Cecilia Cordeiro da Silva

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South American tuco-tucos (genus Ctenomys) and related coruros (genus Spalacopus), North American pocket gophers (family Geomyidae), and African mole rats (family Bathyergidae) are lineages of rodents that colonized the subterranean niche independently. An energetically demanding lifestyle, coupled with the hypoxic atmosphere characteristic of the(More)
The level of basic care in Brazil's Unified Health System is a community-based attention model composed by Family Health Units, small teams of health professionals intended to solve low-complexity problems at a territory delimitated by a certain number of families, attended by Communitary Health Agents. Despite the large amount of social inequalities in(More)
Most of the food consumed in Brazilian cities, as in other big urban spaces, is produced by family farming. The economic sustainability of these family communities depends on the range of primary health care. The rational use of medicinal plants is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an important element of healing practices and nutrition(More)
The basic health care level in Brazil's Unified Health System consists of a community-based attention model composed by small teams of health professionals dedicated to deal with low-complexity problems. Despite the social and economic advances experimented in the last two decades, social inequalities still persist in Brazilian countryside. However,(More)
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