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GW Experts Available to Talk Holiday Health: Depression, Stress, Wellness & More

– George Washington University

Genetic Analysis Links Obesity with Diabetes, Coronary Artery Disease

A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. The paper was published today in the Journal o...

– Cleveland Clinic

Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open

Can’t Exercise? A Hot Bath May Help Improve Inflammation, Metabolism, Study Suggests

Hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels in people who are unable to exercise, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Journal of Applied Physiology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Initiative Releases Special Public Health Reports Supplement

With U.S. life expectancy now on the decline for two consecutive years, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative is releasing a supplement to Public Health Reports, the scholarly journal of the U.S. Surgeon General. The supplement includes a series o...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Water T2 Biomarker Could Help Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

“Eureka” moments still happen in scientific research. David P. Cistola, MD, PhD, had his moment in August 2014 when he and his research team discovered a blood biomarker that identifies individuals who could be at risk for Type 2 diabetes and ...

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Journal of Translational Medicine

Study of Two Tribes Sheds Light on Role of Western-Influenced Diet in Blood Pressure

A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. ...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

JAMA Cardiology

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Obesity Society Announce Collaboration on Treatment of Obesity and Weight Management

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Obesity Society have announced a three-year collaboration to develop educational, scientific and clinical materials, programs and other activities related to evidence-based treatment of obesity and weigh...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Penn Medicine Study Reveals Regular Behavioral Counseling Sessions Lead to Clinically Significant Weight Loss

Intensive behavioral therapy (IBT) is proven to help adults with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss. A new Penn Medicine study, published in Obesity, is the first randomized controlled evaluation of the efficacy of IBT when implemented under the ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Obesity: The Journal of the Obesity Society (2018)

Embargo expired on 13-Nov-2018 at 06:00 ET

Weightlifting is good for your heart and it doesn’t take much

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. More than an hour in the weight room did not yield additional benefit. The benefits of strength training are independent of aerobi...

– Iowa State University

Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Scientific Panelist/Expert Available to Discuss New Physical Activity Guidelines

– University of Maryland Medical Center/School of Medicine

National Study Finds Gastric Bypass Most Effective Weight Loss Surgery

A study published this month in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery compared to sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding surgery.

– University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

Annals of Internal Medicine

Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly With Nitric Oxide Technology

425 million people around the world live with diabetes and 15 percent of them develop foot ulcers, which increases their risk of death 2.5 times. A technology based on nitric oxide can help reduce the healing time of diabetic foot ulcers.

– Michigan Technological University

Medical Sciences ; Portage Health Foundation-Research Excellence Fund Mid-Career Award 2015-025





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