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    • Associação entre desnutrição em crianças moradoras de favelas, estado nutricional materno e fatores socioambientais 

      Silveira, Kátia B. R.; Alves, Jullyana Flávia da Rocha; Ferreira, Haroldo S.; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP]; Florêncio, Telma M. M. T. (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2010-06-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association of malnutrition in children living in substandard settlements (slums) of Maceió, AL, Brazil, with maternal nutritional status and environmental conditions. METHODS: Cross-sectional ...

    • A baixa estatura leve está associada a índices mais elevados de gordura corporal: estudo de uma população de baixa renda 

      Clemente, Ana Paula Grotti [UNIFESP]; Santos, Carla Danusa da Luz [UNIFESP]; Martins, Vinícius José Baccin [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amélia [UNIFESP]; Albuquerque, Maria Paula; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2011-04-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of transferring a pediatric population to mechanical ventilator dependency units (MVDUs) or to home mechanical ventilation (HMV) on bed availability in the pediatric intensive care unit ...

    • A baixa estatura leve está associada ao aumento da pressão arterial em adolescentes com sobrepeso 

      Clemente, Ana Paula Grotti [UNIFESP]; Santos, Carla Danusa [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amélia [UNIFESP]; Martins, Vinícius José Baccin [UNIFESP]; Marchesano, Anna Carolina [UNIFESP]; Fernandes, Mariana Belluca [UNIFESP]; Albuquerque, Maria Paula; Sawaya, Ana Lydia [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia - SBC, 2012-01-01)
      BACKGROUND: Studies have shown that pre/postnatal undernutrition leads to higher risk of non communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity in adulthood. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether overweight adolescents ...

    • Delivering education to the poor: investigating the role of self-motivation in Brazil 

      Andrews, Christina W. [UNIFESP]; Rezende, Simone; Almeida, Wilson M. (Sage Publications Ltd, 2017)
      In this multiple-case study, which involved seven municipalities in Brazil, we argue that good education is a by-product from educators' commitment, which in turn is explained through self-determination theory. The research ...

    • Executive functioning and reading achievement in school: a study of Brazilian children assessed by their teachers as poor readers 

      Abreu, Pascale M. J. Engel de; Abreu, Neander; Nikaedo, Carolina Cunha [UNIFESP]; Puglisi, Marina L.; Tourinho, Carlos J.; Miranda, Monica Carolina [UNIFESP]; Befi-Lopes, Debora M.; Bueno, Orlando Francisco Amodeo [UNIFESP]; Martin, Romain (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-06-10)
      This study examined executive functioning and reading achievement in 106 6- to 8-year-old Brazilian children from a range of social backgrounds of whom approximately half lived below the poverty line. A particular focus ...

    • Percepções das condicionalidades nos programas de transferência de renda: o caso das beneficiárias do CRAS Morro Nova Cintra 

      Ramacciotti, Nathalia Nabor [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2014-08-26)
      Social Security appears in Europe in the twentieth century as a tool to address the structural inequalities in the workforce produced by capitalism. From the Washington Consensus, 1989, the World Bank has established ...

    • Specific language impairment in language-minority children from low-income families 

      Engel de Abreu, Pascale M. J.; Cruz-Santos, Anabela; Puglisi, Marina L. [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-11-01)
      BackgroundRecent evidence suggests that specific language impairment (SLI) might be secondary to general cognitive processing limitations in the domain of executive functioning. Previous research has focused almost exclusively ...

    • Working Memory Screening, School Context, and Socioeconomic Status An Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Working Memory Rating Scale in Brazil 

      Abreu, Pascale M. J. Engel de; Nikaedo, Carolina [UNIFESP]; Abreu, Neander; Tourinho, Carlos J.; Miranda, Monica C. [UNIFESP]; Bueno, Orlando F. A. [UNIFESP]; Martin, Romain (Sage Publications Inc, 2014-05-01)
      Objective: the study explores the psychometric properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese version of the Working Memory Rating Scale (WMRS-Br) in a population of 355 young children from diverse socioeconomic status and schooling ...