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Pet ownership and symptoms of depression: A prospective study of older adults.
Background:This paper aims to examine associations between pet ownership and symptoms of depression in alarge, population-based sample of older adults. Specifically, we tested whether: (i) people who report moredepressive ...
ST-Segment Elevation of Right Precordial Lead (V4R) Is Associated with Multivessel Disease and Increased In-Hospital Mortality in Acute Anterior Myocardial Infarction Patients
Background: ST segment elevation of chest lead V4 R is associated with worse prognosis in acute inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This study tried to determine the relationship between ST elevation in ...
An Evaluation of the Protective Effects of Thymoquinone on Amikacin-Induced Ototoxicity in Rats
Objectives. In this study we investigated the probable protective effects of thymoquinone on amikacin-induced ototoxicity in rats. Methods. Thirty-two healthy rats were divided into four groups (amikacin, amikacin+thymoquinone, ...
Combination of hemoglobin and left ventricular ejection fraction as a new predictor of contrast induced nephropathy in patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction
Background: Hemoglobin concentration (Hb) and left ventricular ejection fraction (EF) are known predictors of contrast induced nephropathy (CIN). We hypothesized that combination of Hb concentration and left ventricular ...
Comparison of retinal nerve fiber layer and macular thickness measurements with Stratus OCT and OPKO/OTI OCT devices in healthy subjects.
Aim: To compare retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and macular thickness measurements obtained with the Stratus optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OPKO/OTI OCT devices. Methods: Included in the study were 59 eyes of ...
Global access of patients with kidney disease to health technologies and medications: findings from the Global Kidney Health Atlas project
Access to essential medications and health products is critical to effective management of kidney disease. Using data from the ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas multinational cross-sectional survey, global access of patients ...