Search Results
Results 301 - 350 of 515
< 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 >
Arkwright P D - - 1998
The role of food allergens in triggering atopic eczema remains controversial. Certain foods can cause acute hypersensitivity reactions, which are more common in atopic individuals, but this does not necessarily imply that these allergens cause or trigger eczema. This article discusses the evidence for and against dietary intervention as a ...
Resano A - - 1998
In order to determine the importance of food sensitization in the etiopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis, we performed a study on 74 patients who fulfilled a previously suggested diagnosis criteria. Of these patients, 17.5% presented allergic rhinitis and 62.2% had associated bronchial asthma. We found that in 64.9% of the patients ...
Chan E F - - 1998
Cutaneous reactions to foods and spices occur in both the workplace and at home in those who grow, handle, prepare, or cook food. As spices are also used in cosmetics and perfumes other exposures are found. Several patterns have been described upon contact with food including irritant contact dermatitis, allergic ...
Accominotti M - - 1998
Nickel ingestion can cause exacerbation of dermatitis in patients who are already nickel-sensitive; Chromium (Cr VI) is the 2nd allergen, after nickel. However, stainless steel is widely used in home cookware. In this study, we determined nickel and chromium levels by atomic absorption spectrometry in 11 habitual menus cooked in ...
Rubel D M - - 1998
Farm workers handling animal feeds are exposed to a variety of chemicals, some of which may cause allergic contact dermatitis. A case of allergy to ethoxyquin (a preservative added to chicken feed to inhibit vitamin degradation) in a chicken farmer is presented. Although the offending allergen was identified in this ...
Kam W K - - 1998
This paper discusses two Chinese anorexic patients with contrasting clinical presentations. Notwithstanding their difference with respect to the presence of the intense fear of becoming fat, their food refusal might arise from a similar sense of powerlessness which exaggerated rigid self-control and hampered self-definition at a critical phase of personal ...
Zareba W - - 1998
The purpose of this study was to evaluate area-derived parameters of repolarization dispersion in LQTS patients and their unaffected family members and to use this analysis to challenge the concept of dispersion of repolarization in surface ECG. The area under the curve between the J point and the next P ...
Wüthrich B - - 1998
The skin is the most frequently affected target organ in allergy or intolerance of food and food additives. The most common manifestation is acute urticaria (with or without angioedema), accounting for 40-60% of patients with IgE-mediated food allergy, whereas food additives rather aggravate chronic urticaria (intolerance provocation). The role of ...
Burks A W - - 1998
OBJECTIVE: To determine the role of food hypersensitivity in atopic dermatitis and to determine whether patients with atopic dermatitis who had food hypersensitivity could be identified by screening prick skin tests using a limited number of food allergens. STUDY DESIGN: Patients with atopic dermatitis attending the Arkansas Children's Hospital Pediatric ...
Fiebiger E - - 1998
Anti-FcepsilonRIalpha autoantibodies (autoAbs) occur and may be of pathogenetic relevance in a subset of chronic urticaria (CU) patients. To analyze the prevalence and magnitude of the humoral anti-FcepsilonRIalpha response in cohorts of CU patients compared with individuals suffering from classic skin- related (auto)immune diseases, we developed an ELISA system for ...
Mizuno-Matsumoto Y - - 1997
The relationships of background EEG to epileptiform discharge development were studied in 9 epileptic patients having generalized spike and wave complexes (SWCs) with a maximum at the frontal location on either side. The instantaneous power spectrum of EEGs at F3, F4, C3, C4, P3, P4, O1, O2, T3 and T4 ...
Hjorther A B - - 1997
A 56-year-old man, working in a food processing factory, developed contact dermatitis of his hands, forearms, and face after the introduction of a new herb extract (Rosmanox) made from the leaves of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis). He reacted to carnosol, the main constituent of Rosmanox. 226 controls were negative. To our ...
Hanifin J M - - 1997
The subject of allergic causation of atopic dermatitis (AD) has been a source of controversy for over sixty years. While there is general agreement of allergen-induced asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, AD lesions cannot be readily or consistently induced by foods and inhalants. The most consistent perturbators of atopic conditions are ...
Eddy J T - - 1997
S. boulardii has been investigated in Europe and the US, and preliminary reports indicate that it is safe and effective in conjunction with vancomycin or metronidazole for the treatment of CDC, predominantly in patients who develop recurrence. S. boulardii in combination with vancomycin or metronidazole has not been shown to ...
Bond A P - - 1997
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay method is described for the measurement of kinin formation in synovial fluid from patients with rheumatoid and osteoarthritis (RA and OA). Basal kinin concentrations were less than 6 ng/ml in synovial fluid collected in the presence of inhibitors of kinin forming (kininogenase) and kinin metabolising (kininase) ...
Boyd I L - - 1997
Recent measurements of remarkable dive performances in oceanic seabirds and marine mammals suggest the use of a range of physiological and behavioural adaptations for the parsimonious use of oxygen. Access to food at different depths may be directly related to the duration of the breath-hold, and several physiological strategies may ...
Pirkis J E - - 1997
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of contact dermatitis among pig feed handlers, explore the association with exposure to in-feed antibiotics, and determine farmers' awareness of product safety information. One representative from each piggery in Queensland's Wide Bay Burnett Region was interviewed by telephone. Just over 21% of respondents ...
Wu W - - 1997
A dermatitis characterised by discrete, raised, plaque-like and cracked skin lesions of variable sizes on the udder, the hind quarters, the lips and muzzle of all the cows in a herd was suspected of being caused by the oat straw used in bedding, after initial feed analysis and skin culture ...
Nenoff P - - 1997
The in vitro antifungal activity of the new hydroxypyridone antimycotic rilopirox has been evaluated against 29 separate clinical isolates of Malassezia (M.) furfur obtained from patients with pityriasis versicolor, seborrhoeic dermatitis or dandruff. Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of rilopirox were measured by the agar dilution technique and, in comparison, by ...
Oelrichs P B - - 1997
Native cashew (Semecarpus australiensis) is a well-known food source for aboriginal people of northeastern Queensland and the Northern Territory. It is also well known that contact with the seeds at a certain stage of growth can cause sever dermatitis in susceptible individuals. To prepare the fruits for eating, they are ...
Shorofsky S R - - 1996
Minimizing defibrillation thresholds is important to allow for implantation of downsized pulse generators with reduced outputs while maintaining an adequate defibrillation safety margin. Recent studies have demonstrated a significant reduction in monophasic defibrillation thresholds with a transvenous lead when the polarity was reversed (proximal coil = cathode). However, conflicting data ...
Rivkin RB - - 1996
Models of biogenic carbon (BC) flux assume that short herbivorous food chains lead to high export, whereas complex microbial or omnivorous food webs lead to recycling and low export, and that export of BC from the euphotic zone equals new production (NP). In the Gulf of St. Lawrence, particulate organic ...
Hardy M A - - 1996
Water, absorbed through bathing, will hydrate skin but will rapidly be lost to evaporation unless a topical occlusive agent is applied to prevent moisture loss through the skin. The frequency of bathing (at least 5 times or more weekly) is more important than the mode of bathing (tub vs. shower) ...
Almendral D - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Adequate centration of keratorefractive surgical procedures is essential for a successful outcome. An accurate technique to mathematically describe the centration and topography of the ablation zone after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) would be valuable in assessing the effects of these variables on subsequent visual results. METHODS: A vector center of ...
Chaisson R E - - 1996
To determine the impact of a food voucher incentive and patient education program on compliance with tuberculin skin test (PPD, purified protein derivative) performance in HIV-infected adults, we analyzed return rates for PPD reading for patients at our urban HIV clinic. The groups studied included patients who received no intervention ...
Fusaro R M - - 1996
BACKGROUND: Hereditary polymorphic light eruption (HPLE) occurs unique ly in the American Indian and Inuit and exhibits autosomal dominant transmission. Because the cutaneous expression of HPLE resembles that of polymorphic light eruption (PLE) and because many non-Indians in the United States have American Indian heritage, some instances of PLE may ...
Huang S W - - 1996
Plasma thrombospondin (TSP) levels were monitored in patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) exacerbated by food hypersensitivity (FH) or skin infection. In both groups, the TSP levels correlated positively with skin disease severity score from the onset to 2 months after treatment. A sustained TSP level above 250 ng/ml predicted a ...
Duits A J - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: Fc gamma receptors of class IIa (Fc gamma RIIa) occur in 2 allelic forms, with either a low (IIa-R131) or a high (IIa-H131) affinity for complexed IgG2 and IgG3. This polymorphism might have implications for the handling of immune complexes. Therefore, we determined the distribution of the Fc gamma ...
Hines JS - - 1995
The consumption of contaminated food products is a common way in which infections may be acquired during travel.1 Many different food products are contaminated with a variety of enteric pathogens.2 Occasionally, the patient will not have traveled to an area where there is contaminated food, but the food will have ...
Magnarin M - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis is associated with skin and blood eosinophilia, but the role of eosinophils in the pathogenesis of the skin lesions is poorly understood. METHODS: To determine whether eosinophils play a role in the pathogenesis of the skin lesions in atopic dermatitis, we studied the relationship between the severity ...
Rollison B - - 1995
The aim of this quality-assurance study was to assess how patients with cancer of the uterine cervix experience different aspects of care during brachytherapy treatment. Twenty patients scheduled for intrauterine brachytherapy using an afterloading technique and 20 controls with other gynaecological malignancies, undergoing a gynaecological palpation under anaesthesia, were given ...
Takeda Y - - 1995
Patients with idiopathic acquired sideroblastic anaemia (IASA) usually show macrocytic or normocytic anaemia and increased free erythrocyte protoporphyrin (FEP). The mean cell haemoglobin concentration is normal or slightly low. Here we report a pyridoxine-responsive IASA patient with microcytic and hypochromic anaemia and low FEL level; these features are usually seen ...
Sweet R A - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Though the list of possible indications for monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) continues to expand, many psychiatrists remain hesitant about prescribing MAOIs, citing concerns about dietary prohibitions and hypertensive reactions. Data about psychiatric patients' frequency of consumption of foods, beverages, and medications prohibited during MAOI use are lacking. METHOD: We ...
Iida S - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Clinical symptoms of patients with food-sensitive atopic dermatitis often improve with increasing age. OBJECTIVE: To investigate this tendency and the underlying mechanism. METHODS: We selected and divided 194 food-sensitive atopic dermatitis patients into three age groups. The proliferative responses of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) to food antigens and ...
Rani R - - 1995
HLA-DPB1 alleles were studied in 51 normal individuals and 93 leprosy patients from North India using a PCR-oligotyping technique. Hybridization patterns could identify 47 alleles of which 20 were found in the population studied. DPB1*0401 was found to be the most frequent allele with a frequency of 66.7% followed by ...
Beisenherz C - - 1995
It is pretty easy to feel useful in a situation like this. The refugees are grateful for any help. Sometimes I miss the direct patient contact, but someone has to do the organising. To be honest--I enjoy the challenge. I wake up full of energy every morning, and when I ...
Sampson H A - - 1995
Ingested food antigens rapidly cross the gastrointestinal barrier and reach pro-inflammatory cells in the skin. Food allergy provokes urticaria/angioedema by classical, Type I, IgE-mediated hypersensitivity. Food-induced atopic dermatitis is the result of non-classical, IgE-directed hypersensitivity involving resident mast cells, Langerhans cells, CD4+, TH2 lymphocytes and monocytes. A form of gluten ...
SzczepaƄski M - - 1995
The level of interleukin-2 (IL-2) in the blood serum in 28 patients with different degree of skin lesions severity of food sensitive atopic dermatitis (AD), was studied. The level of interleukin-2 in the serum from patients with AD was significantly higher than those of healthy children, especially in patients with ...
Karet F E - - 1994
The consumption of tyramine-containing foods is contraindicated in patients on classic monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors. We report successful therapeutic use of moclobemide (a MAO-A selective inhibitor) plus controlled amounts of Bovril (a tyramine-rich yeast-extract available as a food) in a patient with pure central autonomic failure who was rendered bed-bound ...
Volicer L - - 1994
Effects of sertraline on the affect and food refusal of patients with advanced dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT are reported. Out of 10 patients with depressed affect, sertraline improved affect in eight. Six of these patients were also refusing food, and sertraline diminished food refusal in five of them. ...
Morren M A - - 1994
Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary disorder, frequently associated with allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma. The disease may be influenced by many triggering factors such as irritants, aeroallergens, food, microbial organisms, sex hormones, stress factors, sweating, and climatologic factors. Moreover, it is important to be aware of contact allergy as a ...
Hsu-Hage B H BH Monash University, Department of Medicine, Victoria 3168, - - 1994
An effective public health approach to cardiovascular disease prevention should be one which gives the general public alternatives in choice when fat, salt and sugar are reduced in the diet. Fat, salt and sugar are nutrients which can be found in various foods. Public health educators convert these nutrients into ...
Morsy T A - - 1994
Dermatitis or inflammation of the skin caused by an outside agent, is a condition with many causes. It may result from direct irritation of the skin by a substances (chemical or insecticide) or it may be an allergic reaction to a particular substance that has been in contact with the ...
Steinman H A - - 1994
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic and disabling condition that has a major impact on financial and social resources of the individual and the community. Its incidence is increasing dramatically, and no cure is available. Pharmacological treatment is only partially effective. The evidence that diet plays a role in children ...
Wang M C MC School of Public Health, University of California, - - 1994
During the last decade, childhood obesity has been on the increase in Singapore and many newly industrialized Asian countries. We compared the mean body mass index (BMI) and triceps skinfold (TSF) values, as well as the dietary and physical activity patterns of Singaporean Chinese and Chinese American youths. Chinese Americans ...
Warner J A - - 1994
Peripheral blood mononuclear cell proliferative responses and interferon-gamma production to anti-CD3, cat fur extract, betalactoglobulin and ovalbumin were determined at birth in a group of 34 babies born to families where at least one parent was atopic. The development of atopic eczema with positive allergy skin-prick tests to cows' milk ...
Jergas M - - 1994
In 100 patients (20 male, 80 female) radiographs of the lumbar spine were obtained in both planes, anteroposterior and lateral. Nine readers independently and without specific criteria or training assessed the radiographs for presence of osteopenia in the form of a binary decision. A posteranterior dual x-ray absorptiometry (PA DXA) ...
Gallai V - - 1994
Recent research has shown that magnesium levels in serum, salivary secretions and red blood cells are reduced in migraine patients with and without aura, both ictally and interictally. This suggests that lower magnesium levels can contribute to the etiopathogenetic mechanisms underlying migraine attacks. It has been suggested that mononuclear magnesium ...
Nensel U - - 1994
The aim of the study was to compare under in vivo conditions the new polyamide (Polyflux 160, Gambro) and cuprammonium-rayon dialyzers (AM-FP-17, Asahi; Clirans SE15NL, Terumo) with the polysulfone dialyzer (F60, Fresenius) regarding their permeability for beta-2-microglobulin (11.8 kD), retinol binding protein (21 kD), alpha-1-microglobulin (26.7 kD), alpha-1-glycoprotein (41 kD), ...
Jolanki R - - 1994
Dermatitis caused by exposure to epoxy resin compounds was observed in the 1950s, shortly after epoxy resins were introduced. Following a description of the chemistry and the use of epoxy compounds, the authors discuss delayed and immediate allergic epoxy dermatitis and irritant epoxy dermatitis as well as factors such as ...
< 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 >