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Facind AIDS in Costa Rica
The 1st AIDS case was diagnosed in Costa Rica in 1985. By January 1988, 47 cases were recorded. Most cases are in hemophiliacs and homosexuals; one is in the heterosexual partner of a hemophiliac. 55% of hemophiliacs in ...
How harmful is diarrhoea?
Apart from the physical suffering and deaths that they cause at the individual and family level, diarrhoeal diseases also play a negative role in national development
Not just the lack of food
Whose who are familiar with rural areas of developing nations are often amazed to tind malnourished children in families where food is available in amounts sufficient to ensure an adequate diet. There may seem to be plenty ...
D-Loop mtDNA deletion as a Unique marker of chibchan Ameridians [resumen]
Carta al editor. Torroni et al. (1993) presented an extensive restriction-site analysis of Native American mtDNAs from 17 widely dis- tributed Na-Dene and Amerindian tribes. For sometime we have been analyzing mtDNA control ...
El cólera en la Costa Rica de 1856
La segunda pandemia del cólera que se iniciara en 1829 en en la India, llego a las Américas y atacó México, Guatemala, Nicaragua y Panamá. No se tiene noticia de que en esa ocasión el cólera llegara a Costa Rica, lo cual ...
Global overview of injecting drug use and HIV infection
(lancet 265 p. 1008-1009, 2005-03-19)
Late in 2004, Carmen Aceijas and colleagues, on behalf of the United Nations Reference Group on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among IDU in Developing and Transitional Countries, presented global estimates of the prevalence ...