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Monday, October 31, 2016

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Fatty Liver: Turning off TAZ Reverses Disease

Scientists at Columbia University have identified a factor in liver cells that is responsible for turning AAFLD into a serious disease that can lead to liver failure. ...

– Columbia University Medical Center

Cell Metabolism

Embargo expired on 27-Oct-2016 at 12:00 ET

A Metabolic Switch to Turn Off Obesity

A research team at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre has discovered that the ABHD6 enzyme in certain brain neurons plays a key role in controlling body weight....

– Universite de Montreal

Cell Report, October 25, 2016.; Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), (MOP115042), (MOP123280), and (MOP114974)

New Study Compares Different Approaches for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking....

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Sleep Loss Tied to Changes of the Gut Microbiota in Humans

Results from a new clinical study conducted at Uppsala University suggest that curtailing sleep alters the abundance of bacterial gut species that have previously been linked to compromised human metabolic health. The new article is published in the ...

– Uppsala University

Molecular Metabolism.

UTHealth Now Offers a Fellowship in Obesity Medicine

To help doctors address the obesity epidemic, McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) now offers a fellowship in obesity medicine....

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Largest International Scientific Conference on Obesity and Weight Loss Attracts Top Researchers, Policymakers, Practitioners to New Orleans

More than 1,200 research abstracts will be presented on new and emerging obesity treatments, the science of weight loss, new prevention strategies, metabolic surgery, digital health technology and public policy when thousands of leading researchers, ...

– Obesity Society

The Obesity Society Annual Meeting at ObesityWeek 2016, Nov-2016

Epipen Sticker Shock? No Problem. We’Ll Make Our Own.

Concerned about both safety and the skyrocketing costs of EpiPen, University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) nurses were already searching for solutions before the media storm hit. At a summer meeting, the group voted to ditch the EpiPen and instead creat...

– University of Utah Health Sciences

Health Tip: Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke

Regardless of one’s age or family history, 90 percent of strokes are preventable. In honor of World Stroke Day on October 29, University of the Sciences Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Greg Thielman, PT, MSPT, EdD, is sharing tips for preve...

– University of the Sciences

From 275 to 155: A Physician Shares Her Weight Loss Story and Tips

Dr. Patricia Happel, a family medicine physician who lost more than 100 pounds, shares her story and key components of successful weight loss and healthy living...

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– New York Institute of Technology





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