Funding backs next phase of Roslin research
The University of Edinburgh

Research to improve the health, welfare and sustainability of livestock farming has received a multi-million funding award from the UK Government. The..Read More

Health Alliance Brings Together Statewide Partners
University of Wisconsin

 Across Wisconsin, opportunities to live a long, healthy life are not shared equally by all. Many of Wisconsin’s health outcomes lag behind national a..Read More

Health Alliance Brings Together Statewide Partners,
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. - Across Wisconsin, opportunities to live a long, healthy life are not shared equally by all. Many of Wisconsin’s health outcomes lag be..Read More

Obesity Researchers Come Together at WiPOD Symposium
University of Wisconsin

On the surface, the path to winning the fight against obesity seems simple. The public has repeatedly heard the mantra: Eat healthier, exercise more. ..Read More

Obesity and Diabetes Threaten Children of Color
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — When diabetes educator Eva Marie Vivian sees overweight minority children, she sees a generational tragedy unfolding.   Type 2 di..Read More

Study Focuses on 'Balanced Parenting' as a Strategy for Weight Control
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Parents may tell kids to 'eat healthy' but then confuse them by eating at fast-food restaurants.   Welcome to the world of overwe..Read More

Lack of Transportation Limits Healthy Food Access Among Washington State Residents
Elsevier

Having convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood reside..Read More

Covelli Enterprises Opens First Panera Bread Location at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its newest Panera Bread location at Nationwide ..Read More

Don’t End Up in the ER this Holiday Season
University of Utah

Maybe you’ve been looking forward all year to the festivities of December—your family is coming, there are parties every week, and eggnog is finally b..Read More

Save Time and Money: Smart Ways to Store and Salvage Pantry Staples This Season
Indiana University

When it comes to preparing healthy and delicious meals, a well-stocked pantry is key. But some kinds of foods can go stale or seem unusable if they’ve..Read More

Supporting Students at Every Turn
Geisel School Of Medicine

If Taryn Weinstein had any lingering doubts about moving her family from a New York City suburb to New Hampshire’s leafy Upper Valley, they were settl..Read More

Covelli Enterprises Opens First Panera Bread Location at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Nationwide Children's Hospital

This will be the first Panera Bread location on the NCH campus for Covelli Enterprises, which currently operates more than 300 Panera Bread locations ..Read More

Some Hog Workers Developing Drug-Resistant Skin Infections Linked to Livestock
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

New Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests that some workers at industrial hog production facilities are not only carry..Read More

Fruits and Vegetables May Slow ALS
Columbia University Medical Center

New research at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health reveals that foods like fruits and vegetables that are high in antioxidant nutri..Read More

Penn Physician Argues for “Meaningful” Update to National Alzheimer’s Act
University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA — A key strategy missing from the ambitious Alzheimer’s disease plan signed into law by President Obama six years ago could send investig..Read More

Withholding amino acid depletes blood stem cells
Stanford Medicine

A dietary approach to depleting blood stem cells may make it possible to conduct bone marrow transplantations without the use of chemotherapy or radia..Read More

Weill Cornell Cardiothoracic Surgery | Weill Cornell Medical College
Cornell University

Due to swelling of the wrap used to prevent reflux in people who have had stomach fundoplication, the following short-term effects may occur: Difficul..Read More

Studying the health benefits of dates
Cornell University

Researchers at WCM-Q are using state-of-the-art technologies to discover the health-promoting properties of a food that has special significance for M..Read More

Al Meera MOU
Cornell University

The Ministry of Public Health (MPH) has signed a memorandum of understanding with WCM-Q and Al Meera Consumer Goods Company to launch a public health ..Read More

Medical Students Share Passion-Fueled Findings at Annual Research Day
Cornell University

Jack Stupinski knows first-hand how challenging it is to eat healthfully while on a budget. When he worked for City Year, an AmeriCorps program, he qu..Read More

Drilling Down
Cornell University

The controversial fuel-extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing is a hot topic in states from New York to California. Supporters call the techn..Read More

Scientists Receive $15.7M To Develop Stem Cell Therapies To Treat Blood Disorders
Cornell University

A consortium of scientists and transplant clinicians from the Ansary Stem Cell Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Center for Cell Engi..Read More

Symbiotic Relationship
Cornell University

The most exciting discoveries can begin with the humblest material — and for researchers in the lab of immunologist Dr. David Artis, that often means ..Read More

Excessive Iron in the Lung Implicated in COPD
Cornell University

Excessive iron buildup in the lungs could be a major cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Weill Cornell Medicine scientists find in a new s..Read More

His Best Shot
Cornell University

While studying malaria at the Naval Medical Research Institute in the early '90s, Dr. Stephen Hoffman '75, offered himself up as a test subject. As a ..Read More

Resistance Movement
Cornell University

Last fall, New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells suffered an ankle injury during practice. He later spiked a temperature of 104 and was rushed to the..Read More

Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Leads the Field
Cornell University

A string of high-profile research studies underscores the early successes of the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, wh..Read More

“That pizza was #delish!” What Do Tweets Say About Our Health?
University of Utah

Hsien-Wen (Sherry) Meng and Quynh Nguyen, Ph.D. (SALT LAKE CITY) - "Coffee" was the most tweeted food in the continental U.S. between mid-2014 to mid-..Read More

Cell Home Movies, Take 2
University of Pennsylvania

Scientists in the lab of Erika Holzbaur, PhD, William Maul Measey Professor of Physiology, use live-cell imaging to study molecular dynamics within ne..Read More

Targeted drug tames atopic eczema in Phase III trials
Oregon Health & Science University

10/03/16  Portland, Ore. Study results published in the New England Journal of Medicine show the potential of dupilumab in treating a common, but for ..Read More

UCSF Helps Launch NIH Precision Medicine Cohort Program
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco is helping to launch a landmark effort by the National Institutes of Health to engage 1 million or more U.S. participants in research..Read More

Study: Moderate alcohol consumption boosts body’s immune system
Oregon Health & Science University

12/17/13  Portland, Ore. Medical science has known for years that people who drink moderate amounts of alcohol actually have a reduced risk of death. ..Read More

Monkeys that eat omega-3 rich diet show more developed brain networks
Oregon Health & Science University

02/05/14  Portland, Ore. Study gives new insight into similarity of complex brain networks in monkeys, humans Monkeys that ate a diet rich in omega-3 ..Read More

A Rise in Obese Pregnant Women Takes its Toll on Mother and Child
Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University Maternal-Fetal medicine doctor warns that the obesity epidemic is leading to a rise in high-risk pregnancies. The epid..Read More

UCSF Helps Launch NIH Precision Medicine Cohort Program
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco is helping to launch a landmark effort by the National Institutes of Health to engage 1 million or more U.S. participants in research..Read More

OHSU Moore Institute to host free public event on nutrition of girls, women in Oregon
Oregon Health & Science University

05/12/15  Portland, Ore. The Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness at Oregon Health & Science University will host the Nutrition of..Read More

Study explains what triggers those late-night snack cravings
Oregon Health & Science University

04/29/13  Portland, Ore. OHSU researcher and colleagues at Harvard discover that an internal circadian rhythm causes increased appetite in the evening..Read More

Knight Cancer Institute deputy director selected for prostate cancer Dream Team
Oregon Health & Science University

10/09/12  Portland, Ore. Research collaborative will be funded by three-year, grant worth up to $10 million provided by Stand Up To Cancer and the Pro..Read More

OHSU offers free health screenings on World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14
Oregon Health & Science University

10/19/11  Portland, Ore. The following Saturday, Nov. 19, OHSU will host the fourth annual Pacific NW Diabetes Summit Oregon Health & Science Universi..Read More

Bob and Charlee Moore of Bob's Red Mill commit to donate $25 million to launch OHSU nutrition institute
Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) today announced a $25 million philanthropic partnership with Bob and Charlee Moore — founders of Milwaukie-b..Read More

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Director receives prestigious Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award
Oregon Health & Science University

Brian J. Druker, M.D. — whose research led to the development of Gleevec, the first genetically targeted cancer drug that left healthy cells unharmed ..Read More

Opinion: A varied diet can prevent diabetes – but can you afford it?
University of Cambridge

Annalijn I Conklin, University of California, Los Angeles; Nita Forouhi, University of Cambridge, and Pablo Monsivais, University of Cambridge In a st..Read More

Mediterranean diet could lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in the UK
University of Cambridge

Britons eating a Mediterranean diet could lower their risk of developing cardiovascular disease including conditions such as heart attack and stroke, ..Read More

Mediterranean diet could lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in the UK
University of Cambridge

In this study, the first of its kind carried out in a UK population, the researchers found that healthy individuals with greater adherence to a Medite..Read More

Omair Khan ’19 gets a look at medicine through an entrepreneurial lens
Yale News

Omair Khan may get squeamish reactions when he talks about the benefits of a particular tampon, but it’s a topic the Yale sophomore is pretty keen to ..Read More

Johns Hopkins Medicine to Manage the Coastal Companies’ First Onsite Health Care Clinic
John Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions, a part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, today announced the opening of its 55th onsite employee health and wellness cent..Read More

Iron nanoparticles make immune cells attack cancer
Stanford Medicine

Iron nanoparticles can activate the immune system to attack cancer cells, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of..Read More

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awarded $95 Million NIH Grant
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The National Institutes of Health today announced that the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, along with the research firm RTI Internati..Read More

‘100 Objects That Shaped Public Health’
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

In recognition of its Centennial, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has compiled a list of 100 objects that tell some of the most co..Read More

Healthy Eating standards still not fully adopted among YMCA after-school programs
Elsevier

Healthy Eating standards represent a means of increasing fruit, vegetable, whole grain, and water intake among adolescents by providing healthy snacks..Read More