How fructose in the diet contributes to obesity

Eating fructose appears to alter cells in the digestive tract in a way that enables it to take in more nutrients, according to a preclinical study from investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. These changes could help to explain the well-known link between rising fructose consumption around the world and increased rates of obesity [...]

Managing stress during the pandemic The new normal keeps changing. Be patient with the unknown and with yourself. More tips for managing stress and anxiety surrounding COVID-19. Breathing exercises for stress and anxiety Conscious breathing can help you feel calmer in stressful situations. An expert explains the technique for handling stress and anxiety. How anxiety can [...]

Research from APC Microbiome Ireland (APC) at University College Cork (UCC) published today in the leading international scientific journal Nature Aging introduces a novel approach to reverse aspects of aging-related deterioration in the brain and cognitive function via the microbes in the gut. As our population ages one of the key global challenges is to [...]

Respiratory Droplet Basics Respiratory Droplet Basics When you understand what respiratory droplets are, you can better protect your patients, your coworkers, and yourself from COVID-19 – that’s why you won’t want to miss this informative video, Respiratory Droplet Basics. Timeline for Identifying and Reporting Cases in Foodborne Outbreaks Ever wonder why the number of [...]

May 16th, 2021 | COVID-19 Vaccine Conversations

  Adolescents Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination   12-15 year-olds are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.   Better Fitting Masks   Learn how to improve the fit of your mask to offer better protection.   COVID-19 Vaccine Conversations   COVID-19 vaccines are new, and it’s normal to [...]

What to expect at your COVID-19 vaccination appointment   Before making a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, see if COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for you right now. Stay at least 6 feet away from others while inside and in lines. You and your vaccination providers will need to wear masks that cover your nose and mouth. At your appointment, you should get: A [...]

Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients

Effects of perceived autonomy support and basic need satisfaction on quality of life in hemodialysis patients Purpose: Despite a growing understanding of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its determinants in hemodialysis (HD) patients, little is known about the effects and interrelationships concerning the perception of autonomy support and basic need satisfaction of HD patients on [...]


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