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Skeletal muscle aging: Influence of oxidative stress and physical exercise
(Oncotarget, 2017-01-01) [Resenha]
Skeletal muscle abnormalities are responsible for significant disability in the elderly. Sarcopenia is the main alteration occurring during senescence and a key public health issue as it predicts frailty, poor quality of ...
The role of HLA-G molecule and HLA-G gene polymorphisms in tumors, viral hepatitis, and parasitic diseases
(Frontiers In Immunology, 2015-02-02) [Resenha]
Considering that the non-classical HLA-G molecule has well-recognized tolerogenic properties, HLA-G expression is expected to be deleterious when present in tumor cells and in cells chronically infected by viruses, whereas ...
Altered maternal metabolism during mild gestational hyperglycemia as a predictor of adverse perinatal outcomes: A comprehensive analysis
(Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease, 2019-01-01) [Resenha]
Mild gestational hyperglycemia (MGH), as assessed using the normal oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and detection of an altered glycemic profile, is associated with adverse perinatal outcome. This study described the ...
Drinking for protection? Epidemiological and experimental evidence on the beneficial effects of coffee or major coffee compounds against gastrointestinal and liver carcinogenesis
(Food Research International, 2019-09-01) [Resenha]
Recent meta-analyses indicate that coffee consumption reduces the risk for digestive tract (oral, esophageal, gastric and colorectal)and, especially, liver cancer. Coffee bean-derived beverages, as the widely-consumed ...
The pathway to cancer Cachexia: Microrna-regulated networks in muscle wasting based on integrative meta-analysis
(International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2019-04-02) [Resenha]
Cancer cachexia is a multifactorial syndrome that leads to significant weight loss. Cachexia affects 50%-80% of cancer patients, depending on the tumor type, and is associated with 20%-40% of cancer patient deaths. Besides ...