[Men who have sex with men and human immunodeficiency virus testing in dental practice].
CONCLUSION: The dental practice may represent a potential location for rapid HIV-1/2 testing contributing to early HIV infection diagnosis. PMID: 28647133 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[On site-screening for Chagas disease supported by a community intervention: can it improve accessibility for diagnosis and treatment?]
Authors: Ouaarab Essadek H, Claveria Guiu I, Caro Mendivelso J, Sulleiro E, Pastoret C, Navarro M, Barrabeig I, Gómez I Prat J PMID: 28641864 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[The prevention and control of iatrogenesis require various fronts and alliances. The Spanish Society for Public Health and Health Administration (SESPAS) calls for collaboration].
Authors: González López-Valcárcel B, Campillo-Artero C PMID: 28625336 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Inequities in visual health and health services use in a rural region in Spain.
CONCLUSIONS: The rural population presents worse visual health that is influenced by social and economic factors. Improving accessibility and reducing barriers is essential to tackle avoidable visual disability and reduce health inequities. PMID: 28599955 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Using consumer panels in public health observational studies].
The objective of this field-note is to explain our experience using this method in a cross-sectional public health study on the use of electronic cigarettes. After taking into account other non-probabilistic sampling techniques to obtain a huge sample of electronic-cigarette users (n=600), in the end we decided to use consumer panels (recruiters) because of the relative short duration of the field work and the high representativeness of the sample. PMID: 28595990 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Asbestos, an epidemic that still needs to be controlled].
Authors: Accinelli RA, López LM PMID: 28595991 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Food industry funding and epidemiologic research in public health nutrition].
Authors: Navarrete-Muñoz EM, Tardón A, Romaguera D, Martínez-González MÁ, Vioque J Abstract The interests of the food industry to fund nutrition and health research are not limited to promoting scientific advances. Recently, several systematic reviews conducted about the effect of sugar-sweetened beverages and health outcomes have shown some biased conclusions in studies that acknowledge industry sponsorship. In this context, the Nutrition Working Group of the Spanish Epidemiology Society presented a scientific session entitled Food industry and epidemiologic research at its annua...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Has the quality of health care for the immigrant population changed during the economic crisis in Catalonia (Spain)? Opinions of health professionals and immigrant users.
CONCLUSION: The results indicate a deterioration in perceived technical and interpersonal quality during the economic crisis, due to cutbacks mainly in human resources. These changes affect the whole population, but especially immigrants. PMID: 28583698 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Evaluation of an association between long sleep duration and periodontal disease among men and women using nationally representative data.
CONCLUSION: Our findings suggest that long sleep duration was associated with periodontitis, after adjusting for potential confounding factors, among Korean women, especially in premenopausal women. PMID: 28576612 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Seizing the opportunity - a salutogenic approach to public health.
Authors: Lindstrom B PMID: 28576613 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - June 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Comparative analysis of efficiency indicators in ambulatory surgery].
Authors: Rodríguez Ortega M, Porrero Carro JL, Aranaz Andrés JM, Castillo Fe MJ, Alonso García MT, Sánchez-Cabezudo Díaz-Guerra C Abstract OBJECTIVE: To find comparative elements for quality control in major ambulatory surgery (MAS) units. METHOD: Descriptive and comparative study of the Ambulatory Care Index (AI) and Substitution Index (SI) in the Santa Cristina Hospital Surgery Service (Madrid, Spain) compared to Key Indicators (KI) of the National Health Service (NHS). RESULTS: 7,817 MAS procedures (between 2006 and 2014) were analysed. The average annual AI was 54%, higher (p
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Child behaviour problems and parenting skills of mothers in environments of intimate partner violence].
CONCLUSIONS: Living in a gender violence environment affects children's psychosocial adjustment and it damages the victim's parental competence. Consequently, the intervention of socio-health professionals with Intimate partner violence victims should pay more attention to detect the difficulties of children and restore the parenting skills of the mothers in order to alleviate the repercussions of gender violence on their children. PMID: 28549577 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Fluoride intake through consumption of water from municipal network in the INMA-Gipuzkoa cohort].
CONCLUSION: The results show that ingested levels of fluoride through consumption of municipal water can exceed the recommended levels in children and encourages further studies that will help in fluoridation policies of drinking water in the future. PMID: 28545738 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Health impact assessment methodology for urban planning projects in Andalusia (Spain)].
CONCLUSIONS: Both in the testing phase and through its implementation since the entry into force of Andalusian Decree 169/2014 (16 June 2015) and forced all urban planning projects to be subjected to an Health Impact Assessment, this methodology has proved responsive, identifying major potential health impacts from the measures included in those projects. However, the tool has been shaped as a living tool and will be adapted in line with the experience acquired in its use. PMID: 28545739 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Factors associated with primary care professionals' readiness to respond to intimate partner violence in Spain].
Authors: Murillo P, Sebastián MS, Vives-Cases C, Goicolea I Abstract OBJECTIVE: To analyse the Spanish primary care professionals' readiness to respond to intimate partner violence (IPV) in primary care and identify possible determinants that could facilitate a better response. METHOD: A cross-sectional study with a non-probabilistic sampling by convenience was performed among healthcare professionals working in 15 primary care centres in Spain. The Physician Readiness to Manage Intimate Partner Violence Survey (PREMIS), the version validated and translated into Spanish, was the instrument used to collec...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Performance and optimisation of a trigger tool for the detection of adverse events in hospitalised adult patients].
Authors: Guzmán Ruiz Ó, Pérez Lázaro JJ, Ruiz López P Abstract OBJECTIVE: To characterise the performance of the triggers used in the detection of adverse events (AE) of hospitalised adult patients and to define a simplified panel of triggers to facilitate the detection of AE. METHOD: Cross-sectional study of charts of patients from a service of internal medicine to detect EA through systematic review of the charts and identification of triggers (clinical event often related to AE), determining if there was AE as the context in which it appeared the trigger. Once the EA was de...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Current active and passive smoking among adults living with same sex partners in Spain.
CONCLUSIONS: Spanish adults living with same-sex partners are at higher risk of active and passive smoking. This risk varies by gender. Spanish national surveys should include items on sexual orientation for improved data on health disparities. PMID: 28533133 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[How do residents and medical students regard conflicts of interest in clinics?]
Authors: Agra Tuñas C, Rujido Freire S, Rodríguez Núñez A PMID: 28533134 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[The changing sex differences in life expectancy in Spain (1980-2012): decomposition by age and cause].
CONCLUSIONS: The difference in life expectancy at birth between men and women has decreased since 1995 due to a greater improvement in mortality from causes of death associated with risky behaviours and habits of the working age male population. PMID: 28529096 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Relationship between job satisfaction and patient safety culture].
CONCLUSION: The results obtained evidenced the relationship between job satisfaction and safety culture and quantify the association degree between the studied variables. The adjusted OR identifies the variables most strongly associated with the effect and helps to select improvement areas. PMID: 28529097 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Differences in the economic valuation and determining factors of informal care over time: the case of blood cancer.
CONCLUSIONS: Informal care varies greatly between stages of the treatment depending on the clinical and sociodemographic factors. Significant caring time and societal costs are associated with such care in blood cancer patients. PMID: 28529098 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

The value of comparative research in major day surgery.
Authors: Llop-Gironés A, Vergara-Duarte M, Sánchez JA, Tarafa G, Benach J Abstract OBJECTIVE: To measure time trends in major day surgery rates according to hospital ownership and other hospital characteristics among the providers of the public healthcare network of Catalonia, Spain. METHOD: Data from the Statistics of Health Establishments providing Inpatient Care. A generalized linear mixed model with Gaussian response and random intercept and random slopes. RESULTS: The greatest growth in the rate of major day surgery was observed among private for-profit hospitals: 42.9 (SD: 22.5) in 2009 ...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Working conditions in outpatient clinics adjacent to private pharmacies in Mexico City: perspective of physicians].
CONCLUSIONS: Physicians working in CAFs face a difficult employment situation. The managerial elements used to induce prescription and enhance pharmacy sales create a work environment that generates challenges for regulation and underlines the need to monitor the services provided at these clinics and the possible risk for users. PMID: 28473208 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - May 9, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Gaceta Sanitaria joins the REWARD initiative to improve biomedical research and reduce waste in science].
Authors: Bermúdez-Tamayo C, Muñoz JB, Vozmediano EB, Portiño MEC, Pastor MVZ, Negrín MÁ, Zapata LIG, García LP, Álvarez-Dardet Díaz C PMID: 28434580 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Public health competencies and contents in Spanish university degree programmes of Veterinary Medicine].
CONCLUSIONS: The public health core competencies and contents identified in this Forum may be considered as a starting point to update public health training programmes for future veterinary professionals. PMID: 28433403 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 24, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Local food production for school feeding programmes in Spain].
CONCLUSION: Local food purchase initiatives in Spain have a limited reach. However, the existence of a state directive could support and strengthen the development of such initiatives, given that school commitment is greater when initiatives are driven by the public sector. PMID: 28433404 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 24, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

The double burden of malnutrition: a threat for Peruvian childhood.
Authors: Torres-Roman JS, Azañedo D, Ruiz EF, Avilez JL, Málaga G PMID: 28410795 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Improving diet quality in children through a new nutritional education programme: INFADIMED].
CONCLUSIONS: INFADIMED is a nutritional education programme with benefits on both diet quality and overweight and obesity prevalence among children. PMID: 28410796 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Infobarris: an interactive tool to monitor and disseminate information on health and its determinants in the neighbourhoods of Barcelona (Spain)].
The objective of this paper is to describe the development and implementation of the Infobarris tool, which allows to visualize a wide battery of indicators and social determinants of health by neighbourhoods in the city of Barcelona (Spain). For the development of the Infobarris tool, we used an agile methodology that allows the development of a project in iterative and incremental stages, which are the following: selection of indicators, design of the prototype, development of the tool, data loading, and tool review and improvements. Infobarris displays 64 indicators of health and its determinants through graphics, maps ...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Survey adaptation for bio-behavioural surveillance of HIV in Chilean female sex workers].
DISCUSSION: The adapted questionnaire for Chile contains all the UNAIDS indicators for FSWs, as well as the recommended indicators of Family Health International for bio-behavioural surveillance. Said questionnaire serves as a tool for second-generation HIV/other STD surveillance and further contributes to preventive policies in Chilean FSWs. PMID: 28411873 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Association between radiation from mobile phones and tumour risk in adults].
CONCLUSIONS: Although radiofrequency from mobile phones has tumour effects on humans, the available scientific evidence is not robust. More rigorous follow-up studies with larger sample sizes and broader periods are necessary to learn more about the long-term effects. PMID: 28411874 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[A critical assessment of the relation between the food industry and health research].
CONCLUSION: Studies funded by the food industry showed favourable results for their products. However, this fact did not affect the quality of the studies. PMID: 28392058 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Socio-economic life course and obesity among adults in Florianopolis, southern Brazil.
CONCLUSION: Socio-economic life course influences BMI, WC and obesity, with differences between males and females, thereby indicating that public policies that contemplate a socio-economic life course approach can be effective for controlling obesity. PMID: 28364961 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Masters in health economics in Spain. Highly valued and useful training].
Authors: Correa M, Ruiz-Adame Reina M, García-Agua Soler N PMID: 28359599 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - April 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Attitudes of students of a health sciences university towards the extension of smoke-free policies at the university campuses of Barcelona (Spain).
CONCLUSIONS: The students supported indoor smoke-free policies for universities. However, support for extending smoke-free regulations to outdoor areas of university campuses was limited. It is necessary to educate students about tobacco control and emphasise their importance as role models before extending outdoor smoke-free legislation at university campuses. PMID: 28341291 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Prevalence trends of high risk of mental disorders in the Spanish adult population: 2006-2012].
CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of high risk of psychiatric morbidity decreased except in males
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Short-term association between road traffic noise and healthcare demand generated by Parkinson's disease in Madrid, Spain.
CONCLUSION: The above results indicate that road traffic noise is a risk factor for PD exacerbation. Measures to reduce noise-exposure levels could result in a lower PD-related healthcare demand. PMID: 28343738 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Applicability and perceived utility of the European Quality Instrument for Health Promotion (EQUIHP) in a health promotion programme].
CONCLUSION: The use of the EQUIHP has made it possible to evaluate the quality of the programme and to make recommendations for its improvement, and it could be applied to other programmes and activities. PMID: 28343739 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Evaluation of school menu food balance in the Autonomous Community of Valencia (Spain) by means of a questionnaire].
CONCLUSION: With the EQ-MEs questionnaire, most of the menus offered in the Autonomous Community of Valencia are suitable for children. To improve them, they should reduce fried potato, rice, pasta, meat, fried food and dairy product servings, while increasing pulses, fish, oily fish and fruit servings. PMID: 28336169 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Inequities in health: socio-demographic and spatial analysis of breast cancer in women from C órdoba, Argentina].
CONCLUSIONS: Our results define social inequity scenarios that partially explain the geographical differentials in the breast cancer burden in Córdoba, Argentina. Women residing in socioeconomically disadvantaged households and in less urbanized areas merit special attention in future studies and in breast cancer public health activities. PMID: 28325664 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 24, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Multiple lifestyle risk behaviours and excess weight among adolescents in Barcelona, Spain.
CONCLUSIONS: These results highlight the importance of a multiple-behaviour approach in preventive programmes aimed at reducing adolescent obesity. PMID: 28314469 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Information quality and health risks in Spanish-language retail websites for Chinese herbal medicine].
CONCLUSION: Online health seekers should be warned about misinformation on retail websites for Chinese herbal medicine and directed to a Spanish government Web site for guidance in safely navigating the Internet for buying Chinese herbal medicine. PMID: 28318753 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Differences between men and women in substance use: the role of educational level and employment status.
CONCLUSIONS: There are differences between men and women in the use of psychoactive substances that can be explained by the unequal distribution of substance use in them according to educational level. Unemployment was associated with substance use in both men and women. PMID: 28318754 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Rapid assessments of the efficacy and safety of new medicinal products].
Authors: Catalá-López F, Ridao M PMID: 28318755 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

Radon exposure and tumors of the central nervous system.
CONCLUSIONS: We cannot conclude that there is a relationship between radon exposure and central nervous system tumors. The available studies are extremely heterogeneous in terms of design and populations studied. Further research is needed in this topic, particularly in the general population residing in areas with high levels of radon. PMID: 28318756 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Imputing missing data in public health: general concepts and application to dichotomous variables].
Authors: Hernández G, Moriña D, Navarro A Abstract The presence of missing data in collected variables is common in health surveys, but the subsequent imputation thereof at the time of analysis is not. Working with imputed data may have certain benefits regarding the precision of the estimators and the unbiased identification of associations between variables. The imputation process is probably still little understood by many non-statisticians, who view this process as highly complex and with an uncertain goal. To clarify these questions, this note aims to provide a straightforward, non-exhaustive ove...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Patient safety culture in directors and managers of a health service].
CONCLUSIONS: This study recorded perceptions on patient safety culture in directors, an essential factor to improve patient safety culture in this group and in the organisations they run. PMID: 28318758 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Spanish adaptation of the 2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice].
Authors: Royo-Bordonada MÁ, Armario P, Lobos Bejarano JM, Pedro-Botet J, Villar Alvarez F, Elosua R, Brotons Cuixart C, Cortés O, Serrano B, Camafort Babkowski M, Gil Núñez A, Pérez A, Maiques A, de Santiago Nocito A, Castro A, Alegría E, Baeza C, Herranz M, Sans S, Campos P, en nombre del Comité Español Interdisciplinario para la Prevención Cardiovascular (CEIPC) Abstract The VI European Guidelines for Cardiovascular Prevention recommend combining population and high-risk strategies with lifestyle changes as a cornerstone of prevention, and propose the...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[The Murcia Twin Registry. A resource for research on health-related behaviour].
Authors: Ordoñana JR, Sánchez Romera JF, Colodro-Conde L, Carrillo E, González-Javier F, Madrid-Valero JJ, Morosoli-García JJ, Pérez-Riquelme F, Martínez-Selva JM Abstract Genetically informative designs and, in particular, twin studies, are the most widely used methodology to analyse the relative contribution of genetic and environmental factors to inter-individual variability. These studies basically compare the degree of phenotypical similarity between monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs. In addition to the traditional estimate of heritability, this kind of registry ena...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research

[Socioeconomic inequalities in mammography screening in Spanish women aged 45 to 69].
CONCLUSIONS: The results show that there are still inequalities in preventive practices. Possible risk groups need to be identified in order to promote the implementation of specific actions. PMID: 28274621 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Gaceta Sanitaria)
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - March 10, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research