by KS Lim, CT Tan
Stigma is conceptually broad and culturally variable. Understanding stigma from the conceptual theories, culturally application based on the word stigma in other languages, the definition of stigma an...

Atrial electrophysiological property analysis by sample entropy and atrial fibrillatory rate with cardiac autonomic derangements in acute ischemic stroke with atrial fibrillation [2014] - 570KB
by R Sungnoon, K Suwanprasert, S Muengtaweepongsa
Background & Objective: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia associated with risk of ischemic stroke. Atrial electrophysiological properties are influenced by alteration of c...

Neuropsychological profiles and their correlation to motor symptoms in newly diagnosed Parkinson disease patients with mild cognitive impairment [2014] - 452KB
by EJ Chung, JH Lee, K Seok, SJ Kim
Background & Objectives: Frontal executive dysfunction, which is hypothesized to reflect dorsolateral prefrontal function, predominates in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Visuospatial dysfunction and epis...

Single mitochondrial DNA deletions in chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) and Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) patients from a multiethnic Asian population [2014] - 503KB
by JW Chong, AA Annuar, KT Wong, MK Thong, KJ Goh
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) deletions are a major cause of chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) and Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS). We analyzed single mtDNA deletions in 11 CPEO and one KSS ...

Relapsing inflammatory demyelinating syndromes amongst children in Borneo [2014] - 1,051KB
by T Thomas
We present a case series of children with relapsing inflammatory demyelination who live on the island of Borneo, a relatively rural region of South East Asia with a warm, tropical climate. The four ca...

The McDonald criteria for dissemination in space in the differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and neuro-Behcet’s disease [2014] - 417KB
by S Sefidbakht, M Babaeinejad, R Jali, Z Zare, MA Sahraian, A Safari, AB Haghighi
Background: Neuro-Behcet’s disease (NBD) is similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) in multiple aspects. This study was conducted to investigate the sensitivity, specificity, accuracy, positive and negat...

Stress differentially predicts multiple sclerosis relapses [2014] - 413KB
by S Oveisgharan, S Simindokht Hosseini, M Arbabi, S Nafissi
Background and Objective: For decades, stress has been postulated as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses. Because of conflicting results in previous studies we conducted a prospective s...

Characteristics of familial multiple sclerosis in Isfahan, Iran: A cross-sectional study [2014] - 138KB
by N Toghianifar, M Etemadifar, A Sharifzadeh, Z Nasr
Background & Objectives:Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system. The disease occurs with higher frequency among families. This study aime...

Effects of resistance training and vibration on hormonal changes in female patients with multiple sclerosis [2014] - 338KB
by E Eftekhari, M Etemadifar, M Mostahfezian, A Zafari
Background & Objective: Resistance training is deemed to be beneficial for multiple sclerosis patients. The aim of this study was to determine whether a program of RT and whole body vibration has any ...

Cognitive impairments in mild traumatic brain injury and genetic polymorphism of apolipoprotein E: A preliminary study in a Level I trauma center [2014] - 471KB
by V Veeramuthu, D Pancharatnam, AR Poovindran, NA Musthapha, WK Thong, M Mazlan, V Waran, D Ganesan
The complex pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury, its cascading effects and a varied outcome suggest that factors such as genetics may permeate and modulate the neurocognitive outcomes in patient...

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