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Velez, Nydia - - 2008
Background: Tobacco, alcohol and/or illicit drug use during pregnancy are risk factors for neonatal complications. In Puerto Rico, the Department of Health reports that 32% of pregnant women use alcohol and 3% use illicit drugs. Nineteen percent (19.1%) of newborns are born prematurely. The purpose of this study is to ...
Santaella, Maria - - 2008
Background: An association of selective IgA (immunoglobulin A) deficiency in individuals with autism has been previously described. The objective of this study was to examine the incidence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children and siblings of selective IgA deficient patients.
Villanueva-Reyes, Albert - - 2008
Introduction: Cancer of the larynx is the fourteenth most common cancer in the world. The purpose of this cross-sectional study is to examine the characteristics of laryngeal cancer in Puerto Rico. The study evaluates whether this type of cancer is increasing, to what degree gender differences occur; and describe common ...
Allende-Vigo, Myriam - - 2008
Objective: The peculiarities of the Metabolic Syndrome in women regarding frequency, pathophysiology, manifestations and therapy will be analyzed. Recommendations will be given for prevention of metabolic syndrome and possible reduction of risks factors for cardiovascular disease.
Roman Franco, Angel - - 2008
Martinez-Poventud, Genoveva - - 2008
Aleukemic leukemia cutis is an extremely rare clinical presentation in patients who eventually develop acute leukemia, usually of monocytic lineage. This condition is associated with a very poor prognosis and is often difficult to diagnose. We report a case of a 33 years old female with leukemia cutis preceding the ...
Vergara, Cunegundo - - 2008
Introduction: Puerto Ricans comprise one of the largest growing minority groups in the United States, yet data about hypertension in this population is lacking.
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Perez, Jorge - - 2008
Valentin, Sheila - - 2007
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