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IMMUNOMODULATION OF T HELPER CELLS BY TUMOR MICROENVIRONMENT IN ORAL CANCER IS ASSOCIATED WITH CCR8 EXPRESSIONS AND RAPID MEMBRANE VITAMIN D SIGNALING PATHWAY

"The immune system plays a key role in the protective response against oral cancer; however, the tumor microenvironment (TME) impairs this anti-cancer response by...

Immunomodulation of T Helper Cells by Tumor Microenvironment in Oral Cancer is Associated With CCR8 Expression and Rapid Membrane Vitamin D Signalin Pathway

IMPACT OF EMERGING VIRUS PANDEMICS ON CAUSE-SPECIFIC MATERNAL MORTALITY TIME SERIES: A POPULATION-BASED NATURAL EXPERIMENT USING NATIONAL VITAL STATISTICS, ARGENTINA 1980-2017

"Mortality data on a global scale reflect important advances in the health and life expectancy of the population during the last 50 years. Nonetheless..."

Impact of emerging virus pandemics on cause-specific maternal mortality time series: a population-based natural experiment using national statistics, Argentina 1980-2017
PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS REVEALS RENIBACTERIUM SALMONINARUM

JOURNAL OF FISH DISEASES - PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS REVEALS RENIBACTERIUM SALMONINARUM GROWN UNDER IRON-LIMITED CONDITIONS INDUCES IRON UPTAKE MECHANISMS AND OVERPRODUCTION OF THE 57-KDA PROTEIN

"Renibacterium salmoninarum, a slow-growing facultative intracellular pathogen, is the causative agent of bacterial kidney disease, a chronic, progressive and..."

How to reduce maternal mortality in Mexico?

BOOKLET HOW TO REDUCE MATERNAL MORTALITY IN MEXICO

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MELISA Institute is pleased to share with you the results of a natural experiment that includes the description of determining factors to reduce maternal...

Abortion legislation, maternal healthcare, fertility, female literacy, sanitation, violence against women and maternal deaths: a natural experiment in 32 Mexican states

BMJ OPEN – ABORTION LEGISLATION, MATERNAL HEALTHCARE, FERTILITY, FEMALE LITERACY, SANITATION, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND MATERNAL DEATHS: A NATURAL EXPERIMENT IN 32 MEXICAN STATES

"Although less permissive states exhibited consistently lower maternal mortality rates, this finding was not explained by abortion legislation itself. Rather,...

Women's Education Level, Maternal Health Facilities, Abortion Legislation and Maternal Deaths: A Natural Experiment in Chile from 1957 to 2007

PLOS ONE - WOMEN’S EDUCATION LEVEL, MATERNAL HEALTH FACILITIES, ABORTION LEGISLATION AND MATERNAL DEATHS: A NATURAL EXPERIMENT IN CHILE FROM 1957 TO 2007

“Increasing education level appears to favorably impact the downward trend in the MMR, modulating other key factors such as access...

A landmark for popperian epidemiology: refutation of the randomised Aldactone evaluation study

JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY HEALTH – A LANDMARK FOR POPPERIAN EPIDEMIOLOGY: REFUTATION OF THE RANDOMISED ALDACTONE EVALUATION STUDY

“This paper presents two studies with contradictory results that are in a synchronic relation, forming a complete logical analysis unit:...

Fundamental discrepancies in abortion estimates and abortion-related mortality: A reevaluation of recent studies in Mexico with special reference to the International Classification of Diseases
Impact of education, Income and chronic disease risk factors on mortality of adults: does 'a pauper-rich paradox' exist in Latin American societies?

PUBLIC HEALTH – IMPACT OF EDUCATION, INCOME AND CHRONIC DISEASE RISK FACTORS ON MORTALITY OF ADULTS: DOES ‘A PAUPER-RICH PARADOX’ EXIST IN LATIN AMERICAN SOCIETIES?

 “In this prospective cohort study conducted in a  middle-income  Latin  American country, the protective effect of education was not  ...

Impact of parity on anthropometric measures of obesity controlling by multiple confounders: a cross-sectional study in chilean women

JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY HEALTH – IMPACT OF PARITY ON ANTHROPOMETRIC MEASURES OF OBESITY CONTROLLING BY MULTIPLE CONFOUNDERS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN CHILEAN WOMEN

“Parity modestly influences BMI, but does not seem to be related to WC, WHR and WHtR after controlling by confounders....

Women's education level, contraceptive use and maternal mortality estimates

WOMEN’S EDUCATION LEVEL, CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND MATERNAL MORTALITY ESTIMATES.

“Finally, it is important to remark that when official records of maternal deaths and live births are reliable and readily...

Early Life and Adult Socioeconomic Influences  on Mortality Risk: Preliminary Report of a 'Pauper Rich' Paradox in a Chilean Adult Cohort
Desigualdad educacional y socioeconómica como determinante de mortalidad en Chile: análisis de sobrevida en la cohorte del proyecto de San Francisco
Popperian epidemiology and the logic of bi-conditional modus tollens arguments for refutational analysis of randomised controlled trials

ANNALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY – EARLY LIFE AND ADULT SOCIOECONOMIC INFLUENCES ON MORTALITY RISK: PRELIMINARY REPORT OF A ‘PAUPER RICH’ PARADOX IN A CHILEAN ADULT COHORT

“These findings suggest a ‘pauper rich’ paradox in transitioning Latin American economies. Income level does not seem sufficient to improve...

REVISTA MÉDICA DE CHILE – SOCIOECONOMIC AND EDUCATIONAL INEQUITIES AS INDEPENDENT PREDICTORS FOR MORTALITY IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY. A COHORT STUDY IN SAN FRANCISCO, CHILE

 

Socioeconomic and educational inequities as independent predictors for mortality in a developing country. A cohort study in San Francisco, Chile...

MEDICAL HYPOTHESES – POPPERIAN EPIDEMIOLOGY AND THE LOGIC OF BI-CONDITIONAL MODUS TOLLENS ARGUMENTS FOR REFUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIALS

“According to this popperian model, the applicability of the randomized controlled trial (RCT) results in clinical practice implies transferring of all...

Overcoming Barriers in the Management of Hypertension: The Experience of the Cardiovascular Health Program in Chilean Primary Health Care Centers

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION – OVERCOMING BARRIERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH PROGRAM IN CHILEAN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTERS

“The success in improving the BP control to values <140/90 mmHg from 45.3% to 59.7% underscores the contribution of this program...

Consenso salud materna para Chile en el nuevo milenio

CHILEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - MATERNAL HEALTH CONSENSUS FOR CHILE IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM

“Chile represents a positive evolution in terms of maternal and infant health in last fifty years. This trend in the...