Fernanda Pires Rodrigues de Almeida Ribeiro

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BACKGROUNDS Oxidative stress can result from excessive free-radical production and it is likely implicated as a possible mechanism involved in the initiation and progression of epileptogenesis. Flavonoids can protect the brain from oxidative stress. In the central nervous system (CNS) several flavonoids bind to the benzodiazepine site on the GABAA-receptor(More)
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, como parte dos requisitos necessários à obtenção do título de Mestre em Engenharia de Sistemas e Computação. Abstract of Dissertation presented to COPPE/UFRJ as a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) Spelling deviations are adversities, which must be addressed in many(More)
Resumo Objectivo: Determinar que variável entre o volume ex-pirado forçado no primeiro segundo (VEF 1), a pressão parcial do oxigénio no sangue arterial (PaO 2), a hipoxe-mia nocturna e a força muscular do quadricípite femoral pode predizer a distância percorrida no teste de cami-nhada de seis minutos (TC6) em doentes com DPOC. Doentes e métodos: Um estudo(More)
The monoterpenes are the main constituents of most essential oils and p-cymene is a monoterpene commonly found in various species of aromatic herbs, which has been reported for anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, and antimicrobial activities. However, there is no report concerning its pharmacological activity on the vascular smooth muscle. The aim of(More)
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