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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 ...
Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines produced by human monocytes challenged in vitro with Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
(Microbiology and Immunology, 2007-04-30) [Artigo]
Monocytes and macrophages play a central role in innate and adaptive immune response against systemic fungal infections. Imbalances in suppressor or stimulatory cytokine secretion caused by these cells may influence disease ...
POPULATION-BASED INCIDENCE OF IDDM IN THE STATE OF SAO-PAULO, BRAZIL
(Diabetes Care, 1993-05-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVE- To study the incidence of IDDM among children, infants to 14 yr of age, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, 1987-1991.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS - A prospective population-based register was established, using ...
EFFECTS OF EUGLYCEMIC HYPERINSULINEMIA ON NEONATAL CANINE HEPATIC AND MUSCLE METABOLISM
(Pediatric Research, 1989-02-01) [Artigo]
Preliminary core sets of measures for disease activity and damage assessment in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus and juvenile dermatomyositis
(Rheumatology, 2003-12-01) [Artigo]
Objective. To identify preliminary core sets of outcome variables for disease activity and damage assessment in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (JSLE) and juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM). Methods. Two questionnaire ...
The Brazilian version of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) and the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)
(Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 2001-12-01) [Artigo]
We report the cross-cultural adaptation and validation into Brazilian-Portuguese of the parent's version of two health related quality of life instruments. The Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) is a disease ...
PS-042c is low-dose combined oral contraceptives use associated to lower bone mineral content variation in adolescents over a one-year period?
(Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2014) [Artigo]
Background Low dose combined oral contraceptives (COC) can interfere in bone mass acquisition during adolescence. To evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) in female adolescents taking a standard ...
Comparison between procalcitonin and C-reactive protein for early diagnosis of children with sepsis or septic shock
(Inflammation Research, 2010-08-01) [Artigo]
The objective of the paper is to examine the behavior of C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT) in the first 12 h of admission and verify which performs better to differentiate children with septic conditions.Septic ...
Differential behavior of non-albicans Candida species in the central nervous system of immunocompetent and immunosuppressed mice
(Frontiers in Microbiology, 2019-01-01) [Artigo]
The genus Candida includes commensal fungi that can cause local and systemic infections, frequently involving vital organs as the central nervous system (CNS). Candida spp. occupy the fourth place among infections that ...
Bone metabolism biomarkers, body weight, and bone age in healthy Brazilian male adolescents
(Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2012-06-01) [Artigo]
Eighty-seven male volunteers were grouped according to bone age (BA): 10-12 years (n=25), 13-15 years (n=36), and 16-18 years (n=26), and the following were recorded for each: weight (kg), height (m), BMI (kg/m(2)), calcium ...