Family-based sociodemographic factors largely explain the associations of any breastfeeding, duration and exclusiveness of breastfeeding, and age at the introduction of solid foods with general, visceral and organ fat measures at the age of 10 years, a recent study suggests.
Greater maternal protein correlates with higher birth weight and neonatal birth length, suggests a recent study. In contrast to fat mass (FM) and total body water (TBW) gains, protein accretion may be the most significant component of maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) in dichorionic twin gestations.
The intra-arterial line method for measuring blood pressure remains the gold standard for paediatric severe burn patients requiring tight haemodynamic control, according to a new study, which found that cuff measurements tend to vary.
Use of triple antiretroviral therapy (ART) during pregnancy and breastfeeding did not affect the cognitive development and function of the offspring compared with those whose mothers were not exposed to ART, reveals the IMPAACT PROMISE-BF study presented at the IAC 2018.