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    • Weekly iron supplementation is as effective as 5 day per week iron supplementation in Bolivian school children living at high altitude 

      Berger, J; Aguayo, VM; Téllez, W; Luján, C; Traissac, P; San Miguel, JL (European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1997)
      Objective: To compare the efficacy of a daily and a weekly iron supplementation on the hematological status of anemic children living at high altitude. Design: Double blind iron supplementation trial including a placebo ...
    • Wellness, fatigue and physical performance acclimatisation to a 2-week soccer camp at 3600 m (ISA3600) 

      Buchheit, Martin; Simpson, Ben M; Garvican-Lewis, Laura A; Hammond, Kristal; Kley, Marlen; Schmidt, Walter F; Aughey, Robert J; Soria, Rudy; Sargent, Charli; Roach, Gregory D; Jimenez Claros, Jesús C; Wachsmuth, Nadine; Gore, Christopher J; Bourdon, Pitre C (Br J Sports Med, 2013-09-10)
      ABSTRACT Objectives To examine the time course of wellness, fatigue and performance during an altitude training camp (La Paz, 3600 m) in two groups of either sea-level (Australian) or altitude (Bolivian) native young ...
    • Where the O2 goes to : preservation of human fetal oxygen delivery and consumption at high altitude 

      Postigo, Lucrecia; Heredia, Gladys; Illsley, Nicholas P; Torricos, Tatiana; Dolan, Caitlin; Echalar, Lourdes; Téllez, Wilma; Maldonado, Iván; Brimacombe, Michael; Balanza, Elfride; Vargas, Enrique; Zamudio, Stacy (The Journal of Physiology, 2009)
      Fetal growth is decreased at high altitude (> 2700 m). We hypothesized that variation in fetal O2 delivery might account for both the altitude effect and the relative preservation of fetal growth in multigenerational ...
    • Zinc and duration of treatment of severe malnutrition 

      Chevalier, Philippe (Lancet, 1995-04-22)
      In their report of the treatment of severe malnutrition, Khanum and colleagues (Dec 24/31, p 1728) consider providing "additional micronutrients in the future" and in their response, Brewster and Manary (Feb 18, p 453 are ...
    • Zymodemes of Trypanosoma cruzi isolated from wild mammals in Bolivia 

      Valette, E; Brenière, SF; Le Pont, F; Desjeux, P (Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz, 1988)
      Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiological agent of Chagas' disease, is a very heterogeneous population of parasites circulating among man, vectors and wild and domestic reservoirs. Until now, few data have been ...