Anna Lesiak Bednarek

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Several studies have shown a higher prevalence of positive skin-prick tests to airborne allergens in Western than in Eastern European countries. We have recently reported that skin histamine reactivity significantly increased in Italy over the past 15 years. Population differences in skin histamine reactivity could, at least in part, explain the reported(More)
Physiological properties of magnesium (Mg) as a catalyst of enzymatic processes mainly are known quite well. Still unclear, however, are the changes in its concentrations in the body that occur in the course of many diseases, among others in babies with bronchial obstructive bronchitis and pneumonia. Therefore research was undertaken to determine the(More)
BACKGROUND Vitamin D (VD) deficiency in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is associated with inferior prognosis, shorter time to treatment and worse overall survival. VD deficiency is the first potentially modifiable prognostic factor in CLL. Currently, however, there is a lack of studies concerning VD supplementation in CLL patients. AIM To evaluate the(More)
INTRODUCTION The patients' acceptance of the treatment scheme and their readiness to stick to the prescribed dosing is considered to be the most important condition on which successful treatment of asthma and COPD depends. With regard to this assumption, a study was designed whose aim was to find out how patients assess a particular powder inhaler,(More)
Wide spectrum of biological properties of magnesium is very well documented in pathomechanism of large number of diseases, where increased stressogenic actions with simultaneous magnesium deficiency have been observed. Our paper describes researches on trials to find out the relationships between stress reaction and magnesium deficiency, admission procedure(More)
INTRODUCTION Child's illness and hospitalisation are difficult and stressful situations both for the patients themselves and for their parents. Supporting the ill child and their guardians is an indispensable element of caring for ill children. The Nurse-Parent Support Model developed by Margaret Miles is based on four elements, namely emotional support,(More)
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the world and also in Poland. Morbidity for breast cancer is increasing, but mortality rate is still on the same level. In Poland morbidity has increased almost two times during the last 30 years. Vitamin D deficiency in the general population is a common phenomenon, especially among obese and elder. It increases(More)
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