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Psoriasis, Dermatology, Dermatologic Conditions, Dermatologic Diseases, Skin Diseases, Skin Disorders

The Medical Minute: Clearing Up Common Myths About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a much-misunderstood disease, often kept under wraps by sufferers who want to hide their skin lesions. This week, Dr. Sara Ferguson, a dermatologist at Penn State Medical Group in State College, separates fact from myth about psoriasis and the various treatment options.

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Obesity, Inflammation, heart disease risk factor, Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Health, Physiology, Obesity Heart Disease Link, Genetics

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Paleo Diet, Heart Health, Inflammation, Cardiovacular Disease, Physiology

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Ut Southwestern, utsw, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Fat Cells, Endurance Athletes, Obesity, obesity and diabetes

UT Southwestern Research Identifies Protein That Promotes the Breakdown of Fat, Potentially Leading to New Diabetes Treatments

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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that a protein often located on the surface of fat droplets within cells – and especially abundant in the muscles of endurance athletes – can kick-start the more efficient and healthful breakdown of fat.

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Diet, Excercise, cardiovascuar health, Weightloss, Heart

Diet, Exercise, Both: All Work Equally to Protect Heart Health, Saint Louis University Study Finds

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For those who need to lose weight, taking off a few pounds by dieting, exercising or both is powerful protection against cardiovascular disease.

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IFT, Institute Of Food Technologists, Healthy Adolescent, Nutrients for Adolescents, Healthy Foods, Nutraceuticals, Nutrition, Food Science, Health, Food Technology magazine

Research Highlights 7 Essential Ingredients for Healthy Adolescents

Adolescents need proper nutrition for bone and muscle development, recovery from sports, cognition and strong immune systems. In the August issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists, contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr looked at new research behind seven ingredients that are essential for growing teens and tweens.

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IFT, Food Science, Protein Satiety, Fiber Satiety, Pasta Satiety, Filling Pasta, Journal Of Food Science, New Research Findings

Pasta High in Fiber and Protein May Not Increase Satiety

A study published in the Journal of Food Science found that consuming a high protein or high fiber pasta may not result in increased satiety over regular pasta.

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IFT, Institute Of Food Technologists, sports nutrition, Consumer Trends, Sports, Food Science, Protein, Active Adults

Sports Nutrition Products No Longer Just for Hard-Core Athletes

Sports drinks, powders, goos and bars used to be targeted to the more hard-core athletes, but now more and more of these products are fueling mainstream consumer interest. Contributing editor A. Elizabeth Sloan highlights several trends driving the $33 billion sports nutrition sector in the August issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists.

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Men's Health, Nutrients for Men, Food Science, Nutraceuticals, Medical Foods, Food Technology magazine

Certain Nutrients Can Address Men’s Health Concerns

The top causes of death among adult men in the United Sates are heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease, according to the Mayo Clinic and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In a recent issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists, contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about some of the health concerns men have and the nutrients that may play beneficial roles in addressing them.

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Celiac, Gluten, Gut Bacteria

Gut Bacteria Could Tip Balance in Developing Celiac Disease or Staying Healthy

About 40 per cent of the population have a genetic disposition to celiac disease, but only about one per cent develop the autoimmune condition when exposed to gluten, and this could be promoted by the type of bacteria present in the gut. Researchers at McMaster University have found that gluten, a common protein in the Western diet which is not well digested by the gut enzymes, could be metabolized by bacteria.

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Mount Sinai Health System, Diabetes

Diets Avoiding Dry-Cooked Foods Can Protect Against Diabetes, Say Mount Sinai Researchers

Simple changes in how we cook could go a long way towards preventing diabetes, say researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Tax on sweet drinks, vaccine coverage in red and blue states, public health workers’ job satisfaction

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: the impact of Berkeley, California’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax; adolescent vaccine coverage differences in red and blue states; and public health practitioners’ job satisfaction and expected turnover.

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Nanoparticle That Mimics Salmonella Counteracts Chemotherapy Resistance, Protein’s Role in Cell Division, A Novel MRI Method, and MORE in the Cancer News Source

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Diabetes, IVD, intevertebral disc degeneration, Type 2 Diabetes, Diet, age, high-fat, processed foods, Deepak Vashishth, James Iatridis, Rensselaer, Biotechnology

Diet and Back Pain: What’s the Link?

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In a collaboration between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, researchers are exploring the link between diet, obesity-linked Type 2 diabetes, and intervertebral disc degeneration.

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What Do Olympians Eat? The Role Sports Dietitians Play in Athletes' Training

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What does it take to fuel the strength, speed, endurance and grace of Olympic athletes? It takes years of training and hard work, and sports dietitians are part of many Olympic hopefuls' team — helping to propel athletes to achieve the Olympic motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger).

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Kidney Stones, kidney stone surgery, Lithotripsy, uteroscopy, nephrolithotripsy, extracorporeal, extracororeal shock wave lithotripsy, kidney stones and diet

NYU Lutheran Offers Many Options to Treat Kidney Stones

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NYU Lutheran Medical Center offers patients many noninvasive and minimally invasive options to treat kidney stones, says the hospital's chief of urology.

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Microbiome, Obesity

Is a Messed-Up Microbiome Linked to Obesity? New U-M Study Casts Doubt

A new study, done by pooling data from a wide range of studies that looked for a link between the human microbiome and obesity, throws cold water on the idea that extra pounds may stem from an imbalance of the bacteria inside us.

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Sugar, CVD risk, Pediatric, Sweet, Taste, Artificial Sweeteners, non-nutritive sweeteners, Children, Diet, Healthy Eating

Limiting #sugar intake in children: @MonellSc expert Julie Mennella on implementing new @American_Heart recommendation

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Ghrelin, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Ut Southwestern, utsw, Hormone, Beta Blockers, low blood sugar, cellular signaling, Appetite, Hunger Hormone

Blocking Release of the Hormone Ghrelin May Mediate Low Blood Sugar Effect in Children Taking Beta Blockers, UT Southwestern Study Shows

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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a previously unknown role of a cellular signaling molecule involved in release of the “hunger hormone” ghrelin, a finding that could have implications for optimal treatment of children taking beta blockers.

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Child Obesity, Behavioral Medicine, Child Development, Pediatric Obesity

Fussy Infants Find Food More Rewarding, Putting Them at Higher Risk for Obesity

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Babies that seem to get upset more easily and take longer to calm down may be at higher risk for obesity while babies that exhibit more “cuddliness” and calm down easily are less likely at risk, according to a University at Buffalo study.







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