Thursday, 22 June 2017

Anthropometric measures are not accurate predictors of fat mass in ALS

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new article on the Journal of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) shows how anthropometric measurements are not effective to measure fat mass in ALS patients.

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.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Preterm infant body composition cannot be accurately determined by weight and length

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

A new study determines, using ADP as a validation method, whether any of the anthropometric indices used historically or currently accurately predict body composition in infants.