E. William Rosenberg

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Vitamin D deficiency may have implications for cardiovascular health. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) to cholesterol and lipoprotein particles and to determine whether increasing 25(OH)D through ultraviolet (UV) irradiation impacted on these parameters in healthy young men and women. This was a(More)
The addition of 5 days of rifampin therapy to a 10- or 14-day course of penicillin or erythromycin therapy has been shown to reduce greatly the rate of chronic streptococcal carriage. The empiric use of rifampin in combination with penicillin or erythromycin in nine of nine patients with streptococcal-associated psoriasis appeared to coincide with a marked(More)
Cannabinoids, whether plant-derived, synthetic or endogenous, have been shown to stimulate appetite in the adult organism. We have reported previously that cannabinoid receptors play a critical role during the early suckling period: The selective cannabinoid CB(1) receptor antagonist(More)
A patient is described who had allergies to several sesquiterpene lactone-containing plants, but the reaction to Magnolia grandiflora was extremely severe. The condition was a chronic lichenified dermatitis that was unresponsive to treatment but cleared with protective measures. Primary allergy to Magnolia is rarely reported, even though some studies of(More)
A chronic delayed hypersensitivity reaction was produced in the pig stomach. In skin-sensitized animals 2–4 dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB) in adhesive paste produced mucosal ulceration with intestinalization, edema, and marked round-cell infiltration of the submucosa, vascular congestion, perivascular cuffing, and fibrinoid arteriolar changes. When pigs that(More)