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Maternal adipokines and insulin as biomarkers of pregnancies complicated by overweight and obesity
(Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome, 2016-09-13) [Artigo]
Background: Maternal obesity is associated with several adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study was conducted aiming to evaluate maternal levels of adipokines and insulin in pregnancies complicated by overweight and obesity ...
BCL2 and miR-181a transcriptional alterations in umbilical-cord blood cells can be putative biomarkers for obesity
(Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 2018-01-01) [Artigo]
Several findings suggest that in utero stressor stimuli can alter fetal development by promoting transcriptional changes, and predisposing the neonate to diseases later in life. This study aimed to investigate whether a ...
Characterization of Natural Killer Cells and Cytokines in Maternal Placenta and Fetus of Diabetic Mothers
(Journal of Immunology Research, 2016-01-01) [Artigo]
The present study characterized natural killer cells and cytokines in diabetic mothers, their placenta, and fetus. In the maternal blood from the hyperglycemic groups, the CD16+CD56- NK cells increased, whereas that of ...
Effect of physiological overload on pregnancy in women with mitral regurgitation
(Clinics, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVES: to evaluate the structural and functional heart abnormalities in women with mitral regurgitation during pregnancy.INTRODUCTION: Women with mitral regurgitation progress well during pregnancy. However, the effects ...
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF-receptor expression in placenta of hyperglycemic pregnant women
(Placenta, 2010-09-01) [Artigo]
Hyperglycemia occurs in a variety of conditions such as overt diabetes, gestational diabetes and mild hyperglycemia, all of which are generally defined based on the oral glucose tolerance test and glucose profiles. Whereas ...
Oxidative stress and nuclear dna damage in hyperglycemic pregnancies
(Placenta, 2015-04-01) [Resumo]
Zuspan's Scheme Versus an Alternative Magnesium Sulfate Scheme: Randomized Clinical Trial of Magnesium Serum Concentrations
(Hypertension in Pregnancy, 2010-01-01) [Resumo]
Objective. The purpose of this study was to determine whether magnesium serum concentrations in patients with severe preeclampsia or eclampsia treated with two different magnesium sulfate schemes were different. Methods. ...
Urinary incontinence and vaginal squeeze pressure two years post-cesarean delivery in primiparous women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus
(Clinics, 2011-01-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of urinary incontinence and associated vaginal squeeze pressure in primiparous women with and without previous gestational diabetes mellitus two years post-cesarean delivery.METHODS: ...
Genotoxicity and Fetal Abnormality in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats Exposed to Cigarette Smoke Prior to and during Pregnancy
(Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes, 2011-10-01) [Artigo]
Background: Maternal hyperglycemia during early pregnancy is associated with increased risk of abnormalities in the off spring. Malformation rates among the off spring of diabetic mothers are 2-5-fold higher than that of ...
Treatment with Azadirachta indica in diabetic pregnant rats: Negative effects on maternal outcome
(Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2012-10-11) [Artigo]
Ethnopharmacological relevance: The role of Azadirachta indica (neem) against Chagas disease and its antibiotic and antidiabetic action have been demonstrated in non-pregnant animals. However, the effects of neem on lipid ...