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Cytokine Modulation with Immune γ-Globulin in Peripheral Blood of Normal Children and Its Implications in Kawasaki Disease Treatment
Intravenous immune γ-globulin (IVIG) is used successfully in the treatment of Kawasaki disease, with dose-dependent rapid resolution of symptoms such as fever and irritability and a decrease in ESR,Expand
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Randomised clinical trial: yoga vs written self‐care advice for ulcerative colitis
Perceived stress seems to be a risk factor for exacerbation of ulcerative colitis. Yoga has been shown to reduce perceived stress.
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Orally bioavailable competitive CCR5 antagonists.
The chemokine receptor CCR5 plays an important role in inflammatory and autoimmune disorders as well as in transplant rejection by affecting the trafficking of effector T cells and monocytes toExpand
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Efficacy and safety of levetiracetam for outpatient alcohol detoxification.
INTRODUCTION Anticonvulsant drugs are increasingly being used for alcohol detoxification in in- and outpatient settings. The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy, medical safety and mid-termExpand
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The nature of geometry instruction and observed learning-outcomes opportunities in Nigerian and South African high schools
Abstract The purpose of this qualitative case study involving six secondary school teachers was to obtain insight into how geometry is taught in selected Nigerian and South African high schools. ItExpand
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The nature and quality of the mathematical connections teachers make
This article examines the nature and quality of the mathematical connections that the teachers’ representations of those connections enabled or constrained. Expand
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Mathematical modelling of liver regeneration after intoxication with CCl(4).
Liver regeneration is a complex process, having evolved to protect animals from the consequences of liver loss caused by food toxins. In this study, we established a mathematical spatial-temporalExpand
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Preoperative immunonutrition in patients at nutritional risk: results of a double-blinded randomized clinical trial
Background/Objectives:To evaluate the impact of preoperative immunonutrition (IN) on postoperative morbidity in patients at risk of malnutrition undergoing major gastrointestinal (GI)Expand
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Compliance with preoperative oral nutritional supplements in patients at nutritional risk─only a question of will?
Background/Objectives:Preoperative nutrition has been shown to reduce morbidity after major gastrointestinal (GI) surgery in selected patients at risk. In a randomized trial performed recentlyExpand
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Comparison between active and passive thermal cycling stress with respect to substrate solder reliability in IGBT modules with Cu baseplates
The reliability of the solder joint between substrate and base plate of an IGBT module can be tested using passive thermal cycling (TC) or active power cycling (PC). Naturally the active powerExpand
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