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Yap Te-Lu, Anette Sundfor Jacobsen, 01 Dec 2012

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is a general term used to describe the dilatation of the fetal renal pelvis and/or its calyces. In pelviectasis, there is only dilatation of the renal pelvis; while in caliectasis, there is dilatation of the calyces. ANH is the most commonly diagnosed congenital urinary tract anomaly, which is detected by prenatal screening in 1–5% of all pregnancies.

Yap Te-Lu, Anette Sundfor Jacobsen, 01 Apr 2011

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is a general term used to describe the dilatation of the fetal renal pelvis and/or its calyces. In pelviectasis, there is only dilatation of the renal pelvis; while in caliectasis, there is dilatation of the calyces. ANH is the most commonly diagnosed congenital urinary tract anomaly, which is detected by prenatal screening in 1–5% of all pregnancies.

Soy, almond milk consumption tied to lower childhood height

01 Sep 2017
Introducing babies to common food allergens like milk and nuts before the age of one reduces the odds of developing allergies.

Consumption of noncow milk is likely to result in lower childhood height, a recent study has found.

Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study of 5,034 healthy Canadian children aged 24 to 72 months enrolled in the Applied Research Group for Kids cohort. The volume of noncow milk intake (number of 250 mL cups per day) was the primary exposure, and height measured as height-for-age z score was the primary outcome.

The investigators used multivariable linear regression to determine the association between noncow milk consumption and height, and conducted a mediation analysis to explore whether cow milk consumption mediated the association between noncow milk consumption and height.

A dose-dependent association existed between higher noncow milk consumption and lower height (p<0.0001). For every daily cup of noncow milk consumed, children were 0.4 cm (95 percent CI, 0.2 to 0.8 cm) shorter.

The mediation analysis revealed that lower cow milk consumption only partially mediated the correlation between noncow milk consumption and lower height. There was a 1.5-cm (0.8 to 2.0 cm) height difference for a child aged 3 years drinking three cups noncow milk per day relative to three cups cow milk per day.

Further research is warranted to understand the causal relations between noncow milk consumption and height, according to researchers.

“Many parents are choosing noncow milk beverages such as soy and almond milk because of perceived health benefits. However, noncow milk contains less protein and fat than cow milk and may not have the same effect on height,” researchers noted.

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Jairia Dela Cruz, 13 Oct 2016
Children born to obese mothers are at increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with children born to normal-weight mothers, according to data from a review and meta-analysis.
Yap Te-Lu, Anette Sundfor Jacobsen, 01 Oct 2013

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is a general term used to describe the dilatation of the fetal renal pelvis and/or its calyces. In pelviectasis, there is only dilatation of the renal pelvis; while in caliectasis, there is dilatation of the calyces. ANH is the most commonly diagnosed congenital urinary tract anomaly, which is detected by prenatal screening in 1–5% of all pregnancies

Yap Te-Lu, Anette Sundfor Jacobsen, 01 Dec 2012

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is a general term used to describe the dilatation of the fetal renal pelvis and/or its calyces. In pelviectasis, there is only dilatation of the renal pelvis; while in caliectasis, there is dilatation of the calyces. ANH is the most commonly diagnosed congenital urinary tract anomaly, which is detected by prenatal screening in 1–5% of all pregnancies.

Yap Te-Lu, Anette Sundfor Jacobsen, 01 Apr 2011

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is a general term used to describe the dilatation of the fetal renal pelvis and/or its calyces. In pelviectasis, there is only dilatation of the renal pelvis; while in caliectasis, there is dilatation of the calyces. ANH is the most commonly diagnosed congenital urinary tract anomaly, which is detected by prenatal screening in 1–5% of all pregnancies.