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    Angioedema, an uncommon side effect of Ace-Inhibitor use

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    Published On: October 11, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 003

    Author(s): Shaista U Ahmed*, Ayobami Akenroye And Matthew McNabney
    Angioedema is a rare but life-threatening side effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI). It can lead to airway compromise which can be fatal if not treated emergently. CASE: A 69-year-old woman presented to the ED with swollen lips, tongue and change of voice. Her home medications included aspirin, amlodipine, lisinopril and atorvastatin. She was treat ...
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    The Impact of Sarcopenia on Elderly Cancer Patients

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    Published On: August 31, 2017 | Pages: 003 - 009

    Author(s): Gianfranco Gioia*
    Sarcopenia is a progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength with consequent physical disability and negative impact on quality of life. Chemotherapy or surgery efficacy on cancer is influenced by the presence of sarcopenia. ...
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    Case Report: Extent of the Clinical Spectrum for C9orf72 Mutation - From Frontotemporal Dementia to Autonomic Dysfunction

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    Published On: January 24, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 002

    Author(s): Catherine Takeda-Raguin*, Pierre Olivier Lang, Jérémie Perisse, Nathalie Philippi, Patrick Karcher and Thomas Vogel
    C9ORF72 gene mutation on chromosome 9 corresponding to a repetition of hexanucleotides (GGGGCC) xn is the most common mutation found in frontotemporal lobar dementia (FTLD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SLA) [1]. ...
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    Predictive Factors of Severe Stage of Dementia among the Malaysian Elderly

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    Published On: December 30, 2016 | Pages: 006 - 012

    Author(s): Sima Ataollahi Eshkoor, Tengku Aizan Hamid*, Suzana Shahar and Chan Yoke Mun
    Background: The increase in life expectancy has particular relevance to conditions such as cognitive decline and dementia. Dementia is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that is on the rise globally. As the mechanism of dementia has not yet been understood completely; therefore, it is difficult to find a proper and exact cure. ...
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    Temporomandibular Joint Arthritis Resembling Bifid Condyle - A CBCT Analysis of 2 Cases

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    Published On: December 30, 2016 | Pages: 003 - 005

    Author(s): S Jayachandran, Priyanka Khobre* and K Sarala
    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder which can cause temporomandibular joint involvement with clinical symptoms such as pain, swelling, crepitation and movement impairment. Surface erosion is one of the radiologic feature of rheumatoid arthritis and if it is involving carter of the condylar surface, it can be misdiagnosed for the bifid condyle. ...
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