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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES In the absence of consistent clinical evidence, there are concerns that fructose contributes to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). To determine the effect of fructose on markers of NAFLD, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled feeding trials. SUBJECTS/METHODS We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL and(More)
Metabolic responses to short- and long-term guar gum consumption were studied in adolescent and adult rats. For the long-term study, male adolescent rats were divided into four groups (n = 60/group) and fed guar gum, cellulose, or bran diet for 67 weeks. Metabolic studies (food--water intake, feces--urine output, body weight, carbohydrate tolerance) were(More)
a dissertation submitted to the department of engineering-economic systems and the committee on graduate studies of stanford university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy All Rights Reserved ii I certify that I have read this dissertation and that in my opinion it is fully adequate, in scope and quality, as a(More)
Cross-layer optimization (physical, data link and network layers) in wireless networks has been limited by its combinatorial complexity (Toumpis and Goldsmith, 2003). Existing literature has traditionally been able to provide numerical analysis only for networks with less than 8 nodes (Madan et al., 2005), limiting our ability to understand the benefits of(More)