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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a common obstetric and paediatric problem and is one of the most common causes of neonatal respiratory distress. The pathophysiology of MAS is complex. The underlying mechanism of MAS is fetal hypoxia which causes redistribution of fetal blood, increased...

Author(s)
Martínez-Burnes, J.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Villanueva-García, D.; Ibarra-Ríos, D.; Lezama-García, K.; Barrios-García, H.; López-Mayagoitia, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 013, pp 1-11

Many studies on nutrition that include gender do not take it further than observing male-female differences. In this review, I use the concept in the sociological sense and I conceptualize nutrition as embedded in household food security and pertaining to (gendered) performances that require...

Author(s)
Niehof, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 023, pp 1-10

Obesity has become a highly prevalent worldwide public health issue that is attributed to the overconsumption of caloric dense foods, such as meals high in saturated fats. Consistent overconsumption of a high-fat diet (HFD) results in pathogenic adipose tissue expansion which induces a chronic...

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Woodie, L. N.; Altonji, O. M.; Huggins, K. W.; Greene, M. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 011, pp 1-9

Recent advances in the surgical and multimodality management of oesophageal cancer have led to improved survival for patients treated with curative intent. Survivors may struggle to adapt to the profound nutritional impact of oesophageal cancer surgery, and addressing dietary and related...

Author(s)
Murphy, C. F.; Reynolds, J. V.; Roux, C. W. le
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 043, pp 1-16

Yellow fever (YF) is an infectious disease caused by the YF virus (YFV) that, in its most severe form, is characterized by jaundice, fever, liver and renal failure, and neurologic and haemorrhagic manifestations. In the Americas, the virus has two well-established cycles of transmission: the wild...

Author(s)
Silveira, L. B.; Ferreira, N. N.; Branco, N. T. da C.; Fonseca, B. A. L. da
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 040, pp 1-7

Epidemiological and rodent studies suggest an association between vitamin D deficiency and brain disorders. To date, many mechanisms have been proposed to explain the role of vitamin D on brain function. However, no causal relationship between vitamin D deficiency and a specific brain disorder has...

Author(s)
Al-Amin, M. M.; Sullivan, R. K. P.; Jaeschke, K. N.; Burne, T. H. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 040, pp 1-16

Hydrogen gas (H2) was once thought to be inert in biological systems but it has now become apparent that exposure of a wide range of organisms, including animals and plants, to H2 or hydrogen-rich water has beneficial effects. It is involved in plant development, and alleviation of stress and...

Author(s)
Wilson, H. R.; Veal, D.; Whiteman, M.; Hancock, J. T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 045, pp 1-3

Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America bear a significant proportion of the global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). LMICs are unable to respond appropriately to their NCD burden because of a complex blend of epidemiological, demographic, health ...

Author(s)
Aikins, A. de G.; Agyemang, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 027, pp 1-8

Vector-borne diseases have a worldwide distribution and are associated with a significant burden causing over one million deaths annually. Dengue and malaria are the most prevalent mosquito-borne diseases globally. Vectors transmit the infections to human and animal hosts and are the primary...

Author(s)
Bouzid, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 021, pp 1-10

Abattoirs are major sources of valuable information for animal disease outbreaks, but also an environment for transmission of meat-borne zoonoses, which may constitute a major threat to public health and food safety. This study aims to identify common abattoir zoonoses, the geographic distribution...

Author(s)
Fasanmi, O. G.; Ayodeji, I. O.; Oloso, N. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 058, pp 1-14

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