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MYANMAR
HEALTH
SCIENCES
RESEARCH JOURNAL
Department of Medical Research
No.5, Ziwaka Road
Dagon Township, 11191
Yangon
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
ISSN 1015-0781
Volume   29  ,   Number   1 Published since 1989 April  2017
Editorial i
Original Articles:
Dietary Diversity and Nutritional Status of Children Aged 12-23 Months from Ayeyawady Region of Myanmar
Lwin Mar Hlaing, Min Kyaw Htet, Agus Firmansyah, Budi Utomo & Umi Fahmida

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Comparison of Bio-efficacy of PermaNet 2.0 and PermaNet 3.0 Long Lasting Insecticide Nets against Anopheles dirus
Maung Maung Mya, Ye Ye Myint, Thu Zar Nyein Mu, Sein Thaung, Yan Naung Maung Maung & Thaung Hlaing

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Serum Trace Elements between Pre-eclamptic Women and Apparently Healthy Pregnant Women
Khin Moe Aung, Aung Kyaw Kyaw, Myitzu Tin Oung, Than Lwin, Yu Yu Aung, Zin Mon Kay Khine Win, Tin Tin Thein & Khin Htar Yi

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Comparative Study of Saline Wet Mount and Modified Kato-Katz Methods for Detection of Intestinal Helminths from Under 5-Year Children of Day Care Centres, Mingaladon Township
Set Paing Htoo, Thet Naing Phyo, Khine Khine Su, Khin Maung Nyunt & Tin Maung Hlaing

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Serum and Erythrocyte Magnesium and Insulin Sensitivity in Adult Lean and Obese Subjects
Nway Htike Maw, Cho Lwin Aung, Mya Mya Thwin & Ohnmar

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Dietary Habits and Nutritional Status of the Elderly in Insein Township, Yangon Region in 2013
Lwin Lwin Aye, Htin Linn, Moh Moh Hlaing & Aye Mya Aung

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Effectiveness of Health Education on Knowledge of Groundwater-dependent Rural Residents Regarding Arsenic-contaminated Water at Kyonpyaw Township
Ohnmar Myint & Nang Htawn Hla

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Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains in Myanmar Patients
Thanda Tun, Kyi Kyi Thinn, Khin Saw Aye, Win Win Yee, Naw Eh Khu Se, Khin Zaw Latt & Thandar Lwin

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Ascertaining the Presence of Natural Radionuclides in Different Sources of Drinking Water in Peri-urban Eco-setting
Win Thaw Tar Lwin, Tin Oo, Htet Nandar Aung, Su Mon, Ni Ni Than, Thin Thin Wah, Si Thu Soe Naing, Ni Ni Maw & Naw Esther

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Accumulative Study of Heavy Metals in Soils, Water and Uptake by Rhizome of Two Cissus Species from Various Sites
Khin Phyu Phyu, Khaing Khaing Mar, Kyi San, Khin Lay Sein, Thandar Myint Thaw, Mya Mar Lar, Lei Lei Win, Kyae Mhon Htwe & Aung Thura

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Identification of Dengue Serotypes in Children with Dengue Infection at Yangon Children’s Hospital in 2015
Win Kay Khine, Theingi Win Myat, Hlaing Myat Thu, Wah Win Htike, Khine Mar Oo, Khin Mar Aye, Mo Mo Win, Ye Myint Kyaw & Kyaw Zin Thant

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Determination of Serum Aflatoxin B1 (Biomarker) Adducts in Chronic Liver Disease Patients Attending in 500 Bedded Specialty Hospital, Yangon
Myat Mon Oo, Moh Moh Htun, Zayar Chit, Hnin Nu Htwe, Yi Yi Kyaw, Win Maw Tun, Mya Ohnmar, Hlaing Myat Thu & Win Naing

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Stunting and Zinc Nutritional Status among Primary School Children in North-Okkalapa Township
Khin Nyo Thein, Win Lai May, Han Win, Aung Khin Thein, Myat Mon Aye, Zaw Win Hlaing, Yan Naing Moe, Aung Aung Maw & Theingi Thwin

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Vision : Achieving a healthier nation through application of research findings          Mission Statement : To Develop and promote solutions to the major health problems of Myanmar