Is Managing Dyslipidaemia with Medical Nutrition Therapy by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Clinically- & Cost-Effective?

Research Paper Title Clinical and cost benefits of medical nutrition therapy by registered dietitian nutritionists for management of dyslipidemia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Background Faced with increasing health care costs, it is incumbent to discern whether managing dyslipidemia with medical nutrition therapy (MNT) by a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is clinically and cost effective.… Read More

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Coronary Heart Disease: Traditional Risk Factors versus Biomarkers

Research Paper Title Traditional Risk Factors Versus Biomarkers for Prediction of Secondary Events in Patients With Stable Coronary Heart Disease: From the Heart and Soul Study. Background Patients with stable coronary heart disease (CHD) have widely varying prognoses and treatment options. Validated models for risk stratification of patients with CHD are needed. The researchers sought… Read More

What is the Link between Adiposity & Cardiometabolic Disease?

A genetic predisposition to obesity is randomly allocated, and mendelian randomisation studies exploit this natural experiment to find out if well established associations between obesity and disease are likely to be causal. The latest study used a genetic variation that increases body mass index (BMI) by 0.36 unit per allele. In analyses pooling 36 observational… Read More