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Golley Sinéad S 1 CSIRO Food Futures National Research Flagship, Adelaide BC, South Australia, - - 2014
To assess the prevalence of and explanations for wheat avoidance, including reported symptoms, diagnoses and information sources influencing the decision to avoid wheat, and to investigate potential psychological predictors of this behaviour. Cross-sectional population survey. The study was conducted in Australia, using a nationwide postal omnibus survey. Adults aged 18 ...
Belqaid Kerstin K Medical Management Centre, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet , Stockholm , - - 2014
This study of patients under investigation for lung cancer (LC) aims to: 1) examine the prevalence of self-reported taste and smell alterations (TSAs) and their relationships with demographic and clinical characteristics; and 2) explore nutritional importance of TSAs by examining their associations with patient-reported weight loss, symptoms interfering with food ...
Chindarkar Nandkishor S NS Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego Health Systems, San Diego, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Systemic exposure to drugs, chemicals and foods can cause abnormally colored urine. Food exposures are typically benign, but urine discoloration due to chemicals or drugs may indicate a potentially dangerous condition. Discolored urine can also be caused by medical problems. This brief report reviews the laboratory findings leading to lactic ...
Vitale Maria M Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sicilia A. Mirri, Via Gino Marinuzzi 3, 90129 Palermo, Italy. - - 2014
A case of acute toxoplasmosis in an adolescent girl, almost certainly related to the consumption of raw sausage, is described. The girl suffered of fever and weakness and presented a swollen lymph node in the submandibular region. Serology analysis was positive for Toxoplasma gondii and excluded other infections. Further analysis, ...
Mehr Sam S aDepartment of Allergy and Immunology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead bDepartment of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick cSydney University, Sydney, New South Wales, - - 2014
To summarize the epidemiology of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES). FPIES is regarded as a rare non-IgE-mediated gastrointestinal allergic disorder. Older nonpopulation-based studies reported an average of 1-15 cases presenting to allergy clinics a year, but recent studies have reported figures as high as 90 cases a year. The yearly ...
Bradbury K E KE Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, - - 2014
Background:Organically produced foods are less likely than conventionally produced foods to contain pesticide residues.Methods:We examined the hypothesis that eating organic food may reduce the risk of soft tissue sarcoma, breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and other common cancers in a large prospective study of 623 080 middle-aged UK women. Women reported their ...
Mane Shikha K SK Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, - - 2014
To raise awareness among healthcare providers about the clinical and laboratory findings in acute and chronic food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES). FPIES can be caused by trivial exposure or rare foods. FPIES is a non-IgE-mediated reaction that usually presents with acute severe repetitive vomiting and diarrhea associated with lethargy, pallor, ...
Onofri Suely Mayumi Motonaga SM Department of Speech and Language Therapy, São Paulo State University - UNESP, Av. Hygino Muzzi Filho, 737, Campus Universitário, Marília, São Paulo, 17525-900, Brazil, - - 2014
Stroke is the most common neurological disease in adults that is associated with deglutition disorders. The presence of laryngeal sensitivity is very important in developing safe swallowing without risk of pulmonary complications. The aim of this study was to correlate laryngeal sensitivity with laryngeal penetration and tracheal aspiration after swallows ...
Rodrigues Mariano de Almeida Rezende Erica - - 2014
To understand the clinical characteristics and the diagnostic procedures in pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis and to evaluate the sensitivity of the patients to food and inhalant allergens. A cross-sectional study was performed in 35 children with eosinophilic esophagitis during the time period from January 2010 to January 2011. The ...
Fouque Denis D Department of Nephrology, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud, CENS, CARMEN, Université de Lyon, Lyon, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objective of this study was to review the opinions and experiences of renal care professionals to examine dietary trends among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and problems associated with the clinical management of hyperphosphatemia. This was an online survey comprising open and closed questions requesting information on patient ...
Huertas A J AJ Sección de Alergia, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Cartagena, Murcia, - - 2014
Sensitisation to pan-allergens has become an interesting tool for the study of the allergenic profile of different populations. Profilins are one of the most common pan-allergens to be studied because they are responsible for a large number of sensitisations and are clearly related to cross-reactivity and co-sensitisation. The objective of ...
Mobayed Hassan M S HM Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, - - 2014
Food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis (FDEIA) is one of the severe allergic reactions in which symptoms develop only if exercise takes place within a few hours of eating a specific food. It is important to consider FDEIA in cases of unexplained anaphylaxis as reactions can occur several hours after ingesting the culprit ...
Ballmer-Weber Barbara K BK Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, - - 2014
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic T helper 2-type inflammatory disorder. Concurrent allergic diseases have been observed in EoE cases at a high prevalence. The observation that EoE responds to dietary treatment suggests that EoE is an antigen-driven process. However, the pathogenesis by which allergens mediate the eosinophilic disease in ...
O'Keefe Andrew W AW Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Room C-510, Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 rue Tupper, Montreal, QC H3H 1P3, Canada. - - 2014
Food allergy is the most common cause of anaphylaxis in children and recent studies suggest increased prevalence of both food allergy and anaphylaxis. Among foods, fruits are rarely implicated as the cause of anaphylaxis. Furthermore, anaphylaxis to fruit in the first months of life is rare. Although banana allergy has ...
Ricciardi L L Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, - - 2014
The prevalence of nickel hyper-sensitivity varies widely in different countries, nevertheless it is the leading cause of contact dermatitis. The presence of nickel in the diet (mainly plant foods) in some nickel-sensitive subjects can provoke/aggravate eczema and systemic contact dermatitis as well as cause extra-cutaneous symptoms (respiratory, gastrointestinal, neurological). These ...
Kim Duyeol D Department of Pathology, Biotoxtech Co., Ltd, 686-2 Yangcheong-ri, Ochang-eup, Cheongwon-gun, Chungbuk 363-883, Republic of - - 2013
Evodia, a fruit from Evodia rutaecarpa, has been used in oriental medicine, and since its various pharmaceutical actions, including anti-cancer activity, have become known, evodia has been widely used as a dietary supplement. However, information regarding its toxicity is limited. Evodia fruit from Evodia rutaecarpa (Juss.) Benth. var. officinalis (Dode) ...
Frazier A Lindsay AL Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Children's Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts2Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2013
IMPORTANCE The etiology of the increasing childhood prevalence of peanut or tree nut (P/TN) allergy is unknown. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between peripregnancy consumption of P/TN by mothers and the risk of P/TN allergy in their offspring. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Prospective cohort study. The 10 907 participants in the ...
Faiman Abi A aPaediatric Gastroenterology Dietitian, Child Health bCentre for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Royal Free Hospital, London, - - 2013
In paediatric Crohn's disease (PCD), 6-8 weeks of exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) is effective in 60-80% cases. EEN is followed by gradual food reintroduction over variable (1-5 weeks) periods. Currently, there is no recommended duration or method for food reintroduction. The rationale for slow reintroduction is unclear and may be ...
Larsson Susanna C SC Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE-17177 Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address: - - 2014
Data on overall diet quality in relation to stroke risk are sparse. We examined the association between consumption of a diversity of recommended and non-recommended foods and risk of stroke. The study population comprised 33 911 Swedish women who had completed a questionnaire in 1997 and were free from cardiovascular ...
Nicolo Michele - - 2013
The feasibility of accessing data in hospitalized patients to support a malnutrition diagnosis using the new Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics-American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AND-A.S.P.E.N.) consensus recommended clinical characteristics of malnutrition is largely unknown. We sought to characterize baseline practice to guide the development of appropriate interventions ...
Knibb Rebecca C RC Aston University, Birmingham, - - 2013
Food allergy is associated with psychological distress in both child and parent. It is unknown whether parental distress is present prior to clinical diagnosis or whether experiences at clinic can reduce any distress present. This study aimed to assess anxiety and depression in parents and the impact of suspected food ...
Hwang Jin-Bok JB Department of Pediatrics, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2013
The etiology of small and fresh rectal bleeding in neonates who are not sick is usually unknown; the only known cause is food protein-induced proctocolitis (FPIPC). It has been recently reported that FPIPC is a rare cause of rectal bleeding in newborns, and most cases have been proved to be ...
Okumuş Mehmet M Kent Hospital, Department of Pathology, İzmir, - - 2013
To the Editor, Foreign body ingestion is a commonly encountered problem among emergency department physicians and gastroenterologists. The esophagus, as the narrowest part of the gastrointestinal tract other than the appendix, is a common site of foreign body impaction (1). Rarely, external esophageal factors, such as the arteria lusoria, may ...
Realmuto Lindsey L Environmental Health Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA. - - 2013
The study described in this article evaluated the effects of public health workforce cuts on routine food safety inspections and the occurrence of critical violations. Routine inspection information was collected from two Louisiana databases for permanent food establishments categorized as risk category 3 or 4 in East Baton Rouge Parish, ...
Rahiotis C - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence of cervical dentin hypersensitivity in a cross-sectional investigation of Greek adults. Seven hundred and sixty-seven subjects were examined. Participants were patients processed for first examination in the Clinic of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of ...
Ahrens B - - 2013
Reported food-related symptoms of patients may sometimes be misleading. A correct delineation of food-induced symptoms is often difficult and various differential diagnoses have to be considered. We report on two cases of food-induced, predominantly respiratory symptoms (in one case life-threatening) in children with food allergy. First, a two-year-old boy with ...
Ross Megan L - - 2013
To observe voluntary fluid and carbohydrate intakes and thermoregulatory characteristics of road cyclists during two multiday, multiple-stage races in temperate conditions. Ten internationally competitive male cyclists competed in two stage-races (2009 Tour of Gippsland, T1; n=5, and 2010 Tour of Geelong, T2; n=5) in temperate conditions (13.2-15.8°C; 54-80% relative humidity ...
Takeuchi Masato - - 2013
Anaphylactic food reaction often involves gastrointestinal symptoms, such as vomiting and abdominal pain, but to date, there have been no publications documenting the association between food hypersensitivity and intussusception. Herein is reported the case of a 2-year-old boy with intussusception accompanied by anaphylactic food reaction. The patient without known allergies ...
Kunwar R R Col Health, HQ ATNK & K Area, Island Grounds, Chennai 600009, - - 2013
An outbreak of food poisoning was reported from a Military establishment on 29 May 2011 when 43 cases of food poisoning reported sick in a span of few hours. A retrospective-prospective study was conducted. Data regarding the onset of symptoms, presenting features and history of food items consumed was collected. ...
Sidell Douglas R - - 2013
To review the literature on pediatric food choking risks, with the long-term goal of supporting legislation regulating the production, labeling, and distribution of high-risk foods. A PubMed search (Keywords: choking, obstruction, asphyxiation, foreign body, food) was conducted in July-September 2010 with publication dates ranging from 1966 to 2010. Study selection: ...
Landsman-Blumberg Pamela B PB Xcenda, Palm Harbor, - - 2013
Food-induced anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening condition that frequently results in emergency department (ED) visits and/or hospitalization. Little information is available on patient compliance with recommended postdischarge anaphylaxis care. To describe patient characteristics, concordance with recommended postdischarge care, and risk of repeated events among adults with an initial ED visit ...
Lindman Astrid - - 2013
Haematological cancer patients have an increased risk of undernourishment due to their malignancy, treatment toxicity and severe infections. This study examines whether kitchen assistants working as food caregivers increase nutritional intake and knowledge among haematological cancer patients. Comparison of two cross-sectional studies with dietary assessment of patients with haematological malignancies ...
Malick K Jane - - 2013
Endoscopy plays a major role in the management of foreign bodies and food impactions. Because of their frequent occurrence and potential for complications, it is important for the gastroenterology nurse and associate to gain an understanding of the incidence, diagnosis, and management of patients who present with ingested foreign bodies ...
Lazarević Konstansa K State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia. - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of food hygiene training of food handlers on sanitary-hygienic conditions in hospital kitchens, based on microbiological analysis of smears taken in hospital kitchens. The study was conducted in the 1995-2009 period at the Clinical Centre Nis, Serbia. The food hygiene ...
Lee Kee Hyuck - - 2013
Allostatic load (AL) measures overall physiological wear and tear on one's body, as a preclinical marker of pathophysiologic processes that precede the onset of disease. We studied the association of dietary habits with AL. Consecutive patients visiting a tertiary hospital Health Promotion Center from September 2009 to February 2010, older ...
Hashizume H - - 2013
Pancake syndrome is oral mite anaphylaxis caused by eating food prepared with wheat flour contaminated with mites. More than 135 cases occurring in various countries located in tropical and subtropical areas have been reported.(1) The most common culprit food is a pancake, although various foods containing flour have reportedly been ...
Beighley Jennifer S - - 2013
Feeding problems are common in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), with food selectivity being the most frequently reported. Selectivity based on type and/or texture of food is of concern in those with ASD. Variations in symptom presentation of food selectivity in children with different autism spectrum diagnoses across childhood ...
Wu Ming-Ling - - 2013
Ractopamine is a leanness-enhancing agent approved in the United States and 26 other countries to reduce body fat content, increase muscle mass, and improve growth rate of certain food-producing animals. Other β-agonists with stronger pharmacologic effects, especially clenbuterol, had been illegally used as leanness-enhancing agents in the United States, China, ...
Sakamoto Torao T Department of Rehabilitation, Showa Inan General Hospital, Komagane, - - 2013
Endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (EES) is not commonly used by gastroenterologists to evaluate swallowing in patients with dysphagia. To use transnasal endoscopy to identify factors predicting successful or failed swallowing of pureed foods in elderly patients with dysphagia. EES of pureed foods was performed by a gastroenterologist using a small-calibre ...
Renca Susana - - 2013
ABSTRACT The authors report a case of a 68-year-old man with an unrecognized insulinoma manifesting with neuropsychiatric symptoms. For two years, he presented with unspecified behavior changes, autonomic and neuroglycopenic symptoms, which led him to be misdiagnosed with a neurologic and psychiatric disorder before the insulinoma was recognized. Following neurological ...
Leonard Stephanie A - - 2013
CME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 1. Recognize manifestations, diagnosis, and management of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) in an outpatient setting. 2. Assess nutritional needs and provide anticipatory guidance for dietary management. 3. Recognize the indications of when to refer for assessment of resolution of FPIES using physician-supervised food challenges. Food protein-induced ...
Ordoñez Ana Manuela - - 2013
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the nutritional status (NS) and clini - cal outcome and length of stay (LOS) among patients admitted to the internal medicine ward. Methods: This is a retrospective observational study performed with the data of clinical patients collected during ...
Greenhawt Matthew M Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Michigan Food Allergy Center, University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, - - 2013
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a clinicopathologic, chronic esophageal inflammatory disease resistant to acid suppressive therapy and is associated with variable symptoms indicative of upper gastrointestinal dysfunction. Per current guidelines established by The International Group of Eosinophil Researchers (TIGERS), the diagnosis is made in symptomatic patients after a biopsy that confirms ...
Cifuentes Liliana - - 2013
Sulfites are rarely suspected as causative agents of immediate-type hypersensitivity. We report on a 49-year-old male patient who developed recurrent severe hypotension after food ingestion. A diagnosis of monoclonal mast cell activation syndrome was established. In the double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge, the patient reacted to potassium metabisulfite with anaphylaxis.
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Older adults, pregnant women, and persons with immunocompromising conditions are at higher risk than others for invasive Listeria monocytogenes infection (listeriosis), a rare and preventable foodborne illness that can cause bacteremia, meningitis, fetal loss, and death. This report summarizes data on 2009-2011 listeriosis cases and outbreaks reported to U.S. surveillance ...
Bégin Philippe - - 2013
CME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES1.Discuss the pre-test clinical assessment of a patient with a suspected food allergy.2.Review the currently available diagnostic tests and their performance for frequent food allergens.3.Interpret allergy tests in light of the pre-test assessment to determine final probability of food allergy and indication for referral for food challenge. Diagnosis ...
Vezir Emine - - 2013
Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening condition. There are limited data about the etiology and the clinical characteristics in developing countries. This study aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics of anaphylaxis patients attending our pediatric allergy clinic. We conducted a prospective analysis of patients who were admitted to our allergy clinic ...
Morita Eishin - - 2013
Food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis (FDEIA) is a special form of IgE-mediated food allergy and exhibits allergic symptoms in combination of causative food-intake and triggers such as exercise. As the causative foods and the condition of triggers vary among patients, diagnosis of FDEIA is not always easy. Serum food-specific IgE tests, which ...
Amarasinghe Hemantha K - - 2013
BACKGROUND: While the protective role of antioxidant nutrients against cancer is well established, data on Asian diets in patients with oral cancer are meagre. METHODS: A total of 1029 subjects over 30 years of age were investigated on their dietary practices in the Sabaragamuwa province (Sri Lanka) in 2006-07. Data collection ...
Gongidi Preetam - - 2013
Scurvy results from a deficiency of vitamin C and is rarely seen in the United States. We describe the MRI findings of a case of scurvy in an autistic child with food-avoidant behavior. Advanced imaging is rarely performed in clinically well-understood disease entities such as scurvy. Typical radiographic findings are ...
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