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    • Even transient rapid infancy weight gain is associated with higher BMI in young adults and earlier menarche 

      Salgin, Burak; Norris, Shane A; Prentice, Philippa; Pettifor, John M; Richter, Linda M; Ong, Ken; Dunger, David Brian (NPG, 2015-04-14)
      Background: Early postnatal rapid ‘catch-up’ weight gain has been consistently associated with subsequent higher obesity risk and earlier pubertal development. In many low- and middle-income countries, infancy catch-up ...
    • Nutritional status and HIV in rural South African children 

      Kimani-Murage, Elizabeth W; Norris, Shane A; Pettifor, John M; Tollman, Stephen M; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Gomez-Olive, Xavier F; Dunger, David Brian et al. (2011-03-25)
      Abstract Background Achieving the Millennium Development Goals that aim to reduce malnutrition and child mortality depends in part on the ability of governments/policymakers to address nutritional status of children in ...
    • The prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity, and metabolic disease risk in rural South African children 

      Kimani-Murage, Elizabeth W; Kahn, Kathleen; Pettifor, John M; Tollman, Stephen M; Dunger, David Brian; Gomez-Olive, Xavier F; Norris, Shane A (2010-03-25)
      Abstract Background Low- to middle-income countries are undergoing a health transition with non-communicable diseases contributing substantially to disease burden, despite persistence of undernutrition and infectious ...