We conducted a case-control study to investigate factors associated with epidemic cholera. Water treatment and handwashing may have been protective, highlighting the need for personal hygiene for cholera prevention in contaminated urban environments. We also found a diverse diet, a possible proxy for improved nutrition, was protective against cholera.
Physiopathology of amblyopia and adaptative mechanisms of postural system should be considered among strabismic amblyopia with excentric fixation. Such patients have a "Body Image" of postural dissymetry which ocular torticollis is only caricatural. A symptomatical therapy, as modification of postural tonus regulation, is justified by the hypothesis that… (More)