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Dietary supplements present preventable choking hazard in older adults

August 19, 2019
Dietary supplements, particularly multivitamins, can cause choking and dysphagia in older adults, according to findings published in the Annals of
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MI prevalence elevated in areas of high fast food availability

August 17, 2019
Areas with high density of fast food outlets had greater prevalence of MI compared with other areas, according to findings presented at the Annual…
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Tool identifies areas of food insecurity

August 14, 2019
A mapping tool that researchers dubbed Population Health Assessment Engine, or PHATE, identified which neighborhoods were at greater risk for food…
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Ketogenic, low-carb diets require diabetes medication adjustments

August 14, 2019
HOUSTON — Health care providers must consider revising medication regimens when a person with diabetes adopts a ketogenic or other…
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Switching red meat for poultry may lower breast cancer risk

August 13, 2019
Replacing red meat with poultry may lower the risk for breast cancer, according to study results published in the International Journal of
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Combating ‘hidden epidemic’ of food insecurity requires consistent screening, collaboration

August 12, 2019
HOUSTON — Diabetes care and education specialists should address the “hidden epidemic” of food insecurity by beginning with their…
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Plant-based diet improves beta-cell function, insulin sensitivity in obesity

August 9, 2019
Houston — Adults with overweight or obesity assigned to a vegan diet for 16 weeks experienced improvements in beta-cell function and insulin…
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Nutrition-focused care cuts hospitalization risk by nearly 25%

August 9, 2019
Patients who underwent nutrition-focused care that consisted of malnutrition risk screening and at-home use of oral nutritional supplements reduced…
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Consuming saturated fatty acids promotes liver fat accumulation

August 9, 2019
Adults with overweight or obesity assigned to an 8-week diet that included muffins made with palm oil experienced an increase in liver fat and…
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Coffee, soda drinkers may have increased migraine risk

August 8, 2019
Patients with episodic migraine who drank three or more servings of caffeinated beverages daily were more likely to have headache by the end of day…