Angela Maria Monteiro Da Silva

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BACKGROUND Neglected Tropical Diseases are a set of communicable diseases that affect the population so low socioeconomic status, particularly 1.4 billion people who are living below the poverty level. This study has investigated the magnitude and mortality time trends for these diseases in the state of Sergipe, Northeast Region of Brazil. METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND Breast cancer incidence within an area is usually proportional to the area's income level. High-income areas have shown the highest incidence rates and since 2003, negative trends. As for mortality, rates are often higher in low-income regions. The purpose of this study was to analyze trends in incidence and mortality in a capital city of a(More)
AIMS The aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of human visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and curative chemotherapy on the activity of cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A, CYP2C9 and CYP2C19 in patients from an endemic region in Brazil. METHODS Adult patients with parasitologically confirmed VL were given a CYP phenotyping cocktail, comprising midazolam,(More)
The concept of self-efficacy (SE) was developed by BANDURA, in 1977. SE has been widely utilized in health care and has shown to be a powerful predictor in various domains of behavior such as in smoking cessation, weight control and participation in programs of disease prevention. This study investigated if a psychosocial intervention fosters improvements(More)
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