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

Prevalence and associated factors of anemia among adult human immune deficiency virus positive patients on anti-retroviral therapy at Debre tabor Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
Anemia is the most common hematological complication of HIV infection that has a significant impact on the quality of life and clinical outcomes. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the prevalence a... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kassaw Wubneh Zerihun, Gashaw Andargie Bikis and Esmael Ali Muhammad Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Bacterial contaminants of stored blood and blood components ready for transfusion at blood banks in Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia
Bacterial contamination of donated blood and blood components is a major public health problem globally. The aim of the study was to evaluate the rate and spectrum of bacterial contaminations and antimicrobial... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Masresha Agzie, Selam Niguse, Ephrem Tsegay, Getahun Kahsay and Mahmud Abdulkader Mahmud Tags: Research note Source Type: research

No detection of EBV, BKV and JCV in breast cancer tissue samples in Iran
The most common cancer amongst women is breast cancer. Reports on the role of EBV, BKV, and JCV in the development of breast cancer are controversial. Hence, the aim of this study was to determine the frequenc... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 25, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Razieh Dowran, Negar Joharinia, Akbar Safaei, Sahar Bakhtiyarizadeh, Abootaleb Alidadi Soleimani, Rasool Alizadeh, Sara Mir-Shiri and Jamal Sarvari Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Comparing DNA quantity and quality using saliva collection following food and beverage consumption
With the democratization of genetic testing, researchers, clinicians, and educators must consider the varying degree of field conditions when collecting samples for genetic analyses. For genotyping or sequenci... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 23, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Summer R. Hughes and Richard R. Chapleau Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Robust sampling and preservation of DNA for microbial community profiling in field experiments
Stabilising samples of microbial communities for DNA extraction without access to laboratory equipment can be a challenging task. In this paper we propose a method using filter paper disks for the preservation... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Anneloes E. Groenenboom, Eddy J. Smid and Sijmen E. Schoustra Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Impairment of tissue repair in pneumonia due to β-cell deficiency: role of endoplasmic reticulum stress in alveolar macrophages
Diabetes mellitus (DM) patients are susceptible to delayed resolution of pneumonia. However, the pathogenesis of the impaired tissue repair in inflamed lungs in diabetic patients is unknown. We evaluated phago... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Yoshiro Yamashita, Reiki Kuroki, Masahiro Takaki, Takeshi Tanaka, Masachika Senba, Konosuke Morimoto and Hideaki Amano Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors of unintended pregnancy among pregnant woman in Gondar town, North west Ethiopia, 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess prevalence and associated factors of unintended pregnancy among pregnant women in Gondar town, North western Ethiopia, 2014. A community based cross-sectional study was ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Fentahun Yenealem and Gedefaye Niberet Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Antiretroviral therapy adherence and its determinant factors among people living with HIV/AIDS: a case study in Iran
This descriptive-correlational study was conducted on 122 Iranian people living with HIV (PWHIV), who referred to a behavioral diseases counseling center in 2018. The AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) questionn... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad, Ehsan Movahed, Jamileh Farokhzadian, Ruhollah Nikooie, Mahdieh Hosseinzadeh, Mohsen Askarishahi and Reza Bidaki Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Development and use of a flexible data harmonization platform to facilitate the harmonization of individual patient data for meta-analyses
Harmonizing individual patient data (IPD) for meta-analysis has clinical and statistical advantages. Harmonizing IPD from multiple studies may benefit from a flexible data harmonization platform (DHP) that all... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 22, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Joeri Kalter, Maike G. Sweegers, Irma M. Verdonck-de Leeuw, Johannes Brug and Laurien M. Buffart Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Pragmatic trials: ignoring a mediator and adjusting for confounding
In pragmatic trials, the new treatment is compared with usual care (heterogeneous control arm) that makes the comparison of the new treatment with each treatment within the control arm more difficult. The usua... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 20, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Paraskevi Pericleous Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Gender specific click and tone burst evoked ABR datasets from mice lacking the Cav3.2 T-type voltage-gated calcium channel
Voltage-gated Ca2+ channels (VGCCs) are of central relevance in regulating Ca2+ influx into living cells. The low-voltage activated (LVA) Cav3 T-type Ca2+ channels are widely distributed throughout the brain incl... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 20, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Andreas Lundt, Christina Henseler, Carola Wormuth, Julien Soos, Robin Seidel, Ralf M üller, Muhammad Imran Arshaad, Karl Broich, Jürgen Hescheler, Agapios Sachinidis, Dan Ehninger, Anna Papazoglou and Marco Weiergräber Tags: Data note checks Source Type: research

Fertility desire and associated factors among women on the reproductive age group of Antiretroviral treatment users in Jimma Town, South West Ethiopia
HIV remained the major cause of death in women of reproductive age worldwide. There is limited evidence regarding the fertility desire of HIV positive women receiving HIV care in the study area. Therefore, fac... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 20, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Teshome Shiferaw, Getachew Kiros, Zewdie Birhanu, Hailay Gebreyesus, Tesfay Berhe and Mebrahtu Teweldemedhin Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Self-medication practices and associated factors among households at Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Self-medication practice is the selection and use of medicines by individuals or a member of the individual ’s family without physician’s order to treat self-recognized or self-diagnosed conditions. It is highl... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 19, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Ebabu Jember, Amsalu Feleke, Ayal Debie and Geta Asrade Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Structure of a VHH isolated from a na ïve phage display library
To determine the X-ray structure and biophysical properties of a Camelid VHH isolated from a na ïve phage display library. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 19, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Brandy White, Ian Huh and Cory L. Brooks Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of mumps before the introduction of mumps-containing vaccine in Lao PDR: results from a nationwide cross-sectional population-based survey
Mumps-containing vaccine is currently not a component of the national immunization schedule in Lao People ’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Mumps itself is not a notifiable disease in the country and the seropreval... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 19, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Hironori Okabayashi, Kenichi Komada, Minoru Kidokoro, Tomomi Kitamura, Shinsuke Miyano, Tomoo Ito, Kongxay Phounphenghak, Chansay Pathammavong, Keiko Murano, Misato Nagai, Yoshio Mori, Katsuhiro Komase, Anonh Xeuatvongsa, Makoto Takeda and Masahiko Hachiy Tags: Research note Source Type: research

How many of the digits in a mean of 12.3456789012 are worth reporting?
A computer program tells me that a mean value is 12.3456789012, but how many of these digits are significant (the rest being random junk)? Should I report: 12.3?, 12.3456?, or even 10 (if only the first digit ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: R. S. Clymo Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Reference genes for gene expression studies targeting sugarcane infected with Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV)
The selection of reference genes in sugarcane under Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV) infection has not been reported and is indispensable to get reliable reverse transcription quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) results for ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Marcel Fernando da Silva, Marcos Cesar Gon çalves, Michael dos Santos Brito, Paula Macedo Nóbile, Larissa Mara de Andrade, Cibele Nataliane Medeiros, Silvana Creste and Luciana Rossini Pinto Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Diagnostic accuracy of MRI with MRCP and B-Mode-sonography with elastography of the pancreas in patients with cystic fibrosis: a point-to-point comparison
For patients with cystic fibrosis, the imaging of the pancreas is of crucial importance for the early detection of pancreatic carcinoma. Comparative studies between Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and sonogra... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Christopher Kloth, Dorit Fabricius, Inka Wendlik, Stefan Andreas Schmidt, Matthias Pfahler, Elisabeth Lormes, Meinrad Beer, Wolfgang Kratzer and Julian Schmidberger Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Community-led data collection using Open Data Kit for surveillance of animal African trypanosomiasis in Shimba hills, Kenya
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there is an increase in trypanosome non-susceptibility to multiple trypanocides, but limited information on judicious trypanocide use is accessible to smallholder farmers and agricultura... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Sarah A. O. Wamwenje, Ibrahim I. Wangwe, Nicodemus Masila, Caroline K. Mirieri, Lillian Wambua and Benard W. Kulohoma Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Assessment of hypertension control and factors associated with the control among hypertensive patients attending at Zewditu Memorial Hospital: a cross sectional study
This study was conducted to assess hypertension control and factors associated with it among hypertensive patients on treatment at Zewditu Memorial Hospital. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 18, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Boressa Adugna Horsa, Yewondwossen Tadesse and Ephrem Engidawork Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Chronic undernutrition (stunting) is detrimental to academic performance among primary schools of adolescent children: a randomized cross sectional survey in Southern Ethiopia
Despite several decades of work in improving childhood nutrition in Ethiopia, stunting remains a major public health concern with lack of evidence on its effect on school performance. Therefore, this study aim... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tsedeke Wolde and Tefera Belachew Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Unmet need for family planning and its associated factor among women of reproductive age in Debre Berhan Town, Amhara, Ethiopia
Unmet need refers to fecund women who either wish to postpone the next birth (spacers) or who wish to stop childbearing (limiters) but are not using a contraceptive method. The aim of this study was to assess ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Solomon Adanew Worku, Sindew Mahmud Ahmed and Tizebt Fisseha Mulushewa Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Type 2 diabetes mellitus prevalence and risk scores in treated PLWHIV: a cross-sectional preliminary study
This was a preliminary study whose objective was to estimate the prevalence and risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among people living with HIV (PLWHIV) based on diabetes risk assessment scores. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Sepiso K. Masenga, Paul Toloka, Kaseya Chiyenu, Ilubala Imasiku, Hope Mutengo, Oscar Ngongo Ulungu, Zangi Mallesu, Eunice Mulenga, Macwa ñi Mutukwa, Kingsley Kamvuma and Benson M. Hamooya Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitude, and practice of waste handlers about medical waste management in Debre Markos town healthcare facilities, northwest Ethiopia
Medical waste is a total waste stream which is generated from the healthcare facilities during the healthcare delivery process. It can contain potentially hazardous substances for the human being and the envir... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Teshiwal Deress, Mohabaw Jemal, Mekonnen Girma and Kasaw Adane Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Perinatal outcomes of severe preeclampsia/eclampsia and associated factors among mothers admitted in Amhara Region referral hospitals, North West Ethiopia, 2018
This study was aimed to assess perinatal outcomes of severe preeclampsia/eclampsia and associated factors among mothers admitted in Amhara Region referral hospitals, North West Ethiopia, 2018. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 15, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Misganaw Fikirie Melese, Marta Berta Badi and Getie Lake Aynalem Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Magnitude and correlates of cognitive impairment among major depressive disorder patients in Addis Ababa: institution based cross-sectional study
Cognitive impairments are now widely recognized and emerging as an important therapeutic target in a patient with a major depressive disorder (MDD). It associated with a more deteriorating course of illness am... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Abebe Ambaw and Getachew Tesfaw Desalegn Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Assessment of skin-to-skin contact (SSC) during the postpartum stay and its determinant factors among mothers at public health institutions in Ethiopia
The study aimed at assessing skin-to-skin contact (SSC) during the postpartum stay and its determinant factors among mothers at public health institutions in Ethiopia. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Asres Bedaso, Emnet Kebede and Tariku Adamu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Diabetic ketoacidosis among adult patients with diabetes mellitus admitted to emergency unit of Hawassa university comprehensive specialized hospital
This study was aimed to assess the prevalence and associated factors of diabetic ketoacidosis among adult patients admitted in emergency department of Hawassa university comprehensive specialized hospital. An ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Asres Bedaso, Zewdie Oltaye, Ephrem Geja and Mohammed Ayalew Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Transcriptional response of OmpC and OmpF in Escherichia coli against differential gradient of carbapenem stress
This study was designed to investigate the transcriptional response of OmpF and OmpC along with an antisense RNA, MicF under concentration gradient carbapenem exposure. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Shiela Chetri, Melson Singha, Deepshikha Bhowmik, Kathakali Nath, Debadatta Dhar Chanda, Atanu Chakravarty and Amitabha Bhattacharjee Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated risk factors of intestinal parasitic infections among asymptomatic food handlers in Wollo University student ’s cafeteria, Northeastern Ethiopia
Intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) are among the major public health and socioeconomic problems in developing countries like Ethiopia. Food-handlers that directly deal with production and distribution of f... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 14, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Edosa Kebede, Abdurahaman Seid and Senayt Akele Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Climatic factors influencing dengue incidence in an epidemic area of Nepal
The objective of this study was to find the environmental fac... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Reshma Tuladhar, Anjana Singh, Ajit Varma and Devendra Kumar Choudhary Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Coaches ’ perceptions on qualities defining good adolescent rugby players and are important for player recruitment in talent identification programs: the SCRuM project
Competitive rugby is increasingly becoming popular among adolescent players even in countries hardly known for rugby such as Zimbabwe. Given the increased participation rates, burgeoning talent identification ... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: M. Chiwaridzo, N. Munambah, S. Oorschot, D. Magume, J. M. Dambi, G. Ferguson and B. C. M. Smits-Engelsman Tags: Research note Source Type: research

TCC-GUI: a Shiny-based application for differential expression analysis of RNA-Seq count data
Differential expression (DE) is a fundamental step in the analysis of RNA-Seq count data. We had previously developed an R/Bioconductor package (called TCC) for this purpose. While this package has the unique fea... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Wei Su, Jianqiang Sun, Kentaro Shimizu and Koji Kadota Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Association between alpha-thalassaemia trait, Plasmodium falciparum asexual parasites and gametocyte carriage in a malaria endemic area in Southern Ghana
This study examined associat... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 13, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Helena Lamptey, Michael Fokuo Ofori, Bright Adu, Kwadwo Asamoah Kusi, Emmanuel Kakra Dickson, Isabella Quakyi and Michael Alifrangis Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Diarrheal disease outbreak in Gaidatar village of Rautahat District, Nepal
This study investigated a diarrheal outbreak that affected over 1500 people in Gaidatar village o... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 8, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Kul Raj Rai, Reena Kiran Mukhiya, Santosh Thapa, Ganesh Rai, Sabina KC, Phanu Maya Thapa, Prasha Shrestha and Shiba Kumar Rai Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Dietary diversity practice and associated factors among pregnant women in North East Ethiopia
Diversified food during pregnancy is the very important since it is known to affect pregnancy and birth outcomes. The aim of this study was to assess dietary diversity practice and associated factors among rur... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 7, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Seid Aliwo, Melkitu Fentie, Tadesse Awoke and Zemichael Gizaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Iron and folic acid supplementation adherence among pregnant women attending antenatal care in North Wollo Zone northern Ethiopia: institution based cross-sectional study
The main aim of this study was to assess iron and folic acid supplementation adherence among pregnant mothers attending antenatal care in public health facilities of North Wollo Zone northern Ethiopia. An inst... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Asmamaw Demis, Biftu Geda, Tadesse Alemayehu and Haimanot Abebe Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Self-organizing scale-free patterns in a phase-modulated periodic connecting system
The regularity of scale-free patterns in rank-size relations has been observed in word frequency, city size distribution, firm size distribution, and gene expression. Because of the common emergence of this re... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 5, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Tsutomu Matsunaga and Masaaki Muramatsu Tags: Research note Source Type: research

No benefit of longer eradication therapy of Pseudomonas aeruginosa primoinfections in pediatric cystic fibrosis
Patients with cystic fibrosis are more susceptible than members of the general population to lung infections. Infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa require particular attention, because they may accelerate the d... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 4, 2019 Category: Research Authors: F. Claude, I. Rochat and G. M. Hafen Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Determinants and adverse perinatal outcomes of low birth weight newborns delivered in Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia: a cohort study
Globally an estimated 15% to 20% of all births are low birth weight, representing more than 20 million births a year. Low birth weights are at a greater risk of both short and long-term sequels. Therefore, thi... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 4, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Melaku Desta, Mesfin Tadese, Bekalu Kassie and Mihrete Gedefaw Tags: Research note Source Type: research

A pilot study of safety of sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim and guaifenesin in pediatric and adult patients with acute bronchitis
This exploratory study assessed the safety of the combination of sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim and guaifenesin (STG) in adult and pediatric patients with acute bronchitis according to local labelling in Peru. (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 4, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Mayer Falcon, Carlos Iberico, Frances Guerra, Isabel Reyes, Efra ín Felix, Mónica Flores, Jorge de los Ríos, Maria E. Diaz, Alberto Casas, Sergio Sanchez-Gambetta and Roberto Carrasco Tags: Research note Source Type: research

Dyslipidemia and associated factors among women using hormonal contraceptives in Harar town, Eastern Ethiopia
Dyslipidemia is abnormal amount of lipid in blood. Hormonal contraceptives affect lipid metabolism and can enhance the risk of vascular disease like atherosclerosis. In Harar, among contraceptive users, bioche... (Source: BMC Research Notes)
Source: BMC Research Notes - March 4, 2019 Category: Research Authors: Berhanu Sufa, Gemeda Abebe and Waqtola Cheneke Tags: Research note Source Type: research