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Clinical phenotype in patients with α-synuclein Parkinson's disease living in Greece in comparison with patients with sporadic Parkinson's disease
Objective - An Ala53Thr mutation of the α-synuclein gene has been recently identified as a rare cause of autosomal Parkinson's disease (PD). The clinical characteristics of 15 patients with PD living in Greece with the ...
Loss of heterozygosity in DNA mismatch repair genes in human atherosclerotic plaques
To detect the incidence of loss of heterozygosity (LOH) in DNA mismatch repair genes (MMR) occurring in atherosclerosis, fifty human autopsy cases of atherosclerosis were examined for LOH using 19 microsatellite markers, ...
Diet, lung function and swimmers' performance
Purpose: The aim of this study was to correlate athletic performance with both lung function and diet. Design: Open, uncontrolled trial. Materials and Methods: Sixty-eight swimmers (28 females and 40 males), 9-15 years ...
Association of specific HLA phenotypes with left ventricular mass and carotid intima-media thickness in hypertensives
The aim of this study was to investigate the hypothesis that the expression of certain HLA antigens may constitute a risk marker for cardiovascular hypertrophy in subjects with arterial hypertension. We examined 158 subjects ...
Left-handedness and parental psychopathology in the course of bronchial asthma in childhood
Psychopathology in the family seems to have a role in the course of a child's asthma. The purpose of this study was to examine the possible impact of parental anxiety and depression on the course of asthma, as well as to ...
Psychiatric symptoms associated with scleroderma
Background: The prevalence of psychiatric symptoms and hostility factors in patients with scleroderma, although a matter of clinical interest, it is rather poorly studied. Methods: Thirty female patients with scleroderma ...