Maria Baca - Estrada

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Objectives This paper compares select health status indicators between the U.S. and Mexico, and within the Mexican-origin population using proxy measures of acculturation. Methods Statistical data were abstracted and a Medline literature review conducted of English-language epidemiologic articles on Mexican-origin groups published during 1976–2005. Results(More)
Although generally safe and effective, one of the unique properties of linezolid is its weak inhibitory effect on monoamine oxidase. As such, it may interact with other medications that act through the adrenergic or serotonergic systems, including selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors and vasoactive agents. We present a 3-month-old infant who was being(More)
41 Animal studies commonly are required to ensure the potency and safety of approved human vaccines prior to their release to the market. As these test are required for every batch of vaccine produced, this can result in the use of a significant number of animals. Recently, there have been major advances in alternative methods that better incorporate the(More)
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