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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29148629/carbohydrate-mouth-rinse-improves-cycling-performance-carried-out-until-the-volitional-exhaustion
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Bruno Bavaresco Gambassi, Ylana Gomes de Santana Barros Leal, Edson R Pinheiro Dos Anjos, Bruna A Antonelli, Daniela C Gomes Gonçalves E Silva, Iracema H Pires de Mélo Montenegro, Rita di Cássia de Oliveira Angelo, Isis S Correia Moura, Paulo A Schwingel
BACKGROUND: Carbohydrates (CHO) are among the most investigated nutritional ergogenic aids, and may be consumed in different forms, e.g., mouth rinse with carbohydrate solution (MRCS). In this sense, the aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of MRCS on the performance of physically active individuals undergoing a physical exercise session carried out until the volitional exhaustion. METHODS: This is a counter-balanced randomized study, with a double-blind design...
November 17, 2017: Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146232/parathyroidectomy-in-patients-with-chronic-kidney-disease-impacts-of-different-techniques-on-the-biochemical-and-clinical-evolution-of-secondary-hyperparathyroidism
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Roxana de Fátima Camelo Albuquerque, Cinthia Esbrile Moraes Carbonara, Rita de Cássia T Martin, Luciene Machado Dos Reis, Climério Pereira do Nascimento, Sérgio Samir Arap, Rosa M A Moysés, Vanda Jorgetti, Fábio L M Montenegro, Rodrigo Bueno de Oliveira
BACKGROUND: Parathyroidectomy (PTx) decreases the mortality rate of refractory secondary hyperparathyroidism (rSHP) due to chronic kidney disease. A consensus regarding which techniques of PTx are associated with better outcomes is not available. The aims of this study are to evaluate the clinical and laboratory evolution of 49 hemodialysis patients with rSHP who underwent PTx using different techniques. METHODS: Patients underwent subtotal PTx (sub-PTx) or total PTx with autotransplantation (AT) of 45 (PTx-AT45) or 90 parathyroid fragments (PTx-AT90) and were followed for 12 months...
November 13, 2017: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141751/assessment-of-a-leishmaniasis-reporting-system-in-tropical-bolivia-using-the-capture-recapture-method
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Daniel Eid, Miguel Guzman-Rivero, Ernesto Rojas, Isabel Goicolea, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Daniel Illanes, Miguel San Sebastian
This study evaluates the level of underreporting of the National Program of Leishmaniasis Control (NPLC) in two communities of Cochabamba, Bolivia during the period 2013-2014. Montenegro skin test-confirmed cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) were identified through active surveillance during medical campaigns. These cases were compared with those registered in the NPLC by passive surveillance. After matching and cleaning data from the two sources, the total number of cases and the level of underreporting of the National Program were calculated using the capture-recapture analysis...
October 23, 2017: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135093/evaluation-of-safety-of-bevacizumab-as-second-line-treatment-of-patients-with-metastatic-colorectal-cancer
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Vladimir Todorovic, Nada Cicmil Saric, Jadranka Lakicevic, Milan Sorat
PURPOSE: Bevacizumab is a relatively new monoclonal antibody introduced in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). Since varied efficiency and adverse events of this drug were reported, the purpose of this study was to assess the safety of bevacizumab as second-line treatment of patients with metastatic CRC. METHODS: This observational, non-interventional study involved 35 patients with metastatic CRC treated with bevacizumab. Patients were from the Oncology Clinic, Clinical Centre of Montenegro...
September 2017: Journal of B.U.ON.: Official Journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29131145/metabolomics-based-discovery-of-a-metabolite-that-enhances-oligodendrocyte-maturation
#5
Brittney A Beyer, Mingliang Fang, Benjamin Sadrian, J Rafael Montenegro-Burke, Warren C Plaisted, Bernard P C Kok, Enrique Saez, Toru Kondo, Gary Siuzdak, Luke L Lairson
Endogenous metabolites play essential roles in the regulation of cellular identity and activity. Here we have investigated the process of oligodendrocyte precursor cell (OPC) differentiation, a process that becomes limiting during progressive stages of demyelinating diseases, including multiple sclerosis, using mass-spectrometry-based metabolomics. Levels of taurine, an aminosulfonic acid possessing pleotropic biological activities and broad tissue distribution properties, were found to be significantly elevated (∼20-fold) during the course of oligodendrocyte differentiation and maturation...
November 13, 2017: Nature Chemical Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29119305/the-development-and-psychometric-properties-of-the-immigration-law-concerns-scale-ilcs-for-hiv-testing
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Julia Lechuga, Carol L Galletly, Michelle R Broaddus, Julia B Dickson-Gomez, Laura R Glasman, Timothy L McAuliffe, Miriam Y Vega, Sarah LeGrand, Carla A Mena, Morgan L Barlow, Erik Valera, Judith I Montenegro
To develop, pilot test, and conduct psychometric analyses of an innovative scale measuring the influence of perceived immigration laws on Latino migrants' HIV-testing behavior. The Immigration Law Concerns Scale (ILCS) was developed in three phases: Phase 1 involved a review of law and literature, generation of scale items, consultation with project advisors, and subsequent revision of the scale. Phase 2 involved systematic translation- back translation and consensus-based editorial processes conducted by members of a bilingual and multi-national study team...
November 8, 2017: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29069255/cytogenomic-assessment-of-the-diagnosis-of-93-patients-with-developmental-delay-and-multiple-congenital-abnormalities-the-brazilian-experience
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Évelin Aline Zanardo, Roberta Lelis Dutra, Flavia Balbo Piazzon, Alexandre Torchio Dias, Gil Monteiro Novo-Filho, Amom Mendes Nascimento, Marília Moreira Montenegro, Jullian Gabriel Damasceno, Fabrícia Andreia Rosa Madia, Thaís Virgínia Moura Machado da Costa, Maria Isabel Melaragno, Chong Ae Kim, Leslie Domenici Kulikowski
OBJECTIVE: The human genome contains several types of variations, such as copy number variations, that can generate specific clinical abnormalities. Different techniques are used to detect these changes, and obtaining an unequivocal diagnosis is important to understand the physiopathology of the diseases. The objective of this study was to assess the diagnostic capacity of multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification and array techniques for etiologic diagnosis of syndromic patients...
October 2017: Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29069203/first-results-of-the-brazilian-registry-of-percutaneous-left-atrial-appendage-closure
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Ênio Eduardo Guérios, Francisco Chamié, Márcio Montenegro, Eduardo Benchimol Saad, Fabio Sandoli de Brito, Paulo Avancini Caramori, Luiz Carlos Simões, Flávio Roberto Azevedo de Oliveira, Luiz Carlos Giuliano, Cláudio Munhoz da Fontoura Tavares
BACKGROUND: Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) is an effective alternative to oral anticoagulation (OA) for the prevention of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). OBJECTIVE: To present the immediate results and late outcomes of patients submitted to LAAC and included in the Brazilian Registry of Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure. METHODS: 91 patients with NVAF, high stroke risk (CHA2DS2VASc score = 4...
October 19, 2017: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29065483/rosemary-essential-oil-loaded-lipid-nanoparticles-in-vivo-topical-activity-from-gel-vehicles
#9
Lucia Montenegro, Lorella Pasquinucci, Agata Zappalà, Santina Chiechio, Rita Turnaturi, Carmela Parenti
Although rosemary essential oil (EO) shows many biological activities, its topical benefits have not been clearly demonstrated. In this work, we assessed the effects on skin hydration and elasticity of rosemary EO after topical application via gel vehicles in human volunteers. To improve its topical efficacy, rosemary EO was loaded into lipid nanoparticles (NLCs) consisting of cetyl palmitate as a solid lipid, and non-ionic surfactants. Such NLCs were prepared using different ratios of EO/solid lipid and those containing EO 3% w/w and cetyl pamitate 7% w/w were selected for in vivo studies, showing the best technological properties (small particle size, low polydispersity index and good stability)...
October 21, 2017: Pharmaceutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29062815/a-comparison-study-of-radiographic-and-computerized-tomographic-angles-in-slipped-capital-femoral-epiphysis
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Iberê Pereira Datti, Bruno Sérgio Ferreira Massa, Leandro Ejnisman, Nei Botter Montenegro, Roberto Guarniero, Kodi Edson Kojima
OBJECTIVE: To compare proximal femur radiologic angles in patients with slipped capital femoral epiphysis and to analyze whether computerized tomography may modify the treatment. METHODS: Cross-sectional study comparing and analyzing the similarity between angles and radiologic classification of interest in slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). RESULTS: It was observed that the therapeutic management in slipped capital femoral epiphysis might be modified depending on the classification and radiologic acquisition method adopted...
September 2017: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056379/multi-layered-water-resources-management-and-uses-under-the-impacts-of-global-changes-in-a-southern-coastal-metropolis-when-will-it-be-already-too-late-crossed-analysis-in-recife-ne-brazil
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Emmanuelle Petelet-Giraud, Lise Cary, Paul Cary, Guillaume Bertrand, Armelle Giglio-Jacquemot, Ricardo Hirata, Luc Aquilina, Lincoln Muniz Alves, Veridiana Martins, Ana Maria Melo, Suzana Montenegro, Eliot Chatton, Melissa Franzen, Axel Aurouet
Coastal water resources are a worldwide key socio-environmental issue considering the increasing concentration of population in these areas. Here, we propose an integrative transdisciplinary approach of water resource, water management and water access in Recife (NE Brazil). The present-day water situation is conceptualized as an imbricated multi-layered system: a multi-layered water resource, managed by a multi-layered governance system and used by a multi-layered social population. This allows identifying processes of quantitative, qualitative, and sanitary conflicts between governance and population strategies regarding water supply, as well as the institutional and individual denials of these conflicts...
October 20, 2017: Science of the Total Environment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29055408/phosphodiesterases-and-preeclampsia
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Anne Brandolt Larré, Aline Parisotto, Bruna Fagundes Rockenbach, Débora Montenegro Pasin, Cláudia Capellari, Daniele Cristovão Escouto, Bartira Ercília Pinheiro da Costa, Carlos Eduardo Poli-de-Figueiredo
Antagonizing vasodilation has been considered one of the potential mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of preeclampsia. Phosphodiesterases hydrolyze cGMP, interfering with the action of nitric oxide on vascular smooth muscle, thus causing vasoconstriction. We hypothesize that the phosphodiesterases in maternal plasma, phosphodiesterase-5 in particular, may be linked to clinical manifestations in preeclampsia syndrome.
October 2017: Medical Hypotheses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29052146/enzymatic-activity-induction-of-gst-family-isoenzymes-from-pesticide-mixture-used-in-floriculture
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Fernando Mejia-Sanchez, Laura Patricia Montenegro-Morales, Julieta Castillo-Cadena
Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) comprise a number of genes that codify for a group of isoenzymes that participate in phase II xenobiotic detoxification by means of conjugation with glutathione, producing hydrosoluble compounds. It has been demonstrated that some pesticides are substrates for GST isoenzymes. Floriculture is one of the main economic activities in the municipalities of Villa Guerrero and Atlacomulco; pesticides, applied as mixtures, are intensively used in this activity. In this study, total GST enzymatic activity and glutathione S-transferases theta 1 (GSTT1) enzymatic activity were calculated for a group of floriculture workers exposed to pesticides and for an unexposed group...
October 19, 2017: Environmental Science and Pollution Research International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039932/annotation-a-computational-solution-for-streamlining-metabolomics-analysis
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Xavier Domingo-Almenara, J Rafael Montenegro-Burke, H Paul Benton, Gary Siuzdak
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 3, 2017: Analytical Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029286/patterns-of-abundance-and-host-specificity-of-bat-ectoparasites-in-the-central-balkans
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J Burazerovic, M Orlova, M Obradovic, D Cirovic, S Tomanovic
Bats are hosts to a number of ectoparasites-acarines (ticks, chiggers, other mites), bat flies, and fleas. Bat ectoparasites might have significant ecological and public health importance as they may be potential vectors of zoonotic agents. It is important to identify their distribution, diversity, and host-parasite associations. Bat ectoparasites in the central Balkans have been largely understudied. The present research was conducted in 45 localities at the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia...
October 6, 2017: Journal of Medical Entomology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29024751/phylogenomics-reveals-habitat-associated-body-shape-divergence-in-oryzias-woworae-species-group-teleostei-adrianichthyidae
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Daniel F Mokodongan, Javier Montenegro, Koji Mochida, Shingo Fujimoto, Asano Ishikawa, Ryo Kakioka, Lengxob Yong, Mulis, Renny K Hadiaty, Ixchel F Mandagi, Kawilarang W A Masengi, Nakatada Wachi, Yasuyuki Hashiguchi, Jun Kitano, Kazunori Yamahira
The Oryzias woworae species group, composed of O. asinua, O. wolasi, and O. woworae, is widely distributed in southeastern Sulawesi, an island in the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Deep-elongated body shape divergence is evident among these three species to the extent that it is used as a species-diagnostic character. These fishes inhabit a variety of habitats, ranging from upper streams to ponds, suggesting that the body shape divergence among the three species may reflect adaptation to local environments. First, our geometric morphometrics among eight local populations of this species group revealed that the three species cannot be separated by body shape and that riverine populations had more elongated bodies and longer caudal parts than lacustrine populations...
October 9, 2017: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019560/pancreatoduodenectomy-brazilian-practice-patterns
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Orlando Jorge M Torres, Eduardo de Souza M Fernandes, Rodrigo Rodrigues Vasques, Fabio Luís Waechter, Paulo Cezar G Amaral, Marcelo Bruno de Rezende, Roland Montenegro Costa, André Luís Montagnini
BACKGROUND: Pancreatoduodenectomy is a technically challenging surgical procedure with an incidence of postoperative complications ranging from 30% to 61%. The procedure requires a high level of experience, and to minimize surgery-related complications and mortality, a high-quality standard surgery is imperative. AIM: To understand the Brazilian practice patterns for pancreatoduodenectomy. METHOD: A questionnaire was designed to obtain an overview of the surgical practice in pancreatic cancer, specific training, and experience in pancreatoduodenectomy...
July 2017: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29016806/differential-patterns-of-subcortical-activity-evoked-by-glial-glt-1-blockade-in-prelimbic-and-infralimbic-cortex-relationship-to-antidepressant-like-effects-in-rats
#18
Júlia Gasull-Camós, Maria Luisa Soto-Montenegro, Marta Casquero-Veiga, Manuel Desco, Francesc Artigas, Anna Castañé
Background: Glutamatergic neurotransmission has emerged as a novel target in antidepressant drug development, with a critical role of the ventral anterior cingulate cortex. We recently reported that blockade of the astrocytic glutamate transporter GLT-1 with dihydrokainic acid in infralimbic cortex (rodent equivalent of ventral anterior cingulate cortex), but not in the adjacent prelimbic cortex, evoked robust antidepressant-like effects through α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptor activation and increased serotonin release...
August 3, 2017: International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28971359/baropodometry-on-patients-after-total-knee-arthroplasty
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A Notarnicola, G Maccagnano, A Fiore, A Spinarelli, L Montenegro, M Paoloni, F Pastore, S Tafuri, B Moretti
PURPOSE: It is well known that total knee replacement surgery decreases pain and improves function, but the effect on postural assessment needs to be studied better with the use of new technological devices. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improves motor coordination and stability of the knee. On the other hand, changing joint functionality can modify the balance. The aim of this trial is to record and analyze the static and dynamic baropodometric data of patients in the first few months following joint replacement...
October 3, 2017: Musculoskeletal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28954144/gender-violence-a-comparison-of-mortality-from-aggression-against-women-who-have-and-have-not-previously-reported-violence
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Laura Augusta Barufaldi, Rayone Moreira Costa Veloso Souto, Renata Sakai de Barros Correia, Marli de Mesquita Silva Montenegro, Isabella Vitral Pinto, Marta Maria Alves da Silva, Cheila Marina de Lima
Violence against women is an important public health problem in Brazil and in the world. The objective of the present study was to describe the profile of mortality due to aggression against women, and analyze whether the victims of reported violence are more likely to die from aggression than the general female population. This is a descriptive study of mortality due to aggression against women, from database linkage. The databases used for linkage were SINAN Brazil's Notifiable Diseases Information System (reports of violence against women) (2011 - 2015), and SIM, the Mortality Information System (women dying as a result of aggression) (2011 - 2016)...
September 2017: Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
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