Navigation Links
Panel asks dairy avoiders: Are you getting enough?
Date:2/24/2010

Lactose intolerance is a real and important clinical syndrome, but quantifying its public health burden is challenging. An NIH Consensus Development panel was convened this week to assess the available evidence on lactose intolerance and health across the age spectrum and across racial and ethnic groups.

The panel will hold a telebriefing to highlight their findings today at 2:00 p.m. EST. Reporters may participate by calling 888-428-7458 or visit http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/lactosemedia.htm for more information.

Many individuals with diagnosed or perceived lactose intolerance avoid dairy products, which constitute a readily accessible source of calcium, other nutrients, and vitamin D (when fortified). Inadequate consumption of these nutrients may increase the risk for chronic health problems, including osteoporosis and decreased bone health.

The panel defined lactose intolerance as the onset of gastrointestinal symptomsdiarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, and/or bloatingafter ingesting lactose-containing foods and beverages; this is due to deficient levels of lactase, an enzyme necessary to break down lactose. Lactose malabsorption occurs when lactose is incompletely broken down in the intestine, which may or may not result in gastrointestinal symptoms after eating dairy products. Reduction of lactase in humans occurs in childhood and persists through the lifespan in most individuals (lactase nonpersisters). These individuals may or may not have the gastrointestinal symptoms of lactose intolerance. Understanding the distinction and interplay between these conditions is important when considering ways to meet nutritional needs.

"A lot of people who think they have lactose intolerance don't," said panel and conference chairperson Dr. Frederick J. Suchy, chief of pediatric hepatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. "They may have other conditions, or they may just need to consume smaller amounts of dairy products.
'/>"/>

Contact: Lisa Ahramjian
AhramjianL@od.nih.gov
301-496-4999
NIH/National Institutes of Health, Office of Disease Prevention
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. NFL Brain Injury Panel Raises Awareness of Potential Long-Term Consequences from Traumatic Brain Injuries
2. Panel calls for reducing colorectal cancer deaths by striking down barriers to screening
3. Federal Panel Urges Obesity Screening for Kids Ages 6 and Up
4. Panel Intelligence Returns to MedPanel Name
5. Expert Panel Reaches Consensus on Our Ability to Improve Cognitive Health
6. PolitiFact Names 'Death Panels' Claim the Lie of the Year
7. Scientific panel evaluates soy infant formula safety
8. Baxa to Sponsor ASHP Midday Symposium: Creating a Culture of Safety in Pharmacy, A Panel Discussion on Lessons Learned
9. New Options for Treatment of RA and Lupus are Focus of Rheumatology Thought Leader Panel
10. Ethics and Healthcare Reform Panel, Community Forum Open to Public November 17
11. CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... Bedros Keuilian is not only the ... boot camps, he’s also considered the leading expert on ... out business summits, a line of high-demand fitness marketing ... recent Spike TV reality show to his name. , ... time for personal trainers and fitness business owners to ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 First Warning Systems, a ... cellular changes throughout the body, announced the company is ... address the company’s breadth of upcoming product releases. The ... screening technology. , “Our initial focus will be an ... detects abnormal circadian cellular changes over time,” said Rob ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... D.C. and ATLANTA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, ... 2014 Information Security Executive® and Project of ... include top-ranking decision makers representing organizations in ... academics. Projects include large-scale technology endeavors that ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Join the more than 80 ... Treatment Center’s first ever charity golf tournament to benefit Project ... eating disorders who cannot afford treatment. The tournament will be ... Eureka, Mo. , The day-long event starts with 10:30 ... and award dinner will begin at 5 p.m. and will ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... relationship expert, Dr. Kathleen Mojas is celebrating 20 years ... she has assisted hundreds of people to achieve greater ... released an important list of warning signs and suggestions ... relationship. , Dr. Mojas explains: “Believe it or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 4Health News:T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2014 ISE® North America Awards; People’s Choice Award voting now open to industry at large 2Health News:T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2014 ISE® North America Awards; People’s Choice Award voting now open to industry at large 3Health News:T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2014 ISE® North America Awards; People’s Choice Award voting now open to industry at large 4Health News:T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2014 ISE® North America Awards; People’s Choice Award voting now open to industry at large 5Health News:T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2014 ISE® North America Awards; People’s Choice Award voting now open to industry at large 6Health News:T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2014 ISE® North America Awards; People’s Choice Award voting now open to industry at large 7Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 2Health News:Project HEAL Benefit Golf Tournament Gaining Momentum 3Health News:Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas Celebrating 20 Years in Private Practice Identifies Common Warning Signs That You May Be In a Toxic Relationship. 2Health News:Prominent Beverly Hills Psychologist Dr. Kathleen Mojas Celebrating 20 Years in Private Practice Identifies Common Warning Signs That You May Be In a Toxic Relationship. 3
... Addition of intravenous magnesium sulfate to standard emergency ... rather than enhance the effectiveness of treatment.// Dr. ... College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, ... be helpful in the treatment of migraine headache ...
... in animal products raises the risk of breast cancer, ... suggested a link between a high fat diet, rich ... based in Chicago, USA, reveals that dietary differences might ... high where the proportion of daily calories from animal ...
... killer, accounting for one in four deaths, more than ... that the diversity of lung disease has yet to ... deal only in one disorder, chest physicians look after ... asthma, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis and sleep apnoea. There are ...
... complications in ovarian cancer. A gene implicated in inherited ovarian ... Up to 10 per cent of cases of ovarian cancer ... these cases, the woman usually has a strong family history ... developing, although it's not yet known in detail how it ...
... year worldwide if more people at high risk of having ... An analysis of nearly 300 clinical trials of aspirin and ... that aspirin reduces heart attacks and strokes in susceptible patients. ... from aspirin and anti-platelet therapy receive it. ,“This ...
... at Hopkins University, they have found a way to use ... system, surpassing an obstacle to certain forms of gene ... body's immune response to developing cancer vaccines to reducing the ... core of the blood system.// They can give rise to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A new study surpasses Gene Therapy Hurdle 2
(Date:10/1/2014)...  CVS Health is thanking its 26,000 pharmacists during ... the way health care is delivered to increase access, ... pharmacies, mail service pharmacies and specialty pharmacies nationwide.  ... to CVS Health to reflect our broader health care ... to shape the future of health," said Larry ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 This report analyzes the worldwide markets ... Product Categories: Enteral Feeding Pumps, Nasogastric Tubes, and Others. ... Canada, Japan , Europe ... , and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts ... six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014  Tasly Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ... modernize medicine, announced today the launch of Deepure. ... developed to address men and women concerned with ... vibrant into old age while helping keep their ... condition-specific, whole-food and herb-based formulas, namely, ProHeart PLUS, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CVS Health Thanking its Pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month for Helping People on Their Path to Better Health 2CVS Health Thanking its Pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month for Helping People on Their Path to Better Health 3Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 2Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 3Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 4Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 5Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 6Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 7Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 8Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 9Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 10Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 11Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 12Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 13Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 14Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 15Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 16Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 17Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 18Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 19
... Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) announced today that it has ... common stock at $3.60 per share, or $30.6 million, pursuant ... the Company has granted the underwriters of the offering an ... primary stock to cover over-allotments. The offering is expected ...
... NEW YORK, Nov. 12 Reportlinker.com announces ... available in its catalogue. , ... to 2015 , ... Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Delcath Systems, Inc. Prices $30.6 Million Stock Offering 2Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 2Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 3Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 4Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 5Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 6Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 7Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 8Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 9Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 10Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 11Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 12Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 13Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 14Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 15Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 16Reportlinker Adds US Orthopedic Devices Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2015 17
SATOs Neonatal Secure ID bands are your answer to comfort and safe patient identification of neonatal patients and newborns. Comfortable, yet durable, they display the patient and parent detail you d...
Platelet Aggregation Profiler...
... need to be a pain in the neck. ... longer handle to reduce the amount of arm ... with a conventional pipettor. The ergonomic design includes ... stand which enables the unit to be set ...
... all-new Assure Pro Blood Glucose Monitoring System ... of the Long-Term Care profession. More features ... strip release offer better convenience, safety, and ... test strip in the convenient top-of-the-meter port. ...
Medicine Products: