Yellow nail syndrome
- Nails may signal illness. // Better Homes & Gardens;Mar1997, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p100
States that the condition of fingernails and toenails can indicate the presence of an infection or disease. Recommendation that people with problems with their fingernails and/or toenails see their physician.
- Subungual Myiasis. García-Doval, Ignacio; de la Torre, Carlos; Losada, Antonio; Rosón, Elena; Rodríguez, Teresa; Feal, Carlos; Cruces, Manuel J. // Acta Dermato-Venereologica;May2000, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p236
Presents a clinical case of a patient infected with subungual myiasis. Findings of the physical examination; Conduction of an avulsion of the nail plate and cleaning of the ungual bed; Difficulty in locating myiasis; Causes of the disease.
- Fingernails Are Excellent Diagnostic Tools. Sanders, Ruth // Dermatology Nursing;Jun2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p185
Discusses the diagnostic use of fingernails. Need to include fingernails in initial assessment of patients; Causes of nail discoloration.
- Is E for you? // Consumer Reports on Health;Nov96, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p121
Presents the uses of Vitamin E. Includes protection from clogging and blood clots; Prevention of coronary artereal disease and heart attacks; Reduction of blood cholesterol; Comparison with beta-carotene. INSET: Matters beyond the heart (effects of vitamin E)..
- Vitamin E passes another test. Butterer, Karmen // Health (Time Inc. Health);Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p38
States that bypass surgery patients receiving a daily dose of vitamin E slowed the thickening of their artery walls according to a study at the University of Southern California.
- Diet alone can't raise vitamin E levels in blood. // Total Health;Dec93, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p14
Reveals that people cannot substantially raise vitamin E levels in their blood by diet alone. Need for a daily vitamin E supplement of at least 100 International Units; National Cancer Institute's study of the relationship between vitamin E intake and plasma levels.
- Is there any evidence to support the `new uses' of Vitamin E? // Drug Topics;10/20/97, Vol. 141 Issue 20, p43
Discusses the therapeutic uses of Vitamin E, or alpha-tocopherol. Use of Vitamin E in the treatment of Alzheimer's; Effectiveness of Vitamin E in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia.
- Vitamin E to the rescue. Light, Luise // Vegetarian Times;Jul97, Issue 239, p21
Reports the potentials of vitamin E in preventing and slowing down the progression of Alzheimer's disease according to the studies of several universities in the United States. Other important uses of vitamin E.
- Vitamin E in the golden years. Marandino, Cristin // Vegetarian Times;Oct97, Issue 242, p26
Presents a findings of a study on the effects of vitamin E supplementation on adults. Information on the increase of delayed-type hypersensitivity response (DTH) on study subjects; Sources of vitamin E.