Andre Moreira

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Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Weight loss interventions in asthma: EAACI evidence-based clinical practice guideline (part I)
    A Moreira
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto and Hospital São João, Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 68:425-39. 2013
  2. pmc Physical activity in adults with controlled and uncontrolled asthma as compared to healthy adults: a cross-sectional study
    Annelies Verlaet
    Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, AL, Hernani Monteiro, 1, 4200 465, Porto, Portugal
    Clin Transl Allergy 3:1. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Physical training does not increase allergic inflammation in asthmatic children
    A Moreira
    Serviço e Laboratório de Imunologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4202 Porto, Portugal
    Eur Respir J 32:1570-5. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Training does not affect exhaled nitric oxide in competitive swimmers
    A Moreira
    Serviço e Laboratório de Imunologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4202 Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 63:623-4. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of the effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on exhaled nitric oxide in patients with stable asthma
    A Moreira
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 17:309-13. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Does exercise increase the risk of upper respiratory tract infections?
    Andre Moreira
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4202 Porto, Portugal
    Br Med Bull 90:111-31. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Allergy in marathon runners and effect of Lactobacillus GG supplementation on allergic inflammatory markers
    Andre Moreira
    Laboratory of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Respir Med 101:1123-31. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutritional modulation of exercise-induced immunodepression in athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    A Moreira
    Laboratory of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:443-60. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Airway vascular damage in elite swimmers
    Andre Moreira
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Respir Med 105:1761-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Neurokinin-1 receptor, a new modulator of lymphangiogenesis in obese-asthma phenotype
    Renata Ramalho
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
    Life Sci 93:169-77. 2013

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Weight loss interventions in asthma: EAACI evidence-based clinical practice guideline (part I)
    A Moreira
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto and Hospital São João, Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 68:425-39. 2013
    ..Although the data are not fully consistent, it seems that obesity increases the risk of asthma and compromises asthma control...
  2. pmc Physical activity in adults with controlled and uncontrolled asthma as compared to healthy adults: a cross-sectional study
    Annelies Verlaet
    Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, AL, Hernani Monteiro, 1, 4200 465, Porto, Portugal
    Clin Transl Allergy 3:1. 2013
    ..We aimed to compare physical activity levels between healthy subjects and asthmatics with controlled and uncontrolled disease...
  3. doi request reprint Physical training does not increase allergic inflammation in asthmatic children
    A Moreira
    Serviço e Laboratório de Imunologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4202 Porto, Portugal
    Eur Respir J 32:1570-5. 2008
    ..It is concluded that there is no reason to discourage asthmatic children with controlled disease to exercise...
  4. doi request reprint Training does not affect exhaled nitric oxide in competitive swimmers
    A Moreira
    Serviço e Laboratório de Imunologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4202 Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 63:623-4. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of the effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on exhaled nitric oxide in patients with stable asthma
    A Moreira
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 17:309-13. 2007
    ..However, data from intervention trials have not revealed a beneficial effect of n-3 PUFA supplementation in patients with established disease...
  6. doi request reprint Does exercise increase the risk of upper respiratory tract infections?
    Andre Moreira
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4202 Porto, Portugal
    Br Med Bull 90:111-31. 2009
    ..Heavy exercise induces marked immunodepression, which is multifactorial in origin. Evidence showing clinical significance of this immunodepression is scarce...
  7. ncbi request reprint Allergy in marathon runners and effect of Lactobacillus GG supplementation on allergic inflammatory markers
    Andre Moreira
    Laboratory of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Respir Med 101:1123-31. 2007
    ..We studied the prevalence of asthma and allergy in non-elite marathon runners and investigated the effects of probiotic supplementation on allergic inflammatory markers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nutritional modulation of exercise-induced immunodepression in athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    A Moreira
    Laboratory of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:443-60. 2007
    ..Heavy exercise induces marked immunodepression that is multifactorial in origin. Nutrition can modulate normal immune function...
  9. doi request reprint Airway vascular damage in elite swimmers
    Andre Moreira
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Respir Med 105:1761-5. 2011
    ..Although competitive swimming has been associated with asthma, airway inflammation and airway hyperesponsiveness do not seem to be dependent on increased airway vascular permeability...
  10. doi request reprint Neurokinin-1 receptor, a new modulator of lymphangiogenesis in obese-asthma phenotype
    Renata Ramalho
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal
    Life Sci 93:169-77. 2013
    ..Our aim was to study whether NK1-R expression was involved in lymphangiogenesis on visceral (VAT) and subcutaneous (SAT) adipose tissues and in the lungs, in obese-allergen sensitized mice...
  11. doi request reprint Sugar-sweetened beverage intake and overweight in children from a Mediterranean country
    Hugo Valente
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Public Health Nutr 14:127-32. 2011
    ..To assess the association between sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption and overweight in children from a Mediterranean country...
  12. doi request reprint Dietary intake of α-linolenic acid and low ratio of n-6:n-3 PUFA are associated with decreased exhaled NO and improved asthma control
    Renata Barros
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Rua Dr Roberto Frias, 4200 465 Porto, Portugal
    Br J Nutr 106:441-50. 2011
    ..The present results introduce a protective effect of ALA in asthma control, independent of marine n-3 fatty acids, and provide a rationale to dietary intervention studies in asthma...
  13. doi request reprint Exercise-induced rhinitis in competitive swimmers
    Ana Alves
    Department of Immunology, University of Porto, Portugal
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 24:e114-7. 2010
    ..Elite swimmers are at increased risk of asthma, which has been related to chronic effects of pool chlorine environment. However acute effects of swimming on rhinitis remain unknown...
  14. doi request reprint Neurogenic inflammation in allergen-challenged obese mice: A missing link in the obesity-asthma association?
    Renata Ramalho
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Exp Lung Res 38:316-24. 2012
    ..Controversy remains on the mechanisms supporting this association. In this study we aimed to assess neurogenic inflammation in a model of diet-induced obesity and allergen-challenged mice...
  15. pmc Food patterns according to sociodemographics, physical activity, sleeping and obesity in Portuguese children
    Pedro Moreira
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Rua Roberto Frias, Porto, Portugal
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1121-38. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Differential responses of adiposity, inflammation and autonomic function to aerobic versus resistance training in older adults
    Flávia A C Wanderley
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal
    Exp Gerontol 48:326-33. 2013
    ..Increased body fat, autonomic dysfunction and low-grade chronic inflammation are interrelated risk factors implicated in the etiology of several chronic conditions normally presented by older adults...
  17. doi request reprint A systematic review of statin efficacy in asthma
    Diana Silva
    Immuno Allergology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João, Porto, Portugal
    J Asthma 49:885-94. 2012
    ..They also have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties which could benefit asthma patients. We aimed to review the evidence on the efficacy and safety of statins in asthma-related outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of economic and educational factors in asthma: evidence from the Portuguese health survey
    Pedro Moreira
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Public Health 122:434-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the importance of economic and educational factors in determining the risk of asthma in adults...
  19. doi request reprint Functional textiles for atopic dermatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Cristina Lopes
    Immunology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:603-13. 2013
    ..More studies with better methodology and longer follow-up are needed. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Exercise and airway injury in athletes
    Mariana Couto
    Allergy, Asthma and Sports Unit, Immunoallergology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João EPE Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Acta Med Port 26:56-60. 2013
    ..Further studies should better define the aetiologic factors and mechanisms involved in the development of asthma in athletes, and propose relevant preventive and therapeutic measures...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of changes in anti-doping regulations (WADA Guidelines) on asthma care in athletes
    Mariana Couto
    Allergy, Asthma and Sports Unit, Immunoallergology Department, Centro Hospitalar São João E P E, Porto, Portugal
    Clin J Sport Med 23:74-6. 2013
    ..To investigate how changes to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines on asthma medication requests have impacted the management of asthmatic athletes in Portugal...
  22. doi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean diet and fresh fruit intake are associated with improved asthma control
    R Barros
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, and Department of Immunoallergology, Hospital of S João, Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 63:917-23. 2008
    ..However the effect of adherence to Mediterranean diet on adult asthma outcomes is unknown. We aimed to investigate the association between adherence to Mediterranean diet and asthma control...
  23. pmc Tachykinin receptors antagonism for asthma: a systematic review
    Renata Ramalho
    Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    BMC Pulm Med 11:41. 2011
    ..These neuropeptides act mainly by their receptors NK1, NK2 and NK3, respectively which may be targets for new asthma therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Obesity and asthma in the Portuguese National Health Survey
    P Moreira
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 61:1488-9. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Asthma Life Quality test for the screening and severity assessment of asthma
    J A Fonseca
    Imunoalergologia, Hospital S Joao, Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 59:1198-204. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine the relation between ALQ scores and (a) diagnosis of asthma; (b) physician's classification of asthma severity according to National Institutes of Health/Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction and respiratory symptoms in elite athletes
    M Capão-Filipe
    Sports and Allergy Section, Unidade de Imunoalergologia, H S João, Al Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 Porto, Portugal
    Allergy 58:1196. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of aeroallergen sensitization and increased exhaled nitric oxide values in schoolchildren of different socioeconomic status
    R Silva
    Allergy Division, Hospital S Joao, EPE, Porto, Portugal
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 20:210-3. 2010
    ..We determined the prevalence of elevated exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) levels and sensitization to common airborne allergens in schoolchildren from different socioeconomic backgrounds...
  28. ncbi request reprint Stereotypies in Rett syndrome: analysis of 83 patients with and without detected MECP2 mutations
    T Temudo
    Unidade de Neuropediatria, Servico de Pediatria, Hospital de Santo Antonio, SA, Largo Abel Salazar, Porto, Portugal
    Neurology 68:1183-7. 2007
    ..However, related pathologies may show the same type of involuntary movement. Furthermore, patients with RTT also have stereotypies with other localizations that are less well characterized...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori infection associated with chronic idiopathic urticaria?
    A Moreira
    Unidade de Imunoalergologia, Hospital S Joao, Porto, Portugal
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 31:209-14. 2003
    ..Although CIU can result from several causes, a possible relationship between chronic urticaria and Helicobacter pylori has been recently suggested...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Brain stem ischemia in a boy with resistance to C activated protein and elevated lipoprotein A]
    M Sameiro Barreirinho
    , Hospital Maria Pia, Porto, Portugal
    Rev Neurol 28:1061-4. 1999
    ..We reinforce the need for systematic and thorough evaluation of etiology and risk factors in cases of stroke in children...