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USE OF EFA (ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS) IN NEPHROLOGY VETERINARY

Dr.Claudio Brovida, Dr. Stefania Ceretto In the dynamic stage renal disease, the progressive loss of function that leads to renal failure, is characterized by an evolution compensating survivors of nephrons, which are subject to hypertrophy (mega nephrons). This evolution is the body’s natural response to the need to compensate the increase of blood hydrostatic pressure […]

THE LATEST NEWS ON THE ROLE OF NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT IN CANCER PATIENTS

A cura della Direzione Scientifica di NBF-Lanes By the Scientific Director of NBF-Lanes DEFINITION OF CACHEXIA In cancer patients it is important to maintain a proper nutritional status. Malnutrition, in fact, affect, directly and / or indirectly, in increasing mortality rate. In humans, it has been reported that cancer cachexia affects 87% of patients hospitalized […]

DIETARY TREATMENT IN BOWEL DISEASES

Stanley L. Marks – Dipl ACVIM (Internal Medicine, Oncology), Dipl ACVN, California, USA Summary taken from the 59th International Congress SCIVAC (2008) – by the Scientific Director of NBF-Lanes During the 59th Congress A.N.M.V.I., famous international speakers stressed the importance of diet in the treatment of intestinal disorders. INTRODUCTION The therapeutic approach, in most of […]

EPA AND DHA IN OPHTHALMOLOGY

Dr. Francesco Visioli THE ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS Cell membranes, both plasma that intracellular organelles, are structures with a complex organization, in relation to the development of specialized and coordinated functions, and the establishment of different compartments.

FOOD CORRECTIONS FOR GOOD EYE HEALTH

Scientific Committee of NBF-Lanes Vitamins, Minerals, the carotenoids and essential fatty acids are closely related to eye health. This result comes from a direct action on the eye, or by an indirect action through an overall improvement of the health conditions of the organism. GENERAL EVALUATION The lens and the retina undergo oxidative damage and […]

CLA AS A NEW TOOL IN THE HANDS OF THE VETERINARY

Dr. Paola Persico  In recent years several studies in Human Medicine and, more recently, in Veterinary Medicine have highlighted the role of the conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in the modulation of lipid and protein metabolism in the modulation of the immune system and in the anticancer activity. The conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a long-chain […]

NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT WITH CANCER

Dr. Paola Persico  The importance of the use of Omega 3 series fatty acids in the nutritional management of the cancer patient was recalled in the recent meeting that took place in Cremona (13/14 October 2007 organized by SIONCOV – Italian Society of Veterinary Oncology – and SIDEV – Italian Society of Veterinary Dermatology). Among […]

ZINC: IMPORTANT ADJUVANT THERAPY OF CANINE LEISHMANIASIS

Dr. Barbara Tonin PREMISE he immune response is of primary importance in the pathogenesis of canine leishmaniosis and a protective role against this infection is given by the cell-mediated response (Th1). Animal studies have confirmed the positive effect of the Th1 response (IFN-γ, IL-12, TNF-α), compared to Th2 (IL-4, IL-5, IL-10), in the treatment or […]