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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 ...
Guo Hong - - 2012
This study investigated the role of food intolerance in irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (D-IBS). Specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies against 14 common food antigens in the serum were measured in 77 patients with D-IBS and 26 healthy controls. Food-specific IgG antibodies were identified in 39 (50.65%) patients with D-IBS ...
Gao Shan - - 2012
In the present study, we developed a convenient, rapid, and sensitive immunochromatographic (IC) test strip to detect abrin in assay buffer and spiked abrin in test food samples. The abrin IC test strip was based on a sandwich format consisting of a monoclonal antibody and a polyclonal antibody. The anti-abrin ...
Ghassemzadeh Alieh - - 2012
The aim of this study was to determine possible correlates of premature ovarian failure (POF) in an Iranian population. In a case-control study, 80 patients with POF were compared with 80 controls enrolled from the same setting during 2007-2008. A food diary was used to assess food consumption habits. Mean ...
Ritz Eberhard - - 2012
Hyperphosphatemia has been identified in the past decade as a strong predictor of mortality in advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). For example, a study of patients in stage CKD 5 (with an annual mortality of about 20%) revealed that 12% of all deaths in this group were attributable to an ...
Proença Vieira L - - 2012
The identification of stages of dietary change and the factors affecting food choices can direct more effective nutritional intervention against coronary heart disease progression. Identify the stages of change of eating behavior and its relation with nutritional status, food consumption and previous cardiovascular events in patients who underwent coronary angioplasty. ...
Thekkethodika Abdulvahab A Department of Anesthesia ICU, Pain Management and Palliative Care, Hamad Medical Corporation, 3050 Doha, - - 2012
Laparoscopic gastric banding is a popular surgical treatment performed to control morbid obesity all over the world. Regurgitation of food material from stomach is very common in these patients. Remnants of food material may risk the airway for pulmonary aspiration. This case experience shows that despite the extended fasting period, ...
Keller Michael D MD Division of Allergy & Immunology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. - - 2012
Alternatives to cow's milk and soy milk are often necessary for children with food allergies. Although hydrolyzed and elemental formulas are appropriate replacements, other milk products such as rice and almond milk are insufficient protein sources for children under 2 years of age. A chart review on three patients treated ...
Guigueno Mélanie F - - 2012
Mercury (Hg) is a global contaminant impacting even remote environments. In alpine watersheds, glacial meltwater is a source of Hg, which accumulated in glaciers during the 1960-1980 cooling cycle. The considerable variation observed for Hg exposure of alpine animals in proximal watersheds could result from differences among those watersheds in ...
Zakhari Joseph S JS Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037, - - 2012
Ghrelin, an enteric peptide hormone linked to the pathophysiology of obesity has been a therapeutic target of great interest over the past decade. Many research efforts have focused on the antagonism of ghrelin's endogenous receptor GHSR1a, which is found along ascending vagal afferent fibers, as well as in the arcuate ...
Al-Hammadi Suleiman - - 2011
Food allergy is common in children, and its occurrence is strongly associated with other allergies including anaphylaxis. Both genetic (e.g., CD14, STAT6, IL-10, SPINK5, and FOXP3 genes) and environmental (e.g., early exposure to highly allergic food) factors appear to contribute to food allergy. Cross-sectional study involved children in public primary ...
Duvancić Tomislav - - 2011
Angioedema indicates acute subcutaneous edema that characterizes improperly restricted cutaneous or mucous membrane swelling, which can occur only once or be relapsing. Edema usually occurs in the periorbital area, lips, tongue, extremities and intestinal wall. It has turned out that angioedema is usually caused by the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme ...
Metz-Favre C - - 2011
The authors describe an unusual case of LTP allergy. A 35 years old patient presented repeated episodes of angiooedema after food intake and complained 10 years ago of contact urticaria and rhinoconjunctivitis when exposed to cannabis leaves and to marijuana smoke. The suspected responsible foods, such as wheat flour in ...
Festugato Moira - - 2011
FUNDAMENT: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory systemic disease mediated by immune factors. We will explore the foods that act on these factors contributing to psoriasis. As a systemic disease, which shares the same pathophysiological substrate with other comorbidities, diet also leads to worsening of comorbidities. OBJECTIVE: To indicate a group ...
Asero R - - 2011
In birch pollen-allergic patients the occurrence of clinically relevant crossreactivity to plant-derived foods is clearly related with the level of birch-specific IgE. In profilin-hypersensitive patients this has not been investigated so far. To investigate whether the levels of profilin IgE are predictive of the development of food allergy in hypersensitive ...
Xu Yafu - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The spoilage of fishery food has been attributed to limited types of microorganisms called specific spoilage organisms (SSO). Unlike traditional food-preserving techniques which usually exploit broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents, here, based on the specific antimicrobial activity of egg yolk antibodies (IgY) against two SSO in refrigerated fish (Shewanella putrefaciens and ...
Indrio Flavia - - 2011
To provide an overview on the role of gut immunity, nervous system and motility patterns in the development of feeding intolerance in newborns. Maturation of the GI is important not only for digestion and absorption, but for endocrine and exocrine function as well. There is little data available about the ...
Patel Nalin J - - 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential role of food intolerances in the management of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). This is a retrospective case review of 4 pediatric patients with RRP. All of the patients, cared for by the primary author between 2005 and 2010, were managed ...
Shin Hakdong - - 2011
Bacillus cereus is widely distributed in the environment and is responsible for foodborne illnesses, causing diarrhea and vomiting. In this study, the prevalence of B. cereus bacteriophages in Korean fermented foods was studied using 6 reference strains, and JBP901 was further characterized. In a total of 47 samples, 19 (40.4%) ...
Peng D - - 2011
The feed drug additive carbadox is a suspected carcinogen and mutagen. To monitor effectively residues of carbadox in the edible tissues of food-producing animals, an indirect competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ic-ELISA) to detect quinoxaline-2-carboxylic acid, the marker residue of carbadox, was developed. Several haptens were synthesised and conjugated to the ...
Quan Ying - - 2011
A polyclonal antibody for acrylamide (AA) was obtained by immunization of rabbits with N-acryloxysuccinimide (NAS) and keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) conjugate. A direct enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) based on this antibody with enhanced chemiluminescent (ECL) detection of AA in food samples has been developed. Assay conditions, including concentrations of antibody ...
Blissett Jackie - - 2011
Despite substantial evidence suggesting a diet high in fruit and vegetables (FV) is associated with reduced risk of cancer, only 21% of children in the UK consume the recommended 5 portions of fruit of vegetables a day. This review examines the role of parenting style, feeding style and feeding practices ...
Babu Dinesh - - 2011
Aflatoxin B(1) is an unavoidable natural mycotoxin that enters the food chain by contamination of food grains and feedstuffs, potentially posing carcinogenic risks to animal and human health. Immuno-PCR methods have the potential to address the need of meeting the regulatory limits by detecting trace levels of toxins present in ...
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