El magnesio en el embarazo

El magnesio es muy necesario para el organismo humano, en especial cuando una mujer está embarazada. En este momento el cuerpo está cambiando, se encuentra en una fase importante de crecimiento, los órganos y huesos del feto se desarrollan y crecen, y junto al útero y la placenta. La gestante en esta etapa debe prestar…

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Magnesium in Animal Nutrition.

University of West—Hungary, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Institute of Animal Breeding, Mosonmagyaro´va´r, HUNGARY.   Key words: feed, digestibility, magnesium, embryos, brain, liver.   Magnesium (Mg) supplementation remarkably improves the digestibility of feed. In cows and sows, it has improved the reproduction and shortened the service period. In broilers it increased weight gain, and…

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Magnesium and Intrauterine Growth Restriction.

Naila O.E. Barbosa, MD, Thelma S. Okay, MD, PhD, Cle´a R. Leone   Department of Pediatrics (N.O.E.B., C.R.L.), School of Medicine, Laboratory of the Children’s Hospital “Prof. Pedro de Alcaˆntara”, Hospital das Clı´nicas (T.S.O.), University of Sa˜o Paulo, Sa˜o Paulo, BRAZIL   Key words: intrauterine growth restriction, term newborn, magnesium, ionized magnesium, total magnesium  …

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Methodologies for Using Stable Isotopes to Assess Magnesium Absorption and Secretion in Children.

Steven A. Abrams, MD, and Jian-Ping Wen, PhD   USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas   Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas Key words: magnesium absorption, stable isotopes, mass spectrometry, minerals   Objective: To provide methodological information regarding the absorption and excretion of dietary magnesium by children and adolescents….

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Dietary Magnesium and C-reactive Protein Levels.

Dana E. King, MD, Arch G. Mainous III, PhD, Mark E. Geesey, MS, and Robert F. Woolson, PhD   Department of Family Medicine (D.E.K., A.G.M., M.E.G.), Department of Biometry, Bioinfomatics, and Epidemiology (R.F.W.), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina   Key words: dietary magnesium, CRP, cardiovascular, inflammation   Objective: Current dietary guidelines recommend…

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The role of magnesium in the emergency department

The role of magnesium in the emergency department P Kaye, I O’Sullivan.   Emerg Med J 2002;19:288–291 Magnesium has been advocated for the treatment of a variety of conditions seen in emergency medicine. The authors present a systematic review and advice on appropriate indications for its use. Evidence supports its use in severe asthma, eclampsia,…

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Effects of magnesium on atrial fibrillation after Cardiac surgery

Objectives: To assess the efficacy of the administration of magnesium as a method for the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) and to evaluate its influence on hospital length of stay (LOS) and mortality.   Methods: Literature search and meta-analysis of the randomised control studies published since 1966.   Results: 20 randomised trials were identified,…

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The Magnesium in Coronaries Study (MAGIC)Data Distribution Agreement

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT.   The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has supported collection of data from participants in The Magnesium in Coronaries Study (MAGIC), hereafter referred to as “Study”. This well-characterized population provides a unique scientific resource. Promoting optimal use of it on a national scale will require a large and concerted effort that…

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Magnesium Reduces Free Radicals in an In Vivo Coronary Occlusion-Reperfusion Model

Objective. This study demonstrated that magnesium (Mg) reduces free radicals after a brief coronary occlusion-reperfusion sequence.   Background. Magnesium has been shown to reduce infarct size in patients with acute myocardial infarction. We hypothesized that this action of Mg occurs through its action on free radicals.     Versión completa pdf: Magnesium Reduces Free Radicals…

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