Joseph E. Perales

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This study evaluates the impact over time of a telephone-based intervention in tobacco cessation and prevention targeting patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) in the Mediterranean region of Murcia, Spain. We conducted an experimental prospective study with a cohort of CF patients using an integrative smoking cessation programme, between 2008 and 2013. The(More)
Intrathoracic injection of endotoxin lipopolysaccharide, LPS into rats induced a dose-dependent increase in the number of eosinophils recovered from the pleural cavity. The pleural eosinophil accumulation peaked within 24-48 h, and returned to basal levels within 120 h. This phenomenon was accompanied by mononuclear cell infiltration, and preceded by(More)
BACKGROUND Gastroschisis, a birth defect characterized by herniated fetal abdominal wall, occurs more commonly in infants born to teenage and young mothers. Ischemia of the vascular vitelline vessels is the likely mechanism of pathogenesis. Given that chronic stress and violence against women are risk factors for cardiovascular disease we explored whether(More)
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