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Physical training reduces peripheral markers of inflammation in patients with chronic heart failure.
AIMS Previous studies have shown an abnormal expression of cellular adhesion molecules and cytokines in chronic heart failure, which may be related to endothelial dysfunction characterizing thisExpand
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Physical training modulates proinflammatory cytokines and the soluble Fas/soluble Fas ligand system in patients with chronic heart failure.
OBJECTIVES We sought to investigate the effects of physical training on circulating proinflammatory cytokines and the soluble apoptosis mediators Fas (sFas) and Fas ligand (sFasL) in patients withExpand
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High prevalence in the Greek population of the 35delG mutation in the connexin 26 gene causing prelingual deafness
To the Editor: Mutations in the gene encoding the gap-junction protein connexin 26 (Cx26) on chromosome 13q11 were shown to be major contributors to prelingual, non-syndromic recessive deafness inExpand
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Presence of high-risk human papillomavirus sequences in breast cancer tissues and association with histopathological characteristics.
OBJECTIVE To examine the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in breast cancer tissues. DESIGN AND METHODS Four different PCR methods for detection and verification of genital HPVs were appliedExpand
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Prevalence of factor V Leiden, prothrombin G20210A, and MTHFR C677T mutations in a Greek population of blood donors
The pathogenesis of venous thrombosis involves the interaction of genetic and environmental factors. In order to estimate the frequency of the factor V Leiden, the prothrombin G20210A, and the MTHFRExpand
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ATP-dependent Regulation of Sodium-Calcium Exchange in Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells Transfected with the Bovine Cardiac Sodium-Calcium Exchanger (*)
Chinese hamster ovary cells expressing the bovine cardiac Na/Ca exchanger were treated with ouabain to increase [Na]and stimulate Cainflux by Na/Ca exchange. Depletion of cellular ATP inhibited CaExpand
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Recommendation for the review of biological reference intervals in medical laboratories
Abstract This document is based on the original recommendation of the Expert Panel on the Theory of Reference Values of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory MedicineExpand
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Growth hormone administration reduces circulating proinflammatory cytokines and soluble Fas/soluble Fas ligand system in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to idiopathic dilated
BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown that an abnormal proinflammatory cytokine expression and apoptotic process contribute to adverse left ventricular remodeling and progress of chronic heartExpand
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Population-based study of human papillomavirus infection and cervical neoplasia in Athens, Greece.
The aim of our study is to describe the prevalence of the different HPV types in women with pre-neoplastic lesions of the cervix in Greece. Cervical scrapes from 841 women were obtained for bothExpand
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Prevalence of factor V Leiden, prothrombin G20210A, and MTHFR C677T mutations in a Greek population of blood donors.
The pathogenesis of venous thrombosis involves the interaction of genetic and environmental factors. In order to estimate the frequency of the factor V Leiden, the prothrombin G20210A, and the MTHFRExpand
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