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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 92
Published: 14 January 2020
10.1159/000499559
EISBN: 978-3-318-06528-2
... direct clinical application [ 6 ]. It is difficult to parse the limited nutrition offerings in most medical schools with data identifying diet as the single most significant risk factor for morbidity and mortality in the United States [ 7 ]. When more than one-third of adults [ 8 ] and nearly one...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 91
Published: 13 March 2019
10.1159/000493701
EISBN: 978-3-318-06403-2
... WIC participants, and saturated fat among those 24-36 months. These imbalances result from low intakes of vegetables and whole grains, and high intakes of processed meats, sweetened bakery foods, and sugar-sweetened beverages. Introduction The United States 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481478
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract The United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland had very different roles in World War II (WWII). The UK was engaged in continuous conflict from September 1939 until August 1945. In contrast, Ireland remained neutral throughout the war. Both countries saw an increase in tuberculosis (TB) deaths...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481486
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
..., utilization of the drugs did not occur until after the war. In the United States, the decline in tuberculosis death rates continued through the war years. Mortality fell from 45.8/100,000 in 1940 to 40/100,000 in 1945, a 15% decline However, between 1940 and 1945 the case rate increased from 76/100,000 to 89...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 189
Published: 22 December 2016
10.1159/000450672
EISBN: 978-3-318-05929-8
... Abstract In 2013, 88.4% of all incident end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients began renal replacement therapy with hemodialysis (HD) while 9.0% began with peritoneal dialysis (PD). The remaining 2.6% received a preemptive kidney transplant. In the US, outpatient HD units are widely...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 38
Published: 04 April 2016
10.1159/000442569
EISBN: 978-3-318-05606-8
... developments in rehabilitation medicine had a profound effect on the care, functional outcomes, and survival of veterans with SCIs. Neurosurgeon Donald Munro's (1898-1978) prototype SCI unit at Boston City Hospital in 1936 influenced the U.S. Army to establish several SCI centers during WWII and influenced...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 33
Published: 26 June 2013
10.1159/000348727
EISBN: 978-3-318-02395-4
... Abstract Cultural psychiatry in the United Kingdom exhibits unique characteristics closely related to its history as a colonial power, its relationship with Commonwealth countries and the changing socio-demographic characteristics of its diverse population throughout the centuries...
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Published: 17 August 2012
10.1159/000336443
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9930-6
... are integrated into the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) drug development, regulatory review, and approval paradigm, and form the essence of personalized medicine. Factors affecting drug exposure and response, such as patient age, sex, race, and genetic makeup, have gained heightened attention...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 50
Published: 29 March 2007
10.1159/000101076
EISBN: 978-3-318-01396-2
... Abstract The physical fitness of school-age children in the United States is considered from twoperspectives - status and secular change. This chapter principally examines health-relatedfitness, including the BMI, though performance-related fitness is briefly considered.Concepts of reference...
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