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Multi-instrumental characterization of two red pigments in funerary archaeological contexts from northern Chile
(Asociación INTERCIENCIA, 2015)
Analysis of two archaeological red pigments from two cities in northern Chile, Calama (Calama sample) and Iquique (Iquique sample) are reported in the current work. Scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive X-ray ...
Malaria Molecular Epidemiology: Lessons from the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research Network
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2015)
Molecular epidemiology leverages genetic information to study the risk factors that affect the frequency and distribution of malaria cases. This article describes molecular epidemiologic investigations currently being ...
Pan-American League of Associations for Rheumatology-Central American, Caribbean and Andean Rheumatology Association Consensus-Conference Endorsements and Recommendations on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chikungunya-Related Inflammatory Arthropathies in Latin America
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Although mortality rates related with chikungunya (CHIK) outbreaks in Latin America's (LA's) dengue-endemic rural and new urban regions are low, dealing with symptoms and sequelae can both produce a ...
Predictive model for falling in Parkinson disease patients
Background/aims: Falls are a common complication of advancing Parkinson's disease (PD). Although numerous risk factors are known, reliable predictors of future falls are still lacking. The aim of this study was to develop ...
Design and Multi-Country Validation of Text Messages for an mHealth Intervention for Primary Prevention of Progression to Hypertension in Latin America
(JMIR Publications, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) has been posited to contribute to the reduction in health gaps and has shown fast and widespread growth in developing countries. This growth demands understanding of, and preparedness ...
Sharing Histories-a transformative learning/teaching method to empower community health workers to support health behavior change of mothers
BACKGROUND: One of the keys to improving health globally is promoting mothers' adoption of healthy home practices for improved nutrition and illness prevention in the first 1000 days of life from conception. Customarily, ...
Ethics issues in social media-based HIV prevention in low- and middle-income countries
(Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Questions have been raised regarding participants' safety and comfort when participating in e-health education programs. Although researchers have begun to explore this issue in the United States, little research has been ...
Common elements of symbolism in consumption and its implication in the psychosocial development of schoolchildren
(Asociacion de Profesionales y Técnicos del CONICIT, 2018)
The objective of this study is to determine the common elements that describe the symbolic consumption in groups of nine-year-old schoolchildren with a similar intellectual level. The study was carried out through interviews ...
Case report: Myiasis due to Cochliomyia hominivorax and Dermatobia hominis: clinical and pathological differences between two species in Northern Peru
(American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2018)
Infestations caused by fly larvae (Myiasis) have been observed in patients with risk factors and in tropical zones. The aim of our study was to describe the clinical and epidemiological aspects and the risk factors associated ...
Cáncer primario múltiple: factores que condicionan una detección oportuna
(Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, 2016)