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UCLA-Led Study Provides Roadmap to More Personalized Cancer Treatment

Researchers have found that people with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and the KRAS-variant inherited genetic mutation have significantly improved survival when given a short course of the drug cetuximab in combination with standard c...

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

JAMA Oncology

Embargo expired on 22-Dec-2016 at 11:00 ET


Zinc Eaten at Levels Found in Biofortified Crops Reduces ‘Wear and Tear’ on DNA

A new study by researchers from the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Research Institute (CHORI) shows that a modest 4 milligrams of extra zinc a day in the diet can have a profound, positive impact on cellular health that helps fight infections and...

– UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition


What Does the 1812 Overture TASTE Like?

More than 250 people attended the International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium earlier this month, where internationally-renowned pastry chef Taria Camerino was a featured speaker. Camerino is a gastoral synesthete, which means she experiences ...

– University of Kentucky


Staying Trim Around All the Trimmings: Tips for Holiday Health

Sam Emerson, doctoral student in food, nutrition, dietetics and health, offers tips for battling overindulgence of holiday treats....

– Kansas State University


Plan to Succeed – UAB Experts Offer New Year’s Resolution Tips

UAB experts say having a plan , setting specific goals and keeping track of progress are great action items to keep in mind when making resolutions for the new year....

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Vanderbilt Dietitian Offers Guidelines to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

How can I enjoy holiday parties and meals with family and not gain weight?...

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Physician, Heal Thyself: Doctors and Clinicians Make New Year’s Resolutions, Too

We all make resolutions to be healthier in the New Year, but what resolutions do health professionals themselves make? UCLA Health experts share theirs....

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


Keck School of Medicine Receives $2.5 Million from California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for Translational Osteoarthritis Research

Denis Evseenko, MD, PhD, of Keck Medicine of USC receives a $2.5 million grant from CIRM to develop an off-the-shelf therapy for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis affects tens of millions of Americans, with that number expected to grow exponentially due...

– Keck Medicine of USC


UCLA-Led Study Provides Roadmap to More Personalized Cancer Treatment

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

Embargo expired on 22-Dec-2016 at 11:00 ET


Diabetes Prevention Expert From UAB Available for Comment on JAMA Healthcare Dollars Article

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Nutrition and Wellness Expert From the University of Alabama at Birmingham Is Available to Offer Tips for Starting the New Year Healthy

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

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