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1Higher oily fish consumption in late pregnancy is associated with reduced aortic stiffness in the child at age 9 yearsCirculation Research, April 01, 2015  Clinical Article
2Evaluation of diet pattern related to the symptoms of Mexican patients with Ulcerative Colitis (UC): Through the validity of a questionnaireNutrition Journal, April 01, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
3Screening and routine supplementation for iron deficiency anemia: a systematic reviewPediatrics, April 01, 2015  Review Article
4Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal Egyptian womenTumor Biology, April 01, 2015  Clinical Article
5Away-from-home eating: Nutritional status and dietary intake among Brazilian adultsPublic Health Nutrition, April 01, 2015  Clinical Article
6The relative validity and repeatability of an FFQ for estimating intake of zinc and its absorption modifiers in young and older Saudi adultsPublic Health Nutrition, April 01, 2015  Clinical Article
7Acute effects of brisk walking on sugary snack cravings in overweight people, affect and responses to a manipulated stress situation and to a sugary snack cue: a crossover studyPLOS ONE, April 01, 2015  Clinical Article
8Vitamin D actions on CD4+ T cells in autoimmune diseaseFrontiers in Immunology, April 01, 2015  Review Article
9The cost-effectiveness of identifying and treating malnutrition in hospitals: a systematic reviewJournal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, April 01, 2015  Review Article
10Risk of oesophageal cancer among patients previously hospitalised with eating disorderCancer Epidemiology, April 01, 2015  Clinical Article
1Necklace and smartphone app developed at UCLA can help people track food intakeUCLA Health System, April 01, 2015
2Could simple measures tip the balance against antimicrobial resistance in nursing homes?University of Michigan Health System, April 01, 2015
3Are antipsychotic drugs more dangerous to dementia patients than we think?University of Michigan Health System, April 01, 2015
4Eat your veggies to lower colon cancer riskBaylor Health Care System, April 01, 2015
5Pollution levels linked to stroke-related narrowing of arteriesNYU Langone Medical Center, April 01, 2015
6Australians need more calciumInternational Osteoporosis Foundation News, April 01, 2015
7Thinking of drinking and driving? What if your car won't let you?University of Michigan Health System, April 01, 2015
8Is painful knee and hand osteoarthritis in middle-aged women associated with excess mortality?International Osteoporosis Foundation News, April 01, 2015
9Serious risks from common IV devices mean doctors should choose carefully, U-M experts sayUniversity of Michigan Health System, April 01, 2015
10More than 25 percent of acne patients fail to get prescribed medicationsWake Forest Baptist Medical Center News, April 01, 2015

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Predictors of sustained binge drinking

As reported in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, sustained binge drinkers have an earlier onset, drink monthly in secondary school, binged in their 20s, exhibit impulsivity and novelty-seeking, and have depressive symptoms during adolescence compared to those who stop binge drinking.

GALNT4 predicts survival in patients with ccRCC

As reported in the Journal of Urology, N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 4 (GALNT4) levels are decreased in tumor specimens from patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC; n=104) compared to peritumoral specimens. Decreased expression of GALNT4 is associated with poor OS (OR=3.08) and RFS (OR=2.17). Further, GALNT4 is negatively correlated with tumor size, necrosis, and TNM stage.

Sclerostin associated with bone turnover in elderly women

As reported in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, sclerostin levels are associated with osteocalcin, C-termial telopeptide of type I collagen, and PTH levels in elderly women (≥ 70 y) in nursing homes, but not mortality.

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