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Study links protein, clusterin, to cardiac and metabolic diseases

During a study spanning nearly a decade, researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute and Houston Methodist Cancer Center have linked the protein clusterin – for the first time -- to many diffe...

– Houston Methodist

Diabetes Care

Top Clinicians and Scientists to Discuss Whether Chronic Diseases Can Be Reversed

The conference brings together internationally recognized clinicians, scientists and educators who will share their research and clinical insights into the understanding, diagnosis and management of chronic diseases that are rising at an unprecedente...

– Nathan Bryan, Ph.D.

Americans Concerned About Their Weight, but Don’t Understand Link to Heart Conditions and Overall Health

A Cleveland Clinic survey finds that while most Americans (88 percent) understand that there is a connection between a healthy heart and a healthy weight, most aren’t doing enough – or anything – to combat their own weight issues. The survey ...

– Cleveland Clinic

Embargo expired on 31-Jan-2019 at 00:05 ET

Calorie Restriction Prevents Asthma Symptoms Linked to Inflammation In Mice

Experimenting with mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a low-calorie diet prevented asthma symptoms regardless of the diet’s fat and sugar content. The researchers also say they found that obesity resulting from a high-calorie diet...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Scientific Reports ; P50 ES018176, R01 HL128970, HL133100 and HL138932

Rutgers Study Finds Need for Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Interventions Beyond Preschool Education Settings

Rutgers Study Finds Need for Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Interventions Beyond Preschool Education Settings

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recommends: Plan Ahead Before Dining Out on Valentine's Day

CHICAGO –Going out is a Valentine’s Day treat. To make a restaurant experience healthful and nutritious as well as fun or romantic, plan your plate before you leave the house, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, excess buildup of fat in the liver (specifically in people who don’t regularly drink or abuse alcohol), doesn’t only affect adults. It happens to be the leading cause of chronic liver disease in children.

– LifeBridge Health

Big fat lies about obesity: ASU professor says health risks of obesity have been exaggerated

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Analysis of client data helps improve weight-loss program

By analyzing client data, statisticians are finding patterns that will help Profile by Sanford increase the effectiveness its individualized weight-loss program. What they learn will help more members achieve their goals.

– South Dakota State University

Identifying Predictors of Weight Loss and Drop-out using Joint Modeling, 2017

The Dangers of Hidden Fat: Exercise Is Your Best Defense Against Deep Abdominal Fat

Researchers analyzed two types of interventions – lifestyle modification (exercise) and pharmacological (medicine) – to learn how best to defeat fat lying deep in the belly.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Embargo expired on 04-Jan-2019 at 08:00 ET





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