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CAB Reviews

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Epidemics of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) in the twentieth century led to millions of deaths. However, since the start of the twenty-first century, there has been a continued decline in the number of reported cases, due to increased investment and prioritisation of control efforts....

Author(s)
Davis, C. N.; Rock, K. S.; Keeling, M. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 028, pp 1-11

Chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, hypertension, stroke, dementia, and cancer are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Caloric restriction (CR) is able to reduce or prevent the above a mentioned chronic diseases and increase both healthy lifespan...

Author(s)
Pan YuanLong
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 024, pp 1-7

Craw craw was first described almost 150 years ago. Since then considerable progress has been made in understanding the Onchocerca volvulus life cycle, its effects on the host (blindness, skin disease and epilepsy) and potential control measures. Early attempts were aimed at controlling the black...

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Hopkins, A. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 021, pp 1-10

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a vector-borne viral disease that is transmitted to humans by tick bites and direct contact with an infected animal and human fluids. The disease is endemic in Afghanistan and neighboring countries, and in recent years, there are hundreds of cases of CCHF...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Ababneh, M. M. K.; Amiri, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 023, pp 1-7

Buruli ulcer (BU) is a serious skin disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans infection. Over the last 10 years, the understanding of the epidemiology, ecology, aetiology and physiopathology of BU has progressed considerably. This paper reviews the current knowledge of BU and the options for future...

Author(s)
Maman, I.; Makagni, T. K.; Piten, E.; Yao HoeKou [Yao, H. K. P. ]; Maman, H.; Tchacondo, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 002, pp 1-11

This systematic review focuses on the nematode genus Toxocara and its zoonotic and non-zoonotic species and provides an update to that published by Warren almost half a century ago. Currently, 26 species of Toxocara have been described morphologically and four differentiated by molecular...

Author(s)
Ziegler, M. A.; Macpherson, C. N. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 053, pp 1-27

The rise in indices of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance is a cause for concern and calls for multiple approaches for control to be considered. The most exposed parts of the body, such as hands, skin, head and the face are a leading source of these pathogens. Hands in particular are...

Author(s)
Doughari, J. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 036, pp 1-10

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...

Author(s)
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

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