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The impact of zinc supplementation on growth and body composition: A randomized, controlled trial among rural Zimbabwean schoolchildren
OBJECTIVES: To assess the effect of zinc supplementation on growth and body composition among schoolchildren.DESIGN: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.SETTING AND SUBJECTS: 313 ruralExpand
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Traditional herbal remedies used for the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.
A total of 286 traditional healers, 85% of them registered with the Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers' Association (ZINATHA), in five administrative provinces of Zimbabwe, were interviewed toExpand
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Serum concentration of micronutrients in relation to schistosomiasis and indicators of infection: a cross-sectional study among rural Zimbabwean schoolchildren.
OBJECTIVE To study the relation between indicators of infection and Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium infection, and serum concentrations of zinc, ferritin and retinol. DESIGN Cross-sectional.Expand
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Schistosomiasis infection in relation to the ABO blood groups among school children in Zimbabwe.
The study aimed to establish if there was any relationship between the blood group of the human host and schistosomiasis prevalence, intensity, incidence and related organ pathology. Urine and stoolExpand
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The physical fitness and work performance of agricultural workers infected with Schistosoma mansoni in Zimbabwe.
Stool specimens were collected from 1995 sugarcane cutters on the Hippo Valley and Triangle sugar estates, Zimbabwe, in order to determine the prevalence and intensity of Schistosoma mansoniExpand
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The impact of zinc supplementation on Schistosoma mansoni reinfection rate and intensities: A randomized, controlled trial among rural Zimbabwean schoolchildren
OBJECTIVES: To assess the effect of zinc supplementation on susceptibility to S. mansoni reinfections among schoolchildren.DESIGN: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.SETTING ANDExpand
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The Doctrine of Signatures or Similitudes: A Comparison of the Efficacy of Praziquantel and Traditional Herbal Remedies Used for the Treatment of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe
AbstractThe Doctrine of Signatures or Similitudes simply states that “like cures like” and each medicinal product from nature indicates by an obvious and well-marked character the disease for whichExpand
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Morbidity due to Schistosoma mansoni among sugar-cane cutters in Zimbabwe.
Quantitative determination of Schistosoma mansoni infection was carried out on 1995 cane cutters of the Hippo Valley and Triangle Sugar Estates. A total of 315 cutters were chosen for the study onExpand
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Ultrasonographic assessment of Schistosoma mansoni and S haematobium morbidity in Zimbabwean schoolchildren.
Ultrasound examinations for Schistosoma haematobium - and S. mansoni-related morbidity were done in 174 schoolchildren from a subsistence farming community in southern Zimbabwe. The examinations wereExpand
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A cost effective two step rapid diagnosis of urinary schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and applicability of questionnaires to determine schistosomiasis endemic areas in Zimbabwe. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING Makonde District, Zimbabwe. Expand
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