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ADVANCES IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY VOLUME 93 ; ADVANCES IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY VOLUME 93 ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; Chapter 1 ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS, GUT MICROBIOTA AND HEALTH; ABSTRACT ; REFERENCES; Chapter 2 THALIDOMIDE IN PULMONARY DISEASE ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; MECHANISM OF ACTION ; APPLICATION IN LUNG DISEASES; Thalidomide and Pulmonary Infections ; Acute Lung Injury ; Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis ; Sarcoidosis ; CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE AND ASTHMA; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES Chapter 3 ACTIVATION OF THALIDOMIDE TO REACTIVE METABOLITES BY AUTOINDUCED HUMAN CYTOCHROME P450 3A ENZYMES, WITH SUBSTRATE COOPERATIVITY, AND IMPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ANALOGS ABSTRACT; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. HUMAN P450 INDUCTION BY THALIDOMIDE ; 3. HUMAN P450 ACTIVATION BY THALIDOMIDE ; 4. REACTIVE METABOLITE FORMATION FROM THALIDOMIDE ; 5. METABOLISM OF POMALIDOMIDE AND LENALIDOMIDE ; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 4 AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF BRAIN TEMPERATURE BY SURFACE COOLING ; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION ; APPARATUS FOR SURFACE COOLING Chapter 5 SWIMMING ANOMALIES IN ANIMALS WITH CEREBELLAR LESIONS ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. CEREBELLAR MUTANT MICE ; 2.1. Grid2Lc (Lurcher) ; 2.2. Rorasg (Staggerer) ; 2.3. Dstdt-J (Dystonia Musculorum) ; 3. FISH ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 6 NUCLEIC ACID DRUGS TO PREVENT CORONARY RESTENOSIS AFTER STENT IMPLANTATION ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION; EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES ; A CLINICAL TRIAL ; DISCUSSION ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 7 DOES ANOSOGNOSIA AFFECT THE SHORT-TERM GOALS ACHIEVEMENT IN MEDICAL REHABILITATION FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE?; ABSTRACT ; PURPOSE METHODS RESULTS ; DISCUSSION ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 8 ELECTRO-ACUPUNCTURE FOR LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTION ; ABSTRACT ; EA FOR STORAGE LUS DYSFUNCTION; Stress Urinary Incontinence ; OAB and Urgency Urinary Incontinence ; Mixed Urinary Incontinence ; EA FOR VOIDING LUT DYSFUNCTION ; BPH ; Voiding Dysfunction Secondary to Anesthesia ; SUMMARY ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 9 PERIORBITAL NECROTIZING FASCIITIS: A CAUSE OF TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME ; ABSTRACT ; DISCUSSION ; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES ; Chapter 10 ETIOPATHOGENESIS OF ROTATORS CUFF TEARS ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION THERMAL CHARACTERISTIC OF A PATIENT ALGORITHM FOR AUTOMATIC CONTROL ; CONTROL SYSTEM BY WATER-COOLING ; 1. Optimal-Adaptive Control System ; 2. Fuzzy Control System ; 3. Water-Cooling Apparatus for Automatic Control ; 4. Clinical Application during Therapeutic Hypothermia ; 4-1. Case of Optimal-Adaptive Control ; 4-2. Case of Fuzzy Control ; 4-3. Results of Both Automatic Controls ; CONTROL SYSTEM BY AIR-COOLING ; 1. Incubator-Type Brain Temperature Control Apparatus ; 2. Blankets-Type Brain Temperature Control Apparatus ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES