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bachelor's at Medicina from Universidade de São Paulo (1967), master's at Paediatrics from Universidade de São Paulo (1973) and doctorate at Medicina Pediatria Ribeirão Preto from Universidade de São Paulo (1975). Has experience in Medicine, focusing on Child Health, acting on the following subjects: aleitamento materno, low birth weight, crescimento, risk factors and saude perinatal. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
The present study consists of two major subprojects. The first will evaluate new risk factors for preterm birth, such as components of two causality chains, i.e., the neuroendocrine and immune-inflammatory hypotheses. According to the first hypothesis, stress during pregnancy may favor the release of corticotrophin releasing factor (CRH) and the induction of preterm delivery potentiated...
A change in health problems has been observed in most Latin American countries as the incidence of infant mortality, malnutrition, low birth weight, and infectious and parasitic diseases decreases, although, on the other hand, non-transmissible chronic diseases have increased among adults. In Brazil the current epidemiological profile is represented by the diseases of underdevelopment v...
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