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Growth and development in preterm infants fed long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids: a prospective, randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES A randomized, masked, controlled trial was conducted to assess effects of supplementing premature infant formulas with oils containing the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids,Expand
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Visual Acuity, Erythrocyte Fatty Acid Composition, and Growth in Term Infants Fed Formulas with Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids for One Year
The CNS and the retina are enriched in long chain polyunsaturated (LCP) fatty acids, specifically docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3) and arachidonic acid (AA, 20:4n-6), which are present in humanExpand
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Growth and development in term infants fed long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids: a double-masked, randomized, parallel, prospective, multivariate study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of dietary intake of the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, arachidonic acid (AA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) on multiple indices of infant growth andExpand
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Visual, cognitive, and language assessments at 39 months: a follow-up study of children fed formulas containing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids to 1 year of age.
OBJECTIVE Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA) are long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids found in breast milk and recently added to infant formulas. Their importance in infantExpand
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A breast-feeding assessment score to evaluate the risk for cessation of breast-feeding by 7 to 10 days of age.
OBJECTIVES To develop a succinct and comprehensive breast-feeding assessment score (BAS) to accurately identify infants at risk for early cessation of breast-feeding before initial hospitalExpand
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Docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid enhance growth with no adverse effects in preterm infants fed formula.
OBJECTIVE To determine if docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA) supplementation influences growth or visual acuity of formula-fed premature infants. STUDY DESIGN Double-blind,Expand
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Assessment of group B streptococcal opsonins in human and rabbit serum by neutrophil chemiluminescence.
The factors important in host defense against group B streptococci are not well understood. The role of antibody and complement in the prevention of serious infection by these organisms is not knownExpand
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Role of antibody and complement in opsonization of group B streptococci.
A requirement for the classic complement pathway in opsonization of group B streptococci was observed by using both a chemiluminescence and a radiolabeled bacterial uptake technique. The classicExpand
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Neonatal pneumatosis coli: a mild form of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
A distinctive form of necrotizing enterocolitis was observed in seven newborn infants in a 4 1/2-year period. Characteristically these patients had gross blood in the stools, but other local andExpand
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High-dose phenobarbital therapy in term newborn infants with severe perinatal asphyxia: a randomized, prospective study with three-year follow-up.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether 40 mg/kg phenobarbital given to term infants with severe asphyxia would result in a lower incidence of seizures in the newborn period and an improved neurologicExpand
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