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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 study… Expand
Morbidity and hospitalizations of adults with Down syndrome.
- A. Tenenbaum, Maor Chavkin, I. Wexler, M. Korem, J. Merrick
- Research in developmental disabilities
- 1 March 2012
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 is… Expand
Effect of an herbal mouth rinse in preventing periodontal inflammation in an experimental gingivitis model: a pilot study.
- N. Samuels, J. Grbic, Aron J. Saffer, I. Wexler, R. Williams
- Compendium of continuing education in dentistry
- 1 March 2012
BACKGROUND Gingivitis is a chronic inflammatory condition, resulting from gingival bacteria and bacterial byproducts. Antiplaque oral rinses reduce inflammation by removing or inhibiting plaque… Expand
Anemia in Children with Down Syndrome
- A. Tenenbaum, Sarah Malkiel, I. Wexler, F. Levy-Khademi, S. Revel-Vilk, P. Stepensky
- International journal of pediatrics
- 14 September 2011
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 and… Expand
Positive Psychological Impact of Treating Victims of Politically Motivated Violence among Hospital-Based Health Care Providers
- Shimon Shiri, I. Wexler, Y. Alkalay, Z. Meiner, S. Kreitler
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
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 of… Expand
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 or… Expand
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Israel: increased prevalence in an at-risk population.
- A. Tenenbaum, Pnina Hertz, T. Dor, Y. Castiel, Alon Sapir, I. Wexler
- The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
- 1 December 2011
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, relatively… Expand
Hospitalization of Children with Down Syndrome
- A. Tenenbaum, R. Hanna, D. Averbuch, I. Wexler, Maor Chavkin, J. Merrick
- Front. Public Health
- 23 January 2014
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 of… Expand
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 pathophysiologic… Expand
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. Insulin… Expand