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Autumn, exercise and aging

Autumn: Time to Fall into Activity

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Numerous studies show that the more we sit and the less we move, the sicker we are. On the flip side, there are many studies that show that any amount of exercise is better than none, and that moving is associated with better health.

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Type 1 Diabetes, Teen Health, Financial Incentives, Behavioral Economics, Adolescent Health, Penn Medicine, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, JAMA Pediatrics, Diabetes Management

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alzheimer disease, Biomarker, Amyloid, Seniors, Neurology, Brain

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Wolters Kluwer and Orthopaedic Trauma Association Launch OTA International

Wolters Kluwer, in partnership with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and its International Section, announce OTA International, a new open access journal published alongside the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. OTA International aims to further knowledge, foster innovation, support research and education, and promote quality and good clinical practice in the field of orthopaedic trauma.

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Genetics, genes, TMEM106B, Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration, Ftld, ALS, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Neurology, Neurons, Neurodegeneration

Penn Researchers Drill Down into Gene Behind Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

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A new study published online this week in the American Journal of Human Genetics from Penn researchers uncovers the mechanisms of the genetic mutations, or variants, associated with the TMEM106B gene.

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ferroptosis, Hülya Bayɪr, Valerian Kagan, Sally Wenzel, Cell Death, PEBP1, Asthma, Kidney Injury, Brain Trauma, 15LO

Tracing Cell Death Pathway Points to Drug Targets for Brain Damage, Kidney Injury, Asthma

University of Pittsburgh scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury and brain trauma. The results, reported today in the journal Cell, are the early steps toward drug development that could transform emergency and critical care treatment.

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Meet Temple’s Record-Breaking Class of Student Fulbright Grantees

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The latest cohort of Fulbright grantees is part of a historic surge of Temple students and recent graduates who have explored the world and enhanced their careers.

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Insulin Signaling Molecule in Liver Controls Levels of Triglyceride in Blood

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A new animal study shows how insulin controls the movement and storage of fat molecules in the liver and how a breakdown in this system could lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and changes in circulating lipid levels associated with cardiovascular disease.

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New Patient Guidelines From the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Offer Much-Needed Clarity Around a Group of Rare Blood Cancers

New NCCN Guidelines for Patients® cover the basics and beyond for patients and caregivers coping with myeloproliferative neoplasms.

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Cardiology, Hypertension, Blood Pressure, High Blood Pressure, pediatric cardiology

The Medical Minute: Blood Pressure Screening in Children

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High blood pressure is often thought of as a grown-up problem, but nearly 1 in 30 children suffer from the condition. Unfortunately, many of those pediatric cases go undetected.







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