COVID-19 y dependencia funcional: análisis de un brote en un centro sociosanitario de personas mayores.

Fundamentos: Los mayores institucionalizados han sido el grupo más afectado por la pandemia de COVID-19. El objetivo del presente estudio fue describir las principales características epidemiológicas de un brote de COVID-19, detectado en marzo 2020 en una residencia para mayores de Granada, e identificar los factores de riesgo asociados a la propagación del virus en…

Combined Genome, Transcriptome and Metabolome Analysis in the Diagnosis of Childhood Cerebellar Ataxia

Ataxia in children is a common clinical sign of numerous neurological disorders consisting of impaired coordination of voluntary muscle movement. Its most common form, cerebellar ataxia, describes a heterogeneous array of neurologic conditions with uncountable causes broadly divided as acquired or genetic. Numerous genetic disorders are associated with chronic progressive ataxia, which complicates clinical management,…

Cancer incidence estimation from mortality data: a validation study within a population-based cancer registry

Background Population-based cancer registries are required to calculate cancer incidence in a geographical area, and several methods have been developed to obtain estimations of cancer incidence in areas not covered by a cancer registry. However, an extended analysis of those methods in order to confirm their validity is still needed. Methods We assessed the validity…