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Young, healthy people still vulnerable to CVD if their LDL cholesterol is high

American Heart Association | 08-20-2018

Young, healthy people may still face a lifetime risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they cannot keep their cholesterol levels in check, according to new observational research …

Novel nanoparticle-based approach detects and treats oral plaque without drugs

University of Illinois College of Engineering | 08-17-2018

When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm (aka plaque), which can cause cavities, and if left untreated over time, can lead to cardiovascular and other …

Moderate carbohydrate intake may be best for long-term health

The Lancet | 08-16-2018

Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fats from plant sources associated with lower risk of mortality compared to those that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fat from animal sources. …

Lowering pH inside cells may put the brakes on cancer growth

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute | 08-16-2018

A new study focusing on the environment inside cancer cells may lead to new targeted treatment strategies. …

This matrix delivers healing stem cells to injured elderly muscles

Georgia Institute of Technology | 08-15-2018

A car accident leaves an aging patient with severe muscle injuries that won’t heal. Treatment with muscle stem cells from a donor might restore damaged tissue, but doctors are unable to deliver them effectively. A new method may help change this. …

Researchers show it’s possible to reverse damage caused by aging cells

University of Minnesota Medical School | 08-15-2018

What’s the secret to aging well? University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have answered it- on a cellular level. …

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal

University of Bath | 08-15-2018

Eating breakfast before exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, University of Bath researchers have found. …

Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes

Baylor College of Medicine | 08-14-2018

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have type 2 diabetes. …

Disrupted nitrogen metabolism may be a common hallmark of cancer

Weizmann Institute of Science | 08-13-2018

Nitrogen is a basic building block of all the body’s proteins, RNA and DNA, so cancerous tumors are greedy for this element. Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science, in collaboration with colleagues from the National Cancer Institute …

Duke team finds missing immune cells that could fight lethal brain tumors

Duke University Medical Center | 08-13-2018

Glioblastoma brain tumors can have an unusual effect on the body’s immune system, often causing a dramatic drop in the number of circulating T-cells that help drive the body’s defenses. …

Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Young, healthy people still vulnerable to CVD if their LDL cholesterol is high

American Heart Association | 08-20-2018

Young, healthy people may still face a lifetime risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they cannot keep their cholesterol levels in check, according to new observational research …

Young, healthy people still vulnerable to CVD if their LDL cholesterol is high

American Heart Association | 08-20-2018

Young, healthy people may still face a lifetime risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they cannot keep their cholesterol levels in check, according to new observational research …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal

University of Bath | 08-15-2018

Eating breakfast before exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, University of Bath researchers have found. …

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal

University of Bath | 08-15-2018

Eating breakfast before exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, University of Bath researchers have found. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Children are highly vulnerable to health risks of a changing climate

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health | 08-06-2018

Young children are far more vulnerable to climate-related disasters and the onus is on adults to provide the protection and care that children need, according to research by Columbia University’s Mailman School …

Children are highly vulnerable to health risks of a changing climate

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health | 08-06-2018

Young children are far more vulnerable to climate-related disasters and the onus is on adults to provide the protection and care that children need, according to research by Columbia University’s Mailman School …