José Omar de Armas García

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Peripheral neuropathy and insensate limbs and digits cause significant morbidity in diabetic individuals. Previous studies showed that deletion of the receptor for advanced end-glycation products (RAGE) in mice was protective in long-term diabetic neuropathy. Here, we tested the hypothesis that RAGE suppresses effective axonal regeneration in superimposed(More)
The healthy action of probiotics is not only due to their nutritional properties and their influence on the gastrointestinal environment, but also to their action on the immune system. The aim of the present study was to determine if 6 weeks of probiotic intake would be able to modulate the immune system in women who had recently delivered and were(More)
Resumen El alcoholismo constituye un serio problema social por sus repercusiones en la salud individual y colectiva. Con el objetivo de actualizar sobre los últimos hallazgos que explican el establecimiento y los síntomas de la adicción al etanol, en el presente trabajo se exponen las transformaciones que a corto y largo plazo este produce en el sistema(More)
La hiperreactividad cardiovascular y su asociación con factores de riesgo cardiovasculares. Resultados: la prevalencia de hiperreactividad cardiovascular fue de 42,3 %. Se observó una razón de prevalencia de 51,3 % en los hombres y 36,8 % en las mujeres, sobrepasó el 65 % en los individuos con más de 64 años. Fue aumentando a medida que se incrementaba la(More)
Caudal regression syndrome (CRS) is a malformation occurring during the fetal period and mainly characterized by an incomplete development of the spinal cord (SC), which is often accompanied by other developmental anomalies. We studied a 9-month old child with CRS who presented interruption of the SC at the L2-L3 level, sacral agenesis, a lack of(More)
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