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nutrition

The etiology of kwashiorkor remains enigmatic and longitudinal studies examining potential causes of kwashiorkor are scarce. Using historical, longitudinal study data from the rural area of Bwamanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, we investigated the potential causal...

["Epidemiology","Global Health","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.350

Background: Evidence denotes a direct association between parity and overnutrition in developing societies. This work aims to assess the relationship between them in Peruvian women, and to investigate whether this association varies by place of residence and socioeconomic...

["Epidemiology","Nutrition","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.363v1

Background: Longitudinal investigations into the origins of adult essential hypertension have found elevated blood pressure in children to accurately track into adulthood, however the direct causes of essential hypertension in adolescence and adulthood remains...

["Cardiology","Epidemiology","Metabolic Sciences","Nutrition","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.332v1

Background: High blood pressure is a serious public health problem in Morocco; the national survey of cardiovascular risk factors in Morocco found a prevalence of 33.6% of people with high blood pressure (HBP) with a higher prevalence among women, also, the World...

["Health Policy","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.188v1

The etiology of kwashiorkor remains enigmatic and longitudinal studies examining potential causes of kwashiorkor are scarce. Using historical, longitudinal study data from the rural area of Bwamanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, we investigated the potential causal...

["Epidemiology","Global Health","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.119v1

Aim. To provide bone status assessment in infancy using quantitative ultrasound (QUS) applied to second metacarpus.Methods. 103 healthy term infants and 3 patients with rickets, aged ≤ 12 months, underwent metacarpal QUS evaluation using QUS DBM Sonic Aurora IGEA...

["Biophysics","Diabetes and Endocrinology","Metabolic Sciences","Nutrition","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.141

Background. Evidence suggests that improved locational access to farmers’ markets increases fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption, particularly for low-income groups. Therefore, we modelled potential alternative distributions of farmers’ markets in one country (New...

["Nutrition","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.94

Transcranial Doppler ultrasound (TCD) allows measurement of blood flow velocities in the intracranial vessels, and can be used to assess cerebral vasodilator responses to a hypercapnic stimulus. The reliability of this technique has not been established, nor is...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Clinical Trials","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.65

Accumulating evidence indicates that the intestinal microbiota regulates our physiology and metabolism. Bacteria marketed as probiotics confer health benefits that may arise from their ability to affect the microbiota. Here high-throughput screening of the intestinal...

["Microbiology","Clinical Trials","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.32

Copepods as feed promote better growth and development in marine fish larvae than rotifers. However, unlike rotifers, copepods contain several minerals such as iodine (I), at potentially toxic levels. Iodine is an essential trace element and both under and over...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Developmental Biology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.20
Magnus Gidlund @MagnusScience

University of Sao Paulo • Laboratory of Immunophysiopathology

I was borne in Sweden and moved to Brazil 1993 and since then been active here. Almost everyday I do Science and teach students at various levels. From graduation...

["Immunology","Molecular Biology","Virology","Cardiology","Allergy & Clinical Immunology","Infectious Diseases","HIV","Dentistry","Nutrition","Translational Medicine","Science & Medical Education","Cell Biology"]

Sam Penglase @sampenglase

NIFES • University of Bergen

PhD candidate at NIFES through the University of Bergen, Norway. I focus on selenium in fish nutrition and the effects of selenium on methylmercury toxicity in vertebrates...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries & Fish Science","Animal Behavior","Neuroscience","Toxicology","Nutrition"]

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Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita - Torino

Professor at the school of Pediatrics - Univ. Turin. Studying nutrition, metabolism of infancy in particular hormones such as Leptin, IGF-1, Ghrelin, Adiponectin....

["Pediatrics","Nutrition","Gastroenterology & Hepatology","Microbiology"]

Tur
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University of the Balearic Islands, Spain

Professor of Physiology, University of the Balearic Islands (UIB). Director, Research Group in Community Nutrition and Oxidative Stress (UIB). Director of nutritional...

["Nutrition","Food Science & Technology","Public Health"]

Eduardo Canepa @eduardotomas

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales-Universidad de Buenos Aires

["Neuroscience","Cell Biology","Molecular Biology","Nutrition"]

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