A randomized controlled trial Nutrition, January 2014 Ríos-Castillo I., Olivares M., Brito A., López de Romaña D., Pizarro F. Abstract Objectives Calcium (Ca) and iron (Fe) are essential minerals for normal growth and development. Although previous studies have shown that Ca inhibits acute Fe absorption, there is no evidence of the possible long- or medium-term […]
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013 Crookston BT, Schott W, Cueto S, Dearden KA, Engle P, Georgiadis A, Lundeen EA, Penny ME, Stein AD, Behrman JR Abstract Background: Early life growth failure and resulting cognitive deficits are often assumed to be very difficult to reverse after infancy. Objective: We used data from Young Lives, […]
The Journal of Nutrition, 2011 Black MM, Aboud FE Abstract Children throughout the world are confronted with growth problems ranging from underweight and stunting to overweight and obesity.
A double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, March 2014 Bouhouch RR, Bouhouch S, Cherkaoui M, Aboussad A, Stinca S, Haldimann M, Andersson M, Zimmermann MB Summary Background Iodine deficiency in infants can damage the developing brain and increase mortality.
Anales de Pediatría, 2014 E.S. De Grandis, P.A. Armelini y E. Cuestas Resumen Introducción: La desnutrición severa en niños pequeños produce secuelas a largo plazo, especialmente trastornos del aprendizaje y de adaptación psicosocial. Dichos aspectos están vinculados con la calidad de vida relacionada a la salud (CVRS).
BID, Julio 2013 Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Puyana, Juan Manuel Este estudio recoge y sistematiza información detallada, actualizada y comparable sobre el diseño, la gestión, el financiamiento y la calidad de los servicios de desarrollo infantil en América Latina y el Caribe.
A special conference call addressing the topic of What is needed for global monitoring of access to adequate nutritious food? took place on 27th February 2014. This call was co-sponsored by the FSIN and the Agriculture-Nutrition Community of Practice (Ag2Nut CoP) due to the two communities’ common interest in better information that can be used […]
Rationale for Investment, Conceptual Framework and Implications for Equity Social Policy Report, Society for Research in Child Development, 2011 Britto PR, Yoshikawa H, Boller K Abstract Across nations, Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs are of great interest to policymakers, service providers, and families.
Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition, 2010 Hamadani JD, Tofail F, Hilaly A, Huda SN, Engle P, Grantham-McGregor SM Abstract Poor stimulation in the home is one of the main factors affecting the development of children living in poverty.
Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013 Carneiro P, Meghir C, Parey M Abstract We study the intergenerational effects of maternal education on children’s cognitive achievement, behavioral problems, grade repetition, and obesity, using matched data from the female participants of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79) and their children.
International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2008 Deave T, Heron J, Evans J, Emond A Objective Postpartum depression in mothers is associated with developmental problems in their children. Many women who are depressed following childbirth are also depressed during pregnancy.
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012 Shonkoff JP, Garner AS Abstract Advances in fields of inquiry as diverse as neuroscience, molecular biology, genomics, developmental psychology, epidemiology, sociology, and economics are catalyzing an important paradigm shift in our understanding of health and disease across the lifespan.