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Immunomodulation And Oxidative Stress In Denim Sandblasting Workers: Changes Caused By Silica Exposure
(Inst Medical Research & Occupational Health, 2013)
Workers in denim sandblasting are at a high risk of developing silicosis, an occupational lung disease caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust. The development and progress of silicosis is associated with the activation ...
Folate, Neopterin And Kynurenine Pathway In Patients With Statin Therapy
(Walter De Gruyter Gmbh, 2016)
Statins, widely used antihyperlipidemic drugs, also have immunomodulatory properties independent from their lipid lowering effect. Even with slight modulations in the immune system, pteridine levels can display changes. ...
Evaluation Of Dihydropteridine Reductase Activities In Patients With Kidney Failure
(Walter De Gruyter Gmbh, 2013)
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is the inability of the kidneys to remove waste products from the blood. The most important factors causing ESRD that require hemodialysis are diabetes and hypertension. There are limited ...