Interview with Dr. Jose Hurtado – The emerging science behind the role of the microbiota in mastitis (NEW!)

  • The microbial etiology of mastitis and its effects on human milk
  • The role of probiotics in the prevention of mastitis

Interview with Dr. Marco Ho – The forefront of allergy prevention in the Hong Kong paediatric population

  • Trends in food allergies in Hong Kong children
  • The latest science in the field of allergy prevention and treatment

Interview with Prof. Tam Wing Hung – Be alert: Nutritional status during pregnancy

  • Nutrient adequacy of pregnant women in Hong Kong
  • Practical tips to improve maternal nutrition

Interview with Prof. Man Sau Wong – Maternal nutrition in Hong Kong

  • Nutrient adequacy among lactating women in Hong Kong
  • Nutritional characteristics of human milk

Interview with Prof. Clemens Kunz – New insights on the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs)

  • Possible health benefits of HMOs in infants with high hereditary allergy risk
  • Potential role of HMOs in infant neurodevelopment

Interview with Dr. Alfred Tam - Allergy in infants and young children: The situation in Hong Kong

  • Special cases of childhood allergy with indefinite clinical symptoms
  • Complementary feeding - A window of opportunity for inducing tolerance

Interview with Carol L Cheatham, PhD – The clinical significance of maternal genetics on nutrient availability and child cognitive development: What advice can I give to my patients?

  • The role of the FADS2 gene on maternal DHA levels and its implications in child cognitive development
  • Recommended dietary interventions for mothers and children with polymorphisms in their FADS2 gene complex

Interview with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta – Minimizing nutritional gaps in the continuum of maternal and child health

  • The impact of malnutrition on maternal and child health worldwide
  • Recommended dietary interventions to improve maternal and childhood nutrition

Interview with Professor Emeran Mayer – The microbiome-gut-brain interaction and its significance in obesity

  • The role of the microbiome-gut-brain axis in infant and childhood obesity
  • Recommended dietary interventions to modulate the gut microbiome for optimal weight management

Interview with Prof. Suzanne Ho – Nutrition for Midlife Women: Working towards Optimal Bone Health

  • Hormonal changes after menopause and their physiological effects
  • The roles of soy isoflavones in post-menopausal women’s health
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Academic Activities

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Carbohydrates in human milk and body composition of infants during the first year of life (NEW!)

This study investigated relationships between the intake of human milk carbohydrates in the first year of life and infant body composition. Higher total carbohydrate concentrations, including human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), were associated with increased lean mass and reduced adiposity.

Resources

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia. 

Growth Charts

The WHO Child Growth Standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS)1.