Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nutritional therapy beneficial in chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—Nutritional interventions may be beneficial for the management of chronic kidney disease in adults, according to a review article published online Nov. 1 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Overweight & Obesity

Can childhood obesity be prevented before conception?

A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and MetroHealth System researcher, along with Cleveland Clinic's director of metabolic research, have received federal funding to determine if childhood obesity can be ...

Overweight & Obesity

Review: changes in vending machines can promote health

(HealthDay)—Pricing and availability strategies can improve nutritional quality of purchases from vending machines, according to a review published in the December issue of Obesity Reviews.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weill analysis finds high prevalence of hepatitis C

Upwards of a million more people have been infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) than current estimates indicate, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine. The investigators say their finding exposes a critical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Nutrition education may help prevent breast cancer reoccurrence

Breast cancer is the most frequent cause of death among women worldwide, and five-year survival rates are just 58.4% in Brazil, lower than in many other regions. In a new study, however, researchers from Federal University ...

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