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Gattex reduces need for parenteral support in children with short bowel syndrome

September 30, 2019
Gattex, a recombinant human glucagon-like peptide-2, helped pediatric patients with short bowel syndrome-associated intestinal failure reduce their…
In the Journals

Healthy dietary pattern may reduce CKD risk by 30%

September 24, 2019
A recently published study found adherence to a healthy dietary pattern was associated with a lower incidence of both chronic kidney disease and…
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Poor diet increases frailty risk in older age

September 20, 2019
Poorer overall diet quality and lower vegetable protein intake increased the risk for frailty in old age, according to findings published in the…
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Gluten consumption during infancy tied to type 1 diabetes risk

September 19, 2019
Each 10 g of gluten consumed daily during infancy is associated with a 46% increased risk for developing type 1 diabetes during the next 12 years…
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Dietary pattern may not impact mortality for patients on hemodialysis

September 17, 2019
After conducting a prospective cohort study, researchers found “no evidence” of an association between fruit- and vegetable-based or…
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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…