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  • Galea, Bernard; Pullicino, Anna; Pullicino, Patrick (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-02)
    Transient focal neurological episodes (TFNEs ) are transient ischemic attack (TIA)-like episodes that may occur in patients with cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). The duration of TFNEs is typically similar to TIAs with ...
  • Gouder, Caroline; Fsadni, Claudia; Bezzina, Frank; Fsadni, Peter; Montefort, Stephen (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-02)
    Several studies on the prevalence of allergic conditions have identified that allergic conditions are on the increase worldwide. The aim of this study was to study the effect of classroom humidity and temperature levels ...
  • Fleri-Soler, Jeremy; Cassar-Maempel, Andrew J. (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-02)
    The leading cause of global mortality is cardiovascular disease (CVD) and in 2016 alone over 17 million premature deaths were attributed to CVD.1 Whilst previously there was only weak evidence to suggest an association of ...
  • Wirth, Francesca; Zahra, Graziella; Xuereb, Robert G.; Barbara, Christopher; Camilleri, Liberato; Fenech, Albert; Azzopardi, Lilian M. (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-02)
    Introduction and Aims: The prevalence of CYP2C19 genetic polymorphisms in the Maltese population is not reported. The aims were to determine CYP2C19 *2 and *17 allele frequencies and CYP2C19 genotype distribution in a ...
  • Collict, Mandy; Muscat Baron, Yves; Gatt, Miriam; Calleja, Neville (University of Malta. Medical School, 2019-02)
    Introduction: The trend towards delayed motherhood has accelerated in developed countries over the last few decades. Advanced maternal age (AMA) is defined as age 35 years and older at the estimated date of delivery. Objective: ...

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