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Recent developments for smoking cessation and treatment of nicotine dependence
(Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents, 2007-03-01) [Resenha]
Nicotine is an addictive drug like heroin, amphetamine or cocaine. Addiction to tobacco leads to significant failure rates in programmes for smoking cessation. The alpha(4)beta(2) and alpha(7) nicotinic acetylcholine ...
Cardiovascular remodeling induced by passive smoking
(Inflammation and Allergy - Drug Targets, 2009-12-01) [Resenha]
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in many developed countries. The major risk factors for CHD are smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, and lack of physical activity. ...
Different nutritional-state indicators of HIV-positive individuals undergoing antiretroviral therapy
(Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins Including Tropical Diseases, 2008-01-01) [Resenha]
This study aimed at learning about the nutritional profile of HIV-positive individuals undergoing antiretroviral therapy and at comparing the performance of nutritional-state indicators. A transversal study was performed ...
Treatment of atherosclerotic renovascular disease
(Current Hypertension Reviews, 2008-05-01) [Resenha]
Treatment of atherosclerotic renovascular disease is controversial and revascularization is not a beneficial approach to all patients. Conditions as progressive deterioration of renal function, refractory hypertension or ...