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A survey of skin disease among patients in an Australian nursing home.
UNLABELLED Although the number of nursing homes is increasing in Australia, few studies have investigated the dermatologic condition of their patients. To address this issue, we conducted one of theExpand
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Nursing in China : Historical development, current issues and future challenges
Chinese health treatment was traditionally provided by medical personnel and the profession of nursing did not really exist. Modern nursing evolved following the arrival of Western missionaries inExpand
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Vitamin C-related nutrient–nutrient and nutrient–gene interactions that modify folate status
PurposeFolate-related nutrient–nutrient and nutrient–gene interactions modify disease risk; we therefore examined synergistic relationships between dietary folic acid, vitamin C and variant folateExpand
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Vitamin D, folate, and potential early lifecycle environmental origin of significant adult phenotypes
Solar radiation early in pregnancy interacts with light sensitive vitamins to influence an embryo's genetic profile. This influences both adult disease risk and may play a role in the evolution ofExpand
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TAS2R38 bitter taste genetics, dietary vitamin C, and both natural and synthetic dietary folic acid predict folate status, a key micronutrient in the pathoaetiology of adenomatous polyps.
Taste perception may influence dietary preferences and nutrient intakes contributing to diet-related disease susceptibility. This study examined bitter taste genetics and whether variation in theExpand
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Hydrogen sulphide-related thiol metabolism and nutrigenetics in relation to hypertension in an elderly population
Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is a gaseous signalling molecule that regulates blood flow and pressure. It is synthesised from cysteine via cystathionine β-synthase and cystathionine γ-lyase. We examinedExpand
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Skin Disease among Staff in a Japanese Nursing Home
Skin disease is one of the most important occupational disorders for workers of industrialised nations. Among them, health care staff are a particularly vulnerable subgroup due to their continuousExpand
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