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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) in Petr polis, Brazil, and investigate associations between the syndrome and: demographic characteristics, biochemical variables and comorbidities. METHOD A cross-sectional study in which we interviewed 176 patients on dialytic therapy based on(More)
BACKGROUND Chlamydia trachomatis infection occurs primarily among youth sexually active persons. Few studies have evaluated the kinetics of markers of infection in male adolescents after their first sexual contact. DESIGN Primary C trachomitis infection in 4 young male adolescents after their first sexual contact was diagnosed by polymerase chain reaction(More)
To determine whether the consumption of tobacco used in Water-Pipe by drivers increases the risk of a motor vehicle collision as a consequence of hypoxia. Analytical case–control study. Seventy exclusive Water-Pipe smokers (Experimental Group - EG) - mean age ± SD: 29.47 ± 10.45 years; mean number of weekly WPS, (6.9 ± 3.7); mean duration of WPS (WPS) is(More)
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