Thursday, 22 June 2017

Anthropometric measures are not accurate predictors of fat mass in ALS

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new article on the Journal of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) shows how anthropometric measurements are not effective to measure fat mass in ALS patients.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Diabetes in pregnancy and infant adiposity: systematic review and meta-analysis

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A new systematic review on the relationship between maternal diabetes in pregnancy and offspring adiposity was published in the ADC Fetal % Neonatal Journal.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

New body composition reference charts for preterm infants

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An extremely important study has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition providing body composition reference curves for preterm infants.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Preterm infant body composition cannot be accurately determined by weight and length

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new study determines, using ADP as a validation method, whether any of the anthropometric indices used historically or currently accurately predict body composition in infants.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Diabetes in pregnancy and infant adiposity: systematic review and meta-analysis

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This systematic review and meta-analysis published on the BMJ Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal edition to compare adiposity in infants of diabetic mothers (IDM) and infants of mothers without diabetes (NIDM).

Monday, 01 August 2016

Early Infant Feeding and Body Composition In Pre-School Children

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A new study on the International Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health examines the association between early infant feeding and childhood adiposity.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Role of Pregnancy Body Composition Changes on Pregnancy Outcome, and Infant Feeding on Infant Growth and Body Composition

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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Body composition of pregnant women and its influence on infant body composition has been analysed in this scientific paper on the FASEB Journal.

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Resting energy expenditure, macronutrient utilization, and body composition in term infants after corrective surgery of major congenital anomalies: A case-study

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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This study published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, investigates metabolic changes and nutritional needs during the postsurgical anabolic phase in infants