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To survey the spatial distribution and enteric pathogen profile of discarded human feces in the city of Atlanta, Georgia.
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Name: American journal of public health
India's National Sanitation Mission aims to end open defecation by changing social norms and behaviours coupled with financial subsidies to build toilets. An earlier evaluation in the rural Dharmapuri...
India accounts for around 50% of the world's open defecation, and under a World Bank initiative, a rural district was selected to be the first open defecation-free (ODF) district in Punjab. Considerin...
Lack of latrines remain a widespread health and environmental hazard in many developing countries. Low latrine utilization mostly affects the poor, rural and marginalized communities as the majority o...
Dyssynergic defecation (DD) and pelvic floor prolapse often coexist in female functional defecation disorder. A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the ability of dynamic MR sequences with t...
The WHO defines health not as the absence of disease but as a "state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being." To date, public health research on sanitation has focused mainly on the impac...
This study evaluates targeted subsidies as a strategy to improve sanitation infrastructure and behaviours in communities that have reached Open Defecation Free (ODF) status after a Communi...
This study is a two-year evaluation investigating the impacts of an enhanced, demand-side sanitation and hygiene intervention on sustainable adoption of improved water, sanitation, and hyg...
Whether functional consumption is influenced by defecation postures is unclear. The investigators investigated effects of defecation postures on functional consumption.
Difficult defecation is a common symptom involving with patients'life quality. The stool pattern of these patients might be related to the contribution of gut microbiota. This pilot study ...
We hypothesized that some difference in the composition and distribution of gut microbiota in people with a large number of defecation (two or three times a day or more), people with norma...
A system of artificial or natural drains, generally used for the disposal of liquid wastes.
Local surface sites on antibodies which react with antigen determinant sites on antigens. They are formed from parts of the variable regions of FAB FRAGMENTS.
Changing an operative procedure from an endoscopic surgical procedure to an open approach during the INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD.
The normal process of elimination of fecal material from the RECTUM.
The development and establishment of environmental conditions favorable to the health of the public.