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CAB Reviews

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

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Fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables are increasingly linked to food-borne illnesses, outbreaks and recalls. The trend represents a modern-day public health conundrum wherein consumers are encouraged to eat more fresh produce to help prevent chronic health problems such as obesity and heart disease,...

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Jay-Russell, M. T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 040, pp 1-16

The microsporidia are opportunistic pathogens, obligate intracellular parasites of vertebrates and invertebrates. They have been described in patients with AIDS, transplant recipients, children, travellers, seniors, contact lens wearers and patients with other immunosuppressive conditions. These...

Author(s)
Lallo, M. A.; Spadacci-Morena, D. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 044, pp 1-12

Morbidity and mortality associated with an infectious disease outbreak can be mitigated by early detection followed by swift action. Modelling, tracking and predicting disease outbreaks are therefore priorities for public health agencies. New media data sources, including social media platforms,...

Author(s)
Walker, J. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 031, pp 1-13

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb) infection is a global problem, which is exacerbated by human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) co-infection. Despite the use of the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine for over a century, it is evident that a new vaccine is needed because of its limitations in...

Author(s)
Metcalf, R.; Kelleher, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 019, pp 1-7

Long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC n-3 PUFA) particularly, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 22: 5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22: 6n-3) have been reported to reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) including myocardial infarction, stroke, coronary artery disease and...

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Mateos, H. T.; Lewandowski, P. A.; Vaughan, V. C.; Su, X. Q.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 007, pp 1-12

The patients' condition prior to surgery is of major importance for clinical outcome. It is believed nowadays that artificial nutrition in the form of a preoperative drink may improve postoperative outcome. Until now, a clear overview concerning the effects of preoperative supplementation on...

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Brinkmann, S. J. H.; Buijs, N.; Luttikhold, J.; Delavary, B. M.; Niessen, F. B.; Leeuwen, P. A. M. van
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 015, pp 1-14

Residents at long-term residential institutions (nursing homes, homes for the elderly and social housing) find supported livelihood, full board and peace of mind. However, malnutrition is very frequent among institutionalized elderly. This article systematically reviews the currently available...

Author(s)
Lelovics, Z.; Deé, K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 003, pp 1-8

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