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Skimping on Sleep May Contribute to Gestational Diabetes

A new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of gestational diabetes.

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Bolstering Fat Cells Offers Potential New Leukemia Treatment

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Killing cancer cells indirectly by powering up fat cells in the bone marrow could help acute myeloid leukemia patients, according to a study from McMaster University's Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute and published in Nature Cell Biology.

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Neutron Crystallography, Vitamin B6, Antibiotics, Diseases, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Diabetes, Biomedical, Bioenergy, neutron analysis

Neutrons Observe Vitamin B6-Dependent Enzyme Activity Useful for Drug Development

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Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and diabetes. Specifically, the team used neutron crystallography to study the location of hydrogen atoms in aspartate aminotransferase, or AAT, an enzyme vital to the metabolism of certain amino acids.

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U Chicago's Marshall Chin, MD, Elected To National Academy Of Medicine

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On Oct. 16, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced that University of Chicago Medicine physician Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, has been elected a member of the Academy, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

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Hackensack Meridian Health Teaching Kitchen Celebrated Grand Re-Opening to Promote Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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On Wednesday, September 27, Hackensack Meridian Health celebrated the grand re-opening of a teaching kitchen located within the Meridian Fitness & Wellness Center in Hazlet, N.J. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and cooking demonstration. As part of the festivities, Laura Garrett, RD prepared two easy and healthy dishes, leading nearly 40 community members through the process and allowing them to sample the fresh, vibrant flavors of Broccoli Slaw and Pantry Manhattan Clam Chowder.

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Diabetes & Breast Cancer - Elizabeth Halprin MD Talks About the Important Struggle to Balance Both Diseases

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Johns Hopkins Scientists Help Show Links Between Genes, Body Tissues

A research team is assessing how a person’s genetic profile affects his body. The results could help show how individual genetic differences contribute to disease and guide treatments for heritable disorders such as Alzheimer’s, high cholesterol or Type 1 diabetes.

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Study: Risk Factors on Rise Among People with Stroke

Despite prevention efforts, researchers have found a significant increase over a 10-year period in the percentage of people with stroke who have high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and other risk factors for stroke. The study is published in the October 11, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Three Tips for Keeping Fido and Fluffy Fit







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