WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 1 (NEW!)

  • 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 3

  • Vitamin D deficiency and rickets – Summary of a local case and nutrition recommendations
  • Human milk oligosaccharides in infant nutrition – The next breakthrough?
  • Celiac Disease – Current recommendations and potential treatments
  • Lifestyle versus preterm birth – Yes or no?

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

Iodine during the first 1000 days of life (NEW!)

This review article elucidated the influences of iodine on brain development and some disorders like lower intelligence quotients (IQ) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) through summarizing available data from both animal and human studies.

Resources

Vitamin D and calcium intake calculator from CNAG (NEW!)

  • An interactive tool developed by CNAG for parents to calculate daily vitamin D and calcium intake of their child

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.