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Genetic Variants Reveal New Targets for Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment

By investigating how genetic variations drive the expression of genes within the filtering cells of the kidney, researchers have found new pathways to explain CKD development and could inform its treatment.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Nature Medicine; R01 DK087635, DK076077, DP3108220

Embargo expired on 01-Oct-2018 at 11:00 ET


Global Health NOW Exclusive: Michael R. Bloomberg Q&A: Millions Don't Have to Die from NCDs

In an exclusive Q&A with Global Health NOW conducted via email, Michael R. Bloomberg shares his advice to national leaders at today’s UN high-level meeting, examples of best-buy interventions against NCDs, the value of solid data in allocating reso...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


American College of Sports Medicine and Exercise Is Medicine Initiative Support UN Commitment to Reducing Noncommunicable Disease

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and its Exercise Is Medicine Global Health Initiative (EIM) applaud today’s United Nations High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)


Nurse-Researcher Evaluates How Abuse Victims Respond to Bariatric Surgery

A unique opportunity to study patients undergoing bariatric surgery is helping health care professionals understand the challenges that those who have experienced physical or sexual abuse face during recovery.

– South Dakota State University

Obesity Surgery, August 2018


MEDIA ADVISORY: Report Card on Children and Youth Physical Activity to Be Released

The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA) will release its 2018 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth.

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)


New York University to Host UN Side Meeting on Oral Health—September 28

NYU College of Dentistry and its World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center, together with NYU College of Global Public Health, will host an event on Friday, September 28, on accelerating global progress in addressing oral health.

– New York University

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