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Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in rural and urban Puriscal
Background. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is becoming more prevalent in developing countries, particularly in the urban areas, in contrast to the CAD mortality trends observed in some industrialized nations. Methods and ...
Estudio de Puriscal VIII. Efecto de intervenciones hospitalarias sobre la lactancia y la salud en el periodo neonatal
(Revista del Hospital Nacional de Niños 17(1y2):99-116, 1982)
Epidemiologic observations during 1976-1980 in the manternity of San Juan de Dios Hospital have shown benefice, effects of the following interventions: early mother-infant stimulation, rooming-in , breast-feeding, and ...
Low endemicity and low pathogenicity of rotaviruses among rural children in Costa Rica
Rotaviruses were prospectively studied in 51 rural Costa Rican children from birth to two years. Samples of feces were collected weekly over a 33-month period. Rotavirus was detected in 45 (1.04%) of 4,317 fecal specimens; ...