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Clinical characteristics and outcome of complicated pneumococcal pneumonia in a pediatric population
The incidence of complicated pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae is reported to be increasing. This increase may be related to host susceptibility and/or pathogen virulence. The objective of this studyExpand
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Morbidity and hospitalizations of adults with Down syndrome.
Over the last decade a significant increase in the life expectancy of people with Down syndrome (DS) has been observed, which has caused a higher incidence of morbidity as they age. However, there isExpand
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Effect of an herbal mouth rinse in preventing periodontal inflammation in an experimental gingivitis model: a pilot study.
BACKGROUND Gingivitis is a chronic inflammatory condition, resulting from gingival bacteria and bacterial byproducts. Antiplaque oral rinses reduce inflammation by removing or inhibiting plaqueExpand
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Anemia in Children with Down Syndrome
Background. Iron deficiency anemia impacts on cognitive development. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency in children with Down syndrome andExpand
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Positive Psychological Impact of Treating Victims of Politically Motivated Violence among Hospital-Based Health Care Providers
Background: Health care personnel treating victims of politically motivated violence are at risk for traumatic stress symptoms. Few studies have assessed the positive psychological impact ofExpand
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Over time ancient scripture, paintings and also medical reports on the effect of alcohol on the newborn have strongly suggested a link between maternal drinking during pregnancy and birth defects orExpand
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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Israel: increased prevalence in an at-risk population.
BACKGROUND Maternal exposure to alcohol during pregnancy can lead to a wide range of clinical manifestations in their offspring, termed fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). In Israel, relativelyExpand
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Hospitalization of Children with Down Syndrome
Introduction: Children with Down syndrome present with multiple medical problems in a higher prevalence compared with the general population, which may lead to hospitalizations. Methods: Analysis ofExpand
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Renal nitric oxide production during the early phase of experimental diabetes mellitus.
BACKGROUND Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is characterized by hyperfiltration and hypertrophy in experimental models of diabetes mellitus (DM). Several studies have demonstrated that the pathophysiologicExpand
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The use of continuous insulin delivery systems in severely insulin-resistant patients.
Obese type 2 diabetic patients with severe insulin resistance tend to develop chronic hyperglycemia, despite maximal treatment with diet, physical exercise, and oral hypoglycemic agents. InsulinExpand
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