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Researcher looks for link between diabetes, cardiovascular disease

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Researchers have known for years that people with Type 2 diabetes are three times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease, even die from it, than the rest of the population.  


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UTHSC partners with hospitals in China for graduate training

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center has worked out arrangements to support 15 students from China each year as they enter and complete three-year graduate training programs in health sciences here.    


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Live at 9: Mayor Strickland, UTHSC’s midwife program and Watercooler Wednesday

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Dr. Kate Fouquier and Davin Johnson talk about midwifery and the new program that will be soon be available at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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Three tips for New Year’s weight loss

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The most common New Year’s resolution in Tennessee is dieting to lose weight, according to Vitagene, a health blog. However, a common question is “how do I successfully lose weight?” The answer is pretty simple. By keeping a record of everything you eat, you are becoming aware of what and how much you eat. A study conducted… Read More


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No evidence for link between PPIs and dementia

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Researchers found no clinically meaningful association between short-term proton pump inhibitor therapy and increased risk for dementia, according to the results of a meta-analysis. Colin W. Howden, MD, FACG, Hyman Professor of Medicine and chief of the division of gastroenterology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and colleagues wrote that proton pump inhibitors… Read More


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Teach Buttoning using a DIY Button Board: Make it Fun!

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Yes, teaching a child to button can be a fun experience! You might be wondering…how? First of all, don’t try to teach this skill when your little one is getting ready to leave the house in the morning., especially if you are in a hurry. That’s definitely not the time to work on buttoning and… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry adding 68,000 sq. ft. facility with special needs clinic

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Sometimes, it can be difficult for dental clinics to accommodate patients with special needs. “You have to have a dental room that will accommodate them,” said Dr. James Ragain, dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry. “Some are not equipped to do that.” Fortunately, a new, 68,000-square-foot addition to… Read More


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Scientists Have Found A breakthrough With Autoimmune Disease Lupus

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Scientists are close to a cure for autoimmune disease Lupus. Yes! you read that right. Systematic Lupus Erythematosis has been a stubborn disease and the sufferers often go through illnesses like kidneys failures, blood clots, and other deadly medical complications. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease in which autoantibodies produced by B cells to… Read More