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Chronic stress as a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease
Abstract This review aims to point out that chronic stress is able to accelerate the appearance of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), proposing the former as a risk factor for the latter. Firstly, in theExpand
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Low selenium diet increases the dopamine turnover in prefrontal cortex of the rat
It has been proposed that interaction of catecholamines and indoleamines with free radicals may result in the formation of endogenous neurotoxins. In order to better understand the mechanismsExpand
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Effects of short-term supplementation with folic acid on different oxidative stress parameters in patients with hypertension.
Oxidative stress seems to play an important role in the pathophysiology of essential hypertension. Due to its antioxidant features, we studied the protective action of folic acid in hypertensiveExpand
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Advantages and disadvantages of apoptosis in the aging process
Researchers cannot predict as yet how long a human being can live. Life expectancy has been steadily increasing in the last century, but perhaps not always the quality of life in parallel with it.Expand
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Effect of VBC-1814/7J, a poly-phytocompound, on a non-infectious model of pharyngitis.
Pharyngitis presents as an inflammation of the oropharynx, and clinical examination often shows evidence of nasopharyngitis. In numerous cases the condition occurs as a self-limiting illness ofExpand
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Research Oxidative stress is increased in critically ill patients according to antioxidant vitamins intake, independent of severity: a cohort
Introduction Critically ill patients suffer from oxidative stress caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS). Although ROS/RNS are constantly produced under normalExpand
Effects on goal directed behavior and habit in two animal models of Parkinson’s disease
Instrumental conditioning involves two different processes: Goal-directed behavior, characterized by its dependence on the causal relationship between action and outcome and the sensitivity ofExpand