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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 94
Published: 09 June 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06685-2
... Abstract The human mammary gland is an integral effector component of the common mucosal immune system. However, from physiological and immunological aspects, it displays several unique features not shared by other mucosal sites. The development, maturation, and activity of the mammary gland...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 33
Published: 22 January 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06202-1
... and evolution. Some are monosymptomatic while others have associated motor and nonmotor features. Some are static while others follow a progressive course. This chapter will review common primary and secondary movement disorders: Parkinson disease and other forms of Parkinsonism, essential tremor and its...
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Published: 02 April 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02697-9
... as immunoexcitotoxicity. In this chapter, we will discuss the common etiology of these three neurological conditions as well as the immunoexcitotoxicity pathway, and introduce potential prevention and metabolic treatment strategies based on the new concept of immunoexcitotoxicity. Altered neuronal function...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 46
Published: 22 December 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02763-1
... Abstract Abstract: Actinic keratosis, which is a potential precursor of squamous cell carcinoma, is a common skin condition in fair-skinned adults worldwide. Actinic keratosis may be treated with ‘lesion-directed' approaches and/or ‘field-directed' therapies, the latter of which include...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 179
Published: 01 December 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02604-7
... Abstract This chapter uses a public health perspective to provide an overview of the key determinants and shared pathways for the causes of non-communicable diseases and common mental disorders and their outcomes. Current understandings about their co-occurrence, prevention and control...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 79
Published: 10 September 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02670-2
... Abstract The intestinal mucosa is the largest body surface exposed to the environment. While there are common features when comparing immune responses along the intestinal mucosa, the small bowel and colon exhibit striking differences in their mechanisms driving immune regulation. The vitamin...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 78
Published: 27 January 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02531-6
... by income. Source: WHO [ 24 ]. Generating common policies and intervention to address the double burden is particularly important in those nations and regions in which one sees appreciable loss of DALYs from both conditions, such as Northern Africa and Middle East, most of South, Southeast and East...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 38
Published: 18 January 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02307-7
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
.... This examination requires patience, sensitivity, direct communication with the child as well as with the parent, and an open manner that inspires trust in both parties to manage a potentially anxiety-provoking situation. This chapter will review common vulvar disorders, including vulvovaginitis, lichen sclerosis...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 30
Published: 22 June 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02184-4
... animals was required. To this end, changes in isometric tension of isolated rings of the common digital artery of the fallow deer, killed for the venison market, in response to selected NO-NSAIDs and their parent NSAIDs (notably aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac and flurbiprofen) were measured...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 169
Published: 14 January 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9538-4
... glomerulosclerosis, marked thickening of tubular basement membranes, and monotypic deposits of Ig light chains (mostly ĸ) and/or heavy chains (mostly γ) that feature a non-organized granular, electron-dense appearance by electron microscopy. The most common cause is myeloma, although in a fair proportion of cases...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 39
Published: 31 August 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9567-4
... be the critical pathway that promotes the development and recruitment of eosinophils independently of IL-5 at sites of allergic inflammation. The receptors for IL-3, IL-5 and GM-CSF are heterodimers ( 4 ), each possessing a unique α-chain which is responsible for the binding of the ligand and sharing a common...
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