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Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

         1. One Injection Stops Diabetes in Its Tracks (2nd week)
July 16, 2014 - In mice with diet-induced diabetes -- the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans -- a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than...
         2. Sugar: Just Say No!
CLEVELAND (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Think about this. The average American consumes 156 pounds of sugar every year. Experts say that could be the one reason for expanding waistlines. Too much sugar could also cause cardiovascular disease and even depression.
         3. New Knee Implant Saves the Ligaments
July 22, 2014 - A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments can make a person’s knee feel and move just like the original. During a traditional total knee replacement, the surgeon must remove the...
         4. Can Eating Lean Beef Daily Cut Blood Pressure? (2nd week)
July 17, 2014 - Contrary to conventional wisdom, new research suggests that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease. The DASH eating plan -- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension -- is currently...
         5. Habba Syndrome or Irritable Bowel? -- In-Depth Doctor’s Interview
Saad Habba, MD, Gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine talks about a newly-diagnosed digestive condition
         6. Shrinking Prostates Without Surgery -- In-Depth Doctor’s Interview
Jams Spies, MD, Interventional Radiologist at Medstar Georgetown University Medical Center talks about a new way doctors are shrinking prostates.
         7. Therapeutic Bacteria Prevent Obesity in Mice (2nd week)
July 22, 2014 - A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet ...
         8. Treating Heart Attack Patients Quickly
July 25, 2014 - Clinical judgement, combined with an electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood test on arrival, is effective in reducing unnecessary hospital admissions for chest pain, a new study shows. The findings of a...
         9. Crossing the Line: Starving Yourself to Death (2nd week)
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - When we think of eating disorders, we often picture young teenage girls. However, experts say there are a growing number of professional women and mothers battling eating disorders later in life.
         10. Pets Help Cancer Patients: Swoosh On The Job!
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - More than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of these kids have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression.

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