After years of telling consumers that eating too much salt was bad for their health, a new report from the Institute of Medicine at?
We've all been told many times to cut down on salt intake in order to lower our risk of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. But a new report from the Institute of Medicine suggests that cutting down on salt might not be the best course. Show More Summary
According to findings from an early preclinical study led by Brett Mitchell, PhD, an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) at Texas A&M University College of Medicine, there is evidence...Show More Summary
Health experts have long promoted one simple, consistent message when it comes to salt intake: cut back. Now, a review from the Institute of Medicine suggests that a diet too low in sodium may actually be unhealthy for those at risk for heart problems. This conclusion was drawn by a committee designated by IOM tasked... Continue Reading
The Institute of Medicine concluded this week that there is no reason for people to keep their sodium consumption below 1,500 milligrams per day, as had been previously recommended for most adults. The panel’s approved level of 2,300...Show More Summary
BOSTON – "Lack of access to dental care in the United States has reached epic proportions. Dental disease is the number one chronic illness affecting children – more common than asthma. The Institute of Medicine clearly states that the current dental delivery system doesn't work for a third of the people in the U.S. read more
Yesterday, Reason 24/7 reported the new conclusion by the influential Institute of Medicine that a drastically low salt diet does not seem to improve health outcomes such as lower blood pressure and fewer deaths from heart disease. The...Show More Summary
Prompted by a report issued today by the Institute of Medicine on the consequences of dietary sodium reduction, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to keep their sodium intake within the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and to seek the expert advice of a registered dietitian nutritionist for help on their personal sodium intake.
Last week, the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics released its official 2012 market data in the report Declining Medicine Use and Costs: For Better or Worse? (Free download with registration.) The report offers loads of interesting...Show More Summary
Reducing salt consumption below the currently recommended 2,300 milligrams – about 1 1/2 teaspoons– per day maybe unnecessary, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The news follows a decades-long push to get Americans to reduce the amount of salt in their diet because of strong links between high sodium consumption and […]
Research method used by scientists with the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University shows promise in accelerating advances in personalized cancer medicine Patients with two forms of leukemia, who currently haveShow More Summary
ByEmerging Equities: A study released by the IMS Institute for Health Informatics finds that per capita spending on medicines declined by $33 in 2012. On one side, the report raises the question of whether this is good or bad. Is itShow More Summary
In new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine (Epub ahead of print), researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute reveal the discovery of the cause - a genetic mutation that occurs before birth - of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) and port-wine stain birthmarks. Show More Summary
Health Care Renewal presents a guest post by Dr Howard Brody, John P McGovern Centennial Chair of Family Medicine, Director of the Institute for Medical Humanities at University of Texas - Medical Branch at Galveston, and blogger at Hooked: Ethics, Medicine and Pharma. Show More Summary
Announcement of grants to support the implementation of recommendations in the Institute of Medicine report "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health."
(Baltimore, MD) – In new findings published on May 8, 2013 in the New England Journal of Medicine (Epub ahead of print), researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute reveal the discovery of the cause – a genetic mutation that occurs before birth – of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) and port-wine stain birthmarks. Show More Summary
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $2.1 million, three-year research award to the GW Cancer Institute, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the GW School of Public Health and Health Services to evaluate cancer survivorship care models.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute awards UNC School of Medicine researchers more than $2 million to study glucose monitoring in non-insulin treated patients living with type 2 diabetes.
JAMA Internal Medicine Study Highlights A study by Tracy A. Balboni, M.D., M.P.H., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and colleagues suggests that spiritual care and end-of-life (EoL) discussions by the medical team may be associated with reduced aggressive treatment. Show More Summary
The Avon Foundation announced $275,000 in grants to The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and GW Cancer Institute, at the close of the 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in Washington, D.C.