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Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S., Reviews Microbiome at Frontier of Personalized Medicine

ROCHESTER, Minn. – In the latest issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic researchers reviewed the importance of the microbiome as a key component of personalized medicine to improve diagnosis, reduce disease risk and optimize early detection ...

– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Provides Important School-Based Health

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone provides vital services to thousands of children and adolescents in 41 school-based health centers.

– NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Penn Medicine Launches Its First App for Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Apple CareKit

Penn Medicine launches first-of-its-kind app for bariatric surgery patients. Penn Life Gained is built using Apple CareKit, a software framework designed to help people actively manage their own medical conditions.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Expert on the Gluten-Free Diet Craze: "It's the Placebo Effect"

– Arizona State University (ASU)

New UCI Study Reveals How Social Media Can Help People Lose Weight


– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business

Journal of Interactive Marketing, November 2017

Critical Link Between Obesity and Diabetes Identified

UT Southwestern researchers have identified a major mechanism by which obesity causes type 2 diabetes, which is a common complication of being overweight that afflicts more than 30 million Americans and over 400 million people worldwide.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

The Journal of Clinical Investigation

Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

Typically around the holidays, healthy eating habits established over the year go by the wayside. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey registered dietitian shares a few tips to keep your waistline in check this holiday season.

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– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Scientists Find Key to Regenerating Blood Vessels

Florida researchers have identified a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. The findings, published in Nature Communications, may improve current strategies to improve blood f...

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Nature Communications; CA125255; CBET-1403535, National Science Foundation ; 4BB17, Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program

Embargo expired on 23-Nov-2017 at 05:00 ET

How Can I Manage My Diabetes?

Diabetes is a medical condition in which sugar or glucose levels build up in your bloodstream. Managing diabetes is a daily challenge to keep blood sugar levels in the desired range. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescrib...

– Valley Health System

Cinnamon Turns Up the Heat on Fat Cells

New research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has determined how a common holiday spice—cinnamon—might be enlisted in the fight against obesity.

– University of Michigan


High-Fat Diet May Change Breast Milk Makeup, Affect Baby's Health

New research suggests that following a high-fat diet during lactation—regardless of diet during pregnancy—alters RNA activity in breast milk. The changes in genetic material may increase the risk of metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes in...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Physiological Genomics

5 Tips for Weight Management This Holiday Season

Losing or maintaining weight over the holidays can be a struggle. While the average holiday weight gain is about 3% of body weight, or 3.35 lbs, research shows that although weight gain can be slight for some, it can also last a lifetime.

– Washington Center for Weight Management and Research





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