Juanita Bloomfield

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In a pilot study six patients with active ulcerative colitis and six healthy controls were given fish oil (MaxEPA) containing 3-4 g of eicosapentaenoic acid daily for a period of 12 weeks. There was a significant improvement in the patients' symptoms and histological appearance of the rectal mucosa by the end of the treatment period. There was significant(More)
Male and female subjects (n = 125) were measured on a battery of anthropometric tests every six months for a period of five years. Using maturity status as the temporal component (pubescent assessment stages one through five), proportionality characteristics of subjects were monitored as they matured toward the adult form. Subjects were assigned to one of(More)
AIM The aim was to identify which league (English Premier League, Spanish La Liga Division, Italian Serie A and German Bundesliga) contained the highest quality players and whether differences in age, stature, body mass and BMI existed between the different positions in different leagues. METHODS Data were collected concerning 2,085 professional soccer(More)
BACKGROUND The ashes and dust resulting from the 2011 eruptions of the Puyehue volcano in Chile more than doubled monthly averages of PM10 concentrations in Montevideo, Uruguay. Few studies have taken advantage of natural experiments to assess the relationship between ambient air pollutant concentrations and birth outcomes. OBJECTIVES In this study we(More)
In response to the presently limited information on body segment inertial characteristics of children and adolescents this investigation estimated the mass, centre of mass and principal moments of inertia of adolescent male body segments. Significant prediction equations based on anthropometric measurements were then sought. Thirteen subjects were measured(More)
We report a case of a newborn infant whose mother had systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) diagnosed before pregnancy. The child had clinical manifestations of neonatal lupus as well as chondrodysplasia punctata and other findings that resemble the congenital anomalies associated with the use of oral anticoagulants, with no history of exposure. We speculate(More)
Two hundred and two pre-adolescent subjects aged 7-12 years were examined on a battery of anatomical and physiological tests. The total sample comprised non-competitive children, and those involved in training for swimming or tennis. A series of analyses of variance were applied to the data to determine whether any differences existed between preadolescent(More)
One hundred and twelve finalists in the State Swimming Championships aged between seven and twelve years and 65 ranked tennis players of similar age were selected on the basis of their sporting performances. A third group comprised children of similar socio-economic status who only took part in casual sport. The tests which were used in the study were those(More)