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Favorable residual stress induction by resin-cementation on dental porcelain

In this study we explore whether shrinkage stresses generated on photo-polymerisation of the resin-cement are sufficient to induce ceramic surface defect stabilization, and we quantify the transient nature of the induced stresses.
Source: Dental Materials - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research

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Authors: Yuasa-Shibasaki E, Ishii S, Matsumoto S, Tomaru T, Horiguchi K, Osaki A, Ozawa A, Shibusawa N, Satoh T, Yamada M Abstract A 39-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with symptoms of general fatigue, nausea, and vomiting that appeared three months after she stopped seven years of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) medication for endometrial stromal sarcoma. Laboratory tests demonstrated moderate hypercalcemia. Several tests demonstrated that she was suffering from adrenal insufficiency. Glucocorticoid supplementation decreased her calcium level to a normal range, indicating that hypercalcemia was induc...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Conditions:   Adrenal Insufficiency;   Cirrhosis;   Spur Cell Anemia;   Lecithin Acyltransferase Deficiency Intervention:   Drug: Cosyntropin Sponsor:   University of Virginia Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 8 December 2017 Source:The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology Author(s): Gudmundur Johannsson
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 December 2017 Source:The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology Author(s): Andrea M Isidori, Mary Anna Venneri, Chiara Graziadio, Chiara Simeoli, Daniela Fiore, Valeria Hasenmajer, Emilia Sbardella, Daniele Gianfrilli, Carlotta Pozza, Patrizio Pasqualetti, Stefania Morrone, Angela Santoni, Fabio Naro, Annamaria Colao, Rosario Pivonello, Andrea Lenzi Background Conventional treatment of patients with adrenal insufficiency involves administration of glucocorticoids multiple times a day and has been associated with weight gain and metabolic impairment. The optimal glucocorticoid replacement ...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
To evaluate the contribution made to the diagnostic work-up for patients with suspected ocular tuberculosis (TB) by QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT) tests using latent class analysis model.
Source: BMC Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Rational: Adrenal insufficiency/crisis (AI/AC) after cessation of corticosteroids (CS)could be non-specific and difficult to diagnose. Replacement therapy with physiological dose of hydrocortisone could be life saving in period of stress. Analysis for possible AI was done in those with unexplained fatigue and/or acute syncope after cessation of CS treatment in asthma.Methods: All participants underwent diurnal variation test, 24hour urinary cortisol measuremnt test and rapid ACTH test after discontinuation of CS for 3days. Firstly, high risk group with higher/longer use of CS therapy (N=13, group A) and low risk group with...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Problems Asthma Source Type: research
Journal Name: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Issue: Ahead of print
Source: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
• First randomized crossover trial investigating cholecalciferol supplementation in Addison's disease.• Three months' cholecalciferol treatment (4000 IU/day) increased 25(OH)D3 to achieve a sufficient vitamin D status.• Cholecalciferol treatment regulates late activated T cells and monocytes.• Potential genetic contributions to individual vitamin D signalling.
Source: Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
Marce Doubell, Paul B. C. Grant, Nanike Esterhuizen, Corinna S. Bazelet, Pia Addison, and John S. Terblanche Katydids produce acoustic signals via stridulation, which they use to attract conspecific females for mating. However, direct estimates of the metabolic costs of calling to date have produced diverse cost estimates and are limited to only a handful of insect species. Therefore, in this study, we investigated the metabolic cost of calling in an unstudied sub-Saharan katydid, Plangia graminea. Using wild-caught animals, we measured katydid metabolic rate using standard flow-through respirometry while simultaneously r...
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology - Category: Biology Authors: Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionAlthough the reported half‐life of insulin degludec in the body is ~25 h when administered in standard doses (0.4–0.8 units/kg), no study has investigated its half‐life after overdose. In the present case, the half‐life of insulin degludec was ~1.6 times longer than that observed with standard doses, probably leading to long‐lasting hypoglycaemia. Physicians should be aware of the possibility of unexpected long‐lasting severe hypoglycaemia resulting from insulin degludec overdose.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Diabetic Medicine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
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