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  1. Content type: Research article

    Reducing malnutrition remains a major global challenge especially in low- and middle-income countries. Lack of knowledge on the motive of nutritional behaviour could ultimately cripple nutrition intervention o...

    Authors: Roselyter Monchari Riang’a, Anne Kisaka Nangulu and Jacqueline E.W. Broerse

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:53

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The consumption of multidrug resistant Salmonella isolates along with a raw meat dish is directly relevant to the global public health crisis of antimicrobial resistance. All countries around the globe are suffer...

    Authors: Wondimu Wabeto, Yishak Abraham and Antehun Alemayehu Anjulo

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:52

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Lay support has been associated with improved breastfeeding practices, but studies of programs that engage men in breastfeeding support have shown mixed results and most are from high-income countries. The pur...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Yourkavitch, Jeniece L. Alvey, Debra M. Prosnitz and James C. Thomas

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:43

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Many households in low- and middle-income countries face financial hardships due to payments for health care, while others are pushed into poverty. Risk pooling and prepayment mechanisms help to lessen the imp...

    Authors: Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Paul Welaga, James Akazili, Anthony Kwarteng, Martin Bangha, Abraham Oduro, Osman Sankoh and Jane Goudge

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:42

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Involving communities in identifying and addressing determinants of their own health is effective in addressing complex problems, such as low birth weight (LBW). LBW is an important public health problem which...

    Authors: N. D. Galmangoda Guruge, M. Goonasekara, S. D. Dharmaratne and M. W. Gunathunga

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:41

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of cholesterol gallstones is high in Western populations, while pigment gallstones are common in Asian populations. Dietary factors are suggested to be associated with gallstone risk, but their ...

    Authors: Yongsoon Park, Doyeon Kim, Ju Seon Lee, Yu Na Kim, Yoon Kyung Jeong, Kyeong Geun Lee and Dongho Choi

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:39

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Symptoms associated with lactose intolerance (LI) and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) are almost the same. These disease entities are difficult to differentiate clinically. In practice, d...

    Authors: Lishou Xiong, Yilin Wang, Xiaorong Gong and Minhu Chen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:38

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rising worldwide. When diabetes is uncontrolled, it has dire consequences for health and well-being. However, the role of diet in the origin of diabetes complications is ...

    Authors: Abdel Hamid el Bilbeisi, Saeed Hosseini and Kurosh Djafarian

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:37

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  9. Content type: Research article

    There are a few studies evaluating the predictive value of Framingham risk score (FRS) for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment in patients with metabolic syndrome in Iran. Because of the emerging high...

    Authors: Leila Jahangiry, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi and Fatemeh Rezaei

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:36

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Hypertension is a public health problem and the main contributor to cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. Little is known about hypertension among the minority, diverse and socially disadvantaged 23–24 milli...

    Authors: Clement Kufe Nyuyki, George Ngufor, George Mbeh and Jean Claude Mbanya

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:35

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  11. Content type: Research article

    In 2014, an intervention aimed at increasing the oil in corn soy blend (CSB) porridge prepared by caregivers of children with moderate acute malnutrition was implemented in Southern Malawi. This analysis descr...

    Authors: Lauren Wilner, Devika J. Suri, Breanne K. Langlois, Shelley Marcus Walton and Beatrice Lorge Rogers

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:34

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Bangladesh has committed to universal health coverage, and options to decrease household out-of-pocket expenditure (OPE) are being explored. Understanding the determinants of OPE is an essential step. This stu...

    Authors: Tazeen Tahsina, Nazia Binte Ali, D.M. Emdadul Hoque, Tanvir M. Huda, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Mohammad Mehedi Hasan, Md Altaf Hossain, Ziaul Matin, Lianne Kuppen, Sarah P. Garnett and Shams El Arifeen

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:33

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  13. Content type: Research article

    India is rapidly undergoing an epidemiological transition with a sudden change in the disease profile of its population. It is important to understand the changing nature of the burden of disease across the st...

    Authors: Kalosona Paul and Jayakant Singh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:32

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  14. Content type: Short report

    Physical activity offers physical and psychosocial health benefits that are important during young adulthood and later in life. However, little is known about the physical activity of young adults in low- and ...

    Authors: Riaz Uddin, Asaduzzaman Khan and Nicola W Burton

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:31

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Appropriate immediate newborn care is vital for neonatal survival. Antenatal period is a crucial time to impart knowledge and awareness to mothers regarding newborn care, either during facility visits or durin...

    Authors: Niveditha Devasenapathy, Sutapa B. Neogi, Srinivasan Soundararajan, Danish Ahmad, Avishek Hazra, Jaleel Ahmad, Neelakshi Mann and Dileep Mavalankar

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:30

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Across the developing world, countries are increasingly adopting the integrated community case management of childhood illnesses (iCCM) strategy in efforts to reduce child mortality. This intervention’s effect...

    Authors: Sandrine Martin, Jordana Leitão, Denis Muhangi, Anthony Nuwa, Dieterio Magul and Helen Counihan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:29

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of undernutrition is decreasing in many parts of the developing world, but challenges remain in many countries. The objective of this study was to determine factors influencing childhood nutriti...

    Authors: Daniel Hoffman, Thomas Cacciola, Pamela Barrios and James Simon

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:27

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Most available data that linked intake of egg to risk of stroke came from western countries, with conflicting findings. We aimed to examine the association between egg consumption and risk of stroke among Iran...

    Authors: Roohallah Fallah-Moshkani, Mohammad Saadatnia, Forough Shakeri, Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli, Parvane Saneei, Bagher Larijani and Ahmad Esmaillzadeh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:28

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Bangladesh is facing an epidemiological transition with a growing burden of non-communicable diseases. Traditionally, hypertension and associated complications in women receive less recognition, and there is a...

    Authors: Muntasirur Rahman, Gail Williams and Abdullah Al Mamun

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:23

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Obesity is a global epidemic that affects 500 million people worldwide and is predicted to increase to one billion people by 2030. The prevalence of obesity is increasing across populations in South Africa. Ho...

    Authors: Wilfred Otang-Mbeng, Gloria Aderonke Otunola and Anthony Jide Afolayan

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:22

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The disease burden of indigenous peoples has been augmented by the rising prevalence of obesity and hypertension in this population. This study assessed the ability of obesity indices to predict hypertension a...

    Authors: Ee Yin Chua, Mohd Shariff Zalilah, Karppaya Haemamalar, Sulaiman Norhasmah and Appannah Geeta

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:24

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Vitamin D has a multitude of functional properties and acts like a hormone in the body. Its effect on the lipid profile is one of the proposed mechanisms for its relationship with many disorders during its def...

    Authors: Sakineh Nouri Saeidlou, Davoud Vahabzadeh, Fariba Babaei and Zakaria Vahabzadeh

    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:21

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