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In the face of evidence of human milk contamination by organochlorine pesticides, an analysis was performed on samples of milk obtained from healthy lactating women in the provinces of Granada and Almeria in Southern Spain. The samples were obtained by the Neonate Section of the Department of Pediatrics of Granada University Hospital (Neonatology Division)(More)
PURPOSE We aim to analyse the relationship between the quality of information during the decision-making process regarding surgery to treat high-grade gliomas and the level of anxiety of the patients. METHODS This is a transversal, descriptive and correlational study on 26 patients with a clinical and radiological diagnosis of high-grade glioma. They(More)
We analyze markers of carnitine insufficiency and deficiency, lysine (LYS) and methionine (MET), in 39 neonates with intrapartum hypoxia (selection criteria: umbilical artery pH <7.20, lactate >1.8 mmol/l and PaO2 <25 mm Hg), and in 35 healthy newborn infants (control group) in the early neonatal period (1-7 days of life). Free (FC), total (TC) carnitine(More)
The Cold Pressor Test Method is one of the most widely used techniques in laboratory pain studies. Many research projects use it to evaluate analgesic therapies, including pharmacological methods. However, a review of these projects shows that both the way in which the test is applied and the results obtained from it differ widely. There is, therefore, an(More)
The relationship between adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and RNA-HIV viral load outcomes has been extensively shown. Although there are different procedures for assessing treatment adherence, there is no ideal method. We present the SERAD (Self-Reported Adherence) questionnaire, a qualitative and quantitative self-reported(More)
Neurologic alterations were noted as important early from the description of the AIDS epidemic. At present, there is evidence that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus can be the aetiologic agent of the AIDS dementia complex. The natural history of this disease is not well known. Various longitudinal studies have been undertaken to assess the appearance of(More)
The diet of the breast-feeding mother impacts on the quality and quantity of the milk that she feeds her child. Milk can be a vehicle for toxins, such as drugs and their metabolites, viruses, nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, and organochlorine molecules such as PCBs, DDT, HCB, HCH and dioxins, which can harm the health of the breast-feeding child. The 24-h(More)
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the psychological impact of mammographic screening for women who receive negative results and for those who need additional non-invasive and invasive complementary investigations to exclude breast cancer (false positives). One hundred fifty women who attended a breast cancer screening programme in Barcelona, aged(More)
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