Publications by authors named "Shane Norris"

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Branched-chain and aromatic amino acids and cardiometabolic risk in Black African and Asian Indian populations.

Metabolomics 2020 Oct 8;16(10):108. Epub 2020 Oct 8.

Department of Chemical Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11306-020-01734-7DOI Listing
October 2020

The association between fetal growth and neonatal adiposity in urban South African infants.

Pediatr Obes 2020 Sep 30:e12737. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12737DOI Listing
September 2020

A qualitative study reporting maternal perceptions of the importance of play for healthy growth and development in the first two years of life.

BMC Pediatr 2020 Sep 9;20(1):428. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02321-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7487567PMC
September 2020

Antenatal depression and anxiety across pregnancy in urban South Africa.

J Affect Disord 2020 Dec 13;277:296-305. Epub 2020 Aug 13.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 29 Princess of Wales Terrace, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa; DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development, Faculty of Health Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.08.010DOI Listing
December 2020

Health system experiences of breast cancer survivors in urban South Africa.

Womens Health (Lond) 2020 Jan-Dec;16:1745506520949419

SAMRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1745506520949419DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7453471PMC
September 2020

Double-duty solutions for optimising maternal and child nutrition in urban South Africa: a qualitative study.

Public Health Nutr 2020 Aug 24:1-11. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

SAMRC/Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science, PRICELESS SA, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand,Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020002426DOI Listing
August 2020

Adolescent growth and BMI and their associations with early childhood growth in an urban South African cohort.

Am J Hum Biol 2020 Aug 18:e23469. Epub 2020 Aug 18.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23469DOI Listing
August 2020

Stunting in infancy, pubertal trajectories and adult body composition: the Birth to Twenty Plus cohort, South Africa.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2020 Aug 14. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41430-020-00716-1DOI Listing
August 2020

Maternal perspectives on infant feeding practices in Soweto, South Africa.

Public Health Nutr 2020 Aug 10:1-13. Epub 2020 Aug 10.

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020002451DOI Listing
August 2020

Innate lymphoid cells are reduced in pregnant HIV positive women and are associated with preterm birth.

Sci Rep 2020 Aug 6;10(1):13265. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, The Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-69966-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7413261PMC
August 2020

Screen Time and Sleep of Rural and Urban South African Preschool Children.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 07 29;17(15). Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7700, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155449DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7432324PMC
July 2020

Patient-Centred Care for Patients With Diabetes and HIV at a Public Tertiary Hospital in South Africa: An Ethnographic Study.

Int J Health Policy Manag 2020 May 6. Epub 2020 May 6.

Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijhpm.2020.65DOI Listing
May 2020

Integrating the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV into primary healthcare services after AIDS denialism in South Africa: perspectives of experts and health care workers - a qualitative study.

BMC Health Serv Res 2020 Jun 26;20(1):582. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Département de médecine sociale et préventive, École de Santé Publique, Université de Montréal, Pavillon 7101, Avenue du Parc, Montréal, QC, H3N 1X7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05381-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7318762PMC
June 2020

γδ T cell frequencies are altered in HIV positive pregnant South African women and are associated with preterm birth.

PLoS One 2020 25;15(6):e0235162. Epub 2020 Jun 25.

Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, The Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0235162PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7316337PMC
August 2020

Physical Activity Levels, Food Insecurity and Dietary Behaviours in Women from Soweto, South Africa.

J Community Health 2020 Jun 19. Epub 2020 Jun 19.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-020-00861-5DOI Listing
June 2020

Obstacles to intergenerational communication in caregivers' narratives regarding young people's sexual and reproductive health and lifestyle in rural South Africa.

BMC Public Health 2020 May 27;20(1):791. Epub 2020 May 27.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08780-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7251858PMC
May 2020

Changes in the Vα7.2+ CD161++ MAIT cell compartment in early pregnancy are associated with preterm birth in HIV-positive women.

Am J Reprod Immunol 2020 06 12;83(6):e13240. Epub 2020 Apr 12.

Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, The Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aji.13240DOI Listing
June 2020

'I'd say I'm fat, I'm not obese': obesity normalisation in urban-poor South Africa.

Public Health Nutr 2020 Jun 23;23(9):1515-1526. Epub 2020 Mar 23.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980019004440DOI Listing
June 2020

Deficits in Bone Architecture and Strength in Children Living With HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2020 05;84(1):101-106

Empilweni Services and Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002309DOI Listing
May 2020

Adjusting Haemoglobin Values for Altitude Maximizes Combined Sensitivity and Specificity to Detect Iron Deficiency among Women of Reproductive Age in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Nutrients 2020 Feb 27;12(3). Epub 2020 Feb 27.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu12030633DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7146192PMC
February 2020

Understanding how maternal social and biological factors are related to fetal growth in an urban South African cohort.

J Dev Orig Health Dis 2020 Feb 17:1-9. Epub 2020 Feb 17.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2040174420000045DOI Listing
February 2020

International gestational age-specific centiles for umbilical artery Doppler indices: a longitudinal prospective cohort study of the INTERGROWTH-21 Project.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020 06 16;222(6):602.e1-602.e15. Epub 2020 Jan 16.

Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; Oxford Maternal & Perinatal Health Institute, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2020.01.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7287403PMC
June 2020

Relationships Between Maternal Factors and Weight Loss Attempts Among Urban Male and Female Adolescents Living in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

J Adolesc Health 2020 Jan;66(1S):S17-S24

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.10.015DOI Listing
January 2020

High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and insulin resistance 6 years after hyperglycemia first detected in pregnancy in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care 2019 27;7(1):e000740. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000740DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6887495PMC
August 2020

A maternal "mixed, high sugar" dietary pattern is associated with fetal growth.

Matern Child Nutr 2020 04 27;16(2):e12912. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

SAMRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12912DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7083459PMC
April 2020

Kidney damage and associated risk factors in rural and urban sub-Saharan Africa (AWI-Gen): a cross-sectional population study.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 12;7(12):e1632-e1643

Division of Human Genetics, National Health Laboratory Service and University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30443-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7033368PMC
December 2019

Physical activity in early childhood education and care settings in a low-income, rural South African community: an observational study.

Rural Remote Health 2019 11 1;19(4):5249. Epub 2019 Nov 1.

Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; and MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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http://dx.doi.org/10.22605/RRH5249DOI Listing
November 2019

Associations of early-life growth with health using an allostatic load score in young, urban African adults: Birth to Twenty Plus Cohort.

J Dev Orig Health Dis 2019 Oct 29:1-9. Epub 2019 Oct 29.

SAMRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2040174419000667DOI Listing
October 2019

The association between household socio-economic status, maternal socio-demographic characteristics and adverse birth and infant growth outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review.

J Dev Orig Health Dis 2019 Oct 25:1-18. Epub 2019 Oct 25.

MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2040174419000680DOI Listing
October 2019

Exclusive breastfeeding policy, practice and influences in South Africa, 1980 to 2018: A mixed-methods systematic review.

PLoS One 2019 18;14(10):e0224029. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

SAMRC Developmental Pathways Health and Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0224029PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6799928PMC
March 2020

The multimorbidity profile of South African women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

Int J Cancer 2020 Jul 25;147(2):361-374. Epub 2019 Oct 25.

Noncommunicable Diseases Research Division, Wits Health Consortium (PTY) Ltd, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.32727DOI Listing
July 2020

Epigenetic modification of the pentose phosphate pathway and the IGF-axis in women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

Epigenomics 2019 09 4;11(12):1371-1385. Epub 2019 Oct 4.

Division of Human Genetics, National Health Laboratory Service and the School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/epi-2018-0206DOI Listing
September 2019

Age and gender influence healthy eating and physical activity behaviours in South African adolescents and their caregivers: Transforming Adolescent Lives through Nutrition Initiative (TALENT).

Public Health Nutr 2019 Oct 1:1-20. Epub 2019 Oct 1.

South African Medical Research Council/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2013, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980019002829DOI Listing
October 2019

Geographical influence on the distribution of the prevalence of hypertension in South Africa: a multilevel analysis.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2020 Jan/Feb 23;31(1):47-54. Epub 2019 Sep 20.

Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2019-047DOI Listing
September 2019

Progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors after hyperglycemia first detected in pregnancy: A cross-sectional study in Cape Town, South Africa.

PLoS Med 2019 09 9;16(9):e1002865. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002865DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6733438PMC
September 2019

Maternal and neonatal outcomes following a diabetic pregnancy within the context of HIV.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2019 Dec 15;147(3):404-412. Epub 2019 Sep 15.

SAMRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12956DOI Listing
December 2019

Sanitation and diarrhoea in infancy and CRP level at 18 years: the birth-to-twenty plus cohort.

Ann Hum Biol 2019 Aug 18;46(5):415-424. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

SA MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014460.2019.1657496DOI Listing
August 2019

Cancer, chemotherapy, and HIV: Living with cancer amidst comorbidity in a South African township.

Soc Sci Med 2019 09 30;237:112461. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

SAMRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Noncommunicable Diseases Research Division, Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd of University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112461DOI Listing
September 2019

Dolutegravir plus Two Different Prodrugs of Tenofovir to Treat HIV.

N Engl J Med 2019 08 24;381(9):803-815. Epub 2019 Jul 24.

From Ezintsha (W.D.F.V., M. Moorhouse, S.S., N.M., C.S., G.A., N.C., N.A., A.V.), Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences (W.D.F.V., M. Moorhouse, S.S., L.F., N.M., M. Masenya, C.S., G.A., N.C., M.C., N.A., A.V.), and the South African Medical Research Council Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences (S.N.), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London (A.Q., K.M., B.S.), and HIV i-Base (P.C.), London, and the Department of Translational Medicine, Liverpool University, Liverpool (A.H.) - all in the United Kingdom; ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health and Department of Pediatrics, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York (E.A.); and the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1902824DOI Listing
August 2019

Assessment of placental metal levels in a South African cohort.

Environ Monit Assess 2019 Jul 18;191(8):500. Epub 2019 Jul 18.

Nutrition Department, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 120 Mason Farm Rd, CB# 7264, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7638-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6681656PMC
July 2019

Attitudes and perceptions among urban South Africans towards sugar-sweetened beverages and taxation.

Public Health Nutr 2020 02 10;23(2):374-383. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

SAMRC Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 27 St Andrews Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980019001356DOI Listing
February 2020

Gender norms and health: insights from global survey data.

Lancet 2019 06 30;393(10189):2455-2468. Epub 2019 May 30.

Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; Center for Population Health Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30765-2DOI Listing
June 2019

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women of childbearing age in Africa during 2000-2016: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Open 2019 05 22;9(5):e024345. Epub 2019 May 22.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024345DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6538083PMC
May 2019

Environmental, Social, and Structural Constraints for Health Behavior: Perceptions of Young Urban Black Women During the Preconception Period-A Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative.

J Nutr Educ Behav 2019 09 15;51(8):946-957. Epub 2019 May 15.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2019.04.009DOI Listing
September 2019

Challenging socioeconomic status: A cross-cultural comparison of early executive function.

Dev Sci 2020 01 29;23(1):e12854. Epub 2019 May 29.

Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/desc.12854DOI Listing
January 2020

The impact of differences in plasma glucose between glucose oxidase and hexokinase methods on estimated gestational diabetes mellitus prevalence.

Sci Rep 2019 05 10;9(1):7238. Epub 2019 May 10.

MRC Developmental Pathways to Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-43665-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6510785PMC
May 2019

Response by Naidoo et al to Letter Regarding Article "Early Life Factors and Longitudinal Blood Pressure Trajectories Are Associated With Elevated Blood Pressure in Early Adulthood: BT20 Cohort".

Hypertension 2019 06;73(6):e84

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.12835DOI Listing
June 2019

What are the public health implications of the life course perspective?

Glob Health Action 2019 ;12(1):1603491

e MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine , University of Southampton , Southampton , UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2019.1603491DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6508051PMC
August 2019

The prevalence of malnutrition and growth percentiles for urban South African children.

BMC Public Health 2019 May 2;19(1):492. Epub 2019 May 2.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6794-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6498578PMC
May 2019

Perinatal outcomes associated with maternal HIV and antiretroviral therapy in pregnancies with accurate gestational age in South Africa.

AIDS 2019 08;33(10):1623-1633

Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, The Women's Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002222DOI Listing
August 2019

Accuracy of five plasma calibrated glucometers to screen for and diagnose gestational diabetes mellitus in a low resource clinic setting.

J Clin Transl Endocrinol 2019 Jun 8;16:100174. Epub 2018 Dec 8.

MRC Developmental Pathways to Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcte.2018.12.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6424057PMC
June 2019

C679X loss-of-function variant is associated with lower fasting glucose in black South African adolescents: Birth to Twenty Plus Cohort.

J Clin Transl Endocrinol 2019 Jun 28;16:100186. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Division of Human Genetics, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, National Health Laboratory Service & University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcte.2019.100186DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6407309PMC
June 2019

Integrated management of type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes within multi-morbidity conditions in Africa: a systematic review protocol.

BMJ Open 2019 03 12;9(3):e023684. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

École de santé publique, Université de Montréal, Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique de l'Université de Montréal (IRSPUM), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023684DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6429749PMC
March 2019

Associations of physical activity and gross motor skills with executive function in preschool children from low-income South African settings.

Dev Sci 2019 09 10;22(5):e12820. Epub 2019 Mar 10.

Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/desc.12820DOI Listing
September 2019

Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Body Image Disturbances Among South African Mothers and Their Daughters Living in Soweto, Johannesburg.

Fam Community Health 2019 Apr/Jun;42(2):140-149

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa (Drs Cohen, Micklesfield, and Norris); and Centre for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Wits Education Campus, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa (Dr Gradidge).

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April 2019

Cross-sectional associations of physical activity and gross motor proficiency with adiposity in South African children of pre-school age.

Public Health Nutr 2018 Dec 26:1-10. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

2MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit,Faculty of Health Sciences,University of the Witwatersrand,Johannesburg,South Africa.

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December 2018

Early Life Factors and Longitudinal Blood Pressure Trajectories Are Associated With Elevated Blood Pressure in Early Adulthood.

Hypertension 2019 02;73(2):301-309

From the MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health (S.N., J.K., S.A.N.), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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February 2019

Body composition and physical activity as mediators in the relationship between socioeconomic status and blood pressure in young South African women: a structural equation model analysis.

BMJ Open 2018 12 19;8(12):e023404. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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December 2018

Reliability and validity of last menstrual period for gestational age estimation in a low-to-middle-income setting.

J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2019 Jan 6;45(1):217-225. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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January 2019

Genetic risk score for adult body mass index associations with childhood and adolescent weight gain in an African population.

Genes Nutr 2018 1;13:24. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

1Faculty of Science, School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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August 2018

Demographic, socio-economic and behavioural correlates of BMI in middle-aged black men and women from urban Johannesburg, South Africa.

Glob Health Action 2018 ;11(sup2):1448250

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November 2018

Maternal traditional dietary pattern and antiretroviral treatment exposure are associated with neonatal size and adiposity in urban, black South Africans.

Br J Nutr 2018 09 30;120(5):557-566. Epub 2018 Jul 30.

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September 2018

Environmental lead exposure and pubertal trajectory classes in South African adolescent males and females.

Sci Total Environ 2018 Jul 20;628-629:1437-1445. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

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July 2018

"I will leave the baby with my mother": Long-distance travel and follow-up care among HIV-positive pregnant and postpartum women in South Africa.

J Int AIDS Soc 2018 07;21 Suppl 4:e25121

Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA.

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July 2018

Genetic variants in SEC16B are associated with body composition in black South Africans.

Nutr Diabetes 2018 07 19;8(1):43. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

Division of Human Genetics, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, National Health Laboratory Service & University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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July 2018

Stress begets stress: the association of adverse childhood experiences with psychological distress in the presence of adult life stress.

BMC Public Health 2018 07 5;18(1):835. Epub 2018 Jul 5.

DST-NRF Center of Excellence in Human Development, University of the Witwatersrand, 1st Floor School of Public Health Building, Wits Education Campus, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa.

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July 2018

Influence of socioeconomic status on changes in body size and physical activity in ageing black South African women.

Eur Rev Aging Phys Act 2018 26;15. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

3Department of Chemical Pathology, National Health Laboratory Service, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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April 2018

Different adiposity indices and their association with blood pressure and hypertension in middle-aged urban black South African men and women: findings from the AWI-GEN South African Soweto Site.

BMC Public Health 2018 04 19;18(1):524. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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April 2018

Rural-urban variations in age at menarche, adult height, leg-length and abdominal adiposity in black South African women in transitioning South Africa.

Ann Hum Biol 2018 Mar 20;45(2):123-132. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

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March 2018

The prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus amongst black South African women is a public health concern.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2018 May 8;139:278-287. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

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May 2018

The Influence of Objectively Measured Physical Activity During Pregnancy on Maternal and Birth Outcomes in Urban Black South African Women.

Matern Child Health J 2018 08;22(8):1190-1199

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August 2018

Estimating the pathways through which maternal education affects stunting: evidence from an urban cohort in South Africa.

Public Health Nutr 2018 07 19;21(10):1810-1818. Epub 2018 Feb 19.

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July 2018

Developmental origins of health and disease in Africa-influencing early life.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 03;6(3):e244-e245

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.

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March 2018

Dietary Habits and Eating Practices and Their Association with Overweight and Obesity in Rural and Urban Black South African Adolescents.

Nutrients 2018 Jan 29;10(2). Epub 2018 Jan 29.

MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa.

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January 2018

Insights into the genetics of blood pressure in black South African individuals: the Birth to Twenty cohort.

BMC Med Genomics 2018 01 17;11(1). Epub 2018 Jan 17.

School of Molecular & Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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January 2018

The associations between adult body composition and abdominal adiposity outcomes, and relative weight gain and linear growth from birth to age 22 in the Birth to Twenty Plus cohort, South Africa.

PLoS One 2018 16;13(1):e0190483. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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February 2018