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This study evaluated the toxicokinetics of [(14)C]di-n-butylphthalate ([(14)C]DBP) after an intravenous administration (1 and 10 mg/kg, in Cremophor) or a topical application (10 microl/cm(2); 10 cm(2), neat) in haired male Sprague-Dawley rats. Additional in vivo and in vitro percutaneous penetration studies of [(14)C]DBP were conducted on male and female(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma is a heterogeneous disease with variable symptoms especially in children. Exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) has proved to be a marker of inflammation in the airways and has become a substantial part of clinical management of asthmatic children due to its potential to predict possible exacerbation and adjust the dose of inhalant corticosteroids.(More)
Chromium is required for a normal insulin function, and low levels have been linked with insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to follow the effect of chromium supplementation on fasting plasma glucose (FPG), glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) and serum lipids in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) on insulin therapy. Eleven randomly selected(More)
Faeces examination of hospitalised paediatric patients with respiratory diseases (recurrent and chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, contact with TBC, active TBC, rhinopharyngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, fluidothorax, pleuropneumonia) revealed the total prevalence of endoparasites of 19.85 %, out of which the prevalence of helminth was(More)
In 1981-2 a retrospective study was undertaken in a polyamide-polyester factory in Lyon, France, to evaluate the effect of exposure to phthalates, nickel catalysers, and other chemicals in the work environment. The present paper reports the results of the follow up of this cohort up to July 1986. A slightly increased risk of cancers, in particular of the(More)
La sélection du caractère viandeux dans la race Blanc Bleu Belge (BBB) entraîne une baisse de la fertilité. Nous avons étudié l'évolution de la testostérone (T) dans cette race. Le classement des diverses souches de BBB, établi selon la quantité moyenne de T dans. chaque lot de descendants est proche de celui opéré chez les pères selon le pourcentage de non(More)
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