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Evaluation of IFN-gamma secretion after stimulation with C. neoformans and C. gattii antigens in individuals with frequent exposure to the fungus
JOURNAL DE MYCOLOGIE MEDICALE, v.32, n.2, article ID 101230, 5p, 2022
In this study we produced antigenic extracts from prototypical strains of C. neoformans (VNI-VNIV) and C. gattii (VGI-VGIV) and tested IFN-gamma secretion by Elispot. Antigens from the eight Cryptococcus molecular types (VNI -VNIV and VGI - VGIV) were obtained after capsule reduction. IFN-gamma s...
Systemic autoimmune diseases and work outcomes in Brazil: a scoping review
REVISTA DE SAUDE PUBLICA, v.56, article ID 24, 8p, 2022
OBJECTIVE: To review articles that assessed work-related outcomes such as workability, work productivity, presenteeism, absenteeism, sick leave, return to work, and employment status of Brazilian patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Sjogren's syndr...
The impact of SARS-CoV-2 in dementia across Latin America: A call for an urgent regional plan and coordinated response
ALZHEIMERS & DEMENTIA-TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH & CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS, v.6, n.1, article ID e12092, 13p, 2020
The SARS-CoV-2 global pandemic will disproportionately impact countries with weak economies and vulnerable populations including people with dementia. Latin American and Caribbean countries (LACs) are burdened with unstable economic development, fragile health systems, massive economic disparitie...
Anemia prevalence in women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2018
NATURE MEDICINE, v.27, n.10, p.1761-+, 2021
Percepção sobre aspectos da doença e de seu tratamento em pacientes portadores de glaucoma
REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE OFTALMOLOGIA, v.80, n.2, p.117-126, 2021
ABSTRACT Objective: Compare, through structured questionnaires, the knowledge about disease, management of eye drops and adherence to treatment of glaucoma patients disposed in two groups according to educational levels and socioeconomic levels. Methods: A cross-sectional analytical study was car...
Mapping child growth failure across low- and middle-income countries
NATURE, v.577, n.7789, p.231-+, 2020
Childhood malnutrition is associated with high morbidity and mortality globally(1). Undernourished children are more likely to experience cognitive, physical, and metabolic developmental impairments that can lead to later cardiovascular disease, reduced intellectual ability and school attainment,...
Humanistic and Economic Burden of Blindness Associated with Retinal Disorders in a Brazilian Sample: A Cross-Sectional Study
ADVANCES IN THERAPY, v.38, n.8, p.4215-4230, 2021
Introduction Vision impairment and blindness have been significantly associated with high medical care expenditures, decrease in health utility, and loss or reduction of productivity. The objective of this study was to assess the humanistic and economic burden of blindness in a Brazilian sample f...
Factors Associated With Use of Medications for Anxiety and Depression in Pharmacy Students in Brazil
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL EDUCATION, v.85, n.6, article ID 8285, 10p, 2021
Objective. To map undergraduate pharmacy students' use of medications for anxiety and depression and associated factors at one university in Brazil. Methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted from May to July 2019 among undergraduate pharmacy students at one university. Data regarding sociode...
Impact of COVID-19 on education, health and lifestyle behaviour of Brazilian urology residents
INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, v.47, n.4, p.753-776, 2021
Objectives: To evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on clinical and surgical practice, educational activities, health and lifestyle behavior of Brazilian urology residents. Materials and Methods: A web-based survey was sent to 468 Brazilian urology residents from postgraduate years (PGY) 3 to 5 to col...
The hidden impact of rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in professional, financial, and psychosocial health of Latin American orthopedic trauma surgeons
INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, v.52, n.4, p.673-678, 2021
Objective: To assess the quality of life of Latin American orthopedic trauma surgeons during the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America. Methods: A total of 400 orthopedic trauma surgeons from 14 Latin American countries were invited to complete an electronic survey aiming to understand ...