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2022 Childhood Obesity and Public Health Conference

2022 Childhood Obesity and Public Health Conference

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Precision Physical Activity Prescriptions Improve Survival in Colon Cancer

Precision Physical Activity Prescriptions Improve Survival in Colon Cancer

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Bariatric Surgery More Effective than Lifestyle for Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Bariatric Surgery More Effective than Lifestyle for Type 2 Diabetes Remission

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$20 Million Federal Grant Will Boost Biomedical Science Collaborations Across Louisiana

$20 Million Federal Grant Will Boost Biomedical Science Collaborations Across Louisiana

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Exercise Boosts Chemo Effectiveness

Exercise Boosts Chemo Effectiveness

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Tiffany Stewart

Two Studies Look at Female Athletes’ Mental, Physical Resilience

Two new studies will examine female athletes’ mental and physical resilience using funding from a private foundation dedicated to improving performance and helping people thrive throughout their lives.

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Dr. Sanjoy Saha

Pilot Study to Evaluate Effectiveness of Unique Nutritional Tracking App for Children Funded by a $22,507 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation Grant

Pilot study of PortionSize app

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Heymsfield and Brown

International Team Including Two Pennington Biomedical Faculty Awarded $25 Million for Cancer Research

Pennington Biomedical Research Center faculty members Steven B. Heymsfield, M.D., and Justin C. Brown, Ph.D., are members of a team led by the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Weill Cornell Medicine and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ¬that have secured $25 million to take on the challenge of cachexia, the debilitating wasting condition responsible for up to 30 percent of cancer deaths.

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Dr. Amanda Staiano

App Boosts Preschoolers’ Motor Skills

Preventing childhood obesity could soon take a major “hop” forward with an app that teaches kids to do just that, and to skip, run and throw a ball.

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Dr. John Apolzan

Custom Program Helps People Living with Diabetes Control Blood Sugar, Weight

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