A better diet during pregnancy is linked to longer offspring birth length and lower neonatal adiposity, but not birth weight or preterm birth, according to the GUSTO (Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes) study, Singapore's largest and...
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given $4.9m grant to a Milken Institute School of Public Health professor to study how expectant mothers in southern Nepal can benefit from nutritional supplements.
The International Centre for Diarrhoea Disease Research in Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) has begun a community-based RCT to determine the effectiveness of nutrition intervention strategies on childhood stunting.
The crucial role of omega-3 in helping to tackle pre and post-natal depression has been underlined by a new meta-analysis, which also found such cases of depression were associated with a higher omega-6/omega-3 ratio.
Elderly people with low vitamin A levels may be more at risk of Alzheimer’s disease and lower brain functioning, says a new study that also finds even marginal vitamin A deficiency at birth can influence long-term risks.
India’s “shockingly low” level of EPA and DHA intake is storing up a potential health crisis, especially because life expectancy and therefore the rate of chronic illness is forecast to rise considerably over the coming decades.