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Iodine concentration in breastmilk and urine among lactating women of Bhaktapur, Nepal
Adequate iodine concentration in breastmilk (BMIC) is essential for optimal neonatal thyroid hormone synthesis and neurological development in breastfed infants. For many decades, iodine deficiency has been a public health ...
The role of human milk oligosaccharides in preventing necrotising enterocolitis and human immunodeficiency virus transmission
(MedPharm Publications, 2014-11)
The heavy burden of maternal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has resulted in a high prevalence of premature births, with an associated increase in the incidence of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC). NEC is a ...
The use of probiotics in the management of necrotising enterocolitis in HIV exposed premature and very-low birth weight infants
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction: An association between maternal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) in preterm infants has been reported. The impact of probiotics in an HIV-exposed ...
Breastmilk composition of HIV-infected mothers receiving antiretroviral therapy who gave birth to premature infants
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: The incidence of premature birth is rising in Southern Africa. Premature birth is associated with, among other, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infection during pregnancy. Women with HIV, ...
Body composition and nutritional intake of HIV exposed preterm, very- and extremely-low birth weight infants in Tygerberg hospital, Western Cape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Introduction: The relationship between HIV exposure and body composition (and the quality thereof) of preterm infants is not well researched. Human breast milk (HBM) is considered inadequate in meeting ...