Borage (Borago officinalis L.) is an important vegetable crop for consumption in the Ebro Valley of northeastern Spain. During the autumn and spring of the last 10 years, black necrotic lesions were observed in leaf petioles of white-flowered borage plants in greenhouses and seedbeds in Zaragoza,
In extracts from the youngest leaves of Avena sativa, Hordeum vulgare, Zea Mays, Pisum sativum, Phaseolus vulgaris, Lactuca sativa, and four pyrrolizidine alkaloid-bearing species of Heliotropium, the activities of ornithine decarboxylase, close to V(max), ranged between traces and 1.5 nanomoles per
Lipids traditionally used in artificial nutrition are based on n-6 fatty acid-rich vegetable oils like soyabean oil. This may not be optimal because it may present an excessive supply of linoleic acid. One alternative to the use of soyabean oil is its partial replacement by fish oil, which contains
This study was conducted to develop evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for nutrition support (ie, enteral and parenteral nutrition) in mechanically ventilated critically ill adults.
The following interventions were systematically reviewed for inclusion in the guidelines: