WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 2 (NEW!)

  • The critical window of intervening neurodevelopment
  • Guidelines for a nutritionally adequate vegetarian diet
  • Infertility Awareness Week – The role of dietary intervention
  • Maternal DHA status - Its role in programming future generations

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 1

  • A new landscape of gestational diabetes mellitus
  • The connections between myelination, nutrition and cognition
  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!
  • Local research - Studying Impact of Nutrition on Growth (SING) Study

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Special Issue 1

  • The innovative journey of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs): From discovery to application

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 4

  • Local study reveals – Are Hong Kong preschool children eating well?
  • Gut-brain axis from the infant gut microbiome to cognitive outcomes
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week 2017 – Have you got vaccinated?
  • Vitamin D – A missing link to reproductive outcomes?

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 2

  • Organic food – An alternative food choice using natural substances, respecting environmental protection and animal welfare
  • Evolving nutrition of human milk – The macronutrient perspective
  • Clues to Alzheimer’s risk in early life
  • Vitamin D – A modifiable risk factor for cardiometabolic diseases?

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 1

  • Breast pain in lactating women – A summary of a local report and nutrition recommendations
  • Clinical guideline for managing pediatric acute gastroenteritis in the outpatient setting
  • Down syndrome and nutrition
  • Anisakiasis – Authoritative guidelines on parasite destruction in fish intended for raw consumption

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2016 Issue 4

  • Constipation in Hong Kong children at a glance
  • The potential influence of prebiotics on nutrient absorption in early life
  • Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy - Latest clinical management guidelines

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2016 October Special Issue

  • Intervening during pregnancy and lactation to impact health outcomes: From knowledge to practice
  • Micronutrient deficiencies and growth in childhood: An integrative approach

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2016 Issue 3

  • Maternal thyroid disorders
  • Insights into the importance of micronutrient adequacy with a zinc focus on immune health
  • Roles of LCPUFAs from postnatal maternal and infant diets on immune functions

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2016 June Special Issue

  • Announcement of the Baby Connectome Project by the Foundation for the National Institutes of 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

Maternal omega-3 fatty acid status and early preterm birth (NEW!)

This is the first study to investigate if a low plasma omega-3 fatty acid status during pregnancy is associated with an elevated risk of early preterm birth, < 34 weeks of gestation.

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.