Antonio Claudio Lucas da Nóbrega

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OBJECTIVE Impaired parasympathetic modulation increases the risk for sudden death in patients with heart diseases. Therefore, cholinergic stimulation may have a potential protective role. The aim of this study was to verify the effects of pyridostigmine bromide, a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor, on heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), HR and BP(More)
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with a higher risk of all-cause mortality. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) is a prototypic marker of inflammation usually increased in MetS. Women with MetS-related diseases present higher hsCRP levels than men with MetS-related diseases, suggesting sex differences in inflammatory markers.(More)
As teachers of medical courses and professionals who work in a challenging environment for public health and day-today clinical decisions, we are concerned about how up-to-date medical knowledge that is presented in scientific papers is translated into clinical directives or public health decisions. To illustrate, we refer to screening for breast, colon and(More)
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