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  • March 8, 2017
  • 10:30 AM
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Dearly Departed Dogs

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

Do online pet obituaries reveal how we truly feel about our pets?Guest post by Jane Gething-Lewis (Hartpury College).“You were such a selfless and giving boy. Dad loves you with all his heart.”A heartfelt online tribute to a dearly departed loved one – but this loved one had four legs, a tail and was called Cosmo. Over the top? Not necessarily. Research suggests that many people feel the loss of a beloved pet as keenly as the loss of a child.The bond people have with each other has long be........ Read more »

  • December 7, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
  • 389 views

Losing a Pet Can Lead to Different Types of Grief

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

New research looks at the factors that influence how we feel after euthanizing a pet.The loss of a pet is a difficult process. People’s feelings of grief may be the same as for losing a human family member. New research investigates some of the factors that may affect people’s grief and sorrow after euthanizing a dog or cat.The study, by Sandra Barnard-Nguyen (University of Sydney) et al, is one of the first to use a survey designed specifically to measure people’s responses to loss o........ Read more »

  • December 6, 2015
  • 07:23 PM
  • 326 views

MRI Study Shows Weight Loss Preserves Knee Cartilage

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Alexandra S. Gersing, MD Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging University of California, San Francisco Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Gersing:  This study is part of a … Continue reading →
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Alexandra S. Gersing, MD. (2015) MRI Study Shows Weight Loss Preserves Knee Cartilage. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 22, 2015
  • 01:46 PM
  • 387 views

Gene Therapy with Leptin Induces Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Urszula T. Iwaniec, Ph.D. Associate Professor Skeletal Biology Laboratory School of Biological and Population Health Sciences Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. … Continue reading →
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Urszula T. Iwaniec, Ph.D. (2015) Gene Therapy with Leptin Induces Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • September 25, 2015
  • 08:47 AM
  • 346 views

Greater the Hearing Loss, Greater the Risk of Death

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kevin J. Contrera, MPH MD Candidate Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Hearing impairment is common in older adults. The prevalence of clinically significant hearing … Continue reading →
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Kevin J. Contrera, MPH. (2015) Greater the Hearing Loss, Greater the Risk of Death. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • August 12, 2015
  • 08:02 PM
  • 354 views

Dementia Patients on Cholinesterase Inhibitors Risk Substantial Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Meera Sheffrin MD Geriatrics Fellow Division of Geriatrics | Department of Medicine San Francisco VA Medical Center University of California, San Francisco Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. … Continue reading →
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Meera Sheffrin MD. (2015) Dementia Patients on Cholinesterase Inhibitors Risk Substantial Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • July 3, 2015
  • 09:13 AM
  • 444 views

Diabetes Medication Reduced Weight and Improved Metabolic Parameters in Obese Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. F. Xavier Pi–Sunyer MD Division of Endocrinology and Obesity Research Center Columbia University, New York Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Pi-Sunye: In a large randomized trial, … Continue reading →
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Dr. F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer MD, & Division of Endocrinology and Obesity Research Center. (2015) Diabetes Medication Reduced Weight and Improved Metabolic Parameters in Obese Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 5, 2015
  • 10:21 AM
  • 295 views

TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly Program Enables Sustained Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH Assistant Professor Division of General Internal Medicine Department of Medicine University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Mitchell: … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Nia S. Mitchell, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, & University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. (2015) TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly Program Enables Sustained Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 12, 2015
  • 09:55 PM
  • 437 views

It Really Is Harder For Some People to Lose Weight

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Martin Reinhardt, MD Postdoctoral Fellow PECRB, NIDDK, NIH Phoenix, AZ 85016 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Reinhardt:  It can be very difficult for some people with obesity … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Martin Reinhardt, MD. (2015) It Really Is Harder For Some People to Lose Weight. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 6, 2015
  • 08:30 AM
  • 1,129 views

Loss of a Dog: The Importance of Social Support

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

New research finds that losing a pet dog is a stressful life event.Sooner or later, all pet owners have to face the realization that the lives of our animals are far too short. Grieving for a lost pet is further complicated by some people who fail to understand what a pet means. Comments like, “It was just a dog” can be very hurtful. A new study by Lilian Tzivian (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) et al investigates the psychological effects of pet loss. The study compared 103 dog owners w........ Read more »

  • April 20, 2015
  • 09:11 PM
  • 378 views

Osteoporosis May Increase Risk of Hearing Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Kai-Jen Tien MD Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Previous studies investigating … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Kai-Jen Tien MD. (2015) Osteoporosis May Increase Risk of Hearing Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • April 6, 2015
  • 06:06 PM
  • 356 views

Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig Achieved One Year Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kimberly Gudzune, MD, MPH Assistant Professor; The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Core Faculty; Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research The Johns Hopkins Digestive Weight Loss Center Medical Research: What is the background for this study? … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Kimberly Gudzune, MD, MPH. (2015) Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig Achieved One Year Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 18, 2015
  • 03:59 PM
  • 391 views

Successful Long Term Weight Loss May Hinge On Increasing Exercise, Decreasing Alcohol

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Sirpa Soini, MHC, researcher Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care University of Helsinki Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Short-term weight loss is often successful, but he obtained results are difficult … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Sirpa Soini, MHC, researcher. (2015) Successful Long Term Weight Loss May Hinge On Increasing Exercise, Decreasing Alcohol. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 8, 2015
  • 10:05 AM
  • 457 views

Why Is It So Hard To Reach Our Behavior Goals?

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Margaret C. Campbell, Phd | Professor | Marketing Chair, Doctoral Curriculum Program Committee 437 Leeds School of Business University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder, CO 80309-0419   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Margaret C. Campbell, Phd | Professor | Marketing. (2015) Why Is It So Hard To Reach Our Behavior Goals?. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 5, 2015
  • 06:04 PM
  • 420 views

Pedometers Motivated Patients To Increase Physical Activity And Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with Christopher C. Imes, PhD, RN Assistant Professor, Acute and Tertiary Care University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? Dr. Imes: Increased physical activity (PA) with reduced energy intake is the … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with, & Christopher C. Imes, PhD, RN. (2015) Pedometers Motivated Patients To Increase Physical Activity And Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • January 28, 2015
  • 06:55 PM
  • 443 views

Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Margaret T. Dillon, AuD University of North Carolina School of Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Dillon: The goal of this study was to evaluate whether age … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with, Margaret T. Dillon, AuD, & University of North Carolina School of Medicine. (2015) Cochlear Implants Work Equally Well In Younger and Older Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 21, 2014
  • 04:00 AM
  • 690 views

Researchers regenerate sound-sensing cells in the ears of mice with hearing loss

by beredim in Stem Cells Freak

Section through the organ of corti, showing inner and outer hair cellsOne of the leading causes of hearing loss in mammals is damage to the sound-sensing hair cells in the inner ear. For years now, scientists have thought that these cells are not replaced once lost. Now, a new study reveals that supporting cells in the ear can turn into hair cells in newborn mice.If the findings can be applied to older animals, they may lead to ways to help stimulate cell replacement in adults and to the design ........ Read more »

  • April 5, 2013
  • 10:40 AM
  • 1,109 views

Researchers discover appetite stem cells that could treat obesity

by beredim in Stem Cells Freak

A new study published today by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) may hold the key to treating obesity and other eating disorders.Full Story... Read more »

Haan N, Goodman T, Najdi-Samiei A, Stratford CM, Rice R, El Agha E, Bellusci S, & Hajihosseini MK. (2013) Fgf10-expressing tanycytes add new neurons to the appetite/energy-balance regulating centers of the postnatal and adult hypothalamus. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 33(14), 6170-80. PMID: 23554498  

  • February 19, 2013
  • 12:21 PM
  • 1,071 views

Prozac and Weight Loss: Prescription Drugs Added to Supplements and Weight Loss Regimes to Help You Ditch Those Extra Pounds May Pose Danger

by Steven Talmadge in Life Mental Health

By now, many have abandoned their New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like most, “weight loss” may have topped your list.  Some enlist medications to shed pounds, and many wonder about Prozac and weight loss. We’ve witnessed Punxsutawney Phil escape seeing his shadow, and we’ve wined and dined on Valentine’s Day. Six weeks into the New Year, [...]The post Prozac and Weight Loss: Prescription Drugs Added to Supplements and Weight Loss Regimes to Help You Ditch Those Extra Pounds May........ Read more »

Dunn JD, Gryniewicz-Ruzicka CM, Mans DJ, Mecker-Pogue LC, Kauffman JF, Westenberger BJ, & Buhse LF. (2012) Qualitative screening for adulterants in weight-loss supplements by ion mobility spectrometry. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 18-26. PMID: 22902504  

  • October 4, 2012
  • 12:25 PM
  • 1,059 views

Exercise may protect your jaws and prevent tooth loss.

by Andrea Kirk in WODMasters




Exercise, especially weight-bearing exercise, builds bone and protects against osteoporosis and frailty later in life.  Unfortunately, only bone under stress seems to benefit.  For example, runners, who carry their own body weight, tend to have stronger leg bones than cyclists.  CrossFit provides excellent training for bone strength.  It includes weighted movements that target, stress and should strengthen most of the bones in the human body.  That is provided you don........ Read more »

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