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Accuracy of six minute walk test, stair test and spirometry using maximal oxygen uptake as gold standard
(Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira, 2010-04-01) [Artigo]
OBJETIVO: Determinar a acurácia das variáveis: tempo de escada (tTE), potência de escada (PTE), teste de caminhada (TC6) e volume expiratório forçado (VEF1) utilizando o consumo máximo de oxigênio (VO2máx) como padrão-ouro. ...
Influence of uncorrected refractive error and unmet refractive error on visual impairment in a Brazilian population
(Bmc Ophthalmology, 2014-06-25) [Artigo]
Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) definitions of blindness and visual impairment are widely based on best-corrected visual acuity excluding uncorrected refractive errors (URE) as a visual impairment cause. ...
Extensive impact of saturated fatty acids on metabolic and cardiovascular profile in rats with diet-induced obesity: A canonical analysis
(Cardiovascular Diabetology, 2013-04-15) [Artigo]
Background: Although hypercaloric interventions are associated with nutritional, endocrine, metabolic, and cardiovascular disorders in obesity experiments, a rational distinction between the effects of excess adiposity and ...
The increase of dairy intake is the main dietary factor associated with reduction of body weight in overweight adults after lifestyle change program
(Nutricion Hospitalaria, 2015) [Artigo]
This study evaluated which was the main nutritional change associated with weight reduction of overweight adult participants of a lifestyle change program. It was hypothesized that increases in dairy intake could be an ...
In vitro study of cyclosporine A 0.05 % on primary and recurrent pterygium fibroblasts
(International Ophthalmology, 2015-08-11) [Artigo]
To compare the cyclosporine 0.05 % exposure effect on fibroblasts from primary and recurrent pterygium. Primary culture of fibroblasts from primary and recurrent pterygium was performed until the third passage, which was ...
Inhibition of Mouse Urinary Bladder Carcinogenesis by A double dagger ai Fruit (Euterpe oleraceae Martius) Intake
(Plant Foods For Human Nutrition, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
A double dagger ai, fruit from Euterpe oleraceae Martius, is consumed in natura and in a variety of beverages and food preparations and possesses several potential antioxidant compounds. In a first study for anticarcinogenicity ...
Severe food restriction induces myocardial dysfunction related to SERCA2 activity
(Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 2009-09-01) [Artigo]
Previous studies have shown that food restriction promotes myocardial dysfunction in rats. However, the molecular mechanisms that are responsible are unclear. We investigated the role of sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPase ...
Food restriction impairs myocardial inotropic response to calcium and beta-adrenergic stimulation in spontaneously hypertensive rats
(Nutrition Research, 2008-10-01) [Artigo]
Although long-term food restriction (FR) has been shown to induce cardiac remodeling and dysfunction, there arc few data on the effects of FR on pressure-overloaded hearts. The aim of this study was to examine the effects ...
Comparing the Teaching-Learning Process With and Without the Use of Computerized Technological Resources
(Cin-computers Informatics Nursing, 2011-04-01) [Artigo]
Computerized technological resources have become essential in education, particularly for teaching topics that require the performance of specific tasks. These resources can effectively help the execution of such tasks and ...
Prevention of heavy episodic drinking among students of a Brazilian University
(European Psychiatry, 2008-04-01) [Resumo]