LIM/38 - Laboratório de Epidemiologia e Imunobiologia

O Laboratório de Epidemiologia e Imunobiologia é ligado ao Departamento de Medicina Preventiva da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP).

Linhas de pesquisa: epidemiologia das neoplasias; epidemiologia da AIDS e outras doenças transmissíveis; imunopatogenia de leishmanioses; métodos diagnósticos e alternativas terapêuticas das doenças negligenciadas; coinfecção HIV/leishmania.

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Recent Submissions

  1. Food insecurity, food waste, food behaviours and cooking confidence of UK citizens at the start of the COVID-19 lockdown

    BRITISH FOOD JOURNAL, v.123, n.9, Special Issue, p.2959-2978, 2021

    Purpose The current pilot study explored food insecurity, food waste, food related behaviours and cooking confidence of UK consumers following the COVID-19 lockdown. Design/methodology/approach Data were collected from 473 UK-based consumers (63% female) in March 2020. A cross-sectional online su...

  2. School meals consumption is associated with a better diet quality of Brazilian adolescents: results from the PeNSE 2015 survey

    PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, v.24, n.18, p.6512-6520, 2021

    Objective: To assess the association between the consumption of school meals offered by the National School Feeding Program (PNAE, in the Portuguese acronym) and the diet quality of adolescents aged 11 to 19 years from Brazilian public schools. Design: Cross-sectional. Setting: Public schools in ...

  3. Rastreamento do risco de sarcopenia em adultos com 50 anos ou mais hospitalizados


    Abstract Objective To screen the risk of sarcopenia in hospitalized individuals using the SARC-F and SARC-Calf instruments and verify the association between the risk of sarcopenia with the sociodemographic and clinical variables and those that make up the sarcopenia phenotype. Methods This is a ...

  4. Dietary patterns and diet quality of Portuguese children and adolescents: the UPPER project



    ATHEROSCLEROSIS, v.331, p.E139-E140, 2021

  6. Disparity between scientific accomplishment and biotechnology availability in Brazil

    SCIENCE PROGRESS, v.104, n.2, article ID 368504211028373, 3p, 2021

    Despite being among the world's leaders in scientific output, Brazil ranks 66th among countries in the production of reagents and supplies needed for state-of-the-art scientific analyses. The production of needed reagents and equipment for experimental analyses and patient diagnostics is sorely l...

  7. Identifying Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for Routine Surveillance of Physical and Emotional Symptoms in Head and Neck Cancer Populations: A Systematic Review

    JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, v.10, n.18, article ID 4162, 31p, 2021

    The aims of this review were to identify symptoms experienced by head and neck cancer (HNC) patients and their prevalence, as well as to compare symptom coverage identified in HNC specific patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs). Searches of Ovid Medline, Embase, PsychInfo, and CINAHL were cond...

  8. Food consumption and depression among Brazilian adults: results from the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2013

    CADERNOS DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.36, n.1, article ID e00245818, 13p, 2020

    Our study aimed to evaluate the association between food consumption and depression. We used data from the Brazilian National Health Survey; a cross-sectional study carried out in 2013 among 46,785 Brazilian adults. The exposures were regular consumption (>= 5 times/week) of the markers of health...

  9. Milk lymphocyte profile and macrophage functions: new insights into the immunity of the mammary gland in quarters infected with Corynebacterium bovis

    BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH, v.17, n.1, article ID 282, 8p, 2021

    Backgrounds The present study explored the viability of bovine milk macrophages, their intracellular production of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS), and their phagocytosis of Staphylococcus aureus, as well as the profile of lymphocytes, from healthy udder quarters and udder quarters in...

  10. The adherence to school meals is associated with a lower occurrence of obesity among Brazilian adolescents

    PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, v.150, article ID 106709, 8p, 2021

    This study aimed to verify the association between adherence to meals from the Brazilian National School Feeding Program (PNAE) and obesity indicators among adolescents. Data from 12,373 students attending public schools from the 2015 National Survey of School Health were used. Adherence to schoo...