Alberto Hugo Deloya Velez

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PURPOSE A national study was performed in Colombia to determine the general and regional prevalence of epilepsy, clinical profiles, seizure types, and clinical syndromes. METHODS Based on the National Epidemiological Study of Neurological Diseases (EPINEURO), we evaluated and followed up for 1 year all the subjects with epilepsy from the National Sample.(More)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobehavioral pathology characterized by distinct degrees of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Although ADHD etiology remains elusive, the ADRA2A candidate gene underlies a particular interest, since it participates in the prefrontal cortex regulation of executive function. Three SNPs(More)
There are conflicting reports in the literature about the possible association between left-handedness and immune disorders, including autoimmune diseases as well as allergies. In this study we compared the distribution of right- and left-handers, assessed with the Edinburgh Handedness Inventory, in a group of patients consulting an allergy clinic and a(More)
The Galápagos giant tortoise is an icon of the unique, endemic biodiversity of Galápagos, but little is known of its parasitic fauna. We assessed the diversity of parasitic nematode communities and their spatial distributions within four wild tortoise populations comprising three species across three Galápagos islands, and consider their implication for(More)
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