Adrián Luna

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In the last years, the habit of discussing healthcare issues with family and friends, even with unknown people, in the context of social networks has increased and processing user generated content has become a new challenge. This can help in on-line crowd surveillance for different applications (pharmacovigilance and filtering health contents in blogs(More)
The aim of this work was to study the cholesterol-lowering mechanisms induced by dietary soybean lecithin in hypercholesterolemic rabbits. Male New Zealand white rabbits (n = 6 in each group) were fed for 10 weeks either a low-fat control C diet, containing 27 g fat/kg, or high-fat diets enriched with 2 g cholesterol/kg and 77 g fat/kg. The high-fat diets(More)
BACKGROUND Adhesion formation in the peritoneal cavity is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction and secondary female infertility. A great effort has been dedicated to reduce adhesion formation because of the associated morbidity and its complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was designed as a before-after comparative trial and included(More)
Studies were undertaken to determine whether differences in serum cytokine balances could be involved in the pathogenesis of allergic and in non-allergic asthma. At this propose, interferon-gamma, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-2, interleukin-4, interleukin-6, and interleukin-10 were measured by enzimoimmunoassay. The analysis was performed on 24(More)
Pancreatic islet transplantation has been proposed as an attractive option for the treatment of type I diabetes. Transplantation into different sites has been investigated, among them those that are immuno-logically privileged (e.g., thymus, uterus, brain, anterior eye chamber, and testicle). Because of their characteristics, seminal vesicles could be(More)
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