Supplemental funding available for research on sex/gender influences
Oregon Health & Science University

The recently implemented NIH policy requiring grant applicants to consider sex as a biological variable in the design of basic and pre-clinical animal..Read More

Is More, Better? Finding the Balance Between Nutritional Supplements and Eye Health
University of Utah

Excess Lutein Supplements Linked to Formation of Crystal Deposits in the Eyes  In the past decade, ophthalmologists have been prescribing nutritional ..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

Surprising Factors Determine Successful Aging
Cornell University

Motion is medicine; social interaction prolongs life; walking with friends accomplishes both — and Cornell health experts from three campuses, includi..Read More

Federal Agencies Announce Scientific Assessments and an Update to the Recommended Community Water Fluoridation Level
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Federal Agencies Announce Scientific Assessments and an Update to the Recommended Community Water Fluoridation Level January 31, 2..Read More

Dietary amino acids improve sleep problems in mice with traumatic brain injury
Oregon Health & Science University

12/11/13  Portland, Ore. Findings suggest viable therapy for humans who’ve suffered concussions, TBI Scientists have discovered how to fix sleep distu..Read More

Canadian Cardiovascular Society Sets New Guidelines for Management of Lipid Metabolism Disorders that Affect Cholesterol and Cause Atherosclerosis
Elsevier

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) has published an important update to its guidelines for the management of dyslipidemia - lipid metabolism di..Read More

Artists with Parkinson’s to show at Sept. 10 OHSU Parkinson’s Symposium
Oregon Health & Science University

09/08/11  Portland, Ore. Symposium to feature experts talking about research on the disease; artwork demonstrates how creativity can help people fight..Read More

OHSU tests new fish oil/lipoic acid combination as Alzheimer's treatment
Oregon Health & Science University

01/10/11  Portland, Ore. Pioneering clinical trial examines whether fish oil and lipoic acid combination slows cognitive and functional decline associ..Read More

Professor Tonia Vincent on Woman's Hour
University of Oxford

Professor Tonia Vincent, of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, discusses osteoarthritis of the hand on Radio 4's Woman's Hour. Professor Vincent j..Read More

Karolinska Institutet Researchers Suggests: Surgery for Obesity run a high risk of pre mechure birth
Karolinska Institutet

Babies of women who have undergone bariatric surgery for obesity run a higher risk of preterm birth. Obesity in pregnant women increases the risk of c..Read More

2% Testosterone Solution Improves Sex Drive and Energy Levels in Men with Hypogonadism
Elsevier

For men with hypogonadism, a condition in which the body does not produce enough testosterone, low sex drive and fatigue are common symptoms. For thes..Read More

Elsevier Launches Clinical Pharmacology powered by ClinicalKey®
Elsevier

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has launched Clinical Pharmacology powered ..Read More

The Truth About Supplements
Indiana University

More than half of Americans take dietary supplements regularly, according to recent research. In fact, sales of supplements in the United States in 20..Read More

Got Olympic fever? UGA experts available to discuss doping, legacy and more
University of Georgia

Athens, Ga. - Will doping be the issue of the Rio Olympics? What will Rio's Olympic Games legacy be? The University of Georgia has experts from pharma..Read More

Yale receives CTSA award renewal to accelerate research discoveries
Yale News

Yale School of Medicine has been awarded $53.6 million from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to renew its five-year Cl..Read More

Study shows new role for B-complex vitamins in promoting stem cell proliferation
University of Georgia

Athens, Ga. - Folates can stimulate stem cell proliferation independently of their role as vitamins, according to a collaborative study from the Unive..Read More

Wrapping Up Multiple Sclerosis
UCSF School Of Medicine

Alexandra Solal’s 47th year was remarkable by any measure: She climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, ran two half-marathons, completed a half-Ironman, and starte..Read More

Mount Sinai-Led Study Finds Prenatal Exposure to Certain Manmade Chemicals Negatively Affects Childhood Neurodevelopment
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

A new study led by Mount Sinai researchers in collaboration with scientists from Cornell University and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preve..Read More

Exposure to Three Classes of Common Chemicals May Affect Female Development
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that exposure to three common chemical classes—phenols, phthalates and phytoestrogens—in youn..Read More

Could Yoga Stave Off Alzheimer’s?
Indiana University

A recent study reported in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease showed that a three-month course of yoga and meditation practice helped minimize the cog..Read More

Stanford physicians use innovation to protect children’s health in Guatemala
Stanford Medicine

Stanford pediatrician Paul Wise, MD, MPH, stooped below the black tarp roof of a cinderblock house in Guatemala to offer his condolences to a mother w..Read More

Less decline than expected in rate of brain, spine defects after folic acid fortification program
Stanford Medicine

Fortifying the U.S. food supply with folic acid was not associated with a decline in certain birth defects that researchers expected to see in Califor..Read More

Mount Sinai Imaging Expert Jagat Narula, MD, PhD to Receive Distinguished Award
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, MACC, Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program in Mount Sinai’s Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and t..Read More

Vitamin D deficiency contributes to spread of breast cancer in mice
Stanford Medicine

Breast tumors in laboratory mice deficient in vitamin D grow faster and are more likely to metastasize than tumors in mice with adequate levels of vit..Read More

Scripps Florida Scientists Win $1.7 Million Grant to Advance New Strategies to Treat Huntington’s Disease
The Scripps Research Institute

JUPITER, FL – February 12, 2016 – Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have won nearly $1.7 million from the Na..Read More

The New Health 'Desert'? Reliable Weight Loss Programs Hard to Find
John Hopkins Medicine

A new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers concludes that people with medically serious weight problems can rarely find or have access to proven, re..Read More

Proteins with Essential Amino Acids Discovered as Key to Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries
John Hopkins Medicine

Contrary to popular belief among world relief workers, children in developing countries may not be eating enough protein, which could contribute to st..Read More

Bad Breakdown: How Essential Fatty Acids Put Up With Free Radicals

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids play an important, yet complicated, role in brain growth and disease, more and more research is showing. These are the..Read More

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Study Shows Vitamin C Prevents Bone Loss in Animal Models

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown for the first time in an animal model that vitamin C actively protects against osteoporosis, ..Read More

High School Pre-Season: Nutrition

Guest Post by: Lindsey Clarke, MS, ATC, CMT Athletic Trainer;  Massage Therapist Charleston Battery MUSC Sports Medicine   You’ve been to camp. Family..Read More

IU Health and Vitality: Iron and heart disease, animal memory, and yoga tips

A new study from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has bolstered the link between red meat consumption and heart disease by f..Read More

Study: Menopausal symptoms may be lessened with young children in the house

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A new study by researchers at The Kinsey Institute and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that the timeless, mu..Read More

Franklin College researchers win $9.2 million stem cell grant

Athens, Ga. - A research group led by Stephen Dalton, professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar of Molecular Biology at the University o..Read More

UGA researcher wins stimulus funding for stem cell research

Athens, Ga. - Stephen Dalton, University of Georgia professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar of Molecular Biology, has received a $600,..Read More

$9.2 million stem cell grant from NIH

Athens, Ga. – A research group led by Stephen Dalton, professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar of Molecular Biology at the University o..Read More

UGA researcher leads comprehensive international study on folate

Athens, Ga. - A University of Georgia researcher is lead author on an international paper on folate biomarkers as part of an initiative to provide evi..Read More

Dietary Deficiency

Athens, Ga. - A new study by University of Georgia researchers shows that despite the availability of fortified foods, many older adults suffer from d..Read More

Penn Study Questions Presence in Blood of Heart-Healthy Molecules from Fish Oil Supplements Findings Provide More Data that Fish Oil Supplements' Clear Benefit is Suspect

PHILADELPHIA - The importance of a diet rich in fish oils – now a billion dollar food-supplement industry -- has been debated for over half a century...Read More

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Designated Master of the American College of Cardiology in Recognition of Outstanding Service

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, the Philip J. and Harriet L. Goodhart Chair in Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at The Icahn School of Medicine at Moun..Read More

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Joins Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network

In an effort to better understand and develop prevention strategies for drug-induced liver injury (DILI), physician-scientists from the Icahn School o..Read More

A Natural Chemical Found in Grape Seeds May Prevent Development or Progression of Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that grape seed polyphenols—a natural antioxidant—may help prevent the development or delay t..Read More

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Recognized by American College of Cardiology as

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Philip J. and Harriet L. Goodhart Chair in Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has been ..Read More