Gabriela Mariana Ruiz Torres

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PURPOSE Several breast cancer risk factors have been consistently associated with mammographic density (MD); however, data are limited for Hispanic women. METHODS We examined data from 1007 premenopausal and 600 postmenopausal women in the Mexican Teachers' Cohort. Multivariable linear regression was used to estimate associations between risk factors and(More)
A main target in the treatment of hypertension is the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE). This enzyme is responsible for producing angiotensin II, a potent vasoconstrictor. Therefore, one of the targets in the treatment of hypertension is to inhibit ACE activity. Hence, this study's aim is to use computational studies to demonstrate that the proposed(More)
Bone mineral density (BMD) is a putative marker for lifetime exposure to estrogen. Studies that have explored whether BMD is a determinant of mammographic density (MD) have observed inconsistent results. Therefore, we examined this potential association in a sample of women (n = 1,516) from the clinical sub-cohort in the Mexican teachers’ cohort (n =(More)
The incidence of pulmonary fungal infections is very low in Uruguay, and such infections typically affect immunocompromised patients. We report the case of an immunocompetent patient presenting with a two-month history of cough, dyspnea, and fever. The patient resided in a rural area. Imaging tests revealed extensive pneumonitis and pulmonary fibrosis. On(More)
La percepción de los adolescentes sobre el consumo de alcohol y su relación con la exposición a la oportunidad y la tentación al consumo de alcohol SUMMARY Introduction Alcohol is an endemic problem in our country. It affects mainly adolescents , and is associated with the availability and individual characteristics and context that favor the likelihood of(More)
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