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Is phase angle an appropriate indicator of malnutrition in different disease states? A systematic review

Is phase angle an appropriate indicator of malnutrition in different disease states? A systematic review

Malnutrition is a common concern in both chronic and acute disease with many potential negative consequences. It is therefore crucial for clinicians to have accurate methods for nutrition assessment.  Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is the gold standard nutritional assessment method – it classifies malnutrition severity via a bedside assessment combining dietary, weight, functional, gastrointestinal and disease history with a physical […]

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Predictors of Drug use During Pregnancy: The relative effects of Socioeconomic, demographic, and mental health risk factors

Alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis use during pregnancy are associated with poor neonatal outcomes. Excessive use of these substances are preventable causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Various risk factors have been identified as predictors of alcohol and drug use during pregnancy. In this study, Rachel Brown, H. Dakkak, Jason Gilliland, and Jamie A. Seabrook assessed […]

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New Publication: A Systematic Review of Genetic Testing and Lifestyle Behaviour Change

Nutrigenomics is the branch of science that studies the relationship between genomes and nutrition and health ie. how genes interact with food, beverages and supplements consumed to influence health outcomes. Genetic tests are thought to potentially provide information on disease risks, which can be relieved through alterations in your lifestyle habits and behaviours. This systematic […]

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