Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The prognostic value of CPET in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy (iDCM) patients has been studies in a recent paper published in the International Journal of Cardiology.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Energy metabolism and nutritional status in hospitalized patients with lung cancer

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study on the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition examines the importance of monitoring energy metabolism in lung cancer patients.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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An interesting study in the International Journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease traces the difficulties to differentiate asthma from COPD.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Assessment of human energy exchange: historical overview

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A recent paper on the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides a conceptual historical framework for examining the evolution of energy exchange concepts and measurement methods.

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Importance of Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Clinical Practice: A Case for Fitness as a Clinical Vital Sign

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new statement by the American Heart Association has been recently published suggesting the addition of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) for risk classification in patient management and to encourage strategies designed to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Indirect calorimetry: an indispensable tool to understand and predict obesity

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition hosts a new study, which summarizes recent research on the importance of indirect calorimetry in predicting weight gain and obesity.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

New body composition reference charts for preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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An extremely important study has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition providing body composition reference curves for preterm infants.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Estimating fat mass in heart failure patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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New research from the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin presents an explorative, single-centre, observational, study assessing body composition (BC) in heart failure (HF) patients using a multi-method, two-compartment approach.

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