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Endotoxins, asthma, and allergic immune responses
(Elsevier B.V., 2000-11-02)
Asthma severity depends to a great extent on the levels of endotoxin present in the microenvironment. Although favouring a Th1 cytokine response that could be beneficial to the asthmatic, lipopolysaccharide (LPS) aggravates ...
Lapatinib for treatment of advanced or metastasized breast cancer: systematic review
(Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2009-09-03)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Around 16% to 20% of women with breast cancer have advanced, metastasized breast cancer. At this stage, the disease is treatable, but not curable. The objective here was to assess the effectiveness ...
Modulation of growth hormone secretion through the action of growth hormone secretagogues and ghrelinModulação da secreção do hormônio de crescimento pela (por la) ghrelina e secretagogos do hormônio de crescimento
(Soc Iberoamericana Informacion Cientifica-s I I C, 2008-11-01)
Growth hormone-releasing hormone and somatostatin modulate growth hormone secretion. A third mechanism has been discovered in the last decade, involving the action of growth hormone secretagogues. Ghrelin is a new acylated ...
Her2/neu expression by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction in the peripheral blood of prostate cancer patients
(Pensiero Scientifico Editor, 2007-09-01)
Background/aims: Evaluation of Her2/neu expression in the peripheral blood mononuclear cell fraction of prostate cancer patients by RT-PCR may afford an opportunity for the detection of circulating tumor cells and thus ...
Teriparatide (recombinant human parathyroid hormone 1-34) in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: systematic review
(Associacao Paulista Medicina, 2008-09-04)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of the bone tissue microarchitecture. Teriparatide stimulates the formation and action of osteoblasts, which are ...