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Relationship between Early Life Factors and Renal Function in Afro-Caribbean Young Adults: Analysis from the Jamaica 1986 Birth Cohort Study

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10.7727/wimj.2015.450
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165-72
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This study examines the relationship between birth weight and renal function among an Afro-Caribbean population of young adults from the 1986 Jamaica Birth Cohort. Our analyses show significant associations between low birth weight and reduced, estimated, glomerular filtration rate.

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Objective: To investigate the relationship between intrauterine growth and renal function among Jamaican young adults.

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08 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 08 Sep, 2015

The Jamaican Fetus – Overview of Various Studies

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323–30
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This is a longitudinal study of maternal nutrition and its effect on birth outcome and postnatal growth and blood pressure. This article is a conglomerate of papers which were produced from this work.

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Objective: To describe a series of studies conducted which investigated maternal nutrition and its effect on birth outcome.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

Elements in Human Placentae in Jamaica

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479–85
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Fifty-two placentae of Jamaican mothers, with a mean age of 29 years, at term were collected. Samples were analysed using Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis for mercury and 9 other elements. Data were correlated with several parameters collected at delivery and by questionnaire data.

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Aim: To investigate the relationships, if any, between elemental content of the placenta with age of mother, birthweight and the Apgar scores of a neonate.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Pattern of Pregnancy Weight Gain in Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease and effect on Birth Size

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36–40
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Maternal weight gain between 25–30 weeks gestation correlates positively with birthweight among AA mothers but appears delayed beyond 30 weeks in SS mothers.

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Objective: To assess pregnancy weight gain and newborn anthropometry in mothers with homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease and normal controls.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013
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