Dalhousie University

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  1. ncbi Effect of distance on the power density from two light guides
    R B Price
    Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Esthet Dent 12:320-7. 2000
  2. ncbi The challenge with tracking health outcomes
    J L Cox
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:10A-16A. 2001
  3. ncbi A 6-year experience with urine drug testing by family service agencies in Nova Scotia, Canada
    A D Fraser
    Clinical and Forensic Toxicologist, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2Y9
    Forensic Sci Int 121:151-6. 2001
  4. ncbi Universal neonatal hearing screening: past, present, and future
    G T Mencher
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham University, United Kingdom
    Am J Audiol 10:3-12. 2001
  5. ncbi Feminist ethics and the metaphor of AIDS
    S Sherwin
    Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3J5
    J Med Philos 26:343-64. 2001
  6. pmc Impaired olfactory identification in relatives of patients with familial schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2E2
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1286-90. 2001
  7. ncbi The gene is not dead, merely orphaned and seeking a home
    B K Hall
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Evol Dev 3:225-8. 2001
  8. ncbi An exploratory approach to the serotonergic hypothesis of depression: bridging the synaptic gap
    S M Dursun
    Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Abbie J Lane Building, 4th Floor Suite 4083, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2E2, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 56:235-43. 2001
  9. pmc Relation between trihalomethane compounds and birth defects
    L Dodds
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie University, IWK Grace Health Centre, 5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4N1, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 58:443-6. 2001
  10. ncbi Sensitivity of unanesthetized chinchilla auditory system to noise burst onset, and the effects of carboplatin
    D P Phillips
    Hearing ResearcDepartment of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Canada B3H 4J1
    Hear Res 155:133-42. 2001

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  1. ncbi Effect of distance on the power density from two light guides
    R B Price
    Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Esthet Dent 12:320-7. 2000
    ..This study determined the effect of distance on the power density from standard and Turbo light guides (Demetron/Kerr, Danbury, Connecticut)...
  2. ncbi The challenge with tracking health outcomes
    J L Cox
    Department of Medicine and Community Health, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:10A-16A. 2001
    ..This outcome measurement and management project, one of the most ambitious ever undertaken in Canada, has been seeking to improve the medical care of patients with cardiovascular disease in Nova Scotia since October 1997...
  3. ncbi A 6-year experience with urine drug testing by family service agencies in Nova Scotia, Canada
    A D Fraser
    Clinical and Forensic Toxicologist, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2Y9
    Forensic Sci Int 121:151-6. 2001
    ..Urine drug screening in parents with a history of substance abuse provided an objective and reliable indication of recent drug use in this population...
  4. ncbi Universal neonatal hearing screening: past, present, and future
    G T Mencher
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham University, United Kingdom
    Am J Audiol 10:3-12. 2001
    ..Caution is urged...
  5. ncbi Feminist ethics and the metaphor of AIDS
    S Sherwin
    Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3J5
    J Med Philos 26:343-64. 2001
    ..I argue that feminists should engage in these debates since they have an interest in the metaphors selected. They can also learn to be more self-conscious in choosing politically liberating metaphors in other bioethics contexts...
  6. pmc Impaired olfactory identification in relatives of patients with familial schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, 5909 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2E2
    Am J Psychiatry 158:1286-90. 2001
    ..This study assessed olfactory function in psychotic and nonpsychotic members of multigenerational families with familial schizophrenia to determine whether deficits were present in both groups...
  7. ncbi The gene is not dead, merely orphaned and seeking a home
    B K Hall
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Evol Dev 3:225-8. 2001
    ..In this short piece, I consider recent claims that the gene is dead. I conclude that the gene is alive and well, living and functioning in the cell, which is both its natural home and a fundamental unit of evo-devo...
  8. ncbi An exploratory approach to the serotonergic hypothesis of depression: bridging the synaptic gap
    S M Dursun
    Psychopharmacology Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Abbie J Lane Building, 4th Floor Suite 4083, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2E2, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 56:235-43. 2001
    ..e. pre and post synaptic serotonergic symptoms are affected. Furthermore, we will also be providing the implications of this approach for normal treatments for depressive disorder...
  9. pmc Relation between trihalomethane compounds and birth defects
    L Dodds
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie University, IWK Grace Health Centre, 5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4N1, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 58:443-6. 2001
    ..To evaluate the risk of birth defects relative to exposure to specific trihalomethanes in public water supplies...
  10. ncbi Sensitivity of unanesthetized chinchilla auditory system to noise burst onset, and the effects of carboplatin
    D P Phillips
    Hearing ResearcDepartment of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Canada B3H 4J1
    Hear Res 155:133-42. 2001
    ..The general patterns of sensitivity to stimulus level and rise time were not markedly affected by carboplatin, nor was the fashion in which response parameters (amplitude and latency) were ruled by rate of pressure change at sound onset...
  11. ncbi Is coronary angioplasty safe in the elderly?
    H K Beydoun
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 17:401-6. 2001
    ..To evaluate the use of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and the immediate procedural outcomes in the elderly at a tertiary care centre...
  12. ncbi Parental imprinting in Drosophila
    V Lloyd
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genetica 109:35-44. 2000
    ..Thus, the study of imprinting in Drosophila has the potential to illuminate the mechanism and biological function of imprinting, and challenge models based solely on imprinting of mammalian genes...
  13. ncbi Causal modeling of relations among learning history, anxiety sensitivity, and panic attacks
    S H Stewart
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Behav Res Ther 39:443-56. 2001
    ..Implications for understanding the etiology of panic disorder are discussed...
  14. ncbi Induction of heat shock proteins and motor function deficits after focal cerebellar injury
    G V Allen
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7, Halifax, Canada
    Neuroscience 102:603-14. 2001
    ..The results demonstrate that focal cerebellar injury has profound effects on motor behavior and induces different families of heat shock proteins in specific groups of neurons and glial cells in the cerebellum...
  15. ncbi Ultrastructural distribution of the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit in rat hippocampus
    R Fabian-Fine
    Department of Biological Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 21:7993-8003. 2001
    ..The widespread and substantial expression of alpha7 nAChRs at synapses in the hippocampus is consistent with an important role in mediating and/or modulating synaptic transmission, plasticity, and neurodegeneration...
  16. pmc Effects of a flexible galantamine dose in Alzheimer's disease: a randomised, controlled trial
    K Rockwood
    Centre for Health Care of the Elderly, QEII Health Sciences Centre, 1421 5955 Veterans Memorial Lane, Halifax, Canada B3H 2E1
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:589-95. 2001
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of galantamine in Alzheimer's disease at 3 months using flexible dose escalation...
  17. ncbi Effect of package weight on the total amount of die stone used annually in a dental school
    R B Price
    Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Prosthodont 10:160-3. 2001
    ..This study compared the total amount of Type IV dental stone (die stone) used annually by dental students when they were supplied with either 70-g or 140-g preweighed packages of die stone...
  18. ncbi Overt viral diseases induced from apparent latency following parasitization by the ichneumonid wasp, Hyposoter exiguae
    D Stoltz
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H7
    J Insect Physiol 49:483-9. 2003
    ..exiguae carries a polydnavirus, which is delivered to host larvae during oviposition, it is tempting to speculate that viral latency may in some cases be broken through immunosuppressive activity resulting from insect parasitism...
  19. ncbi Chronic intrathecal cannulas inhibit some and potentiate other behaviors elicited by formalin injection
    Jana Sawynok
    Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Pain 103:7-9. 2003
  20. ncbi The contribution of blood cultures to the clinical management of adult patients admitted to the hospital with community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective observational study
    Samuel G Campbell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Chest 123:1142-50. 2003
    ..To assess the clinical usefulness of blood cultures (BCs) in the management of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  21. ncbi Intensive care nurses' and physicians' experiences with demands for treatment: some implications for clinical practice
    Stephen Workman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Crit Care 18:17-21. 2003
    ..From this description, steps to minimize or prevent their sources of distress in such situations are suggested...
  22. pmc How big is the iceberg of which organellar genes in nuclear genomes are but the tip?
    W F Doolittle
    Genome Atlantic, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1X5, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:39-57; discussion 57-8. 2003
    ..We also consider evidence for, and implications of, LGT between prokaryotes and phagocytic eukaryotes...
  23. ncbi Malformations of the craniofacial region: evolutionary, embryonic, genetic, and clinical perspectives
    M Michael Cohen
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3J5
    Am J Med Genet 115:245-68. 2002
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  24. ncbi An experimental investigation of the relation between catastrophizing and activity intolerance
    Michael J L Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University Pain Research Centre, 5595 Fenwick Street, Suite 314, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4M2
    Pain 100:47-53. 2002
    ..Implications of these findings for understanding pain-related disability are addressed...
  25. ncbi Who's afraid of the pre-school child? A parent and toddler programme for teaching pre-clerkship clinical skills
    Kim Blake
    IWK Health Center, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Med Educ 36:1109. 2002
  26. pmc Description and evaluation of an acute stroke unit
    Stephen J Phillips
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 167:655-60. 2002
    ..Our experience may help facilitate the development of organized stroke care in Canada...
  27. ncbi Muscle activation during exercises to improve trunk stability in men with low back pain
    Cheryl L Hubley-Kozey
    School of Physiotherapy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1100-8. 2002
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  28. ncbi Teratogenesis of holoprosencephaly
    M Michael Cohen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 109:1-15. 2002
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  29. ncbi A cyanobacterial gene in nonphotosynthetic protists--an early chloroplast acquisition in eukaryotes?
    Jan O Andersson
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, B3H 4H7, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Biol 12:115-9. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, our data suggest that chloroplasts were introduced into eukaryotes much earlier than previously thought and that several major groups of heterotrophic eukaryotes have secondarily lost photosynthetic plastids...
  30. ncbi Frog decline, frog malformations, and a comparison of frog and human health
    M M Cohen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 104:101-9. 2001
    ..The subject of frogs and humans is addressed under three subheadings: the importance of frogs to human societies, medical implications of frog studies, and a comparison of frog and human disease factors...
  31. pmc Class I release factors in ciliates with variant genetic codes
    Y Inagaki
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H7, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 29:921-7. 2001
    ..This observation suggests that domain 1 contains the codon recognition site, but that the mechanism of eRF1 codon recognition may be more complex than proposed by Nakamura et al. or Knight and Landweber...
  32. ncbi Anticipation in bipolar affective disorder: is age at onset a valid criterion?
    M Alda
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 96:804-7. 2000
    ..This suggests that age at onset alone may not be a sufficient criterion of anticipation. Am. J. Med. Genet. (Neuropsychiatr. Genet.) 96:804-807, 2000...
  33. ncbi Temperature selection and use of torpor by the marsupial Sminthopsis macroura
    X Song
    Department of Zoology, School of Biological Sciences, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia
    Physiol Behav 64:675-82. 1998
    ..Our study shows that S. macroura selected a high ambient temperature to reduce energy costs during normothermia. Nevertheless, daily torpor was frequently employed at the high temperature, especially when food was restricted...
  34. ncbi Retrospective diagnosis of dementia using an informant interview based on the Brief Cognitive Rating Scale
    K Rockwood
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 10:53-60. 1998
    ..The RetroBCRS used by an expert physician with a reliable informant is a valid method of detecting dementia and determining whether AD was present...
  35. ncbi Relation of HFE gene mutations, high iron stores and early onset coronary artery disease
    B A Nassar
    Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Cardiol 14:215-20. 1998
    ..To determine the impact of mutations in the HFE gene (human leukocyte antigen H) on predisposition to coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients not diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis...
  36. ncbi Peripheral antinociceptive effect of an adenosine kinase inhibitor, with augmentation by an adenosine deaminase inhibitor, in the rat formalin test
    J Sawynok
    Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Pain 74:75-81. 1998
    ..This study demonstrates a peripheral antinociceptive action mediated by endogenous adenosine which accumulates following the peripheral inhibition of adenosine kinase; this action is due to activation of an adenosine A1 receptor...
  37. pmc A woman with recurrent acute confusion: a case of cycloid psychosis
    S M Bhaskara
    Nova Scotia Hospital, Dartmouth, NS
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 23:61-3. 1998
    ..No organic etiology was identified. This patient meets the criteria for cycloid psychosis. The implications for diagnosis, investigations and management are discussed...
  38. ncbi Inhibition of phosphorylation of the oxysterol binding protein by brefeldin A
    N D Ridgway
    The Atlantic Research Centre and Departments of Pediatrics and Biochemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1390:37-51. 1998
    ..Rapid phosphorylation/dephosphorylation of OSBP requires interaction with the Golgi apparatus and an associated kinase. (c) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V...
  39. ncbi Olfactory function in monozygotic twins discordant for schizophrenia
    L C Kopala
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N S, Canada
    Am J Psychiatry 155:134-6. 1998
    ..The authors studied the potential role of genetic factors in olfactory dysfunction by assessing monozygotic twins discordant for schizophrenia and matched comparison subjects...
  40. ncbi Value of gastroscopy without a prior consultation
    J Love
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Gastroenterol 11:82B-86B. 1997
    ..The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology needs to draw up guidelines along with the Canadian Medical Practitioners Association for the adoption of this practice...
  41. pmc Origin and evolution of the slime molds (Mycetozoa)
    S L Baldauf
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and Department of Biochemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4H7
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:12007-12. 1997
    ..We suggest that ribosomal RNA data should be more closely examined with regard to these questions, and we emphasize the importance of developing multiple sequence data sets...
  42. ncbi The involvement of dopamine D2 receptors, but not D3 or D4 receptors, in the rewarding effect of brain stimulation in the rat
    S Nakajima
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Brain Res 760:74-9. 1997
    ..The results suggest that dopamine D2, but not D3 or D4, receptors are critically involved in producing the rewarding effect of brain stimulation...
  43. pmc Helicobacter pylori: new developments and treatments
    S J Veldhuyzen van Zanten
    Division of Gastroenterology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 156:1565-74. 1997
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  44. pmc Pattern of proinflammatory cytokine mRNA expression during Trichinella spiralis infection of the rat
    A W Stadnyk
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Infect Immun 64:5138-43. 1996
    ..In fact mRNA levels for some cytokines declined below uninfected levels in some organs during the infection. IL-1 may be important in the initiation of the intestinal inflammatory response to this infection...
  45. ncbi Pattern formation in the urodele mechanoreceptive lateral line: what features can be exploited for the study of development and evolution?
    S C Smith
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Dev Biol 40:727-33. 1996
    ..The developmental mechanisms which control pattern formation in the urodele lateral line are reviewed, and some of the broader evolutionary implications of these mechanisms are discussed...
  46. ncbi Dose-dependent enhancing and inhibitory effects of A77 1726 (leflunomide) on cytotoxic T lymphocyte induction
    D W Hoskin
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Int J Immunopharmacol 20:505-13. 1998
    ..5 microM A77 1726. We conclude that at high concentrations A77 1726 is a potent inhibitor of CTL induction, but a low concentration of A77 1726 enhances CTL development...
  47. ncbi Word learning in the context of referential and salience cues
    C Moore
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dev Psychol 35:60-8. 1999
    ..Results imply that, at 24 months, children use the referential intent of the speaker to learn new words, but when first learning words, children may have a less secure grasp on the meaning of speakers' referential cues...
  48. ncbi Risks and outcomes in community acquired pneumonia
    T J Marrie
    Dalhousie University, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Canada
    Can Respir J 6:6A-9A. 1999
    ..1% in the highest risk group. Formal assessment of risk can assist the clinician in deciding whether to treat a patient at home or in hospital, and can be an important step in developing clinical practice guidelines...
  49. ncbi Truth, lies, and videotape: an investigation of the ability of federal parole officers to detect deception
    S Porter
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 24:643-58. 2000
    ..7%) than their baseline performance (M = 40.4%) as well as significantly more accurate than the control group (M = 62.5%). The results indicate that detecting deceit is difficult, but training and feedback can enhance detection skills...
  50. ncbi The role of acetylcholine in cortical synaptic plasticity
    D D Rasmusson
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Dalhousie University, NS, B3H 4H7, Halifax, Canada
    Behav Brain Res 115:205-18. 2000
    ..It will also consider the neural circuitry implicated in these studies, namely the pathways that are susceptible to cholinergic plasticity and the neural regulation of the cholinergic system...
  51. ncbi Effect of folic acid and antioxidant vitamins on endothelial dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease
    L M Title
    Division of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:758-65. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether lowering homocysteine levels with folic acid, with or without antioxidants, will improve endothelial dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  52. ncbi Long-term amygdala kindling in rats as a model for the study of interictal emotionality in temporal lobe epilepsy
    L E Kalynchuk
    Department of Psychology, Life Science Center, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J1, Halifax, Canada
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 24:691-704. 2000
    ..We are now beginning to use this model to study the neural mechanisms underlying the development and expression of interictal emotionality...
  53. ncbi Conditioning effects of repetitive mild neurotrauma on motor function in an animal model of focal brain injury
    G V Allen
    Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7, Halifax, Canada
    Neuroscience 99:93-105. 2000
    ..Furthermore, repetitive mild injury-induced activation of processes distant to the primary injury site may have a role in activation of secondary sites involved in recovery of motor function...
  54. ncbi Toward effective early intervention and prevention strategies for major affective disorders: a review of antecedents and risk factors
    A Duffy
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Psychiatry 45:340-8. 2000
    ..To review critically the literature pertaining to risk factors and antecedent symptoms and syndromes in order to determine an empirically based strategy for early treatment and prevention of major mood episodes...
  55. ncbi Antisaccade eye movement abnormalities in Tourette syndrome: evidence for cortico-striatal network dysfunction?
    S M Dursun
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leicester, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 14:37-9. 2000
    ..3 for the Tourette syndrome group and 11.9+/-6.4 for controls, respectively. These significant results may further support dysfunction of the frontocortico-striatal network in Tourette syndrome...
  56. ncbi Feasibility and measurement properties of the functional reach and the timed up and go tests in the Canadian study of health and aging
    K Rockwood
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M70-3. 2000
    ..Estimates of the feasibility, reliability, and construct validity of these measures in large, heterogeneous samples are necessary to establish their importance relative to traditional measures of function...
  57. ncbi Arrhythmia vulnerability assessment using magnetic field maps and body surface potential maps
    G Stroink
    Department of Physics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:1718-28. 1999
    ..These results suggest that repolarization MFM and BSPM extrema trajectory plots can be used effectively as a means of identifying patients at risk for VA...
  58. pmc Parent perceptions of symptom severity in Tourette's syndrome
    J M Dooley
    Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, The IWK Grace Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3G9, Canada
    Arch Dis Child 81:440-1. 1999
    ..When present, episodic rage was the most impairing symptom. Physicians must be aware of the significance of these comorbid symptoms for patients with Tourette's syndrome...
  59. ncbi Olanzapine for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a naturalistic case-series outcome study
    S M Dursun
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Psychiatry 44:701-4. 1999
    ..This prospective, consecutive case-series outcome investigation evaluates the effectiveness of olanzapine in 16 patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia...
  60. ncbi The gastric transitional zones: neglected links between gastroduodenal pathology and helicobacter ecology
    S J Van Zanten
    Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Gastroenterology 116:1217-29. 1999
    ..This review also explains that diffuse antral gastritis and multifocal atrophic gastritis are part of the same disease and not separate entities...
  61. pmc Pharmacogenetics of lithium response in bipolar disorder
    M Alda
    Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N S
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 24:154-8. 1999
    ..To date, a sample of 32 families, 138 unrelated patients and 163 control subjects has been studied. In these studies, they found support for the role of phospholipase C in lithium responsive bipolar disorder...
  62. ncbi The influence of dietary and genetic cues on the ability of rats to discriminate between the urinary odors of MHC-congenic mice
    R E Brown
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Physiol Behav 60:365-72. 1996
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