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Background: Low birth weight (LBW) is one of the major public health problems in developing countries, like Bangladesh. Maternal knowledge is directly involved with the status of birth of her baby. Very little is known about the knowledge on the risk factors of LBW babies in rural life context of...

Author(s)
Chowdhury, A. A.; Halder, K. R.; Imdadul Haque; Faisal Muhammad; Mahamudul Hasan; Moniruddin Chowdhury
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Epidemiology: Open Access, 2017, 7, 1, pp 292
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Background: Teenager or teen is a young person whose age falls within the range from 13-19. They are called teenagers because their age number ends with "teen". Usage by ordinary people varies, and also varies in different societies. Most societies traditionally had a formal ceremony to mark the...

Author(s)
De, K.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Epidemiology: Open Access, 2017, 7, 1, pp 291
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There are different methods to measure health and nutritional status of samples at different sociodemographic settlements in different communities. Of them, one method can be preferable at a certain topographic condition for specific group of people. Typically, it can then become a common method...

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Azizur Rahman; Hakim, M. A.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 2017, 9, 5, pp 145-150
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Triclosan, an antimicrobial compound found in consumer products, has been detected in low concentrations in Minnesota municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluent. This assessment evaluates potential health risks for exposure of adults and children to triclosan in Minnesota surface water,...

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Yost, L. J.; Barber, T. R.; Gentry, P. R.; Bock, M. J.; Lyndall, J. L.; Capdevielle, M. C.; Slezak, B. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2017, 142, pp 588-596
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The objective of this study was to identify and describe the growth and nutritional anthropometric profile of children enrolled in the Sesc National Network of Elementary Education. It is a cross-sectional study conducted among 20,113 students (9,992 girls) from 83 schools aged from 3 to 17....

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Anjos, L. A. dos; Silveira, W. D. B. da
Publisher
Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2017, 22, 5, pp 1725-1734
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In Uganda, agricultural commercialization has been promoted to reduce poverty and improve household food security. South-western Uganda, the major producer of potato, has been considered the food basket of the country but it has one of the highest prevalence rates of stunting in children under 5....

Author(s)
Mugisha, J.; Mwadime, R.; Sebatta, C.; Gensi, R.; Obaa, B.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2017, 10, 3, pp 215-230
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Linear growth faltering is a chronic form of malnutrition which is more serious in children due to its irreversible nature. The aim of this study is to investigate socioeconomic and demographic determinants of linear growth among children under the age of five in Nepal. The 2011 data were obtained...

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Kattel, S.; McNeil, N.; Tongkumchum, P.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2017, 25, 2, pp 851-859
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Moringa leaves are rich in proteins and micronutrients. Moringanews has promoted their production, processing and use in many African countries to fight against malnutrition and to develop new agricultural and entrepreneurial activities. Promoting the consumption of fresh leaves entails working on...

Author(s)
Sauveur, A. de S.; Amenglor, M. G.; Kinda, J.; Colomban, F.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1158, pp 235-248
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In Sustainable Development Goal 2, the UN has sought to abolish both hunger and malnutrition by ensuring the continuous supply of sufficient, wholesome food enabling people to shift towards adopting healthier, well-balanced diets. In addition, it calls for the establishment of new ways to reduce...

Author(s)
Keatinge, J. D. H.; Ebert, A. W.; Hughes, J. D.; Yang, R. Y.; Curaba, J.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1158, pp 1-10
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Objective: To determine the association between body composition and frailty in older Brazilian subjects. Material and methods: This is a Cross-sectional study called FIBRA-BR and developed in community Brazilian aged ≥65 (n=5638). Frailty was assessed according to Fried et al. definition and body...

Author(s)
Ferriolli, E.; Pessanha, F. P. A. dos S.; Moreira, V. G.; Dias, R. C.; Neri, A. L.; Lourenço, R. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2017, 71, pp 99-104

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