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    • Androgen receptor gene cag repeat polymorphism in girls with high DHEAS: association with pubertal events and body composition 

      Lardone, María Cecilia; Castro, Andrea; Ortiz, Eliana; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Mericq, Verónica (Karger, 2017)
    • Breast bud detection: a validation study in the Chilean Growth Obesity Cohort Study 

      Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Araya González, Daniela; Kain Berkovic, Juliana; Mericq, Verónica; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Early puberty onset has been related to future chronic disease; however breast bud assessment in large scale population studies is difficult because it requires trained personnel. Thus our aim is to assess the ...
    • Cervical Cancer Screening Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Murillo, Raul; Almonte, Maribel; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Ferrer, Elena; Gamboa, Oscar A.; Jerónimo, José; Lazcano Ponce, Eduardo (ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2008-08-19)
      Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have a significant burden of cervical cancer. Prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are an opportunity for primary prevention and new screening methods, such as new HPV DNA ...
    • Cervical Cancer Screening Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Murillo, Raul; Almonte, Maribel; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Ferrer, Elena; Gamboa, Oscar A.; Jerónimo, José; Lazcano Ponce, Eduardo (ELSEVIER SCI LTD., 2008-08-19)
      Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have a significant burden of cervical cancer. Prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are an opportunity for primary prevention and new screening methods, such as new HPV DNA ...
    • Childhood and adolescent phenol and phthalate exposure and the age of menarche in Latina girls 

      Binder, Alexandra M.; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Calafat, Antonia M.; Ye, Xiaoyun; Mericq, Verónica; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Michels, Karin B. (BIOMED Central Ltd., 2018)
      Background: The age of menarche has been associated with metabolic and cardiovascular disease, as well as cancer risk. The decline in menarcheal age over the past century may be partially attributable to increased exposure ...
    • Country-level correlates of cervical cancer mortality in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Almonte, Maribel; Dos Santos Silva, Isabel (2013)
      Objective. To identify country-level correlates of geographical variations in cervical cancer (CC) mortality in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Materials and methods. CC mortality rates for LAC countries (n=26) ...
    • Dairy intake in relation to breast and pubertal development in chilean girls 

      Gaskins, Audrey J.; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Quintiliano Scarpelli, Daiana; Shepherd, John A.; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Michels, Karin B. (American Society for Nutrition, 2017-05-01)
      Background: Frequent dairy consumption in childhood has been related to higher growth-hormone concentrations that may affect mammary gland and pubertal development. Objective: We evaluated the relation of dairy intake ...
    • Early BMI Gain and Later Height Growth Predicts Higher DHEAS Concentrations in 7-Year-Old Chilean Children 

      Mericq, Verónica; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila (Karger, 2017)
      Background: Accelerated weight and height gain in infancy have been associated with premature adrenarche. However, the exact tempo of these events remains undefined. Thus, our goal was to assess the relationship between ...
    • Faster ticking rate of the epigenetic clock is associated with faster pubertal development in girls 

      Binder, Alexandra M.; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Mericq, Verónica; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Santos, José Luis; Horvath, Steve; Shepherd, John; Michels, Karin B. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Epigenetic age is an indicator of biological aging, capturing the impact of environmental and behavioral influences across time on cellular function. Deviance between epigenetic age and chronological age (AgeAccel) is a ...
    • Genetic Variation of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Action Is Associated With Age at Testicular Growth in Boys 

      Busch, Alexander S.; Hagen, Casper P.; Main, Katharina M.; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Almstrup, Kristian; Mericq, Verónica; Juul, Anders (Oxford Academic, 2017)
      Context: Although genetic factors play a pivotal role in male pubertal timing, genome-wide association studies have identified only a few loci. Genetic variation of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) action affects adult ...
    • Genetic variation of follicle-stimulating hormone action is associated with age at testicular growth in boys 

      Busch, Alexander S.; Hagen, Casper P.; Main, Katharina M.; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Almstrup, Kristian; Mericq, Verónica; Juul, Anders (Oxford University Press, 2017-05-01)
      Context: Although genetic factors play a pivotal role in male pubertal timing, genome-wide association studies have identified only a few loci. Genetic variation of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) action affects adult ...
    • High dheas at age 7 are associated to higher glycemia during puberty but not metabolic syndrome 

      Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Merino Osorio, Paulina; Iñíguez Vila, Germán; Mericq, Verónica (Karger, 2017)
    • High DHEAS is associated with earlier pubertal events in girls but not in boys 

      Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Iñíguez Vila, Germán; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Mericq, Verónica (Oxford, 2017)
      Context: Premature adrenarche (PA) has been associated with increased metabolic risk. Objective: To describe the risk of precocious thelarche (PT; ,8 years), pubarche (PP; girls ,8 years, boys ,9 years), and gonadarche ...
    • International Consortium on Mammographic Density: Methodology and population diversity captured across 22 countries 

      McCormack, Valerie; Burton, Anya; Santos Silva, Isabel dos; Hipwell, John; Dickens, Caroline; Salem, Dorria; Kama, Rasha; Hartman, Mikael; Lee, Charmaine Pei Ling; Chiah, Kee-Seng; Ozmen, Vahit; Aribal, Mustafa Erkin; Flugelman, Anath Arzee; Lajous, Martín; López Riduara, Ruy; Rice, Megan; Romieun, Isabelle; Ursin, Giske; Qureshi, Samera; Ma, Huiyan; Lee, Eunjung; van Gils, Carla; Wanders, Johanna; Vinayak, Sudhir; Ndumia, Rose; Allen, Steve; Vinnicombe, Sarah; Moss, Sue; Lee, Jong Won; Kim, Jisun; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Sirous, Reza; Sirous, Mehri; Peplonska, Beata; Bukowska, Agnieszka; Tamimi, Rulla; Bertrand, Kimberly; Nagata, Chisato; Kwong, Ava; Vachon, Celine; Scott, Christopher; Pérez Gómez, Beatriz; Pollan, Marina; Maskarinec, Gertraud; Giles, Graham; Hopper, John; Stone, Jennifer; Rajaram, Nadia; Teo, Soo Hwang; Mariapun, Shivaani; Yaffe, Martín; Schuez, Joachim; Chiarelli, Anna; Linton, Linda; Boyd, Norman (Elsevier, 2016)
      Mammographic density (MD) is a quantitative trait, measurable in all women, and is among the strongest markers of breast cancer risk. The population-based epidemiology of MD has revealed genetic, lifestyle and societal/e ...
    • Lower AMH Concentrations and High Androgens in Girls with Premature Adrenarche at Pubertal Onset 

      Merino Osorio, Paulina; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Iñíguez Vila, Germán; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Mericq, Verónica (Karger, 2016)
    • Mammographic density and ageing: A collaborative pooled analysis of cross-sectional data from 22 countries worldwide 

      Burton, Anya; Maskarinec, Gertraud; Pérez Gómez, Beatriz; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, MarÍa Luisa (Public Library Science, 2017)
      Background Mammographic density (MD) is one of the strongest breast cancer risk factors. Its age-related characteristics have been studied in women in western countries, but whether these associations apply to women ...
    • Metabolic Syndrome and Mammographic Density in Premenopausal Chilean Women 

      Martínez Arroyo, Ángela; Moreno Macías, Hortensia; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa (Routledge, 2017)
      Background: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) has been previously associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Mammographic density (MD) is a marker of breast cancer risk. There is little evidence ...
    • Present situation of hepatitis B in Chile Situación actual de la hepatitis B en Chile 

      Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Valenzuela Bravo, María Teresa; Mora, Judith; Vera, Lilian (2008)
      Background: Hepatitis B virus infection generates carriers and 8% will evolve to a chronic phase. Aim: To perform a compilation of studies on hepatitis B in Chile and other sources of information to estimate the impact of ...
    • Pubertal Onset in Chilean Children: Ethnic Disparities 

      Fernández Garay, María Soledad; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Mericq, Verónica (Karger, 2016)
    • Relation between insulin resistance and breast cancer among Chilean women 

      Garmendia, María Luisa; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana; Alvarado, María Elena; Atalah Samur, Eduardo (2007)
      Purpose: In Chile, diabetes and breast cancer are important public health problems. The association between insulin resistance and breast cancer, however, remains largely unexplored. Methods: We conducted a case-control ...