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Advanced school nutrition programs are effective, argue researchers – FoodNavigator-USA.com

The five-year trial​​, conducted in conjunction with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, followed nearly 600 students from 12 schools in New Haven, Connecticut. The study is one of the first school-based policy intervention studies that followed students through middle school. Students in schools with enhanced support to… Read More »

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells’ growth

Denise Heady FINDINGS Scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified sodium glucose transporter 2, or SGLT2, as a mechanism that lung cancer cells can utilize to obtain glucose, which is key to their survival and promotes tumor growth. The finding provides evidence that SGLT2 may be a novel biomarker that scientists can use to… Read More »