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A New NYC Epilepsy Unit, Cost of Premature Births, ACA Repeal Headaches, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Preterm Birth, Premature Birth, infant care, Preemie Care, Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, maternal separation, Metabolic Disorder, Low Oxygen, Hypoxia, Body Temperature

Preemies’ Separation from Mom + Physical Stress May Increase Health Risks in Adulthood

A new study suggests that physiological stress in premature infants combined with separation from their mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood. In clinical studies, these factors have been found to increase the risk of obesity and insulin resistance, leading to metabolic disorders such as metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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UAB Adopts Innovative Imaging Agent to Improve Detection of Certain Bladder Cancers

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A blue-light cystoscopy may detect certain bladder cancer tumors more than the use of standard white-light diagnostic testing.

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Immune Cells, Macrophages, Wound Repair, Intestine, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, treatments, Tim Denning, Institute for Biomedical Sciences

Immune Cells Produce Wound Healing Factor, Could Lead To New IBD Treatment

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Specific immune cells have the ability to produce a healing factor that can promote wound repair in the intestine, a finding that could lead to new, potential therapeutic treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new research study.

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The Medical Minute: Going ‘Gluten-Free’ Not for Everyone

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More and more often, we see “gluten-free” food options on store shelves and restaurant menus. But what does “gluten-free” mean and why have such products become so popular?

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Stephan R Targan, Stephan Targan, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Sherman Prize, Widjaja

Cedars-Sinai Gastroenterology Pioneer Honored for Excellence in Research and Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Stephan R. Targan, MD, a pioneering physician and researcher in gastroenterology, has been awarded the Sherman Prize for groundbreaking work in the understanding and treatment of debilitating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Video available at http://www.shermanprize.org/recipient-winners-all/stephan-r-targan-2017-sherman-prize-recipient

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Liver Disease, Fatty Liver, Environment, Pollution, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, Gastroenterology, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

UofL Gastroenterology Researcher Receives $4 Million From NIH for Innovative Liver Research

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UofL gastroenterologist Matthew Cave, M.D., believes that chemicals we breathe, consume or come in contact with in the environment may be contributing to liver disease. He has been awarded $4 million by the NIEHS to explore the effects of environmental chemicals on the liver.

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CPRIT Awards $34M to UTSW for Cancer Research, Recruitment

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The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded UT Southwestern researchers more than $34 million for cancer research and faculty recruitment, including support for programs in pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, and melanoma.

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HIV and AIDS, University of Montreal, Gastroinestinal, Research, CD4 T cell, antiretroviral drug therapy, McGill University

HIV-AIDS: Following Your Gut

Researchers find a way to reduce replication of the AIDS virus in the gastrointestinal tract.

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Olive Oil, olive oil health effects, Type 2 Diabetes, Health, Nutrition, Food

Virginia Tech Biochemists Dip Into the Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

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A Virginia Tech research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.







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