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    • Achados oculares em pacientes com mais de 99 anos 

      Cypel, Marcela Colussi [UNIFESP]; Palácio, Guilherme [UNIFESP]; Dantas, Paulo Elias Correa; Lottenberg, Cláudio Luis [UNIFESP]; Belfort, Rubens Junior [UNIFESP] (Conselho Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, 2006-10-01)
      PURPOSE: To determine vision conditions and ocular findings in patients older than 99 years. METHODS: Patients were recruited by media advertisement and examined at the Vision Institute of UNIFESP. The following examinations ...

    • Acute exercise reverses aged-induced impairments in insulin signaling in rodent skeletal muscle 

      Pauli, José Rodrigo [UNIFESP]; Ropelle, Eduardo Rochete; Cintra, Dennys Esper; Souza, Claudio Teodoro de; Silva, Adelino Sanchez Ramos da; Moraes, Juliana Contin; Prada, Patrícia de Oliveira; Leme, Jose Alexandre Curiacos de Almeida; Luciano, Eliete; Velloso, Licio Augusto; Carvalheira, José Barreto Campello; Saad, Mario Jose Abdalla (Elsevier B.V., 2010-05-01)
      The insulin resistance associated with aging is improved by exercise, but the molecular mechanisms of this improvement are not fully understood. We investigated whether the improvement in insulin action, associated with ...

    • Adaptação e correlação entre instrumentos neuropsicológicos para avaliação e acompanhamento da doença de Alzheimer em fases avançadas 

      Wajman, José Roberto [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2012)
      Objetivo: foi objetivo principal deste projeto o estudo da correlacao entre instrumentos especificos para avaliacao de pacientes com demencia da doenca de Alzheimer em fases avancadas no que diz respeito a sua cognicao ...

    • Age-dependent detection of erythrocytes glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and its correlation with oxidative stress 

      Maurya, Pawan Kumar [UNIFESP]; Kumar, Prabhanshu; Chandra, Pranjal (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
      Context: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an important enzyme of hexose monophosphate shunt, involved in the biosynthesis of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate hydrogen (NADPH). Objective: This ...

    • Age-related changes during a paradigm of chronic sleep restriction 

      Souza, Luciane de [UNIFESP]; Andersen, Monica L. [UNIFESP]; Smaili, Soraya Soubhi [UNIFESP]; Lopes, Guiomar S. [UNIFESP]; Ho, Priscila S. [UNIFESP]; Papale, Ligia A. [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2010-12-10)
      Fragmented and restricted sleep is a common problem for the human elderly. There is evidence that aging impairs sleep in animals as well. After sleep deprivation, older animals have less sleep rebound. Despite increasing ...

    • Age-related effects on genital reflexes induced by paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine in rats 

      Andersen, Monica Levy [UNIFESP]; Bignotto, Magda [UNIFESP]; Papale, Ligia Assumpção [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2004-02-01)
      Although sexual function often decreases with age, a recent study demonstrated that paradoxical sleep deprivation (PSD) was effective in inducing penile erection (PE) in 60% of 22-month-old PSD rats after acute cocaine ...

    • Aging Exacerbates Microvascular Endothelial Damage Induced by Circulating Factors Present in the Serum of Septic Patients 

      Tucsek, Zsuzsanna; Gautam, Tripti; Sonntag, William E.; Toth, Peter; Saito, Hiroshi; Salomão, Reinaldo [UNIFESP]; Szabo, Csaba; Csiszar, Anna; Ungvari, Zoltan (Oxford Univ Press Inc, 2013-06-01)
      The elderly patients show a significantly elevated mortality rate during sepsis than younger patients, due to their higher propensity to microvascular dysfunction and consequential multiorgan failure. We tested whether ...

    • Análise da qualidade do movimento do joelho em mulheres com osteoartrite de joelho utilizando o lateral step down test 

      Góes, Mayara Domingues Vieira de [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2019-11-25)
      A osteoartrite (OA) é uma doença articular crônica degenerativa, de origem multifatorial, que afeta principalmente quadris, joelhos, mãos e pés, causando dor e limitações funcionais. O aumento do número de idosos está ...

    • Análise da relação entre a taxa metabólica basal, a composição corporal e o sono em idosos antes e após o treinamento resistido 

      Boscolo, Rita Aurélia [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2009-06-24)
      Durante o processo de envelhecimento ocorrem alterações neuroquímicas, morfológicas e funcionais, como a redução de algumas das características do sono, da quantidade da massa livre de gordura e da taxa metabólica basal. ...

    • Análise dos efeitos da fotobiomodulação na desmielinização aguda em camundongos idosos 

      Aigner, Gabrielle Paranhos [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, 2021-02-25)
      Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, which leads to demyelination of neurons and, subsequently, to axonal degradation. This demyelination causes symptoms of the disease such ...