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Prenatal DHA reduces early preterm birth, low birth weight

(Medical Xpress)—University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Green tea found to reduce rate of some GI cancers

Women who drink green tea may lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers, especially cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum, according to a study led by researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer ...

Oct 31, 2012
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American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal in the fields of nutrition and dietetics. With an impact factor of 6.6, it is the highest-ranked journal in ISI's nutrition category.

The journal was established in 1952 and is published by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and electronically by HighWire Press. According to the ASN, as of 2009[update] the journal had a circulation of 3,700 and its online version received, on average, more than 3 million hits per month. As of June 2009[update], the journal's editor in chief was Dennis M. Bier, Professor of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine and Director of the Children's Nutrition Research Center.

A poll conducted in 2009 by the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association identified the AJCN as among the "100 most influential journals ... over the last 100 years" in the fields of biology and medicine.

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