Nisreen A Alwan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Exploring the relationship between maternal iron status and offspring's blood pressure and adiposity: a Mendelian randomization study
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Clin Epidemiol 4:193-200. 2012
  2. doi Children's exposure to second-hand smoke in the home: a household survey in the North of England
    Nisreen Alwan
    NHS Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 18:257-63. 2010
  3. pmc The relationship between dietary supplement use in late pregnancy and birth outcomes: a cohort study in British women
    N A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BJOG 117:821-9. 2010
  4. doi Can a community-based 'smoke-free homes' intervention persuade families to apply smoking restrictions at homes?
    Nisreen Alwan
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:48-54. 2011
  5. pmc Dietary iron intake during early pregnancy and birth outcomes in a cohort of British women
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Hum Reprod 26:911-9. 2011
  6. pmc Maternal iron status in early pregnancy and birth outcomes: insights from the Baby's Vascular health and Iron in Pregnancy study
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Br J Nutr 113:1985-92. 2015
  7. pmc Maternal alcohol intake prior to and during pregnancy and risk of adverse birth outcomes: evidence from a British cohort
    Camilla Nykjaer
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:542-9. 2014
  8. pmc Associations of maternal iron intake and hemoglobin in pregnancy with offspring vascular phenotypes and adiposity at age 10: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e84684. 2014
  9. doi Is there an association between food portion size and BMI among British adolescents?
    Salwa A Albar
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, Room G 07, Food Science Building, University of Leeds, LeedsLS2 9JT, UK
    Br J Nutr 112:841-51. 2014

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Publications9

  1. pmc Exploring the relationship between maternal iron status and offspring's blood pressure and adiposity: a Mendelian randomization study
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Clin Epidemiol 4:193-200. 2012
    ..Experimental animal studies suggest that mothers deficient in iron during pregnancy are more likely to have offspring who become obese with high blood pressure. C282Y mutation carriers are more likely to have higher iron stores...
  2. doi Children's exposure to second-hand smoke in the home: a household survey in the North of England
    Nisreen Alwan
    NHS Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 18:257-63. 2010
    ..Specific promotion of SFHs is needed to protect the health of children...
  3. pmc The relationship between dietary supplement use in late pregnancy and birth outcomes: a cohort study in British women
    N A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    BJOG 117:821-9. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between dietary supplement use during pregnancy and birth outcomes...
  4. doi Can a community-based 'smoke-free homes' intervention persuade families to apply smoking restrictions at homes?
    Nisreen Alwan
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:48-54. 2011
    ..Children are commonly exposed to second-hand smoke (SHS). The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability and outcome of Smoke-Free Homes (SFH), a community-based intervention; and assess potential evaluation methods...
  5. pmc Dietary iron intake during early pregnancy and birth outcomes in a cohort of British women
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Hum Reprod 26:911-9. 2011
    ..Iron intake, both from diet and supplements, during the first trimester of pregnancy was higher in vegetarians and women with a better socioeconomic profile...
  6. pmc Maternal iron status in early pregnancy and birth outcomes: insights from the Baby's Vascular health and Iron in Pregnancy study
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Br J Nutr 113:1985-92. 2015
    ..There was no evidence of association between maternal Fe depletion and preterm birth (adjusted OR 1·5, 95 % 0·6, 3·8). The present study shows that depleted Fe stores in early pregnancy are associated with higher risk of SGA. ..
  7. pmc Maternal alcohol intake prior to and during pregnancy and risk of adverse birth outcomes: evidence from a British cohort
    Camilla Nykjaer
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:542-9. 2014
    ..This paper aimed to investigate the association between alcohol intake before and during pregnancy with birth weight and gestational age and to examine the effect of timing of exposure...
  8. pmc Associations of maternal iron intake and hemoglobin in pregnancy with offspring vascular phenotypes and adiposity at age 10: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Nisreen A Alwan
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e84684. 2014
    ..Iron deficiency is common during pregnancy. Experimental animal studies suggest that it increases cardiovascular risk in the offspring...
  9. doi Is there an association between food portion size and BMI among British adolescents?
    Salwa A Albar
    Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, Room G 07, Food Science Building, University of Leeds, LeedsLS2 9JT, UK
    Br J Nutr 112:841-51. 2014
    ..Also, there is a need to address adolescents' awareness of portion sizes of energy-dense foods to improve their food choice and future health outcomes...