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Current literature suggests associations between abnormal mineral metabolism (MM) to cardiovascular disease in dialysis populations, with conflicting results. MM physiology is complex; therefore, it was hypothesized that constellations of MM parameters, reflecting this complexity, would be predictive of mortality and that this effect would be modified by(More)
BACKGROUND Exemestane can prevent breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Because of potential widespread use, we examined the safety of exemestane on bone health. METHODS In this nested safety substudy of the MAP.3 trial (a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial of exemestane 25 mg a day for the primary prevention of breast cancer), we(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the case of a gastric bezoar in a patient with anorexia nervosa (AN). METHOD Case report of a bezoar of the stomach occurring in AN and a review of the literature relating to bezoars and AN from PubMed. RESULTS A 19 year-old female presented with a 2-year history of AN binge-purge subtype. After 7 days of complete adherence to diet(More)
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