Laboratory assessment of SD Bioline HIV/Syphilis Duo Kit among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic Mayuge Health Center III, East central Uganda
Efforts to dual eradication of mother-to-child transmission of human immune deficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis have improved in the previous decades. This has however been hindered by limited validation studi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ivan Mugisha Taremwa, Alupakusadi Twelwanike, Bashir Mwambi and Christine Atuhairwe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with the length of stay in emergency departments in Southern-Ethiopia
This cross-sectional study was conducted on 399 patients at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital from February 15 to March 30/2018 to assess the length of stay (LOS) and its associated factors... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Getahun H/meskel Alemu, Keneni Gutema Negari, Kaleb Mayisso Rodamo and Agete Tadewos Hirigo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Neonatal deaths in Cambodia: findings from a community-based mortality review
The aim of this study was to describe potential factors contributing to neonatal mortality in Takeo, Cambodia through assessment of verbal autopsies collected following newborn deaths in the community. The mor... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 24, 2019 Category: Research Authors: A. N. Bazzano, C. Var, D. Wilkosz, R. Duggal and R. A. Oberhelman Tags: Research note Source Type: research

High prevalence of Pfmdr-1 N86 and D1246 genotypes detected among febrile malaria outpatients attending Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Northern Uganda
To determine the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum multi-drug resistant gene-1 (Pfmdr-1) N86Y and D1246Y genotypes among febrile malaria outpatients attending Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Emmanuel Achol, Stephen Ochaya, Geoffrey M. Malinga, Hillary Edema and Richard Echodu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Development and characterization of 17 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the reef manta ray (Mobula alfredi)
Limited sample sizes are often a problem for species of conservation concern when using genetic tools to make population assessments. Lack of analytical power from small sample sizes can be compensated for by ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Amelia J. Armstrong, Christine L. Dudgeon, Carlos Bustamante, Michael B. Bennett and Jennifer R. Ovenden Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Mebendazole-induced M1 polarisation of THP-1 macrophages may involve DYRK1B inhibition
We recently showed that the anti-helminthic compound mebendazole (MBZ) has immunomodulating activity by inducing a M2 to M1 phenotype switch in monocyte/macrophage models. In the present study we investigated ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kristin Blom, Jenny Rubin, Malin Berglund, Malin Jarvius, Lena Lenhammar, Vendela Parrow, Claes Andersson, Angelica Loskog, M årten Fryknäs, Peter Nygren and Rolf Larsson Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Predictors associated with HIV/AIDS patients dropout from antiretroviral therapy at Mettu Karl Hospital, southwest Ethiopia
The aim of this study was to determine the major risk factors of antiretroviral therapy dropout. The retrospective cohort research design was applied. 1512 HIV patients were included from Mettu Karl Hospital i... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Melaku Tadege Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Use of headspace –gas chromatography–ion mobility spectrometry to detect volatile fingerprints of palm fibre oil and sludge palm oil in samples of crude palm oil
The addition of residual oils such as palm fibre oil (PFO) and sludge palm oil (SPO) to crude palm oil (CPO) can be problematic within supply chains. PFO is thought to aggravate the accumulation of monochlorop... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Abrizah Othman, Kirstie A. Goggin, Noor Idayu Tahir, Emma Brodrick, Rajinder Singh, Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi, Ghulam K. A. Parveez, Antony N. Davies, Abdul J. Murad, Nor H. Muhammad, Umi S. Ramli and Denis J. Murphy Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Monomorium ant is a carrier for pathogenic and potentially pathogenic bacteria
Household ants are regarded as a major household pest and their close association with microorganisms and people means that they may constitute a disease risk. Our study is the first to provide information on ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Jenan S. Alharbi, Qaderya Alawadhi and Simon R. Leather Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence, infection intensity and associated factors of soil transmitted helminths among primary school children in Gurage zone, South Central Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study design
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of soil transmitted helminthes among primary school children. School based cross-sectional study design was employed. A total of six hundred study subjects... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 16, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Habtamu Weldesenbet, Abdulsemed Worku and Teha Shumbej Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Treatment potential of pathogen-reactive antibodies sequentially purified from pooled human immunoglobulin
Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG), pooled from human blood, is a polyspecific antibody preparation that inhibits the super-antigenic proteins associated with streptococcal and staphylococcal toxic shock, and ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mark Reglinski and Shiranee Sriskandan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Estimating transfection efficiency in differentiated and undifferentiated neural cells
Delivery of constructs for silencing or over-expressing genes or their modified versions is a crucial step for studying neuronal cell biology. Therefore, efficient transfection is important for the success of ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Abeer A. Alabdullah, Basma Al-Abdulaziz, Hanan Alsalem, Amna Magrashi, Subramanian M. Pulicat, Amer A. Almzroua, Falah Almohanna, Abdullah Mohamed Assiri, Nada A. Al Tassan and Bashayer R. Al-Mubarak Tags: Research note Source Type: research

The trials and tribulations of conducting an m-health pilot randomized controlled trial to improve oral cancer therapy adherence: recommendations for future multisite, non-drug clinical trials
Integrating mobile phone-based health (m-health) interventions into healthcare systems is one solution to improve access to services for the growing number of patients with chronic illness. Practical challenge... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Lahiru Russell, Michaela C. Pascoe, John F. Seymour, Sanchia Aranda, Phyllis Butow, Karla Gough and Penelope Schofield Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Tobacco use and caries increment in young adults: a prospective observational study
Tobacco use has a negative influence on general and oral health but data concerning caries are mainly derived from epidemiological and cross-sectional studies. The aim of this study was to investigate smoking ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Gunnel H änsel Petersson and Svante Twetman Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Bacillus subtilis RarA forms damage-inducible foci that scan the entire cell
Little is known about the activity and dynamics of ATPase RarA in B. subtilis, proposed to act at stalled DNA replication forks due to DNA damage. We performed fluorescence microscopy time lapse experiments with ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Rogelio Hern ández-Tamayo and Peter L. Graumann Tags: Data note Source Type: research

An OpenMP-based tool for finding longest common subsequence in bioinformatics
Finding the longest common subsequence (LCS) among sequences is NP-hard. This is an important problem in bioinformatics for DNA sequence alignment and pattern discovery. In this research, we propose new CPU-ba... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Rayhan Shikder, Parimala Thulasiraman, Pourang Irani and Pingzhao Hu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prospective cohort of adult oral health in Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
To describe the methodological aspects of a Prospective Cohort Study of adult oral health in Piracicaba, Brazil. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Manoelito Ferreira Silva-Junior, Maria da Luz Ros ário de Sousa and Marília Jesus Batista Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A human specific Alu DNA cassette is found flanking the genes of transcription factor AP2
Alu elements are retroposons that invaded the primate genome and shaped its biology. Some Alus inserted recently and are polymorphic in the human population. It is these Alus that are being sought after in dis... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 11, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Hamdi K. Hamdi, Siddana Reddy, Nada Laz, Renad Eltaher, Zahraa Kandell, Teif Mahmud, Lamia Alenazi, Basheer Haroun, Mohanad Hassan and Raju Ragavendra Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Self-care practices regarding diabetes among diabetic patients in West Ethiopia
To assess the self-care practices and associated factors among diabetic patients in West Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mohammed Gebre Dedefo, Balisa Mosisa Ejeta, Getu Bayisa Wakjira, Ginenus Fekadu Mekonen and Busha Gamachu Labata Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Work motivation and its effects on organizational performance: the case of nurses in Hawassa public and private hospitals: Mixed method study approach
The main objective of the study was to assess level of motivation, how nurses perceived work motivation and its effects on organizational performance among nurses working in Hawassa public and private hospitals. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ababe Tamirat Deressa and Getachew Zeru Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Predictive value of persistent NS1 antigen positivity beyond 3rd day for dengue haemorrhagic fever in Sri Lankan children
This study examined if persistent non structural pr... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mihira Manamperi, Bernard Deepal Wanniarachchi Jayamanne, Thilini Somaratne, Natasha Perera and LakKumar Fernando Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Appropriate complementary feeding practice and associated factors among mothers having children aged 6 –24 months in Debre Tabor Hospital, North West Ethiopia, 2016
This study was aimed to assess appropriate complementary feeding practice and associated factors among mothers having children aged 6 –24 months in Debre Tabor Hospital, North West Ethiopia, 2016. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Asrat Hailu Dagne, Kiber Temesgen Anteneh, Marta Berta Badi, Hadgay Hagos Adhanu, Mekonnen Assefa Ahunie, H/Mariam Demewozu Tebeje and Getie Lake Aynalem Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Effects of vitamin D3 and its chemical analogs on the growth of Hodgkin ’s lymphoma, in vitro
Vitamin D receptor (VDR) activities have been noted for a number of B cell malignancies which showed varying sensitivities to vitamin D3 (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, VD3, calcitriol) and its synthetic analogs. T... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Rajendra Gharbaran, Bo Zhang, Luis Valerio, Onyekwere Onwumere, Madeline Wong, Jason Mighty and Stephen Redenti Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Trend in magnitude of tuberculosis in Awi Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a five-year tuberculosis surveillance data analysis
Ethiopia is among the 30 high tuberculosis (TB) burden countries with annual estimated TB incidence of 164/100,000 population and death rate of 28/100,000 population for 2017. We analyzed the trend in magnitud... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tefera Alemu and Hordofa Gutema Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Erectile dysfunction and associated factors among men with diabetes mellitus from a tertiary diabetic center in Northern Sri Lanka
Prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in diabetic men is considerably high but it is often underdiagnosed and undermanaged. There were no data available about the prevalence and the risk factors of ED in our... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Balasingam Nisahan, Thirunavukarasu Kumanan, Nadarajah Rajeshkannan, Thampipillai Peranantharajah and Mahalingam Aravinthan Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Schistosoma mansoni infection among preschool age children attending Erer Health Center, Ethiopia and the response rate to praziquantel
Preschool age children (PSAC) are excluded from community based praziquantel treatment programs mainly due to paucity of evidence on the magnitude of schistosomiasis, efficacy and safety of this treatment in P... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Makida Kemal, Gemechu Tadesse, Adem Esmael, Solomon Mequanente Abay and Tadesse Kebede Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Predictors of poor glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes on follow-up care at a tertiary healthcare setting in Ethiopia
Contemporary clinical guidelines endorsed that glycemic control is the ultimate goal in the management patients with diabetes. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of glycemic control and to iden... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 4, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Gebre Teklemariam Demoz, Alem Gebremariam, Helen Yifter, Minyahil Alebachew, Yirga Legesse Niriayo, Gebremicheal Gebreslassie, Gebremariam Woldu, Degena Bahrey and Workineh Shibeshi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Correlating physical activity and quality of life of healthcare workers
The purpose of the present study was to investigate healthcare workers ’ physical exercise levels linked to their quality of life. Healthcare workers’ from all departments of a General hospital participated in ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 4, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Maria Saridi, Theodora Filippopoulou, Georgios Tzitzikos, Pavlos Sarafis, Kyriakos Souliotis and Despoina Karakatsani Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Vitamin D3 supplementation and treatment outcomes in patients with depression (D3-vit-dep)
To examine whether vitamin D supplementation in patients with depression would result in a reduction in Hamilton D-17 depression score (primary outcome) at 3 and 6 months compared to controls and to explore th... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Jens Peter Hansen, Manan Pareek, Allan Hvolby, Anne Schmedes, Tomas Toft, Erik Dahl and Connie Thur øe Nielsen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Dyslipidaemia is common among patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study at Tema Port Clinic
This study aimed to evaluate dyslipidemia in Ghanaian subjects with type 2 diabetes. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Emmanuel Kwaku Ofori, Dorcas Owusu-Ababio, Emmanuel A. Tagoe and Henry Asare-Anane Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Attitude of Nursing and Midwifery students towards clinical practice and its associated factors in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
The aim of this study was to assess the attitude of Nursing and Midwifery students towards clinical practice and its associated factors at University of Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia. 2018. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Yosef Aragaw, Workinesh Sinishaw, Workinesh Daba and Maru Mekie Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Preliminary study on the expression of endothelial cell biology related genes in the liver of dengue virus infected mice treated with Carica papaya leaf juice
The purpose of this study was to profile and identify the endothelial cell biology related genes that are affected by dengue virus infection in the liver tissue of AG129 mice, with and without Carica papaya leaf ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 3, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Abd Razak, Nor Azrina Norahmad, Nur Hana Md Jelas, Bazilah Jusoh, Amirrudin Muhammad, Norazlan Mohmad Misnan, Murizal Zainol, Ravindran Thayan and Ami Fazlin Syed Mohamed Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound characteristics in the identification of malignant thyroid nodules
This study was aimed at determining the diagnostic accuracy of the ultrasound characteristics in the identification of malignant thyroid nodules in patients attending the surgical clinic at a tertiary care hos... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mihiri Chami Wettasinghe, Shanthini Rosairo, Neelakanthi Ratnatunga and Nuwan Darshana Wickramasinghe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Effect of food intake on 92 oncological biomarkers by the Proseek Oncology II panel
To evaluates the effect of food intake on 92 oncological biomarkers to evaluate whether the timing of blood sampling could be relevant. Twenty-two healthy subjects were investigated. A total of 92 biomarkers w... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Magnus Dencker, Ola Bj örgell and Joanna Hlebowicz Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Evaluation of therapeutic effects of FAK inhibition in murine models of atherosclerosis
Therapeutic effects of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) inhibition using a small molecule inhibitor was evaluated in apolipoprotein E (apoE) knockout (KO) and low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLr) KO mouse athero... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Takeshi Yamaura, Tatsuhiko Kasaoka, Naoko Iijima, Masaaki Kimura and Shinji Hatakeyama Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Coherence and reliability of a wearable inertial measurement unit for measuring postural sway
This study has a cross-sectional d... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Eva Ekvall Hansson and Åsa Tornberg Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Clinical presentation and hematological profile among young and old chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients in Sudan
To assess the clinical presentation and hematological profile among young ( ≤ 55 years) and old (> 55 years) chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients in Sudan. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - April 2, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ameen Abdulaziz Basabaeen, Enaam Abdelrhman Abdelgader, Ebtihal Ahmed Babekir, Nada Hassan Eltayeb, Osama Ali Altayeb, Eman Abbass Fadul, Othman Saeed Bahashwan and Ibrahim Khider Ibrahim Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge and practice on adequate sunlight exposure of infants among mothers attending EPI unit of Aleta Wondo Health Center, SNNPR, Ethiopia
The main objective of this study was to assess knowledge and practice of adequate sunlight exposure of infants among mothers attending EPI unit at Aleta Wondo Health Center, Sidama zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia. Insti... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Asres Bedaso, Melese Gebrie, Bedilu Deribe, Mohammed Ayalew and Bereket Duko Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors affecting healthcare utilization for low back pain among nurses in Gondar town, northwest Ethiopia, 2018: a cross-sectional study
The objective of this study was to investigate level and factors affecting healthcare utilization for low back pain (LBP) among nurses in Gondar town, Ethiopia. A healthcare-based cross-sectional study was con... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tesfaye Hambisa Mekonnen and Dawit Getachew Yenealem Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Patterns of road traffic injury and potential consequences among patients visiting Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Hawassa, Ethiopia
This study ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Bereket Duko, Fikru Tadesse and Zewdie Oltaye Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in subjects aged 15 –19 in Lomé (Togo)
The purpose of this study was to study the epidemiological and clinical profile of adolescents with suicidal thoughts, with or without suicide attempts, and to identify associated factors. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tchin Darr é, Koffi Assaba Cinthia Consuela, Bayaki Saka, Toukilnan Djiwa, Koumavi Didier Ekouévi and Gado Napo-Koura Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Novel binding partners for Prenylated Rab Acceptor 1 identified by a split-ubiquitin yeast two-hybrid screen
Prenylated Rab Acceptor 1 (PRA1) is a transmembrane protein localized to the early secretory pathway. It has been found to interact with an array of Rab GTPases, leading to its hypothesized function in the rec... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 29, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ameair Abu Irqeba and Judith Mosinger Ogilvie Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Indonesian version of AQUAREL on patients with permanent pacemaker: a cross-sectional study
The assessment of quality of life has significant impact in device therapy. This research was aimed to translate and evaluate the validity and reliability of the Indonesian version of the AQUAREL questionnaire. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 28, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Muhammad Yamin, Simon Salim, Siti Setiati, Idrus Alwi and Putri Zulmiyusrini Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevention care for secondary health conditions among people living with spinal cord injuries: research protocol
People living with spinal cord injuries are at a high risk to experience preventable secondary health conditions in their lifetime, which can lead to rehospitalisation and death. Given the fact that spinal cor... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 28, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Sonti Pilusa, Hellen Myezwa and Joanne Potterton Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Virulence of a T6SS Campylobacter jejuni chicken isolate from North Romania
In this study we have investigated the in vitro and in vivo virulence characteristics of a new T6SS positive Campylobacter jejuni chicken isolate (SV12) originating from a poultry population in North Romania. A d... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 28, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Vlad A. Ungureanu, Alexandros Ch. Stratakos, Ozan Gundogdu, Lavinia Stef, Ioan Pet, Elena Pet, Nicolae Pacala and Nicolae Corcionivoschi Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Medication non-adherence and associated factors among diabetes patients in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar city administration, Northwest Ethiopia
This study was aimed to assess medication non-adherence and associated factors among adult diabetes in Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital Bahir Dar city administration. To overcome this object, a cross-sectional s... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 27, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Teshager W/giorgis Abate Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Mutagenesis of seed storage protein genes in Soybean using CRISPR/Cas9
Soybean seeds are an important source of vegetable proteins for both food and industry worldwide. Conglycinins (7S) and glycinins (11S), which are two major families of storage proteins encoded by a small fami... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 27, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Chenlong Li, Vi Nguyen, Jun Liu, Wenqun Fu, Chen Chen, Kangfu Yu and Yuhai Cui Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Factors associated with knowledge on obstetric danger signs among women who gave birth within 1 year in Bahir Dar city administration, North West, Ethiopia
This study aimed to assess factors associated with knowledge on obstetric danger signs among women who gave birth within 1 year in North West, Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 27, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Azezu Asres Nigussie, Amanu Aragaw Emiru, Yeshalem Mulugeta Demilew and Eleni Admassu Mersha Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Exploring the effects of peri-partum ingestion of traditional medicine on maternal and foetal outcomes: a prospective cohort study
In Africa, 80% of women ingest traditional medicine (TM) during pregnancy. Although widely used in Cameroon, no study in has either demonstrated its safety or effectiveness. Hence, we sought to determine the e... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Julius Sama Dohbit, Esther Meka, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Myriam Mbia Koudo Ze, Felix Essiben, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Jan Rene Nkeck and Pascal Foumane Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Internal consistency and factor structure of a brief scale assessing sensitivity to blood, injury, and mutilation
US Army soldiers and military veterans experience high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, PTSD risk factors are not fully understood. Sensitivity to blood, injury, and mutilation (SBIM), ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Oscar I. Gonzalez, James A. Naifeh, Quinn M. Biggs, Tsz Hin Hinz Ng, Carol S. Fullerton and Robert J. Ursano Tags: Research note Source Type: research