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Gestational diabetes mellitus in 13 dogs.
BACKGROUND There are few reports on the clinical appearance, prognosis, and risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in dogs. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical characteristics of GDMExpand
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Establishment of Intestinal Microbiota during Early Life: a Longitudinal, Explorative Study of a Large Cohort of Danish Infants
ABSTRACT Fecal samples were obtained from a cohort of 330 healthy Danish infants at 9, 18, and 36 months after birth, enabling characterization of interbacterial relationships by use of quantitativeExpand
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Subacute oral toxicity investigation of nanoparticulate and ionic silver in rats
Subacute toxicity of 14 nm nanoparticulate silver (Ag-NP) stabilised with polyvinylpyrrolidone and ionic silver in the form of silver acetate (Ag-acetate) was investigated in four-week-old WistarExpand
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The role of diabetes mellitus in the aetiology of renal cell cancer
Summary To investigate the relation between diabetes mellitus and the risk of renal cell cancer we carried out a population-based retrospective cohort study. Patients identified in the SwedishExpand
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Validity and reproducibility of self-reported total physical activity—differences by relative weight
OBJECTIVE: Physical activity is hypothesized to reduce the risk of obesity and several other chronic diseases and enhance longevity. However, most of the questionnaires used measure only part ofExpand
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Introducing GUt low-density array (GULDA): a validated approach for qPCR-based intestinal microbial community analysis.
Alterations in the human gut microbiota caused, for example, by diet, functional foods, antibiotics, or occurring as a function of age are now known to be of relevance for host health. Therefore,Expand
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Insights into human genetic variation and population history from 929 diverse genomes
Genome sequences from diverse human groups are needed to understand the structure of genetic variation in our species and the history of, and relationships between, different populations. We presentExpand
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Freezing fecal samples prior to DNA extraction affects the Firmicutes to Bacteroidetes ratio determined by downstream quantitative PCR analysis.
Freezing stool samples prior to DNA extraction and downstream analysis is widely used in metagenomic studies of the human microbiota but may affect the inferred community composition. In this study,Expand
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Dietary xylooligosaccharide downregulates IFN-γ and the low-grade inflammatory cytokine IL-1β systemically in mice.
Dietary carbohydrates improve growth conditions for distinct populations of bacteria that may affect mucosal and systemic immunity. In this study, we fed in a parallel experiment a 10%Expand
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Effects of apples and specific apple components on the cecal environment of conventional rats: role of apple pectin
BackgroundOur study was part of the large European project ISAFRUIT aiming to reveal the biological explanations for the epidemiologically well-established health effects of fruits. The objective wasExpand
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