Prevalence of non-communicable diseases in Brazilian children: follow-up at school age of two Brazilian birth cohorts of the 1990's
- Birth Weight as a Risk Factor for Childhood Leukemia: A Meta-Analysis of 18 Epidemiologic Studies. Lisa Lyngsie Hjalgrim; Tine Westergaard; Klaus Rostgaard; Kjeld Schmiegelow; Mads Melbye; Henrik Hjalgrim; Eric A. Engels // American Journal of Epidemiology;10/15/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 8, p724
Evidence has emerged that childhood leukemia is initiated in utero. High birth weight is one of the few birth-related factors that has been associated with childhood leukemia, albeit not consistently. The authors conducted a meta-analysis of studies of the association between birth weight and...
- Relation between birth weight and blood pressure: longitudinal study of infants and children. Launer, Lenore J.; Hofman, Albert; Grobbee, Diederick E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/4/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6917, p1451
Studies the relation between birth weight and systolic blood pressure in infancy and childhood in Netherlands. Application of multiple regression models; Attribution of prenatal factors to the development of the disease; Effects of birth weight in blood pressure.
- Is Birth Weight Associated with Risk of Depressive Symptoms in Young Women? Evidence from the Southampton Womens Survey. Hazel M. Inskip; Nick Dunn; Keith M. Godfrey; Cyrus Cooper; Tony Kendrick; the Southampton Womens Survey Study Group // American Journal of Epidemiology;Jan2008, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p164
Although some studies have shown negative associations between birth weight and risk of depression, others have not. Studies also differ regarding the age and gender specificity of reported associations. In this paper, the authors report on a study of 5,830 women aged 20-34 years from the...
- Birth weight and overweight/obesity in adults: a meta-analysis. Zhao, Yan; Wang, Su-Fang; Mu, Min; Sheng, Jie // European Journal of Pediatrics;Dec2012, Vol. 171 Issue 12, p1737
The objective of this study is to assess the association between birth weight and overweight/obesity in adults. The following MeSH terms were used: 'birth weight,' 'obesity,' 'overweight.' Fifteen studies involving a total of 211,457 persons were identified. Low birth weight (<2,500 g), as...
- Septo-optic dysplasia complex: Clinical and radiological manifestations in Omani children. Al-Senawi, Rana; Al-Jabri, Bushra; Al-Zuhaibi, Sana; Al-Azri, Faisal; Al-Yarubi, Saif; Harikrishna, Beena; Al-Futaisi, Amna; Ganesh, Anuradha // Oman Journal of Ophthalmology;Oct2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p193
Background: Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD), also known as de-Morsier's syndrome, is a rare disorder characterized by any combination of optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH), pituitary gland hypoplasia, and midline abnormalities of the brain including absence of septum pellucidum and corpus callosum...
- Deciduous Tooth Eruption in Israeli Children. Shuper, Avinoam; Sarnat, Haim; Mimouni, Francis; Mimouni, Marc; Varsano, Izhak // Clinical Pediatrics;Jun1985, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p342
Deciduous tooth eruption (DTE) was studied in 366 Jewish Israeli children: 193 boys and 173 girls. The number of erupted teeth (NET) at different ages was similar in both sexes. No statistically significant correlation was found between NET and anthropometric measurements at birth (weight and...
- Half of low-birthweight infants may have vision problems. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Sep2007, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p16
The article discusses research being done on the incidence of vision problems in low-birthweight infants. It references a study by Terence Stephenson, et al published in the July 2007 issue of "Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition." According to the article, results...
- Birth Size Link to Teen Mental Health Conditions. // Australasian Science;Dec2014, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p10
The article discusses a research study at the University of Melbourne in Victoria which links a child's birth weight and length to teen mental health conditions such as autism and schizophrenia.
- Research brief: Low birthweight linked to adult psychological distress. // GP: General Practitioner;7/8/2005, p5
This article reports that according to a study conducted in Great Britain, babies born at full term but with a low birthweight are more likely to develop psychological distress in later life than those born with a normal birthweight.