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Reproductive tract infections among young married women in Tamil Nadu, India.
TLDR
The low social status of women, especially young women, appears to be a significant influence on their low rates of treatment for RTIs, and education and outreach are needed to reduce the stigma, embarrassment and lack of knowledge related to RTIs. Expand
Enhancing Vitamin A Intake in Young Children in Western Kenya: Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes and Women Farmers Can Serve as Key Entry Points
TLDR
Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes produced and prepared by women farmers can serve as a key food-based entry point for reducing vitamin A deficiency in western Kenya. Expand
Adolescent nutritional status in developing countries.
  • K. Kurz
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
  • 1 March 1996
TLDR
The results suggest that the iron status of adolescents needs to be improved, but it is necessary to be cautious when improving height when the BMI is adequate for age 18. Expand
Adolescent growth.
TLDR
Adolescence among females is a time of physical preparation for the nutritional demands of pregnancy, lactation, and heavy workloads which they will soon experience, and this article focuses upon adolescent growth with an emphasis upon height. Expand
Treatment with a single dose of albendazole improves growth of Kenyan schoolchildren with hookworm, Trichuris trichiura, and Ascaris lumbricoides infections.
TLDR
It is shown that single dose treatment with albendazole, despite continual exposure to infection, can permit improved growth rates in areas where intestinal helminths and protein-energy malnutrition are highly prevalent. Expand
Reproductive health-seeking by married adolescent girls in Maharashtra, India
TLDR
Housework, protection of fertility and silence arising from embarrassment related to sexual health problems were the strongest factors influencing care-seeking, and girls had neither decision-making power nor influence. Expand
Improving the Reproductive Health of Married and Unmarried Youth in India
The International Center for Research on Womens (ICRWs) 10-year multi-partner research program Improving the Reproductive Health of Married and Unmarried Youth in India demonstrates that it isExpand
Effects of maternal nutritional status and maternal energy supplementation on length of postpartum amenorrhea among Guatemalan women.
TLDR
It is suggested that infant, not maternal, supplementation influences length of postpartum amenorrhea, and that maternal nutritional status has minimal influence. Expand
Improvements in physical fitness of Kenyan schoolboys infected with hookworm, Trichuris trichiura and Ascaris lumbricoides following a single dose of albendazole.
TLDR
It is concluded that single dose treatment with albendazole, despite continual exposure to reinfection, can allow improved physical fitness in schoolboys in areas where soil-transmitted helminths and protein-energy malnutrition are highly prevalent. Expand
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