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Study found a high proportion of LCPUFAs among cord serum phospholipids was associated with respiratory allergy and sensitization at 13 years of age.
The volume of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and calories consumed by very vulnerable preemies significantly contributes to increased brain volume and white matter development, however additional research is needed to determine specific nutritional approaches that best support these infants'…
- 303 September 2019
Where a mother lives and the temperature outside while she is pregnant, among other environmental factors, can impact whether her child is prehypertensive or hypertensive during childhood, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
- 523 August 2019
Major improvements are needed to teach parents about the importance of vitamin D and their children's requirements as too many do not know the facts, according to researchers at Leeds Beckett University.
- 1221 August 2019The delivery mode affects skin microbiome diversity, researchers assert as a new study shines a light on the influence of maternal factors that shape the bacterial population on a child’s skin.
- 3208 July 2019
The FDA has revised its 2017 advice on fish and shellfish consumption for pregnant and breastfeeding women and young children to help ensure they consume the recommended amount of seafood, according to a press release.
- 3702 July 2019
Vitamin D deficiency from birth to early childhood was associated with an increased risk of elevated blood pressure in later childhood and adolescence, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.
- 16502 July 2019
Launched in 2016, the Baby Connectome Project (BCP) is a groundbreaking quest to uncover the inner workings of the developing brain in the first five years of life.
- 2127 June 2019
Multiple micronutrient supplementation before pregnancy may be necessary to minimise the incidence of micronutrient deficiency among rural Bangladeshi women, according to an RCT by researchers in the US, Bangladesh and Thailand.
- 3027 June 2019
A new study highlights current research into the roles of choline and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in maternal and infant nutrition.
- 4516 May 2019
Obesity is a growing problem among toddlers, children and adolescents in the United States. Gaining weight and fat mass rapidly during the first six months of life is one risk factor that can lead to obesity in children.
- 3515 May 2019
A new, prospective study provides evidence that "early term" infants (those born at 37-38 weeks) are less likely than full-term infants to be breastfeed within the first hour and at one month after birth.