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Effectiveness of a 10-wk Lifestyle Modification Program in Reducing Hypertension in Brazilian Free-Living Adults
(Faseb Journal, 2017-04-01) [Resumo]
Tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 as a possible marker of COPD in smokers and ex-smokers
(International Journal of COPD, 2017-07-07) [Artigo]
Introduction: Oxidative stress and systemic inflammation are higher in smokers and patients with COPD; however, markers that may help differentiate between smokers and patients with COPD have not yet been identified. We ...
Histologic chorioamnionitis does not modulate the oxidative stress and antioxidant status in pregnancies complicated by spontaneous preterm delivery
(BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2017-11-13) [Artigo]
Background: Infection induced-inflammation and other risk factors for spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) and preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM) may cause a redox imbalance, increasing the release of free radicals ...
Mutational profile of TP53 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma associated with chagasic megaesophagus
(Diseases of the Esophagus, 2017-04-01) [Artigo]
Chaga's disease is an important communicable neglected disease that is gaining wider attention due to its increasing incidence worldwide. Achalasia due to chagasic megaesophagus (CM), a complication of this disease, is a ...
Antileishmanial Activity and Immunomodulatory Effects of Tricin Isolated from Leaves of Casearia arborea (Salicaceae)
(Chemistry and Biodiversity, 2017-05-01) [Artigo]
Bioactivity-guided fractionation of antileishmanial active extract from leaves of Casearia arborea led to isolation of three metabolites: tricin (1), 1′,6′-di-O-β-d-vanilloyl glucopyranoside (2) and vanillic acid (3). ...
The first postoperative-stimulated serum thyroglobulin is a prognostic factor for thyroid microcarcinomas
(Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 2017-01-01) [Artigo]
Introduction: Endogenous thyroid-stimulating hormone-stimulated thyroglobulin collected after total thyroidectomy is a useful predictor of better prognosis in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinomas in general, but ...
Standardization of Sampling for Isolation of Exosomes from Peripheral Blood from Reproductive-Aged Women
(Reproductive Sciences, 2017-03-01) [Resumo]
Early-in-life dietary zinc deficiency and supplementation and mammary tumor development in adulthood female rats
(Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2017-06-01) [Artigo]
Zinc deficiency during pregnancy and postnatal life can adversely increase risk of developing human diseases at adulthood. The present study was designed to evaluate whether dietary zinc deficiency or supplementation during ...
Treatment of colon cancer cells with 5-fluorouracil can improve the effectiveness of RNA-transfected antitumor dendritic cell vaccine
(Oncology Reports, 2017-07-01) [Artigo]
Non-cytotoxic concentrations of selected chemotherapeutic agents amplify the antigen presentation capacity of dendritic cells (DCs) and are able to increase the immunogenicity of the colon cancer cell lineage HCT-116, as ...
Cytotoxic and toxicogenomic effects of silibinin in bladder cancer cells with different TP53 status
(Journal Of Biosciences, 2017-03-01) [Artigo]
Silibinin is a natural phenol found in the seeds of the milk thistle plant. Recent data have shown its effectiveness for preventing/treating bladder tumours. Therefore, in this study we investigated the cytotoxic and ...