WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 4

Creation Date: Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019

  • Unveiling risk factors of autism: Current evidence
  • Cow’s milk protein allergy – What’s new in research?
  • World Diabetes Day
  • A2 protein – What is it all about?
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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

Gut glutamate metabolism changes the gut microbiome of children with autism spectrum disorder (NEW!)

This article focuses on the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by providing new evidences on how gut composition changes regarding altered glutamate metabolism would impact children with ASD.

The potential role of maternal probiotics on glucose and lipid metabolism (NEW!)

A meta-analysis on 10 randomized controlled trials demonstrated that probiotic supplementation during pregnancy helps reduce fasting blood glucose level, serum insulin levels as well as insulin resistance. Total cholesterol and triglyceride levels were also decreased after probiotic supplementation.

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.