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  1. According to WHO, in 2015, over 35% of ischaemic heart disease, the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, and about 42% of strokes, the second largest contributor to global mortality, could have bee...

    Authors: Sheunesu Ngwenya, Ntsieni S. Mashau, Emmanuel S. Mhlongo, Afsatou N. Traoré and Azwinndini G. Mudau
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:26
  2. Physical activity, known to have positive effects in every period of life, may decrease due to anatomical and physiological changes and increased responsibilities in the postpartum period. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Halil I. Bulguroglu, Merve Bulguroglu and P. T. Cansu Gevrek
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:25
  3. A preponderance of evidence suggests that higher income inequality is associated with poorer population health, yet recent research suggests that this association may vary based on other social determinants, s...

    Authors: Steven A. Cohen, Caitlin C. Nash, Erin N. Byrne and Mary L. Greaney
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:24
  4. There is no study in the world on the relationship between consuming black and green tea as beverages containing polyphenols and the risk of MS. This study aimed to determine the association between the consum...

    Authors: Maryam Dastoorpoor, Seyed Massood Nabavi, Nastaran Majdinasab, Ahmad Zare Javid, Kambiz Ahmadi Angali and Maryam Seyedtabib
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:22
  5. Making clinical services attractive to the younger generation has remained a challenge. Students in higher education continue to underutilize sexual and reproductive health services. This group is exposed to a...

    Authors: Bethel Mekbib and Dereje Bayissa Demissei
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:21
  6. Universal salt iodization was started before decades but there are communities using the un-iodized salt till now. More than one-tenth of the Ethiopian community uses un-iodized salt.

    Authors: Atalay Goshu Muluneh, Mehari W. Mariam Merid and Getahun Molla Kassa
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:20
  7. This study defines futures myocardial infarction landscapes and proposes a few policy options to reduce the burden of cardiovascular diseases using the scenario development method. We identified the effective ...

    Authors: Gisoo Alizadeh, Kamal Gholipour, Maryam Kazemi Shishavan, Reza Dehnavieh, Salime Goharinejad, Morteza Arab-Zozani, Mohammad Farough Khosravi and Rahim Khodayari-Zarnaq
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:19
  8. Injurious falls, especially those leading to bone fracture, are major causes of death and disability among older people. Our aim was to measure the association of nutritional factors and physical activity with...

    Authors: Mahdieh Ardaneh, Mohammad Fararouei and Jafar Hassanzadeh
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:18
  9. Maternal undernutrition is one of the commonest public health problems in many low- and middle-income countries where generally more than 20% of women are undernourished. It is more common in rural areas due t...

    Authors: Nana Chea, Yadessa Tegene, Ayalew Astatkie and Mark Spigt
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:17
  10. Uterine fibroids (UFs) are uterine smooth muscle neoplasms that affect women, especially during the reproductive stage. Both genetic and lifestyle factors affect the onset of the disease. We examined the assoc...

    Authors: Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Chao-Yu Shen, Disline Manli Tantoh, Shu-Yi Hsu, Ying-Hsiang Chou, Oswald Ndi Nfor and Yung-Po Liaw
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:16
  11. Despite the fact that malnutrition can affect both recovery and outcome in acute care patients, little is known about malnutrition in Palestine, and even less is known about the assessment of malnutrition know...

    Authors: Muna Shakhshir and Abdulsalam Alkaiyat
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:15
  12. To assess the prevalence of food insecurity (FI) among families with infants born during the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated factors in Fortaleza, the fifth largest city in Brazil.

    Authors: Simone Farías-Antúnez, Márcia Maria Tavares Machado, Luciano Lima Correia, Hermano Alexandre Lima Rocha, David Augusto Batista Sá Araújo, Maria Suelly Nogueira Pinheiro, Camila Machado Aquino, Ana Luiza Penna and Marcia C. Castro
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:14
  13. Food frequency questionnaires (FFQ) are a useful dietary assessment tool to determine relationships between diet and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Our purpose was to validate a semiquantitative FFQ (semi-F...

    Authors: Nattvara Nirdnoy, Kitti Sranacharoenpong, Apinya Surawit, Bonggochpass Pinsawas, Pichanun Mongkolsucharitkul, Tanyaporn Pongkunakorn, Thamonwan Manosan, Suphawan Ophakas, Sophida Suta, Sureeporn Pumeiam and Korapat Mayurasakorn
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:13
  14. Karamoja sub-region is the most food insecure part of Eastern Africa. The poor status of food security in the sub-region is reflected in the high rate of undernutrition among women of childbearing age (WCBA) a...

    Authors: Christopher Muggaga, Ipolto Okello-Uma, Archileo Natigo Kaaya, David Taylor, Duncan Ongeng and Mugonola Basil
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:12
  15. It is necessary to evaluate COVID-19 data on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) to confirm effective protective practice and to reduce risk in society. Hence, the study was carried out to determine KAP t...

    Authors: Hashem Mohamadian, Amrullah faraji, Ahmad Tahmasebi Ghorrabi, Kamel Ghobadi-Dashdebi and Arash Salahshouri
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:11
  16. Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) among children under five years of age remains a huge public health and economic burden in Sub-Saharan Africa. We investigated time to recovery and its predictors among children...

    Authors: Friday Ilop Joseph, Adewale Falade and Jane Earland
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:10
  17. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common condition that affects social and psychological well-being of women. The risk of PMS is higher among obese women. The aim of this study was to identify the factors that ...

    Authors: Payam Sharifan, Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani, Amir Zamiri, Mansoureh Sadat Ekhteraee Toosi, Fatemeh Najar Sedgh Doust, Niloufar Taghizadeh, Maryam Mohammadi-Bajgiran, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Fatemeh Khorram Rouz, Gordon Ferns and Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:9
  18. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as chronic diseases, specifically cardiovascular diseases (CVD), cancers, respiratory diseases, and diabetes are the main reason for more than two-thirds of global ...

    Authors: Mohammad Amerzadeh, Amirhossein Takian, Hamed Pouraram, Ali Akbari Sari and Afshin Ostovar
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:8
  19. Undernutrition among under-five children is one of the intractable public health problems in Ethiopia. More recently, Ethiopia faced a rising problem of the double burden of malnutrition—where a mother may be ...

    Authors: Biniyam Sahiledengle, Lillian Mwanri and Kingsley Emwinyore Agho
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:7
  20. Evidence suggests a vicious cycle between rice cultivation and malaria control in Rwanda. Rice fields offer an attractive breeding ground for malaria vectors, which increases the disease burden in rice farming...

    Authors: Alexis Rulisa, Luuk van Kempen, Emmanuel Hakizimana and Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:6
  21. The role of screen time in promoting obesity among children has been reported in previous studies. However, the effects of different screen types and the dose–response association between screen time and obesi...

    Authors: Andrés Alexis Ramírez-Coronel, Wamaungo Juma Abdu, Shadia Hamoud Alshahrani, Mark Treve, Abduladheem Turki Jalil, Ameer S. Alkhayyat and Nermeen Singer
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:5
  22. Inequalities in child feeding practices are evident in urban slums in developing nations. Our study identified the determinants of complementary feeding (CF) practices in the informal settings of Pune, India, ...

    Authors: Angeline Jeyakumar, Prasad Babar, Pramila Menon, Raji Nair, Suresh Jungari, Aishwarya Medhekar, Bhrunal Prakshale, Jasmine Shaikh, Merlin Chacko, Mohini Nikam, Purva More, Shakila Nayel, Similo Simelane and Sudeshna Awale
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:4
  23. The term “human microbiota” refers to populations of microorganisms that live harmoniously in co-existence with humans. They contribute significantly to the host's immunological response when confronted with a...

    Authors: Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Muna Shakhshir, Amani S. Abushanab, Amer Koni, Moyad Shahwan, Ammar A. Jairoun and Samah W. Al-Jabi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:3
  24. Undiversified and monotonous diets can lead to deficiency disease, named micronutrient deficiency, more specifically among young children. Dietary diversity (DD) has been known as a valid indicator to assess m...

    Authors: Roghayeh Molani-Gol, Sorayya Kheirouri and Mohammad Alizadeh
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:2
  25. Food hygiene is one of the specialized fields of environmental health, and despite the problems associated with foodborne illnesses, there is no evaluation available that would focus on specialized environment...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms and Mika Sillanpää
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2023 42:1
  26. Childhood anaemia is one of the most common public health problems worldwide. Here, we aim to describe the knowledge and practices on childhood anaemia, thalassaemia and iron deficiency among mothers of childr...

    Authors: Ruwan Samararathna, A. V. C. Gunaratne and Sachith Mettananda
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:59
  27. The total fertility rate in Iran has declined to below replacement level recently, and a new approach has been taken to tackle this issue. Thus, this study aimed to identify the involved stakeholders and their...

    Authors: Hasan Jafari, Abolghasem Pourreza, Neda Kabiri and Rahim Khodyari-Zarnaq
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:57
  28. Anaemia remains a major public health concern, particularly, in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where it is one of the causes of maternal death. The most common cause of maternal anaemia is iron deficiency or malnut...

    Authors: Yusuf Olushola Kareem, Edward K. Ameyaw, Oluwasomidoyin O. Bello, Rukiyat A. Abdus-Salam, Olatunji O. Lawal, Gbolahan Obajimi, Yussuf Kofoworola Alade and Imran O. Morhason-Bello
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:56
  29. Food away from home (FAFH) is an ‘eating behavior’ widely practiced across nations, more common in developed nations. Likewise, in developing countries an increase of close to 50% indicates an upsurge in FAFH ...

    Authors: Swapnil Godbharle, Angeline Jeyakumar, Bibek Raj Giri and Hema Kesa
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:55
  30. Retaining children for inpatient treatment of complicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a growing challenge until achieved the reference weight of a child. In Ethiopia, there is limited information regard...

    Authors: Fassikaw Kebede and Tsehay Kebede
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:54
  31. Prevalence of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) among Rohingya children aged 6–59 months who took shelter in refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh, was found to be 7.5%.

    Authors: S. K. Roy, Khurshid Jahan, Soofia Khatoon, Nurul Alam, Saria Tasnim, Shahana Parveen, Ambrina Ferdaus and Khadijatul Cubra
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:53
  32. The oral nutrition is big challenge for preterm neonates. Since the best oral feeding method for preterm neonates is not yet known, the present study aimed to evaluate the effect of cup, syringe, and finger fe...

    Authors: Parinaz Alinezhad Shebilouysofla, Manizheh Mostafa Gharebaghi, Niloufar Sattarzadeh Jahdi, Leila Abdoli Najmi and Sevil Hakimi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:52
  33. A nutritious and healthy diet during pregnancy is essential for the health of both mother and baby. Inadequate dietary intake during pregnancy contributes to maternal malnutrition and can have lifelong effects...

    Authors: Benito Kazenza Maykondo, Christiane Horwood, Lyn Haskins, Sphindile Mapumulo, Mala Ali Mapatano, Branly Mbunga Kilola, Marc Bosonkie Mokanisa, Anne Hatloy, Vaughn M. John and Paulin Mutombo Beya Wa Bitadi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:51
  34. A balanced and optimized amount of nutrients in bread, which is the main food in many countries, is necessary to maintain human health. Considering the importance of nutritional values of bread in the food bas...

    Authors: Zahra Aghalari, Hans-Uwe Dahms and Mika Sillanpää
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:50
  35. The negative consequences of medical professionals’ emigration on the health systems of nations are well documented in the literature. However, there is a dearth of evidence on the impact of emigration in gene...

    Authors: Tafadzwa C. Chigariro and Marvellous M. Mhloyi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:49
  36. Despite currently available, scientifically proven treatments and national guideline, the SAM recovery rate is still considerably behind expectations, and it continues to have a devastating impact on under-fiv...

    Authors: Seyum Ebissa Eyi, Gebiso Roba Debele, Efrem Negash, Kebebe Bidira, Debela Tarecha, Kabtamu Nigussie, Mohammedamin Hajure, Mohammedjud Hassen Ahmed and Bilisumamulifna Tefera Kefeni
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:48
  37. A school provided healthy lunch might help to improve the nutritional quality of children’s lunches. However, in the Netherlands, school lunch programs are not common. The aim of this study was to identify fac...

    Authors: Ellen van Kleef, S. Coosje Dijkstra, Jaap Seidell, Monique H. Vingerhoeds, Ilse A. Polet and Gertrude G. Zeinstra
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:47
  38. Childhood anaemia is still a major public health concern. Although the prevalence of anaemia among children under age five is reducing in Ghana, the severity level is still worsening. This study sought to exam...

    Authors: Desmond Klu and Percival Delali Agordoh
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:46
  39. Medically unnecessary caesarean section (CS) is now an ongoing concern worldwide including in Bangladesh. This intensifies the occurrence of adverse maternal and child health outcomes. We investigated the asso...

    Authors: Mostafizur Rahman, Nuruzzaman Khan, Aminur Rahman, Mahmudul Alam and Alam Khan
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:45
  40. This paper describes the process and results of a health promotion intervention to engage lay communities using telephone and online communication, to improve their current responses to the spread of COVID-19.

    Authors: Galmangoda Najith Duminda Guruge, Nadeeka Rathnayake and Kalpani Abhayasinghe
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:44
  41. Adult height is a cumulative indicator of living standards with mean height increasing with a greater socio-economic level. Guatemalan adult women have the lowest mean height worldwide. The country’s populatio...

    Authors: Astrid Arriaza, K. Michael Hambidge, Nancy F. Krebs, Ana Garcés and Andrew Amos Channon
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:43
  42. Physical inactivity is a significant factor contributing to the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The objective of this study is to examine the association between physical activity and multimorb...

    Authors: Sasmita Behera and Jalandhar Pradhan
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:42
  43. Investigations on food insecurity have shown that food insecurity is inversely associated with health. We examined the association of food insecurity and cardiometabolic risk factors in women living in Shiraz,...

    Authors: Maral Hashemzadeh, Maryam Teymouri, Mohammad Fararouei and Masoumeh Akhlaghi
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:41
  44. Obesity in children has become one of the key concerns of the World Health Organization, and the incidence of related non-communicable diseases is also rising. This study evaluates the effect of family sports ...

    Authors: Lihong Yang, Chao Liang, Yaona Yu, Qian Xiao, Maomao Xi and Lixu Tang
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:40
  45. In Bangladesh, men’s sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs and related services are often neglected. Little is known of men’s SRH concerns, and of the phenomenal growth of the informal and private health ...

    Authors: Raia Azmi, Ilias Mahmud, Kuhel Faizul Islam, Md Tanvir Hasan and Sabina Faiz Rashid
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:39
  46. Worldwide studies have shown that three-fourths of the total deaths during the neonatal period occur in the first week of the postnatal period. However, most of these deaths can be prevented with care during p...

    Authors: Tesfalidet Beyene, Alemu Sufa Melka and Birhanu Yadecha
    Citation: Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2022 41:38
  47. 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
  48. 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

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