Review: Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

25 Mar, 2020 | 02:00h | UTC

Effect of dose and duration of reduction in dietary sodium on blood pressure levels: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials – The BMJ (free)

Commentaries: Further evidence adds weight to call for urgent action on salt targets – George Institute for Global Health (free) AND Cutting salt likely to prevent future heart disease, even if you’re not at risk now – CNN (free)


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Effect of salt substitution on community-wide blood pressure and hypertension incidence – Nature Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries Before Publication at #ESCCongress: Community-based salt substitution programme lowers blood pressure – European Society of Cardiology (free) AND Community-Level Salt-Swapping Strategy Pays Dividends in Peru – TCTMD (free)


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Podcast: Intermittent Fasting

11 Feb, 2020 | 02:11h | UTC

Intermittent fasting – NEJM Journal Watch (free audio)

“Intermittent fasting has salutary effects. Listen how Dr. Mark P. Mattson, co-author of a recent NEJM review on the topic, assesses the practice — and how he’s managed to skip breakfast for the past 30 years or so.”

For those interested in the subject, we suggest the reading of the recent review by Dr. Mark P. Mattson: Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Health, Aging, and Disease – New England Journal of Medicine ($)


Association of soy and fermented soy product intake with total and cause specific mortality: prospective cohort study – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Soy intake and health – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Fermented soy in diet linked to lower mortality risk – OnMedica (free)


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Childhood Obesity Is a Major Problem. Research Isn’t Helping. – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

“Something is missing with many study methods.”


Clinical Management of Seafood Allergy

21 Jan, 2020 | 01:11h | UTC

New baby: fads, fashions and evidence for new parents – Evidently Cochrane (free)


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What Is the Keto Diet and Does It Work? – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Related: The Ketogenic Diet: Pros and Cons (free articles on the subject)


The Ketogenic Diet: Pros and Cons

9 Dec, 2019 | 01:30h | UTC

Genomic and epidemiological evidence of bacterial transmission from probiotic capsule to blood in ICU patients – Nature Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related: Systematic Review: Harms Reporting in Trials with Probiotics (link to abstract and commentaries) AND The Problem With Probiotics – The New York Times (free)


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Position Paper: Sarcopenia

16 Oct, 2019 | 10:33h | UTC

Clinical Approach to Lactose Intolerance

27 Sep, 2019 | 08:31h | UTC

Long-term adverse events after sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass: a 7-year nationwide, observational, population-based, cohort study – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Death Risk Drops After Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related Research: Association of Bariatric Surgery vs Usual Care Obesity Management With All-Cause Mortality (free study and commentaries)


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Improving the Quality of Dietary Research – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related JAMA Viewpoints: The Challenge of Reforming Nutritional Epidemiologic Research (free for a limited period) AND Current and Future Landscape of Nutritional Epidemiologic Research (free for a limited period)


Association of Early Interventions With Birth Outcomes and Child Linear Growth in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Bayesian Network Meta-analyses of Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA Network Open (free)


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