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Unanticipated spikes in food prices can increase malnutrition among the poor, with lasting consequences; however, livelihood strategies that include producing food for home consumption are expected to offer a measure of protection. To test this, we use anthropometric and consumption data from...

Author(s)
Yamauchi, F.; Larson, D. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2019, 113, pp 330-343
Abstract

Oral nutritional supplements (ONS) can be used to improve the nutritional status of malnourished patients, but their effectiveness depends on adequate intake. This is not always achieved due to the disliked flavour and satiating properties of ONS. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect ...

Author(s)
Boer, A. den; Boesveldt, S.; Lawlor, J. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Quality and Preference, 2019, 71, pp 406-414
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Poultry meat is a popular source of protein and there is a global market for poultry products, purchased in a range of forms that can be quickly and...

Abstract

This paper examines the role of women's education on both fertility and child health in Uganda. To identify causal effects, I exploit the timing of a national reform that eliminated primary school fees in 1997 to implement a regression discontinuity design. At the cutoff, the reform increased...

Author(s)
Keats, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 135, pp 142-159
Abstract

There are knowledge gaps in our understanding of the development of chronic disease risks in children, especially with regard to the risk differentials experienced by immigrants and refugees. The Healthy Immigrant Children study employed a mixed-methods cross-sectional study design to characterize...

Author(s)
Lane, G.; Farag, M.; White, J.; Nisbet, C.; Vatanparast, H.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 2018, 43, 10, pp 1043-1058
Abstract

Background: Depression is the leading cause of disease-related disability in women and adversely affects the health and well-being of mothers and their children. Studies have shown maternal depression as a risk factor for poor infant growth. Little is known about the situation in Sub-Saharan...

Author(s)
Haithar, S.; Kuria, M. W.; Sheikh, A.; Kumar, M.; Stoep, A. vander
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pediatrics, 2018, 18, 289, pp (3 September 2018)
Abstract

Background: Universal HIV testing and treatment of infected children remain challenging in resource-limited settings (RLS), leading to undiagnosed children/adolescents and limited access to pediatric antiretroviral therapy (ART). Our objective was to evaluate the feasibility of active cases finding ...

Author(s)
Penda, C. I.; Moukoko, C. E. E.; Koum, D. K.; Fokam, J.; Meyong, C. A. Z.; Talla, S.; Ndombo, P. K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pediatrics, 2018, 18, 259, pp (3 August 2018)
Abstract

In interwar Morocco, French colonial policies aimed to transform the country into an export-oriented agricultural economy in which one-time small farmers became wage labourers on large-scale monoculture enterprises. But as a rapidly urbanising population lost its own means of food production,...

Author(s)
Cornwell, G. H.
Publisher
White Horse Press, Isle of Harris, UK
Citation
Global Environment, 2018, 11, 1, pp 36-57
Abstract

Diet and nutritional status impact on health outcomes. The global rise of diet-related non-communicable diseases plus the double burden of obesity and malnutrition means that it is imperative more than ever that all healthcare professionals are able to provide at least basic evidence-based...

Author(s)
Adamski, M.; Gibson, S.; Leech, M.; Truby, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Nutrition Bulletin, 2018, 43, 2, pp 147-152
Abstract

Aim: Pneumonia develops in bedridden patients even when they are receiving oral care. However, the pneumonia risk in bedridden patients remains unclear, and no screening tool has been developed to assess this risk by using daily hospital data. Methods: We retrospectively examined pneumonia risk...

Author(s)
Matsusaka, K.; Kawakami, G.; Kamekawa, H.; Momma, H.; Nagatomi, R.; Itoh, J.; Yamaya, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 2018, 18, 5, pp 714-722

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