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The Mother-Infant Study Cohort (MISC): Methodology, challenges, and baseline characteristics.

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Summary of "The Mother-Infant Study Cohort (MISC): Methodology, challenges, and baseline characteristics."

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) exhibits alarming high prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and their risk factors. Emerging evidence highlighted the role of maternal and early child nutrition in preventing later-onset NCDs. The objectives of this article are to describe the design and methodology of the first Mother and Infant Study Cohort (MISC) in UAE; present the baseline demographic characteristics of the study participants; and discuss the challenges of the cohort and their respective responding strategies.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0198278

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