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Some beneficial anti-inflammatory foods are dark leafy green vegetables, bright multi-colored vegetables, black and green teas and many spices and herbs.Michael Wargovich, Ph.D., study co-principal investigator of the Rx for Better Breast Health study, says many foods are known to promote good health. “We want to see how a diet of these foods can impact breast cancer survivors,” he says. 

New myeloma-obesity research performed by Edward Medina, M.D., Ph.D., and his team reveals a way that drugs could work arm-in-arm with the body’s own defenses to defeat myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells that accumulate inside the bones.
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio benefited from gifts made to the university as well as to the CTRC Council, which supports the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, part of the Health Science CenterLatino youngsters and their families will learn about healthy eating and increased physical activity through a new study funded by a $2.9 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.Deborah Parra-Medina, Ph.D., M.P.H., is leading the study that will evaluate whether family counseling, text messages and newsletters will help control weight and spark healthier eating and physical activity among obese and overweight Latino youth.
Jason Rosenfeld, M.P.H., (left) from the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, worked with Samy Bendjemil, M.D., M.P.H., to collect baseline data on hygiene and sanitation in Dierma. They used a Knowledge Attitude and Practice Survey, an adaptation of surveys used by the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics for similar projects in Ethiopia, Haiti and Guatemala.(Left to right) M.D./M.P.H. student Samy Bendjemil met in Africa with World Health Organization representative Dr. Djamila Cabral and Dr. Moumini Niaone.Boris A. Zelle, M.D., has published a paper about the lack of minority patients represented in orthopaedic research. He is developing tools to share with other universities so that more underrepresented groups, such as Hispanics and blacks, can be included in orthopaetic trials in the future.

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