María Apezteguía

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between toxocariasis frequency and demographic, environmental, sanitary variables, eosinophylia, and other intestinal parasites in a rural population of Argentina. Serological examination of 100 individuals was carried out by using ELISA technique for the detection of anti-toxocara antibodies.(More)
This study was conducted to evaluate the impact of a food aid program (Plan Más Vida, PMV) on the micronutrient nutritional condition of lactating mothers 1 year after its implementation. The food program provided supplementary diets (wheat- and maize-fortified flour, rice or sugar, and fortified soup) to low-income families from the province of Buenos(More)
INTRODUCTION Obesity is associated with a wide range of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. OBJECTIVE To establish an association between the nutritional status of 6-10 year old boys and girls and blood pressure. POPULATION AND METHODS A cross-sectional, analytical study was conducted in 6-10 year old schoolboys and schoolgirls. Outcome measures and(More)
We studied the impact of a food supplementation program (Plan Más Vida (PMV)) on the micronutrient nutritional condition of pregnant women from low-income families 1 year after its implementation. The food program provided supplementary diet (wheat and maize—fortified flour, rice or sugar, and fortified soup). We performed a prospective, nonexperimental,(More)
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