Juan L Miranda

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Following intracranial infection with the neurotropic JHM strain of mouse hepatitis virus (JHMV), susceptible mice will develop widespread myelin destruction that results in pathological and clinical outcomes similar to those seen in humans with the demyelinating disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Partial remyelination and clinical recovery occurs during the(More)
We tested the hypothesis that chronic pain development (pain chronification) and ongoing chronic pain (chronic pain) reduce the activity and induce plastic changes in an endogenous analgesia circuit, the ascending nociceptive control. An important mechanism mediating this form of endogenous analgesia, referred to as capsaicin-induced analgesia, is its(More)
With 5.2 million people living with Hepatitis C, it is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States. Untreated chronic HCV infection may result in adverse consequences such as cirrhosis, portal hypertension, hepatic failure and hepatocellular carcinoma. Previously approved treatments include Pegylated-interferon alpha-2a/2b plus ribavirin,(More)
INTRODUCTION A healthy diet is especially important during menopause, a period which increases the risk of various health problems. We analyzed the diet of periand postmenopausal Spanish women and the degree of compliance with current recommendations. MATERIAL AND METHODS We studied 3574 women 45-68 years old who attended breast cancer screening(More)
Introduction: Treatment of orofacial pain proves relevant due to the repercusions in the patient’s life and economics standards. The different disorders that affect the orofacial region show several somatic, neuropathic and/or psichological components for which treatment must be conducted by a specialized and multidisciplinary team of experts. Objective: To(More)
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