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Feeding and growth of infants in Eastern Uganda. Methodological challenges and associated factors
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-29)
Introduction: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is established as the safest feeding method in the first half of infancy. Mixing breast milk and other foods, including nonhuman milk and semi-solid foods (MF), before 6 ...
Early childhood head circumference: Reference ranges for Ethiopian population
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-25)
Background: Hydrocephalus is a condition of increased volume of cerebrospinal fluid commonly associated with impaired brain function. It is more common in developing countries and mostly frequently in children. One can ...
Detection and molecular characterization of herpes simplex virus from Tanzania and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-22)
Movement Aberrations in Patients with Long Lasting Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2014-12-11)
Background: Little research has been done to investigate possible movement aberrations in patients with long-lasting (> 12 weeks) shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS). Focus so far has mainly been on possible somatic ...
Low adherence to exclusive breastfeeding in Eastern Uganda: A community-based cross-sectional study comparing dietary recall since birth with 24-hour recall
(BioMed Central, 2007-03-01)
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended as the best feeding alternative for infants up to six months and has a protective effect against mortality and morbidity. It also seems to lower HIV-1 transmission ...
Is resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus? A register review in Beijing, China
(Co-Action Publishing, 2014-05-19)
<p>Background: China has a high burden of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM).</p> <p>Objective: The objectives of this study were to determine the following in patients with culture-confirmed TB: ...
Perinatal mortality and anaemia in pregnancy in rural northern Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2004-01-23)
The aim was to estimate the perinatal mortality rate, to study potential determinants and causes of perinatal and neonatal deaths, and their avoidability in a rural area of Tanzania. Further, we studied the prevalence ...
Traditional values of virginity and sexual behaviour in rural Ethiopian youth: results from a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-09)
Background: Delaying sexual initiation has been promoted as one of the methods of decreasing risks of HIV among young people. In traditional countries, such as Ethiopia, retaining virginity until marriage is the norm. ...
Intimate partner violence and infant morbidity: evidence of an association from a population-based study in eastern Uganda in 2003
(BioMed Central, 2007-11-07)
Background: Although recent studies suggest that there is an association between intimate partner violence and child mortality, the underlying mechanisms are still unknown. It is against this background that as a secondary ...
Patients present earlier and survival has improved, but pre-ART attrition is high in a six-year HIV cohort data from Ethiopia
(Public Library of Science, 2010-10-11)
Background Previous studies showed higher early mortality rates among patients treated with antiretroviral drugs in settings with limited resources. One of the reasons was late presentation of patients to care. With ...