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Inhibitory Effect of Three C-glycosylflavonoids from Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass) on Human Low Density Lipoprotein Oxidation
This study assessed the inhibitory effect of three C-glycosylflavonoids from Cymbopogon citratus leaves − isoorientin (1), swertiajaponin (2) and isoorientin 2"-O-rhamnoside (3) − on human LDLExpand
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[High prevalence of classic cardiovascular risk factors in a population of university students from south central Chile].
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Cardiovascular disease is the principle cause of death worldwide. Such disease can be prevented by controlling cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS The study involvedExpand
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Evaluation of metabolic syndrome in adults of Talca city, Chile
Objective-Insulin resistance (IR) is an important risk factor for type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Metabolic Syndrome (MS) is a clustering of metabolic alterationsExpand
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High Levels of Iron Status and Oxidative Stress in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
Studies concerning oxidative stress (OxE) parameters have increased, mainly because of its important role in cardiovascular diseases and diabetes complications. The main objective of this study wasExpand
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Elevated concentration of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) in individuals with metabolic syndrome.
The metabolic syndrome (MS) is a cluster of pathophysiological alterations that includes the presence of hypertension, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and abdominal obesity. MS is associated withExpand
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Intervention with education and exercise reverses the metabolic syndrome in adults.
About 29% of the adult population of Talca, Chile, suffers from the metabolic syndrome (MS), a value higher than the national prevalence. Evidence indicates that exercise and nutritional changesExpand
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Antibacterial Activity, Antioxidant Effect and Chemical Composition of Propolis from the Región del Maule, Central Chile
Propolis is commercialized in Chile as an antimicrobial agent. It is obtained mainly from central and southern Chile, but is used for the same purposes regardless of its origin. To compare theExpand
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The Role of Propolis in Oxidative Stress and Lipid Metabolism: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Although there is evidence of the benefits of propolis on human health, the vast majority of studies have been conducted using animal models. The present study includes the chemical characterizationExpand
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Role of Oxidized LDL in Atherosclerosis
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Increased concentration of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and fibrinogen in individuals with metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome (MS) is closely linked to a generalized metabolic disorder referred to as insulin resistance. Disturbances in the hemostasis and fibrinolytic systems are a feature of MS. The aimExpand
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