Eruption Hematoma as a Possible Oral Sign of Infantile Scurvy
- Barlow's disease. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p227
A definition of the medical term "Barlow's disease" is presented. Barlow's disease refers to a deficiency disease due to lack of vitamin C, which occurs in both breast-fed and bottle-fed babies who fail to receive adequate supplements of vitamin C. The term originated from British physician...
- News you shouldn't miss…. Hall, Caroline B. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p32
This section presents updates related to pediatrics including the prevalence of misdiagnosed respiratory sounds in children, changes in vaccination recommendations for pregnant women, and the symptoms of food allergy in children.
- Asthma Inhalers May Pose Risks In The Milk-Allergic Child. // Child Health Alert;Jan2005, Vol. 23, p1
Discusses research being done on the health risk that asthma inhalers may pose to milk-allergic children. Reference to a study by A. Nowak-Wegrzyn et al published in a 2004 issue of "Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology" journal; Use of lactose in medicines; Discovery of traces of milk...
- Factors that determine parents' perception of their child's risk of life-threatening food-induced anaphylaxis. Ogg, Jennifer; Jayne Wong; Ming Wai Wan; Davis, Naomi; Arkwright, Peter D. // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;Jan/Feb2017, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p44
Background: Although food allergy is known to be associated with increased disease burden, factors that shape parents' perception of their child's risk of future severe or fatal anaphylaxis are poorly understood. Objective: This study aimed to evaluate factors associated with parents' perceived...
- The Link Between Vitamin C And Optimal Immunity. Robertson, Chad // Life Extension;Nov2015, p9
The article discusses the role of vitamin C in boosting an optimal immunity against various diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases. Vitamin C is noted to support and energize the immune system and enhance its immune function. Adequate intake and supplementation of...
- FIFTY YEARS AGO, JUNE 1961. // Medicine & Health Rhode Island;Jun2011, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p188
The article discusses the topics which include poliomyelitis epidemic in Rhode Island, Vitamin C deficiency, and the practice of hypnosis.
- Shortage of vitamin C threatens health of immune system. Wood, Marcia // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;1992, Issue 64, p9
Presents an article, courtesy of `FDA Consumer,' which states that a shortage of vitamin C threatens the health of the immune system. Decreases in the body's concentration of glutathione, a powerful component of the antioxidant defense system, caused by decreases in vitamin C intake; Foods high...
- Scurvy: More than historical relevance. Oeffinger, Kevin C. // American Family Physician;9/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p609
Describes scurvy. Rarity in industrially developed countries; Prolonged deficiency of ascorbic acid as cause; Manifestations; Institutionalized elderly and alcoholics in position of greatest risk; Disease's history; Sample case; Diagnosis; Systematic progression of signs and symptoms;...
- Canadians Need More Vitamin D. Larsen, Hans // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Jan2003, Issue 243, p12
Reports on the results of a study conducted by the 'European Journal of Clinical Nutrition' which reveals high rate of vitamin C deficiency in Canada. Long and dark winter in the region; Recommended dosage of vitamin D supplement for Canadians.