Development of cognitive abilities of children infected with helminths through health education.

  title={Development of cognitive abilities of children infected with helminths through health education.},
  author={Lucas Lobato and Aline Silva de Miranda and Isabela Marinho Faria and Jeffrey Michael Bethony and Maria Fl{\'a}via Carvalho Gazzinelli},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  volume={45 4},
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of health education in learning and cognitive development of children infected, previously treated in an endemic area for helminthiasis. METHODS It is a longitudinal, experimental, with random allocation of participants. The study included 87 children of both sexes enrolled in the school hall of Maranhão, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and divided into two groups: intervention and control. Initially the children were submitted to… CONTINUE READING

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