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High prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in Medical Students in Gran Canaria. Canary Islands (Spain)
Abstract Background Vitamin D deficiency has been reported in many diseases and in the general population. However, few reports have been published in young, healthy people. Vitamin D deficiencyExpand
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Poverty is a risk factor for osteoporotic fractures
SummaryThis study assesses the possible association between poverty and osteoporosis and/or fragility fractures in a population of postmenopausal women. We found that postmenopausal women with lowExpand
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Influence of animal and vegetable rennet on the physicochemical characteristics of Los Pedroches cheese during ripening
Abstract The effects of rennet type (animal or vegetable) on the physicochemical characteristics (moisture, fat, protein, lactose, lactic acid, NaCl, ash, water activity, pH and nitrogen fractions:Expand
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Design and Weighting Methods for a Nationally Representative Sample of HIV-infected Adults Receiving Medical Care in the United States-Medical Monitoring Project
Background: Health surveys of the general US population are inadequate for monitoring human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection because the relatively low prevalence of the disease (<0.5%) leadsExpand
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Assessment of Muscle Wasting in Long-Stay ICU Patients Using a New Ultrasound Protocol
There is currently no standardized procedure to assess sarcopenia in long-stay catabolic patients. Our aim is to analyze a novel ultrasound muscle assessment protocol in these patients versus healthyExpand
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Coexistence of two different pseudohypoparathyroidism subtypes (Ia and Ib) in the same kindred with independent Gsα coding mutations and GNAS imprinting defects
Background Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) defines a rare group of disorders whose common feature is resistance to the parathyroid hormone. Patients with PHP-Ia display additional hormone resistance,Expand
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Trends in the incidence of hip fracture in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain: 2007–2011 versus 1989–1993
SummaryHip fracture incidence in the Canaries was studied in two 5-year periods (1989–1993 and 2008–2011). The incidence in 2007–2011 was 24 % higher than in 1989, but did not differ betweenExpand
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Comparison of Saphenous Veins Removed for Primary Venous Insufficiency with Cadaver Saphenous Veins
The purpose of this study was to determine the location of valves and to assess valve abnormalities in veins removed for treatment of primary venous insufficiency and cadaver saphenous veins.Expand
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[High prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in medical students in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands (Spain)].
BACKGROUND Vitamin D deficiency has been described in many diseases and indeed in the general population. However fewer reports have been published in young and healthy people. Vitamin D deficiencyExpand
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