Laritza M. Rodriguez

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AIMS To determine the effects of supplemented copper (Cu2+) on growth and viability of strains used as starters and adjunct cultures for Emmental cheese manufacture. METHODS AND RESULTS Thirteen strains belonging to Lactobacillus delbrueckii, Lactobacillus helveticus, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Streptococcus thermophilus or Propionibacterium freudenreichii(More)
The document collection was retrieved from PubMed® using search filters and the following search terms: placenta, gene, biomarker, polymorphism, enzyme, preeclampsia, hypertension, diabetes, growth restriction. The tailored search returned 428 papers. To identify specific gene mentions from titles and abstracts we used the NLM MetaMap 2014 restricting(More)
We present an approach for manually and automatically classifying the resource type of medical questions. Three types of resources are considered: patient-specific, general knowledge, and research. Using this approach, an automatic question answering system could select the best type of resource from which to consider answers. We first describe our(More)
Objectives: To assess the extent to which teratogenic drugs are prescribed during pregnancy and to investigate. the feasibility of an alert system at the point of prescription, in order to improve drug safety during pregnancy. Methods: We establish a reference list of teratogenic drugs by merging lists of teratogenic drugs published in the literature,(More)
Over eighty percent of pregnant women in the United States are prescribed at least one drug during pregnancy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the labeling of drug products and has established five risk categories for drug use during pregnancy. This classification was introduced in 1979. New FDA regulations (June 30, 2015) deeply(More)
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