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Single nucleotide polymorphisms of the FTO gene and cancer risk: an overview
The FTO (fat mass and obesity-associated) gene has a strong linkage disequilibrium block, within which SNPs have been identified that are involved in the development of obesity. Recently some ofExpand
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Effect on risk of anencephaly of gene-nutrient interactions between methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and maternal folate, vitamin B12 and homocysteine profile.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects on anencephaly risk of the interaction between the maternal profile of folate, vitamin B12 and homocysteine and the 677C→T polymorphism in the gene encodingExpand
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A comparative study on the use of tamsulosin versus alfuzosin in spontaneous micturition recovery after transurethral catheter removal in patients with benign prostatic growth
PurposeTo compare the efficacy and safety of tamsulosin and alfuzosin in patients with acute urinary retention (AUR) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).MethodsNinety men with AUR due toExpand
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Polimorfismo 677CT del gen de la metilentetradihidrofolato reductasa y cardiopatías congénitas aisladas en población mexicana
Resumen Introduccion y objetivos Mexico tiene alta frecuencia de la mutacion 677C>T del gen de la enzima metilentetrahidrofolato reductasa. Se ha demostrado que esta mutacion en estado homocigoto yExpand
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Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene 677CT polymorphism and isolated congenital heart disease in a Mexican population.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The frequency of the 677C>T mutation in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene in Mexico is one of the highest worldwide. Some studies have shown that both theExpand
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Polymorphism 677C→T MTHFR Gene in Mexican Mothers of Children With Complex Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital heart defects (CHD) are the third leading cause of death in children <1 year of age in Mexico where there is a high prevalence of the 677C→T polymorphism of the MTHFR gene. This isExpand
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Acoustic Analysis and Electroglottography in Elite Vocal Performers.
BACKGROUND Acoustic analysis of voice (AAV) and electroglottography (EGG) have been used for assessing vocal quality in patients with voice disorders. The effectiveness of these procedures forExpand
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Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene 677CT polymorphism and isolated congenital heart disease in a Mexican population.
A B S T R A C T Introduction and objectives: The frequency of the 677C>T mutation in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene in Mexico is one of the highest worldwide. Some studies have shownExpand
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Impact of D-bifunctional Protein Deficiency on Telomere Length and Gene Expression in a Child
Aim: To explore, in one patient, the possibility that D-bifunctional protein (D-BP) deficiency affects telomere length, and to determine the profile of genetic expression. Presentation of Case: DueExpand
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ASSESSMENT OF CENTRAL AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS TREATED WITH METHYLPHENIDATE DUE TO ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Background: Improvement in central auditory processing (CAP) test results has been reported in children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) who have been treated with methylphenidate (MPH).Expand