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Upstate Medical University Partners with ENSPICE Children’s Foundation to Address Nutritional Needs of Young Victims of Natural Disasters

Upstate Medical University and the Delbarton School will test the effectiveness of an ECF product to meet the required dietary allowance of nutrients for disaster victims in Ecuador, Haiti, and Africa.

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Drug Trial for Solid Cancer Tumors, Lynch Syndrome Awareness, Side Effects for Prostate Cancer Treatments, and More in the Cancer News Source

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Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares tips for preventing poisoning in the home.

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Cooking Family Meals, Skipping TV During Those Meals Linked to Lower Odds of Obesity

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn’t appear to make much of a difference.

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Female Athletes, Eating Disorders, Hypothalamic Amenorrehea, GnRH, Menstrual Cycle, Reproductive Health, Nutrition and athletics, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism , Endocrinology, Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society Experts Issue Clinical Practice Guideline on Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Female athletes and women who have eating disorders are prone to developing a condition called hypothalamic amenorrhea that causes them to stop menstruating. The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on ways to diagnose and treat this condition.

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bone and joint health, Bone Health, Bone Density, bone formation , IGF-1, sclerostin, Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis in Men, Osteoporotic Fracture, Weight-bearing exercise, Exercise, Weight Lifting, Mens Health, Male Health

Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men

Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people worldwide and is a serious public health concern, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Now, Pamela Hinton, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has published the first study in men to show that long-term, weight-bearing exercises decrease sclerostin, a protein made in the bone, and increase IGF-1, a hormone associated with bone growth. These changes promote bone formation, increasing bone density.

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Early Infant Weight Gain Could Lead to Adult Obesity

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University of Delaware researcher Jillian Trabulsi found that rapid weight gain in an infant's first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity. Trabulsi’s research examines infant formula and how various compositions affect energy balance, weight gain and growth.

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Academy Spokesperson Jennifer Bruning Can Speak to Media on Parents Modeling Good Eating Habits for Kids

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