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    • Anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of infantile eczema: randomised-controlled trial results 

      Mpairwe, Harriet; Webb, Emily L; Muhangi, Lawrence; Ndibazza, Juliet; Akishule, Denise; Nampijja, Margaret; Ngom-wegi, Sophy; Tumusime, Josephine; Jones, Frances M; Fitzsimmons, Colin; Dunne, David W.; Muwanga, Moses; Rodrigues, Laura C.; Elliott, Alison M (John Wiley & Sons A/S, 2011)
      Background: Allergy is commoner in developed than in developing countries. Chronic worm infections show inverse associations with allergy, and prenatal exposures may be critical to allergy risk. Objective: To determine ...
    • Treatment with anthelminthics during pregnancy: what gains and what risks for the mother and child? 

      Elliott, Alison M; Ndibazza, Juliet; Mpairwe, Harriet; Muhangi, Lawrence; Webb, Emily L; Kizito, Dennison; Mawa, Patrice A; Tweyongyere, Robert; Muwanga, Moses (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
      In 1994 and 2002, respectively, theWorld Health Organisation proposed that treatment for hookworm and schistosomiasis could be provided during pregnancy. It was hoped that this might have benefits for maternal anaemia, ...