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This article reports on diet variability in the Dogon Country (Mali) through a bio-archeological study of pre-Dogon and early Dogon human remains (7th century to 19th century AD) from collective burial caves in the Bandiagara Escarpment.
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Name: American journal of physical anthropology
Little is known about the types of social organization characterizing the pre-Roman Celtic populations of Italy. Here, we explore the funerary variability characterizing the late Iron Age site of Semi...
African populations are characterized by high degree of genetic diversity. This high genetic diversity could result from the natural selection pressure. Several studies have described an association b...
Exposure to early-life stress (ES) is associated with cognitive and metabolic deficits in adulthood. The role of early nutrition in programming these long-term effects is largely unknown. We focused o...
Recent identification of a mammary gland-specific microbiome led to studies investigating bacteria populations in breast cancer. Malignant breast tumors have lower Lactobacillus abundance compared ...
Valsa mali is the causal agent of apple Valsa canker, a destructive disease in East Asia. Effector proteins play important roles in the virulence of phytopathogenic fungi, and we identified five Hce2 ...
BACKGROUND: The treatment with continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS) offers improved glycemic control for patients with type 1 diabetes. However, patients with type 1 diabetes usuall...
Lymphatic filariasis is a public health problem in Mali. The existing data are not up to date and most of them are more than 15 years old. To address this issue in April 2000, the investig...
Malaria is a disease that affects many people in Africa and in Mali. It is caused by germs that are spread by mosquito bites. This study will look at the safety, effectiveness, and best do...
The objective of this research is to measure the short- and mid-term effects of an empowerment program focused on serostatus disclosure management for women living with HIV (WLHIV) in Mali...
Excess dietary salt increases the risk for cardiovascular events, even in people that are not hypertensive. There is some evidence that excess dietary salt exaggerates blood pressure and s...
A diet that contains limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES. This is in distinction to a regular DIET.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal. This does not include DIET THERAPY, a specific diet prescribed in the treatment of a disease.
A diet that contains limited amounts of fat with less than 30% of calories from all fats and less than 10% from saturated fat. Such a diet is used in control of HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. (From Bondy et al, Metabolic Control and Disease, 8th ed, pp468-70; Dorland, 27th ed)
A country in western Africa, east of MAURITANIA and south of ALGERIA. Its capital is Bamako. From 1904-1920 it was known as Upper Senegal-Niger; prior to 1958, as French Sudan; 1958-1960 as the Sudanese Republic and 1959-1960 it joined Senegal in the Mali Federation. It became an independent republic in 1960.
A diet which is devoid of GLUTENS from WHEAT; BARLEY; RYE; and other wheat-related varieties. The diet is designed to reduce exposure to those proteins in gluten that trigger INFLAMMATION of the small intestinal mucosa in patients with CELIAC DISEASE.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....