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Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability in Alzheimer's Disease, Temple Researchers Report

A Temple study shows the consumption of canola oil is associated with worsened memory, worsened learning ability and weight gain in mice which model Alzheimer’s disease. read more »

Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory
and Learning Ability in Alzheimer’s


(December 7, 2017) - A research team led by Domenico Praticò, MD, Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology, and Director of the Alzheimer’s Center at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University found an association between consumption of canola oil in the diet with worsened memory, worsened learning ability and weight gain in mice which model Alzheimer’s disease.
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Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability in Alzheimer's Disease, Temple Researchers Report


(Philadelphia, PA) – Canola oil is one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world, yet surprisingly little is known about its effects on health. Now, a new study published online December 7 in the journal Scientific Reports by researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University associates the consumption of canola oil in the diet with worsened memory, worsened learning ability and weight gain in mice which model Alzheimer’s disease. The study is the first to suggest that canola oil is more harmful than healthful for the brain.
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Clot-Busting Drugs Not Recommended for Most Patients with Blood Clots

Clot-Busting Drugs Not Recommended for
Most Patients with Blood Clots
Temple Part of Large Clinical Trial Which Concludes Such Treatment Does Not Prevent Long-Term Complications


Not all patients with blood clots in their legs – a condition known as deep vein thrombosis – need to receive powerful but risky clot-busting drugs, according to results of a large-scale, multicenter clinical trial.
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Temple Health’s “At Your Service”
Volunteer Intern Program Featured


(December 5, 2017) - Temple Now developed a feature on Temple Health’s “At Your Service” Volunteer Intern Program, which provides opportunities for students, including many Temple University students, to gain non-clinical experience in health care.
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Opioid Crisis a Topic at Community Research Day


(December 5, 2017) - The Temple News provided coverage of Temple University’s “Community-Driven Research Day,” which was held on Tuesday, December 5 by the College of Public Health.
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Dr. Larry Kaiser Recognized by Becker's Hospital Review


(December 4, 2017) - Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, the Lewis Katz Dean and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University, has been named a “Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEO to Know,” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
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Temple’s Dr. Larry Kaiser Named a “Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEO to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review

Temple’s Dr. Larry Kaiser Named a “Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEO to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review


(Philadelphia, PA) – Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, the Lewis Katz Dean and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University, has been named one of “183 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know,” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
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