Experts in muscle biochemistry, cachexia, and body composition analysis discuss the importance of maintaining muscle mass. Presented at ESPEN in September 2017, The Hague, The Netherlands.
Experts in clinical immunology and human milk biochemistry gathered to discuss infant gut and immune health, with a focus on human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), the third most abundant solid component of human milk.
Clinical experts on sarcopenia and nutrition science present research supporting the benefits of specialised oral nutritional supplements to maintain muscle function and physical performance in older community-dwelling and hospitalized adults.
Nicolaas E Deutz, MD, PhD, Professor and Director of the Center for Translational Research in Aging & Longevity, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Lean body mass (LBM) / muscle is important for healthy aging and disease management. Both aging and immobility independently cause...
Ingvar Bosaeus, MD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
The metabolic events surrounding cachexia in cancer differ greatly from those in starvation, with muscle loss reflecting the forme...
Filomena Gomes, PhD, RD, University Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital, Aarau, Switzerland
There is uncertainty regarding which patients will benefit from intensive nutrition therapy, especially in the polymorbid inpatien...
Jennifer Wooley, MS, RD, CNSD Nutrition Services Manager University of Michigan Health System
Dietitian Jennifer Wooley describes the first two steps she takes when working with a new diabetic patient.