Eric Oppenheim

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INTRODUCTION The drag (D) of seven (7) male swimmers wearing five (5) swimsuits was investigated. METHODS The drag was measured during passive surface tows at speeds from 0.2 up to 2.2 m x s and during starts and push-offs. The swimsuits varied in body coverage from shoulder-to-ankle (SA), shoulder-to-knee (SK), waist-to-ankle (WA) and waist-to-knee (WK)(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Primary biliary cirrhosis is an autoimmune disease in which increased prevalence in first-degree relatives and an association with HLA DR8 suggest a genetic background. TNFalpha is a mediator of inflammation and immunity, and is implicated in the pathogenesis of primary biliary cirrhosis, ex vivo studies having shown reduced production of(More)