Aspects épidémiologiques et cliniques de l'intoxication par les déchets toxiques dans le district d'Abidjan (Publications)
reported to the health authorities, who were unprepared for such a problem. The research group on Environment and Health in Urban Environment from the Swiss Center of Scientific Research and its partners [...] people (5.7%) a traditional treatment. In all, 34 people, about 2.6% of those who sought care, were hospitalized. Of the subjects who went to a health centre, 1421 (72.8%) had a positive course and 532 (27.7%) [...] distribution of poison victims according to health centre shows that 1297...
Comparability between insecticide resistance bioassays for mosquito vectors: time to review current methodology? (Publications)
optimal choice of insecticides is a necessity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) bottle assay and the World Health Organization (WHO) susceptibility test are the most frequently used [...] resistance at the WHO cut-off mark of 90 % (Cohen's kappa = 0.06). There was better agreement when 24 h mortality was recorded in the CDC bottle assay and compared with that of the WHO susceptibility test [...] performed both assays on the same mosquito population and compared the results....
Glutathione transferase null genotype, broccoli, and lower prevalence of colorectal adenomas (Publications)
mainly asymptomatic subjects aged 50-74 years who underwent a screening sigmoidoscopy at either of two Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers during 1991-1993. Cases (n = 459) had a first-time [...] ratio of 0.47 (95% confidence interval, 0.30-0.73) for colorectal adenomas, compared with subjects who reportedly never ate broccoli. When stratified by GSTM1 genotype, a protective effect of broccoli was
Meat preparation and colorectal adenomas in a large sigmoidoscopy-based case-control study in California (United States) (Publications)
Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers. A more than twofold difference in adenoma prevalence between subjects at extreme ends of estimated HCA intake was observed. For subjects who ate red meat more than once [...] more than 10 percent of the time, and ate it with a darkly browned surface, compared with subjects who ate red meat one time or less per week, fried it 10 or less percent of the time, and ate it with a
Severe dengue virus infection in travelers: risk factors and laboratory indicators (Publications)
Surveillance of Imported Infectious Diseases. Data were collected at 14 European clinical referral centers between 2003 and 2005. RESULTS: A total of 219 dengue virus infections imported from various regions [...] levels and lower median platelet counts. Two (0.9%) patients fulfilled the World Health Organization (WHO) case definition for dengue hemorrhagic fever. However, 23 (11%) travelers had severe clinical man [...] CONCLUSIONS: In travelers, severe dengue virus infections are not uncommon...
Health 40 S 41 S S Partners Centers Networks 2 Centers: WHO Collaborating Centre for Tropical Diseases National Center for International Research on Tropical Diseases, [...] 54% • Mortality rate of DR-TB: 16% Data source: WHO TB report 2017-138 countries and territories reported treatment outcomes of patients who have been receiving treatment from 2014 [...] 50% 80% No catastrophic payment caused by TB care! UN Sustainable Development...
"Cutting for love": genital incisions to enhance sexual desirability and commitment in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Publications)
then conducted using a multi-stage cluster sample design among 867 women aged 18-60. Forty-two per cent of the women in the household survey had heard of genital incisions; only 3% had actually used them [...] prevalent among rural women aged 24-29 (although not significant), those with less education, and those who suspected their partners of having other partners. It is linked to the modern popularity of love medicines