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The Science of Lutein and DHA: A Special Focus during Infancy
Amy C Long, PhD
Amy Long discusses the chemistry, in food and in the human body of Lutein and DHA. She also discusses the functional and structura...
Two Examples of Economic Analyses of Weight Loss Interventions
Eric Finkelstein, PhD, MHA, Duke University and National University of Singapore, Health Services and Systems Research Program, Singapore/USA
Economic evaluation is a framework that assists individuals in their decision-making process, with the ultimate goal of helping in...
Undernutrition and Overnutrition During Pregnancy in India: Dual Teratogenesis
C. S. Yajnik, MD, FRCP, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Diabetes Unit, India
A study conducted by Dr Yajnik in India has shown that a mother's abnormal micronutrient levels (low vitamin B12 and high folate) ...
Undernutrition and Overnutrition During Pregnancy in India: Dual Teratogenesis
C. S. Yajnik, MD, FRCP, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Diabetes Unit, India
A study conducted by Dr Yajnik in India has shown that a mother's abnormal micronutrient levels (low vitamin B12 and high folate) ...
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and Nutritional Implications
Krishnan Sriram, MD, FACS, FRCSC, FCCM Stroger Hospital of Cook County Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery Rush University Chicago, Illinois, USA
The complexity of resections and reconstructions of the upper gastrointestinal (UGI) tract and the resulting nutritional implicati...

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