Determinants of hypothermia on neonates admitted to the intensive care unit of public hospitals of Central Zone, Tigray, Ethiopia 2017: unmatched case –control study
This study aims to identify determinants of hypothermia in neonates in neonatal intensive care unit of public hospitals of Central Zone Tigray, Ethiopia in 2017. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Hagos Tasew, Kahsu Gebrekristos, Kalayu Kidanu, Teklewoini Mariye and Girmay Teklay Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Clinical and prognostic profile of Her2neu positive (non-luminal) intrinsic breast cancer subtype: comparison with Her2neu positive luminal breast cancers
Her2neu receptor is proto-oncogene which can be over-expressed in both luminal and non-luminal breast cancers. In the present study, we aimed to compare the prognostic and predictive factors like tumor grade, ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Atif Ali Hashmi, Raeesa Mahboob, Saadia Mehmood Khan, Muhammad Irfan, Mariam Nisar, Narisa Iftikhar, Maham Siddiqui, Naveen Faridi, Amir Khan and Muhammad Muzzammil Edhi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Utilization of insecticide treated bed net and associated factors among households of Kola Diba town, North Gondar, Amhara region, Ethiopia
The primary aim of this study was to assess the utilization of an insecticide-treated bed net on the preceding night and associated factors among households of Kola Diba town in 2017. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Melaku Birhanu Alemu, Meles Addisu Asnake, Melaku Yilma Lemma, Melkitu Fentie Melak and Melaku Kindie Yenit Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Rifampicin resistance in new bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Cameroon: a cross-sectional survey
In Cameroon, tuberculosis (TB) cases are diagnosed and treated within a nationwide network of 248 diagnostic and treatment centres. In 2016, the centers notified a total of 175 multidrug-resistant (MDR-)TB cas... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: J. Noeske, A. Nana Yakam, J. L. Abena Foe, D. Nguafack and C. Kuaban Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Successful nonsurgical therapy of a diabetic foot osteomyelitis in a patient with peripheral artery disease with almost complete radiological restoration
Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a common complication in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and can consequently lead to soft tissue infection and osteomyelitis. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 13, 2018 Category: Research Authors: C. V. Loupa, E. Meimeti, E. Voyatzoglou, A. Donou, E. Koutsantoniou and S. Lafoyanni Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Investigating the causal relationship between employment and informal caregiving of the elderly
Examining the causal relationship between employment and informal caring to date has been impeded in countries like Ireland where there is a lack of suitable panel data and/or variables for instrument construc... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 10, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Edel Walsh and Aileen Murphy Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Young children with psychotic symptoms and risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors: a research note
Suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) are prevalent among youth with psychotic disorders (PD) relative to the general population. Recent research now suggests that STBs may present during the prodromal phase ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 10, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Keneisha Sinclair-McBride, Nicholas Morelli, Sahil Tembulkar, Kelsey Graber, Joseph Gonzalez-Heydrich and Eugene J. D ’Angelo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Diffusible signal factor signaling regulates multiple functions in the opportunistic pathogen Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a Gram-negative bacterium commonly isolated from nosocomial infections. Analysis of the genome of the clinical S. maltophilia isolate K279a indicates that it encodes a diffusible s... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 10, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Shi-qi An and Ji-liang Tang Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Lactobacilli can attenuate inflammation in mouse macrophages exposed to polyethylene particles in vitro
The objective of this study was... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 8, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Meera Esvaran and Patricia L. Conway Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Late antenatal care initiation: the case of public health centers in Ethiopia
The aim of this study was to determine the magnitude of late initiation of antenatal care visit and associated factors among antenatal care follow up women in Tselemte district health facilities. The data were... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Solomon Weldemariam, Ashenafi Damte, Kedir Endris, Melba C. Palcon, Kidisti Tesfay, Almaz Berhe, Tsige Araya, Hadgay Hagos and Haftom Gebrehiwot Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Diabetic nephropathy and hypertension in diabetes patients of sub-Saharan countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This meta-analysis was undertaken to estimate the prevalence of diabetic nephropathy and its association with hypertension in diabetics of sub-Saharan African countries. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Fasil Wagnew, Setegn Eshetie, Getiye Dejenu Kibret, Abriham Zegeye, Getenet Dessie, Henok Mulugeta and Amanuel Alemu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Pension beneficiaries ’ household food insecurity and associated factors in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia
A community based cross-sectional study was conducted from March to April, 2016 in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia to assess the level of household food insecurity and associated factors among pension be... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Yawukal Chane, Getachew Hailu and Gemechu Kumera Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Analysis of hippocampal-dependent learning and memory behaviour in mice lacking Nfix from adult neural stem cells
The active place avoidance task (APA) is a behavioural task used to assess learning and memory in rodents. This task relies on the hippocampus, a region of the cerebral cortex capable of generating new neurons... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Oressia Zalucki, Danyon Harkins, Lachlan Harris, Thomas H. J. Burne, Richard M. Gronostajski and Michael Piper Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A novel technique for isolating DNA from Tempus ™ blood RNA tubes after RNA isolation
We use Tempus blood RNA tubes (Applied Biosystems) during health assessments of American moose (Alces alces spp.) as a minimally invasive means to obtain RNA. Here we describe a novel protocol to additionally iso... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 6, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Jason A. Ferrante, Michelle R. Giles, Emily Benzie and Margaret E. Hunter Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Evaluating broad-scale system change using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research: challenges and strategies to overcome them
The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the utility of the CFIR framework for evaluating broad-scale change by discussing the challenges to be addressed when planning the assessment of broad-scale change... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 4, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Jennifer N. Hill, Sara M. Locatelli, Barbara G. Bokhour, Gemmae M. Fix, Jeffrey Solomon, Nora Mueller and Sherri L. LaVela Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Identification of high risk groups with shorter survival times after onset of the main reason for suicide: findings from interviews with the bereaved in Japan
We sought to (1) measure survival lengths after the onset of the main reason for the target ’s suicide, (2) identify the highest-risk groups and the contributors to early death, in Japan, and (3) clarify peculi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 3, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Kayako Sakisaka Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Magnitude and factors associated with medication discrepancies identified through medication reconciliation at care transitions of a tertiary hospital in eastern Ethiopia
The aim of this study is to determine the magnitude of medication discrepancies and its associated factors at transitions in care of a Specialized University Hospital in eastern Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 3, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Addisu Tamiru, Dumessa Edessa, Mekonnen Sisay and Getnet Mengistu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The jasmonate receptor COI1 is required for AtPep1-induced immune responses in Arabidopsis thaliana
Plant cells detect the presence of potentially pathogenic microorganisms in the apoplast via plasma membrane-localized receptors. Activated receptors trigger phosphorylation-mediated signaling cascades that pr... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 3, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Danalyn R. Holmes, Lauren E. Grubb and Jacqueline Monaghan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Magnitude of stunting and its determinants in children aged 6 –59 months among rural residents of Damot Gale district; southern Ethiopia
The objective of this study is assessing magnitude of stunting and its predictors among children aged 6 –59 months in Damot Gale district, South Ethiopia. Community based cross sectional study was done at Damot... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 3, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Lamirot Abera, Tariku Dejene and Tariku Laelago Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Body iron status of children and adolescents with transfusion dependent β-thalassaemia: trends of serum ferritin and associations of optimal body iron control
This cross sectional study aims to describe the body iron status, trends of serum ferritin and associations of optimal body iron control in patients aged below 16 years with transfusion dependent β-thalassaemi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Tharindi Suriapperuma, Ravindu Peiris, Chamila Mettananda, Anuja Premawardhena and Sachith Mettananda Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Availability and sufficiency of phenobarbital, an essential medication, in Bhutan: a survey of global and neuropsychiatric relevance
We aimed to provide a reliable evidence-based conclusion around manufacturing, import, availability and sufficiency of one essential medication, phenobarbital (PB) through our example location (Bhutan). The re... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Devender Bhalla Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Assessment of genetic diversity in Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) populations with no family records using ddRAD-seq
Selective breeding for desirable traits is becoming popular in aquaculture. In Miyagi prefecture, Japan, a selectively bred population of Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) has been established with the original,... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Sho Hosoya, Kiyoshi Kikuchi, Hiroshi Nagashima, Junichi Onodera, Kouichi Sugimoto, Kou Satoh, Keisuke Matsuzaki, Masaki Yasugi, Atsushi J. Nagano, Akira Kumagayi, Kenichi Ueda and Tadahide Kurokawa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Assessment of malnutrition in patients with liver cirrhosis using protein calorie malnutrition (PCM) score verses bio-electrical impedance analysis (BIA)
Malnutrition is a common problem in patients with liver cirrhosis and tools for nutritional assessment are under debate. We conducted this study to assess prevalence of malnutrition in cirrhotic patients using... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Om Parkash, Wasim Jafri, S. M. Munir and Romaina Iqbal Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Incidence of diabetes retinopathy and determinants of time to diabetes retinopathy among diabetes patients at Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Ethiopia: a retrospective follow up study
Data regarding diabetes retinopathy and associated factors are currently lacking in Ethiopia. The study aims to determine the incidence and determinants of time to diabetes retinopathy among diabetes mellitus ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Tabot Keskis Azeze, Malede Mequanent Sisay and Ejigu Gebeye Zeleke Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Contribution of SLC26A4 to the molecular diagnosis of nonsyndromic prelingual sensorineural hearing loss in a Brazilian cohort
Hereditary hearing loss (HL) is the most common sensorineural disorder in humans. Besides mutations in GJB2 and GJB6 genes, pathogenic variants in the SLC26A4 gene have been reported as a cause of hereditary HL d... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Simone da Costa e Silva Carvalho, Carlos Henrique Paiva Grangeiro, Clarissa Gondim Pican ço-Albuquerque, Thaís Oliveira dos Anjos, Greice Andreotti De Molfetta, Wilson Araujo Silva Jr and Victor Evangelista de Faria Ferraz Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life of patients with diagnosed type 2 diabetes in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, North West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic non-communicable disease with considerable impact on health status and quality of life. It has a profound effect on quality of life in terms of social and psychological as well a... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Kidist Reba, Zeleke Argaw, Bizuayehu Walle and Hordofa Gutema Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Training improved the note taking skill of nursing students in Aksum University; northern Ethiopia: a classroom-based action research
Note taking is an effective strategy to improve students ’ learning. It is considered that very few learners are fit enough for basic note taking skill. Thus, this study was aimed to assess note taking skill an... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - August 2, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Awole Seid and Hafte Teklay Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Incidence and predictors of chronic kidney diseases among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at St. Paul ’s Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This study aimed to estimate the incidence of chronic kidney disease and its predictors among newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients attending St. Paul ’s Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 31, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Alemayehu Hussen Geletu, Alemayehu Shimeka Teferra, Malede Mequanent Sisay and Destaw Fetene Teshome Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Continuous glucose monitoring identifies relationship between optimized glycemic control and post-discharge acute care facility needs
Hyperglycemia is an independent risk factor in hospitalized patients for adverse outcomes, even if patients are not diabetic. We used continuous glucose monitoring to evaluate whether glycemic control (hypergl... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 31, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Scott M. Pappada, Karina Woodling, Mohammad Hamza Owais, Evan M. Zink, Layth Dahbour, Ravi S. Tripathi, Sadik A. Khuder and Thomas J. Papadimos Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Frequency and coinfection between genotypes of human papillomavirus in a population of asymptomatic women in northern Peru
Describe the prevalence of HPV genotypes via PCR and DNA sequencing in 397 women who attended to the gynecological outpatient center in the Hospital Regional Docente de Cajamarca from March to September 2017. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 31, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Luis Ponce-Benavente, Patricia Rejas-Pinelo, Miguel Angel Aguilar-luis, Carlos Palomares-Reyes, Lorena Becerra-Goicochea, Luis Pinillos-Vilca, Wilmer Silva-Caso, Luis E. Costa, Pablo Weilg, Juan Alvitrez-Arana, Jorge Baz án-Mayra and Juana del Valle-Mend Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Exploring the differences between the three pyruvate kinase isozymes from Vibrio cholerae in a heterologous expression system
The genome of Vibrio cholerae has three paralog genes encoding for distinct pyruvate kinases. We were interested in elucidating whether they were expressed, and contributed to the pyruvate kinase activity of V. c... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 31, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Zoe Alba-Mart ínez, Leticia Ramírez-Silva and Gloria Hernández-Alcántara Tags: Research note Source Type: research

High level of drug resistance by gram-negative bacteria from selected sewage polluted urban rivers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The aim of this study was to determine the level of drug resistance by gram-negative bacteria isolated from selected sewage polluted urban rivers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 31, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Teshome Belachew, Amete Mihret, Tesfaye Legesse, Yihenew Million and Kassu Desta Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A randomised investigation of journal responses to academic and journalist enquiry about possible scientific misconduct
We investigated whether responses about possible scientific misconduct from journals to journalists would differ in speed, usefulness, and tone from responses to academics. Twelve journals that published 23 cl... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 30, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Mark J. Bolland, Alison Avenell, Greg D. Gamble, Stephen Buranyi and Andrew Grey Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The Sierra Platinum Service for generating peak-calls for replicated ChIP-seq experiments
Sierra Platinum is a fast and robust peak-caller for replicated ChIP-seq experiments with visual quality-control and -steering. The required computing resources are optimized but still may exceed the resources... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 28, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Daniel Wiegreffe, Lydia M üller, Jens Steuck, Dirk Zeckzer and Peter F. Stadler Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Effect of transcription terminator usage on the establishment of transgene transcriptional gene silencing
Obtaining high and stable transgene expression is of vital importance for plant genetic engineering. A lot is known about the relationship between terminator efficiency and gene expression, but no studies have... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 28, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ana P érez-González and Elena Caro Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Utilization and cost of electronic resources in adult cancer center
This study aims to evaluate the knowledge of healthcare providers and the cost of the current institutional e-resources in an adult oncology setting. To assess the awareness, accessibility, and utilization of ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 28, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Fatma Maraiki, Siobhan Kelly, Mohamed Ahmed, Sakra Balhareth, Tusneem Elhasan, Mahmoud Aljurf and Shouki Bazarbashi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Changes in vigilance, self rated sleep and state anxiety in military personnel in India following yoga
To study the effects of 9 days of yoga on self-rated sleep, state anxiety and performance in a vigilance test among border security force (BSF) personnel. Seven hundred and twenty-two BSF personnel took part i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 28, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Shirley Telles, Ram Kumar Gupta, Sadhna Verma, Niranjan Kala and Acharya Balkrishna Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence and predictors of recreational drug use among medical and nursing students in Cameroon: a cross sectional analysis
Medical and nursing students in Cameroon are likely to have mental health problems given the stressful nature of their studies. Paucity of mental health institutions in the country implies they hardly get acce... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 28, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Clarence M. Mbanga, Derrick T. Efie, Desmond Aroke and Tsi Njim Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Assessment of clients satisfaction with outpatient services at Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This study aimed at assessing clients ’ satisfaction and associated factors among adults. A cross sectional facility based study was conducted on 420 clients of Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College from 1 June 2... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Tirhas T. Berehe, Getabalew E. Bekele, Yimer S. Yimer and Taye Z. Lozza Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Using evidence-based guidelines to inform service provision: a structured mapping exercise within the National Health Service Diabetes Prevention Programme in England
The National Health Service (NHS) in England planned a national diabetes prevention programme (NHS DPP) with phased implementation. Evidence-based guidelines and service specifications support efficient and ef... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Anna Haste, Linda Penn, Angela M. Rodrigues, Marta M. Marques, Kirsten Budig, Ruth Bell, Carolyn Summerbell, Martin White, Ashley J. Adamson and Falko F. Sniehotta Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Using decision methods to examine the potential impact of intersectoral action programs
In public health today, there is a widespread call for intersectoral action (ISA) programs, in which two or more sectors cooperate to address a problem. This trend raises a question of how to appropriately ass... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai, Ahmed M. Bayoumi, Emilie Renahy, Rebecca Cheff and Patricia O ’Campo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Exogenous human OKSM factors maintain pluripotency gene expression of bovine and porcine iPS-like cells obtained with STEMCCA delivery system
The use of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells as an alternative to embryonic stem cells to produce transgenic animals requires the development of a biotechnological platform for their generation. In this stu... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Jesica R. Canizo, Camila Vazquez Echegaray, Doris Klisch, Juan F. Aller, Dante A. Paz, Ricardo H. Alberio, Ramiro Alberio and Alejandra S. Guberman Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Association between alcohol use and HIV status: findings from Zambia and Zimbabwe
To conduct statistical analysis to assess the association between alcohol use and HIV status using Demographic Health Survey data from Zambia (2013 –2014) and Zimbabwe (2015–2016). (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 27, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Godfrey Musuka, Farirai Mutenherwa, Zindoga Mukandavire, Innocent Chingombe and Munyaradzi Mapingure Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correction to: Pulmonary nocardiosis masquerading renascence of tuberculosis in an immunocompetent host: a case report from Nepal
Following publication of the original article [1], a typesetting mistake is reported. The captions of Figure 2 and Figure 3 were interchanged. The incorrect and correct combination of the figures and captions ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 25, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Priyatam Khadka, Ramesh Bahadur Basnet, Basista Parsad Rijal and Jeevan Bahadur Sherchand Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Surgical treatment for dropped head syndrome with cervical spondylotic amyotrophy: a case report
Dropped head syndrome (DHS) is a flexion deformity of the neck that is caused by severe weakness of the neck extensor muscles. DHS occurs in combination with not only neuromuscular disorders, but also cervical... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Shinji Taniguchi, Hiroshi Takahashi, Yasuchika Aoki, Arata Nakajima, Fumiaki Terajima, Masato Sonobe, Yorikazu Akatsu, Manabu Yamada, Takeo Furuya, Masao Koda, Masashi Yamazaki, Seiji Ohtori and Koichi Nakagawa Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

The agr quorum sensing system in Staphylococcus aureus cells mediates death of sub-population
In the human pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus, the agr quorum sensing system controls expression of a multitude of virulence factors and yet, agr negative cells frequently arise both in the laboratory and in some ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Wilhelm Paulander, Anders Nissen Varming, Martin Saxtorph Bojer, Cathrine Friberg, Kristoffer B æk and Hanne Ingmer Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Institutional support for breastfeeding in Ghana: a case study of University of Education, Winneba
This study explored institutional support for breastfeeding student-mothers in the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. It also examined challenges associated with combining academic work with breastfeedin... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Jacqueline Nkrumah and Fred Yao Gbagbo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Burden of intestinal pathogens and associated factors among asymptomatic food handlers in South Ethiopia: emphasis on salmonellosis
The study aims to assess the burden of intestinal parasites and Salmonellosis among asymptomatic food handlers at meal serving facilities in Sodo town. Antibiotic resistance was also common and increasing among S... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Fithamlak Bisetegen Solomon, Fiseha Wadilo Wada, Antehun Alemayehu Anjulo, Hailu Chare Koyra and Efrata Girma Tufa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Developing a synthetic psychosocial stress measure and harmonizing CVD-risk data: a way forward to GxE meta- and mega-analyses
Among many challenges in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk prediction are interactions of genes with stress, race, and/or sex and developing robust estimates of these interactions. Improved power with larger s... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 24, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Abanish Singh, Michael A. Babyak, Beverly H. Brummett, William E. Kraus, Ilene C. Siegler, Elizabeth R. Hauser and Redford B. Williams Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Community attitudes on tuberculosis in Botswana: an opportunity for improving the National Tuberculosis Programme outcomes, 2011
The Botswana tuberculosis HIV Knowledge Attitude and Practice study sought to assess knowledge, attitudes and practices of communities on TB and identify sources of their information on this disease and HIV. S... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - July 23, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Godfrey Musuka, Vonai Teveredzi, Lesego Busang, Innocent Chingombe, Panganai Makadzange, Setshwano Mokgweetsinyana, Ronald Ncube, Julita Maradzika, Carmillo Fungai Chinamasa and Themba Moeti Tags: Research note Source Type: research