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Gut microbiota in early life and its influence on health and disease: A position paper by the Malaysian Working Group on Gastrointestinal Health

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, December 2017
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Title
Gut microbiota in early life and its influence on health and disease: A position paper by the Malaysian Working Group on Gastrointestinal Health
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Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, December 2017
DOI 10.1111/jpc.13640
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Yeong Yeh Lee, Siti Asma Hassan, Intan Hakimah Ismail, Sze Yee Chong, Raja Affendi Raja Ali, Syafinaz Amin Nordin, Way Seah Lee, Noorizan Abdul Majid

Abstract

The role of gut microbiota in early life and its impact on gut health and subsequent diseases remain unclear. There is a lack of research and awareness in this area, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, including Malaysia. This paper reports the position of a Malaysian Working Group on some key issues surrounding gut microbiota in early life and its role in gut health and diseases, as well as experts' stand on probiotics and prebiotics. The group reached a consensus that certain factors, including elective caesarean; premature deliveries; complementary feeding; use of antibiotics, prebiotics and/or probiotics; and exposure to the external environmental, have an impact on gut microbiota in early life. However, as evidence is lacking, especially from the Asia-Pacific region, further studies are needed to understand how gut microbiota in early life affects subsequent diseases, including allergy, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity and infantile colic. Lastly, although beneficial in acute diarrhoeal disease and probably allergic eczema, probiotics (and/or prebiotics) should be used cautiously in other gut dysbiotic conditions until more data are available.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 148 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 17 11%
Researcher 15 10%
Student > Bachelor 13 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 7%
Other 9 6%
Other 28 19%
Unknown 56 38%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 36 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 5%
Immunology and Microbiology 5 3%
Other 18 12%
Unknown 62 42%
Attention Score in Context

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 June 2019.
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#4,258,816
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Outputs from Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health
#577
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#83,688
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Outputs of similar age from Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health
#14
of 86 outputs
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