Penni D Hicks

Summary

Affiliation: Rice University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Total calcium absorption is similar from infant formulas with and without prebiotics and exceeds that in human milk-fed infants
    Penni D Hicks
    Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:118. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Calcium absorption in very low birth weight infants with and without bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Penni D Hicks
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 158:885-890.e1. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint An inulin-type fructan enhances calcium absorption primarily via an effect on colonic absorption in humans
    Steven A Abrams
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:2208-12. 2007
  4. pmc Higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in school-age children are inconsistently associated with increased calcium absorption
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2421-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Orange but not apple juice enhances ferrous fumarate absorption in small children
    Kimberly S Balay
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:545-50. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic adaptations to low zinc intakes in premenarcheal girls
    Ian J Griffin
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:385-90. 2004
  7. pmc Effects of ethnicity and vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status and changes in bone mineral content in infants
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint High rates of mortality and morbidity occur in infants with parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis
    Theresa C Willis
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 34:32-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency, but not anemia, upregulates iron absorption in breast-fed peruvian infants
    Penni D Hicks
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 136:2435-8. 2006
  10. pmc High frequencies of elevated alkaline phosphatase activity and rickets exist in extremely low birth weight infants despite current nutritional support
    Shannon M Mitchell
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:47. 2009

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Total calcium absorption is similar from infant formulas with and without prebiotics and exceeds that in human milk-fed infants
    Penni D Hicks
    Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:118. 2012
    ..1) To evaluate calcium absorption in infants fed a formula containing prebiotics (PF) and one without prebiotics (CF). 2) To compare calcium absorption from these formulas with a group of human milk-fed (HM) infants...
  2. doi request reprint Calcium absorption in very low birth weight infants with and without bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Penni D Hicks
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr 158:885-890.e1. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of early bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) on calcium (Ca) metabolism and growth in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants...
  3. ncbi request reprint An inulin-type fructan enhances calcium absorption primarily via an effect on colonic absorption in humans
    Steven A Abrams
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 137:2208-12. 2007
    ..This benefit to ITF may be especially important when absorption in the small intestine is impaired for anatomic or physiological reasons...
  4. pmc Higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in school-age children are inconsistently associated with increased calcium absorption
    Steven A Abrams
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2421-7. 2009
    ..Increasing serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) in adults may enhance calcium absorption (Ca-abs). There are few similar pediatric data leading to uncertainty about the optimal target for 25-OHD to maximize Ca-abs...
  5. doi request reprint Orange but not apple juice enhances ferrous fumarate absorption in small children
    Kimberly S Balay
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:545-50. 2010
    ..Ferrous fumarate is a common, inexpensive iron form increasingly used instead of ferrous sulfate as a food iron supplement. However, few data exist as to whether juices enhance iron absorption from ferrous fumarate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic adaptations to low zinc intakes in premenarcheal girls
    Ian J Griffin
    Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:385-90. 2004
    ..Zinc deficiency is increasingly recognized as an important cause of mortality and morbidity. Children in developing countries are at especially high risk because of relatively low zinc intakes and poor bioavailability...
  7. pmc Effects of ethnicity and vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status and changes in bone mineral content in infants
    Steven A Abrams
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects on serum 25(OH)D and bone mineralization of supplementation of breast-fed Hispanic and non-Hispanic Caucasian infants with vitamin D in infants in Houston, Texas...
  8. doi request reprint High rates of mortality and morbidity occur in infants with parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis
    Theresa C Willis
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 34:32-7. 2010
    ..The authors evaluated a cohort of infants at a large center to determine the outcome of PN-associated cholestasis in infants with some gastrointestinal function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Iron deficiency, but not anemia, upregulates iron absorption in breast-fed peruvian infants
    Penni D Hicks
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Nutr 136:2435-8. 2006
    ..Infants with low iron status upregulate iron absorption from breast milk at both 5-6 and 9-10 mo of age...
  10. pmc High frequencies of elevated alkaline phosphatase activity and rickets exist in extremely low birth weight infants despite current nutritional support
    Shannon M Mitchell
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:47. 2009
    ..Our objectives in this study were to determine the relationship between birth weight (BW) and peak serum alkaline phosphatase activity (P-APA) in ELBW infants and evaluate our experience with the diagnosis of rickets in these infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pubertal girls only partially adapt to low dietary calcium intakes
    Steven A Abrams
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:759-63. 2004
    ..We found partial adaptation to low intakes but a persistent large deficit relative to recommended intakes. Low calcium intakes pose a substantial risk of inadequate calcium retention...