Bright I Nwaru

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Infant care practices in rural China and their relation to prenatal care utilisation
    B I Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Glob Public Health 6:1-14. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Food diversity in infancy and the risk of childhood asthma and allergies
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Center for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:1084-91. 2014
  3. pmc The epidemiology of anaphylaxis in Europe: protocol for a systematic review
    Sukhmeet S Panesar
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Doorway 3, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 3:9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Introduction of complementary foods in infancy and atopic sensitization at the age of 5 years: timing and food diversity in a Finnish birth cohort
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Allergy 68:507-16. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Maternal socio-economic indices for prenatal care research in rural China
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:776-81. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Timing of infant feeding in relation to childhood asthma and allergic diseases
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:78-86. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Maternal intake of fatty acids during pregnancy and allergies in the offspring
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Nutr 108:720-32. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Completeness and utility of interview data from proxy respondents in prenatal care research in rural China
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Matern Child Health J 16:867-76. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Finnish ISAAC questionnaire on asthma against anti-asthmatic medication reimbursement database in 5-year-old children
    Bright Ibeabughichi Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Clin Respir J 5:211-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of allergies and asthma in the offspring
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:937-43. 2011

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Infant care practices in rural China and their relation to prenatal care utilisation
    B I Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Glob Public Health 6:1-14. 2011
    ..Women with less than adequate utilisation of prenatal care and those who had initiated prenatal care late were less likely to follow recommendations on infant care...
  2. doi request reprint Food diversity in infancy and the risk of childhood asthma and allergies
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Allergy and Respiratory Research Group, Center for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:1084-91. 2014
    ..Food is an important environmental exposure, but the role of food diversity in the development of asthma and allergies in childhood is poorly defined...
  3. pmc The epidemiology of anaphylaxis in Europe: protocol for a systematic review
    Sukhmeet S Panesar
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Doorway 3, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    Clin Transl Allergy 3:9. 2013
    ..The aims of this systematic review will be to understand and describe the epidemiology of anaphylaxis, i.e. frequency, risk factors and outcomes of anaphylaxis, and describe how these characteristics vary by person, place and time...
  4. doi request reprint Introduction of complementary foods in infancy and atopic sensitization at the age of 5 years: timing and food diversity in a Finnish birth cohort
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Allergy 68:507-16. 2013
    ..To study the associations between timing and diversity of introduction of complementary foods during infancy and atopic sensitization in 5-year-old children...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal socio-economic indices for prenatal care research in rural China
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:776-81. 2012
    ..In the absence of SES indices for women in rural China, we constructed SES indices for prenatal care research, and examined their relation to perinatal care and outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Timing of infant feeding in relation to childhood asthma and allergic diseases
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:78-86. 2013
    ..Emerging evidence questions current recommendations on the timing of infant feeding for the prevention of childhood allergies. The evidence for asthma is inconclusive...
  7. doi request reprint Maternal intake of fatty acids during pregnancy and allergies in the offspring
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Nutr 108:720-32. 2012
    ..Overall, our data suggest that maternal consumption of butter, the ratio of n-6:n-3 FA and intake of PUFA and α-linolenic FA during pregnancy may be potential determinants of allergic rhinitis in the offspring...
  8. doi request reprint Completeness and utility of interview data from proxy respondents in prenatal care research in rural China
    Bright I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Matern Child Health J 16:867-76. 2012
    ..Relatives can be interviewed instead of women to study prenatal care without a substantial negative impact on study results. Studies using proxy respondents should stratify the analysis by type of respondents...
  9. doi request reprint Validation of the Finnish ISAAC questionnaire on asthma against anti-asthmatic medication reimbursement database in 5-year-old children
    Bright Ibeabughichi Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Clin Respir J 5:211-8. 2011
    ..We aimed at validating the Finnish version of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) questionnaire based on parental-reported childhood asthma...
  10. doi request reprint Intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of allergies and asthma in the offspring
    B I Nwaru
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:937-43. 2011
    ..The objective was to investigate the association between maternal intake of antioxidants during pregnancy and the risk of asthma, rhinitis and eczema in 5-year-old children...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal diet during lactation and allergic sensitization in the offspring at age of 5
    Bright I Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:334-41. 2011
    ..On the other hand, intake of potatoes may decrease the risk, while vitamin C and eggs may increase the risk, of cat allergic sensitization. These effects may persist regardless of maternal or parental allergic status...
  12. doi request reprint Determinants of the use of prenatal care in rural China: the role of care content
    Bright I Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Matern Child Health J 16:235-41. 2012
    ..It is important to take into account the content of prenatal care when assessing the factors predicting women's use of prenatal care...
  13. doi request reprint Maternal diet during pregnancy and allergic sensitization in the offspring by 5 yrs of age: a prospective cohort study
    Bright I Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:29-37. 2010
    ..Further studies are required to define more closely the putative effect of maternal intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids on development of allergic diseases in the offspring...
  14. doi request reprint Age at the introduction of solid foods during the first year and allergic sensitization at age 5 years
    Bright I Nwaru
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Pediatrics 125:50-9. 2010
    ..The goal was to examine the relationship between age at the introduction of solid foods during the first year of life and allergic sensitization in 5-year-old children...
  15. doi request reprint Work behaviour during pregnancy in rural China in 2009
    Subas Neupane
    1 School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 24:170-5. 2014
    ..To describe the pattern and determinants of working during pregnancy in rural China...
  16. doi request reprint The role of parents, friends and teachers in adolescents' cigarette smoking and tombak dipping in Sudan
    Salma El Tayeb El-Amin
    Tampere School of Public Health, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Tob Control 20:94-9. 2011
    ..To assess the influence of smoking and tombak (local smokeless tobacco) dipping by parents, teachers and friends on cigarette smoking and tombak dipping by school-going Sudanese adolescents...