WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 — Want to take care of your heart and live longer? Adopt a plant-based diet with plenty of fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts. That’s the key conclusion from a study of nearly 48,000 women and 26,000 men, average age 64. Researchers assessed their eating habits in the 12 years before […]Continue Reading ...
A plant-based diet improves the secretion of insulin and incretin hormones in those with type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in Nutrients. Researchers compared the effects of a plant-based meal to a meal containing meat on the hormone levels of a group of 20 men who have type 2 diabetes in a randomized […]Continue Reading ...
Home-based telerehabilitation is just as effective as clinic-based therapy at restoring arm function among stroke survivors, according to late-breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2019, a world premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease for researchers and clinicians. “Many patients receive suboptimal rehabilitation therapy doses after […]Continue Reading ...
Meat-free athletes–from tennis champion Venus Williams to Formula 1’s Lewis Hamilton to Derrick Morgan of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans–have already proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet. Now, “Plant-Based Diets for Cardiovascular Safety and Performance in Endurance Sports,” a new scientific review published in the journal Nutrients adds further evidence that plant-based athletes benefit […]Continue Reading ...
In canteens and supermarkets, plant-based substitute products for chicken escalopes and beef steaks have become standard fare. Together with colleagues from TU Berlin, researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are examining how these products are manufactured. Their aim is to give these high-protein foods, based on soybeans or peas for example, a meat-like texture. […]Continue Reading ...
NEC Corporation (NEC) and Transgene today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a strategic collaboration aimed at the treatment of solid cancers. The companies will cooperate in clinically assessing the predictive capabilities of NEC’s artificial intelligence (AI) and the therapeutic potential of Transgene’s myvac™ MVA-based viral vector platform in an individualized […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 19 2018 Ultromics, the U.K. start-up behind the world’s first outcomes driven, AI-based, ultrasound diagnostic support tool for coronary artery disease (CAD), is currently supporting multiple ongoing clinical trials. These trials include “Rainier”, based in the U.S., and “EVAREST”, which is expanding across 35 NHS sites within the U.K. Both trials focus on the […]Continue Reading ...
A new cell-based profiling service for drug discovery announced by Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC), a premier provider of drug discovery services, and Promega Corporation, a worldwide leader in the supply of life science products, will allow more researchers to better prioritize compounds earlier. Based on Promega NanoBRET™ technology, the service measures direct target engagement of […]Continue Reading ...
The media have become key agents of socialization in the construction of teenagers’ and young people’s identities. In particular, media representations of sexuality and love become informal educational agents of the first order on these issues. A very good example of this was the series for Spanish teenagers Física o Química (2008-2011), produced by Ida […]Continue Reading ...
The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) announced the publication of updates to the evidence-based guidelines on therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a progressive disease that affects the small arteries in the lungs, which can lead to right-sided heart failure and death. There is no cure for PAH; there are several medications […]Continue Reading ...
In a sweeping new study, Indiana University psychologists have found that a series of self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression. The work, which reviewed 21 pre-existing studies with a total of 4,781 participants, was published in the November issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The study was led by Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces, a […]Continue Reading ...
A new study finds that bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender. What’s more, the study finds that efforts to mitigate these harms are less effective against bias-based bullying. “Bias-based bullying is when children are bullied because […]Continue Reading ...
An eight-week mindfulness-based program was effective for reducing stress and depressive symptoms while increasing general well-being in a study of infertile women.Continue Reading ...
A recently launched development project called Sami&Samu is looking to introduce innovative renewable materials, surface finishes and textiles to Hospital Nova, a new hospital due to open in Central Finland in 2020. VTT, JAMK University of Applied Sciences and Central Finland Health Care District have joined forces to combat antimicrobial resistance in hospital environments with […]Continue Reading ...
Persistent and significant health disparities related to sexual health, including a higher teen birth rate and HIV prevalence, exist among Puerto Rican adolescents compared to other racial and ethnic adolescents. The Internet is a major platform for the dissemination of health information and has the potential to decrease health disparities and provide quality, culturally sensitive […]Continue Reading ...
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