Chantal Moyano

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Tissue culture techniques have been developed for studying the influence of hormones on human breast tissues. The present study demonstrated that estrogen induced a highly significant increase in 3H-thymidine incorporation into DNA and labelling index of ductal epithelium of fibrocystic disease; there was no effect of progesterone, either alone or in(More)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in older women in industrialised countries. It has been suggested that it is the cessation of estrogen production by the ovaries that puts postmenopausal women at increased risk of CVD. Estrogen therapy has demonstrated a protective effect against CVD and several reports suggest that diverse(More)
Therapeutic efficacy and safety of loxapine succinate (LOX) and trifluoperazine hydrochloride were compared by means of a controlled, double-blind study involving 49 chronic schizophrenic inpatients. The data indicated that LOX in dosages ranging from 40 - 65 mg/day, (usually administered on a b.i.d. schedule) had demonstrable anti-psychotic activity in 14(More)
We report 7 cases of sigmoid colon infection in patients taking TNFα antagonist therapy to treat chronic inflammatory joint disease. There were 5 women and 2 men with a mean age of 57.5 years (range, 21-77 years). The presenting symptoms were abdominal pain, bowel habit changes, and a fever. These symptoms developed within 6 months after starting TNFα(More)
We report a 38 years old female who, since her childhood, had a history of precisely limited, fixed maculo papular dark brown cutaneous lesions in the trunk and extremities. These lesions become erythematous or urticarial after rubbing, medication intake or scratching. She also had frequent episodes of tachycardia, flushing, headache, abdominal pain,(More)