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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348390
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
... Comments by Discussant The workshop audience listened to two excellent expert presentations by Dr. Kramer and Dr. Fall on low birthweight (LBW) caused by either preterm birth or intrauterine growth retardation. One important point when looking at the global figures on the prevalence...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348421
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
... on fetal nutritional metabolism. Furthermore, some hormones are regulators of tissue differentiation at specific developmental milestones. Dr. Fowden's presentation and the subsequent discussion focused heavily on the importance of glucocorticoids and the complex interactions relative to organ growth...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000350530
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
...Comments by Discussant Dr. Kalhan has given us a very detailed presentation of the methyl cycle, in which he showed us the first human pregnancy data on transmethylation and transsulfuration rates in American women. The key finding there was an increase in transmethylation and a decrease...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348770
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
...Comments by Discussant Postnatal growth restriction in preterm infants has been recognized to be a major issue globally despite applying standard nutritional practices. There has been a concern particularly with respect to its effects on neurocognitive outcomes. The problem of growth...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 74
Published: 18 July 2013
10.1159/000348774
EISBN: 978-3-318-02388-6
...Comments by Discussant The presentation highlighted that micronutrient deficiencies, particularly iron deficiency, are very common in low birthweight infants and extend into later life. Of particular concern is the high incidence (25-50%) of iron deficiency reported in pre-school children...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 71
Published: 24 January 2013
10.1159/000342604
EISBN: 978-3-318-02270-4
... children, similar gains in BMI may relate to relatively higher increase in blood pressure, and speculated that this may reflect a developmental component resulting in a more reactive cardiovascular system. This is consistent with what was discussed in other sessions: early nutritional insufficiencies may...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 71
Published: 24 January 2013
10.1159/000342613
EISBN: 978-3-318-02270-4
.... The discussion is summarized under headings related to description and interpretation, although there was interchange and synergy between them. Considerations for future research are combined. Describing Infant Growth Dr. Weaver described the history of the development of growth charts, most recently...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 71
Published: 24 January 2013
10.1159/000342646
EISBN: 978-3-318-02270-4
... legitimate interest in identifying the underlying determinants of attained size. Dr. Wise discussed the underpinnings of public health policy, and the need to translate research findings to a wider audience. A big advance in the study of growth and its determinants and consequences has been...
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Series: Forum of Nutrition
Volume: 62
Published: 23 September 2009
10.1159/000242375
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9297-0
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Series: Forum of Nutrition
Volume: 58
Published: 14 April 2005
10.1159/000085217
EISBN: 978-3-318-01501-0