Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Exploratory study of the relationship of fat-free mass to speed of brain processing in preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new study by the University of Minnesota shows a link in preterm infants between fat free mass (FFM) and neural development, with higher FFM resulting in better neural development

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

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Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

A new study published on the prestigious Pediatric Research Journal shows that infant morbidity can be predicted more accurately from %fat vs. birth weight.

Wednesday, 02 October 2013

Body composition from birth to 6 mo of age in Ethiopian infants: reference data obtained by air-displacement plethysmography

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Body composition from birth to 6 mo of age in Ethiopian infants: reference data obtained by air-displacement plethysmography

A new peer-reviewed article published on the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reporting a research study on body composition in a cohort of Ethiopian infants.