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More Than One in Three Low- and Middle-Income Countries Face Both Extremes of Malnutrition: Twin Presence of Obesity and Undernutrition Reflects Shifts in Food Systems

World Health Organization (WHO)

A new approach is needed to help reduce undernutrition and obesity at the same time, as the issues become increasingly connected due to rapid changes in countries’ food systems. This is especially important in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new four-paper report published in The Lancet.

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Land of Fires: Evaluation of heavy metal blood-levels in populations exposed to toxic waste in southern Italy

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

Toxic environmental agents, to which anyone is involuntarily exposed, represent non-negligible risk for human health and, therefore, environmental contamination has become a theme of primary importance worldwide.

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Study on Negative Perception of Support Groups Garners Research Paper Award

UCLA School of Nursing

A study on the negative perception of support groups among older breast cancer survivors was selected as a 2019 Best Original Research Paper in the journal Cancer Nursing.

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Newswise: Following the lizard lung labyrinth

Following the lizard lung labyrinth

University of Utah

Mammals inhale oxygen-rich air and they exhale depleted air, exhibiting a so-called tidal flow pattern. In contrast, bird breath travels through part of the respiratory system, but in a one-way loop throughout most of the lung. Biologists have discovered that Savannah monitor lizards have lung structures that are hybrid system of bird and mammal lungs.

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Newswise: Tulane University professor William Brumfield receives Russian Order of Friendship Medal

Tulane University professor William Brumfield receives Russian Order of Friendship Medal

Tulane University

Tulane University professor and contemporary American historian William Brumfield has spent much of his life traveling the vast and remote lands of Russia and documenting its unique architecture, history and literature. On Thursday, Dec. 5, Brumfield’s nearly 50 years of work and dedication was recognized by the Russian Federation during a ceremony at the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., where Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov presented Brumfield with the Order of Friendship medal, the highest state decoration of the Russian Federation given to foreign nationals.

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