Meeting News

Diet-as-therapy in IBD relies on shared decision-making, compliance

January 27, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas — Though clinical data for nutrition as therapy in IBD is limited, physicians should not be deterred from discussing it with…
Meeting News

Understanding and approaching feeding disorders in children with autism

January 24, 2020
Pediatric feeding disorders are common in children with autism, and medical issues associated with these disorders could be overlooked due to…
In the Journals

Higher protein intake linked to more rapid kidney function decline after myocardial infarction

January 24, 2020
A study of 2,248 patients, most of whom had normal kidney function at baseline, found patients who had higher protein intakes experienced a more…
In the Journals

Elevated branched-chain amino acid levels tied to heart failure risk

January 22, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be more likely to experience heart failure if they have elevated branched-chain amino acid levels, according to…
In the Journals

Quality of low-carb, low-fat diet impacts mortality risk

January 21, 2020
Overall, low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets do not affect mortality risk; however, the quality of foods consumed as part of these diets could impact…
Feature

SNAP changes looming amid mixed data on program’s success

January 14, 2020
On April 1, a final rule that changes some of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, eligibility requirements takes effect…
In the Journals

Folic acid, zinc fail at improving male fertility

January 10, 2020
The use of folic acid and zinc supplementation by men did not significantly improve semen quality or couples’ live birth rates, according to a…
In the Journals

Diets high in polyunsaturated, vegetable fats reduce liver cancer risk

January 10, 2020
Diets consisting of higher vegetable fat and polyunsaturated fat intake correlated with a lower risk for hepatocellular carcinoma, including cases in…
In the Journals

Eating disorders common among patients with chronic constipation

January 9, 2020
Anxiety related to abdominal gastrointestinal symptoms may lead to eating disorders among patients with chronic constipation, according to study…
In the Journals

Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk for late-onset Crohn’s

January 8, 2020
Individuals who adhere to a Mediterranean diet are at lower risk for developing Crohn’s disease later in life, according to study results…