Miroslava Benesová

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Chronic alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, even if consumed in moderate doses. Since acetaldehyde is a carcinogenic factor associated with chronic alcohol consumption, individuals with the alcohol dehydrogenase 1C*1 allele (ADH1C*1 allele) seem to be at particular risk, since this allele encodes for a rapidly ethanol(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic ethanol consumption is associated with an increased risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer. As acetaldehyde seems to be a carcinogenic factor associated with chronic alcohol consumption, alcoholics with the alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) 1C*1 allele seem to be particularly at risk as this allele encodes for a rapidly ethanol metabolising(More)
Degenerative valve disease is a growing problem because of the rising amount of degenerative heart valve disease and valve replacement operations among the elderly. More than 300,000 prosthetic heart valve replacements are performed each year worldwide and this rate is projected to increase to as many as 850,000 per year by 2050. There is a higher risk of(More)
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