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CAB Reviews

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

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Leveraging data collected by commercial poultry requires a deep understanding of the data that are collected. Machine learning (ML)-based techniques are capable of "learning by finding" nonobvious associations and patterns in the data in order to create more reliable, accurate, explanatory, and...

Author(s)
Pitesky, M.; Gendreau, J.; Bond, T.; Carrasco-Medanic, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 049, pp 1-11

Fungi play an important role in our life. Several species of fungi act as biocontrol agents, antibiotic producers, and waste material decomposers. On the other hand, several harmful fungi cause problems by attacking plants, humans, and animals, while others can spoil our food. Fungi attacking...

Author(s)
Kazerooni, E. A.; Velazhahan, R.; Essa, M. M.; Al-Sadi, A. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 036, pp 1-10
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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....

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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...

Author(s)
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

Many human studies have reported controversial results on the benefit of probiotics on leptin levels. White adipose tissue (WAT) secretes leptin and plays an important role in energy balance and glucose homeostasis by decreasing food consumption and acting on fatty acid oxidation and weight...

Author(s)
Papandreou, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 015, pp 1-2

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

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

Chikungunya is a disease caused by the chikungunya virus (CHIKV), a mosquito-borne alphavirus that is emerging and re-emerging in different parts of the world. Urban expansion, globalization, increase in human travel and tourism are some of the factors increasing the risk of importation of the...

Author(s)
Berthiaume, P.; Côté, J. C.; Mascarenhas, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 059, pp 1-17

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