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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 200
Published: 07 August 2023
EISBN: 978-3-318-07124-5
... exhibit either reversible or irreversible interactions (both chemical and physical) with the sorbent, implying either synergic or competitive effects during the adsorption. Because of all these issues, it is actually very difficult to determine reliable adsorption isotherms to be used for practical...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... Adiposity Bone mineral Metabolic syndrome Fitness Strength Weight status Key Messages Physical activity (PA) is a behavior that changes with growth and maturation and is influenced by the culture within which the individual lives. Regular PA favorably influences bone mineral...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
... Abstract Clinical Background and Epidemiology: Low physical activity is a common phenotype in individuals living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). It increases as renal function declines and is associated with adverse clinical outcomes and a poor quality of life (QOL). Both behavioral...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 95
Published: 12 January 2021
EISBN: 978-3-318-06866-5
... Abstract Physical activity (PA) can improve physical, mental, cognitive, and brain health throughout the lifespan. During preadolescent childhood, the benefits of PA for cognitive health have been widely studied, with evidence indicating enhanced executive control, improved academic performance...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 82
Published: 14 February 2019
EISBN: 978-3-318-06371-4
.... This review summarizes the history and physical examination that will help diagnose common vestibular disorders presenting with vertigo. The History: What to Ask Is there a hallucination of movement? Vertigo is a false sense of movement [ 1 ] that might be spinning, rocking, swaying or bouncing...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... of identifying physical frailty in hemodialysis patients and proposes an algorithm integrating frailty assessment into the routine care of patients treated with dialysis. Summary: Physical frailty is highly prevalent in patients undergoing hemodialysis, and can potentially be prevented or treated...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 31
Published: 06 February 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06059-1
... Abstract Patients with brain tumor frequently experience a combination of physical, cognitive, and communication deficits. These may cause severe psycho-emotional stress altering biological and mental conditions and complicating the course of the primary disease, and thus necessiate physical...
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Series: Fast Facts Collection 2017
Published: 18 September 2017
EISBN: 978-1-910797-62-4
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Abstract Background: Physical therapies refer to non-medical treatment strategies, including surgery, cryotherapy, UV phototherapy, and acupuncture. Most physical approaches are inappropriate in the context of itch. UV phototherapy and acupuncture may be effective in the management of itch...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 47
Published: 30 June 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05869-7
... Abstract Physical exercise may be vital to the maintenance of the endocrine system with aging and its helps to restore loss of activity of the endocrine system with aging. There is evidence that physical exercise induces activity of the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor-1 axis and so...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 83
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05478-1
... accepted definition and specific diagnostic criteria. Different perspectives on frailty have led to two distinct viewpoints of this phenomenon in the literature. The first describes the phenomenon based solely on physical attributes and capabilities. In contrast, more recent perspectives describe...