Dewan S Alam

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research
Country: Bangladesh

Publications

  1. ncbi Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review
    Sholeh Rahman
    Centre for Control of Chronic Diseases CCCD, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 14:70. 2014
  2. pmc Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child growth from birth to 54 months of age: a randomized trial in Bangladesh
    Ashraful Islam Khan
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Nutr J 10:134. 2011
  3. doi Zinc treatment for 5 or 10 days is equally efficacious in preventing diarrhea in the subsequent 3 months among Bangladeshi children
    Dewan S Alam
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 141:312-5. 2011
  4. pmc Effect of dietary fat supplementation during late pregnancy and first six months of lactation on maternal and infant vitamin A status in rural Bangladesh
    Dewan S Alam
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:333-42. 2010
  5. ncbi Energy stress during pregnancy and lactation: consequences for maternal nutrition in rural Bangladesh
    D S Alam
    ICDDRB Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:151-6. 2003
  6. doi Household food security is associated with growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 12:1556-62. 2009
  7. ncbi Use of the new World Health Organization child growth standards to describe longitudinal growth of breastfed rural Bangladeshi infants and young children
    Kuntal K Saha
    Public Health Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka
    Food Nutr Bull 30:137-44. 2009
  8. pmc Household food security is associated with infant feeding practices in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 138:1383-90. 2008
  9. pmc Maternal, infant, and household factors are associated with breast-feeding trajectories during infants' first 6 months of life in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Sabrina Rasheed
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 139:1582-7. 2009
  10. doi Prevention of low birthweight
    Dewan S Alam
    Public Health Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 63:209-21; discussion 221-5, 259-68. 2009

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Publications14

  1. ncbi Obesity and overweight in Bangladeshi children and adolescents: a scoping review
    Sholeh Rahman
    Centre for Control of Chronic Diseases CCCD, ICDDR, B, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 14:70. 2014
    ..Our aim was to conduct a scoping review of literature to ascertain what is known about childhood and adolescent overweight and/or obesity in Bangladesh...
  2. pmc Effects of prenatal food and micronutrient supplementation on child growth from birth to 54 months of age: a randomized trial in Bangladesh
    Ashraful Islam Khan
    International Maternal and Child Health, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Nutr J 10:134. 2011
    ..The hypothesis was that prenatal MMS and early invitation to food supplementation would increase physical growth in the offspring during 0-54 months and a combination of these interventions would further improve these outcomes...
  3. doi Zinc treatment for 5 or 10 days is equally efficacious in preventing diarrhea in the subsequent 3 months among Bangladeshi children
    Dewan S Alam
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 141:312-5. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that among Bangladeshi children, a 5-d zinc treatment for ACD is as efficacious as 10 d in preventing diarrhea in the subsequent 3 mo...
  4. pmc Effect of dietary fat supplementation during late pregnancy and first six months of lactation on maternal and infant vitamin A status in rural Bangladesh
    Dewan S Alam
    Health Systems and Infectious Diseases Division, ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:333-42. 2010
    ..Fat supplementation during pregnancy and lactation in women with a very low intake of dietary fat has beneficial effects on maternal postpartum vitamin A status...
  5. ncbi Energy stress during pregnancy and lactation: consequences for maternal nutrition in rural Bangladesh
    D S Alam
    ICDDRB Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:151-6. 2003
    ..To assess the relationship of energy stress during pregnancy and lactation to maternal body stores in marginally nourished rural Bangladeshi women...
  6. doi Household food security is associated with growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Public Health Nutr 12:1556-62. 2009
    ..We examined the association between household food security and subsequent growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh...
  7. ncbi Use of the new World Health Organization child growth standards to describe longitudinal growth of breastfed rural Bangladeshi infants and young children
    Kuntal K Saha
    Public Health Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka
    Food Nutr Bull 30:137-44. 2009
    ..Although the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reference has been widely used, in 2006 the World Health Organization (WHO) released new standards for assessing growth of infants and children worldwide...
  8. pmc Household food security is associated with infant feeding practices in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    ICDDR, B, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Nutr 138:1383-90. 2008
    ..Our results provide strong evidence that HHFS influences IFP in rural Bangladesh...
  9. pmc Maternal, infant, and household factors are associated with breast-feeding trajectories during infants' first 6 months of life in Matlab, Bangladesh
    Sabrina Rasheed
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Nutr 139:1582-7. 2009
    ..6; 95% CI, 0.4-0.8) were less likely to be in the CMFT. Thus, these trajectories were associated with distinct groups of women and these results provide information useful for developing interventions to improve breast-feeding practices...
  10. doi Prevention of low birthweight
    Dewan S Alam
    Public Health Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 63:209-21; discussion 221-5, 259-68. 2009
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  11. pmc Appropriate infant feeding practices result in better growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh
    Kuntal K Saha
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases and Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1852-9. 2008
    ..The World Health Organization and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund recommend a global strategy for feeding infants and young children for proper nutrition and health...
  12. ncbi Low birth weight is associated with altered immune function in rural Bangladeshi children: a birth cohort study
    Rubhana Raqib
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:845-52. 2007
    ..Recent studies have shown that such exposure early in life may have long-term implications for later immunocompetence and susceptibility to infectious diseases...
  13. ncbi Validity and reproducibility of resting metabolic rate measurements in rural Bangladeshi women: comparison of measurements obtained by Medgem and by Deltatrac device
    D S Alam
    Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:651-7. 2005
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  14. pmc Chronic respiratory symptoms in children following in utero and early life exposure to arsenic in drinking water in Bangladesh
    Allan H Smith
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA, Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA and Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, CA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1077-86. 2013
    ..Arsenic exposure via drinking water increases the risk of chronic respiratory disease in adults. However, information on pulmonary health effects in children after early life exposure is limited...