Harvard Pop Center faculty member Matthew Gillman, MD, has co-authored a study that reports on the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at lowering the gestational weight gain (GWG) among obese women, as well as reducing the likelihood of large-for-gestational age (LGA) babies.
The Impact of Childhood Social Disadvantage
How does social disadvantage in childhood correlate to cardiometabolic function and chronic disease status 40 years down the line? RWJF alumna Amy Non, along with Pop Center faculty members Ichiro Kawachi, Matthew Gilman, and Laura Kubzansky, take a look at how adverse social environments in early life play out across the life course. The study has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
Study shows link between lack of sleep and increased body fat in children
As reported on the Harvard Medical School’s website, a new study by Pop Center affiliated faculty members Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH and Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM published in Pediatrics shows a strong link between chronic lack sleep (from infancy through mid-childhood) and increased body fat.
More TV viewing (and among racial/ethnic minority children, the presence of a bedroom TV) was associated with shorter sleep from infancy to mid-childhood.
According to a recent study co-authored by Harvard Pop Center-affiliated faculty members Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM, and Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, more TV viewing (and among racial/ethnic minority children, the presence of a bedroom TV) was associated with shorter sleep from infancy to mid-childhood.
Is there a link between breastfeeding and positive eating attitudes in pre-adolescents?
Harvard Pop Center-affiliated faculty member Matthew Gilman, M.D., S.M., has co-authored a study that examines the relationship between duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding and pre-adolescent eating attitudes.
Measuring Fish Consumption
The association of fish consumption with positive health outcomes is dependent on accurate measurements of consumption. Study by Matthew Gilman, Pop Center faculty member, compares three methods of estimating fish intake.
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