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The identification of parasites from ancient cultures expands our list of parasites infective to extant humans. A partially mummified human body from the archeological site of Lapa do Boquete, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, was recently discovered. It was interred between 600 and 1,200 yr ago. Dietary analysis showed that the mummified body was from a society(More)
This study seeks to show the importance of cancer as a cause of morbidity and mortality among Brazilian women. Mortality data from the Health Ministry and incidence data from the six Brazilian Population Based Cancer Registries (Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, S. Paulo, Porto Alegre e Goiânia) were used. Cancer accounted for 15.5% of all deaths in women above(More)
Introduction Infections Related to Health Care (IRHC) today are considered as a public health problem worldwide, therefore it is essential that institutions focus their efforts on the continuous improvement of quality of care using the IRHC indices as indicators of quality, validated and recognized for this purpose, but in Brazil the comparison of IRHC(More)
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