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    • Measuring Health Literacy among People Living with HIV who attend a Community-Based Ambulatory Clinic in Puerto Rico. 

      Rivero-Méndez, Marta; Suárez-Pérez, Erick L.; Solís-Baéz, Solymar S. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Objective: Health literacy is an important area for interventions aimed at reducing or eliminating the health disparities of people living with HIV (PLWH). We sought to determine the level of functional health literacy ...
    • Metabolic Correction: A Functional Biochemical Mechanism against Disease • Part 1: Concept and Historical Background. 

      González, Michael J.; Miranda-Massari, Jorge R.; Duconge, Jorge; Allende-Vigo, Myriam Z.; Jiménez-Ramírez, Francisco J.; Cintrón, Kenneth; Rodríguez-Gómez, José R.; Rosario, Glorivee; Ricart, Carlos; Santiago-Cornier, Juan A.; Zaragoza-Urdaz, Rafael; Vázquez, Alex; Hickey, Steve; Jabbar-Berdiel, Miguel; Riordan, Neil; Ichim, Thomas; Santiago, Oscar; Alvarado, Gilberto; Vora, Pramod (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Human physiology depends on countless biochemical reactions, numerous of which are co-dependent and interrelated. the speed and level of completion of reactions usually depend on the availability of precursors and enzymes. ...
    • Metabolic Correction: A Functional Biochemical Mechanism against Disease • Part 2: Mechanisms and Benefits. 

      Miranda-Massari, Jorge R.; González, Michael J.; Duconge, Jorge; Allende-Vigo, Myriam Z.; Jiménez-Ramírez, Francisco J.; Hickey, Steve; Vázquez, Alex; Berdiel, Miguel J.; Cintrón, Kenneth; Rodríguez-Gómez, José R. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      A healthy physiology depends on a plethora of complex interdependent biochemical reactions. In order for these reactions to occur suitably, the enzymes and cofactors that regulate their flow must be present in the proper ...
    • The Night-float System: Wider Implications - Reply. 

      Walsh, Kieran; Colón-de Martí, Luz N.; Martínez, Ángeles (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
    • Presence of Tissue Transglutaminase IgA Antibody as a Celiac Disease Marker in a Sample of Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 

      Zamot, Alberto L.; Torres, Esther A.; González, Henry; Marcial, Manuel A. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Recent medical literature agrees that celiac disease (CD) is much more prevalent in western civilization than it was thought to be in the past. Given the potential complications and consequences of untreated CD, screening ...
    • Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in a Native Puerto Rican Patient. 

      Del Pilar-Morales, Esteban A.; Cali, Ignazio; Chapas, Javier; Bertrán-Pasarell, Jorge; Puoti, Gianfranco; Gambetti, Pierluigi; Nobo, Ulises (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      The diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is often a challenge for most physicians given its extremely low incidence and different clinico-pathological presentations. We report the case of a 56-year old patient ...
    • Usefulness of the Culturally adapted Oxygen-cost Diagram in the Assessment of Dyspnea in Puerto Rico. 

      De Jesús-Berrios, Yohana; Santos-Rodríguez, Ruth A.; Dexter, Donald; Nieves-Plaza, Mariely; Nazario, Cruz M. (University of Puerto Rico - Medical Sciences Campus, 2015-03)
      Objective: Breathlessness is a common and disabling symptom of pulmonary disease. Measuring its severity is recommended as such measurements can be helpful in both clinical and research settings. The oxygen-cost diagram ...