Author Archives: Michael McBurney

About Michael McBurney

Personal Blog | Nutrition scientist with broad interests, including social media and the impact of open access journals on science publishing | Self-employed freelancer

‘Triple Billion’ target announced by @

‘Triple Billion’ target announced by @WHO Goal to have 1B more people benefiting from universal health care, 1B more people better protected from health emergencies and 1B more people enjoying better health & well-being in 5 years http://ow.ly/KQcc30nXtm0 Advertisements

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“Colorectal cancer risk decreased stead

“Colorectal cancer risk decreased steadily and statistically significantly with increasing prediagnostic circulating 25(OH)D up to 100 nmol/L” Of course, I would like to see longitudinal data but this is SO much better than placebo vs Vit D http://ow.ly/wobm30nKdw0 #MeasureStatus

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Great discussion lead by Regan Bailey on

Great discussion lead by Regan Bailey on difficulties of measuring micronutrient intake from dietary supplements http://ow.ly/xWbP30nHIZf My dream is to have biological status measurements replace self-reporting, maybe even diminish obsessiveness about food and DS choices

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Study highlights the importance of exami

Study highlights the importance of examining iron status AND inflammation when examining the impact of iron-focused dietary interventions on health outcomes in young children http://ow.ly/BqPw30nG1eJ #MeasureStatus

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.ASN “Videos for Understanding Nutritio

.ASN “Videos for Understanding Nutritional Science Competition” Create a 2 min video explaining your research and its public health benefit. Open to ASN members only! Deadline is February 28, 2019. PRIZES! Learn more: http://ow.ly/xRtf30nG0js

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“Study provides empirical evidence that

“Study provides empirical evidence that gender gaps in grant funding stem from women being evaluated less favourably as principal investigators, not from differences in the quality of proposals led by men and women” http://ow.ly/8jLy30nEWwV

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Almost 20% of lactating mothers have low

Almost 20% of lactating mothers have low vitamin B12 content in breast milk. Similar findings are likely for breast milk EPA+DHA levels. http://ow.ly/T3O630nrqTG #MeasureStatus

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