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Environmental Health Update No. 13—May 16, 2001

PubMed Studies on Diarrheal Diseases and Malaria 
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Shapiro RL, Kumar L, Phillips-Howard P, Wells JG, Adcock P, Brooks J, Ackers ML, Ochieng JB, Mintz E, Wahlquist S, Waiyaki P, Slutsker L.

Antimicrobial-resistant bacterial diarrhea in rural western kenya.
J Infect Dis. 2001 Jun 1;183(11):1701-4.
Khatun UH, Malek MA, Black RE, Sarkar NR, Wahed MA, Fuchs G, Roy SK.
A randomized controlled clinical trial of zinc, vitamin A or both in undernourished children with persistent diarrhea in Bangladesh.
Acta Paediatr. 2001 Apr;90(4):376-80.
Karim AS, Akhter S, Rahman MA, Nazir MF.
Risk factors of persistent diarrhea in children below five years of age.
Indian J Gastroenterol. 2001 Mar-Apr;20(2):59-61.
Arifeen SE, Black RE, Caulfield LE, Antelman G, Baqui AH.
Determinants of infant growth in the slums of Dhaka: size and maturity at birth, breastfeeding and morbidity.
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2001 Mar;55(3):167-78.
Goodman CA, Mnzava AE, Dlamini SS, Sharp BL, Mthembu DJ, Gumede JK.
Comparison of the cost and cost-effectiveness of insecticide-treated bednets and residual house-spraying in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Trop Med Int Health. 2001 Apr;6(4):280-95.

Chareonviriyaphap T, Sungvornyothin S, Ratanatham S, Prabaripai A.

Insecticide-induced behavioral responses of anopheles minimus, a malaria vector in Thailand.
J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2001 Mar;17(1):13-22.

Masendu HT, McClean D, Mushavave ST, Chinyowa D, Simbanegavi P, Chawarika C, Ndlovu F.

Urban malaria transmission in Mutare City; an unlikely phenomenon.
Cent Afr J Med. 2000 Jul;46(7):174-8.

Ndiaye O, Hesran JY, Etard JF, Diallo A, Simondon F, Ward MN, Robert V.

Climate variability and number of deaths attributable to malaria in the Niakhar area, Senegal, from 1984 to 1996
Sante. 2001 Jan-Feb;11(1):25-33.

Charlwood JD, Vij R, Billingsley PF.

Dry season refugia of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in a dry savannah zone of east Africa.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Jun;62(6):726-32.

Koram KA, Owusu-Agyei S, Utz G, Binka FN, Baird JK, Hoffman SL, Nkrumah FK.

Severe anemia in young children after high and low malaria transmission seasons in the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Jun;62(6):670-4.


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Coupling between Annual and ENSO Timescales in the Malaria-Climate Association in Colombia. 

Quantifying the Effects of Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Biomass Combustion on Acute Respiratory Infections in Developing Countries. 

Gold-Mining Activities and Mercury Contamination of Native Amerindian Communities in French Guiana: Key Role of Fish in Dietary Uptake. http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/2001/109p449-456

The Lancet Vol 357(9267) May 12, 2001

Protection of Tanzania's infants [Full Text]

Intermittent treatment for malaria and anaemia control at time of routine vaccinations in Tanzanian infants: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial [Full Text] [PDF]

South Asia fails to reduce malnutrition burden [Full Text] [PDF] 

Deaths from tuberculosis in sub-Saharan African countries with a high prevalence of HIV-1 [Full Text] [PDF]

International aid and medical practice in the less-developed world: doing it right [Full Text] [PDF]

Risks from depleted uranium [Full Text] [PDF]

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