The end points identified through the literature represent conditions for which environmental exposures have been implicated
or are pre-existing health conditions that may be exacerbated by exposure to environmental pollutants.
Blocking CTGF attenuates proteinuria: VEGF and AGE have been implicated
as key factors in promoting early pathologies associated with diabetic nephropathy, such as hyperfiltration and the onset of proteinuria29,30, and recent similar studies suggest a role for CTGF in mediating these same effects.
Use of ovulation drugs, particularly clomiphene, has also been implicated
as a risk factor for spontaneous abortion (Balen et al.
Although the exact form of transmission often remains speculative, aerosols have been implicated
in most cases (24,27,29,32).
In practice, however, this is not the case, and only a minority of food proteins has been implicated
as causes of food allergy.
There are very few cases in the literature in which aminoglycoside-containing drops have been implicated
as a cause of ototoxicity when they are used to treat chronic ear disease.
That is the one that has been implicated
,'' he said.
I am happy that PFG and TT have been able to resolve the lawsuit and to clarify that PFG's BEST Direct trading system has not been implicated
by TT's patents," said Russell R.
Contamination and nosocomial transmission of pathogens by other electronic devices also has been demonstrated; a contaminated personal computer has been implicated
in transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to a nurse.
Nuclear factor kappa B (NF[kappa]B) has been implicated
in gene regulation related to cell proliferation, apoptosis, adhesion, immune, and inflammatory responses (22).
Etiologies such as postoperative irradiation, surgical disruption of the carotid artery, and tumor involvement of the vessel wall have all been implicated
HHV8, a recently discovered virus, has been implicated
in the cancer in several studies over the past two years, the researchers noted.