A simple score based on the food people eat could help clinicians predict patients’ risk of becoming overweight and ensure they get the right support and advice, say Spanish researchers who undertook a major long-term study.
One gram of fish oil a day and other simple dietary changes could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, according to a review of studies by UK researchers.
Eating a diet rich in vegetables, especially those like broccoli and sprouts, may reduce cardiovascular risk in women by helping prevent hardening of the neck arteries, according to researchers.
The Royal College of Nursing has launched a new campaign designed to encourage nursing staff to “rest, rehydrate, refuel” during shifts.
A “normal” intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a Norwegian study has suggested.
There is still more work to do to encourage women in Scotland to improve their health before they become pregnant, a major report on maternal and infant nutrition has indicated.
Taking vitamin D supplements could help to ease the painful symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new study by UK researchers.
Probiotics taken during pregnancy might help lower the risks of pre-eclampsia and premature birth, but timing may be crucial, a study has suggested.
Nursing staff in care homes and other community settings should be trained to screen for malnutrition among older people, according to a cross-party group of MPs.
The so-called Mediterranean diet may help reduce the risk of frailty in older individuals, according to a review of evidence by UK researchers.