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Community-Based Weight Loss Program Aids Diabetes Management

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine randomized controlled trial of obese adults with type 2 diabetes suggests that participants enrolled in a community-based structured weight loss program are able to shed more pounds, improve blood sugar control and reduce or eliminate insulin use and other medications compared to a control group.

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Diabetes Initiative Introduces Interactive Tools for Managing Mealtime Insulin

For many patients, managing diabetes successfully requires mealtime insulin dose adjustments to keep blood sugar levels in the normal range. A new initiative is launching a smartphone app and other decision-making tools to make this task easier for patients and their primary care providers.

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Advisory: Is America Making the Grade?

Release of 2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

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Following a Protein’s Travel Inside Cells Is a Key to Improving Patient Monitoring and Drug Development

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Virginia Tech chemical engineer Chang Lu and his colleagues have used a National Science Foundation grant to develop a technique to detect subcellular location of a protein.

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Tracking Oxygen in the Body

MRI sensor that enables long-term monitoring of oxygen levels could aid cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Zenalux Collaborates with Roswell Park Cancer Institute to Enhance Zenascope™ for Oral Cancer Detection

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Roswell Park Cancer Institute collaborated with biophotonics manufacturer Zenalux Biomedical to produce an enhanced spectrographic system for improved early detection of oral cancers.

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Scientists Identify Cancer Specific Cell for Potential Targeted Treatment of Gastric Cancer

A team of scientists led by a researcher from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell which causes gastric cancer. This discovery opens up the possibility of developing new drugs for the treatment of this disease and other types of cancers.

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Hospital for Special Surgery Sports Medicine Symposium to Offer Latest Information on Medical Advances, Best Practices, Rehabilitation

Renowned orthopedic physicians and rehabilitation staff of Hospital for Special Surgery, along with distinguished guest lecturers, will offer the most up-to-date information on medical advances, best practices and rehabilitation techniques for recreational and professional athletes with a wide range of sports injuries.

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University of Utah Health Care Online Physician Reviews Continue to Lead Transparency Efforts in Academic Medicine

University of Utah Health Care watched web traffic to its online physician profiles skyrocket after implementing online physician reviews, analytics show

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