Simone Bruggemann Mota

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The morbidity of acute respiratory infections in young children and the role of respiratory viruses were evaluated in a 29-month household-based study in an impoverished urban population in Fortaleza, Brazil; subjects were 175 children less than 5 years of age in 63 families. Home visits were conducted three times weekly during which staff recorded the(More)
With the improved control of acute diarrheal illness mortality with oral rehydration therapy, persistent diarrhea is now emerging as a major cause of childhood mortality in tropical developing areas like the impoverished populations in Brazil's Northeast. "Graveyard surveillance" in the rural community of Guaiuba in northeastern Brazil revealed fully half(More)
Background WHO alerts to the epidemic behavior of diabetes (DM): more than 190 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes and this number will double by 2030 (Brasilsus, 2014). In Brazil, IDF estimated in 2014 that the number of diabetics was 11.6 million. Aging, urbanization, sedentary lifestyle, high fat diet and obesity are seen as responsible for(More)
Tightly coiled bacteria are common inhabitants of the gastric mucosae of cats and there is considerable debate whether feline helicobacters are commensal or pathogenic organisms. To determine the prevalence of Helicobacter species and gastric histopathological findings, gastric mucosa samples of 56 stray cats were collected from cardia, fundus, body, antrum(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to reproducibly determine if any of the polymorphisms were associated with the susceptibility to brain arteriovenous malformations (BAVM) or the risk of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) presentation. METHODS We recruited 63 BAVM patients and 96 controls. The polymorphisms selected for evaluation were apolipoprotein E(More)
Background Diabetes mellitus (DM) refers to a group of common metabolic disorders, with multiple causes, that share a common phenotype: hyperglycemia (Kota, 2012). The concept of multiple etiologies is recent and a third group of DM is proposed today, a monogenic form with autosomal dominant inheritance: MODY. There are 13 subtypes described for MODY, which(More)
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