Luciano Bruno de Carvalho Silva

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OBJECTIVE We evaluated the efficacy of oral supplementation with milk whey proteins and modified starch (70%WPI:30%MS), on nutritional and functional parameters of patients with ALS. METHOD A prospective randomized double-blind study was performed with 16 ALS patients, divided in two groups, the treatment group received (70%WPI:30%MS) and the control(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish correlations between nutritional, functional and respiratory indices of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). METHOD Twenty patients (13 appendicular-GA and 7 bulbar-GB) were included in the multidisciplinary study at the Neurological Clinic Ambulatory of the University of Campinas Hospital. RESULTS Among the GA type(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the acceptability of an alimentary supplement of bovine whey-protein concentrate (WPC) and TGF- β , unavailable commercially, by patients with Crohn's disease (CD) and determine the chemical composition, solubility, and total amino acids content. The supplement was diluted in water, and an acceptance test was done(More)
The present study investigates the effects of incremental exercise test on muscular oxidative metabolism. Thirty-six 2-month-old male Wistar rats were distributed in seven groups that performed exercise at different levels: first level (control), second level (0.6 km/h), third level (0.6 and 0.8 km/h), fourth level (0.6, 0.8 and 1.0 km/h), fifth level (0.6,(More)
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