Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Role of Pregnancy Body Composition Changes on Pregnancy Outcome, and Infant Feeding on Infant Growth and Body Composition

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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Body composition of pregnant women and its influence on infant body composition has been analysed in this scientific paper on the FASEB Journal.

Monday, 23 May 2016

New York Times on how sport science can help in breaking the 2-hour marathon barrier

Posted in Scientific News, COSMED in the Media

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An extremely interesting article on the New York Times of the 16th of May 2016 describes the attempts of sport scientist Prof. Yannis Pitsidalis to produce a revolutionary marathon time.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Cardiopulmonary exercise test and sudden cardiac death risk in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A multicentre study published in the Heart Journal investigates the possible ability of cardiopulmonary exercise test in improving contemporary strategies for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) risk stratification.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The utility of pulmonary function testing in predicting outcomes following liver transplantation

Posted in Pulmonary Function Tests, Research News, Scientific News

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A new study on Liver Transplantation Journal focuses on the utility of Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) in predicting post liver transplant (LT) mortality and morbidity outcomes.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Optimising preterm nutrition: present and future

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A study published in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society investigtes the current findings on the management of neonatal nutrition in the preterm infant.

Friday, 06 May 2016

Accuracy of Prediction Formulae for the Assessment of Resting Energy Expenditure in Hospitalized Children

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study confirms the importance of measuring resting energy expenditure in a clinical setting rather than using predictive equations. The study has been published on the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Friday, 06 May 2016

Variables Measured During Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing as Predictors of Mortality in Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The predictive strength of CPET parameters of mortality in Heart Failure patients has been studies in this paper in the Journal of American College of Cardiology.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

The impact of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) on patients over 80 years undergoing elective colorectal cancer surgery

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The role of CPET as a valuable preoperative assessment tool for colorectal cancer resection patients (80 yeas and above) has been examined in this article published on Colorectal Disease Journal.

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