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Article ID: 697364

Interactive Web Site Aims To Reduce Yoga Injuries

Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Emergency room visits for yoga injuries have increased 70% in the past five years for over 36 million Americans who practice yoga. To make yoga safer for everyone and to prevent yoga-related injuries, Loren Fishman, MD, has launched YIP—Yoga Injury Prevention (YIP.Guru), a searchable interactive web site.

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Article ID: 697493

FAU, Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant for Sleep and Metabolic Disorders

Florida Atlantic University

Researchers are working on this collaborative project that utilizes genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.

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Article ID: 697510

Bariatric Surgery Is Effective Under the Right Circumstances

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Obesity is a medical problem that can have wide-ranging mental and physical effects on a person. Pamela Bass knows that firsthand, but thanks to University of Alabama at Birmingham surgeons, she has a new lifestyle and a new state of mind. For years, Bass struggled with weight gain and the adverse health effects that come with obesity, such as high cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.

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Article ID: 697488

Southern Research Adds Veteran Researcher as Infectious Diseases Chair

Southern Research

Southern Research announced today that accomplished researcher Dr. Babu L. Tekwani has joined the Birmingham-based organization as Distinguished Fellow and Chair of the Infectious Disease Department in Drug Discovery.

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Article ID: 697509

UF Researchers Zero in on Potential Threat of New Mosquito Virus

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

In a new study, Barry Alto and his research group found yellow fever and Asian tiger mosquitoes – two abundant species in Florida -- can carry the Mayaro virus.

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Article ID: 697481

Majority of Older Adults with Probable Dementia Are Likely Unaware They Have It, Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A Johns Hopkins Medicine analysis of information gathered for an ongoing and federally sponsored study of aging and disability adds to evidence that a substantial majority of older adults with probable dementia in the United States have never been professionally diagnosed or are unaware they have been.

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Article ID: 697506

Tackling Cancer at Ground Zero with Designer Molecules

University of Adelaide

A new molecule designed by University of Adelaide researchers shows great promise for future treatment of many cancers.

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Article ID: 697504

Technique May Improve Lung Delivery of Bacteria-Killing Phage

Georgia Institute of Technology

A new delivery system for bacteriophages—viruses that selectively attack harmful bacteria—could help give doctors a new way to battle lung infections that threaten older patients and people with cystic fibrosis.

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NIH Awards $42 Million Grant to Fuel Research Discoveries at Tulane National Primate Research Center

Tulane University

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year, $42 million grant to the Tulane National Primate Research Center to continue its mission to fight diseases and improve human health through biomedical research.

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