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A lack of fibre in our diets could be causing the deadly rise in allergies seen in recent decades suggest researchers from Monash University in...

Date
June 2016
Authors
I. Hoskins
Abstract

Background: Early adiponectin and leptin in children correlate with those measured at a later age. Prenatal and early life factors may influence the pattern of leptin and adiponectin longitudinal changes. We aimed to identify subgroups of children with distinct trajectories of leptin and...

Authors
Gruszfeld, D.; Kułaga, Z.; Wierzbicka, A.; Rzehak, P.; Grote, V.; Martin, F.; Poncelet, P.; Closa-Monasterolo, R.; Escribano, J.; Verduci, E.; Riva, E.; Koletzko, B.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Publication
Childhood Obesity, 2016, 12, 3, pp 179-187
Event

14 - 16 November 2016 - Las Vegas

Venue
Las Vegas
Country
USA
Contact
United Scientific Group
Tel
+1 408-426-4832
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

Women are the backbone of agricultural workforce in all over the world. Pakistani women play an important role in agricultural production. Women covers about 43% of the agricultural labor force generally, therefore women become the cause of development of the countries. But this segment is failing...

Authors
Tarar, M. A.; Tahreem Fatima; Salik, M. H.; Saira Akhtar; Khan, Y. N.; Tanvir Sultan; Farooq Ahmad; Warraich, I. A.; Sumaira Yasmin
Publisher
Dow University of Health Sciences
Publication
Journal of the Dow University of Health Sciences, 2016, 10, 1, pp 35-38
AbstractFull Text

Objective: To assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of mothers regarding risk factors for diarrhea and its management in children under five years of age living in rural districts of Pakistan. Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted in two union councils of Dadu and...

Authors
Khan, A. I.; Danish, S. H.; Ahsan Ashfaq; Farah Ahmad; Warsi, S. M. A.; Khan, M. P.
Publisher
Dow University of Health Sciences
Publication
Journal of the Dow University of Health Sciences, 2016, 10, 1, pp 19-24
AbstractFull Text

Background: Calcium (Ca) plays an important role in bone formation. Attaining optimal bone mass and peak bone densities is essential to prevent osteoporotic fractures in future life. In conditions of Ca deficiency, Ca from the bones maintains the blood levels of Ca leading to its depletion in...

Authors
Sofi, N. Y.; Umesh Kapil; Monika Jain
Publisher
Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand (IAPSMUPUK) State Chapter
Publication
Indian Journal of Community Health, 2016, 28, 1, pp 87-88
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: In most parts of the world today, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise. Worldwide they are currently responsible for almost half (42%) of the premature deaths which occurs before the age of 70. Due to sedentary lifestyle, workers of transportation department may be at a...

Authors
Rao, C. R.; Uttam Kumar; Surabhi Mishra; Kamath, V. G.
Publisher
Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand (IAPSMUPUK) State Chapter
Publication
Indian Journal of Community Health, 2016, 28, 1, pp 81-86
AbstractFull Text

Background: According to WHO, CVD is the number one cause of death globally and an estimated 17.5 million people died from CVDs in 2012, representing 31% of all global deaths. Dyslipidaemia with other cardio-metabolic risk factors are one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. This...

Authors
Singh, S. K.; Bhawana Pant; Anuradha Davey; Shukla, A. K.; Sartaj Ahmad
Publisher
Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand (IAPSMUPUK) State Chapter
Publication
Indian Journal of Community Health, 2016, 28, 1, pp 45-50

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