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2014-07-21 23:03:06

The North America Vitamins Market report explains and divides the vitamins market in North America with analysis and projection of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-vitamins-nutraceuticals-3919030976.html (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The North America Vitamins Market report explains and divides the vitamins market in North America with analysis and projection of revenue. The vitamins market in North America is estimated to grow from around 765$ million in 2012 to...

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2014-07-04 03:30:55

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases NIH-funded study finds higher celiac risk in Sweden than US, elsewhere More than one quarter of children with two copies of a high-risk variant in a specific group of genes develop an early sign of celiac disease called celiac disease autoimmunity (CDA) by age 5. The findings are from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in Youth consortium, or TEDDY. The National Institutes of Health-funded study, published July...

2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...

2014-07-03 12:45:12

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) A new study gives hospitals overall good marks for conducting nutrition screenings within 24 hours of a patient's admission, but finds that many need to improve other practices to be more effective. The study, conducted by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) and published today in A.S.P.E.N's Nutrition in Clinical Practice, found that while most respondents said that screening patients...

2014-07-01 10:12:35

University of Warwick The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers have found. The study, published in PLOS ONE, by a team from the University of Warwick Medical School found that over one in five women in Nigeria were reported to be overweight or obese, with this statistic increasing among demographics with improved social and economic indicators. Those women...

Childhood Malnutrition Linked To Higher Blood Pressure In Adulthood
2014-07-01 03:29:28

American Heart Association Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood — a possible significant impact on global health, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Inadequate nutrition before birth and up to age 5 may harm the heart’s development, researchers said. “If nutritional needs are not met during this time, when structures of the body are highly susceptible to potentially...

2014-06-11 08:29:26

Columbia SIPA researchers also find Green Carts are creating economically viable small business opportunities for immigrant entrepreneurs, recognize important role of philanthropy in promoting and supporting innovative public policy NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City's Green Cart initiative (Green Carts) has increased access to healthy food in otherwise underserved high-density and low-income neighborhoods, influenced customers' consumption of fruits and vegetables, and...

2014-05-29 08:28:48

Global conference June 2 - 6 aims to ensure all people have the micronutrients they need for survival and best health ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading nutrition, food security, global health and sustainable agriculture experts and practitioners are gathering in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia next week to address micronutrient malnutrition, which affects one in three people in the world - most of them poor women and children in developing countries. Photo:...

2014-05-19 23:04:42

Univera trip included time in the field observing distributions of vitamins with non-profit, Vitamin Angels SEATTLE, WA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As part of its commitment to revitalizing communities, Univera founder and chairman Bill Lee and the company’s Serve First team recently returned from the Dominican Republic, where they assisted Vitamin Angels' in-country partners in distributing multivitamins and albendazole, a deworming treatment, to the country’s at-risk children and...

2014-05-12 12:00:25

University of Nottingham Coeliac UK, the national charity for coeliac disease announces today, 12th May 2014, new research from the University of Nottingham that has found a fourfold increase in the rate of diagnosed cases of coeliac disease in the United Kingdom over the past two decades, but, still three quarters of people with coeliac disease remain undiagnosed. The National Institute of Health & Care Excellence (NICE) previously estimated that only 10 - 15% of those with coeliac...


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