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Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Role of SPMs

Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Role of SPMs Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are both inflammatory disorders that affect the cartilage and the...
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Inflammation and Menopause: Cardiovascular Outcomes and Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators

Inflammation and Menopause: Cardiovascular Outcomes and Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators So far in our series on inflammation and specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs), we have covered...
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Asthma, Inflammation, and Resolution with SPMs

Asthma, Inflammation, and Resolution with SPMs Pathology & Prevalence of Asthma Asthma is a common chronic respiratory disorder that is characterized by “asthma attacks”...
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An Overview on Prebiotics – Part 1

Series Part 1: An Overview on Prebiotics This multi-part series will help you understand what prebiotics are, what they do, and how they may...
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SPMs and Inflammation in Aging

SPMs and Inflammation in Aging Intuitively, we understand that our health status declines as we age. Increasing incidence of morbidity associated with chronic diseases...
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SPMs and Ulcerative Colitis

SPMs and Ulcerative Colitis Inflammatory digestive disorders are very common and fall under the umbrella term “Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” or IBD. IBD primarily includes...
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Metabolic Syndrome and Inflammation Resolution

Metabolic Syndrome and Inflammation Resolution Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a chronic health condition comprised of a group of risk factors that raise the risk...
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Vascular Disease and SPMs

Vascular Disease and SPMs Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the most common form of heart disease and is a leading cause of death in the United...
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KOL Insights & Clinical Perspectives on SPMs: SPMs on...

KOL Insights & Clinical Perspectives on SPMs: SPMs on Various Clinical & Inflammatory States Author: Kirti Salunkhe, MD Many chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes,...
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The Role of Endogenous Sex Hormones in the Development...

The Role of Endogenous Sex Hormones in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Hormonal balance is recognized as a factor in the development of...
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Triclosan: Friend or Foe?

Author: Jennifer R. Ryan, ND MS A thought-provoking article in the July 22, 2016 Issue of Science posed the question “Is triclosan harming your microbiome”?1...
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Let’s Not Waste!

Author: GM van Dijk Although I grew up with my mother cooking and frying with margarine, my kitchen cabinet contains a variety of oils....
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Please Remind Me How To Eat Healthily!

Author: GM van Dijk   November 4th, the Health Council of the Netherlands presented the new guidelines for healthy nutrition. These new guidelines came...
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Are Genes Our Destiny?

Author: GM van Dijk Organisation: ErasmusAGE, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands I never really thought about genetic testing. I knew about it, in relation to genetic...
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Even Thinking About My First Migraine is Painful

I remember my first migraine – the swirling, fuzzy shapes that appeared in front of my eyes, the super-sensitivity to light and sound, and...
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Consequences of Diabetes Related to Cardiovascular Disease: A Focus...

On December 7, the American Heart Association (AHA) released a new Scientific Statement entitled “Sex Differences in the Cardiovascular Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus: A...
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Maternal Folate and B12 Supplementation is Protective Against Neural...

Recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the US Preventive Services Task Force, and the US...
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Nutrition Prescriptions – An Opportunity to Induce Behavior Change...

It is well known that nutrition plays a major role in the prevention and management of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes and...
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