Matthew Stark

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The purpose of this review was to determine whether past research provides conclusive evidence about the effects of type and timing of ingestion of specific sources of protein by those engaged in resistance weight training. Two essential, nutrition-related, tenets need to be followed by weightlifters to maximize muscle hypertrophy: the consumption of(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) as a risk factor for incident stroke in a racially/ethnically diverse population-based urban cohort. METHODS Stroke-free Northern Manhattan Study participants with FGF23 measurements (n = 2,525) were followed for a mean of 12 (±5) years to detect incident strokes. We used Cox proportional hazards(More)
Epidemiological studies show a very high relative risk for first degree relatives of probands with thyroid cancer. The familial form of nonmedullary thyroid carcinoma (NMTC) gives a more severe phenotype and appears earlier than its sporadic counterpart. Moreover, benign thyroid pathologies are often observed in NMTC kindreds. Little is known about the(More)
Necrotizing enterocolitis is the most common gastrointestinal emergency in neonates. The etiology is considered multifactorial. Risk factors include prematurity, enteral feeding, hypoxia, and bacterial colonization. The etiologic role of viruses is unclear. We present a case of necrotizing enterocolitis associated with cytomegalovirus and Proteobacteria in(More)
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