Patients with chronic kidney disease who are on hemodialysis have a higher risk of hyperphosphatemia, which may lead to kidney failure. A new study highlights whether nutritional therapy can reduce the burden of hyperphosphatemia in this patient population.
Because older adults are at high risk for tooth loss and compromised nutrition status, the researchers of a new study investigated the association between tooth loss and malnourishment.
It is well known that depression can lead to weight gain and that depression is common among veterans. In a new study, researchers compared the rates of overweight or obesity among veterans and non-veterans with and without depressive disorder.
Fruit and vegetables are an important part of the Mediterranean diet, which has proven health benefits especially for the older population. A research team evaluated whether a 4-week intervention could improve fruit and vegetable intake among older women.