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  1. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is chronic inflammatory skin disease that is relapsing and a serious condition that disrupts the quality of life of affected individuals. Probiotics are an immunomodulator that can enhan...

    Authors: Menul Ayu Umborowati, Damayanti Damayanti, Sylvia Anggraeni, Anang Endaryanto, Ingrid S. Surono, Isaak Effendy and Cita Rosita Sigit Prakoeswa
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:37
  2. Hunger affects millions of people worldwide. In the current pandemic scenario of coronavirus Brazil has experienced an epidemic peak of hunger, amplifying existing prepandemic vulnerabilities, mainly in the No...

    Authors: Mayline Menezes da Mata, José Anael Neves and Maria Angélica Tavares de Medeiros
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:36
  3. Antioxidant enzymes protect the human body against the harmful effects of oxidative stress. The activity of antioxidant enzymes changes with age and depends on dietary nutrients such as fats and vitamins, whic...

    Authors: Elżbieta Cecerska-Heryć, Klaudia Krauze, Angelika Szczęśniak, Aleksandra Goryniak-Mikołajczyk, Natalia Serwin, Daria Śleboda-Taront, Roksana Jacek, Rafał Heryć, Anna Michalczyk and Barbara Dołęgowska
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:35
  4. Breastfeeding practice is still not optimum in Bangladesh. Understanding barriers to breastfeeding is needed to prevent harmful practices. This study aimed to understand barriers to breastfeeding among infants...

    Authors: Md. Fakhar Uddin, Ishrat Jabeen, Mohammad Ashraful Islam, Mahfuzur Rahman, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Tahmeed Ahmed and Haribondhu Sarma
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:34
  5. The confinement by COVID-19 has affected the food chain and environments, which added to factors such as anxiety, frustration, fear and stress have modified the quality of the diet in the population around the...

    Authors: Samuel Durán-Agüero, Alfonsina Ortiz, Patricio Pérez-Armijo, María Fernanda Vinueza-Veloz, Israel Ríos-Castillo, Saby Camacho-Lopez, Brian M. Cavagnari, Edna J. Nava-González, Valeria Carpio-Arias, Karla Cordón-Arrivillaga, Saby Mauricio-Alza, Jhon Jairo Bejarano Roncancio, Beatríz Nuñez-Martínez, Gabriel González-Medina, Sonia Ivancovich, Eliana Romina Meza-Miranda…
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:33
  6. Anaemia in pregnancy is the leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality and poor birth outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. The most common cause of anaemia during pregnancy is acute blood loss ...

    Authors: Asmamaw Demis Bizuneh and Getnet Gedefaw Azeze
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:32
  7. The COVID-19 epidemic has affected diverse issues of life including economy, health and nutrition. This nationwide study was conducted to evaluate the effects of the epidemic lockdown-induced socio-economic ch...

    Authors: Bahareh Nikooyeh, Samira Rabiei, Maryam Amini, Delaram Ghodsi, Hamid Rasekhi, Azam Doustmohammadian, Zahra Abdollahi, Mina Minaie, Farzaneh Sadeghi and Tirang R. Neyestani
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:31
  8. Gender shapes household decision-making and access for nutritious diets, including animal source foods (ASFs) that impact on child health and nutrition status. However, research shows that the poorest househol...

    Authors: Salome A. Bukachi, Mariah Ngutu, Ann W. Muthiru, Aurélia Lépine, Suneetha Kadiyala and Paula Domínguez-Salas
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:30
  9. Relapse or repeated episodes is the admission of a child with the diagnosis of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) after being discharged to a status of treated and cured from a stabilizing center. A child may exp...

    Authors: Fassikaw Kebede
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:29
  10. Undernutrition is a serious global health issue, and stunting is a key indicator of children's nutritional status which results from long-term deprivation of basic needs. Ethiopia, the largest and most populou...

    Authors: Binyam Tariku Seboka, Samuel Hailegebreal, Tizalegn Tesfaye Mamo, Delelegn Emwodew Yehualashet, Girma Gilano, Robel Hussen Kabthymer, Helen Ali Ewune, Reta Kassa, Mary Abera Debisa, Mulugeta Namaro Yawo, Habtamu Endashaw, Abel Desalegn Demeke and Getanew Aschalew Tesfa
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:28
  11. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and antibiotic resistance patterns in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis in Middle Eastern countries.

    Authors: Yousef Nikmanesh, Afsaneh Foolady Azarnaminy, Pourya Avishan, Mohammadreza Taheri, Paniz Sabeghi, Ehsan Najibzadeh and Azad Khaledi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:26
  12. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had a significant influence on nutritional status. There have been several studies on dietary habits and nutritional status in connection with COVID-19. However, there h...

    Authors: Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Amer Koni, Muna Shakhshir, Moyad Shahwan and Ammar A. Jairoun
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:25
  13. The potential modifiable role of diet in common psychological disorders, including depression and anxiety, has attracted growing interest. Diet may influence the occurrence of mental disorders through its infl...

    Authors: Xiaoling Li, Meicui Chen, Zhicui Yao, Tianfeng Zhang and Zengning Li
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:24
  14. Unhealthy diet including consumption of high amounts of sugar-sweetened beverages is a key modifiable risk factor for obesity and NCDs which begin in childhood and adolescence. The study aimed to compare the e...

    Authors: Fateme Zareharofteh and Masoud Karimi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:23
  15. The aim of this study is to assess the current status of non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors amongst adolescents in Bangladesh. We also critically reviewed the existing policy responses to NCD risk amo...

    Authors: Tuhin Biswas, Peter Azzopardi, Syeda Novera Anwar, Tim David de Vries, Luis Manuel Encarnacion-Cruz, Md. Mehedi Hasan, M. Mamun Huda, Sonia Pervin, Rajat Das Gupta, Dipak Kumar Mitra, Lal B. Rawal and Abdullah Al Mamun
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:22
  16. Gut microbiota might play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and probiotics supplement may be an effective treatment option. This study aims to explore the therapeutic effect...

    Authors: Mei Luo, Qin Liu, Lin Xiao and Li-Shou Xiong
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:21
  17. From 2012 to 2015, a health promotion intervention (under a project called HADP) aiming to improve children’s well-being was implemented in Horowpathana, Sri Lanka. The donor organization reports positive resu...

    Authors: Najith Duminda Galmangoda Guruge, Adam Arhelger and Kalpani Abhayasinghe
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:20
  18. Community characteristics are a significant social determinant of child health. Little is known about the effects of social heterogeneity as a specific factor that might impact health. This paper aims to fill ...

    Authors: Bailey Richards, Krishna Rao and David Bishai
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:19
  19. Balanced nutrition is crucial for adolescent’s proper physical and mental development. Dietary habits change significantly with a child’s development. Along with increasing age and the shift towards adolescenc...

    Authors: Alicja Basiak-Rasała, Sara Górna, Joanna Krajewska, Mateusz Kolator, Katarzyna Pazdro-Zastawny, Aleksander Basiak and Tomasz Zatoński
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:17
  20. The purpose of the project was to improve newborn health in neonatal care units in a low resource area with high neonatal mortality, predominantly by better nutrition and educational exchange of health care wo...

    Authors: Kirsti Haaland and Sadasivam Sitaraman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:27

  21. The association between dietary cholesterol consumption and dyslipidemia is still in controversy. The study aims to evaluate whether dietary cholesterol intake associated with dyslipidemia and its components i...

    Authors: Junqiang Pan, Wenqi Han, Yongrong Jiang, Jine Wu and Xin Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:15
  22. Studies in the literature have found mixed results on the effect of microcredit on health outcomes. Of the five previous experimental studies that included microcredit and a health intervention, three reported...

    Authors: Stan Becker, Ruhul Amin, Nirali Chakraborty and Linnea Zimmerman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:14
  23. Undernutrition is one of the major public health problems affecting children in developing settings. Despite impressive interventions like productive safety net program (PSNP), there is limited information on ...

    Authors: Aklilu Tesfaye and Gudina Egata
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:13
  24. Adolescent mothers (Girls aged 15–19) constitute 8% of annual global births, but account for 10% of annual maternal deaths. WHO recommended 4–8 Antenatal Care (ANC) visits, in addition to quality care and faci...

    Authors: Aminur Rahman, Tahmina Begum, Anne Austin, Md. Hasan, Nurul Alam, Iqbal Anwar and Surasak Taneepanichskul
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:12
  25. Vitamin D is vital for the growth and development of children. While deficiency and/or insufficiency of vitamin D among South Asian children are frequently reported in the literature, the lack of a meta-analys...

    Authors: Mahbubul H. Siddiqee, Badhan Bhattacharjee, Umme Ruman Siddiqi and Mohammad Meshbahur Rahman
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:10
  26. The aim of the present study was to validate the Lifestyle Behavior Checklist (LBC) questionnaire, to measure Iranian parents' perceptions of their children's weight-related behaviors and their self-efficacy i...

    Authors: Nasrin Omidvar, Saba Narmcheshm, Hassan Eini-Zinab, Parisa Amiri, Sayyed Reza Sobhani and Azam Doustmohammadian
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:9
  27. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is increasing globally and is associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome, autoimmune disease, and cardiovascular disease. Vit D deficiency is also associated...

    Authors: Payam Sharifan, Mohammad Rashidmayvan, Zahra Khorasanchi, Susan Darroudi, Azam Heidari, Fatemeh Hoseinpoor, Hassan Vatanparast, Mohamad Safarian, Saeid Eslami, Asma Afshari, Zahra Asadi, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Mohammad Bagherniya, Hamed Khedmatgozar, Gordon Ferns, Mitra Rezaie…
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:8
  28. Diabetes prevalence, as well as that of pre-diabetes, is rapidly increasing in South Africa. Individuals with pre-diabetes have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is reversible with a change in l...

    Authors: Nina Grundlingh, Temesgen T. Zewotir, Danielle J. Roberts and Samuel Manda
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:7
  29. Although assessing the nutritional status of pregnant women is becoming a common research agenda, evidence on food consumption scores, particularly among rural residents, is limited. This study aimed to assess...

    Authors: Meseret Belete Fite, Abera Kenay Tura, Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta, Lemessa Oljira and Kedir Teji Roba
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:6
  30. The glycemic index (GI) reflects body responses to different carbohydrate-rich foods. Generally, it cannot be simply predicted from the composition of the food but needs in vivo testing.

    Authors: Chonnikant Visuthranukul, Pichet Sampatanukul, Suphab Aroonparkmongkol, Pathama Sirimongkol and Sirinuch Chomtho
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:5
  31. One of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic was the weakening of the community's economic condition. The weak economy of the community will have an impact on household food security. This study aims to determi...

    Authors: Ahmad Syafiq, Sandra Fikawati and Syilga Cahya Gemily
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:4
  32. There are some statistical concerns regarding a recently published article which has claimed to develop and psychometrically evaluate an instrument to assess the nutrition self-efficacy among Iranian elderly p...

    Authors: Saeed Pahlevan Sharif, Navaz Naghavi and Hamid Sharif Nia
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:11

    The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2019 38:38

  33. Recent studies have investigated the role of Helicobacter pylori infection in the development of gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. It is estimated that approximately 0.1% of people infect...

    Authors: Masoud Keikha, Amirhossein Sahebkar, Yoshio Yamaoka and Mohsen Karbalaei
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:2
  34. Despite significant economic growth and development, undernutrition among children remains a major public health challenge for low- and middle-income countries in the twenty-first century. In Millennium Develo...

    Authors: Ranjan Kumar Prusty, Mohan Bairwa, Fahmina Anwar, Vijay Kumar Mishra, Kamalesh Kumar Patel and Daya Krishan Mangal
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:1
  35. WHO estimated 20% of adolescents (10–19 years) have mental health problems. We examined the prevalence and associated risk predictors of overweight/obesity and perceived stress using eating behaviors and physi...

    Authors: S. K. Roy, Khurshid Jahan, Nurul Alam, Rumana Rois, Ambrina Ferdaus, Samina Israt and Md. Rizwanul Karim
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:54
  36. Evidence indicates the lower intake of fruits and vegetables than the recommended daily amount. Study aimed at determining the effects of peer education intervention on the consumption of fruits and vegetable ...

    Authors: Roya Sheybani, Zahra Hosseini, Sayed Hossein Davoodi, Teamur Aghamolaei and Amin Ghanbarnejad
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:53
  37. Nutrition literacy refers to an individual’s knowledge, motivation and competencies to access, process and understand nutrition information to make nutrition-related decisions. It is known to influence dietary...

    Authors: Rebecca Hui San Ong, Wai Leng Chow, Magdalin Cheong, Gladys Huiyun Lim, Weiyi Xie, Geraldine Baggs, Dieu Thi Thu Huynh, Hong Choon Oh, Choon How How, Ngiap-Chuan Tan, Siew Ling Tey and Samuel Teong Huang Chew
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:52
  38. The global prevalence of overweight (including obesity) in children under 5 years of age was 7% in 2012, and it is expected to rise to 11% by the year 2025. The main objective of this study was to fit spatio-t...

    Authors: Owen Paweni Loss Mtambo and Legesse Kassa Debusho
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:51
  39. Stress-related mental health problems are one of the most common causes of the burden in university students worldwide. Many studies have been conducted to predict the prevalence of stress among university stu...

    Authors: Rumana Rois, Manik Ray, Atikur Rahman and Swapan K. Roy
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:50
  40. Adherence is crucial in treating Tuberculosis to achieve the required treatment success rate. However, due to the longer treatment duration, adherence to Tuberculosis treatment is the most challenging factor a...

    Authors: Resom Berhe Gebremariam, Maereg Wolde and Aykerem Beyene
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:49
  41. Child neglect is a form of child maltreatment and it is a neglected area of research. As similar to other forms of maltreatment, neglect also results in negative health outcomes for children. Child neglect is ...

    Authors: Nadeeka Rathnayake, Shreenika De Silva Weliange and G. N. Duminda Guruge
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:48
  42. Foetal reduction—removal of one or more foetuses to reduce the number of foetuses in multiple conceptions—is a procedure used for improving pregnancy outcomes following assisted reproductive technology (ART) t...

    Authors: Mei-Zen Huang, Yi-Chin Sun, Meei-Ling Gau, Shuby Puthussery and Chien-Huei Kao
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:47
  43. Both human genes and environmental exposures, due to complex interplay, play important role in the cancer etiology. Vitamin D is associated with a reduced risk of incidence and mortality of several human cance...

    Authors: Elham kazemian, Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari, Nariman Moradi, Safoora Gharibzadeh, Atieh Amouzegar, Laura S. Rozek, Alison M. Mondul, Maryam Khademolmele, Katie R. Zarins, Nasim Ghodoosi, Zahra Shateri, Soudabeh Fallah and Sayed Hossein Davoodi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:46
  44. Despite progress made to improve access to child health services, mothers’ consistent utilization of these services has been constrained by several factors. This study is aimed at assessing the inequalities in...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Cindy Xin Feng, Carol J. Henry, Rein Lepnurm, Bonnie Janzen and Susan J. Whiting
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:45
  45. Undernutrition among adolescents is a major public health problem in developing nations including Ethiopia. Adolescents need to have good-quantity and good-quality nutrients to cope with this rapid growth and ...

    Authors: Damitie Kebede, Reddy P. C. J. Prasad, Degnet Teferi Asres, Hayat Aragaw and Eyerusalem Worku
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:44
  46. A healthy diet in the adolescence period is essential for physical, mental, and immunological development. We aimed to assess macronutrient consumption in the diet of adolescent school children using 24 h reca...

    Authors: Syed Hasan Raza Abidi, Aysha Almas, Abdul Ghani, Sania Sabir and Romania Iqbal
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:43
  47. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is recommended for long-term enteral nutrition. However, long-term nasogastric (NGT) feeding is still commonplace in China. We surveyed Chinese clinicians’ opinions to...

    Authors: Yijie Zhang, Chen Ma, Chenxi Li, Qian Chen, Meifen Shen and Yuyu Wang
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2021 40:42

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