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Mensuração da energia despendida no jejum e no aporte calórico (MEL) em parturientes
(Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 2007-07-01) [Artigo]
This research aims to measure the energy spending in parturient women of low gestation risk. Participants were selected randomly and submitted to fasting (n=15; Group I) or honey ingestion (n = 15; Group II). Data were ...
Diabetes and pregnancy: An update of the problem
(Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences, 2007-12-01) [Resenha]
Pregnancies complicated by diabetes account for about 7% of all pregnancies attended by the Brazilian Unified Healthcare System (SUS) and are one of the main causes of maternal/perinatal morbidity and mortality in Brazil. ...
Spontaneous resolution in congenital nasolacrimal obstruction after 12 months
(Seminars in Ophthalmology, 2007-04-01) [Artigo]
A retrospective observational study was performed in order to evaluate the possibility of spontaneous resolution of tearing in the congenital nasolacrimal obstruction (CNLO). Twenty-seven CNLO child carriers with spontaneous ...
Doença pulmonar obstrutiva crônica
(Revista Brasileira de Medicina, 2007-12-01) [Artigo]
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is considered the forth cause of death in the world. The present review summarizes the epidemiologic and risk factors to the disease. Emphasizing the diagnostic, pulmonary ...
Role of dermatologists in leprosy elimination and in the post-elimination era
(Leprosy Review, 2007-03-01) [Artigo]
Paracoccidioidomycosis: No genetic damage in human peripheral blood cells of patients assessed by single-cell gel (comet) assay
(Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2007-07-01) [Artigo]
Paracoccidioidomycosis is a systemic fungal infection caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. As infectious diseases can cause DNA damage, the authors aimed at analyzing DNA breakage in peripheral blood cells of patients ...
Ectrópio palpebral em portador da síndrome de Down e conjuntivite alérgica: Relato de caso
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia, 2007-07-01) [Artigo]
This is a case report of a patient with Down's syndrome with an important mechanical ectropion and elongation of the lower lid related to chronic allergic conjunctivitis, besides cataract and keratoconus. The tarsal strip ...
In situ expression of mononuclear cell markers and interleukin-2 receptor in renal allograft biopsies of acute rejection and borderline cases
(Renal Failure, 2007-01-01) [Artigo]
The correct diagnosis of renal allograft rejection may be difficult using only clinical and/or histopathological criteria. Immunological assays should be considered in order to evaluate the phenotype of inflammatory ...
Influence of endogenous and synthetic female sex hormones on human blood cells in vitro studied with comet assay
(Toxicology in Vitro, 2007-08-01) [Artigo]
The comet assay has been conducted with numerous cell lines to assess in vitro genotoxicity. In order to use the comet assay as part of an in vitro test for evaluating genotoxicity, however, there are cell-specific factors ...
Shorter CAG repeat in the AR gene is associated with atypical hyperplasia and breast carcinoma
(Anticancer Research, 2007-03-01) [Artigo]
Background: Previous reports into the role of [CAG]n repeat lengths in the androgen receptor (AR) gene indicate that these may play an important part in the development and progression of breast cancer, however, knowledge ...