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Manipulating key protein in the brain holds potential against obesity and diabetes

A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Time

Having The Right Kind of Fat Can Protect Against Diabetes, Study Says

Not all fat is created equal, it seems. When we're born, we have larger amounts of brown fat , so-called because it contains more dark mitochondria, the cell's energy factories that pull in glucose and use it as fuel to drive cellular functions.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover that brown fat protects against diabetes and obesity in humans

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shown for the first time that people with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Circulation, Geriatric Medicine, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

PhysOrg Weblog

Primate research center plays key role in HIV study in Nature

In a study reported in Nature this month, Yerkes National Primate Research Center researchers were key in determining that treating SIV-infected rhesus macaques with type 1 interferon, a protein known to trigger antiviral responses and inflammation, can have beneficial and detrimental effects on the development of disease.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Genetics

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MedicineNet

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Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health, Pain

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

UT Regents OK medical degree programs in Austin, Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa says the regents' decision to approve two new medical degree programs in Austin and the Rio Grande Valley will address the health needs in these two regions.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Austin, Travis County, TX, University of Texas at Brownsville

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MedicineNet

chloramphenicol

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, E. Coli, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies

It may smell of flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic, but when used in the right tiny dosage, hydrogen sulfide is now being being found to offer potential health benefits in a range of issues, from diabetes to stroke, heart attacks and dementia.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure

The Beaumont Enterprise

2 injured in Chevron Phillips fire at Galveston burn unit

Emergency vehicles sit outside the Chevron Phillips plant in Port Arthur on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Fire, Port Arthur, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KBMT

Operations at a standstill following fire at Chevron Phillips

The Chevron Phillips plant in Port Arthur remained shut down Tuesday following an apparent flash fire Monday night.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

MedicineNet

venlafaxine, Effexor; Effexor XR

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Effexor, Venlafaxine (generic), Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Depression, Health

Newswise

IARS Announces $600,000 in Anesthesia Research Awards

Newswise - July 7, 2014 - The International Anesthesia Research Society announces the recipients of $600,000 in grants for the 2014 IARS Mentored Research Awards.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Duke University, Columbia University, Texas

Wed Jul 02, 2014

MedicineNet

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk, study shows

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Jun 30, 2014

I-Newswire.com

English Speaking Expert Doctor in Tokyo Joins HealthyIM - Nakamura Azabujuban Clinic

HealthyIM announced today that Nakamura Azabujuban Clinic , located in Tokyo's fashionable Azabu-Juban district, has signed on with the site [www.HealthyIM.com] as a premium member.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Health, Breast Cancer

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Shorewood

Dr. Jennifer Moralez, OB-GYN, Joins Columbia St. Mary's

Dr. Jennifer Moralez has joined the OB-GYN staff at Columbia St. Mary's. She will be practicing as a member of Water Tower OB-GYN in the Water Tower Medical Commons, 2350 N. Lake Dr. Dr. Moralez received her medical degree in 2009 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Chron

Respiratory therapists help patients breathe easy

Respiratory therapists are an important part of the team in hospitals, nursing care facilities, or in home health, as they keep patients alive when they are recovering from serious surgery and until such point that they can breathe on their own.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Voice of America

Researchers Develop Experimental Treatment for Deadly Nipah Virus

Researchers are a step closer to developing a treatment for the deadly Nipah virus, a disease transmitted by fruit bats that has a high mortality rate.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Colon cancer survivors are more likely to have pain in the back and abdomen

Researchers from the University of Granada have discovered that colon cancer survivors are more likely to suffer future lesions related with pain in the back and lower abdomen than healthy individuals of the same gender and age.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Thu Jun 26, 2014

MedicineNet

dobutamine

Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Health

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