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A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

A Multi-Pronged Approach to Diabetes

Combine obesity, poor nutrition, lack of exercise and limited access to health care and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a type 2 diabetes epidemic. Those ingredients are all too plentiful in the Bronx  read article >

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Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

Translational Research: Lab Vs. Real World HIV Pre

With the help of animations, Betsy Herold, M.D. shows why some drugs that prevented HIV and herpes transmission in the lab failed to protect women in clinical trials. See how proteins in semen act as an “invisibility cloak” for HIV and herpes viruses allowing them to bypass drugs and infect cells.   watch video >

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Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Breaking the Chains-of Addiction

Last summer, for the first time ever, the U.S. Surgeon General sent a letter to every physician in the country. The subject wasn’t heart disease or cancer, or even the Zika virus menace. It was America’s opioid epidemic.  read article >

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Unlocking Another Key to Aging

Unlocking Another Key to Aging

Transposons, also known as “jumping genes,” are DNA sequences that move from one location in the genome to another. Transposons are thought to contribute to aging, but their actual role remains to be clarified. The National Institute on Aging has awarded Julie … read more >

Investigating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Investigating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The NIH has established four new centers for mylagic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), which affects more than one million Americans. There is no treatment and no laboratory test to diagnose the disease, which is characterized by profound fatigue that does not improve … read more >

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