Nutrition

Higher Magnesium in Hemodialysis Patients Predicts Better Survival

Higher Magnesium in Hemodialysis Patients Predicts Better Survival

Serum magnesium levels of 2.6 mg/dL or higher at 1 year predict a 52% decreased risk of death from any cause.

Review: Vitamin D Does Not Appear to Prevent Fractures, Falls

Review: Vitamin D Does Not Appear to Prevent Fractures, Falls

In pooled analyses, no clinically relevant between-group difference in bone mineral density at any site

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Daily Drinking Associated With Increased Mortality Risk

Minimum risk of low-level drinking frequency for all-cause mortality found to be about 3 times weekly.

Southern Dietary Pattern Mediates Racial Difference in HTN

Southern Dietary Pattern Mediates Racial Difference in HTN

For both men and women, Southern dietary pattern is largest mediating factor for difference in HTN.

Report: CKD Does Not Preclude Plant-Based Diets

Report: CKD Does Not Preclude Plant-Based Diets

Concerns about nutritional deficiency in CKD patients are unfounded, and plant-based diets may actually be good for them, the authors of a new report contend.

Monthly Vitamin D Supplement May Not Cut Cancer Risk

Monthly Vitamin D Supplement May Not Cut Cancer Risk

High-dose monthly supplementation doesn't reduce risk of cancer among middle-aged and older adults.

Complementary Medicine Use Ups Refusal of Usual Cancer Therapy

Complementary Medicine Use Ups Refusal of Usual Cancer Therapy

Mortality risk linked to complementary medicine mediated by treatment refusal

Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality

Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality

Similar findings across type of coffee, quantity, type of death, and caffeine metabolism score.

Risk of CV Events Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts

Risk of CV Events Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts

Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil, nuts.

High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors

High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors

Highest Healthy Eating Index scores associated with decreased overall and cancer-specific mortality.

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