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Beluci Marli Luiz - - 2012
Abstract Objectives: To relate nutritional status with food acceptance by patients undergoing alveolar bone grafting and to elaborate an interdisciplinary instrument for data collection, involving nutrition and nursing teams. Design/Intervention: A prospective, longitudinal, and comparative study with a quantitative approach was conducted in a tertiary institutional hospital. The nutritional anthropometric ...
Flores E - - 2012
Background: Patients with pollinosis develop symptoms after intake of plant food more often than the general population. In order to study the prevalence of the presentation of allergic symptoms to plant foods in pollinosis, we selected a representative sample of the population from our Mediterranean area. Methods: All patients completed ...
Miras Alexander D AD Imperial Weight Centre, Imperial College London, London, - - 2012
Obesity is among the leading causes of disease and death. Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment of obesity. There is increasing evidence that after gastric bypass surgery, patients and animal models show a decreased preference for sweet and fatty foods. The underlying mechanism may include alterations in taste function. ...
Carroccio Antonio A Division of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Sciacca, ASP, Agrigento, Italy. - - 2012
Non-celiac wheat sensitivity (WS) is considered a new clinical entity. An increasing percentage of the general population avoids gluten ingestion. However, the real existence of this condition is debated and specific markers are lacking. Our aim was thus to demonstrate the existence of WS and define its clinical, serologic, and ...
Buss Caroline - - 2012
PURPOSE: To identify associations between long-term (1 year) food intake and skin nutritive microvascular function in healthy subjects. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study. A validated 88-item food-frequency questionnaire was administered to 39 healthy men aged 23.4 ± 0.5 years and body mass index 23.3 ± 2.3 kg/m(2), who reported food intake during the last year and ...
Ford Lara S LS Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, - - 2013
In our previous study about 75% of children with cow's milk allergy tolerated baked milk products, which improved their prognosis and quality of life. We sought to identify biomarkers of varying degrees of clinical tolerance among a cohort of children with cow's milk allergy. One hundred thirty-two subjects were initially ...
Harum Peggy - - 2012
These considerations strongly suggest that a mixed composition of dietary animal and plant foods should be encouraged in a diet for patients with CKD, whereas the intake of processed foods should be limited. Of course, it is most important to restrict intake of phosphorus in all of its forms in ...
Harrison Krista L - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Researchers have the potential to utilize genetic modification (GM) technologies to create a hybrid of "food" and "medicine" that may challenge traditional understandings of what is "natural". Moral and ethical concerns are likely to arise in any discussion of these therapeutic foods and will affect the integration of products ...
Spergel Jonathan M JM Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399, USA. - - 2012
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disease with isolated eosinophils in the esophagus predominantly triggered by foods. The optimal testing to identify inciting foods remains unclear. We sought to determine the effectiveness of allergy testing-directed diets in patients with EoE. A retrospective analysis of all children with EoE seen ...
Salmean Younis A - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of foods with added fiber on blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine concentrations in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). DESIGN: Participants were enrolled in a 6-week single-blind crossover study. SETTING: Free living with partial dietary intervention. PATIENTS: Thirteen CKD patients with Modification of ...
Momosaki Ryo - - 2012
This study evaluated the clinical usefulness of the newly developed Two-Step Thickened Water Test (TTWT) in identifying patients with poststroke dysphagia at risk of aspiration of paste food. The study subjects were 110 poststroke patients (mean age, 73 ± 10 years). The TTWT comprises a bedside pretest (tongue protrusion, vocalization, ...
Newland Kate - - 2012
The complex relationship between food allergy and infantile eczema has prompted divergent approaches to investigating potential food triggers in eczematous patients. It is well recognised that a significant proportion of infants with eczema have immunoglobulin E-mediated food allergy, reported to range between 20-80%. Determining whether certain foods trigger an eczematous ...
Jyonouchi Harumi - - 2012
As opposed to IgE mediated food allergy (IFA) which can cause fatal outcomes, non-IgE mediated FA (NFA) was initially thought to be a benign condition mediated by cellular immune responses, primarily affects the GI mucosa. NFA children were thought to recover well upon avoidance of offending food. Although pathogenesis of ...
Vester Lotte - - 2012
Background. Protein contact dermatitis is a frequent disorder among hand eczema patients who have occupational food contact. Knowledge about the consequences of having protein contact dermatitis is lacking. Objectives. To investigate the consequences of having occupational skin disease on the hands resulting from food handling, with a focus on protein ...
Patelis Antonios - - 2012
BACKGROUND: IgE sensitization is an important risk factor for the development of asthma. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate the IgE antibody profile for a broad spectrum of allergen molecules in asthmatic patients. METHODS: Participants from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey II (n = 467) were tested ...
Berstad Arnold - - 2012
Patients with perceived food hypersensitivity typically present with multiple health complaints. We aimed to assess the severity of their intestinal and extra-intestinal symptoms. In a prospective study, 84 patients referred to our outpatient clinic for investigation of perceived food hypersensitivity were enrolled consecutively. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) was diagnosed according ...
Wulfert F - - 2012
The sera of a retrospective cohort (n=41) composed of children with well characterized cow's milk allergy collected from multiple visits were analyzed using a protein microarray system measuring four classes of immunoglobulins. The frequency of the visits, age and gender distribution reflected real situation faced by the clinicians at a ...
Shah-Khan Miraj G - - 2012
Methylene blue dye has an important role in lymphatic mapping for sentinel lymph node surgery. A recent safety announcement from the US Food and Drug Administration warned physicians about possible serious central nervous system reactions in patients on serotonergic medications who received intravenous methylene blue for the identification of parathyroid ...
Davis Caroline C Kinesiology & Health Sciences, York University, Toronto, Canada M3J1P3. - - 2012
While the study of binge eating disorder (BED) has burgeoned in the past decade, an understanding of its neurobiological underpinnings is still in the early stages. Previous research suggests that BED may be an overeating syndrome characterized by a hyper-responsiveness to reward, and a strong dopamine signaling in the neuro-circuitry ...
Oyoo-Okoth Elijah - - 2012
The present study evaluated if the element profiles in hair and nails of children from the Lake Victoria region in Kenya reflect uptake from food and the environment. To this purpose, the element concentrations in hair and nails were related to element concentrations measured in food items, water, and soil. ...
Vester Lotte - - 2012
Background. Protein contact dermatitis was originally defined in 1976 by Hjorth and Roed-Petersen as a distinct kind of dermatitis seen in patients with occupational food contact. Even though occupational skin diseases are frequent in Denmark, little attention has been paid to protein contact dermatitis, and the frequency is unknown. Objectives. ...
Blatman Karen Hsu - - 2012
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is distinguished from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by persistent esophageal eosinophilia despite medical therapy with proton-pump inhibitors for 4-6 weeks. In children, symptoms vary by age groups such as feeding disorders in 2 year olds; vomiting in 8 year olds; and abdominal pain, dysphagia, and/or food impaction ...
Hon Kam-Lun Ellis - - 2012
Atopic eczema is a common and distressing disease. This study aimed to review the age-dependent pattern of atopic sensitization to food and aeroallergens in patients with eczema by skin prick testing. The results of skin prick test (SPT), serum IgE, bronchial challenge test, and family history of atopy in eczema ...
Roth Christian L - - 2012
Objective: To use functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in craniopharyngioma (CP) patients to examine the hypothesis that hypothalamic damage due to CP and its treatment results in enhanced perception of food reward and/or impaired central satiety processing. Methods: Pre- and post-meal responses to visual food cues in brain regions of ...
Kaikkonen Jari E - - 2012
There is a paucity of detailed information about the role of childhood food patterns or on the impact of individual nutrients on adulthood cardiovascular disease (CVD). We review here the reports that have investigated these questions in the Young Finns Study with its 3596 subjects at baseline, aged 3 to ...
Nucera E - - 2012
Natural rubber latex allergy (NRL-A) is an international problem of public health. About 50-60% of NRL-A patients may present adverse reactions after ingestion of cross-reacting vegetable foods. This condition, called Latex-fruit Syndrome, is a matter of research. The aim of our study is to distinguish between clinical/subclinical latex-fruit syndrome and ...
Nucera E - - 2012
Profilins are panallergens, responsible for many cross-reactivities between inhalant, latex and plant-derived food allergens. We evaluated the effectiveness and the safety of sublingual desensitization treatment (SLIT) in two patients with allergic respiratory and food diseases. Skin prick tests, IgE and IgG4 assays to pollens, some plant-derived foods, profilin, non-lipid specific ...
Stewart Michael W - - 2012
In November 2011, aflibercept (Eylea; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals), a recombinant fusion protein that binds to members of the vascular endothelial growth factor family, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Zallot Camille - - 2012
BACKGROUND: We investigated dietary beliefs and behavior in a large population of adult inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and evaluated their impact on patients' social life. METHODS: A questionnaire of 14 items was administered to all consecutive IBD patients followed at the Nancy University Hospital Department of Gastroenterology from February ...
Ostgaard Hege - - 2012
The present study investigated the diet and quality of life of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients in comparison to the background population. Furthermore, it studied the effects of guidance on diet management on changes in food intake, quality of life and symptoms. A total of 35 healthy controls, 36 IBS ...
Mansueto P - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Lymphoid aggregates are normally found throughout the small and large intestine. Known as lymphoid nodular hyperplasia (LNH), these aggregates are observed especially in young children and are not associated with clinical symptoms being considered 'physiological'. In children presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms the number and size of the lymphoid follicles ...
Elbashir Abdalla A - - 2012
Capillary electrophoresis with a capacitively contactless conductivity detector (CE-C(4) D) is becoming a significant useful technique for the analysis of analytes in various fields such as pharmaceutical, biomedical, food and environmental. This review is an update describing the recent developments in the application of CE with a C(4) D detector. ...
Cucu Tatiana - - 2012
Food allergy, an abnormal immunological response due to sensitization to a food component, has become an important health problem, especially in industrialized countries. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of thermal processing and glycation on the basophil activation by hazelnut proteins using a basophil activation test. ...
Gonsalves Nirmala - - 2012
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) typically present with dysphagia and food impaction. A 6-food elimination diet (SFED) is effective in children with EoE. We assessed the effects of the SFED followed by food reintroduction on the histologic response, symptoms, and quality of life (QOL) in adults with ...
Yarnell Eric L - - 2012
A young boy with prior constipation developed recurrent severe calcium phosphate kidney calculi, sometimes sufficient to cause acute kidney failure and hydronephrosis. After several major surgeries, food allergies were determined by serum immunoglobulin E testing, and when he finally went on a gluten-free diet, he stopped forming calculi and has ...
Teymourpour Pegah - - 2012
Cow's milk anaphylaxis is the most common food-induced anaphylaxis in Iranian children. The clinical and laboratory findings of cow's milk anaphylaxis are evaluated in this study. All children who had experienced cow's milk anaphylaxis and had been referred to Immunology, asthma and allergy research center during a 5-year period were ...
Trinchieri Alberto - - 2012
The potential renal acid load of foods (PRAL) has been proposed as a causative factor of renal stone format ion in patients with calcium stones. Evaluation of the dietary PRAL seems to be advisable to evaluate the lithogenic potential of the diet of the individual patient. On the basis of ...
Sammut S J - - 2012
Marginal ulcers are a well described complication following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. These may be a cause for perforation. We describe a case of upper gastrointestinal perforation 18 months following a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass that appeared to be caused by a food bezoar. The perforation occurred at the site of ...
Moghtaderi Mozhgan - - 2012
Background: Atopic dermatitis is a major public health problem, often starting in early childhood and sometimes followed by other allergic diseases. Although hypersensitivity to foods is assumed to play an essential role in the development of atopic dermatitis in some patients, little is known about common food allergens in Iranian ...
Kibret Mulugeta - - 2012
Lack of basic infrastructure, poor knowledge of hygiene and practices in food service establishments can contribute to outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. The aims of this study were to investigate the food safety knowledge and practices of food handlers and to assess the sanitary conditions of food service establishments in Bahir ...
Trabal J - - 2012
To assess the dietary habits and food avoidance-behavior in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Cross-sectional pilot study with 28 patients diagnosed with severe CFS. Eating habits were assessed with a food frequency questionnaire and 3-day food records. We analyzed variables related to dietary restrictions induced by symptoms or external ...
El-Salhy M - - 2012
Most patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) believe that diet plays a significant role in inducing IBS symptoms and desire to know what foods to avoid. It has been found that the intake of calories, carbohydrates, proteins and fat by IBS patients does not differ from that of the background ...
Zomer-Kooijker Kim - - 2012
To cite this article: Zomer-Kooijker K, Slieker MG, Kentie PA, van der Ent CK, Meijer Y. A prediction rule for food challenge outcome in children. Pediatric Allergy Immunology 2012: 00. ABSTRACT: Background:  In children with food-related symptoms, a food challenge is considered as the gold standard to diagnose allergy. If ...
Boltong Anna - - 2012
PURPOSE: Self-reported taste alterations are common in people receiving chemotherapy; however, it is usually unclear whether these reports refer to changes to the sense of taste itself or to problems related to the broader phenomenon of flavour, or the hedonic experience of eating and drinking. The purpose of this study ...
Tam Shu K E - - 2012
Involvement of the dorsal hippocampus (DHPC) in acquisition of Pavlovian trace conditioning and interval timing was examined in an appetitive preparation in which presentations of one conditioned stimulus (CS) were immediately followed by food (delay conditioning), and presentations of another CS were followed by food 15 seconds after its termination ...
González-Cervera Jesús - - 2012
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic, immune/antigen-mediated, esophageal disease characterized by esophageal dysfunction and eosinophilic inflammation, manifested mainly as dysphagia and frequent food impaction. EoE is recognized into the spectrum of food allergy, but food sensitization studies used not to be efficient to identify the triggering food, because of what ...
Uzunısmaıl Hülya - - 2012
Background/aims: This study was designed to assess the role of foods with raised IgG antibodies and additives on the symptoms and inflammation of Crohn's disease. Methods: Eight patients with Crohn's disease in remission were studied. They followed a strict diet during phase I. Then, provocations with two, three-day periods (phases ...
Virtanen Suvi M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Evidence for the role of food consumption during childhood in the development of β cell autoimmunity is scarce and fragmentary. OBJECTIVE: We set out to study the associations of longitudinal food consumption in children with the development of advanced β cell autoimmunity. DESIGN: Children with advanced β cell autoimmunity ...
Mavroudi Antigoni - - 2012
Food induced sensitization has been reported in pediatric liver recipients. However long term follow up has not been established so far.We report here our experience regarding 3 pediatric patients who developed acquired food allergy after liver transplantation. The first patient suffered from persistent diarrhea and eczema. The second one presented ...
Kivity Shmuel - - 2012
The prevalence of food allergy is increasing in both the pediatric and adult populations. While symptom onset occurs mostly during childhood, there are a considerable number of patients whose symptoms first begin to appear after the age of 18 years. The majority of patients with adult-onset food allergy suffer from ...
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