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Effect of anti-inflammatory supplementation with whey peptide and exercise therapy in patients with COPD.
BACKGROUND One of the major pathophysiologies in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been attributed to systemic inflammation. Meta-analysis of the 2005 Cochrane DatabaseExpand
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Effects of low-intensity exercise and home-based pulmonary rehabilitation with pedometer feedback on physical activity in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
PURPOSE We evaluated the effects of low-intensity and home-based pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) on physical activity (PA) and the feedback provided by a pedometer in stable elderly patients withExpand
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Effective home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with restrictive lung diseases.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are commonly referred for pulmonary rehabilitation (PR), but the use of PR is not common for patients with restrictive lung disease,Expand
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Quantitative assessment of walking time and postural change in patients with COPD using a new triaxial accelerometer system
Background The purpose of this study was to quantify the walking time and frequency of postural changes in daily life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using a newExpand
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Changes in thyroid functions in patients with euthyroid Graves' disease.
Studies were performed in 57 patients with euthyroid Graves' disease. All of them had exophthalmos and other eye signs of classes II-IV in th American Thyroid Association classification. T3Expand
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Phenotype of preneoplastic and neoplastic liver lesions during spontaneous liver carcinogenesis of LEC rats.
The incidence and phenotype of preneoplastic and neoplastic liver lesions appearing in LEC rats after recovery from severe hereditary hepatitis were studied in comparison with the liver lesionsExpand
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Preventive effects of vitamin K on recurrent disease in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma arising from hepatitis C viral infection
Background:  Despite the progression of therapeutic approaches, a high frequency of recurrence is what determines the long‐term prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). In thisExpand
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Adult onset type II citrullinemia as a cause of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
Adult onset type II citrullinemia (CTLN2) is an autosomal recessive disease accompanied with hyperammonemia and a sudden onset of psychiatric disorders. We demonstrated three male patients with CTLN2Expand
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Pilot clinical trial of the use of alpha-tocopherol for the prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with liver cirrhosis.
Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection often develop liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The purpose of this study was to test the chemopreventive effect ofExpand
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Predicting Outcomes after Hip Fracture Repair
Kagaya H, Takahashi H, Sugawara K, Dobashi M, Kiyokawa N, Ebina H: Predicting outcomes after hip fracture repair. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2005;84:46–51. Objective:To compare the activities of dailyExpand
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