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In Islamic fasting, participants abstain from food and water between dawn and sunset. This study was conducted to determine the changes in blood urea and glucose and their associations with energy-containing nutrients in men during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. Sixteen healthy male college students consumed a high-carbohydrate diet for 2 wk followed… (More)
BACKGROUND Bronchoprovocation challenges use direct or indirect acting stimuli to induce airflow obstruction. Indirect stimuli either non-allergic/non-IgE mediated (e.g. exercise, mannitol) or allergic/IgE mediated (i.e. allergen) trigger mast cells to release bronchoconstricting mediators (e.g. cysteinyl leukotrienes, histamine). Performing repeat… (More)
Although the series is a very small one, the results of this study would seem to indicate that mineral oil is a better vehicle compared with talcum powder for use as lubricant for the donor site of skingrafts. Better results may be expected by deferred grafting after preparation of the recipient site by scraping of granulation.