Children

Study of first-graders shows fetal alcohol spectrum disorders prevalent in US communities

February 06, 2018

Synopsis: NIH-funded research examined over 6,000 children to determine the prevalence of FASD ranged from 1.1 to 5 percent. The findings are reported online in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was co-led by Philip May, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, […]

Choline supplementation in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

October 07, 2015

Choline supplementation in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct 7, Wozniak JR1, Fuglestad AJ2, Eckerle JK3, Fink BA2, Hoecker HL4, Boys CJ3, Radke JP5, Kroupina MG3, Miller NC3, Brearley AM6, Zeisel SH7, Georgieff MK3. 1Department of Psychiatry, jwozniak@umn.edu. 2Department of Psychiatry. 3Department of Pediatrics, and. 4School […]

Adiposity, Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness in Middle School Aged Children

April 07, 2015

Adiposity, Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness in Middle School Aged Children,  Apr 2015 ,The FASEB Journal, David Nieman1, Dustin Dew1 and Pamela Krasen1 1North Carolina Research Campus Appalachian State University Kannapolis NC United States Abstract National data suggest that aerobic fitness and adiposity are negatively correlated in children, but this relationship was established using submaximal exercise tests and skinfold […]

MURDOCK Study Contributor Warns Against Children & Energy Drinks

December 16, 2014

Our kids are downing energy drinks at an alarming rate Published in the Durham Herald Sun, November 22, 2014. Read the original article. Written by Diane Uzarski, doctoral student at the Duke University School of Nursing and key contributor to the MURDOCK Study’s research on Alzheimer’s. As North Carolina begins its beloved college basketball season, […]

A 6-week diet and exercise intervention alters metabolic syndrome risk factors in obese Chinese children aged 11–13 years

June 28, 2013

A 6-week diet and exercise intervention alters metabolic syndrome risk factors in obese Chinese children aged 11–13 years. Journal of Sport and Health Science. E-pub June 28, 2013. Beibei Luoa, Yang Yang, David C. Nieman, Yajun Zhang, Jie Wang, Ru Wang, Peijie Chen. Key Laboratory of Exercise and Health Sciences of Ministry of Education, Shanghai […]

Elicited Imitation Performance at 20 Months Predicts Memory Abilities in School-Age Children

January 01, 2013

Elicited Imitation Performance at 20 Months Predicts Memory Abilities in School-Age Children. Journal of Cognition and Developmental: official journal of the Cognitive Development Society. January 1, 2013 Riggins T, Cheatham CL, Stark E, Bauer PJ. University of Maryland, College Park; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, NC Research Campus; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Emory […]