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July 13, 2018
Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20 percent of cancer related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia, which in cancer patients is often characterized by a rapid or severe loss of fat and skeletal muscle.
children playing games on a tablet
July 12, 2018
It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.
African-American man reflective disposition
June 13, 2018
In 2017, 13 percent of all individuals diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in the United States were African-American. This is the second highest diagnosis rate for a demographic in the country.
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June 01, 2018
For Dr. Paula Miller, teaching a computer technology course in the Department of Health and Kinesiology was more than just showing students how to use software.
older adults exercising
May 30, 2018
Dr. Nicolaas Deutz says it is important for older adults to continue exercise to maintain muscle mass and appetite - the keys to increased longevity.