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Climate prediction of El Niño malaria epidemics in north-west Tanzania
BackgroundMalaria is a significant public health problem in Tanzania. Approximately 16 million malaria cases are reported every year and 100,000 to 125,000 deaths occur. Although most of Tanzania isExpand
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Development of a new version of the Liverpool Malaria Model. I. Refining the parameter settings and mathematical formulation of basic processes based on a literature review
BackgroundA warm and humid climate triggers several water-associated diseases such as malaria. Climate- or weather-driven malaria models, therefore, allow for a better understanding of malariaExpand
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Ten different dietary fibers have significantly different effects on serum and liver lipids of cholesterol-fed rats.
The comparative effects of 10 different dietary fibers on serum and liver lipids were investigated by feeding male Sprague-Dawley rats diets containing 10 g cholesterol + 2 g cholic acid/kg diet,Expand
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Development of a new version of the Liverpool Malaria Model. II. Calibration and validation for West Africa
A review of entomological and parasitological data from West Africa enabled the construction of a new LMM version. Expand
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A Comparison of the Expression and Metabolizing Activities of Phase I and II Enzymes in Freshly Isolated Human Lung Parenchymal Cells and Cryopreserved Human Hepatocytes
The pulmonary and hepatic expression and catalytic activities of phase I and II drug-metabolizing enzymes were compared using human lung and liver tissue, and lung parenchymal cells (LPCs) andExpand
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Towards seasonal forecasting of malaria in India
BackgroundMalaria presents public health challenge despite extensive intervention campaigns. A 30-year hindcast of the climatic suitability for malaria transmission in India is presented, usingExpand
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Impact of recent and future climate change on vector‐borne diseases
Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human health in the 21st century. Climate directly impacts health through climatic extremes, air quality, sea‐level rise, and multifaceted influencesExpand
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Application and validation of a seasonal ensemble prediction system using a dynamic malaria model.
Abstract Seasonal multimodel forecasts from the Development of a European Multimodel Ensemble System for Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction (DEMETER) project are used to drive a malaria model andExpand
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Environmental change and Rift Valley fever in eastern Africa: projecting beyond HEALTHY FUTURES.
Outbreaks of Rift Valley fever (RVF), a relatively recently emerged zoonosis endemic to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa that has the potential to spread beyond the continent, have profound healthExpand
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Screening Assay for the Detection of the Protein-Protein Interaction Between HIV-1 Nef Protein and the SH3 Domain of Hck
The interaction between the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Nef protein (HIV-1 Nef) and the Src Homology Region 3 (SH3) domain of Hck was studied using scintillation proximity assay (SPA). SPA is aExpand
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