María Concepción Iribar Ibabe

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BACKGROUND Asthma prevalence in adolescents appears to be increasing and determinants are not well established. OBJECTIVE To determine the association between sex and active smoking with asthma prevalence in adolescents. PARTICIPANTS AND METHOD In this cross-sectional study 6,922 students, ages 12 to 18 years, residents in an area of northeastern(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Different publications have analyzed the possible correlation between breastfeeding length and a better cognitive development during school age. The present study evaluates the possible long term beneficial effects of breastfeeding during the first months of life on the cognitive development, as well as its possible role on the(More)
Some scientific evidence support that a better cognitive development during the school age is related with breastfeeding. In this study, the potential benefit of breastfeeding duration is evaluated, related to Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory and Processing Speed. A total of 103 children, first year of Primary School, six-year-old,(More)
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