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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: Check out the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, Executive Director Kate Flewelling talked about attending the All of Us launch event at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York City. Call for Applicants for the Sewell Stipend to Attend the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting – Is your position related to public health? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public health field for a few days? Apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health and attend the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo! This year’s meeting theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now.” The meeting will be held November 10-14 in San Diego, CA. The deadline to apply is July 18. National Network of Libraries of Medicine News Next week! Transforming Data into Knowledge and Knowledge into Health: NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027 – NNLM Members who will be in the Pittsburgh area on July 17 are invited to join the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System for an afternoon lecture by Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, Director of the National Library of Medicine. The All of Us Journey – MARquee News Highlights Data Flash: “Storage Wars” – The Dragonfly, News from the Northwest and Beyond, by PNR New Webinar Series: DOCLINE Talkline:...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

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It is certainly no secret that nutrition in the first few years of life, when growth is rapid, plays a major role in long-term health outcomes in regard to both optimal growth and obesity prevention. Formula fed infants gain weight faster than breastfed infants and weight gain is greater in formula fed infants receiving isocaloric formulas with higher protein content. Although the evidence favors promoting breast milk over formula feedings, there is little evidence-based guidance as to which complementary feeds should be given to promote optimal growth and to prevent obesity.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: The Editors' Perspectives Source Type: research
Registration is open for the 2019 Symposium in Atlanta, GA, on May 2-4, 2019. This year, we are focused on, “Strategic Communications: Leading Change to Advance Nutrition Practice.” With over 15 outstanding speakers and 2+ days of content (including a pre-symposium optional session), this meeting is not to be missed! Learn more and register at www.cnmdpg.org.
Source: Journal of the American Dietetic Association - Category: Nutrition Tags: From the Academy Source Type: research
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusions: AWG immediately after PSWG, even occurring at only 1 of 3 interval from 3 –4 to 6–9 months, from 6–9 to 17–20 months, and 17–20 months to 3 years after PSWG, leads to an overweight status at 3 years of age. Monitoring weight growth after PSWG may help identify AWG and later overweight risk.Ann Nutr Metab 2019;74:181 –188
Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
LUNG cancer symptoms include a cough the won ’t go away, unexplained weight loss and severe chest pain. But you could also be at risk of deadly lung tumour signs if your eyes are a distinctive colour.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
While medicine transforms cancer into a chronic disease with which patients can live for an extended period of time, financial toxicity threatens to turn chronic, too.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Bankruptcies Cancer Source Type: news
Applications are open for a PhD Studentships at Nottingham Trent University titled: The gut microbiota as a novel nutritional target to influence systemic inflammation associated with prevalent health disorders.Deadline for applications is01 March 2019.Find out more and how to apply.
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
Elisa Boldrin, Sandro Malacrida, Enrica Rumiato, Giorgio Battaglia, Alberto Ruol, Alberto Amadori, Daniela Saggioro
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Chin-Yap Loh, Aditya Arya, Ahmed Fadhil Naema, Won Fen Wong, Gautam Sethi, Chung Yeng Looi
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Vincenzo Ingangi, Michele Minopoli, Concetta Ragone, Maria Letizia Motti, Maria Vincenza Carriero
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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