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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 56
Published: 05 July 2023
EISBN: 978-3-318-07040-8
... increased when distance was under 1 m; the review indicated with only low certainty that masks and eye protection had an effect when used by the public to prevent spread of epidemics [ 1 ]. The word “infection” derives from Latin inficere, e.g., to taint, spoil, or corrupt. Today, the word is used...
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Series: Monographs in Oral Science
Volume: 26
Published: 16 October 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06113-0
... Abstract The limited effect of fluoride on root caries has prompted the study of new preventive therapies, which involve recently developed functional peptides, lasers, phosphate-based technologies, among several other approaches. Most of the specific peptides currently investigated have been...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 85
Published: 25 April 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05643-3
... Abstract Food allergy is a common disease. In recent years, recommendations for the prevention of food allergy have been shifted from avoidance strategies to active oral tolerance induction. Due to evidence from observational studies, it has been suggested that sensitization occurs via the skin...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 83
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-05478-1
... forces are devoted to the care of age-related disabilities. The epidemiological scenario and the high healthcare costs required for the management of dependent individuals require the adoption of strategies aimed at preventing the loss of physical function and anticipate the take in charge of older...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 42
Published: 13 March 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02657-3
... political influence is presented. The chapter then outlines controversies about tobacco industry engagement in tobacco control before presenting three case studies of tobacco industry strategies to enhance profits and prevent regulation. The first case study describes tobacco companies' business...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 46
Published: 22 December 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02763-1
... a causal role of suspected viruses in the promotion of oncogenesis. This might include the expression of a gene product promoting unregulated cell division or that is capable of preventing a molecular defence against malignant transformation. Further, it should ideally be shown that the suppression...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 60
Published: 15 September 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02577-4
... existing literature on physical activity interventions in the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Rather, we will focus on studies that have made an effort to explain the mechanisms behind the outcome of the interventions. Most studies on the effect of physical training in patients with type 2...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 77
Published: 30 September 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02447-0
.... The objective of this review was to summarize the most recent data on the use of probiotics to treat or prevent diseases in pediatrics. MEDLINE and The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched in September 2012 for randomized controlled trials or their meta-analyses published in the last 3 years...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 178
Published: 30 May 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02163-9
... peritonitis related to contamination. Protocols to prevent peritonitis related to exit site infection include exit site mupirocin or exit site gentamicin as part of routine care. A randomized control trial (RCT) comparing exit site medi-honey to intranasal mupirocin is nearing completion and may prove...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 51
Published: 31 May 2007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01459-4
... of fractures later inlife. Therefore, based on the current evidence, we recommend a physically active lifestyle duringgrowth as a possible preventive strategy against fragility fractures in old age. ...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 65
Published: 22 January 2007
EISBN: 978-3-318-01343-6
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 25
Published: 26 July 2006
EISBN: 978-3-318-01402-0
... that war sets in motion an undeniable cycle of physical, emotional, and fiscal consequences for war veterans and for society. These findings lead to important healthcare questions. Is there a way to prevent or mitigate subsequent postwar symptoms and associated depression and disability? We 1The...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 38
Published: 21 December 2004
EISBN: 978-3-318-01158-6
... by glucose metabolism and associated effected redox potential, which may induce oxidative damages. Aldose reductase blockers were able to prevent the development of diabetic cataracts in experimental studies, however clinical trials were interrupted due to unclear side effects. Other drugs with radical...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 146
Published: 28 October 2004
EISBN: 978-3-318-01168-5
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