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  • Lock, O.; Rojas, R. (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, 2019)
    Plants of the genera Werneria (Asteraceae) and Xenophyllum (genus extracted from Werneria) are used in traditional medicine of Latin America for the treatment of mountain sickness, hypertension and gastrointestinal disorders. ...
  • George, Asha; LeFevre, Amnesty Elizabeth; Jacobs, Tanya; Kinney, Mary; Buse, Kent; Chopra, Mickey; Daelmans, Bernadette; Haakenstad, Annie; Huicho, Luis; Khosla, Rajat; Rasanathan, Kumanan; Sanders, David; Singh, Neha S.; Tiffin, Nicki; Ved, Rajani; Zaidi, Shehla Abbas; Schneider, Helen (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019)
    Health systems are critical for health outcomes as they underpin intervention coverage and quality, promote users' rights and intervene on the social determinants of health. Governance is essential for health system ...
  • Rodrigues-Soares, Fernanda; Penas-Lledo, Eva M.; Tarazona-Santos, Eduardo; Sosa-Macias, Martha; Teran, Enrique; Lopez-Lopez, Marisol; Rodeiro, Idania; Moya, Graciela E.; Calzadilla, Luis R.; Ramirez-Roa, Ronald; Grazina, Manuela; Estevez-Carrizo, Francisco E.; Barrantes, Ramiro; Llerena, Adrian (American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2019)
    We present the distribution of CYP2D6, CYP2C9 and CYP2C19 variants and predicted phenotypes in 33 native and admixed populations from Ibero-America (n>6,000) in the context of genetic ancestry (n=3,387). Continental ...
  • Erkel, M.K.; Abregu del Pino, V.F.; Bayer, A.M. (Springer, 2019)
    Peruvian children’s sub-optimal results on international and national assessments underscore the need for enhanced investments in early childhood development (ECD) such as shared reading between caregivers and young children. ...
  • Veliz-Otani, Diego; Inca-Martinez, Miguel; Bampi, Giovana B.; Ortega, Olimpio; Jardim, Laura B.; Saraiva-Pereira, Maria Luiza; Mazzetti, Pilar; Cornejo-Olivas, Mario (Springer Verlag, 2019)
    Spinocerebellar ataxia type 10 (SCA10) is a repeat expansion disease occurring mostly in Latin America, suggesting that the mutation spread with the peopling of the Americas, or that Amerindian populations, have a higher ...
  • Schiaffino, Francesca; Platts-Mills, James; Kosek, Margaret N. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019)
    PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review recent findings regarding the control and treatment of campylobacteriosis. RECENT FINDINGS: The application of improved diagnostics has led to an upward shift in the attributable burden of ...
  • Ugarte-Gil, C.; Pearson, F.; Moore, D.; Critchley, J.; van Crevel, R. (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    We thank Drs Yates and Barr for their valuable comments. In our article [1], we were not attempting to assess the extent to which dysglycemia is causally associated with tuberculosis (TB). A number of prospective studies ...
  • Cardich, J.; Sifeddine, A.; Salvatteci, R.; Romero, D.; Briceño-Zuluaga, F.; Graco, M.; Anculle, T.; Almeida, C.; Gutiérrez, D. (Frontiers Media, 2019)
    Subsurface water masses with permanent oxygen deficiency (oxygen minimum zones, OMZ) are typically associated with upwelling regions and exhibit a high sensitivity to climate variability. Over the last decade, several ...
  • Figueroa-Ildefonso, Erick; Bademci, Guney; Rajabli, Farid; Cornejo-Olivas, Mario; Villanueva, Ruy Diego Chacon; Badillo-Carrillo, Rodolfo; Inca-Martinez, Miguel; Neyra, Karina Milla; Sineni, Claire; Tekin, Mustafa (MDPI, 2019)
    Hearing loss (HL) is a common sensory disorder affecting over 5% of the global population. The etiology underlying HL includes congenital and acquired causes; genetic factors are the main cause in over 50% of congenital ...
  • Meléndez Flores, Jhuvitza Estela; Cosio Dueñas, Herbert; Sarmiento Herrera, William Senen (Universidad de San Martín de Porres, 2019)
    Objetivo: Determinar la sensibilidad y especificidad de la Escala de Alvarado para el diagnóstico de pacientes atendidos con apendicitis aguda en Hospitales del Cusco durante el periodo 2011 al 2016. Materiales y métodos: ...
  • Herrera-Anazco, Percy; Ortiz, Pedro J.; Peinado, Jesus E.; Tello, Tania; Valero, Fabiola; Hernandez, Adrian V.; Miranda, J. Jaime (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Understanding the pattern of mortality linked to end stage renal disease (ESRD) is important given the increasing ageing population in low- and middle-income countries. METHODS: We analyzed older patients with ...
  • Limbani, Felix; Goudge, Jane; Joshi, Rohina; Maar, Marion A.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Oldenburg, Brian; Parker, Gary; Pesantes, Maria Amalia; Riddell, Michaela A.; Salam, Abdul; Trieu, Kathy; Thrift, Amanda G.; Van Olmen, Josefien; Vedanthan, Rajesh; Webster, Ruth; Yeates, Karen; Webster, Jacqui (BMC, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Process evaluation is increasingly recognized as an important component of effective implementation research and yet, there has been surprisingly little work to understand what constitutes best practice. ...
  • Morales, Maria Luisa; Lopez, Martha; Ly, Priscilla; Anjum, Seher; Fernandez-Baca, Martha Vanessa; Valdivia-Rodriguez, Angela Maria; Mamani-Licona, Frecia Maribel; Baca-Turpo, Benicia; Farfan-Gonzales, Nedhy; Chaman-Illanes, Yeshica; Cabada, Miguel Mauricio (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2019)
    Strongyloides stercoralis affects 30-100 million people worldwide. The burden is underestimated because of the paucity of studies, limited geographical areas surveyed, and poor quality of diagnostic tests. This study aimed ...
  • Rosas Marroquín, Victor Hugo; Menacho Terry, Jorge; Troncos Merino, Tania; Cabana Cruz, Luis; Belloso Torres, Brenner; Rosas Chávez, Fiorella (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2019)
    Introducción. La incidencia y mortalidad de paro cardiaco intraoperatorio (PCI) son indicadores de la calidad de atención y eficiencia en centros quirúrgicos. Objetivo. Determinar los factores de riesgo asociados a mortalidad ...
  • Muehlig, A.; Jahn, I.J.; Heidler, J.; Jahn, M.; Weber, K.; Sheen, P.; Zimic, M.; Cialla-May, D.; Popp, J. (MDPI, 2019)
    The prodrug pyrazinamide (PZA) is metabolized by the mycobacteria to pyrazinoic acid (POA), which is expelled into the extracellular environment. PZA resistance is highly associated to a lack of POA efflux. Thus, by detecting ...
  • Errea, Renato A.; Vasquez-Rios, George; Calderon, Maria L.; Siu, Diego; Duque, Kevin R.; Juarez, Luciana H.; Gallegos, Rodrigo; Uriol, Celene; Rondon, Claudia R.; Baca, Katia P.; Fabian, Rosario J.; Canales, Marco; Terashima, Angelica; Marcos, Luis A.; Samalvides, Frine (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2019)
    Children in the Peruvian Amazon Basin are at risk of soil-transmitted helminths (STH) infections. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of STH infection in children from a rural Amazonian community of Peru and to ...
  • Gassmann, Max; Mairbaurl, Heimo; Livshits, Leonid; Seide, Svenja; Hackbusch, Matthes; Malczyk, Monika; Kraut, Simone; Gassmann, Norina N.; Weissmann, Norbert; Muckenthaler, Martina U. (Wiley, 2019)
    Decreased oxygen availability at high altitude requires physiological adjustments allowing for adequate tissue oxygenation. One such mechanism is a slow increase in the hemoglobin concentration ([Hb]) resulting in elevated ...
  • Zafra-Tanaka, Jessica Hanae; Roca, Cristian; Cañari-Casaño, Jorge Luis; Vargas-Calla, Ana (Instituto Nacional de Salud CO, 2019)
    Introducción. La autoría injustificada o ‘autoría de regalo’ es una práctica inadecuada que consiste en nombrar como autores a personas que no cumplen los criterios de autoría. Los informes de investigaciones científicas ...
  • Urday-Fernández, Dayana; Cuba-Fuentes, María Sofía (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2019)
    Una medicina científicamente competente por sí sola es insuficiente para ayudar a los pacientes a lidiar con la pérdida de salud, encontrar un significado en el sufrimiento y dotar al médico de la capacidad de establecer ...
  • Moquillaza Alcántara, Victor Hugo (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2019)
    Introducción. La producción científica del Perú es baja en relación a otros países; se desconoce el impacto de la inversión en dicha producción a nivel nacional. Objetivo. Evaluar la asociación entre el gasto e inversión ...

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