Martha Olivia Gomez

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The metabolic syndrome defined as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, dyslipidemia, Glucose intolerance and hyperinsulinemia, also known as the syndrome of insulin resistance, has been found highly prevalent among Hispanic populations. The reason is attributed to the high prevalence of obesity and diabetes due to genetic factors, sedentary lifestyle and poor(More)
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), is a haploinsufficient and multisystemic disease, caused by inherited or sporadic mutations in the NF1 gene. Its incidence is one in 2,500 to 3,000 individuals, it has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance, high clinical variability, complete penetrance and age-dependent complications. Neurofibromin is the product of(More)
Prostate cancer screening is an absolutely controversial topic and under debate. The points of view from which the problem is analyzed also influence this issue; patient, physician and Health Care authorities have different interests that most of the times are not comprehensively analyzed. Currently, no clinical guideline supports the performance of a(More)
absence of the full disease allele from sperm of Instability of a CAG repeat in 4pl6.3 has affected males, has led to the suggestion that been found in Huntington's disease (HD) repeat expansion may occur during a window chromosomes. Unlike a similar repeat in early in fetal development.2324 the fragile X syndrome, the expanded HD In HD, affected subjects(More)
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