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Innocence lost and paradise regained Tourism to Bali and Australian perceptions of Asia
Bali has long held a special place in the Australian imagination. Since the 1970s, it has been a favourite holiday destination. More recently, it has taken on darker associations, as the bombings ofExpand
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Australian fellow-travellers to China: devotion and deceit in the People's Republic
Abstract Surmounting the Manichean logic of the cold war, hundreds of Australians travelled to China during the 1950s, 60s and 70s, to act as eyewitnesses to the progresses made by its CommunistExpand
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How to win friends and influence nations: the international history of Development Volunteering*
  • A. Sobocinska
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Global History
  • 8 February 2017
Abstract This article traces the personal and institutional networks that facilitated the transnational spread of Development Volunteering in the 1950s and 1960s. Examining Australia’s VolunteerExpand
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Comparison of the long-term efficacy of 3- and 5-year house dust mite allergen immunotherapy.
BACKGROUND The recommended duration of specific immunotherapy (SIT) treatment relies on empiric data and is not well documented. OBJECTIVE To detect possible differences in the long-termExpand
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Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in pediatric asthma.
Asthma is the most common pulmonary disease in children worldwide. As its prevalence significantly increases from 30% to 50% every 10 years it seems that finding the exact form of treatment isExpand
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Effect of specific immunotherapy on serum levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha in asthmatic children.
There is no general agreement among investigators regarding the effect of specific immunotherapy (SIT) on T-cell reactivity. The aim of this study was to investigate the serum levels of IL-1beta,Expand
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Montelukast sodium increased IL-10 production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC)
Abstract Rationale IL-10 is an anti-inflammatory cytokine made by lymphocytes, monocytes-macrophages, and eosinophils, and it may have an important role in regulating the asthmatic inflammatoryExpand
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Efficacy and Safety of Hospital-Based Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Home-Based Self-Administered Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin in Polish Children with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
To the Editor : To evaluate alternative modes of immunoglobulin administration, we designed an openlabel observational study to compare the efficacy and safety of hospital-based intravenousExpand
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The influence of hospital‐based intravenous immunoglobulin and home‐based self‐administrated subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapy in young children with primary immunodeficiency diseases on their
Immunoglobulin replacement has been standard therapy for patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDD). Intravenous immunoglobin (IVIg) is delivered at the hospital, whereas subcutaneousExpand
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A new kind of mission: The volunteer graduate scheme and the cultural history of international development
This article contributes to the cultural history of humanitarianism and international development by tracing the origins of development volunteering programs, which are a key point of publicExpand
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