• Association of Plasma Total Cysteine and Anthropometric Status in 6–30 Months Old Indian Children 

      Schwinger, Catherine; Chowdhury, Ranadip; Sharma, Shakun; Bhandari, Nita; Taneja, Sunita; Ueland, Per Magne; Strand, Tor A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      High-quality protein has been associated with child growth; however, the role of the amino acid cysteine remains unclear. The aim was to measure the extent to which plasma total cysteine (tCys) concentration is associated ...
    • Breastfeeding and maternal health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Chowdhury, Ranadip; Sinha, Bireshwar; Sankar, Mari Jeeva; Taneja, Sunita; Bhandari, Nita; Rollins, Nigel; Bahl, Rajiv; Martines, Jose Carlos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-11-04)
      Aim. To evaluate the effect of breastfeeding on long-term (breast carcinoma, ovarian carcinoma, osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes mellitus) and short-term (lactational amenorrhoea, postpartum depression, postpartum weight ...
    • Cognitive and motor outcomes in children born low birth weight: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies from South Asia 

      Upadhyay, Ravi Prakash; Naik, Gitismita; Choudhary, Tarun Shankar; Chowdhury, Ranadip; Taneja, Sunita; Bhandari, Nita; Martines, Jose Carlos; Bahl, Rajiv; Bhan, Maharaj Kishan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-29)
      Background South Asia contributes substantially to global low birth weight population (i.e. those with birth weight < 2500 g). Synthesized evidence is lacking on magnitude of cognitive and motor deficits in low birth weight ...
    • Interventions to improve breastfeeding outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Sinha, Bireshwar; Chowdhury, Ranadip; Sankar, Mari Jeeva; Martines, Jose Carlos; Taneja, Sunita; Mazumder, Sarmila; Rollins, Nigel; Bahl, Rajiv; Bhandari, Nita (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-11-04)
      Aim. To provide comprehensive evidence of the effect of interventions on early initiation, exclusive, continued and any breastfeeding rates when delivered in five settings: (i) Health systems and services (ii) Home and ...
    • Optimal breastfeeding practices and infant and child mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Sankar, Mari Jeeva; Sinha, Bireshwar; Chowdhury, Ranadip; Bhandari, Nita; Taneja, Sunita; Martines, Jose Carlos; Bahl, Rajiv (Journal article, 2015-07-31)
      Aim: To synthesise the evidence for effects of optimal breastfeeding on all-cause and infection-related mortality in infants and children aged 0–23 months. Methods: We conducted a systematic review to compare the effect ...
    • Vitamin D status and child health, growth, and neurodevelopment 

      Chowdhury, Ranadip (Doctoral thesis, 2020-08-12)
      Background: Vitamin D deficiency is one of the most commonly under diagnosed micronutrient deficiencies in the world. Both animal and human studies suggest that vitamin D plays an important role in innate and adaptive ...
    • Vitamin-D status and neurodevelopment and growth in young north Indian children: a secondary data analysis 

      Chowdhury, Ranadip; Taneja, Sunita; Bhandari, Nita; Kvestad, Ingrid; Strand, Tor A; Bhan, Maharaj Kishan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-09-18)
      Background: Vitamin-D deficiency has been linked with impaired development in animal studies; however, the evidence from human studies is scanty. Evidence as to whether vitamin-D deficiency during early childhood affects ...