Danielle Góes da Silva

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Despite many therapeutic advances leading to increasingly effective drug treatments, thrombotic events (such as ischaemic stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis and acute myocardial infarction) still represent a major worldwide cause of morbidity and mortality. Remarkable effort has been made to identify new drug targets. There is growing(More)
BACKGROUND The conventional treatment of obesity presents unsatisfactory results on weight loss and its long-term sustainability, therefore bariatric surgery has been suggested as an effective therapy, determining sustainable long-term weight loss, reversal of components of cardiometabolic risk and improved quality and life expectancy. AIM To investigate(More)
Background: The oxidative biomarkers play an important role in the genesis of cardiometabolic risk-related processes. Objective: To investigate the total antioxidant capacity of plasma and its association with cardiometabolic risk in non-obese and clinically healthy young adults. Methods: University students of the state of Sergipe, Brazil, aged between(More)
The purpose of this study was to identify the life style changes in patient with chronic illness. The sample consisted of 45 patients with chronic diseases. The findings showed that the patients had to face changes in their life Style such as: First, new tasks including compliance with terapeutic regimens seeking information about their diseases and(More)
A transversal study was carried out with 101 18-to 24-month old infants, attended at public health services in Viçosa, MG, Brazil, The objective of this study was to verify the prevalence and factors associated to anemia and iron deficiency among infants. Data were obtained by interviews of the infants' parents or guardians at their households. Hemoglobin(More)
The purpose of this study was to verify the chronically ill patient's quality of life. The study conceptual framework was deryged from the quality of life conceptualization according to Wenger et al. (1984). In this framework the main components of quality of life were viewed as a functional capacity, perception and symptoms. The study sample consisted of(More)
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