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‘Good Cholesterol’ May Not Always be Good for Postmenopausal Women

Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) – also known as ‘good cholesterol.’ The findings bring into question the current use of total HDL cholesterol to predict heart diseas...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; R01 HL071739, N01-HC-95159, N01-HC-95160, N01-HC-95161, N01-HC-95162, N01-HC-95163, N01-HC-95164, N01-HC-95165, N01-HC-95166, N0

Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 05:00 ET


AJPH September Issue: Black Lung on the Rise, Opioid Deaths by Congressional District, Police Violence and More

In this issue, find research on black lung, opioids, police violence and more.

– American Public Health Association (APHA)

American Journal of Public Health

Embargo expired on 19-Jul-2018 at 16:00 ET


BBQ Breakdown: How Summertime Staples Can Impact Your Health

With the 4th of July in the rearview mirror and Labor Day coming down the pike, barbecue season is in full swing. Though some may prefer meatless options like veggie burgers or grilled portabellas, summertime staples like hot dogs and hamburgers stil...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Bariatric Surgery Is Effective Under the Right Circumstances

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,...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


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

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.

– Florida Atlantic University


Self-Control and Obesity: Gender Matters in Children

A toddler’s self-regulation – the ability to change behavior in different social situations – may predict whether he or she will be obese come kindergarten, but the connection appears to be much different for girls than for boys.

– Ohio State University

JAMA Pediatrics

Embargo expired on 16-Jul-2018 at 11:00 ET


Sugar Reduction Takes Center Stage

With obesity-related diseases on the rise, many food and beverage manufacturers are looking at ways to reduce added sugar in products. From more traditional high-intensity options like sucralose and aspartame to natural offerings derived from the ste...

– Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Food Expo


ACA Credited with Earlier Diagnosis of Gynecologic Cancers in Young Women

The gains in insurance coverage with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have already translated into improved health for young women with gynecologic cancers, who are getting diagnosed at earlier stages of their disease because of A...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology

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