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Neurogastronomy, After Surgical Weight Loss, Probiotic Akkermansia and More in the Obesity News Source

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iron metabolism, Ferritin, Oxidative Stress, Israel, Alzheimber's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Neurologic Disorders

The Human Body's Golden Gate to Iron Traffic

New findings could change how iron metabolism in the human body is understood, and open new horizons for research and therapeutics for inflammatory diseases and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's disease.

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Fluctuations of Sex Steroid Hormone Could be Culprit in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Gender-based differences may influence several ocular conditions, suggesting that fluctuations in sex steroid homeostasis may have direct effects on eye physiology and the pathogenesis of conditions like Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

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Genetics Expert: “Take At-Home DNA Medical Tests with Very Large Grain of Salt”

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Rutgers Names New Director for Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

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XinQi Dong, the inaugural Henry Rutgers Professor of Population Health Sciences, is an international advocate for advancing population health issues in under-represented communities

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Sarah Szanton Named Edge Runner

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, has been named an American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner for her Community Aging in Place: Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) intervention. The honor recognizes nurses and models of care that improve health, impact cost, and influence policy

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Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families

An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.

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Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Possible Link between Crohn’s & Parkinson’s Disease in Jewish Population

Findings could lead to new treatments and early diagnosis

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Somebody Has to Dust!

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A new study from the University of Utah that examined gender, health and housework among married, heterosexual couples who are no longer employed found a woman’s health has to be considerably impaired before she stops doing chores and her husband takes on more of those duties.







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