Cardiovascular risk factors with an emphasis on hypertension in the Mura Indians from Amazonia
- Z. A. de Souza Filho, A. A. Ferreira, Juliano dos Santos, K. Meira, A. Pierin
- MedicineBMC Public Health
- 13 November 2018
The prevalence of hypertension and other important cardiovascular risk factors in the Mura Indians was high, and this finding is probably due to the adoption of inappropriate habits and lifestyles.
The Fraction of Cancer Attributable to Ways of Life, Infections, Occupation, and Environmental Agents in Brazil in 2020
This is the first study to systematically estimate the fraction of cancer attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors in Brazil and suggests strategies for primary prevention of tobacco smoking and control of infection and the promotion of a healthy diet and physical activity should be the main priorities in policies for cancer prevention in the country.
Mortality due to acute myocardial infarction in Brazil and its geographical regions: analyzing the effect of age-period-cohort.
It was concluded that the observed differences in the risk of death in Brazilian regions is the result of socio-economic inequalities and poor access to health services within the Brazilian territory, favoring early mortality for this cause especially in poorer areas.
Factors associated with anxiety in multiprofessional health care residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- E. S. O. Dantas, João de Deus de Araújo Filho, Glauber Weder dos Santos Silva, Maria Yohana Matias Silveira, Marianny Nayara Paiva Dantas, K. Meira
- Medicine, PsychologyRevista Brasileira de Enfermagem
The results seem to indicate that residents had their mental health impaired during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the maintenance of the variables in the model also suggests that they sought help to control anxiety.
Knowledge of resident nurses on the management of cancer pain: a cross- sectional study
There was a predominance of ignorance about the management of cancer pain and adequate knowledge was dependent on professional training time, as individuals with more than one year of training were less likely to present inadequate knowledge.
Trends and predictions for gastric cancer mortality in Brazil.
- Angela Carolina Brandão de Souza Giusti, Pétala Tuani Candido de Oliveira Salvador, D. L. Souza
- MedicineWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
- 28 July 2016
AIM To analyze the effect of age-period and birth cohort on gastric cancer mortality, in Brazil and across its five geographic regions, by sex, in the population over 20 years of age, as well as make…
Shift work of nursing professionals and blood pressure, burnout and common mental disorders.
- J. O. V. Nascimento, J. Santos, K. Meira, A. Pierin, J. Souza-Talarico
- Medicine, PsychologyRevista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P
- 30 May 2019
Shift work was associated with a higher prevalence of work-related negative factors, inadequate habits and lifestyles, and change in sleep blood pressure.
Chagas disease mortality in Brazil: A Bayesian analysis of age-period-cohort effects and forecasts for two decades
- T. C. Simões, L. Borges, Auzenda Conceição Parreira de Assis, M. V. Silva, Juliano dos Santos, K. Meira
- MedicinePLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
- 1 September 2018
A higher death rate was observed for ages above 30 years, especially 50 to 64 years, and in the older birth cohorts, which can be related to period effects of vector control actions and preventive and care measures by the health system of Brazil, in addition to demographic changes in the period.
Systematic review and meta-analysis of ivermectin for treatment of COVID-19: evidence beyond the hype
The evidence suggests that ivermectin does not reduce mortality risk and the risk of mechanical ventilation requirement, and the evidence is very uncertain regarding this endpoint.
Homicides among women in the different Brazilian regions in the last 35 years: an analysis of age-period-birth cohort effects.
The upward trend of homicide mortality rates according to birth cohort was significant and the highest risk was observed in women born between 2000 and 2004, and younger women are at higher risk of dying from homicides in all Brazilian geographic regions.