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Dr. Chistopher Morrison and Dr. Cristal Hill

A Single Hormone Directs Body’s Responses to Low-Protein Diet

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Senior Black American Health Fair

Pennington Biomedical's First Senior Black American Health Fair

Pennington Biomedical's first annual Senior Black American Health Fair is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the C.B. Pennington Jr. Conference Center, 6400 Perkins Road. “We wanted to give something back to the African American community that experiences high rates of chronic diseases compared to many other ethnic groups. The health fair is designed to show the community that Pennington cares about their health and is doing something about it," said Robert L. Newton, Jr., Associate Professor and Director of Pennington Biomedical’s Physical Activity & Ethnic Minority Health Lab.

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Dr. John Kirwan and Christopher Axelrod, MS

Chemical Compound Promotes Healthy Aging

A recently discovered chemical compound helped elderly mice with obesity lose weight, add muscle and strength, reduce age-related inflammation and increase physical activity, a new study shows.

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A patient undergoes a Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry scan to measure whole-body composition (DXA0 to measure

New Bariatric Institute Opens on Pennington Biomedical Campus

The nation’s first integrated, interdisciplinary metabolic treatment center: Metamor Institute

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Congress Sets Aside $3.6 Million to Improve Military Performance

Congress Sets Aside $3.6 Million to Improve Military Performance

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Dr. Candida Rebello

Exercise May Treat Long COVID-induced Diabetes, Depression

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Dr. Eric Ravussin

Calorie Restriction Rewires Metabolism, Immunity for Longer Health Span

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What’s the Largest Risk Factor for COVID-19 Infection?

What’s the Largest Risk Factor for COVID-19 Infection?

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Will Personalized Diets Treat and Prevent Chronic Disease?

Will Personalized Diets Treat and Prevent Chronic Disease?

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Most highly cited researchers

Local Scientists Rank Among World's Most Cited Researchers

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U.S. News Names DASH Diet One of Best Diets for 2022

U.S. News Names DASH Diet One of Best Diets for 2022

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Baton Rouge-N.O. Group Finalist for ‘Build Back Better’ Funds

Baton Rouge-N.O. Group Finalist for ‘Build Back Better’ Funds

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Can Remote Health Coaching Generate Sustainable Weight Loss?

Can Remote Health Coaching Generate Sustainable Weight Loss?

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Study Looks at Food Insecurity, Obesity and Black Women’s Health

Study Looks at Food Insecurity, Obesity and Black Women’s Health

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Louisiana Research Institutions Tackle ‘Long COVID’

Louisiana Research Institutions Tackle ‘Long COVID’

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Pennington Biomedical Scientist Named Amazon Scholar

Pennington Biomedical Scientist Named Amazon Scholar

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Pennington Biomedical Conducts First Vaccination Trial

Pennington Biomedical Conducts First Vaccination Trial

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Pennington Biomedical and Louisiana Department Host Webinar During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Pennington Biomedical and Louisiana Department Host Webinar During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

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‘Most Comprehensive’ Review of What We Eat Can Help Lower Risk of Death

‘Most Comprehensive’ Review of What We Eat Can Help Lower Risk of Death

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Metabolism Changes with Age, Just Not When You Might Think

Metabolism Changes with Age, Just Not When You Might Think

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Pennington Biomedical Faculty Are Part of Rutgers-led Team Shortlisted for up to $25 million in Cancer Research Funding

Pennington Biomedical Faculty Are Part of Rutgers-led Team Shortlisted for up to $25 million in Cancer Research Funding

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New Virtual Courses Highlight Health Discoveries, Research

New Virtual Courses Highlight Health Discoveries, Research

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Study Evaluates Amazon Halo’s Ability to Accurately Measure Percentage of Body Fat

Study Evaluates Amazon Halo’s Ability to Accurately Measure Percentage of Body Fat

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Science Characterizes the Current State of America as “Obecity, USA”

Science Characterizes the Current State of America as “Obecity, USA”

Obecity USA

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Pandemic Poses Health Risk to Moms of Preschoolers

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