Sheila A Skeaff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mandatory fortification of bread with iodised salt modestly improves iodine status in schoolchildren
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 109:1109-13. 2013
  2. pmc A comprehensive assessment of urinary iodine concentration and thyroid hormones in New Zealand schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutr J 11:31. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Assessing iodine intakes in pregnancy and strategies for improvement
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:141-4. 2012
  4. pmc Iodine deficiency in pregnancy: the effect on neurodevelopment in the child
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutrients 3:265-73. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The effect of maternal iodine status on infant outcomes in an iodine-deficient Indian population
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Thyroid 21:1373-80. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Concurrent micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent in nonpregnant rural and tribal women from central India
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 27:496-502. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Minimal impact of excess iodate intake on thyroid hormones and selenium status in older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:745-52. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Selenium and iodine supplementation: effect on thyroid function of older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Departments of Human Nutrition and Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1038-46. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Iodine supplementation improves cognition in mildly iodine-deficient children
    Rosie C Gordon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1264-71. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Breast-milk iodine concentration declines over the first 6 mo postpartum in iodine-deficient women
    Hannah M Mulrine
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:849-56. 2010

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Mandatory fortification of bread with iodised salt modestly improves iodine status in schoolchildren
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 109:1109-13. 2013
    ..The fortification of other staple foods, in addition to bread, should be considered to ensure good iodine status in NZ children...
  2. pmc A comprehensive assessment of urinary iodine concentration and thyroid hormones in New Zealand schoolchildren: a cross-sectional study
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutr J 11:31. 2012
    ..e. urinary iodine concentration) and individuals (i.e. thyroid hormones)...
  3. doi request reprint Assessing iodine intakes in pregnancy and strategies for improvement
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:141-4. 2012
    ..The difficulty in determining if an individual pregnant woman is iodine deficient is problematic for cross-sectional studies examining associations between iodine status in pregnancy and developmental outcomes in the child...
  4. pmc Iodine deficiency in pregnancy: the effect on neurodevelopment in the child
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Nutrients 3:265-73. 2011
    ..Thus, there is a need for well-designed trials to determine the effect of iodine supplementation in moderate to mildly iodine deficient pregnant women on neurodevelopment in the child...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of maternal iodine status on infant outcomes in an iodine-deficient Indian population
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Thyroid 21:1373-80. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the iodine status of pregnant tribal Indian women and their infants and to determine the impact of maternal iodine status on infant growth and behavior...
  6. doi request reprint Concurrent micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent in nonpregnant rural and tribal women from central India
    Kavitha C Menon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 27:496-502. 2011
    ..This study aimed to comprehensively assess the micronutrient status of nonpregnant rural and tribal women 18-30 y from central India...
  7. doi request reprint Minimal impact of excess iodate intake on thyroid hormones and selenium status in older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:745-52. 2011
    ..Iodine deficiency has re-emerged in New Zealand, while selenium status has improved. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of excess iodine intake as iodate on thyroid and selenium status...
  8. doi request reprint Selenium and iodine supplementation: effect on thyroid function of older New Zealanders
    Christine D Thomson
    Departments of Human Nutrition and Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1038-46. 2009
    ..The New Zealand population has both marginal selenium status and mild iodine deficiency. Adequate intakes of iodine and selenium are required for optimal thyroid function...
  9. doi request reprint Iodine supplementation improves cognition in mildly iodine-deficient children
    Rosie C Gordon
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1264-71. 2009
    ..The effects of severe iodine deficiency during critical periods of brain development are well documented. There is little known about the consequences of milder forms of iodine deficiency on neurodevelopment...
  10. doi request reprint Breast-milk iodine concentration declines over the first 6 mo postpartum in iodine-deficient women
    Hannah M Mulrine
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:849-56. 2010
    ..Little is known about the iodine status of lactating mothers and their infants during the first 6 mo postpartum or, if deficient, the amount of supplemental iodine required to improve status...
  11. doi request reprint Iodine status in a Sherpa community in a village of the Khumbu region of Nepal
    Emma E Heydon
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 12:1431-6. 2009
    ..To assess the iodine status of Sherpa residents living in Kunde village, Khumbu region, Nepal...
  12. ncbi request reprint Are breast-fed infants and toddlers in New Zealand at risk of iodine deficiency?
    Sheila A Skeaff
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Nutrition 21:325-31. 2005
    ..This study assessed the iodine status of New Zealand infants and toddlers and explored factors that might influence their iodine status...