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Zenk Shannon N SN University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Health Systems Science. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study examined contributions of environmental and personal factors (specifically, food availability and expense, daily hassles, self-efficacy, positive and negative affect) to within-person and between-person variations in snack food intake in 100 African American women. Participants were signaled at random five times daily for seven days to complete a survey ...
Alvarado M I MI Servicio de Alergia, Hospital Ciudad de Coria, Coria, - - 2014
Profilins are ubiquitous proteins that act as panallergens in sensitized patients, considered to be mild or incomplete food allergens. The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of profilins as severe food allergens in allergic patients overexposed to grass who were referred for severe food reactions, and were ...
Kubo Ai - - 2014
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common gastrointestinal disease, and the cost of health care and lost productivity due to GERD is extremely high. Recently described side effects of long-term acid suppression have increased the interest in nonpharmacologic methods for alleviating GERD symptoms. We aimed to examine whether GERD ...
Ludman Siân S Children's Allergy Service, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United - - 2014
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a pediatric non-IgE-mediated allergic reaction to foods. The diagnosis of FPIES is clinical, with children presenting typically 2 to 4 hours after ingestion of a food protein. The most striking symptoms are vomiting, lethargy, and pallor. Misdiagnosis and delay in presentation to an allergist ...
Huu Vo Thuan T Department of Planning and Technical Support, Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, 159 Hung Phu Street, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland. Electronic address: - - 2014
To identify the vehicle, source, and causative agent of a community-wide food-borne outbreak of gastroenteritis [Au?1]. We conducted a case-control study. Cases were city residents diagnosed with gastroenteritis and hospitalized in Ben Tre City from 22 to 25 May 2013; 41 cases were selected randomly from a list of hospitalized ...
Meule Adrian A Institute of Psychology, Department of Psychology I, University of Würzburg, Germany; Hospital for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, LWL University Hospital Hamm of the Ruhr University Bochum, - - 2014
In individuals with obesity and binge eating disorder (BED), eating patterns can show addictive qualities, with similarities to substance use disorders on behavioural and neurobiological levels. Bulimia nervosa (BN) has received less attention in this regard, despite their regular binge eating symptoms. The Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) was developed ...
Hzarcoğlu-Gülşen Hayriye H *Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey †Unit of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, VKV American Hospital, İstanbul, - - 2014
'Intractable diarrhea of infancy' (IDI), a group of prolonged diarrheal disorders, has difficulties in diagnose and management. As a referral centre in Turkey, we documented general features of patients and the causes of IDI. This retrospective study included 60 hospitalized IDI patients aged 0-24 months old in the period of ...
Garg Shashank - - 2014
We recently encountered three patients with episodes of syncope associated with food ingestion. A 31-year-old woman had an episode of syncope in the hospital while drinking soda. Transient asystole was noted on the telemonitor, confirming the diagnosis of swallow syncope. The other two patients were 78- and 80 year old ...
Elfström Marcus M Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences Postbox 5003, NO-1432, Ås, - - 2014
Bears foraging near human developments are often presumed to be responding to food shortage, but this explanation ignores social factors, in particular despotism in bears. We analyzed the age distribution and body condition index (BCI) of shot brown bears in relation to densities of bears and people, and whether the ...
Senterre Christelle - - 2014
In childhood, inadequate fluid intakes can lead on the short term, to reduced physical and cognitive performances. However, few data are available on the fluid intake among schoolchildren in Belgium. The main aim of this study is to evaluate total fluid intake provided by different types of beverages in a ...
Siba Yahuza Y Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA and Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA - - 2014
Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis (EIPD) is a rare, benign condition of uncertain etiology and pathogenesis, which usually presents with either progressive or intermittent dysphagia. Acute presentation with food impaction, requiring emergency esophago-gastroduodenoscopy (EGD), is rare. We report a case of EIPD presenting as food bolus impaction in an elderly black female. ...
Benton Kathryn K Department of Psychology, Cadence Health, Winfield, Illinois - - 2014
Background: Feeding disorders occur commonly in the pediatric population and vary in severity from picky eating to extreme food selectivity. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision provide more inclusive diagnostic criteria for feeding disorders, but little ...
Hwang Jin-Bok JB Department of Pediatrics, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is an under-recognized non-IgE-mediated gastrointestinal food allergy. The diagnosis of FPIES is based on clinical history, sequential symptoms and the timing, after excluding other possible causes. It is definitively diagnosed by an oral food challenge test. Unfortunately, the diagnosis of FPIES is frequently delayed because ...
Worm Margitta M Allergy Center Charité, Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, ADAC Air Rescue Service Senftenberg, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Graz, Austria, Department of Pediatrics, Pneumonology and Immunology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Allergy Clinic, Department of Dermatology, SALK, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria, Pediatric Allergology, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Erlangen-Nürnberg, Department of Pediatric Pneumology and Allergology at the KID Center, Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergy at the Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Department of Allergology, Johanniter-Krankenhaus im Fläming Treuenbrietzen GmbH, Treuenbrietzen, Department of Internal Medicine I: Pneumology & Allergology/Immunology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergology, Children's Hospital of the University of Cologne, Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Schweiz, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, University of Leipzig, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Margitta Worm and Oliver Eckermann have equally contributed to the - - 2014
Anaphylaxis is the most severe manifestation of a mast cell-dependent immediate reaction and may be fatal. According to data from the Berlin region, its incidence is 2-3 cases per 100 000 persons per year. We evaluated data from the anaphylaxis registry of the German-speaking countries for 2006-2013 and data from ...
Saracco M G MG Neurological Department, Cardinal Massaia Hospital, Asti, Italy, - - 2014
The role of food associated with the headache has been the subject of scientific research since 1900, especially for migraine patients. A substantial proportion of patients (ranging from 12 to 60 %) report that their migraine attacks may be precipitated by dietary elements, certain eating habits (fasting) and abuse (caffeine and ...
Butakka Cmm C Biodiversity and Etnobiology of Pantanal, Research Center in Limnology, Cáceres, MT, - - 2014
The niche overlap between trophic groups of Chironomidae larvae in different habitats was observed between trophic groups and between different environments in Neotropical floodplain. For the evaluation we used the index of niche overlap (CXY) and analysis of trophic networks, both from the types and amount of food items identified ...
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
Organically produced foods are less likely than conventionally produced foods to contain pesticide residues. 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 ...
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, ...
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, - - 2014
The etiology of the increasing childhood prevalence of peanut or tree nut (P/TN) allergy is unknown. To examine the association between peripregnancy consumption of P/TN by mothers and the risk of P/TN allergy in their offspring. Prospective cohort study. The 10,907 participants in the Growing Up Today Study 2, born ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wüthrich Brunello B Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, - - 2014
In this chapter we will first consider whether there is real evidence on the basis of literature for early descriptions in antiquity of pathogenic reactions after food intake that could be comparable to allergy, for instance in the scriptures of Hippocrates or Lucretius. On this topic we are skeptical, which ...
Mitrović Slobodan M - - 2014
The diagnosis of food bolus impaction in the esophagus is based on the data obtained from the patient, clinical examination, radiographic diagnosis, and endoscopy. The aim of this study was to examine the influence of possible factors causing oesophageal impaction of food boluses in elderly people. This retrospective study included ...
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 ...
Riley Malcolm D MD Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), P.O. Box 10041 Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia. - - 2014
The cross-sectional 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey collected detailed dietary information from a representative sample of more than 4400 children by 24-h dietary recall. Dairy food intake by Australian children is substantially lower than recommendations, and decreases as a percentage of energy intake as children grow ...
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) ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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