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Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity

The Endocrine Society | 03-23-2019

Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study to be presented at ENDO 2019, …

Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets

The Endocrine Society | 03-23-2019

Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, …

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

McGill University | 03-22-2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. …

Researchers identify new mechanism to reduce inflammation

UT Southwestern Medical Center | 03-22-2019

UT Southwestern researchers have identified two proteins that act as gatekeepers to dampen a potentially life-threatening immune response to chronic infection. …

Researchers identify potential new therapy for liver diseases

Mayo Clinic | 03-22-2019

Drug therapy may effectively treat a potentially life-threatening condition associated with cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases, according to a new study by Mayo Clinic researchers. …

When neurons are out of shape, antidepressants may not work

Salk Institute | 03-22-2019

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed medication for major depressive disorder (MDD), yet scientists still do not understand why the treatment does not work in nearly thirty percent of patients with MDD. …

Reused cooking oil promotes breast cancer progression in mice

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 03-21-2019

A new study in mice suggests that consuming the chemical compounds found in thermally abused cooking oil may trigger genetic changes that promote the progression of late-stage breast cancer. …

High-fructose corn syrup promotes colon tumor growth in mice

Weill Cornell Medicine | 03-21-2019

Consuming the equivalent of one can of soda per day caused mice predisposed to colon cancer to develop larger tumors, …

Cervicovaginal microbiome linked to spontaneous premature birth

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | 03-21-2019

Seven types of bacteria and certain immune factors in a woman’s vagina and cervix may be responsible for increasing the risk of spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB) or protect against it, …

New technique could help regenerate tissue and bone lost to periodontal disease

UCLA | 03-21-2019

Periodontitis affects nearly half of Americans ages 30 and older, and in its advanced stages, it could lead to early tooth loss or worse. …

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Biomedical Advances

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Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

McGill University | 03-22-2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. …

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

McGill University | 03-22-2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity

The Endocrine Society | 03-23-2019

Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study to be presented at ENDO 2019, …

Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity

The Endocrine Society | 03-23-2019

Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study to be presented at ENDO 2019, …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets

The Endocrine Society | 03-23-2019

Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, …

Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets

The Endocrine Society | 03-23-2019

Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, …