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Dietary, anthropometric, and biochemical determinants of uric acid in free-living adults
(Nutrition Journal, 2013-01-16) [Artigo]
Background: High plasma uric acid (UA) is a prerequisite for gout and is also associated with the metabolic syndrome and its components and consequently risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Hence, the management of ...
Utilização do metabolismo protéico ( 15N-glicina) na detecção precoce de agravamento da atividade da doença em pacientes portadores de retocolite ulcerativa inespecífica
(Arquivos de Gastroenterologia, 1998-12-01) [Artigo]
Disease activity was assessed in 10 (five males and five females) ulcerative colitis patients through the following parameters: clinical, laboratory, sigmoidoscopic and histological. Protein metabolism was also assessed ...
Pathological and behavioral risk factors for higher serum c-reactive protein concentrations in free-living adults - A Brazilian community-based study
(Inflammation, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Low-grade chronic systemic inflammation is often associated with chronic non-communicable diseases, and its most frequently used marker, the C-reactive protein (CRP), has become an identifier of such diseases as well as ...
Dietary intake and blood lipid profile in overweight and obese schoolchildren
(BMC Research Notes, 2012-10-31) [Artigo]
Abstract. Background: The high blood lipid levels and obesity are one of the main risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, and the atherosclerotic process begins in childhood. Some environmental factors are supposed to ...
Dietary, anthropometric, and biochemical determinants of plasma high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol in free-living adults
(Cholesterol, 2011-04-28) [Artigo]
The level of high-density lipoprotein is thought to be critical in inhibiting lesion formation as well as reducing the lipid load of preexisting atherosclerotic lesions. With the aim of determining the main determinants ...