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    • A bright future for integrative venomics 

      Calvete Chornet, Juan José; Lomonte, Bruno (2015-10)
      Venomous secretions are produced by a myriad of animal species, from invertebrates to vertebrates. As a general rule, peptides and proteins represent the most abundant and functionally relevant components of these dangerous ...
    • Anemia hipocrómica en niños preescolares de una comunidad urbano marginal, San José, Costa Rica 

      Quintana Guzmán, Eugenia María; Achí Araya, María Rosario (Bol Med Hosp Infant Mex 59 (1) 85-88, 2002-01)
      La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) define anemia en niños menores de cinco años de edad como aquellos valores inferiores de hemoglobina (Hb) a 11 g/dL y de hematócrito (Hto) a 0.33 L/L (33%). Sin embargo, diversos ...
    • Breast-feeding: helping to reduce the severity of diarrhoea. Protection, energy and nutrients 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Diarrhoea Dialogue ;17:p. 4-5, 1984-05)
      Leonardo Mats considers the unique role of breastfeeding in child health and survival, and possible interventions to promote it in areas where bottle-feeding is common. The exceptional properties of human milk are the: ...
    • Call for a change in research funding priorities: the example of mental health in Costa Rica 

      Contreras Rojas, Javier; Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Rodríguez Arauz, Gloriana; Leandro Rojas, Mauricio (2014)
      The World Health Organization (WHO) Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 urges its Member States to strengthen leadership in mental health, ensure mental and social health interventions in community-based settings, promote ...
    • Community Private Pharmacy in Costa Rica 

      Pereira Céspedes, Alfonso; Hall Ramírez, Victoria Eugenia; Segura Cano, Sofía Elena (2018)
      The private sector is composed of a wide range of services, with different levels of complexity, from ambulatory to hospital care. These services are financed through private insurances and out of pocket (5). Community ...
    • El cólera en la Costa Rica de 1856 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1992-02)
      La segunda pandemia del cólera que se iniciara en 1829 en en la India, llego a las Américas y atacó México, Guatemala, Nicaragua y Panamá. No se tiene noticia de que en esa ocasión el cólera llegara a Costa Rica, lo cual ...
    • Las creencias machistas de los docentes de educación física y su relación con la obesidad en los estudiantes 

      Núñez Rivas, Hilda Patricia; Holst Schumacher, Ileana; Campos Saborío, Natalia (2019-01)
      El personal docente de Educación Física debe poner en práctica propuestas de cambio que rompan con la reproducción de una cultura machista y discriminatoria y abran espacios a nuevas generaciones de estudiantes más solidarias, ...
    • D-Loop mtDNA deletion as a Unique marker of chibchan Ameridians [resumen] 

      Santos Pasamontes, María; Barrantes Mesén, Ramiro (1994)
      Carta al editor. Torroni et al. (1993) presented an extensive restriction-site analysis of Native American mtDNAs from 17 widely dis- tributed Na-Dene and Amerindian tribes. For sometime we have been analyzing mtDNA control ...
    • Diarrhoeal diseases---how Costa Rica won 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (Revista World Health Forum 2(1):141-142. 1981, 1981)
      The progress made by Costa Rica in overcoming diarrhoeal diseases may be instructive to health authorities in other countries. During the early pan of the century, Costa Rica; hie most developing nations, had a very high ...
    • Dr. Clodomiro Picado Twight (1887-1944) 

      Gutiérrez, José María (2010)
      Semblanza de Clodomiro Picado Twight, quien jugó un papel central en el desarrollo inicial de varias ramas de la ciencia en Costa Rica. Su formación académica se inició en el Colegio San Luis Gonzaga, en Cartago, donde ...
    • EDITORIAL: Limitaciones de la lectura de la temperatura temporal (en la frente) como método de tamizaje para el Covid-19 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2020-06-12)
      Conforme continúa la evolución de la pandemia por Covid-19, muchos países inician el proceso de reapertura de escuelas, iglesias y negocios. En un esfuerzo de tamizaje para detectar personas potencialmente infectadas, cada ...
    • Editorial: limitações das leituras de temperatura temporal (testa) como método de triagem para COVID-19 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2020-06-25)
      Com o avanço contínuo da pandemia de Covid-19, muitos países estão em processo de reabertura de escolas, igrejas e empresas. Em um esforço para rastrear indivíduos potencialmente infectados, a temperatura da artéria temporal ...
    • EDITORIAL: Limitations of Temporal (Forehead) Temperature Readings as a Screening Method for Covid-19 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2020-06-09)
      As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to evolve, many countries are in the process of reopening schools, churches, and businesses. In an effort to screen for potentially infected individuals, temporal artery (forehead) ...
    • Efeitos da Desidratação no Rendimento Físico e na Saúde 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2001)
      As pessoas fisicamente ativas devem prestar atenção a sua hidratação. A desidratação tem efeitos negativos sobre o funcionamento do corpo, que vão desde pequenas diminuições no rendimento físico, até problemas por calor ...
    • Elastosis en la Queilitis actínica: Revisión de literatura 

      Boza Oreamuno, Yadira Vanessa; Rojas Rudolph, Gina Isolde (2018)
      La matriz extracelular (MEC) juega un papel importante en la regulación de los eventos biológicos, tales como, el desarrollo de la migración celular, proliferación y diferenciación. La exposición crónica a la luz ...
    • Facind AIDS in Costa Rica 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1988-03)
      The 1st AIDS case was diagnosed in Costa Rica in 1985. By January 1988, 47 cases were recorded. Most cases are in hemophiliacs and homosexuals; one is in the heterosexual partner of a hemophiliac. 55% of hemophiliacs in ...
    • Global overview of injecting drug use and HIV infection 

      McCoy, Clyde B.; Rodríguez, Frank (lancet 265 p. 1008-1009, 2005-03-19)
      Late in 2004, Carmen Aceijas and colleagues, on behalf of the United Nations Reference Group on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among IDU in Developing and Transitional Countries, presented global estimates of the prevalence ...
    • Guest Editorial (Odovtos 21(2)) 

      Ramírez Chan, Karol Gabriela (2019)
      Childhood overweight and obesity are serious public health problems worldwide. Factors such as inadequate nutrition and decreased practice of exercise, are modifiable variables, therefore, overweight and obesity should be ...
    • How harmful is diarrhoea? 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1986-04)
      Apart from the physical suffering and deaths that they cause at the individual and family level, diarrhoeal diseases also play a negative role in national development
    • Implementación de un laboratorio de análisis proteómicos en el Instituto Clodomiro Picado (UCR): primeras experiencias en Costa Rica 

      Lomonte, Bruno; Fernández Ulate, Julián (2012)
      Reseña sobre avances tecnológicos en la implementación de un laboratorio de análisis proteómico en Costa Rica. Se describe la espectrometría de masas, la ionización de muestra, la instrumentación básica, la espectrometría ...