Nutrition Nurses (5 Positions)

Assists in the other team members to implementation of home visits of deserving beneficiaries, i.e follow-up of non-respondents, defaulters and potential defaulters The Nutrition Nurse will work with the Nutrition Supervisor and the Community Outreach Supervisor to conduct community sensitization through community sessions as well as other health education activities With the Nutrition Supervisor, Community Outreach Supervisor and Health Supervisor, develop coherent health and nutrition messages and pass them to the community including nutrition program objectives and approach. Support the nutrition team especially the distributers to monitor the stocks by filling the daily stock cards. Is responsible to generate the weekly and monthly reports with the team at site and send it to the Nutrition Supervisor. Also with the Nutrition Supervisor, Health Supervisor and the Programs Coordinator generate and compile the monthly narrative report. Requirements Diploma in nursing or a relevant qualification from a recognized institution Good technical knowledge on nutrition programming, analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills. Training ability.
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Former BMX Star To Launch Nutritional Supplement Line At Olympia Fitness And Performance Weekend

Other products in the line include a post-workout rebuild, A-10 amino matrix, l-glutamine/antioxidants mixture and creatine monohydrate formula. All of the packaging highlights EVLs basic but bold black and blue color scheme. EVLution Nutrition already has a distribution deal with Lone Star Distribution , which currently has roughly 140 nutritional supplement companies as part of its clientele. CEO John Hoffmann will host a booth at the Olympia Expo for his fourth straight year, and by the sound of his tone, he has never been more excited to share his booth with someone new to the industry.
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Economy Can’t Be All That’s Slowing Health Costs

Whats more, the econometric methodology itself, which I have long disliked, was debunked in another paper released last week. Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan Holmes of Harvard University and Jonathan Skinner of Dartmouth College found that when they made even modest changes in this type of model, the results changed drastically. They concluded, We are reluctant to make much of the time-series evidence between GDP growth and healthcare spending. A simple rule of thumb is that econometric results are untrustworthy if small specification changes — such as shifting the time period by a couple of years — substantially alter the results. (The same critique applies to an earlier analysis of this ilk, also much cited in the news media, from the Kaiser Family Foundation . The report is unfortunately less scientific than it pretended to be.) Cost Sharing The second reason for the spending deceleration cited by the Medicare actuaries — increased cost sharing — has a bit more force to it. As I noted in a column a couple of years ago and as has played out in recent decisions by Walgreen Co.
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10 Things to Know About Health Insurance Exchanges

You have six months to make a choice. If by March 31 you have no health insurance through the exchanges or your employer, you face a fine of 1 percent of your yearly income or $95 per person — whichever is higher. The fee increases every year, rising to 2.5 percent of your yearly income in 2016 or $695 per person. That’s on top of any health care costs. Health Insurance Exchange Questions Answered What if I have health insurance through my employer? If you have health insurance through your employer, you can keep it.
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Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn’t Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study

Fewer Weeks of Hormone Therapy Before Radiation Reduces Side Effects, Yields Comparable Disease-Specific-Survival in Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer

Disease-specific survival was 96 percent in both groups. The study was scheduled for presentation Monday at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, in Atlanta. “Most clinicians have felt that ‘more was better’ when it came to blocking testosterone in prostate cancer patients, however, results for the specific endpoints we focused on, OS [overall survival] and DSS [disease-specific survival], indicate that this was clearly not the case,” study lead author Dr. Amin Mirhadi, a radiation oncologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said in a society news release. “This data supports administering less treatment, which will result in fewer side effects and reduce patients’ overall health care costs,” Mirhadi added.
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However, estrogen alone can increase your risk of developing uterine cancer . Many studies have looked at the association between hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer . The best evidence for the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy come from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), a large study involving more than 16,000 healthy women. The results published in July 2002 showed the risks of combined HRT with estrogen plus progestin outweigh the benefits.
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Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk

ET, Georgia World Congress Center 1Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 9910: Phase III Trial to Evaluate the Duration of Neoadjuvant (NEO) Total Androgen Suppression (TAS) and Radiation Therapy (RT) in Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer (PCa) T. M. Pisansky1, D. Hunt2, L. G. Gomella3, M. B.
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Hair-loss Drugs’ Big Growth In China

The China Association of Health Promotion and Education surveyed 1,280balding men in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chengdu last June and found 47percent of respondents had used hair-growth shampoos, visited hair-loss centers, or even swallowed snake gallbladders. More than 80percent said they were dissatisfied with those treatments. The top-selling treatment for hair thinning in China last year was Da Fei Xin, a minoxidil solution made by a unit of Shanxi Zhendong Pharmaceutical, with a 23percent market share, reports Euromonitor. BaWang International Group ( 1338:HK ), the Chinese maker of herbal shampoos endorsed by thick-maned movie star Jackie Chan, posted three straight years of losses after a 2010 report said a substance linked to cancer was found in two of its productssending sales plunging. LOreal ( OR:FP ), the worlds largest cosmetics maker, is trying to woo Chinese with products such as arginine lotions (touted to reduce fallout by strengthening the hair) and its Kerastase shampoo line (designed for thinning hair). The Paris-based company is pushing to expand its products beyond Beijing and Shanghai to second-tier cities in China, which gives us a huge reservoir of growth for the years to come, LOreal Chief Executive Officer Jean-Paul Agon said on a Feb.12 analyst call. Cellmid, a drugmaker in Sydney, also plans to start selling a plant extract-based treatment in China this year.
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Hair Loss Solution For Thyroid Patients

“If you have already had an allergic reaction to hair dyes and two years later, you have a temporary tattoo, you could develop a severe reaction,” Callender said. Other reasons for hair loss can be contact dermatitis on the scalp and allergy to fragrances from skin care products, soaps and lotions. “That’s why they smell so good,” she said. Oddly, yeasts and molds that live in the scalp can also cause hair loss, especially when a person doesn’t wash their hair regularly. Irritation and itching, as well as more scratching, can cause a bacterial infection. Hair breakage can also occur. An autoimmune response unrelated to irritants, alopecia areata , can also cause hair loss, leading to total baldness.
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After Hair Loss at 11, Shame Ruins Woman’s Singing Career

It is said that it builds up physical vitality and the blue colour used in this therapy regulates energy and dysfunction in the body. Hair Loss Solution For Thyroid Patients 7/10 Essential Fatty Acids Include such foods in your diet which contains essential fatty acids. Sardines, fish oils, salmon, flax seeds and walnuts are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Include these foods in your diet and reduce hair loss problem. Hair Loss Solution For Thyroid Patients 8/10 Consume Green Tea Green tea is known to have such properties which help regulate the thyroid gland and improve metabolism. Drink green tea and keep your hair loss problem away. It also helps reduce scalp inflammation.
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Nutrition Consultancy ( Ghanaian Nationals Only)

Minutes of monthly and quarterly Scaling Up Nutrition and REACH coordination meetings for the previous month. Monthly. Facilitate design and supervise the conduction of nutrition surveillance in the 3 Northern Regions (TBD). Nutrition Surveillance reports for the 3 Northern Regions. 31st December 2013. Facilitate design and organisation of the CMAM coverage survey in the 3 Northern Regions. CMAM routine data sets and coverage survey reports for selected 6 districts in the three Northern Regions.
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Sports nutrition firm Fuse Science signs on as sponsor of Woods’ bag

He said in a press release announcing the deal that the companys nutrition technology will be a game-changer in how we live our lives every day. This company is laying the foundation for some very significant things, Woods said. Woods had lost endorsement deals with AT&T, Accenture, Tag Heuer, Gatorade and Gillette since the crash in his personal life. Two of the three new deals he has signed since July are related to health products. Woods also has a deal with a Japanese company that makes a heat rub product. The market for that deal is mainly in Asia.
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Uganda: Where Is The Nutrition Bill?

OU football: Tiffany Byrd brings sports nutrition to Sooners

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A day later, there was a ray of hope in the form of Eunice Kataaha, a team leader of Policy and Advocacy at the Uganda National NGO Forum. “Yes, there was a policy drafted a couple of years ago, but I think the person you need to talk to is the policy analyst,” she advised and referred me to the principal policy analyst in the Office of the Prime Minister, Innocent Ejolu. “Yes, there is a Food and Nutrition policy and, in fact, a Bill was supposed to be passed in Parliament,” he said. Ejolu said when it comes to the Food and Nutrition Bill, he described Parliament as a toothless dog.
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Creative Edge Nutrition Announces the Formation of Cen Biotech Inc. for Its Medicinal Marijuana Business Sector

The Company manufactures under strict GMP guidelines at GMP Certified and/or FDA registered facilities. http://www.CenergyNutrition.com and https://www.facebook.com/CenergyNutrition About http://www.supplementstogo.com Supplementstogo.com is one of the leading online retailers in the market today for discount supplements! Always focusing on the hottest products and what provides the best results for their customers, Supplements To Go has made a great name for themselves in the world of nutrition. To find out more about SupplementsToGo.com, please view the site http://www.supplementstogo.com . About http://www.a-z-nutrition.com A-Z-Nutrition.com is one of the best known e-tailers of discount nutritional supplements. Providing its customers over a decade of quality products at the best prices around, A-Z-Nutrition supports its customers with a portal that is easy to use and to the point. To find out more about them, please view their site http://www.a-z-nutrition.com .
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OU added the position earlier this year, joining a growing trend in athletics. OU director of Sports Nutrition Tiffany Byrd talks to players during a recent practice. PHOTO BY ANDREW LENTZ, Courtesy OU Athletics Communications Coach Tiff! Coach Tiff! Williams screamed to Tiffany Byrd, OU’s first-year Director of Sports Nutrition, who rushed over with some salt packets and oranges. I was good to go, Williams said. No more cramps. Several Sooners described their amazement at their lack of cramping Saturday. Lots of factors are involved in that, but player nutrition is undoubtedly one of them.
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Dexter: Senior Center Takes Over Senior Nutrition Program

The reason that the senior center is working so hard to keep this program going is the social aspect of it, Stirling said. The people who use the program typically need it for their (one hot meal of the day), but the congregate program for us is just as important, because for many of our seniors its the only time they leave their house they come here to have coffee, talk to their friends and exercise, in addition to the meal. The service also allows seniors who visit the center for the congregate program to lengthen their stay at the center in order to utilize more of its programs all of which are designed to enrich the lives of the Dexter areas elderly population. We have people who come in for exercise and stay for lunch or who come in for lunch and stay for afternoon cards, Stirling said. The program provides 1,500 meals per month to Dexter area seniors, according to Dexter Senior Center Board member Jim Carson. In addition to the county pulling its administrative support for the program, which represented 25 percent of the programs costs in Dexter alone, earlier this year sequestration cuts reduced federal funding of the Senior Nutrition program by $33,949 or 5 percent to $678,988, according to county documents.
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Readers questions on stress and nutrition answered

For instance, I am suffering from premature greying of hair at quite a young age, wrinkles around my eyes, etc. What can be done to prevent further damage? 15:36 Stephanie Karl: Stress increases the hormone cortisol and this can dull your appetite. It also triggers insulin.
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Game Plan Nutrition Opens Headquarters In Boston’s Financial District

4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – Game Plan Nutrition LLC. (GPLH), a line of nutritional supplements sold online exclusively through a network of personal trainers, today announced the opening of its headquarters, based in Boston’s financial district, to meet the increasing demand for expansion in anticipation for their September 15, 2013 beta-launch with their first 1000 trainers. Based in Boston, Game Plan Nutrition is a direct-to-consumer nutritional supplement company that sells health management products worldwide through a network of personal trainers . The company’s Boston headquarters will house a call center, in which employees will work to facilitate the needs of customers and affiliates.
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School lunch program must set standards for nutrition (Video)

And nutritionally speaking, fresh is best. If we do nothing, kids will continue to pay for the price of being fed incorrectly. This yields s pikes in insulin which can lead to diabetes if it continues at home all the time and if these habits follow them into adulthood. But before it even get to that point it affects them every day with having trouble focusing, higher levels of anxiety, depression and a variety of other neurological components.
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Sleep Problems In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (asd)

Sleep Disorders in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Although research suggests that children with ASD have a high rate of sleep problems, even when adjusted for other mental health problems, the lack of longitudinal data and population based studies has limited our ability to understand the complex relationship between co-occurring emotional and behavioral problems and sleep difficulties in this group of children. In order to examine the need for increased sleep health care in children with ASD, sleep problems should be longitudinally studied in a total population setting. This approach allows researchers to examine potential risk factors and assess the development of sleep problems over time, as well as plan for early prevention and identification. A recent longitudinally-based study published in the journal Autism examined the prevalence and chronicity of sleep problems in children with problems believed to be typical of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This large Norwegian study followed 3700 children from ages 7-9 to 11-13. The children were assessed for autistic symptoms, sleep problems, and emotional and behavioral problems.
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The data was drawn from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), an annual survey conducted by the CDC. Health.com: 7 tips for the best sleep ever Six percent of men and 3% of women had received a sleep apnea diagnosis, the survey found, while 7% of men and 4% of women reported breathing problems on at least five nights per week. Depression was assessed using a standard questionnaire that asked how often during the past two weeks the participants had “little interest or pleasure in doing things” or felt “down, depressed or hopeless,” for instance. Five percent of men and 8% of women had scores indicating “probable” depression, according to the researchers. A complicating factor is that the effects of depression and sleep apnea can be difficult to distinguish, says psychiatrist Michael Weissberg, M.D., co-director of the insomnia and sleep disorders clinic at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in Denver. “There probably is an important connection between depression and sleep apnea, but it’s hard to sort out who has what,” Weissberg says.
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Sleep disorder multiplies depression risk

A 1/3 misdiagnosis rate is enough of a reason to look more closely for sleep disorders. In those who didn’t have primary sleep disorders, just under 90% met the criteria for at least one measurable sleep problem. Researchers identified four different groups based on sleep abnormalities. They were: Group 1: Slower to get to sleep, delayed Rapid Eye Movement (REM), lower percentages of stage 2 and REM sleep; Group 2: More frequent awakenings; Group 3: Longer total sleep time, less delayed REM sleep, higher percentage of REM sleep, lower percentage of wake time; Group 4: Shortest total sleep time, highest percentage of wake time after sleep onset.
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Snoring A Potentially Fatal Problem, Doctors Say

Singing exercises may help control snoring

Inaugurated by additional commissioner of police Shrikant Tarwade, the programme had eminent doctors of the city providing their perspective on snoring and other sleep disorders. Speakers included senior pulmonologist Dr Ashok Arbat, psychiatrist Dr Sudhir Bhave and ENT surgeon Dr Sanjeev Glohar. Dr Arbat warned that snoring can be fatal and needs precautionary measures and expert guidance at the earliest. While snoring should not be taken lightly, most of us are not aware about having the habit, he said. “The habit could lead to sleep apnea (breathing stoppage for 10 seconds or more), of which a snorer may have 100 or more episodes during sleep. It causes sleep deprivation, sleep fragmentation and loss of sleep architecture, which in turn can cause many other health problems,” he said.
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Hydro Med Announces: Snoring Due to Allergy Should be Stopped Early

Serious singers improve the tone and strength of these muscles by practicing certain vocal exercises. The study came about because choir director Alise Ojay contacted Malcolm Hilton, consultant otolaryngologist at the Exeter hospital and sub dean of the University of Exeter Medical School. Dr. Hilton explains: “Alise told me that a number of people had benefitted from the singing exercise programme she had devised to strengthen the throat muscles. I then set up this trial and the results have been really interesting.” Hilton explains that snoring and obstructive sleep apnea affect millions of people. Snoring may not be a life-threatening condition, but it disrupts lives and sufferers often seek medical advice.
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Although there were improvements in sleepiness, this did not lead to significant improvements in quality of life. Overall, these results give preliminary evidence that regular singing exercises may help people who snore or have mild to moderate sleep apnoea. The effects of singing would ideally be confirmed in larger studies that look at people who snore and those with sleep apnoea separately, using sleep studies to confirm subjective reports of improvement. If such studies confirmed these results, it would prove that singing could provide another non-invasive way of reducing the symptoms of sleep apnoea or snoring. Regular singing has no known side effects and has also been used to help people with other respiratory conditions, such as severe asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) . Analysis by Bazian .
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Singing exercises reduce snoring

E-mail Address Send to a Friend Mission Hills, Ca (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 In his new book, aSnoring? The Sooner You Stop it, the Better,a Dr. Grossan explains why snoring due to allergy can lead to serious complications. Dr. Grossan explains that when allergy is the cause of snoring, it is simple to correct. The reason to treat snoring early is that when snoring continues, it can amplify and get worse, like a circle. aSome snoring problems are due to facial and nasal structure.
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