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What’s the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Women who had Gestational Diabetes?

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March 12, 2013

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Diabetes, News

What’s the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Women who had Gestational Diabetes?
According to a new diabetes clinical trial, women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes over the course of their pregnancy will have a much higher chance of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) at some point later in their lives. The results of this study have been published in the… Read More
 

Honoring National Kidney Month this March

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March 8, 2013

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Chronic Kidney Failure, News, Renal Impairment

Honoring National Kidney Month this March
March is National Kidney Month, so that means that it is time to raise awareness about kidney disease and how you can keep your kidneys healthy! During 2011, kidney disease was the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. Incredibly, there are more than 20 million adults in… Read More
 

UAB Researchers are conducting a Study on Resistant Starch

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February 28, 2013

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Diabetes, News

UAB Researchers are conducting a Study on Resistant Starch
  Medical researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are interested in seeing if non-digestible starch could be used to reduce the risk of diabetes in women. Participants will be adding more non-digestible starch (known as a resistant starch) to their diets in the form of a tasty… Read More
 

UAB Spends $1.6 Million on Expansion of Clinical Trial Facility

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February 25, 2013

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Cancer, News

UAB Spends $1.6 Million on Expansion of Clinical Trial Facility
The medical facilities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have provided the ideal location for patients, some with chronic illnesses, to receive experimental treatments in Birmingham, AL. Here, science and research have come together in order to produce some incredible breakthroughs. Plus, the medical staff is working to… Read More
 

Worried about Rheumatoid Arthritis? You May Need More Sunlight

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February 20, 2013

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News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Worried about Rheumatoid Arthritis? You May Need More Sunlight
  A long term rheumatoid arthritis clinical trial has shown that regular exposure to sunlight, more specifically the ultraviolet B (UVB) in sunlight, could reduce a woman’s risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The results of this RA clinical trial have been published in the online medical journal, Annals of… Read More
 

Researchers Identify Liver Genes that Regulate Cholesterol Lipid Levels

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February 14, 2013

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High Cholesterol, News

Researchers Identify Liver Genes that Regulate Cholesterol Lipid Levels
Medical researchers have identified a microRNA liver gene, called miR-27b, which can regulate the blood lipid levels for both cholesterol and fat. This regulator gene actually controls a number of other genes which are involved in dyslipidemia (these are abnormal blood cholesterol levels that can cause heart disease). This high… Read More
 

Lupus Research Institute Offers $1 Million Distinguished Innovator Award

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February 10, 2013

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Lupus, News

Lupus Research Institute Offers $1 Million Distinguished Innovator Award
The Lupus Research Institute (LRI), one of the leading supporters of new lupus research in the world, has invited a number of key scientists from around the globe to develop some new proposals. The best proposal will be awarded with $1 million during the Distinguished Innovator Awards. The winner will… Read More
 

American Heart Month: How Healthy is Your Heart?

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February 6, 2013

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Heart Health, Hypertension, News

American Heart Month: How Healthy is Your Heart?
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? This is a very important public health event which helps to raise awareness of heart disease and maintaining a healthier heart. Heart disease has become a serious problem in the United States, and public health officials are encouraging more people to… Read More
 

New GENIEUR Initiative Works to Gain Better Understanding of IBS

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January 31, 2013

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome, News

New GENIEUR Initiative Works to Gain Better Understanding of IBS
The Europe-wide network GENIEUR which includes researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Sahlgrenska Academy, and the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, are preparing to launch a new research program aimed at gaining a better understanding of irritable bowel syndrome. Their research team hopes that by gaining a better understanding of this… Read More
 

Are Eggs Good or Bad for Your Cholesterol?

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January 28, 2013

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High Cholesterol, News

Are Eggs Good or Bad for Your Cholesterol?
As most people already now, whole eggs are a food that is high in cholesterol (more specifically the egg yolk), and for that reason it could contribute to higher levels of cholesterol. However, a new high cholesterol clinical study from the University of Connecticut could have you re-thinking the whole… Read More
 
 
 

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