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Use of psychoactive substances in students at a public university
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Ciências da Saúde, 2014) [Artigo]
Introduction: The use of psychoactive substances by the student population has been the object of various studies in Brazil. Objective: To determine the prevalence of substance use among students. Methods: Quantitative ...
Representations of mental illness constructed by health professionals in primary care in Brazil: an integrative review of the Brazilian literature
(European Psychiatry, 2013-01-01) [Resumo]
Cross-sectional study of the influence of gestational hyperglycemia associated with urinary incontinence on quality of life
(Journal of Womens Health Care, 2015) [Artigo]
During pregnancy, the prevalence of Urinary Incontinence (UI) is higher adversely impacting quality of life. Both Gestational Diabetes (GDM) and mild hyperglycemia have been associated with increased risk of UI. However, ...
Orchidectomy enhances the expression of endothelin-1 and ETB receptors in rat portal vein
(Journal of Smooth Muscle Research, 2014) [Artigo]
Functional studies have shown that orchidectomy increases the effects of phenylephrine on rat portal veins, but that it is completely prevented in the presence of both ETA and ETB receptor antagonists. Although it suggests ...
ANALYSIS of THE FUNCTIONAL BALANCE and ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC ACTIVITY IN ELDERLY WOMEN WITH OSTEOPOROSIS SUBMITTED TO TRAINING WITH OSCILLATORY POLE
(Osteoporosis International, 2012-12-01) [Resumo]
Effects of strength and balance training on the mobility, fear of falling and grip strength of elderly female fallers
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2014) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of virtual reality and strength training on the balance, fear of falling and handgrip strength of older women with a history of falls. The fear of falling, mobility and ...
H1 but not H2 histamine antagonist receptors mediate anxiety-related behaviors and emotional memory deficit in mice subjected to elevated plus-maze testing
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2013-05-01) [Artigo]
This study investigated the role of H1 and H2 receptors in anxiety and the retrieval of emotional memory using a Trial 1/Trial 2 (T1/T2) protocol in an elevated plus-maze (EPM). Tests were performed on 2 consecutive days, ...
The enigmatic role of cholinergic reflex in the pathogenesis of Chagas disease
(Parasitology Research, 2014-06-01) [Artigo]
This study evaluated the inflammatory process in the colons of mice infected with Trypanosoma cruzi QM2 strain, through the analysis of muscle reactivity and the measurement of butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) in plasma. Swiss ...
A single bout of exercise with a flexible pole induces significant cardiac autonomic responses in healthy men
(Clinics, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVES: Flexible poles can provide rapid eccentric and concentric muscle contractions. Muscle vibration is associated with a "tonic vibration reflex" that is stimulated by a sequence of rapid muscle stretching, activation ...
Antagonist coactivation of trunk stabilizer muscles during Pilates exercises
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2013-05-15) [Artigo]
The purpose of this study was to compare the antagonist coactivation of the local and global trunk muscles during mat-based exercises of Skilled Modern Pilates. Twelve women performed five exercises and concurrently, surface ...