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    • X-ray records in developing countries 

      Whittaker, L R (School of Medicine, University of Nairobi, 1979-08)
    • Xeroderma pigmentosum: a review and case series 

      Butt, Fawzia MA; Moshi, Jeremiah R; Owibingire, Sira; Chindia, Mark L (University of NairobiDepartment of Human Anatomy, University of NairobiDepartment of Oral surgery and Pathology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-salaamDepartment of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Nairobi, 2010-10)
      Xeroderma pigmentosa (XP) is a condition inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized by photosensitivity, pigmentary changes, premature skin ageing and malignant tumour development resulting from the ...
    • Yield stability in small red inter-racial common bean lines in Kenya 

      Mondo, J.M.; Kimani, P.M.; Narla, R.D.; ; (African Crop Science Journal, 2019)
      Agronomic performance of new common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) varieties may vary considerably in diverse agro-ecological zones, due to genotype-environment (G x E) interactions. A multi-site evaluation is, therefore, ...
    • You cannot prevent a disease; you only treat diseases when they occur: knowledge, attitudes and practices to water-health in a rural Kenyan community. 

      Levison, MM; Elliott, SJ; Karanja, DM; Schuster-wallance, CJ; Harrington, DW (University of NairobiSchool of Public HealthSchool of Public Health, 2011-06)
      OBJECTIVE: Almost 1 billion individuals lack access to improved water supplies, with 2.6 billion lacking adequate sanitation. This leads to the propagation of multiple waterborne diseases. The objective of this study was ...
    • You Will Know That Despite Being HIV Positive You Are Not Alone: Qualitative Study to Inform Content of a Text Messaging Intervention to Improve Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission. 

      Fairbanks, J; Beima-Sofie, K; Akinyi, P; Matemo, D; Unger, JA; Kinuthia, J; O'Malley, G; Drake, A L; John-Stewart, G; Ronen, K (University of Nairobi, 2018)
      BACKGROUND: Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) relies on long-term adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Mobile health approaches, such as text messaging (short message service, SMS), may improve ...
    • Young patients with colorectal cancer at a tertiary hospital in Kenya, 1993–2005 

      Saidi, H.; Nyaim, E.O.; Karuri, D.; Githaiga, J.W. (School of Medicine, University of NairobiDepartment of Human Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi,, 2007)
      The onset of colorectal cancer appears to be two to three decades earlier in developing countries. Data on whether colorectal cancer in the young has worse prognosis than in older patients is conflicting Younger patients ...
    • Young professionals for health development: the Kenyan experience in combating non-communicable diseases. 

      Matheka, DM; Nderitu, J; Vedanthan, R; Demaio, AR; Murgor, M; Kajana, K; Loyal, P; Alkizim, FO; Kishore, SP (University of Nairobi, 2013-11)
      Young individuals (below 35 years) comprise an estimated 60% of the global population. Not only are these individuals currently experiencing chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), either living with or at risk for these ...
    • Youth Health Action for Kenya 

      Karani, Anna (University of NairobiSchool of Nursing, Cpllege of Health Sciences, 2003-11)
    • Zambia: A Narrative Review of Success and Challenges in Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination 

      Chimfwembe, Kingford; Shirley, Hugh; Baker, Natalie; Wamai, Richard (University of Nairobi, 2024)
      The establishment of the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF) to stop the transmission of infection has significantly reduced the incidence of lymphatic filariasis, a debilitating mosquito-borne ...
    • Zea mays pollen for the optimization of colony rearing of Anopheles arabiensis Patton (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes under laboratory conditions 

      Mukabana, R W; Yugi, J O; Ochanda, H (University of Nairobi, 2015)
      Background & objectives: Supplements that make food source attractive are crucial as they enhance consumption and optimize on nutrient acquisition from the said foodstuff. In this study we evaluate phagostimulatory effect ...
    • Zidovudine to prevent mother-to-infant HIV transmission in developing countries: any questions? 

      Van der Stuyft, P; Boelaert, M; Temmerman, M (University of NairobiCollege of Health Sciences,University of Nairobi, 1998-09)
    • Zika Virus Circulates at Low Levels in Western and Coastal Kenya 

      Gobillot, Theodore A; Kikawa, Caroline; Lehman, Dara A; Kinuthia, John; Drake, Alison L; Jaoko, Walter; Mandaliya, Kishorchandra; John-Stewart, Grace; McClelland, R Scott; Overbaugh, Julie (University of Nairobi, 2020)
      Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) was discovered over 70 years ago in East Africa, but little is known about its circulation and pathogenesis there. Methods: We screened 327 plasma samples collected 2-12 months after febrile ...
    • Zinc and copper content of foods used in vegetarian diets. 

      Freeland-Graves, JH; Ebangit, ML; Bodzy, PW (College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, 1980)
      The zinc and copper content of seventy-four foods was determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Each of these foods was reported to have been consumed by practicing vegetarians. Legumes, seeds, nuts, whole grains, ...
    • ZnO nanoparticles induced exopolysaccharide production by B. subtilis strain JCT1 for arid soil applications. 

      Raliya, R; Tarafdar, JC; Mahawar, H; Kumar, R; Gupta, P; Mathur, T; Kaul, RK; Kumar, Praveen; Kaliya, A; Gautam, R; Kaliya, A; Gautam, R; Singh, SK; Gehlot, HS. (University of Nairobi, 2014-02)
      ZnO nanoparticle induced exopolysaccharide (EPS) production from Bacillus subtilis strain JCT1 (NCBI GenBank Accession No. JN194187) is a novel approach for arid soil applications. In the series of investigations, ...
    • The 'α-synucleinopathy syndicate': multiple system atrophy and Parkinson's disease 

      Jeswinder, Sian-Hulsmann; Riederer, Peter (University of Nairobi, 2023)
      Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Parkinson's diseases (PD) are elite members of the α-synucleinopathy organization. Aberrant accumulations of the protein α-synuclein characterize them. A plethora of evidence indicates the ...
    • αEβ7, α4β7 and α4β1 integrin contributions to T cell distribution in blood, cervix and rectal tissues: Potential implications for HIV transmission 

      Perciani, CT; Jaoko, W; Farah, B; Ostrowski, MA; Anzala, O; MacDonald, KS; KAVI-ICR Team. (University of Nairobi, 2018)
      Cell surface expression of α4β7, α4β1 and αEβ7 integrins play a key role in T cell distribution. Understanding the contribution of integrins to the density and ratios of CD4+: CD4negT cell at the portals of entry for HIV ...
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      Unknown author (2013)
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      Awori, MN; Ogendo, SWO; Gitome, SW; Ong'uti, SK; Obonyo, NG (2007)
      Background: Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a significant cause of death amongst infants. The timing of treatment in relation to the natural history of the disease correlates with the treatment outcome. Objectives: To ...
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      Unknown author (2013-04-24)
      Background: Road traffic injuries continue to exert a huge burden on Kenya’s healthcare services. Over 134,000 crashes occur on the Kenyan roads killing more than 2,600 and seriously injuring 11,000 people annually. Injury ...
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      Odhiambo, W. A.; Chindia, M. L.; Guthua Symon W; Macigo Frrancis G. (2008-03)
      Objective: To determine the pattern and characteristics of patients admitted with firearm injuries (FAls) and establish the morbidity and mortality associated with' these injuries. Design: Retrospective cross-sectional ...