Daily Archives: March 7, 2017

Barley meiosis: The importance of sticking together

The process of crop improvement is based on promoting the exchange of genetic material by making crosses between two complementary parent plants followed by identifying progenies that perform better than the original parents. The genetic exchange occurs

Stress and pain – subgroups, mechanisms and treatment outcomes

Chronic pain affects 100 million US adults and with costs exceeding $500 billion per year. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a prevalent chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, anxiety and depression, and problems with memory and concentration.

The community-based management of child malnutrition in Zambia

Acute malnutrition (wasting) remains a major global public concern and a public health priority in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially in countries where high prevalence of HIV/AIDS infection and food insecurity coexist. There are two forms of acute malnutrition:

Serum sialic acid level in buffaloes naturally infected with Theileria annulata

Tropical theileriosis, caused by Theileriaannulata, is the most economically important disease of domestic buffaloes and causing major losses in livestock production in tropical and subtropical regions. Sialic acids (SA), a family of over 40 neuraminic acid derivatives,