Monthly Archives: August 2016

Nutrition and Immunity for Infant and Child Health Workshop

Nutrition plays a critical role in health and development of a nation. Infants and young children represent the most nutritionally vulnerable stages of the life cycle. Young children pay a life-long price from the impacts of undernutrition.

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Determinants of Salivary Cotinine among Smokeless Tobacco Users: A Cross-Sectional Survey in Bangladesh

Almost a fifth of world’s tobacco is consumed in smokeless form, mostly in South Asia. Smokeless tobacco use is integral to South Asian culture, being incorporated in their traditional values, spirituality, beliefs…

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A Systematic Review of the Prevalence and Pattern of Imaging Defined Post-TB Lung Disease

Pulmonary TB remains an important cause of chronic respiratory impairment in LMICs. 5.2 million incident cases of PTB were reported globally…

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Efficacy, Safety and Cost of Insecticide Treated Wall Lining, Insecticide Treated Bed Nets and Indoor Wall Wash with Lime for Visceral Leishmaniasis Vector Control in the Indian Sub-continent

Visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala-azar, is a neglected vector-borne disease caused by the protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani and is transmitted by the female Phlebotomus argentipes sand fly…

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The Effectiveness and Safety of Fluoroquinolone-Containing Regimen as a First-Line Treatment for Drug-Sensitive Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Pulmonary tuberculosis is a contagious disease in which the human lung is primarily infected by a pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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Anterior Displacement of Lamina Cribrosa during Valsalva Maneuver in Young Healthy Eyes

Posterior displacement of the lamina cribrosa caused by increased intraocular pressure plays a prominent role in the pathogenesis of glaucoma…

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Tourniquet Test for Dengue Diagnosis: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy

Dengue is an arboviral infection ubiquitous to tropical and sub-tropical regions, where it is transmitted by domesticated day-biting mosquitoes including Aedes aegypti. After an…

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