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The use of microblogs and mobile phone applications that provide “fitspiration”, may promote eating disorders and compulsive exercise...

Date
May 2016
Authors
H. Schwartz
Abstract

Objective: Dysbiosis of the infant gut microbiota may have long-term health consequences. This study aimed to determine the impact of maternal intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) on infant gut microbiota, and to explore whether breastfeeding modifies these effects. Design: Prospective...

Authors
Azad, M. B.; Konya, T.; Persaud, R. R.; Guttman, D. S.; Chari, R. S.; Field, C. J.; Sears, M. R.; Mandhane, P. J.; Turvey, S. E.; Subbarao, P.; Becker, A. B.; Scott, J. A.; Kozyrskyj, A. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Publication
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2016, 123, 6, pp 983-993
Event

29 November - 2 December 2016 - Melbourne

Venue
Melbourne
Country
Australia
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biocontrol of major grapevine diseases: leading research.

This volume provides a holistic overview of the advances in the use of biological control agents (BCAs) and plant resistance inducers to reduce various phytopathogenic infections of grapevine. The ecology, mechanisms involved in protection and application methods of these BCAs and inducers are...

Authors
Compant, S.; Mathieu, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
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Despite being relatively neglected as a livestock species in most of the world, the dromedary camel is highly valued in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa - especially East Africa. This paper reviews the ways in which camel diseases impact human welfare in East Africa by discussing how diseases...

Date
February 2016
Subjects
adaptability; animal diseases; animal production; calves; camel meat; camel milk; climate change; draught animals; economics; food security; foodborne diseases; growth; herds; human diseases; infectious diseases; meat animals; milk yielding animals; pastoralism; reproduction; reviews; survival; transport; zoonoses
Authors
Plummer, P. J.; Coatney, J. W.
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: In view of the widespread deficiencies of trace minerals like iron and zinc, strategies to enhance their bioavailability from plant foods is of interest. This study was therefore undertaken to explore ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), a known metal chelator, for a possible...

Authors
Shweatha, H. E.; Kalpana Platel
Publisher
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition
Publication
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 2016, 22, 1, pp 163-172
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: The need for alternative protein and essential micronutrients sources for adequate complementary foods is urgent. Dried Marcrotermes bellicosus was reported to be a good source of dietary protein, fat, and micronutrients. This study investigated the fatty acid profile, protein, and...

Authors
Adepoju, O. T.
Publisher
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition
Publication
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 2016, 22, 1, pp 153-161
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: Protein malnutrition increases the sensitivity to septic shock by impairing antioxidation and immune response. Based on the potent antioxidant effects of silymarin, the putative protective role of silymarin against sepsis-induced oxidative damage in protein malnourished rats was...

Authors
Alhamdan, A. A.
Publisher
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition
Publication
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 2016, 22, 1, pp 137-151
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Introduction: There is increasing evidence of the presence of antioxidant and antimutagenic properties in some fruit species. Punicalagin extracted from pomegranate is reported to have anti-proliferative activities and able to induce toxicity in colon cancer cells. However, the molecular mechanisms...

Authors
Omar, U.; Aloqbi, A.; Yousrl, M.; Howell, N. K.
Publisher
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition
Publication
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 2016, 22, 1, pp 125-136
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: Food and nutrition security remains a fundamental challenge for human welfare, economic growth, and a healthy life. This study investigated household nutrition and food security in a rural community of the Nsukka Local Government Area (LGA) of Enugu State, Nigeria. Methods: The Obukpa...

Authors
Nzeagwu, O.; Aleke, U.
Publisher
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition
Publication
Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 2016, 22, 1, pp 113-123

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