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  • Progress In Preventing Childhood Obesity Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine is undertaking a study to design a dissemination effort that will assess progress in obesity prevention actions and promote the implementation of the findings and recommendations for the IOM report, Preventing Childhood...
  • Sleep Medicine and Research Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine proposes to convene a committee of experts to identify the public health significance of sleep, sleep loss, and sleep disorders; barriers and opportunities for improving interdisciplinary research and medical education and...
  • Postmarket Surveillance of Pediatric Medical Devices Consensus Study
    In response to a provision in the Medical Device User Fee and Modernization Act of 2002, an IOM committee will examine the system under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for postmarket surveillance of medical devices to assess whether the...
  • Review of the WIC Food Packages Consensus Study
    Review of the WIC Food Packages: The Institute of Medicine, through the Food and Nutrition Board, proposes to undertake a 22-month study that will use current scientific information to review the nutritional requirements and assess the supplemental...
  • Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking Consensus Study
    The Board on Children, Youth and Families of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine has formed a committee to review existing federal, state and non-governmental programs, including media-based programs, designed to change the...
  • Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine is undertaking a study assessing the nature of childhood obesity in the United States and developing a recommendations to decrease its prevalence that focus on prevention.
  • Clinical Research Involving Children Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will review and consider federal regulations, federally prepared or supported reports, federally supported evidence-based research, and other sources of available information related to research involving children.
  • Immunization Safety Review Consensus Study
    The Immunization Safety Review Committee (ISR) is a project within the Institute of Medicine, that addresses current and emerging vaccine-safety concerns.
  • Evaluation of the Addition of Ingredients New to Infant Formula Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine, through its Food and Nutrition Board, will conduct a 24-month study that will be a thorough and comprehensive review of the evidence base for the safety of ingredients new to oral formulas for term infants.
  • Proposed Definition of Dietary Fiber Consensus Study
    The panel developed a proposed definition for dietary fiber, based on review of other proposed definitions and those currently in use by the Canadian and U.S. governments.