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Buruli Ulcer Distribution in Benin
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It is hypothesized that the use of river water for domestic purposes may also play a role in the elevated prevalence of the disease in Tandji village, and preventive public health programs based on strategies that provide protected water supply systems to villages must be developed to reduce the frequency of the Disease. Expand
Migraine Among University Students in Cotonou (Benin)
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The prevalence of migraine and its clinical features and associated conditions among students of the Faculty of Health Sciences of Abomey‐Calavi University, in Cotonou, Benin, are estimated. Expand
Genetic Variation in Autophagy-Related Genes Influences the Risk and Phenotype of Buruli Ulcer
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It is indicated that specific genetic variants in autophagy-related genes influence susceptibility to the development of Buruli ulcer and its progression to severe phenotypes. Expand
Family Relationship, Water Contact and Occurrence of Buruli Ulcer in Benin
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A combination of genetic factors and behavioral risk factors may increase the susceptibility for developing Buruli ulcer (BU). Expand
Factors associated with data quality in the routine health information system of Benin
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This exploratory study identified several factors associated with the quality of the data in the RHIS in Benin that could provide strategic decision support in improving the system’s performance. Expand
Diabetes Complications and Associated Factors in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Cotonou
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It was revealed that type 2 diabetic patients followed up in the diabetic center in Cotonou showed a high rate of chronic complications which often occurred in a younger age than in developed countries. Expand
[Factors associated with psychoactive substance use among Beninese adolescents].
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Alcohol was the substance most commonly abused and cannabis, cocaine and amphetamine use was mostly associated with an urban residential environment, depression, conflictual family relationships and poor parental involvement in the child's education, drug use by the parents and illicit drugs use by friends. Expand
Lifestyle and Dietary Factors Associated with the Evolution of Cardiometabolic Risk over Four Years in West-African Adults: The Benin Study
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Combining MetS and FRS might be appropriate for surveillance purposes in order to better capture CMR and inform preventive measures and diet and lifestyle mediated location and income effects on CMR evolution. Expand
Insulin resistance status and four-year changes in other cardiometabolic risk factors in West-African adults: the Benin study
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Over 4 years, IR exacerbated hyperglycemia in both men and women, and abdominal obesity in women, but IR did not affect blood pressure. Expand
[Traditional treatment for Buruli ulcer in Benin].
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Findings showed that both traditional and surgical treatment was sought at a late stage for Buruli ulcer in Benin, and care centers must do more to lessen the constraints involved in surgical treatment both in terms of duration of hospitalization and cosmetic outcome. Expand
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