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Recruitment continuing for major diabetes study

Recruitment continuing for major diabetes study

November 20, 2015
As the country marks Diabetes Awareness Month in November, researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center continue to recruit for a study that is trying to determine the most effective ways to treat Type 2 diabetes. Those who have enrolled, meanwhile, are experiencing good results.
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UNM sleep medicine specialist offers tips for time change

UNM sleep medicine specialist offers tips for time change

By Jim Williams | October 30, 2015
Looking forward to that extra hour of sleep this weekend? A UNM sleep medicine specialist says the hour gained during Sunday’s transition from daylight saving time to standard time can be just as jarring to your system as losing sleep.
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Influential UNM physician elected to National Academy of Medicine

Influential UNM physician elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 20, 2015
Arthur Kaufman, MD, vice chancellor for community health at the UNM Health Sciences Center and distinguished professor of family and community medicine in the UNM School of Medicine, helped spearhead changes in medical training that have become the standard at medical schools worldwide. He also is a leader in a burgeoning movement to address the social determinants of health.
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UNM to study Native American health impacts of abandoned mines

UNM to study Native American health impacts of abandoned mines

By Luke Frank | October 20, 2015
Nearly half of the U.S. Native American population lives in 13 western states among an estimated 161,000 abandoned hardrock mines, more than 4,000 of which are abandoned uranium mines. These abandoned mines left behind vanadium, arsenic, copper, lead, manganese, nickel and other metals in water and soil. Such mines have received increased national scrutiny since August, when 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater were accidentally released from the Gold King Mine, an abandoned gold mine in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.
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UNM researchers develop cholesterol-fighting vaccine

UNM researchers develop cholesterol-fighting vaccine

October 15, 2015
A team of researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a vaccine to treat high cholesterol. The vaccine could be a cost-effective alternative to current expensive cholesterol drugs and could lead to a widely applicable vaccine-based approach for controlling high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.
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UNM physician to discuss deadly link between diabetes, heart disease

UNM physician to discuss deadly link between diabetes, heart disease

By Luke Frank | October 12, 2015
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., and if you have diabetes, you are at least twice as likely as other people to have heart disease or a stroke. UNM endocrinologist David S. Schade, MD, will discuss this deadly combination Nov. 3 during a free community event at Albuquerque Academy.
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UNM Section of Integrative Medicine receives $200,000 grant

UNM Section of Integrative Medicine receives $200,000 grant

September 28, 2015
The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) recently committed $200,000 over two years to the University of New Mexico’s Section of Integrative Medicine to support integrative medicine education, scholarship, research and novel approaches to Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment.
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