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Report: Research indicates mangos may lower blood sugar in obese adults

Friday, September 12, 2014

Regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and does not negatively impact body weight, according to research published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights. These are important findings considering that approximately 34% of U.S. adults have been classified as obese and given the health concerns related to obesity, such as type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and metabolic syndrome.

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Foundation Fighting Blindness invests $8.25 million in gene therapy research

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing sight-saving research, has reported an $8.25 million investment in six new gene therapy research projects that are targeted to have treatments ready for clinical trials within three years. The grants focus on treating a broad range of retinal degenerative diseases and will be allocated through the Foundation’s Translational Research Acceleration Program, which funds research efforts with strong, near-term clinical potential.

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