Category Archives: Science Updates

Sensor-Based Interactive Balance Training with Visual Joint Movement Feedback for Improving Postural Stability in Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Gerontology. 2015 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print] Sensor-Based Interactive Balance Training with Visual Joint Movement Feedback for Improving Postural Stability in Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Grewal GS1, Schwenk M, Lee-Eng J, Parvaneh S, Bharara M, … Continue reading

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New sports cardiology quizzes from EACPR

Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe Test your knowledge with the EACPR quizzes! Prepared for you by experts of the EACPR Sections Here you can test your knowledge … Continue reading

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Obesity fueled, in part, by too many food choices

BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 23, 2015 – Some scientists say that when mothers eat poorly during pregnancy, they pass along traits to their children that make them more likely to have poor diets and have related health problems. But a new … Continue reading

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The multi-modality cardiac imaging approach to the Athlete’s heart

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Feb 13. pii: jeu323. [Epub ahead of print] The multi-modality cardiac imaging approach to the Athlete’s heart: an expert consensus of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. Galderisi M, Cardim N, D’Andrea A, Bruder … Continue reading

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Cancer false alarms could discourage people from checking out future symptoms

Cancer Research UK scientists have found that having a cancer false alarm could put people off checking out cancer symptoms they develop in the future. More than 80 per cent of patients with potential cancer symptoms are given the all-clear … Continue reading

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Salsalate, an arthritis drug, lowers blood glucose in type 2 diabetes

Newswise — BOSTON – July 2, 2013 — Joslin scientists report that salsalate, a drug used to treat arthritis, lowers blood glucose and improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetes. These findings, which were published today by the Annals of … Continue reading

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Type 2 diabetes patients transplanted with own bone marrow stem cells reduces insulin use

Putnam Valley, NY. (June 28 2013) –A study carried out in India examining the safety and efficacy of self-donated (autologous), transplanted bone marrow stem cells in patients with type 2 diabetes (TD2M), has found that patients receiving the transplants, when … Continue reading

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Helping SAD sufferers sleep soundly

Pitt-led study shows that SAD sufferers, like insomniacs, misreport sleep patterns due to depression PITTSBURGH—Lying awake in bed plagues everyone occasionally, but for those with seasonal affective disorder, sleeplessness is routine. University of Pittsburgh researchers report in the Journal of … Continue reading

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Stress degrades our ability to make healthy food choices: UC-Davis researcher

It’s not just our imagination: We really do eat differently when we’re stressed. Nutritionists at UC Davis and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Western Human Nutrition Research Center are shedding light on the important link between stress, our brain and … Continue reading

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Coffee, GERD unrelated: study

Dis Esophagus. 2013 Jun 24. doi: 10.1111/dote.12099. [Epub ahead of print]; Association between coffee intake and gastroesophageal reflux disease: a meta-analysis; Kim J, Oh SW, Myung SK, Kwon H, Lee C, Yun JM, Lee HK; The Korean Meta-analysis (KORMA) Study … Continue reading

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Preventing skin cancer in children begins with the right sunscreen

Newswise — SAN DIEGO – It is well known that exposure to the sun is the key risk factor for developing skin cancer. And while most parents are aware that applying sunscreen to their children is important, many go wrong … Continue reading

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Farming carbon: Study reveals potent carbon-storage potential of manmade wetlands

After being drained by the millions of acres to make way for agriculture, wetlands are staging a small comeback these days on farms. Some farmers restore or construct wetlands alongside their fields to trap nitrogen and phosphorus runoff, and research … Continue reading

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Why is a potentially life-saving cooling treatment rarely used for in-hospital cardiac arrests?

PHILADELPHIA- The brain-preserving cooling treatment known as therapeutic hypothermia is rarely being used in patients who suffer cardiac arrest while in the hospital, despite its proven potential to improve survival and neurological function, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine … Continue reading

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