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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28174624/sex-differences-in-the-aging-pattern-of-renin-angiotensin-system-serum-peptidases
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A Fernández-Atucha, A Izagirre, A B Fraile-Bermúdez, M Kortajarena, G Larrinaga, P Martinez-Lage, E Echevarría, J Gil
BACKGROUND: Serum peptidases, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 (ACE2), neutral endopeptidase (NEP), aminopeptidase N (APN), and aminopeptidase A (APA), are important elements of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS). Dysregulation of these enzymes has been associated with hypertension and cardiovascular risk. In the present study, serum activities of RAS peptidases were analyzed to evaluate the existence of sexual differences, with a possible different pattern in pre- and post-andropausal/post-menopausal participants...
2017: Biology of Sex Differences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28032881/frontal-fibrosing-alopecia-a-pathology-on-the-rise
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A De Quintana Sancho, X Piris-García, J N Valle-García, M Hierro-Cámara
Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a scarring alopecia whose incidence is increasing significantly in our country. It is characterized by loss of frontotemporal hairline that mostly affects postmenopausal women, with a negative impact on quality of life. It is associated with early menopause in 14% of cases and hypothyroidism in 15%. With regard to treatment, 5α-reductase inhibitors are the drugs that have shown improvement of the disease in a larger number of cases. We report a new case of FFA in a woman of 77 years successfully treated with finasteride at doses of 2...
December 30, 2016: Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847825/differential-item-functioning-of-the-psychological-domain-of-the-menopause-rating-scale
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Alvaro Monterrosa-Castro, Katherin Portela-Buelvas, Heidi C Oviedo, Edwin Herazo, Adalberto Campo-Arias
Introduction. Quality of life could be quantified with the Menopause Rating Scale (MRS), which evaluates the severity of somatic, psychological, and urogenital symptoms in menopause. However, differential item functioning (DIF) analysis has not been applied previously. Objective. To establish the DIF of the psychological domain of the MRS in Colombian women. Methods. 4,009 women aged between 40 and 59 years, who participated in the CAVIMEC (Calidad de Vida en la Menopausia y Etnias Colombianas) project, were included...
2016: BioMed Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12605841/-whi-study-on-the-attention-of-menopause-in-spain-significance-of-its-results
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Santiago Palacios, Joaquín Calaf, Antonio Cano, Juan José Parrilla
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February 8, 2003: Medicina Clínica
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