Affiliation: University of Navarra
- Observational research with adolescents: a framework for the management of the parental permissionMiguel Ruiz-Canela
Institute for Culture and Society, Department of Biomedical Humanities, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
BMC Med Ethics 14:2. 2013..Our aim is to critically assess the different factors that could be taken into account when making decisions about waiving active parental permission in observational research with adolescents...
- [Family, friends, and other sources of information associated with the initiation of sexual relations by adolescents in El Salvador]Miguel Ruiz-Canela
Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Espana
Rev Panam Salud Publica 31:54-61. 2012..The objective of this study is to verify the influence of messages Salvadorian youth receive about sexuality, affection, and leisure from family, friends, and the media on the initiation of sexual activity...
- Dietary fat intake and quality of life: the SUN projectCristina Ruano
Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Nutr J 10:121. 2011..Few studies have related nutritional factors with quality of life in healthy populations. The purpose of the study was to assess whether dietary fat intake is associated to mental and physical quality of life...
- Embryonic stem cell research: the relevance of ethics in the progress of scienceMiguel Ruiz-Canela
Department of Biomedical Humanities, University of Navarra, Spain
Med Sci Monit 8:SR21-6. 2002..Finally, the paper suggests how multipotent adult stem cell research may be an optimal and realistic alternative to ES cell research...
- What research participants want to know about genetic research results: the impact of "genetic exceptionalism"Miguel Ruiz-Canela
Department of Biomedical Humanities, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 6:39-46. 2011....
- Olive oil in the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseaseMiguel Ruiz-Canela
Department of Biomedical Humanities, Medical School, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Maturitas 68:245-50. 2011..However, no complete consistency exists and further prospective studies and trials are being implemented in order to obtain more complete evidence...
- [Cured ham and incidence of cardiovascular events, arterial hypertension or weight gain]Miguel Ruiz-Canela López
Departamento de Humanidades Biomédicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Espana
Med Clin (Barc) 133:574-80. 2009..However, no prospective epidemiologic study assessing its effects on human health is available. Our aim was to assess the association between the consumption of cured ham and cardiovascular disease, hypertension or weight gain...
- Researchers' preferences and attitudes on ethical aspects of genomics research: a comparative study between the USA and SpainM Ruiz-Canela
Department of Biomedical Humanities, University of Navarra, Pamplona Spain
J Med Ethics 35:251-7. 2009..However, there are no quantitative data regarding researchers' attitudes about these issues...
- The Mediterranean diet is associated with a reduction in premature mortality among middle-aged adultsMiguel A Martinez-Gonzalez
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
J Nutr 142:1672-8. 2012..72 (95% CI: 0.58, 0.91; P = 0.006). Among highly educated, middle-aged adults, adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet was associated with reduced risk of death...
- Patients' attitudes to informed consent for genomic research with donated samplesJ Ignacio Valle-Mansilla
Department of Internal Medicine, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Cancer Invest 28:726-34. 2010..There was a trend for Spaniards to be more supportive for a broad informed consent than their US counterparts. Exploring these opinions may help improve consent and explain why some patients reject broader forms of consent...
- First sexual intercourse and subsequent regret in three developing countriesAlfonso Osorio
Institute for Culture and Society, Education of Affectivity and Human Sexuality, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
J Adolesc Health 50:271-8. 2012..Adolescents who engage in sex can be affected by a range of negative physical and psychological consequences. We intend to analyze the reasons behind first sex, regret, and the association between reasons and regret...
- A brief assessment of eating habits and weight gain in a Mediterranean cohortItziar Zazpe
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Irunlarrea 1, Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
Br J Nutr 105:765-75. 2011....
- Low consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of chronic disease: a review of the epidemiological evidence and temporal trends among Spanish graduatesMiguel A Martinez-Gonzalez
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Medical School and Clinic, University of Navarra, Irunlarrea 1, 31080 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
Public Health Nutr 14:2309-15. 2011..To review the evidence on the association between fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption and risk of chronic disease, and to assess trends in the prevalence of low F&V consumption...
- Multicenter Spanish study of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography in normal childrenJesús Barrio-Barrio
Department of Ophthalmology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Acta Ophthalmol 91:e56-63. 2013..To analyse variations in the OCT measurements as a function of age, sex, refraction, and axial length (AL)...
- Causal relationship between cannabis use and psychotic symptoms or depression. Should we wait and see? A public health perspectiveJokin de Irala
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Faculty of Medicine, University of Navarra, Spain
Med Sci Monit 11:RA355-8. 2005..We therefore provide reasons to support the case that stronger preventive actions against cannabis are still required in order to avoid the potential increased incidence of psychosocial health problems in the future...