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Diabetes Drug May Protect Breastfed Children from Future Metabolic Disorder

A new study suggests that treating a breastfeeding parent with a common diabetes drug may provide male offspring lifelong protection against diabetes and obesity. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinolo...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism

Food Expert Offers Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping Tips During Covid-19

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips for planning, preparing and storing healthful meals while under quarantine during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

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– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Viruses from poo can help combat obesity and diabetes

Obese mice with unhealthy lifestyles gain significantly less weight and avoid type 2 diabetes when they receive viruses transplanted from the stool of lean mice. These are the findings of a new University of Copenhagen study.

– University of Copenhagen


COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas from Johns Hopkins

COVID-19 story ideas from Johns Hopkins.

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

COVID-19: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Play Integral Role in Treating Patients

Health care teams are working to comfort and treat patients with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 including helping them breathe and providing nutritional support. Registered dietitian nutritionists are an integral part of the health care team managin...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Combining mouse and human data uncovers new gene regulating cholesterol

By combining the fine-grained detail available from animal studies with the statistical power of genetic studies involving hundreds of thousands of human genomes, researchers have discovered a new gene involved in regulating the body’s cholesterol....

– University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cell Metabolism March 19, 2020

Peer-Support Specialist Role Helpful to Formerly Incarcerated Who Have Mental Illness: Study

As growing numbers of prisoners are released early from houses of detention during a pandemic, working as a peer support specialist appears to hold promise for individuals who have personal experience with incarceration and mental illness.

– New York University

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

Obese adults facing Medicaid expansion gap

Despite overall increases in insurance coverage for low-income individuals in Medicaid expansion states, some gaps remain for individuals who are obese.

– University of Georgia



FIELDING FOCUS | Public Health in a Pandemic: COVID-19 & Wellness and Healthy Living

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has launched FIELDING FOCUS, a webinar discussion series that has begun with weekly curated conversations addressing public health and COVID-19. In past sessions, we have explored the impact that the current ...

– UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Expert Pitch

UCLA Health experts available to speak on the spike of eating disorders during COVID-19

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences


Sugary Sodas Linked to Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology

Diabetes Drug May Protect Breastfed Sons from Future Metabolic Disorder

– American Physiological Society (APS)

American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism





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