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Vulnerable Populations

 
 
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Disease relevance of Vulnerable Populations

 

Psychiatry related information on Vulnerable Populations

 

High impact information on Vulnerable Populations

 

Chemical compound and disease context of Vulnerable Populations

  • This report reviews the evidence that intrauterine exposure to growth retardation, diabetes, and vitamin A deficiency contribute disproportionately to the rising incidence of kidney disease in disadvantaged people, because they encounter these exposures more frequently than people from developed countries [16].
  • Postoperative liver functions showed no marked derangement; the mean peak GPT was 221 U and the mean peak total bilirubin 2.3 mg d/l. Local cooling minimizes the risk of ischemia/reperfusion injury in this very vulnerable population, yet gives the surgeon adequate time to perform a challenging resection in a bloodless field [17].
 

Biological context of Vulnerable Populations

 

Anatomical context of Vulnerable Populations

 

Associations of Vulnerable Populations with chemical compounds

 

Gene context of Vulnerable Populations

  • On the whole, our data suggest that those individuals who are genetically predisposed to produce high levels of IL-6 during aging, i.e. -174 locus GG homozygous men, are disadvantaged for longevity [27].
  • When pigs were challenged with an equal mixture of the hilA mutant and wild type bacteria, the hilA mutant was at a competitive disadvantaged (attenuated) in pigs inoculated orally but not in intraperitoneally inoculated pigs [28].
  • Performance scores on the CATM were higher than on the RCPM, especially in comparison to the B8-B12 items--differences reach a peak of 61% and 67% for the disadvantaged and regular groups, respectively [29].
  • Among both men and women with epilepsy, those with partial onset and early age at onset (< 10 years) were more reproductively disadvantaged than those with generalized onset and later age at onset [30].
  • However, supermarkets have opened or remained open close to middle-income neighborhoods that have transitioned from White to African American. Development of economically disadvantaged African American neighborhoods is critical to effectively prevent diet-related diseases among this population [31].
 

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Vulnerable Populations

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