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Higher n3-fatty acid status is associated with lower risk of iron depletion among food insecure Canadian Inuit women
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-02)
Background: High rates of iron deficiency and anemia are common among Inuit and Arctic women despite a traditional diet based on animal source foods. However, representative data on iron status and relevant determinants ...
Reforms: a quest for efficiency or an opportunity for vested interests'? a case study of pharmaceutical policy reforms in Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2013-07-13)
Background: Regulation of the pharmaceutical sector is a challenging task for most governments in the developing countries. In Tanzania, this task falls under the Food and Drugs Authority and the Pharmacy Council. In 2010, ...
Screening for latent tuberculosis in Norwegian health care workers: high frequency of discordant tuberculin skin test positive and interferon-gamma release assay negative results
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-17)
Background: Tuberculosis (TB) presents globally a significant health problem and health care workers (HCW) are at increased risk of contracting TB infection. There is no diagnostic gold standard for latent TB infection ...
Cumulative incidence of sickness absence and disease burden among the newly sick-listed, a cross-sectional population-based study
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-10)
Background: Sickness absence is a public health problem with economic consequences for individuals and society. Although sickness absence and chronic diseases are correlated, few studies exist concerning the role of ...