Sophie Hawkesworth

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Combined food and micronutrient supplements during pregnancy have limited impact on child blood pressure and kidney function in rural Bangladesh
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Nutr 143:728-34. 2013
  2. pmc Early exposure to toxic metals has a limited effect on blood pressure or kidney function in later childhood, rural Bangladesh
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 42:176-85. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Nutritional supplementation during pregnancy and offspring cardiovascular disease risk in The Gambia
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1853S-1860S. 2011
  4. pmc Maternal protein-energy supplementation does not affect adolescent blood pressure in The Gambia
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:119-27. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Conference on "Multidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems". Postgraduate Symposium. Exploiting dietary supplementation trials to assess the impact of the prenatal environment on CVD risk
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK and MRC Keneba, MRC Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:78-88. 2009
  6. pmc Dietary supplementation of rural Gambian women during pregnancy does not affect body composition in offspring at 11-17 years of age
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Nutr 138:2468-73. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effect of maternal calcium supplementation on offspring blood pressure in 5- to 10-y-old rural Gambian children
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:741-7. 2010
  8. pmc Supplemental feeding during pregnancy compared with maternal supplementation during lactation does not affect schooling and cognitive development through late adolescence
    Harold Alderman
    Human Development Network, World Bank, Washington, DC HA, ML, and AT the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC HA the Medical Research Council MRC, International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and the MRC Keneba, MRC Unit, Fajara, The Gambia SH, hm, and SEM
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:122-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint B-vitamins and fatty acids in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia: a systematic review
    Alan D Dangour
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Alzheimers Dis 22:205-24. 2010
  10. pmc Feeding the world healthily: the challenge of measuring the effects of agriculture on health
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3083-97. 2010

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Combined food and micronutrient supplements during pregnancy have limited impact on child blood pressure and kidney function in rural Bangladesh
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Nutr 143:728-34. 2013
    ..These marginal associations and small effect sizes suggest limited public health importance in early childhood...
  2. pmc Early exposure to toxic metals has a limited effect on blood pressure or kidney function in later childhood, rural Bangladesh
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 42:176-85. 2013
    ..Chronic exposure to toxic metals such as arsenic and cadmium has been implicated in the development of kidney and cardiovascular diseases but few studies have directly measured exposure during inutero and early child development...
  3. doi request reprint Nutritional supplementation during pregnancy and offspring cardiovascular disease risk in The Gambia
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1853S-1860S. 2011
    ..Maternal nutritional intake during pregnancy may have important consequences for long-term health in offspring...
  4. pmc Maternal protein-energy supplementation does not affect adolescent blood pressure in The Gambia
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:119-27. 2009
    ..Birthweight, and by inference maternal nutrition during pregnancy, is thought to be an important determinant of offspring blood pressure but the evidence base for this in humans is lacking data from randomized controlled trials...
  5. doi request reprint Conference on "Multidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems". Postgraduate Symposium. Exploiting dietary supplementation trials to assess the impact of the prenatal environment on CVD risk
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK and MRC Keneba, MRC Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Proc Nutr Soc 68:78-88. 2009
    ..The present paper reviews the current evidence relating maternal nutritional supplementation during pregnancy to offspring CVD risk and explores the potential explanations for the lack of association...
  6. pmc Dietary supplementation of rural Gambian women during pregnancy does not affect body composition in offspring at 11-17 years of age
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Nutr 138:2468-73. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that protein-energy supplements to pregnant women, compared with lactating women, do not affect offspring body composition during adolescence...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of maternal calcium supplementation on offspring blood pressure in 5- to 10-y-old rural Gambian children
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Medical Research Council International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:741-7. 2010
    ..Evidence suggests that increased maternal calcium intake during pregnancy may result in lower offspring blood pressure, prompting calls for more robust data in this field, particularly in settings of habitually low calcium intake...
  8. pmc Supplemental feeding during pregnancy compared with maternal supplementation during lactation does not affect schooling and cognitive development through late adolescence
    Harold Alderman
    Human Development Network, World Bank, Washington, DC HA, ML, and AT the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC HA the Medical Research Council MRC, International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and the MRC Keneba, MRC Unit, Fajara, The Gambia SH, hm, and SEM
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:122-9. 2014
    ..The long-term impact of early malnutrition on human capital outcomes remains unclear, and existing evidence has come largely from observational studies...
  9. doi request reprint B-vitamins and fatty acids in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia: a systematic review
    Alan D Dangour
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Alzheimers Dis 22:205-24. 2010
    ..In summary, the available evidence is insufficient to draw definitive conclusions on the association of B vitamins and fatty acids with cognitive decline or dementia, and further long-term trials are required...
  10. pmc Feeding the world healthily: the challenge of measuring the effects of agriculture on health
    Sophie Hawkesworth
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3083-97. 2010
    ..A clearer understanding of the links between the agriculture and food system and population health will ensure that health becomes a critical driver of agricultural change...