Poliana S. Pinheiro

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Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a metabolic, vascular, and neuropathic disease with a high risk of atherosclerotic events due to dyslipidemic states. Polymorphisms in Apolipoprotein A5 gene (APOA5) have been associated with increased triglyceride levels in many different populations. This study aimed to identify the frequencies of the APOA5 −1131T>C and SW19(More)
In this paper, we present estimates of national cancer incidence in Portugal in 1996-1998, predictions for the year 2000, and interpret the recent cancer mortality trends in light of observations from epidemiological research and risk factor patterns. In Portugal, national mortality data from vital statistics are available from 1960, while cancer(More)
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