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    • Kain Berkovic, Juliana; Ortega, Alejandra; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Marambio, Paola; Rojas, Joanna; Muñoz, Camila; Leyton Dinamarca, Bárbara (Sage, 2020)
      We developed and pilot tested the effectiveness of a physically active academic program, Active Breaks (AB), whose objective is to increase school time moderate/vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among first graders, through ...
    • His, Mathilde; Biessy, Carine; Torres Mejía, Gabriela; Ángeles Llerenas, Angélica; Alvarado Cabrero, Isabel; Sánchez, Gloria Inés; Borrero, Mauricio; Porras, Carolina; Rodríguez, Ana Cecilia; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Olivier, Magali; Porter, Peggy L.; Lin, MingGang; Gunter, Marc J.; Romieu, Isabelle; Rinaldi, Sabina (Nature, 2020)
      Cumulating evidence in Caucasian women suggests a positive association between height and premenopausal breast cancer risk and a negative association with overall adiposity; however data from Latin America are scarce. We ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Zamudio Cañas, Carolina; Araya Bannout, Marcela; Kain Berkovic, Juliana (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      Objectives: One of every four pregnant women in Chile is obese. Gestational obesity is associated with maternal metabolic complications in pregnancy (e.g., gestational diabetes, preeclampsia), but to our knowledge, there ...
    • Pereira, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Neira, Paulina; López Arana, Sandra; Malkov, Serghei; Shepherd, John (Springer New York LLC, 2017)
      © 2017, Springer Science+Business Media New York. Purpose: High mammographic breast density (BD) is a strong risk factor of breast cancer; however, little is known in women under 40 years of age. Recently, dual-energy X-ray ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa (Universidad de Chile, 2010)
      La actividad física (AF) es prioritaria para el desarrollo de un envejecimiento saludable (1,2). Las recomendaciones de AF en adultos mayores sugieren incorporar un componente importante de ejercicios de resistencia como ...
    • López, Ana; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Shepherd, John; Michels, Karin; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Pereira Scalabrino, Ana (Nature, 2020)
      The effect of excessive gestational weight gain (EGWG) is related to adverse health outcomes in the offspring; however, its effect on the daughters' breast density is unclear. We aimed to assess the association between ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Araya, Marcela; Casanello, Paola; Kusanovic, Juan Pedro; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (Oxford, 2020)
      Background: Some nutritional interventions have shown their efficacy in reducing gestational weight gain (GWG); however, their applicability in routine care is limited. Objective: We assessed the effectiveness of a ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Matus, O.; Mondschein, S.; Kusanovic, J. P. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Objectives: We examined if the guidelines for gestational weight gain (GWG) proposed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) are the most suitable for Chilean women. Study design: Secondary analysis of records of single ...
    • Cazap, Eduardo; Almeida, Liz María de; Arrossi, Silvina; García, Patricia J.; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Gil, Enrique; Hassel, Trevor; Mayorga, Rubén; Mohar, Alejandro; Murillo, Raúl; Owen, Gabriel O.; Paonessa, Diego; Santamaría, Julio; Tortolero Luna, Guillermo; Zoss, Walter; Herrero, Rolando; Luciani, Silvana; Schuz, Joachim; Espina, Carolina (American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2019)
    • 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 ...
    • Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Jones-Smith, J.; Lutter, C. K.; Miranda, J. J.; Pedraza, L. S.; Popkin, B. M.; Ramírez Zea, M.; Salvo, D.; Stein, A. D. (Wiley, 2017)
      The prevalence of overweight and obesity is rapidly increasing among Latin American children, posing challenges for current healthcare systems and increasing the risk for a wide range of diseases. To understand the factors ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Ruiz, Pablo; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (2013)
      Background: Obesity is a risk factor for the development of certain types of cancer. Aim: To estimate the proportion of cancers potentially attributable to obesity in men and women in Chile based on the calculation of ...
    • Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Mondschein, Susana; Matus, Omar; Murrugarra, Ruth; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
      We identified factors associated with gestational weight gain (GWG) in 1,654 Chilean pregnant women with full-term pregnancies. At baseline, we collected information about sociodemographic, gyneco-obstetric, anthropometric, ...
    • Araya Bannout, Marcela; Padilla, Oslando; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Atalah, Eduardo; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2014)
      © 2014 Sociedad Medica de Santiago. All rights reserved.Background: Women in childbearing ages (WCBA) represent a strategic intervention group to reverse the global trend of increasing obesity. Aim: To conduct a review of ...
    • Araya Bannout, Marcela; Padilla, Oslando; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Atalah, Eduardo; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo (Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2014)
      © 2014 Sociedad Medica de Santiago. All rights reserved.Background: Women in childbearing ages (WCBA) represent a strategic intervention group to reverse the global trend of increasing obesity. Aim: To conduct a review of ...
    • Costa, Mage; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Corvalán Aguilar, Camila; Reyes Jedlicki, Marcela (Mary Ann Liebert, 2016)
      Background: Overweight is associated with low-grade inflammation, but it is under debate whether the effect of fat mass accumulation is acute or chronic. We aimed to study the association of overweight duration with low-grade ...
    • Huybrechts, Inge; Romieu, Isabelle; Kandpur, Neha; Katsikari, Katerina; Torres Mejía, Gabriela; Sánchez, Gloria I.; Garmendia Miguel, María Luisa; Porras, Carolina; Biessy, Carine; Gunter, Marc J.; Monteiro, Carlos Augusto; Rinaldi, Sabina (Cambridge Univ., 2020)
      Objectives: The consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPF) has been linked to an increased risk of cancer in western populations, particularly for breast cancer (BC). Although the consumption of UPF is increasing rapidly ...