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Graduate in Medicine from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (1991) and ph.d. at Pathological Anatomy and Clinical Pathology from Universidade de São Paulo (2002). Has experience in Medicine, focusing on Allergology and Clinical Imunology, acting on the following subjects: poluição de ambientes interiores, allergic rhinitis, indoor air quality, air conditioning and indoor air. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Abstract: Physical activity is able to modulate the inflammatory response showing protective effects either in experimental models and clinical studies. The chronic exposure to particulate matter results in acute inflammatory reactions with cytokines and hormones release able to recruit acute-phase inflammatory cells and lead to tissue remodeling of the respiratory tract. Little is know...
Summary: Introduction: Asthma is a chronic disease of high prevalence in our country, and in 2004 the fourth leading cause of hospitalization Health System (2.3% of the total), is the third leading cause of hospitalization among children and young adults. Deaths from asthma are relatively rare, however steeped in importance, given the possibility of being mostly avoided by early diagnos...
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has become an important public health problem in Brazil and worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, COPD will grow more than any other disease, making it the fourth leading cause responsible for loss productive life worldwide in 2020. In Brazil, COPD is currently the sixth most common cause of death, and studies of the late 90'...
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