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Persistent asymptomatic isolated microscopic hematuria in Israeli adolescents and young adults and risk for end-stage renal disease.
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The presence of persistent asymptomatic isolated microscopic hematuria in persons aged 16 through 25 years was associated with significantly increased risk of treated ESRD for a period of 22 years, although the incidence and absolute risk remain quite low. Expand
Amblyopia and strabismus: trends in prevalence and risk factors among young adults in Israel
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The establishment of the national screening programme for children and the improved utility of treatment for amblyopia and strabismus coincide with these trends, and it is possible that these early interventions resulted in modification of the ‘natural history’ of these conditions and their prevalence in adolescence. Expand
High incidence of myeloproliferative disorders in Ashkenazi Jews in northern Israel.
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Analysis of epidemiological parameters in 339 patients with myeloproliferative disorders diagnosed in northern Israel between 1975 and 1989 demonstrates a cluster of MPD in Ashkenazi Jews in northernIsrael and emphasizes the importance of genetic predisposition possibly interacting with acquired factors in the pathogenesis of these disorders. Expand
Dietary intake of carotenoid isomers in Israel.
Controversy exists regarding the possible protective role of carotenoids against cancer. Evidence is mainly against all-E-beta-carotene, while there is no evidence against other carotenoids orExpand
Colorectal Polyps in Carriers of the APC I1307K Polymorphism
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Data suggest that colonoscopic surveillance for colorectal adenomas and cancer may be warranted in I1307K carriers, even in the absence of other identifiable risk factors. Expand
Smoking attenuates the negative association between carotenoids consumption and colorectal cancer risk
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Consumption of most dietary carotenoids was found to be strongly associated with reduced risk of CRC, however, smoking significantly attenuated or reversed this observed protective effect on CRC occurrence, and smokers should be advised that smoking also hampers the potential health promoting effects of high fruit and vegetable consumption. Expand
Quality control and quality assurance of medical committee performance in the Israel Defense Forces.
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Methods that can be used to assess disability screening, sports medicine committees and primary care setting procedures are highlighted. Expand
Adolescent BMI at Northern Israel: From Trends, to Associated Variables and Comorbidities, and to Medical Signatures
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A downward trend in the prevalence of normal BMI among both male and female adolescents was obtained, while trends of overweight and obesity (in both genders) and underweight (only among females) rose, and Hierarchical clustering analysis revealed the intricate relations between gender, BMI, and medical signatures. Expand
Coordinated computerized systems aimed at management, control, and quality assurance of medical processes and informatics.
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The combined computerized system improves the control and management of the medical processes and informatics from the point-of-view of both the patients and system operators, and becomes a component of the decision making by the system operators and the administrative staff. Expand
Quality-assuring intervention for technical medical staff at medical committees.
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The model of the intervention program could be modified and adopted by medical committees, sports medicine examinations, periodic screening procedures, and primary care medicine in order to improve the quality of medical records and medical care. Expand
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