Nutrition Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Allergens in Gluten-Free Foods?

The FDAmhas issued an alert regarding an ingredient found in gluten-free products that may cause anaphylaxis in some patients.

Too Little vs. Too Much Salt

Both too little and too much sodium are linked to cardiac health risks, adding to debates regarding risk and benefits.

20% Drink Sugary Soda Daily

A new survey of American adults across 18 states finds 17% drinking at least one sugary soda per day, with rates varying widely across states. ...

FDA: Avoid Concussion Supplements

The FDA warns that dietary supplements that claim to prevent, treat, or cure concussions are untested, unproven, and possibly dangerous.

Malnutrition and ER Seniors

More than half of older patients presenting to the emergency department are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.

Eating Disorders and Adolescents

Research indicates a recent increase in eating disorders not otherwise specified who do not meet weight criteria (EDNOS-Wt).

Vitamin D, Asthma Exacerbations

A strong association was seen between vitamin D levels and asthma exacerbations in a new study.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

An updated table of children's vitamins, including vitamin and mineral content for each vitamin.

News

Report: Acute Renal Failure After Excessive Energy-Drink Consumption

Although acute kidney injury has rarely been tied to energy drink consumption, a case report discusses the possibility of such a link in a 40-year old man who presented with acute renal failure.

TWi Pharma Approved for Generic Megace ES

TWi Pharmaceuticals announced that it has received final approval for Megestrol Acetate Suspension, the generic version of Par Pharmaceutical's Megace ES.

FDA: Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions

As the fall sports season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements that claim to prevent, treat, or cure concussions are untested, unproven, and possibly dangerous.

Vitamin D May Enhance Rituximab Efficacy in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) contributes to worse outcomes in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) treated with rituximab.

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