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    • Acne in adult women and the markers of peripheral 3 alpha-diol G activity 

      Cunha, Marisa G.; Martins, Carolina P.; Filho, Carlos D'Aparecida M.; Alves, Beatriz C. A.; Adami, Fernando; Azzalis, Ligia Ajaime [UNIFESP]; Fonseca, Fernando Luiz Affonso [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016)
      Background Acne in adult women is a frequent hard-to-manage disease with many relapse cases. It mostly interferes with the quality of life of patients, bringing them major metabolic and social losses. As androgenic hormones ...

    • ADHD in a representative sample of the Brazilian population: estimated prevalence and comparative adequacy of criteria between adolescents and adults according to the item response theory 

      Polanczyk, Guilherme; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP]; Zaleski, Marcos [UNIFESP]; Pinsky, Ilana [UNIFESP]; Caetano, Raul; Rohde, Luis Augusto (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-09-01)
      Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a clinically significant disorder in adulthood, but current diagnostic criteria and instruments do not seem to adequately capture the complexity of the disorder ...

    • ADT-G as a promising biomarker for peripheral hyperandrogenism in adult female acne 

      Rocha, Marco [UNIFESP]; Cardozo, Karina H. M.; Carvalho, Valdemir M.; Bagatin, Edieia [UNIFESP] (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2017)
      Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the pilosebaceous unit. Recent studies have shown an increasing number of cases of acne in adult women. These cases are predominantly normoandrogenic and present ...

    • Adult-onset acne: prevalence, impact, and management challenges 

      Rocha, Marco A. [UNIFESP]; Bagatin, Edileia [UNIFESP] (Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2018)
      Acne is a multifactorial and inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous follicles, which affects most adolescents. Recent epidemiological data revealed a difference in adults affected by this disease. Women have a high prevalence ...

    • Clinical co-morbidities in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome treated with mandibular repositioning appliance 

      Machado, Marco Antonio Cardoso [UNIFESP]; Carvalho, Luciane Bizari Coin de [UNIFESP]; Juliano, Maria Ligia [UNIFESP]; Taga, Marcel Frederico de Lima [UNIFESP]; Prado, Lucila Bizari Fernandes do [UNIFESP]; Prado, Gilmar Fernandes do [UNIFESP] (W B Saunders Co Ltd, 2006-06-01)
      Introduction: Intraoral mandibular repositioner appliances (IOMRAs) are designed to enlarge pharyngeal airway space advancing the mandible and increasing genioglossus tone during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome ...

    • Exposição ao tabagismo e atitudes: comparação entre inquéritos realizados na população adulta do município de São Paulo em 1987 e 2002 

      Marcopito, Luiz Francisco [UNIFESP]; Coutinho, Ana Paula [UNIFESP]; Valencich, Dalva Maria De Oliveira [UNIFESP]; Moraes, Marco Antonio De [UNIFESP]; Brumini, Rodolfo [UNIFESP]; Ribeiro, Sandra Aparecida [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC, 2007-11-01)
      BACKGROUND: Periodic monitoring of tobacco smoking in the population is of public health interest. OBJECTIVES: To compare the prevalence of smoking habits and attitudes toward tobacco smoking from a sample of residents of ...

    • Fractionating Executive Functions of Adults With ADHD 

      Bueno, Viviane Freire [UNIFESP]; da Silva, Maria Aparecida; Alves, Tania Maria; Louza, Mario Rodrigues; Pompeia, Sabine [UNIFESP] (Sage Publications Inc, 2017)
      Objective: To evaluate the performance of adults with ADHD considering the fractionation of executive functions into six different domains. Method: Participants were adult ADHD patients who were not under the acute effects ...

    • Medulloblastoma in adults: a series from Brazil 

      Malheiros, SMF; Franco, CMR; Stavale, J. N.; Santos, A. J.; Borges, LRR; Pelaez, M. P.; Ferraz, FAP; Gabbai, Alberto Alain [UNIFESP] (Kluwer Academic Publ, 2002-12-01)
      We retrospectively reviewed 15 adult patients (11 males, median age 34 years; range 23-48) who had been treated and followed in our Institution since 1991 from the time of diagnosis until death or last follow-up in December ...

    • Moyamoya disease: report of three cases in Brazilian patients 

      Franco, Clélia Maria Ribeiro; Fukujima, Marcia Maiumi [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Roberto de Magalhães Carneiro de; Gabbai, Alberto Alain [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 1999-06-01)
      Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a chronic occlusive cerebrovascular disease of unknown etiology reported mainly in the Japanese. Most cases occur in children. The disease is rare in non-Oriental adults manifesting itself mostly ...

    • Performance of normal adults on Rey Auditory Learning Test: a pilot study 

      Teruya, Leila Cardoso [UNIFESP]; Ortiz, Karin Zazo [UNIFESP]; Minett, Thaís Soares Cianciarullo [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2009-06-01)
      The present study aimed to assess the performance of healthy Brazilian adults on the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT), a test devised for assessing memory, and to investigate the influence of the variables age, ...