Bárbara Cabral

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Vascular responsiveness to infused angiotensin II and to norepinephrine was determined in 14 normal subjects and two groups of diabetic subjects, 16 with no clinically detectable diabetic complications and 14 with diabetic retinopathy but no clinical evidence of nephropathy. All were maintained on a 100-mEq. -Na- 100-mEq. -K diet. Serum electrolytes,(More)
BACKGROUND Jatropha gossypiifolia L. (Euphorbiaceae) is a medicinal plant largely used in folk medicine. Teas from the leaves are popularly used as an antithrombotic agent and the branches are frequently employed as a "thick blood" agent. Considering that the anticoagulant activity associated with antioxidant properties could be beneficial for various(More)
Snakebites are a serious public health problem due their high morbi-mortality. The main available specific treatment is the antivenom serum therapy, which has some disadvantages, such as poor neutralization of local effects, risk of immunological reactions, high cost and difficult access in some regions. In this context, the search for alternative therapies(More)
Spondias tuberosa is a medicinal plant used by several local communities in northeast Brazil to treat infections, digestive disorders and inflammatory conditions. The study aimed to identify and quantify the major phenolic in hydroethanolic extract of leaves from S. tuberosa and to evaluate its anti-inflammatory potential. The chemical profile of extract(More)
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