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How to make it easier to leave your bed in the mornings
Dr Siobhan Banks and Crystal Grant, a PhD student, who are both based at  the University of South Australia, claim that getting a good sleep can be 'tough'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Macron Awards U.S. Climate Scientists Grants To 'Make Our Planet Great Again'
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Gonzales Source Type: news

$5 million grant from NIH will enable UCLA to develop new models for autism
Many genes that increase the risk of autism spectrum disorders have been identified, but their mechanisms remain largely unknown. Now a team of UCLA researchers has received a five-year grant of more than $5 million from the National Institutes of Health to support its work to identify those mechanisms.Led by Dr. Daniel Geschwind at UCLA, researchers will work with counterparts at Stanford University to assess the specific impact of genetic mutations on alterations in molecular, cellular and neural circuitry. Geschwind is the Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics and a professor of neurology a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Rhode Island Federal Judge Determines That De Novo Standard Of Review Applies
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Rhode Island federal judge on Dec. 1 determined that de novo standard of review must be applied in a dispute alleging wrongful termination of disability benefits because the plan in effect when the benefits claim was filed did not grant discretionary authority to the plan insurer (Nancy A. Tullie v. The Prudential Life Insurance Company of America, No. 16-662, D. R.I., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 198365). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - December 12, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But They Are More Deadly, Data Suggests
ATLANTA (AP) — It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren't, but they have been getting deadlier. In the five years since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school, the nation has seen a number of massacres topping the death toll from Newtown and previous mass shootings, many of them involving rifles similar to the one used in Sandy Hook. But Americans wanting to know why deadlier mass shootings are happening will get few answers. Is it is the wide availability of firearms? I...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 11, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

France Awards Climate Scientists With ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ Grants
(PARIS) — Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump’s presidential term. The “Make Our Planet Great Again” grants — a nod to Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan — are part of Macron’s efforts to counter Trump on the climate change front. Macron announced a contest for the projects in June, hours after Trump declared he would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord. More than 5,00...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sylvie Corbet / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change Donald Trump Emmanuel Macron France onetime president trump Source Type: news

Evidence-Informed Interventions (E2i)
Grants to support the development and implementation of interventions in four focus areas: improving HIV health outcomes for transgender women; improving HIV health outcomes for Black men who have sex with men (MSM); integrating behavioral health with primary medical care for people living with HIV/AIDS; and identifying and addressing trauma among people living with HIV/AIDS. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Major funding boost for internationally-recognised healthcare research centres
Three interdisciplinary research consortia, including the University of Bristol's SPHERE project, have been allocated more than £ 11 million to continue healthcare sensing systems research that is revolutionising how we identify and respond to outbreaks of infectious diseases, diagnose and manage lung diseases, and recognise and solve emerging health and wellbeing issues in the home environment. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, International, Research; Faculty of Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

TGen and Baylor poised to create early detection test for pancreatic cancer
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) A group of the nation's premier cancer researchers led by the Baylor Scott& White Research Institute (BSWRI) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) -- has secured a $5.13 million federal grant to develop an early detection system for pancreatic cancer, the nation's third-leading cause of cancer-related death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dr. Peii Chen awarded NIDILRR Grant for stroke research at Kessler Foundation
(Kessler Foundation) Peii Chen, PhD, of Kessler Foundation has been awarded a 2017 Field-Initiated Project grant by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The three-year $600,000 federal grant funds her innovative project, 'Development of a Virtual Reality Spatial Retraining Therapy to Improve Neglect in Stroke Survivors.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

$6.6 million grant will fund UCLA-led study on how to increase use of HPV vaccine
The discovery of human papillomavirus, or HPV, as a major cause of many cancers — including cervical, anal, oropharyngeal, vaginal, vulvar and penile — and the subsequent development of prophylactic HPV vaccines was a revolution in cancer prevention.But 10 years after the vaccine ’s introduction, HPV vaccination rates among U.S. adolescents remain unacceptably low. Now, a five-year study led by UCLA cancer researcher Roshan Bastani will examine the comparative effectiveness of strategies designed to increase the number of adolescents who receive the HPV vaccine. The work i s being funded by a $6.6 million...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Getting more bang for our buck in science
Government grants are extremely important for science, but many of our existing grant programs have incentives that encourage waste and discourage collaboration. We could be getting a lot more bang for our buck. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Melissa Schilling, Contributor Source Type: news

Columbus startup awarded $2M in Third Frontier opioid challenge
Ohio Third Frontier awarded $2 million from an opioid-fighting program to a Columbus company formed in part with previous Third Frontier grants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards $1.7 million in local grants
The Leukemia& Lymphoma Society is awarding more than $1.7 million grants in St. Louis to blood cancer research efforts. The local grants are part of the organization's broader research commitment of $46 million globally focused on research for blood cancer cures. Local researchers receiving funding from LLS include four Washington University medical school doctors: Dr. Takeshi Egawa, who received a career developm ent program grant; Dr Timothy Ley, who received a translational research program… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards $1.7 million in local grants
The Leukemia& Lymphoma Society is awarding more than $1.7 million grants in St. Louis to blood cancer research efforts. The local grants are part of the organization's broader research commitment of $46 million globally focused on research for blood cancer cures. Local researchers receiving funding from LLS include four Washington University medical school doctors: Dr. Takeshi Egawa, who received a career developm ent program grant; Dr Timothy Ley, who received a translational research program… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Columbus startup awarded $2M in Third Frontier opioid challenge
Ohio Third Frontier awarded $2 million from an opioid-fighting program to a Columbus company formed in part with previous Third Frontier grants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Upstate is one of 39 institutions to share $2.2 million St. Baldrick ’s grant
Grant will provide Upstate patients with access to clinical trials. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Student Awards 2018 celebrate ‘ exceptional ’ achievements
Having left school at 13 with no qualifications and a reading age of seven, Joshua Greenidge thought a university education was beyond his reach – until he saw a YouTube video about an access course at the University of Bristol. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Current students, Grants and Awards, Student life; Press Release Source Type: news

Student Awards 2017 celebrate ‘ exceptional ’ achievements
Having left school at 13 with no qualifications and a reading age of seven, Joshua Greenidge thought a university education was beyond his reach – until he saw a YouTube video about an access course at the University of Bristol. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Current students, Grants and Awards, Student life; Press Release Source Type: news

USDA ’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Invests in the Safety, Health of Farmers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded six new grants to support farmer health and safety. These grants, funded through the Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSEC) Program and state and regional AgrAbility initiatives, aim to prevent serious injuries and fatalities associated with farming through education and support. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 8, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

ERC grant: & euro;2 million for synthetic biology at TU Darmstadt
(Technische Universitat Darmstadt) The European Research Council awards an ERC Consolidator Grant to professor Heinz Koeppl and supports him for a period of five years with a total of € 2 million. This will further strengthen the activities of TU Darmstadt in the domain of synthetic biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UIC gets Department of Energy grant to advance combined heat and power systems
(University of Illinois at Chicago) The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $4.2 million grant from the US Department of Energy to help industrial, commercial, institutional and utility entities evaluate and install highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) technologies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 8, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New Data To Be Presented At ASH 2017 Underscore Amgen's Commitment To Improving Lives And Changing Outcomes For Patients With Difficult-To-Treat Blood Cancers
Positive Overall Survival Data From Phase 3 ASPIRE Trial on KYPROLIS® (Carfilzomib) in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma to be Highlighted in Oral Presentation Results From Several Abstracts Highlight the Potential of Amgen's Bispecific T Cell Engager (BiTE®) Platform as an Innovative Approach to Treating Blood Cancers FDA Grants Priority Review for BLINCYTO (Blinatumomab) Supplemental Biologics License Application in Minimal Residual Disease-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that new clinical data and analyses from 33...
Source: Amgen News Release - December 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA grants Roche ’s Avastin full approval for most aggressive form of brain cancer
Roche announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval for Avastin ® (bevacizumab) for the treatment of adults with glioblastoma that progressed following prior therapy (referred to as recurrent disease). (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - December 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allen Foundation Grants
Grants for projects that primarily benefit programs for human nutrition in the areas of health, education, training, and research. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Forty Seven Inc. Receives $5 Million Grant from The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to Support Ongoing Clinical Trial in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
CIRM grant will support further development of Forty Seven Inc.'s CD47 antibody Hu5F9-G4 in an ongoing second trial for the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketin... Biopharmaceuticals, Regenerative Medicine, Oncology Forty Seven, acute myeloid leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, stem cell (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Local life science charity group Life Science Cares gives first round of grants
For the past few years, Cambridge-based Food for Free has benefitted from donations of food as well as willing volunteers from local life science companies in the area. But now, the nonprofit hunger relief organization is also getting financial help from those companies in the form of a grant. Life Science Cares, a relatively new group of Boston-area life science companies that spearheads and focuses their charitable activities, announced its first-ever round of grants to 19 local charities today.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

Oncotarget awards grants to four biomedical researchers at Frontiers in Cancer Science
(Rapamycin Press) Oncotarget, the world's largest oncology peer-reviewed research publication, awarded travel grants enabling four biomedical researchers to attend November's Frontiers in Cancer Science 2017 (FCS 2017) conference in Singapore. The travel sponsorship encourages the discussion of cancer discoveries in support of Oncotarget's commitment to maximizing the circulation of scientific research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 6, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UH cancer researcher focused on tumor development
(University of Houston) A University of Houston researcher has received a $900,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute to deliver an unprecedented look at development of esophageal cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers win grant to test new approach to overcoming roadblocks to health care delivery
(Boston University School of Medicine) Investigators at Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Tufts CTSI, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Catalyst (the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center), and University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) won a five-year, $8.6 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) for a project called Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UA researcher receives NIH grant to discover novel antidepressants
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Dr. Deveroux Ferguson awarded $2.3 million grant from National Institutes of Health for research to design new generation of therapeutics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Payout after woman was kept alive against her will
Brenda Grant tried to pull tubes out of her arms after being put in a nursing home, her family says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rape survivor describes agony of labor
It's not uncommon to feel pressured into procedures that you don't want. Rebecca Grant of Mosaic reports on the harrowing case of Kimberly Turbin, of Los Angeles, whose perineum was forcibly cut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON shows its continuing commitment to adult learning
UNISON is to show its continuing commitment to adult learning today (Tuesday) by reaffirming two separate partnership agreements with the Open University and the WEA. The agreements with the two learning organisations are due to be signed later today at the union’s headquarters in London. UNISON’s relationship with the Open University first began in 1997. Since then around 7,000 public service employees who belong to the union have enrolled upon a wide range of accredited courses, right up to degree level. Many of the learners have also been able to take advantage of UNISON’s bursary and grant scheme to h...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 5, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release learning and organising open university UNISON Source Type: news

USDA's NIFA announces support for tribal extension and research programs
(National Institute of Food and Agriculture) The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to fund programs that promote learning, opportunity, and health within the American Indian community. The funding is made possible through two NIFA programs: the Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program and the Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute receives NIH grant to study depression in TBI
(Einstein Healthcare Network/MossRehab) Dr. Amanda Rabinowitz, PhD,Director of the Brain Injury Neuropsychology Laboratory at the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute has received a $93,000 grant from the National Institute of Health to learn more about depression in people who have sustained traumatic brain injury (TBI). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UAB awarded grant for Lupus research
A one-year, $250,000 grant will enable UAB researchers to make discoveries in Lupus development. The Lupus Research Alliance allocated the funding to the Birmingham university in an attempt to find explanations for how Lupus develops and the reason why some people are at greater risk for flare-ups and kidney disease. The work will be reviewed for additional funding pending progress at the en d of the first year.  “The results will form a solid foundation to develop interferon therapies and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Polyganics wins $1m grant for dura sealant patch study
Polyganics said last week it was awarded a $1.4 million (EU €1.2 million) grant from the European Fund for Regional Development to support clinical validation of its dura sealant patch. The Dura patch is a dressing sealant composed of bioresorbable polymers designed to be suitable for the resealing of the dura outer membrane surrounding the brain after brain surgery to minimize leakage of of cerebrospinal fluid, the Netherlands-based company said. “We are hugely appreciative to the EU, as well as the city and province of Groningen for their support in progressing the device into the next phase of its develo...
Source: Mass Device - December 4, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Neurological Research & Development Polyganics Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, September 26, 2017
Participants: Alex Albin, Dave DeBronkart, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, Terry Graedon, John Grohol, Sarah Krug, Burt Rosen, Vera Rulon Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Jon Wald Minutes approved Introductions of new board member Burt Rosen, marketing department Healthsparq been in marketing 30 years. Television, digital agencies, etc. Conference Update As of a  September 10, 17  individuals were registered  for the conference.  Sarah is doing a spectacular job putting together an outstanding conference program that includes a lot of patient speakers Kudos to Judy and team for great marketing effort ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: Board Minutes News Source Type: news

Public involvement in alcohol research
Our new new report on public involvement in alcohol research is now available. The report sets out some of the key principles behind greater public involvement in our field. It also explores the key challenges and describes how we feel researchers might better engage with the public in future. The full report is available here. We hope it is of interest to everyone working in alcohol research, but should be of particular use to anyone applying to our current Research Innovation Grants programme. (Source: Alcohol Research UK)
Source: Alcohol Research UK - December 4, 2017 Category: Addiction Authors: James Nicholls Tags: News Source Type: news

A new way to deliver multiple sclerosis drugs to the brain
(University of Illinois at Chicago) Two researchers in the department of anatomy and cell biology in the UIC College of Medicine have received a seed grant to develop a new drug delivery method that holds promise in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

$10.9 million grant supports research on traumatic stress, impulse control
(University of Delaware) University of Delaware studies on the effects of traumatic stress in women and how connections in the brain help adults control their impulses are two of the projects supported by a new $10.9 million federal grant to the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BU researcher studying ways to reduce health disparities for black women dealing with insomnia
(Boston University School of Medicine) Black women are among those most likely to have insomnia, according to Lynn Rosenberg, ScD, associate director of Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center and a principal investigator of the Black Women's Health Study (BWHS). Rosenberg has been awarded a three year $2,225,495 grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study this. The study will be using a self-administered internet program called SHUTi (Sleep Healthy Using the Internet), a web-tool based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fighting HIV through a better delivery method of anti-retrovirals
(Boston University School of Medicine) Rahm Gummuluru, PhD, associate professor of microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and Bjoern Reinhard, PhD, professor of chemistry at Boston University, have been awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institute of Health. The R01 is the original and historically oldest grant mechanism used to provide support for health-related research and development based on the mission of the National Institutes of Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute gets 'Catalyst' grant to curtail opioid epidemic
(Virginia Tech) A dual university project including the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute will focus on the opioid epidemic and receive $1 million in combined grant funding, according to an announcement by the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corp., also known as Virginia Catalyst. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report from NIA-sponsored conference asks: What don't we know about bladder control?
(American Geriatrics Society) The lack of truly effective and safe therapies for these challenges stems from insufficient knowledge of the biological mechanisms for urinary control, the impact of aging and disease on urinary control, and the relationships of symptoms to urinary health and overall well-being, so say researchers reporting on a prestigious conference hosted by the American Geriatrics Society and funded by a grant from the National Institute of Aging to George A. Kuchel, M.D., FRCP, AGSF, of UConn Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Want to get off those diabetes meds? Research shows a diet high in protein and good fats but low in carbs helps manage the disease
People suffering from type-2 diabetes may have themselves a good reason to eat protein, based on research. The diet, according to researchers at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), is composed of a low volume of carbohydrates paired with higher amounts of protein and unsaturated fats. Associate Professor Grant Brinkworth, who is the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Language patterns reveal the body ’s biological response to stress
FINDINGSCertain language patterns track the body ’s molecular response to stress more closely than a person’s own description of the stress, anxiety or depression that they are experiencing.BACKGROUNDPoverty, loneliness or post-traumatic stress disorder can have serious consequences on health, increasing the risk of cancer, Alzheimer ’s disease and heart disease, among other health problems. Previous research has shown that our genes respond to psychological adversity by increasing inflammation and reducing virus-fighting activity. These factors may contribute to social disparities in health.Steve Cole, a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Africa:Novel Drug Delivery System Has Game-Changing Potential to Reduce Rates of HIV Infection
[PATH] Seattle -The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), awarded PATH a three-year, $9.4 million grant to advance a needle-free microarray patch for delivery of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sanctuary for MURDER, but only if you're an illegal: San Francisco jury grants immunity to illegal alien who admits shooting Kate Steinle
(Natural News) In the summer of 2015, illegal alien Jose Garcia Zarate shot and killed 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle. He claims the shooting was an accident, and that the gun shot Steinle all on its own, merely from Zarate touching the gun. (This is a common belief among anti-gun Leftists who are mechanically illiterate: They believe... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news