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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 54
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000518501
EISBN: 978-3-318-06791-0
... Abstract The spectrum of bone morbidity in childhood cancer survivors (CCS) is broad and extends beyond “low bone mineral density” to structural damage including fracture-induced vertebral deformity, and joint collapse due to osteonecrosis or slipped capital femoral epiphysis. In addition...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484342
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... Abstract Fundamentally, the prevalence of mineral and vitamin deficiencies is high in developing countries due to the fact that agricultural systems do not produce sufficient foods rich in minerals and vitamins. Biofortification involves breeding staple food crops to increase...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 190
Published: 29 May 2017
10.1159/000468952
EISBN: 978-3-318-06061-4
... Abstract Patients affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD) exhibit a high risk of cardiovascular mortality that is poorly explained by traditional risk factors. There is a growing awareness about the role of derangement of mineral metabolism that is currently accepted as a trigger and sustainer...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 108
Published: 12 September 2013
10.1159/000351489
EISBN: 978-3-318-02457-9
... Abstract This chapter examines the evidence behind the need or not to routinely administer multivitamin and/or mineral preparations to term infants. We reviewed the recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) of vitamins and minerals during the first year of life and examined whether standard...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 106
Published: 12 February 2013
10.1159/000342601
EISBN: 978-3-318-02266-7
... Abstract Bone mineral accretion during childhood and adolescence is subject to a number of influences, including body composition changes, sexual maturation and growth. Bone mass and density increase with age and vary by sex, so bone health must be evaluated like other growth outcomes, i.e...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 96
Published: 16 March 2012
10.1159/000331893
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9895-8
... Abstract In a recent investigation of bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with moderate-to-severe AD, we found that one third of the patients had a low BMD, predominately males. This could be due to the use of topical corticosteroids or due to chronic inflammation. However, neither could...
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Series: Yearbook of Pediatric Endocrinology
Published: 14 September 2011
10.1159/000330548
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9860-6
... shifted to cancer, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmunity. This topic has seen fierce debates over the last year. On the other hand, while bone still quite recently was regarded only as a passive partner in mineral metabolism and a target to various calciotropic hormones, it is now evident...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 55
Published: 29 September 2010
10.1159/000321975
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9559-9
... Abstract Adolescent female athletes are at increased risk for low bone mineral density (BMD) secondary to exercise-induced hypogonadism. Of particular concern is that the adolescent years are also a critical time for bone accrual, and deficits incurred during this period could lead...
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Series: Yearbook of Pediatric Endocrinology
Published: 13 September 2010
10.1159/000320655
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9602-2
... It has been an outstanding year of publications in the field of pediatric endocrinology. We have made a subjective selection of 19 papers and divided the chapter into ’bone’, ’growth plate’ and ’mineral metabolism’ where each paper is discussed from a pediatric endocrine point of view. A clear...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 161
Published: 30 May 2008
10.1159/000130690
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8567-5
... Abstract Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with increased mortality. Non-traditionalrisk factors, such as mineral metabolism disturbances, seem to contribute to the unexpectedhigh mortality rate. A chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD) hasrecently been defined...
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