AGA announces 10 early career physician-scientists for new FORWARD Program

Related video The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the 10 early career physician-scientists selected as “Scholars” for the 2019-2020 AGA FORWARD Program: Fostering Opportunities Resulting in Workforce and Research Diversity, supported by NIH (1R25DK118761-01). These 10 Scholars will embark on a year-long training and mentorship program designed to provide concrete skills to […]

Strong social support may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women

Related video Study based on Women’s Health Initiative data demonstrates relationship between psychological factors and health in postmenopausal women Having good friends can save your life, as a study based on data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) demonstrates how strong social support may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in postmenopausal […]

Link between dietary fatty acid intake and hypertension found to be influenced by diabetes status

Related video Kanazawa University-led study shows that routine dietary intake of n-6 fatty acids may be beneficial for hypertension control in healthy individuals, but may increase risk of hypertension in patients with diabetes Hypertension is an important public health problem that can lead to life-threatening cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke. Many studies have […]