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Playground behaviors of school-age children in relation to nutrition, schooling, and family characteristics.
(University of Nairobi, 1992)
Food intake measured over the course of a year, duration of schooling, and family SES were related to playground behaviors in a sample of 111 Kenyan school-age children. Better nourished children were more active, happy, ...
Quantitative associations between DNA damage in human placenta and maternal smoking and birth weight.
(University of Nairobi, 1988)
Comparison of blood smear microscopy to a rapid diagnostic test for in-vitro testing for P. falciparum malaria in Kenyan school children
OBJECTIVE: To compare the diagnostic performance of microscopy using Giemsa-stained thick and thin blood smears to a rapid malaria dipstick test (RDT) in detecting P. falciparum malaria in Kenyan school children. DESIGN: ...
Child nutrition in developing countries
Malnutrition permeates all aspects of health, growth, cognition, motor and social development of young children in developing countries. More than 50% of deaths in these children can be attributed to malnutrition, most ...
Serological determination of prevalence of congenital syphilis in two hospitals in Kenya.
Pubertal growth and development were compared in 342 privileged, urban children and 347 impoverished rural adolescents from Kenya. Measurements of height, weight, upper arm circumference, and triceps skinfolds revealed ...
Dietary micronutrients are associated with higher cognitive function gains among primary school children in rural Kenya
With the exception of iodine and Fe, there is still very limited information on the effect of micronutrients on cognitive function, especially among school-age children. The present analysis evaluates the relationship ...
The need for animal source foods by Kenyan children
Food intake and dietary patterns in Kenyan households have been studied since the 1920s. Reports on breastfeeding, nutrient intake, micronutrient deficiencies and the impacts of malaria and intestinal parasites on nutritional ...
Meat supplementation increases arm muscle area in Kenyan schoolchildren.
The present study examines the effect of animal-source-food (ASF) intake on arm muscle area growth as part of a larger study examining causal links between ASF intake, growth rate, physical activity, cognitive function and ...
Meat supplementation improves growth, cognitive, and behavioral outcomes in Kenyan children
A randomized, controlled school feeding study was conducted in rural Embu District, Kenya to test for a causal link between animal-source food intake and changes in micronutrient nutrition and growth, cognitive, and ...