Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research (ISSN- 1414-431X) is an open-access, peer-reviewed medical and biological sciences journal published by the Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica (ABDC), a nonprofit organization of scientists committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. New articles are published online weekly; issues are published monthly.
Vol.48 (2) 96-190 February 2015
Classical and recent advances in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases. H. Sales-Campos, P.J. Basso, V.B.F. Alves, M.T.C. Fonseca, G. Bonfá, V. Nardini and C.R.B. Cardoso. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 96-107.
CONCEPTS AND COMMENTS
Cancer research in Brazil – stuck in second gear? A.P. Lepique and C. Bonorino. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 108-110.
Berberine induces apoptosis via ROS generation in PANC-1 and MIA-PaCa2 pancreatic cell lines. S.H. Park, J.H. Sung, E.J. Kim and N. Chung. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 111-119.
Disentangling the effects of insomnia and night work on cardiovascular diseases: a study in nursing professionals. A. Silva-Costa, R.H. Griep and L. Rotenberg. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 120-127.
Neuropeptides in the posterodorsal medial amygdala modulate central cardiovascular reflex responses in awake male rats. E. Quagliotto, K.R. Casali, P. Dal Lago and A.A. Rasia-Filho. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 128-139.
Epilepsy-induced electrocardiographic alterations following cardiac ischemia and reperfusion in rats. J.G.P. Tavares, E.R. Vasques, R.M. Arida, E.A. Cavalheiro, F.R. Cabral, L.B. Torres, F.S. Menezes-Rodrigues, A. Jurkiewicz, A. Caricati-Neto, C.M.G. Godoy and S. Gomes da Silva. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 140-145.
Measurement of serum estrogen and estrogen metabolites in pre- and postmenopausal women with osteoarthritis using high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry. W.L. Gao, L.S. Wu, J.H. Zi, B. Wu, Y.Z. Li, Y.C. Song and D.Z. Cai. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 146-153.
Hormone therapy with tamoxifen reduces plasma levels of NT-B-type natriuretic peptide but does not change ventricular ejection fraction after chemotherapy in women with breast cancer. F.B. Silva, W.G. Romero, A.L.R. Carvalho, M.V. Borgo, M.H.C. Amorim, S.A. Gouvea and G.R. Abreu. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 154-160.
Role of chemokines in promoting instability of coronary atherosclerotic plaques and the underlying molecular mechanism. Z.X. Zhong, B. Li, C.R. Li, Q.F. Zhang, Z.D. Liu, P.F. Zhang, X.F. Gu,H. Luo, M.J. Li, H.S. Luo, G.H. Ye and F.L. Wen. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 161-166.
High levels of LDL-C combined with low levels of HDL-C further increase platelet activation in hypercholesterolemic patients. L.W. Chan, X.P. Luo, H.C. Ni, H.M. Shi, L. Liu, Z.C. Wen, X.Y. Gu, J. Qiao and J. Li. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 167-173.
Unusual association of NDM-1 with KPC-2 and armA among Brazilian Enterobacteriaceae isolates. M.G. Quiles, T.T. Rocchetti, L.C. Fehlberg, E.J.U. Kusano, A. Chebabo, R.M.G. Pereira, A.C. Gales and A.C.C. Pignatari. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 174-177.
Possible benefit of consolidation therapy with high-dose cytarabine on overall survival of adults with non-promyelocytic acute myeloid leukemia. M.C. Azevedo, E.D.R.P. Velloso, V. Buccheri, D.A.F. Chamone and P.E. Dorlhiac-Llacer. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 178-185.
Prevention of etomidate-induced myoclonus during anesthetic induction by pretreatment with dexmedetomidine. H.F. Luan, Z.B. Zhao, J.Y. Feng, J.Z. Cui, X.B. Zhang, P. Zhu and Y.H. Zhang. Braz J Med Biol Res 2015; 48 (2): 186-190.