2015 Publications

SCHOOL OF HUMAN NUTRITION – 2015 PUBLICATIONS

Achkar M, Dodds L, Giguère Y, Forest JC, Armson BA, Woolcott C, Agellon S, Spencer A, Weiler HA., Vitamin D status in early pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Apr;212(4):511.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.11.009. Epub 2014 Nov 13.

Alu’datt, M.H., Gammoh, S., Johargy, A., Kubow, S., Rawashdeh, M., Optimization of phenolic content, anti-oxidant and inhibitory activities of alpha-glucosidase and angiotensin converting (ac) enzymes from Zingiber Officinale Z. Int. J. Food Prop. 2015 DOI: 10.1080/10942912.2015.1063066

Alu'datt MH, Rababah T, Johargy A, Gammoh S, Ereifej K, Alhamad MN, Brewer MS, Saati AA, Kubow S, Rawshdeh M., Extraction, optimisation and characterisation of phenolics from Thymus vulgaris L.: phenolic content and profiles in relation to antioxidant, antidiabetic and antihypertensive properties. Int J Food Sci Tech. 21 Sept 2015 https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12944

Arini A, Cavallin JE, Berninger JP, Marfil-Vega R, Mills M, Villeneuve DL, Basu N., In vivo and In vitro neurochemical-based assessments of wastewater effluents from the Maumee River area of concern. Environ Pollut. 2016 Apr;211:9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.12.028. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

Asampong E, Dwuma-Badu K, Stephens J, Srigboh R, Neitzel R, Basu N, Fobil JN., Health seeking behaviours among electronic waste workers in Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2015 Oct 16;15:1065. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2376-z.

Basu N, Renne EP, Long RN., An Integrated Assessment Approach to Address Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Sep 17;12(9):11683-98. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120911683.

Basu N., Applications and implications of neurochemical biomarkers in environmental toxicology. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2015 Jan;34(1):22-9. doi: 10.1002/etc.2783. Epub 2014 Dec 12. Review.

Basu N, Clarke E, Green A, Calys-Tagoe B, Chan L, Dzodzomenyo M, Fobil J, Long RN, Neitzel RL, Obiri S, Odei E, Ovadje L, Quansah R, Rajaee M, Wilson ML., Integrated assessment of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana--part 1: human health review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 May 13;12(5):5143-76. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120505143. Review.

Basu A, Phipps S, Long R, Essegbey G, Basu N., Identification of Response Options to Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) in Ghana via the Delphi Process. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Sep 10;12(9):11345-63. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120911345.

Bédard N, Jammoul S, Moore T, Wykes L, Hallauer PL, Hastings KE, Stretch C, Baracos V, Chevalier S, Plourde M, Coyne E, Wing SS., Inactivation of the ubiquitin-specific protease 19 deubiquitinating enzyme protects against muscle wasting. FASEB J. 2015 Sep;29(9):3889-98. doi: 10.1096/fj.15-270579. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

Belay A, Marquis G, Desse G., Socio-Demographic Factors Affect Zinc Status of Infants and Preschool Children in East Gojjam, Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Journal of Food Science and Engineering. 2015; 5. doi: 10.9734/EJNFS/2015/20867

Bianchini C, Lavery P, Agellon S, Weiler HA., The generation of C-3α epimer of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and its biological effects on bone mineral density in adult rodents. Calcif Tissue Int. 2015 May;96(5):453-64. doi: 10.1007/s00223-015-9973-9. Epub 2015 Feb 25.

Bradley M, Rutkiewicz J, Mittal K, Fernie K, Basu N., In ovo exposure to organophosphorous flame retardants: survival, development, neurochemical, and behavioral changes in white leghorn chickens. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2015 Nov-Dec;52(Pt B):228-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ntt.2015.08.003. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

Brett NR, Lavery P, Agellon S, Vanstone CA, Maguire JL, Rauch F, Weiler HA., Dietary vitamin D dose-response in healthy children 2 to 8 y of age: a 12-wk randomized controlled trial using fortified foods. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Jan;103(1):144-52. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.115956. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

Calys-Tagoe BN, Ovadje L, Clarke E, Basu N, Robins T., Injury Profiles Associated with Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Tarkwa, Ghana. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Jul 10;12(7):7922-37. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120707922.

Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Havstad S, Basu N, Ownby DR, Park SK, Ownby DR, Johnson CC, Wegienka G., Detectable Blood Lead Level and Body Size in Early Childhood. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2016 May;171(1):41-7. doi: 10.1007/s12011-015-0500-7. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Chomat AM, Solomons NW, Koski KG, Wren HM, Vossenaar M, Scott ME., Quantitative Methodologies Reveal a Diversity of Nutrition, Infection/Illness, and Psychosocial Stressors During Pregnancy and Lactation in Rural Mam-Mayan Mother-Infant Dyads From the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Food Nutr Bull. 2015 Dec;36(4):415-40. doi: 10.1177/0379572115610944. Epub 2015 Oct 19.

Christian AK, Marquis GS, Colecraft EK, Lartey A, Sakyi-Dawson O, Ahunu BK, Butler LM., Caregivers' nutrition knowledge and attitudes are associated with household food diversity and children's animal source food intake across different agro-ecological zones in Ghana. Br J Nutr. 2016 Jan 28;115(2):351-60. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515004468. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

DeGuire JR, Mak IL, Lavery P, Agellon S, Wykes LJ, Weiler HA., Orchidectomy-induced alterations in volumetric bone density, cortical porosity and strength of femur are attenuated by dietary conjugated linoleic acid in aged guinea pigs. Bone. 2015 Apr;73:42-50. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2014.12.005. Epub 2014 Dec 15.

Dicks N, Gutierrez K, Michalak M, Bordignon V, Agellon LB., Endoplasmic reticulum stress, genome damage, and cancer. Front Oncol. 2015 Feb 3;5:11. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2015.00011. eCollection 2015. Review

Djekic-Ivankovic M, Weiler HA, Nikolic M, Kadvan A, Gurinovic M, Mandic LM, Glibetic M., Validity of an FFQ assessing the vitamin D intake of young Serbian women living in a region without food fortification: the method of triads model. Public Health Nutr. 2016 Feb;19(3):437-45. doi: 10.1017/S136898001500138X. Epub 2015 May 11.

Dornbos P, Chernyak S, Rutkiewicz J, Cooley T, Strom S, Batterman S, Basu N., Hepatic polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) levels in Wisconsin river otters (Lontra canadensis) and Michigan bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). J Great Lakes Res. 2015 Mar;41(1):222-227.

Duggavathi R, Siddappa D, Schuermann Y, Pansera M, Menard IJ, Praslickova D, Agellon LB., The fatty acid binding protein 6 gene (Fabp6) is expressed in murine granulosa cells and is involved in ovulatory response to superstimulation. J Reprod Dev. 2015;61(3):237-40. doi: 10.1262/jrd.2014-139. Epub 2015 Mar 5

Eggers Pedersen K, Basu N, Letcher R, Greaves AK, Sonne C, Dietz R, Styrishave B., Brain region-specific perfluoroalkylated sulfonate (PFSA) and carboxylic acid (PFCA) accumulation and neurochemical biomarker responses in east Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Environ Res. 2015 Apr;138:22-31. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.01.015. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Evans RD, Grochowina NM, Basu N, O'Connor EM, Hickie BE, Rouvinen-Watt K, Evans HE, Chan HM., Uptake of selenium and mercury by captive mink: Results of a controlled feeding experiment. Chemosphere. 2016 Feb;144:1582-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.09.096. Epub 2015 Oct 26.

Feldman F, Moore C, da Silva L, Gaspard G, Gustafson L, Singh S, Barr SI, Kitts DD, Weiler HA, Green TJ., Response to Tkachuk and colleagues. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Apr;63(4):835-7. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13363. No abstract available.

Fernandez MA, Kubow S, Gray-Donald K, Knight J, Gaskin PS., Drastic increases in overweight and obesity from 1981 to 2010 and related risk factors: results from the Barbados Children's Health and Nutrition Study. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Dec;18(17):3070-7. doi: 10.1017/S1368980015002190. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Fernie KJ, Palace V, Peters LE, Basu N, Letcher RJ, Karouna-Renier NK, Schultz SL, Lazarus RS, Rattner BA., Investigating endocrine and physiological parameters of captive American kestrels exposed by diet to selected organophosphate flame retardants. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Jun 16;49(12):7448-55. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b00857. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

Gillis C, Loiselle SE, Fiore JF Jr, Awasthi R, Wykes L, Liberman AS, Stein B, Charlebois P, Carli F., Prehabilitation with Whey Protein Supplementation on Perioperative Functional Exercise Capacity in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Resection for Cancer: A Pilot Double-Blinded Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016 May;116(5):802-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2015.06.007. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

González-Fernández D, Koski KG, Sinisterra OT, Del Carmen Pons E, Murillo E, Scott ME., Interactions among urogenital, intestinal, skin, and oral infections in pregnant and lactating Panamanian Ngäbe women: a neglected public health challenge. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jun;92(6):1100-10. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0547. Epub 2015 Mar 30.

Goodrich JM, Chou HN, Gruninger SE, Franzblau A, Basu N., Exposures of dental professionals to elemental mercury and methylmercury. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 Jan-Feb;26(1):78-85. doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.52. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

Hazell TJ, Pham TT, Jean-Philippe S, Finch SL, El Hayek J, Vanstone CA, Agellon S, Rodd CJ, Weiler HA., Vitamin D status is associated with bone mineral density and bone mineral content in preschool-aged children. J Clin Densitom. 2015 Jan-Mar;18(1):60-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jocd.2014.04.121. Epub 2014 May 28.

Iskandar MM, Lands LC, Sabally K, Azadi B, Meehan B, Mawji N, Skinner CD, Kubow S., High Hydrostatic Pressure Pretreatment of Whey Protein Isolates Improves Their Digestibility and Antioxidant Capacity. Foods. 2015 May 28;4(2):184-207. doi: 10.3390/foods4020184.

Joseph SA, Casapía M, Montresor A, Rahme E, Ward BJ, Marquis GS, Pezo L, Blouin B, Maheu-Giroux M, Gyorkos TW., The Effect of Deworming on Growth in One-Year-Old Children Living in a Soil-Transmitted Helminth-Endemic Area of Peru: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Oct 1;9(10):e0004020. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004020. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Dec;9(12):e0004288.

Kasvis P, Cohen TR, Loiselle SÈ, Kim N, Hazell TJ, Vanstone CA, Rodd C, Plourde H, Weiler HA., Foot-to-foot bioelectrical impedance accurately tracks direction of adiposity change in overweight and obese 7- to 13-year-old children. Nutr Res. 2015 Mar;35(3):206-13. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2014.12.012. Epub 2015 Jan 7.

Krause RJ, Koski KG, Pons E, Sandoval N, Sinisterra O, Scott ME., Ascaris and hookworm transmission in preschool children from rural Panama: role of yard environment, soil eggs/larvae and hygiene and play behaviours. Parasitology. 2015 Oct;142(12):1543-54. doi: 10.1017/S0031182015001043. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Krebs J, Agellon LB, Michalak M., Ca(2+) homeostasis and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress: An integrated view of calcium signaling. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Apr 24;460(1):114-21. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.02.004. Review.

Kubow S, Sorenson M, Alkazemi D, Roberts LJ 2nd, Adamski KN, Jason L., Novel associations of F2-isoprostanes, F3-isoprostanes and isofurans in older adults with chronic fatigue syndrome: an exploratory study. 2015 Clinical Res. 1(1) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/clroa.103

Kubow S, Iskandar MM, Sabally K, Azadi B, Sadeghi Ekbatan S, Kumarathasan P, Das DD, Prakash S, Burgos G, Zum Felde T., Biotransformation of anthocyanins from two purple-fleshed sweet potato accessions in a dynamic gastrointestinal system. Food Chem. 2016 Feb 1;192:171-7. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.06.105. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

Long RN, Renne EP, Basu N., Understanding the Social Context of the ASGM Sector in Ghana: A Qualitative Description of the Demographic, Health, and Nutritional Characteristics of a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Oct 12;12(10):12679-96. doi: 10.3390/ijerph121012679.

Mak IL, DeGuire JR, Lavery P, Agellon S, Weiler HA., Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, peripheral quantitative computed tomography, and micro-computed tomography techniques are discordant for bone density and geometry measurements in the guinea pig. J Bone Miner Metab. 2016 May;34(3):266-76. doi: 10.1007/s00774-015-0675-1. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

March KM, Chen NN, Karakochuk CD, Shand AW, Innis SM, von Dadelszen P, Barr SI, Lyon MR, Whiting SJ, Weiler HA, Green TJ., Maternal vitamin D₃ supplementation at 50 μg/d protects against low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in infants at 8 wk of age: a randomized controlled trial of 3 doses of vitamin D beginning in gestation and continued in lactation. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Aug;102(2):402-10. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.106385. Epub 2015 Jul 8. Erratum in: Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Nov;104(5):1491.

Marquis GS, Colecraft EK, Sakyi-Dawson O, Lartey A, Ahunu BK, Birks KA, Butler LM, Reddy MB, Jensen HH, Huff-Lonergan E., An integrated microcredit, entrepreneurial training, and nutrition education intervention is associated with better growth among preschool-aged children in rural Ghana. J Nutr. 2015 Feb;145(2):335-43. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.194498. Epub 2014 Dec 10.

McNally JD, O'Hearn K, Lawson ML, Maharajh G, Geier P, Weiler H, Redpath S, McIntyre L, Fergusson D, Menon K; Canadian Critical Care Trials Groups., Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in children following cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Sep 9;16:402. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0922-8.

Mofid LS, Casapía M, Montresor A, Rahme E, Fraser WD, Marquis GS, Vercruysse J, Allen LH, Gyorkos TW., Maternal Deworming Research Study (MADRES) protocol: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised trial to determine the effectiveness of deworming in the immediate postpartum period. BMJ Open. 2015 Jun 17;5(6):e008560. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008560.

Moreau M, Plourde H, Hendrickson-Nelson M, Martin J., Efficacy of Nutrition Education-Based Cooking Workshops in Community-Dwelling Adults Aged 50 Years and Older. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2015;34(4):369-87. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2015.1084257.

Morgan C, Dodds L, Langille DB, Weiler HA, Armson BA, Forest JC, Giguère Y, Woolcott CG., Cord blood vitamin D status and neonatal outcomes in a birth cohort in Quebec, Canada. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 Apr;293(4):731-8. doi: 10.1007/s00404-015-3899-3. Epub 2015 Sep 24.

Nassar AMK, Kubow S, Donnelly DJ., High-Throughput Screening of Sensory and Nutritional Characteristics for Cultivar Selection in Commercial Hydroponic Greenhouse Crop Production. Int J Agron. 2015(12):1-28  doi : 10.1155/2015/376417

Obi E, Okafor C, Igwebe A, Ebenebe J, Afonne OJ, Ifediata F, Orisakwe OE, Nriagu JO, Basu N., Elevated prenatal methylmercury exposure in Nigeria: evidence from maternal and cord blood. Chemosphere. 2015 Jan;119:485-9. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.07.038. Epub 2014 Aug 9.

Ohemeng A, Marquis GS, Lartey A., Household Food Insecurity is Associated with Respiratory Infections Among 6-11-Month Old Infants in Rural Ghana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Aug;34(8):821-5. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000743.

Papaioannou A, Santesso N, Morin SN, Feldman S, Adachi JD, Crilly R, Giangregorio LM, Jaglal S, Josse RG, Kaasalainen S, Katz P, Moser A, Pickard L, Weiler H, Whiting S, Skidmore CJ, Cheung AM; Scientific Advisory Council of Osteoporosis Canada., Recommendations for preventing fracture in long-term care. CMAJ. 2015 Oct 20;187(15):1135-44, E450-61. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.141331. Epub 2015 Sep 14. English, French. No abstract available.

Parajuli RP, Goodrich JM, Chou HN, Gruninger SE, Dolinoy DC, Franzblau A, Basu N., Genetic polymorphisms are associated with hair, blood, and urine mercury levels in the American Dental Association (ADA) study participants. Environ Res. 2016 Aug;149:247-258. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.11.032. Epub 2015 Dec 7.

Pareja RG, Marquis GS, Penny ME, Dixon PM., A case-control study to examine the association between breastfeeding during late pregnancy and risk of a small-for-gestational-age birth in Lima, Peru. Matern Child Nutr. 2015 Apr;11(2):190-201. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12000. Epub 2012 Oct 1.

Piccolomini AF, Kubow S, Lands LC., Clinical Potential of Hyperbaric Pressure-Treated Whey Protein. Healthcare (Basel). 2015 Jun 19;3(2):452-65. doi: 10.3390/healthcare3020452. Review.

Poirier J, Kubow S, Noël M, Dupont C, Egeland GM., The hypertriglyceridemic-waist phenotype is associated with the Framingham risk score and subclinical atherosclerosis in Canadian Cree. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2015 Nov;25(11):1050-5. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2015.09.004. Epub 2015 Sep 25.

Rajaee M, Sánchez BN, Renne EP, Basu N., An Investigation of Organic and Inorganic Mercury Exposure and Blood Pressure in a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Aug 21;12(8):10020-38. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120810020.

Rajaee M, Obiri S, Green A, Long R, Cobbina SJ, Nartey V, Buck D, Antwi E, Basu N., Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana-Part 2: Natural Sciences Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Jul 31;12(8):8971-9011. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120808971. Review.

Rajaee M, Long RN, Renne EP, Basu N., Mercury Exposure Assessment and Spatial Distribution in A Ghanaian Small-Scale Gold Mining Community. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Sep 1;12(9):10755-82. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120910755.

Raudsepp-Hearne C, Aiello A, Hussein AA, Heller MV, Johns T, Capson TL., Differential Sequestration of a Cytotoxic Vismione from the Host Plant Vismia baccifera by Periphoba arcaei and Pyrrhopyge thericles. J Chem Ecol. 2015 Sep;41(9):816-21. doi: 10.1007/s10886-015-0614-6. Epub 2015 Aug 28

Sherman LS, Blum JD, Basu N, Rajaee M, Evers DC, Buck DG, Petrlik J, DiGangi J., Assessment of mercury exposure among small-scale gold miners using mercury stable isotopes. Environ Res. 2015 Feb;137:226-34. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.12.021. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

Solomons NW, Vossenaar M, Chomat AM, Doak CM, Koski KG, Scott ME., Stunting at birth: recognition of early-life linear growth failure in the western highlands of Guatemala. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Jul;18(10):1737-45. doi: 10.1017/S136898001400264X.

Somers EC, Ganser MA, Warren JS, Basu N, Wang L, Zick SM, Park SK., Mercury Exposure and Antinuclear Antibodies among Females of Reproductive Age in the United States: NHANES. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Aug;123(8):792-8. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1408751. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Starr LM, Koski KG, Scott ME., Expression of growth-related genes in the mouse placenta is influenced by interactions between intestinal nematode (Heligmosomoides bakeri) infection and dietary protein deficiency. Int J Parasitol. 2016 Feb;46(2):97-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2015.09.004. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

Starr LM, Scott ME, Koski KG., Protein deficiency and intestinal nematode infection in pregnant mice differentially impact fetal growth through specific stress hormones, growth factors, and cytokines. J Nutr. 2015 Jan;145(1):41-50. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.202630. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

Tabatabaei N, Rodd CJ, Kremer R, Weiler HA., Osteocalcin, but not deoxypyridinoline, increases in response to isoflurane-induced anaesthesia in young female guinea pigs. J Bone Miner Metab. 2015 May;33(3):253-60. doi: 10.1007/s00774-014-0593-7. Epub 2014 May 24.

Tufts HR, Harris CS, Bukania ZN, Johns T., Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Kenyan Leafy Green Vegetables, Wild Fruits, and Medicinal Plants with Potential Relevance for Kwashiorkor. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:807158. doi: 10.1155/2015/807158. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

Vassilyadi P, Harding SV, Nitschmann E, Wykes LJ., Experimental colitis and malnutrition differentially affect the metabolism of glutathione and related sulfhydryl metabolites in different tissues. Eur J Nutr. 2016 Jun;55(4):1769-76. doi: 10.1007/s00394-015-0995-x. Epub 2015 Jul 25.

Virani S, Rentschler KM, Nishijo M, Ruangyuttikarn W, Swaddiwudhipong W, Basu N, Rozek LS., DNA methylation is differentially associated with environmental cadmium exposure based on sex and smoking status. Chemosphere. 2016 Feb;145:284-90. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.10.123. Epub 2015 Dec 11.

Weiler HA, Jean-Philippe S, Cohen TR, Vanstone CA, Agellon S., Depleted iron stores and iron deficiency anemia associated with reduced ferritin and hepcidin and elevated soluble transferrin receptors in a multiethnic group of preschool-age children. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2015 Sep;40(9):887-94. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2014-0328. Epub 2015 May 4.

Wren HM, Solomons NW, Chomat AM, Scott ME, Koski KG., Cultural determinants of optimal breastfeeding practices among indigenous Mam-Mayan women in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. J Hum Lact. 2015 Feb;31(1):172-84. doi: 10.1177/0890334414560194.