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Protein discovery may improve treatments for diabetic eye disease

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Medical News Today / By Catharine Paddock PhD / 10/24/2017 Recent research has discovered a protein that plays a key role in diabetes-related vision loss, which may lead to better treatments for a major cause of blindness and might also have implications for other diseases, including cancer. In a report published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City describe what they found about the protein, which is known as ADP-ribosylation factor 6 (ARF6), and its role in diabetic retinopathy. To continue reading please click here...

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I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that’s going viral, and it actually works

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Business Insider /  Erin Brodwin  / Apr 20, 2017, 11:12 AM ET When I first heard about the 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, I thought it was all hype. But as it turns out, the app, well, works you out. I tried it for the first time last year, and I’m still hooked, so I recently got in touch with Chris Jordan, the director of exercise physiology at the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute and the person behind the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout, to get some insight into how it works. For me, the app is perfect for weekends, or when I can’t make it to a yoga class, or as something fun to do with a friend at home. First things first: The entire workout really takes just 7 minutes. Initially, I was skeptical I could accomplish this much in such a narrow time frame. To continue reading this article please click here...

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5 Crazy New Ways to Lose Weight

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

BY ERIC SPITZNAGEL FOR MEN’S HEALTH  March 22, 2017 Do high-tech methods like ’CoolSculpting,’ and ‘stomach draining’ actually work? We’ve been chasing weight-loss shortcuts for centuries. From William the Conqueror, who tried a liquid diet after he became too heavy to ride his horse, to Lord Byron, who exercised in layers to sweat off pounds, people have always been drawn to radical slimdown schemes. “They provide a sense of both risk and control,” says Sander Gilman, Ph.D., the author of Fat Boys and Obesity. Do any lose-weight-quick tricks actually do the trick? Sometimes. Here are five crazy things some people are trying. To continue reading please click here...

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