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ESICM 2013: Among Critically Ill Patients, Muscle Wasting Occurs Rapidly; More Severe in MOF

2013 11 Oct

Zudin A. Puthucheary, M.R.C.P., of University College London, England, and colleagues conducted a study to characterize and evaluate the time course and pathophysiology of acute muscle loss in critical illness. “Survivors of critical illness experience significant skeletal muscle weakness and physical disability, which can persist for at least... Read more

Nestlé Nutrition Institute Supports 2013 Kinney Awards to Recognise Outstanding Nutrition Research

2013 03 Oct

The bi-annual Dr. John M. Kinney Awards recognise and support outstanding young researchers in the fields of nutrition and metabolism, in honour of Dr. Kinney’s extensive work in this field. The winners of this year’s awards were selected by three panels of leading international experts that carefully assessed impact of the work of many... Read more

Oral Nutritional Supplements in the Hospital Demonstrate Significant Health & Cost Benefits

2013 04 Sep

A recent health economics and outcomes study, conducted by leading health economists and supported by Abbott, found that oral nutritional supplements provided to patients during hospitalization were associated with significant reductions in length of stay and hospitalization cost. Additionally, the 30-day readmission risk was significantly reduced for... Read more