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Airway Exposure Levels of Lipopolysaccharide Determine Type 1 versus Type 2 Experimental Asthma1
Allergic asthma is characterized by airway inflammation initiated by adaptive immune responses to aeroallergens. Recent data suggest that severe asthma may be a different form of asthma rather than… Expand
Immediate hypersensitivity reaction to gadolinium-based MR contrast media.
PURPOSE To determine the incidence and risk factors of immediate hypersensitivity reactions to gadolinium-based magnetic resonance (MR) contrast agents. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review… Expand
HLA-B58 can help the clinical decision on starting allopurinol in patients with chronic renal insufficiency.
- Jae-Woo Jung, W. Song, +8 authors Hye-Ryun Kang
- Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
- 1 November 2011
BACKGROUND Although allopurinol is a very effective urate-lowering drug for complicated hyperuricemia, in some patients, it can induce severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs). Recent… Expand
Epidemiologic and clinical features of anaphylaxis in Korea.
- Min-Suk Yang, Sohee Lee, +11 authors Y. Chang
- Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official…
BACKGROUND Little is known about the characteristics of anaphylaxis in Korea or even in Asia. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence of anaphylaxis and the clinical features of patients with… Expand
Acupuncture for obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Background and Objective:Acupuncture is widely used in complementary and alternative medicine to reduce body weight. However, a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess an effect of acupuncture… Expand
Incidence of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A Nationwide Population-Based Study Using National Health Insurance Database in Korea
Background Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are life-threatening diseases; however, it is hard to estimate their incidence due to the rarity of these diseases. We… Expand
Effects of increasing nurse staffing on missed nursing care.
BACKGROUND Inadequate nurse staffing has been reported to lead nurses to omit required nursing care. In South Korea, to reduce informal caregiving by patient families and sitters and to improve the… Expand
Soil survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 acquired by a child from garden soil recently fertilized with cattle manure
- A. Mukherjee, S. Cho, J. Scheftel, S. Jawahir, K. Smith, F. Diez-Gonzalez
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of applied microbiology
- 1 August 2006
Aims: This investigation was conducted to determine the survival of a naturally occurring Escherichia coli O157:H7 in garden soil linked to a sporadic case of E. coli O157 infection in Minnesota.
DNA methylation and not allelic variation regulates STAT6 expression in human T cells
- Eugene M. Kim, Hyunjin Shin, +8 authors C. Lee
- Biology, Medicine
- Clinical and Experimental Medicine
- 1 September 2010
STAT6 transcription factor, which has been implicated in commitment to Th2, is known to be activated by IL-4 and IL-13. Accordingly, STAT6 is primarily responsible for the transcriptional effects of… Expand
Skin tests in patients with hypersensitivity reaction to iodinated contrast media: a meta‐analysis
Patients with a previous history of hypersensitivity reaction (HSR) to iodinated contrast media (ICM) are at high risk of the development of HSR to ICM. Many studies have tried to evaluate the… Expand