Relevance and strategic approach Prostate Cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer in men and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in western countries. Known risk factors are advanced age, ethnic origins and positive family history of the disease (1). There are considerable ethnic disparities in
To investigate the chronic effects of resistance training on blood pressure and biochemical exams in elderly, 135 hypertensive elderlies were divided into 2 groups: trained and control. The trained group was submitted to a resistance training period. Before the 16 weeks ACE gene was genotyped (PCR).
Commonly consumed vegetable fats and oils are comprised predominantly of TAG, and small amounts of DAG and monoacylglycerol. TAG consists of 3 fatty acid ester, whereas diacylglycerol oil has 2 fatty acid esters linked to a glycerol backbone. Recently, Watanabe et al., developed a process by which
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in industrialized nations despite major advances in its diagnosis, treatment and prevention. While there has been a trend over the last half century showing a general decline in the age-adjusted death rates of heart disease
There is an increasing prevalence of chronic heart failure (CHF) in Western societies. In the last decade, progress has been made in understanding the neurohormonal involvement in the progression of the disease and consequently, new treatments have been developed although the mortality rate still