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A critical analysis of isolation of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis from soil
(Medical Mycology, 2000-06-01) [Resenha]
The present review is a critical analysis of positive and negative reports of the isolation of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis from soil. The strains isolated from soil or soil-contaminated material (dogfood, penguin feces) ...
Vitamin D Deficiency and Rheumatoid Arthritis
(Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology, 2017-06-01) [Resenha]
Vitamin D (VitD) is a hormone primarily synthesized in human skin under the stimulation of ultraviolet radiation. Beyond its endocrine role in bone metabolism, VitD is endowed with remarkable immunomodulatory properties. ...
A review of the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate by four independent expert panels and comparison to the IARC assessment
(Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 2016-09-30) [Resenha]
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published a monograph in 2015 concluding that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic to humans” (Group 2A) based on limited evidence in humans and sufficient evidence ...
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 ...
Antioxidant Activity of gamma-Oryzanol: A Complex Network of Interactions
(International Journal Of Molecular Sciences, 2016-08-01) [Resenha]
gamma-oryzanol (Orz), a steryl ferulate extracted from rice bran layer, exerts a wide spectrum of biological activities. In addition to its antioxidant activity, Orz is often associated with cholesterol-lowering, ...
Fetal developmental programing: insights from human studies and experimental models
(Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 2017-03-19) [Resenha]
Background: Environmental factors, particularly nutrition during pregnancy and early life can influence the risk of chronic diseases in later life. The underlying mechanism, termed “programing”, postulates that an environmental ...
Linear connective tissue nevus along Blaschko's lines: literature review and case report
(International Journal Of Dermatology, 2015-05-01) [Resenha]
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 ...
Microorganisms in the female genital tract during pregnancy: tolerance versus pathogenesis
(American Journal Of Reproductive Immunology, 2015-05-01) [Resenha]
Microorganisms in the pregnant female genital tract are not always associated with pathology. The factors that influence the maternal response to microorganisms remain ill defined. We review the state of knowledge of ...
Paracoccidioidomycosis in patients with Lymphoma and review of published literature
(Mycopathologia, 2015-04-01) [Resenha]
This paper describes four new cases of lymphomas, two Hodgkin lymphomas and two non-Hodgkin lymphomas in patients with paracoccidioidomycosis. All had mycosis diagnosed before lymphomas with Paracoccidioides brasiliensis ...