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2014-09-19 23:03:35

The European gluten-free foods market can be segmented by sales channels, macro indicators, and companies. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-gluten-free-foods-5565967862.html (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Europe Gluten-free Foods Market report explains and divides the concerned market in Europe with analysis and projection of revenue. The gluten-free foods market in Europe is estimated to grow from $1,114.5 million in 2013 to $1,840.3 million by 2018, at a CAGR of...

2014-09-10 08:30:31

Newly formed Global Nutrition & Health Alliance to shed light on misconceptions about diet and appropriate use of vitamin and mineral supplementation, as part of a healthy lifestyle NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of leading health and medical experts have joined together to form the Global Nutrition & Health Alliance (GNHA) to educate consumers and healthcare professionals about optimal nutrition, including the use of vitamin, minerals and supplements (VMS) as part of a...

2014-08-25 23:01:33

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Reedville, Virginia facility partnered with Northern Neck Food Bank over the weekend, gleaning nearly three tons of produce from local farms to help feed those in need. It’s a valued community service for the Eastern Virginia food pantry network, where access to fresh, nutritious produce is often rare for regional residents living at or below the poverty line. Reedville, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Saturday, Omega Protein employees teamed...

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...


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