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Vitamin C as an Antioxidant: Evaluation of Its Role in Disease Prevention
Vitamin C in humans must be ingested for survival. Vitamin C is an electron donor, and this property accounts for all its known functions. As an electron donor, vitamin C is a potent water-solubleExpand
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Microbiota Dynamics in Patients Treated with Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection
Clostridium difficile causes antibiotic-associated diarrhea and pseudomembraneous colitis and is responsible for a large and increasing fraction of hospital-acquired infections. Fecal microbiotaExpand
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Efficacy of combined jejunal and colonic fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.
The prevalence of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (RCDI) is increasing; fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an effective therapy. However, there have been no studies of the efficacyExpand
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Vitamin E and its Role in the Prevention of Atherosclerosis and Carcinogenesis: A Review
  • A. Dutta, S. Dutta
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • 1 August 2003
Epidemiological and experimental studies suggest that antioxidants like vitamin E (α-tocopherol) may play an important role in prevention of chronic disease. Several observational surveys have linkedExpand
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Functional and structural changes in parotid glands of alcoholic cirrhotic patients.
The parotid gland function and structure was studied in 30 patients with biopsy-proven alcoholic cirrhosis and in 43 age- and sex-matched alcoholic and nonalcoholic control subjects. Mean simulatedExpand
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Testicular Seminoma Metastasis to the Gastrointestinal Tract and the Necessity of Surgery
IntroductionGerm cell tumors rarely metastasize to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract with an incidence that is less than 5%. Germ cell tumors can be divided into two groups: pure seminomas andExpand
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Upper Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Associated Disorders in Morbidly Obese Patients: A Prospective Study
Objective To prospectively evaluate the frequency of upper gastrointestinal symptoms and associated disorders in morbidly obese patients with endoscopy and histology prior to their gastric bypassExpand
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Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in 2 Children With Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection and Its Impact on Their Growth and Gut Microbiome
ABSTRACT Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is recognized as an alternative therapeutic modality for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (RCDI); however, data on its efficacy in childrenExpand
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Coprocytobiology: On the Nature of Cellular Elements from Stools in the Pathophysiology of Colonic Disease
Abstract The gastrointestinal epithelium is known to undergo constant and rapid renewal resulting in millions of cells being shed into the fecal stream every day. The conventional wisdom was thatExpand
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Influence of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency on the intraluminal pH of the proximal small intestine
The effect of significant exocrine pancreatic disease on the intraluminal pH in the upper small intestine was studied in seven patients with pancreatic insufficiency (PI) and seven control subjects.Expand
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