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International Consensus on the Diagnosis and Management of Dumping Syndrome

29 May, 2020 | 03:12h | UTC

International consensus on the diagnosis and management of dumping syndrome – Nature Reviews Endocrinology


Assessment of Proficiency of N95 Mask Donning Among the General Public in Singapore

28 May, 2020 | 09:44h | UTC

Assessment of Proficiency of N95 Mask Donning Among the General Public in Singapore – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries: People Are Still Terrible at Correctly Using Medical-Grade Face Masks And Respirators – Science Alert AND Study Casts Doubt on N95 Masks for the Public – MedPage Today (free registration required)


WHO: Countries Failing to Stop Harmful Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes

28 May, 2020 | 09:38h | UTC

Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF – World Health Organization

Original Report: Marketing of breast milk substitutes: national implementation of the international code, status report 2020 – World Health Organization


Systematic Review Shows Evidence is Inconclusive on the Use of Non‐nutritive Sweeteners for Diabetes Mellitus

26 May, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

Non‐nutritive sweeteners for diabetes mellitus – Cochrane Library

Summary: Non-nutritive sweeteners for diabetes mellitus – Cochrane Library


ASCO Guideline: Management of Cancer Cachexia

21 May, 2020 | 09:13h | UTC

Management of Cancer Cachexia: ASCO Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology


2020 Global Nutrition Report

15 May, 2020 | 03:27h | UTC

2020 Global Nutrition Report

Executive Summary: Action on equity to end malnutrition

See also: The 2020 Global Nutrition Report in the context of Covid-19

Commentaries: Global Nutrition Report 2020: Action on equity to end malnutrition – UNICEF AND Malnutrition leading cause of death and ill health worldwide – report – The Guardian


Cohort Study: Sugar‐Sweetened Beverage Intake Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk

15 May, 2020 | 03:24h | UTC

Sugar‐Sweetened Beverage Intake and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in the California Teachers Study – Journal of the American Heart Association

Commentary: Drinking sugary drinks daily may be linked to higher risk of CVD in women – American Heart Association AND Gulping down 1 or more sugary drinks a day could put you at risk for cardiovascular disease – CNN


Cohort Study: Association Between Tax on Sugar Sweetened Beverages and Soft Drink Consumption

13 May, 2020 | 01:38h | UTC

Association between tax on sugar sweetened beverages and soft drink consumption in adults in Mexico: open cohort longitudinal analysis of Health Workers Cohort Study – The BMJ

Commentary: Mexico’s sugary drinks tax has helped cut consumption after just three years – The BMJ

Related: Meta-Analysis: Impact of Sugar‐sweetened Beverage Taxes on Purchases and Dietary Intake (free study and resources on the subject)


Study: Certain Foods Common in Diets of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

8 May, 2020 | 09:57h | UTC

Examination of food consumption in United States adults and the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease using National Health Interview Survey 2015 – PLOS One

Commentary: Researchers find certain foods common in diets of US adults with inflammatory bowel disease – Georgia State University


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: 12‐hour Fasting vs. Expedited Oral Intake in Women Hospitalized for Hyperemesis Gravidarum

6 May, 2020 | 03:34h | UTC

Twelve‐hour fasting compared with expedited oral intake in the initial inpatient management of hyperemesis gravidarum: a randomised trial – BJOG


Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

30 Apr, 2020 | 03:55h | UTC

AGA Institute and the Joint Task Force on Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Gastroenterology

Commentary: New guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinical management of EoE – American Gastroenterology Association


Potassium Enriched Salt Substitution Could Prevent a Large Number of Cardiovascular Deaths

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

Estimated population wide benefits and risks in China of lowering sodium through potassium enriched salt substitution: modelling study – The BMJ

Commentaries: Salt substitution could prevent almost half a million deaths from CVD in China – George Institute for Global Health AND Embracing salt substitutes could help China prevent 450K CVD deaths per year – Cardiovascular Business


Mapping Local Patterns of Childhood Overweight and Wasting in Low- and Middle-income Countries

21 Apr, 2020 | 07:53h | UTC

Mapping local patterns of childhood overweight and wasting in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2017 – Nature Medicine


Meta-Analysis: Comparative Weight Loss with Popular Diets

3 Apr, 2020 | 03:50h | UTC

Comparison of dietary macronutrient patterns of 14 popular named dietary programmes for weight and cardiovascular risk factor reduction in adults: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised trials – The BMJ

Editorial: Comparative weight loss with popular diets

Commentary: Most Diets Lead to Weight Loss and Lower Blood Pressure, but Effects Largely Disappear After a Year: Study – MDIndia


Review: Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

25 Mar, 2020 | 02:00h | UTC

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related Podcast: Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: The Primary Care Perspective – JAMA (free)


Obesity Treatment Among Adolescents: A Review of Current Evidence and Future Directions

24 Mar, 2020 | 11:04h | UTC

Obesity Treatment Among Adolescents: A Review of Current Evidence and Future Directions – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)


Cohort Study: Associations of Fat and Carbohydrate Intake with Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality

20 Mar, 2020 | 10:48h | UTC

Associations of fat and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality: prospective cohort study of UK Biobank participants – The BMJ (free)


Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials: Little Benefit from Omega-3 Intake to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

13 Mar, 2020 | 07:52h | UTC

Omega‐3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Omega-3 intake for cardiovascular disease – Cochrane Library (free)

Author Interview: Omega-3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease – Cochrane Library (free)

Commentary: Omega-3s Show No Overall Benefits for Heart Health or Cancer Prevention – The New York Times (free)


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis of Randomized trials: Omega-3 Fats do not Protect Against Cancer

13 Mar, 2020 | 07:51h | UTC

Omega-3, omega-6 and total dietary polyunsaturated fat on cancer incidence: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials – British Journal of Cancer (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Omega-3 fats do not protect against cancer – University of East Anglia (free)


ASPEN Consensus Recommendations for Refeeding Syndrome

12 Mar, 2020 | 08:25h | UTC

ASPEN Consensus Recommendations for Refeeding Syndrome – Nutrition in Clinical Practice (free)


Meta-Analysis: Dietary Fiber and Whole Grains in Diabetes Management

11 Mar, 2020 | 08:22h | UTC

Dietary fibre and whole grains in diabetes management: Systematic review and meta-analyses – PLOS Medicine (free)


[Abstract Only] Cohort Study: Substituting Margarine, Butter, Mayonnaise, and Dairy Fat with Olive Oil Could Lead to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

8 Mar, 2020 | 20:31h | UTC

Olive Oil Consumption and Cardiovascular Risk in U.S. Adults – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Olive Oil Consumption and Cardiovascular Risk – American College of Cardiology (free) AND Higher Olive Oil Consumption Tied to Lower CVD Risk in U.S. Adults – NEJM Journal Watch (free) AND Use Olive Oil Instead of Saturated Fats for Heart Health, Study Suggests – CardioSmart (free)


Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Risk: What Do We Know and What is The Way Forward?

6 Mar, 2020 | 10:16h | UTC

Diet, nutrition, and cancer risk: what do we know and what is the way forward? – The BMJ (free)


Cohort Study: Comparing the 5-Year Diabetes Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass

5 Mar, 2020 | 10:24h | UTC

Comparing the 5-Year Diabetes Outcomes of Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass: The National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORNet) Bariatric Study – JAMA Surgery (free)

Commentaries: Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes Treatment—Finding the Sweet Spot – JAMA Surgery (free) AND Gastric bypass may be best weight-loss surgery for diabetes remission – Reuters (free) AND Gastric bypass improves weight loss, type 2 diabetes, study finds – UPI (free)


Another Egg Study. Three Large Prospective Cohort Studies, Systematic Review, and Updated Meta-analysis Suggest It Has a Neutral Effect on Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

5 Mar, 2020 | 10:19h | UTC

Egg consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease: three large prospective US cohort studies, systematic review, and updated meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Egg consumption and cardiovascular disease (free)

Commentary: Study Finds No Link Between Moderate Egg Consumption and Overall Cvd Risk – (free)