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Eduardo B da Fonseca, Rievani DamiĆ£o, Kypros Nicholaides
Preterm delivery, which occurs in about 5%-13% of pregnancies in most countries, is the main cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Symptomatic treatment of pregnancies presenting in preterm labor with corticosteroids has improved perinatal outcome but has not reduced the incidence of preterm delivery. Recent evidence suggests that the rate of preterm delivery may be reduced by the prophylactic use of progesterone in women with a history of preterm delivery and in those with a short cervical length identified by routine transvaginal sonography...
October 2009: Seminars in Perinatology
P A Sanchez, D E Bandy, J H Villachica, J J Nicholaides
Technology has been developed which permits continuous production of annual crops in some of the acid, infertile soils of the Amazon Basin. Studies in Yurimaguas, Peru, show that three grain crops can be produced annually with appropriate fertilizer inputs. Twenty-one crops have been harvested during the past 8(1/2) years in the same field, with an average annual production of 7.8 tons of grain per hectare. Soil properties are improving with continuous cultivation. The technology has been validated by local farmers, who normally practice shifting cultivation...
May 21, 1982: Science
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September 15, 1956: Lancet
P K Merrin, S Renton, C Fisher, A Henderson, W Richmond, A Nicholaides, R S Elkeles
In order to examine the relationship between serum lipids and apolipoproteins and macrovascular disease in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus, 50 patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus attending the diabetic clinics at St Mary's and St Charles' Hospitals, London were recruited into a cross-sectional study. B-mode ultrasound was used to measure intima-media thickness and define an arterial ultrasound score for each patient as a non-invasive indicator of atherosclerotic change. Intima-medial (i-m) thickness was significantly higher in those subjects with clinical evidence of macrovascular disease compared to those without macrovascular disease (0...
May 1994: Diabetic Medicine: a Journal of the British Diabetic Association
M J van Eijk, J E Beever, Y Da, J A Stewart, G E Nicholaides, C A Green, H A Lewin
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February 1995: Mammalian Genome: Official Journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society
N Nicholaides, M N Ansari
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January 1969: Lipids
G Belcaro, A N Nicholaides
Skin blood flow in the microcirculation of the distal foot was evaluated in patients with vascular disease and diabetes and compared with that in normal volunteers by use of laser-Doppler flowmetry. Resting flow (RF) and the flow on standing (SF) were measured in a room at constant temperature (20-22 degrees C). RF was significantly different in the five groups, being increased in patients with diabetes (in comparison with normal volunteers) and decreased in patients with intermittent claudication, rest pain, and ischemic limbs...
August 1989: Angiology
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