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Food insecurity can contribute to poor adherence to both tuberculosis treatment and antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interventions that target food insecurity have the potential to improve treatment adherence and decrease mortality. The goals of this study were to determine the cost, feasibility, acceptability, and potential impact of implementing nutritional support to improve adherence and treatment completion among HIV-TB co-infected adults in the Casamance region of Senegal, West Africa.
HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection
Food basket, Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food
University of Washington
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-10-24T13:23:15-0400
In this study, a multiple food crops basket (containing four either biofortified or commercially-available food crops) will be fed to young children in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India over a pe...
Children with cystic fibrosis require increased caloric intake to maintain appropriate growth, an important determinant of long-term outcomes. This study seeks to determine the feasibility...
In this clinical equivalency trial, two foods will be compared for the treatment of SAM, testing the hypothesis that the difference in recovery rates and growth between the two test groups...
Malnutrition is the leading cause of death in children in developing countries, especially Pakistan. According to World Health Organization about 60% of all deaths, occurring among childre...
Child malnutrition is intimately associated to poverty and may be due to sub-optimal feeding behaviours, food insecurity at household level, or a combination of both. Acute malnutrition is...
We developed a mathematical model to predict the survival of in food. vegetative cells and spores were inoculated into dried powder food. The a of was below 0.1. Weibull and Davey models can succes...
In order to understand the changes in toxic metabolite profiles in uncooked and cooked foods, samples of flour/grain (n = 40) and their corresponding plate-ready food (n = 39) were collected f...
In many affluent countries, including Israel, networks of food banks and pantries have increasing responsibility to alleviate endemic poverty and food insecurity. While they may relieve acute hunger, ...
The lantibiotic nisin is used as a food additive to effectively inactivate a broad spectrum of Gram-positive bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes. In total, 282 L. monocytogenes field isolates from...
Food allergy is defined as an adverse health effect arising from a specific immune response that occurs reproducibly on exposure to a given food. Food intolerance, certain gastrointestinal or systemic...
Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
Prepared food that is ready to eat or partially prepared food that has a final preparation time of a few minutes or less.
The presence of parasites in food and food products. For the presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food, FOOD MICROBIOLOGY is available.
Exposure of FOOD to radioactive substances, distinguishable from FOOD IRRADIATION, a food preservation technique.
Any food that has been supplemented with essential nutrients either in quantities that are greater than those present normally, or which are not present in the fortified food. The supplementation of cereals with iron and vitamins is an example of fortified food. Fortified food includes also enriched food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those essential nutrients removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Over nine million new cases of TB, and nearly two million deaths from TB, are estimated to occur around the world every year, and new inf...
Standard antiretroviral therapy (ART) consists of the combination of at least three antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to maximally suppress the HIV virus and stop the progression of HIV disease. Huge reductions have been seen in rates of death and suffering whe...