Oral contraceptive use by women of childbearing age has been suggested to place women at risk for periodontal diseases, though this remains controversial.(2) Studies conducted in the 1970s and '80s suggested a connection between oral contraceptives and periodontal discase
. (2) These early small clinical studies of combined oral contraceptives containing high doses of estrogen (>50 pg of estrogen and .2.1 mg progestin) found that these drugs increased the risk for gingival disease and suggested an adverse effect on the supporting periodontal tissues.
(29), (30) The immune system is perhaps more vulnerable than the other body systems to low levels of lead and can lead to increased incidence of infectious discase
Even after decades of discussion about the role of amyloid in Alzheimer's discase
, researchers concede, the hypothesis that these plaques are key to the illness has not been properly tested.
Substantial evidence suggests that metals and oxidative stress play a significant role in the strong epidemiological association between indices of allergic airway discase
and PM exposure in epidemiological studies conducted both in the Utah Valley (Ghio and Devlin 2001; Pope 1989) and in Germany (Schaumann et al.
Swisher knew what to look for, what to test for and how to treat the underlying illnesses causing my discase
," notes Bucci.
Interrupting Chagas discase
transmission in Venezuela.
De acuerdo al Center for Discase
Control and Prevention (CDC) d 36 por tiento de los ninos hispanos que viven en este pais tiene problemas de obesidad, comparado con un 25 por ciento de los ninos estadounidense.
Lee, Block 802, Communicable Discase
Centre, Moulmein Rd, Singapore 308433; fax: 65-6357-7465; email: email@example.com Table 1.
The Endometriosis Association's mission is to teach doctors not to ignore the discase
's painful symptoms which for years have been dismissed by many clinicians as either psychological or exaggerated.
Say should discase
or pain befal, Wilt thou assume the nurse's care, Nor wistful those gay scenes recall Where thou wert fairest of the fair?
BERLIN -- Today there are more promising potential new therapies for systemic lupus erythematosus than patients in whom to test them--and that's good news, since current treatments reliant upon cytotoxic agents and corticosteroids are unable to prevent flares of active discase
or cumulative organ damage, Caroline Gordon, M.D., said at the annual European Congress of Rheumatology.
-- Subungual melanomas seem to travel under the radar screen of many physicians, and are diagnosed relatively late in the course of discase
partly because of their relatively low incidence and an appearance that can commonly be mistaken for other conditions, Dr.