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Scientists at the University of Roehampton are seeking an ONS manufacturer to provide a suitable ONS for a randomised controlled trial of nutritional support for recovering substance use disorder (SUD) sufferers.

No need to avoid in kids with asthma, cystic fibrosis, or common cold, says expert.

Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study.

PINNT, the national charity for Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric Nutrition, has received European recognition for its Medical Tag patient resource at the 40th European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Congress, held in Madrid Spain, with the presentation of a Poster 'A practical patient resource for people on home artificial nutrition; infusing artificial nutrition in 'normal' environments'.

Taking high dose folic acid supplements in later pregnancy (beyond the first trimester) does not prevent pre-eclampsia in women at high risk for this condition, finds a randomised controlled trial published by The BMJ.

Increased protein during weight maintenance also reduces risk of type 2 diabetes. Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver's fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism.

New research has shown that a lack of protein in a father's diet affects sperm quality which can have a direct impact on the long-term health of their offspring.

Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fats from plant sources associated with lower risk of mortality compared to those that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fat from animal sources.

A study by the Neuromed Institute, in Italy, reveals that one of the world's healthiest dietary models reduces the mortality risk of people over 65 years of age by 25%.

Women who take epilepsy drugs while they are pregnant may have a lower risk of having a child with delays in language skills if they take folic acid supplements before and early in pregnancy, according to a study published online in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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