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    • Nutrition of children and women in Bangladesh: trends and directions for the future 

      Ahmed, Tahmeed; Mahfuz, Mustafa; Ireen, Santhia; Ahmed, A. M. Shamsir; Rahman, Sabuktagin; Islam, M Munirul; Alam, Nurul; Hossain, Md Iqbal; Rahman, S M Mustafizur; Ali, M Mohsin; Choudhury, Fatima Perveen; Cravioto, Alejandro (© 2012 Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012)
      Although child and maternal malnutrition has been reduced in Bangladesh, the prevalence of underweight (weight-for-age z-score <-2) among children aged less than five years is still high (41%). Nearly one-third of women ...
    • Severe acute malnutrition in Asia 

      Ahmed, Tahmeed; Hossain, Muttaquina; Mahfuz, Mustafa; Choudhury, Nuzhat; Hossain, Mir Mobarak; Bhandari, Nita; Lin, Maung Maung; Joshi, Prakash Chandra; Angdembe, Mirak Raj; Wickramasinghe, V. Pujitha; Hossain, S. M. Moazzem; Shahjahan, Mohammad; Irianto, Sugeng Eko; Soofi, Sajid; Bhutta, Zulfiqar (© 2014 United Nations University Press, 2014-06-01)
      Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a common condition that kills children and intellectually maims those who survive. Close to 20 million children under the age of 5 years suffer from SAM globally, and about 1 million of ...
    • Undernutrition, vitamin A and iron deficiency are associated with impaired intestinal mucosal permeability in young Bangladeshi children assessed by lactulose/mannitol test 

      Hossain, Md Iqbal; Haque, Rashidul; Mondal, Dinesh; Mahfuz, Mustafa; Ahmed, Am Shamsir; Islam, Mohammad Munirul; Guerrant, Richard Littleton; Petri, William Arthur; Ahmed, Tahmeed J. (© 2017 Public Library of Science, 2016-12)
      Background: Lactulose/mannitol (L:M) test has been used as a non-invasive marker of intestinal mucosal-integrity and -permeability (enteropathy). We investigated the association of enteropathy with anthropometrics, ...