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Cover for The role of olfaction in disease detection and prevention.

The scope and limitations of the use of odours as diagnostic biomarkers in humans are presented.

Author(s)
Jezierski, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Home parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.

This chapter reviews literature data on the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis, physiopathology, treatment, and prevention of home parenteral nutrition (HPN)-related liver disease. Available evidence shows that HPN-associated liver disease is related to both the HPN regimen and underlying disease. ...

Author(s)
Djemah, V. B.; Colomb, V.; Corcos, O.; Messing, B.; Joly, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term home parenteral nutrition in adults.

Almost all patients on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) for benign intestinal failure may develop metabolic bone disease characterized by osteopenia, osteoporosis or osteomalacia. This chapter reviews the physiopathology, incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of metabolic bone ...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.; Agostini, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The use of hormonal factors to promote intestinal function in short bowel syndrome.

This chapter discusses adaptive changes in intestinal physiology in short bowel syndrome (SBS). Published results of clinical trials that have utilized growth hormone, glutamine and glucagon-like peptide-2 and its analogue (teduglutide), in the treatment of SBS patients are then presented.

Author(s)
Jeppesen, P. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of chronic and acute forms of undernutrition.

This book chapter focuses on the behavioural consequences of protein energy malnutrition (PEM). It specifically discusses the features of PEM; the effects of PEM on brain development and behaviour in rats; the effects of PEM on early human development; the behavioural effects of severe malnutrition ...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eating disorder syndromes: anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

This book chapter provides a definition of the conditions of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, examines their prevalence and the existence of related disturbances, describes their physiological and psychological consequences, identifies correlates and probable causes of the disorders, and...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of phytochemicals as adjuncts to conventional therapies for chronic kidney disease.

This book chapter discusses the potential benefits of phytochemical supplements in cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The chapter begins with a review of the pathogenesis of CKD and the role of inflammation and oxidative stress in the disease. It next describes the modulation of CKD with...

Author(s)
Wojcikowski, K.; Gobe, G. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643632)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Type 2 diabetes and inflammation.

This chapter examines evidence on the effect of various diets (glycaemic index and fibre, Mediterranean diet, antioxidants, caffeine, red wine, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and magnesium) and exercise (resistance exercise, aerobic exercise, and combined) on inflammation in patients with type 2...

Author(s)
Lieffers, J.; Hawkins, B.; Hofstra, A.; Cheung, D.; McCargar, L. L.; Field, C. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cardiovascular disease and inflammation.

This chapter reviews the physiopathology of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. The role of inflammatory processes, endothelium integrity and nitric oxide on atherosclerosis is presented, and the relationship between inflammation and biomarkers of atherosclerosis is examined. The impact of...

Author(s)
Heather, A.; McGrath, K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stress and inflammation: an emerging story.

The aim of the current chapter is to introduce recent findings demonstrating the ability of stress to promote inflammation within the central nervous system and to critically evaluate the evidence linking these changes to alterations in mental health. Topics discussed in the chapter include: the...

Author(s)
Walker, F. R.; Nalivaiko, E.; Day, T. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter

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