Sera L Young

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pica in pregnancy: new ideas about an old condition
    Sera L Young
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 30:403-22. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Bioavailability of iron in geophagic earths and clay minerals, and their effect on dietary iron absorption using an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model
    Gretchen L Seim
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Food Funct 4:1263-70. 2013
  3. pmc The association between malnutrition and the incidence of malaria among young HIV-infected and -uninfected Ugandan children: a prospective study
    Emmanuel Arinaitwe
    Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:90. 2012
  4. pmc Current knowledge and future research on infant feeding in the context of HIV: basic, clinical, behavioral, and programmatic perspectives
    Sera L Young
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Adv Nutr 2:225-43. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Why on earth?: Evaluating hypotheses about the physiological functions of human geophagy
    Sera L Young
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Q Rev Biol 86:97-120. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Linking traditional treatments of maternal anaemia to iron supplement use: an ethnographic case study from Pemba Island, Zanzibar
    Sera L Young
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:51-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The potential role of private pharmacies in maternal iron supplementation in rural Tanzania
    Sera Young
    School of Public Health, University of California, 230 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:16-23. 2009
  8. pmc Geophagia is not associated with Trichuris or hookworm transmission in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Sera L Young
    Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, International Nutrition, Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:766-72. 2007
  9. pmc Toward a comprehensive approach to the collection and analysis of pica substances, with emphasis on geophagic materials
    Sera L Young
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3147. 2008
  10. pmc Conceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1729S-1739S. 2011

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Pica in pregnancy: new ideas about an old condition
    Sera L Young
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 30:403-22. 2010
    ..may render micronutrients in ingesta unavailable for absorption. Increased research efforts are warranted and must be hypothesis driven, interdisciplinary, and permit the testing of multiple causal inferences...
  2. doi request reprint Bioavailability of iron in geophagic earths and clay minerals, and their effect on dietary iron absorption using an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model
    Gretchen L Seim
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Food Funct 4:1263-70. 2013
    ..In vivo research is warranted to confirm these observations and to determine if geophagic earth samples can be a source of Fe and/or inhibit Fe absorption. ..
  3. pmc The association between malnutrition and the incidence of malaria among young HIV-infected and -uninfected Ugandan children: a prospective study
    Emmanuel Arinaitwe
    Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:90. 2012
    ..In addition, data are limited on the potential interaction between HIV infection and the association between malnutrition and the risk of malaria...
  4. pmc Current knowledge and future research on infant feeding in the context of HIV: basic, clinical, behavioral, and programmatic perspectives
    Sera L Young
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Adv Nutr 2:225-43. 2011
    ..We believe the research efforts outlined here will maximize the number of healthy, thriving, HIV-free children around the world...
  5. ncbi request reprint Why on earth?: Evaluating hypotheses about the physiological functions of human geophagy
    Sera L Young
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Q Rev Biol 86:97-120. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that human geophagy is best explained as providing protection from dietary chemicals, parasites, and pathogens, whereas animal geophagy may involve both micronutrient acquisition and protection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Linking traditional treatments of maternal anaemia to iron supplement use: an ethnographic case study from Pemba Island, Zanzibar
    Sera L Young
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Savage Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:51-8. 2005
    ..In the analysis of the ethnography, both anthropology and public health perspectives are incorporated to suggest how the understanding of these beliefs is useful for increasing iron supplement use...
  7. ncbi request reprint The potential role of private pharmacies in maternal iron supplementation in rural Tanzania
    Sera Young
    School of Public Health, University of California, 230 University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 30:16-23. 2009
    ..On Pemba Island, Tanzania, more than 90% of pregnant women are anemic, despite government efforts to identify and treat anemia during antenatal clinic visits...
  8. pmc Geophagia is not associated with Trichuris or hookworm transmission in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Sera L Young
    Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, International Nutrition, Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:766-72. 2007
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  9. pmc Toward a comprehensive approach to the collection and analysis of pica substances, with emphasis on geophagic materials
    Sera L Young
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3147. 2008
    ..Currently, there are little available data for testing major hypotheses about pica because of methodological limitations and lack of attention to the problem...
  10. pmc Conceptual framework for understanding the bidirectional links between food insecurity and HIV/AIDS
    Sheri D Weiser
    Division of HIV AIDS, San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1729S-1739S. 2011
    ..More research on the relative importance of each of these pathways is warranted because effective interventions to reduce food insecurity and HIV depend on a rigorous understanding of these multifaceted relationships...
  11. doi request reprint Organoleptic properties, ease of use, and perceived health effects are determinants of acceptability of micronutrient supplements among poor Mexican women
    Sera L Young
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, CA 95817, USA
    J Nutr 140:605-11. 2010
    ..Such an analytical approach is useful for identifying both appropriate nutritional supplements within a given sociocultural context as well as the information that should be included in nutrition education to improve adherence...