#NG2017 Conference

4​th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth

N&G 2017 will provide a unique platform for discussing the interplay between nutrition and gro​​​​wth in children, from disease factors through to treatment.  Join us in Amsterdam, March 2-4, 2017 to be a part of this growing interdisciplinary and international community.

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Deadline:​ Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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Further insight on the role of gut microbiota in growth maintenance during chronic under-nutrition.

In mammals, growth during infancy and childhood is controlled by the activity of the growth-hormone (GH) - insulin-like growth factor–1 (IGF-1) axis, in which GH stimulates the liver and peripheral tissues to produce IGF-1 to promote systemic growth. Chronic under-nutrition results in GH resistance, and hence, in growth retardation and stunting. However, the mechanism linking between under-nutrition and GH resistance is not fully understood.A recent paper by Schwarzer et al1, published in…See More
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Further insight on the role of gut microbiota in growth maintenance during chronic under-nutrition.

Started by Michal Yackobovitch-Gavan Apr 3. 0 Replies

In mammals, growth during infancy and childhood is controlled by the activity of the growth-hormone (GH) - insulin-like growth factor–1 (IGF-1) axis, in which GH stimulates the liver and peripheral…Continue

Research priorities on the relationship between wasting and stunting

Started by Michal Yackobovitch-Gavan Jan 2. 0 Replies

Wasting affects about 52 million children under the age of 5 years, and stunting affects about 165 million children [1]. The need for new nutritional interventions was highlighted in a recent paper…Continue

Protein source and its correlation to height

Started by Michal Yackobovitch-Gavan Nov 7, 2016. 0 Replies

Milk and dairy products play an important role in explaining historical trends or regional differences in height. A recent extensive ecological study by Grasgruber et al (2016) analyzed the main…Continue

Pediatrics

Started by Tamara Riley Nov 4, 2016. 0 Replies

Does anyone have access to the Koletzko 2014 Guidelines for preterm nutration?

 
 
 

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