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Early prednisone therapy in Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of early prednisone therapy in preventing renal and treating extrarenal and renal symptoms in Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) in a placebo-controlled trial. STUDYExpand
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Diet, serum fatty acids, and atopic diseases in childhood
Background: The reasons behind the reported increase in the occurrence of childhood atopic sensitization rates are unclear. We wanted to evaluate the association between dietary fats, serum fattyExpand
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Long-term outcome 19 years after childhood IgA nephritis: a retrospective cohort study
We evaluated the natural long-term outcome after childhood IgA nephritis. Altogether 55 patients with biopsy-proven IgA nephritis were identified, 37 (67%) responded to the health questionnaire andExpand
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Obesity in children, adolescents and young adults.
The prevalence of obesity in Finnish children, adolescents and young adults aged three to 24 years was estimated in three surveys performed within the multicentre project, "Cardiovascular Risk inExpand
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Prenatal and Postnatal Factors in Predicting Later Blood Pressure among Children: Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns
A negative correlation between birth weight and subsequent blood pressure has been reported, but in some studies this correlation has not been found. We analyzed the effect of birth weight andExpand
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Renal manifestations of Henoch–Schönlein purpura in a 6-month prospective study of 223 children
Objective To assess the risk factors for developing Henoch–Schönlein purpura nephritis (HSN) and to determine the time period when renal involvement is unlikely after the initial disease onset.Expand
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Insulin and blood pressure among healthy children. Cardiovascular risk in young Finns.
We evaluated the role of insulin in regulating and predicting blood pressure among 3596 to 2799 Finnish children and adolescents aged 3 to 18 years who were followed from 1980 to 1986. BloodExpand
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Adverse reactions in children during long-term antimicrobial therapy.
BACKGROUND It is difficult to obtain reliable date on the rate of adverse reactions caused by drugs in general use. Yet it would be important to compile data on adverse reactions to long-termExpand
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Pulse sounds and measurement of diastolic blood pressure in children
Controversy exists over the value of measuring diastolic blood pressure (BP) in children, and over whether this should be measured at Korotkoff's fourth phase (K4) or fifth phase (K5) of pulseExpand
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Diet, Serum Fatty Acids and Atopic Diseases in Childhood
BACKGROUND The reasons behind the reported increase in the occurrence of childhood atopic sensitization rates are unclear. We wanted to evaluate the association between dietary fats, serum fattyExpand
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