News tagged with american journal of clinical nutrition
(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 ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Taking omega-3 fish oils could help to protect against skin cancer, according to researchers at The University of Manchester. The team has just carried out the first clinical trial to examine the impact ...
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(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that an increase in fat throughout the thigh is predictive of mobility loss in otherwise healthy older adults.
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Artificially sweetened sodas have been linked to a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes for women than sodas sweetened with ordinary sugar, a French study unveiled on Thursday found.
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The risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32% lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Sorbonne in France have published the results of a study they carried out to determine if eating a Mediterranean diet helps prevent dementia as people age. They found, ...
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Men who drink one normal-sized soft drink per day are at greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to a Swedish study released Monday.
Cancer Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
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 ...
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Eat fish, but avoid fish with the most pollutants. This is the conclusion drawn by a group of researchers at Umeå University in Sweden after having weighed the risks of mercury content against the advantages of healthful ...
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An international team of researchers has found that certain bioactive components found in human milk are associated with a reduced risk of HIV transmission from an HIV infected mother to her breast-fed infant. Their study ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests that women who consume the recommended daily dosage of folic acid, the synthetic form of folate or vitamin B-9, during the first month ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Blame it on your genes? Researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center say individuals with variations in certain "obesity genes" tend to eat more meals and snacks, consume more calories ...
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Making a simple substitution of water or diet soft drinks for drinks with calories can help people lose 4 to 5 pounds, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Women who eat at least three servings of fish per week have a reduced risk of developing some types of colon polyps according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators.
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Diet high in processed meat linked to increased diabetes risk in populations with high diabetes rate
(Medical Xpress) -- Diabetes risk is increased in men and women who eat a diet that is high in processed meats, according to a study published online this week in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Processed ...
Diabetes Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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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