Friday, 24 March 2017

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

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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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.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Body Composition Trajectories From Infancy to Preschool in Children Born Premature Versus Full-Term

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition hosts a study analyzing the body composition trajectories from birth to preschool age.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

New body composition reference charts for preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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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, 12 June 2014

IAEA Human Health Series: Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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The IAEA (International Atommic Energy Agency) published a study reviewing body composition assessment techniques from birth to 2 years of age.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Body composition at birth in preterm infants between 30 and 36 weeks gestation

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, PEA POD

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A new scientific study appeared on the Pediatric Research Journal confirming the validity and reliability of ADP measurements with the PEA POD on healthy newly born preterm infants.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Infant Body Composition: The New Frontier in Pediatric Care

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new white paper from COSMED shows main scientific evidence on the importance of body composition measurement in infants.

Monday, 27 August 2012

Preterm Birth and Body Composition at Term equivalent Age: a systematic review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

Preterm Birth and Body Composition at Term equivalent Age: a systematic review

A meta-analysis of scientific studies has been published on the prestigious Pediatrics Journal showing the importance of body composition monitoring in preterm infants.