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Kylie D Rock, Brian Horman, Allison L Phillips, Susan L McRitchie, Scott Watson, Jocelin Deese-Spruill, Dereje Jima, Susan Sumner, Heather M Stapleton and Heather B Patisaul

widespread human exposure ( 1 ). Previously, the most commonly used chemical FRs were mixtures of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). Due to toxicity concerns, including associations between PBDE exposure and behavioral and cognitive impairments in humans

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Emmanuel K Fai, Cheryl Anderson and Victor Ferreros

antihyperglycemic regimens in African Americans. The independent or the predictive variables for this study were attitude, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control and intention toward adherence to oral antihyperglycemic regimens. Intention was used as an

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Anastasia K Armeni, Konstantinos Assimakopoulos, Dimitra Marioli, Vassiliki Koika, Euthychia Michaelidou, Niki Mourtzi, Gregoris Iconomou and Neoklis A Georgopoulos

PvuII polymorphic site ( 12 ), the implication of rs2234693 has not been associated with sexual function. Oxytocin is a peptide associated with behavioral and psychological traits such as enhancement of pair bonding and affiliation; establishment of

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A C Paepegaey, M Coupaye, A Jaziri, F Ménesguen, B Dubern, M Polak, J M Oppert, M Tauber, G Pinto and C Poitou

with PWS from adolescence to adult life is challenging for medical care because of multiple comorbidities, behavioral problems, specific skills required of the medical team and lack of an established scheme for the change from pediatric to adult medical

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Carolina Inda, Natalia G Armando, Paula A dos Santos Claro and Susana Silberstein

Introduction The neuropeptide corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH, also named CRF) plays a key role in the integration of neuroendocrine, autonomic and behavioral responses to stress ( 1 ). Hypothalamic paraventricular CRH-secreting neurons

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Luigia Cinque, Angelo Sparaneo, Antonio S Salcuni, Danilo de Martino, Claudia Battista, Francesco Logoluso, Orazio Palumbo, Roberto Cocchi, Evaristo Maiello, Paolo Graziano, Geoffrey N Hendy, David E C Cole, Alfredo Scillitani and Vito Guarnieri

-up. In conclusion, the occurrence of PC in more than one affected member of a single MEN1 family suggests that additional constitutional genetic mutations may contribute to the variation in malignant potential and clinical behavior of parathyroid tumors

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Anastasia P Athanasoulia-Kaspar, Kathrin H Popp and Gunter Karl Stalla

collect money. In that time, he accumulated private debts of about 200,000 Euro. Remarkably, there was no family history of impulsive or affective behavior or further psychiatric diseases. The patient did not abuse alcohol or other illegal drugs or

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Samira M Sadowski, Emanuel Christ, Benoit Bédat, Attila Kollár, Wolfram Karenovics, Aurel Perren, Frédéric Triponez and on behalf of the SwissNET registry

behavior, characterized by a better prognosis than other primary malignancies of the lung. Nowadays, they are considered malignant tumors because of their potential to locally invade, to develop lymph-node and distant metastases and to recur. This behavior

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Xu Han, Xuefeng Xu, Hongyun Ma, Yuan Ji, Dansong Wang, Tiantao Kuang, Wenchuan Wu, Bin Song, Gang Li, Gang Jin and Wenhui Lou

over the last decades ( 3 , 4 ). The pNENs present in diverse tumor biology and manifest a wide spectrum of clinical behavior with varying degrees of malignancy. The 2010 World Health Organization (WHO) classification utilized tumor proliferative

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Catarina Tavares, Maria João Coelho, Catarina Eloy, Miguel Melo, Adriana Gaspar da Rocha, Ana Pestana, Rui Batista, Luciana Bueno Ferreira, Elisabete Rios, Samia Selmi-Ruby, Bruno Cavadas, Luísa Pereira, Manuel Sobrinho Simões and Paula Soares

behavior and prognosis. Some studies tried to understand if NIS immunohistochemical expression in thyroid primary tumors would be helpful in predicting 131 I uptake in recurrences and distant metastases. Although positive NIS immunostaining in primary