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Foot strike and injury rates in endurance runners: a retrospective study.
- Adam I. Daoud, Gary Geissler, F. Wang, Jason Saretsky, Yahya A H Daoud, D. Lieberman
- Medicine and science in sports and exercise
- 1 July 2012
PURPOSE This retrospective study tests if runners who habitually forefoot strike have different rates of injury than runners who habitually rearfoot strike. METHODS We measured the strike… Expand
In vivo stimulation of de novo collagen production caused by cross-linked hyaluronic acid dermal filler injections in photodamaged human skin.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether endogenous synthesis of new extracellular matrix may contribute to the degree and duration of clinical benefits derived from cross-linked hyaluronic acid dermal filler… Expand
Blindness due to cataract: epidemiology and prevention.
Cataract is the leading cause of blindness, accounting for 50% of blindness worldwide. Although significant progress has been made toward identifying risk factors for cataract, there is no proven… Expand
Puffer fish poisoning: a potentially life‐threatening condition
- Geoffrey K. Isbister, J. Son, +7 authors Corrine R Balit
- The Medical journal of Australia
- 1 December 2002
Puffer fish poisoning has been documented rarely in Australia. It results from ingesting tetrodoxtoxin found in the liver, ovaries, intestines and skin of the fish. Over a recent 16-month period, 11… Expand
Standard Radical Gastrectomy in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians with Gastric Cancer: Are Short-Term Surgical Results and Long-Term Survival Substantial?
- Jana Hsu, Maw-Sen Liu, +4 authors Ta-Sen Yeh
- Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
- 17 February 2012
BackgroundThe high incidence of gastric cancer among the octogenarians and nonagenarians (oldest old; age ≥80 years) is emerging as an important management issue. Herein, we report both the… Expand
Stretch marks during pregnancy: a review of topical prevention
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks developing during pregnancy, affect up to 90% of women. While not medically dangerous, SG can be disfiguring, causing emotional and psychological distress.… Expand
Effect of increased pigmentation on the antifibrotic response of human skin to UV-A1 phototherapy.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy, potential limitations, and biological mechanisms of UV-A1 phototherapy for skin sclerosis due to collagen deposition disorders. DESIGN Before-and-after trial… Expand
Meta-Analysis of the Usefulness of Plasma Galectin-3 to Predict the Risk of Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure and in the General Population.
Galectin-3 is an emerging biomarker of myocardial fibrosis, inflammation, and immune response. We sought to examine the relation of plasma galectin-3 with cardiovascular (CVD) mortality, all-cause… Expand
Dermal damage promoted by repeated low-level UV-A1 exposure despite tanning response in human skin.
- F. Wang, N. Smith, Bao Anh Patrick Tran, S. Kang, J. Voorhees, G. Fisher
- JAMA dermatology
- 1 April 2014
IMPORTANCE Solar UV irradiation causes photoaging, characterized by fragmentation and reduced production of type I collagen fibrils that provide strength to skin. Exposure to UV-B irradiation… Expand
Severe disruption and disorganization of dermal collagen fibrils in early striae gravidarum
Striae gravidarum (SG), or stretch marks of pregnancy, begin as erythematous streaks and mature into hypopigmented atrophic bands.