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See detailOral monthly ibandronate: rationale and clinical potential in postmenopausal osteoporosis
Reginster, Jean-Yves ULg; McClung, M.; Coutant, K. et al

in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (2003, June)

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See detailOral Photography
LAMBERT, France ULg

Conference (2009, October 17)

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See detailOral salt supplementation and long-distance exercise
Lehance, Cédric ULg; Rodriguez de la Cruz, Carlos ULg; Counet, Laurence ULg et al

in British Journal of Sports Medicine (2011), 45

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See detailOral scrapie infection modifies the homeostasis of Peyer's patches' dendritic cells
Dorban, Gauthier ULg; Defaweux, Valérie ULg; Levavasseur, Etienne et al

in Histochemistry & Cell Biology (2007), 128(3), 243-251

In transmitted prion diseases the immune system supports the replication and the propagation of the pathogenic agent (PrPSc). DCs, which are mobile cells present in large numbers within lymph organs, are ... [more ▼]

In transmitted prion diseases the immune system supports the replication and the propagation of the pathogenic agent (PrPSc). DCs, which are mobile cells present in large numbers within lymph organs, are suspected to carry prions through the lymphoid system and to transfer them towards the peripheral nervous system. In this study, C57Bl/6 mice were orally inoculated with PrPSc (scrapie strain 139A) and sacrificed at the preclinical stages of the disease. Immunolabelled cryosections of Peyer's patches were analysed by confocal microscopy. Membrane prion protein expression was studied by flow cytometry. In Peyer's patches (PP), dissected at day one and day 105 after oral exposure to scrapie, we observed an increased population of DCs localised in the follicular-associated epithelium. On day 105, PrPSc was found in the follicles inside the PP of prion-infected mice. A subset of Peyer's patches DCs, which did not express cellular prion protein on their surface in non-infected mice conditions, was prion-positive in scrapie conditions. Within Peyer's patches oral scrapie exposure thus induced modifications of the homeostasis of DCs at the preclinical stages of the disease. These results give new arguments in favour of the implication of DCs in prion diseases. [less ▲]

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See detailOral status and nutrition in the institutionalized elderly.
Lamy, Marc ULg; Mojon, P.; Kalykakis, G. et al

in Journal of Dentistry (1999), 27(6), 443-8

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate, in an elderly population, whether poor oral status might be a contributing factor to the development of undernutrition and might be associated with less eating pleasure, more ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate, in an elderly population, whether poor oral status might be a contributing factor to the development of undernutrition and might be associated with less eating pleasure, more subjective eating difficulty and increased mashed food consumption. METHODS: An oral examination and an evaluation of masticatory capacity were performed on 120 institutionalized elderly subjects. The nutritional assessment included serum albumin concentration, the Mini Nutritional Assessment and a questionnaire on eating habits. RESULTS: Edentulous subjects without dentures or with only one complete denture had significantly lower MNA scores than edentulous subjects with two complete dentures (p < 0.05). Edentulous subjects with two complete dentures more frequently reported taking pleasure from eating (p = 0.05), and had less frequent difficulties with hard foods (p = 0.01) than edentulous subjects without dentures or with only one complete denture. Mashed food consumption (p < 0.01) was also reported more frequently in edentulous subjects without dentures or with only one complete denture. Subjects with two complete dentures had similar or better MNA scores as dentate subjects with relatively few remaining teeth (10.4 +/- 7.8 teeth). About half of the subjects (53%) could not perform the masticatory test. These subjects had lower MNA scores (p = 0.001) and a larger proportion ate mashed food (p < 0.001) compared to those who were able to perform the test. CONCLUSIONS: Poor oral status (edentulous without dentures or with only one complete denture) increased difficulty in eating hard foods, increased mashed food consumption and decreased eating pleasure. It seemed also to put institutionalized subjects at higher risk of undernutrition. [less ▲]

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See detailOral taurine supplementation modulates ethanol-conditioned stimulus preference
Quertemont, Etienne ULg; Goffaux, Valérie; Vlaminck, Anne-Michèle et al

in Alcohol (1998), 16(3), 201-206

The present study investigated the possible modulatory action of oral taurine supplementation on the rewarding and aversive properties of low and high ethanol doses in male Wistar rats. A vinegar odor ... [more ▼]

The present study investigated the possible modulatory action of oral taurine supplementation on the rewarding and aversive properties of low and high ethanol doses in male Wistar rats. A vinegar odor stimulus was daily paired with either ethanol (0.3 or 2.0 g/kg) or saline. In addition, half of the rats were supplemented orally with taurine (0.5 g/kg/day). After eight conditioning sessions, all rats were tested for their vinegar stimulus preference or aversion. In nontaurine-treated rats, 2.0 g/kg ethanol conditioning induced a significant aversion for the vinegar stimulus, while there was no preference after 0.3 g/kg ethanol conditioning. However, in taurine-supplemented rats, the 2.0 g/kg ethanol-induced aversion for the stimulus was decreased significantly, while the rats administered the lower ethanol doses, 0.3 g/kg, in combination with taurine supplementation, demonstrated a significant stimulus preference. Such results suggest that taurine modulates some of the aversive or rewarding effects of ethanol. [less ▲]

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See detailOral temperature as an index of core temperature during heat transients
Mairiaux, Philippe ULg; Sagot, J. C.; Candas, V.

in European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology (1983), 50(3), 331-41

Rectal (Tre), oral (Tor) and oesophageal (Tes) temperatures were measured in five exercising subjects exposed for two hours to five conditions (1) a steady condition (WR) involving a constant work load ... [more ▼]

Rectal (Tre), oral (Tor) and oesophageal (Tes) temperatures were measured in five exercising subjects exposed for two hours to five conditions (1) a steady condition (WR) involving a constant work load (50 W) at a constant air temperature (Ta = 36.5 degrees C); (2) air temperature variations (delta Ta) between 28 degrees C and 45 degrees C and (3) between 23 degrees C and 50 degrees C at constant work load (50 W); (4) and (5) to work load variations (delta W) between 25 W and 75 W at a constant Ta (= 36.5 degrees C). Oral temperature recordings were taken sublingually and were either continuous or discontinuous. When discontinuous, the time needed for Tor to stabilize after the mouth opening was taken into account. The respective reliability of Tor and Tre as estimates of Tes were compared in each condition. Results showed that the resting (Tor - Tes) difference (+ 0.12 degrees C) was barely modified after two hours of exposure, whereas Tre overestimated Tes by 0.2 degrees C to 0.4 degrees C depending on the condition. The Tor variations were highly correlated with Tes variations under steady condition and under air temperature variations. In these conditions, Tor represented the best estimate of Tes. Under work-load variations, Tor was less closely related to Tes than was Tre. It is suggested that the relative inertia of Tor to step changes in exercise intensity could be ascribed to work induced variations in mouth blood flow. [less ▲]

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See detailOral Tiludronate: a new perspective for prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis
Reginster, Jean-Yves ULg; Ethgen, D; Barbier, A et al

in Calcified Tissue International (1993), 52(S2), 30

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See detailOral vitamin C attenuates acute ischaemia-reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle.
Kearns, S. R.; Moneley, D.; Murray, P. et al

in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume (2001), 83(8), 1202-6

Ischaemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) is caused by endothelial and subendothelial damage by neutrophil-derived oxidants. Vitamin C is an antioxidant which attenuates endothelial injury after IRI. Our aim was ... [more ▼]

Ischaemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) is caused by endothelial and subendothelial damage by neutrophil-derived oxidants. Vitamin C is an antioxidant which attenuates endothelial injury after IRI. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of oral vitamin C in the prevention of IRI in skeletal muscle. We used a model of cross-clamping (3 hours) and reperfusion (1 hour) of the cremaster muscle in rats. Muscle function was assessed electrophysiologically by electrical field stimulation. Infiltration by neutrophils was determined by the activity of tissue myeloperoxidase (MPO) and tissue oedema by the wet-to-dry ratio. Neutrophil respiratory burst activity was measured in control animals and groups pretreated with vitamin C. IRI significantly decreased muscle function and increased muscle neutrophil MPO activity and muscle oedema. Pretreatment with vitamin C preserved muscle function and reduced tissue oedema and neutrophil infiltration. Neutrophil respiratory burst activity was reduced in the group treated with vitamin C compared with the control group. We conclude that pretreatment with oral vitamin C protects against acute muscle IRI, possibly by attenuating neutrophil respiratory burst activity. [less ▲]

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See detailOral vitamin C reduces the injury to skeletal muscle caused by compartment syndrome.
Kearns, S. R.; Daly, Adrian ULg; Sheehan, K. et al

in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume (2004), 86(6), 906-11

Compartment syndrome is a unique form of ischaemia of skeletal muscle which occurs despite patency of the large vessels. Decompression allows the influx of activated leucocytes which cause further injury ... [more ▼]

Compartment syndrome is a unique form of ischaemia of skeletal muscle which occurs despite patency of the large vessels. Decompression allows the influx of activated leucocytes which cause further injury. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant which concentrates preferentially in leucocytes and attenuates reperfusion-induced muscle injury. We have evaluated the use of pretreatment with oral vitamin C in the prevention of injury caused by compartment syndrome in a rat cremasteric muscle model. Acute and delayed effects of pretreatment with vitamin C were assessed at one and 24 hours after decompression of compartment syndrome. Muscle function was assessed electrophysiologically. Vascular, cellular and tissue inflammation was assessed by staining of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and by determination of the activity of myeloperoxidase (MPO) in neutrophils and tissue oedema. Compartment syndrome impaired skeletal muscle function and increased the expression of ICAM-1, activity of MPO and muscle weight increased significantly. Pretreatment with vitamin C preserved muscle function and reduced the expression of ICAM-1, infiltration of the neutrophils and oedema. [less ▲]

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See detailOrales Chondroïtinsulfat bei Arthrose
WANG, François-Charles ULg; Collignon, Laurent; REGINSTER, Jean-Yves ULg et al

in Litera Rheumatologica (1992)

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See detailOralité et comicité
Defays, Jean-Marc ULg

in Actes du XXI Congrès international de linguistique et de philologie romanes (1998)

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See detailORBi : pari tenu ?
Thirion, Paul ULg

Scientific conference (2012, October 19)

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See detailORBi, archive ouverte de l'Université de Liège et PoPuPS, publications en open access de l'Université de Liège
Thirion, Paul ULg

Scientific conference (2010, September 22)

Présentations des initiatives en Open Access de l'Université de Liège (ULg) et de son Réseau des Bibliothèques : - PoPuPS : portail de publications de périodiques scientifique en Open Access - BICTEL/ e ... [more ▼]

Présentations des initiatives en Open Access de l'Université de Liège (ULg) et de son Réseau des Bibliothèques : - PoPuPS : portail de publications de périodiques scientifique en Open Access - BICTEL/ e : répertoire des thèses de doctorat en Open Access - ORBi : open repository and bibliography Présentation des projets, du "mandat ULg" (obligation de dépôt) et des résultats notamment en terme de bénéfices pour les chercheurs [less ▲]

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See detailORBi, the open repository of Ulg and the geographers: first statistics analyzed
Stirbu, Simona ULg

Conference (2010, October 22)

Set up by the University of Liège, ORBi (Open Repository and Bibliography) knew a lightning increase of the deposits since its creation in 2008. The official launch took place on November 26th, 2008 and ... [more ▼]

Set up by the University of Liège, ORBi (Open Repository and Bibliography) knew a lightning increase of the deposits since its creation in 2008. The official launch took place on November 26th, 2008 and after considerable efforts on behalf of the team which manages the tool and researchers who introduce themselves their publications, the contents of the repository managed to reach a value of fifty thousand seven hundred references among which thirty thousand four hundred with full text. Working for the library of Geography of the University of Liège, I found interesting to bend over the "statistics" supplied by ORBi, concerning the number of visualizations and downloads of the references deposited by the geographers of Liège. On base of the statement of various "statistical" data and the analysis of these data, I try to determine if the deposit of the scientific works in ORBi increases - or may increase the visibility of the scientific works of the geographers from Liège. [less ▲]

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See detailORBi@ULg: An exciting self archiving adventure
Thirion, Paul ULg

Scientific conference (2010, October 19)

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See detailORBi@ULg: Are you crazy?
Thirion, Paul ULg

Scientific conference (2012, May 10)

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