Not eating enough vegetables and fruit, what does it cost?

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for December is from Public Health Nutrition and is entitled: ‘The economic burden of inadequate consumption of vegetables and fruit in Canada’.…


One potato, two potatoes, three potatoes, [blank]: handling missing data in food frequency questionnaires

Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: ‘Missing data in food frequency questionnaires: making assumptions about item non-response’, by Karen E Lamb, Dana Lee Olstad, Cattram Nguyen, Catherine Milte, Sarah A McNaughton Measuring dietary intake is challenging due to the variety of foods available for consumption.…


A vaccine is needed for a definitive and durable end to HIV/AIDS

This post was written by Jill Gilmour and originally posted on the Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics blog – read more at: http://gheg-journal.co.uk/blog/ The AIDS pandemic continues to be a major global health issue.…


Origin of a major infectious disease in vertebrates: The timing of Cryptosporidium evolution and its hosts

The latest Parasitology Paper of the Month is “Origin of a major infectious disease in vertebrates: The timing of Cryptosporidium evolution and its hosts” by Juan C.…


The Longer Immigrant Women Live in the US, the More Likely Food Insecurity Affects Obesity

Oakland, CA — The longer that immigrant women reside in the United States, the greater the chances that food insecurity will result in obesity, finds a new study by the Public Health Institute’s Suzanne Ryan-Ibarra published today in the Public Health Nutrition journal.…


Which behaviours and symptoms are the most distressing for family carers of people with dementia?

The November International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled “A systematic review of the relationship between behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) and caregiver well-being” by Alexandra Feast, Esme Moniz-Cook, Charlotte Stoner, Georgina Charlesworth, Martin Orrell.…


Meal timing, what do we know?

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for November is from Nutrition Research Reviews and is entitled ‘When to eat? The influence of circadian rhythms on metabolic health: are animal studies providing the evidence?‘.…


Insomnia more common in teens whose mums had postnatal depression

More than a third (36%) of teenagers whose mothers suffered from postnatal depression experienced sleep problems at the age of 18, compared to only one in five (22%) teenagers whose mothers didn’t suffer from postnatal depression.