Very low calorie diets used to treat moderate and severe obesity produce average weight losses of 20 kg in 12 weeks.
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency is associated with impaired immune responses and increased susceptibility to a number of intracellular pathogens in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
We report the clinical history, neuroradiology, and autopsy findings in a patient with very late onset, at age 57, of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) presenting with dementia, hemianopia, and gait apraxia.
Much scientific and anecdotal data demonstrate favorable metabolic responses to very-low-carbohydrate diets.
The synaptic vesicle membrane protein VAMP (vesicle-associated membrane protein or synaptobrevin) has been implicated in synaptic vesicle docking and fusion.
Plasmalemmas from cultured human skin fibroblasts, isolated by a simple and reproducible method, can be converted to vesicles which are capable of active transport of aminoacid when glutathione is included within the vesicles.
Primary vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a common pediatric condition due to a developmental defect in the ureterovesical junction.
We report the largest known series of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) in children with urachal anomalies (UA).