Tag: malnutrition

Malnutrition is a common occurrence in hospitalized patients. Current clinical practice guidelines recommend considering placing medical inpatients deemed to be at risk of malnutrition on additional nutritional support, but these recommendations are largely based on observational studies and physiologic rationale. In this randomized controlled trial, 2,088 hospitalized medical patients...
Association Between Longitudinal Plasma Neurofilament Light and Neurodegeneration in Patients With Alzheimer Disease Alzheimer disease (AD) is characterized by the accumulation of amyloid b (Ab) and tau aggregates in the brain. The progression of AD can be monitored through imaging techniques or through the use of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers....
Jan 30th - NEJM - In a study published today, inclusion of antibiotics in therapeutic regimens for children with severe acute malnutrition improved recovery and mortality rates. Image: PD 1. Inclusion of antibiotics in therapeutic regimens for children with severe acute malnutrition improved recovery and mortality rates. 2. Of the children...