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Add-on nutritional supplements show potential for mental disorders

September 12, 2019
Data from a large meta-review published in World Psychiatry suggested that some nutritional supplements provided efficacious adjunctive treatment…
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Taxing drinks by sugar content may have more health, economic benefits

September 11, 2019
Taxing sugar-sweetened drinks based on sugar content would provide more health and economic benefits than a tax based on drink volume, according to…
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Intradialytic parenteral nutrition shows some value for malnourished patients, but studies weak

September 5, 2019
A review of studies on the use of intradialytic parenteral nutrition shows the therapy has a role in the treatment of protein-energy wasting in…
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Coffee may lower risk for gallstone disease

September 5, 2019
Drinking more coffee may reduce the risk for symptomatic gallstone disease, according to a study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine.
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Breastfeeding, sugar-sweetened beverages influence obesity risk in children exposed to gestational diabetes

September 4, 2019
A cohort of mostly Hispanic children exposed to gestational diabetes in utero who were exclusively breastfed were 44% less likely to develop obesity…
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Soft drinks tied to risk for death

September 3, 2019
Consuming more soft drinks — both sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened — increases the risk for all-cause mortality, according to a…
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Q&A: Can a plant-based formula improve gastroparesis symptoms?

August 30, 2019
There is no definitive cure for patients suffering from gastroparesis. One of the most common treatment options for the rare disorder includes an…
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Red wine promotes better gut health

August 28, 2019
Moderate consumption of red wine helped to promote better diversity within the gut microbiome, which could contribute to the libation’s many…
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Eating more plant-based protein lowers mortality risk

August 26, 2019
Increased plant protein intake lowers the risk for overall and cardiovascular mortality, according to a study published in JAMA Internal
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Polyunsaturated fatty acids confer no benefit for diabetes protection

August 22, 2019
Risk for developing type 2 diabetes is not modified by consuming more omega-3, omega-6 and/or total polyunsaturated fatty acids, according to…