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    • Are we losing homocysteine as a cardiovascular risk factor? 

      Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2005-10)
    • Association Between Functional Measures and Mortality in Older Persons 

      Bites, Ana Celia; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera, Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva Balich, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la (Elsevier, 2012-06-15)
      Background: Functional limitations may be a mortality risk among older people. The aim of this work is to determine if body composition and strength are risk factors related to mortality in older Chilean people. Methods: ...
    • Associations between socioeconomic status, aging and functionality among older women 

      Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Cases, Tania; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Leiva, Laura (Elsevier, 2017)
      To assess if there is an association between socioeconomic status and quality of life, functional status and markers of aging, we studied 86 women aged 73 7 years, who answered the WHO Qol Bref quality of life survey. Mini ...
    • Bariatric surgery decreases carotid intima-media thickness in obese subjects 

      García, Gonzalo; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Mella, Javiera; Quiroga, Erik; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Cavada Chacón, Gabriel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Aula Medica Ediciones, 2013-07)
      Background: Obesity has long been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of substantial weight loss induced by bariatric surgery on carotid intima ...
    • Carotid ultrasound examination as an aging and disability marker 

      Barrera Acevedo, María; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Japan Geriatrics Society, 2014)
      Aim: To explore the usefulness of carotid ultrasound examination as a marker of aging and predictor of disability among older people. Methods: Carotid ultrasound, measuring carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and ...
    • Central obesity and not age increases skeletal muscle lipids, without influencing lean body mass and strength 

      Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Jara, Natalia; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Claudio, Silva; Pañella, Loreto; Henríquez, Sandra; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (AULA MEDICA EDICIONES, 2015)
      Background/Aims: To measure skeletal muscle lipid infiltration, its association with insulin resistance (IR) lean mass and function, in Chilean men differing in age and body composition. Our hypothesis was that muscle lipid ...
    • Determinación de los índices glicémicos y de insulina en fórmulas para alimentación enteral en adultos sanos 

      Gattas, Vivien; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Leiva, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Steenhout, Philippe; Klassen, Petra; Voss, Theresa; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2007-07)
      In acute illnesses, plasma glucose levels are often increased and generally parallel the severity of stress. Hyperglycemia caused by reduced insulin sensitivity and reduced insulin secretion is associated with increased ...
    • Efecto del probiótico Saccharomyces boulardii en la prevención de la diarrea asociada con antibióticos en adultos ambulatorios en tratamiento con amoxicilina 

      Bravo, María Verónica; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Leiva Balich, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Barrera, Gladys; Maza, Javier de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2008-08)
      Background: Antibiotic-associated diarrhea is one of the most common adverse effects of antimicrobials. Any antimicrobial can potentially produce diarrhea but beta-lactamics have a higher risk. Among these, amoxicillin is ...
    • Effect of a nutritional supplementation on bone health in Chilean elderly subjects with femoral osteoporosis 

      Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, María; Leiva Balich, Laura; Gattas, Vivien; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Haschke, Ferdinand; Steenhout, Philippe; Klassen, Petra; Hager, Corinne; Offord, Elizabeth; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (AMER COLLEGE NUTRITION, 2006-06)
      Objective: To study the effects of a special nutritional supplement on bone mineral density and bone turnover markers in Chilean elderly subjects with femoral osteoporosis. Setting: Public primary health care clinics in ...
    • Effect of calorie restriction on energy expenditure in overweight and obese adult women 

      Jiménez Jaime, Teresa; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Henríquez Parada, Sandra; Rodríguez Silva, Juan; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Aula Médica Ediciones, 2015)
      Energy expenditure (EE) may decrease in subjects on hypocaloric diets, in amounts that exceed body mass loss, favoring weight regain. Objective: to verify if a short-term caloric restriction lowers Resting Energy ...
    • Effect of weight maintenance or gain in a 10 years period over telomere length, sirtuin 1 and 6 expression and carotid intima media thickness 

      Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, Maria; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva, L.; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (The British Dietetic Association, 2015)
      Background: Lack of weight gain throughout adult life could mimic the beneficial effects of energy restriction in humans. The present study aimed to assess the effects of weight stability or gain, over a period of 10 ...
    • Effects of two training modalities on body fat and insulin resistance in postmenopausal women 

      Henríquez, Sandra; Monsalves Álvarez, Matías; Jimenez, Teresa; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Silva, Claudio; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
      Our objective was to compare the effects of a low-load circuit resistance training protocol and usual aerobic training in postmenopausal women. Postmenopausal women with at least 1 feature of the metabolic syndrome were ...
    • Effects of vitamin D supplementation and exercise training on physical performance in Chilean vitamin D deficient elderly subjects 

      Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, María; Leiva Balich, Laura; Gattas, Vivien; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Avendaño, Marcelo; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2006-08)
      The aim was to assess the effects of resistance training and vitamin D supplementation on physical performance of healthy elderly subjects. Ninety-six subjects, aged 70 years or more with 25 OH vitamin D levels of 16 ng/ml ...
    • Estimated glomerular filtration rate, urine albumin excretion, and survival among patients consulting in public Chilean public primary care clinics 

      Lorca Herrera, Eduardo; Garmendia Miguel, MarÍa Luisa; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Sandoval, Verónica; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD., 2016)
      Chronic renal disease (CRD) in its pre-dialysis stage is an important risk factor for mortality among adults. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of CRD on mortality among consultants in Chilean public primary ...
    • Evaluación a largo plazo del estado nutricional, composición corporal y densidad mineral ósea en mujeres operadas de bypass gástrico: impacto del nivel socioeconómico 

      Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Leiva Balich, Laura; Barrera Acevedo, María; Boggiano, Carolina; Herrera, Tomás; Pérez, Yanet; Gattas, Vivien; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (SOC MEDICA SANTIAGO, 2008-11)
      Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) has had a positive impact on co-morbidities associated with obesity. However, in the long-term it can induce micronutrient deficiencies. Aim: To perform a complete nutritional assessment ...
    • Factors related to total energy expenditure in older adults (Chile) 

      Pakozdi, Tamara; Leiva Balich, Laura; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Barrera Acevedo, Gladys; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Henríquez, Sandra; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (Aula Médica Ediciones, 2015)
      Aim: to asses Total Energy Expenditure (TEE) in healthy Chilean institutionalized or independently older people Methods: twenty seven young (27-30 years), 27 institutionalized (> 65 years old) and 27 free-living older ...
    • Folates Induce Colorectal Carcinoma HT29 Cell Line Proliferation Through Notch1 Signaling 

      Rodríguez, Juan M.; Miranda, Dante; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Hirsch Birn, Sandra (ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2015)
      Folic acid (FA) consumption at high levels has been associated with colon cancer risk. Several mechanisms have been proposed to explain this association. The Notch signal pathway has been implicated in the regulation of ...
    • Indicadores antropométricos, composición corporal y limitaciones funcionales en ancianos 

      Arroyo Albala, Patricia; Lera Marques, Lydia; Sánchez, Hugo; Bunout Barnett, Daniel; Santos, José Luis; Albala Brevis, Cecilia (Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2007-07)
      Functional limitations limit the independence and jeopardize the quality of life of elderly subjects. Aim: To assess the association between anthropometric measures and body composition with functional limitations in ...
    • Irisin is weakly associated with usual physical activity in young overweight women 

      Tenorio, Beatriz; Jimenez, Teresa; Barrera Acevedo, María Gladys; Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Troncoso Cotal, Rodrigo; Farías, María Belén; Rodríguez, Juan Manuel; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (Aula medica ediciones, 2017)
      Purpose: To determine if irisin plasma levels are associated with regular physical activity, body composition and metabolic parameters in women subjected to calorie restriction. Subjects and methods: We studied 42 women ...
    • Lack of effect of diet-induced hypomethylation on endothelium-dependent relaxation in rats 

      Hirsch Birn, Sandra; Ronco Macchiavello, Ana María; Pinardi Testa, Gianni; Montequin, María José; Leiva Balich, Laura; Maza Cave, María Pía de la; Llanos Silva, Miguel; Bunout Barnett, Daniel (CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, 2008-12)
      Background: Endothelial dysfunction is a key process in atherosclerosis. Hypomethylation is one of the postulated mechanisms involved in atherogenesis and is mainly secondary to a decrease in essential factors such as, ...