Mary S Fewtrell

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: what is the evidence to support current recommendations?
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:635S-638S. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial comparing the efficacy of a novel manual breast pump with a standard electric breast pump in mothers who delivered preterm infants
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London
    Pediatrics 107:1291-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, randomized trial of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in formula fed to preterm infants
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Center, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 110:73-82. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in early life: effects on multiple health outcomes. A critical review of current status, gaps and knowledge
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 57:203-14; discussion 215-21. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Clinical safety assessment of infant nutrition
    M S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford St, London, UK
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:200-3. 2012
  6. pmc Infant feeding bottle design, growth and behaviour: results from a randomised trial
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    BMC Res Notes 5:150. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Does early nutrition program later bone health in preterm infants?
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1870S-1873S. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind trial of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation with fish oil and borage oil in preterm infants
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Pediatr 144:471-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Prematurity and reduced body fatness at 8-12 y of age
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:436-40. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Aluminum exposure from parenteral nutrition in preterm infants: bone health at 15-year follow-up
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 124:1372-9. 2009

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding: what is the evidence to support current recommendations?
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:635S-638S. 2007
    ..The policy should then be reviewed in the context of new data to formulate evidence-based recommendations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial comparing the efficacy of a novel manual breast pump with a standard electric breast pump in mothers who delivered preterm infants
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London
    Pediatrics 107:1291-7. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Double-blind, randomized trial of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in formula fed to preterm infants
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Center, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 110:73-82. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in early life: effects on multiple health outcomes. A critical review of current status, gaps and knowledge
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 57:203-14; discussion 215-21. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Clinical safety assessment of infant nutrition
    M S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford St, London, UK
    Ann Nutr Metab 60:200-3. 2012
    ..This paper addresses the implications of these issues and some potential solutions...
  6. pmc Infant feeding bottle design, growth and behaviour: results from a randomised trial
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    BMC Res Notes 5:150. 2012
    ..Whether the design of an anti-vacuum infant feeding bottle influences infant milk intake, growth or behavior is unknown, and was the subject of this randomized trial...
  7. doi request reprint Does early nutrition program later bone health in preterm infants?
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1870S-1873S. 2011
    ..These findings are relevant to discussions on the mineral requirements of preterm infants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized, double-blind trial of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation with fish oil and borage oil in preterm infants
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Pediatr 144:471-9. 2004
    ..To test the efficacy and safety of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA) supplementation with gamma-linolenic acid, a precursor of arachidonic acid, and docosahexaenoic acid in preterm infants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prematurity and reduced body fatness at 8-12 y of age
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:436-40. 2004
    ..Children born preterm remain shorter and lighter than their term-born peers during childhood, but it is unclear whether the size difference is associated with altered body composition...
  10. doi request reprint Aluminum exposure from parenteral nutrition in preterm infants: bone health at 15-year follow-up
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 124:1372-9. 2009
    ..Here, in the same cohort, we test the hypothesis that neonatal aluminum exposure also adversely affects long-term bone health, as indicated by reduced bone mass...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) of the lumbar spine in a clinical paediatric setting: does the method of size-adjustment matter?
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Bone 37:413-9. 2005
    ..Areal Bone Mineral Density (aBMD) measurements are known to be influenced by body size, but there is no consensus on the optimal way to deal with this for individual patients...
  12. doi request reprint Early diet and peak bone mass: 20 year follow-up of a randomized trial of early diet in infants born preterm
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Bone 45:142-9. 2009
    ..Preterm infants are at risk of metabolic bone disease due to inadequate mineral intake with unknown consequences for later bone health...
  13. pmc Randomised, double blind trial of oxytocin nasal spray in mothers expressing breast milk for preterm infants
    M S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Reserach Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F169-74. 2006
    ..Oxytocin has been used to assist breast feeding and milk expression, but few data are available to support this intervention in the neonatal unit setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint How much loss to follow-up is acceptable in long-term randomised trials and prospective studies?
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:458-61. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Quantitative ultrasound (QUS): a useful tool for monitoring bone health in preterm infants?
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 97:1625-30. 2008
    ..Preterm infants are at risk of osteopenia and metabolic bone disease (MBD) of prematurity. There is a need for simple, reliable methods to detect and monitor this condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bone mineralization in children with epidermolysis bullosa
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhool Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Br J Dermatol 154:959-62. 2006
    ..Various factors may have deleterious effects on bone health in patients with epidermolysis bullosa (EB)...
  17. doi request reprint Undercarboxylated osteocalcin and bone mass in 8-12 year old children with cystic fibrosis
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Cyst Fibros 7:307-12. 2008
    ..Young adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) frequently develop bone disease. One suggested aetiological factor is suboptimal vitamin K status with impaired carboxylation of osteocalcin and abnormal bone formation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Growth and nutrition after discharge
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Semin Neonatol 8:169-76. 2003
    ..The introduction of solids may have a significant effect on growth and nutritional status, but insufficient data are currently available for evidence-based guidelines...
  19. doi request reprint Early nutritional predictors of long-term bone health in preterm infants
    Mary Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 14:297-301. 2011
    ..This review discusses the long-term effects of early diet in patients born preterm who participated in a nutritional intervention trial during the neonatal period and the role of vitamin D in this population...
  20. pmc Bone densitometry in children assessed by dual x ray absorptiometry: uses and pitfalls
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:795-8. 2003
    ..This review discusses the role and potential pitfalls of this technique...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of growth during infancy and childhood on bone mineralization and turnover in preterm children aged 8-12 years
    - Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 89:148-53. 2000
    ..These findings raise the hypothesis that improving linear growth in vulnerable children may be important in maximizing bone mass...
  22. doi request reprint The evidence for public health recommendations on infant feeding
    M S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, United Kingdom
    Early Hum Dev 87:715-21. 2011
    ..Finally, the use of science to formulate infant feeding recommendations, and communication of information, including scientific uncertainty, to parents are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Catch-up growth in small-for-gestational-age term infants: a randomized trial
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:516-23. 2001
    ..Small-for-gestational-age (SGA) term infants are at risk of long-term growth deficits...
  24. doi request reprint Breast-feeding and later risk of CVD and obesity: evidence from randomised trials
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 70:472-7. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Session 6: Infant nutrition: future research developments in Europe EARNEST, the early nutrition programming project: EARly Nutrition programming - long-term Efficacy and Safety Trials and integrated epidemiological, genetic, animal, consumer and economic
    M S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:435-41. 2007
    ..In addition, it has the potential to develop new products through industrial partnerships, generate information on the social and economic cost of programming in Europe and help maintain Europe's lead in this critical area of research...
  26. doi request reprint Aluminium exposure from parenteral nutrition in preterm infants and later health outcomes during childhood and adolescence
    Mary S Fewtrell
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 70:299-304. 2011
    ....
  27. pmc Factors associated with weaning in full term and preterm infants
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F296-301. 2003
    ..The optimal age for the introduction of solid foods (weaning) in infants is poorly researched yet may have implications for both short and longer term health. Many parents do not comply with current guidelines...
  28. doi request reprint Body-composition reference data for simple and reference techniques and a 4-component model: a new UK reference child
    Jonathan C K Wells
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:1316-26. 2012
    ..Several techniques have become available, but reference data are needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Associations between birth weight and later body composition: evidence from the 4-component model
    Sirinuch Chomtho
    Medical Research Council, Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1040-8. 2008
    ..Higher birth weight is associated with higher body mass index, traditionally interpreted as greater fatness or obesity, in later life. However, its relation with individual body-composition components and fat distribution remains unclear...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Lunar Prodigy dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for assessing body composition in healthy persons and patients by comparison with the criterion 4-component model
    Jane E Williams
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:1047-54. 2006
    ..Several studies have evaluated its accuracy in healthy persons; however, little attention has been directed to the same issue in patients...
  31. doi request reprint Pediatric reference data for lean tissue properties: density and hydration from age 5 to 20 y
    Jonathan C K Wells
    Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:610-8. 2010
    ..The accuracy of these techniques depends on the validity of age- and sex-specific constant values for lean tissue hydration or density. Empirical data on these constants, and their variability between individuals, are lacking...
  32. ncbi request reprint The 10-year follow-up of a randomised trial of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in preterm infants: effects on growth and blood pressure
    Kathy Kennedy
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:588-95. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that consumption of infant formulas containing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) by preterm infants would favourably influence growth, body composition and blood pressure (BP) at age 10 years...
  33. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of 4 compared with 6 mo of exclusive breastfeeding in Iceland: differences in breast-milk intake by stable-isotope probe
    Jonathan C K Wells
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:73-9. 2012
    ..Most studies that investigated this issue were observational and potentially confounded by variability in social circumstances or infant growth...
  34. doi request reprint 10-year cognition in preterms after random assignment to fatty acid supplementation in infancy
    Elizabeth B Isaacs
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Pediatrics 128:e890-8. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA) supplementation in infancy would improve cognition into later childhood (after 9 years) at both general and specific levels...
  35. doi request reprint Early growth and body composition in infancy
    Sirinuch Chomtho
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 646:165-8. 2009
    ..Our data do not support the hypothesis that lean mass tracks directly from fetal life to childhood...
  36. doi request reprint Body composition assessed by the 4-component model and association with lung function in 6-12-y-old children with cystic fibrosis
    Jane E Williams
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre and the Portex Unit, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1332-43. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Infant growth and later body composition: evidence from the 4-component model
    Sirinuch Chomtho
    The Medical Research Council, Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1776-84. 2008
    ..Rapid weight gain in infancy is associated with higher body mass index in later life, but its relation with individual body-composition components remains unclear...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopment in children born small for gestational age: a randomized trial of nutrient-enriched versus standard formula and comparison with a reference breastfed group
    Ruth Morley
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 113:515-21. 2004
    ..We have shown that nutrient enrichment of formula fed to term SGA infants improves their growth and hypothesized that it also would improve their neurodevelopmental outcome...
  39. doi request reprint Aggregate predictions improve accuracy when calculating metabolic variables used to guide treatment
    Jonathan C K Wells
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:491-9. 2009
    ..Many prediction equations have been published, but validation studies have shown that these equations tend to have limited accuracy in individuals and many have significant average bias...
  40. ncbi request reprint Programming of body composition by early growth and nutrition
    Jonathan C K Wells
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:423-34. 2007
    ....
  41. pmc Differences in body composition between infants of South Asian and European ancestry: the London Mother and Baby Study
    Kristina M Stanfield
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1409-18. 2012
    ..This is thought to be related to their increased risk of metabolic disorders. However, little is known about how early in life such differences are manifest...
  42. pmc Use of fat mass and fat free mass standard deviation scores obtained using simple measurement methods in healthy children and patients: comparison with the reference 4-component model
    Rachel R Atherton
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College London, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e62139. 2013
    ..Clinical application of body composition (BC) measurements for individual children has been limited by lack of appropriate reference data...
  43. doi request reprint Validation of BIA in obese children and adolescents and re-evaluation in a longitudinal study
    Dalia Haroun
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2245-50. 2009
    ..001) of the change in FM and FFM, respectively. Our derived BIA equation, shown to be reliable for longitudinal assessment in white obese children, will aid routine clinical monitoring of body composition in this population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis in children aged 8-12 y: 1. The assessment of whole-body composition
    N J Fuller
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:684-91. 2002
    ..To investigate the potential of segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) for estimating whole-body composition in children...
  45. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of new complementary feeding guidelines with an emphasis on red meat consumption: a randomized trial in Bogota, Colombia
    Gilma A Olaya
    Nutrition and Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia, and the Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:983-93. 2013
    ..Iron deficiency and poor linear growth are common in infants from deprived socioeconomic backgrounds and may be associated with inadequate complementary feeding (CF) practices...
  46. ncbi request reprint Is body composition important for paediatricians?
    Jonathan C K Wells
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:168-72. 2008
    ..Finally, measurements of lean mass may improve the capacity to tailor nutrition, treatment and management to metabolic criteria...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of arm anthropometry for assessing pediatric body composition: evidence from healthy and sick children
    Sirinuch Chomtho
    The Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Center, Institute of Child Health, London, WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Res 59:860-5. 2006
    ..Arm anthropometry is useful for predicting FM and ranking healthy children and patients for fatness. It has poorer success in predicting regional or total FFM...
  48. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of nutrient-enriched formula versus standard formula for postdischarge preterm infants
    A Lucas
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, England
    Pediatrics 108:703-11. 2001
    ..3) Our data raise the possibility that breastfed postdischarge preterm infants may require nutritional supplementation, currently under investigation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol metabolism in 8 to 12-year-old children born preterm or at term
    M Mortaz
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 92:525-30. 2003
    ..Studies in animals have indicated that cholesterol metabolism is susceptible to manipulation by diet and growth in early life. In humans, low birthweight has been associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Composition of the fat-free mass in obese and nonobese children: matched case-control analyses
    D Haroun
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:29-36. 2005
    ..Previous studies suggested that FFM composition may change in childhood obesity; however, this issue has not been investigated in detail...
  51. ncbi request reprint Energy requirements and body composition in stable pediatric intensive care patients receiving ventilatory support
    Jonathan C K Wells
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Food Nutr Bull 23:95-8. 2002
    ..Although they gain weight similar to healthy children, their weight gain is disproportionately higher in fat. However, one patient with myofibromatosis contradicted this general pattern...
  52. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis: is primary prevention possible?
    Mary S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 57:135-46; discussion 146-51. 2006
  53. pmc Birth weight, subsequent growth, and cholesterol metabolism in children 8-12 years old born preterm
    M Mortaz
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, London W8 7AH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 84:212-7. 2001
    ..To test the hypothesis that plasma lipids, lipoproteins, and markers of cholesterol biosynthesis (lathosterol) and absorption efficiency (campesterol) in children aged 8-12 years are related to birth size and subsequent growth...
  54. ncbi request reprint Segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis in children aged 8-12 y: 2. The assessment of regional body composition and muscle mass
    N J Fuller
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:692-700. 2002
    ..To investigate the potential of segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) for assessing regional composition and muscle mass in children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of air-displacement plethysmography in children aged 5-7 years using a three-component model of body composition
    J C K Wells
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Br J Nutr 90:699-707. 2003
    ..Paediatric rather than adult equations for lung volume estimation should be used...
  56. ncbi request reprint Body composition in normal weight, overweight and obese children: matched case-control analyses of total and regional tissue masses, and body composition trends in relation to relative weight
    J C K Wells
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1506-13. 2006
    ..Childhood obesity is defined on the basis of weight and height, using body mass index (BMI). There is little detailed information on the body composition characteristic of overweight and obesity...
  57. pmc Measuring body composition
    J C K Wells
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:612-7. 2006
    ..Simple techniques are adequate for many purposes, and simple regional data may often be of greater value than "whole body" values obtained by more sophisticated approaches...
  58. pmc Prediction of total body water in infants and children
    J C K Wells
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:965-71. 2005
    ..Whether such equations remain valid in contemporary populations is not known...
  59. pmc Evaluation of DXA against the four-component model of body composition in obese children and adolescents aged 5-21 years
    J C K Wells
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 34:649-55. 2010
    ..Body composition is increasingly measured in pediatric obese patients. Although dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is widely available, and is precise, its accuracy for body composition assessment in obese children remains untested...
  60. ncbi request reprint Four-component model of body composition in children: density and hydration of fat-free mass and comparison with simpler models
    J C Wells
    Dunn Clinical Nutrition Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:904-12. 1999
    ..The 4-component (4C) model, which divides body weight into fat, water, mineral, and protein, can overcome these limitations...
  61. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial comparing the effectiveness of 2 electric breast pumps in the NICU
    Pat Burton
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    J Hum Lact 29:412-9. 2013
    ..Mothers with preterm infants may need to express milk for considerable periods. Research to improve breast pump design has focused on compression stimuli, frequencies, and vacuums...
  62. ncbi request reprint Neonatal factors predicting childhood height in preterm infants: evidence for a persisting effect of early metabolic bone disease?
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 137:668-73. 2000
    ..We aimed to further investigate factors predicting childhood height and to test the hypothesis that evidence of early metabolic bone disease is associated with reduced later height...
  63. doi request reprint Real-time 3D ultrasound imaging of infant tongue movements during breast-feeding
    Pat Burton
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Early Hum Dev 89:635-41. 2013
    ..The aims of this pilot study were 1] to evaluate the feasibility of using 3D ultrasound scanning to visualise infant tongue movements; and 2] to ascertain whether peristaltic tongue movements could be demonstrated during breast-feeding...
  64. ncbi request reprint Reduction in bone mineral density in glycogenosis type III may be due to a mixed muscle and bone deficit
    H R Mundy
    Metabolic Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College, London, UK
    J Inherit Metab Dis 31:418-23. 2008
    ..The deficiency seems to be attributable to a mixed muscle andbone deficit. Lower bone mass was found at all sites for GSD IIIa patients (combined liver and muscle defect) compared with GSD IIIb patients (liver only defect)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Body composition in children in remission from acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Alexia J Murphy
    Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Discipline of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:70-4. 2006
    ..However, the effect of ALL and of its treatment on body composition in children in remission from ALL has not been fully examined with the use of a reference method...
  66. ncbi request reprint The fallacy of using percentage body fat as a measure of adiposity
    Tim J Cole
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1959; author reply 1959-60. 2008