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2014-08-20 23:12:16

New York Law Firm States That the FDA Announces Health Risks Involved with Patients Who Have Taken Benicar Commack, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Benicar is a widely popular drug prescribed to treat hypertension/high blood pressure. Benicar’s active ingredient is Olmesartan, which in some cases has been shown to injure the blood cells of the small intestine. Olmesartan is also present in Benicar HCT, Tribenzor and Azor. These drugs present the same risk to the small intestine as...

2014-08-13 04:21:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of older adults who visit emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, but not because of lack of access to health care, critical illness or dementia. Despite clear signs of malnutrition or risk of malnutrition, more than three-quarters had never previously been diagnosed with malnutrition, according to the results of a study to be published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine...

2014-08-01 16:23:39

Nutrition support protocols should be developed to provide bedside nurses guidance regarding enteral feeding, according to Critical Care Nurse ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varying practices and frequent lapses in nutrition delivery can put critically ill patients at greater risk for malnutrition and associated complications, according to an article in the August issue of Critical Care Nurse (CCN). "Interruptions in Enteral Nutrition Delivery in Critically Ill Patients and...

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...

early celiac sign
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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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