This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism-an important issue related to this field of study. It covers the role of

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Section 1: Introduction

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Section 2: Oxidative Stress and Genetic Polymorphism

chapter 2|36 pages

1: The Role of Genetic Polymorphisms in Oxidative Stress

ByAna Paula Kallaur, Sayonara Rangel Oliveira

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Section 3: Oxidative Stress in Transmissible Chronic Diseases

chapter 3|18 pages

2: Role of Oxidative Stress in Hepatitis B and C Virus

ByDanielle Venturini, Andréa Name Colado Simão, Isaias Dichi

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3: Tuberculosis

ByPaulo Camara Marques Pereira, Camila Renata Corrêa

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Section 4: Oxidative Stress in Metabolic Diseases

chapter 4|16 pages

1: Oxidative Stress in Overweight and Obesity

ByAndréa Name Colado Simão, Marcell Alysson Batisti Lovozoy

chapter 4|23 pages

2: Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis

ByCarlos Hermano da Justa Pinheiro, Laureane Nunes Masi and

chapter 4|39 pages

3: Diabetes Mellitus

ByAgnieszka Piwowar, Ewa Żurawska-Płaksej

chapter 4|47 pages

4: Role of Oxidative Stress in Hypertension

ByRamón Rodrigo, Jaime González

chapter 4|14 pages

5: Oxidative Stress in Metabolic Syndrome

ByAndréa Name Colado Simão, Marcell Alysson Batisti Lovozoy

chapter 4|32 pages

7: Congestive Heart Failure

ByPaula Schmidt Azevedo, Priscila Portugal dos Santos,

chapter 4|24 pages

9: Oxidative Stress in Childhood Severe Acute Malnutrition

ByAsha V. Badaloo, Kwesi G. Marshall

chapter 4|30 pages

11: Lead Exposure and Oxidative Stress

ByMonica Maria Bastos Paoliello

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Section 5: Oxidative Stress in Autoimmune and Neurodegenerative Diseases

chapter 5|20 pages

1: Oxidative Stress in Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Insights

ByLuz P. Blanco, SongLing and Joseph Holoshitz

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2: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

ByJosé Wander Breganó, Isaias Dichi

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5: Oxidative Stress in Stroke

BySayonara Rangel Oliveira, Ana Paula Kallaur

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Section 6: Oxidative Stress in Cancer and Cachexia

chapter 6|33 pages

1: Oxidative Stress in Breast Cancer

ByCarolina Panis, Rubens Cecchini

chapter 6|15 pages

2: Melanoma and Oxidative Stress

ByAlessandra Lourenço Cecchini Armani, Sara Santos Bernardes Real

chapter 6|11 pages

3: Oxidative Stress in Head and Neck Cancer

ByAndré Armani, Alessandra Lourenco Cecchini, Sara Santos

chapter 6|19 pages

4: Cancer Cachexia and its Relationship with Free Radicals

ByFlávia Alessandra Guarnier, Rubens Cecchini