Joly Ghanawi

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This study analyzed associations between war-related internal displacement, housing quality and the prevalence of chronic illness in Nabaa, a low-income neighborhood on the outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon. A cross-sectional survey of sociodemographics, household characteristics and health conditions of the study population was carried out in 2002. Using a(More)
Spinefoot rabbitfish, Siganus rivulatus, is an economically important species of herbivorous fish that is relatively easy to rear and thus considered to be suitable for aquaculture. Juveniles are generally reared in nursery systems before being stocked into growout cages or ponds. We report here our evaluation of the effects of stocking density on the(More)
Redclaw aquaculture has developed at a rapid pace during the past few years, yet no specialized diet for the species has been developed. The present study was designed to evaluatewhether soybean-based diets containing either ¢shmeal (FM), poultry by-product meal (PBM), ground peameal (GPM) or distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) meal as a protein(More)
Anthropologically induced climate change, caused by an increased concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is an emerging threat to human health. Consequences of climate change may affect the prevalence of various diseases and environmental and social maladies that affect population health. In this article, we reviewed the literature on climate(More)
Marine fish are an excellent source of dietary protein and omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids (n-3 HUFA). Various researchers claim that wild caught fish are healthier to consume than aquacultured fish. The assumption is that the diet of the wild fish is healthier and that translates to humans consuming the fish. The spinefoot rabbit fish is an(More)
Inland saline groundwater is abundant in various areas of the world but is not suitable for traditional agriculture irrigation and is also not suitable for marine aquaculture mainly because of potassium deficiencies. In the present work, we used marbled spinefoot rabbitfish Siganus rivulatus, as a model organism to investigate whether varying levels of(More)
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