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Wednesday | The Huffington Post

New Jenny Craig Program Effective Against Type 2 Diabetes, Study Shows

A new kind of Jenny Craig diet formulated specifically to help people manage their Type 2 diabetes has demonstrated its effectiveness in a new clinical trial -- so much so, that the commercial weight-loss company launched a new program based on the study's findings.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Wednesday | EurekAlert!

Community-based weight loss program aids diabetes management

Weight loss and control of blood sugar can reduce the risk of complications in patients with diabetes but this is difficult for many to achieve.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, UC San Diego, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Life, Food, Dieting, University of Minnesota

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Financial incentives help economically-disadvantaged pregnant smokers quit and improve fetal growth

Smoking during pregnancy - particularly among economically-disadvantaged women - leads to a host of poor pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriage, preterm birth, SIDS, and additional adverse effects later in life.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Psychology, University of Vermont, Science

The Star Online

Cutting back on salt saves lives

"Kurang manis" is a taste we're all after. But study shows that "kurang masin" is just as important for the reduction of heart attacks and stroke incidents.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CiteULike

[Effects of vitamin C on apoptosis and proliferation inhibition of...

Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal of preventive medicine] , Vol. 40, No.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

India Talkies

People scan internet for health early in week: Study - Indiatalkies.com

New York, April 19: Do you scan internet looking for topics on how to improve your health early in the week and switch to lifestyle and soft searches on weekends? A fascinating research says so.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Atlantic

Everyone's a Health Nut on Monday

Tradition suggests that January 1 is the perfect time to decide to improve your health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Vitamin D can treat and prevent breast cancer

A recent study conducted by Dr. Cedric F. Garland, a professor in the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine's Department of Family and Preventive Medicine recently reported that those suffering from breast cancer have an increased rate of survival if there are high levels of vitamin D present in the blood.

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Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, UC San Diego, Medicine, Peppermint

The Kaleidoscope

Seven researchers win 2014 Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Awards

Seven University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers were awarded 2014 Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Awards at the 9th Annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium in March.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Alabama, Medicine, Nursing, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Xinhuanet

Measles-related death toll rises to 108 in only Vietnam's 3 large hospitals

A total of 108 deaths have been caused so far this year by measles and its related complications among Vietnamese children in only three large hospitals in capital Hanoi, instead of 25 deaths as in earlier report by Vietnam's Ministry of Health , local media reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Depression predicts subsequent computer use in young men

For young men, but not women, symptoms of depression at age 20 years predict subsequent computer use, according to a study published in the March issue of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Circulation

NOS1 Methylation and Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Children [Original Articles]

From the Department of Preventive Medicine and Atherosclerosis Research Unit , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California

Circulation

Association of Sex Hormones, Aging, and Atrial Fibrillation in Men:...

From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's and Boston University's Framingham Heart Study, Boston, MA ; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine , Section of General Internal Medicine , Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition , Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA; Departments of Biostatistics , and Epidemiology , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Charlestown (Boston, MA), Medicine, Nutrition

Circulation

Sustained Sympathetic and Blood Pressure Reduction 1 Year After Renal ...

From the Neurovascular Hypertension and Kidney Disease Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia ; Department of Hypertension and Diabetology, Medical University of Gdansk, GdaA sk, Poland ; Heart Centre Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia ; and Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, Nursing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Independent

Food manufacturers' push to reduce salt 'has saved lives'

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

Drugs.com

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

MONDAY April 14, 2014, 2014 -- A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Attorney: Doctor will appeal ruling on license

A Brookline doctor with Cape ties whose license was temporarily suspended Wednesday plans to appeal, his attorney said in an email Saturday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicaid, Health

San Diego NewsCape

15 Honored for Improving Health of Local Residents

Fifteen local individuals and organizations were honored for their contributions to improving the health and well-being of area residents and communities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Diego County, CA, UC San Diego, Non-Profit

Thu Apr 10, 2014

AlertNet

Lion dies in Hungary zoo from anthrax-infected meat

A lion in a Hungarian zoo died after it ate beef infected with the deadly anthrax disease identified in a nearby farm in the eastern region of the country, national news agency MTI reported on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Bioinformatics

CAGExploreR: an R package for the analysis and visualization of...

Cap Analysis Gene Expression is a powerful approach for revealing the multiplicity of transcription start site events across experiments and conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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