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Body Image, Body Image Research, Teenagers, Teenagers and smoking, teenage drinking, Binge Drinking, Social Work

Perceptions About Body Image Linked to Increased Alcohol, Tobacco Use for Teens

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Virginia Ramseyer-Winter, assistant professor of social work, found negative body image is associated with increased tobacco and alcohol use, with implications for both young men and women.

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Type 2 Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Endocrinology, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Endocrine Society, Bone Health, Fracture Risk

Researchers Recommend Specific Diabetes Medications to Protect Bone Health

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and osteoporosis often coexist in patients, but managing both conditions can be a challenge. A comprehensive review published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism highlights the most effective treatment options for treating these conditions together.

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Parkinson’s Is Partly an Autoimmune Disease, Study Finds

Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity plays a role in Parkinson’s disease, suggesting that immunosuppressants might play a role in treatment.

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Researchers Create a ‘Rosetta Stone’ to Decode Immune Recognition

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed an algorithm that predicts T cell recognition of antigens and sets the stage to more effectively harness the immune system

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Josephine P. Briggs, MD, to Lead the Journal of American Society of Nephrology’s Incoming Editorial Team

Josephine P. Briggs, MD, begins her term on January 1, 2018 as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of American Society of Nephrology (JASN), considered the leading specialty journal in nephrology.

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Is There an Alternative to Disposable Diapers?

A pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a pathologist and medical microbiologist at the Keck School of Medicine of USC published a perspective paper in Pediatrics, about an age-old practice now known as elimination communication (EC).

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Legionnaires' Disease, Legionnaires’ disease , Waterborne Illnesses, Medical, Summer Safety, disease control

Expert on Legionnaires’ Disease Urges People to Take Caution This Summer

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After several people in New York City were diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease in less than two weeks, an expert at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) urges people to take caution.

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Legionnaires’ Disease Expert: “Take Caution During Summer Months”

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Orthopaedic Research, Orthopedic, Orthopedic Research, Orthopaedic, ACL, Acl Injuries, Acl Injury Prevention, Stem Cell, Stem Cell Research, Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Beaumont Health, Michigan, Athletic, sports injuies, Sports Injury, Ligament Injury, Ligament Tear, knee, Knee Injury Prevention, Knee Injury Study

Stem Cells Try, But Fail, to Repair ACL Injuries

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A discovery, described in a recent study by researchers at Beaumont Health, revealed ACL tears send a signal to stem cells throughout our body. This could lead to future breakthroughs to enable stem cells to repair injuries and reduce development of conditions like osteoarthritis.

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UTHealth’s Lenard Lichtenberger Tests Effectiveness of Lipidic Aspirin Formulation Against Cancer

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Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are testing the effectiveness of a soy-enriched aspirin formulation designed to fight colorectal cancer with fewer side effects.







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