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Changes in Body Composition with Aging: Results from Longitudinal Studies
Marjolein Visser, VU University, and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
It has long been thought that age-related loss of weight, along with loss of muscle mass, was largely responsible for muscle weakn...
Clinical and Economic Consequences of Changing Pathways of Nutrition Care
Marinos Elia, MD Professor of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, University of Southampton, UK
The use of oral nutritional supplements (ONS) in the community reduces (re)admissions to the hospital. Calculating the cost of ch...
Clinical Evidence for the Role of Dietary Fatty Acids in Mucosal Immune Development: MOA and Impact on Respiratory Health and Allergy
Paul Noakes, PhD
This presentation explores the effects of dietary long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on early immune development and their pot...
Clinical Evidence for the Role of Prebiotics in Mucosal Immune Development and Impact on Respiratory Health and Allergy
Guido Moro, MD
Increasing evidence shows that the composition of the intestinal microbiota plays a key role in the postnatal development of the i...
Clinical Evidence for the Role of Probiotics in Mucosal Immune Development and Impact on Respiratory Health and Allergy
Mikael Kuitunen, MD, PhD
Infections such as hepatitis A, mumps, and measles have decreased during the last 3 to 4 decades, whereas allergies and Th1 type d...

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