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A biosocial approach to living conditions: inter-generational changes of stature dimorphism in 20th-century Spain
  • A. Câmara
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Annals of human biology
  • 1 March 2015
Abstarct Background: Applying sexual stature dimorphism (SSD) to history and the social sciences faces the difficulty of disentangling nature from nurture in addition to the limitations of sourcesExpand
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Long-Term Trends in Height in Rural Eastern Andalusia (1750-1950)
This work aims to enhance the period on which modern Spanish anthropometric history has developed its analysis. Data on height from adult males born between the mid 18th century and mid 20th centuryExpand
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Anthropometric geography applied to the analysis of socioeconomic disparities: cohort trends and spatial patterns of height and robustness in 20th-century Spain.
Anthropometrics have been widely used to study the influence of environmental factors on health and nutritional status. In contrast, anthropometric geography has not often been employed toExpand
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Super size Spain? A cross-sectional and quasi-cohort trend analysis of adult overweight and obesity in an accelerated transition country.
Excess weight is becoming widespread in Spain due to changes in nutritional habits and lifestyles. Previous studies on this issue have focused on specific Spanish regions, subpopulations orExpand
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Dehydration stress responses of yeasts Torulaspora delbrueckii, Metschnikowia pulcherrima and Lachancea thermotolerans: Effects of glutathione and trehalose biosynthesis.
In food industry and winemaking, the use of active dehydrated yeast (ADY) Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a frequent practice because of the long-term stability and high efficiency of ADY. Nowadays,Expand
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Social Differentials in the Biological Standard of Living during the Decline of Industrialization in Andalusia: A District-level Analysis in Antequera
Anthropometric history has shed light on some consequences of industrialization and urbanization on the biological dimensions of living standards across different areas of Spain. Yet the impact ofExpand
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The health transition and biological living standards: adult height and mortality in 20th-century Spain.
This paper seeks new insights concerning the health transition in 20th century Spain by analyzing both traditional (mortality-based) and alternative (anthropometric-based) health indicators. DataExpand
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Smoking cessation among European older adults: the contributions of marital and employment transitions by gender
Knowledge about the potential effects of stressful events on smoking cessation is helpful for the design of health interventions. Previous studies on this topic tended to group together adults of allExpand
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Fisetin yeast-based bio-capsules via osmoporation: effects of process variables on the encapsulation efficiency and internalized fisetin content
Osmoporation is an innovative method that can be used with food-grade yeast cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae as natural encapsulating matrices. This technique overcomes barriers that difficultExpand
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