• Addressing climate adaptation in education, research and practice: the CLiVIA-network 

    Nagy, Gustavo J; Cabrera, Carolina; Coronel, Genaro; Aparicio-Effen, Marilyn; Arana, Ivar; Lairet, Rafael; Villamizar, Alicia (International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 2017)
    Abstract Purpose. Climate change and variability are both a developmental and an environmental issue. Adaptation to climate change and variability has gained a prominent place on global and local policy agendas, evolving ...
  • La hemoglobina como factor de incremento en la difusión alvéolo-capilar en habitantes de altura 

    Vargas, Enrique; Villena, Mercedes; Videa, Ricardo; Nallar, Nancy de; Rodríguez, Nancy V. de; Pasquis, Pierre (Instituto Boliviano de Biología de Altura, 1983)
    RESUMEN La capacidad de difusión alveolo-capilar (DLCO) fue determinada usando el método en estado de equilibrio (Steady State) en nativos de altura (3.600 m). Se realizó un estudio estadístico mediante coeficientes de ...
  • Impacts on well-being and health by excessive rainfall and floods in Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia 

    Nagy, GJ; Coronel, G; Pastén, M; Báez, J; Monte-Domecq, R; Galeano-Rojas, A; Flores, L; Ciganda, C; Bidegain, M; Aparicio-Effen, M; Arana, I (Springer, 2016-03-25)
    Hydro-climatic anomalies are impacting the well-being of populations and increasing vector-, rodent- and water-borne diseases (H-ID) in Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay where extreme ENSO- linked floods have been frequent ...
  • Potential role for elevated maternal enzymatic antiooxidant status in Andean protection against altitude-associated SGA 

    Julian, Colleen Glyde; Vargas, Enrique; Browne, Vaughn A.; Wilson, Megan J; Bigham, Abigail W; Rodriguez, Carmelo; McCord, Joe M; Moore, Lorna G (The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 2012)
    Oxidative stress has been implicated in the uteroplacental ischemia characteristic of preeclampsia and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) birth, both of which are more common at high (>2500 m) vs low altitude. Since Andeans ...