Salvador Rivas

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Paraneoplastic myelitis is a rare inflammatory disorder most frequently associated with solid tumors or lymphoproliferative disorders. Patients often harbor onconeuronal antibodies and their prognosis is usually poor. Here we report a 42-year old woman with longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis and aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibodies that led to the(More)
We study whether the padlock and the signal strength bars, two visual cues shown in network managers, convey their intended messages. Since users often choose insecure networks when they should not, finding the answer is not obvious; in our study we clarify whether the problem lies in uninformative and ambiguous cues or in the user who, despite(More)
Infective endocarditis (IE) presents with several signs and symptoms that are mainly heart-related and the result of bacteremia. We describe the case of a woman with severe renal hemorrhage due to a septic embolic cortical infarction, who was also receiving anticoagulation therapy because of cardiopathy, whose retroperitoneal hematoma was the first(More)
Research partnerships between industry and academia are grown through relationships, a desire for innovation, and opportunities for sponsorship. Relationships mature through the mobility (virtual or otherwise) of academics, graduates, and seasoned industry professionals. From an industry perspective, innovation is driven by a need to grow product(More)
This study assesses the effect of population change on decade changes in the educational attainment level of ethnic (ancestry) populations in the United States. Our data derive from decennial censuses, NLMS, World Bank and INS. We find that changes in the share of ethnic populations with one or more years of post secondary schooling are associated with(More)
This study assesses the effect of population change on decade changes in the educational attainments of country of origin populations in the United States. Our data are derived from decennial censuses, NLMS, the World Bank, and INS. We find that changes in the share of country of origin populations with one or more years of post-secondary schooling are(More)
Existing sociological and other literature on digital inequalities in the United States has given little specific attention to the potential roles of cognitive ability and personality, especially in terms of how effects of these variables may vary in predictable ways depending on individuals’ social position. We consider the matter specifically with regard(More)
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