Maureen Newman is a researcher by trade, and brings her knowledge of the lab to her reporting. Currently, she is serving as a PhD student at University of Rochester, and working towards a career of research in biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine. She is an integral part of Dr. Danielle Benoit’s laboratory, where she is investigating bone-homing therapeutics for osteoporosis treatment.
Five-year results from a multicenter clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of LAP-BAND® adjustable gastric banding system in patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30–39.9 kilograms per ... Read more
After any medical device receives approval from the Food and Drug Administration for use in the clinic, it is important that research clinicians continue conducting studies with the medical device ... Read more
Researchers involved in the “Metagenomics and Integrative Systems Medicine of Cardiometabolic Disease (METACARDIS)” clinical trial published data in Cell Metabolism that suggests the jejunum portion of the small intestine plays ... Read more
It is widely accepted in the medical and scientific communities that obesity is a chronic condition that extends beyond food intake. Yet despite numerous guidelines, health management solutions, and potential ... Read more
Individuals undergoing gastric bypass surgery to reduce body mass experience an increase in brown/beige adipose tissue, but not for reasons previously predicted by scientists. The increase in brown/beige adipose tissue ... Read more
Getting active may lead to more action for obese men. A study from Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute and Department of Surgery associated exercise with greater sexual function in ... Read more
While women are encouraged to supplement their diets with folic acid during pregnancy to prevent the risk of neural tube defects, excess amounts of the nutrient may predispose their daughters ... Read more