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Breast-feeding, weaning and the diarrhoeal syndrome in a Guatemalan Indian village
(Ciba Foundation Symposium 42 (new series) published July 1976 by Elsevier/Excerpta Medica/North-Holland. pp.311-338., 1976)
Prospective studies in Mayan Indian children living in their natural setting were carried out from 1964 through 1974; observations began at birth and extended at least throughout the first three years of life. Adequate ...
Infectious agents in acute and chronic diarrhea of chilhood
(Chronic diarrea a in children: Raven Press p. 237 - 252, 1984)
Even today acute diarrheal disease is thought of by many laymen as well as by some medical professionals in developing countries as being a syndrome of alimentary origin. Despite recognition of shigellosis, cholera, ...
(Diseases of children in the Subtropics and Tropics. Jelliffe DB, Stanfield JP, ed. 3d edition. London, Edward Arnold, 1978. p. 492-498, 1978)
Shigecllosis is an infectious disease caused by Shigellae, which are bacilli with capacity to invade the mucosa of the colon and less frequently the ileum. The disease occurs spora-dically and in epidemics with mild to ...
Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Breastfeeding Intervention in a Transitional Population
(Holme, T., Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for International Cooperation in Science., & World Health Organization. (1981). Acute enteric infections in children: New prospects for treatment and prevention : proceedings of the third Nobel conference. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press., 1981)
Diarrheal disease is a main cause of weight loss and growth faltering and stunting in rural children living under low socioeconomic conditions, and diarrhea is one of the most important events precipitating severe ...
Infección en la mujer embrazada y su influencia en el producto de la concepción
(Aspectos Perinatales del Parto Prematuro. Althabe, O. y R. Schwarcz (editores), El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 199-213, 1978, 1978)
La mujer embarazada está sujeta a una serie de cambios de tipo nutricional, bioquímico, metabólico y endocrinológico. Durante el embarazo, estos procesos pueden permanecer sin alteración o bien ser aumentados o suprimidos ...
Giardiasis: Impact on child growth
Chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract may impair physical growth during infancy and childhood. Growth retardation has been particularly well documented in children with Crohn's disease and coeliac disease in which ...