Global burden of food-borne disease
- Keep a wary eye open and your mouth shut. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p91
Focuses on the emerging foodborne diseases. Overview of some foodborne diseases cases in United States; Reason why foodborne pathogens diseases described as emerging; How the pathogens react to the human body.
- "STOP THE GLOBAL EPIDEMIC OF CHRONIC DISEASE" - NEW REPORT, PREVENTING CHRONIC DISEASES: A VITAL INVESTMENT ESTIMATES HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS OF DOLLARS AT STAKE. // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p463
The article presents information on a World Health Organization report regarding the prevention of chronic diseases. Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the report, approximately 17 million people die prematurely each year as a result of the global epidemic of...
- STDs: a serious public-health issue. Ancier, Alyce // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Mar2009, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p36
The article reports on the global epidemic of the sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Report says that trichomoniasis is considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most common form of STD which is estimated to reach up to eight million cases every year. This form of infection,...
- Clustering of non-communicable diseases risk factors in Bangladeshi adults: An analysis of STEPS survey 2013. Zaman, M. Mostafa; Mahfuzur Rahman Bhuiyan; Md. Nazmul Karim; Zaman, Moniruz; Md. Mukhlesur Rahman; Abdul Waheed Akanda; Fernando, Thushara // BMC Public Health;9/8/2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have already become major killers in Bangladesh. Once NCDs are developed, they become chronic health and economic problems. Their primary prevention is linked to their common risk factors. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of NCD...
- La resistencia a los antimicrobianos: un factor de riesgo para las enfermedades infecciosas. Periago, Mirta Roses // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p507
No abstract available.
- Antimicrobial resistance: a risk factor for infectious diseases. Periago, Mirta Roses // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p509
No abstract available.
- The Majority of the Migrant Factory Workers of the Light Industry in Shenzhen, China May Be Physically Inactive. Liu, Jing; Cheng, Yu; Lau, Joseph T. F.; Wu, Anise M. S.; Tse, Vincent W. S.; Zhou, Shenglai // PLoS ONE;8/5/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p1
Physical inactivity is a strong risk factor of non-communicable diseases (NCD). In China, there are 250 million migrant factory workers, who are susceptible to physical inactivity and hence NCD because of work nature and setting. With random stratified sampling, 807 such workers of the light...
- Recent news from WHO. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Jul2008, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p508
The article presents world health news briefs. World Health Organization (WHO) urges the governments to protect the youth by imposing a ban on all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. China and United Arab Emirates (UAE) efforts to take a step in tackling the risk of contamination...
- Suspicion lingers C. diff transmitted by meat. // Hospital Infection Control;Nov2007, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p125
The article focuses on the possibility of transmission of Clostridium (C.) difficile to humans through meat consumption. About 20% of cases cannot be accounted for by the traditional risk factors but the fact that C. difficile is a foodborne pathogen has not been established yet. A number of...