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  • Coronel-Zubiate, Franz-Tito; Marroquín-Soto, Consuelo; Geraldo-Campos, Luis-Alberto; Aguirre-Ipenza, Rubén; Urbano-Rosales, Laura-Madeleine; Luján-Valencia, Sara-Antonieta; Tozo-Burgos, José-Giancarlo; Arbildo-Vega, Heber-Isac (Medicina Oral, 2022)
    Background: Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are related to a series of clinical manifestations that appear in the form of pain. Currently, there is controversy about the appearance of TMDs after orthodontic treatment. ...
  • Carrasco-Escobar, Gabriel; Moreno, Marta; Fornace, Kimberly; Herrera-Varela, Manuela; Manrique, Edgar; Conn, Jan E. (BioMed Central, 2022)
    In recent years, global health security has been threatened by the geographical expansion of vector-borne infectious diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, Zika and chikungunya. For a range of these vector-borne ...
  • Fano-Sizgorich, Diego; Vasquez-Velasquez, Cinthya; Orellana, Laura R.; Ponce-Torres, Christian; Gamboa-Serpa, Henry; Alvarez-Huambachano, Keyla; Gonzales, Gustavo F. (Elsevier, 2022)
    Objectives: Peru has had the highest death toll from the pandemic worldwide; however, it is not clear what the effects of the different variants on these outcomes are. The study aimed to evaluate the risk of death, ...
  • Boolchandani, Manish; Blake, Kevin S.; Tilley, Drake H.; Cabada, Miguel M.; Schwartz, Drew J.; Patel, Sanket; Morales, Maria Luisa; Meza, Rina; Soto, Giselle; Isidean, Sandra D.; Porter, Chad K.; Simons, Mark P.; Dantas, Gautam (Nature Research, 2022)
    International travel contributes to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance. Travelers’ diarrhea exacerbates the risk of acquiring multidrug-resistant organisms and can lead to persistent gastrointestinal disturbance ...
  • Anza-Ramirez, Cecilia; Lazo, Mariana; Zafra-Tanaka, Jessica Hanae; Avila-Palencia, Ione; Bilal, Usama; Hernandez-Vasquez, Akram; Knoll, Carolyn; Lopez-Olmedo, Nancy; Mazariegos, Monica; Moore, Kari; Rodriguez, Daniel A.; Sarmiento, Olga L.; Stern, Dalia; Tumas, Natalia; Miranda, J. Jaime (Nature Research, 2022)
    Latin America is the world's most urbanized region and its heterogeneous urban development may impact chronic diseases. Here, we evaluated the association of built environment characteristics at the sub-city -intersection ...
  • Flores Cohaila, Javier Alejandro (Korea Health Personnel Licensing Examination Institute, 2022)
    PURPOSE: This study aimed to identify factors that have been studied for their associations with National Licensing Examination (ENAM) scores in Peru. METHODS: A search was conducted of literature databases and registers, ...
  • Garcia, Hector H.; Verastegui, Manuela R.; Arroyo, Gianfranco; Bustos, Javier A.; Gilman, Robert H.; for The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru (Frontiers, 2022)
    Neurocysticercosis (NCC), defined as an infection of the central nervous system (CNS) by the cystic larval stage of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, remains a major challenge in public health mainly due to associated ...
  • Bocanegra-Becerra, Jhon E.; Castillo-Huerta, Nicole M.; Ludeña-Esquivel, Alonso; Torres-García, O. Nicole; Vilca-Salas, Martha I.; Bermudez-Pelaez, Milagros F. (Scientific Scholar, 2022)
    BACKGROUND: The unmet neurosurgical need has remained patent in developing countries, including Peru. However, continuous efforts to overcome the lack of affordable care have been achieved, being neurosurgical missions ...
  • Arotoma-Rojas, I.; Berrang-Ford, L.; Zavaleta-Cortijo, Carol; Ford, J.D.; Cooke, P. (MDPI, 2022)
    Biodiversity and ecosystem conservation in the Amazon play a critical role in climate-change mitigation. However, institutional responses have had conflicted and complex relations with Indigenous peoples. There is a growing ...
  • Garces-Elias, Maria Claudia; Beltran, Jorge A.; Del Castillo-Lopez, Cesar Eduardo; Agudelo-Suarez, Andres A.; Leon-Manco, Roberto A. (F1000 Research Ltd, 2022)
    Background: Toothbrushing is a convenient, inexpensive, widespread and culturally accepted method, resulting in an ideal public health outcome. This study aimed to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on toothbrushing ...
  • Trimarsanto, Hidayat; Amato, Roberto; Pearson, Richard D.; Sutanto, Edwin; Noviyanti, Rintis; Trianty, Leily; Marfurt, Jutta; Pava, Zuleima; Echeverry, Diego F.; Lopera-Mesa, Tatiana M.; Montenegro, Lidia M.; Tobon-Castano, Alberto; Grigg, Matthew J.; Barber, Bridget; William, Timothy; Anstey, Nicholas M.; Getachew, Sisay; Petros, Beyene; Aseffa, Abraham; Assefa, Ashenafi; Rahim, Awab G.; Chau, Nguyen H.; Hien, Tran T.; Alam, Mohammad S.; Khan, Wasif A.; Ley, Benedikt; Thriemer, Kamala; Wangchuck, Sonam; Hamedi, Yaghoob; Adam, Ishag; Liu, Yaobao; Gao, Qi; Sriprawat, Kanlaya; Ferreira, Marcelo U.; Laman, Moses; Barry, Alyssa; Mueller, Ivo; Lacerda, Marcus V. G.; Llanos-Cuentas, Alejandro; Krudsood, Srivicha; Lon, Chanthap; Mohammed, Rezika; Yilma, Daniel; Pereira, Dhelio B; Espino, Fe E. J.; Chu, Cindy S.; Velez, Ivan D.; Namaik-Larp, Chayadol; Villegas, Maria F.; Green, Justin A.; Koh, Gavin; Rayner, Julian C.; Drury, Eleanor; Goncalves, Sonia; Simpson, Victoria; Miotto, Olivo; Miles, Alistair; White, Nicholas J.; Nosten, Francois; Kwiatkowski, Dominic P.; Price, Ric N.; Auburn, Sarah (Nature Research, 2022)
    Traditionally, patient travel history has been used to distinguish imported from autochthonous malaria cases, but the dormant liver stages of Plasmodium vivax confound this approach. Molecular tools offer an alternative ...
  • Reddin, Catriona; Murphy, Robert; Hankey, Graeme J.; Judge, Conor; Xavier, Denis; Rosengren, Annika; Ferguson, John; Alvarez-Iglesias, Alberto; Oveisgharan, Shahram; Iversen, Helle K.; Lanas, Fernando; Al-Hussein, Fawaz; Czlonkowska, Anna; Oguz, Aytekin; McDermott, Clodagh; Pogosova, Nana; Malaga, German; Langhorne, Peter; Wang, Xingyu; Wasay, Mohammad; Yusuf, Salim; O'Donnell, Martin; INTERSTROKE investigators (American Medical Association, 2022)
    Importance: Psychosocial stress is considered a modifiable risk factor for stroke. Given the prevalence of chronic and acute exposure to stress, it represents a potentially attractive target for population-health interventions. ...
  • Navarro, Rafaella; Paredes, Jose Luis; Tucto, Lourdes; Medina, Carlos; Angles-Yanqui, Eddie; Nario, Juan Carlos; Ruiz-Cabrejos, Jorge; Quintana, Juan Luis; Turpo-Espinoza, Kevin; Mejia-Cordero, Fernando; Aphang-Lam, Meylin; Florez, Jorge; Carrasco-Escobar, Gabriel; Ochoa, Theresa Jean (Springer, 2022)
    Lactoferrin (LF) has in vitro antiviral activity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). This study aimed to determine the effect of bovine lactoferrin (bLF) in the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 ...
  • Dens, Stefanie; Nieto-Sanchez, Claudia; De Los Santos, Mario; Hawer, Thomas; Haile, Asgedom; Solari, Karla; Cisneros, Jesus; Vega, Victor; Solomon, Kalkidan; Addissie, Adamu; Yewhalaw, Delenasaw; Otero, Larissa; Grietens, Koen Peeters; Verdonck, Kristien; Van Acker, Maarten (Frontiers, 2022)
    Understanding the role of space in infectious diseases' dynamics in urban contexts is key to developing effective mitigation strategies. Urbanism, a discipline that both studies and acts upon the city, commonly uses drawings ...
  • Watson, James A.; Commons, Robert J.; Tarning, Joel; Simpson, Julie A.; Llanos Cuentas, Alejandro; Lacerda, Marcus V. G.; Green, Justin A.; Koh, Gavin C. K. W.; Chu, Cindy S.; Nosten, Francois H.; Price, Richard N.; Day, Nicholas P. J.; White, Nicholas J. (eLife Sciences Publications, 2022)
    Tafenoquine is a newly licensed antimalarial drug for the radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria. The mechanism of action and optimal dosing are uncertain. We pooled individual data from 1102 patients and 72 healthy ...
  • Cárdenas-Alayza, Susana; Adkesson, M.J.; Gutiérrez, Dimitri; Demarcq, H.; Tremblay, Y. (Inter-Research, 2022)
    The competitive exclusion principle predicts that species exhibit segregation mechanisms to coexist. In the Humboldt Current System, South American sea lions Otaria byronia (SASL) coexist with South American fur seals ...
  • Veloso, Valdilea G.; Caceres, Carlos F.; Hoagland, Brenda; Moreira, Ronaldo I; Vega-Ramirez, Hamid; Konda, Kelika A.; Leite, Iuri C.; Bautista-Arredondo, Sergio; Vinicius de Lacerda, Marcus; Valdez Madruga, Jose; Farias, Alessandro; Lima, Josue N; Zonta, Ronaldo; Lauria, Lilian; Tamayo, Cesar Vidal Osco; Flores, Hector Javier Salvatierra; Santa Cruz, Yovanna Margot Cabrera; Aguayo, Ricardo Martin Moreno; Cunha, Marcelo; Moreira, Julio; Makkeda, Alessandra Ramos; Diaz, Steven; Guanira, Juan V.; Vermandere, Heleen; Benedetti, Marcos; Ingold, Heather L.; Pimenta, M. Cristina; Torres, Thiago S.; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; ImPrEP Study Group (Elsevier, 2022)
    Background: Although gay, bisexual, and other cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women have the highest HIV burden in Latin America, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) implementation is poor. We aimed ...
  • Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Guzman-Vilca, Wilmer Cristobal; Leon-Velarde, Fabiola; Bernabe-Ortiz, Antonio; Jimenez, M.M.; Penny, M.E.; Gianella, C.; Leguía, M.; Tsukayama, Pablo; Hartinger, Stella M.; Lescano, Andres G.; Cuba-Fuentes, María Sofía; Cutipé, Y.; Diez-Canseco, Francisco; Mendoza, W.; Ugarte-Gil, César; Valdivia-Gago, Andrea; Zavaleta-Cortijo, Carol; Miranda, J. Jaime (Elsevier, 2022)
    Peru celebrates 200 years of independence in 2021. Over this period of independent life, and despite the turbulent socio-political scenarios, from internal armed conflict to economic crisis to political instability over ...
  • Dávila, K.G.; Angulo-Bazán, Y.; Ortega, G.B.; Bussalleu Cavero, Alejandra (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Facultad de Medicina, 2022)
    Introduction: Ayahuasca (also called huasca, oasca, caapi or yagé) is a concoction of traditional use, with psychoactive effects of interest in human health. This situation creates the need to generate scientific knowledge ...
  • Lowery, Caitlin M.; Saavedra-Garcia, Lorena; Diez-Canseco, Francisco; Cardenas, Maria Kathia; Miranda, J. Jaime; Taillie, Lindsey Smith (BioMed Central, 2022)
    Background: Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is associated with obesity and chronic disease. In 2018, Peru increased the tax on high-sugar beverages (≥6 g of sugar per 100 mL) from 17 to 25%, yet little is known about ...

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