• Agreement Between Mothers and Fieldworkers While Assessing Child Development Using Ages and Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition in Nepal 

      Shrestha, Merina; Schwinger, Catherine; Hysing, Mari; Chandyo, Ram K; Ulak, Manjeswori; Ranjitkar, Suman; Kvestad, Ingrid; Sharma, Shakun; Shrestha, Laxman; Strand, Tor A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: The Ages and Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3) is becoming a widely used developmental assessment tool. The ASQ-3 can be completed by the caregivers (referred to as “mail out”), or by trained personnel ...
    • Association of Maternal Plasma Total Cysteine and Growth among Infants in Nepal: A Cohort Study 

      Arora, Nikhil; Strand, Tor A; Chandyo, Ram K; Elshorbagy, Amany; Shrestha, Laxman; Ueland, Per Magne; Ulak, Manjeswori; Schwinger, Catherine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Cysteine is a semi-essential amino acid that has been positively associated with growth in children. However, transgenerational effects remain unclear. The aim of this analysis was to assess whether maternal plasma total ...
    • Cobalamin and folate status in women during early pregnancy in Bhaktapur, Nepal 

      Schwinger, Catherine; Sharma, Shakun; Chandyo, Ram K; Hysing, Mari; Kvestad, Ingrid; Ulak, Manjeswori; Ranjitkar, Suman; Shrestha, Merina; Shrestha, Laxman; McCann, Adrian; Ueland, Per Magne; Strand, Tor Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The demand for cobalamin (vitamin B12) and folate is increased during pregnancy, and deficiency during pregnancy may lead to complications and adverse outcomes. Yet, the status of these micronutrients is unknown in many ...