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Results on a pedagogic approach for tailoring public health interventions to minimise opportunistic infections.
We are performing curriculum modifications on the first year BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science module “Basic Microbiology” (De Montfort University, UK) to increase students’ knowledge of basic medical parasitology and infectious ...
Virtual libraries of tissue and clinical samples: potential role of a 3-D microscope.
Our international innovative teaching group from different European Universities (De Montfort University, DMU, UK; and the Spanish University of Alcalá, University Miguel Hernández and University of San Pablo CEU), in ...
Promoting training in health care programmes for environmental monitoring of human pathogens.
Humans are increasingly being exposed to different and emerging pathogens in urban environments that can represent a public health risk that require immediate attention. Different studies have documented the presence and ...
Cryptosporidium spp. in Leicester (UK): an update.
Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis are considered opportunistic emerging human parasites that can severely affect immunocompromised patients and individuals worldwide for which an early stage diagnosis is ...
(Sociedad Española de Sanidad Ambiental y Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública., 2016-11-29)
Human-related microsporidia in the English urban environment: what we know so far?
The potential zoonotic transmission route of Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalitozoon spp. (E. intestinalis, E. hellem and E. cuniculi) is under discussion. “Urban animals” could represent a risk to the population that ...
Student facilitated walk-in workshops to support peer-learning of human anatomy and physiology on health science programmes
Background: Student engagement is one of the challenging aspects of teaching and learning. Learning through near-peer and peer-to-peer interaction has been shown to improve student engagement and improve active learning. ...
UK recovery guidance and advice for the remediation of the environment following a chemical incident.
Global events have shown that chemical incidents can have huge consequences on human health, the environment and society. It is important that in the event of such an occurrence, the appropriate tools and technical guidance ...
Evaluating the presence of free-living human pathogenic amoeba in an urban area in Leicester, UK.
Human pathogenic free-living amoebas include Acanthamoeba spp., Naegleria fowleri and Balamuthia mandrillaris. These FLA are widely distributed protozoa in the environment and are becoming a public health threat as they ...
Concentrations of alkaline earth elements in hair of a sample of Spanish adults aged 20-24 years from the Region of Madrid.
A low intake of alkaline-earth elements (AEEs) has been related with the risk of different syndromes including hypertension. Human hair, despite being controversial sample matrix, could be used as a tool to determine ...