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Severe acute malnutrition in Asia
(© 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 ...
Nutrition of children and women in Bangladesh: trends and directions for the future
(© 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 ...
Undernutrition, vitamin A and iron deficiency are associated with impaired intestinal mucosal permeability in young Bangladeshi children assessed by lactulose/mannitol test
(© 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, ...