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The main objectives of this study were to compare in 6-9 y Chilean low-income children, daily minutes of moderate/ vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and compliance of the guideline of 60 min of daily MVPA on weekdays versus weekends, by sex and nutritional status (NS). The sample included 250 children (139 boys). Weight and height were measured; MVPA was(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors in patients of different ages with ischemic cerebrovascular accident.Patients and methods. Descriptive, retrospective study of 1,077 patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack. RESULTS Arterial hypertension (49%-67%) and atrial fibrillation (38%-46%) were the most prevalent risk(More)
OBJECTIVES To find the reasons for prescription of Ticlopidine, which acts against the aggregation of platelets and is catalogued as "with hospital diagnosis", and to evaluate the criteria for its correct use and whether it is actually used in Spain to treat authorised symptoms. DESIGN A descriptive, crossover and retrospective study. SETTING Primary(More)
Recently marketed drugs have limited experience in clinical use. Follow-up evaluation is therefore needed, particularly when these drugs are "restricted use" medicines, such as the second-generation cephalosporins. We present a follow-up of the first use of cefonicid, which was carried out after its substitution for cefuroxime in our hospital. The(More)
BACKGROUND In chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, malnutrition is common with loss of muscle mass and decreased bone mineral density (BMD), increasing the risk of morbidity. OBJECTIVE To compare body composition, bone mineral density (BMD) and bone mineral content (BMC) between CKD patients and healthy subjects, and relate these parameters with energy,(More)
BACKGROUND Chile has suffered a fast increase in childhood obesity in the last 10 years. As a result, several school programmes have been implemented, however the effectiveness of these needs to be evaluated to identify and prioritize strategies to curve this trend. METHODS Cluster randomized controlled trial. Twelve primary public schools chosen at(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Chronic hemodialyzed patients have a low level of aerobic capacity, caused by the pathologies concomitant to renal insufficiency, according with a low level of physical activity. One of the factors that would contribute to this level of aerobic capacity is the L-carnitine deficit on skeletal muscle. However, the value of the(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated changes in the lipidic profile following treatment with ketoconazole. However, the possible influence in patients with hyperandrogenism treated with this drug and its possible relation with the evolution of the hormonal pattern is unknown. RESULTS Thirty-seven women with no tumoral hyperandrogenism treated(More)
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