Healthy diet and exercise during pregnancy could lead to healthier children, study finds

New research shows improving the lifestyle of women with obesity during pregnancy could mean long-term cardiovascular benefits for their children. The study, led by King’s College London and supported by the British Heart Foundation and Tommy’s charity, examined how an antenatal diet and physical activity intervention in pregnant women with obesity could positively influence the…

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Buschmann and Ross receive funding for capstone project design

Michael Buschmann, Department Chair and Professor, Bioengineering, and Shani Ross, Associate Chair/Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, have received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a senior-year capstone course and summer clinical immersion program for bioengineering students. The researchers aim to accomplish three things via this effort. First, they will establish a…

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Apply today for press credentials to cover the virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2020

CHICAGO (September 11, 2020): The first-ever virtual American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2020 will convene October 3-7, offering surgeons and guest clinicians both live and on-demand sessions. The conference will offer the finest in continuing education for surgeons across all specialties and throughout all stages of their careers. This year’s conference embraces a…

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