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Conocimientos sobre el SIDA en un tugurio y un campamento de refugiados de Costa Rica
Se realizó una encuesta a mediados de 1988 en dos localidades con población marginada: un campamento de refugiados nicaragüenses y un tugurio periurbano. En ambas localidades se seleccionó una muestra representativa ...
Diarrhea and malnutrition, research priorities: Research Priorities
(Diarrhea and malnutrition: interactions, mechanisms, and interventions; Plenum Press p 305 308, 1983)
There have been many recent advances in our understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, mechanisms, and management of acute and chronic diarrheal disease. Many studies have investigated the role of diarrhea in producing ...
Nutrition and infection
(Tropical and Geographical Medicine. New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 206-211, 1984)
The association of malnutrition and infectious disease (faminepestilence) had been recognized since the beginning of human history, but it was not until the late 1950s that such an interaction was scientifically documented ...
The importance of breast-feeding for optimal child health and well-being
(Clinical nutrition, Manual of clinical nutrition; 3 (1) (Suppl 3): 28-33, 1984-01)
Breast-fed infants can thrive even under unhygienic conditions in areas of extreme poverty. The anti-infectious properties of human milk account for the very high resistance of the nursing infant to infection in general ...
Promotion of Breast Feeding, Health, and Survival of Infants Through Hospital and Field Interventions
(Malnutrition: Determinants and consequences.New York: Liss, Inc 123-138, 1984)
Most authorities agree that the decline in the rate and duration of breast feeding in urban areas in many developing countries has been the result of urbanization and influences of Western culture. Two sequalae have been ...
How harmful is diarrhoea?
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
Relationship of upper body fat distribution to serum glucose and lipids in a Costa Rican population
Present models of the relation between subcutaneous fat distribution and serum biochemistries have been based largely on U.S. White populations. To determine interpopulational differences in that relation, we measured 68 ...
Infection, malnutrition and growth
The concomitant appearance of famine and pestilence has been documented in classical religious texts since the beginning of written history. But it was not until recently that the inter-relationships between infection and ...
Diarrea por Campylobacter fetus jejuni y otros agentes infecciosos en niños del área rural de Puriscal, Costa Rica
(Revista de Biología Tropical 32(1) p.137-143, 1984-01-04)
Between September 1979 and September 1981 a field study was conducted on the etiology of diarrhea' disease in the area of Puriscal, Costa Rica. The presence of enteric pathogens was investigated in the stools of 267 ...
El diagnóstico prenatal de trastornos genéticos
El diagnóstico prenatal de trastornos genéticos, es una de las aplicaciones clínicas de la genética más importantes en la actualidad. En los países desarrollados, se ha convertido en un eslabón fundamental de la atención ...