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A Dietary Inflammatory Index to Predict Changes in Inflammatory Markers
James R. Hébert, MSPH, ScD University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA Director, South Carolina Statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Diet plays a central role in the regulation of chronic inflammation. After searching and not finding a diet-based inflammatory i...
A Nutrigenomic Approach to Prevention of Inflammation
Henk F. J. Hendriks, PhD TNO Quality of Life, Zeist, Netherlands Senior Scientist and Project Leader, Human Physiology Group Product Manager, Human Volunteer Studies in Nutrition
Reduction of the inflammatory status may prevent the occurrence of disorders and diseases related to overweight. In contrast to ac...
Advances in MR Imaging and the Questions They Answer
Bradley P. Sutton, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bioengineering Department, Beckman Institute, USA
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides many windows into the physiology of the brain, providing sensitive measures to follow nu...
Assessing Cognition and Brain Function
Neal J. Cohen, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory, Center for Lifelong Improvement of Minds & Brains, Beckman Institute, USA
Dr. Cohen describes “powerful” methods for identifying and characterizing multiple memory systems in the brain. He explains that t...
Assessing Cognition and Brain Function
Neal J. Cohen, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory, Center for Lifelong Improvement of Minds & Brains, Beckman Institute, USA
Cognition involves thinking and knowing, which are supported by acquiring, processing, and using information. These actions are dr...

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