News tagged with knowledge gaps

Landmark report sets priorities to address malnutrition

With nearly two billion people suffering from malnutrition across the planet, scientists and public health experts came together under an unprecedented alliance spearheaded by The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science at ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Report updates impact of hypoglycemia in diabetes

(HealthDay)—An update of the current state of knowledge about the impact of hypoglycemia on patients with diabetes reviews outcomes, strategies to prevent hypoglycemia, and current knowledge gaps, and has ...

Apr 26, 2013
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Medication: Take it, leave it or sometimes forget

Patients on medication for long-term conditions can often face difficulties with taking their medication as directed by their doctor.  In addition to the potentially detrimental effect on their health, the ...

Feb 12, 2013
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Irregular heart beat elevates risk of kidney failure

Many people who suffer from chronic kidney disease progressively lose their kidney function over time and eventually develop a condition called end-stage renal disease – the complete failure of the kidneys – placing them ...

Jan 17, 2013
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Estrogen and cardiovascular risk in menopausal women

Women are less prone to cardiovascular disease then men; but this difference between the sexes becomes less marked after the menopause. This observation is behind a great deal of received wisdom, where oestrogen is assumed ...

Jun 11, 2012
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ASTRO develops brain metastases guideline

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has developed a guideline on the radiotherapeutic and surgical management for newly diagnosed brain metastases. It has been published in Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), ...

Feb 08, 2012
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Ongoing research analyzes formulas, mother's milk

Soy-based baby formula nourishes millions of America's infants. Now, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded scientist Jin-Ran Chen is taking a close look at the effects that soy formula, cow's-milk formula, ...

Jan 20, 2012
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