• Cyclooxygenase inhibitors impair CD4 T cell immunity and exacerbate Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in aerosol-challenged mice 

      Mortensen, Rasmus; Clemmensen, Helena Strand; Woodworth, Joshua S.; Therkelsen, Marie Louise; Mustafa, Tehmina; Tonby, Kristian; Jenum, Synne; Agger, Else Marie; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Andersen, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Tuberculosis, caused by infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), kills over 1.6 million people each year despite availability of antibiotics. The increase in drug resistant Mtb strains is a major public health ...
    • From jhum to broom: Agricultural land-use change and food security implications on the Meghalaya Plateau, India 

      Behera, Rabi Narayan; Nayak, Debendra Kumar; Andersen, Peter; Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-02)
      Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security. In India, the dramatic change in demographic dynamics over the past century has reduced traditional agricultural land-use ...
    • Nutritive value of ricebean 

      Andersen, Peter (Food Security through Ricebean Research in India and Nepal (FOSRIN), Research report, 2007)
      The present report contains a review of existing literature on the nutritive value of ricebean (Vigna umbellata), supplemented by chemical analyses of selected nutrients. It is found that ricebean has a number of favourable ...
    • Ricebean food preparation and diets 

      Andersen, Peter; Kumar, Naveen; Acharya, Bipin Kumar (Food Security through Ricebean Research in India and Nepal, Research report, 2009)
      The existing scientific literature has established that the nutritional value of ricebean (Vigna umbellata) in many respects is impacted by different methods of food preparation. In particular, antinutritional factors such ...
    • Rural livelihood diversification and household well-being: Insights from Humla, Nepal 

      Gautam, Yograj; Andersen, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-04)
      Diversification of livelihoods is a commonly applied strategy for coping with economic and environmental shocks and instrumental in poverty reduction. In this paper, we have assessed the role of livelihood diversification ...
    • Seasonal and spatial factors related to longitudinal patterns of child growth in Bwamanda, DR Congo 

      Schwinger, Catherine; Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Andersen, Peter; Kismul, Hallgeir; Van den Broeck, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11-18)
      Background: Studying the influence of geographical factors on child growth is important, especially given the increasing interest in climate change and health in resource-poor settings and the recognized importance of ...
    • The social context of severe child malnutrition: A qualitative household case study from a rural area of the Democratic Republic of Congo 

      Kismul, Hallgeir; Hatløy, Anne; Andersen, Peter; Mapatano, Mala; Van den Broeck, Jan; Moland, Karen Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-19)
      Introduction The magnitude of child malnutrition including severe child malnutrition is especially high in the rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (the DRC). The aim of this qualitative study is to describe the ...