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Name: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
In recent years, a significant increase in mosquito-borne diseases has been recorded worldwide. Faced with the limitations of existing methods for controlling the vector mosquito population, the devel...
Botanical repellents represent one of the main ways of reducing the use of synthetic pesticides and the contamination of soil and hydric resources. However, the poor stability and rapid degradation of...
translate and adapt the Condom Self-Efficacy Scale to Portuguese in the Brazilian context. The scale originated in the United States and measures self-efficacy in condom use.
Aedes aegypti is a primary vector of dengue, chikungunya, Zika, and urban yellow fever viruses. Indoor, ultra low volume (ULV) space spraying with pyrethroid insecticides is the main approach used for...
The use of long lasting insecticidal materials has shown promising results in the control of Aedes aegypti.
This cluster randomised trial will evaluate the efficacy of Wolbachia-infected Aedes aegytpi mosquitoes in reducing dengue cases in Yogyakarta City, Indonesia
Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) have difficulties performing daily activities which reflects negatively on participation, impacting their lives. To date, there are ...
The principal goal of this study is to describe the epidemiology of breast cancer in the Brazilian population
There is little or no assessment under real-use conditions of the efficacy and the tolerance in the short, medium and long term of the antivenoms currently on the market (temporary market ...
This is an in vivo evaluation of drug efficacy performed in Cruzeiro do Sul, in the state of Acre, Brazil. A total of 81 participants ≥5 years old with parasitological confirmation of P....
Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: "first-line" agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and "second-line" drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.
The relative equivalency in the efficacy of different modes of treatment of a disease, most often used to compare the efficacy of different pharmaceuticals to treat a given disease.
Substances causing insects to turn away from them or reject them as food.
Two-ring crystalline hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar. They are used as intermediates in chemical synthesis, as insect repellents, fungicides, lubricants, preservatives, and, formerly, as topical antiseptics.
Genus in the Lamiaceae family. VOLATILE OILS from several species of Pogostemon are used in PERFUME; INSECT REPELLENTS; and ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...