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EFFECT OF LOW-DOSE COMBINED ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES ON BONE MINERAL DENSITY IN ADOLESCENTS: A 1-YEAR FOLLOW-UP
(Journal Of Adolescent Health, 2013-02-01) [Resumo]
Chronic Ethanol Consumption Alters All-Trans-Retinoic Acid Concentration and Expression of Their Receptors on the Prostate: A Possible Link Between Alcoholism and Prostate Damage
(Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2013-01-01) [Artigo]
Background: Ethanol (EtOH) alters the all-trans-retinoic acid (ATRA) levels in some tissues. Retinol and ATRA are essential for cell proliferation, differentiation, and maintenance of prostate homeostasis. It has been ...
Metabolic syndrome risk factors in overweight, obese, and extremely obese brazilian adolescents
(Nutrition Journal, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Background: Obesity in infancy and adolescence has acquired epidemic dimensions worldwide and is considered a risk factor for a number of disorders that can manifest at an early age, such as Metabolic Syndrome (MS). In ...
Validation of the portuguese simple measure of impact of lupus erythematosus in youngsters (SMILEY) in Brazil
(Lupus, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Background and Objective: Simple Measure of the Impact of Lupus Erythematosus in Youngsters (SMILEY) is a health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessment tool for pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), which has ...
Selenium and vitamin A and E in the nutrition of very low-birth weight preterm infants
(Journal Neonatal Biology, 2013) [Artigo]
Deficient antioxidant defenses in preterm infants have been implicated in diseases such as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, retinopathy of prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis, periventricular leukomalacia, and intraventricular ...
Severe distal cytomegalovirus esophagitis with aerodigestive symptoms in an immunocompetent infant
(International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, 2013) [Artigo]
We report a case of an immunocompetent infant, with no evidence of neurological disorders, which developed clinical manifestation of recurrent crisis of choking, dysphagia, laryngeal stridor and sub costal retractions since ...
Effect of low-dose combined oral contraceptives on bone mineral density in adolescents: a 1-year follow-up
(Journal of Adolescent Health, 2013) [Artigo]
Purpose: To assess the bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) of female adolescents in use of standard low-dose combined oral contraceptives (COC) (EE 20 mcg/ Desogestrel 150 mcg) for a one-year period ...
Does excess weight interfere with bone mass accumulation during adolescence?
(Nutrients, 2013-06-06) [Artigo]
Obesity and osteoporosis are important global health problems characterized by increasing prevalence with high impact on morbidity and mortality. The objective of this review was to determine whether excess weight during ...
Systematic reviews showed insufficient evidence for clinical practice in 2004: What about in 2011? the next appeal for the evidence-based medicine age
(Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2013-08-01) [Artigo]
Rationale and aim The aims of the Cochrane systematic reviews are to make readily available and up-to-date information for clinical practice, offering consistent evidence and straightforward recommendations. In 2004, we ...
Prone positioning attenuates TNF-alpha production in rabbits with lung injury under protective conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV)
(Frontiers in Immunology, 2013) [Resumo]