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  • 1.   Adverse metabolic profiles in a cohort of obese Irish children

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the degree of obesity and glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and suspected non-alcoholic steatohepatosis in a pilot study of obese Irish children

    Ann Clin Biochem, Vol: 45 Page: 206-9 March 2008
    F. M. Finucane; L. Teong; S. Pittock; M. Fallon; M. Hatunic; C. Costigan; N. Murphy; V. E. Crowley; J. J. Nolan

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  • 2.   Correlates of increased risk of eating disorders in Irish school children

    The aim of this study was to estimate those Irish children who are potentially at risk of developing an eating disorder from the 2002 Health Behaviour in School Aged Children

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: suppl 40-2 September 2007
    C. Murrin; F. McNicholas; L. Keogh; F. Shiely; H. Corrigan; S. N. Gabhainn; C. C. Kelleher

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  • 3.   Current Literature

    Commentary: Food Allergic reactions in children in United Kingdom and Ireland

    Child: Care, Health and Development, Vol: 31 Page: 741-745 2005
    Richard Reading

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  • 4.   Detection of obstructive sleep apnea in pediatric subjects using surface lead electrocardiogram features

    The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of detecting obstructive sleep apnea in children using an automated classification system based on analysis of overnight electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings

    Sleep, Vol: 27 Page: 784-92 June 2004
    R. B. Shouldice; L. M. O'Brien; C. O'Brien; P. de Chazal; D. Gozal; C. Heneghan

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  • 5.   Early weaning is related to weight and rate of weight gain in infancy

    The aim of this study was to compare weight and weight gain in two groups of infants who differed in relation to weaning practices

    Child: Care, Health & Development, Vol: 34 Page: 59-64 2008
    S. Sloan; A. Gildea; M. Stewart; H. Sneddon; D. Iwaniec

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  • 6.   Energy density of the diet and change in body fatness from childhood to adolescence; is there a relation?

    The aim of this study was to assess the relation between the energy density of the diet in childhood, calculated in a number of ways, and change in adiposity from childhood to adolescence

    Am J Clin Nutr, Vol: 87 Page: 1230-7 May 2008
    T. A. McCaffrey; K. L. Rennie; M. A. Kerr; J. M. Wallace; M. P. Hannon-Fletcher; W. A. Coward; S. A. Jebb; M. B. Livingstone

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  • 7.   Epidemiology of childhood obesity in Europe

    This article discusses the epidemiology of childhood obesity in Europe

    Eur J Pediatr, Vol: 159 Suppl 1 Page: S14-34 September 2000
    B. Livingstone

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  • 8.   Maternal weight characteristics influence recurrence of fetal macrosomia in women with normal glucose tolerance

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between maternal weight characteristics and recurrence of fetal macrosomia in non-diabetic women delivering a second infant following primparious delivery of a marosomic infant

    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, Vol: 47 Page: 399-401 October 2007
    R. Mahony; M. Foley; F. McAuliffe; C. O'Herlihy

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  • 9.   Obesity and mode of delivery in primigravid and multigravid women

    The aim of the study was to examine the effects of maternal body mass index on the mode of delivery for primigravid and multigravid women.

    Am J Perinatol, Vol: 25 Page: 163-7 March 2008
    C. M. Lynch; D. J. Sexton; M. Hession; J. J. Morrison

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  • 10.   Obesity in people with intellectual disabilities: the impact of nurse-led health screenings and health promotion activities

    This study aimed to follow-up people identified as overweight and obese following special health screening clinics and to determine the actions taken. Secondly, to evaluate the impact of health promotion classes on participants' weight loss

    J Adv Nurs, Vol: 41 Page: 147-53 January 2003
    D. Marshall; R. McConkey; G. Moore

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  • 11.   Overweight and obesity epidemic among children. Answer from European countries

    This article discusses the methods and results used and conclusions found in available published papers on childhood overweight and obesity in Europe

    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord, Vol: 28 Suppl 3 Page: S10-5 November 2004
    I. Lissau

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  • 12.   Overweight and obesity in Irish primary schools: retrospective cohort study

    The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of using established methods and routinely generated data from the statutory primary school health-screening programme to estimate prevalence rates for overweight and obesity in children

    Child Care Health Dev, Vol: 31 Page: 499-506 September 2005
    C. McMaster; L. Cullen; N. Raymond

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  • 13.   Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Irish school children, using four different definitions

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Irish children using four different weight-for-height methods and to examine secular trends from previous national data

    Eur J Clin Nutr, Vol: 61 Page: 743-51 June 2007
    J. L. O'Neill; S. N. McCarthy; S. J. Burke; E. M. Hannon; M. Kiely; A. Flynn; M. A. Flynn; M. J. Gibney

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  • 14.   Self-reported pre-pregnancy maternal body mass index and infant birth-weight

    This study examined the association between maternal characteristics, particularly body mass index (BMI) and infant birth weight in 1048 live infants

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: suppl 20-3 September 2007
    C. Murrin; A. Segonds-Pichon; U. B. Fallon; F. Hannon; G. Bury; B. G. Loftus; A. W. Murphy; J. J. Morrison; S. Daly; C. C. Kelleher

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  • 15.   Ten-year trends for fatness in Northern Irish adolescents: the Young Hearts Projects--repeat cross-sectional study

    The aim of this study was to examine secular trends in measures of fatness over a 10-y period (the 1990s) in Northern Irish schoolchildren

    Int J Obes (Lond), Vol: 29 Page: 579-85 June 2005
    D. C. Watkins; L. J. Murray; P. McCarron; C. A. Boreham; G. W. Cran; I. S. Young; C. McGartland; P. J. Robson; J. M. Savage

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  • 16.   The EPICure study: growth and associated problems in children born at 25 weeks of gestational age or less

    The aim of this study was to examine growth outcomes of a geographically defined population of extremely preterm babies.

    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, Vol: 88 Page: F492-500 November 2003
    N. S. Wood; K. Costeloe; A. T. Gibson; E. M. Hennessy; N. Marlow; A. R. Wilkinson

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  • 17.   The incidence and impact of increased body mass index on maternal and fetal morbidity in the low-risk primigravid population

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence and impact of increased body mass index on maternal and fetal morbidity in the low-risk primigravid population

    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, Vol: 20 Page: 879-83 December 2007
    R. K. Sarkar; S. M. Cooley; J. C. Donnelly; T. Walsh; C. Collins; M. P. Geary

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  • 18.   The influence of survey duration on estimates of food intakes and its relevance for public health nutrition and food safety issues

    The aim of this study was to examine the influence of food consumption survey duration on estimates of percentage consumers, mean total population, and consumers only intakes and consider its relevance for public health nutrition and food safety issues

    Eur J Clin Nutr, Vol: 54 Page: 166-73 February 2000
    J. Lambe; J. Kearney; C. Leclercq; H. F. Zunft; S. De Henauw; C. J. Lamberg-Allardt; A. Dunne; M. J. Gibney

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