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9th International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment

Posted on October 01, 2010 by Nina Casalena, The VRG Blog Editor

The 9th International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment will be held from Oct. 16-19, at The Capital Hilton in Washington D.C. This international symposium will be the central meeting of interest to all researchers investigating the health effects of soyfoods and soybean components.

Noteworthy presentations include:

Diet vs. Drugs in Chronic Diseases: Other Advantages
David Jenkins, University of Toronto
Soy Protein Effects on Serum Lipoproteins: An Updated Meta-analysis
James W. Anderson, University of Kentucky, Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
Association between Soy Isoflavones Intake and Breast Cancer Recurrence and Survival
Xinmei Kang, Department of Medical Oncology, Cancer Hospital of Harbin Medical University
Effect of a Novel Supplemented Soy Drink on Skin Aging of Postmenopausal Women
Robin van den Berg, Expertise Team Leader in Nutrition Sciences, Unilever

Online registration has been extended through Oct. 8.

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