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    • Infección en la mujer embrazada y su influencia en el producto de la concepción 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Urrutia, Juan José (Aspectos Perinatales del Parto Prematuro. Althabe, O. y R. Schwarcz (editores), El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 199-213, 1978, 1978)
      La mujer embarazada está sujeta a una serie de cambios de tipo nutricional, bioquímico, metabólico y endocrinológico. Durante el embarazo, estos procesos pueden permanecer sin alteración o bien ser aumentados o suprimidos ...
    • La lutte contre les maladies diarrhéiques, le cas du Costa Rica 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1985)
      Le taux de mortalite infantile du Costa Rica est recemment tombs a 18 p. 1000, devenant ainsi l'un des plus faible du Tiers monde. Dans cet extraordinaire progres, la reduction des maladies diarrheiques a joue un role ...
    • L’education sanitaire mise en question 

      Pierre Noel, L. (Springer verlag, 1984)
      La presente étude se propose de passer en revue les problèmes d’efficience et d’efficacité que soulève la mise en question de la fonction d’éducation de la population pour la santé. Placée dans le cadre de la théorie des ...
    • Mortalidad por infección respiratoria aguda en Costa Rica 

      Chavarría Milanés, José Fernando (1985)
      La infección respiratoria es de importancia mundial por la alta morbilidad y mortalidad que causa. Se ha estimado que anualmente mueren 2,2 millones par infección respiratoria aguda. Este problema, importante en los países ...
    • National cancer registry, 1980-1983 

      Muñoz Leiva, Georgina; Sierra Ramos, Rafaela (1988)
      Legislation making cancer a notifiable disease was introduced in Costa Rica in 1976. At the same time, a National Tumour Registry was established, and collection of data commenced in March 1977. The aims of the National ...
    • Natural history of viruses of the intestine in contrasting ecosystems: implications for health 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1987)
      Many different viruses have the capacity for infecting and replicating in micro-habitats of the intestinal tract. Eons of interaction between intestinal viruses and the intestinal mucosa have lead to a variety of ...
    • Nutritional consequences of infection 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1986)
      This discussion will review current knowledge on malnutrition infection interactions, to provide a basis for justifiable interventions to curtail infectious diseases. Interventions should be implemented within the frame ...
    • Obesidad, envejecimiento y mortalidad en Costa Rica 

      Rosero Bixby, Luis; Brenes Camacho, Gilbert; Méndez Chacón, Ericka (2009)
      El incremento en la prevalencia de la obesidad en el mundo ha despertado el interés de investigadores y gran público debido a la asociación del exceso de grasa corporal con ciertas enfermedades degenerativas (Popkin, 2006). ...
    • Problems in implementing newborn screening in Costa Rica 

      de Céspedes Montealegre, Carlos (1987)
      In Costa Rica, concern for public education early in this century, together with specific public health actions in the early 1970's, have resulted in fairly good control of infectious and nutritional diseases. As a ...
    • Promotion of breastfeeding in Costa Rica: the Puriscal study 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Sáenz, Patricia; Araya, José R.; Allen, María de los Ángeles; García, María E.; Carvajal, Juan J. (1988-09-01)
      The decline in rate and duration of breastfeeding in urban areas in developing countries seems to have resulted from the transition from extended to nuclear cofamilies and exposure of young mothers to influences affecting ...
    • Shigellosis 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Urrutia, Juan José (Diseases of children in the Subtropics and Tropics. Jelliffe DB, Stanfield JP, ed. 3d edition. London, Edward Arnold, 1978. p. 492-498, 1978)
      Shigecllosis is an infectious disease caused by Shigellae, which are bacilli with capacity to invade the mucosa of the colon and less frequently the ileum. The disease occurs spora-dically and in epidemics with mild to ...
    • Síndrome diarreico agudo: Aspectos de la salud pública 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1985)
      Se ha avanzado mucho en la conceptualización de la epidemiología de la diarrea a partir de la creencia popular de que el síndrome era causado por "indigestión" alimentaria. A pesar de que la shigelosis, almonelosis, cetera, ...
    • Stress-Induced Microglia Activationand Monocyte Trafficking to the BrainUnderlie the Development of Anxietyand Depression 

      Ramírez Chan, Karol Gabriela; Fornaguera Trías, Jaime; Sheridan, John F. (2016)
      Psychosocial stress is capable of causing immune dysregulation and increased neuroinflammatory signaling by repeated activation of the neuroendocrine and autonomic systems that may contribute to the development of anxiety ...
    • Studies of the Costa Rican Model I: Peace, Health and Development in Costa Rica 

      Rosero Bixby, Luis (1993)
      Costa Ricans have cultivated peace and democracy for decades. They have also achieved outstanding levels of health. Their economic well-being is not so good, however. The 1949 constitution abolished the armed forces in ...
    • The control and prevention of diarrheal diseases at the national level 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1986)
      Dr. Rohde told us this morning that diarrhea and poor diet interact in a vicious circle leading to malnutrition and frequently maiming and killing infants and young children. It appears certain that diarrhea has deleterious ...
    • The Environment of the Malnourished Child 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1976)
      The study of the relation of man to his environment in developing countries emphasizes the inevitable need for societies to recognize the true causes of infection, malnutrition, and poverty. The need is for improvement ...
    • The fight against diarrhoeal diseases: The case of Costa Rica 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1985)
      Like most developing nations, Costa Rica exhibited a very high morbidity and mortality attributable to diarrhoeal diseases during the first half of this century. Relatively good data on total population and on diarrhoea ...
    • The Santa María Cauqué Study: Health and survival of Mayan indians under deprivation, Guatemala 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo (1995)
      The study discussed in this chapter is described in detail with multiple photographs, figures, tables and references in the book The Children of Santa Maria Cauqui: A Prospective FieldStudy ofHealth and Growth (Mata, 1978a). ...