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BACKGROUND Obesity has become a global public health problem, which also affects children. It has been proposed that the educational interventions during childhood could be a key strategy in the prevention of obesity. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of an intervention on food habits and physical activity in school children. METHODS A 2-year(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether the benefits seen in nutrition, physical activity. and body mass index were maintained at 2 years of completion of the educational intervention. MATERIAL AND METHODS An experimental, longitudinal, 4-year, two-arm, parallel study with cluster randomization to assess an intervention program aimed at children in their first year(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the degree of compliance with the nutrition objectives and population-based food guides and to indicate possible recommendations for their development within the framework of a Nutrition and Health Policy in Catalonia. DESIGN Using data derived from the latest Catalan Nutrition Survey (ENCAT 2002-03) conducted by the Department of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate weight, dietary patterns and exercise habits in children attending the first year of primary school in the city of Granollers (Spain). METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study of children enrolled in the schools of the city of Granollers. All the children were born in 2000. Data were collected from September to October 2006.(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of our study was to evaluate sentinel lymph node biopsy as a diagnostic test for assessing the presence of residual metastatic axillary lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy, replacing the need for a lymphadenectomy in negative selective lymph node biopsy patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS A multicentre, diagnostic validation study(More)
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