failure to thrive

Summary

Summary: A condition in which an infant or child's weight gain and growth are far below usual levels for age.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Failure to thrive in children
    Mahendra D Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical College of Vigrinia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0529, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:371-4. 2002
  2. ncbi CHARGE syndrome: report of 47 cases and review
    A L Tellier
    Département de Génétique et Unité de Recherches sur les Handicaps Génétiques de l Enfant, INSERM U 393, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Am J Med Genet 76:402-9. 1998
  3. ncbi Terminal 2q37 deletion and autistic behaviour
    T Lukusa
    Genet Couns 16:179-80. 2005
  4. ncbi Failure to thrive: still a problem of definition
    Else Marie Olsen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:1-6. 2006
  5. pmc Postnatal factors associated with failure to thrive in term infants in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    A Emond
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:115-9. 2007
  6. pmc Cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome: does genotype predict phenotype?
    Judith E Allanson
    Department of Genetics at Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:129-35. 2011
  7. ncbi Adrenal suppression and failure to thrive after steroid injections for periocular hemangioma
    Raina Goyal
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 111:389-95. 2004
  8. ncbi Citrin deficiency: a novel cause of failure to thrive that responds to a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet
    David Dimmock
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e773-7. 2007
  9. ncbi Mercury poisoning: a rare but treatable cause of failure to thrive and developmental regression in an infant
    Caroline Koh
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Laichikok, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:61-4. 2009
  10. pmc Failure to think about failure to thrive
    N J Spencer
    School of Health and Social Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:95-6. 2007

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  1. ncbi Failure to thrive in children
    Mahendra D Shah
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Medical College of Vigrinia Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 23298 0529, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:371-4. 2002
    ..This article presents an overview of failure to thrive in children younger than 2 years of age...
  2. ncbi CHARGE syndrome: report of 47 cases and review
    A L Tellier
    Département de Génétique et Unité de Recherches sur les Handicaps Génétiques de l Enfant, INSERM U 393, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Am J Med Genet 76:402-9. 1998
    ....
  3. ncbi Terminal 2q37 deletion and autistic behaviour
    T Lukusa
    Genet Couns 16:179-80. 2005
  4. ncbi Failure to thrive: still a problem of definition
    Else Marie Olsen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:1-6. 2006
    The term 'failure to thrive' (FTT) is widely used to describe inadequate growth in early childhood. However, no consensus exists concerning the specific anthropometrical criteria to define this description...
  5. pmc Postnatal factors associated with failure to thrive in term infants in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    A Emond
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:115-9. 2007
    To assess the contribution of postnatal factors to failure to thrive in infancy.
  6. pmc Cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome: does genotype predict phenotype?
    Judith E Allanson
    Department of Genetics at Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:129-35. 2011
    ..Additional features include failure to thrive with severe feeding problems, moderate to severe intellectual disability and short stature with relative ..
  7. ncbi Adrenal suppression and failure to thrive after steroid injections for periocular hemangioma
    Raina Goyal
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 111:389-95. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of steroid injections for periocular capillary hemangioma on adrenal function and body composition...
  8. ncbi Citrin deficiency: a novel cause of failure to thrive that responds to a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet
    David Dimmock
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e773-7. 2007
    ..An extensive diagnostic workup for failure to thrive, which was otherwise normal, included plasma amino acid analysis that revealed hyperglutaminemia and ..
  9. ncbi Mercury poisoning: a rare but treatable cause of failure to thrive and developmental regression in an infant
    Caroline Koh
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Laichikok, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:61-4. 2009
    An infant presented with failure to thrive and developmental regression. Physical examination revealed an irritable child with swollen, erythematous extremities, and elevated blood pressure...
  10. pmc Failure to think about failure to thrive
    N J Spencer
    School of Health and Social Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:95-6. 2007
  11. ncbi Use of fermented foods to combat stunting and failure to thrive
    Shailee Saran
    Centre for Research on Nutrition Support Systems, New Delhi, India
    Nutrition 18:393-6. 2002
    ..The present study was based on the hypothesis that failure to thrive is the result of damage to the gut epithelium incurred during repeated bouts of gastrointestinal infections...
  12. ncbi Serum melatonin concentration in the child with non-organic failure to thrive: comparison with other types of stress
    A Munoz-Hoyos
    Unidad de Gestion Clinica de Pediatria, Hospital Universitario San Cecilio de Granada, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 23:15-22. 2009
    ..e. the Affective Deprivation Syndrome (or Psychological Dwarfism) with or without non-organic failure to thrive, resulted in the opposite response with a significant reduction of melatonin...
  13. ncbi Recurrent fevers and failure to thrive in an infant
    David R Scott
    Scripps Clinic, Department of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92130, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 34:473-9. 2013
    ..He also had a history of recurrent fevers, polyarticular arthritis, chronic diarrhea, failure to thrive, and developmental delay...
  14. ncbi Failure to thrive
    Scott D Krugman
    Department of Pediatrics, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21237, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:879-84. 2003
    b>Failure to thrive is a condition commonly seen by primary care physicians. Prompt diagnosis and intervention are important for preventing malnutrition and developmental sequelae...
  15. pmc Potocki-Lupski syndrome: a microduplication syndrome associated with oropharyngeal dysphagia and failure to thrive
    Claudia Soler-Alfonso
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pediatr 158:655-659.e2. 2011
    b>Failure to thrive (FTT) is a feature of children with Potocki-Lupski syndrome (PTLS) [duplication 17p11.2]...
  16. ncbi Childhood autism, feeding problems and failure to thrive in early infancy. Seven case studies
    Daphne V Keen
    St George s Healthcare NHS Trust, St George s Hospital, Rm 2 35, 2nd Floor Clare House, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:209-16. 2008
    ..Effective treatment therefore requires a novel multifaceted approach that can address each of these areas...
  17. ncbi Diagnosing cystic fibrosis--asthma and failure to thrive as indications for a sweat test
    Dan Bar-Zohar
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann St, Tel Aviv, 64239, Israel
    J Med 35:93-103. 2004
    Children with asthma or failure to thrive (FTT) are frequently referred for the quantitative pilocarpine iontophoresis sweat test (QPIT) for diagnosing cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  18. ncbi Transient hyperphosphatasemia in children revisited
    Neta Dori
    Department of Pediatrics Pediatric Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Maccabi Health Services, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Int 52:866-71. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi Right heart failure and "failure to thrive" after left ventricular assist device: clinical predictors and outcomes
    Jay Baumwol
    Heart Failure and Transplant Unit, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria St, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:888-95. 2011
    ....
  20. pmc Effect of community based management in failure to thrive: randomised controlled trial
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Newcastle University, Donald Court House, Gateshead NE8 1EB
    BMJ 317:571-4. 1998
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a health visitor led intervention for failure to thrive in children under 2 years old.
  21. ncbi Adult failure to thrive in the older rehabilitation patient
    Patricia A Higgins
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 30:152-9. 2005
    ..This pilot study tested a tool developed to assess failure to thrive syndrome (FTT) in patients admitted to a long-term rehabilitation unit (N = 34), examined the association ..
  22. ncbi Atrial septal defect with failure to thrive in infancy: hidden pulmonary vascular disease?
    Rachel Andrews
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Pediatr Cardiol 23:528-30. 2002
    ..The question should be asked as to whether surgery is of benefit in these children, and particularly whether they may have underlying primary pulmonary vascular disease...
  23. ncbi Severe failure to thrive in infant
    Deepti Allapathi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:698-700. 2008
    b>Failure to thrive in an infant has multiple etiologies and at times, is only manifestation of underlying serious disease. Bartter syndrome is a rare disease that manifests as failure to thrive...
  24. ncbi Maternal and infant factors associated with failure to thrive in children with vertically transmitted human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection: the prospective, P2C2 human immunodeficiency virus multicenter study
    T L Miller
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1287-96. 2001
    ..Using data from the prospective, multicenter P2C2 HIV study, we evaluated the relationships between maternal and infant clinical and laboratory factors and impaired growth in this cohort...
  25. pmc Failure to thrive: the prevalence and concurrence of anthropometric criteria in a general infant population
    E M Olsen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Arch Dis Child 92:109-14. 2007
    b>Failure to thrive (FTT) in early childhood is associated with subsequent developmental delay and is recognised to reflect relative undernutrition...
  26. ncbi Early intervention and recovery among children with failure to thrive: follow-up at age 8
    Maureen M Black
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 120:59-69. 2007
    We sought to examine the impact of a randomized, controlled trial of home visiting among infants with failure to thrive on growth, academic/cognitive performance, and home/classroom behavior at age 8.
  27. ncbi Use of energy-dense formula for treating infants with non-organic failure to thrive
    V Khoshoo
    West Jefferson Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:921-4. 2002
    To evaluate if simply increasing the energy density of the formula will lead to increased energy intake and weight gain in infants with non-organic failure to thrive.
  28. ncbi An approach to "failure to thrive"
    Philip Bergman
    Diabetes Ambulatory Care Service, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 34:725-9. 2005
    Infants commonly present with failure to thrive. Psychosocial and nutritional causes are commonly responsible, but significant organic pathology requires exclusion in all children with failure to thrive.
  29. ncbi Effects of formula supplementation in breast-fed infants with failure to thrive
    Irena Hren
    Dietetics and Nutrition Unit, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pediatr Int 51:346-51. 2009
    The aim of the present study was to assess whether formula supplementation of infants with failure to thrive can improve underweight without jeopardizing breast-feeding.
  30. ncbi Treatment with alpha-galactosylceramide before Trypanosoma cruzi infection provides protection or induces failure to thrive
    Malcolm S Duthie
    Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Immunol 168:5778-85. 2002
    ..cruzi infection glycolipids can be used to manipulate iNKT cell responses and suggest the possibility of developing glycolipid treatments that can increase protection and possibly decrease the chronic inflammatory pathology...
  31. ncbi Failure to thrive
    Christopher D Jolley
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 33:183-206. 2003
  32. ncbi Failure to thrive in the term and preterm infants of mothers depressed in the postnatal period: a population-based birth cohort study
    Robert Drewett
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:359-66. 2004
    To examine the relationship between failure to thrive in preterm and term infants and postnatal depression in their mothers.
  33. ncbi "Failure to thrive" or failure to use the right growth chart?
    Barbara Radcliffe
    Med J Aust 186:660-1. 2007
  34. pmc Constitutive activation of B-Raf in the mouse germ line provides a model for human cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome
    Jelena Urosevic
    Molecular Oncology Program, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas CNIO, E 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5015-20. 2011
    ..Moreover, they may serve as a tool to evaluate the potential therapeutic efficacy of B-RAF inhibitors and establish the precise window at which they could be effective against this congenital syndrome...
  35. ncbi Failure to thrive in a 14-month-old boy with lymphopenia and eosinophilia
    C Hartel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D 23538 Luebeck, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 216:24-5. 2004
    ..the case of a 14-month-old boy with delayed-onset SCID due to ADA-deficiency which was masqueraded only by failure to thrive. Remarkably, the child had no serious infections and an adequate immune response...
  36. ncbi Family, socioeconomic and prenatal factors associated with failure to thrive in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC)
    P S Blair
    The Division of Child Health, Education Centre, University of Bristol, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:839-47. 2004
    ..The epidemiological profile of infants failing to thrive is unclear. The aim of this study is to investigate the prenatal and socioeconomic factors associated with these infants using standardized weight gain conditional on previous weight...
  37. ncbi To what extent is failure to thrive in infancy associated with poorer cognitive development? A review and meta-analysis
    S S Corbett
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:641-54. 2004
    Previous empirical studies of the cognitive sequelae of failure to thrive in infancy have led to apparently inconsistent conclusions.
  38. ncbi Pathological case of the month. Type IV sacrococcygeal teratoma with yolk sac (endodermal sinus) tumor presenting with failure to thrive and perianal pain
    Timothy A Sentongo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Children s Memorial Medical Center, 2300 Children s Plaza, No 65, Chicago, IL 60614 3392, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:405-6. 2002
  39. ncbi Hormonal and metabolic defects in a prader-willi syndrome mouse model with neonatal failure to thrive
    M Stefan
    Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6140, USA
    Endocrinology 146:4377-85. 2005
    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) has a biphasic clinical phenotype with failure to thrive in the neonatal period followed by hyperphagia and severe obesity commencing in childhood among other endocrinological and neurobehavioral abnormalities...
  40. ncbi Anomalous congenital band: a rare cause of intestinal obstruction and failure to thrive
    Barlas Etensel
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Adnan Menderes University, Tip Fakultesi, Cocuk Cerrahisi Anabilim Dali, 09100 Aydin, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:1018-20. 2005
    ..His parents mentioned that the child always had mild abdominal distention and failure to thrive from his infancy...
  41. ncbi Zinc supplementation increases the level of serum insulin-like growth factor-I but does not promote growth in infants with nonorganic failure to thrive
    E Hershkovitz
    Pediatric Diagnostic and Therapeutic Unit, Soroka Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Horm Res 52:200-4. 1999
    ..IGF-I) and insulin-like factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) on 3- to 9-month-old infants with nonorganic failure to thrive (NOFTT)...
  42. ncbi Failure to thrive: an update
    Sarah Z Cole
    Mercy Family Medicine Residency, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am Fam Physician 83:829-34. 2011
    b>Failure to thrive in childhood is a state of undernutrition due to inadequate caloric intake, inadequate caloric absorption, or excessive caloric expenditure...
  43. ncbi How does maternal and child feeding behavior relate to weight gain and failure to thrive? Data from a prospective birth cohort
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 117:1262-9. 2006
    The aim of this study was to study the influences of child and maternal feeding behavior on weight gain and failure to thrive in the first year of life.
  44. ncbi [Failure to thrive and dyslipidemia caused by citrin deficiency: a novel clinical phenotype]
    Yuan Zong Song
    Department of Pediatrics, First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 11:328-32. 2009
    ..A child with CD and who had failure to thrive (FTT) and dyslipidemia as main clinical manifestations is reported here...
  45. pmc The influence of maternal socioeconomic and emotional factors on infant weight gain and weight faltering (failure to thrive): data from a prospective birth cohort
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:312-7. 2006
    To study the influence of maternal socioeconomic and emotional factors on infant weight gain and weight faltering (failure to thrive) in the first year of life.
  46. ncbi Impact of postnatal depression on infants' growth in Nigeria
    Abiodun O Adewuya
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Lagos State University, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria
    J Affect Disord 108:191-3. 2008
    ..This study aims to examine the impact of postnatal depression (PND) on infants' physical growth in the first 9 months of life in Nigeria...
  47. ncbi A behavioural intervention in a child with feeding problems
    J Blissett
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 15:255-60. 2002
    ..This case study aimed to describe an intervention with a 2-year-old child with growth problems and moderately severe feeding difficulties...
  48. ncbi [Short stature]
    L Bonafe
    Division de pédiatrie moléculaire, Département médico chirurgical de pédiatrie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 2:526-31. 2006
    ..Medical history, clinical assessment and oriented investigations allow to isolate difficult cases and to refer them to specialists for specific therapy and/or genetic counselling...
  49. ncbi Encouraging survival of infants with terminal renal failure combining dialysis and succeeding early transplantation
    K Sauerstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Erlangen Nurnberg
    Klin Padiatr 219:288-91. 2007
    ..Early transplantation results in a catch-up of developmental delay in short time...
  50. ncbi Weight faltering in infancy and IQ levels at 8 years in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
    Alan M Emond
    Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 120:e1051-8. 2007
    Our goal was to investigate the association between failure to thrive (defined as weight faltering in the first 9 months of life) and IQ levels 8 years later.
  51. pmc Osteopoikilosis, short stature and mental retardation as key features of a new microdeletion syndrome on 12q14
    Bjorn Menten
    Center for Medical Genetics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Med Genet 44:264-8. 2007
    ..chromosome 12q14 in three unrelated patients with a similar phenotype consisting of mild mental retardation, failure to thrive in infancy, proportionate short stature and osteopoikilosis as the most characteristic features...
  52. ncbi Growth velocity assessment in paediatric AIDS: smoothing, penalized quantile regression and the definition of growth failure
    V J Carey
    Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115, U S A
    Stat Med 23:509-26. 2004
    ..The resulting growth-failure criterion is expected to be useful for disease staging in resource-limited medical environments where T-cell counts and viral load measures are unavailable...
  53. ncbi Recognizing neurosurgical conditions in the pediatrician's office
    Joseph H Piatt
    Section of Neurosurgery, St Christopher s Hospital For Children, Erie Avenue at Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134 1095, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 51:237-70. 2004
    ..In either case the pediatrician who is alert to spectrum of the presentations of neurosurgical conditions will direct investigations and referrals efficiently and inspire the confidence of the patient and the family...
  54. ncbi The redefinition of failure to thrive from a case study perspective
    Maryanne Locklin
    Aurora University, George Williams College of Health and Human Services School of Nursing, Aurora, IL, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 31:474-9, 495. 2005
    Explaining failure to thrive (FTT) in dichotomous terms--organic versus non-organic --no longer applies in the context of modern pediatric nursing. FTT has turned out to be much more multifaceted...
  55. ncbi Prevalence of pediatric HIV in New Delhi
    P Parthasarathy
    Department of Microbiology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK
    Indian J Pediatr 73:205-7. 2006
    ..This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of HIV infection in North India, as there are scanty reports from this part of India...
  56. pmc What is the long term outcome for children who fail to thrive? A systematic review
    M C J Rudolf
    Community Paediatrics, East Leeds Primary Care Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:925-31. 2005
    To ascertain the long term outcomes in children diagnosed as having failure to thrive (FTT).
  57. ncbi Multilevel modelling of hospitalisations for recurrent diarrhoeal disease in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal infants and young children in Western Australia
    Kelvin K W Yau
    Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:165-72. 2005
    ..than their non-Aboriginal peers, and comorbidities such as dehydration, gastrointestinal sugar intolerance, failure to thrive, iron deficiency anaemia and certain infections (genitourinary, scabies and/or otitis media) were all ..
  58. ncbi Breastfeeding of a medically fragile foster child
    Karleen D Gribble
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney
    J Hum Lact 21:42-6. 2005
    ..However, social barriers must be overcome before breastfeeding of foster babies can become more common...
  59. ncbi The dangers of alcohol and pregnancy
    Diane Pullen
    Waikato Institute of Technology
    Nurs N Z 10:17-9. 2004
  60. pmc The medicinal uses of poi
    Amy C Brown
    Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1955 East West Road, Room 216, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Nutr Clin Care 7:69-74. 2004
    ..Documented evidence suggests that poi shows promise for use in infants with allergies or failure-to-thrive. However, to support previous findings, more research needs to be conducted with poi and its potential use as a probiotic...
  61. ncbi Marshall-Smith syndrome: natural history and evidence of an osteochondrodysplasia with connective tissue abnormalities
    Margaret P Adam
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 137:117-24. 2005
    ..MSS) is a distinct malformation syndrome characterized by accelerated skeletal maturation, relative failure to thrive, respiratory difficulties, mental retardation, and unusual facies, including prominent forehead, shallow ..
  62. ncbi Preoperative steroid-related complications in Japanese pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis
    Keiichi Uchida
    Second Department of Surgery, Mie University School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu, Mie, 514 8507, Japan
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:74-9. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi Optimal timing for living-related liver transplantation in children
    Takuya Kimura
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Transplant 18:497-501. 2004
    ..To establish the objective parameter for optimal timing of living-related LTx (LRLTx), we have assessed our cases using the PELD score...
  64. ncbi A common mutation in the COG7 gene with a consistent phenotype including microcephaly, adducted thumbs, growth retardation, VSD and episodes of hyperthermia
    Eva Morava
    Department of Pediatrics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:638-45. 2007
    ..severe microcephaly, hypotonia, adducted thumbs, feeding problems by gastrointestinal pseudo-obstruction, failure to thrive, cardiac anomalies, wrinkled skin and episodes of extreme hyperthermia...
  65. ncbi Clinical presentation of urinary tract infection among children at Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad
    Azhar Munir Qureshi
    Department of Paediatrics, Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 17:79-81. 2005
    ..We carried out this study to look into the clinical profile of UTI in children presenting at Ayub Teaching Hospital...
  66. ncbi [Nutritional status and factors associated with stunting in children attending public daycare centers in the Municipality of São Paulo, Brazil]
    Regina Mara Fisberg
    Departamento de Nutricao, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:812-7. 2004
    ..81 (95%CI: 1.72-13.44). In the multivariate analysis, only diarrhea one month prior to the data collection, OR = 2.54 (95%CI: 1.20-5.38) and > 2 siblings, OR = 7.40 (95%CI: 2.20-24.93), remained associated with stunting...
  67. ncbi Weight monitoring of breastfed babies in the United Kingdom--interpreting, explaining and intervening
    Magda Sachs
    Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Group, MAINN, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:3-18. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi Feeding difficulties in children with CHARGE syndrome: prevalence, risk factors, and prognosis
    Cindy Dobbelsteyn
    School of Human Communication Disorders, Dalhousie University, 5599 Fenwick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1R2
    Dysphagia 23:127-35. 2008
    ..The presence of these conditions in infancy suggests the likelihood of long-term feeding difficulty and warrants the ongoing attention of feeding specialists...
  69. ncbi Shwachman-Diamond syndrome
    David R Mack
    J Pediatr 141:164-5. 2002
  70. ncbi Disease severity at time of referral for pediatric failure to thrive and obesity: time for a paradigm shift?
    Laurie A Miller
    Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver 80262, USA
    J Pediatr 141:121-4. 2002
    ..body weight at first visit to pediatric referral clinics was compared by chart review between patients with failure to thrive and obese patients...
  71. ncbi Low-level mosaicism of trisomy 14: phenotypic and molecular characterization
    Marwan Shinawi
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:1395-405. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi Hypertension: a cause of growth impairment
    P V Deshpande
    Department of Nephrology, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 16:363-6. 2002
    ..of high blood pressure on growth are not fully understood and while hypertension may be associated with failure to thrive, hypertension causing failure to thrive in children is poorly documented...
  73. ncbi Expansion of the ARX spectrum
    Robert Wallerstein
    Genetics Service, Hackensack University Medical Center, 30 Prospect Avenue, Imus 210, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:631-4. 2008
    ..One of the siblings had a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder, failure to thrive with severe feeding difficulties, intracranial hemorrhage, and seizures...
  74. ncbi Bowen-Conradi syndrome
    Edmond G Lemire
    Clin Dysmorphol 11:149. 2002
  75. ncbi Bowen-Conradi syndrome in non Hutterite infant
    A Micheil Innes
    Clin Dysmorphol 11:147-8. 2002
    ..The authors' review their experience of Bowen-Conradi syndrome and the available literature. They point out that there have been three previously published reports of possible Bowen-Conradi syndrome in non Hutterite children...
  76. ncbi Coeliac disease in Indian children: assessment of clinical, nutritional and pathologic characteristics
    S Mohindra
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rae Bareli Road, Lucknow, UP 226014, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 19:204-8. 2001
    Coeliac disease is an important cause of chronic diarrhoea, failure to thrive, and anaemia in children. Little information on the disease is available in India...
  77. ncbi Five additional Costello syndrome patients with rhabdomyosarcoma: proposal for a tumor screening protocol
    Karen W Gripp
    Division of Medical Genetics, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Am J Med Genet 108:80-7. 2002
    ..The diagnosis of Costello syndrome should also be considered in individuals with RMS and physical findings suggestive of Costello syndrome...
  78. ncbi Diagnosis on a positive fashion of nonorganic failure to thrive
    Fabio Panetta
    Cystic Fibrosis and Paediatric Gastroenterology Unit, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 97:1281-4. 2008
    To study the predictive value of predefined symptoms and signs for allocating children into one of two groups: nonorganic and organic failure to thrive.
  79. ncbi Infantile presentation of the mtDNA A3243G tRNA(Leu (UUR)) mutation
    E J Okhuijsen-Kroes
    Nijmegen Center for Mitochondrial Disorders at the Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuropediatrics 32:183-90. 2001
    ..Patient 1 presented with hypotonia, feeding difficulties and failure to thrive (FTT) at the age of 3 months...
  80. ncbi Omenn's syndrome: differential diagnosis in infants with erythroderma and immunodeficiency
    I Scheimberg
    Department of Histopathology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London WC1N 3JH, UK
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 4:237-45. 2001
    The clinical differential diagnosis of erythroderma plus immunodeficiency and failure to thrive in neonates includes graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD), Omenn's syndrome (OS), and Netherton's syndrome (NS)...
  81. ncbi Ophthalmic manifestations of congenital disorder of glycosylation type 1a
    Hanne Jensen
    Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Handicap, Copenhagen County Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Ophthalmic Genet 24:81-8. 2003
    ..To present the ophthalmic manifestations of patients with congenital disorder of glycosylation type Ia (CDG-Ia) due to the frequent R141H/F119L PMM2 genotype...
  82. ncbi Shwachman-Diamond syndrome: report from an international conference
    Robert Rothbaum
    St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Pediatr 141:266-70. 2002
  83. ncbi Cause-specific risks of childhood death in inherited epidermolysis bullosa
    Jo David Fine
    National Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Pediatr 152:276-80. 2008
    ..To determine the cause-specific risks of death in children with epidermolysis bullosa (EB)...
  84. ncbi Does isochromosome 7q mandate bone marrow transplant in children with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome?
    Joan Cunningham
    Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Haematol 119:1062-9. 2002
    ..Our studies indicate that i(7)(q10) is a relatively benign rearrangement and that it is not advisable to offer allogeneic transplants to SDS children with i(7)(q10) alone in the absence of other clinical signs of disease progression...
  85. ncbi Failure to thrive in children with primary distal type renal tubular acidosis
    Chia Yau Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 43:334-9. 2002
    ..62 SDS. After alkali therapy given from 8.5 months to 5 years and 7 months, improvement was found in height up to -1.69SDS, in body weight up to -1.10SDS, and in height velocity up to 1.06SDS...
  86. ncbi Identifying and managing faltering growth
    Sue Barraclough
    Poole Hospital
    J Fam Health Care 12:4. 2002
    ..If unchecked, faltering growth can lead to stunting and delayed development. Many factors contribute to growth faltering, as shown in Figure C. Signs to look out for are listed in Table A...
  87. ncbi Nutritional problems related to food allergy in childhood
    Lee Noimark
    Department of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology, St Mary s Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:188-95. 2008
    ..The last report describes a child with multiple food allergies, failure to thrive, and protein losing enteropathy to highlight the diversity of nutritional problems faced by allergists and ..
  88. ncbi Response to the FNB Supplement on the Positive Deviance Approach to Improve Health Outcomes
    Donald S McLaren
    Food Nutr Bull 24:233. 2003
  89. ncbi Direct measurement of pancreatic enzymes: a comparison of secretagogues
    Marian D Pfefferkorn
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2211-6. 2002
    ..262). Patients in all three groups had at least one normal enzyme. Cholecystokinin is useful as a single agent for direct pancreatic enzyme measurements in the absence of commercially available secretin...
  90. ncbi [Failure to thrive among hospitalized 0-2 year-old children]
    Else Marie Olsen
    Center for Sygdomsforebyggelse, Københavns Amt, Amtssygehuset i Glostrup, DK 2600 Glostrup
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5654-8. 2002
    b>Failure to thrive, defined as insufficient weight gain according to age, is a well-known condition among infants and toddlers...
  91. ncbi Chronic human parvovirus B19 infection associated with interstitial lung disease
    Aharon Klar
    Department of Pediatrics, Bikur Cholim General Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:825-6. 2002
  92. ncbi Infant growth and hostility in adult life
    Katri Rikkönen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 D, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 70:306-13. 2008
    ..A common origin in suboptimal fetal and early postnatal life may lie beneath. This study tested whether prenatal and postnatal growth predicts hostility in adult life...
  93. ncbi Clinical pattern of celiac disease is still changing
    Andrea Garampazzi
    Department of Pediatrics, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:611-4. 2007
    ..Age at diagnosis (5.9 y, P = 0.01) and silent forms (10.6%, P = 0.003) have significantly increased in the past 5 years. Histological examination showed decreased subtotal and increased partial villous atrophy prevalence (P = 0.02)...
  94. ncbi Outbreak of life-threatening thiamine deficiency in infants in Israel caused by a defective soy-based formula
    Aviva Fattal-Valevski
    Institute for Child Development and Pediatric Neurology Unit, Dana Children s Hospital, Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatrics 115:e233-8. 2005
    ..Thiamine deficiency in infants is very rare in developed countries. The aim of this study was to report the epidemiology of the outbreak and to describe the diagnosis, clinical course, and outcome of 9 affected infants in our care...
  95. ncbi [Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in older children]
    Srdan Banac
    Klinike za pedijatriju, Klinicki bolnicki centar Rijeka i Medicinski fakultet Sveucilista u Rijeci, Rijeka, Hrvatska
    Acta Med Croatica 58:225-8. 2004
    ..incarceration, nausea, recurrent vomiting, diarrhea, obstipation, acute gastric dilatation, subcostal pain, failure to thrive and recurrent chest infections, habitually present a significant diagnostic problem...
  96. ncbi Histopathologic evaluation of an animal model for Barrett's esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus
    Christianne J Buskens
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Surg Res 135:337-44. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi Interleukin 7 receptor alpha-chain-mutation severe combined immunodeficiency without lymphopenia: correction with haploidentical T-cell-depleted bone marrow transplantation
    Punita Ponda
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children s Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, New York 11021, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:755-8. 2006
    ..It often presents during the first year of life with recurrent, opportunistic infections, failure to thrive, and malabsorption.
  98. ncbi [Managing children with neurofibromatosis type 1: what should we look for?]
    Cristina L Martins
    Unidade de Neuropediatria e Desenvolvimento, Centro de Desenvolvimento da Criança Torrado da Silva, Servico de Pediatria, Hospital Garcia de Orta, Almada
    Acta Med Port 20:393-400. 2007
    ..NF1 is a variable condition concerning its clinical manifestations. It may also present different complications through life--a capital issue to pediatric management...
  99. ncbi [Metabolic complications and neurologic manifestations of vitamin B12 deficiency in children of vegetarian mothers]
    V Smolka
    Detská klinika LF UP a FN, Olomouc
    Cas Lek Cesk 140:732-5. 2001
    ..Serious hematological, metabolic and neurological complications owing to the nutritional deficiency of vitamin B12 may occur in infants of mothers on a strict vegetarian diet...
  100. pmc Glycogen storage disease type III presenting with secondary diabetes and managed with insulin: a case report
    Heba Ismail
    Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Pediatric Unit, University of Cairo Egypt
    Cases J 2:6891. 2009
    ..Here we report on a rare case of secondary diabetes in glycogen storage disease type III that has been successfully managed with insulin...
  101. ncbi Disorders of the aldosterone synthase and steroid 11beta-hydroxylase deficiencies
    M Peter
    Divisions of Paediatric Endocrinology, Departments of Paediatrics, Universitie of Geneva, Switzerland
    Horm Res 51:211-22. 1999
    ..hypoaldosteronism (aldosterone synthase deficiency) which is characterized by life-threatening salt loss, failure to thrive, hyponatraemia and hyperkalaemia in early infancy. Both disorders have an autosomal recessive inheritance...

Research Grants63

  1. Structure and Function of Enzymes in Fatty Acid Oxidation
    JUNG JA P KIM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..metabolic diseases, resulting in a wide variety of clinical phenotypes ranging from exercise intolerance to failure to thrive. We have determined the crystal structures of all but one of the soluble ADs, as well as one membrane-bound ..
  2. REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES: STRESS AND DAMAGE IN OLD MUSCLE
    Susan V Brooks; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..hypothesis will provide insights into the underlying mechanisms associated with 'frailty'and 'failure to thrive'of elderly humans...
  3. Impact of Exercise on Body Composition in Premature Infants: New Approaches
    Dan M Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Paradoxically, both failure to thrive and obesity are now known to be associated with prematurity, as are osteopenia and increased risk of ..
  4. Mechanisms and Treatment of Chronic, Latent Human Strongyloidiasis
    James B Lok; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In its uncomplicated form, human strongyloidiasis results in chronic enteritis, diarrhea and failure to thrive in children, a syndrome common to other soil-transmitted nematode infections...
  5. RNA editing-mediated modulation of serotonin 2C receptor protein expression
    RANDI JO ULBRICHT; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..changes consistent with Prader-Willi Syndrome, a human developmental disorder characterized by an initial failure to thrive, cognitive deficits, decreased somatic growth, neonatal muscular hypotonia, and hyperphagia associated with ..
  6. The Down Syndrome Growing Up Study
    Babette S Zemel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..also important screening tools for nutritional status assessment across the lifespan because of the risk of failure to thrive in infancy and obesity at older ages. Current growth charts for U.S...
  7. LPL-Deficient Cats-A Quantitative Model of Gene Delivery
    PHILIP RICHARD VULLIET; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by severe chylomicronemia, pancreatitis, eruptive xanthomata, lipemia retinalis, memory loss and failure to thrive. This disease is termed "familial chylomicronemia" in humans...
  8. Role of Parabrachial Nucleus Neuropeptides in Feeding
    John Paul Baird; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Feeding and metabolic disorders such as obesity, anorexia, bulimia, failure to thrive, gastric reflux, cachexia, early satiety, delayed gastric emptying, dysgeusia, and anosmia contribute to ..
  9. Global Network for Women's and Children's Health
    Edward A Liechty; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..4.) Growth will be improved and failure to thrive decreased in experimental groups. 5...
  10. GENETIC COMPLEMENTATION OF A MOUSE MODEL FOR PWS
    James L Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..syndrome is a neurobehavioral disorder characterized by infantile hypotonia, short stature, and neonatal failure to thrive followed by obsessive-compulsive behavior, hyperphagia, and obesity...
  11. Development and Implementation of Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immune De
    MARK TYLER MCCANN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..at least 15 genetic conditions, leading to variable disease presentation, but common characteristics include failure to thrive and opportunistic infections associated with marked lymphocytopenia in the first months of life...
  12. Autoimmune Induced Breast Failure as a Strategy for Breast Cancer Vaccination
    Vincent K Tuohy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our proposed experiments are designed to further evaluate the full potential of a-lactalbumin vaccination in providing immunity against breast cancer. ..
  13. Targeting Primary Immune Deficiency in Patient Populations
    Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The commonest diagnoses were pneumonia, sepsis, failure to thrive, empyema, and bronchiectasis and osteomyelitis...
  14. Breastfeeding the Late Preterm Infant: A Grounded Theory Study
    Jill Radtke Demirci; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..emergent from these data is that late preterm infants who are breastfed tend to present with diagnoses of failure to thrive, jaundice, and dehydration at much higher rates than those who are not breastfed, a finding largely ..
  15. Carbohydrate Deficient Glycoprotein Syndromes: Models and Therapy
    Hudson H Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..phosphomannose isomerase (MPI, Fru-6-P_>Man-6-P) activity and develop liver dysfunction, fibrosis, failure to thrive, protein-losing enteropathy and coagulopathy...
  16. Impairment Activity Staging
    Margaret Grace Stineman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..model of illness and disability which imports concepts from gerontology (frailty), psychiatry (failure to thrive and the biopsychosocial model), rehabilitation (health environmental integration), and sociology (the social ..
  17. Surfaces designed for the quantification of long-chain fatty acids
    STEVEN MEYERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of mothers who choose to do so;and 3) can be used by mothers of low-birth-weight babies and of infants with "failure to thrive" diagnoses to monitor their infants'caloric intake from breast milk...
  18. GROWTH AND NUTRITION IN ALAGILLE SYNDROME
    ANDREW MULBERG; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..these children have steatorrhea which could be a major contributory factor to secondary growth failure and failure to thrive. No previous data support any role of the intestine or its pathobiology in contributing to fat malabsorption...
  19. AFFECTIVE DISTURBANCES IN INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  20. A RHESUS MONKEY MODEL OF MALARIA IN PREGNANCY
    Billie Davison; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..on the fetus and infant, resulting in abortions, premature deliveries, intrauterine growth retardation, failure to thrive, infant mortality and congenital infection...
  21. FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME: GENETIC STUDIES IN ZEBRAFISH
    MICHAEL CARVAN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..some newborns exposed to alcohol through maternal consumption and is characterized by prenatal and postnatal failure to thrive, central nervous system disorders, and a distinctive set of patterning defects that affect the ..
  22. MOLECULAR STUDIES OF GENOMIC IMPRINTING IN HUMANS
    ROBERT NICHOLLS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Novel Approaches to Mend Deficient Glycosylation
    Hudson Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..multisystemic disorder, which is characterized by mental and psychomotor retardation, seizures, hypotonia, failure to thrive, and coagulopathy...
  24. ADULT FAILURE TO THRIVE IN LONG-TERM VENTILATOR PATIENTS
    Patricia Higgins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Little is known about these factors in LTV patients but they are associated with adult failure to thrive (FTT), a syndrome defined as a lower than expected level of functioning that frequently is associated with ..
  25. CLINICAL AND GENETIC STUDIES OF NETHERTON SYNDROME
    Gabriele Richard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In severe cases, failure to thrive, growth retardation, and immune defects resulting in recurrent infections with fatal consequences may ..
  26. Molecular determinants of ACTH receptor for ligand binding
    Yingkui Yang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The information will serve to establish a foundation on which to build a comprehensive understanding of the signaling events that regulate ACTH mediated adrenal function in physiologic and diseased states. ..
  27. MASSAGE EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIV-EXPOSED BABIES
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The HIV- exposed pre-term infants who are massaged are expected to gain more weight, show superior developmental performance, exhibit fewer stress behaviors and have improved immune functioning...
  28. MASSAGING HIV-1-EXPOSED INFANTS
    FRANK SCAFIDI; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..It is expected that the HIV--exposed preterm infants who are massaged will gain more weight, show superior developmental performance, exhibit fewer stress behaviors and have improved immune functioning...
  29. HEALTH EFFECTS OF ACUTE H PYLORI INFECTION IN CHILDREN
    Douglas Passaro; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..pylori infection increases the risk of diarrheal illness and failure to thrive in newly infected children...
  30. Early childhood feeding interactions
    ERIC HODGES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..patterns that may contribute to either healthy growth and development or poor nutritional outcomes, such as failure to thrive, obesity, or later eating disorders...
  31. Growth Outcomes in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia at 36 Weeks Postconceptional Age
    Deborah Steward; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, nutritional intervention may also decrease the severity of BPD. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. FACILITATING INTERNAL REGULATION OF EATING
    Irene Chatoor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The principles of internal regulation of eating can be applied to the prevention and treatment of other eating disorders of children and adolescents as well. ..
  33. ASI-Spectral Karyotyping (SKY) System
    Muriel Davisson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  34. Human Glycosylation Disorders 2003
    Hudson Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Since this meeting immediately precedes the annual meeting of the Society for Glycobiology, it will increase the chances of recruiting glycobiologists to explore the various types of human glycosylation disorders. ..
  35. FSHD Syndrome: DNA Repeats, Methylation, & Chromatin
    Melanie Ehrlich; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed research should help elucidate the molecular etiology of the enigmatic FSHD syndrome. ..
  36. Mechanisms of Cell/Matrix Interactions in the Kidney
    JEFFREY MINER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, the results of these studies will lead to a more complete understanding of cell-matrix interactions in the kidney and could reveal new avenues for diagnosis and treatment of human kidney disease. ..
  37. Survival and Comorbidities after Dementia
    Annette Fitzpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This application will support continued analyses of an important database designed to provide valuable research for the prevention and impact of dementia in this country. ..
  38. PATHOGENEISIS OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS IN THE GI SYSTEM
    ROBERT DE LISLE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Pathology and Muclin expression will be compared in CF mice, and CF mice crossed with gastrin deficient mice (lack gastric acid secretion) to normalize intestinal Ph. ..
  39. Novel Carboxylated N-Glycans that Mediate Inflammation
    Hudson Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The impact of solving these structures could be quite substantial. However, in the past, we have had difficulty establishing this structure, and therein lies the risk in this project and why it responds to PA-97-049. ..
  40. Use of Herbs and Dietary Supplements in Four Ethnicities
    Annette Fitzpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It may also be possible to test associations of specific herb/supplement use with specific clinical/subclinical conditions should adequate power be available. ..
  41. MRL Neuroanatomy in Autism: From Infancy to Childhoood
    Eric Courchesne; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results from the proposed research will provide knowledge of the developmental anatomic phenotype in autism. ..
  42. International Celiac Disease Symposium
    Peter Green; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Funding is crucial for the success of this meeting that will reshape the future of celiac disease both in this country and around the world. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Biochemical Basis of Cortisone Reductase Deficiency
    Perrin White; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Subsets of the genotyping data will be analyzed as an association study, as an affected sib pair study, and by transmission disequilibrium testing. Additional polymorphisms in these genes will be sought in PCOS subjects. ..
  44. Effects of Amino Acid Therapy on Hot Flashes in Postmenopausal Women
    Thomas Guttuso; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The applicant will also attend two didactic training seminars in complementary & alternative medicine at The Osher Institute at Harvard Medical School and at the Duke Center for Integrative Medicine. ..
  45. 1st Costello Syndrome Symposium
    KATHERINE RAUEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Costello syndrome (CS) is a complex developmental disorder involving characteristic craniofacial features, failure to thrive, developmental delay, cardiac and skeletal anomalies, and a predisposition to develop neoplasia, both benign ..
  46. OPTIMAL TREATMENT OF FOCAL SEGMENTAL GLOMERULOSCLEROSIS
    Richard Fine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Additionally, 125I-iothalamate will be compared with Cystatin C as a measure of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in order to determine if the latter is an acceptable "gold standard" for serial measurement of GFR in patients with SRFSGS. ..
  47. Laminin Alpha5 and Alveogenesis
    NGUYET NGUYEN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The research will be completed at Washington University, a world-renowned institution for medical and scientific research which will allow access to top scientists and the latest technologies. (End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Therapeutic Inhibitors of Phosphomannose Isomerase
    Hudson Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Developmental, nutritional and hormonal reg. of Ghrelin
    Andrea Haqq; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our studies should provide novel insights into the role of ghrelin and other hormones and adipocytokines in the regulation of body weight in both children with Prader-willi syndrome and normal children. ..
  50. Structure and Function of ADAMTS13 Metalloprotease
    X Long Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  51. Molecular Analyses of Two Mouse Kidney Disease Models
    Muriel Davisson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Gene expression patterns will be determined by TISH and protein localization by immunochemistry. Aim 4 is to analyze gene function by identifying interacting genes using microarrays and quantitative RT-PCR. ..
  52. THE CARNITINE TRANSPORTER IN HUMAN DISEASE
    Nicola Longo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  53. Basis of Post-Fontan Protein Losing Enteropathy
    Hudson Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results could provide a fundamental understanding of how PLE develops, identify Fontan patients genetically at risk for developing PLE, and provide insights to new therapeutics for this enigmatic rare disease. ..
  54. FSHD: Chromatin Structure, Looping, & Expression
    Melanie Ehrlich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research should elucidate new aspects of long-distance control of gene expression as well as lending clinically useful insights into this currently intractable disease. ..