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Overweight Children and Adults Get Significantly Healthier and Quickly With Less Sugar--Even If They Don't Lose Weight
Osteopathic physicians suggest shifting the conversation from weight to health for overweight children and adults, asking patients to reduce their sugar intake to see measurable improvements in metabolic function.
An educational initiative at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine is reducing medical students' negative attitudes toward people with obesity, a finding researchers hope will translate into better outcomes for patients struggling with weight, according to research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Among the many things that Vallejo's diverse community has in common is the need to be and stay healthy. This is what motivates the various health-related concerns that plan to be at Unity Day 2017 -- One Love -- from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Park on Sept. 10.
Cutting out the sort of sugar commonly found in soft drinks, fruit juices and processed foods reversed the buildup of liver fat in children and adolescents, a condition closely tied to diabetes and heart disease.
Fania Davis -- sister of 1960's political activist Angela Davis -- will be speaking at Vallejo's Touro University on Sept. 11 as part of this year's Social Justice in Public Health Lecture Series, organizers said.
They operate in secret. They have no laboratories or research centers, and produce nothing. But they control a critical intersection of our health care system, influencing the price we pay for prescription drugs and skimming off billions of dollars for themselves.
Hi. I'm Jay Shubrook, DO, professor and diabetologist at Touro University. We're at the 77th Annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. I'm here with one of my colleagues to continue the program on practical use of insulin in primary care.
A nine-day experimental diet that cut out the type of sugar in soft drinks, fruit juices and most processed foods significantly reversed the buildup of liver fat in children and adolescents - a condition strongly linked to Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Eric J. Ip is chair and associate professor of clinical sciences at the Touro University California College of Pharmacy.
Removing sugar for just 9 days can consistently reduce the liver's conversion of sugar to fat, known as de novo lipogenesis (DNL), and decreased liver fat, according to study results.
We know sugar is not exactly the healthiest thing we can consume, but a new study underscores just how dramatically and speedily eliminating it from our diets can affect our well-being.
Midwives' and patients' perspectives on disrespect and abuse during labor and delivery care in Ethiopia: a qualitative study
It is increasingly recognized that disrespect and abuse of women during labor and delivery is a violation of a woman's rights and a deterrent to the use of life-saving, facility-based labor and delivery services. In Ethiopia, rates of skilled birth attendance are still only 28% despite a recent dramatic national scale up in the numbers of trained providers and facilities.
As Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate Stacey Pierce-Talsma, DO, was finishing up her residency in neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine (NMM/OMM), she found herself drawn back to academia.
Magic mushrooms contain a key ingredient that could provide a safe and effective way of chasing the blues
Full of psilocybin, 'shrooms' are a good way of combating the blues, experts say. The compound, responsible for the high, offers more hope than antidepressants. Researchers reviewed seven studies to make their conclusion about 'shrooms'.
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