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An analysis of methods used to synthesize evidence and grade recommendations in food-based dietary guidelines

Phillipa Blake, Solange Durão, Celeste E Naude and Lisa Bero.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 7385 words.

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Evidence-informed guideline development methods underpinned by systematic reviews ensure that guidelines are transparently developed, free from overt...

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Radiology

Michael A. Bruno.

in Error and Uncertainty in Diagnostic Radiology

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiography; Primary Care; Public Health. 7143 words.

This final chapter, which assumes no prior reader knowledge of the topic, reviews the promise of artificial intelligence (AI), especially machine learning and deep learning in radiology. We...

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Birth order and number of siblings and their association with overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fernanda Oliveira Meller, Christian Loret de Mola, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Antônio Augusto Schäfer, Darren Lawrence Dahly and Fernando Celso Barros.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 4165 words.

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The effect of both birth order and number of siblings on overweight and/or obesity has not been...

Breastfeeding

Felicity Savage King, Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 11578 words.

This chapter explains the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for the infant’s first 6 months of life. Breast milk contains all the nutrients and water a baby needs in an easily digested...

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Buying food

Ann Burgess and Helena Pachón.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 2838 words.

This chapter aims to enable readers to help households to budget, and know which local foods to buy. It does so by presenting a simple methodology to calculate the minimum weekly cost of a...

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Cancer survivorship and work

Philip Wynn and Shirley D’Sa.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Radiation Oncology. 8671 words.

About 5 per cent of the overall UK cancer burden can be attributed to occupational exposures. However, occupational physicians in clinical practice are most likely to be called upon to...

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Cardiovascular disorders

Anne E. Price and Michael C. Petch.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 9869 words.

Cardiovascular disorders remain one of the commonest causes of ill health and death but their incidence in Western society has been declining and there have also been significant reductions...

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Clinical evidence on dietary supplementation with chia seed (Salvia hispanica L.): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Siew Li Teoh, Nai Ming Lai, Possatorn Vanichkulpitak, Vladimir Vuksan, Hoang Ho and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 12011 words.

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Chia seed is a popular dietary supplement, taken mainly for its high content of alpha-linolenic...

Corrigendum for “Revisiting the safety of aspartame” by Arbind Kumar Choudhary and Etheresia Pretorius Nutrition Reviews. 2017; 75(9): 718–730

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 243 words.

Corrigendum for “Systems biology of personalized nutrition.” Nutrition Reviews 2017; 75(8): 579–599

in Nutrition Reviews

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 14 words.

Dermatological disorders

Ursula T. Ferriday and I. S. Foulds.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Dermatology. 4531 words.

The skin acts as a protective barrier against a number of hazards within our environment. These hazards can be: chemical, e.g. acids, alkalis, solvents, cutting, or soluble oils; biologicalnull...

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Diabetes mellitus and other endocrine disorders

Eugene R. Waclawski and Geoff Gill.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 8177 words.

A few studies of employment and diabetes in the UK indicate some increase in sickness absence. Recent research on the impact of hypoglycaemia at work indicated that severe hypoglycaemia was...

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Diabetes—overview and nutritional management

Chittaranjan Yajnik and Shilpa Joshi.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 2591 words.

This chapter gives an overview of type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes and their management. It explains what diabetes and insulin resistance are, the risk factors, and the dangers....

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Disability and equality law

Gillian S. Howard and Tony Williams.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy. 15524 words.

The Equality Act 2010 (EqA) (which applies in Great Britain and not in Northern Ireland) replaces the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) and all the other antidiscrimination statutes...

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Editorial Transition

in Nutrition Reviews

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 827 words.

Effect of nutrition labels on dietary quality among college students: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mary J Christoph and Ruopeng An.

in Nutrition Reviews

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 9864 words.

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College students are at an elevated risk of poor nutrition and eating habits.

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Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cognition: an updated systematic review of randomized clinical trials

Oscar D Rangel-Huerta and Angel Gil.

in Nutrition Reviews

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 11387 words.

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The increasing number of studies on the effects of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids...

Effect of supplementation with methyl-donor nutrients on neurodevelopment and cognition: considerations for future research

Sarah E McKee and Teresa M Reyes.

in Nutrition Reviews

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 9416 words.

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Pregnancy represents a critical period in fetal development, such that the prenatal environment can, in part, establish a lifelong trajectory of...

Effect of whey protein supplementation on body composition changes in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Robert E Bergia, Joshua L Hudson and Wayne W Campbell.

in Nutrition Reviews

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 6177 words.

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A preponderance of evidence supports the beneficial effects of whey protein (WP) supplementation...

Effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abir Abdel Rahman, Lamis Jomaa, Lara A Kahale, Pauline Adair and Cynthia Pine.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 10427 words.

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Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children has been associated with adverse...