Could repairing the microbiome in C-section born babies be better for their health?

Could repairing the microbiome in C-section born babies be better for their health?

GALVESTON - Recently, a study compared the microbiome of babies born by C-section and natural birth. And, not surprisingly, they are different. Our microbiome is the total population of microbes that live in us and on us and outnumber our own cells by more than 10 to 100 times. It makes you ask — who is hosting who?

Sedentary lifestyle associated with coronary artery calcium, Dallas Heart Study researchers find

Sedentary lifestyle associated with coronary artery calcium, Dallas Heart Study researchers find

DALLAS – Cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that sedentary behavior is associated with increased amounts of calcium deposits in heart arteries, which in turn is associated with a higher risk of heart attack.

NIH awards $1.7 million to UTA professor to fight chronic kidney disease

NIH awards $1.7 million to UTA professor to fight chronic kidney disease

ARLINGTON - A University of Texas at Arlington kinesiology professor has received a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to find a solution for thwarting cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease.