Nutritional intake, environmental factors, and their impact on myopia prevalence in Korean children aged 5-12 years
CONCLUSIONS: This study highlights the significant role of diet and lifestyle choices in the development of myopia in children. Our findings suggest the importance of considering these specific factors in the management and prevention strategies for myopia, underscoring the need for targeted interventions in children's health and vision care.PMID:38287408 | PMC:PMC10823653 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00506-6 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 30, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeong-Mee Kim Yean-Jung Choi Source Type: research

Association between body weight perception and actual body mass index among adult women in Erbil city, Iraq
CONCLUSION: Body weight perception was well associated with actual body weight status. Unmarried women are more likely to misperceive body weight, particularly overestimating it. Underestimation of body weight was relatively high and much higher than the overestimation, which might keep obese individuals from weight loss activities. Preventing obesity should include awareness about body weight misperceptions.PMID:38287412 | PMC:PMC10823618 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00512-8 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 30, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sherzad A Shabu Mariwan H Saka Manhal N Boya Hamdia M Ahmed Sahar M Zaki Florentina Hettinga Nazar P Shabila Source Type: research

Development of a diet quality score and adherence to the Swiss dietary recommendations for vegans
CONCLUSION: The newly developed DQS-V provides a single score for estimating diet quality among vegan adults. Further validation studies examining the DQS-V in relation to an independent dietary assessment method and to biomarkers of nutritional intake and status are still needed before the general application of the DQS-V.PMID:38291526 | PMC:PMC10829326 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00498-3 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 30, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Natalie S Bez Joyce Haddad Giulia S Tedde Karolin Rose Aljoscha V Ivanov Marina Milazzo Jo Ă«lle Wickart Giulia Casale Michele D'Ascanio Klazine Van der Horst Isabelle Herter-Aeberli Leonie H Bogl Source Type: research

Multimorbidity and its associated risk factors among adults in northern Sudan: a community-based cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: The high prevalence of multimorbidity revealed in this study uncovers a major public health problem among Sudanese adults. Our results show that increasing age and female sex are associated with multimorbidity. Additional extensive studies are necessary to evaluate the magnitude of multimorbidity for improved future planning and establishing effective health systems.PMID:38281058 | PMC:PMC10822146 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00513-7 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Imad R Musa Ahmed Ali Hassan Ishag Adam Source Type: research

Association between dietary antioxidants intake and childhood eczema: results from the NHANES database
CONCLUSION: We concluded dietary Zn intake was negatively associated with childhood eczema. Further studies are needed to explore the roles of dietary antioxidants intake in childhood eczema.PMID:38238860 | PMC:PMC10797884 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00501-x (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 18, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jing Xu Hongxin Li Source Type: research

Vitamin D deficiency in patients with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
CONCLUSIONS: As a result, according to the existing guidelines, our results proved the need to pay attention to the level of vitamin D in these patients.PMID:38233891 | PMC:PMC10795301 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00499-2 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 17, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nazanin Farahbakhsh Somaye Fatahi Armin Shirvani Monireh Sadat Motaharifard Masoumeh Mohkam Seyed Ahmad Tabatabaii Ghamartaj Khanbabaee Shirin Yaghoobpoor Seyedeh Zahra Davoodi Amir Hossein Hosseini Source Type: research

Two decades of research on the role of diet in Alzheimer's disease (2003-2023): a bibliometric and visual analysis based on CiteSpace
CONCLUSION: Talent exchange and regional cooperation are recommended in this study field. The results indicate that the effectiveness of various dietary patterns and mechanisms of dietary interventions using biomarkers and supplementation with refined nutrients will be the main research trends in the future.PMID:38233906 | PMC:PMC10795327 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00503-9 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 17, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wanyin Xu Zhengyanran Xu Yi Guo Jing Wu Source Type: research

Contraceptive uses among married women in Bangladesh: a systematic review and meta-analyses
CONCLUSION: A renewed commitment from government bodies and independent organizations is needed to implement and monitor family planning strategies to ensure adherence to and provision of the most appropriate contraceptive method for couples.PMID:38233954 | PMC:PMC10795415 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00502-w (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 17, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sorif Hossain Tahmina Akter Md Mohsin Md Momin Islam Promit Barua Chowdhury Md Mohsan Khudri Source Type: research

Effect of Covid pandemic on immunization status of children in tertiary care Hospital of North India: reason for partial and non-immunization a cross-sectional study
CONCLUSIONS: Although COVID-19 pandemic resulted in disruptions in routine immunization services, sociodemographic factors such as awareness for immunization, parental education and various beliefs for immunization were responsible for the children remaining unimmunized or partially immunized after the pandemic.PMID:38221618 | PMC:PMC10789037 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-023-00494-z (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 14, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Narender Kumar Pinki Allyhan Anju Aggarwal Source Type: research

Hand grip strength as a proposed new vital sign of health: a narrative review of evidences
J Health Popul Nutr. 2024 Jan 9;43(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s41043-024-00500-y.ABSTRACTHand grip strength (HGS) serves as a fundamental metric in assessing muscle function and overall physical capability and is particularly relevant to the ageing population. HGS holds an important connection to the concept of sarcopenia, which encompasses the age-related decline in muscle mass, strength, and function. It has also been reported to indicate the health of an individual. We reviewed the interplay between HGS and various health parameters, including morbidity and mortality, by carrying out a literature search on PubMed, Scopus and Go...
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raju Vaishya Anoop Misra Abhishek Vaish Nicola Ursino Riccardo D'Ambrosi Source Type: research

Mapping the landscape of research on insulin resistance: a visualization analysis of randomized clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: This comprehensive bibliometric analysis highlights the global research landscape and trends in RCTs targeting insulin resistance. Research on lipid panels, diet impact, and insulin resistance in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome will continue to be a hotspot. The findings offer valuable information on research priorities, international collaborations, and impactful publications. This study provides a foundation for future directorial investigations in this critical area of metabolic health.PMID:38195616 | PMC:PMC10777523 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-024-00497-4 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sa'ed H Zyoud Source Type: research

Relationship between tobacco smoking and hematological indices among Sudanese smokers
CONCLUSION: Smoking affects hematological parameters; smokers had significantly higher RBCs count, Hb level, WBCs count, Neutrophils, MCH, MCHC, RDW and PDW compared to the non-smoker group. WP smoking caused higher levels of RBCs, Hb, neutrophils, MCH and MCHC. PDW was high in smokers' sub-groups compared to control group, while MPV was lower despite insignificant change In PLTs count.PMID:38178235 | PMC:PMC10765807 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-023-00493-0 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Izzut Awad Ahmed Mahmood Abdalmonem Mohammed Hussam Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim Abdelrhim Ali Source Type: research

Relationship between tobacco smoking and hematological indices among Sudanese smokers
CONCLUSION: Smoking affects hematological parameters; smokers had significantly higher RBCs count, Hb level, WBCs count, Neutrophils, MCH, MCHC, RDW and PDW compared to the non-smoker group. WP smoking caused higher levels of RBCs, Hb, neutrophils, MCH and MCHC. PDW was high in smokers' sub-groups compared to control group, while MPV was lower despite insignificant change In PLTs count.PMID:38178235 | PMC:PMC10765807 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-023-00493-0 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Izzut Awad Ahmed Mahmood Abdalmonem Mohammed Hussam Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim Abdelrhim Ali Source Type: research

Relationship between tobacco smoking and hematological indices among Sudanese smokers
CONCLUSION: Smoking affects hematological parameters; smokers had significantly higher RBCs count, Hb level, WBCs count, Neutrophils, MCH, MCHC, RDW and PDW compared to the non-smoker group. WP smoking caused higher levels of RBCs, Hb, neutrophils, MCH and MCHC. PDW was high in smokers' sub-groups compared to control group, while MPV was lower despite insignificant change In PLTs count.PMID:38178235 | PMC:PMC10765807 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-023-00493-0 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Izzut Awad Ahmed Mahmood Abdalmonem Mohammed Hussam Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim Abdelrhim Ali Source Type: research

Relationship between tobacco smoking and hematological indices among Sudanese smokers
CONCLUSION: Smoking affects hematological parameters; smokers had significantly higher RBCs count, Hb level, WBCs count, Neutrophils, MCH, MCHC, RDW and PDW compared to the non-smoker group. WP smoking caused higher levels of RBCs, Hb, neutrophils, MCH and MCHC. PDW was high in smokers' sub-groups compared to control group, while MPV was lower despite insignificant change In PLTs count.PMID:38178235 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-023-00493-0 (Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition)
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - January 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Izzut Awad Ahmed Mahmood Abdalmonem Mohammed Hussam Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim Abdelrhim Ali Source Type: research