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The effects of acute coffee consumption on gastrin and self-assessed gastrointestinal symptoms

Aims: The aim of the present study was to investigate the acute effects of the consumption of different types of coffee on salivary gastrin concentrations, on self-assessed gastrointestinal symptoms and psychometric assessments.

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Greek financial crisis and the effects on health care system

(GR) Η παγκόσμια κρίση του χρηματοπιστωτικού συστήματος που ξεκίνησε το 2008 από τις ΗΠΑ και διέσχισε όλες σχεδόν τις χώρες, έγινε πολύ αισθητή στην χώρα και τους πολίτες της, όταν η ελληνική κυβέρνηση αδυνατούσε να δανεισθεί με λογικά επιτόκια για να καλύψει τις οικονομικές της υποχρεώσεις. Μπροστά στον κίνδυνο της πτώχευσης και της στάσης πληρωμών στο εσωτερικό και στο εξωτερικό, επιλέχθηκε μετά από διαπραγματεύσεις, η δανειοδότηση της χώρας μας από τις χώρες της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης, την Ευρωπαϊκή τράπεζα και το Διεθνές Νομισματικό Ταμείο (γνωστή ως Τρόϊκα), με χαμηλό επιτόκιο, ώστε να καλυφθούν οι τρέχουσες και μελλοντικές ανάγκες και να αποφύγει η χώρα την στάση πληρωμών και οδηγηθεί σε επίσημη χρεοκοπία.

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Dietary, socio-economic and behavioral risk factors for recurrent acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) events

Although cardiovascular disease mortality rates seem to decline, the increasing prevalence of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) over time along with the aging of the population, will pose serious public health concerns and large economic burden. In Greece, cardiovascular disease (CVD) represents the 50% of mortality and 30% of the patients are re-hospitalized within the first six months after the first cardiac event, according to WHO report.

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Dietary managements for improving impaired glucose and insulin metabolism among women with polycystic ovary syndrome

The polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders among women of reproductive age. It is associated with oligomenorrhea/ amenorrhea, infertility, hyperandrogenemia, obesity and impaired metabolism of glucose and insulin, resulting in serious consequences on health, such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia play an important role in the pathogenesis of the syndrome.

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The effect of different amounts of coffee on energy intake and appetite-related feelings of healhty male volunteers

Purpose: Purpose of the present study is to investigate the effect of different amounts of coffee on appetite-related feelings and on energy intake.

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Association between the consumption of dairy products and the clinical characteristics of partients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Aim: To explore potential associations between the consumption of dairy products and the clinical characteristics of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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A school-based nutritional intervention with the involvement of teacher

Aim of the study was to evaluate a school-based novel approach for increasing children’s fruit consumption.

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The Omega-6/Omega-3 fatty acid ratio in neurodevelopment

Artemis P. Simopoulos1 The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Washington DC,...

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