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Pilocarpine-induced epilepsy alters the expression and daily variation of the nuclear receptor ROR alpha in the hippocampus of rats
(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2016)
It is widely known that there is an increase in the inflammatory responses and oxidative stress in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). Further, the seizures follow a circadian rhythmicity. Retinoic acid receptor-related orphan ...
Repeatability of central corneal thickness measurement with the Pentacam HR system
(Soc Brasileira Oftalmologia, 2012-01-01)
Purpose: To assess the repeatability of central corneal thickness measurement at the geometrical center (Central Corneal Thickness - CCT) given by the Pentacam High Resolution (HR) Comprehensive Eye Scanner (Oculus, Wetzlar, ...
Immunomodulation and nitric oxide restoration by a probiotic and its activity in gut and peritoneal macrophages in diabetic rats
(Churchill Livingstone, 2016)
Background: The hyperglycemia leads to increased oxidative stress, causing lipid peroxidation and imbalance in the immune system. Aims: To investigate the effect of Kefir - a probiotic containing different strains on ...
Rotavirus genotypes as etiological agents of diarrhoea in general populations of two geographic regions of Brazil
(Inst Medicina Tropical Sao Paulo, 2017)
Rotavirus is the main global cause of severe childhood diarrhoea among children. In 2006, Rotarix r (G1P) was introduced into Brazil's National Immunization Program. The vaccine coverage rate was 84.4% in 2009. Evidences ...
Management of necrotizing scleritis after pterygium surgery with rituximab
(Consel Brasil Oftalmologia, 2016)
The authors present a case of necrotizing scleritis after pterygium excision successfully treated with rituximab after attempts with high doses of corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs. A literature review revealed ...
Association among physical, psychiatric and socioeconomic conditions and WHOQOL-Bref scores
(Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2011-04-01)
The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of psychiatric morbidity, depression, cognitive deficit, number of self-reported illnesses and socio-demographic variables on the WHOQOL-Bref domain scores. WHOQOL-Bref ...
Hot cross bun sign resembling multiple system atrophy in a patient with Machado-Joseph disease
(Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2013-10-01)
Participation of heparin binding proteins from the surface of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis promastigotes in the adhesion of parasites to Lutzomyia longipalpis cells (Lulo) in vitro
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2012-07-17)
Background: Leishmania (V.) braziliensis is a causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil. During the parasite life cycle, the promastigotes adhere to the gut of sandflies, to avoid being eliminated with the ...
Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
(Federacao Brasileira Soc Ginecologia & Obstetricia-Febrasgo, 2017)
Unwanted pregnancy is a major public health problem both in developed and developing countries. Although the reduction in the rates of these pregnancies requires multifactorial approaches, increasing access to long-acting ...
Description and evaluation of experimental models for uterine transplantation in pigs
(Inst Israelita Ensino & Pesquisa Albert Einstein, 2017)
Objective: To evaluate the technique of uterine transplantation and the use of drugs used in the process of immunosuppression. Methods: We included 12 sows, and immunosuppression was performed with minimal doses of ...