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Jon A Halvorsen, Lars Lien, Florence Dalgard, Espen Bjertness, Robert S Stern
There are few studies on psychosocial problems in adolescents with eczema. We performed a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study to explore the relationship of suicidal ideation, mental health problems, and social functioning with eczema. A total of 4,744 adolescents (18-19 years) were invited for the study, of whom 3,775 (80%) participated. The overall prevalence of current eczema was 9.7%. Among those with current eczema, 15.5% reported suicidal ideation compared with 9.1% among those without eczema, significantly associated in a multivariate model (odds ratio 1...
July 2014: Journal of Investigative Dermatology
Emma Bajeux, Sylvaine Cordier, Ronan Garlantézec, Christine Monfort, Florence Rouget, Fabienne Pelé
OBJECTIVES: The time from the prenatal period through early childhood is an important window of vulnerability for the developing immune and respiratory systems, both sensitive to environmental chemicals such as solvents. This study sought to examine the effects of solvent exposure during the prenatal and postnatal periods on wheezing, eczema and food allergies in early childhood. METHODS: This study, based on the PELAGIE cohort, included 1505 mother-child pairs with measurements of prenatal and postnatal solvent exposures and data on wheezing, eczema or food allergies...
September 2014: Occupational and Environmental Medicine
David E McCarty, Andrew L Chesson, Sushil K Jain, Andrew A Marino
Vitamin D is a hormone that interacts with intranuclear receptors to effect transcriptional changes in many cell types including those in gut, bone, breast, prostate, brain, skeletal muscle, and the immune system. Inadequacy of vitamin D is widely prevalent, and leads to the classic diseases of bone demineralization as well as to more recently recognized problems such as nonspecific pain and noninflammatory skeletal myopathy, which may disrupt sleep and directly cause daytime impairment. Emerging lines of evidence suggest that low vitamin D levels increase the risk for autoimmune disease, chronic rhinitis, tonsillar hypertrophy, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes...
August 2014: Sleep Medicine Reviews
David A Hanley, Ann Cranney, Glenville Jones, Susan J Whiting, William D Leslie, David E C Cole, Stephanie A Atkinson, Robert G Josse, Sidney Feldman, Gregory A Kline, Cheryl Rosen
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September 7, 2010: CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal de L'Association Medicale Canadienne
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