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  1. Chemopreventive agents: selenium.

    Pharmacology & Therapeutics 79(3):179 (1998) PMID 9776375

    The element selenium (Se) was recognized only 40 years ago as being essential in the nutrition of animals and humans. It is recognized as being an essential component of a number of enzymes, in which it is present as the amino acid selenocysteine. Se compounds have also been found to inhibit tumorig...
  2. Creatine: a review of its nutritional applications in sport.

    Nutrition 14(3):322 (1998) PMID 9583381

  3. Fatty acids in control of gene expression.

    Nutrition Reviews 56(2 Pt 2):s20 (1998) PMID 9564173

    During the recent decade or so, there has been tremendous development in our understanding of the mechanism of action of certain nutrients. This process has been fostered primarily by the application of modern molecular and cellular biological techniques within the discipline of nutrition. This nove...
  4. Hormonal regulation of protein metabolism in relation to nutrition and disease.

    Journal of Nutrition 128(2 Suppl):356S (1998) PMID 9478024

    This paper examines the role of hormones in the normal responses of muscle protein synthesis to nutrient intake and the use of hormones to improve the effects of nutritional therapies in patients with protein-wasting conditions. In growing rats, the increase in muscle protein synthesis after feeding...
  5. Toxicity considerations when revising the Nordic nutrition recommendations.

    Journal of Nutrition 128(2 Suppl):372S (1998) PMID 9478028

    The Nordic countries have issued common nutrition recommendations since 1980. In connection with the 3rd revision, a joint working group of nutritionists and toxicologists assessed the toxicology of selected trace elements. Values for upper limits of intake were established for iron, zinc, iodine an...
  6. Calcium and vitamin D status of pregnant teenagers in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

    Journal of the National Medical Association 89(12):805 (1997) PMID 9433060 PMCID 2608295

    This study investigates parameters related to calcium and bone metabolism by determining the concentrations of total calcium, 25-hydroxyvitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and phosphorous in young pregnant women. The patient population was 30 pregnant Nigerian teenage women grou...
  7. From animals in the service of nutrition ... to the potential of biotechnology.

    British Journal of Nutrition 78 Suppl 2:S125 (1997) PMID 9389877

  8. [Nutrition counseling of patients under chemotherapy].

    Revue de l'infirmiere (30):14 (1997) PMID 9386551

  9. Nutrition and the immune system: an introduction.

    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 66(2):460S (1997) PMID 9250133

    Nutrition is a critical determinant of immune responses and malnutrition the most common cause of immunodeficiency worldwide. Protein-energy malnutrition is associated with a significant impairment of cell-mediated immunity, phagocyte function, complement system, secretory immunoglobulin A antibody...
  10. Synergism of nutrition, infection, and immunity: an overview.

    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 66(2):464S (1997) PMID 9250134

    Infections, no matter how mild, have adverse effects on nutritional status. The significance of these effects depends on the previous nutritional status of the individual, the nature and duration of the infection, and the diet during the recovery period. Conversely, almost any nutrient deficiency, i...