Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health / Edition 1

Breast-Feeding: Early Influences on Later Health / Edition 1

by Gail Ruth Goldberg
     
 

This is the first book ever to focus on the post-natal period in terms of early life programming for adult health. It covers a vast range of topics related to the subject and contains special lectures and previously unpublished data.

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This is the first book ever to focus on the post-natal period in terms of early life programming for adult health. It covers a vast range of topics related to the subject and contains special lectures and previously unpublished data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402087486
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Series:
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, #639
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors. Preface. 1 Growth and organ development; T.J. Cole. 2 Nutrient transfer: mammary gland regulation; S.L. Kelleher and B. Lönnerdal. 3 Micronutrient transfer: infant absorption; B. Lönnerdal and S. L. Kelleher. 4 Developmental aspects of the mucosal immune system: role of external environment, mucosal microflora and milk; P.L. Ogra. 5 Infant feeding and growth; K.G. Dewey. 6 Intestinal flora; C. Kunz, S. Kuntz and S. Rudloff. 7 Transenteric signalling: mammary messages or white noise? L.T. Weaver. 8 Immune function; L.Å. Hanson, S-A. Silfverdal, M. Hahn-Zoric, L. Håversen, I. Mattsby Baltzer, M. Moisei and C. Motas. 9 Flavour programming during breast-feeding; J.A. Mennella. 10 Methodological challenges in studying long-term effectors of breast-feeding; M.S. Kramer. 11 The long term effects of early postnatal diet on adult health; S.E. Ozanne. 12 Protective effect of breast-feeding against obesity in childhood: can a meta-analysis of published observational studies help to validate the hypothesis? S. Arenz and R. Von Kries. 13 Breast-feeding influences on later life - cardiovascular disease; D.A. Leon and G. Ronalds. 14 Do infants who are breast-fed have an altered risk of developing cancer? R. Martin, G. Davey Smith and D.Gunnell. 15 Effects of breast-feeding on cognitive function; K.F. Michaelsen, L. Lauritzen and E L. Mortensen. 16 Developmental origins of osteoporotic fracture; C. Cooper, S. Westlake, N. Harvey and E. Dennison. 17 The long-term effects of breast-feeding on asthma and atopic disease; W.H. Oddy. 18 Evolution of human lactation and complementary feeding: Implications for understanding contemporary cross-cultural variation; D.W. Sellen. 19 Macy-györgy prize lecture: my milky way; L.Å. Hanson. 20 Exclusive breast-feeding and hiv infection; L. Kasonka, S. Filteau, and The Breast-Feeding and Postpartum Health Project Team. 21 Breast-feeding practices in relation to hiv in india; A.V. Shankar. 22 Breast-feeding and hiv-1infection: maternal health; P.A. Otieno. 23 Early breast-feeding cessation and infant mortality in low-income countries: Workshop summary; K.B. Simondon. 24 Measuring trace immune factors in human milk: Workshop summary; S. Filteau. 25 Abstracts of poster presentations; Various authors. Index.

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