menu ☰
menu ˟
Journal article

Health Well

Obesity Is a Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FGF21)-Resistant State

ffolliott M. Fisher, Patricia C. Chui, Patrick J. Antonellis, Holly A. Bina, Alexei Kharitonenkov, Jeffrey S. Flier, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier Nov 1, 2010; 59:2781-2789 Metabolism ...

Efficacy and safety of new oral anticoagulants in prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism

One of the main innovation emerged in recent years in the field of venous thromboembolism (VTE) has been represented by the clinical development and marketing of new oral anticoagulant agents used for prophylaxis and acute treatment. These drugs are repres ...

The role of combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and pH-monitoring in newborn with gastroesophageal reflux disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a relevant problem in first months of life and its early diagnosis and its appropriate therapy represent a real challenge for neonatologists. Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance associated with esophageal pH-monito ...

Use of herbal medicines in children following EBM criteria. Effectiveness and tolerability of echinacea, cranberry, and chamomile

The recent appreciation of phytotherapy is related to the evidence of efficacy of herbal medicines, as well as to the continuous improvement of scientific and clinical knowledge of their effects. Unfortunately among herbal medicine it is frequent to find p ...

Prevalence of influenza vaccination among physicians and related enhancing and preventing factors in Italy

Introduction: Several studies proved the convenience of vaccinating health care workers (HCWs), especially physicians, and vaccination is recommended by health authorities in many Countries. Nonetheless in Italy only a small part of HCWs get vaccinated. Th ...

Impact of a total smoking ban in a high secure hospital

Irene Cormac, Sandra Creasey, Ann McNeill, Michael Ferriter, Bernard Huckstep, Karen D'Silva Oct 1, 2010; 34:413-417 Original papers ...

Gitelman syndrome: pathophysiological and clinical aspects

G. Graziani, C. Fedeli, L. Moroni, L. Cosmai, S. Badalamenti, C. Ponticelli Oct 1, 2010; 103:741-748 Reviews ...

Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

Rory J. McCrimmon Oct 1, 2010; 59:2333-2339 Perspectives in Diabetes ...

New treatments for chronic hepatitis C

Treatments for chronic hepatitis C has evolved significantly in the past 15 years. The standard of care (SOC) is peginterferon alfa-2a/-2b with ribavirin for 48 weeks or 24 weeks in patients infected with HCV genotype 1 or 2/3, respectively. The treatment ...

Effects of the knockdown of hypoxia inducible factor-1α expression by adenovirus-mediated...

Background/Aims Hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) is a central transcriptional factor involved in the cellular responses related to various aspects of cancer biology, including proliferation, survival, and angiogenesis, and the metabolism of the extrace ...

Serum prohepcidin levels in chronic hepatitis C, alcoholic liver disease, and nonalcoholic...

Background/Aims Patients with various chronic liver diseases frequently have increased body iron stores. Prohepcidin is an easily measurable precursor of hepcidin, which is a key regulator of iron homeostasis. This study investigated the serum prohepcidin ...

Factors influencing the severity of acute viral hepatitis A

Background/Aims Most patients with acute viral hepatitis A have a favorable course, but a few of them suffer from severe forms of hepatitis such as fulminant hepatitis. This study was carried out to identify the factors influencing the severity of acute vi ...

Diagnostic value of cystatin C for predicting acute kidney injury in patients with liver cirrhosis

Background/Aims The present study aimed to determine the role of cystatin C as a prognostic factor for acute kidney injury and survival in cirrhotic patients. ...

Effect of alcohol on the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis B...

Background/Aims Whether alcohol intake increases the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains controversial. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of alcohol intake on the develop ...

Forty-eight weeks treatment with clevudine 30 mg qd versus lamivudine 100 mg qd for chronic...

Background/Aims Clevudine is a pyrimidine analogue with potent activity against hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication in vitro. In a previous pivotal phase III clinical study, 24 weeks treatment with clevudine 30 mg has been shown to profoundly suppress HBV ...

A case of concomitant Gilbert's syndrome and hereditary spherocytosis

We describe moderate hyperbilirubinemia in a 28-year-old man who suffered from gallstones and splenomegaly, with combined disorders of hereditary spherocytosis (HS) and Gilbert's syndrome (GS). Since it is difficult to diagnose HS in the absence of s ...

Detection of distant metastasis to skeletal muscle by 18F-FDG-PET in a case of intrahepatic...

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is a rare malignancy that originates from the epithelial cells of the intrahepatic bile ducts. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma can metastasize in lymphatic chains, including the hepatoduodenal ligament, and it often invades ...

Clinical courses after administration of oral corticosteroids in patients with severely...

Acute hepatitis A is currently outbreaking in Korea. Although prognosis of acute hepatitis A is generally favorable, a minority of patients are accompanied by fatal complications. Severe cholestasis is one of the important causes of prolonged hospitalizat ...

New treatments for chronic hepatitis C

Treatments for chronic hepatitis C has evolved significantly in the past 15 years. The standard of care (SOC) is peginterferon alfa-2a/-2b with ribavirin for 48 weeks or 24 weeks in patients infected with HCV genotype 1 or 2/3, respectively. The treatment ...

Effects of the knockdown of hypoxia inducible factor-1α expression by adenovirus-mediated...

Background/Aims Hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) is a central transcriptional factor involved in the cellular responses related to various aspects of cancer biology, including proliferation, survival, and angiogenesis, and the metabolism of the extrace ...

Search results

This search engine provides results from the Health Well. If you wish to also search across Irish and European Open Access Repositories you can do so on the All Ireland Public Health Repository website.

Filter by content type:

Filter by journal