A Lucas

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Randomised trial of early diet in preterm babies and later intelligence quotient
    A Lucas
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMJ 317:1481-7. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin E, total antioxidant status and vascular function in young adults
    C P M Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:889-94. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Glu298Asp endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism interacts with environmental and dietary factors to influence endothelial function
    C P M Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College, London
    Circ Res 90:1153-8. 2002
  5. pmc Duration of breast feeding and arterial distensibility in early adult life: population based study
    C P Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 322:643-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of food diary method for assessment of dietary energy and macronutrient intake in infants and children aged 6-24 months
    J A Lanigan
    Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:124-9. 2001
  7. pmc Low plasma taurine and later neurodevelopment
    B A Wharton
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F497-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Early nutrition in preterm infants and later blood pressure: two cohorts after randomised trials
    A Singhal
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Lancet 357:413-9. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Breast-feeding and formula feeding in healthy term infants and bone health at age 10 years
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Br J Nutr 110:1061-7. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Calculation difficulties in children of very low birthweight: a neural correlate
    E B Isaacs
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre and Radiology and Physics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Brain 124:1701-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Randomised trial of early diet in preterm babies and later intelligence quotient
    A Lucas
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMJ 317:1481-7. 1998
    ..To determine whether perinatal nutrition influences cognitive function at 7 1/2 - 8 years in children born preterm...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma vitamin E, total antioxidant status and vascular function in young adults
    C P M Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:889-94. 2002
    ..This study investigated whether dietary vitamin E could prevent preclinical arterial changes in young adults relevant to the development of cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Glu298Asp endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism interacts with environmental and dietary factors to influence endothelial function
    C P M Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College, London
    Circ Res 90:1153-8. 2002
    ..These findings raise the possibility of genotype-specific prevention strategies in cardiovascular disease...
  5. pmc Duration of breast feeding and arterial distensibility in early adult life: population based study
    C P Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 322:643-7. 2001
    ..To test the hypothesis that duration of breast feeding is related to changes in vascular function relevant to the development of cardiovascular disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of food diary method for assessment of dietary energy and macronutrient intake in infants and children aged 6-24 months
    J A Lanigan
    Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:124-9. 2001
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  7. pmc Low plasma taurine and later neurodevelopment
    B A Wharton
    Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London WC1 1EH, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F497-8. 2004
    ..Low plasma neonatal taurine was associated with lower scores on the Bayley mental development index at 18 months and the WISC-R arithmetic subtest at 7 years. Currently it is not mandatory to add taurine to infant formulas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early nutrition in preterm infants and later blood pressure: two cohorts after randomised trials
    A Singhal
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Lancet 357:413-9. 2001
    ..We undertook such a study to test the hypothesis that early diet programmes blood pressure in later life in children randomly assigned different diets at birth...
  9. doi request reprint Breast-feeding and formula feeding in healthy term infants and bone health at age 10 years
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Br J Nutr 110:1061-7. 2013
    ..A larger study would be required to exclude smaller effects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Calculation difficulties in children of very low birthweight: a neural correlate
    E B Isaacs
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre and Radiology and Physics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Brain 124:1701-7. 2001
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report establishing a structural neural correlate of calculation ability in a group of neurologically normal individuals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Brain morphometry and IQ measurements in preterm children
    E B Isaacs
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Brain 127:2595-607. 2004
    ..Whether this is true of children born at >30 weeks gestation and what other factors predispose to this decline have yet to be determined...
  12. ncbi request reprint A simplified approach to analysing bio-electrical impedance data in epidemiological surveys
    J C K Wells
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:507-14. 2007
    ..It is simple, quick and cheap, but less accurate than other methods. It has potential epidemiological value, but has conventionally required validation before application...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical safety of iron-fortified formulas
    A Singhal
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 105:E38. 2000
    ..Iron could theoretically increase pro-oxidant stress, with potential adverse effects, including infection risk, and some clinicians suspect that iron-fortified formulas induce gastrointestinal disturbance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Randomized study comparing the efficacy of a novel manual breast pump with a mini-electric breast pump in mothers of term infants
    M Fewtrell
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    J Hum Lact 17:126-31. 2001
    ..Despite the greater complexity and expense of the MEP, the pumps showed similar efficacy. The MP was preferred by mothers. The novel, more physiological operation of the MP represents an advance in milk expression technology...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Number of days needed to assess energy and nutrient intake in infants and young children between 6 months and 2 years of age
    J A Lanigan
    MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:745-50. 2004
    ..To estimate the minimum number of days of recorded dietary intake needed to place infants and young children into thirds of a population distribution with an acceptable degree of accuracy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between circulating n-3 fatty acid concentrations and endothelial function in early adulthood
    C P M Leeson
    Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, University College, London, UK
    Eur Heart J 23:216-22. 2002
    ..This study determined whether circulating levels of n-3 fatty acids are associated with vascular endothelial function in early adulthood...
  19. pmc Developmental amnesia and its relationship to degree of hippocampal atrophy
    E B Isaacs
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:13060-3. 2003
    ..Whether this is a sufficient condition for the disorder or whether abnormality in other brain regions is also necessary remains to be determined...
  20. pmc Does weaning influence growth and health up to 18 months?
    J B Morgan
    School of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:728-33. 2004
    ..National and international recommendations for the age of introducing solid foods (weaning) are founded on insufficient evidence and little is known about the short and medium term consequences associated with early or late weaning...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Bone mineralization and turnover in preterm infants at 8-12 years of age: the effect of early diet
    M S Fewtrell
    MRC Human Nutrition Research (formerly Dunn Nutritional Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 14:810-20. 1999
    ..However, poor nutrition during the neonatal period may result in higher bone formation rates during childhood...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of size at birth, gestational age and early growth in preterm infants on glucose and insulin concentrations at 9-12 years
    M S Fewtrell
    University Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetologia 43:714-7. 2000
    ..In contrast, childhood weight gain is the most important factor influencing insulin concentrations and this effect is the same regardless of early size...
  25. 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...