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Why dietary advice is a critical part of cancer care

Patients who lose weight have lower survival rates yet very few are given nutritional information and support Director of the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Niamh Rice presents

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Food for life: Nutrition as a key treatment for cancer patients

‘I’ve been poked and prodded but no one has seen me about my diet,’ one cancer patient tells Feelgood. Another, a multiple myeloma patient who lost 12kg, said patients should,

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Majority of cancer patients in Ireland don’t see a dietitian as part of treatment

Three out of five cancer patients don’t see a dietitian as part of their treatment, yet the affects of malnutrition is a contributing factor in the death in two out

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Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors Cookbook

UCC in collaboration with Breakthrough Cancer Research are delighted to launch their latest free cookbook for cancer patients ‘Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors’. The book is a similar size to

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Calls for more dietitians to support cancer patients

New research has identified a major gap in nutritional support for cancer patients, with more than a third reporting unintentional weight loss, which can lead to poorer outcomes. The survey

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One in three cancer patients losing weight gets no nutritional advice

One in three cancer patients with weight loss are never seen by a dietitian or provided with nutritional advice, according to a new study. Almost one in two cancer patients

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WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK: Consultation on National Clinical Guideline Nutrition Screening and use of oral nutrition support for adults in the acute care setting

We would like to hear your views on the proposed guideline and how we can ensure the objectives of the guideline are achieved.  The guideline will apply to adults admitted

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IrSPEN Prize for Best Undergraduate Research Project 2018

IrSPEN Prize for Best Undergraduate Research Project in Human Nutrition and Dietetics TCD/DIT Joint Degree Antje von der Schulenburg, BSc (Hons), was awarded the IrSPEN prize for Best Overall Research

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How does the brain control what we eat?

"When signals from the gut to the brain reach a certain threshold during eating, we experience the feeling of satiety and a stop signal is activated which changes desire from
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St Lukes Symposium in RCPI on Friday 19th October, 2018

St Lukes Symposium Advanced Masterclass – Clinical Pearls and Advances in Medicine 2018. “The role of nutrition in future healthcare” started at 11.25 and lasted just over 90 minutes with