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Epidemiology of childhood diabetes mellitus in Finland — background of a nationwide study of Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus
SummaryA nationwide study of childhood Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus was established in 1986 in Finland, the country with the highest incidence of this disease worldwide. The aim ofExpand
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Clinical manifestations ofYersinia pseudotuberculosis infection in children
The clinical manifestations of infection were analysed during an outbreak of 34 cases ofYersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype Ia infection. The diagnosis was based on the results of enzyme immunoassayExpand
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Natural history of preclinical IDDM in high risk siblings
SummaryTo learn more about the preclinical phase of IDDM we observed for a median period of 46.5 months (range 0.5–69 months) a group of 57 siblings positive for ICA and/or IAA when first screenedExpand
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Serum selenium levels in diabetic children
The effect of increased selenium uptake on serum selenium in diabetic children was investigated during the first 9 yr of the Finnish nationwide selenium fertilization program, which started in 1984.Expand
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Environmental effects of nationwide selenium fertilization in Finland
To study the possible pollution of natural waters by selenium added to agricultural fertilizers, water selenium concentrations were determined in lakes and ground water pools during the year 1992,Expand
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Cuticular Needle Erosion and Winter Drought in Polluted Environments - A Model Analysis
A method is developed for analyzing the consequences of pollutant-imposed cuticular erosion for the tolerance of winter drought in coniferous trees. The erosion rate of cuticular wax is modeled inExpand
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Pharmacokinetics of fenclofenac in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
SummaryTwenty eight children (age range 3–17 years) with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) received fenclofenac 10–25 mg/kg body weight daily on an open basis. Pharmacokinetic analysis wasExpand