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In a population of schoolchildren aged 12-15 years in which biochemical deficiencies of vitamin C, riboflavin and pyridoxine affected 30.0, 33.9 and 17.2 per cent of subjects respectively, a small but statistically significant correlation was found between VO2max and vitamin C, riboflavin, vitamin A, and parameters of iron nutrition status. The(More)
Data on the selenium content in the soil and human milk in eastern Croatia indicate a possibility of inadequate Se status of people in the area. In order to determine the daily dietary intake of Se in eastern Croatia, a 7-day duplicate diet study was performed. There were 41 participants (18-53 years old; 14 males and 27 females). Selenium measurement was(More)
The aim of this paper was to research whether there had been any statistically significant difference in the content of Cu and Zn in human milk depending on the social status of women (refugee and non-refugee), age, number of deliveries, days after delivery, weight gained by nursing women and smoking habits, as well as whether the infants had received(More)
Selenium levels in human milk in the winter period ranged from 5.3 micrograms/l to 23.8 micrograms/l, the mean value being 11.0 micrograms/l. The nursing women were divided into several groups according to the results of a questionnaire, i.e. according to their social status (refugees or otherwise), number of deliveries, post partum days, the weight they(More)
Aluminium levels in human milk in the winter period of 1992/93 ranged from 0.004 mg/l to 2.67 mg/l and the mean value was 0.38 mg/l. The nursing women were divided into several groups according to the results of a questionnaire, i.e. according to their social status (if they were refugees or not), number of deliveries, post partum day, the weight they put(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Within diabetic retinopathy (DR), diabetic macular edema DIE) is one of the leading causes of the loss of visual acuity. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of the intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor application alone or combined with macular focal/grid lasephotocoagulation compared with laser(More)
Fifteen cases with haemolytic changes in the region of the eye, i.e. ten cases of lymphocytic sarcoma, two cases of M. Hodgkin, two cases with reticulosarcoma and one of acute lymphatic leukosis are presented. With cytologic punctions of the eyelids and of the retrobulbar tissue, typical cytomorphologic findings for above mentioned haemoblastoses were(More)