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Found 18 articles associated to the institution ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research.
 
Ninety Percent of Coeliac Disease May be Being Missed
7-February-2006

Based on screening data, 140 children from Avon would be expected to have coeliac disease. However, only 12 of these children have been diagnosed with coeliac disease. This suggests that 90% of children with possible coeliac disease may be being missed.

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Can Food and Micronutrient Supplementations during Pregnancy Influence Infants' Subsequent Development and Behaviour?- Findings from the MINIMat Trial in Bangladesh
6-February-2006

Maternal under-nutrition and low birth-weight are highly prevalent in developing countries. Many countries have nutritional supplementation programmes during pregnancy to improve the situation. However, the impact of prenatal supplementations on infants’ developmental outcome has not been adequately studied.

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Breastfeeding Initiation and Determinants of Exclusive Breastfeeding in an Urban Population of Western Nepal
6-February-2006

Breastfeeding practices have wide sociocultural connections and vary according to geographic regions. Published literature on breastfeeding initiation and exclusive breastfeeding is not available for urban population of western Nepal.

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Post-diarrhoeal Corneal Blindness in Children of Bangladesh: Are We Doing Enough to Prevent It?
6-February-2006

An estimated 42,000 children are blind in Bangladesh, and 32% of them are blind from preventable causes, such as vitamin A deficiency mostly following diarrhoea and measles.

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Low-cost Intervention Not Enough to Reduce Case Fatality in Hospitalized Severely-malnourished Children in Uganda
6-February-2006

Simple behavioural change interventions may reduce early hospital deaths among children admitted with severe malnutrition but do not reduce case fatality.

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