Macrosomía fetal e hipertensión arterial, un dúo olvidado.

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Reciente publicación nuestra en la Revista Cubana De Medicina General Integral (Volumen 34, Número 2 (2018): abril-junio) la cual desde hace algún tiempo  presenta un proceso de evaluación por pares (Peerreviewed) y  se encuentra ya indexada en SCOPUS (the World largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings). Tomado del Sitio Web.

Esperamos sus comentarios.

Dr. Guillermo Alberto Perez Fernandez

 

 

Long screen time and cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents. Social media and video games might be taking their toll.

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Whenever someone have asked me- What makes so difficult to approach and control arterial hypertension and its related health conditions?

My response is loud and clear: The complexity of the tangled skein we must deal with as health care providers.   

The problem is that there is a growing number of risk factors with a very complex interrelation.

Nowadays, another has been summed up to the list: the screen time or in other words, the time spent on social media, video games, watching television, music videos, advertising, etc.

It is not a secret that is increasingly rare to see kids and adolescents playing games outdoor unless these are part of the school program they belong to. Children are no longer playing hide-and-seek outside or reading a good hard-cover book. Instead, they’ve dived into a world of constant digital media through television, mobile devices and video games.

According to the latest statistics about the topic: Continue reading “Long screen time and cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents. Social media and video games might be taking their toll.”

Today’s Audio. Sodium intake might be killing the future. It will get your attention.

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Now our blog supports audio. Today you can listen to Dr. Bonita Falkner, chair of the International Pediatric Hypertension Association giving insigtful comments about this topic.