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Randomized comparison of 3 types of micronutrient supplements for home fortification of complementary foods in Ghana: effects on growth and motor development.
BACKGROUND The low micronutrient content of complementary foods is associated with growth faltering in many populations. A potential low-cost solution is the home fortification of complementary foodsExpand
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Nutrition of the Preterm Infant: Scientific Basis and Practical Guidelines
Dr Tsang, along with 20 leading world experts, has brought together a scholarly systematic approach that provides the rationale for administering nutrients to pre-term infants. The text covers allExpand
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Vitamin D–deficiency rickets among children in Canada
Background: Based on regional and anecdotal reports, there is concern that vitamin D–deficiency rickets is persistent in Canada despite guidelines for its prevention. We sought to determine theExpand
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Home fortification of complementary foods with micronutrient supplements is well accepted and has positive effects on infant iron status in Ghana.
BACKGROUND Micronutrient deficiencies are common during infancy, and optimal approaches for their prevention need to be identified. OBJECTIVE The objective was to compare the efficacy andExpand
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Identification of EpCAM as the gene for congenital tufting enteropathy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Congenital tufting enteropathy (CTE) is a rare autosomal recessive diarrheal disorder presenting in the neonatal period. CTE is characterized by intestinal epithelial cell dysplasiaExpand
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Micronutrient Sprinkles to Control Childhood Anaemia
Over 750 million children have iron-deficiency anemia. A simple powdered sachet may be the key to addressing this global problem
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Children with autism: effect of iron supplementation on sleep and ferritin.
To determine if there is a relationship between low serum ferritin and sleep disturbance in children with autism spectrum disorder, an 8-week open-label treatment trial with oral iron supplementationExpand
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Treatment of anemia with microencapsulated ferrous fumarate plus ascorbic acid supplied as sprinkles to complementary (weaning) foods.
BACKGROUND Standard therapy for anemia in infants is ferrous sulfate drops administered 3 times/d. Adherence to treatment, however, is often poor. One likely reason for poor adherence is theExpand
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Effect of iron fortification on malaria incidence in infants and young children in Ghana: a randomized trial.
IMPORTANCE In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria is a leading cause of childhood morbidity and iron deficiency is among the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies. In 2006, the World Health OrganizationExpand
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Aspartame: Effect on lunch-time food intake, appetite and hedonic response in children
Two experiments were conducted, each with 20 healthy 9-10-year-old children. After an overnight fast, subjects were given a standardized breakfast at 0830 hrs, the treatments at 1030 hrs, and a lunchExpand
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