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If we can better understand a South Asian woman’s social networks, we will design interventions that help her improve the health of her family with the support of her social networks.
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The South Asian Birth Cohort Sub-study: Optimal Perinatal Health Behaviours from the Perspectives of Grandmothers- officially released by Canadian Institute of Health Research in the 'Video Talks' competition for 2016.
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We now have 1012 mothers enrolled in the START study!
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Here are answers to some questions you may have for us.
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Happy New Year
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Providing further understanding of the link between low birth weights and obesity later in life, researchers found nutritionally deprived newborns are "programmed" to eat more because they develop less neurons in the region of the brain that controls food intake
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Recruitment Update
Brampton Civic Hospital - Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network: 
Enrollment: 754
Birth visits: 748
3 month follow up: 540
6 month follow up 550
1 year follow up: 722
2 year follow up: 712
3 year follow up: 719
5 year follow up: 326


Trillium Health Partners - Credit Valley Hospital has completed:

Enrollment: 177
Birth visits: 172
3 month follow up: 124
6 month follow up: 118
1 year follow up:  155
2 year follow up: 141
3 year follow up: 136
5 year follow up: 57
 Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Hospital has completed: 
Enrollment: 81
Birth visits: 80
3 month follow up: 39
6 month follow up: 43
1 year follow up:  63
2 year follow up: 60
3 year follow up: 52
5 year follow up: 14