Effects of interactions among illness, diet, enteropathogens and the home environment on cognitive development

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

A longitudinal birth cohort study revealed the interaction between infections and illness on cognitive development. Reducing frequency of illness, improving safety and healthfulness of child’s environment as well as improving dietary intake can help supporting cognitive development.

Reference:

MAL-ED Network Investigators. Early childhood cognitive development is affected by interactions among illness, diet, enteropathogens and the home environment: findings from the MAL-ED birth cohort study. 2018; 3(4): e000752.
 

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