Katarzyna Kwaśniewska

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Natriuretic peptides compose the group of neurohormones produced by the myocardium in response to its walls stretching caused by the volume or pressure overload. They restrain the sodium kidney reabsorbtion, thus increasing the diuresis and natriuresis. They also participate in blood pressure, initial load as well as the water-mineral balance regulation.(More)
The metabolism of zearalenone (ZEA) and analytical methods for determining the presence of ZEA and its metabolites are discussed in this study. Similar to phytoestrogens, solid metaloestrogens, pharmaceuticals, and selected pesticides, ZEA is a substance that displays endocrine activity. ZEA is accumulated in living organisms, and it is capable of(More)
Cardiovascular diseases most frequently coexist with the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The studies report on over 10 million patients of population suffering both chronic heart failure (CHF) and COPD. Similarity of the clinical symptoms and risk factors found in the medical history of patients with chronic heart failure and chronic(More)
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