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Obesidad: proponen nueva denominación

Obesidad: proponen nueva denominación La Asociación de Endocrinología Clínica y el Colegio Americano de Endocrinología toman posición respecto de un cambio conceptual y de nombre para la “obesidad” Dos asociaciones de endocrinólogos de los Estados Unidos toman posición respecto de la denominación de “obesidad” y proponen una nueva: “enfermedad crónica basada en la adiposidad”. No se trata solo de un cambio de palabras sino una reconceptualización profunda de sus implicancias clínicas y sociales. Pensar en el tejido adiposo como fuente […]

Norovirus. Ya se ha podido cultivar en el Laboratorio este causante de diarreas epidémicas.

Disminución de la Listeriosis Neonatal como beneficio colateral de la profilaxis del Streptococo del Grupo B en el embarazo.

Disminución de la Listeriosis Neonatal como beneficio colateral de la profilaxis del Streptococo del Grupo B en el embarazo. There was an error loading this content. Please refresh the page to try again, or contact us if you continue to experience problems. Summary Objectives We tested the hypothesis that declines in Listeria monocytogenes in infants are related to declines in rates of early-onset Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infections associated with widespread prophylaxis using agents with Listeria activity. Methods We performed a […]

Chapter 14: Nonallergic rhinitis.

Chapter 14: Nonallergic rhinitis.   Abstract Rhinitis is characterized by one or more of the following nasal symptoms: congestion, rhinorrhea (anterior and posterior), sneezing, and itching. It is classified as allergic or nonallergic, the latter being a diverse syndrome that is characterized by symptoms of rhinitis that are not the result of IgE-mediated events. Excluding infectious rhinitis and underlying systemic diseases, clinical entities that can be classified among the disorders that make up the nonallergic rhinitis syndromes include gustatory rhinitis, […]

Which treatment strategy for women with symptoms of urinary tract infection?

Many women could avoid antibiotics Uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection in women. Most women experience at least one episode during their lives, and each year about 10% receive one or more courses of antibiotics for UTI.1 2 Most women with typical symptoms are treated empirically, though up to half of them do not have clinically significant bacteriuria, and evidence indicates that many women with symptoms of UTI will recover without antibiotic treatment.3 Studies that […]