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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
Cefalea en racimos
(Acta Médica Costarricense, Julio-Setiembre 2003, vol 45 (3) 97-101, 2003)
La cefalea en racimos (CR) o “neuralgia de Horton”, es un tipo relativamente raro de cefalea que se presenta en forma de ataques y cuya severidad le ha dado el nombre de “dolor de cabeza suicida”. Debido a que la CR es una ...
A schizophrenia gene locus on chromosome 17q21 in a new set of families of mexican and central american ancestry: evidence from the NIMH genetics of schizophrenia in latino populations study
(Am J Psychiatry 2009;166:442-449, 2009-02-02)
The present study investigated a new set of families of Latin American ancestry in order to detect the location of genes predisposing to schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. Method: A genome-wide scan was performed ...
Adjudicating Neurocognitive Endophenotypes for Schizophrenia
(American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B (Neuropsychiatric Genetics) 144B:242–249 (2007), 2007-03-05)
Although genetic influences on schizophrenia are well established, localization of the genes responsible for this illness has proven extremely difficult. Given evidence that genes predisposing to schizophrenia may be ...
Genetic Structure Analysis of Three Hispanic Populations from Costa Rica, Mexico, and the Southwestern United States Using Y-Chromosome STR Markers and mtDNA Sequences
(Human Biology, October 2006, v. 78, no. 5, pp. 551–563., 2006)
Two hundred seventeen male subjects from Costa Rica, Mexico, and the Hispanic population of the southwestern United States were studied. Twelve Y-chromosome STRs and the HVSI sequence of the mtDNA were analyzed to ...
Family-based association of an ANK3 haplotype with bipolar disorder in Latino populations
(Translational Psychiatry (2013) 3, e265, 2013-05-28)
Some of the most consistent findings have been in variants located in the ANK3 (ankyrin-G) gene located on chromosome 10q. Schultz et al.4 found that BP risk alleles in ANK3, rs9804190 and rs10994336, contributed ...
The serotonin transporter 5-HTTPR polymorphism is associated with current and lifetime depression in persons with chronic psychotic disorders
(Acta Psychiatr Scand 2009: 119: 117–127, 2009-01-11)
Objective: Variation in the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) promoter region has been shown to influence depression in persons who have been exposed to a number of stressful life events. Method: We evaluated whether ...
Conocimientos sobre el SIDA en un tugurio y un campamento de refugiados de Costa Rica
Se realizó una encuesta a mediados de 1988 en dos localidades con población marginada: un campamento de refugiados nicaragüenses y un tugurio periurbano. En ambas localidades se seleccionó una muestra representativa ...
Magnitude and impact of diarrhoeal disease
Diarrhoea seems to be a minor problem in humans and other mammals living in small, isolated tribes or groups. Under such conditions there is limited, if any, introduction of pathogenic agents and, if agents are ...
Venomics of new world pit vipers: genus-wide comparisons of venom proteomes across Agkistrodon
(Journal of Proteomics vol 96, p.103-116, 2014-01-16)
Wereport a genus-wide comparison of venomproteomevariation acrossNewWorld pit vipers in the genus Agkistrodon. Despite the wide variety of habitats occupied by this genus and that all its taxa feed on diverse species of ...