Inês Jesus

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BACKGROUND The use of antipsychotic therapy has been proven to have an association with the incidence of diabetes mellitus. The use of atypical antipsychotics is shown to have a higher association, in contrast with typical antipsychotics. Olanzapine and Clozapine appear to have the highest rates of diabetes mellitus incidence, due to their tendency to(More)
HIV-1 p24 antigen was detected in 554 sera (509 from HIV-1 seropositive individuals and 45 sera from seronegative controls) using a conventional method with acid pretreatment of the sample in order to separate the p24 antigen/anti-p24 antibody immune complexes. In asymptomatic individuals there was a substantial increase in antigen detection (48.2% vs(More)
BACKGROUND Psychiatric patients requiring therapy with antipsychotics have a greater incidence of becoming overweight or obese compared with the general population. Many of these patients are often treated with second-generation (atypical) antipsychotics (SGAs), which are associated with weight gain, dyslipidaemia, and other metabolic derangements. The most(More)
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