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The effects of B-sitosterol (BSS) and B-sitosterol glucoside (BSSG) mixture on selected immune parameters of marathon runners: Inhibition of post marathon immune suppression and inflammation
A pilot study was undertaken to investigate the effects of the intake of capsules containing the plant sterols and sterolins (BSS:BSSG mixture) on selected immune parameters of volunteers participating in an ultra-marathon ...
Use of failed-fertilized oocytes for diagnostic zona binding purposes after sperm binding improvement with a modified medium
Purpose: Because the availability of prophase oocytes for zona binding testing is limited, we compared sperm binding to the zona of failed- fertilized intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) ...
Safety and efficacy of pantoprazole 40 mg daily as relapse prophylaxis in patients with healed reflux oesophagitis - A 2-year follow-up
Background: Pantoprazole is a benzimidazole derivative which selectively inhibits the proton pump H+, K+-ATPase, necessary for the final step in gastric acid secretion. Aim: To assess safety and efficacy of oral pantoprazole ...
Ejaculatory failure and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism caused by haemochromatosis
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The case of the red lingerie - Chromhidrosis revisited
Chromhidrosis or the production of coloured sweat is a rare clinical finding. A 26-year-old female presented with marked pink staining of her uniform and lingerie. Extractions of clothing, skin surface samples, eccrine ...
Phase II trial of i.v. vinorelbine and cisplatin in inoperable locally advanced or disseminated non-small-cell lung cancer: The South African experience
Purpose. This multicentre phase II trial was conducted in South Africa to evaluate the activity of a combination of vinorelbine, administered in a new schedule, and cisplatin, in chemonaive patients with advanced non-small-cell ...
Intra- and inter-laboratory variability in the assessment of sperm morphology by strict criteria: Impact of semen preparation, staining techniques and manual versus computerized analysis
We designed prospective studies to compare manual and computerized analysis of sperm morphology by strict criteria using different semen processing and staining techniques. A total of 54 semen samples were studied; slides ...
Current evaluation of cardiac stab wounds
Background. Patients with penetrating cardiac injuries may be stable or only mildly shocked, especially if the laceration has sealed off and the patient has been aggressively resuscitated. Clinical signs, chest roentgenograms, ...
Evaluation of young children in household contact with adult multidrug- resistant pulmonary tuberculosis cases
Background. The prevention and management of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis has received much attention, but little attention has been given to children with MDR tuberculosis or children in contact with adults with ...
The association between the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and neuropsychological impairment in SLE
Objective: To examine the relationship between neuropsychological impairment and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (aPL syndrome) in patients with systemic lupus erythermatosus (SLE). Patients: Sixty-nine patients satisfying ...