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CAB Reviews

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

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Health, safety and injury prevention actions should be prioritized in aquaculture, where workers are exposed to a wide range of risks. This paper is based on a scoping report by a group of international experts, funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and administered by Fisheries and ...

Author(s)
Cavalli, L. S.; Marques, F. B.; Watterson, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 047, pp 1-9

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

Jamaica's national motto 'Out of Many, One People' reflects the country's multiracial past and the historic and ongoing influences that many cultures have had on the country's traditional knowledge systems (TKS) and traditional medicine (TM). This review explores Jamaican TKS and TM, from the...

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Picking, D.; Delgoda, R.; Vandebroek, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 045, pp 1-13

This review article supports researchers and practitioners to strengthen attention to variously positioned men and masculine identities in order to increase the rigour of empirical research and to enhance outcomes of work addressing environmental issues. Masculinities interact with other factors to ...

Author(s)
Paulson, S.; Boose, W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 030, pp 1-12

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

In Nigeria, 19.9 million girls and women aged between 15 and 49 years underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) between 2004 and 2015, making it a red-flag nation in terms of the practice. The paper notes the issues of bodily, medical, sexual and psychological harm and disability associated with...

Author(s)
Owojuyigbe, M. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 014, pp 1-7

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

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

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