Karen M Silvers

Summary

Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Breastfeeding protects against current asthma up to 6 years of age
    Karen M Silvers
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pediatr 160:991-6.e1. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use in people being treated for depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:30-4. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Breastfeeding protects against adverse respiratory outcomes at 15 months of age
    Karen M Silvers
    Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 5:243-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fish oil in the treatment of depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 72:211-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Breastfeeding protects against current asthma up to 6 years of age
    Karen M Silvers
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Pediatr 160:991-6.e1. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of breastfeeding on wheezing and current asthma in children 2 to 6 years of age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use in people being treated for depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:30-4. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, the use of dietary supplements is common among people being treated for depression. This has important implications for clinical practice as little is known about supplement-drug interactions...
  3. doi request reprint Breastfeeding protects against adverse respiratory outcomes at 15 months of age
    Karen M Silvers
    Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Matern Child Nutr 5:243-50. 2009
    ..In conclusion, there was a significant protective effect of breastfeeding on infant wheezing and other adverse respiratory outcomes that may be early indicators of asthma in New Zealand children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fish oil in the treatment of depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 72:211-8. 2005
    ..001) and this improvement was sustained throughout. In conclusion, fish oil was no more effective than the control as an add-on therapy for depression in this setting...